Sunday, March 16, 2014

Week 25 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 25 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.8/10 rating/share (-13% from first four nights Week 24); #2. NBC 4.8/8 (-4%); #3. ABC 4.4/7 (+10%); #4. Fox 3.9/6 (even); #5. The CW 0.7/1 (-36%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.15 million (-14% from first four nights Week 24); #2. NBC 7.68 million (-6%); #3. ABC 6.73 million (+11%); #4. Fox 6.38million (+1%); #5. The CW 1.1 million (-33%).
Adults 18-49: #1. ABC 2.2/7 rating/share (+22% from first four nights Week 24); #2. NBC 2.1/6 (-9%); #3. CBS 1.9/6 (-17%); #4. Fox 1.8/6 (+6%) #5. The CW 0.5/1 (-29%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 24 (2/24/14-3/2/14) had CBS win the week in 18-49 with a 1.8 rating, followed closely by NBC's 1.8, ABC's 1.7 and Fox's 1.4. In total viewers, CBS also lead with 9.32 million, beating NBC which did 6.67 million, ABC followed also with 5.93, and Fox trailed with 4.73 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-3/9/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 3.0, over Fox's 2.7, CBS is next with a 2.4, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 10.84 million, then NBC is creeping in with 10.18, Fox is at 8.09 and ABC is at 7.39.

Back to week 25, 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 25 (March 10-16) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar. 9)(Week 24)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,732,0009,273,0001,459,0001.521.410.11
Oscars Red CarpetABC7:00PM
14,757,000(14,757,000)
3.13(3.13)
Once: Wicked SpecialABC7:00PM4,438,000
4,438,0001.19
1.19
DatelineNBC7:00PM5,581,0004,213,0001,368,0001.110.890.227-9P vs. REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM2,198,0001,971,000227,0000.950.720.23vs. Animation Dom (R)
Oscars Red CarpetABC7:30PM
18,715,000(18,715,000)
4.52(4.52)
The SimpsonsFox7:30PM2,692,0001,748,000944,0001.200.690.51vs. Animation Dom (R)
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,460,0006,098,0002,362,0001.871.500.37
Oscars Red CarpetABC8:00PM
26,922,000(26,922,000)
6.94(6.94)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,663,000
7,663,0002.44
2.44
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,746,0002,541,0001,205,0001.631.070.56
Academy AwardsABC8:30PM
43,741,000(43,741,000)
13.12(13.12)
Family GuyFox8:30PM4,559,0002,341,0002,218,0002.201.071.13vs. Bob's Burgers (R)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,936,0003,420,0005,516,0001.280.530.75vs. Mentalist (R)
ResurrectionABC8:00PM13,896,000
13,896,0003.83
3.83premiere
The VoiceNBC9:00PM3,950,0003,387,000563,0001.101.060.049-11P, REPEAT
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM5,770,000
5,770,0002.08
2.08premiere
Family GuyFox9:00PM
2,670,000(2,670,000)
1.26(1.26)
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
2,407,000(2,407,000)
1.13(1.13)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,949,0002,863,0007,086,0001.590.411.18vs. Good Wife (R)
Revenge ABC10:00PM6,599,000
6,599,0001.88
1.88
CrisisNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM7,700,0009,105,000(1,405,000)2.733.35(0.62)
The BachelorABC8:00PM10,101,0008,146,0001,955,0003.332.291.04finale, 8-10 vs. 8-930
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,789,00015,620,000(1,831,000)3.744.50(0.76)8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM6,552,0005,634,000918,0001.671.500.17vs. Almost Human
Star CrossedCW8:00PM992,0001,121,000(129,000)0.250.37(0.12)
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM5,256,0008,443,000(3,187,000)1.302.59(1.29)REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM7,671,0008,914,000(1,243,000)1.772.18(0.41)
The FollowingFox9:00PM4,860,0005,164,000(304,000)1.501.65(0.15)
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM796,000868,000(72,000)0.230.30(0.07)
MomCBS9:30PM5,810,0008,421,000(2,611,000)1.302.04(0.74)REPEAT
MixologyABC9:30PM
3,642,000(3,642,000)
1.14(1.14)
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM6,625,0005,355,0001,270,0001.251.210.04
The Bachelor: ATFRABC10:00PM10,971,0008,382,0002,589,0003.791.622.17vs. Castle
BelieveNBC10:00PM10,563,00011,012,000(449,000)2.662.69(0.03)premiere vs. Blacklist










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM10,895,00017,854,000(6,959,000)1.302.46(1.16)REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM5,988,0005,464,000524,0002.141.850.29
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,510,00014,533,000(1,023,000)3.534.07(0.54)
GleeFox8:00PM2,302,0002,580,000(278,000)0.900.98(0.08)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,272,0001,804,000(532,000)0.850.820.03
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM9,734,00014,369,000(4,635,000)1.402.07(0.67)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,414,0004,157,000257,0001.521.53(0.01)
About a BoyNBC9:00PM7,485,0008,355,000(870,000)2.042.47(0.43)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,482,0002,925,000(443,000)1.331.45(0.12)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,079,0001,928,000(849,000)0.500.93(0.43)REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,986,0002,639,000347,0000.930.800.13
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PM6,328,0006,912,000(584,000)1.701.92(0.22)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM2,487,0002,609,000(122,000)1.191.26(0.07)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM7,639,00010,644,000(3,005,000)1.101.68(0.58)REPEAT
Mind GamesABC10:00PM2,678,0002,391,000287,0000.830.640.19
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,209,0007,067,000142,0001.921.880.04










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,659,0009,584,00075,0002.482.380.10
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,478,0007,323,000155,0001.971.940.03
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,386,0005,723,000(337,000)1.551.67(0.12)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM4,626,0004,755,000(129,000)1.291.34(0.05)
American IdolFox8:00PM10,271,00010,533,000(262,000)2.412.74(0.33)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM1,113,0002,211,000(1,098,000)0.300.74(0.44)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,738,00011,422,000(684,000)2.332.58(0.25)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,389,0009,255,000134,0003.443.390.05
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,277,0006,014,000263,0001.651.570.08
MixologyABC9:30PM4,288,0004,637,000(349,000)1.541.65(0.11)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM687,0001,242,000(555,000)0.200.38(0.18)REPEAT
CSICBS10:00PM10,148,0009,287,000861,0001.981.730.25
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,068,0005,094,000(26,000)1.391.49(0.10)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM5,842,0006,051,000(209,000)1.611.540.07










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,343,00018,086,000(743,000)4.945.29(0.35)
Once: WonderlandABC8:00PM3,225,0003,267,000(42,000)0.820.88(0.06)
CommunityNBC8:00PM2,773,0002,791,000(18,000)1.030.990.04
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM5,446,0009,762,000(4,316,000)1.972.18(0.21)premier, vs. Idol
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM887,0002,190,000(1,303,000)0.301.00(0.70)REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PM10,525,00011,580,000(1,055,000)2.362.86(0.50)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM2,715,0002,955,000(240,000)1.161.27(0.11)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,425,00010,381,000(956,000)2.452.65(0.20)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM7,357,0008,213,000(856,000)2.342.60(0.26)
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM2,891,0003,325,000(434,000)0.991.10(0.11)
American IdolFox9:00PM8,856,0003,533,0005,323,0002.210.831.38vs. Rake
ReignCW9:00PM1,485,0001,745,000(260,000)0.530.69(0.16)
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PM6,714,0006,957,000(243,000)1.681.650.03
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,944,0008,544,000400,0001.651.75(0.10)
ScandalABC10:00PM8,222,0008,533,000(311,000)2.762.760.00
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,874,0003,800,00074,0001.161.20(0.04)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,075,0007,393,000(318,000)1.301.39(0.09)Finale
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM4,898,0006,376,000(1,478,000)0.801.35(0.55)REPEAT
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,389,0007,435,000(1,046,000)1.201.48(0.28)
RakeFox8:00PM1,911,0003,276,000(1,365,000)0.500.70(0.20)vs. Bones (R)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,318,0001,349,000(31,000)0.400.50(0.10)REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,918,0003,599,000319,0000.900.870.03
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,404,0001,313,00091,0000.500.500.00REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,057,00010,346,000(289,000)1.401.380.02
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,416,0007,690,000(274,000)1.902.09(0.19)
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,406,0005,653,000(247,000)1.601.460.14
Colin & Brad: Two Man GroupCW9:00PM946,000532,000414,0000.300.200.10vs. Star-Crossed (R)
EnlistedFox9:00PM1,567,0001,840,000(273,000)0.600.65(0.05)
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,546,0001,565,000(19,000)0.500.55(0.05)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM12,019,00012,029,000(10,000)1.501.440.06
20/20ABC10:00PM7,130,0007,746,000(616,000)1.901.820.08
HannibalNBC10:00PM2,592,0002,502,00090,0000.900.820.08










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Summer DreamsCBS8:00PM1,320,000
1,320,0000.40
0.408-10P
Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM
1,778,000(1,778,000)
0.40(0.40)
ResurrectionABC8:00PM3,890,0002,107,0001,783,0000.700.500.20REPEAT vs. Kimmel(R)
DatelineNBC8:00PM5,350,0005,184,000166,0000.800.90(0.10)8-10P
CosmosFox8:00PM1,810,0001,878,000(68,000)0.400.400.00REPEAT vs. Almost Human(R)
Amazing RaceCBS9:00PM
2,052,000(2,052,000)
0.50(0.50)
Nightline PrimeABC9:00PM3,070,0001,322,0001,748,0000.700.300.40premiere, vs. Once(R)
The FollowingFox9:00PM1,120,0001,225,000(105,000)0.300.300.00REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM2,370,0005,122,000(2,752,000)0.400.81(0.41)
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM5,510,0001,409,0004,101,0001.100.300.80vs. Once (R)
BelieveNBC10:00PM4,090,0003,185,000905,0000.800.90(0.10)REPEAT vs. SNL(R)


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 25 (March 10-16) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur17,343,0004.94
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,389,0003.44
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon7,700,0002.73
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThur9,425,0002.45
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur10,525,0002.36
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun4,559,0002.20
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTues7,485,0002.04
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,478,0001.97
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon7,671,0001.77
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTues6,328,0001.70
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThur6,714,0001.68
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,746,0001.63
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,386,0001.55
MixologyABC9:30PMWed4,288,0001.54
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues4,414,0001.52
New GirlFox9:00PMTues2,482,0001.33
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon5,256,0001.30REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon5,810,0001.30REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox7:30PMSun2,692,0001.20
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTues2,487,0001.19
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur2,715,0001.16
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur2,773,0001.03
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun2,198,0000.95
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues2,986,0000.93
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,918,0000.9
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri4,898,0000.8REPEAT
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri1,567,0000.6
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,546,0000.5
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat

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 (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh 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
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Clean Slate" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year. Unsure if she can contain her temper for the remainder of the day, Jessica enlists Emery to makes sure she keeps her cool. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan go on a wild goose chase to hunt down some hate mail, and Eddie is forced to entertain his super lame cousin.

Speechless - " S-I-- SICK D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya gets sick, Jimmy is forced to be the mom of the house, and Dylan becomes Kenneth’s replacement for JJ when Kenneth also gets sick. Jimmy ends up doing well with Maya’s normal duties, but he tries to keep it from her to avoid her feeling bad. Meanwhile, JJ protects Dylan from a boy she’s interested in. And despite its illness, the family bands together and pulls an all-nighter to finish Ray’s school project.

Modern Family - "Halloween 4: The Revenge of Rod Skyhook" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Luke’s Halloween party isn’t the monster bash he dreamed of and is at risk of having the worst party of the year. Sensing trouble, the rest of the Dunphy’s realize all his party needs is a visit from Rod Skyhook, a little promotion and some adult supervision to get it started. Meanwhile at the Tucker-Pritchett home, Cam faces off with his Halloween nemesis while Lily and Mitchell try to save the day and work to keep him from going to the darkside. Finally, when Jay finds out that Manny is going to a party at the home of an old enemy, he enlists him to deliver a trick he will never forget.

black-ish - "Good Dre Hunting" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Bow convinces a begrudging Dre to try therapy, and he learns how to cope with his anger issues. Meanwhile, Johan becomes a life coach to the kids.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "Old Lady House: A Situation Comedy" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Charlie thinks Mac's mom is holding his mom hostage so the gang installs spy cameras in their house to monitor what's going on. What they end up discovering is the moms are quite entertaining once Dennis makes some quick edits and adds a laugh track to the surveillance footage. Dee wants in on the new hit show and Frank becomes obsessed with banging Charlie's mom now that he's seen her on TV.

Man Seeking Woman - "Horse" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Lucy attempts to forge a relationship with Josh's best friend Mike.

Schitt's Creek - "The Throuple" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David and Stevie try to come to terms with their new relationship; Alexis and Moira plan a mother/daughter lunch.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Wednesday, January 18

  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Watch Wendi on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He also talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/Life with Louie/The Louie Show) - Louie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) - Woody stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Eric appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Ted visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Judah Friedlander (30 Rock) - Judah is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother/Stark Raving Mad/Doogie Howser, M.D.) and B.J. Novak (The Office) - Neil and B.J. are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. Neil can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:20am.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry and his wife Rebecca Romijn chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Christian Slater (Breaking In) - Christian guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patrick Warburton (Crowded/Rules of Engagement/Less Than Perfect) - Patrick is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kirstie Alley (Cheers/Veronica's Closet/Kirstie) - Kirstie dishes about the new season of Scream Queens and her weight loss with Jenny Craig on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.