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

-

-


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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, January 23

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "B as in Best Friends" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Still homeless, the Huangs move in with Honey and Marvin. Jessica’s dreams come true when she gets a chance to compete on “Wheel of Fortune” during Best Friends Week with Honey. Eddie starts high school and is still on the outs with his pals but finds unexpected sympathy from Nicole. Michael Bolton offers to step in at the restaurant to give Louis more time with his family, but does he have an ulterior motive?

black-ish - "First and Last" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Diane experiences a big life event toward becoming a woman and Bow, Ruby, Zoey and Alicia are there to support her. Meanwhile, afraid that he may never be able to beat Junior at basketball again, Dre conducts psychological warfare on Junior before challenging him to a game.

Modern Family - "Ten Years Later" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Claire is determined to make up for her less-than-joyful mood at Jay and Gloria’s wedding by throwing their tenth-anniversary party. As part of the festivities, Phil is going to perform a magic trick featuring Gloria appearing out of thin air in her wedding dress; that is if Gloria can still get into it!

LA to Vegas - "The Affair" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ronnie thinks about exposing a regular passenger when she realizes that he may be cheating on his wife; Capt. Dave becomes interested in an air traffic controller; the passengers are overly enthused by the new credit card scanners.

The Mick - "The Dump" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
While Mickey and Alba chaperone Ben's field trip to a local dump, they find an unfamiliar young boy who snuck onto the bus on the trip back home; Chip and Sabrina's plan to benefit from Colonel's veteran status soon goes awry.

Baskets - "Wild Horses" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Chip learns how to transfer a call.

K.C. Undercover - "Cassandra Undercover" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A high-school math whiz trains to be an undercover spy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 22)

Tuesday, January 23

  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Catch Sarah on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek/Greg the Bunny/Hiller and Diller) - Eugene is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) - Ross appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason is a guest on Desus & Mero at 11pm on Viceland.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David talks about The X-Files on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • AnnaLynne McCord (Let's Get Physical) - AnnaLynne talks about Pop's Let's Get Physical on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs) - Sean is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Dylan McDermott (LA to Vegas) - Dylan cooks with Clinton Kelly on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • The Cast of Schitt's Creek - Daniel Levy, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Annie Murphy and Emily Hampshire are guests on the BUILD Series at 11am.
  • Derek Waters (Married to the Kellys) - Derek appears on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • The Cast of Let's Get Physical - Jane Seymour, Matt Jones, AnnaLynne McCord and Chris Diamantopoulos are guests on the BUILD Series at 3pm.


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