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 (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

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
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 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Monday, March 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Brain Bowl Incubation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a successful experiment combining their genes, Sheldon will stop at nothing to convince Amy they should procreate. Also, Koothrappali is embarrassed to tell the gang what the new woman he’s dating does for a living.

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Superior Donuts - "Get It, Arthur" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Randy’s mom comes to town, Franco encourages Arthur to go out on his first date in years. Brenda Vaccaro guest stars as Helen, Randy’s mom.

The Great Indoors - "Aaron Wolf" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Jack watches the millennials’ journalistic integrity slip away when they fall under the spell of his nemesis, Aaron Wolf (Chris D’Elia), a former magazine staffer turned famous outdoor reality TV host who returns to guest edit the magazine.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Monday, March 27

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.