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

Sunday, October 21

The Simpsons - "Flanders' Ladder" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bart is struck by lightning and is visited by ghosts seeking closure only he can provide.

Bob's Burgers - "The Wolf of Wharf Street" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
On Halloween night, Linda tries to impress the kids by taking them to look for a wolf that has been terrorizing the town; an injured and medicated Bob believes that Teddy has turned into a werewolf.

The Simpsons - Treehouse of Horror XXIX" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Homer wins an oyster-eating contest against the mythical Cthulhu; Springfield is overrun by plant body-snatchers; Lisa finally snaps; Mr. Burns opens a retirement home with some Jurassic upgrades.

Bob's Burgers - "Nightmare on Ocean Avenue Street" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The kids set out for their regular Halloween shenanigans, but when everyone's candy bags start mysteriously disappearing, it's up to Tina, Louise and Gene to find the culprit.

Family Guy - "Big Trouble in Little Quahog" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Brian teases Stewie for being small, Stewie invents a shrinking machine that results in both of them shrinking to a microscopic size.

Rel - "Halloween" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Rel, Nat, Brittany and Dad get together to watch a scary zombie movie around Halloween night, the film sparks a lot of controversy amongst the group.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Friday, October 19

  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Watch Bryan on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas LA) - Nick appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa makes a special appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory/8 Simple Rules) - Kaley is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Regina Hall (Grandfathered/Second Generation Wayans) - Regina visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Whitney Cummings (Whitney) - Whitney is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy drops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Chloe x Halle (grown-ish) - Chloe x Halle are guests on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John talks about You on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love/Operation Petticoat) - Jamie Lee talks about Halloween on People Now at 12pm.
  • Ashley Johnson (Growing Pains/Phenom/Maybe This Time) and Ennis Esmer (You Me Her/Red Oaks) - Ashley and Ennis talk about Blindspot on the BUILD Series at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace talks about her new children's book Candace Center Stage on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.


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

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

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
10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest