Sunday, October 13, 2013

Week 3 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 3 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.7/11 rating/share (-6% in rating from first four nights week 2); #2. ABC 5.3/9 (-4%); #3. NBC 5.0/8 (-11%); #4. Fox 3.8/6 (+3%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (+33%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.52 million (-6%); #2. ABC 8.19 million (-4%); #3. NBC 7.96 million (-12%); #4. Fox 6.29 million (+2%); #5. The CW 1.85 million (+28%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.4/7 rating/share (-8%); #2. NBC 2.3/7 (-18%); #3. ABC 2.2/6 (-4%); #4. Fox 2.2/6 (+5%); #5. The CW 0.8/2 (+33%).

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 2 had NBC win the week in 18-49 again with a 2.81 rating, followed by CBS' 2.48, ABC's 2.08 and Fox's 1.75. In total viewers, CBS prevailed with 10.89 million, followed by NBC's 8.72, ABC's 7.37, and Fox's 4.81 million. Back to week 3, 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 3 (Oct. 7-13) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 6)(Week 2)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM17,939,00010,674,0007,265,0003.841.372.47Aired 744P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/13/13
Once Upon a Time (R) ABC7:00PM2,880,0005,053,000(2,173,000)0.671.37(0.70)REPEAT vs. Clip Show
Animation DominationFox7:00PM3,381,000
3,381,0001.39
1.39JIP 7:14P
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,714,0005,404,000310,0002.142.040.10
Animation DominationFox7:30PM4,279,000
4,279,0001.83
1.83
The OTFox7:30PM
12,885,000(12,885,000)
4.74(4.74)
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM9,744,0008,616,0001,128,0002.352.010.34Aired 844P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,998,0008,519,000(521,000)2.612.64(0.03)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,397,00011,359,000(962,000)4.104.11(0.01)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,423,0006,368,00055,0002.972.870.10
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:20PM17,686,00020,493,000(2,807,000)6.997.58(0.59)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM4,029,0004,475,000(446,000)1.902.16(0.26)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,227,0009,149,00078,0001.621.470.15Aired 944P
RevengeABC9:00PM6,838,0008,106,000(1,268,000)1.942.35(0.41)
Family GuyFox9:00PM5,201,0005,226,000(25,000)2.472.63(0.16)
American Dad!Fox9:30PM4,471,0004,320,000151,0002.132.110.02
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,552,0009,697,000(1,145,000)1.501.58(0.08)Aired 1044P
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,896,0005,159,000(1,263,000)1.131.49(0.36)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM7,530,0007,875,000(345,000)3.043.13(0.09)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM12,998,00013,100,000(102,000)2.022.03(0.01)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM14,635,00014,119,000516,0004.634.66(0.03)
BonesFox8:00PM7,296,0007,257,00039,0002.062.24(0.18)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,028,000
1,028,0000.37
0.37Season Premiere
We Are MenCBS8:30PM5,415,0006,607,000(1,192,000)1.842.02(0.18)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM7,268,0007,715,000(447,000)2.252.42(0.17)
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,961,0007,967,000(6,000)2.813.01(0.20)
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM864,000
864,0000.30
0.30Season Premiere
MomCBS9:30PM6,857,0007,005,000(148,000)2.112.17(0.06)
HostagesCBS10:00PM5,215,0005,962,000(747,000)1.221.49(0.27)
CastleABC10:00PM10,511,00010,884,000(373,000)1.942.22(0.28)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM11,184,00011,348,000(164,000)3.093.29(0.20)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,328,00019,978,000(1,650,000)2.803.52(0.72)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM7,868,0008,662,000(794,000)2.913.26(0.35)
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/15
DadsFox8:00PM3,102,0003,396,000(294,000)1.291.35(0.06)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,345,0003,428,000(83,000)1.491.430.06
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,921,000
1,921,0000.90
0.90Night Premiere
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM14,839,00015,086,000(247,000)2.552.69(0.14)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM5,756,0006,061,000(305,000)1.942.17(0.23)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM10,199,00014,539,000(4,340,000)3.004.49(1.49)2-Hr , 8-10P
New GirlFox9:00PM3,962,0003,846,000116,0002.051.940.11
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM4,775,0004,302,000473,0001.451.430.02
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,889,0002,861,00028,0001.451.47(0.02)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,592,000
2,592,0001.20
1.20Season Premiere
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM11,652,00012,347,000(695,000)2.032.05(0.02)
Scandal (R) ABC10:00PM3,036,0002,623,000413,0000.880.740.14REPEAT vs. Lucky 7
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,429,0008,743,000(1,314,000)2.132.64(0.51)










Wednesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,604,00010,156,000(552,000)2.462.69(0.23)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,249,0008,033,000216,0002.242.25(0.01)
Back in the GameABC8:30PM6,530,0006,712,000(182,000)1.771.88(0.11)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,448,0005,461,000(13,000)1.481.57(0.09)
The X FactorFox8:00PM7,248,0007,800,000(552,000)2.252.44(0.19)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,737,000
2,737,0000.93
0.93Season Premiere
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,977,00011,121,000(144,000)2.592.75(0.16)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,643,00011,124,000(481,000)3.904.23(0.33)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,312,0006,852,000(540,000)1.611.99(0.38)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM6,637,0008,226,000(1,589,000)2.493.20(0.71)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM2,321,000
2,321,0000.85
0.85Series Premiere
CSICBS10:00PM8,816,0009,657,000(841,000)1.892.06(0.17)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,845,0005,982,000(137,000)1.631.90(0.27)
IronsideNBC10:00PM5,182,0006,814,000(1,632,000)1.071.34(0.27)










Thursday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,636,00018,216,000(580,000)5.145.19(0.05)
Once Upon a Time in WonderlandABC8:00PM5,821,0005,753,00068,0001.691.620.07Series Premiere vs. Scandal Clip Show
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,228,0003,142,00086,0001.201.22(0.02)
The X FactorFox8:00PM6,492,0007,126,000(634,000)2.002.04(0.04)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,139,0002,588,000(449,000)1.051.22(0.17)
The MillersCBS8:30PM11,729,00013,093,000(1,364,000)3.033.30(0.27)
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PM2,491,0002,985,000(494,000)0.811.10(0.29)
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM9,685,00011,709,000(2,024,000)2.392.89(0.50)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,791,0009,602,000(811,000)2.823.08(0.26)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM3,257,0004,428,000(1,171,000)1.021.43(0.41)
GleeFox9:00PM7,385,0004,417,0002,968,0002.871.631.24
The OriginalsCW9:00PM1,216,0002,208,000(992,000)0.530.97(0.44)REPEAT vs. Premiere
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM9,140,0009,340,000(200,000)2.332.39(0.06)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM3,856,0005,347,000(1,491,000)1.181.74(0.56)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM9,057,0009,379,000(322,000)1.921.99(0.07)
ScandalABC10:00PM9,006,00010,517,000(1,511,000)3.103.63(0.53)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,769,0004,168,000(399,000)1.181.52(0.34)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,820,0007,623,000197,0001.301.38(0.08)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,860,0006,314,000(454,000)1.201.44(0.24)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PM2,840,0003,181,000(341,000)0.600.76(0.16)REPEAT
Junior MasterchefFox8:00PM3,780,0003,954,000(174,000)1.401.350.05
BonesFox8:00PM

0

0.00Moves 11/8/13
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,130,0004,138,000(8,000)0.900.99(0.09)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PM2,830,0003,164,000(334,000)0.600.81(0.21)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,080,0009,750,000(670,000)1.401.49(0.09)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,410,0006,446,000(36,000)1.701.90(0.20)
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,240,0005,758,000(518,000)1.101.25(0.15)9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/25/13
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM2,220,0002,178,00042,0000.700.660.04REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PM

0

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

0

0.00Premieres 11/8/13
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,190,00011,366,000(1,176,000)1.401.41(0.01)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,860,0005,890,000(1,030,000)1.101.57(0.47)
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
MLB PlayoffsFox7:00PM6,360,0002,022,0004,338,0001.700.740.96vs. College Football
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM3,480,0003,084,000396,0000.800.680.12REPEAT
NASCARABC8:00PM5,190,0007,355,000(2,165,000)1.202.48(1.28)vs. College Football
Notre Dame FootballNBC8:00PM
3,681,000(3,681,000)
0.90(0.90)
Law & Order SVUNBC8:00PM2,610,000
2,610,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM3,130,0002,834,000296,0000.700.590.11REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,880,0002,799,0001,081,0000.700.450.25REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM2,730,000
2,730,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,160,0004,873,000287,0000.800.89(0.09)
SNLNBC10:00PM2,730,000
2,730,0000.80
0.80REPEAT


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 3 (Oct. 7-13) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur17,636,0005.14
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,643,0003.90
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon7,530,0003.04
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur11,729,0003.03
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,423,0002.97
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed6,637,0002.49
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun5,201,0002.47
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur9,685,0002.39
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur9,140,0002.33
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon7,268,0002.25
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,249,0002.24
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun4,471,0002.13
MomCBS9:30PMMon6,857,0002.11
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,962,0002.05
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues5,756,0001.94
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun4,029,0001.90
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon5,415,0001.84
The SimpsonsFox7:30PMSun4,279,0001.83REPEAT
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed6,530,0001.77
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,345,0001.49
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,889,0001.45
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMWed4,775,0001.45
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun3,381,0001.39JIP REPEAT
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,102,0001.29
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,860,0001.20
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur3,228,0001.20
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur3,856,0001.18
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur3,257,0001.02
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,130,0000.90
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur2,491,0000.81
Two and a Half MenCBS8:00PMSat3,848,0000.80REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMSat3,130,0000.70REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PMFri2,840,0000.60REPEAT
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PMFri2,830,0000.60REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri

Premieres 11/8
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

Premieres 11/8

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 16

The Conners - "Keep on Truckin'" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A sudden turn of events forces the Conners to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before.

The Kids Are Alright - "Pilot" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Lawrence, the prodigal eldest Cleary son, returns home from the seminary and breaks the news to his family that he’s dropping out for good, leaving Mike and Peggy upset and wondering why. Meanwhile, Timmy decides he wants to audition for a children’s theatre production but when Peggy finds out where it’s being held she forbids him from participating. Elsewhere, Eddie tries to keep his girlfriend a secret after Frank finds out and tries to blackmail him.

black-ish - "Gap Year" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After dropping Junior off at college, Dre and Bow are beside themselves when they find him back at home announcing his decision to take a gap year. Meanwhile, Jack and Diane begin to question whether they should still be sharing a room.

Splitting Up Together - "Sign Language" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The morning after Lena and Martin sleep together, Lena searches for signs that they are or aren’t meant to be a couple. Their relationship is put to the test after she organizes a romantic beach getaway and it becomes apparent what’s meant to be. Meanwhile, Arthur and Camille trail Lisa Apple, hoping to determine if she is pregnant with Martin’s baby. Elsewhere, Maya struggles to decide if she should tell her new boyfriend, Frank, about her pregnancy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Tuesday, October 16

  • John Krasinski (The Office) - Catch John on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Kathryn stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. She also talks about Can You Ever Forgive Me? on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • Jane Curtin (3rd Rock from the Sun/Kate & Allie) - Jane visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) - Laurence chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Nathan Fillion (Two Guys and a Girl) - Nathan talks about The Rookie on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Roseanne/Bad Teacher/The Big Bang Theory and John Goodman (The Connners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - Sara and John are guests on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John appears on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Heather Dubrow (Stark Raving Mad) - Heather is a guest on People Now at 12pm.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace visits NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/The Nanny/Living with Fran) - Fran talks about hosting Cancer Scchmancer's Master Class Health Summit on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Analeigh Tipton (Manhattan Love Story) - Analeigh talks about her movie Better Start Running on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
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09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
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