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

Thursday, September 20

The Big Bang Theory - "The Bow Tie Asymmetry" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Amy’s parents and Sheldon’s family arrive for the wedding, everybody is focused on making sure all goes according to plan – everyone except the bride and groom.

Young Sheldon - "Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentleman Callers, and a Dinette Set" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Meemaw is pursued by two gentlemen callers (guest stars Richard Kind and Wallace Shawn), Sheldon interferes, forcing her to set some ground rules.

The Good Place - "The Burrito" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) consider just how much they have (or have not) improved. Michael (Ted Danson) is left to deal with the consequences of his recent actions.

The Good Place - "Somewhere Else" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Michael (Ted Danson) tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 17)

Thursday, September 20

  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Catch Tiffany on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also talks about Night School on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys/It's All Relative) - Reid is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing/The Bill Engvall Show/Becker/Work with Me/Almost Perfect) - Nancy is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Danza (Taxi/Who's the Boss?/Hudson Street/The Tony Danza Show) - Tony talks about his new Netflix show The Good Cop on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Sarayu Rao (I Feel Bad/Sons of Tucson) - Sarayu talks about NBC's I Feel Bad on the BUILD Series at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Peyton List (Bunk'd/Jessie) - Peyton talks about Happy Together on Chatter at 8pm.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Two Lost Souls on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane talks about Jane Fonda in Five Acts on GMA Day on ABC at 1pm.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
08/15 - A.P. Bio - Season One
08/28 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
08/28 - Man Seeking Woman - The Complete Third Season
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
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
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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