Sunday, May 03, 2015

Week 32 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 32 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 31 (4/20/15-4/26/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, ABC won the week with a 1.9 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 8.41 million, followed by ABC with 7.37 million, then it was NBC's 5.51 million and Fox trailed with 3.4 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-4/26/15 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 32 (April 27-May 3), 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 32 (April 27-May 3) Analysis















Last Sunday (April 26)(Week 31)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,390,0009,999,000 391,000 1.101.18 (0.08)
America's Funniest Home VideosABC7:00PM6,030,0006,434,000 (404,000)1.501.37 0.13
Dateline SundayNBC7:00PM6,080,0004,339,000 1,741,000 1.100.76 0.34 7-9P vs. 7-8P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM1,650,0001,878,000 (228,000)0.600.68 (0.08)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM2,040,0001,894,000 146,000 0.900.84 0.06 vs. REPEAT
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,460,000
10,460,000 1.00
1.00
ACM AwardsCBS8:00PM
15,978,000 (15,978,000)
3.65 (3.65)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,210,0005,116,000 94,000 1.701.66 0.04
A.D. Bible ContinuesNBC8:00PM
4,005,000 (4,005,000)
0.58 (0.58)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,330,0003,233,000 97,000 1.501.37 0.13
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,780,0002,003,000 777,000 1.500.89 0.61 vs. REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,740,000
8,740,000 1.00
1.00
Secrets and LiesABC9:00PM5,830,0005,127,000 703,000 1.701.48 0.22
A.D. Bible ContinuesNBC9:00PM5,770,0006,357,000 (587,000)1.101.16 (0.06)
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,170,0003,301,000 (131,000)1.601.65 (0.05)
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM3,290,0003,405,000 (115,000)1.401.38 0.02
Battle CreekCBS10:00PM6,140,000
6,140,000 0.70
0.70
RevengeABC10:00PM4,450,0003,902,000 548,000 1.001.02 (0.02)
American OdysseyNBC10:00PM2,780,0003,110,000 (330,000)0.500.52 (0.02)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,570,0007,525,000 (955,000)1.602.06 (0.46)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM13,220,00013,416,000 (196,000)2.002.07 (0.07)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,490,00010,585,000 (95,000)2.602.61 (0.01)8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,580,0004,435,000 145,000 1.501.56 (0.06)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,200,0001,297,000 (97,000)0.500.53 (0.03)
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM7,190,0008,134,000 (944,000)1.702.02 (0.32)
StalkerCBS9:00PM5,700,00010,710,000 (5,010,000)1.302.17 (0.87)vs. Scorpion
The FollowingFox9:00PM3,460,0003,405,000 55,000 1.201.17 0.03
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,060,0001,052,000 8,000 0.400.42 (0.02)
NCIS LACBS10:00PM7,820,0008,827,000 (1,007,000)1.401.44 (0.04)
CastleABC10:00PM8,310,0008,336,000 (26,000)1.301.42 (0.12)
Night ShiftNBC10:00PM4,940,0005,371,000 (431,000)1.201.27 (0.07)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,850,00010,194,000 4,656,000 2.000.99 1.01 vs. REPEAT
Dancing 10th Anniv.ABC8:00PM10,070,000
10,070,000 1.70
1.70
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PM
5,075,000 (5,075,000)
1.50 (1.50)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,490,00011,249,000 (1,759,000)2.202.57 (0.37)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,250,0003,466,000 (216,000)1.101.16 (0.06)
The FlashCW8:00PM3,930,0003,751,000 179,000 1.501.32 0.18
Repeat After MeABC8:30PM
3,560,000 (3,560,000)
1.14 (1.14)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM14,550,0009,959,000 4,591,000 1.901.09 0.81 vs. REPEAT
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM4,570,0004,449,000 121,000 1.501.61 (0.11)
UndateableNBC9:00PM4,530,0004,853,000 (323,000)1.201.36 (0.16)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,070,0001,359,000 711,000 1.000.59 0.41 vs. REPEAT
iZombieCW9:00PM1,690,0001,797,000 (107,000)0.700.62 0.08
One Big HappyNBC9:30PM3,080,0003,760,000 (680,000)0.801.11 (0.31)
Weird LonersFox9:30PM1,420,0001,207,000 213,000 0.600.53 0.07
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM8,450,0008,422,000 28,000 1.401.24 0.16 vs. CSI Cyber
20/20 CaptiveABC10:00PM5,880,0004,043,000 1,837,000 1.400.95 0.45 vs. Forever
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,850,0006,716,000 134,000 1.601.58 0.02










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,250,00010,192,000 (942,000)2.202.45 (0.25)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,390,0007,820,000 (430,000)2.001.81 0.19
Chicago FireNBC8:00PM4,370,0006,414,000 (2,044,000)0.700.97 (0.27)REPEAT vs. Laura
American IdolFox8:00PM7,360,0007,465,000 (105,000)1.601.54 0.06 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,390,0002,717,000 (327,000)0.900.95 (0.05)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,770,0007,161,000 (391,000)2.102.11 (0.01)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,720,00010,060,000 (1,340,000)1.802.01 (0.21)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,000,0008,850,000 (850,000)2.902.96 (0.06)
Chicago P.D.NBC9:00PM8,070,0003,835,000 4,235,000 1.800.76 1.04 vs. SVU(R)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,740,0001,633,000 107,000 0.700.67 0.03
black-ishABC9:30PM5,940,0006,572,000 (632,000)2.002.08 (0.08)
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM7,230,0008,265,000 (1,035,000)1.201.50 (0.30)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,700,0005,316,000 (616,000)1.301.29 0.01
Law & Order: SVUNBC10:00PM9,280,0004,174,000 5,106,000 2.100.88 1.22 vs. Chicago PD(R)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM13,850,00014,632,000 (782,000)3.403.60 (0.20)
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,740,0009,546,000 (806,000)2.602.81 (0.21)8-10P vs. 8-9P
BlacklistNBC8:00PM3,100,0003,442,000 (342,000)0.500.48 0.02 REPEAT
BonesFox8:00PM4,290,0004,654,000 (364,000)1.000.96 0.04
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,210,0001,366,000 (156,000)0.500.63 (0.13)
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM9,160,0009,368,000 (208,000)2.002.01 (0.01)
MomCBS9:00PM8,780,0009,014,000 (234,000)2.001.93 0.07
ScandalABC9:00PM
7,787,000 (7,787,000)
2.29 (2.29)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM6,600,0007,465,000 (865,000)1.201.49 (0.29)
BackstromFox9:00PM2,800,0003,004,000 (204,000)0.700.78 (0.08)
ReignCW9:00PM840,000824,000 16,000 0.300.29 0.01
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM7,710,0008,316,000 (606,000)1.701.70 - REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,030,0007,729,000 (699,000)1.201.32 (0.12)
American CrimeABC10:00PM3,630,0004,047,000 (417,000)0.900.92 (0.02)
DatelineNBC10:00PM5,010,0005,666,000 (656,000)0.900.86 0.04










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,535,0005,750,000 (215,000)1.001.10 (0.10)
Shark TankABC8:00PM6,921,0007,940,000 (1,019,000)1.601.80 (0.20)
GrimmNBC8:00PM4,222,0004,660,000 (438,000)0.901.00 (0.10)
Fox MovieFox8:00PM2,557,0003,010,000 (453,000)0.700.90 (0.20)8-10P
Cedric's Barber BattleCW8:00PM747,000820,000 (73,000)0.300.30 -
Whose Line Is It?CW8:30PM742,000780,000 (38,000)0.300.30 -
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,481,0008,350,000 131,000 1.201.10 0.10
Beyond the TankABC9:00PM6,305,000
6,305,000 1.50
1.50 PREMIERE
20/20 Bruce JennerABC9:00PM
17,100,000 (17,100,000)
5.20 (5.20)
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,373,0004,360,000 1,013,000 1.000.90 0.10 9-11P
The MessengersCW9:00PM647,000770,000 (123,000)0.200.20 -
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,016,0009,990,000 1,026,000 1.301.00 0.30 FINALE
20/20ABC10:00PM4,446,000
4,446,000 1.00
1.00
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM
3,640,000 (3,640,000)
0.50 (0.50)REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM
2,760,000 (2,760,000)
0.70 (0.70)8-10P
NHL Stanley Cup NBC8:00PM
2,690,000 (2,690,000)
0.80 (0.80)8-11P
NASCARFox8:00PM
910,000 (910,000)
0.20 (0.20)8-10P vs. UFC
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM
3,740,000 (3,740,000)
0.50 (0.50)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
5,030,000 (5,030,000)
0.80 (0.80)
Shark TankABC10:00PM
3,030,000 (3,030,000)
0.80 (0.80)REPEAT vs. Castle(R)
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 32 (April 26-May 3) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu13,850,0003.40
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,000,0002.90
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,770,0002.10
black-ishABC9:30PMWed5,940,0002.00
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu9,160,0002.00
MomCBS9:00PMThu8,780,0002.00
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,390,0002.00
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon7,190,0001.70
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu7,710,0001.70REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon6,570,0001.60
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,170,0001.60
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,330,0001.50
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,780,0001.50
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun3,290,0001.40
UndateableNBC9:00PMTue4,530,0001.20
New GirlFox9:00PMTue2,070,0001.00
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,040,0000.90
One Big HappyNBC9:30PMTue3,080,0000.80
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,650,0000.60REPEAT
Weird LonersFox9:30PMTue1,420,0000.60
The GoldbergsABC9:30PMWed

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:00PMSun

preempted
CristelaABC8:00PMFri

preempted
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun

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
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue

completed
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
CristelaABC8:30PMFri

completed
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, April 24

Roseanne - "Twenty Years to Life" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the first half-hour episode of the season premiere, Roseanne and Dan adjust to living under the same roof with Darlene and her two children, Harris and Mark, when Darlene loses her job. Meanwhile, Becky announces she is going to be a surrogate to make extra money; and Roseanne and Jackie are at odds with one another.

Roseanne - "Dress to Impress" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the second half-hour episode, Darlene’s son, Mark, gets caught with a pocket knife after being bullied on the first day of his new school. Meanwhile, Becky invites Andrea over to meet the family and is nervous to bring her home.

Roseanne - "Eggs Over, Not Easy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A crucial moment for Becky’s surrogacy arrangement forces her and Darlene to critically assess each other’s lives. Meanwhile, an animal rescue organization rejects Jackie’s application to adopt a puppy; and Roseanne makes a plan to change their mind.

Roseanne - "Darlene v. David" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
David unexpectedly shows up for Harris’ birthday after being absent for years, forcing Darlene to re-examine their relationship and the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Roseanne and Jackie’s mother, Bev, temporarily moves into the Conner home after an incident at the nursing home prevents her from returning.

LA to Vegas - "Captain Dave's on a Roll" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In a depressed state after breaking up with Patricia, Dave agrees to go gambling with Artem and Colin while the others cover for him when he runs late to do his job; Ronnie has difficulties deciding whether to move in with Bryan or not.

New Girl - "Lillypads" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Schmidt asks Jess to help prepare Ruth for an interview to get into a prestigious pre-school; Nick begins procrastinating with his writing; Winston gets ready to confront his specific fear of appearing in court to testify.

The Last O.G. - "Swipe Right" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Cousin Bobby convinces Tray to try a popular dating app; he lands a great match but realizes that he's not emotionally ready for a new relationship.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 23)

Tuesday, April 24

  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Catch Kevin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Judy Greer (Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided/Arrested Development) - Judy appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zach Braff (Alex, Inc./Scrubs) - Zach visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alia Shawkat (Search Party/Arrested Development) - Alia stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) and Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Kelly and Mark are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry speaks about the series Barry on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • T.R Knight (Charlie Lawrence) - T.R. appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Aubrey Anderson-Emmons (Modern Family) - Aubrey is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about her new film All These Moments on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali talks about her new book Go Ask Ali on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris and Adam Sandler talk about The Week of on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi cooks up something delicious with Michael Symon on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.


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