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 24

The Middle - "Halloween VIII: Orson Murder Mystery" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Frankie discovers that a woman had died in the bathtub of the Heck house close to 50 years ago; Frankie and Brick become convinced that she was murdered and, much to Mike’s chagrin, attempt to track down and find the murderer. Meanwhile, Axl and Lexie become frustrated over losing their alone time when Sue insists on hanging out with them wherever they go.

Fresh Off the Boat - "It's a Plastic Pumpkin, Louis Huang" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
On Halloween, Louis is disappointed that Evan doesn’t take his childish delight in the holiday; Eddie and the gang plot to crash a cool older girl’s party; Jessica and Emery are spooked when they hear a strange man’s voice emanating from Grandma’s room, and things get even creepier when a mysterious group of costumed strangers whisk Grandma away, making them suspect the supernatural worst.

black-ish - "Advance to Go (Collect $200)" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre brings everyone together for a rowdy family game night and the competition is fierce. The game of choice is Monopoly and as the night progresses, alliances are formed and some are pushed to their limits. Meanwhile, Bow makes it clear how she feels about Junior’s girlfriend.

The Mayor - "City Hall-oween" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As Halloween approaches, Mayor Courtney Rose and Police Chief Fox (Kristen Johnston) find themselves at odds on how to handle the community’s first annual spook-tacular celebration at City Hall. During the night of the bash, it dawns on Courtney that throwing a party to keep kids safe doesn’t address the bigger issues in Fort Grey and plans to work with Chief Fox going forward. Meanwhile, Dina gets into the spirit by dressing up as Congresswoman Maxine Waters, while Jermaine and T.K. set out to prank Val who has the last laugh when she outsmarts the guys at their own game.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 23)

Tuesday, October 24

  • Ted Danson (The Good Place/Becker/Cheers) - Catch Ted on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ricky Gervais (The Office) - Ricky appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina is a musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna drops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cole Sprouse (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody/The Suite Life on Deck) - Cole visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) - Randall appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Michael is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michael Rapaport (Atypical/The War at Home) - Michael drops by The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Mayor/The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette talks about her LA road rage, her love life and more on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie is in the kitchen with three super-easy slow cooker dishes – like Sloppy Joes and a Pasta Bake on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna talks about her show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World – and her friendship with Lea Michele on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Denis Leary (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/The Job) - Denis is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.
  • J. B. Smoove (The Millers/'Til Death/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - J. B. is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) - Debra appears on Daily Pop on E! at 12pm.


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