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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, November 20

Kevin Can Wait - "Cooking Up a Storm" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Kevin insists he can handle cooking a full Thanksgiving dinner for Vanessa and his family, he realizes he’s in over his head and secretly asks his flirtatious neighbor, Wendy (Florencia Lozano), for help.

Man with a Plan - "Andi's Boyfriend" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Adam discovers that the pastor he hired for their wedding was a phony and he and Andi aren’t really married, he scrambles to find a way to fix it before she finds out.

Superior Donuts - "Thanks for Nothing" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Franco decides to host an orphans’ Thanksgiving at the donut shop, he encourages Arthur to invite his daughter, Lucy (Annie Mumolo), but Arthur will only agree if Franco invites his own estranged family member, his father, Reggie (Cedric the Entertainer).

9JKL - "Make Thanksgiving Great Again" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Josh asks Nick to retrieve Nana Roberts from her nursing home for the family’s Thanksgiving gathering, but when Nick arrives with the wrong nana, the family is forced to deal with a stranger who antagonizes everyone. Also, Judy begins to realize her own critical tendencies, and Andrew prepares for a sexy calendar photoshoot. Lois Smith guest stars as the wrong Nana.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 20)

Monday, November 20

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul is a musical guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Watch Bryan on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Katey Sagal (Superior Donuts/8 Simple Rules/Married with Children) - Katey appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason dishes on funny stories about his son on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You/Mystery Girls) - Jennie makes a delicious Boston cream pie in a jar on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Channel original movie The Christmas Train on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • John O'Hurley (Seinfeld/The Mullets) - John talks about The National Dog Show on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on Megyn Kelly Today at 9am.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami) - Mark talks about 9JKL on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today at 9am. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Tate Donovan (Partners) - Tate is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET. He will also be on TRL on MTV at 4pm.


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