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 (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh 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
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Romance Calibration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Penny feels that Leonard is taking her for granted, she decides to go on a spa weekend with Amy. Also, Wolowitz and Koothrappali try to fix a squeaky floorboard in the baby’s room.

The Great Indoors - "Mason Blows Up" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jack tries to reassert his dominance as a reporter after Mason scores an investigative coup that turns him into an overnight celebrity. Also, Clark’s low self-esteem causes him to give Emma relationship advice about other guys instead of asking her out himself

Mom - "Good Karma and the Big Weird" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie encourages Christy to pursue Marjorie’s charming nephew, Nick, despite the fact that he’s been declared off limits. Chris Pratt, husband of MOM star Anna Faris, guest stars as Nick, Marjorie’s nephew.

Life in Pieces - "Tailgate Spiral Souvenir Seating" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Colleen and Matt host the family tailgate party at the L.A. Rams game, they invite former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner to spice up their so far dismal event. Also, Tim’s in danger of missing the game when Sophia makes him take her to the restroom and they get sidetracked returning to their seats; Joan and Jen try to sneak into seats closer to the field; and Greg wins a chance to participate in a halftime contest involving a football toss.

The Good Place - "Mindy St. Claire" / "Michael's Gambit" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the help of Chidi (William Jackson Harper) and Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Michael (Ted Danson) faces his biggest challenge yet. Meanwhile, Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Jianyu (Manny Jacinto) and Janet (D'Arcy Carden) are faced with a monumental decision.

Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and her friends contemplate their fates in the Good Place.

Baskets - "Freaks" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Chip has to decide between a tarp and snacks.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Friday, January 20

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Catch Anthony on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • JoAnna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - JoAnna visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun/Twenty Good Years) - John is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Cristela Alonzo (Cristela) - Cristela drops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Joe Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Joe guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bernadette Peters (Mozart in the Jungle/All's Fair) - Bernadette is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Andrew Dice Clay (Bless This House/Hitz) - Andrew stops by Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne - Johnny discusses his role in the new film, Rings, and dishes on this season of The Big Bang Theory on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.