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

Sunday, April 22

Bob's Burgers - "Cheer Up Sleepy Gene" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Gene gets invited to his first sleepover, and things don't go as planned; Bob and Linda record themselves while sleeping to prove who snores more.

Bob's Burgers - "Go Tina on the Mountain" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
The Belcher kids go to Outdoor Education only to have it rain; Tina meets a hermit living in the woods; Bob and Linda experience what it's like to be empty nesters.

The Simpsons - "Lisa Gets the Blues" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When the Simpsons' flight is rerouted to New Orleans, Lisa rediscovers her passion for jazz; Bart is intrigued by voodoo; Homer is intrigued by drinking.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Gray Star Mutual" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When a fire destroys Charles' food truck, Pimento unexpectedly shows up to the scene as the insurance agent; Rosa helps Amy to see that it's okay to get excited about picking her wedding dress; Gina and Terry coach Holt in the art of social media.

Family Guy - "'Family Guy' Through the Years" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
A reimagining of the show as a series that's been on the air for 60 years; a look back at the cultural events and issues tackled on the show through the decades.

The Last Man on Earth - "The Blob" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
A thermal heat detector reveals a potential sign of life, but Tandy doesn't want the group to split up to investigate; Todd and Erica have trouble seeing eye to eye.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 16)

Friday, April 20

  • Rory Scovel (Ground Floor) - Rory chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Susan Kelechi Watson (Louie) - Susan is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Christine Lahti (The Harvey Korman Show) - Christine Christine talks about her book True Stories from an Unreliable Eyewitness: A Feminist Coming of Age on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • T.R Knight (Charlie Lawrence) - T.R. talks about Nat Geo's Genius on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage) - Emmanuelle talks about Super Troopers 2 on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/Sean Saves the World) - Sean speaks out about his terrifying health scare and his fight against hearing loss on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly talks about Meet the Peetes on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Alia Shawkat (Search Party/Arrested Development) - Alia talks about Duck Butter on the BUILD Series at 10am.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Hollywood Darlings/Full House), Beverley Mitchell (Hollywood Darlings and Christine Lakin (Hollywood Darlings/Step by Step) - Jodie, Beverley and Christine talk about Pop's Hollywood Darlings on Good Mythical Morning with Rhett & Link on YouTube.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March/April)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season

02/06 - All in the Family - Seasons 1-5
02/06 - Bosom Buddies - The Complete Series
02/06 - Women of the House - Complete 12 Episode Series
02/13 - Broad City - Season 4
02/13 - Three's Company - The Complete Series - Come and Knock on Our Door Collection
02/27 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Seventh Season
02/27 - Green Acres - The Complete Fifth Season
02/27 - Mayberry R.F.D. - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
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