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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, December 13

The Goldbergs - "We Didn't Start the Fire" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Erica tells Beverly she is going to spend the first night of Hanukkah with Geoff and his family, Beverly worries and starts a competition for who hosts the best Hanukkah party. Meanwhile, Barry seeks advice from Pops on how to be cool and suggests entering into the school’s talent show. However, when Pops hears Barry sing, he tries to stop him from performing, but will it be too late?

Speechless - "S-I--SILENT N-I-- NIGHT" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After leveraging JJ in an attempt to land a family dog, Dylan takes a vow of silence to better understand what it is to be her brother. Ray brokers a meeting between his girlfriend’s mother, Melanie (guest star Sarah Chalke), and Maya, only to realize they have a history. Jimmy drives Kenneth crazy by gaming a supermarket giveaway to score free Christmas turkeys.

Modern Family - "No Small Feet" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Claire lands a big opportunity for Pritchett’s Closets, Jay expects a little validation for his contribution; and Pam’s ex-boyfriend Bo (James Van Der Beek) shows up and Mitchell sees this as the perfect opportunity to get Pam out of the house. Meanwhile, Luke and Alex stumble upon a successful online business that finally gets them on their feet.

American Housewife - "Blue Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Doris goes into labor and Katie heads to the hospital to be with her, the Ottos struggle to be in the same place at the same time in order to open their Christmas presents together, as is the Otto family tradition. Meanwhile, Taylor coaches Oliver on the best way to ask out a crush, starting with the gift shop clerk.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Wednesday, December 13

  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Watch Yvette on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Community) - Alison is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A.) - Nick appears on 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.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) and Anna Camp (The Mindy Project) - Rebel, Anna and the cast of Pitch Perfect 3 are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Diedrich Bader (American Housewife/The Drew Carey Show) - Diedrich appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) and Karen Gillan (Selfie) - Kevin, Karen and the cast of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Dan Aykroyd (Soul Man) - Dan talks about Crystal Head Vodka on the BUILD Series at 2:30pm.


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

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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