Sunday, February 16, 2014

Week 21 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 21 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. NBC 13.0/21 rating/share (+155% from first four nights Week 20); #2. CBS 4.2/7 (-42%); #3. Fox 4.0/6 (-15%); #4. ABC 2.6/4 (-32%); #5. The CW 0.6/1 (-50%)
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 22.45 million (+163% from first four nights Week 20); #2. Fox 6.67 million (-13%); #3. CBS 6.47 million (-44%); #4. ABC 3.95 million (-32%); #5. The CW 0.91 million (-51%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 6.1/17 rating/share (+144% from first four nights Week 20); #2. Fox 2.1/6 (-9%); #3. CBS 1.2/3 (-50%); #4. ABC 1.2/3 (-29%) #5. The CW 0.3/1 (-57%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 20 (2/3/14-2/9/14) had NBC win the week in 18-49 with a 4.7 rating thanks to the first few nights of Olympic action, followed by CBS' 1.8,  Fox's 1.6 and ABC's 1.3. In total viewers, NBC also lead with 17.23 million, beating CBS which did 9.61 million, Fox followed with 4.99, and ABC trailed with 4.79 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-2/9/14) in 18-49, Fox and NBC are tied with a 2.9, CBS is next with a 2.6, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 11.32 million, then NBC 9.49, Fox at 8.47 and ABC 7.46. NBC will be back on top alone in 18-49 after this coming week.

Back to week 21, 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 21 (Feb. 10-16) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 9)(Week 20)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Super Bowl 48Fox6:30PM
112,191,000(112,191,000)
39.28(39.28)
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,380,0003,515,0005,865,0001.150.380.77REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,371,0002,233,0003,138,0001.330.430.90REPEAT
DatelineNBC7:00PM
2,328,000(2,328,000)
0.40(0.40)
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,426,000
1,426,0000.62
0.62REPEAT
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC7:30PM26,323,000
26,323,0007.25
7.25730-11P
Animation DominationFox7:30PM1,608,000
1,608,0000.74
0.74preempted
Beatles Grammy SaluteCBS8:00PM14,045,000
14,045,0002.14
2.148-1030P
The Good WifeCBS8:00PM
2,505,000(2,505,000)
0.28(0.28)
ABC Movie: Toy Story 3ABC8:00PM3,130,000
3,130,000
0.61(0.61)8-10P
America's Funniest VideosABC8:00PM
2,777,000(2,777,000)
0.61(0.61)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,596,000
2,596,0001.14
1.14REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM2,443,000
2,443,0001.14
1.14REPEAT
The MentalistCBS9:00PM
2,874,000(2,874,000)
0.40(0.40)
Shark TankABC9:00PM
2,200,000(2,200,000)
0.56(0.56)REPEAT
NBC MovieNBC9:00PM
2,434,000(2,434,000)
0.68(0.68)
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,991,000
2,991,0001.45
1.45REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PM2,539,000
2,539,0001.24
1.24REPEAT
Super Bowl Post-GameFox10:00PM
65,780,000(65,780,000)
25.47(25.47)
New GirlFox10:23PM
26,297,000(26,297,000)
11.36(11.36)
Brookyn Nine-NineFox10:54PM
15,065,000(15,065,000)
6.89(6.89)
The MillersCBS10:30PM4,381,000
4,381,0000.82
0.82REPEAT
NCISCBS10:00PM
6,836,000(6,836,000)
0.96(0.96)
CastleABC10:00PM3,053,0003,697,000(644,000)0.721.14(0.42)REPEAT vs. Shark Tank (R)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM5,433,0009,976,000(4,543,000)1.303.83(2.53)REPEAT of HIMYM
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,868,0008,329,000(461,000)2.332.56(0.23)8-10P
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM22,395,000
22,395,0006.45
6.458-11P
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM
4,999,000(4,999,000)
1.48(1.48)
Almost HumanFox8:00PM5,471,0006,409,000(938,000)1.581.87(0.29)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,035,0001,213,000(178,000)0.330.41(0.08)
MomCBS8:30PM5,143,0009,218,000(4,075,000)1.203.00(1.80)REPEAT vs. 2 Broke Girls
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM6,031,00010,268,000(4,237,000)1.402.68(1.28)REPEAT
Sports Illustrated 50thNBC9:00PM
3,276,000(3,276,000)
0.91(0.91)
The FollowingFox9:00PM4,759,0005,835,000(1,076,000)1.661.86(0.20)
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM743,000930,000(187,000)0.270.37(0.10)
MomCBS9:30PM5,715,0009,109,000(3,394,000)1.402.35(0.95)REPEAT
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM7,123,0007,555,000(432,000)1.301.49(0.19)
Kimmel: MonumentsABC10:00PM3,243,00010,024,000(6,781,000)1.002.11(1.11)REPEAT vs. Castle
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM9,740,00019,529,000(9,789,000)1.273.11(1.84)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM4,047,000
4,047,0001.05
1.05REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM
6,621,000(6,621,000)
2.16(2.16)preempted
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM23,722,000
23,722,0006.59
6.598-11P
Winter Gold: SochiNBC8:00PM
5,263,000(5,263,000)
1.38(1.38)
DadsFox8:00PM2,700,0003,726,000(1,026,000)1.151.48(0.33)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM3,402,000
3,402,0000.97
0.97REPEAT
DadsFox8:30PM2,489,0003,217,000(728,000)1.031.27(0.24)FINALE vs. Brookyln (R)
CW MovieCW8:00PM847,000
847,0000.22
0.228-10P
The OriginalsCW8:00PM
2,100,000(2,100,000)
0.86(0.86)preempted
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM7,953,00016,303,000(8,350,000)1.182.84(1.66)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM2,859,0004,927,000(2,068,000)0.881.63(0.75)REPEAT
The Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM
7,446,000(7,446,000)
2.18(2.18)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,971,0003,479,000(508,000)1.341.56(0.22)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM1,986,0003,239,000(1,253,000)0.650.93(0.28)REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM2,877,0003,222,000(345,000)1.181.39(0.21)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM
2,463,000(2,463,000)
1.02(1.02)preempted
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM5,771,00012,351,000(6,580,000)0.872.12(1.25)REPEAT
Killer WomenABC10:00PM3,028,0003,122,000(94,000)0.690.670.02
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PM4,681,000
4,681,0000.85
0.85REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS8:00PM
8,139,000(8,139,000)
1.47(1.47)
The MiddleABC8:00PM4,974,0008,563,000(3,589,000)1.402.18(0.78)REPEAT
Beatles Grammy SaluteCBS8:30PM4,892,000
4,892,0000.88
0.88REPEAT, 830-11P
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM3,703,0006,093,000(2,390,000)1.161.67(0.51)REPEAT
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM20,809,000
20,809,0005.58
5.588-11P
How to Raise an OlympianNBC8:00PM
4,220,000(4,220,000)
1.08(1.08)
American IdolFox8:00PM11,675,00013,428,000(1,753,000)3.453.91(0.46)8-10P
CW MovieCW8:00PM838,000
838,0000.28
0.288-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM
2,862,000(2,862,000)
1.01(1.01)preempted
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
12,918,000(12,918,000)
2.77(2.77)preempted
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM4,826,0009,872,000(5,046,000)1.583.47(1.89)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
6,241,000(6,241,000)
1.81(1.81)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM3,424,0004,597,000(1,173,000)1.251.51(0.26)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM
1,388,000(1,388,000)
0.47(0.47)preempted
CSICBS10:00PM
11,159,000(11,159,000)
2.02(2.02)preempted
NashvilleABC10:00PM2,365,0005,158,000(2,793,000)0.731.31(0.58)REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
6,004,000(6,004,000)
1.67(1.67)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM11,778,00017,534,000(5,756,000)2.805.16(2.36)REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM3,045,0003,173,000(128,000)0.870.97(0.10)
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM22,944,00020,016,0002,928,0005.955.97(0.02)8-11P
CommunityNBC8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
American IdolFox8:00PM10,184,00011,078,000(894,000)3.033.08(0.05)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,043,0002,157,000(1,114,000)0.310.94(0.63)REPEAT vs. Vampire Diaries
The MillersCBS8:30PM7,430,00010,688,000(3,258,000)1.792.61(0.82)REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM

0

0.00preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM5,008,0007,482,000(2,474,000)1.231.70(0.47)REPEAT
RakeFox9:00PM4,040,0004,268,000(228,000)1.061.10(0.04)
ArrowCW9:00PM1,066,0001,635,000(569,000)0.340.58(0.24)REPEAT vs. Reign
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM5,594,0008,316,000(2,722,000)1.261.89(0.63)REPEAT
ElementaryCBS10:00PM6,224,0009,454,000(3,230,000)1.171.80(0.63)REPEAT
ScandalABC10:00PM2,260,0003,316,000(1,056,000)0.661.00(0.34)REPEAT vs. Shark Tank (R)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Hawaii Five-0CBS8:00PM5,264,0005,009,000255,0000.900.98(0.08)REPEAT vs. Boss (R)
Charlie Brown ValentineABC8:00PM3,914,000
3,914,0001.00
1.00REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM
4,586,000(4,586,000)
0.91(0.91)
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM19,078,00031,690,000(12,612,000)4.508.60(4.10)8-11P
BonesFox8:00PM3,059,0003,054,0005,0000.700.80(0.10)REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM965,000
965,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
CW MovieCW8:00PM
825,000(825,000)
0.17(0.17)
Last Man StandingABC8:30PM
4,198,000(4,198,000)
0.91(0.91)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM859,000
859,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM5,761,0005,081,000680,0000.900.710.19REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM4,395,0004,688,000(293,000)1.201.170.03REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM

0

0.00
The OriginalsCW9:00PM437,000
437,0000.20
0.20REPEAT
EnlistedFox9:00PM1,826,0001,832,000(6,000)0.600.71(0.11)REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,516,0001,683,000(167,000)0.500.61(0.11)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS10:00PM5,204,0006,853,000(1,649,000)0.800.730.07REPEAT vs. Blue Bloods (R)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,691,0004,923,000(232,000)1.101.21(0.11)
DraculaNBC10:00PM

0

0.00










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM2,620,000
2,620,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM
2,778,000(2,778,000)
0.55(0.55)
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,270,0002,389,000(119,000)0.500.62(0.12)8-11P vs. 8-1030
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM16,580,00025,115,000(8,535,000)4.206.26(2.06)8-11P
RakeFox8:00PM1,010,0001,154,000(144,000)0.300.280.02REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM
2,143,000(2,143,000)
0.46(0.46)
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM1,650,0002,441,000(791,000)0.400.350.05REPEAT, 9-11P vs. Crimetime
The FollowingFox9:00PM1,020,000784,000236,0000.200.23(0.03)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM
3,881,000(3,881,000)
0.66(0.66)
The MiddleABC10:30PM
1,573,000(1,573,000)
0.46(0.46)
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted

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 21 (Feb. 10-16) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur11,778,0002.80REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur7,439,0001.79REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed4,826,0001.58REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,991,0001.45REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon6,031,0001.40REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon5,715,0001.40REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed4,974,0001.40REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTues2,971,0001.34
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon5,433,0001.30REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur5,594,0001.26REPEAT
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed3,424,0001.25
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun2,539,0001.24REPEAT
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur5,008,0001.23REPEAT
MomCBS8:30PMMon5,143,0001.20REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTues2,877,0001.18
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed3,703,0001.16REPEAT
DadsFox8:00PMTues2,700,0001.15
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,596,0001.14REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun2,443,0001.14REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:00PMTues4,047,0001.05REPEAT
DadsFox8:30PMTues2,489,0001.03FINALE
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMTues3,402,0000.97REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues2,859,0000.88REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PMWed4,681,0000.85REPEAT
The MillersCBS10:30PMSun4,381,0000.82REPEAT
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun1,608,0000.74REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues1,986,0000.65REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,426,0000.62REPEAT
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri1,826,0000.6REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,516,0000.5REPEAT
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

preempted
Last Man StandingABC8:30PMFri

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat

preempted
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur

preempted
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

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 (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, September 25

Family Guy - "A Lot Going on Upstairs" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Stewie refuses to sleep in his own bed because of nightmares, Peter can’t stand it, so he goes to sleep in the attic. Peter turns the attic into a man cave and all of the guys begin hanging out there, which makes Lois incredibly angry. Meanwhile, Brian helps Stewie overcome his fears by building a device to go into his nightmares and defeat his demons.

Bob's Burgers - "Flu-oise" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When the youngest Belcher comes down with an epic case of the flu, Linda has a mishap as she tries to deliver Louise’s favorite toy to her daughter’s bedside. After Louise vows that she will never forgive her family for their mistake, she falls into a wild fever dream filled with familiar faces, zany musical numbers and a crazy adventure.

The Simpsons - "Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Springfield is burned to the ground, the Simpsons beg Mr. Burns to fund its rebuilding. Burns agrees – with one condition: he gets to put on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl.

Son of Zorn - "Defender of Teen Love" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After embarrassing Alan in front of his crush, Nancy, Zorn uses the Stone of Sight to spy on the girl for his son. Meanwhile, Edie is determined to move on and forces Zorn to finally move his old boxes out of her garage and into his own apartment.

Family Guy - "The Boy in the Band" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Stewie and Brian form a children’s band that quickly rises to fame until they let a girl get between them and drive the band apart. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois insist that Chris gets a job so he takes a job managing Quagmire’s sex life as his personal assistant.

The Last Man on Earth - "General Breast Theme with Cobras" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The safety of Tandy and the group is in jeopardy as armed intruders storm the Malibu beach near their home, and no one can agree on what to do. While Melissa takes drastic action, Tandy gets a new lesson in fashion.

K.C. Undercover - "In Too Deep 2" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Volunteens give K.C. an assignment that pits her against Craig and his job of protecting the ambassador.

Bizaardvark - "Pretty-Con" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The annual beauty convention Pretty-Con comes to Vuuugle and Amelia obsesses with beating out a beauty guru for the Golden Powder Puff Award; Paige and Frankie agree to help so they can meet the host and debut their music video.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Sunday, September 25

  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Catch Mark on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, September 26
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Code Black on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about her new album on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger) - Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.