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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, April 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Relaxation Integration" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon and Wolowitz plan birthday celebrations for Amy and Halley, respectively. Also, Leonard receives a Christmas letter from his brother that causes him to spiral out about his own lack of accomplishments.

Young Sheldon - "A Therapist, a Comic Book, and a Breakfast Sausage" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After choking on a breakfast sausage, Sheldon wrestles with his fear of solid foods and discovers comic books for the first time.

Young Sheldon - "A Solar Calculator, a Game Ball, and a Cheerleader's Bosom" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon struggles with newfound popularity after utilizing statistics to help the football team.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Explosion Implosion" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Wolowitz and Sheldon bond when they drive to the desert to shoot off a model rocket. Also, when Leonard’s mom, Beverly (Christine Baranski), finds a new best friend in Penny, it rubs Leonard the wrong way.

American Dad - "My Purity Ball and Chain" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
When Steve acts out his sexual energy, Francine asks Stan to give Steve "the talk," but Stan's fear that he won't do it right terrifies him; the family builds a giant water slide in the backyard.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 23)

Monday, April 23

  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Watch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm. He also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Dana Carvey (One of the Boys) - Dana visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Wendell Pierce (The Odd Couple/The Michael J. Fox Show/The Weber Show/The Gregory Hines Show) - Wendell appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen talk about Lifetime's My Partner Knows Best on the BUILD Series at 4:30pm. Jason can be heard on the Morning Mashup on SiriusXM.
  • Chris Gethard (Broad City/Big Lake) - Chris is a guest on Page Six TV, so check your local listings.
  • Ellen Burstyn (The Ellen Burstyn Show) - Ellen appears on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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