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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, December 9

The Simpsons - "'Tis the 30th Season" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After a failed Black Friday shopping spree, Marge is determined to fix Christmas; Homer and the kids surprise Marge with a vacation to a Florida resort.

Bob's Burgers - "Better Off Sled" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Teenagers take over the Belchers' sledding territory, inciting an epic turf war; Bob steps in to help Linda, who's in a time crunch to get three scarves knitted before Christmas.

Family Guy - "Pawtucket Pete" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The brewery's new bosses decide to change the company's mascot; in an attempt to be crowned the new face of Pawtucket Ale, Peter and Brian go head-to-head.

Rel - "Hate & Hip Hop" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
One of Rel's patients is prejudiced and Rel is conflicted on how to behave as his attending nurse; everyone is obsessing over Brittany's ex-boyfriend's awful new rap song.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 3)

Friday, December 7

  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Watch Julie on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kathy Griffin (Suddenly Susan) - Kathy visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Alex Wolff (The Naked Brothers Band) - Alex appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/Sean Saves the World) - Sean visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Sinbad (Rel/The Sinbad Show/A Different World) - Sinbad is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark stops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori talks about Hallmark Channel's original movie Homegrown Christmas on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT. She will also be on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey drops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Dondre Whitfield (Hidden Hills/Inside Schwartz/Between Brothers/The Crew) - Dondre is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Alexa & Katie/Good Morning, Miami/Saved by the Bell: The College Years/Saved by the Bell) - Tiffani cooks up holiday recipes from her new cookbook on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.


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