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


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08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
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08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, September 20

The Goldbergs - "Graduation Day" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Graduation Day is quickly approaching, and Erica cannot wait to get out of the house, until it dawns on her how much Beverly’s love means to her. She attempts to delay her graduating so she can stay home. Later, Barry has plans for him and Lainey, but they turn to dust. Meanwhile, Dana makes a surprise visit just as Adam and Jackie officially become a couple.

Speechless - "C-A-- CAMP" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As the family readies for their flight to JJ’s camp, Maya gets a surprise at the airport. Ray sees the summer as an opportunity to reinvent himself while Jimmy and Dylan turn the trip to camp into a father/daughter bonding moment.

Modern Family - "The Graduates" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Manny’s father, Javier (guest-star Benjamin Bratt), shows up for his graduation and takes him out on a wild night of celebration, and then Jay steps in to pick-up the pieces. Meanwhile, the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is getting ready for Luke and Manny’s big day and dealing with the emotions that come with seeing your kids grow up and leave the nest.

American Housewife - "Can't Hide It Anymore" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie has been avoiding the mandatory volunteer hours at her kids’ schools all year. But when the other moms pressure her, she hits on a genius excuse after wearing a fake pregnancy “empathy” bump leads everyone to think she is pregnant. But things soon get out of hand after her former frenemies plan a baby shower for her.

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Ingmar and Axel get asked to find the breeding ram, Russel Crowe, but before they can start, Ingmar gets picked up by the FBI. Axel calls Sarah to ask her help Ingmar, while he himself continues to look for the missing animal. The situation looks grim for Ingmar, but the FBI seems to be willing to offer him a dangerous deal.

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A number of incidents convince Ingmar that he has to move back to Sweden. Sun is quick to take his place in the agency, but before Ingmar has time to leave, they get a case where his own daughter seems to be in danger. When it hits the fan, they all get dragged into the mess - in their most dangerous case to date - leading them towards Ingmar's mysterious past.

You're the Worst - "This Is Just Marketing" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy learns that his literary novel is being marketed as erotica. While doing Vernon's podcast, Gretchen realizes she's been letting Jimmy off easy. When Edgar and Lindsay babysit Tallulah, Lindsay learns for the first time that she's capable of love and Edgar tries a new technique to pick up women.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 18)

Wednesday, September 20

  • Adam Scott (Ghosted/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Adam on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things/The King of Queens/The Facts of Life) - Pamela is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig drops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Adrian Grenier (Entourage) - Adrian talks about his life after Entourage and his ocean conservation foundation's Strawless September Challenge on Harry, so check your local listings. He will also be on the AOL Build Show 4pm.
  • Christopher McDonald (Good Advice/Walter & Emily) - Christopher will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Walton Goggins (Vice Principals) - Walton shows Rach how to make his perfect cocktail on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Judith is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian talks about Mr. Robot on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sky Katz (Raven's Home) - Sky appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.