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


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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, September 29

Superstore - "Back to Work" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), the district manager from corporate, tells the Cloud 9 employees he is going to be around for the day to see what can improve in the store. Amy (America Ferrera) tries to impress him with a perfect day, but a workplace accident threatens her plan. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to come off as a tough boss in front of Jeff, Jonah (Ben Feldman) attempts to help an unyielding Dina (Lauren Ash) win over the employees she betrayed in the strike and Mateo (Nico Santos) discovers something about Jeff in his pursuit to win him over.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Earworm Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Also, Amy invites Dave (Stephen Merchant) over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Wolowitz and Koothrappali become obsessed with a fan of their band, “Footprints on the Moon.”

Kevin Can Wait - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin James stars as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to find he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.

Better Things - "Woman Is the Something of the Something" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets really looked at.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Thursday, September 29

  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Catch Judith on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Meadows (Son of Zorn/Marry Me/The Michael Richards Show) - Tim appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community), Dave Foley (Dr. Ken/NewsRadio) and Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken/Go On) - Ken, Dave and Suzy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight. Ken will also be on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Powers That Be) - Holland talks about The Front Page on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids) - Jamie-Lynn is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.