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 (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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, March 24

Last Man Standing - "Bad Heir Day" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mike and Vanessa think it’s time for newlyweds Mandy and Kyle to move out, but when Chuck relays some unexpected news about Kyle’s absentee mom, Mike has second thoughts. Meanwhile, Eve tells Ryan that Boyd is making up stories about his Dad’s real job, because he’s embarrassed about being home-schooled.

Dr. Ken - "Clark's Big Surprise" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Ken accidentally finds out that Clark and Connor are planning their surprise wedding, he has to find a way to get everyone to come. But Damona finds out and to get Allison there, she tells her that Ken is going to surprise her by renewing their wedding vows. Guest performances from the Grammy Award-winning band, Train, featuring lead singer Pat Monahan and guitarist Jerry Becker.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 20)

Friday, March 24

  • Sofia Black-D'Elia (The Mick) - Watch Sofia on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Tracy is on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Zach is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Martha Plimpton (The Real O'Neals/Raising Hope) - Martha appears on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show) and Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Carl and Rob are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) and Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) - Jane and Lily talk about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brooklyn talks about Malibu Country on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Rhea Perlman (Cheers/Kirstie) - Rhea talks about Me and My Grandma on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens/Unfabulous) - Emma talks about The Blackcoat's Daughter on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.