Sunday, March 15, 2015

Week 25 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 25 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.50/11 rating/share (+12% in rating from first four nights week 24); #2. NBC 5.03/9 (-13%); #3. ABC 4.06/7 (-8%); #4. Fox 4.00/7 (-3%); #5. The CW 0.77/1 (+20%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.561 million (+12% from first four nights week 24); #2. NBC 8.129 million (-14%); #3. Fox 6.538 million (-3%); #4. ABC 6.126 million (-10%); #5. The CW 1.185 million (+21%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.02/6 rating/share (+14% in rating from first four nights week 24); #2. NBC 2.01/6 (-15%); #3. Fox 1.93/6 (-10%); #4. ABC 1.77/6 (-11%) #5. The CW 0.43/1 (+43%)

We have the final ratings for Week 24 (3/2/15-3/18/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, NBC won the week with a 1.72 rating. Then we had ABC at 1.62, followed by Fox at a 1.60, while CBS trailed with a 1.39.  For Total Viewers, CBS was first with 8.588 million, followed by NBC with 7.035 million, then it was ABC's 6.182 million and Fox trailed with 4.777 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-3/12/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.28 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.89, Fox is third with a 1.68 and ABC creeping up with a 1.66.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.752 million, then NBC with 8.128 million, ABC is next with 6.444 million and Fox with 5.226 million.

Back to week 25 (Mar. 9-15), read our full night-by-night analysis followed by how the sitcoms did! GREAT showings are in BOLD. If they are in bold in both total viewers and 18-49, then it is very impressive:

Week 25 (Mar 9-15) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar. 8)(Week 24)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,486,00013,553,000(3,067,000)1.051.60(0.55)
America's Funniest Home VideosABC7:00PM6,574,0004,453,0002,121,000 1.391.290.10 vs. Once Special
The VoiceNBC7:00PM3,550,0005,198,000(1,648,000)0.831.18(0.35)REPEAT 7-9P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM2,470,0002,553,000(83,000)0.800.99(0.19)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,558,0003,032,000(474,000)1.151.37(0.22)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,821,00011,645,000(824,000)1.121.33(0.21)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,715,0006,656,00059,000 2.102.20(0.10)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,785,0003,928,000(143,000)1.651.80(0.15)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,114,0003,610,000(496,000)1.461.81(0.35)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,093,0009,086,0007,000 1.031.10(0.07)
Secrets and LiesABC9:00PM5,959,0006,060,000(101,000)1.441.53(0.09)vs. 9-11P
Dateline SundayNBC9:00PM3,734,0003,875,000(141,000)0.810.85(0.04)9-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,981,000
3,981,000 2.07
2.07
Last Man on EarthFox9:00PM
5,748,000(5,748,000)
2.35(2.35)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM4,351,000
4,351,000 1.90
1.90
Battle CreekCBS10:00PM6,932,0007,922,000(990,000)0.831.00(0.17)
RevengeABC10:00PM4,887,000
4,887,000 1.09
1.09
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM8,254,0008,778,000(524,000)2.061.860.20 vs. Bang(R)
The BachelorABC8:00PM9,679,0008,147,0001,532,000 2.772.380.39 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,953,00014,674,000(721,000)3.753.94(0.19)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM2,508,0006,100,000(3,592,000)0.652.02(1.37)REPEAT
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,403,000669,000734,000 0.550.230.32 vs. REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM8,796,0009,648,000(852,000)2.052.23(0.18)
ScorpionCBS9:00PM10,590,0007,556,0003,034,000 2.011.370.64 vs. REPEAT
The FollowingFox9:00PM3,509,0004,860,000(1,351,000)1.071.58(0.51)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,262,000609,000653,000 0.470.210.26 vs. REPEAT
NCIS LACBS10:00PM10,722,0007,079,0003,643,000 1.771.220.55 vs. REPEAT
Bachelor After RoseABC10:00PM9,682,0004,155,0005,527,000 2.690.981.71 vs. Secrets(R)
Night ShiftNBC10:00PM5,446,0006,126,000(680,000)1.291.37(0.08)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,219,00010,788,0005,431,000 2.211.191.02 vs. REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM5,078,0006,022,000(944,000)1.571.68(0.11)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,725,00015,535,000(1,810,000)3.784.11(0.33)8-10P
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,519,0004,091,000(572,000)1.301.40(0.10)
The FlashCW8:00PM1,293,0001,475,000(182,000)0.360.39(0.03)REPEAT
Repeat After MeABC8:30PM3,463,0004,062,200(599,200)1.141.22(0.08)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM12,612,0009,012,0003,600,000
1.05(1.05)vs. REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM3,799,0004,482,000(683,000)1.461.58(0.12)
Marry MeNBC9:00PM

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New GirlFox9:00PM1,382,0002,526,000(1,144,000)0.661.27(0.61)REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM806,000870,000(64,000)0.260.28(0.02)REPEAT
About A BoyNBC9:30PM

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Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM1,762,0002,129,000(367,000)0.910.99(0.08)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM8,671,0005,565,0003,106,000 1.450.850.60 vs. REPEAT
ForeverABC10:00PM3,028,0004,397,000(1,369,000)0.740.98(0.24)REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,569,0009,066,000(497,000)2.122.13(0.01)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,255,0009,770,000(515,000)2.192.27(0.08)
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM4,643,0008,199,000(3,556,000)1.192.21(1.02)REPEAT vs. Middle
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM4,803,000
4,803,000 0.76
0.76 REPEAT
The Voice NBC8:00PM
8,602,000(8,602,000)
2.13(2.13)
American IdolFox8:00PM9,709,0008,885,000824,000 2.382.140.24
ArrowCW8:00PM1,112,0001,427,000(315,000)0.340.41(0.07)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,285,0007,855,000(3,570,000)1.212.48(1.27)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,319,00010,372,000(53,000)2.061.950.11
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,159,0009,605,000(4,446,000)1.493.41(1.92)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,664,000
3,664,000 0.75
0.75 REPEAT
EmpireFox9:00PM14,924,00014,331,000593,000 5.795.770.02
The HundredCW9:00PM1,341,0001,494,000(153,000)0.440.48(0.04)
black-ishABC9:30PM4,594,0006,718,000(2,124,000)1.462.26(0.80)Bloopers
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM9,706,00010,462,000(756,000)1.741.78(0.04)
American CrimeABC10:00PM2,619,0005,307,000(2,688,000)0.631.44(0.81)REPEAT vs. Nashville
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,748,0004,814,000(66,000)0.881.06(0.18)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,128,00018,171,000(2,043,000)4.384.82(0.44)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,403,0008,090,000(687,000)2.112.43(0.32)
DatelineNBC8:00PM4,513,0003,915,000598,000 0.860.800.06 vs. Slap
American IdolFox8:00PM8,324,0009,410,000(1,086,000)1.762.18(0.42)8-10P vs. 8-9P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,299,000674,000625,000 0.640.210.43 vs. REPEAT
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM10,238,00012,362,000(2,124,000)2.462.97(0.51)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM9,392,00010,535,000(1,143,000)2.152.40(0.25)REPEAT
ScandalABC9:00PM8,247,0009,572,000(1,325,000)2.653.02(0.37)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,490,0008,233,000(743,000)1.741.78(0.04)
BackstromFox9:00PM
3,898,000(3,898,000)
0.99(0.99)
ReignCW9:00PM965,000604,000361,000 0.360.170.19 vs. Suprnat(R)
MomCBS9:30PM9,087,0009,668,000(581,000)2.232.23-
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,577,0007,672,000(95,000)1.421.290.13
American CrimeABC10:00PM5,756,0008,370,000(2,614,000)1.412.04(0.63)
The SlapNBC10:00PM2,737,0003,275,000(538,000)0.570.79(0.22)vs. Allegiance










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,823,0006,074,000749,000 1.501.160.34
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,021,000
7,021,000 1.20
1.20
Shark TankABC8:00PM
8,215,000(8,215,000)
1.90(1.90)
GrimmNBC8:00PM2,641,0004,260,000(1,619,000)0.500.62(0.12)REPEAT vs. SVU(R)
World's Funniest FallsFox8:00PM2,685,0002,772,000(87,000)0.800.81(0.01)FINALE
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM801,0001,114,000(313,000)0.200.41(0.21)REPEAT
CristelaABC8:30PM5,271,000
5,271,000 1.00
1.00
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,793,0009,539,000254,000 1.301.220.08
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,221,000
7,221,000 1.80
1.80
In An InstantABC9:00PM
4,386,000(4,386,000)
0.90(0.90)
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,587,0006,467,000(880,000)1.201.34(0.14)9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

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GleeFox9:00PM2,055,0001,809,000246,000 0.700.620.08
Whose Line Is It?CW9:00PM663,000795,000(132,000)0.200.30(0.10)REPEAT
Whose Line Is It?CW9:30PM655,0001,029,000(374,000)0.100.40(0.30)REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,285,00011,029,000256,000 1.501.380.12
20/20ABC10:00PM4,989,000
4,989,000 1.10
1.10
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,462,0003,385,00077,000 0.600.310.29 REPEAT
20/20 SaturdayABC8:00PM3,178,0004,103,000(925,000)0.600.65(0.05)
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM4,367,000
4,367,000 0.80
0.80 8-10P
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM
2,448,000(2,448,000)
0.61(0.61)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PM1,135,000
1,135,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox8:00PM
2,097,000(2,097,000)
0.52(0.52)
Premier BoxingNBC8:30PM
3,374,000(3,374,000)
1.08(1.08)
Last Man on EarthFox8:30PM1,154,000
1,154,000 0.30
0.30 REPEAT
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,674,0003,900,000(226,000)0.700.520.18 REPEAT
In An InstantABC9:00PM3,617,0004,374,000(757,000)0.600.71(0.11)9-11P
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM953,0001,008,000(55,000)0.300.290.01 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,028,0004,698,000330,000 0.900.660.24
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,146,000
3,146,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT


Sitcoms in green did excellent for the week, while yellow indicates OK showings and red is not good! This is sorted by adults 18-49:

Week 25 (Mar 9-15) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,128,0004.38
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu10,238,0002.46
MomCBS9:30PMThu9,087,0002.23
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu9,392,0002.15REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,981,0002.07
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon8,254,0002.06
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon8,796,0002.05
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun4,351,0001.90
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,785,0001.65
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue5,078,0001.57
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,159,0001.49REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed4,594,0001.46Bloopers
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun3,114,0001.46
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,285,0001.21REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,021,0001.2
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMWed4,643,0001.19
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,558,0001.15
CristelaABC8:30PMFri5,271,0001.0
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue1,762,0000.91
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun2,470,0000.80REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTue1,382,0000.66REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox8:30PMSat1,154,0000.3REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:00PMSat1,135,0000.3REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed

preempted
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue

preempted
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue

preempted
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue

preempted
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

preempted
black-ishABC10:30PMWed

preempted
One Big HappyNBC9:30PMTue

premieres 3/17
Weird LonersFox9:30PMTue

premieres 3/31
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
SelfieABC8:00PMTue

canceled
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue

canceled
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu

completed
Parks & RecreationNBC10:00PMTue

completed
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 16

The Conners - "Keep on Truckin'" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before.

The Kids Are Alright - "Pilot" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lawrence, the prodigal eldest Cleary son, returns home from the seminary and breaks the news to his family that he’s dropping out for good, leaving Mike and Peggy upset and wondering why. Meanwhile, Timmy decides he wants to audition for a children’s theatre production but when Peggy finds out where it’s being held she forbids him from participating. Elsewhere, Eddie tries to keep his girlfriend a secret after Frank finds out and tries to blackmail him.

black-ish - "Gap Year" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.

Splitting Up Together - "Sign Language" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The morning after Lena and Martin sleep together, Lena searches for signs that they are or aren’t meant to be a couple. Their relationship is put to the test after she organizes a romantic beach getaway and it becomes apparent what’s meant to be. Meanwhile, Arthur and Camille trail Lisa Apple, hoping to determine if she is pregnant with Martin’s baby. Elsewhere, Maya struggles to decide if she should tell her new boyfriend, Frank, about her pregnancy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Tuesday, October 16

  • John Krasinski (The Office) - Catch John on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. She also talks about Can You Ever Forgive Me? on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • Jane Curtin (3rd Rock from the Sun/Kate & Allie) - Jane visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) - Laurence chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nathan Fillion (Two Guys and a Girl) - Nathan talks about The Rookie on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Roseanne/Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory and John Goodman (The Connners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - Sara and John are guests on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John appears on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Heather Dubrow (Stark Raving Mad) - Heather is a guest on People Now at 12pm.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace visits NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny/Living with Fran) - Fran talks about hosting Cancer Scchmancer's Master Class Health Summit on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Analeigh Tipton (Manhattan Love Story) - Analeigh talks about her movie Better Start Running on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
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09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
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10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
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