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 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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