Sunday, January 05, 2014

Week 15 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 15 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 4.6/8 rating/share (+31% from first four nights Week 14); #2. ABC 3.1/5 (+24%); #3. NBC 2.4/4 (even); #4. Fox 1.3/2 (+30%); #5. The CW 0.7/1 (+17%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 7.3 million (+31% from first four nights Week 14); #2. ABC 5.25 million (+28%); #3. NBC 3.83 million (-3%); #4. Fox 2.16 million (+38%); #5. The CW 1.15 million (+26%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 1.4/4 rating/share (+27% from first four nights Week 14); #2. CBS 1.4/4 (+40%); #3. NBC 1.1/3 (+10%); #4. Fox 0.7/2 (+75%) #5. The CW 0.4/1 (+33%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 14 (12/23/13-12/29/13) had NBC win the week in 18-49 for the thirteenth time out of fourteen this season with a 2.0 rating, followed by CBS' 1.1,  ABC's 1.1 and Fox's 1.1. In total viewers, NBC beat usual CBS with 6.73 million, beating CBS which did 6.17 million, ABC followed with 4.15, and Fox trailed with 3.57 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-12/29/13) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 3.1, followed by CBS with a 2.6, Fox with a 2.3 and ABC at a 2.3. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.39 million, then NBC 9.73, ABC 8.13 and Fox at 6.93.

Back to week 15, 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 15 (Dec. 30-Jan. 5) Analysis















Last Sunday (Dec. 29)(Week 14)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,470,00011,966,000(1,496,000)1.702.09(0.39)8P
The Sound of MusicABC7:00PM
6,563,000(6,563,000)
1.35(1.35)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,766,000
5,766,0001.10
1.10REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM4,391,0003,988,000403,0001.401.260.14
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
3,105,000(3,105,000)
1.26(1.26)REPEAT
The OTFox7:30PM15,324,000
15,324,0004.80
4.80747P
Harry Potter Sorcerer's StoneABC8:00PM3,708,000
3,708,0001.10
1.10REPEAT 8-11P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM14,584,00010,617,0003,967,0004.803.581.22
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM5,603,0003,518,0002,085,0002.201.590.61REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM27,363,00018,278,0009,085,0009.306.253.05
The SimpsonsFox8:30PM4,241,0003,570,000671,0001.701.650.05REPEAT
Kennedy Center HonorsCBS9:00PM7,176,000
7,176,0000.90
0.909-11P
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM
5,152,000(5,152,000)
0.75(0.75)preempted
RevengeABC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,783,0003,520,000263,0001.701.74(0.04)REPEAT
Anim Dom HDFox9:30PM2,154,0002,221,000(67,000)0.901.04(0.14)REPEAT
The MentalistCBS10:00PM
4,935,000(4,935,000)
0.70(0.70)preempted
ElementaryCBS10:00PM
4,434,000(4,434,000)
0.76(0.76)
BetrayalABC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM4,618,0003,875,000743,0001.201.020.18REPEAT
Charlie Brown New YearABC8:00PM4,088,000
4,088,0001.10
1.10REPEAT
Shrek the HallsABC8:00PM
4,557,000(4,557,000)
1.11(1.11)
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM3,275,000
3,275,0001.00
1.00REPEAT
The Sing-OffNBC8:00PM
5,315,000(5,315,000)
1.35(1.35)
Almost HumanFox8:00PM3,438,0002,336,0001,102,0000.900.590.31REPEAT
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM1,450,000976,000474,0000.500.310.19REPEAT, 8-10P
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM5,240,0004,290,000950,0001.401.160.24REPEAT
A Chipmunk XmasABC8:30PM
4,337,000(4,337,000)
1.14(1.14)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM6,345,0005,429,000916,0001.501.300.20REPEAT
Rudolph's Shiny New YearABC9:00PM3,311,0004,953,000(1,642,000)0.901.34(0.44)REPEAT vs. Great Xmas Light Fight 9-11P
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM3,091,000
3,091,0001.10
1.10REPEAT
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM2,723,0002,029,000694,0000.700.510.19REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PM5,348,0004,824,000524,0001.201.100.10REPEAT
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM4,781,0004,528,000253,0000.900.810.09REPEAT, vs. Elementary (R)
CastleABC10:00PM4,043,000
4,043,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM2,836,0003,459,000(623,000)0.701.01(0.31)REPEAT vs. Hollywood Game Night










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM8,145,0006,956,0001,189,0000.900.850.05REPEAT
NE Rockin' Eve 30 Greatest Women in MusicABC8:00PM7,524,000
7,524,0002.05
2.058-10P
How the Grinch Stole XmasABC8:00PM
4,084,000(4,084,000)
1.20(1.20)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
A Toast to 2013NBC8:00PM6,107,0004,713,0001,394,0001.641.120.528-10P, vs. It's a Wonderful Life
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
DadsFox8:00PM1,753,0001,373,000380,0000.700.420.28REPEAT
ABC Movie: How the Grinch Stole XmasABC8:30PM
4,047,000(4,047,000)
1.32(1.32)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM1,347,0001,072,000275,0000.500.360.14REPEAT
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM1,382,000996,000386,0000.600.250.35REPEAT 8-10P vs. CW Movie
The OriginalsCW8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM6,299,0007,141,000(842,000)0.701.01(0.31)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
New GirlFox9:00PM1,007,000972,00035,0000.400.340.06REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM

0

0.00preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM888,0001,029,000(141,000)0.300.39(0.09)REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM4,502,0005,860,000(1,358,000)0.500.82(0.32)REPEAT
New Year's Rockin' Eve PrimeABC10:00PM12,185,000
12,185,0003.76
3.76
New Year's Eve 2013NBC10:00PM5,738,000
5,738,0001.75
1.75










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Hawaii Five-0CBS8:00PM6,270,0003,631,0002,639,0000.900.660.24REPEAT vs. Lucy Xmas
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,466,0003,870,0001,596,0001.201.25(0.05)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM4,734,0002,615,0002,119,0001.200.850.35REPEAT vs. Trophy Wife (R)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM2,012,0003,345,000(1,333,000)0.400.71(0.31)REPEAT vs. Kelly Clarkson (R)
DadsFox8:00PM2,152,0002,004,000148,0000.800.510.29REPEAT vs. Ice Age (R)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,023,000978,00045,0000.300.270.03REPEAT vs. Kung Fu Panda Xmas
DadsFox8:30PM1,797,0001,621,000176,0000.700.400.30REPEAT vs. Dreamworks Dragons (R)
Merry MadagascarCW8:30PM
1,011,000(1,011,000)
0.29(0.29)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,125,0004,754,0002,371,0001.300.690.61REPEAT, vs. Five-0 (R)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,304,0003,875,0001,429,0001.501.270.23REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM2,956,0003,399,000(443,000)0.700.700.00REPEAT vs. Buble (R)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM1,583,0001,075,000508,0000.600.260.34REPEAT vs. Raising Hope (R)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM3,642,0002,373,0001,269,0001.000.780.22REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM1,395,0001,175,000220,0000.500.390.11REPEAT vs. Raising Hope (R)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM923,000603,000320,0000.300.160.14REPEAT vs. iHeart: 1D
CSICBS10:00PM6,671,0005,631,0001,040,0001.000.680.32REPEAT vs. Blue Bloods (R)
NashvilleABC10:00PM2,351,0001,778,000573,0000.500.51(0.01)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC10:00PM3,737,0002,127,0001,610,0001.000.610.39REPEAT vs. Game Night (R)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM19,200,00010,982,0008,218,0005.412.602.81vs. REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM4,746,0005,669,000(923,000)1.251.30(0.05)8-10P, vs. Shark Tank (R)
CommunityNBC8:00PM3,494,0002,025,0001,469,0001.310.600.712 eps vs. Parks & Rec (R)
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM2,072,0001,519,000553,0000.600.400.20REPEAT vs. Glee (R)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM791,000855,000(64,000)0.300.300.00REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PM11,332,0007,143,0004,189,0002.841.601.24vs. REPEAT
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM8,196,0005,090,0003,106,0001.991.100.89vs. Millers (R)
20/20: Secrets of the CastleABC9:00PM
4,829,000(4,829,000)
1.00(1.00)
Women of SNLNBC9:00PM
4,074,000(4,074,000)
1.40(1.40)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM2,790,000
2,790,0000.85
0.85
BonesFox9:00PM3,057,0001,399,0001,658,0000.700.300.40REPEAT vs. Glee (R)
ReignCW9:00PM790,000902,000(112,000)0.200.30(0.10)REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM8,736,0004,341,0004,395,0002.180.901.28vs. Millers (R)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM2,502,000
2,502,0000.76
0.76preempted
ElementaryCBS10:00PM9,035,0005,173,0003,862,0001.850.900.95vs. REPEAT
The AssetsABC10:00PM3,773,000
3,773,0000.66
0.66premiere
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,960,000
3,960,0001.26
1.26










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM5,583,0005,265,000318,0001.200.900.30REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,206,0004,041,0001,165,0001.100.800.30REPEAT
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,854,0006,223,0001,631,0001.501.100.40
Cotton BowlFox8:00PM6,757,000
6,757,0001.90
1.908-11P
BonesFox8:00PM
2,825,000(2,825,000)
0.50(0.50)preempted
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM1,016,000622,000394,0000.400.200.20vs. REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:30PM4,528,0002,876,0001,652,0001.000.600.40REPEAT vs. Neighbors (R)
Garth Brooks VegasCBS9:00PM
5,201,000(5,201,000)
1.00(1.00)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM5,928,000
5,928,0000.90
0.90REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,291,0004,951,000340,0001.401.200.20REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,597,0004,130,0001,467,0001.401.000.40vs. What We Wasted
SupernaturalCW9:00PM772,000817,000(45,000)0.200.200.00REPEAT vs. Nikita Finale
Raising HopeFox9:00PM
1,575,000(1,575,000)
0.40(0.40)preempted
Raising HopeFox9:30PM
1,401,000(1,401,000)
0.40(0.40)preempted
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM7,972,000
7,972,0000.90
0.90REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM6,024,0005,497,000527,0001.501.100.40
DraculaNBC10:00PM2,954,0002,051,000903,0000.900.500.40vs. Grimm (R)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM1,571,0002,654,000(1,083,000)0.300.50(0.20)REPEAT
ABC Movie: Over the HedgeABC8:00PM2,666,0003,751,000(1,085,000)0.700.90(0.20)REPEAT 8-10P vs. Just Go With It 8-1030
NFL NFC Wild CardNBC8:00PM30,093,000
30,093,0009.80
9.80
WWE Tribute to TroopsNBC8:00PM
2,091,000(2,091,000)
0.60(0.60)
Almost HumanFox8:00PM1,700,0001,948,000(248,000)0.300.40(0.10)REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM1,655,0002,354,000(699,000)0.400.400.00REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM2,734,0004,703,000(1,969,000)0.400.80(0.40)REPEAT vs. 48 Hours (R) 9-11P
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM
1,826,000(1,826,000)
0.30(0.30)preempted
BonesFox9:00PM1,629,0001,801,000(172,000)0.400.400.00REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,748,000
4,748,0000.70
0.70
Agents of SHIELDABC10:00PM2,291,0002,055,000236,0000.600.600.00REPEAT vs. Trophy Wife 1030(R)
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM
2,897,000(2,897,000)
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 15 (Dec. 30 - Jan. 5) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur19,200,0005.41
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur11,332,0002.84
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun5,603,0002.20REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur8,736,0002.18
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur8,196,0001.99
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,783,0001.70REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:30PMSun4,241,0001.70REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon6,345,0001.50REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,304,0001.50REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon5,240,0001.40REPEAT
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur3,494,0001.312 EPISODES
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,466,0001.20REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon5,348,0001.20REPEAT
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon4,618,0001.20REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed4,734,0001.20REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,206,0001.1REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:30PMFri4,528,0001.0REPEAT
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed3,642,0001.00REPEAT
Animation Dom Hi-DefFox9:30PMSun2,154,0000.90REPEAT
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur2,790,0000.85
DadsFox8:00PMWed2,152,0000.80REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur2,502,0000.76
DadsFox8:00PMTues1,753,0000.70REPEAT
DadsFox8:30PMWed1,797,0000.70REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PMWed1,583,0000.60REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMWed1,395,0000.50REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues1,347,0000.50REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat1,655,0000.4REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTues1,007,0000.40REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat1,571,0000.3REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues888,0000.30REPEAT
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

preempted
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri

preempted
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues

preempted
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

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

Tuesday, October 17

The Middle - "Meet the Parents" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie’s rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money – which will go to charity – to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t get arrested.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Kids" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the realization that Eddie is finally mature enough to be left on his own, Louis and Jessica see the light at the end of their parenting tunnel and make plans to spend more time with friends Honey and Marvin. Until their neighbors announce a plan of their own: Marvin is getting his vasectomy reversed so the couple can conceive a baby. The Huangs do their best to dissuade them.

black-ish - "Elder. Scam." (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Ruby gets scammed and Dre begins to suspect that she isn’t as sharp as she used to be, particularly because she was the one who used to scam other people. Zoey’s friend Aaron visits and Diane develops an instant crush on him.

The Mayor - "Buyer's Remorse" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Courtney settles into his new role as mayor, he’s faced with a dismal approval rating as the citizens of Fort Grey express their lack of confidence in his ability to lead, as well as those on his own staff. He realizes that he needs to take an unconventional approach when dealing with Councilman Ed Gunt (David Spade) and comes up with a plan to quickly turn public opinion in his favor.

The Mick - "The Haunted House" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mickey and Jimmy organize a special Halloween party at their mansion, but the party soon goes awry; Sabrina hopes to further her legacy with the party; Mickey becomes determined to give a group of practical jokers a lesson.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Halloveen" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When the fifth annual Nine-Nine Halloween Heist begins, everybody scrambles to make a plan to come out on top of the competition, which tests various friendships and relationships as they struggle to earn the title of "Amazing Human Slash Genius."

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Tuesday, October 17

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Bobby Moynihan (Me, Myself & I) - Bobby is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kate Micucci (Raising Hope/Scrubs) - Kate appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jason Alexander (Seinfeld/Bob Patterson/Listen Up!) - Jason visits The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry teaches Harry his signature jump pose on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor) - Brandon is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason talks about his new ABC show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lana Parrilla (Spin City) - Lana appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Ron Livingston (Loudermilk) - Ron talks about the Audience Network's Loudermilk on the AOL Build Show at 2pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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