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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The Great Indoors - "Aaron Wolf" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Monday, March 27

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.