Sunday, March 02, 2014

Week 23 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 23 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.5/10 rating/share (+41% from first four nights Week 22); #2. NBC 5.2/8 (-58%); #3. ABC 4.8/8 (+71%); #4. Fox 4.0/6 (-18%); #5. The CW 1.1/2 (+83%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.26 million (+45% from first four nights Week 22); #2. NBC 8.39 million (-60%); #3. ABC 7.17 million (+76%); #4. Fox 6.39 million (-19%); #5. The CW 1.62 million (+78%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.4/7 rating/share (-54% from first four nights Week 22); #2. CBS 2.3/7 (+53%); #3. ABC 2.1/6 (+91%); #4. Fox 1.8/5 (-18%) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (+100%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 22 (2/17/14-2/23/14) had NBC win the week in 18-49 with a 4.2 rating with Olympic action, followed by Fox's 1.8, ABC's 1.1 and CBS' 1.1. In total viewers, NBC also lead with 17.72 million, beating CBS which did 6.11 million, Fox followed also with 6.11, and ABC trailed with 4.22 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-2/23/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 3.1, over Fox's 2.8, CBS is next with a 2.5, and ABC at a 2.0. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 10.96 million, then NBC is creeping in with 10.46, Fox is at 8.29 and ABC is at 7.22.

Back to week 23, 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 23 (Feb. 24-Mar 2) Analysis















Last Sunday (Feb. 23)(Week 22)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM8,985,0008,173,000812,0001.320.970.35714P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,126,0004,693,0001,433,0001.431.160.27REPEAT
Sochi GoldNBC7:00PM12,723,000
12,723,0002.63
2.637-830P
Animation DominationFox7:00PM3,260,0001,412,0001,848,0001.100.650.45REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:30PM2,878,0001,554,0001,324,0001.100.750.35REPEAT
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,709,0003,436,0003,273,0001.530.511.02814P premiere, vs Elementary (R)
ABC Movie: The ProposalABC8:00PM5,131,0003,315,0001,816,0001.520.950.578-10P vs. UP
Daytona 500Fox8:00PM

0

0.00Ratings N/A
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
2,384,000(2,384,000)
1.06(1.06)
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:30PM15,117,00021,270,000(6,153,000)3.234.86(1.63)830-1030 vs. 7-11P
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
2,248,000(2,248,000)
1.07(1.07)
The MentalistCBS9:00PM3,028,0002,699,000329,0000.510.400.11914P REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PM
2,537,000(2,537,000)
1.20(1.20)
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
2,128,000(2,128,000)
1.00(1.00)
The Good WifeCBS10:00PM3,240,0002,699,000541,0000.460.390.071014P REPEAT
Growing Up FisherNBC10:30PM8,862,000
8,862,0001.95
1.95premiere, 1036P
CastleABC10:00PM4,118,0003,220,000898,0000.890.650.24REPEAT




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM9,276,0005,043,0004,233,0003.601.432.17vs. REPEAT
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,171,0007,675,000496,0002.462.210.258-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM15,858,000
15,858,0004.70
4.70premiere, 8-10P
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM
23,546,000(23,546,000)
5.65(5.65)
Almost HumanFox8:00PM5,724,0005,355,000369,0001.611.67(0.06)
Star CrossedCW8:00PM1,138,0001,284,000(146,000)0.340.45(0.11)
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM7,961,0004,894,0003,067,0002.521.181.34vs. REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM8,161,0005,526,0002,635,0002.111.290.82vs. REPEAT
The FollowingFox9:00PM4,613,0005,191,000(578,000)1.581.74(0.16)
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM589,000775,000(186,000)0.170.30(0.13)REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PM7,249,0005,068,0002,181,0001.871.100.77vs. REPEAT
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM5,413,0005,852,000(439,000)1.191.170.02
CastleABC10:00PM8,689,0007,749,000940,0001.711.710.00
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM11,179,000
11,179,0003.09
3.09










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,031,0009,896,0007,135,0002.651.311.34vs. REPEAT
The BachelorABC8:00PM8,133,000
8,133,0002.45
2.458-10P
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM
2,698,000(2,698,000)
0.73(0.73)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,045,000
13,045,0003.74
3.74premiere
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM
18,394,000(18,394,000)
4.99(4.99)
GleeFox8:00PM2,989,000
2,989,0001.19
1.19
American IdolFox8:00PM
9,734,000(9,734,000)
2.69(2.69)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,831,000740,0001,091,0000.800.260.54vs. Vampire Diaries (R)
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM13,155,0007,933,0005,222,0002.271.410.86vs. REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM
2,489,000(2,489,000)
0.73(0.73)
About a BoyNBC9:00PM8,085,000
8,085,0002.35
2.35Pilot Encore
New GirlFox9:00PM2,837,000
2,837,0001.37
1.37
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,120,0001,048,0001,072,0000.960.330.63vs. Star-Crossed (R)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM
2,000,000(2,000,000)
0.64(0.64)
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PM7,050,000
7,050,0001.95
1.95Pilot Encore
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM2,661,000
2,661,0001.29
1.29
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM10,999,0006,335,0004,664,0001.801.110.69vs. REPEAT
Mind GamesABC10:00PM3,581,0003,222,000359,0001.050.600.45vs. Killer Women
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,063,000
7,063,0001.79
1.79










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,399,0005,559,0003,840,0002.380.891.498-10P, vs. Five-0 (R)
The MiddleABC8:00PM6,977,0004,240,0002,737,0001.750.960.79vs. REPEAT
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,222,0002,944,0002,278,0001.440.740.70vs. REPEAT
RevolutionNBC8:00PM4,629,000
4,629,0001.29
1.29
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM
20,187,000(20,187,000)
5.01(5.01)
American IdolFox8:00PM10,785,0009,952,000833,0002.702.650.058-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,449,0001,038,0001,411,0000.850.320.53vs. REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
10,061,000(10,061,000)
2.46(2.46)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM8,523,0004,166,0004,357,0003.111.231.88vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,782,000
7,782,0002.01
2.01crossover
MixologyABC9:30PM4,977,0002,668,0002,309,0001.720.910.81vs. Super Fun Night Finale
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,485,000772,000713,0000.540.240.30vs. REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS10:00PM9,417,0009,769,000(352,000)2.201.980.22vs. CSI
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,772,0001,747,0003,025,0001.260.490.77vs. REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM8,003,000
8,003,0002.19
2.19SVU crossover










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,725,00010,160,0007,565,0005.002.622.38vs. REPEAT
Countdown to OscarsABC8:00PM4,729,000
4,729,0000.97
0.97
The TasteABC8:00PM
3,199,000(3,199,000)
0.88(0.88)
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM
20,286,000(20,286,000)
4.99(4.99)
CommunityNBC8:00PM2,562,000
2,562,0000.99
0.99
American IdolFox8:00PM10,008,0009,355,000653,0002.412.44(0.03)
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,034,000918,0001,116,0000.940.260.68vs. Originals (R)
The MillersCBS8:30PM11,037,0007,116,0003,921,0002.751.820.93vs. Mom (R)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM2,521,000
2,521,0001.08
1.08
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM10,025,0006,238,0003,787,0002.491.481.01vs. REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM9,417,000
9,417,0003.07
3.07
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM3,416,000
3,416,0001.19
1.19
RakeFox9:00PM3,448,0003,967,000(519,000)0.760.98(0.22)
ReignCW9:00PM1,323,000731,000592,0000.510.190.32vs. REPEAT
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PM7,408,0004,991,0002,417,0001.851.190.66vs. The Millers (R)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,660,0004,947,0003,713,0001.581.100.48vs. REPEAT
ScandalABC10:00PM9,318,0002,545,0006,773,0003.350.652.70vs. REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,591,000
3,591,0001.11
1.11










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,666,0005,283,0002,383,0001.300.740.56vs. Blue Bloods (R)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,588,0003,988,0002,600,0001.200.750.45vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,221,000
6,221,0001.20
1.20
2014 Winter OlympicsNBC8:00PM
14,934,000(14,934,000)
3.61(3.61)
BonesFox8:00PM3,388,0003,153,000235,0000.700.88(0.18)REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,343,0001,384,000(41,000)0.400.42(0.02)REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,520,0003,847,000673,0001.000.770.23vs. Last Man (R)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,434,0001,443,000(9,000)0.500.470.03REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,441,0006,273,0004,168,0001.400.800.60vs. Blue Bloods (R)
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,834,0006,206,0001,628,0002.101.720.38
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,194,000
5,194,0001.40
1.40
Star-CrossedCW9:00PM551,000484,00067,0000.200.140.06REPEAT vs. Originals (R)
EnlistedFox9:00PM1,845,0001,555,000290,0000.600.580.02vs. REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,793,0001,213,000580,0000.600.420.18vs. REPEAT
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM11,798,0006,833,0004,965,0001.400.780.62vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM7,328,0005,974,0001,354,0001.801.450.35
HannibalNBC10:00PM3,354,000
3,354,0001.10
1.10premiere










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM3,340,0002,491,000849,0000.600.460.14REPEAT
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,460,0002,487,000(27,000)0.900.720.188-1030P vs. 8-10P
NHL HockeyNBC8:00PM2,330,00013,280,000(10,950,000)0.802.84(2.04)8-11P vs. Olympics
Almost HumanFox8:00PM1,730,0001,515,000215,0000.400.400.00REPEAT vs. Daytona Bash
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,240,0001,748,000492,0000.400.340.06REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,350,0003,013,000337,0000.500.480.02REPEAT
The FollowingFox9:00PM1,170,000828,000342,0000.300.230.07REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,410,0003,691,0001,719,0000.800.620.18REPEAT
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM
2,188,000(2,188,000)
0.53(0.53)preempted
The GoldbergsABC10:30PM1,750,000
1,750,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
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 23 (Feb. 24-Mar 2) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur17,725,0005.00
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon9,276,0003.60
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed8,523,0003.11
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur11,037,0002.75
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon7,961,0002.52
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThur10,025,0002.49
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTues8,085,0002.35REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon8,161,0002.11
Growing Up FisherNBC10:36PMSun8,862,0001.95premiere
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTues7,050,0001.95REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,249,0001.87
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThur7,408,0001.85
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed6,977,0001.75
MixologyABC9:30PMWed4,977,0001.72premiere
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,222,0001.44
New GirlFox9:00PMTues2,837,0001.37
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTues2,661,0001.29
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,588,0001.2
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun2,878,0001.10REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun3,260,0001.10REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur2,521,0001.08
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,520,0001.0
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur2,562,0000.99
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri1,845,0000.6
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,793,0000.6
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat3,340,0000.6REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC10:30PMSat1,750,0000.6REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,240,0000.4REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

preempted
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues

preempted
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues

preempted
DadsFox8:00PMTues

completed
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed

completed
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, October 18

The Big Bang Theory - "The Planetarium Collision" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Amy doesn’t have time to work on super-asymmetry, Sheldon goes to great lengths to ensure she’s available to work with him even it if means accidentally sabotaging her career in the process. Also, Koothrappali doesn’t want Wolowitz to join him in hosting a show at the planetarium. Emmy Award winner Bob Newhart returns as Arthur Jeffries.

Young Sheldon - "A Research Study and Czechoslovakian Wedding Pastries" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn) recommends Sheldon and Missy for a university research study on twins, and Mary is unhappy when the test results go to Sheldon’s head.

Mom - "Big Sauce and Coconut Water" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy is certain that Bonnie is in over her head when she invites a freshly paroled Tammy (Kristen Johnston) to stay with them.

Murphy Brown - "Three Shirts to the Wind" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murphy and the team weigh the pros and cons of accepting the offer to have the first interview with a headline-grabbing former White House senior advisor (David Costabile) who wants to promote his divisive book and agenda on “Murphy in the Morning.” Also, Avery moderates a lively political discussion on his show with locals in Buffalo, N.Y.. Original series cast member Charles Kimbrough returns as Jim Dial in his first of three episodes, and Merle Dandridge guest stars as the team’s arrogant network boss, Diana Macomber.

Superstore - "Toxic Workplace" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) get combative to keep their new relationship hidden from their co-workers. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) spirals when he learns Kelly (Kelly Stables) wants to transfer to a new store, and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) struggles to organize a Cloud 9 carpool.

The Good Place - "Jeremy Bearimy" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The group explores the three main branches of ethical thought.

Will & Grace - "Tex and the City" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Will (Eric McCormack) and Jack (Sean Hayes) visit Jack’s grandson, Skip (guest star Samuel Faraci), in Texas to watch him perform at his church’s talent show. But when Jack learns Skip plans on singing “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend,” he becomes afraid for his grandson’s safety. Karen (Megan Mullally) tags along to check out the portion of the border wall she sponsored, only to discover that Beverley Leslie (guest star Leslie Jordan) has claimed it as his own. Back home, Grace (Debra Messing) and Noah (guest star David Schwimmer) try to figure out if something is wrong in their relationship because their numerous attempts to have sex have failed.

I Feel Bad - "I'm Vain A.F." (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
An upcoming launch party at GamePunch throws Emet’s vanity into overdrive. Intent on scrubbing a bad picture off the company website, Emet is dead set on redeeming herself and getting the perfect photo at this year’s party – that means getting her hair done, professional make-up and toning up a problem area: her husband.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Thursday, October 18

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep/The New Adventures of Old Christine/Seinfeld) - Catch Julia on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Laura Benanti (The Detour/Go On/Starved) - Laura stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • John Mulaney (Mulaney) - John appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Maya Rudolph (Forever/Up All Night) - Maya drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Stockard Channing (Out of Practice/The Stockard Channing Show/Stockard Channing in Just Friends) - Stockard visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together/The Office) - Jenna appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • John Stamos (Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House) - John talks about You on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Fishman and Maya Lynne Robinson (The Conners/Roseanne) - Michael and Maya Lynne are guests on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET. Michael and Lecy Goranson can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM.
  • John Goodman (The Conners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - John talks about The Big Lebowski reunion on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Bailee Madison (Trophy Wife) - Bailey talks about Hallmark Channel's Good Witch: Tale of Two Hearts on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.


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09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
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09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
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10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
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