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 (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, December 4

The Simpsons - "The Last Traction Hero" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A workplace accident leaves Homer in a cast, and in a position to sue Mr. Burns. This leaves Marge unfulfilled, so she turns to an unexpected source for romance. Meanwhile, Lisa is made “Bus Monitor” and tries to keep the peace.

Son of Zorn - "Return of the Drinking Buddy" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Zorn’s old friend Headbutt Man (guest voice Rob Riggle) is coming to town. Unfortunately for Zorn, Headbutt Man is now sober. Meanwhile, Alan is invited to a party where his crush, Nancy (guest star Emily Wong), will be. Unfortunately, he has to take Headbutt man’s daughter with him.

Family Guy - "Carter and Tricia" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Carter buys the Pawtucket Patriot brewery and decides to cut some corners to save a few bucks. Peter overhears the plan and runs and tells investigative journalist Tricia Takanawa about Carter’s plan to use toxic chemicals in the beer cans. Meanwhile, Brian’s drivers’ license has expired and he enlists Stewie as an instructor.

The Last Man on Earth - "Whitney Houston, We Have a Problem" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After finding a mysterious note left by Melissa that says “Goodbye,” the gang sets off to go look for her. Meanwhile, Gail gets stuck on a solo adventure of her own.

K.C. Undercover - "Holly Holly Not So Jolly" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Christmas time arrives and K.C. tells everyone she has to go pick up a last-minute gift, but instead goes to The Organization's therapist, Dr. Levinstein.

Mech X-4 - "Let's Survive in the Woods!" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Principal Grey sets a trap for Ryan, Harris and Spyder while they're on a camping trip, which leaves MECH-X4 and Mark in danger.

Best Friends Whenever - "The Christmas Curse" (Disney Channel, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Shelby and Cyd encourage a homesick Daisy to incorporate a festive 16th-century tradition into their annual Christmas party.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Monday, December 5

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle) - Gael is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - The cast of Fuller House are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miss Piggy (The Muppets) - Miss Piggy and Harry perform Deck the Halls on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. talks about Office Christmas Party on the AOL Build Show at 3pm. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:50am.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh McDermitt (Retired at 35) - Josh can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:45am.
  • Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn talks about Kevin Can Wait on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.