Sunday, October 27, 2013

Week 5 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 5 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.8/11 rating/share (flat in rating from first four nights week 4); #2. Fox 6.2/10 (+35%); #3. ABC 5.2/8 (flat); #4. NBC 5.0/8 (+2%); #5. The CW 1.3/2 (flat).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.86 million (flat); #2. Fox 10.18 million (+39%); #3. ABC 8.15 million (-2%); #4. NBC 7.92 million (-2%); #5. The CW 1.96 million (-6%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 3.0/9 rating/share (+36%); #2. CBS 2.4/7 (flat); #3. NBC 2.3/6 (-4%); #4. ABC 2.0/6 (-9%); #5. The CW 0.8/2 (-11%).

For previous week's final ratings, Week 4 had NBC win the week in 18-49 again with a 2.98 rating, followed by CBS' 2.20, ABC's 1.90 and Fox's 1.85. In total viewers, CBS prevailed with 10.15 million, followed by NBC's 9.39, ABC's 7.04, and Fox's 6.15 million. Back to week 5, 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 5 (Oct. 21-27) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 20)(Week 4)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM14,953,00010,620,0004,333,0002.831.471.36730P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,582,0005,259,000323,0001.071.17(0.10)
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,390,000
1,390,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM8,778,0004,483,0004,295,0003.071.661.41
Animation DominationFox7:30PM2,283,000
2,283,0000.93
0.93REPEAT
The OTFox7:30PM
14,110,000(14,110,000)
5.08(5.08)preempted
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,869,0008,080,000789,0001.871.860.01830P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,052,0007,553,000(501,000)2.062.40(0.34)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM15,292,00011,775,0003,517,0005.514.481.03
MLB PlayoffsFox8:00PM
8,349,000(8,349,000)
2.42(2.42)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,138,000
3,138,0001.31
1.31REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM26,943,00022,074,0004,869,0009.998.411.58
The SimpsonsFox8:30PM3,126,000
3,126,0001.29
1.29REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,993,0008,460,000533,0001.421.170.25930P
RevengeABC9:00PM6,157,0006,003,000154,0001.531.64(0.11)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,768,000
2,768,0001.25
1.25REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PM2,209,000
2,209,0001.09
1.09REPEAT
The MentalistCBS10:00PM7,749,0009,385,000(1,636,000)1.251.33(0.08)1030P
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,506,0002,885,000621,0000.900.830.07




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM7,641,0007,977,000(336,000)2.973.10(0.13)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM13,350,00012,993,000357,0001.962.11(0.15)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,685,00013,781,000(96,000)4.314.49(0.18)
BonesFox8:00PM7,596,0007,302,000294,0002.162.020.14
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,047,0001,062,000(15,000)0.440.430.01
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM7,627,0007,993,000(366,000)2.512.62(0.11)
Big Bang Theory (R) CBS9:00PM7,934,0008,537,000(603,000)2.362.240.12REPEAT
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM3,222,0007,591,000(4,369,000)1.012.66(1.65)REPEAT vs. NEW
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM821,000902,000(81,000)0.300.33(0.03)
MomCBS9:30PM7,280,0007,440,000(160,000)2.271.980.29
HostagesCBS10:00PM5,162,0005,158,0004,0001.151.19(0.04)
CastleABC10:00PM10,592,00011,112,000(520,000)1.922.22(0.30)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,437,00010,298,000139,0002.973.04(0.07)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,998,00018,830,000168,0003.033.11(0.08)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM7,395,0007,848,000(453,000)2.682.80(0.12)
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM6,697,0007,160,000(463,000)2.012.29(0.28)
DadsFox8:00PM3,593,0003,416,000177,0001.391.45(0.06)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,773,0003,434,000339,0001.601.480.12
The OriginalsCW8:00PM2,227,0002,220,0007,0000.941.08(0.14)
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM14,917,00014,646,000271,0002.542.58(0.04)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM5,201,0005,055,000146,0001.711.590.12
The VoiceNBC9:00PM13,143,00012,993,000150,0004.073.990.08
New GirlFox9:00PM3,740,0003,446,000294,0001.801.83(0.03)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM4,047,0004,115,000(68,000)1.231.28(0.05)
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,685,0002,731,000(46,000)1.311.36(0.05)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,335,0002,331,0004,0001.061.050.01
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM13,171,00012,692,000479,0002.222.210.01
Shark Tank (R) ABC10:00PM3,341,0002,557,000784,0001.080.640.44REPEAT vs. Scandal REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,452,0008,082,000(630,000)2.082.32(0.24)










Wednesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,515,00010,114,000(599,000)2.402.55(0.15)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,312,000
8,312,0002.17
2.17
Back in the GameABC8:30PM6,274,0006,354,000(80,000)1.741.89(0.15)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,038,0005,417,000(379,000)1.361.45(0.09)
The X FactorFox8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
MLB World SeriesFox8:00PM14,400,0008,085,0006,315,0004.252.341.91vs. ALCS
ArrowCW8:00PM2,888,0003,060,000(172,000)0.931.07(0.14)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM11,552,00011,057,000495,0002.682.73(0.05)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,317,00010,936,000(619,000)3.864.05(0.19)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,526,0007,479,000(1,953,000)1.371.80(0.43)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM5,786,0005,953,000(167,000)2.142.090.05
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,918,0002,153,000(235,000)0.660.85(0.19)
CSICBS10:00PM10,449,0009,450,000999,0002.071.960.11
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,463,0005,757,000(294,000)1.571.64(0.07)
IronsideNBC10:00PM3,846,0004,802,000(956,000)0.801.04(0.24)










Thursday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,985,00017,801,000(816,000)5.165.20(0.04)
Once Upon a Time in WonderlandABC8:00PM4,379,0004,531,000(152,000)1.151.19(0.04)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM
3,269,000(3,269,000)
1.26(1.26)preempted
The Voice (R) NBC8:00PM5,259,000
5,259,0001.34
1.34REPEAT
The X FactorFox8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
World SeriesFox8:00PM13,429,0008,569,0004,860,0003.632.471.16vs. ALCS
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,632,0002,931,000(299,000)1.251.33(0.08)
The MillersCBS8:30PM10,744,00012,274,000(1,530,000)2.723.18(0.46)
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PM
2,420,000(2,420,000)
0.88(0.88)canceled
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM8,690,0009,371,000(681,000)2.292.38(0.09)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,734,0008,778,000(44,000)2.842.720.12
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM3,959,0003,359,000600,0001.101.12(0.02)
GleeFox9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
ReignCW9:00PM1,833,0001,983,000(150,000)0.630.78(0.15)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM8,530,0008,590,000(60,000)2.272.130.14
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM3,764,0003,562,000202,0001.211.25(0.04)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,716,0008,519,000197,0001.821.520.30
ScandalABC10:00PM8,620,0009,508,000(888,000)2.943.31(0.37)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,946,0004,023,000(77,000)1.331.320.01










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,580,0009,182,000(602,000)1.601.81(0.21)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,020,0006,189,000(1,169,000)1.001.27(0.27)REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PM
2,979,000(2,979,000)
0.77(0.77)no longer airing
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,070,0005,569,000501,0001.301.32(0.02)vs. 9-11P
Masterchef JuniorFox8:00PM3,850,0003,956,000(106,000)1.401.260.14
BonesFox8:00PM

0

0.00Moves 11/15/13
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM840,0001,093,000(253,000)0.300.33(0.03)vs. REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,520,0004,269,000(749,000)0.701.01(0.31)REPEAT
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PM
2,520,000(2,520,000)
0.74(0.74)no longer airing
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,320,0008,881,000439,0001.401.44(0.04)
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,320,0006,637,000683,0002.001.970.03
GrimmNBC9:00PM6,130,000
6,130,0001.80
1.80Season Premiere
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM
2,318,000(2,318,000)
0.77(0.77)REPEAT preempted
The SimpsonsFox9:00PM1,930,000
1,930,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox9:30PM1,780,000
1,780,0000.70
0.70REPEAT
iHeart Radio: Katy PerryCW9:00PM710,0001,100,000(390,000)0.200.38(0.18)vs. Top Model
Raising HopeFox9:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 11/15/13
Raising HopeFox9:30PM

0

0.00Premieres 11/15/13
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,020,00010,559,000461,0001.301.290.01
20/20ABC10:00PM6,680,0004,614,0002,066,0001.501.160.34
DraculaNBC10:00PM5,280,000
5,280,0001.80
1.80Series Premiere










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
World SeriesFox7:00PM11,159,0009,041,0002,118,0002.902.290.61vs. ALCS
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM3,130,0002,371,000759,0000.700.71(0.01)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM4,200,0005,676,000(1,476,000)1.101.93(0.83)
Notre Dame FootballNBC8:00PM
3,464,000(3,464,000)
0.80(0.80)
GrimmNBC8:00PM1,340,000
1,340,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM3,110,0002,659,000451,0000.700.73(0.03)REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,600,0002,636,000964,0000.700.510.19REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM2,380,000
2,380,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,140,0004,788,000352,0000.900.820.08
SNLNBC10:00PM2,470,000
2,470,0000.90
0.90REPEAT


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 5 (Oct. 21-27) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur16,985,0005.16
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,317,0003.86
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon7,641,0002.97
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur10,744,0002.72
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon7,627,0002.51
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMMon7,934,0002.36REPEAT
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur8,690,0002.29
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur8,530,0002.27
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,280,0002.27
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,312,0002.17
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed5,786,0002.14
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,740,0001.80
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed6,274,0001.74
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues5,201,0001.71
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,773,0001.60
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,593,0001.39
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,685,0001.31
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,138,0001.31REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:30PMSun3,126,0001.29REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,768,0001.25REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMWed4,047,0001.23
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur3,764,0001.21
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur3,959,0001.10
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun2,209,0001.09REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,020,0001.00REPEAT
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun2,283,0000.93REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox9:00PMFri1,930,0000.80REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,520,0000.70REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS8:00PMSat3,130,0000.70REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMSat3,110,0000.70REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox9:30PMFri1,780,0000.70REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,390,0000.50REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri

Premieres 11/15
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

Premieres 11/15


SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, December 11

Kevin Can Wait - "Trainer Wreck" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Vanessa asks Kevin to help her get a date with a handsome personal trainer, Alejandro (Eduardo Verastegui), she gets frustrated when Kevin starts training with him instead. Also, Chale reluctantly takes advice from Kyle when the health inspector stops by Enzo’s.

Man with a Plan - "Battle of the Sexists" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam needs to hire a new project manager, Andi accuses Adam of unconscious bias after he only interviews men for the job. Also, Andi helps Kate fight for a spot on the boys’ soccer team at school. Lilah Richcreek guest stars as Zara, a qualified candidate for the available job in the Burns Brothers construction company.

Superior Donuts - "Homeless for the Holidays" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In the spirit of the season, Franco convinces Arthur and the rest of the gang to help John (guest star Keith David), a homeless man who falls ill at the donut shop, get back on his feet. Also, Tush and Sweatpants compete to be the more popular Santa.

9JKL - "Set Visit" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After Harry and Judy visit Josh on the set of his new movie, he is horrified when the director, Walter Michaelson (Michael Showalter), casts them in background roles in Josh’s most important scene. Also, Nick tries to teach Andrew how to dance.

Tarantula - "Macaroni Salad" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Echo must retrieve a melodramatic friend from the edge of oblivion when romantic foibles lead him to the brink.

Tarantula - "The Shade" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Echo ventures to the fabled Weird River to retrieve a man whose life is derailed by Echo's egg-frying antics.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Monday, December 11

  • Zendaya (K.C. Undercover/Shake It Up) - Watch Zendaya on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about The Greatest Showman on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Amanda Seales (Insecure/My Brother and Me) - Amanda is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Chris Meloni (Happy!/Surviving Jack/The Fanelli Boys) - Chris stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Andrea Barber, Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Andrea, Candace and Jodie are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette talks about the Broadway music Hello, Dolly! on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Joey Lawrence (Melissa & Joey/Blossom/Brotherly Love/Gimme a Break!) - Joey appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry talks about NBC's Better Late Than Never on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on People Now at 8:30am. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia shares her secret to balancing motherhood and Hollywood on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - Jodie talks about Black Mirror on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunsine) - Allison will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.


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

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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