Sunday, February 09, 2014

Week 20 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 20 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.2/11 rating/share (+24% from first four nights Week 19); #2. NBC 5.1/8 (+38%); #3. Fox 4.7/7 (-2%); #4. ABC 3.8/6 (+6%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 11.58 million (+25% from first four nights Week 19); #2. NBC 8.54 million (+46%); #3. Fox 7.66 million (-4%); #4. ABC 5.83 million (+8%); #5. The CW 1.84 million (-7%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.5/7 rating/share (+47% from first four nights Week 19); #2. CBS 2.4/7 (+20%); #3. Fox 2.3/6 (-4%); #4. ABC 1.7/5 (+13%) #5. The CW 0.7/2 (-13%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 19 (1/27/14-2/2/14) had Fox win the week in 18-49 with a 10.5 rating thanks of course to the Super Bowl, followed by CBS' 1.5,  NBC's 1.3 and ABC's 1.2. In total viewers, Fox also lead with 30.14 million, beating CBS which did 7.81 million, NBC followed with 4.75, and ABC trailed with 4.56 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-2/2/14) in 18-49, Fox is now in front with a 2.9, followed by NBC with a 2.8, CBS with a 2.6, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 11.34 million, then NBC 9.01, Fox jumps to 8.56 and ABC 7.54. The Super Bowl airing put Fox on top for the season in 18-49, for now.

Back to week 20, 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 20 (Feb. 3-9) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 2)(Week 19)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl 48Fox6:30PM112,191,000
112,191,00039.28
39.28633-955P
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM3,515,00014,309,000(10,794,000)0.381.98(1.60)REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM2,233,0006,970,000(4,737,000)0.431.50(1.07)REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM2,328,0005,555,000(3,227,000)0.401.47(1.07)REPEAT 7-9P vs. Collinsworth Special
Animation DominationFox7:00PM
1,630,000(1,630,000)
0.60(0.60)preempted
Pro BowlNBC7:30PM
11,378,000(11,378,000)
3.78(3.78)
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
2,030,000(2,030,000)
0.80(0.80)preempted
56th Grammy AwardsCBS8:00PM
28,510,000(28,510,000)
9.88(9.88)
The Good WifeCBS8:00PM2,505,000
2,505,0000.28
0.28REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM2,777,0006,149,000(3,372,000)0.611.54(0.93)REPEAT vs. Bachelor Wedding 8-10P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
3,866,000(3,866,000)
1.66(1.66)preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
3,240,000(3,240,000)
1.46(1.46)preempted
The MentalistCBS9:00PM2,874,000
2,874,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM2,200,000
2,200,0000.56
0.56REPEAT
NBC MovieNBC9:00PM2,434,000
2,434,0000.68
0.689-11P
Family GuyFox9:00PM
4,106,000(4,106,000)
1.97(1.97)preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
3,300,000(3,300,000)
1.52(1.52)preempted
Super Bowl Post-GameFox10:00PM65,780,000
65,780,00025.47
25.47
New GirlFox10:23PM26,297,000
26,297,00011.36
11.36
Brookyn Nine-NineFox10:54PM15,065,000
15,065,0006.89
6.89
NCISCBS10:00PM6,836,000
6,836,0000.96
0.96REPEAT
Shark TankABC10:00PM3,697,0003,260,000437,0001.140.500.64REPEAT vs. Castle (R)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM9,976,00010,811,000(835,000)3.833.85(0.02)
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,329,0008,613,000(284,000)2.562.540.028-10P
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,999,0005,495,000(496,000)1.481.51(0.03)
Almost HumanFox8:00PM6,409,0003,950,0002,459,0001.871.100.77vs. The Following (R)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,213,0001,157,00056,0000.410.390.02
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM9,218,00010,053,000(835,000)3.003.02(0.02)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM10,268,00010,757,000(489,000)2.682.590.09
Sports Illustrated 50thNBC9:00PM3,276,0004,558,000(1,282,000)0.911.31(0.40)9-11P vs. HGN 9-10P
The FollowingFox9:00PM5,835,0006,024,000(189,000)1.862.02(0.16)
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM930,000823,000107,0000.370.310.06
MomCBS9:30PM9,109,0009,579,000(470,000)2.352.37(0.02)
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM7,555,0006,845,000710,0001.491.52(0.03)
CastleABC10:00PM10,024,0006,820,0003,204,0002.111.400.71vs. REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM
10,171,000(10,171,000)
2.54(2.54)preempted










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM19,529,00011,740,0007,789,0003.111.501.61vs. REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM6,621,0003,790,0002,831,0002.161.001.16vs. REPEAT
Winter Gold: SochiNBC8:00PM5,263,0006,555,000(1,292,000)1.381.72(0.34)vs. Biggest Loser
DadsFox8:00PM3,726,0003,956,000(230,000)1.481.480.00
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,217,0003,350,000(133,000)1.271.200.07REPEAT
The OriginalsCW8:00PM2,100,0002,319,000(219,000)0.861.01(0.15)
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM16,303,000
16,303,0002.84
2.84
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,927,000
4,927,0001.63
1.63
The Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM7,446,000
7,446,0002.18
2.189-11P FINALE
New GirlFox9:00PM3,479,000
3,479,0001.56
1.56
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,239,000
3,239,0000.93
0.93
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM3,222,000
3,222,0001.39
1.39
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,463,0002,757,000(294,000)1.021.20(0.18)
State of the Union AnalysisCBS10:00PM
6,558,000(6,558,000)
1.18(1.18)
State of the Union AnalysisABC10:00PM
5,565,000(5,565,000)
1.27(1.27)
State of the Union AnalysisNBC10:00PM
6,702,000(6,702,000)
1.71(1.71)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,351,000
12,351,0002.12
2.12
Killer WomenABC10:00PM3,122,000
3,122,0000.67
0.67
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Criminal MindsCBS8:00PM8,139,0009,636,000(1,497,000)1.471.95(0.48)REPEAT vs. Super Bowl Commericals
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,563,0005,810,0002,753,0002.181.500.68vs. REPEAT
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM6,093,0005,102,000991,0001.671.540.13
How to Raise an OlympianNBC8:00PM4,220,0005,038,000(818,000)1.081.27(0.19)vs. Revolution
American IdolFox8:00PM13,428,00012,731,000697,0003.913.830.088-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,862,0002,953,000(91,000)1.011.10(0.09)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM12,918,0006,420,0006,498,0002.771.201.57vs. REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,872,0005,960,0003,912,0003.471.801.67vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,241,0007,592,000(1,351,000)1.811.96(0.15)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM4,597,0003,818,000779,0001.511.320.19
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,388,0001,717,000(329,000)0.470.68(0.21)
CSICBS10:00PM11,159,0006,890,0004,269,0002.021.100.92vs. REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,158,0005,282,000(124,000)1.311.46(0.15)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,004,0006,886,000(882,000)1.671.660.01










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,534,00019,047,000(1,513,000)5.165.21(0.05)
The TasteABC8:00PM3,173,0003,625,000(452,000)0.971.06(0.09)
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM20,016,000
20,016,0005.97
5.978-11P
CommunityNBC8:00PM
3,006,000(3,006,000)
1.10(1.10)preempted
American IdolFox8:00PM11,078,00011,424,000(346,000)3.083.16(0.08)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,157,0002,416,000(259,000)0.941.07(0.13)
The MillersCBS8:30PM10,688,00011,496,000(808,000)2.612.65(0.04)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM
3,026,000(3,026,000)
1.25(1.25)preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM7,482,0008,249,000(767,000)1.701.91(0.21)
SNL Sports SpectacularNBC9:00PM
4,792,000(4,792,000)
1.78(1.78)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM

0

0.00preempted
RakeFox9:00PM4,268,0005,237,000(969,000)1.101.30(0.20)
ReignCW9:00PM1,635,0001,616,00019,0000.580.62(0.04)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM8,316,0008,858,000(542,000)1.891.98(0.09)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM

0

0.00preempted
ElementaryCBS10:00PM9,454,00010,399,000(945,000)1.801.95(0.15)
Shark TankABC10:00PM3,316,0003,750,000(434,000)1.001.000.00REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM5,037,0009,213,000(4,176,000)1.001.67(0.67)REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM4,588,0006,925,000(2,337,000)0.901.53(0.63)REPEAT
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM31,473,000
31,473,0008.60
8.60Opening 8-11P
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM
3,396,000(3,396,000)
0.90(0.90)
BonesFox8:00PM3,072,0006,783,000(3,711,000)0.801.63(0.83)REPEAT
CW MovieCW8:00PM826,000
826,0000.20
0.208-10P
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM
864,000(864,000)
0.34(0.34)
Last Man StandingABC8:30PM4,194,0004,279,000(85,000)0.901.11(0.21)REPEAT vs. Neighbors
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM4,992,00011,242,000(6,250,000)0.701.75(1.05)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM4,635,0007,488,000(2,853,000)1.202.12(0.92)REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM
6,014,000(6,014,000)
1.18(1.18)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM
758,000(758,000)
0.33(0.33)
EnlistedFox9:00PM1,803,0002,788,000(985,000)0.700.82(0.12)
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,679,0001,849,000(170,000)0.600.600.00
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM6,712,00012,934,000(6,222,000)0.701.56(0.86)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM4,978,0005,374,000(396,000)1.201.68(0.48)
DraculaNBC10:00PM

0

0.00










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,811,0002,743,00068,0000.600.540.06REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,364,0002,174,000190,0000.600.62(0.02)8-1030 vs. 8-10P
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM25,031,000
25,031,0006.20
6.208-11P
Jimmy Fallon Best OfNBC8:00PM
3,897,000(3,897,000)
0.95(0.95)
NFL HonorsFox8:00PM
3,126,000(3,126,000)
0.91(0.91)
RakeFox8:00PM1,146,000
1,146,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,170,0002,829,000(659,000)0.500.63(0.13)REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM2,400,0004,480,000(2,080,000)0.400.81(0.41)vs. 48 Hrs (R)
The FollowingFox9:00PM778,000
778,0000.20
0.20REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,847,0005,238,000(1,391,000)0.700.84(0.14)REPEAT
The MiddleABC10:30PM1,585,0002,999,000(1,414,000)0.500.75(0.25)REPEAT vs. 20/20
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM
3,621,000(3,621,000)
1.19(1.19)


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 20 (Feb. 3-9) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







New GirlFox10:23PMSun26,297,00011.36post-Super
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox10:54PMSun15,065,0006.89post-Super
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThur17,534,0005.16
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon9,976,0003.83
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,872,0003.47
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon9,218,0003.00
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon10,268,0002.68
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur10,688,0002.61
MomCBS9:30PMMon9,109,0002.35
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,563,0002.18
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur8,316,0001.89
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur7,482,0001.70
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed6,093,0001.67
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues4,927,0001.63
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,479,0001.56
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed4,597,0001.51
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,726,0001.48
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTues3,222,0001.39
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,217,0001.27REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,239,0000.93
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri4,588,0000.9REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:30PMFri4,194,0000.9REPEAT
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri1,803,0000.7
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,679,0000.6
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,811,0000.6REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,170,0000.5REPEAT
The MiddleABC10:30PMSat1,585,0000.5REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur

preempted
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues

preempted
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur

canceled
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur

canceled
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
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05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 23

Downward Dog - "Boundaries" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Nan installs an automatic dog door so she can take away Jason’s key but still keep him as Martin’s dog walker, Martin is convinced he can suddenly open doors with his mind, and the new-found power goes to his head.  Meanwhile at work, Nan’s boss is unable to understand the new ad campaign Nan sold to the corporate bosses, and he spirals into confusion.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Bank Job" / "Crime & Punishment" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Jake and Rosa continue their search for a bank-robbing operation with Lieutenant Hawkins (guest star Gina Gershon), they realize there’s more to her team than meets the eye. After discovering a dangerous secret, they call for back-up from Holt and Pimento (guest star Jason Mantzoukas). Meanwhile, Boyle objects to Gina’s new boyfriend (guest star Ryan Phillipe). Then, Jake and Rosa are framed for a crime they didn’t commit, it’s up to the Nine-Nine to find a way to bust them out.

Great News - "Carol Has a Bully" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Carol (Andrea Martin) has a midterm she must pass in order to keep her internship. Katie (Briga Heelan) needs to choose between helping her mom and focusing on her hacking story, which she can't seem to crack. Meanwhile, Greg's (Adam Campbell) wealthy estranged grandmother (guest star Christina Pickles) pays a visit to the office. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) finds her cold and cruel, but almost immediately falls in love with her.

Great News - "Carol's Eleven" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) makes a huge discovery about the story she's been chasing and, with the help of Carol (Andrea Martin) and the rest of the staff, concocts a scheme to get the story out. Greg (Adam Campbell) struggles with balancing his conflicting loyalties to his family, co-workers and conscience.

Mann & Wife - "Mann, Shut Yo Mouth" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Struggling to solve a tough case, an exhausted Daniel falls asleep and wakes up in a 70's blaxploitation cop show.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Tuesday, May 23

  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Catch Terry on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rob Huebel (Trasparent/Burning Love) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried), Andrew Santino (I'm Dying Up Here/Sin City Saints) and Erik Griffin (I'm Dying Up Here) - Al, Andrew and Erik are guests on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/A to Z/Joey) - Ben drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim talks about her new book Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular and The Big Bang Theory on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kyle Chandler (What About Joan?) - Kyle teams up with Clinton Kelly to grill up a great entrĂ©e on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Nicole Byer ( Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • The Love Boat Cast - The cast of The Love Boat reunites on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Zoe talks about her new comedy Band Aid on the AOL Build Show 1pm.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Beat Shazam on AOL Build Show 4pm.