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 (March/April)

The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five

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 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, April 26

The Goldbergs - "Fonzie Scheme" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Murray is honored as one of Jenkintown’s top businessmen, his plaque is hung on a wall with all of the other honorees. And soon Beverly is dismayed to learn he has no discernable hobbies, and her attempts to help him find some backfire. Meanwhile, Barry creates a scheme stealing golf carts, but the situation goes awry and Erica comes to save the day.

Speechless - "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Maya learns JJ attempted to run away, she is determined to help him complete the task as any able-bodied person could, but her actions exasperate JJ, as he longs for independence. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to have hard talks with the kids without Maya, and Dylan tries to get Kenneth to revive his glory days as a high school sports star.

black-ish - "Sister, Sister" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bow’s sister comes to town after filming a stint on a reality show, and they couldn’t have less in common. Meanwhile, Zoey suggests that Dre spend more time with Junior since she’s leaving for college, and Jack and Diane decide to rebrand themselves.

black-ish - "All Groan Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Zoey gets into several colleges around the country, Dre and Bow begin to feel worried and sentimental. They reflect back on memories they’ve had with the family and wonder what life will be like without her around all the time. Pops enlists the twins to try and sway Zoey to go to college in a city they want to visit.

Nobodies - "Not the Emmys" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Award season! Larry, Rachel and Hugh are going to the Annies… while all their Groundlings friends are going to the Emmys.

Lopez - "No Country Club for Young Men" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George gets Hector a job at his country club, but he falls in with a bad crowd of rich kids. Olly's little sister rolls back into town while Manolo struggles to stay focused in his GED class.

Hollywood Darlings - "Driving Miss Jodie" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jodie must choose between a sports car and a minivan; Christine's dream of participating in an exclusive yoga class is thwarted by a loud-breathing celebrity classmate.

Return of the Mac - "The Wrong Stuff" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Feeling threatened by newly appointed sidekick Joey Fatone, Joe heads to a comedy club to hone his comedy monologue skills.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 24)

Wednesday, April 26

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris and the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) - Maria appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Henry Zebrowski (A to Z) - Henry is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly stops by LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Trial & Error/Less Than Perfect/Sherri) - Sherri talks about the disease she won’t let destroy her on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your loclal listings.
  • Felicity Huffman (Sports Night) - Felicity makes pecan bars on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House/Full House) - Jodie is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.