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 (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

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
03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, March 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Brain Bowl Incubation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a successful experiment combining their genes, Sheldon will stop at nothing to convince Amy they should procreate. Also, Koothrappali is embarrassed to tell the gang what the new woman he’s dating does for a living.

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Superior Donuts - "Get It, Arthur" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Randy’s mom comes to town, Franco encourages Arthur to go out on his first date in years. Brenda Vaccaro guest stars as Helen, Randy’s mom.

The Great Indoors - "Aaron Wolf" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Jack watches the millennials’ journalistic integrity slip away when they fall under the spell of his nemesis, Aaron Wolf (Chris D’Elia), a former magazine staffer turned famous outdoor reality TV host who returns to guest edit the magazine.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Monday, March 27

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.