Sunday, February 23, 2014

Week 22 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 22 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. NBC 12.4/20 rating/share (-5% from first four nights Week 21); #2. Fox 4.9/8 (+23%); #3. CBS 4.6/7 (+10%); #4. ABC 2.8/4 (+8%); #5. The CW 0.6/1 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. NBC 20.8 million (-7% from first four nights Week 21); #2. Fox 7.91 million (+19%); #3. CBS 7.08 million (+9%); #4. ABC 4.08 million (+3%); #5. The CW 0.91 million (even).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 5.2/15 rating/share (-15% from first four nights Week 21); #2. Fox 2.2/6 (+5%); #3. CBS 1.5/4 (+25%); #4. ABC 1.1/3 (-8%) #5. The CW 0.3/1 (even)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 21 (2/9/14-2/16/14) had NBC win the week in 18-49 with a 5.5 rating with Olympic action, followed by Fox's 1.4, ABC's 1.0 and CBS' 0.9. In total viewers, NBC also lead with 21.21 million, beating CBS which did 5.31 million, Fox followed with 4.42, and ABC trailed with 3.73 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-2/16/14) in 18-49, NBC is back on top with a 3.1, over Fox's 2.8, CBS is next with a 2.5, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 11.1 million, then NBC is creeping in with 10.09, Fox is at 8.34 and ABC is at 7.31.

Back to week 22, 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 22 (Feb. 17-23) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 16)(Week 21)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM8,173,0009,380,000(1,207,000)0.971.15(0.18)vs. REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,693,0005,371,000(678,000)1.161.33(0.17)REPEAT
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC7:00PM21,270,00026,323,000(5,053,000)4.867.25(2.39)7-11P
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,412,0001,426,000(14,000)0.650.620.03REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:30PM1,554,0001,608,000(54,000)0.750.740.01REPEAT
Beatles Grammy SaluteCBS8:00PM
14,045,000(14,045,000)
2.14(2.14)
ElementaryCBS8:00PM3,436,000
3,436,0000.51
0.51REPEAT
ABC Movie: UPABC8:00PM3,315,0003,130,000185,0000.951.00(0.05)8-10P vs. Toy Story 3
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,384,0002,596,000(212,000)1.061.14(0.08)REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM2,248,0002,443,000(195,000)1.071.14(0.07)REPEAT
The MentalistCBS9:00PM2,699,000
2,699,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PM2,537,0002,991,000(454,000)1.201.45(0.25)REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PM2,128,0002,539,000(411,000)1.001.24(0.24)REPEAT
The MillersCBS10:30PM
4,381,000(4,381,000)
0.82(0.82)
The Good WifeCBS10:00PM2,699,000
2,699,0000.39
0.39REPEAT
CastleABC10:00PM3,220,0003,053,000167,0000.650.72(0.07)REPEAT




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM5,043,0005,433,000(390,000)1.431.300.13REPEAT vs 2 Broke (R)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,675,0007,868,000(193,000)2.212.33(0.12)8-10P
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM23,546,00022,395,0001,151,0005.656.45(0.80)8-11P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM5,355,0005,471,000(116,000)1.671.580.09
Star CrossedCW8:00PM1,284,0001,035,000249,0000.450.330.12Premiere, vs. Hart of Dixie
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM4,894,0005,143,000(249,000)1.181.20(0.02)REPEAT vs. Mom (R)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM5,526,0006,031,000(505,000)1.291.40(0.11)REPEAT
The FollowingFox9:00PM5,191,0004,759,000432,0001.741.660.08
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM775,000743,00032,0000.300.270.03
MomCBS9:30PM5,068,0005,715,000(647,000)1.101.40(0.30)REPEAT
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM5,852,0007,123,000(1,271,000)1.171.30(0.13)
CastleABC10:00PM7,749,0003,243,0004,506,0001.711.000.71vs. Kimmel
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM9,896,0009,740,000156,0001.311.270.04REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC8:00PM
4,047,000(4,047,000)
1.05(1.05)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM2,698,000
2,698,0000.73
0.73REPEAT
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM18,394,00023,722,000(5,328,000)4.996.59(1.60)8-11P
American IdolFox8:00PM9,734,000
9,734,0002.69
2.698-10P
DadsFox8:00PM
2,700,000(2,700,000)
1.15(1.15)
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM
3,402,000(3,402,000)
0.97(0.97)
DadsFox8:30PM
2,489,000(2,489,000)
1.03(1.03)
CW MovieCW8:00PM
847,000(847,000)
0.22(0.22)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM740,000
740,0000.26
0.26REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM7,933,0007,953,000(20,000)1.411.180.23REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM2,489,0002,859,000(370,000)0.730.88(0.15)REPEAT
The Biggest LoserNBC9:00PM

0

0.00
New GirlFox9:00PM
2,971,000(2,971,000)
1.34(1.34)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,000,0001,986,00014,0000.640.65(0.01)REPEAT
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM
2,877,000(2,877,000)
1.18(1.18)
Star CrossedCW9:00PM1,048,000
1,048,0000.33
0.33REPEAT
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM6,335,0005,771,000564,0001.110.870.24REPEAT
Killer WomenABC10:00PM3,222,0003,028,000194,0000.600.69(0.09)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Mike & MollyCBS8:00PM
4,681,000(4,681,000)
0.85(0.85)
Hawaii Five-0CBS8:00PM5,559,000
5,559,0000.89
0.89REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PM4,240,0004,974,000(734,000)0.961.40(0.44)REPEAT
Beatles Grammy SaluteCBS8:30PM
4,892,000(4,892,000)
0.88(0.88)
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM2,944,0003,703,000(759,000)0.741.16(0.42)REPEAT
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM20,187,00020,809,000(622,000)5.015.58(0.57)8-11P
American IdolFox8:00PM9,952,00011,675,000(1,723,000)2.653.45(0.80)8-10P
CW MovieCW8:00PM
838,000(838,000)
0.28(0.28)
ArrowCW8:00PM1,038,000
1,038,0000.32
0.32REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,061,000
10,061,0002.46
2.46
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM4,166,0004,826,000(660,000)1.231.58(0.35)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM

0

0.00
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM2,668,0003,424,000(756,000)0.911.25(0.34)FINALE
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM772,000
772,0000.24
0.24REPEAT
CSICBS10:00PM9,769,000
9,769,0001.98
1.98
NashvilleABC10:00PM1,747,0002,365,000(618,000)0.490.73(0.24)REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM

0

0.00










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM10,160,00011,778,000(1,618,000)2.622.80(0.18)REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM3,199,0003,045,000154,0000.880.870.01FINALE
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM20,286,00022,944,000(2,658,000)4.995.95(0.96)8-11P
CommunityNBC8:00PM

0

0.00preempted
American IdolFox8:00PM9,355,00010,184,000(829,000)2.443.03(0.59)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM918,0001,043,000(125,000)0.260.31(0.05)REPEAT
MomCBS8:30PM7,116,0007,430,000(314,000)1.821.790.03REPEAT vs. Millers (R)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM

0

0.00preempted
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM6,238,0005,008,0001,230,0001.481.230.25REPEAT vs. Crazy Ones (R)
RakeFox9:00PM3,967,0004,040,000(73,000)0.981.06(0.08)
ReignCW9:00PM731,0001,066,000(335,000)0.190.34(0.15)REPEAT vs. Arrow (R)
The MillersCBS9:30PM4,991,0005,594,000(603,000)1.191.26(0.07)REPEAT vs. 2.5 Men (R)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM4,947,0006,224,000(1,277,000)1.101.17(0.07)REPEAT
ScandalABC10:00PM2,545,0002,260,000285,0000.650.66(0.01)REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

0

0.00preempted










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Blue BloodsCBS8:00PM5,332,0005,328,0004,0000.700.88(0.18)REPEAT vs. 5-0 (R)
Charlie Brown ValentineABC8:00PM
3,902,000(3,902,000)
0.98(0.98)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM4,028,000
4,028,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM14,846,00019,109,000(4,263,000)3.604.52(0.92)8-11P
BonesFox8:00PM3,132,0003,091,00041,0000.900.760.14REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,414,000962,000452,0000.400.330.07REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:30PM3,888,000
3,888,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,427,000885,000542,0000.500.340.16REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS9:00PM6,325,0005,765,000560,0000.800.88(0.08)REPEAT vs. 5-0 (R)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,138,0004,483,0001,655,0001.701.190.51vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC9:00PM

0

0.00
The OriginalsCW9:00PM516,000418,00098,0000.200.140.06REPEAT
EnlistedFox9:00PM1,560,0001,815,000(255,000)0.600.560.04REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,185,0001,505,000(320,000)0.400.50(0.10)REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM6,855,0005,266,0001,589,0000.800.82(0.02)REPEAT vs. 5-0 (R)
20/20ABC10:00PM6,045,0004,650,0001,395,0001.501.080.42
DraculaNBC10:00PM

0

0.00










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM
2,646,000(2,646,000)
0.55(0.55)
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,510,000
2,510,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,480,0002,286,000194,0000.700.540.168-10P vs. 8-11P
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM12,850,00017,097,000(4,247,000)2.704.35(1.65)8-11P
Daytona BashFox8:00PM1,530,000971,000559,0000.400.260.14vs. Rake (R)
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM1,790,000
1,790,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,040,0001,658,0001,382,0000.500.370.13REPEAT vs. 48 Hours 9-11P
The FollowingFox9:00PM830,0001,040,000(210,000)0.200.22(0.02)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,660,000
3,660,0000.60
0.60
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM2,210,000
2,210,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
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 22 (Feb. 17-23) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur10,160,0002.62REPEAT
MonCBS8:30PMThur7,116,0001.82REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThur6,238,0001.48REPEAT
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon5,043,0001.43REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon5,526,0001.29REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed4,166,0001.23REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun2,537,0001.20REPEAT
The MillersCBS9:30PMThur4,991,0001.19REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon4,894,0001.18REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon5,068,0001.10REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun2,248,0001.07REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,384,0001.06REPEAT
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun2,128,0001.00REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed4,240,0000.96REPEAT
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed2,668,0000.91FINALE
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri4,028,0000.8REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:30PMFri3,888,0000.8REPEAT
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun1,554,0000.75REPEAT
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed2,944,0000.74REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues2,489,0000.73REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,412,0000.65REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues2,000,0000.64REPEAT
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri1,560,0000.6REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,510,0000.5REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,185,0000.4REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat1,790,0000.3REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur

preempted
New GirlFox9:00PMTues

preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThur

preempted
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTues

preempted
DadsFox8:00PMTues

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 (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

Tuesday, February 21

The Middle - "Dental Hijinks" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Frankie tries to get a stubborn Mike to go see Dr. Goodwin to take care of his toothache, Mike convinces the good doctor to leave his tooth alone and tell Frankie that everything was ok. But the two find themselves fabricating a story that’s so ludicrous that they fear Frankie will figure out the truth. Meanwhile, since they are nearing the end of their senior year at college, Axl, Hutch and Kenny decide it’s time to sell the fabled Winnebago; Sue tries her best to let college golf cart driver Tyler know that she likes him; and Brick attempts to write a historic Scottish rap musical – a la “Hamilton” – focusing on the life of Sergeant Charles Stuart MacKenzie.

American Housewife - "The Man Date" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Greg is delighted to finally have made a friend in Westport, fellow history buff Stan (guest star Timothy Omundson), but Katie isn’t as happy, especially since Stan is married to her nemesis, Chloe Brown Mueller (Jessica St. Clair).

Fresh Off the Boat - "The Gloves Are Off" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jessica accidentally befriends Marvin’s ex-wife, Sarah (Heather Locklear), and tries to help her and Honey settle their longstanding rift. Meanwhile, Louis and the boys are on a mission to determine Grandma’s true age in hopes of surprising her with a new, free motorized wheelchair.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Confirmation" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Shannon asks VP Murray to be her godfather leading up to her confirmation, Eileen fears her own relationship with him might be moving too fast. Shannon’s big day also has a surprising effect on Kenny’s relationship when Brett says, “I love you,” sending Kenny into a tailspin. Meanwhile, the return of a hot former babysitter puts Pat and Jimmy at odds when she constantly makes passes at Pat.

New Girl - "Rumsprings" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Jess gets nervous about starting her new position as principal, Nick and Schmidt decide to take her on a relaxing day trip to Solvang, which quickly goes “sideways.” Meanwhile, with Cece’s help, Winston tries to finalize his divorce from Rhonda, but finds that he and Aly are caught in a series of never-ending pranks.

The Mick - "The Baggage" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mickey’s unwanted suitors team up to thwart her new romance. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Alba teach Ben a lesson in responsibility.

The Detour - "The City" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin isn't thrilled about Nate's new job in New York City, but the family heads out from Syracuse anyway.

Teachers - "Brokebitch Mountain" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Feldman can’t make ends meet on her salary and takes a second job. Ms. Watson notices a romantic spark between two of her second grade students. The Teachers take advantage of Principal Pearson.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Tuesday, February 21

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on a repeat of the 2011 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison talks about Girls and Get Out on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. Finally, she will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) - Mae visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She also talks about Rock Dog on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 1pm. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Judd Hirsch (Superior Donuts/Dear John/Taxi) and Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Judd and Jermaine are guests on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym and Kim Gravel help a woman snoop through two bachelors' homes in order to choose which she should date on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Ashley Gerasimovich (The Detour) - Ashley is a guest on Cheddar at 12:15pm. Ashley and Liam Carroll will be on Facebook Live on the TBS Facebook account at approx. 4:00pm. Ashley, Liam, Jason Jones and Natalie Zea will be on Facebook live at approx. 8:00PM EST on the official The Detour Facebook page.