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

-

-










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

Sunday, July 25

History of the Sitcom

Where Have All the Theme Songs Gone? (CNN, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Don Lemon reviews the most popular TV theme songs in history with Gary Portnoy of "Cheers", Christopher Knight from "The Brady Bunch", Fran Drescher from "The Nanny", and composer Kurt Farquhar.

History of the Sitcom - "Working for Laughs" (CNN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Work families can be even funnier than our biological ones, since the endless array of wacky sitcom characters on the job offers hilarious insights into the state of the American workplace.

Duncanville - "Crimes and Misters Demean Her" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jack coaches Jing's little league soccer team, but when he feels he's too easy on the kids he calls on Duncan to yell at the team to get them to win; Annie takes Kimberly to work with her after she has a falling out with her friends.

HouseBroken - "Who's Going to the Vet?" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Chief eats Jill's vibrator, he's taken to the vet and ends up leading his own version of group therapy; Tabitha goes to live with The Gray One and learns she has to sing and dance if she wants to survive.

The Simpsons - "The 7 Beer Itch" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Marge and the kids take a seaside vacation, Homer is unwittingly tempted by a British femme fatale.

The Great North - "My Fart Will Go on Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
While the family prepares for Wolf and Honeybee's wedding, an unexpected guest RSVPs.

Bob's Burgers - "Y Tu Tina También" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Tina is forced to listen to Spanish audio lessons in the library to improve her grade, she develops an unexpected crush; Louise and Gene want to dunk Mr. Frond at the Wagstaff Spring Fair.

Family Guy - "The Marrying Kind" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie gets a mail order bride and experiences domestic life; Peter and Chris become addicted to free hotel breakfast buffets.

Wellington Paranormal - "She-Wolf" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Officers O'Leary and Minogue investigate what they believe are dog attacks, but stumble upon something more mysterious.

Dead Pixels - "The Chair" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Alison becomes concerned over Meg's physical downturn and tries to sway her to a healthier regime; everyone worries about Nicky.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 19)

Friday, July 23

  • Wanda Sykes (The Upshaws/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda guest hosts a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kim Fields (The Upshaws/Living Single/The Facts of Life/Baby, I'm Back) - Watch Kim on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) - Jason will be on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Christine Baranski (Happy Family/Welcome to New York/Cybill) - Christine appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Minnie Driver (Speechless/About a Boy) - Minnie is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Levy (Schitt's Creek) - Sarah appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens) - Leah is a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March-July)

Fuller House - The Complete Series Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)

03/02 - Blue Mountain State - The Complete Series
03/02 - Happy Together - The Complete Series
03/02 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-4 (DVD) (Blu-ray)
04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series
05/11 - Dead to Me - Season Two
06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Re-Release)
08/03 - I Dream of Jeannie - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Recent SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Posts

07/25 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of July 26, 2021)
07/24 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Manifest Cancellation Being Reconsidered; American Housewife Sold for Broadcast Syndication
07/23 - Fri-Yay: 2021 Emmy Nominations Heavy on New Comedies, Light on Traditional Sitcoms; That Damn Michael Che Gets a Second Season
07/22 - Lifetime Announces Justina Machado TV Movie; ABC News to Focus on Superstars
07/21 - HBO Max's Love Life Season 2 Announces Cast; Kevin Hart and Jason Biggs Host Back-to-Back Shows on E!
07/20 - Peacock's Superfan Episodes of The Office; The Other Two Season 2 Launch Date on New Network HBO Max
07/19 - Melrose Place Reunion on Fox's New Fantasy Island; Tacoma FD Returns Sept. 16 on truTV
07/18 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of July 19, 2021)
07/17 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Jerry O'Connell Joins the Conversation on The Talk; Norman Lear Sitcoms Arrive on Amazon Prime Video and IMDb TV
07/16 - ABC Fall 2021 Premiere Dates Includes The Wonder Years; Paramount+ Renews iCarly
07/15 - Norman Lear Classics to Stream on Amazon Prime Video and IMDb TV; Cristela Alonzo to Host Hidden Temple on The CW
07/14 - 73rd Emmy Awards Nominations; Showtime Orders Vanessa Bayer and Molly Shannon Comedy
07/13 - Emmy Awards Slated for Sep. 19, CBS Fall Premiere Dates; Remembering Charlie Robinson - Mac from Night Court
07/12 - Huge Star Joining Season 5 of Search Party on HBO Max; Late Night Talk Show Pause with Sam Jay to Return
07/11 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of July 12, 2021)
07/10 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Casting News for Night Court Reboot; Rutherford Falls Renewed for Second Season
07/09 - Fri-Yay: CNN's History of the Sitcom Looks Like a Treat for Sitcom Fans; Rutherford Falls Renewed for 2nd Season; Remembering Suzzanne Douglas of The Parent 'Hood
07/08 - COZI TV Acquires 3rd Rock from the Sun and Quincy, M.E. This Summer; The Standups to Return to Netflix After Long Hiatus
07/07 - AnTENna TV's Birthday Party Continues on July 10; HBO Max's Our Flag Means Death Adds More to Cast
07/06 - Netflix Cancels 4 Sitcoms Including Kevin James Series; HBO Max's Pretty Little Liars Casts Two Leads
07/05 - Happy 4th of July; Limited Edition Younger Vinyl Soundtrack Coming July 16; Seinfeld Soundtrack Released
07/04 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of July 5, 2021)
07/03 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Netflix Cancels Several Sitcoms; Telma Hopkins Cast in NBC Dark Dramedy Pilot
07/02 - Fri-Yay: Modern Family is a Perfect Holiday Weekend Binge; Spike Lee to Open NBA Finals
07/01 - The Simpsons and Marvel Join Forces on Disney+; Netflix Orders Catherine Tate Comedy Series
06/30 - Two Season 2 Premieres This August: Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens on Aug. 18; Work in Progress on Aug. 22
06/29 - HBO Max Picks Up Season 2 of Made for Love; Discovery Is Growing with Jim Belushi
06/28 - Apple TV+ Series Schmigadoon! Premieres July 16
06/27 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of June 28, 2021)
06/26 - SitcomsOnline Digest: HBO Max Adds First Two Seasons of The Chris Rock Show; Netflix Renews The Upshaws
06/25 - Fri-Yay: Paramount+'s iCarly Revival Is Light-Hearted Fun for Millennial and Gen Z Viewers; HIMYM Director Joins HIMYF