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 (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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, October 1

The Good Place - "Pilot" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Thanks to some kind of error, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), an ordinary woman, enters the afterlife and is sent to the Good Place -- which is definitely not where she belongs. While hiding in plain sight from Michael (Ted Danson), the wise architect of the Good Place who is unaware that he's made a mistake, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome person within. Helping Eleanor navigate her new surroundings are Chidi (William Jackson Harper), her kind, open-hearted "soulmate" who sees the good in people but finds himself facing quite a dilemma; her frustratingly perfect new neighbors, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jianyu (Manny Jacinto); and Janet (D'Arcy Carden), a walking, talking source for all the knowledge in the universe.

The Good Place - "Flying" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) tries to prove to Chidi (William Jackson Harper) that she is worthy of his help. Meanwhile, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jianyu (Manny Jacinto) try to help Michael (Ted Danson) feel better about the unknown flaw in his Neighborhood.

The Good Place - "Tahani Al Jamil" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Chidi (William Jackson Harper) begins formally teaching Eleanor (Kristen Bell) about ethics, and lesson No. 1 is: be kind to your neighbor. Michael (Ted Danson) and Janet (D'Arcy Carden) help Chidi find a new, exciting hobby.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

Henry Danger - "Scream Machine" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Charlotte's invention for The Gizmo Show is accidentally destroyed and then rebuilt, Charlotte worries that the attention she gets could expose Kid Danger and Captain Man's secret identity.

Game Shakers - "The Very Old Finger" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The Game Shakers visit a mummy exhibit to get ideas for a new game they're working on. Hudson accidentally snaps off one of its fingers. Babe leads a quest to glue it back on without getting caught.

School of Rock - "With or Without You" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Lawrence tries to prove his value to the group by taking over the production of their first recording, but his methods create a rift in the band. Guest Star: Brec Bassinger

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 3)

Sunday, October 2

  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Catch Mindy on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, October 3
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Watch Mindy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love) - Jamie Lee visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) and Brendon Small (Home Movies) - Steve and Brendon are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kevin Nealon (Weeds/Champs/Hiller and Diller) - Kevin stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan & Kel) - Kenan drops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City) - Chris chats about the play Career Suicide on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Abigail Spencer (Burning Love) - Abigail talks about Timeless on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 2pm. She is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Nicole Byer (Loosely, Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable) - Rob talks about Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso talks how many America's Funniest Home Videos get submitted and the funny home videos he wants to submit with his family on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Samantha Who?/Spin City) - Jennifer is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Rue (Impastor/Less Than Perfect) - Sara appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jay Ellis (Insecure/The Game) - Jay is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.