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 (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
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10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, December 4

The Simpsons - "The Last Traction Hero" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A workplace accident leaves Homer in a cast, and in a position to sue Mr. Burns. This leaves Marge unfulfilled, so she turns to an unexpected source for romance. Meanwhile, Lisa is made “Bus Monitor” and tries to keep the peace.

Son of Zorn - "Return of the Drinking Buddy" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Zorn’s old friend Headbutt Man (guest voice Rob Riggle) is coming to town. Unfortunately for Zorn, Headbutt Man is now sober. Meanwhile, Alan is invited to a party where his crush, Nancy (guest star Emily Wong), will be. Unfortunately, he has to take Headbutt man’s daughter with him.

Family Guy - "Carter and Tricia" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Carter buys the Pawtucket Patriot brewery and decides to cut some corners to save a few bucks. Peter overhears the plan and runs and tells investigative journalist Tricia Takanawa about Carter’s plan to use toxic chemicals in the beer cans. Meanwhile, Brian’s drivers’ license has expired and he enlists Stewie as an instructor.

The Last Man on Earth - "Whitney Houston, We Have a Problem" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After finding a mysterious note left by Melissa that says “Goodbye,” the gang sets off to go look for her. Meanwhile, Gail gets stuck on a solo adventure of her own.

K.C. Undercover - "Holly Holly Not So Jolly" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Christmas time arrives and K.C. tells everyone she has to go pick up a last-minute gift, but instead goes to The Organization's therapist, Dr. Levinstein.

Mech X-4 - "Let's Survive in the Woods!" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Principal Grey sets a trap for Ryan, Harris and Spyder while they're on a camping trip, which leaves MECH-X4 and Mark in danger.

Best Friends Whenever - "The Christmas Curse" (Disney Channel, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Shelby and Cyd encourage a homesick Daisy to incorporate a festive 16th-century tradition into their annual Christmas party.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Monday, December 5

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle) - Gael is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - The cast of Fuller House are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miss Piggy (The Muppets) - Miss Piggy and Harry perform Deck the Halls on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. talks about Office Christmas Party on the AOL Build Show at 3pm. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:50am.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh McDermitt (Retired at 35) - Josh can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:45am.
  • Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn talks about Kevin Can Wait on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.