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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Separation Triangulation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Koothrappali finds himself in the middle of domestic drama when he learns the woman he’s dating, Nell (Beth Behrs), has a very upset husband, Oliver (Walton Goggins). Also, when Sheldon rents his old room back for a quiet place to work, he drives Leonard crazy by being a model tenant.

Young Sheldon - "A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Mom - "Sex Fog and a Mild-To-Moderate Panic Attack" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Bonnie and Adam attend a traditional wedding, they discover they’re not on the same page about their own wedding. Also, Christy and Patrick have trouble setting the mood for their “first time."

Life in Pieces - "Goose Friends Auction Fog" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen sings in Tyler’s band, she gets caught up in the excitement and creates an awkward situation for him. Also, John and Greg decide to brew beer together, Matt donates one of his paintings to a silent auction for Tim’s medical charity, and Heather becomes jealous of Joan’s friendship with a classmate.

Superstore - "High Volume Store" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When corporate announces that the store is getting an upgrade, Amy (America Ferrera), Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Dina (Lauren Ash) set out to discover the pros and cons. Meanwhile, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) accidentally volunteers to be Glenn's (Mark McKinney) surrogate, and tries to get out of it.

The Good Place - "Rhonda, Diana, Jake, and Trent" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil), Janet (D'Arcy Carden) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) head to a destination that may have lasting implications.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Great News - "The Fast Track" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After an explosive fight with her daughter, Carol (Andrea Martin) is excited about her new position at "Morning Wined Up," but is disappointed to realize that the job offers less responsibility than she had hoped. Katie (Briga Heelan) is determined to bring down Fenton Pelt (guest star Jim Rash), the billionaire suing "The Breakdown," despite specific orders from Greg (Adam Campbell) and the network's attorney (guest star Tim Meadows) to leave him alone. When Katie's rousing speech about journalistic integrity fails to inspire anyone but Chuck (John Michael Higgins), who has been suspended from the show, she reluctantly joins forces, only to find that his investigative skills aren't what they used to be.

K.C. Undercover - "Take Me out" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A high-school math whiz trains to be an undercover spy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 15)

Thursday, January 18

  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Catch Jason on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Riggle (Golan the Insatiable/Gary Unmarried) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:05am.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky stops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Selma Blair (Anger Management/Kath & Kim/Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane) - Selma visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11:15pm on Bravo.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette guest co-hosts The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey drops by The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geoff Stults (Enlisted) - Geoff talks about 12 Strong on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jackée Harry (The Paynes/The First Family/The Game/227) - Jackée talks about her new OWN show The Paynes on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) - Wilmer appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Giselle Eisenberg (Life in Pieces) - Giselle talks about Life in Pieces on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Morning Show Mystery: Mortal Mishaps on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/Café Americain/One Day at a Time) - Clinton Kelly and Valerie are serving up a delicious dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Ed Begley Jr. (Futureman/Your Family or Mine/Gary Unmarried) - Ed talks about Futureman on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today in the 9am hour.
  • Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) - Peter appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Deon Cole (grown-ish/black-ish/Angie Tribeca) - Deon is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Luis Guzmán (How to Make It in America/Luis) - Luis visits Desus & Mero at 11pm on Viceland.


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