Sunday, December 22, 2013

Week 13 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 13 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.7/9 rating/share (-12% from first four nights Week 12); #2. NBC 4.9/8 (+9%); #3. ABC 3.2/5 (-16%); #4. Fox 2.7/4 (-13%); #5. The CW 0.7/1 (-22%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.95 million (-13% from first four nights Week 12); #2. NBC 8.07 million (+12%); #3. ABC 4.96 million (-17%); #4. Fox 4.25 million (-16%); #5. The CW 1.04 million (-29%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.3/7 rating/share (+15% from first four nights Week 12); #2. CBS 1.7/5 (-15%); #3. ABC 1.3/4 (-24%); #4. Fox 1.2/4 (-20%) #5. The CW 0.4/1 (-20%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 12 (12/9/13-12/15/13) had NBC win the week in 18-49 for the eleventh time out of twelve this season with a 2.2 rating, followed by Fox's 2.0, CBS' 2.0 and ABC's 1.5. In total viewers, CBS was back to first with 9.32 million, beating NBC which did 7.51 million, Fox followed with 6.12, and ABC trailed with 5.62 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-12/15/13) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 3.2, followed by CBS with a 2.7, Fox with a 2.5 and ABC at a 2.5. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.75 million, then NBC 9.9, ABC 8.49 and Fox at 7.31.

Back to week 13, 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 13 (Dec. 16-Dec. 22) Analysis















Last Sunday (Dec. 15)(Week 12)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,381,00011,557,000(1,176,000)1.542.03(0.49)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,621,0007,043,000(422,000)1.421.54(0.12)
Animation DominationFox7:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,273,0005,398,000(2,125,000)1.051.92(0.87)
Animation DominationFox7:30PM

0

0.00preempted
The OTFox7:30PM15,808,00014,605,0001,203,0005.445.240.20752P
SurvivorCBS8:00PM10,186,0009,207,000979,0002.572.130.448-10P FINALE vs. Amazing Race Finale
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,439,0006,936,000(497,000)1.932.15(0.22)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,812,00011,464,000(652,000)3.543.97(0.43)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM8,476,0006,854,0001,622,0003.553.070.48
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM16,433,00019,065,000(2,632,000)5.556.92(1.37)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM5,567,0004,601,000966,0002.372.130.24
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
RevengeABC9:00PM6,219,0006,040,000179,0001.521.58(0.06)
Family GuyFox9:00PM6,366,0005,361,0001,005,0003.042.690.35
American Dad!Fox9:30PM5,004,0004,364,000640,0002.382.130.25
Survivor ReunionCBS10:00PM7,462,0009,973,000(2,511,000)1.911.760.15vs. Mentalist
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,605,0003,053,000552,0000.800.740.06




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM7,711,0004,535,0003,176,0002.731.201.53vs. REPEAT
Prep & LandingABC8:00PM3,865,0005,802,000(1,937,000)0.901.60(0.70)vs. Santa Claus is Comin'...
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,681,00013,200,000(519,000)3.353.46(0.11)8-10P, vs. 8-9P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM5,339,0006,049,000(710,000)1.591.81(0.22)
Grandma Got Runover by ReindeerCW8:00PM1,116,0001,213,000(97,000)0.400.400.00vs. Kung Fu Panda Xmas
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM7,590,0004,755,0002,835,0002.311.201.11REPEAT
Prep & Landing 2ABC8:30PM3,379,0005,802,000(2,423,000)0.901.60(0.70)vs. Santa Claus is Comin'...
Merry MadagascarCW8:30PM
1,152,000(1,152,000)
0.40(0.40)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM8,883,0007,776,0001,107,0002.232.020.21
The Great Xmas Light FightABC9:00PM4,035,0005,500,000(1,465,000)1.021.44(0.42)9-11P vs. 9-10P
Ice Ace ChristmasFox9:00PM2,698,000
2,698,0000.80
0.80
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM
6,652,000(6,652,000)
2.18(2.18)preempted
Victoria's Secret Fashion ShowCW9:00PM1,110,000604,000506,0000.400.160.24vs. iHeart Radio
MomCBS9:30PM7,441,0005,530,0001,911,0001.951.300.65REPEAT
Dragons Gift of the FuryFox9:30PM2,407,000
2,407,0000.80
0.80
HostagesCBS10:00PM5,093,0004,690,000403,0001.161.070.09
CastleABC10:00PM
5,318,000(5,318,000)
1.00(1.00)preempted
The Sing-OffNBC10:00PM7,277,0008,388,000(1,111,000)2.052.44(0.39)vs. 9-11P










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM19,651,00019,297,000354,0002.872.870.00
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM3,248,0006,108,000(2,860,000)0.802.09(1.29)REPEAT
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM6,988,0006,243,000745,0002.051.870.18
American Country AwardsFox8:00PM
5,144,000(5,144,000)
1.44(1.44)8-10P
DadsFox8:00PM2,450,000
2,450,0001.00
1.00REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM1,866,000
1,866,0000.70
0.70REPEAT
The OriginalsCW8:00PM923,000713,000210,0000.300.300.00REPEAT, vs. iHeart Radio
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM15,581,00015,242,000339,0002.432.410.02
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM3,121,0004,768,000(1,647,000)0.901.63(0.73)REPEAT
The VoiceNBC9:00PM14,010,00011,518,0002,492,0003.983.130.85FINALE 9-11P
New GirlFox9:00PM1,513,000
1,513,0000.70
0.70REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,389,0003,479,000(1,090,000)0.701.16(0.46)REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM1,402,000
1,402,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM930,000432,000498,0000.400.200.20REPEAT, vs. iHeart Radio
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,397,0009,716,0002,681,0001.963.39(1.43)vs. Victoria Secret
What Would You Do?ABC10:00PM2,472,0003,129,000(657,000)0.670.90(0.23)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM
9,321,000(9,321,000)
2.20(2.20)preempted










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Home for the HolidaysCBS8:00PM4,847,0009,919,000(5,072,000)0.672.51(1.84)vs. Survivor
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,788,0008,085,000(2,297,000)1.401.97(0.57)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,670,0006,138,000(1,468,000)1.201.50(0.30)REPEAT vs Back in Game
The Sing-OffNBC8:00PM5,489,0006,030,000(541,000)1.651.83(0.18)8-10P
The X FactorFox8:00PM5,036,0004,965,00071,0001.341.41(0.07)
iHeart Radio Jingle BallCW8:00PM1,316,000
1,316,0000.53
0.538-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM
3,023,000(3,023,000)
1.06(1.06)preempted
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM6,400,00011,193,000(4,793,000)1.302.41(1.11)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM6,221,00010,612,000(4,391,000)1.803.55(1.75)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Barbara Walters 10 Most FascinatingABC9:30PM8,889,000
8,889,0002.16
2.16930-11P
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM
5,368,000(5,368,000)
1.75(1.75)preempted
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM
1,445,000(1,445,000)
0.54(0.54)preempted
CSICBS10:00PM6,694,00010,175,000(3,481,000)1.101.83(0.73)REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM
5,181,000(5,181,000)
1.40(1.40)preempted
Michael Buble SpecialNBC10:00PM5,026,0005,306,000(280,000)1.271.41(0.14)vs. Kelly Clarkson










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM11,251,00017,678,000(6,427,000)2.805.09(2.29)REPEAT
Charlie Brown XmasABC8:00PM6,409,0003,304,0003,105,0001.700.820.88vs. Once Wonderland
Sound of Music LIVE!NBC8:00PM

0

0.008-11P
The Sing-OffNBC8:00PM4,479,0004,576,000(97,000)1.181.34(0.16)
The X FactorFox8:00PM6,219,0004,897,0001,322,0001.671.240.43FINALE 8-10P
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM756,0002,438,000(1,682,000)0.201.06(0.86)REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PM7,545,00010,928,000(3,383,000)1.702.62(0.92)REPEAT
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM5,642,0007,866,000(2,224,000)1.301.86(0.56)REPEAT
20/20: The YearABC9:00PM5,676,000
5,676,0001.42
1.429-11P
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM
8,360,000(8,360,000)
2.68(2.68)preempted
SNL ChristmasNBC9:00PM4,296,000
4,296,0001.70
1.70REPEAT 9-11P
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM
3,396,000(3,396,000)
0.99(0.99)preempted
GleeFox9:00PM
2,472,000(2,472,000)
0.70(0.70)preempted
ReignCW9:00PM884,0001,855,000(971,000)0.300.62(0.32)REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM5,720,0008,536,000(2,816,000)1.301.91(0.61)REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM
3,003,000(3,003,000)
0.90(0.90)preempted
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,648,0009,092,000(3,444,000)0.901.67(0.77)REPEAT
ScandalABC10:00PM
9,370,000(9,370,000)
3.19(3.19)preempted
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM
3,934,000(3,934,000)
1.25(1.25)preempted










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
I Love Lucy XmasCBS8:00PM8,654,0007,343,0001,311,0001.401.380.02vs. Undercover Boss
Shark TankABC8:00PM5,011,000
5,011,0001.10
1.10REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
6,275,000(6,275,000)
1.22(1.22)preempted
It's a Wonderful LifeNBC8:00PM5,371,000
5,371,0001.10
1.108-11P
DatelineNBC8:00PM
6,194,000(6,194,000)
1.15(1.15)preempted
BonesFox8:00PM3,393,0003,493,000(100,000)0.800.800.00REPEAT
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM741,000696,00045,0000.200.200.00
The NeighborsABC8:30PM
4,037,000(4,037,000)
0.88(0.88)preempted
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,384,0009,135,000249,0001.201.21(0.01)
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,483,0007,170,000(1,687,000)1.301.98(0.68)REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM
4,884,000(4,884,000)
1.18(1.18)preempted
NikitaCW9:00PM808,000635,000173,0000.300.200.10
Warm Blanket Charlie BrownFox9:00PM1,895,000
1,895,0000.60
0.60
Raising HopeFox9:00PM
2,099,000(2,099,000)
0.68(0.68)preempted
Raising HopeFox9:30PM
1,913,000(1,913,000)
0.58(0.58)preempted
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,176,00010,941,000(765,000)1.101.23(0.13)
20/20ABC10:00PM5,494,0005,913,000(419,000)1.201.44(0.24)
DraculaNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,300,0005,839,000(3,539,000)0.501.60(1.10)vs. Rudolph
Dog for Xmas Charlie BrownABC8:00PM3,540,0003,260,000280,0000.800.700.10vs. Xmas Light Fight
Sing-OffNBC8:00PM2,890,0003,127,000(237,000)0.600.70(0.10)REPEAT 8-10 vs. Sound of Music 8-11P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM1,930,000
1,930,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
UFCFox8:00PM
2,836,000(2,836,000)
1.18(1.18)8-10P
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM3,610,000
3,610,0000.60
0.60
Frosty the SnowmanCBS9:00PM
5,263,000(5,263,000)
1.50(1.50)
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,530,000
3,530,0000.50
0.50
Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM2,680,000
2,680,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
CMA Country XmasABC9:00PM
3,871,000(3,871,000)
0.60(0.60)REPEAT 9-11P
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
BonesFox9:00PM1,670,000
1,670,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
Frosty ReturnsCBS9:30PM
4,430,000(4,430,000)
1.30(1.30)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,640,0004,968,000(328,000)0.701.00(0.30)
CastleABC10:00PM3,390,000
3,390,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM3,150,000
3,150,0001.10
1.10REPEAT


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 13 (Dec. 16-22) 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 SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun8,476,0003.55
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun6,366,0003.04
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThur11,251,0002.80REPEAT
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon7,711,0002.73
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun5,004,0002.38
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun5,567,0002.37
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon7,590,0002.31
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon8,883,0002.23
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,441,0001.95
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed6,221,0001.80REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur7,545,0001.70REPEAT
I Love Lucy XmasCBS8:00PMFri8,654,0001.4REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,788,0001.40REPEAT
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur5,642,0001.30REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur5,720,0001.30REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,670,0001.20REPEAT
DadsFox8:00PMTues2,450,0001.00REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues3,121,0000.9REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues1,866,0000.70REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTues1,513,0000.70REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues2,389,0000.70REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat3,610,0000.6REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues1,402,0000.60REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,300,0000.5REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

preempted
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri

preempted
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur

preempted
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

preempted
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur

preempted
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed

preempted
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, September 26

The Big Bang Theory - "The Military Miniaturization" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Colonel Williams (Dean Norris), an Air Force representative from the Department of Material Command sits down to talk with Wolowitz.

Kevin Can Wait - "Sleep Disorder" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Kevin rearranges the house to his liking after his buddies convince him that Donna makes all their decisions and has taken over the house for her own benefit. Also, Kendra enlists her Uncle Kyle (Gary Valentine) to help toughen up Chale.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Monday, September 26

  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Code Black on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Johnny Pemberton (Son of Zorn) - Johnny is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about her new album on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger) - Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.