Sunday, October 06, 2013

Week 2 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 2 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.1/11 rating/share (-8% in rating from first four nights week 1); #2. NBC 5.6/9 (-11%); #3. ABC 5.5/9 (-8%); #4. Fox 3.7/6 (-3%); #5. The CW 0.9/1 (+80%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 11.22 million (-9%); #2. NBC 9.07 million (-11%); #3. ABC 8.55 million (-9%); #4. Fox 6.14 million (-1%); #5. The CW 1.45 million (+86%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.8/8 rating/share (-13%); #2. CBS 2.6/7 (-13%); #3. ABC 2.3/7 (-15%); #4. Fox 2.1/6 (-5%); #5. The CW 0.6/2 (+100%).

It's a new season, and a new format to the weekly ratings report! It might be a bit more cleaner, but we are working on tweaking this and making it even better. So bare with us! Week 1 had NBC easily win the week in 18-49 with a 3.07 rating, followed by ABC's 2.29, CBS's 2.24 and Fox 2.22. In total viewers, CBS prevailed with 10.38 million, followed by NBC's 9.71, ABC's 7.99, and Fox's 6.09 million. Back to week 2, 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 2 (Sep. 30-Oct. 6) Analysis















Last Sunday (Sep. 29)(Week 1)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,674,000
10,674,0001.37
1.37Season Prem
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/13/13
Once Upon a Time JourneyABC7:00PM5,053,000
5,053,0001.37
1.37Clip Show
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,404,0003,829,0001,575,0002.041.170.87
The OTFox7:30PM12,885,000
12,885,0004.74
4.74
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,616,000
8,616,0002.01
2.01Season Prem
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM8,519,000
8,519,0002.64
2.64Season Prem
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM11,359,0009,758,0001,601,0004.113.360.75
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,368,000
6,368,0002.87
2.87Season Prem
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:20PM20,493,00020,510,000(17,000)7.587.67(0.09)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM4,475,000
4,475,0002.16
2.16Season Prem
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,149,000
9,149,0001.47
1.47Season Prem
RevengeABC9:00PM8,106,000
8,106,0002.35
2.35Season Prem
Family GuyFox9:00PM5,226,000
5,226,0002.63
2.63Season Prem
American Dad!Fox9:30PM4,320,000
4,320,0002.11
2.11Season Prem
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,697,000
9,697,0001.58
1.58Season Prem
BetrayalABC10:00PM5,159,000
5,159,0001.49
1.49Series Prem




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM7,875,0009,395,000(1,520,000)3.133.68(0.55)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM13,100,00013,565,000(465,000)2.032.28(0.25)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM14,119,00014,983,000(864,000)4.665.05(0.39)
BonesFox8:00PM7,257,0006,743,000514,0002.241.900.34
We Are MenCBS8:30PM6,607,000
6,607,0002.02
2.02Series Prem
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM7,715,0008,877,000(1,162,000)2.422.84(0.42)
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,967,0008,586,000(619,000)3.013.13(0.12)
MomCBS9:30PM7,005,0007,980,000(975,000)2.172.52(0.35)
HostagesCBS10:00PM5,962,0007,410,000(1,448,000)1.491.80(0.31)
CastleABC10:00PM10,884,00011,459,000(575,000)2.222.25(0.03)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM11,348,00012,583,000(1,235,000)3.293.83(0.54)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM19,978,00020,002,000(24,000)3.523.58(0.06)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM8,662,00012,121,000(3,459,000)3.264.70(1.44)
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/15
DadsFox8:00PM3,396,0003,651,000(255,000)1.351.52(0.17)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,428,0004,034,000(606,000)1.431.81(0.38)
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM15,086,00016,353,000(1,267,000)2.692.99(0.30)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM6,061,0008,938,000(2,877,000)2.173.09(0.92)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM14,539,00014,351,000188,0004.494.68(0.19)2-Hr , 8-10P
New GirlFox9:00PM3,846,0004,039,000(193,000)1.942.05(0.11)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM4,302,0006,692,000(2,390,000)1.432.27(0.84)
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,861,0002,944,000(83,000)1.471.460.01
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,347,00012,438,000(91,000)2.052.28(0.23)
Lucky 7ABC10:00PM2,623,0004,427,000(1,804,000)0.741.25(0.51)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,743,0008,899,000(156,000)2.642.67(0.03)










Wednesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM10,156,0009,536,000620,0002.702.430.27
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,033,0008,942,000(909,000)2.302.48(0.18)
Back in the GameABC8:30PM6,712,0008,015,000(1,303,000)1.902.24(0.34)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,461,0006,807,000(1,346,000)1.601.82(0.22)
The X FactorFox8:00PM7,800,0007,729,00071,0002.402.53(0.13)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM11,121,00011,265,000(144,000)2.702.79(0.09)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM11,124,00011,682,000(558,000)4.204.200.00
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,852,0009,584,000(2,732,000)2.002.68(0.68)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM8,226,000
8,226,0003.20
3.20Series Prem
CSICBS10:00PM9,657,0009,118,000539,0002.102.040.06
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,982,0006,499,000(517,000)1.902.01(0.11)
IronsideNBC10:00PM6,814,000
6,814,0001.30
1.30Series Prem










Thursday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM18,216,00018,994,000(778,000)5.205.55(0.35)
Scandal Secret's OutABC8:00PM5,753,0004,684,0001,069,0001.601.200.40Clip Show vs. Shield Encore
Once Upon a Time in WonderlandABC8:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/10/13
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,142,0003,270,000(128,000)1.201.27(0.07)
The X FactorFox8:00PM7,126,0006,471,000655,0002.002.08(0.08)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,588,000
2,588,0001.20
1.20Season Prem
The MillersCBS8:30PM13,093,000
13,093,0003.30
3.30Series Prem
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PM2,985,000
2,985,0001.10
1.10Series Prem
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM11,709,00015,516,000(3,807,000)2.903.87(0.97)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM9,602,0009,275,000327,0003.103.36(0.26)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM4,428,000
4,428,0001.40
1.40Series Prem
GleeFox9:00PM4,417,0005,064,000(647,000)1.601.96(0.36)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM2,208,000
2,208,0001.00
1.00
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM9,340,00011,594,000(2,254,000)2.402.85(0.45)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM5,347,0007,503,000(2,156,000)1.702.16(0.46)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM9,379,00010,183,000(804,000)2.002.09(0.09)
ScandalABC10:00PM10,517,000
10,517,0003.60
3.60Season Prem
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,168,0005,056,000(888,000)1.501.63(0.13)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,630,0008,223,000(593,000)1.401.56(0.16)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,220,0005,729,000491,0001.401.220.18
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PM3,290,0004,068,000(778,000)0.800.760.04REPEAT
Junior MasterchefFox8:00PM3,920,0004,289,000(369,000)1.301.62(0.32)
BonesFox8:00PM

0

0.00Moves 11/8/13
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,160,0004,064,00096,0001.001.000.00
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PM3,250,000
3,250,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,560,0009,461,00099,0001.501.57(0.07)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,350,0006,944,000(594,000)1.802.00(0.20)
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,770,0006,495,000(725,000)1.201.34(0.14)9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/25/13
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM2,230,0002,708,000(478,000)0.700.86(0.16)REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 11/8/13
Raising HopeFox9:30PM

0

0.00Premieres 11/8/13
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,090,00011,695,000(605,000)1.401.72(0.32)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,890,0004,440,0001,450,0001.601.210.39
Elizabeth Smart StoryNBC10:00PM5,550,000
5,550,0001.20
1.20SPECIAL
DraculaNBC10:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/25/13










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballFox7:00PM2,330,0001,821,000509,0000.800.460.34
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM3,270,0003,508,000(238,000)0.700.79(0.09)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM6,600,0006,751,000(151,000)2.202.200.00
Notre Dame FootballNBC8:00PM3,240,000
3,240,0000.80
0.80
Chicago FireNBC8:00PM
2,318,000(2,318,000)
0.51(0.51)preempted
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,900,0003,408,000(508,000)0.600.75(0.15)
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM2,860,0003,663,000(803,000)0.500.70(0.20)REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM
3,869,000(3,869,000)
0.75(0.75)preempted
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,890,0006,087,000(1,197,000)0.900.97(0.07)
SNLNBC10:00PM
2,699,000(2,699,000)
0.83(0.83)preempted


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 2 (Sep. 30-Oct. 6) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur18,216,0005.2
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed11,124,0004.2
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur13,093,0003.3Series Prem
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed8,226,0003.2Series Prem
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon7,875,0003.13
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur11,709,0002.9
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,368,0002.87Season Prem
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun5,226,0002.63Season Prem
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon7,715,0002.42
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur9,340,0002.4
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,033,0002.3
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues6,061,0002.17
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,005,0002.17
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun4,475,0002.16Season Prem
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun4,320,0002.11Season Prem
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon6,607,0002.02Series Prem
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,846,0001.94
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed6,712,0001.9
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur5,347,0001.7
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,861,0001.47
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMWed4,302,0001.43
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,428,0001.43
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,220,0001.4
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur4,428,0001.4Series Prem
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,396,0001.35
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur3,142,0001.2
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur2,985,0001.1Series Prem
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,160,0001
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PMFri3,290,0000.8REPEAT
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PMFri3,250,0000.8REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:00PMSat3,270,0000.7REPEAT
We Are MenCBS8:30PMSat2,900,0000.6REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:30PMSun

preempted
American Dad!Fox7:00PMSun

preempted
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri

Premieres 11/8
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

Premieres 11/8

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, April 19

I Love Lucy - "I Love Lucy Funny Money Special" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
I LOVE LUCY FUNNY MONEY SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized episodes of the classic series, will be broadcast Friday, April 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The two episodes, “The Million-Dollar Idea” and “Bonus Bucks,” are newly colorized with a nod to the 1950s period in which they were filmed. As with previous “Lucy” specials, the main titles and end credits are seamlessly combined into one set at the beginning and end of the hour, with no interruption between the episodes.

In “The Million-Dollar Idea,” Lucy and Ethel attempt to get rich quick by bottling Lucy’s homemade salad dressing. A commercial pitch on a local TV program results in hundreds of orders, but Ricky soon determines that the girls are not charging enough to cover the cost of production and distribution. They decide to fill the initial orders and get out of the business fast, but a second TV appearance, designed to discourage additional sales, results in even more orders!

In “Bonus Bucks,” it’s the Ricardos vs. the Mertzes when both couples claim ownership of a dollar bill worth three hundred dollars in a newspaper’s “Bonus Bucks” contest. To save their friendship, they decide to split the winnings, each couple keeping half the actual bill until it can be redeemed. Unfortunately, Ricky puts the Ricardos’ half of the dollar in his pajama pocket – and Lucy sends those pajamas to the laundry!

Last Man Standing - "Yass Queen" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
In an effort to help get her clothing line off the ground and into stores, Mike invites Mandy to sit in on a business meeting with an aggressive sales rep; Ed hires Kyle to transcribe his life story.

The Cool Kids - "Indecent Proposal" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
In an attempt to date a guy who is way out of her league, Margaret pretends to be someone she's not.

Sydney to the Max - "Little Shop of Reynolds" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sydney and Olive decide to help Max at the bike shop's biggest sale of the year; when Leo's dad hires a girl to work at the arcade, Max and Leo compete to see who can impress her the most.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 15)

Friday, April 19

  • Beth Behrs (The Neighborhood/2 Broke Girls) - Watch Beth on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Happy Days) - Henry appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Billy Crystal (Soap/The Comedians) - Billy is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sarah Chalke (How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)/Mad Love/Scrubs/Roseanne) - Sarah appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Tichina guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP/Scream Queens) - Keke guest co-hosts ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Bill Hader (BarrY) - Bill talks about Barry on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rick Fox (The Game/Mr. Box Office) - Rick talks about Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jake Choi (Single Parents) - Jake talks about Single Parents on the BUILD Series at 11am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March/April)

Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season Alice - The Complete Ninth Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season

02/05 - Family Guy - Part 1 - Volumes 1-5
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 2 - Volumes 6-10
02/05 - Family Guy - Part 3 - Seasons 10-14
02/05 - First Lady of Television - Betty White Collection (40 rare and acclaimed episodes from her early days in television)
02/05 - Mama's Family - Seasons 1-6 - The Complete Series
02/12 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-3 (Blu-ray)
02/12 - Step by Step - The Complete Fourth Season
02/26 - What I Like About You - The Complete Fourth Season
03/05 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
03/12 - Alice - The Complete Ninth Season (WBShop.com)
03/26 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
04/02 - Archer: Danger Island - The Complete Season Nine
04/09 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fifth Season
04/12 - Evening Shade - The Complete Collection
04/16 - The Big C - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
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04/17 - Archer: 1999 Launches May 29; Hulu Gets More Aidy Bryant
04/16 - Remembering Georgia Engel of The Mary Tyler Moore Show; BET Gets Another Comedy Series
04/15 - ABC Mid-Season Pilot Review: Bless This Mess - Premieres Tuesday (April 16); Hallmark Picks Up 7th Season of When Calls the Heart
04/14 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of April 15, 2019) 04/13 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Disney Announces New Streaming Service Including Every Episode of The Simpsons; NCIS Gets Renewal from CBS
04/12 - Fri-Yay: Why NBC's Abby's Deserves a Chance; Netflix Orders Adult Animated Comedy Q-Force
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04/10 - Younger Stays on TV Land for Season 6; ABC Gets Game Show from Ryan Reynolds
04/09 - Joel McHale Set for Card Sharks on ABC; Christine Lakin to Guest Star on American Housewife
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04/04 - ABC Season Finales for May 2019; Lily Collins Set to Star in Paramount Network Series
04/03 - BET Picks Up 2nd Season of Boomerang; FX Scores with Vampire Comedy Series
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04/01 - Better Things Gets 4th Season in 2020; Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Returns in May on Fridays
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03/27 - Tiffany Haddish Says 'They Ready' for Netflix; CBS Summer 2019 Drama Schedule
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