Sunday, December 08, 2013

Week 11 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 11 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. NBC 7.2/11.4 (rating/share); #2. CBS 5.7/9.1; #3. ABC 3.8/6.0; #4. Fox 2.6/4.1; #5. The CW 1.2/1.9
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 11.95 million; #2. CBS 8.98 million; #3. ABC 5.85 million; #4. Fox 4.21 million; #5. The CW 1.99 million.
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 3.3/9.2 (rating/share); #2. CBS 2.0/5.6; #3. ABC 1.7/4.7; #4. Fox 1.3/3.7; #5. The CW 0.8/2.3

For previous week's final ratings, Week 10 (11/25/13-12/1/13) had NBC win the week in 18-49 for the ninth time out of ten this season with a 2.9 rating, followed by CBS' 2.3, ABC's 1.4 and Fox's 1.2. In total viewers, CBS prevailed with 9.59 million, nipping by NBC's 9.52, ABC's 7.03, and Fox's 3.74 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-12/1/13) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 3.2, followed by CBS with a 2.7, ABC with a 2.5 and Fox at a 2.4. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.97 million, then NBC 9.86, ABC 8.77 and Fox at 7.21.

Back to week 11, 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 11 (Dec. 2-Dec. 8) Analysis















Last Sunday (Dec. 1)(Week 10)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM18,091,00011,306,0006,785,0003.861.602.26751P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,713,0006,471,000242,0001.201.42(0.22)
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,427,000
1,427,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,468,0005,318,000(1,850,000)1.211.83(0.62)
Animation DominationFox7:30PM2,372,000
2,372,0001.00
1.00REPEAT
The OTFox7:30PM
16,017,000(16,017,000)
5.70(5.70)
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM10,291,0007,973,0002,318,0002.091.570.52851P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,635,000
6,635,0001.93
1.93
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM9,025,00013,713,000(4,688,000)3.234.36(1.13)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,539,0006,778,000(3,239,000)1.502.95(1.45)REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM17,748,00026,483,000(8,735,000)6.209.84(3.64)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM3,390,0004,076,000(686,000)1.621.87(0.25)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM10,417,0009,700,000717,0001.561.310.25951P
Hallmark: Xmas in ConwayABC9:00PM6,459,000
6,459,0001.06
1.069-11P
RevengeABC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,487,0004,585,000(1,098,000)1.702.23(0.53)REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PM3,502,0003,861,000(359,000)1.731.85(0.12)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,587,00010,941,000(1,354,000)1.671.560.111051P
BetrayalABC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM8,035,0007,643,000392,0002.972.860.11
Charlie Brown ChristmasABC8:00PM7,070,000
7,070,0001.91
1.91
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM
14,612,000(14,612,000)
2.21(2.21)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,029,00011,520,000509,0003.393.380.01
Almost HumanFox8:00PM5,869,0006,120,000(251,000)1.731.92(0.19)
CW MovieCW8:00PM1,091,000
1,091,0000.39
0.398-10P
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM
1,006,000(1,006,000)
0.39(0.39)preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM8,482,0007,821,000661,0002.742.680.06
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM8,706,0008,481,000225,0002.422.47(0.05)
CMA ChristmasABC9:00PM7,381,000
7,381,0001.52
1.529-11P
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM3,110,0006,562,000(3,452,000)0.892.25(1.36)REPEAT
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM
739,000(739,000)
0.27(0.27)preempted
MomCBS9:30PM7,675,0007,356,000319,0002.082.26(0.18)
HostagesCBS10:00PM4,513,0004,616,000(103,000)1.081.12(0.04)
CastleABC10:00PM
11,410,000(11,410,000)
2.14(2.14)preempted
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM11,672,00010,964,000708,0003.233.030.20










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM12,589,00011,305,0001,284,0001.583.00(1.42)REPEAT, vs. Rudolph
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM3,446,0009,687,000(6,241,000)0.852.60(1.75)REPEAT
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM6,763,0006,614,000149,0002.052.000.05
DadsFox8:00PM3,355,0003,178,000177,0001.411.200.21
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,659,0003,691,000(32,000)1.581.500.08
OriginalsCW8:00PM2,332,0002,379,000(47,000)1.041.10(0.06)
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM9,618,00012,322,000(2,704,000)1.352.40(1.05)REPEAT
Dancing with the Stars FinaleABC9:00PM
14,752,000(14,752,000)
2.40(2.40)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,561,000
4,561,0001.41
1.41
The VoiceNBC9:00PM12,143,00010,345,0001,798,0003.423.000.42
New GirlFox9:00PM2,037,0003,505,000(1,468,000)0.911.90(0.99)REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,445,000
3,445,0001.10
1.10
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,342,0002,659,000(317,000)1.191.40(0.21)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,419,0002,392,00027,0001.131.100.03
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM8,645,00011,892,000(3,247,000)1.262.20(0.94)REPEAT
What Would You Do?ABC10:00PM3,250,000
3,250,0001.02
1.02Season Premiere
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM8,216,0006,909,0001,307,0002.292.100.19










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM10,631,0008,812,0001,819,0002.612.220.39
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,411,0004,938,0002,473,0001.941.000.94vs. REPEAT
Back in the GameABC8:30PM5,125,0004,305,000820,0001.401.000.40vs. Last Man REPEAT
Christmas in Rock CenterNBC8:00PM9,741,0004,957,0004,784,0002.290.991.30vs. Sound of Music special
The X FactorFox8:00PM5,412,0004,850,000562,0001.431.230.20
CW MovieCW8:00PM
1,809,000(1,809,000)
0.50(0.50)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM3,240,000
3,240,0001.18
1.18
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM8,210,00011,099,000(2,889,000)1.712.36(0.65)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,468,0004,922,0004,546,0003.161.301.86vs. REPEAT
SNL ChristmasNBC9:00PM7,424,0004,830,0002,594,0002.631.631.009-11P, vs. SNL Thanksgiving
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM4,772,0002,840,0001,932,0001.610.700.91vs. REPEAT
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,740,000
1,740,0000.62
0.62preempted
CSICBS10:00PM8,200,00010,944,000(2,744,000)1.472.04(0.57)REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,704,0002,298,0003,406,0001.590.501.09vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM15,627,00011,116,0004,511,0004.803.301.50vs. REPEAT 830P
Once in WonderlandABC8:00PM3,239,0005,320,000(2,081,000)0.931.60(0.67)vs. Charlie Brown Xmas
Sound of Music LIVE!NBC8:00PM18,624,0008,468,00010,156,0004.642.552.098-11P, vs. Football Night in America
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
The X FactorFox8:00PM4,932,0003,754,0001,178,0001.350.970.38
CW MovieCW8:00PM
1,070,000(1,070,000)
0.20(0.20)8-10P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,357,000
2,357,0001.03
1.03
The MillersCBS8:30PM9,226,000
9,226,0002.42
2.42
NFL FootballNBC8:30PM
21,073,000(21,073,000)
6.91(6.91)
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM7,577,0006,240,0001,337,0002.081.800.28vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM
3,430,000(3,430,000)
1.10(1.10)REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM7,022,000
7,022,0002.26
2.26
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
GleeFox9:00PM3,289,0002,842,000447,0001.090.880.21
ReignCW9:00PM1,655,000
1,655,0000.63
0.63preempted
Lady Gaga Muppets HolidayABC9:30PM
3,635,000(3,635,000)
0.97(0.97)930-11P
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM8,474,0004,460,0004,014,0002.321.201.12vs. Crazy Ones REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM

0

0.00preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS10:00PM
4,430,000(4,430,000)
1.20(1.20)REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,291,0004,770,0003,521,0001.771.000.77vs. REPEAT 1030P
ScandalABC10:00PM8,272,000
8,272,0002.96
2.96
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Frosty the SnowmanCBS8:00PM6,864,0002,083,0004,781,0001.600.401.20vs. Hoops&YoYo
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,340,0005,692,000648,0001.401.50(0.10)vs. Grinch
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,297,0007,071,000226,0001.401.160.24
BonesFox8:00PM6,797,0002,891,0003,906,0001.600.601.00vs. REPEAT
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM953,0001,199,000(246,000)0.400.400.00vs. Grandma Reindeer
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,308,0005,275,000(967,000)1.001.50(0.50)vs. Shrek the Halls
Yes, ViriginaCBS8:30PM5,651,0002,790,0002,861,0001.400.600.80vs. Elf on Shelf
Garth Brooks VegasCBS9:00PM
8,855,000(8,855,000)
1.80(1.80)9-11P
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM5,611,000
5,611,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,458,0004,705,0002,753,0002.001.200.80REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM6,377,0005,723,000654,0001.601.320.28
NikitaCW9:00PM846,000861,000(15,000)0.300.250.05
Raising HopeFox9:00PM2,663,0001,746,000917,0000.800.600.20
Raising HopeFox9:30PM2,090,0001,632,000458,0000.600.63(0.03)
Grammy NominationsCBS10:00PM5,290,000
5,290,0001.10
1.10
20/20ABC10:00PM5,067,0004,992,00075,0001.100.910.19
DraculaNBC10:00PM3,804,0002,842,000962,0001.100.910.19










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballFox7:00PM12,324,0003,331,0008,993,0003.900.743.16
Flight Before XmasCBS8:00PM
3,971,000(3,971,000)
1.10(1.10)
College Football overrunCBS8:00PM8,240,000
8,240,0002.40
2.40
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM5,757,0003,454,0002,303,0001.700.960.74
Christmas in Rock CenterNBC8:00PM2,859,0003,052,000(193,000)0.500.500.00vs. Dog Show
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM3,622,000
3,622,0001.00
1.00REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,776,0003,525,000(749,000)0.701.00(0.30)vs. Story of Santa
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM2,452,000
2,452,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
College FootballCBS10:00PM1,868,0004,760,000(2,892,000)0.500.94(0.44)vs. 48 Hours
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM3,042,0002,520,000522,0000.800.800.00REPEAT


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 11 (Dec. 2-8) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur15,627,0004.80
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,468,0003.16
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon8,035,0002.97
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon8,482,0002.74
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon8,706,0002.42
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur9,226,0002.42
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur8,474,0002.32
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,675,0002.08
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur7,577,0002.08
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,411,0001.94
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun3,502,0001.73
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,487,0001.70REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun3,390,0001.62
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed4,772,0001.61
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,659,0001.58
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,539,0001.50REPEAT
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,355,0001.41
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues4,561,0001.41
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed5,125,0001.40preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,340,0001.4
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,342,0001.19
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,445,0001.10
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun2,372,0001.0REPEAT
Comedytime(R) CBS8:30PMSat3,622,0001.0REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,308,0001.0
New GirlFox9:00PMTues2,037,0000.91REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri2,663,0000.8
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri2,090,0000.6
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,427,0000.5REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur

preempted
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur

preempted
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
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04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
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05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, May 25

The Goldbergs - "Agassi" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Adam feels like he’s losing his best friend, Chad, so he attempts to join the tennis team.  When Chad picks Dave Kim as his partner, Adam vows to take him down with Barry in a tennis match, channeling Andre Agassi.  Meanwhile, with the help of Beverly, Erica deals with her post-break up depression just in time for Valentine’s Day.

American Housewife - "The Club" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Anna-Kat develops a fear of water and stops bathing, her therapist suggests the Ottos get her to go swimming. But can Katie get over own her fear of wearing a bathing suit in public at the Westport Country Club so she can help her kid out? Meanwhile Oliver gives his dad a style makeover after students at the college give Greg a low “jalapeƱo” score.

Modern Family - "Do It Yourself" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Feeling empowered after his successful do-it-yourself  project, Phil convinces Jay to co-invest in a property he has always wanted to develop. Meanwhile, Claire’s new obsession with a TV chef and her new love of cooking Sunday dinners hasn’t been as tasty as she thinks. Haley is the family’s only hope to add a little spice to the situation. At the Pritchett-Tucker house, Cam and Mitchell see that the family is too reliant on technology, so they attempt to teach Lily the importance of hard work, which ends disastrously. Back at the Pritchett’s, Jay feels replaced when he sees Gloria has hired Coach Gary (Payton Manning) to coach Joe and serve as a handy man.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "Auntsgiving" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Pops’ older sister Almaviligerais unexpectedly arrives for Thanksgiving, much to everyone’s delight except Ruby, who can’t stand her ex-sister-in-law. While Bow and Dre go on their last vacation before the baby arrives, the kids try to figure out why Ruby hates Almaviligerais so much.

Speechless - "D-I-- DING" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After leaving a note behind Maya’s back, Ray takes sides against the family when Maya dings a nearby car.  Following through on a promise, Jimmy and Dylan share a moment, as father and daughter are on a search in the back room at the local supermarket while JJ teaches a rude customer a lesson, and a moonlighting Kenneth hides his side job from the DiMeos.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Emotion Detection Automation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon beta-tests an MIT invention after hearing it can help him read people’s emotions. Also, Leonard can’t hide his feelings when Penny announces her brother is coming to town, and Raj invites his ex-girlfriends over to give him dating advice. Laura Spencer, Katie Micucci, Alessandra Torresani and Katie Leclerc return as Raj’s ex-girlfriends.

Superior Donuts - "What's the Big Idea?" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Franco’s creative new donut flavors become bestsellers, Arthur tries to prove he’s still relevant by coming up with a unique one of his own. Also, Fawz works to dream up an inventive password in order to keep Maya and James from stealing his store’s WiFi.

Mom - "Sword Fights and a Dominican Shortstop" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy considers giving up her dream of becoming a lawyer when Bonnie’s ex-girlfriend, Jeanine (Rosie O’Donnell), offers her a lucrative job in real estate. Also, Adam is very curious about Bonnie’s past with women.

Life in Pieces - "Eyebrow Anonymous Trapped Gem" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Tim accidentally shaves off a huge chunk of eyebrow before an important photoshoot, he hopes Jen and Colleen’s grooming expertise can fix it. Also, when Gigi passes away, Greg makes an anonymous donation with the money she left him, but later realizes he wants to be recognized for it; John learns firsthand what Gigi’s life was like at the nursing home; and Joan honors her mother’s memory with unusual jewelry.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Thursday, May 25

  • Jada Pinkett-Smith (A Different World) - Catch Jada on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Laurie Metcalf (The Big Bang Theory/The McCartyhs/Roseanne) - Laurie stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Zach Woods (Silicon Valley/The Office) - Zach visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda Large) - Wanda appears on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Whitney Cummings (whitney) - Whitney is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Veep - Julia Louis Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Timothy Simons, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole and Sam Richardson are guests on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect) - Sherri appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani kicks off summer with recipes that are included in People's Summer Grilling special issue on People Now at 8:30am.