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

Wednesday, December 19

Modern Family - "I Love a Parade" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan are going to be setting off more than a few fireworks when they get together at the annual Fourth of July parade where Jay will be acting as the grand marshal. Meanwhile, Haley’s goodbye with Arvin before his trip to Switzerland doesn’t go as well as she pictured it and is distracted by the return of an old flame.

Single Parents - "Beyoncé Circa Lemonade" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After scolding Miggy for not being able to sleep-train baby Jack, Angie and Douglas engage in a competition to see who can sleep-train the baby in one night. While Angie and Douglas have the baby, Miggy takes over babysitting Graham, Rory, Sophie, Emma and Amy, which results in an impromptu kids’ party. Meanwhile, Poppy teaches Will how to take out his anger on the volleyball court.

The Goldbergs - "We Didn't Start the Fire" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Erica tells Beverly she is going to spend the first night of Hanukkah with Geoff and his family, Beverly worries and starts a competition for who hosts the best Hanukkah party. Meanwhile, Barry seeks advice from Pops on how to be cool and suggests entering into the school's talent show.

American Housewife - "Body Image" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After the previous “fattest housewife” in Westport gets plastic surgery to lose weight, Chloe Brown Mueller rubs it in Katie’s face that Katie has now assumed that title. In order to get revenge on Chloe, Katie goes through great lengths to dig up bad photos of Chloe from high school. In discussing body image with the kids, Katie and her mother, Kathryn, turn out to be bad influences on Anna-Kat and Taylor, unintentionally encouraging them to focus too much on the outward appearance. Over time, Katie realizes how judgmental she has become and that she is part of the problem.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 17)

Wednesday, December 19

  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Watch Steve on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Vice on the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Brian Posehn (The Sarah Silverman Program/The Big Bang Theory) - Brian stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tyler Alvarez (Every Witch Way) - Tyler appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on E!'s Busy Tonight at 10pm.
  • Corbin Bernsen (Cuts), Harry Hamlin (Movie Stars) and Alan Rachins (Dharma & Greg) - Corbin, Harry, Alan and the cast of L.A. Law are guests on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error: Lady, Killer/Kristin) - Kristin is a guest on a repeat of ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Brooke Nevin (Call Me Fitz) and Michael Cassidy (People of Earth/Men at Work) - Brooke and Michael talk about the Hallmark Channel original Jingle Around the Clock on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
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10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/23 - Alice - The Complete Eighth Season
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Two
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Three
10/31 - The Bad News Bears - The Complete Series - All 26 Episodes
11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
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