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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 11

The Conners - "O Sister, Where Art Thou?" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Becky helps Harris keep a secret from Darlene, it opens up a can of worms that causes a rift between the two sisters. Jackie supports Peter with his Nordic history project, and Dan reunites with an old friend.

The Kids Are Alright - "Christmas 1972" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Peggy’s successful brother, Tom, drops in for Christmas, Mike immediately oozes with jealousy. Thus begins Mike’s one-sided competition with Tom, using his kids as pawns to help. After Tom gives the Clearys an extravagant Christmas gift, pride prevents Mike from taking it – putting him at odds with the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Timmy mistakenly receives $100 from his great-aunt for Christmas and contemplates whether he should do “the right thing” or keep it. Elsewhere, Eddie forgets to get Wendi a Christmas present and panic sets in.

black-ish - "Christmas in Theater Eight" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The Johnsons have a tradition of going to the movies on Christmas and they can never agree on what to see. Dre wants to see an important film about Rosa Parks, but they all want to see the latest action-packed superhero blockbuster. Meanwhile, Junior becomes embarrassed about taking a gap year after he runs into his ex-girlfriend Megan at the theater.

Splitting Up Together - "Messy" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Lena and Vlad’s unexpected kiss, things get more complicated as they begin their new work partnership while working with a new client. Elsewhere, Martin goes to Paige’s house for more privacy and gets a glimpse into what a more typical divorced home life is, causing him to become uneasy. Back at home, Mason and Mae go head-to-head after Mae finds out that Mason has a crush on a pretentious girl at school.

The Guest Book - "Everybody Loves Clark" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Tommy surprises Nikki with a spontaneous wedding ceremony; both are blithely oblivious to the fact that Vivian is kidnapping their child; some familiar faces from Mt. Trace return to sort things out.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 10)

Tuesday, December 11

  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk/Search Party) - Catch Ron on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Adam Pally (Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) - Adam is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Vanessa Hudgens (Powerless) - Vanessa stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen/The Ellen Show) - Ellen drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Maura is a guest on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That 70s Show) - Ashton guest co-hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek/Greg the Bunny/Hiller and Diller) and Catherine O'Hara (Schitt's Creek) - Eugene and Catherine are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso and his wife Angela discuss holiday hacks on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah talks about Second Act on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela talks about The Good Place on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/Web Therapy/The Comeback) - Dan talks about Second Act on People Now at 12pm.
  • Marlo Thomas (That Girl) - Marlo discusses the season of giving thanks and the amazing efforts of St. Jude on the BUILD Series at 2pm.


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