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
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,771,0006,266,000(495,000)
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
The OTFox7:30PM14,993,000
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
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
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,718,00010,256,000(538,000)1.451.65(0.20)
Family GuyFox9:00PM4,462,0004,185,000277,0002.251.990.26930P
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,722,0008,459,0001,263,0001.431.390.04


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
Almost HumanFox8:00PM6,764,0007,353,000(589,000) 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)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM


This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
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
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
David Blaine: Real or MagicABC9:30PM7,810,000
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,403,0002,657,000(254,000)1.241.35(0.11)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,278,00012,603,000(325,000)2.011.980.03
Scandal for RealABC10:00PM
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,490,0007,660,000(170,000)1.882.18(0.30)


This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
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)
The X FactorFox8:00PM5,510,0005,782,000(272,000)1.651.72(0.07)
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


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)
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)

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)
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
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

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)
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
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM4,191,0004,563,000(372,000)0.900.640.26vs. 48 Hrs
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM2,202,000
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,666,0005,951,000(285,000)
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
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
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

Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

Trophy WifeABC9:30PMWed

Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon


SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research

New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, October 23

The Simpsons - "Treehouse of Horror XXVI" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
In an encore of last season’s Halloween episode, Sideshow Bob finally kills Bart, only to reanimate him; Homer wakes up with short-term memory loss; and Lisa, Bart, and Milhouse get super powers from radiation.

Bob's Burgers - "Teen-a-Witch" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
With Halloween quickly approaching, Tina reveals her brilliant idea that will finally win her first place in the annual costume contest. When Tammy steals her idea, Tina is forced to seek the help of Mr. Ambrose, who leads her to alternate and other-worldly methods of winning. Meanwhile, Bob is on a mission to figure out who is stealing his perfectly crafted pumpkins.

The Simpsons - "Trust But Clarify" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa and Bart investigate Krusty’s suspicious new “Krustaceans” candy. Meanwhile, Homer wants a promotion at the nuclear plant and asks Marge to help him dress the part, and news anchor Kent Brockman struggles to find his feet in the changing media world.

Son of Zorn - "A Taste of Zephyria" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After learning how Zephyria is depicted in the media, Zorn attempts to teach Alan about his culture. Meanwhile, Edie wages war with her new neighbors over their talking garden gnome.

Family Guy - "Inside Family Guy" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
FAMILY GUY takes viewers behind the scenes of a regular “FAMILY GUY” production week, with James Woods as the guide. See the ins-and-outs of what goes into the making of a “FAMILY GUY” episode and watch the drama unfold as Peter is replaced and ends up in the office of Fox Television Group Chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman to pitch his very own new series.

The Last Man on Earth - "Five Hoda Kotbs" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
A post-apocalyptic road trip has everyone at war with each other and Gail is really pushed to her breaking point.

Bizaardvark - "Spoiler Alert: Belissa Returns" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Paige and Frankie hit a writing slump and other bad things start happening to them, Paige begins to think they are cursed; Amelia and Dirk are at odds when the lifestyle Diva declutters the Dare Lair.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 24)

Sunday, October 23

  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Catch Patti on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, October 24
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Watch Ricky on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Inferno on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Elijah Wood (Wilfred) - Elijah is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) - Zooey is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Chiklis (Daddio) - Michael drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Aya Cash (You're the Worst) - Aya talks about You're the Worst on the AOL Build ShoW at 2pm. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mary Steenburgen (The Last Man on Earth/Ink) - Mary talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 12:30pm.
  • Anna Camp (The Mindy Project) - Anna talks about Good Girls Revolt on People Now at 8:30am.
  • James Brolin (Life in Pieces) - James is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.