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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, February 26

Son of Zorn - "All Hail Son of Zorn" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Seeing an opportunity to get Linda’s old job back, Zorn increases Sanitation Solutions’ business by tapping into the Zephyrian market. Alan tries to win Layla back by becoming Prom King – with Zorn’s help.

Bob's Burgers - "They Serve Horses, Don't They?" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a tip from Jimmy Pesto (guest voice Jay Johnston), Bob secures a new meat provider who claims to save clients money on every order. The Belchers quickly realize that the situation is too good to be true, as they find themselves involved in a full-blown investigation, led by Hugo (guest voice Ken Marino) and Ron (guest voice Ron Lynch). Will Bob crack under the pressure or will he lead the investigators to a huge victory?

The Simpsons - "Havana Wild Weekend" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the Retirement Castle and the V.A. Hospital can’t solve Grampa’s health issues, the Simpsons decide to take a family trip to Cuba to get him cheap medical care.

The Simpsons - "There Will Be Buds" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer gets roped into coaching the kids’ lacrosse team with Milhouse’s dad, Kirk, who is in desperate need of a friend. When Kirk gets too clingy, Homer vents about how much of a loser he is. Kirk overhears his rant and disappears, right when the team needs him most: the championship game.

Family Guy - "The Boys in the Band" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie and Brian form a children’s band that quickly rises to fame until they let a girl get between them and drive the band apart. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois insist that Chris gets a job so he takes a job managing Quagmire’s sex life as his personal assistant.

Family Guy - "Bookie of the Year" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Brian and Lois decide it’s time for Chris to work out his anger management issues by taking up a sport. Chris surprises everyone and becomes a star baseball pitcher, which turns Peter into a gambling father, as he bets on his son’s baseball games. Meanwhile, Stewie, Brian and Frank Sinatra Jr. attempt to open an Italian restaurant .

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 27)

Monday, February 27

  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Watch Keri on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Slink Johnson (Black Jesus) - Slick is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He also talks about The Arrangement on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • David Hyde Pierce (Frasier) - David chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Leighton Meester (Making History) - Leighton stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John talks about Trial & Error on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 1:30pm.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy dishes on how This is Us is following in Mike & Molly’s footsteps – and why both shows are so beloved on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) and Craig Robinson (The Office) - Lisa and Craig talk about their new film Table 19 on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Sinbad (A Different World/The Sinbad Show) - Sinbad is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig appears on The Real, so check your local listings.