Sunday, January 26, 2014

Week 18 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 18 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.6/9 rating/share (-11% from first four nights Week 17); #2. Fox 5.0/8 (-11%); #3. ABC 3.7/6 (even); #4. NBC 3.5/6 (+6%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.81 million (-12% from first four nights Week 17); #2. Fox 8.42 million (-12%); #3. ABC 5.62 million (even); #4. NBC 5.52 million (+5%); #5. The CW 1.9 million (+8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.6/7 rating/share (-13% from first four nights Week 17); #2. CBS 1.7/5 (-15%); #3. ABC 1.6/4 (even); #4. NBC 1.6/4 (even) #5. The CW 0.8/2 (+33%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 17 (1/13/14-1/19/14) had Fox win the week in 18-49 with a 5.7 rating thanks to NFL NFC Championship Game in prime, followed by CBS' 1.5,  ABC's 1.4 and NBC's 1.3. In total viewers, Fox also lead with 17.24 million, beating CBS which did 8.36 million, ABC followed with 5.15, and NBC trailed with 4.59 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-1/19/14) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 2.9, followed by CBS with a 2.6, Fox with a 2.5 and ABC at a 2.2. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.32 million, then NBC 9.29, ABC 7.67 and Fox at 7.38.

Back to week 18, 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 18 (Jan. 20-26) Analysis















Last Sunday (Jan. 19)(Week 17)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM7,889,00017,060,000(9,171,000)1.304.03(2.73)REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,394,0005,076,000(682,000)0.901.03(0.13)REPEAT
Golden Globe ArrivalNBC7:00PM
6,685,000(6,685,000)
1.57(1.57)
DatelineNBC7:00PM4,274,000
4,274,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
NFL NFC Championship Fox7:00PM55,911,000
55,911,00019.04
19.046:42P
Animation DominationFox7:00PM
1,966,000(1,966,000)
0.84(0.84)preempted
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
2,435,000(2,435,000)
1.09(1.09)preempted
The OTFox7:30PM30,339,000
30,339,00011.32
11.329:59P
The Good WifeCBS8:00PM4,421,000
4,421,0000.70
0.70REPEAT
The Bachelor SpecialABC8:00PM3,937,0003,343,000594,0000.930.97(0.04)
Golden Globe AwardsNBC8:00PM
20,874,000(20,874,000)
6.52(6.52)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
4,828,000(4,828,000)
2.24(2.24)preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
4,202,000(4,202,000)
2.02(2.02)preempted
The MentalistCBS9:00PM4,568,0009,847,000(5,279,000)0.701.83(1.13)REPEAT vs. Good Wife
RevengeABC9:00PM5,365,0005,708,000(343,000)1.281.59(0.31)
NBC MovieNBC9:00PM3,215,000
3,215,0000.90
0.90
Family GuyFox9:00PM
5,222,000(5,222,000)
2.69(2.69)preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
4,473,000(4,473,000)
2.29(2.29)preempted
The FollowingFox10:00PM11,179,000
11,179,0004.45
4.45premiere, 1019P
Criminal MindsCBS10:00PM6,188,0009,581,000(3,393,000)1.001.77(0.77)REPEAT vs. The Menatlist
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,314,0002,738,000576,0000.700.76(0.06)FINALE




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM8,827,0008,589,000238,0003.073.030.04
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,936,0007,956,000(20,000)2.302.270.038-10P
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,715,0005,537,000(822,000)1.331.85(0.52)vs. Ninja Warrior 8-10P
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM6,823,0006,879,000(56,000)2.242.010.23vs. Almost Human
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM998,0001,185,000(187,000)0.390.46(0.07)
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM9,027,0008,945,00082,0002.702.72(0.02)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM8,916,0009,837,000(921,000)2.092.40(0.31)
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM4,230,000
4,230,0001.46
1.46
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,047,0006,462,000585,0002.352.210.14FINALE
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM738,000713,00025,0000.310.270.04
MomCBS9:30PM8,265,0008,496,000(231,000)1.932.16(0.23)
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM5,769,0006,200,000(431,000)1.071.15(0.08)
CastleABC10:00PM8,957,0009,025,000(68,000)2.031.880.15
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM8,832,0009,348,000(516,000)2.302.54(0.24)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,204,00019,719,000(5,515,000)1.903.03(1.13)REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM3,582,0006,368,000(2,786,000)0.902.23(1.33)REPEAT
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM6,717,0005,561,0001,156,0001.931.680.258-10P
DadsFox8:00PM3,876,0003,202,000674,0001.511.210.30
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM4,546,0003,527,0001,019,0001.911.410.50
The OriginalsCW8:00PM2,512,0002,066,000446,0001.090.950.14
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM10,417,00015,874,000(5,457,000)1.502.38(0.88)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,707,0004,889,000(182,000)1.471.76(0.29)
New GirlFox9:00PM3,753,0003,244,000509,0001.851.580.27
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,368,0003,463,000(95,000)0.931.08(0.15)
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM3,016,0002,473,000543,0001.451.130.32
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,648,0002,210,000438,0001.091.030.06
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM7,353,00012,539,000(5,186,000)1.102.04(0.94)REPEAT
Killer WomenABC10:00PM3,619,0003,514,000105,0000.670.73(0.06)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,131,0006,765,000366,0001.841.810.03










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crazy OnesCBS8:00PM3,865,0005,356,000(1,491,000)0.801.15(0.35)REPEAT vs. 2.5 Men (R)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,043,0007,513,000530,0002.261.810.45
MomCBS8:30PM3,871,0004,782,000(911,000)0.901.08(0.18)REPEAT vs. Millers (R)
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,913,0005,297,000616,0001.761.560.20
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,280,0004,780,000500,0001.501.310.19
American IdolFox8:00PM13,287,00015,188,000(1,901,000)4.014.66(0.65)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,494,0002,516,000(22,000)0.860.94(0.08)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,351,00010,355,000(4,000)2.222.41(0.19)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,590,0009,143,000447,0003.423.210.21
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,683,0005,435,0001,248,0001.851.450.40
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM4,833,0004,443,000390,0001.671.490.18
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,357,0001,457,000(100,000)0.510.53(0.02)
CSICBS10:00PM9,472,00010,298,000(826,000)1.601.99(0.39)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,033,0005,097,000(64,000)1.441.310.13
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,236,0005,505,000731,0001.621.460.16










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM12,938,00012,033,000905,0003.002.890.11REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM4,023,0003,268,000755,0001.100.950.15
CommunityNBC8:00PM3,023,0003,069,000(46,000)1.101.080.02
American IdolFox8:00PM12,391,00013,353,000(962,000)3.403.91(0.51)vs. 8-10P
Critics Choice AwardsCW8:00PM
1,978,000(1,978,000)
0.44(0.44)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,720,000
2,720,0001.20
1.20
The MillersCBS8:30PM8,856,0007,832,0001,024,0001.901.870.03REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM2,975,0003,050,000(75,000)1.201.22(0.02)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM9,881,0005,216,0004,665,0002.501.171.33REPEAT vs. Crazy Ones (R)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM2,582,0002,668,000(86,000)0.700.83(0.13)930P
RakeFox9:00PM6,953,000
6,953,0001.70
1.70premiere
ReignCW9:00PM1,745,000
1,745,0000.60
0.60
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PM6,052,0005,284,000768,0001.401.210.19REPEAT vs. 2.5 Men (R)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM2,185,0001,992,000193,0000.700.590.119P
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,703,0006,540,0001,163,0001.201.050.15REPEAT
Shark TankABC10:00PM4,052,0003,644,000408,0001.201.180.02REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,259,0003,981,000278,0001.301.240.06










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,390,0008,976,000(2,586,000)1.201.64(0.44)REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,343,0006,222,000121,0001.401.44(0.04)
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,278,0006,974,000304,0001.401.48(0.08)
BonesFox8:00PM7,407,0006,783,000624,0001.801.500.30
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM917,000865,00052,0000.300.36(0.06)
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,874,0003,711,000163,0000.900.92(0.02)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,053,00010,634,000(2,581,000)1.001.50(0.50)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM8,115,0007,435,000680,0002.202.080.12
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,856,0005,707,000149,0001.501.53(0.03)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM628,000704,000(76,000)0.200.30(0.10)REPEAT
EnlistedFox9:00PM3,226,0002,496,000730,0001.000.720.28vs. Raising
Raising HopeFox9:30PM2,384,0002,014,000370,0000.800.620.18vs. Enlisted
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,681,00012,620,000(2,939,000)1.001.40(0.40)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM8,301,0006,558,0001,743,0001.901.670.23
DraculaNBC10:00PM3,091,0002,784,000307,0001.000.930.07FINALE










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM3,360,0002,676,000684,0000.600.70(0.10)REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,210,0002,725,000(515,000)0.500.80(0.30)8-10P
Shaun White SpecialNBC8:00PM2,150,0002,729,000(579,000)0.400.50(0.10)8-10P vs. Chicago PD (R)
UFC on FoxFox8:00PM2,550,000
2,550,0001.10
1.108-10P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM
1,630,000(1,630,000)
0.40(0.40)
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM3,600,0002,790,000810,0000.700.700.00REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM5,160,0002,910,0002,250,0000.800.500.30REPEAT
The FollowingFox9:00PM
1,079,000(1,079,000)
0.30(0.30)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,240,0003,020,0002,220,0000.800.470.33
20/20ABC10:00PM3,530,0004,217,000(687,000)0.600.90(0.30)
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM2,670,0002,622,00048,0000.900.800.10REPEAT


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 18 (Jan. 20-26) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,590,0003.42
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon8,827,0003.07
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThur12,938,0003.00REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon9,027,0002.70
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThur9,881,0002.50REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,043,0002.26
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon8,916,0002.09
MomCBS9:30PMMon8,265,0001.93
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues4,546,0001.91
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur8,856,0001.90REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,753,0001.85
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,913,0001.76premiere
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed4,833,0001.67
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,876,0001.51
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues4,707,0001.47
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues3,016,0001.45
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,343,0001.4
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThur6,052,0001.40REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur2,975,0001.20
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur3,023,0001.10
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri3,226,0001.0
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,368,0000.93
MomCBS8:30PMWed3,871,0000.90REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,874,0000.9
The Crazy OnesCBS8:00PMWed3,865,0000.80REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri2,384,0000.8
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur2,582,0000.709:30P
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat3,600,0000.7REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur2,185,0000.70
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat3,360,0000.6REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur

preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur

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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comet Polarization" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon’s comic book store experiences changes when writer Neil Gaiman puts Stuart’s store on the map. Also, Koothrappali takes credit for Penny’s astronomical discovery, and friendships are threatened.

Young Sheldon - "Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Sheldon is no longer academically challenged at Medford High, he audits a college class taught by Dr. John Sturgis (Wallace Shawn).

Mom - "Spaghetti Sauce and a Dumpster Fire" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy considers getting a new sponsor, Nora (Yvette Nicole Brown), after witnessing Marjorie have a major meltdown in a grocery store, and Bonnie tries her hand at being a supportive friend.

Life in Pieces - "Portrait Plagiarism Renter Scam" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen is offered a custom painting as payment from a hot new artist, she is thrilled until she sees the final product. Also, Sophia convinces Matt and Colleen to use her idea for a children’s book but it isn’t a new concept; Tyler and Clementine advertise their tiny house as a rental property; and John and Joan fall prey to a sleazy IRS scam.

Superstore - "Gender Reveal" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The store hosts a gender reveal party for Glenn (Mark McKinney) and his wife Jerusha (Kerri Kenney), just as Dina (Lauren Ash) is freaking out at the realities of having to deliver a baby. Meanwhile, Amy (America Ferrera) receives some unsettling news.

A.P. Bio - "Eight Pigs and a Bat" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When one of Jack's (Glenn Howerton) students anonymously reports him for canceling their much-anticipated fetal pig dissection, he sets out to find the snitch. Durbin's (Patton Oswalt) chances at Principal of the Year are in jeopardy when the superintendent visits.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Champions - "Grandma Dearest" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Vince begrudgingly reconnects with his mother, Gayle (Carolyn Hennesy), so Michael can complete a school project.

Nobodies - "Double Fault" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Rachel and Hugh enlist the help of Blaine Kaine to break some unfortunate news to Larry; Mark-Paul, Sam, Rachel and Hugh have a tennis double date; Larry is forced to move in with Pat after Jen kicks him out.

Atlanta - "Woods" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It is believed wealth has something to do with Paper Boi's attitude.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 16)

Thursday, April 19

  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Catch Tina on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Son of Zorn/The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Erica Ash (Survivor's Remorse) - Erica guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Shiri Appleby (Sunday Dinner/Knight & Daye) - Shiri talks about Lifetime's UnREAL on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Rory Scovel (Ground Floor) - Rory talks about I Feel Pretty on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Eddie Leavy (A.P. Bio) - Eddie talks about A.P. Bio on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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