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


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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 23

Downward Dog - "Boundaries" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Nan installs an automatic dog door so she can take away Jason’s key but still keep him as Martin’s dog walker, Martin is convinced he can suddenly open doors with his mind, and the new-found power goes to his head.  Meanwhile at work, Nan’s boss is unable to understand the new ad campaign Nan sold to the corporate bosses, and he spirals into confusion.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Bank Job" / "Crime & Punishment" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Jake and Rosa continue their search for a bank-robbing operation with Lieutenant Hawkins (guest star Gina Gershon), they realize there’s more to her team than meets the eye. After discovering a dangerous secret, they call for back-up from Holt and Pimento (guest star Jason Mantzoukas). Meanwhile, Boyle objects to Gina’s new boyfriend (guest star Ryan Phillipe). Then, Jake and Rosa are framed for a crime they didn’t commit, it’s up to the Nine-Nine to find a way to bust them out.

Great News - "Carol Has a Bully" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Carol (Andrea Martin) has a midterm she must pass in order to keep her internship. Katie (Briga Heelan) needs to choose between helping her mom and focusing on her hacking story, which she can't seem to crack. Meanwhile, Greg's (Adam Campbell) wealthy estranged grandmother (guest star Christina Pickles) pays a visit to the office. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) finds her cold and cruel, but almost immediately falls in love with her.

Great News - "Carol's Eleven" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie (Briga Heelan) makes a huge discovery about the story she's been chasing and, with the help of Carol (Andrea Martin) and the rest of the staff, concocts a scheme to get the story out. Greg (Adam Campbell) struggles with balancing his conflicting loyalties to his family, co-workers and conscience.

Mann & Wife - "Mann, Shut Yo Mouth" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Struggling to solve a tough case, an exhausted Daniel falls asleep and wakes up in a 70's blaxploitation cop show.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Tuesday, May 23

  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Catch Terry on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Rob Huebel (Trasparent/Burning Love) - Rob appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried), Andrew Santino (I'm Dying Up Here/Sin City Saints) and Erik Griffin (I'm Dying Up Here) - Al, Andrew and Erik are guests on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Nick visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Ben Falcone (Nobodies/A to Z/Joey) - Ben drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory/Blossom) - Mayim talks about her new book Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular and The Big Bang Theory on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • William Shatner ($#*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Kyle Chandler (What About Joan?) - Kyle teams up with Clinton Kelly to grill up a great entrĂ©e on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Nicole Byer ( Loosely Exactly Nicole) - Nicole is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • The Love Boat Cast - The cast of The Love Boat reunites on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Zoe talks about her new comedy Band Aid on the AOL Build Show 1pm.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Beat Shazam on AOL Build Show 4pm.