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

Tuesday, October 24

The Middle - "Halloween VIII: Orson Murder Mystery" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Frankie discovers that a woman had died in the bathtub of the Heck house close to 50 years ago; Frankie and Brick become convinced that she was murdered and, much to Mike’s chagrin, attempt to track down and find the murderer. Meanwhile, Axl and Lexie become frustrated over losing their alone time when Sue insists on hanging out with them wherever they go.

Fresh Off the Boat - "It's a Plastic Pumpkin, Louis Huang" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
On Halloween, Louis is disappointed that Evan doesn’t take his childish delight in the holiday; Eddie and the gang plot to crash a cool older girl’s party; Jessica and Emery are spooked when they hear a strange man’s voice emanating from Grandma’s room, and things get even creepier when a mysterious group of costumed strangers whisk Grandma away, making them suspect the supernatural worst.

black-ish - "Advance to Go (Collect $200)" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre brings everyone together for a rowdy family game night and the competition is fierce. The game of choice is Monopoly and as the night progresses, alliances are formed and some are pushed to their limits. Meanwhile, Bow makes it clear how she feels about Junior’s girlfriend.

The Mayor - "City Hall-oween" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Mayor Courtney Rose and Police Chief Fox (Kristen Johnston) find themselves at odds on how to handle the community’s first annual spook-tacular celebration at City Hall. During the night of the bash, it dawns on Courtney that throwing a party to keep kids safe doesn’t address the bigger issues in Fort Grey and plans to work with Chief Fox going forward. Meanwhile, Dina gets into the spirit by dressing up as Congresswoman Maxine Waters, while Jermaine and T.K. set out to prank Val who has the last laugh when she outsmarts the guys at their own game.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 23)

Tuesday, October 24

  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Catch Ted on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina is a musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cole Sprouse (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/The Suite Life on Deck) - Cole visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael drops by The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette talks about her LA road rage, her love life and more on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie is in the kitchen with three super-easy slow cooker dishes – like Sloppy Joes and a Pasta Bake on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna talks about her show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World – and her friendship with Lea Michele on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J. B. is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra appears on Daily Pop on E! at 12pm.


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