Sunday, May 10, 2015

NBC Upfront 2015-16: Fall 2015 Schedule; Week 33 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did


NBC 2015-16

Fall 2015


Mondays
8:00PM The Voice
10:00PM Blindspot (NEW!)

Tuesdays
8:00PM The Voice
9:00PM Heartbreaker (NEW!)
10:00PM Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris (NEW!)  / Chicago Fire (Nov)

Wednesdays
8:00PM The Mysteries of Laura
9:00PM Law & Order: SVU
10:00PM Chicago P.D.

Thursdays
8:00PM Heroes Reborn (NEW!)
9:00PM The Blacklist
10:00PM The Player (NEW!)

Fridays
8:00PM Undateable
8:30PM People Are Talking (NEW!)
9:00PM Grimm
10:00PM Dateline

Saturdays
8:00PM Dateline Mystery
10:00PM SNL Classics

Sundays
7:00PM Football Night in America
8:20PM Sunday Night Football 

unscheduled, Mid-Season 2016:
DRAMA: Chicago Med, Game of Silence, The Night Shift and Shades of Blue
COMEDY: Hot and Bothered, Coach, Crowded, Superstore and You, Me and  the End of the World.
REALITY: American Ninja Warrior, America's Got Talent, Celebrity Apprentice, The Biggest Loser, Food Fighters, Last Comic Standing, Running Wild with Bear Grylls, and Hollywood Game Night

Notes: NBC also has the live musical event The Wiz Live in December. Dolly Parton's movie Coat of Many Colors and the miniseries The Reaper are also on tap.

Discuss NBC's 2015-16 line-up and also you can view complete program information.


2014-15 Week 33 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: N/A
Total Viewers: N/A
Adults 18-49: N/A

We have the final ratings for Week 32 (4/27/15-5/3/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, ABC won the week with a 1.5 rating. Then we had CBS at 1.3 followed by NBC at a 1.2, while Fox trailed with a only a 1.0 rating.  For Total Viewers, CBS was first with 8.311 million, followed by ABC with 6.482 million, then it was NBC's 5.587 million and Fox trailed with 3.4 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-5/3/15 LIVE+SD), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.09 rating, followed by CBS with a 1.84, ABC in third with a 1.61 and Fox sliding to a 1.58.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 9.568 million, then NBC with 7.656 million, ABC is next with 6.386 million and Fox with 4.952 million.

Back to week 33 (May 4-10), 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:


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Week 33 (May 4-10) Analysis















Last Sunday (May 3)(Week 32)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM8,680,00010,390,000 (1,710,000)0.901.10 (0.20)
America's Funniest Home VideosABC7:00PM5,610,0006,030,000 (420,000)1.401.50 (0.10)
Dateline SundayNBC7:00PM4,960,0006,080,000 (1,120,000)0.801.10 (0.30)7-9P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM1,980,0001,650,000 330,000 0.700.60 0.10 REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,240,0002,040,000 200,000 1.000.90 0.10
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM9,670,00010,460,000 (790,000)1.001.00 -
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,310,0005,210,000 100,000 1.701.70 -
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,120,0003,330,000 (210,000)1.301.50 (0.20)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,720,0002,780,000 (60,000)1.201.50 (0.30)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,350,0008,740,000 (390,000)0.901.00 (0.10)
Secrets and LiesABC9:00PM6,530,0005,830,000 700,000 1.801.70 0.10 FINALE
A.D. Bible ContinuesNBC9:00PM5,470,0005,770,000 (300,000)1.101.10 -
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,680,0003,170,000 510,000 1.701.60 0.10
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM3,510,0003,290,000 220,000 1.401.40 -
Battle CreekCBS10:00PM6,180,0006,140,000 40,000 0.700.70 -
RevengeABC10:00PM4,820,0004,450,000 370,000 1.201.00 0.20
American OdysseyNBC10:00PM3,110,0002,780,000 330,000 0.500.50 -




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,430,0006,570,000 (140,000)1.701.60 0.10
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM12,430,00013,220,000 (790,000)1.902.00 (0.10)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,900,00010,490,000 (590,000)2.302.60 (0.30)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,930,0004,580,000 350,000 1.701.50 0.20 FINALE
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,140,0001,200,000 (60,000)0.500.50 -
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM6,790,0007,190,000 (400,000)1.601.70 (0.10)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM7,220,000
7,220,000 1.50
1.50 REPEAT
StalkerCBS9:00PM
5,700,000 (5,700,000)
1.30 (1.30)
The FollowingFox9:00PM3,220,0003,460,000 (240,000)1.101.20 (0.10)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,050,0001,060,000 (10,000)0.500.40 0.10
David Letterman SpecialCBS9:30PM8,140,000
8,140,000 1.50
1.50 930-11P
NCIS LACBS10:00PM
7,820,000 (7,820,000)
1.40 (1.40)
CastleABC10:00PM8,260,0008,310,000 (50,000)1.401.30 0.10
Night ShiftNBC10:00PM5,530,0004,940,000 590,000 1.301.20 0.10










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,050,00014,850,000 (800,000)2.002.00 -
Dancing ResultsABC8:00PM10,290,00010,070,000 220,000 1.401.70 (0.30)vs. DWTS 10th Ann
The VoiceNBC8:00PM8,990,0009,490,000 (500,000)2.002.20 (0.20)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,750,0003,250,000 500,000 1.201.10 0.10
The FlashCW8:00PM3,620,0003,930,000 (310,000)1.401.50 (0.10)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM13,350,00014,550,000 (1,200,000)1.601.90 (0.30)
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM4,450,0004,570,000 (120,000)1.501.50 -
UndateableNBC9:00PM4,210,0004,530,000 (320,000)1.301.20 0.10 9-10P vs. 9-930
New GirlFox9:00PM2,220,0002,070,000 150,000 1.101.00 0.10
iZombieCW9:00PM1,620,0001,690,000 (70,000)0.600.70 (0.10)
One Big HappyNBC9:30PM
3,080,000 (3,080,000)
0.80 (0.80)
Weird LonersFox9:30PM1,550,0001,420,000 130,000 0.600.60 -
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM8,180,0008,450,000 (270,000)1.101.40 (0.30)
ForeverABC10:00PM4,130,0005,880,000 (1,750,000)1.101.40 (0.30)FINALE vs. 20/20
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,760,0006,850,000 (90,000)1.601.60 -










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,220,0009,250,000 (30,000)2.102.20 (0.10)
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,990,0007,390,000 (400,000)1.702.00 (0.30)
The Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,040,0004,370,000 1,670,000 0.900.70 0.20 vs. Fire(R)
American IdolFox8:00PM6,930,0007,360,000 (430,000)1.401.60 (0.20)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,540,0002,390,000 150,000 1.000.90 0.10
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,810,0006,770,000 40,000 2.002.10 (0.10)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,610,0008,720,000 890,000 1.801.80 -
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,570,0008,000,000 570,000 2.902.90 -
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,110,0008,070,000 (1,960,000)1.201.80 (0.60)vs. P.D.
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,450,0001,740,000 (290,000)0.600.70 (0.10)
black-ishABC9:30PM6,890,0005,940,000 950,000 2.202.00 0.20
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM7,330,0007,230,000 100,000 1.201.20 -
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,990,0004,700,000 290,000 1.301.30 -
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,540,0009,280,000 (2,740,000)1.402.10 (0.70)vs. SVU










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM14,640,00013,850,000 790,000 3.703.40 0.30 FINALE
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM7,740,0008,740,000 (1,000,000)2.102.60 (0.50)8-9P vs. 8-10P
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM3,310,0003,100,000 210,000 0.600.50 0.10 REPEAT vs. Blacklist(R)
BonesFox8:00PM4,490,0004,290,000 200,000 1.101.00 0.10 8-10P vs. 8-9P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,320,0001,210,000 110,000 0.600.50 0.10
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM8,190,0009,160,000 (970,000)1.802.00 (0.20)
The Odd CoupleCBS9:00PM7,030,0008,780,000 (1,750,000)1.502.00 (0.50)vs. Mom
ScandalABC9:00PM7,440,000
7,440,000 2.20
2.20
BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,900,0006,600,000 300,000 1.401.20 0.20
BackstromFox9:00PM
2,800,000 (2,800,000)
0.70 (0.70)
ReignCW9:00PM970,000840,000 130,000 0.300.30 -
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM6,980,0007,710,000 (730,000)1.401.70 (0.30)REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,920,0007,030,000 (110,000)1.101.20 (0.10)
American CrimeABC10:00PM4,170,0003,630,000 540,000 1.000.90 0.10
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,910,0005,010,000 (100,000)0.800.90 (0.10)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,468,0005,520,000 (52,000)1.001.10 (0.10)
Shark TankABC8:00PM6,580,0007,070,000 (490,000)1.501.60 (0.10)
GrimmNBC8:00PM4,284,0004,220,000 64,000 1.000.90 0.10
Fox MovieFox8:00PM1,297,0002,530,000 (1,233,000)0.400.70 (0.30)8-10P
Whose Line Is It?CW8:00PM1,380,000670,000 710,000 0.500.20 0.30 vs. Cedric
Whose Line Is It?CW8:30PM1,229,000720,000 509,000 0.300.30 - REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,367,0008,600,000 (233,000)1.101.20 (0.10)
Beyond the TankABC9:00PM5,566,0006,380,000 (814,000)1.401.60 (0.20)
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,699,0005,440,000 259,000 1.101.00 0.10 9-11P
The MessengersCW9:00PM679,000650,000 29,000 0.200.20 -
Hawaii Five-0CBS10:00PM8,118,00011,280,000 (3,162,000)1.001.30 (0.30)FINALE vs. Bloods
20/20ABC10:00PM5,047,0004,390,000 657,000 1.201.00 0.20
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,580,0004,400,000 (820,000)0.500.50 - REPEAT
NBA PlayoffsABC8:00PM3,970,000
3,970,000 1.50
1.50 8-11P
ABC MovieABC8:00PM
2,220,000 (2,220,000)
0.60 (0.60)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM2,000,000
2,000,000 0.30
0.30 8-10P REPEAT
PGA TourNBC8:00PM
2,160,000 (2,160,000)
0.40 (0.40)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM1,000,0001,180,000 (180,000)0.300.40 (0.10)REPEAT
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,660,0004,690,000 (1,030,000)0.600.50 0.10 REPEAT
BonesFox9:00PM1,670,0001,310,000 360,000 0.400.30 0.10 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,450,0005,080,000 370,000 0.800.80 -
Shark TankABC10:00PM
2,550,000 (2,550,000)
0.60 (0.60)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,390,000
2,390,000 0.60
0.60 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 33 (May 4-10) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu14,640,0003.70FINALE
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,570,0002.90
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,890,0002.20
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,810,0002.00
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu8,190,0001.80
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed6,990,0001.70
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon6,430,0001.70
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,680,0001.70
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon6,790,0001.60
The Odd CoupleCBS9:00PMThu7,030,0001.50preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMMon7,220,0001.50REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu6,980,0001.40REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun3,510,0001.40
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,120,0001.30
UndateableNBC9:00PMTue4,210,0001.301-hr
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,720,0001.20
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,220,0001.10
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,240,0001.00
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,980,0000.70REPEAT
Weird LonersFox9:30PMTue1,550,0000.60
MomCBS9:00PMThu

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:00PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun

preempted
One Big HappyNBC9:30PMTue

canceled
Marry MeNBC9:00PMTue

canceled
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue

canceled
CristelaABC8:30PMFri

canceled
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue

canceled
MulaneyFox7:00PMSun

canceled
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
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu

canceled
Parks & RecreationNBC10:00PMTue

canceled
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue

completed
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, September 29

Superstore - "Back to Work" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), the district manager from corporate, tells the Cloud 9 employees he is going to be around for the day to see what can improve in the store. Amy (America Ferrera) tries to impress him with a perfect day, but a workplace accident threatens her plan. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to come off as a tough boss in front of Jeff, Jonah (Ben Feldman) attempts to help an unyielding Dina (Lauren Ash) win over the employees she betrayed in the strike and Mateo (Nico Santos) discovers something about Jeff in his pursuit to win him over.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Earworm Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Also, Amy invites Dave (Stephen Merchant) over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Wolowitz and Koothrappali become obsessed with a fan of their band, “Footprints on the Moon.”

Kevin Can Wait - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin James stars as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to find he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.

Better Things - "Woman Is the Something of the Something" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets really looked at.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Thursday, September 29

  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Catch Judith on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Meadows (Son of Zorn/Marry Me/The Michael Richards Show) - Tim appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community), Dave Foley (Dr. Ken/NewsRadio) and Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken/Go On) - Ken, Dave and Suzy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight. Ken will also be on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Powers That Be) - Holland talks about The Front Page on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids) - Jamie-Lynn is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.