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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, February 21

The Middle - "Dental Hijinks" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Frankie tries to get a stubborn Mike to go see Dr. Goodwin to take care of his toothache, Mike convinces the good doctor to leave his tooth alone and tell Frankie that everything was ok. But the two find themselves fabricating a story that’s so ludicrous that they fear Frankie will figure out the truth. Meanwhile, since they are nearing the end of their senior year at college, Axl, Hutch and Kenny decide it’s time to sell the fabled Winnebago; Sue tries her best to let college golf cart driver Tyler know that she likes him; and Brick attempts to write a historic Scottish rap musical – a la “Hamilton” – focusing on the life of Sergeant Charles Stuart MacKenzie.

American Housewife - "The Man Date" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Greg is delighted to finally have made a friend in Westport, fellow history buff Stan (guest star Timothy Omundson), but Katie isn’t as happy, especially since Stan is married to her nemesis, Chloe Brown Mueller (Jessica St. Clair).

Fresh Off the Boat - "The Gloves Are Off" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jessica accidentally befriends Marvin’s ex-wife, Sarah (Heather Locklear), and tries to help her and Honey settle their longstanding rift. Meanwhile, Louis and the boys are on a mission to determine Grandma’s true age in hopes of surprising her with a new, free motorized wheelchair.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Confirmation" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Shannon asks VP Murray to be her godfather leading up to her confirmation, Eileen fears her own relationship with him might be moving too fast. Shannon’s big day also has a surprising effect on Kenny’s relationship when Brett says, “I love you,” sending Kenny into a tailspin. Meanwhile, the return of a hot former babysitter puts Pat and Jimmy at odds when she constantly makes passes at Pat.

New Girl - "Rumsprings" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Jess gets nervous about starting her new position as principal, Nick and Schmidt decide to take her on a relaxing day trip to Solvang, which quickly goes “sideways.” Meanwhile, with Cece’s help, Winston tries to finalize his divorce from Rhonda, but finds that he and Aly are caught in a series of never-ending pranks.

The Mick - "The Baggage" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mickey’s unwanted suitors team up to thwart her new romance. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Alba teach Ben a lesson in responsibility.

The Detour - "The City" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin isn't thrilled about Nate's new job in New York City, but the family heads out from Syracuse anyway.

Teachers - "Brokebitch Mountain" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Feldman can’t make ends meet on her salary and takes a second job. Ms. Watson notices a romantic spark between two of her second grade students. The Teachers take advantage of Principal Pearson.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Tuesday, February 21

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on a repeat of the 2011 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison talks about Girls and Get Out on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. Finally, she will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) - Mae visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She also talks about Rock Dog on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 1pm. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Judd Hirsch (Superior Donuts/Dear John/Taxi) and Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Judd and Jermaine are guests on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym and Kim Gravel help a woman snoop through two bachelors' homes in order to choose which she should date on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Ashley Gerasimovich (The Detour) - Ashley is a guest on Cheddar at 12:15pm. Ashley and Liam Carroll will be on Facebook Live on the TBS Facebook account at approx. 4:00pm. Ashley, Liam, Jason Jones and Natalie Zea will be on Facebook live at approx. 8:00PM EST on the official The Detour Facebook page.