Sunday, May 17, 2015

Week 34 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2014-15 Week 34 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 33 (5/4/14-5/10/15 LIVE+SD). Among Adults 18-49, ABC again won the week with a 1.6 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 8.103 million, followed by ABC with 6.568 million, then it was NBC's 5.438 million and Fox trailed with 3.194 million.

For season to-date (9/22/14-5/10/15 LIVE+7), among Adults 18-49 we have NBC on top with a 2.4 rating, followed by CBS with a 2.3, ABC in third with a 2.2 and Fox sliding to a 2.0.  In Total Viewers, it is CBS on top with 11.3 million, then NBC with 8.68 million, ABC is next with 7.93 million and Fox with 5.86 million.

Back to week 34 (May 11-17), 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 34 (May 11-17) Analysis















Last Sunday (May 10)(Week 33)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM8,380,0008,680,000(300,000)1.100.900.20
America's Funniest Home VideosABC7:00PM5,910,0005,610,000300,000 1.401.40-
PGA/Dateline SundayNBC7:00PM5,070,0004,960,000110,000 0.900.800.10 7-8P vs. 7-9P
The SimpsonsFox7:00PM1,470,0001,980,000(510,000)0.500.70(0.20)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PM1,440,0002,240,000(800,000)0.601.00(0.40)REPEAT
60 MinutesCBS8:00PM8,840,0009,670,000(830,000)1.201.000.20 vs. Madam
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,510,0005,310,000200,000 1.801.700.10 FINALE 8-10P VS 8-9P
Dateline SundayNBC8:00PM3,770,000
3,770,000 0.80
0.80 REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,770,0003,120,000(350,000)1.201.30(0.10)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM2,560,0002,720,000(160,000)1.301.200.10
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,350,0008,350,0001,000,000 1.200.900.30
Secrets and LiesABC9:00PM
6,530,000(6,530,000)
1.80(1.80)
A.D. Bible ContinuesNBC9:00PM4,530,0005,470,000(940,000)0.901.10(0.20)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,570,0003,680,000(1,110,000)1.201.70(0.50)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PM2,470,0003,510,000(1,040,000)1.201.40(0.20)vs. Last Man
Battle CreekCBS10:00PM6,310,0006,180,000130,000 0.800.700.10
RevengeABC10:00PM4,800,0004,820,000(20,000)1.301.200.10 FINALE
American OdysseyNBC10:00PM2,690,0003,110,000(420,000)0.500.50-




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,960,0006,430,000530,000 1.601.70(0.10)
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM13,480,00012,430,0001,050,000 2.201.900.30 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,050,0009,900,000150,000 2.402.300.10 8-10P
The FollowingFox8:00PM3,210,0004,930,000(1,720,000)1.001.70(0.70)vs. Gotham
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,190,0001,140,00050,000 0.500.50- FINALE
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PM7,690,0006,790,000900,000 1.701.600.10
StalkerCBS9:00PM6,370,000
6,370,000 1.30
1.30
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM
7,220,000(7,220,000)
1.50(1.50)
The FollowingFox9:00PM3,070,0003,220,000(150,000)1.001.10(0.10)
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM1,240,0001,050,000190,000 0.500.50- FINALE
David Letterman SpecialCBS9:30PM
8,140,000(8,140,000)
1.50(1.50)
NCIS LACBS10:00PM8,210,000
8,210,000 1.30
1.30
CastleABC10:00PM8,440,0008,260,000180,000 1.401.40- FINALE
Night ShiftNBC10:00PM4,920,0005,530,000(610,000)1.201.30(0.10)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,940,00014,050,000890,000 2.002.00- FINALE
Dancing ResultsABC8:00PM10,160,00010,290,000(130,000)1.501.400.10
The VoiceNBC8:00PM9,140,0008,990,000150,000 2.102.000.10
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM3,260,0003,750,000(490,000)1.201.20-
The FlashCW8:00PM3,650,0003,620,00030,000 1.501.400.10
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM13,610,00013,350,000260,000 1.701.600.10 FINALE
Marvel's Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM3,880,0004,450,000(570,000)1.301.50(0.20)FINALE 9-11P vs. 9-10P
UndateableNBC9:00PM4,010,0004,210,000(200,000)1.301.30- 9-10P FINALE
American IdolFox9:00PM5,550,000
5,550,000 1.30
1.30 9-10P
New GirlFox9:00PM
2,220,000(2,220,000)
1.10(1.10)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,700,0001,620,00080,000 0.600.60-
Weird LonersFox9:30PM
1,550,000(1,550,000)
0.60(0.60)
CSI CyberCBS10:00PM8,660,0008,180,000480,000 1.201.100.10 vs. POI
ForeverABC10:00PM
4,130,000(4,130,000)
1.10(1.10)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,660,0006,760,000(100,000)1.501.60(0.10)FINALE










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,610,0009,220,000390,000 2.302.100.20
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,030,0006,990,00040,000 1.801.700.10 FINALE
The Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,170,0006,040,000130,000 1.000.900.10
American IdolFox8:00PM8,030,0006,930,0001,100,000 1.701.400.30 FINALE 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,830,0002,540,000290,000 1.001.00- FINALE
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,700,0006,810,000(110,000)2.002.00- FINALE
CSI: CyberCBS9:00PM6,680,0009,610,000(2,930,000)1.201.80(0.60)vs. Minds
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,130,0008,570,000(440,000)2.702.90(0.20)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,820,0006,110,000710,000 1.501.200.30
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,750,0001,450,000300,000 0.700.600.10 FINALE
black-ishABC9:30PM6,140,0006,890,000(750,000)2.002.20(0.20)
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,680,0007,330,000(650,000)1.201.20- FINALE
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,650,0004,990,000(340,000)1.201.30(0.10)FINALE
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,940,0006,540,000400,000 1.601.400.20










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM9,570,00014,640,000(5,070,000)2.003.70(1.70)REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM8,330,0007,740,000590,000 2.202.100.10 FINALE
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM3,750,0003,310,000440,000 0.700.600.10 REPEAT
BonesFox8:00PM4,710,0004,490,000220,000 1.001.10(0.10)8-9P vs. 8-10P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,440,0001,320,000120,000 0.700.600.10 FINALE
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PM8,170,0008,190,000(20,000)1.801.80- FINALE
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM8,060,0007,030,0001,030,000 1.901.500.40 REPEAT vs. Odd
ScandalABC9:00PM8,080,0007,440,000640,000 2.302.200.10 FINALE
BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,490,0006,900,000590,000 1.601.400.20 FINALE
Wayward PinesFox9:00PM3,760,000
3,760,000 1.00
1.00 PREMIERE
ReignCW9:00PM830,000970,000(140,000)0.300.30- FINALE
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM7,910,0006,980,000930,000 1.801.400.40 REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,960,0006,920,00040,000 1.201.100.10
American CrimeABC10:00PM4,210,0004,170,00040,000 1.001.00- FINALE
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,970,0004,910,00060,000 1.000.800.20










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM5,650,0005,480,000170,000 1.001.10(0.10)FINALE
Shark TankABC8:00PM6,927,0006,680,000247,000 1.501.60(0.10)FINALE
GrimmNBC8:00PM4,740,0004,210,000530,000 1.101.000.10 FINALE
Fox MovieFox8:00PM1,476,0001,250,000226,000 0.500.400.10 8-10P
Whose Line Is It?CW8:00PM1,405,0001,380,00025,000 0.300.50(0.20)
Whose Line Is It?CW8:30PM1,450,0001,180,000270,000 0.300.30- REPEAT
ACM: Superstar DuetsCBS9:00PM4,970,000
4,970,000 0.70
0.70 9-11P
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
8,570,000(8,570,000)
1.10(1.10)
Beyond the TankABC9:00PM6,251,0005,600,000651,000 1.501.400.10 FINALE
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,400,0005,720,000(320,000)0.901.10(0.20)9-11P
The MessengersCW9:00PM1,026,000680,000346,000 0.300.200.10
Hawaii Five-0CBS10:00PM
8,270,000(8,270,000)
1.10(1.10)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,497,0005,040,000457,000 1.101.20(0.10)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM4,180,0003,580,000600,000 0.600.500.10 REPEAT
Dancing with the Stars: Road to FinalsABC8:00PM3,780,000
3,780,000 0.50
0.50 SPECIAL
NBA PlayoffsABC8:00PM
3,970,000(3,970,000)
1.50(1.50)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM2,180,0002,000,000180,000 0.400.300.10 8-10P REPEAT
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM930,0001,000,000(70,000)0.200.30(0.10)REPEAT
Crimetime SaturdayCBS9:00PM3,960,0003,660,000300,000 0.600.60- REPEAT
Countdown to BillboardABC9:00PM2,280,000
2,280,000 0.40
0.40 SPECIAL
BonesFox9:00PM1,290,0001,670,000(380,000)0.200.40(0.20)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,930,0005,450,000480,000 0.900.800.10
Shark TankABC10:00PM2,530,000
2,530,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,430,0002,390,00040,000 0.600.60- 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 34 (May 11-17) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,130,0002.70
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu9,570,0002.00REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,140,0002.00
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,700,0002.00FINALE
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThu8,060,0001.90REPEAT
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu8,170,0001.80FINALE
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,030,0001.80FINALE
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMThu7,910,0001.80REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon7,690,0001.70
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon6,960,0001.60
UndateableNBC9:00PMTue4,010,0001.30FINALE 1HR
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun2,560,0001.30
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,570,0001.20REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,770,0001.20
Bob's BurgersFox9:30PMSun2,470,0001.20
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun1,440,0000.60REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,470,0000.50REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMMon

preempted
Weird LonersFox9:30PMTue

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:00PMSun

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
MomCBS9:00PMThu

completed
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun

completed
New GirlFox9:00PMTue

completed
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue

completed
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 23

Downward Dog - "Boundaries" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Nan installs an automatic dog door so she can take away Jason’s key but still keep him as Martin’s dog walker, Martin is convinced he can suddenly open doors with his mind, and the new-found power goes to his head.  Meanwhile at work, Nan’s boss is unable to understand the new ad campaign Nan sold to the corporate bosses, and he spirals into confusion.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Bank Job" / "Crime & Punishment" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Jake and Rosa continue their search for a bank-robbing operation with Lieutenant Hawkins (guest star Gina Gershon), they realize there’s more to her team than meets the eye. After discovering a dangerous secret, they call for back-up from Holt and Pimento (guest star Jason Mantzoukas). Meanwhile, Boyle objects to Gina’s new boyfriend (guest star Ryan Phillipe). Then, Jake and Rosa are framed for a crime they didn’t commit, it’s up to the Nine-Nine to find a way to bust them out.

Great News - "Carol Has a Bully" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Carol (Andrea Martin) has a midterm she must pass in order to keep her internship. Katie (Briga Heelan) needs to choose between helping her mom and focusing on her hacking story, which she can't seem to crack. Meanwhile, Greg's (Adam Campbell) wealthy estranged grandmother (guest star Christina Pickles) pays a visit to the office. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) finds her cold and cruel, but almost immediately falls in love with her.

Great News - "Carol's Eleven" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) makes a huge discovery about the story she's been chasing and, with the help of Carol (Andrea Martin) and the rest of the staff, concocts a scheme to get the story out. Greg (Adam Campbell) struggles with balancing his conflicting loyalties to his family, co-workers and conscience.

Mann & Wife - "Mann, Shut Yo Mouth" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Struggling to solve a tough case, an exhausted Daniel falls asleep and wakes up in a 70's blaxploitation cop show.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Tuesday, May 23

  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Catch Terry on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rob Huebel (Trasparent/Burning Love) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried), Andrew Santino (I'm Dying Up Here/Sin City Saints) and Erik Griffin (I'm Dying Up Here) - Al, Andrew and Erik are guests on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/A to Z/Joey) - Ben drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim talks about her new book Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular and The Big Bang Theory on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kyle Chandler (What About Joan?) - Kyle teams up with Clinton Kelly to grill up a great entrĂ©e on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Nicole Byer ( Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • The Love Boat Cast - The cast of The Love Boat reunites on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Zoe talks about her new comedy Band Aid on the AOL Build Show 1pm.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Beat Shazam on AOL Build Show 4pm.