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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, February 20

Kevin Can Wait - "Neighborhood Watch" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Donna’s cousin, Irene (Claire Coffee), comes to visit with her chatty husband, Stuart (Alexander Chaplin), Kevin concocts an elaborate plan to avoid spending time with them by forming a neighborhood watch group with his buddies, including his neighbor, Rootger (Bas Rutten).

Man with a Plan - "Kate's First Date" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can’t curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell’s help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

Superior Donuts - "Trust Me" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Arthur is reluctant to let Franco make the shop’s bank deposit, Franco accuses his boss of not trusting him. Also, James regrets confiding in Randy after she shares an embarrassing secret about him with other cops at the station.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Jessica Shmessica" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Bobby (Christopher Gorham) invites Caroline to a party to meet his family, she is eager to make a good impression but isn’t prepared for the torch that his mother and sisters still carry for Bobby’s ex-girlfriend. Also, Caroline’s nerves are even more frayed when the diner gang decides to tag along. Guest stars include Nora Dunn as Bobby’s mother, Teresa, and Kerri Kenney-Silver as his sister, Denise.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Monday, February 20

  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Watch Jason on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Norm Macdonald (The Norm Show/A Minute with Stan Hooper) - Norm is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Keke Palmer (Scream Queens/True Jackson, VP) - Keke appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Farrell, Loretta Swit and Jamie Farr (M*A*S*H) - Mike, Loretta and Jamie are guests on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Anne-Marie Johnson (What's Happening Now!!) - Anne-Marie discusses diversity at the Oscars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Regina Hall (Grandfathered) - Regina appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.