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

Tuesday, October 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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