Sunday, January 12, 2014

Week 16 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 16 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.7/10.5 rating/share (+46% from first four nights Week 15); #2. ABC 3.8/5.9 (+23%); #3. NBC 3.5/5.5 (+46%); #4. Fox 2.0/3.1 (+54%); #5. The CW 0.5/1 (-29%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.73 million (+47% from first four nights Week 15); #2. ABC 5.92 million (+13%); #3. NBC 5.39 million (+41%); #4. Fox 3.28 million (+52%); #5. The CW 0.86 million (-25%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.2/6.0 rating/share (+57% from first four nights Week 15); #2. ABC 1.7/4.8 (+21%); #3. NBC 1.5/4.1 (+36%); #4. Fox 1.2/3.2 (+71%) #5. The CW 0.3/0.7 (-25%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 15 (12/30/13-1/5/14) had NBC win the week in 18-49 for the fourteenth time out of fifteen this season with a 2.6 rating (perhaps the last time until Olympics), followed by Fox's 2.2,  ABC's 1.3 and CBS' 1.2. In total viewers, NBC beat usual CBS again with 8.54 million, beating CBS which did 6.8 million, Fox followed with 6.61, and ABC trailed with 5.06 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-1/5/14) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 3.1, followed by CBS with a 2.5, Fox with a 2.3 and ABC at a 2.2. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.17 million, then NBC 9.69, ABC 7.95 and Fox at 6.94.


Week 16 (Jan. 6-12) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 5)(Week 15)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM7,955,00010,470,000(2,515,000)1.271.70(0.43)vs. 8P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,824,0005,766,0001,058,0001.571.100.47vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM5,907,000
5,907,0001.29
1.297-9P
Animation DominationFox7:00PM

0

0.00preempted
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM
4,391,000(4,391,000)
1.40(1.40)
Animation DominationFox7:30PM

0

0.00preempted
The OTFox7:30PM27,156,00015,324,00011,832,0009.974.805.17751P
ElementaryCBS8:00PM6,750,000
6,750,0001.00
1.00REPEAT
Harry Potter Sorcerer's StoneABC8:00PM
3,708,000(3,708,000)
1.10(1.10)
The Bachelor SpecialABC8:00PM6,400,000
6,400,0001.83
1.83
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM
14,584,000(14,584,000)
4.80(4.80)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM9,741,0005,603,0004,138,0004.552.202.35807P vs. REPEAT
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM
27,363,000(27,363,000)
9.30(9.30)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM5,772,0004,241,0001,531,0002.941.701.24837 vs. Simpsons (R)
Kennedy Center HonorsCBS9:00PM
7,176,000(7,176,000)
0.90(0.90)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,412,000
9,412,0001.44
1.44
RevengeABC9:00PM6,800,000
6,800,0001.81
1.81
Jimmy Fallon SpecialNBC9:00PM5,581,000
5,581,0001.93
1.939-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM5,885,0003,783,0002,102,0003.071.701.37907 vs. REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PM5,263,0002,154,0003,109,0002.540.901.64938 vs. Anim Dom HD (R)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM10,224,000
10,224,0001.57
1.57
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,362,000
3,362,0000.74
0.74




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM6,820,0004,618,0002,202,0001.701.200.50REPEAT vs. Mother (R)
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,648,000
8,648,0002.73
2.73premiere, 8-10P
Charlie Brown New YearABC8:00PM
4,088,000(4,088,000)
1.10(1.10)
The BlacklistNBC8:00PM4,600,0003,275,0001,325,0001.001.000.00REPEAT vs. Game Night (R)
Almost HumanFox8:00PM6,353,0003,438,0002,915,0001.780.900.88vs. REPEAT
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM670,000
670,0000.20
0.20REPEAT
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM
1,450,000(1,450,000)
0.50(0.50)
MomCBS8:30PM5,180,0005,240,000(60,000)1.301.40(0.10)REPEAT vs. 2 Broke (R)
HostagesCBS9:00PM5,069,000
5,069,0001.11
1.11
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM
6,345,000(6,345,000)
1.50(1.50)preempted
Rudolph's Shiny New YearABC9:00PM
3,311,000(3,311,000)
0.90(0.90)
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM3,930,0003,091,000839,0001.001.10(0.10)REPEAT vs. Game Night (R)
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM2,800,0002,723,00077,0000.800.700.10REPEAT
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM520,000
520,0000.20
0.20REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PM
5,348,000(5,348,000)
1.20(1.20)preempted
HostagesCBS10:00PM4,691,0004,781,000(90,000)0.990.900.09vs. Person of Interest (R)
CastleABC10:00PM8,832,0004,043,0004,789,0001.720.800.92vs. REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM4,170,0002,836,0001,334,0001.100.700.40REPEAT










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM20,838,0008,145,00012,693,0002.980.902.08vs. REPEAT
NE Rockin' Eve 30 Greatest Women in MusicABC8:00PM
7,524,000(7,524,000)
2.05(2.05)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM6,631,000
6,631,0002.23
2.23
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM5,458,0006,107,000(649,000)1.661.640.028-10P, vs. Toast to 2013
DadsFox8:00PM3,636,0001,753,0001,883,0001.480.700.78vs. REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,443,0001,347,0002,096,0001.500.501.00vs. REPEAT
iHeart RadioCW8:00PM
1,382,000(1,382,000)
0.60(0.60)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM910,000
910,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
Intelligence CBS9:00PM16,485,0006,299,00010,186,0002.390.701.69premiere vs. NCIS LA (R)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM5,284,000
5,284,0001.71
1.71
New GirlFox9:00PM3,196,0001,007,0002,189,0001.640.401.24vs. REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,832,000
3,832,0001.14
1.14
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,616,000888,0001,728,0001.300.301.00vs. REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM890,000
890,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,102,0004,502,0007,600,0001.950.501.45vs. REPEAT
Killer WomenABC10:00PM3,956,00012,185,000(8,229,000)0.863.76(2.90)premiere, vs. Rockin Eve Prime
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,872,0005,738,0001,134,0001.951.750.20vs. New Year's 2013










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM5,940,000
5,940,0001.50
1.50REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS8:00PM
6,270,000(6,270,000)
0.90(0.90)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,821,0005,466,0003,355,0002.221.201.02vs. REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM6,350,000
6,350,0001.50
1.50REPEAT
Super Fun NightABC8:30PM4,871,0004,734,000137,0001.511.200.31vs. Goldbergs (R)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,929,0002,012,0003,917,0001.530.401.13vs. REPEAT
Fox Movie: Step BrothersFox8:00PM2,910,000
2,910,0001.20
1.208-10P
DadsFox8:00PM
2,152,000(2,152,000)
0.80(0.80)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,150,0001,023,000127,0000.300.300.00REPEAT
DadsFox8:30PM
1,797,000(1,797,000)
0.70(0.70)
People's Choice AwardsCBS9:00PM10,356,000
10,356,0002.40
2.409-11P
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
7,125,000(7,125,000)
1.30(1.30)preempted
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,513,0005,304,0004,209,0003.461.501.96vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM8,815,0002,956,0005,859,0002.130.701.43vs. REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:00PM
1,583,000(1,583,000)
0.60(0.60)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM4,683,0003,642,0001,041,0001.691.000.69vs. REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM
1,395,000(1,395,000)
0.50(0.50)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM750,000923,000(173,000)0.200.30(0.10)REPEAT
CSICBS10:00PM
6,671,000(6,671,000)
1.00(1.00)preempted
David Blaine: Real or MagicABC10:00PM3,850,0002,351,0001,499,0001.400.500.90REPEAT vs. Nashville (R)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM8,589,0003,737,0004,852,0002.131.001.13premiere, vs. SVU (R)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM20,345,00019,200,0001,145,0005.685.410.27
The TasteABC8:00PM4,472,0004,746,000(274,000)1.281.250.03
CommunityNBC8:00PM3,579,0003,494,00085,0001.371.310.06vs. 2 eps
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM2,370,0002,072,000298,0000.700.600.10REPEAT
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM950,000791,000159,0000.400.300.10REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PM13,386,00011,332,0002,054,0003.262.840.42
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM3,425,000
3,425,0001.47
1.47
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM9,522,0008,196,0001,326,0002.411.990.42
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM3,121,0002,790,000331,0000.990.850.14
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM2,480,0003,057,000(577,000)0.700.700.00REPEAT vs. Bones (R)
ReignCW9:00PM950,000790,000160,0000.300.200.10REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM9,579,0008,736,000843,0002.402.180.22
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM3,111,0002,502,000609,0000.960.760.20
ElementaryCBS10:00PM9,974,0009,035,000939,0002.011.850.16
The AssetsABC10:00PM2,920,0003,773,000(853,000)0.600.66(0.06)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,256,0003,960,000296,0001.281.260.02










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
IntellgenceCBS8:00PM5,046,0005,530,000(484,000)0.901.20(0.30)vs. Boss (R)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM7,173,0005,160,0002,013,0001.501.100.40vs. REPEAT
Going for GoldNBC8:00PM3,606,0007,929,000(4,323,000)0.801.51(0.71)vs. Dateline
Cotton BowlFox8:00PM
6,541,000(6,541,000)
1.94(1.94)
BonesFox8:00PM6,788,000
6,788,0001.50
1.50
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM837,000994,000(157,000)0.300.38(0.08)
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,909,0004,430,000479,0001.101.000.10vs. Last Man (R)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,442,0005,990,0004,452,0001.500.900.60vs. REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,305,0005,380,0001,925,0002.101.400.70vs. REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,228,0005,683,000(455,000)1.301.46(0.16)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM470,000830,000(360,000)0.200.30(0.10)REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PM2,679,000
2,679,0000.80
0.80
EnlistedFox9:30PM2,386,000
2,386,0000.70
0.70premiere
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM12,490,0008,030,0004,460,0001.500.900.60vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM6,718,0006,055,000663,0001.701.460.24
DraculaNBC10:00PM2,591,0002,900,000(309,000)0.800.86(0.06)










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL AFC PlayoffCBS8:00PM27,876,000
27,876,0008.90
8.908-11P
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM
1,571,000(1,571,000)
0.30(0.30)preempted
The BachelorABC8:00PM1,417,0002,666,000(1,249,000)0.300.70(0.40)REPEAT vs. ABC Movie
Figure Skating Champ.NBC8:00PM4,123,00034,363,000(30,240,000)0.7011.39(10.69)vs. NFL Wild Card
Almost HumanFox8:00PM4,574,0001,700,0002,874,0001.600.301.30REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM
1,655,000(1,655,000)
0.40(0.40)preempted
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM
2,734,000(2,734,000)
0.40(0.40)preempted
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
BonesFox9:00PM2,929,0001,629,0001,300,0000.800.400.40REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
4,670,000(4,670,000)
0.68(0.68)preempted
Killer WomenABC10:00PM2,646,0002,291,000355,0000.400.60(0.20)REPEAT vs. Shield (R)
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted


Back to week 16, 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:
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 16 (Jan. 6-12) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur20,345,0005.68
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun9,741,0004.558:07P
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,513,0003.46
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur13,386,0003.26
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun5,885,0003.079:07P
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun5,772,0002.948:37P
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun5,263,0002.549:38P
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur9,522,0002.41
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur9,579,0002.40
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,821,0002.22
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues5,284,0001.71
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed4,683,0001.69
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,196,0001.64
Super Fun NightABC8:30PMWed4,871,0001.51
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMWed5,940,0001.50REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMWed6,350,0001.50REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri7,173,0001.5
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,443,0001.50
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,636,0001.48
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur3,425,0001.47
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur3,579,0001.37
MomCBS8:30PMMon5,180,0001.30REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,616,0001.30
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon6,820,0001.20REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,832,0001.14
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,909,0001.1
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur3,121,0000.99
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur3,111,0000.96
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri2,679,0000.8
EnlistedFox9:30PMFri2,386,0000.7premiere
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
MomCBS9:30PMMon

preempted
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

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 (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, March 29

The Goldbergs - "A Night to Remember" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s prom night, and all three Goldberg kids have big plans, which go awry.  Barry plans big romantic gestures for Lainey while Erica and Geoff try to go to prom together, but it doesn’t go as planned. Meanwhile, Adam is thrilled when a nerdy but cute junior asks him out, but he is horrified when Beverly gets involved.

Imaginary Mary - "Pilot" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
A fiercely independent career woman, Alice has her life turned upside-down when she meets Ben, a divorced father with three children, and soon falls head-over-heals for him. This triggers more upheaval when the imaginary friend she created as a child, Mary, suddenly reappears as she is nervous to meet Ben’s kids for the first time.

Modern Family - "Five Minutes" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
So much can happen to the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan in five minutes! Mitch and Cam have five minutes to catch a new flight while fighting the effects of sleeping pills they took prematurely. Then at Rainer’s birthday dinner, Haley and Rainer are forced to reevaluate their entire relationship in the five minutes before the birthday cake arrives. Meanwhile, Phil and Claire pay a surprise visit to Alex and are given a five-minute surprise introduction to her new boyfriend. Finally, with only five minutes to catch a movie, Manny has to find the perfect parking space and endure Jay and Gloria’s backseat argument.

black-ish - "Richard Youngsta" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is excited about doing a campaign with a popular rap star but becomes conflicted when Bow and Ruby provide feedback suggesting it plays on stereotypes. Meanwhile, Bow is determined to get the family to stop eating so much take-out food, but realizes the family may be too accustomed to eating whatever they want.

Nobodies - "Mr. First Lady" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
After years toiling away writing on a kids cartoon, “The Fartlemans”, Groundlings Alums Larry, Rachel and Hugh finally get their big break: A chance to pitch their film script “Mr. First Lady” at Paramount.

Lopez - "Leaving Las Vegas" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George quits his Las Vegas residency, causing big problems. Manolo gets out of jail and introduces his roommate, Hector, to everyone.

Schitt's Creek - "Friends & Family" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Johnny and Moira look for a location for the family portrait; David hosts a soft launch for the new store.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Wednesday, March 29

  • Andrew Rannells (Girls/The New Normal) - Watch Andrew on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens/Unfabulous) - Emma is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Paul F. Tompkins (DAG) - Paul is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Milana Vayntrub (Other Space) - Milana appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Andy Daly (Review/Eastbound & Down) - Andy appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig is a guest on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • George Lopez (Lopez/George Lopez) - George discusses the second season of Lopez on the AOL Build Show at 5:30pm.