Sunday, November 24, 2013

Week 9 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 9 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.0/11 rating/share (+3% in rating from first four nights week 8); #2. ABC 5.5/9 (+10%); #3. NBC 4.2/7 (-7%); #4. Fox 3.1/5 (-3%); #5. The CW 1.1/2 (-8%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 11.18 million (+2%); #2. ABC 8.48 million (+10%); #3. NBC 6.72 million (-6%); #4. Fox 5.08 million (-2%); #5. The CW 1.68 million (-15%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.4/7 rating/share (even); #2. ABC 2.1/6 (+11%); #3. NBC 2.0/5 (-5%); #4. Fox 1.7/5 (even); #5. The CW 0.7/2 (-13%).

For previous week's final ratings, Week 8 (11/11/13-11/17/13) had NBC win the week in 18-49 for the seventh time this season with a 2.8 rating, followed by Fox's distant 2.0, CBS' 1.9 and ABC's 1.6. In total viewers, CBS prevailed with 9.78 million, followed by NBC's 8.8, ABC's 6.63, and Fox's 6.09 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-11/17/13) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 3.1, followed by CBS with a 2.7, Fox with a 2.5 and ABC close behind with a 2.4. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.95 million, then NBC 9.7, ABC 8.59 and Fox at 7.45.

Back to week 9, 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 9 (Nov. 18-24) Analysis















Last Sunday (Nov. 17)(Week 8)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,681,00015,255,000(3,574,000)1.663.12(1.46)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,421,0007,009,000(588,000)1.351.320.03
Animation DominationFox7:00PM
2,191,000(2,191,000)
0.85(0.85)preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,771,0006,266,000(495,000)2.152.080.07
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
2,630,000(2,630,000)
1.11(1.11)preempted
The OTFox7:30PM14,993,000
14,993,0005.28
5.28743P
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM9,119,0009,122,000(3,000)2.032.18(0.15)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,657,0006,710,000(53,000)1.922.09(0.17)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM14,017,00011,614,0002,403,0004.744.080.66
Almost HumanFox8:00PM9,178,000
9,178,0003.14
3.14Series Premiere
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,084,0004,196,000(112,000)1.801.84(0.04)9P
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM26,947,00021,090,0005,857,0009.917.782.13
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
3,169,000(3,169,000)
1.51(1.51)preempted
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,718,00010,256,000(538,000)1.451.65(0.20)
RevengeABC9:00PM5,810,0005,487,000323,0001.541.340.20
Family GuyFox9:00PM4,462,0004,185,000277,0002.251.990.26930P
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
3,545,000(3,545,000)
1.65(1.65)preempted
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,722,0008,459,0001,263,0001.431.390.04
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,393,0003,201,000192,0000.890.790.10




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM8,111,0008,077,00034,0003.123.090.03
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM13,799,00012,569,0001,230,0002.001.710.29
The VoiceNBC8:00PM7,774,000
7,774,0002.30
2.30RECAP
Almost HumanFox8:00PM6,764,0007,353,000(589,000)2.252.010.24vs. Bones
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,026,0001,109,000(83,000)0.400.400.00
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM7,920,0008,231,000(311,000)2.722.690.03
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM8,077,0008,652,000(575,000)2.342.290.05
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,838,00011,986,000(1,148,000)3.493.81(0.32)9-11P vs. 8-10P
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,092,0007,033,00059,0002.502.56(0.06)
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM685,000746,000(61,000)0.280.30(0.02)
MomCBS9:30PM6,819,0006,961,000(142,000)1.931.890.04
HostagesCBS10:00PM4,536,0004,530,0006,0001.021.11(0.09)
CastleABC10:00PM10,934,00010,048,000886,0001.911.95(0.04)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM
10,688,000(10,688,000)
2.96(2.96)preempted










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM19,662,00019,365,000297,0003.012.960.05
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM6,895,0006,667,000228,0002.362.200.16
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM6,493,0006,261,000232,0001.871.850.02
DadsFox8:00PM3,209,0003,185,00024,0001.291.240.05
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,360,0003,260,000100,0001.491.440.05
iHeartRadio: Lady GagaCW8:00PM869,0002,403,000(1,534,000)0.301.11(0.81)vs. Originals
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM14,993,00014,885,000108,0002.472.400.07
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM5,028,0005,117,000(89,000)1.571.67(0.10)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM11,653,00011,644,0009,0003.253.43(0.18)
New GirlFox9:00PM3,262,0003,363,000(101,000)1.721.74(0.02)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM
3,719,000(3,719,000)
1.19(1.19)preempted
David Blaine: Real or MagicABC9:30PM7,810,000
7,810,0002.57
2.57930-11P
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,403,0002,657,000(254,000)1.241.35(0.11)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,009,0002,360,000(351,000)0.951.05(0.10)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,278,00012,603,000(325,000)2.011.980.03
Scandal for RealABC10:00PM
2,823,000(2,823,000)
0.76(0.76)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,490,0007,660,000(170,000)1.882.18(0.30)










Wednesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM10,176,0009,868,000308,0002.462.48(0.02)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,530,0008,927,000(397,000)2.262.37(0.11)
Back in the GameABC8:30PM6,139,0006,473,000(334,000)1.601.83(0.23)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,372,0005,166,000206,0001.421.49(0.07)
The X FactorFox8:00PM5,510,0005,782,000(272,000)1.651.72(0.07)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,657,0003,092,000(435,000)1.011.18(0.17)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM12,398,00011,629,000769,0002.812.730.08
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,192,00010,749,000(557,000)3.373.81(0.44)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,974,0006,163,000(189,000)1.581.59(0.01)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM5,523,0005,837,000(314,000)1.812.04(0.23)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,698,0001,652,00046,0000.640.590.05
CSICBS10:00PM11,195,00010,467,000728,0002.101.930.17
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,754,0005,515,000239,0001.631.520.11
DatelineNBC10:00PM4,748,0005,044,000(296,000)1.071.11(0.04)










Thursday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM18,939,00018,298,000641,0005.325.250.07
Once in WonderlandABC8:00PM3,534,0003,731,000(197,000)0.890.92(0.03)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM2,811,0003,030,000(219,000)1.011.14(0.13)2 eps
The X FactorFox8:00PM5,535,0005,176,000359,0001.491.330.16
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,666,0002,722,000(56,000)1.251.30(0.05)
The MillersCBS8:30PM11,776,00011,108,000668,0002.752.600.15
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM8,599,0008,591,0008,0002.172.100.07
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,612,0008,556,00056,0002.572.59(0.02)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM2,989,0002,641,000348,0000.870.88(0.01)
GleeFox9:00PM4,088,0004,220,000(132,000)1.431.400.03
ReignCW9:00PM1,809,0001,694,000115,0000.720.670.05
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM8,695,0008,662,00033,0002.132.100.03
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM2,892,0002,526,000366,0000.860.89(0.03)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM9,243,0008,543,000700,0001.771.640.13
ScandalABC10:00PM8,932,0009,043,000(111,000)2.882.89(0.01)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,653,0003,773,000(120,000)1.201.21(0.01)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,863,0008,602,000(1,739,000)1.401.68(0.28)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,162,0006,149,00013,0001.201.22(0.02)
DatelineNBC8:00PM5,392,0005,893,000(501,000)1.101.13(0.03)
BonesFox8:00PM5,668,0005,180,000488,0001.501.210.29
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM719,000783,000(64,000)0.300.35(0.05)
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,967,0003,946,00021,0000.900.850.05
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,757,0009,898,000(141,000)1.501.57(0.07)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,913,0006,479,000434,0001.801.690.11
Dateline: JFKNBC9:00PM5,770,000
5,770,0001.10
1.109-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM
5,809,000(5,809,000)
1.56(1.56)preempted
NikitaCW9:00PM732,0001,293,000(561,000)0.200.48(0.28)vs. Top Model
Raising HopeFox9:00PM2,477,0002,831,000(354,000)0.900.760.14
Raising HopeFox9:30PM2,251,0002,027,000224,0000.800.740.06
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,701,00011,597,000104,0001.501.370.13
20/20ABC10:00PM6,523,0006,406,000117,0001.601.310.29
DraculaNBC10:00PM
2,992,000(2,992,000)
0.94(0.94)preempted










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballFox7:00PM2,032,0003,080,000(1,048,000)0.500.97(0.47)
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM3,482,0002,584,000898,0000.800.600.20
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM6,553,0005,010,0001,543,0002.001.350.65
The Voice (R) NBC8:00PM2,278,0002,397,000(119,000)0.500.60(0.10)vs. 8-10P
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM3,420,0002,627,000793,0000.700.600.10
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM4,191,0004,563,000(372,000)0.900.640.26vs. 48 Hrs
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM2,202,000
2,202,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,666,0005,951,000(285,000)1.001.000.00
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM2,718,0002,621,00097,0000.800.800.00REPEAT


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 9 (Nov. 18-24) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur18,939,0005.32
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,192,0003.37
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon8,111,0003.12
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur11,776,0002.75
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon7,920,0002.72
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon8,077,0002.34
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,530,0002.26
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun4,462,0002.25
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur8,599,0002.17
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur8,695,0002.13
MomCBS9:30PMMon6,819,0001.93
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed5,523,0001.81
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,084,0001.80
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,262,0001.72
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed6,139,0001.60
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues5,028,0001.57
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,360,0001.49
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,209,0001.29
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,403,0001.24
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,162,0001.2
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur2,811,0001.012 eps
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,967,0000.9
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri2,477,0000.9
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur2,989,0000.87
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur2,892,0000.86
Mile & Molly (R) CBS8:00PMSat3,482,0000.8REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri2,251,0000.8
Mike & Molly (R) CBS8:30PMSat3,420,0000.7REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMWed

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, December 4

The Simpsons - "The Last Traction Hero" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A workplace accident leaves Homer in a cast, and in a position to sue Mr. Burns. This leaves Marge unfulfilled, so she turns to an unexpected source for romance. Meanwhile, Lisa is made “Bus Monitor” and tries to keep the peace.

Son of Zorn - "Return of the Drinking Buddy" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Zorn’s old friend Headbutt Man (guest voice Rob Riggle) is coming to town. Unfortunately for Zorn, Headbutt Man is now sober. Meanwhile, Alan is invited to a party where his crush, Nancy (guest star Emily Wong), will be. Unfortunately, he has to take Headbutt man’s daughter with him.

Family Guy - "Carter and Tricia" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Carter buys the Pawtucket Patriot brewery and decides to cut some corners to save a few bucks. Peter overhears the plan and runs and tells investigative journalist Tricia Takanawa about Carter’s plan to use toxic chemicals in the beer cans. Meanwhile, Brian’s drivers’ license has expired and he enlists Stewie as an instructor.

The Last Man on Earth - "Whitney Houston, We Have a Problem" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After finding a mysterious note left by Melissa that says “Goodbye,” the gang sets off to go look for her. Meanwhile, Gail gets stuck on a solo adventure of her own.

K.C. Undercover - "Holly Holly Not So Jolly" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Christmas time arrives and K.C. tells everyone she has to go pick up a last-minute gift, but instead goes to The Organization's therapist, Dr. Levinstein.

Mech X-4 - "Let's Survive in the Woods!" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Principal Grey sets a trap for Ryan, Harris and Spyder while they're on a camping trip, which leaves MECH-X4 and Mark in danger.

Best Friends Whenever - "The Christmas Curse" (Disney Channel, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Shelby and Cyd encourage a homesick Daisy to incorporate a festive 16th-century tradition into their annual Christmas party.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Monday, December 5

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle) - Gael is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - The cast of Fuller House are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miss Piggy (The Muppets) - Miss Piggy and Harry perform Deck the Halls on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. talks about Office Christmas Party on the AOL Build Show at 3pm. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:50am.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh McDermitt (Retired at 35) - Josh can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:45am.
  • Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn talks about Kevin Can Wait on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.