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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

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 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, April 30

Bob's Burgers - "Like Gene for Chocolate" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gene learns that the formula for his favorite chocolate has changed, he works with the head of the company in an attempt to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Bob gets wrapped up in one of Teddy’s less-than-perfect plans.

Bob's Burgers - "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma Is Linda" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
After Louise gets in trouble at school, Linda is forced to meet with Mr. Frond (guest voice David Herman) and potentially could lose her hard-earned position as the Wagstaff bake sale leader. When she finds out that her daughter was actually trying to help another student, Linda is torn between following school policy or her own moral code.

The Simpsons - "Looking for Mr. Goodbart" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Bart gets in trouble on Grandparents Day at school and is forced to hang out with Skinner’s mother as punishment. After spending time with various grandmas in the neighborhood, he learns the benefits of hanging out with the elderly, but eventually recognizes the dangers of taking advantage of them. Meanwhile, Peekimon Get has taken over the town of Springfield.

Making History - "Night Cream" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
With the ever-present threat of losing tenure looming over him, Chris reaches out to John Hancock and Samuel Adams to help spice things up in the classroom in 2017. Meanwhile, Deb's dream of re-opening Chadwick's ice cream parlor is finally coming to fruition, but Dan has a few marketing ideas of his own.

Family Guy - "The Peter Principal" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Peter becomes the temporary principal at the high school, and Meg uses his new power to get even with her bullies. Meanwhile, Brian and Stewie open a bed & breakfast that quickly turns into a brothel.

The Last Man on Earth - "The Big Day" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Tandy and Gail face off in a major disagreement, on which the whole group must weigh in, and Carol is forced to choose a side. Meanwhile, Melissa, Todd and Erica each have major milestone moments.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 1)

Sunday, April 30

  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - Catch NeNe on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, May 1
  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on 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 LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) - Ike appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jake Johnson (New Girl) - Jake visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to the Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ashton Kutcher (The Ranch/Two and a Half Men/That '70s Show) - Ashton appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison teams up with Mario Batali to make a cheesy, decadent Gnocchi Al Telefono and dishes about her new Broadway show on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared) - Charlie will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11:15am.
  • Nick Robinson (Melissa & Joey) - Nick talks about his new film Everything, Everything on the AOL Build Show at 1pm.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Hollywood Darlings/Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.