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 (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

Saturday, March 25

Henry Danger - "Gas or Fail" (Nickelodeon, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Captain Man finds himself trapped underground, Henry must devise a way to sneak out of his school's standardized testing to save Ray.

Game Shakers - "Llama Llama Spit Spit" (Nickelodeon, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After the Game Shakers get kicked out of Fooders to make room for a guest who has his photo on the wall, Babe becomes determined to get their own photo up using any means necessary.

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn - "To Be Invited or Not to Be" (Nickelodeon, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The quads make a new friend, an amazing inventor, but when not all of them get invited back to hang out again, they start to wonder why.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Better Late Than Never" (OWN, 9:00PM ET/PT)
A missed call leaves Danny and his family in a bad place.

Love Thy Neighbor - "Make Up or Make Out" (OWN, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Still upset with his friends, Danny takes the advice of his family.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Sunday, March 26

  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Catch Sanaa on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
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.
  • 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.