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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, September 30

Last Man Standing - "Gameday Forecast: Showers" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When a Jack and Jill wedding shower for Mandy and Kyle is announced, Mike is disappointed to learn it’s on the same day as the big Broncos-Chargers game. In an effort to catch the game with Joe (Jay Leno) and the guys, Mike convinces the couple to hold separate showers. Ryan offers to host the men’s festivities at his place, and to Mike’s dismay, he’s more into party planning than anyone would have thought. Meanwhile, Ed’s convinced that sticking to his superstitious rituals is the only way to see to it that the Broncos pull out a big win, even if it means interfering with Mandy’s wedding shower.

Dr. Ken - "Ken and Allison Share a Patient" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
On Allison’s first work day at Welltopia, she and Ken try to prove the other wrong when it comes to a patient’s diagnosis. After Damona introduces her new boyfriend, Eric, to co-workers, Pat surprises everyone and announces he’s also dating someone. Meanwhile, it’s Dave’s first day of middle school, and he’s nervous he won’t be able to make friends, so he turns to D.K. to help reinvent his image.

Liv and Maddie - "Linda & Heather-a-Rooney" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Liv thinks she landed a small role on a hit show called ``Linda and Heather'' but her part turns out to be much bigger; Joey experiences relationship woes.

Bunk'd - "Luke Out Below" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Luke comes back to camp and takes Griff and Zuri on an adventure to prove that he's just as responsible as the other CITs.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Three Times" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Leslie and Angela try to fix their seemingly broken friendship with Jennifer.

Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse - "The Flower Delivery" (OWN, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Keisha manages to intercept Richard's gift for his new love interest.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Friday, September 30

  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Watch Minnie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Encore! Encore!/Charlie Lawrence) - Nathan visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Abby Elliott (Odd Mom Out) - Abby appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Clark Gregg (The New Adventures of Old Christine) - Clark is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on Chelsea on Netflix.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Ashley Williams (The Jim Gaffigan Show/How I Met Your Mother/Good Morning, Miami) - Ashley talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Love on a Limb on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah stops by Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tim Daly (Wings) - Tim talks about Madam Secretary on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Sara Rue (Impastor/Less Than Perfect) and Michael Rosenbaum (Impastor) - Sara and Michael talks about Season 2 of TV Land's Impastor on People Now at 8:30am.