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 (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
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
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, July 26

The Goldbergs - "Jedi Master Adam Skywalker" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As the school year comes to a close, Barry and Erica wonder what they’ll be voted for in the yearbook and pressure Adam – who’s on staff – to see the rough layout before it goes to print. But when they accidentally delete it, mass panic ensues and messes up Adam’s relationship with Jackie. Meanwhile, Murray is annoyed when Marvin comes to visit for money, but Beverly convinces him to help Marvin out with a plan, because he’s family.

Speechless - "T-H-- THE C-L-- CLUB" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
JJ gets into an argument with Kenneth over their time together while Dylan decides she must “parent-trap” them both so they can get back together. Meanwhile, the family gets a chance to be members of a country club for a week. Ray sees it as a chance to live the high life while Maya jumps at the chance to spend mother-and-son time.

Modern Family - "Grab It" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Jay’s favorite place in the world, and only refuge, may be losing some of its charm when Phil considers becoming a member. At the Dunphy house, Claire mistakes her influence on Alex’s life choices, and Hayley cares too much about what Alex thinks about hers. Meanwhile, when Cam doesn’t give Mitchell the full story on what his play is really about, it really puts Mitchell in the spotlight.

American Housewife - "Other People's Marriages" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie encourages Viv (Leslie Bibb) to stand up to her boorish husband, Alan, but things backfire when Viv succeeds and decides to leave him – and move in with the Ottos.

Modern Family - "Snow Ball" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Manny and Luke put on the school’s lavish winter dance and end up over their heads due to a texting error, it is up to them to fix it before the end of the night. Meanwhile, Gloria, Claire, Mitchell and Cam all volunteer at the dance while Jay’s thinly veiled guise to get out of it by pretending to want to spend time with Phil backfires. During the dance, Claire and Gloria attempt to set up Marjorie (“Saturday Night Live”’s Vanessa Bayer), an overbearing mom, with the school’s principal. Finally, Mitchell is unnerved to be back in high school and is shocked to see a lot of himself in the school bully and feels he needs a little guidance.

The Goldbergs - "Crazy Calls" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After getting their first-ever answering machines, Murray and Pop-Pop wage a message war on one another. Fed up, Erica, Barry and Pops try to stop the fighting by offering a trip to a hockey game as an olive branch. Meanwhile, Adam finally finds a lunch-time home with some lovable geeks in the computer room, but Beverly worries about his social standing and intervenes.

The Carmichael Show - "Maxine's Sister" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) brings her sister (guest star Aurora Perrineau) to meet the Carmichaels, Bobby (Lil Rel Howery) reveals that they've previously met under unexpected circumstances forcing an exploration on judgment, hypocrisy and what it means to be family.

The Carmichael Show - "The Blues" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Maxine (Amber Stevens West) finds Cynthia (Loretta Devine) in the kitchen crying, she uncovers an uncomfortable possibility that is hard for the whole family to face: Cynthia may be suffering from depression and in need of therapy.

Nightcap - "The Show Might Go On, Part 1" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy's girlfriend, Christie Brinkley, urges him to quit the show; saving her voice for a speaking engagement, TV personality Bethenny Frankel makes Penny do her dirty work; actor David Hasselhoff tells embarrassing stories about his nephew, Marcus.

Younger - "The Gift of The Maggie" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza hunts for a new romance author, bringing her closer to Charles. Maggie slashes an art competitor.

Odd Mom Out - " M.F.A. in B.S." (Bravo, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jill struggles to make the right impression at her art show; New York Times best-selling author Derek Blasberg pays a visit to Brooke and Devon at Von Weber headquarters, but things do not go as planned; Lex gets advice from a stranger.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Wednesday, July 26

  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Watch Sutton on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Laura Linney (The Big C) - Laura stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She also chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sanaa Lathan (The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys) - Reid appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie) - Baron appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Alice Wetterlund (People of Earth/Silicon Valley) - Alice is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth/Bob's Burgers) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. discusses his upcoming film The Emoji Movie on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jade Pettyjohn (School of Rock) - Jade appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Nico Tortorella (Younger) - Nico is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Kelsey Grammer (Frasier/Cheers) - Kelsey talks about The Last Tycoon on the AOL Build Show at 10:30am.