Sunday, November 17, 2013

Week 8 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 8 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.8/11 rating/share (+3% in rating from first four nights week 7); #2. ABC 5.0/8 (-25%); #3. NBC 4.5/7 (-10%); #4. Fox 3.2/5 (+10%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (even).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.95 million (+4%); #2. ABC 7.68 million (-26%); #3. NBC 7.18 million (-10%); #4. Fox 5.2 million (+10%); #5. The CW 1.97 million (+9%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.4/7 rating/share (+4%); #2. NBC 2.1/6 (-9%); #3. ABC 1.9/5 (-26%); #4. Fox 1.7/5 (even); #5. The CW 0.8/2 (+14%).

For previous week's final ratings, Week 7 had NBC win the week in 18-49 for the sixth time this season with a 2.66 rating, followed closely by CBS' 2.63, ABC's' 1.95 and Fox's 1.38. In total viewers, CBS prevailed with 11.24 million, followed by NBC's 8.55, ABC's 7.9, and Fox's 3.83 million. Back to week 8, 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 8 (Nov. 11-17) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 10)(Week 7)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM15,255,00015,812,000(557,000)3.124.29(1.17)747P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM7,009,0006,961,00048,0001.321.43(0.11)
Animation DominationFox7:00PM2,191,0001,877,000314,0000.850.800.05
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,266,0003,761,0002,505,0002.081.240.84
Animation DominationFox7:30PM2,630,0003,481,000(851,000)1.111.40(0.29)
The OTFox7:30PM

0

0.00preempted
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM9,122,0009,377,000(255,000)2.182.150.03847P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,710,0007,551,000(841,000)2.092.32(0.23)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM11,614,0009,424,0002,190,0004.083.390.69
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,196,0005,430,000(1,234,000)1.842.43(0.59)
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM21,090,00017,040,0004,050,0007.786.351.43
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM3,169,0003,750,000(581,000)1.511.77(0.26)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM10,256,00010,217,00039,0001.651.630.02947P
RevengeABC9:00PM5,487,0006,326,000(839,000)1.341.71(0.37)
Family GuyFox9:00PM4,185,0004,866,000(681,000)1.992.47(0.48)
American Dad!Fox9:30PM3,545,0003,747,000(202,000)1.651.91(0.26)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,459,0007,011,0001,448,0001.391.100.291047P, vs. REPEAT
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,201,0003,436,000(235,000)0.790.99(0.20)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM8,077,0008,669,000(592,000)3.093.39(0.30)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM12,569,00013,718,000(1,149,000)1.711.97(0.26)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,986,00011,748,000238,0003.813.640.17
BonesFox8:00PM7,353,0006,974,000379,0002.012.04(0.03)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,109,0001,004,000105,0000.400.390.01
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM8,231,0008,116,000115,0002.692.640.05
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM8,652,0009,216,000(564,000)2.292.61(0.32)
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,033,0007,077,000(44,000)2.562.510.05
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM746,000679,00067,0000.300.270.03
MomCBS9:30PM6,961,0007,379,000(418,000)1.892.03(0.14)
HostagesCBS10:00PM4,530,0004,787,000(257,000)1.111.060.05
CastleABC10:00PM10,048,00010,871,000(823,000)1.952.17(0.22)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,688,00010,337,000351,0002.962.860.10










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM19,365,00019,178,000187,0002.962.870.09
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM6,667,0007,147,000(480,000)2.202.53(0.33)
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM6,261,0006,821,000(560,000)1.852.11(0.26)
DadsFox8:00PM3,185,0003,649,000(464,000)1.241.41(0.17)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,260,0003,835,000(575,000)1.441.58(0.14)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM2,403,0002,031,000372,0001.110.930.18
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM14,885,00014,763,000122,0002.402.41(0.01)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM5,117,0004,894,000223,0001.671.480.19
The VoiceNBC9:00PM11,644,00011,299,000345,0003.433.380.05vs. 9-11P
New GirlFox9:00PM3,363,0003,852,000(489,000)1.742.00(0.26)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,719,0003,659,00060,0001.191.140.05
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,657,0002,882,000(225,000)1.351.46(0.11)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,360,0002,150,000210,0001.050.940.11
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,603,00011,789,000814,0001.981.920.06
Scandal for RealABC10:00PM2,823,0003,385,000(562,000)0.760.750.01vs. In the Spotlight
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,660,000
7,660,0002.18
2.18










Wednesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,868,0009,293,000575,0002.482.51(0.03)
CMA AwardsABC8:00PM
16,762,000(16,762,000)
4.71(4.71)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,927,000
8,927,0002.37
2.37
Back in the GameABC8:30PM6,473,000
6,473,0001.83
1.83
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,166,0005,208,000(42,000)1.491.440.05
The X FactorFox8:00PM5,782,0004,544,0001,238,0001.721.490.23
ArrowCW8:00PM3,092,0002,804,000288,0001.181.010.17
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM11,629,0009,698,0001,931,0002.732.350.38
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,749,000
10,749,0003.81
3.81
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,163,0005,652,000511,0001.591.540.05
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM5,837,000
5,837,0002.04
2.04
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,652,0001,560,00092,0000.590.570.02
CSICBS10:00PM10,467,0009,080,0001,387,0001.931.760.17
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,515,000
5,515,0001.52
1.52
DatelineNBC10:00PM5,044,0004,400,000644,0001.111.070.04










Thursday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM18,298,00016,888,0001,410,0005.254.920.33
Once in WonderlandABC8:00PM3,731,0003,555,000176,0000.920.920.00
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,030,000
3,030,0001.14
1.142 eps
The VoiceNBC8:00PM
9,737,000(9,737,000)
2.52(2.52)
The X FactorFox8:00PM5,176,0003,668,0001,508,0001.331.210.12
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,722,0002,587,000135,0001.301.260.04
The MillersCBS8:30PM11,108,00010,378,000730,0002.602.600.00
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM8,591,0008,000,000591,0002.102.100.00
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,556,0008,678,000(122,000)2.592.70(0.11)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM2,641,0004,551,000(1,910,000)0.881.36(0.48)
GleeFox9:00PM4,220,0004,005,000215,0001.401.52(0.12)
ReignCW9:00PM
1,640,000(1,640,000)0.670.590.08
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM8,662,0008,271,000391,0002.102.020.08
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM2,526,0003,453,000(927,000)0.891.03(0.14)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,543,0008,894,000(351,000)1.641.76(0.12)
ScandalABC10:00PM9,043,0008,655,000388,0002.892.760.13
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,773,0003,878,000(105,000)1.211.27(0.06)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,554,0009,221,000(667,000)1.601.81(0.21)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,305,0006,217,00088,0001.301.38(0.08)
DatelineNBC8:00PM5,849,0005,527,000322,0001.101.050.05
BonesFox8:00PM5,131,0004,141,000990,0001.201.51(0.31)vs. Masterchef Junior Finale
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM812,000773,00039,0000.400.300.10
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,151,0004,523,000(372,000)0.901.05(0.15)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,719,0009,506,000213,0001.501.430.07
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,405,0007,323,000(918,000)1.702.00(0.30)
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,741,0004,875,000866,0001.501.320.18
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM
1,707,000(1,707,000)
0.52(0.52)
America's Top ModelCW9:00PM1,281,0001,076,000205,0000.500.430.07
Raising HopeFox9:00PM2,349,000
2,349,0000.70
0.70Season Premiere
Raising HopeFox9:30PM2,024,000
2,024,0000.70
0.70
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,597,00010,973,000624,0001.401.300.10
20/20ABC10:00PM6,413,0005,954,000459,0001.301.37(0.07)
DraculaNBC10:00PM2,961,0002,963,000(2,000)0.900.94(0.04)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballFox7:00PM3,190,0002,647,000543,0001.000.740.26
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,690,000
2,690,0000.70
0.70
College FootballCBS8:00PM
11,903,000(11,903,000)
4.07(4.07)
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM3,710,0003,034,000676,0001.000.620.38
The Voice (R) NBC8:00PM2,390,000
2,390,0000.60
0.608-10P
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,770,000
2,770,0000.70
0.70
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM4,630,000
4,630,0000.70
0.70
Miss Universe 2013NBC9:00PM
3,754,000(3,754,000)
0.94(0.94)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,870,000
5,870,0001.00
1.00
SNLNBC10:00PM2,610,0002,299,000311,0000.800.670.13vs. 8P


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 8 (Nov. 11-17) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur18,298,0005.25
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,749,0003.81
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon8,077,0003.09
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon8,231,0002.69
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur11,108,0002.60
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,927,0002.37
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon8,652,0002.29
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur8,591,0002.10
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur8,662,0002.10
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed5,837,0002.04
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun4,185,0001.99
MomCBS9:30PMMon6,961,0001.89
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,196,0001.84
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed6,473,0001.83
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,363,0001.74
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues5,117,0001.67
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun3,545,0001.65
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun3,169,0001.51
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,260,0001.44
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,657,0001.35
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,305,0001.3
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,185,0001.24
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMWed3,719,0001.19
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur3,030,0001.142 eps
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun2,630,0001.11REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,151,0000.9
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur2,526,0000.89
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur2,641,0000.88
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun2,191,0000.85REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,770,0000.7REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,690,0000.7REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri2,349,0000.7season premiere
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri2,024,0000.7
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, February 26

Son of Zorn - "All Hail Son of Zorn" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Seeing an opportunity to get Linda’s old job back, Zorn increases Sanitation Solutions’ business by tapping into the Zephyrian market. Alan tries to win Layla back by becoming Prom King – with Zorn’s help.

Bob's Burgers - "They Serve Horses, Don't They?" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a tip from Jimmy Pesto (guest voice Jay Johnston), Bob secures a new meat provider who claims to save clients money on every order. The Belchers quickly realize that the situation is too good to be true, as they find themselves involved in a full-blown investigation, led by Hugo (guest voice Ken Marino) and Ron (guest voice Ron Lynch). Will Bob crack under the pressure or will he lead the investigators to a huge victory?

The Simpsons - "Havana Wild Weekend" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the Retirement Castle and the V.A. Hospital can’t solve Grampa’s health issues, the Simpsons decide to take a family trip to Cuba to get him cheap medical care.

The Simpsons - "There Will Be Buds" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer gets roped into coaching the kids’ lacrosse team with Milhouse’s dad, Kirk, who is in desperate need of a friend. When Kirk gets too clingy, Homer vents about how much of a loser he is. Kirk overhears his rant and disappears, right when the team needs him most: the championship game.

Family Guy - "The Boys in the Band" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie and Brian form a children’s band that quickly rises to fame until they let a girl get between them and drive the band apart. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois insist that Chris gets a job so he takes a job managing Quagmire’s sex life as his personal assistant.

Family Guy - "Bookie of the Year" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Brian and Lois decide it’s time for Chris to work out his anger management issues by taking up a sport. Chris surprises everyone and becomes a star baseball pitcher, which turns Peter into a gambling father, as he bets on his son’s baseball games. Meanwhile, Stewie, Brian and Frank Sinatra Jr. attempt to open an Italian restaurant .

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 27)

Monday, February 27

  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Watch Keri on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Slink Johnson (Black Jesus) - Slick is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He also talks about The Arrangement on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • David Hyde Pierce (Frasier) - David chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Leighton Meester (Making History) - Leighton stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John talks about Trial & Error on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 1:30pm.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy dishes on how This is Us is following in Mike & Molly’s footsteps – and why both shows are so beloved on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) and Craig Robinson (The Office) - Lisa and Craig talk about their new film Table 19 on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Sinbad (A Different World/The Sinbad Show) - Sinbad is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig appears on The Real, so check your local listings.