Sunday, September 20, 2015

Summer 2015 Week 17 Sitcom Ratings

We're at the end of summer and we will be back with our normal weekly ratings report with the first four nights numbers and analysis next week, but we still will have our regular how the sitcoms did one last time for summer! Here are our summer ratings: 


Summer Week 17 (Sep. 14-20) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMMon6,608,0001.41REPEAT
The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMMon4,456,0000.99REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,322,0000.96REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun2,474,0000.96REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun2,071,0000.92REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:00PMTue3,745,0000.92REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed3,042,0000.89REPEAT
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue3,398,0000.85REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed3,544,0000.78REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun1,604,0000.76REPEAT
black-ishABC9:30PMWed2,517,0000.71REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri4,115,0000.7REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed2,869,0000.67REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun1,479,0000.59REPEAT
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun1,197,0000.49REPEAT
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon497,0000.15
MomCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:30PMWed

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMTue

preempted
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMTue

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
Fresh off the BoatABC9:00PMTue

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu

preempted
The Carmichael ShowNBC7:30PMSun

preempted
The Carmichael ShowNBC7:00PMSun

preempted
Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
Welcome to SwedenNBC8:00PMSun

canceled
The MillersCBS8:00PMSat

canceled
The McCarthysCBS9:00PMSat

canceled
Weird LonersFox9:30PMTue

canceled
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
Bad JudgeNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
A to ZNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
SelfieABC8:00PMTue

canceled
Manhattan Love StoryABC8:30PMTue

canceled
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu

canceled
Parks & RecreationNBC10:00PMTue

canceled
The Carmichael ShowNBC9:00PMWed

completed
Mr. RobinsonNBC9:00PMWed

completed
DatesCW9:00PMThu

completed
Golan the InsatiableFox9:30PMSun

completed
UndateableNBC9:00PMTue

completed
New GirlFox9:00PMTue

completed
GalavantABC8:00PMSun

completed
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

completed

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, December 2

Last Man Standing - "Precious Snowflakes" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mandy chooses local-celebrity Mike as the speaker for her business school’s graduation. After learning that the school requires his speech to be PC and micro-agression free, Mike decides whether or not to play by the rules. Meanwhile, Eve’s friend Cammy (Sarah Gilman) is home from college, bragging about how fantastic her new life has been, leaving Eve feeling slightly fruitless and discouraged.

Dr. Ken - "D.K's New Girlfriend" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When D.K. overhears Allison complain about him overstaying his welcome, he decides to move in with his girlfriend of three weeks. Meanwhile, Pat wants Dave to pretend he’s his adopted son; and Allison is convinced Molly wants to talk about something when she suggests they do a spa day, but the tables turn when Molly is the one doling out the advice.

I Love Lucy - "I Love Lucy Christmas Special" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL features “The Christmas Episode” and the newly colorized “Lucy Gets in Pictures.” Both were colorized with a vintage look, a nod to the 1950s period in which the shows were filmed. The main titles and end credits of the two episodes are seamlessly combined into one set at the beginning and end of the hour, with no interruption between the episodes.

“The Christmas Episode” finds the Ricardos and Mertzes decorating Lucy and Ricky’s Christmas tree and reminiscing about how their lives have changed since the arrival of the Ricardos’ son, Little Ricky (Keith Thibodeaux). Flashbacks recall the night Lucy tells Ricky she is pregnant, the time Lucy shows up unexpectedly as part of a barbershop quartet and the day Ricky and the Mertzes rehearse taking Lucy to the maternity ward.

“The Christmas Episode” was first broadcast on CBS in December 1956. The episode was not included in the series’ long history of rebroadcasts, first on CBS Daytime and later in syndication. Thought to be lost, CBS rediscovered the episode in 1989.

In the newly colorized “Lucy Gets in Pictures,” Lucy’s lifelong dream of appearing in a motion picture seems to have come true when Ricky arranges for her to play a showgirl in a new musical. Unfortunately, the enormous feathered headdress she is expected to wear as she descends a staircase proves to be too cumbersome. After numerous mishaps on the stairs, the musical’s frustrated director (Lou Krugman) decides to make a change.

“Lucy Gets in Pictures” was originally broadcast Feb. 21, 1955, and was an immediate favorite not only of viewers, but of Lucille Ball herself. She restaged the famous headdress scene, again with Krugman, in the 1962 CBS special, “Opening Night,” and in 1965 in a slightly modified form, this time with actor Danny Thomas, in her second CBS series, “The Lucy Show.”

Liv and Maddie: Cali Style - "Cali Christmas-a-Rooney" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Maddie gets upset that she can't be in Wisconsin for Christmas, so Liv helps cheer her up.

Girl Meets World - "Girl Meets a Christmas Maya" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As Christmas approaches, Riley gets excited to celebrate her favorite holiday, but for Maya, the holidays only bring back unhappy memories from her childhood.

Bunk'd - "How the Griff Stole Christmas" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The holidays arrive at Camp Kikiwaka with everyone in good spirits -- except for Griff.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 28)

Friday, December 2

  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Watch Chelsea on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Andrew is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Powers That Be/Bosom Buddies) - Holland chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) - Melissa appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Scott Patterson (Aliens in America) - Scott is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Kevin Quinn (Bunk'd) - Kevin appears on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Miss Piggy (The Muppets) - NBC's Today catches up with Miss Piggy in the 10am hour.
  • Gaby Hoffmann (Transparent/Someone Like Me) - Gaby appears on Chelsea on Netflix.