Sunday, December 15, 2013

Week 12 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 12 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.5/10 rating/share (+14% from first four nights Week 11); #2. NBC 4.5/7 (-38%); #3. ABC 3.8/6 (even); #4. Fox 3.1/5 (+19%); #5. The CW 0.9/1 (+25%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.27 million (+14% from first four nights Week 11); #2. NBC 7.19 million (-40%); #3. ABC 5.95 million (+2%); #4. Fox 5.04 million (+20%); #5. The CW 1.46 million (-27%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.2/6 rating/share (+10% from first four nights Week 11); #2. NBC 2.0/6 (-39%); #3. ABC 1.7/5 (even); #4. Fox 1.5/4 (+15%) #5. The CW 0.5/2 (-38%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 11 (12/2/13-12/8/13) had NBC win the week in 18-49 for the tenth time out of eleven this season with a 3.1 rating, followed by Fox's 2.4, CBS' 1.7 and ABC's 1.6. In total viewers, NBC also prevailed with 10.55 million, beating usual leader CBS which did 7.93 million, Fox followed with 7.19, and ABC trailed with 5.88 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-12/8/13) 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 2.5. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.82 million, then NBC 10.01, ABC 8.66 and Fox at 7.32.

Back to week 12, 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 12 (Dec. 9-Dec. 15) Analysis















Last Sunday (Dec. 8)(Week 10)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,557,00018,091,000(6,534,000)2.033.86(1.83)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM7,043,0006,713,000330,0001.541.200.34
Animation DominationFox7:00PM
1,427,000(1,427,000)
0.50(0.50)preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,398,0003,468,0001,930,0001.921.210.71
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
2,372,000(2,372,000)
1.00(1.00)preempted
The OTFox7:30PM14,605,000
14,605,0005.24
5.24737P
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM9,207,00010,291,000(1,084,000)2.132.090.048-10P FINALE
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,936,0006,635,000301,0002.151.930.22
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM11,464,0009,025,0002,439,0003.973.230.74
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,854,0003,539,0003,315,0003.071.501.57vs. REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM19,065,00017,748,0001,317,0006.926.200.72
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM4,601,0003,390,0001,211,0002.131.620.51
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM
10,417,000(10,417,000)
1.56(1.56)preempted
Hallmark: Xmas in ConwayABC9:00PM
6,459,000(6,459,000)
1.06(1.06)9-11P
RevengeABC9:00PM6,040,000
6,040,0001.58
1.58
Family GuyFox9:00PM5,361,0003,487,0001,874,0002.691.700.99vs. REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PM4,364,0003,502,000862,0002.131.730.40
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,973,0009,587,000386,0001.761.670.09
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,053,000
3,053,0000.74
0.74




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM4,535,0008,035,000(3,500,000)1.202.97(1.77)REPEAT
Santa Claus is Comin To TownABC8:00PM5,802,0007,070,000(1,268,000)1.601.91(0.31)vs. Charlie Brown Xmas
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,200,00012,029,0001,171,0003.463.390.078-9P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM6,049,0005,869,000180,0001.811.730.08
CW MovieCW8:00PM
1,091,000(1,091,000)
0.39(0.39)8-10P
Kung Fu Panda XmasCW8:00PM1,213,000
1,213,0000.40
0.40
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM4,755,0008,482,000(3,727,000)1.202.74(1.54)REPEAT
Merry MadagascarCW8:30PM1,152,000
1,152,0000.40
0.40
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM7,776,0008,706,000(930,000)2.022.42(0.40)
The Great Xmas Light FightABC9:00PM5,500,0007,381,000(1,881,000)1.441.52(0.08)vs. CMA Country Xmas
The Sing-OffNBC9:00PM8,388,000
8,388,0002.44
2.449-11P
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM6,652,0003,110,0003,542,0002.180.891.29vs. REPEAT
One Direction iHeart RadioCW9:00PM604,000
604,0000.16
0.16
MomCBS9:30PM5,530,0007,675,000(2,145,000)1.302.08(0.78)REPEAT
HostagesCBS10:00PM4,690,0004,513,000177,0001.071.08(0.01)
CastleABC10:00PM5,318,000
5,318,0001.00
1.00REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM
11,672,000(11,672,000)
3.23(3.23)preempted










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM19,297,00012,589,0006,708,0002.871.581.29vs. REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM6,108,0003,446,0002,662,0002.090.851.24vs. REPEAT
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM6,243,0006,763,000(520,000)1.872.05(0.18)
American Country AwardsFox8:00PM5,144,000
5,144,0001.44
1.448-10P
DadsFox8:00PM
3,355,000(3,355,000)
1.41(1.41)preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM
3,659,000(3,659,000)
1.58(1.58)preempted
iHeart Radio: Katy PerryCW8:00PM713,0002,332,000(1,619,000)0.301.04(0.74)vs. Originals
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM15,242,0009,618,0005,624,0002.411.351.06vs. REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,768,0004,561,000207,0001.631.410.22
The VoiceNBC9:00PM11,518,00012,143,000(625,000)3.133.42(0.29)
New GirlFox9:00PM
2,037,000(2,037,000)
0.91(0.91)preempted
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,479,0003,445,00034,0001.161.100.06
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM
2,342,000(2,342,000)
1.19(1.19)preempted
iHeart Radio: Lady GagaCW9:00PM432,0002,419,000(1,987,000)0.201.13(0.93)vs. Supernatural
Victoria's Secret Fashion ShowCBS10:00PM9,716,0008,645,0001,071,0003.391.262.13vs. Person of Interest (R)
What Would You Do?ABC10:00PM3,129,0003,250,000(121,000)0.901.02(0.12)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM9,321,0008,216,0001,105,0002.202.29(0.09)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,919,00010,631,000(712,000)2.512.61(0.10)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,085,0007,411,000674,0001.971.940.03
Back in the GameABC8:30PM6,138,0005,125,0001,013,0001.501.400.10
The Sing-OffNBC8:00PM6,030,0009,741,000(3,711,000)1.832.29(0.46)8-10P vs. Xmas Tree Lighting
The X FactorFox8:00PM4,965,0005,412,000(447,000)1.411.43(0.02)
ArrowCW8:00PM3,023,0003,240,000(217,000)1.061.18(0.12)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM11,193,0008,210,0002,983,0002.411.710.70vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,612,0009,468,0001,144,0003.553.160.39
SNL ChristmasNBC9:00PM
7,424,000(7,424,000)
2.63(2.63)9-11P
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM5,368,0004,772,000596,0001.751.610.14
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,445,0001,740,000(295,000)0.540.62(0.08)
CSICBS10:00PM10,175,0008,200,0001,975,0001.831.470.36vs. REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,181,0005,704,000(523,000)1.401.59(0.19)
Kelly Clarkson SpecialNBC10:00PM5,306,000
5,306,0001.41
1.41










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,678,00015,627,0002,051,0005.094.800.29
Once in WonderlandABC8:00PM3,304,0003,239,00065,0000.820.93(0.11)
Sound of Music LIVE!NBC8:00PM
18,624,000(18,624,000)
4.64(4.64)8-11P
The Sing-OffNBC8:00PM4,576,000
4,576,0001.34
1.34
The X FactorFox8:00PM4,897,0004,932,000(35,000)1.241.35(0.11)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,438,0002,357,00081,0001.061.030.03
The MillersCBS8:30PM10,928,0009,226,0001,702,0002.622.420.20
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM7,866,0007,577,000289,0001.862.08(0.22)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,360,0007,022,0001,338,0002.682.260.42
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM3,396,000
3,396,0000.99
0.99
GleeFox9:00PM2,472,0003,289,000(817,000)0.701.09(0.39)REPEAT
ReignCW9:00PM1,855,0001,655,000200,0000.620.63(0.01)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM8,536,0008,474,00062,0001.912.32(0.41)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM3,003,000
3,003,0000.90
0.90
ElementaryCBS10:00PM9,092,0008,291,000801,0001.671.77(0.10)
ScandalABC10:00PM9,370,0008,272,0001,098,0003.192.960.23
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,934,000
3,934,0001.25
1.25










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,274,000
7,274,0001.40
1.40preempted
Frosty the SnowmanCBS8:00PM
6,715,000(6,715,000)
1.70(1.70)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,259,0006,273,000(14,000)1.201.42(0.22)
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,115,0007,290,000(1,175,000)1.101.44(0.34)
BonesFox8:00PM3,514,0006,910,000(3,396,000)0.801.66(0.86)REPEAT
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM784,000896,000(112,000)0.200.34(0.14)
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,144,0004,186,000(42,000)0.900.95(0.05)
Yes, ViriginaCBS8:30PM
5,537,000(5,537,000)
1.40(1.40)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,907,0005,579,0003,328,0001.200.800.40vs. NCIA LA (R)
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,122,0007,549,000(427,000)2.002.03(0.03)
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,260,0006,323,000(1,063,000)1.201.58(0.38)
NikitaCW9:00PM625,000855,000(230,000)0.200.31(0.11)
Raising HopeFox9:00PM2,117,0002,738,000(621,000)0.700.80(0.10)
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,902,0002,135,000(233,000)0.600.66(0.06)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,750,0005,279,0005,471,0001.201.120.08vs. Grammy Nominations
20/20ABC10:00PM5,948,0005,044,000904,0001.401.090.31
GrimmNBC10:00PM4,401,0003,829,000572,0001.101.14(0.04)vs. Dracula










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
College FootballFox7:00PM
13,900,000(13,900,000)
4.52(4.52)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed ReindeerCBS8:00PM4,870,0005,514,000(644,000)1.401.70(0.30)vs. CF Post
Great Xmas Light FightABC8:00PM3,210,000
3,210,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM
5,659,000(5,659,000)
1.70(1.70)
Sound of Music LIVENBC8:00PM3,160,000
3,160,0000.70
0.70REPEAT, 8-11P
Christmas in Rock CenterNBC8:00PM
2,707,000(2,707,000)
0.50(0.50)
UFCFox8:00PM2,410,000
2,410,0001.00
1.008-10P
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM
2,929,000(2,929,000)
0.80(0.80)preempted
Frosty the SnowmanCBS9:00PM5,220,000
5,220,0001.50
1.50
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM
2,329,000(2,329,000)
0.58(0.58)preempted
CMA Country XmasABC9:00PM3,850,000
3,850,0000.60
0.60REPEAT 9-11P
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM
2,496,000(2,496,000)
0.50(0.50)preempted
Frosty ReturnsCBS9:30PM4,520,000
4,520,0001.30
1.30
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,960,0001,703,0003,257,0001.000.490.51vs. CF
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM
3,012,000(3,012,000)
0.80(0.80)preempted


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 12 (Dec. 9-15) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur17,678,0005.09
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,612,0003.55
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,584,0003.07
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun5,361,0002.69
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur10,928,0002.62
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun4,364,0002.13
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun4,601,0002.13
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon7,776,0002.02
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,085,0001.97
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur8,536,0001.91
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur7,866,0001.86
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed5,368,0001.75
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues4,768,0001.63
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed6,138,0001.50
MomCBS9:30PMMon5,530,0001.30REPEAT
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon4,535,0001.20REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon4,755,0001.20REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,259,0001.2
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,479,0001.16
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur3,396,0000.99
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,144,0000.9
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur3,003,0000.90
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri2,117,0000.7
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,902,0000.6
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues

preempted
DadsFox8:00PMTues

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Comedytime(R) CBS8:30PMSat

preempted
New GirlFox9:00PMTues

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March)

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02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Sunday, March 26

  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Catch Sanaa on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, March 27
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.