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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, April 30

Bob's Burgers - "Like Gene for Chocolate" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gene learns that the formula for his favorite chocolate has changed, he works with the head of the company in an attempt to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Bob gets wrapped up in one of Teddy’s less-than-perfect plans.

Bob's Burgers - "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma Is Linda" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
After Louise gets in trouble at school, Linda is forced to meet with Mr. Frond (guest voice David Herman) and potentially could lose her hard-earned position as the Wagstaff bake sale leader. When she finds out that her daughter was actually trying to help another student, Linda is torn between following school policy or her own moral code.

The Simpsons - "Looking for Mr. Goodbart" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart gets in trouble on Grandparents Day at school and is forced to hang out with Skinner’s mother as punishment. After spending time with various grandmas in the neighborhood, he learns the benefits of hanging out with the elderly, but eventually recognizes the dangers of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get has taken over the town of Springfield.

Making History - "Night Cream" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the ever-present threat of losing tenure looming over him, Chris reaches out to John Hancock and Samuel Adams to help spice things up in the classroom in 2017. Meanwhile, Deb's dream of re-opening Chadwick's ice cream parlor is finally coming to fruition, but Dan has a few marketing ideas of his own.

Family Guy - "The Peter Principal" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter becomes the temporary principal at the high school, and Meg uses his new power to get even with her bullies. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie open a bed & breakfast that quickly turns into a brothel.

The Last Man on Earth - "The Big Day" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tandy and Gail face off in a major disagreement, on which the whole group must weigh in, and Carol is forced to choose a side. Meanwhile, Melissa, Todd and Erica each have major milestone moments.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 1)

Sunday, April 30

  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, May 1
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison teams up with Mario Batali to make a cheesy, decadent Gnocchi Al Telefono and dishes about her new Broadway show on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11:15am.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick talks about his new film Everything, Everything on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Hollywood Darlings/Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.