Sunday, October 20, 2013

Week 4 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 4 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.8/11 rating/share (+1% in rating from first four nights week 3); #2. ABC 5.2/8 (-2%); #3. NBC 5.0/8 (flat); #4. Fox 4.6/7 (+21%); #5. The CW 1.3/2 (+8%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.89 million (+4%); #2. ABC 8.15 million (flat); #3. NBC 7.92 million (flat); #4. Fox 7.3 million (+16%); #5. The CW 2.08 million (+12%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.4/7 rating/share (flat); #2. NBC 2.4/7 (+4%); #3. ABC 2.2/6 (flat); #4. Fox 2.2/7 (flat); #5. The CW 0.9/2 (+13%).

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 3 had NBC win the week in 18-49 again with a 2.66 rating, followed by Fox's 2.42, CBS' 1.86 and ABC's 1.81. In total viewers, CBS prevailed with 9.22 million, followed by NBC's 8.44, Fox's 7.49, and ABC's 6.98 million. Back to week 4, 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 4 (Oct. 14-20) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 13)(Week 3)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,620,00017,939,000(7,319,000)1.473.84(2.37)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,259,000
5,259,0001.17
1.17
Once Upon a Time (R) ABC7:00PM
2,880,000(2,880,000)
0.67(0.67)REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PM
3,381,000(3,381,000)
1.39(1.39)preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM4,483,0005,714,000(1,231,000)1.662.14(0.48)
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
4,279,000(4,279,000)
1.83(1.83)preempted
The OTFox7:30PM14,110,000
14,110,0005.08
5.08
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,080,0009,744,000(1,664,000)1.862.35(0.49)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,553,0007,998,000(445,000)2.402.61(0.21)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM11,775,00010,397,0001,378,0004.484.100.38
MLB PlayoffsFox8:00PM8,349,000
8,349,0002.42
2.42
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
6,423,000(6,423,000)
2.97(2.97)preempted
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:20PM22,074,00017,686,0004,388,0008.416.991.42
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
4,029,000(4,029,000)
1.90(1.90)preempted
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,460,0009,227,000(767,000)1.171.62(0.45)
RevengeABC9:00PM6,003,0006,838,000(835,000)1.641.94(0.30)
Family GuyFox9:00PM
5,201,000(5,201,000)
2.47(2.47)preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
4,471,000(4,471,000)
2.13(2.13)preempted
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,385,0008,552,000833,0001.331.50(0.17)
BetrayalABC10:00PM2,885,0003,896,000(1,011,000)0.831.13(0.30)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM7,977,0007,530,000447,0003.103.040.06
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM12,993,00012,998,000(5,000)2.112.020.09
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,781,00014,635,000(854,000)4.494.63(0.14)
BonesFox8:00PM7,302,0007,296,0006,0002.022.06(0.04)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,062,0001,028,00034,0000.430.370.06
We Are MenCBS8:30PM
5,415,000(5,415,000)
1.84(1.84)CANCELED
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM7,993,0007,268,000725,0002.622.250.37vs. 9PM
Big Bang Theory (R) CBS9:00PM8,537,0007,268,0001,269,0002.242.25(0.01)REPEAT vs. 2BG
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,591,0007,961,000(370,000)2.662.81(0.15)
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM902,000864,00038,0000.330.300.03
MomCBS9:30PM7,440,0006,857,000583,0001.982.11(0.13)
HostagesCBS10:00PM5,158,0005,215,000(57,000)1.191.22(0.03)
CastleABC10:00PM11,112,00010,511,000601,0002.221.940.28
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,298,00011,184,000(886,000)3.043.09(0.05)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,830,00018,328,000502,0003.112.800.31
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM7,848,0007,868,000(20,000)2.802.91(0.11)
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM7,160,000
7,160,0002.29
2.29
DadsFox8:00PM3,416,0003,102,000314,0001.451.290.16
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,434,0003,345,00089,0001.481.49(0.01)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM2,220,0001,921,000299,0001.080.900.18
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM14,646,00014,839,000(193,000)2.582.550.03
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM5,055,0005,756,000(701,000)1.591.94(0.35)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM12,993,00010,199,0002,794,0003.993.000.99vs. Clip Show 8-10P
New GirlFox9:00PM3,446,0003,962,000(516,000)1.832.05(0.22)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM4,115,0004,775,000(660,000)1.281.45(0.17)
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,731,0002,889,000(158,000)1.361.45(0.09)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,331,0002,592,000(261,000)1.051.20(0.15)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,692,00011,652,0001,040,0002.212.030.18
Scandal (R) ABC10:00PM2,557,0003,036,000(479,000)0.640.88(0.24)REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,082,0007,429,000653,0002.322.130.19










Wednesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM10,114,0009,604,000510,0002.552.460.09
The MiddleABC8:00PM
8,249,000(8,249,000)
2.24(2.24)preempted
Toy Story of TerrorABC8:00PM10,545,0008,249,0002,296,0003.132.240.89vs. Middle
Back in the GameABC8:30PM6,354,0006,530,000(176,000)1.891.770.12
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,417,0005,448,000(31,000)1.451.48(0.03)
The X FactorFox8:00PM
7,248,000(7,248,000)
2.25(2.25)preempted
MLB PlayoffsFox8:00PM8,085,0007,248,000837,0002.342.250.09vs. X Factor
ArrowCW8:00PM3,060,0002,737,000323,0001.070.930.14
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM11,057,00010,977,00080,0002.732.590.14
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,936,00010,643,000293,0004.053.900.15
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,479,0006,312,0001,167,0001.801.610.19
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM5,953,0006,637,000(684,000)2.092.49(0.40)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM2,153,0002,321,000(168,000)0.850.850.00
CSICBS10:00PM9,450,0008,816,000634,0001.961.890.07
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,757,0005,845,000(88,000)1.641.630.01
IronsideNBC10:00PM4,802,0005,182,000(380,000)1.041.07(0.03)










Thursday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,801,00017,636,000165,0005.205.140.06
Once Upon a Time in WonderlandABC8:00PM4,531,0005,821,000(1,290,000)1.191.69(0.50)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,269,0003,228,00041,0001.261.200.06
The X FactorFox8:00PM
6,492,000(6,492,000)
2.00(2.00)preempted
MLB PlayoffsFox8:00PM8,569,000
8,569,0002.47
2.47
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,931,0002,139,000792,0001.331.050.28
The MillersCBS8:30PM12,274,00011,729,000545,0003.183.030.15
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PM2,420,0002,491,000(71,000)0.880.810.07
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM9,371,0009,685,000(314,000)2.382.39(0.01)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,778,0008,791,000(13,000)2.722.82(0.10)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM3,359,0003,257,000102,0001.121.020.10
GleeFox9:00PM
7,385,000(7,385,000)
2.87(2.87)preempted
ReignCW9:00PM1,983,0001,216,000767,0000.780.530.25Series Premiere vs. Originals Encore
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM8,590,0009,140,000(550,000)2.132.33(0.20)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM3,562,0003,856,000(294,000)1.251.180.07
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,519,0009,057,000(538,000)1.521.92(0.40)
ScandalABC10:00PM9,508,0009,006,000502,0003.313.100.21
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,023,0003,769,000254,0001.321.180.14










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM9,150,0007,865,0001,285,0001.801.310.49
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,140,0006,029,000111,0001.301.250.05
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PM3,030,0002,790,000240,0000.800.610.19REPEAT
Junior MasterchefFox8:00PM3,850,0003,923,000(73,000)1.201.39(0.19)
BonesFox8:00PM

0

0.00Moves 11/8/13
Drama RepeatCW8:00PM1,180,0001,002,000178,0000.300.260.04REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,350,0004,117,000233,0001.000.910.09
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PM2,530,0002,786,000(256,000)0.700.650.05REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,890,0009,243,000(353,000)1.401.47(0.07)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,500,0006,534,000(34,000)1.901.740.16
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,610,0005,283,000327,0001.301.150.159-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/25/13
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM2,510,0002,127,000383,0000.800.650.15REPEAT
Top ModelCW9:00PM1,030,0001,129,000(99,000)0.400.400.00
Raising HopeFox9:00PM

0

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

0

0.00Premieres 11/8/13
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,230,00010,560,000(330,000)1.301.41(0.11)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,650,0004,745,000(95,000)1.201.070.13
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 PlayoffsFox7:00PM8,560,0006,800,0001,760,0002.101.890.21
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,490,0003,447,000(957,000)0.700.77(0.07)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM5,870,0005,560,000310,0002.001.300.70vs. NASCAR
Notre Dame FootballNBC8:00PM3,010,000
3,010,0000.70
0.70
Law & Order SVUNBC8:00PM
2,628,000(2,628,000)
0.53(0.53)preempted
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,680,0003,112,000(432,000)0.700.75(0.05)REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM2,700,0003,953,000(1,253,000)0.500.71(0.21)REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM
2,748,000(2,748,000)
0.53(0.53)preempted
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,710,0005,238,000(528,000)0.800.83(0.03)
SNLNBC10:00PM
2,636,000(2,636,000)
0.80(0.80)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 4 (Oct. 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur17,801,0005.20
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,936,0004.05
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur12,274,0003.18
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon7,977,0003.10
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon7,993,0002.62
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur9,371,0002.38
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMMon8,537,0002.24REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur8,590,0002.13
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed5,953,0002.09
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,440,0001.98
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed6,354,0001.89
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,446,0001.83
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues5,055,0001.59
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,434,0001.48
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,416,0001.45
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,731,0001.36
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,140,0001.30
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMWed4,115,0001.28
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur3,269,0001.26
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur3,562,0001.25
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur3,359,0001.12
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,350,0001.00
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur2,420,0000.88
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PMFri3,030,0000.80REPEAT
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMSat2,490,0000.70REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMSat2,680,0000.70REPEAT
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PMFri2,530,0000.70REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed

preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri

Premieres 11/8
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

Premieres 11/8

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Eddie finally gets his driver’s license; but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom. Will he be done in time to take his friends to the Insane Clown Posse concert? Louis is excited for a boy’s weekend at Chili Con with Marvin, until Honey tags along; and Jessica faces off with her nemesis, Jamie, at the school fundraiser.

Speechless - "H-- HEY, YOU" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya is less than thrilled when Kenneth interferes with her business plans with Melanie. Ray begs JJ to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy, in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan is impressed with Jimmy’s band.

Last Man Standing - "Dreams vs. Realty" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mandy comes close to forgetting her fashion designer dreams when she is confronted with rejection and sends herself in a spiral; Vanessa feels regret as she reflects on her own career path; Mike helps the women in his family achieve their dreams.

The Cool Kids - "Thanksgiving at Murray's" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Ryan are forced to get along together when Boyd proposes a compromise to their plans to take him on separate trips by all three going on a trip together; Mandy and Kyle attempt to solve a mystery like a pair of detectives.

Andi Mack - "I Got Your Number" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Andi gets in over her head when she attends a high school party with Amber, causing Bowie's plans for a romantic outing with Bex to go awry; Cyrus tries to mend a longtime rift between Jonah and T.J.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
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