Sunday, December 29, 2013

Week 14 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

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

Households: #1. CBS 3.5/7 rating/share (-39% from first four nights Week 13); #2. ABC 2.5/5 (-22%); #3. NBC 2.4/5 (-51%); #4. Fox 1.0/2 (-63%); #5. The CW 0.6/1 (-14%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 5.56 million (-38% from first four nights Week 13); #2. ABC 4.17 million (-16%); #3. NBC 3.96 million (-51%); #4. Fox 1.56 million (-63%); #5. The CW 0.91 million (-13%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 1.1/4 rating/share (-15% from first four nights Week 13); #2. NBC 1.0/4 (-57%); #3. CBS 1.0/3 (-41%); #4. Fox 0.4/1 (-67%) #5. The CW 0.3/1 (-25%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 13 (12/16/13-12/22/13) had NBC win the week in 18-49 for the twelfth time out of thirteen this season with a 2.4 rating, followed by CBS' 1.7,  ABC's 1.2 and Fox's 1.1. In total viewers, CBS was still first with 8.82 million, beating NBC which did 8.12 million, ABC followed with 5.05, and Fox trailed with 3.41 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-12/22/13) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 3.1, followed by CBS with a 2.7, Fox with a 2.4 and ABC at a 2.3. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.63 million, then NBC 9.88, ABC 8.33 and Fox at 7.11.

Back to week 14, 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 14 (Dec. 23-Dec. 29) Analysis















Last Sunday (Dec. 22)(Week 13)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,966,00010,381,0001,585,0002.091.540.55756P
The Sound of MusicABC7:00PM6,563,000
6,563,0001.35
1.357-11P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM
6,621,000(6,621,000)
1.42(1.42)preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM3,988,0003,273,000715,0001.261.050.21
Animation DominationFox7:30PM3,105,000
3,105,0001.26
1.26REPEAT
The OTFox7:30PM
15,808,000(15,808,000)
5.44(5.44)preempted
SurvivorCBS8:00PM
10,186,000(10,186,000)
2.57(2.57)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM
6,439,000(6,439,000)
1.93(1.93)preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,617,00010,812,000(195,000)3.583.540.04
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,518,0008,476,000(4,958,000)1.593.55(1.96)REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM18,278,00016,433,0001,845,0006.255.550.70
The SimpsonsFox8:30PM3,570,0005,567,000(1,997,000)1.652.37(0.72)REPEAT vs. Bob's Burgers
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM5,152,000
5,152,0000.75
0.75REPEAT 856P
RevengeABC9:00PM
6,219,000(6,219,000)
1.52(1.52)preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,520,0006,366,000(2,846,000)1.743.04(1.30)REPEAT
Anim Dom HDFox9:30PM2,221,0005,004,000(2,783,000)1.042.38(1.34)vs. American Dad
The MentalistCBS10:00PM4,935,0007,462,000(2,527,000)0.701.91(1.21)956 REPEAT vs. Survivor Reunion
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,434,000
4,434,0000.76
0.761056 REPEAT
BetrayalABC10:00PM
3,605,000(3,605,000)
0.80(0.80)preempted




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM3,875,0007,711,000(3,836,000)1.022.73(1.71)REPEAT
Shrek the HallsABC8:00PM4,557,0003,865,000692,0001.110.900.21vs. Prep & Landing
The Sing-OffNBC8:00PM5,315,00012,681,000(7,366,000)1.353.35(2.00)8-10P, vs.The Voice
Almost HumanFox8:00PM2,336,0005,339,000(3,003,000)0.591.59(1.00)REPEAT
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM976,000
976,0000.31
0.31REPEAT, 8-10P
Grandma Got Runover by ReindeerCW8:00PM
1,116,000(1,116,000)
0.40(0.40)
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM4,290,0007,590,000(3,300,000)1.162.31(1.15)REPEAT
A Chipmunk XmasABC8:30PM4,337,0003,379,000958,0001.140.900.24vs. Prep & Landing 2
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM5,429,0008,883,000(3,454,000)1.302.23(0.93)REPEAT
The Great Xmas Light FightABC9:00PM4,953,0004,035,000918,0001.341.020.329-11P
Ice Ace ChristmasFox9:00PM
2,698,000(2,698,000)
0.80(0.80)
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM2,029,000
2,029,0000.51
0.51REPEAT
Victoria's Secret Fashion ShowCW9:00PM
1,110,000(1,110,000)
0.40(0.40)vs. iHeart Radio
MomCBS9:30PM4,824,0007,441,000(2,617,000)1.101.95(0.85)REPEAT
Dragons Gift of the FuryFox9:30PM
2,407,000(2,407,000)
0.80(0.80)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,528,0005,093,000(565,000)0.811.16(0.35)REPEAT, vs. Hostages
CastleABC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Hollywood Game NightNBC10:00PM3,459,0007,277,000(3,818,000)1.012.05(1.04)vs. The Sing-Off 10P










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM6,956,00019,651,000(12,695,000)0.852.87(2.02)REPEAT
How the Grinch Stole XmasABC8:00PM4,084,000
4,084,0001.20
1.20REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM
3,248,000(3,248,000)
0.80(0.80)preempted
It's a Wonderful LifeNBC8:00PM4,713,000
4,713,0001.12
1.128-11P
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM
6,988,000(6,988,000)
2.05(2.05)preempted
DadsFox8:00PM1,373,0002,450,000(1,077,000)0.421.00(0.58)REPEAT
ABC Movie: How the Grinch Stole XmasABC8:30PM4,047,000
4,047,0001.32
1.32830-11P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM1,072,0001,866,000(794,000)0.360.70(0.34)REPEAT
CW MovieCW8:00PM996,000
996,0000.25
0.258-10P
The OriginalsCW8:00PM
923,000(923,000)
0.30(0.30)preempted
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM7,141,00015,581,000(8,440,000)1.012.43(1.42)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM
3,121,000(3,121,000)
0.90(0.90)preempted
The VoiceNBC9:00PM
14,010,000(14,010,000)
3.98(3.98)preempted
New GirlFox9:00PM972,0001,513,000(541,000)0.340.70(0.36)REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM
2,389,000(2,389,000)
0.70(0.70)preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM1,029,0001,402,000(373,000)0.390.60(0.21)REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM
930,000(930,000)
0.40(0.40)preempted
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM5,860,00012,397,000(6,537,000)0.821.96(1.14)REPEAT
What Would You Do?ABC10:00PM
2,472,000(2,472,000)
0.67(0.67)preempted
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
I Love Lucy XmasCBS8:00PM3,631,0004,847,000(1,216,000)0.660.67(0.01)REPEAT vs. Home for the Holidays
The MiddleABC8:00PM3,870,0005,788,000(1,918,000)1.251.40(0.15)REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC8:30PM2,615,0004,670,000(2,055,000)0.851.20(0.35)REPEAT vs Goldbergs (R)
Kelly Clarkson XmasNBC8:00PM3,345,0005,489,000(2,144,000)0.711.65(0.94)REPEAT vs. Sing-Off 8-10P
Ice Age XmasFox8:00PM2,004,000
2,004,0000.51
0.51REPEAT
The X FactorFox8:00PM
5,036,000(5,036,000)
1.34(1.34)preempted
Kung Fu Panda XmasCW8:00PM978,000
978,0000.27
0.27REPEAT
iHeart Radio Jingle BallCW8:00PM
1,316,000(1,316,000)
0.53(0.53)8-10P
Dreamworks DragonsFox8:30PM1,621,000
1,621,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
Merry MadagascarCW8:30PM1,011,000
1,011,0000.29
0.29REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM4,754,0006,400,000(1,646,000)0.691.30(0.61)REPEAT, vs. Criminal Minds (R)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM3,875,0006,221,000(2,346,000)1.271.80(0.53)REPEAT
Michael Buble SpecialNBC9:00PM3,399,000
3,399,0000.70
0.70REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PM1,075,000
1,075,0000.26
0.26REPEAT
Barbara Walters 10 Most FascinatingABC9:30PM
8,889,000(8,889,000)
2.16(2.16)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM2,373,000
2,373,0000.78
0.78REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,175,000
1,175,0000.39
0.39REPEAT
iHeart Radio: 1DCW9:00PM603,000
603,0000.16
0.16REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM5,631,0006,694,000(1,063,000)0.681.10(0.42)REPEAT vs. CSI (R)
NashvilleABC10:00PM1,778,000
1,778,0000.51
0.51REPEAT
Hollywood Game NightNBC10:00PM2,127,0005,026,000(2,899,000)0.611.27(0.66)REPEAT vs. Michael Buble










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM10,980,00011,251,000(271,000)2.602.80(0.20)REPEAT
Shark TankABC8:00PM5,670,0006,409,000(739,000)1.301.70(0.40)REPEAT vs. Charlie Brown Xmas
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM2,030,0004,479,000(2,449,000)0.601.18(0.58)2 REPEATS vs. Sing-Off
GleeFox8:00PM1,520,000
1,520,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
The X FactorFox8:00PM
6,219,000(6,219,000)
1.67(1.67)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM860,000756,000104,0000.300.200.10REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PM7,140,0007,545,000(405,000)1.601.70(0.10)REPEAT
The MillersCBS9:00PM5,090,0005,642,000(552,000)1.101.30(0.20)REPEAT vs. Crazy Ones (R)
20/20: Secrets of the CastleABC9:00PM4,830,0005,676,000(846,000)1.001.42(0.42)9-11P vs. 20/20: The Year
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Women of SNLNBC9:00PM4,070,0004,296,000(226,000)1.401.70(0.30)REPEAT 9-11P vs. SNL Xmas (R)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
GleeFox9:00PM1,400,000
1,400,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
ReignCW9:00PM900,000884,00016,0000.300.300.00REPEAT
The MillersCBS9:30PM4,340,0005,720,000(1,380,000)0.901.30(0.40)REPEAT vs. 2.5 Men (R)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM

0

0.00preempted
ElementaryCBS10:00PM5,170,0005,648,000(478,000)0.900.900.00REPEAT
ScandalABC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM5,270,0008,709,000(3,439,000)0.901.38(0.48)REPEAT vs. I Love Lucy Xmas
Shark TankABC8:00PM
5,041,000(5,041,000)
1.16(1.16)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM4,250,000
4,250,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
It's a Wonderful LifeNBC8:00PM
5,468,000(5,468,000)
1.15(1.15)
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,270,000
6,270,0001.10
1.10
BonesFox8:00PM2,870,0003,424,000(554,000)0.500.77(0.27)REPEAT
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM690,000725,000(35,000)0.200.27(0.07)REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,030,000
3,030,0000.70
0.70REPEAT
Garth Brooks VegasCBS9:00PM5,170,000
5,170,0001.00
1.009-11P REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
9,619,000(9,619,000)
1.30(1.30)preempted
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,040,0005,438,000(398,000)1.201.30(0.10)REPEAT
What We Wasted Our Year OnNBC9:00PM4,950,000
4,950,0001.00
1.00
NikitaCW9:00PM810,000686,000124,0000.200.23(0.03)Finale
Warm Blanket Charlie BrownFox9:00PM
1,882,000(1,882,000)
0.55(0.55)
Raising HopeFox9:00PM1,560,000
1,560,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,390,000
1,390,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM
10,524,000(10,524,000)
1.10(1.10)preempted
20/20ABC10:00PM5,500,0005,499,0001,0001.101.18(0.08)
GrimmNBC10:00PM2,050,000
2,050,0000.50
0.50REPEAT










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,240,0002,928,000(688,000)0.600.500.10REPEAT
ABC Movie: Just Go With ItABC8:00PM3,780,000
3,780,0000.90
0.908-1030P
Dog for Xmas Charlie BrownABC8:00PM
3,482,000(3,482,000)
0.82(0.82)
WWE Tribute to TroopsNBC8:00PM2,310,0002,108,000202,0000.600.500.10vs. Sing-Off (R)
Almost HumanFox8:00PM2,540,0001,843,000697,0000.500.390.11REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,400,0003,615,000(1,215,000)0.400.63(0.23)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM3,830,0003,491,000339,0000.700.420.28vs. Crimetime
Agents of SHIELDABC9:00PM
2,551,000(2,551,000)
0.53(0.53)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM1,850,000
1,850,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
BonesFox9:00PM1,850,0001,623,000227,0000.400.340.06REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,200,0004,648,000(1,448,000)0.900.680.22
Trophy WifeABC10:30PM2,070,0003,352,000(1,282,000)0.600.490.11REPEAT vs. Castle (R)
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM2,860,0002,936,000(76,000)0.801.04(0.24)REPEAT

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 14 (Dec. 23-29) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur10,980,0002.60REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,520,0001.74REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:30PMSun3,570,0001.65REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur7,140,0001.60REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,518,0001.59REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon5,429,0001.30REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed3,875,0001.27REPEAT
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun3,105,0001.26REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed3,870,0001.25REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon4,290,0001.16REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon4,824,0001.10REPEAT
The MillersCBS9:00PMThur5,090,0001.10REPEAT
Animation Dom Hi-DefFox9:30PMSun2,221,0001.04REPEAT
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon3,875,0001.02REPEAT
The MillersCBS9:30PMThur4,340,0000.90REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC8:30PMWed2,615,0000.85REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri4,250,0000.8REPEAT
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed2,373,0000.78REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,030,0000.7REPEAT
I Love Lucy XmasCBS8:00PMTues3,631,0000.66REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC10:30PMSat2,070,0000.60REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,240,0000.6REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur2,030,0000.602 REPEATS
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri1,560,0000.5REPEAT
DadsFox8:00PMTues1,373,0000.42REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,400,0000.4REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,390,0000.4REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues1,029,0000.39REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMWed1,175,0000.39REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues1,072,0000.36REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTues972,0000.34REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PMWed1,075,0000.26REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur

preempted
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur

preempted
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues

preempted
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur

preempted
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur

preempted
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, February 17

The Middle - "The Setup" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Frankie is tasked with being at her mom Pat’s (Marsha Mason) beck and call when she has to stay for a few days at the Heck house after coming down with an ailment. Meanwhile, just when it looks like Sean is about to ask Sue out on a date, Sue nervously blurts out that maybe they should both try to set each other up on a date with one of their friends; and Axl and Brick ponder what it is exactly that Mike does at the quarry.

The Middle - "Eyes Wide Open" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Axl heads to Chicago to visit Hutch for the weekend but discovers that his friend, who has his own apartment and a job, is now acting more like a responsible adult than the free-spirited college student he once knew. Meanwhile, Sue’s excitement over having the apartment to herself over the weekend turns to horror when she is unable to sleep after watching “Silence of the Lambs”; and Brick enlists Frankie and Mike’s aid to help convince Lilah, a new student who doesn’t know anyone at school yet, that she and Brick would make a cute couple.

black-ish - "Please Don't Feed the Animals" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bow keeps in touch with Dre’s incarcerated godbrother, Omar, but when they find out he is being released from prison, Omar’s future sparks debate. Meanwhile, Ruby lets it slip to the kids that she’s been to jail and they push her to tell them more secrets from her past.

black-ish - "Charity Case" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dre is chosen to lead Stevens & Lido’s new charity campaign which helps people give back to their community. When Bow advises Dre that there is more to giving back than cutting checks, he decides to donate some of his clothes to a man in need. Meanwhile, Junior fails his driving test, so Ruby offers to chaperone a trip with him and the twins on an informative outing.

The Thundermans - "Rhythm n' Shoes " (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Determined to meet a famous pop singer visiting Hiddenville High, Phoebe and Max devise elaborate schemes to insert themselves into her performance that quickly lead to disastrous results.

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn - "The Harper Quad-Jobbers" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The quads try to earn money for a pool so that their house can be the place everyone wants to hang out at during the summer.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 12)

Friday, February 16

  • Sam Rockwell (F Is for Family) - Watch Sam on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Alexa & Katie/Good Morning, Miami/Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly and her husband Rodney talk about the Hallmark Channel original series Meet the Peetes on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Becki Newton (Divorce/Weird Loners/The Goodwin Games/How I Met Your Mother) - Becki chats about Divorce on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori appears on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December/January)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
01/09 - Girlfriends - The Complete Series
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