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


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

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, January 24

The Middle - "A Tough Pill to Swallow" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When a devastated Sue discovers that she has been kicked out of college because she forgot to renew her financial aid, Mike tries to come to her rescue and convince a tough college bursar to reinstate her. Meanwhile, having only taken oral liquid medication all of his life, a frustrated Frankie does everything in her power to teach Brick how to swallow a pill when he gets an ear infection; and Hutch becomes angry with Axl after he keeps driving the Winnebago without permission to Orson to visit new girlfriend April – leaving Hutch without any means of transportation to get to class.

American Housewife - "Art Show" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Anna-Kat draws a super plus-sized portrait of Katie for the school art show, Katie sets out to retrieve it by any means necessary. Meanwhile, with Katie away, Doris is left in charge of Oliver and Taylor. She’s determined to whip them into shape with her Tiger Mom skills, but she may have met her match.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Coming From America" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louis flies the entire family to Taiwan in an effort to make things right with Gene (Ken Jeong). Upon meeting Gene’s beautiful fiancĂ©, Margaret, and seeing the wonderful life he has built for himself, Louis questions whether his life in Orlando is just as great as it could be in Taiwan. Meanwhile, Jessica takes Eddie, Emery and Evan to her favorite childhood locales, including Dihua Street and Shilin Night Market.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Match" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Jimmy recruits a reluctant Kenny to join his wrestling team for a one-time match, a surprise victory gives him the confidence to join the team full time to become the first, openly gay athlete at St. Barklays. Kenny’s newfound stardom makes Jimmy feel a bit replaced, but when an opponent refuses to wrestle his brother, Jimmy puts his feelings aside and rallies the team around Kenny. Meanwhile, Pat injures his back trying to help Eileen prepare for a weekend getaway, but things only get worse when she tries to be the perfect caregiver to impress VP Murray but fails miserably.

New Girl - "The Hike" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
While on a day hike, Jess and Robby (guest star Nelson Franklin) discover something unexpected about their relationship. Also, Winston throws a surprise welcome home party for Aly (guest star Nasim Pedrad). Meanwhile, Schmidt and Cece fail to impress their new neighbors.

The Mick - "The Master" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
All hell breaks loose, as the kids fight over who will take the master bedroom. Also, Mickey pursues a wealthy businessman who quickly discovers that she is not the prize he thought she was.

Teachers - "Stranger Danger" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
There’s a trespasser at Fillmore and a new security guard is hired. Ms. Snap and Ms. Bennigan hold a “Women Empowering Women” workshop, Mrs. Adler takes stranger danger too far, and Ms. Watson purchases a male safety dummy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 23)

Tuesday, January 24

  • Retta (Parks and Recreation) - Catch Retta on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Claudia O'Doherty (Love) - Claudia is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) - John talks about Patriots Day on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette visits Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jennifer Esposito (Samantha Who?/Spin City) - Jennifer appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. She will also be on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Justina Machado (One Day at a Time) - Justina talks about the new Netflix series One Day at a Time on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.