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 (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, September 25

Family Guy - "A Lot Going on Upstairs" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Stewie refuses to sleep in his own bed because of nightmares, Peter can’t stand it, so he goes to sleep in the attic. Peter turns the attic into a man cave and all of the guys begin hanging out there, which makes Lois incredibly angry. Meanwhile, Brian helps Stewie overcome his fears by building a device to go into his nightmares and defeat his demons.

Bob's Burgers - "Flu-oise" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT)
When the youngest Belcher comes down with an epic case of the flu, Linda has a mishap as she tries to deliver Louise’s favorite toy to her daughter’s bedside. After Louise vows that she will never forgive her family for their mistake, she falls into a wild fever dream filled with familiar faces, zany musical numbers and a crazy adventure.

The Simpsons - "Monty Burns' Fleeing Circus" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Springfield is burned to the ground, the Simpsons beg Mr. Burns to fund its rebuilding. Burns agrees – with one condition: he gets to put on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl.

Son of Zorn - "Defender of Teen Love" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After embarrassing Alan in front of his crush, Nancy, Zorn uses the Stone of Sight to spy on the girl for his son. Meanwhile, Edie is determined to move on and forces Zorn to finally move his old boxes out of her garage and into his own apartment.

Family Guy - "The Boy in the Band" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Stewie and Brian form a children’s band that quickly rises to fame until they let a girl get between them and drive the band apart. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois insist that Chris gets a job so he takes a job managing Quagmire’s sex life as his personal assistant.

The Last Man on Earth - "General Breast Theme with Cobras" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
The safety of Tandy and the group is in jeopardy as armed intruders storm the Malibu beach near their home, and no one can agree on what to do. While Melissa takes drastic action, Tandy gets a new lesson in fashion.

K.C. Undercover - "In Too Deep 2" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The Volunteens give K.C. an assignment that pits her against Craig and his job of protecting the ambassador.

Bizaardvark - "Pretty-Con" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
The annual beauty convention Pretty-Con comes to Vuuugle and Amelia obsesses with beating out a beauty guru for the Golden Powder Puff Award; Paige and Frankie agree to help so they can meet the host and debut their music video.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Sunday, September 25

  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Catch Mark on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
Monday, September 26
  • Zach Galifianakis (Baskets) - Watch Zach on on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Code Black on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kal Penn (We Are Men/How I Met Your Mother) - Kal is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) - Will visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Norm Macdonald (Norm) - Norm stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Margaret Cho (All-American Girl) - Margaret appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Jaleel White (Family Matters/Grown Ups) - Jaleel is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs/The King of Queens) - Patton visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi drops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin) - Kristin performs live on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am. She also talks about her new album on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton talks about Younger on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger) - Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Hilary Duff, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2:15pm.