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 (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 23

The Goldbergs - "O Captain! My Captain!" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Beverly substitutes for Barry’s chemistry class in hopes to inspire students in the same way as Mr. Keating from “Dead Poets Society,” much to Barry’s embarrassment. When Beverly refuses to give Barry special treatment, Murray pushes Barry to work hard and prove to her that he can get a good grade.

Speechless - "C-H-- CHEATER!" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Maya and Kenneth work together to hold JJ accountable for his academic future when he cheats on an exam at school. Meanwhile, Ray gets into a get-rich scheme; but when Jimmy bails him out and teaches him an important lesson, Ray’s motivation to make fast money is revealed.

Modern Family - "Pig Moon Rising" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During a quick workout session in the garage, Mitchell accidentally knocks over an urn filled with the ashes of Cam’s beloved pet pig Lilly. He quickly attempts to cover up his blunder and devises an appropriate cover-up. Hoping to catch Mitchell in his lie, Cam makes up a tall tale to trap him, but his own lie soon becomes a little too big to manage.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Modern Family - "Do It Yourself" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Feeling empowered after his successful do-it-yourself project, Phil convinces Jay to co-invest in a property he has always wanted to develop. Meanwhile, Claire’s new obsession with a TV chef and her new love of cooking Sunday dinners hasn’t been as tasty as she thinks. Haley is the family’s only hope to add a little spice to the situation. At the Pritchett-Tucker house, Cam and Mitchell see that the family is too reliant on technology, so they attempt to teach Lily the importance of hard work, which ends disastrously. Back at the Pritchett’s, Jay feels replaced when he sees Gloria has hired Coach Gary (Payton Manning) to coach Joe and serve as a handy man.

The Goldbergs - "Recipe for Death II: Kiss the Cook" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After learning of Murray’s love of action movies, Adam uses the moment to garner the courage to ask his dad for money to film his own action film. But the production goes from bad to worse when Barry goes missing for playing the lead, and an unlikely replacement steps in. Meanwhile, Erica takes Beverly to go clothes shopping. When a situation at the hip store goes awry, Erica decides to make her own version of the popular outfit she wants –using Beverly’s own sweaters.

Marlon - "Boys Only Want One Thing" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) struggles to come to terms with his daughter bringing home a boy for the first time. Yvette (Bresha Webb) uses Stevie (Diallo Riddle) to get great seats to a Beyoncé concert.

Marlon - "Exes With Benefits" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) contemplate whether to have no strings attached 'ex-sex.'

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Porn actress Taylor Slow asks the guys to find her stalker; Sarah asks her father to check out her new boyfriend, Steve; Ingmar is sure he'll find some dirt on Steve; Axel infiltrates Jane McKinney's agency.

Younger - "The Incident at Pound Ridge" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sparks fly at the annual Empirical Publishing picnic. Liza finds herself caught between Josh and Charles.

Odd Mom Out - "Weber M.D." (Bravo, 9:30PM ET/PT)
By day, Jill shoots Brooke's new line of Von Weber wares, and by night, she and Vanessa investigate a rash of infections plaguing the Upper ``Yeast'' Side; Candace seeks answers for why she keeps getting called ``Candy Ass.''

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Wednesday, August 23

  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica Capshaw (Odd Man Out) - Jessica guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses his new NBC show Marlon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Goods Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John joins Clinton to create a classic carnival treat in the kitchen on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran talks about reducing your cancer risk and see her own anti-cancer regimen on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on a repet of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.