Sunday, March 23, 2014

Week 26 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 26 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.5/9 rating/share (-5% from first four nights Week 25); #2. NBC 4.8/8 (even); #3. ABC 4.6/7 (+5%); #4. Fox 3.7/6 (-5%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (+71%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.68 million (-5% from first four nights Week 25); #2. NBC 7.63 million (-1%); #3. ABC 7.01 million (+4%); #4. Fox 5.98 million (-6%); #5. The CW 1.83 million (+66%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.1/6 rating/share (even from first four nights Week 25); #2. CBS 1.9/6 (even); #3. ABC 1.7/5 (-23%); #4. Fox 1.6/5 (-11%) #5. The CW 0.7/2 (+40%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 25 (3/10/14-3/16/14) had ABC win the week in 18-49 for the second time this season with a 1.9 rating, followed by NBC's 1.7, CBS' 1.6 and Fox's 1.4. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 8.13 million, beating NBC which did 6.56 million, ABC followed closely with 6.5 million, and Fox trailed with 4.6 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-3/16/14) 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 10.82 million, then NBC is creeping in with 10.1, Fox is at 8.0 and ABC is at 7.42.

Back to week 26, 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 26 (March 17-23) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar. 16)(Week 25)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,260,00010,732,000528,0001.711.520.19
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,385,0004,438,0001,947,0001.471.190.28vs. Once Wicked
The Voice SpecialNBC7:00PM5,181,0005,581,000(400,000)1.411.110.307-9P vs. Dateline
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM2,440,0002,198,000242,0001.070.950.12
American DadFox7:30PM2,714,0002,692,00022,0001.361.200.16vs. Simpsons
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,303,0008,460,000(157,000)1.831.87(0.04)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,751,0007,663,00088,0002.372.44(0.07)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,023,0003,746,000277,0001.871.630.24
Family GuyFox8:30PM4,621,0004,559,00062,0002.352.200.15
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,432,0008,936,000(504,000)1.321.280.04
ResurrectionABC9:00PM11,247,00013,896,000(2,649,000)3.113.83(0.72)
BelieveNBC9:00PM6,566,000
6,566,0001.47
1.47TP premiere
The VoiceNBC9:00PM
3,950,000(3,950,000)
1.10(1.10)
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM4,951,0005,770,000(819,000)1.952.08(0.13)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,646,0009,949,000(1,303,000)1.301.59(0.29)
Revenge ABC10:00PM6,239,0006,599,000(360,000)1.681.88(0.20)
CrisisNBC10:00PM6,524,000
6,524,0001.56
1.56premiere




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM7,782,0007,700,00082,0002.952.730.22
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM15,440,00010,101,0005,339,0002.563.33(0.77)premiere 8-10P vs. Bachelor finale
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,253,00013,789,000(536,000)4.073.740.338-10P
BonesFox8:00PM5,626,0006,552,000(926,000)1.411.67(0.26)
Star CrossedCW8:00PM1,001,000992,0009,0000.320.250.07
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM7,215,0005,256,0001,959,0002.201.300.90vs. REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM7,704,0007,671,00033,0001.841.770.07
The FollowingFox9:00PM3,950,0004,860,000(910,000)1.381.50(0.12)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,168,000796,000372,0000.410.230.18vs. Beauty & Beast
MomCBS9:30PM7,050,0005,810,0001,240,0001.781.300.48vs. REPEAT
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM5,297,0006,625,000(1,328,000)1.071.25(0.18)
CastleABC10:00PM9,990,00010,971,000(981,000)1.813.79(1.98)vs. Bachelor ATFR
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,969,00010,563,000406,0002.692.660.03vs. Believe










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,106,00010,895,0006,211,0002.441.301.14vs. REPEAT
Marvel Studios SpecialABC8:00PM4,087,0005,988,000(1,901,000)1.472.14(0.67)vs. Shield
The VoiceNBC8:00PM13,289,00013,510,000(221,000)3.603.530.07
GleeFox8:00PM2,804,0002,302,000502,0001.110.900.21
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,534,0001,272,000262,0000.670.85(0.18)
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM14,210,0009,734,0004,476,0002.271.400.87vs. REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,737,0004,414,000323,0001.661.520.14
About a BoyNBC9:00PM7,609,0007,485,000124,0002.062.040.02
New GirlFox9:00PM1,569,0002,482,000(913,000)0.671.33(0.66)REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,862,0001,079,000783,0000.850.500.35vs. REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,218,0002,986,000232,0001.030.930.10
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PM6,596,0006,328,000268,0001.791.700.09
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM2,499,0002,487,00012,0001.121.19(0.07)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM10,937,0007,639,0003,298,0001.701.100.60vs. REPEAT
Mind GamesABC10:00PM2,438,0002,678,000(240,000)0.710.83(0.12)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,956,0007,209,000(253,000)1.871.92(0.05)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,460,0009,659,000(199,000)2.492.480.01
The MiddleABC8:00PM5,362,0007,478,000(2,116,000)1.391.97(0.58)REPEAT
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM4,308,0005,386,000(1,078,000)1.191.55(0.36)REPEAT
RevolutionNBC8:00PM4,527,0004,626,000(99,000)1.211.29(0.08)
American IdolFox8:00PM9,830,00010,271,000(441,000)2.252.41(0.16)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,418,0001,113,0001,305,0000.820.300.52vs. REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,138,00010,738,000(600,000)2.222.33(0.11)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,515,0009,389,000(3,874,000)1.783.44(1.66)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,823,0006,277,000(454,000)1.541.65(0.11)
MixologyABC9:30PM3,660,0004,288,000(628,000)1.211.54(0.33)
The 100CW9:00PM2,734,000687,0002,047,0000.900.200.70Premiere vs. Tomorrow (R)
CSICBS10:00PM10,202,00010,148,00054,0001.951.98(0.03)
NashvilleABC10:00PM2,538,0005,068,000(2,530,000)0.641.39(0.75)REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM5,741,0005,842,000(101,000)1.411.61(0.20)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM3,790,00017,343,000(13,553,000)0.974.94(3.97)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM
17,343,000(17,343,000)
4.94(4.94)
Once: WonderlandABC8:00PM3,508,0003,225,000283,0000.810.82(0.01)
CommunityNBC8:00PM3,321,0002,773,000548,0001.061.030.03
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM5,345,0005,446,000(101,000)1.761.97(0.21)
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,285,000887,0001,398,0001.070.300.77vs. REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PM
10,525,000(10,525,000)
2.36(2.36)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM3,045,0002,715,000330,0001.191.160.03
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM
9,425,000(9,425,000)
2.45(2.45)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,091,0007,357,000734,0002.432.340.09
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM2,871,0002,891,000(20,000)0.900.99(0.09)REPEAT
American IdolFox9:00PM8,413,0008,856,000(443,000)1.962.21(0.25)
ReignCW9:00PM1,608,0001,485,000123,0000.670.530.14
NCAA BasketballCBS9:30PM3,637,00017,343,000(13,706,000)1.334.94(3.61)
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PM
6,714,000(6,714,000)
1.68(1.68)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM
8,944,000(8,944,000)
1.65(1.65)
ScandalABC10:00PM9,078,0008,222,000856,0002.932.760.17
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,215,0003,874,000341,0001.261.160.10










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM3,334,000
3,334,0001.00
1.00
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM
6,564,000(6,564,000)
1.23(1.23)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM4,585,0004,672,000(87,000)0.900.810.09REPEAT
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,578,0006,122,0001,456,0001.401.110.29
RakeFox8:00PM1,921,0001,819,000102,0000.500.490.01
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,905,0001,112,000793,0000.600.350.25premiere, vs. REPEAT
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,783,0003,447,000336,0000.900.820.08
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,913,0001,262,000651,0000.600.450.15vs. REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM
9,529,000(9,529,000)
1.36(1.36)
Shark TankABC9:00PM8,048,0007,489,000559,0002.001.970.03
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,728,0005,357,000371,0001.501.57(0.07)
Hart of DixieCW9:00PM1,227,000848,000379,0000.400.300.10vs. Colin & Brad spcl
EnlistedFox9:00PM1,251,0001,356,000(105,000)0.400.49(0.09)REPEAT
NCAA BasketballCBS9:30PM4,753,000
4,753,0001.40
1.40
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,421,0001,416,0005,0000.400.46(0.06)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM
11,682,000(11,682,000)
1.39(1.39)
20/20ABC10:00PM8,278,0006,987,0001,291,0001.701.87(0.17)
HannibalNBC10:00PM2,791,0002,468,000323,0000.900.880.02










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS8:00PM5,760,0001,222,0004,538,0001.800.371.438-10P vs. Summer Dreams
Marvel Studios SpecialABC8:00PM1,720,0003,870,000(2,150,000)0.400.68(0.28)REPEAT vs. Resurrection(R)
DatelineNBC8:00PM5,300,0005,370,000(70,000)0.800.780.028-10P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM1,350,0001,809,000(459,000)0.300.42(0.12)REPEAT vs. Cosmos(R)
Nightline PrimeABC9:00PM1,500,0002,971,000(1,471,000)0.300.65(0.35)premiere, vs. Once(R)
The FollowingFox9:00PM1,100,0001,101,000(1,000)0.300.34(0.04)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,970,0003,458,000512,0001.200.580.62
20/20 SaturdayABC10:00PM3,950,0005,207,000(1,257,000)0.700.99(0.29)vs. Once (R)
CrisisNBC10:00PM3,850,0004,023,000(173,000)0.700.80(0.10)REPEAT vs. Believe(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 26 (March 17-23) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon7,782,0002.95
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun4,621,0002.35
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon7,215,0002.20
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTues7,609,0002.06
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,023,0001.87
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon7,704,0001.84
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTues6,596,0001.79
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,515,0001.78REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,050,0001.78
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues4,737,0001.66
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed5,362,0001.39REPEAT
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun2,714,0001.36
MixologyABC9:30PMWed3,660,0001.21
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed4,308,0001.19REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur3,045,0001.19
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTues2,499,0001.12
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun2,440,0001.07
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur3,321,0001.06
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,218,0001.03
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,783,0000.9
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri4,585,0000.9REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTues1,569,0000.67REPEAT
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri1,251,0000.4REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,421,0000.4
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThur

preempted
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThur

preempted
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur

preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThur

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat

preempted
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat

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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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 17)

Monday, April 24

  • Kathryn Hahn (Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Watch Kathryn on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She also talks about the new series I Love Dick on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show/My Boys/Welcome to New York) - Jim visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Andrea Martin (Great News/Difficult People/Working the Engels) - Andrea stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Briga Heelan (Great News/Ground Floor) - Briga is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt Walsh (Veep), Mary Holland (Blunt Talk) and Timothy Simons (Veep) - Matt, Mary and Timothy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) - Cobie talks about making her Broadway debut in Present Laughter on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Katie Gill (Baby Daddy) - Katie is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa joins Clinton Kelly in the kitchen to make a delicious dessert with an ingredient she’s never had before—Rhubarb on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate talks about 13 Reasons Why on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.