Sunday, April 19, 2015

Week 30 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 30 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.36/11 rating/share (-17% in rating from first four nights week 29); #2. ABC 4.43/8 (+2%); #3. NBC 3.85/7 (-22%); #4. Fox 2.86/5 (+13%); #5. The CW 1.12/2 (+53%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.221 million (-20% from first four nights week 29); #2. ABC 6.825 million (+3%); #3. NBC 6.024 million (-24%); #4. Fox 4.558 million (+14%); #5. The CW 1.766 million (+52%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 1.91/6 rating/share (-34% in rating from first four nights week 29); #2. ABC 1.66/6 (+14%); #3. NBC 1.38/5 (-28%); #4. Fox 1.13/4 (+10%) #5. The CW 0.69/2 (+82%)

We have the final ratings for Week 29 (4/6/15-4/12/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, CBS won the week with a 2.08 rating helped by the NCAA Championship Game. Then we had NBC at 1.47 followed by ABC at a 1.25, while Fox trailed with a only a 0.97 rating.  For Total Viewers, CBS was first with 10.568 million, followed by NBC with 6.288 million, then it was ABC's 5.714 million and Fox trailed with 3.586 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-4/16/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.12 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.84, ABC in third with a 1.61 and Fox sliding to a 1.59.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.581 million, then NBC with 7.734 million, ABC is next with 6.384 million and Fox with 5.000 million.

Back to week 30 (April 13-19), 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 30 (April 13-19) Analysis















Last Sunday (April 12)(Week 29)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:16PM12,598,0007,992,000 4,606,000 1.850.95 0.90
America's Funniest Home VideosABC7:00PM5,468,000
5,468,000 1.05
1.05
The Ten CommandmentsABC7:00PM
6,876,000 (6,876,000)
1.42 (1.42)
Dateline SundayNBC7:00PM3,439,0003,751,000 (312,000)0.560.77 (0.21)
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM1,523,0001,420,000 103,000 0.570.41 0.16 REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM1,520,0001,626,000 (106,000)0.700.63 0.07 REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:16PM11,391,0009,273,000 2,118,000 1.421.09 0.33
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,173,000
5,173,000 1.63
1.63
A.D. Bible ContinuesNBC8:00PM4,736,0004,640,000 96,000 0.940.97 (0.03)REPEAT vs. Dateline
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,160,0002,485,000 (325,000)0.881.04 (0.16)REPEAT
Family GuyFox8:30PM3,114,0002,487,000 627,000 1.481.08 0.40 vs. REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:16PM8,745,0007,832,000 913,000 1.061.05 0.01
Secrets and LiesABC9:00PM4,847,000
4,847,000 1.34
1.34
A.D. Bible ContinuesNBC9:00PM7,754,0009,676,000 (1,922,000)1.682.33 (0.65)
Last Man on EarthFox9:00PM3,218,0002,056,000 1,162,000 1.320.78 0.54 vs. REPEAT
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM3,374,0001,870,000 1,504,000 1.310.71 0.60 vs. REPEAT
Battle CreekCBS10:16PM6,476,0005,584,000 892,000 0.750.72 0.03
RevengeABC10:00PM3,842,000
3,842,000 0.92
0.92
American OdysseyNBC10:00PM4,049,0005,372,000 (1,323,000)0.811.14 (0.33)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM7,067,0004,993,000 2,074,000 1.840.99 0.85 vs. Molly (R)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM13,891,00013,751,000 140,000 2.172.03 0.14 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,035,00010,967,000 68,000 2.892.93 (0.04)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,497,0002,001,000 2,496,000 1.530.54 0.99 vs. REPEAT
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,008,0001,118,000 (110,000)0.440.48 (0.04)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM7,490,0007,903,000 (413,000)1.822.20 (0.38)vs. NCAA Pre
ScorpionCBS9:00PM9,531,000
9,531,000 1.93
1.93
NCAA ChampionshipCBS9:10PM
28,263,000 (28,263,000)
9.12 (9.12)
The FollowingFox9:00PM3,462,0002,947,000 515,000 1.100.95 0.15
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,029,000926,000 103,000 0.420.35 0.07
NCIS LACBS10:00PM9,361,000
9,361,000 1.59
1.59
CastleABC10:00PM6,003,0005,462,000 541,000 0.990.76 0.23 REPEAT
Night ShiftNBC10:00PM5,524,0005,530,000 (6,000)1.311.38 (0.07)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM15,841,00016,845,000 (1,004,000)2.012.14 (0.13)
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM4,759,0004,852,000 (93,000)1.461.40 0.06
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,695,00011,073,000 (378,000)2.482.70 (0.22)vs. 8-10P
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,627,0003,502,000 125,000 1.281.24 0.04
The FlashCW8:00PM3,671,0001,546,000 2,125,000 1.430.48 0.95 vs. REPEAT
Repeat After MeABC8:30PM3,086,0003,587,000 (501,000)1.041.01 0.03 vs. Fresh(R)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,401,00014,333,000 68,000 1.831.73 0.10
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM4,040,0004,238,000 (198,000)1.631.54 0.09
UndateableNBC9:00PM5,104,000
5,104,000 1.49
1.49
New GirlFox9:00PM1,305,0002,139,000 (834,000)0.490.94 (0.45)REPEAT
iZombieCW9:00PM1,846,0001,767,000 79,000 0.760.67 0.09
One Big HappyNBC9:30PM3,596,900
3,596,900 1.11
1.11
Weird LonersFox9:30PM1,388,0001,705,000 (317,000)0.590.69 (0.10)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM9,215,0008,673,000 542,000 1.481.25 0.23
Jimmy KimmelABC10:00PM2,488,0004,057,000 (1,569,000)0.910.92 (0.01)REPEAT vs. Forever
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM4,239,0008,433,000 (4,194,000)0.931.98 (1.05)REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,571,0009,840,000 (269,000)2.222.45 (0.23)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,515,0007,280,000 235,000 1.971.87 0.10
Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM4,574,0009,642,000 (5,068,000)0.752.17 (1.42)REPEAT vs. Voice
American IdolFox8:00PM7,628,0006,582,000 1,046,000 1.431.40 0.03 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,467,000998,000 1,469,000 0.910.24 0.67 vs. REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,871,0006,544,000 327,000 2.181.95 0.23
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,374,00010,394,000 (20,000)2.092.10 (0.01)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,941,0005,860,000 81,000 1.781.72 0.06 REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,982,0007,307,000 (3,325,000)0.801.76 (0.96)REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,757,000848,000 909,000 0.650.26 0.39 vs. REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:30PM5,680,0006,094,000 (414,000)1.931.94 (0.01)vs. black-ish
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM8,117,0008,248,000 (131,000)1.451.46 (0.01)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,616,0004,612,000 4,000 1.181.08 0.10
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM4,128,0006,732,000 (2,604,000)0.791.51 (0.72)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,820,00014,778,000 42,000 3.893.54 0.35
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,599,0004,567,000 3,032,000 2.131.11 1.02 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM3,844,0004,187,000 (343,000)0.670.91 (0.24)REPEAT
BonesFox8:00PM4,882,0005,035,000 (153,000)0.991.05 (0.06)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,346,000976,000 370,000 0.580.27 0.31 vs. Flash(R)
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM9,624,0009,725,000 (101,000)2.132.09 0.04
MomCBS9:00PM9,604,0009,030,000 574,000 2.191.97 0.22
ScandalABC9:00PM7,863,0007,419,000 444,000 2.422.11 0.31 vs. Greys
BlacklistNBC9:00PM3,322,0003,870,000 (548,000)0.680.79 (0.11)REPEAT
BackstromFox9:00PM3,393,0003,292,000 101,000 0.760.83 (0.07)
ReignCW9:00PM1,006,0001,107,000 (101,000)0.340.30 0.04 vs. Flash(R)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM8,591,0007,833,000 758,000 1.891.81 0.08 REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,561,0007,028,000 533,000 1.371.24 0.13
American CrimeABC10:00PM4,384,0004,400,000 (16,000)1.060.90 0.16
DatelineNBC10:00PM5,521,0005,050,000 471,000 1.101.12 (0.02)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,519,0005,751,000 (232,000)1.101.06 0.04
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,206,0006,436,000 (230,000)1.101.20 (0.10)FINALE
GrimmNBC8:00PM4,548,0004,761,000 (213,000)1.001.06 (0.06)
Fox MovieFox8:00PM2,161,0001,917,000 244,000 0.600.63 (0.03)8-10P
Cedric's Barber BattleCW8:00PM826,0001,255,000 (429,000)0.200.40 (0.20)PREMIERE vs. Whose(R)
CristelaABC8:30PM4,926,0005,127,000 (201,000)0.901.00 (0.10)FINALE
Whose Line Is It?CW8:30PM1,109,0001,348,000 (239,000)0.400.43 (0.03)PREMIERE vs. REPEAT
The Amazing RaceCBS9:00PM5,373,0008,697,000 (3,324,000)1.101.07 0.03 vs. Five-0
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,458,0006,649,000 (191,000)1.501.49 0.01 vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM4,552,0005,273,000 (721,000)0.801.05 (0.25)REPEAT vs. 9-11P
The MessengersCW9:00PM1,184,000575,000 609,000 0.300.18 0.12 PREMIERE vs. Jane(R)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM5,866,00010,306,000 (4,440,000)0.601.16 (0.56)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM5,827,0006,007,000 (180,000)1.301.34 (0.04)
DatelineNBC10:00PM5,234,000
5,234,000 1.00
1.00










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,590,0004,613,000 (1,023,000)0.400.69 (0.29)REPEAT
20/20 SaturdayABC8:00PM4,280,0002,508,000 1,772,000 0.700.35 0.35 vs. REPEAT
NHL Stanley Cup NBC8:00PM2,410,000
2,410,000 0.90
0.90 8-11P
Caught on CameraNBC8:00PM
1,753,000 (1,753,000)
0.41 (0.41)
UFC Fight NightFox8:00PM2,430,0004,842,000 (2,412,000)0.900.98 (0.08)8-10P vs. NASCAR
BackstromFox8:00PM

-

-
NBC BoxingNBC8:30PM
2,882,000 (2,882,000)
0.80 (0.80)
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM4,430,0003,962,000 468,000 0.500.64 (0.14)REPEAT
20/20 SaturdayABC9:00PM5,850,000
5,850,000 1.00
1.00
In An InstantABC9:00PM
2,900,000 (2,900,000)
0.46 (0.46)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM

-

-
Hell's KitchenFox9:00PM

-

-
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM6,250,0005,138,000 1,112,000 0.900.93 (0.03)
CastleABC10:00PM3,620,000
3,620,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM

-

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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 30 (April 13-19) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,820,0003.89
MomCBS9:00PMThu9,604,0002.19
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,871,0002.18
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu9,624,0002.13
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,515,0001.97
The GoldbergsABC9:30PMWed5,680,0001.93
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu8,591,0001.89REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon7,067,0001.84
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon7,490,0001.82
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,941,0001.78REPEAT
UndateableNBC9:00PMTue5,104,0001.49
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun3,114,0001.48
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue4,759,0001.46
The Last Man on EarthFox9:00PMSun3,218,0001.32
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun3,374,0001.31
One Big HappyNBC9:30PMTue3,596,0001.11
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,206,0001.1FINALE
CristelaABC8:30PMFri4,926,0000.9FINALE
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,160,0000.88REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun1,520,0000.70REPEAT
Weird LonersFox9:30PMTue1,388,0000.59
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,523,0000.57REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTue1,305,0000.49REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed

preempted
CristelaABC8:00PMFri

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue

preempted
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue

preempted
The McCarthysCBS9:30PMThu

canceled
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
The MillersCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
SelfieABC8:00PMTue

canceled
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue

canceled
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue

completed
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun

completed
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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, February 22

The Goldbergs - "So Swayze It's Crazy" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Adam sees his friend on television, he asks Beverly for her help to become an actor, so Beverly enlists his friend’s mom Edie, who is a kid talent agent in town. Unfortunately, Edie insists Adam can only get “nerd” roles, so Beverly goes on a quest to make Adam a teenage heartthrob. Meanwhile, Barry decides to embrace the punk lifestyle, and Murray attempts to become more involved in Erica’s life, but it backfires.

Speechless - "O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.  Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Tends Bar" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It's Valentine's Day and Paddy's is packed with customers. Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work but everyone else is distracted by a mystery crate Cricket spotted in the alley. Eventually, the gang becomes convinced Dennis really wants them to work on their relationships and everyone shares their grievances without much resolution.

Man Seeking Woman - "Dolphin" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When her mom becomes obsessed with Josh's wedding, Liz seeks out her estranged father (Peter Gallagher).

Schitt's Creek - "General Store" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David comes up with a new business venture; Alexis adjusts to her first day of school.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Wednesday, February 22

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Tom and George are guests on a repeat of the 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)- Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Ultimate Beastmaster on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Shively (The Real O'Neals/True Jackson, VP) - Matt is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette dishes about the new season of SuperMansion on Crackle on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.