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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, October 23

The Conners - "Tangled Up in Blue'" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Darlene is in for one surprise after another when David introduces his girlfriend, Blue (Juliette Lewis), at a parent-teacher conference and mentions that Mark and Harris will be spending the weekend with them. Dan hires Becky to help out at work, but they both come to learn that she might need more help than she can offer.

The Kids Are Alright - "Timmy's Poem" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
To Peggy’s dismay, Timmy decides to enter a poetry contest to win the money he needs to repair his ventriloquist dummy. Stumped, he decides to plagiarize a poem and soon realizes he’s not the only one who passed it off as his own. Meanwhile, Mike and Lawrence continue to butt heads when Lawrence complains that there are no fresh vegetables in the family’s diet.

black-ish - "Don't You Be My Neighbor" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The neighbors decide to rent their house out for homestays and it’s causing problems for the Johnsons. Dre develops a newfound joy of calling the cops over petty neighborhood issues but begins to question the example he is setting for Jack. Meanwhile, Diane develops her first crush and Bow wants to help but lets Zoey take the lead.

Splitting Up Together - "Asking for a Friend" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Afraid that the answer could ruin his chances with Lena, Martin finds every way he can to avoid asking Lisa Apple if she is pregnant, while the potential pregnancy makes Lena more and more distant. At the same time, Lena worries Mason is changing himself to please his new girlfriend and finds parallels to her own relationship with Martin. Elsewhere, Maya tells Frank a pretend story about her “friend” who is dating someone new and pregnant to gauge what his honest reaction will be.

The Guest Book - "Finding Reality" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Vivian and Eddie leave Mt. Trace to make a fresh start in a small beachside town, where they meet Nikki and Tommy, the engaged couple running Emmy Lou's Grill and vacation home Barefeet Retreat, and Bodhi, the local handyman.

The Guest Book - "Under Cover" (TBS, 10:27PM ET/PT)
Rob and Shelley rent Barefeet Retreat to lure in their next mark, a woman named Angel who is abusing every substance that can be abused; Vivian develops a crush on Bodhi; Nikki goes into labor.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 22)

Tuesday, October 23

  • Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement/My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star) - Catch Oliver on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • David Cross (Arrested Development/Running Wilde) - David stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tyler Alvarez (Every Witch Way) - Tyler appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Scott Bakula (Murphy Brown/Eisenhower and Lutz/Gung Ho) - Scott will be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Juliette Lewis (Camping/A Family for Joe/I Married Dora) - Juliette is a guest on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. She also talks about Camping on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Brenda Song (Dads/The Suite Life on Deck/The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd) - Brenda guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons/Checking In/227) - Marla appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric will be on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso appears on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric talks about Speechless on the BUILD Series at 2pm.
  • Nik Dodani (Murphy Brown/Atypical) - Nik talks about Murphy Brown on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor/Search Party) - Brandon talks about God Friended Me on the BUILD Series at 5pm.
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show/Here and Now/Malcolm and Eddie/Listen Up!/Reed Between the Lines) - Malcolm-Jamal talks about The Resident on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Mary McCormack (The Kids Are Alright/Welcome to the Family) - Mary talks about The Kids Are Alright on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


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