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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Cognition Regeneration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Leonard isn’t thrilled when Penny considers taking a new job offered by her ex-boyfriend, Zack (Brian Thomas Smith).

The Great Indoors - "The Heartbreaker" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack sets up a double date to get Eddie out of a post-divorce rut, but the night gets awkward when they run into Denise (Essence Atkins), Eddie’s ex-wife. Also, when Emma decides to breakup with her boyfriend, Greg (Andy Ridings), Clark is torn between making a move on her and salvaging his friendship with Greg.

Mom - "A Cricket and a Hedge Made of Gold" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Marjorie takes a break from the group, Bonnie becomes the go-to for everyone’s problems, and Christy tries to overcome a painful memory from her past.

Life in Pieces - "Ear Scorn Registry Manuscript" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen goes to Tim for help with an embarrassing ailment, she begs him not to tell the family. Also, Dougie (Fortune Feimster) enlists Joan to help her buy a gift for Matt and Colleen’s wedding; Heather gets jealous when her friends want to include Jen in their mommy group; and Professor Sinclair Wilde (Cary Elwes) encourages Joan to ask her family to read a draft of her book.

Superstore - "Ladies' Lunch" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the morning meeting, Glenn (Mark McKinney) accidentally tells the employees the real reason Amy (America Ferrera) has been late to work lately. Meanwhile, Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to cheer up Amy by kidnapping her for a "ladies' lunch." Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) invent a game to pass the time, tricking Glenn and Mateo (Nico Santos) in the process. Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) helps Amy take a fearless step with a dramatic new look.

Superstore - "Cheyenne's Wedding" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
It's Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) and Bo's (recurring guest star Johnny Pemberton) dream wedding, but not everything goes according to plan. Meanwhile, relationships unravel as Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) dodge relationship rumors. Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to change Jeff's (recurring guest star Michael Bunin) mind after learning of upcoming layoffs, Dina (Lauren Ash) talks her way into the wedding party and Mateo (Nico Santos) dodges Jeff throughout the wedding.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Thursday, April 27

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Benjamin Hickey (The Big C/It's All Relative) - John visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America chats about Superstore on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael plays Pyramid on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Perrey Reeves (Entourage) - Perrey makes a kale salad on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Courting Alex/Accidentally on Purpose/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffalo Bill) - Geena talks about A League of Their Own on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Anna Baryshnikov (Superior Donuts) - Anna talks about Superior Donuts on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Christopher Meloni (Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Christopher appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.