Sunday, March 30, 2014

Week 27 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 27 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.9/10 rating/share (+7% from first four nights Week 26); #2. ABC 4.7/8 (+2%); #3. NBC 4.4/7 (-8%); #4. Fox 3.5/6 (-5%); #5. The CW 1.1/2 (-8%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.45 million (+9% from first four nights Week 26); #2. ABC 7.21 million (+3%); #3. NBC 6.93 million (-9%); #4. Fox 5.72 million (-4%); #5. The CW 1.69 million (-8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.1/6 rating/share (+11% from first four nights Week 26); #2. NBC 1.9/6 (-10%); #3. ABC 1.7/5 (even); #4. Fox 1.6/5 (even) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (-14%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 26 (3/17/14-3/23/14) had CBS win the week in 18-49 with a 1.8 rating, followed by NBC's 1.6, ABC's 1.5 and Fox's 1.3. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 7.95 million, beating ABC which did 6.42 million, NBC followed closely with 6.34 million, and Fox trailed with 4.3 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-3/23/14) 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 10.81 million, then NBC is creeping in with 10.01, Fox is at 7.91 and ABC is at 7.45.

Back to week 27, 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 27 (March 24-30) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar. 23)(Week 26)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,306,00011,260,00046,0002.011.710.30741P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,870,0006,385,000485,0001.401.47(0.07)
The Voice NBC7:00PM3,326,0005,181,000(1,855,000)0.781.41(0.63)REPEAT vs. 7-9P Special
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM2,450,0002,440,00010,0001.161.070.09
American DadFox7:30PM2,700,0002,714,000(14,000)1.371.360.01
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,705,0008,303,000402,0001.851.830.02841P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,911,0007,751,000(840,000)2.112.37(0.26)
American Dream BuildersNBC8:00PM3,603,000
3,603,0000.88
0.88premiere
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,983,0004,023,000(40,000)1.901.870.03
Family GuyFox8:30PM4,379,0004,621,000(242,000)2.242.35(0.11)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,123,0008,432,000691,0001.371.320.05941P
ResurrectionABC9:00PM9,511,00011,247,000(1,736,000)2.553.11(0.56)
BelieveNBC9:00PM5,129,0006,566,000(1,437,000)1.201.47(0.27)
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM4,246,0004,951,000(705,000)1.701.95(0.25)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,023,0008,646,000(623,000)1.271.30(0.03)1041P
Revenge ABC10:00PM5,660,0006,239,000(579,000)1.541.68(0.14)
CrisisNBC10:00PM5,135,0006,524,000(1,389,000)1.291.56(0.27)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM9,036,0007,782,0001,254,0003.492.950.54
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM14,648,00015,440,000(792,000)2.302.56(0.26)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,847,00013,253,000(406,000)3.704.07(0.37)8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM5,817,0005,626,000191,0001.411.410.00
Star CrossedCW8:00PM879,0001,001,000(122,000)0.310.32(0.01)
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM7,397,0007,215,000182,0002.332.200.13
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM7,831,0007,704,000127,0002.041.840.20
The FollowingFox9:00PM4,067,0003,950,000117,0001.381.380.00
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM784,0001,168,000(384,000)0.310.41(0.10)
MomCBS9:30PM7,351,0007,050,000301,0001.901.780.12
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM4,992,0005,297,000(305,000)1.131.070.06
CastleABC10:00PM9,777,0009,990,000(213,000)1.761.81(0.05)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,799,00010,969,000(170,000)2.822.690.13










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,520,00017,106,000414,0002.532.440.09
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM2,899,0004,087,000(1,188,000)0.771.47(0.70)REPEAT vs. Marvel Special
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,445,00013,289,000(844,000)3.363.60(0.24)
GleeFox8:00PM2,684,0002,804,000(120,000)1.081.11(0.03)
The 100CW8:00PM1,565,0001,534,00031,0000.540.67(0.13)REPEAT vs. Originals
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM15,543,00014,210,0001,333,0002.442.270.17
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM3,015,0004,737,000(1,722,000)0.881.66(0.78)REPEAT
About a BoyNBC9:00PM7,414,0007,609,000(195,000)1.972.06(0.09)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,493,0001,569,000924,0001.240.670.57vs. REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,254,0001,862,000392,0001.010.850.16
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,246,0003,218,000(972,000)0.681.03(0.35)REPEAT
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PM6,245,0006,596,000(351,000)1.681.79(0.11)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM2,590,0002,499,00091,0001.261.120.14FINALE
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,226,00010,937,0001,289,0002.001.700.30
Mind GamesABC10:00PM2,061,0002,438,000(377,000)0.650.71(0.06)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM3,891,0006,956,000(3,065,000)0.961.87(0.91)REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,848,0009,460,000388,0002.322.49(0.17)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,284,0005,362,0001,922,0001.931.390.54vs. REPEAT
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,245,0004,308,000937,0001.491.190.30vs. REPEAT
Harry's South PoleNBC8:00PM3,707,0004,527,000(820,000)0.801.21(0.41)vs. Revolution
American IdolFox8:00PM9,328,0009,830,000(502,000)2.162.25(0.09)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,624,0002,418,000206,0000.900.820.08
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,189,00010,138,000(2,949,000)1.422.22(0.80)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,090,0005,515,0004,575,0003.651.781.87vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,507,0005,823,000(2,316,000)0.851.54(0.69)REPEAT
MixologyABC9:30PM4,851,0003,660,0001,191,0001.651.210.44
The 100CW9:00PM2,275,0002,734,000(459,000)0.740.90(0.16)
CSICBS10:00PM7,415,00010,202,000(2,787,000)1.221.95(0.73)REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,190,0002,538,0002,652,0001.290.640.65vs. REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM3,817,0005,741,000(1,924,000)0.871.41(0.54)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM7,109,0003,790,0003,319,0002.050.971.08
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM

0

0.00
Once: WonderlandABC8:00PM3,349,0003,508,000(159,000)0.960.810.15
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,283,000
4,283,0001.15
1.15REPEAT
CommunityNBC8:00PM
3,321,000(3,321,000)
1.06(1.06)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM5,391,0005,345,00046,0001.861.760.10
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,732,0002,285,000(553,000)0.791.07(0.28)
The MillersCBS8:30PM

0

0.00
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM
3,045,000(3,045,000)
1.19(1.19)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM

0

0.00
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,421,0008,091,000330,0002.612.430.18
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM3,691,0002,871,000820,0001.140.900.24REPEAT
American IdolFox9:00PM7,980,0008,413,000(433,000)1.881.96(0.08)vs. 9-10P
ReignCW9:00PM1,399,0001,608,000(209,000)0.550.67(0.12)
NCAA BasketballCBS9:30PM7,234,0003,637,0003,597,0002.611.331.28
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PM

0

0.00
Surviving JackFox9:30PM5,148,000
5,148,0001.28
1.28premiere
ElementaryCBS10:00PM

0

0.00
ScandalABC10:00PM9,015,0009,078,000(63,000)3.132.930.20
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,398,0004,215,000183,0001.391.260.13










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM9,949,0004,278,0005,671,0002.901.331.57
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM

0

0.00
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,213,0004,493,0001,720,0001.300.870.43vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC8:00PM8,009,0007,619,000390,0001.401.390.018-10P vs. 8-9P
RakeFox8:00PM1,889,0001,904,000(15,000)0.400.49(0.09)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,738,0001,743,000(5,000)0.500.58(0.08)
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,034,0003,669,000365,0001.000.900.10
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,592,0001,738,000(146,000)0.500.59(0.09)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM

0

0.00
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,022,0008,291,000(3,269,000)1.202.12(0.92)REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM
5,711,000(5,711,000)
1.55(1.55)
Hart of DixieCW9:00PM1,099,0001,032,00067,0000.400.330.07
EnlistedFox9:00PM1,363,0001,177,000186,0000.400.370.03vs. REPEAT
NCAA BasketballCBS9:30PM10,243,0004,651,0005,592,0003.501.511.99
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,550,0001,375,000175,0000.500.430.07
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM

0

0.00
20/20ABC10:00PM7,042,0008,508,000(1,466,000)1.301.77(0.47)
HannibalNBC10:00PM3,646,0002,688,000958,0001.100.860.24










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,651,000
2,651,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
NCAA BasketballCBS8:00PM
6,908,000(6,908,000)
2.23(2.23)
MixologyABC8:00PM1,332,000
1,332,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
Marvel Studios SpecialABC8:00PM
1,795,000(1,795,000)
0.39(0.39)
DatelineNBC8:00PM4,800,0005,354,000(554,000)0.800.85(0.05)8-10P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM1,534,0001,370,000164,0000.400.320.08REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,495,000
2,495,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
MixologyABC8:30PM1,111,000
1,111,0000.20
0.20REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,599,000
2,599,0000.60
0.60
20/20 SaturdayABC9:00PM2,311,0001,492,000819,0000.500.330.17vs. Nightline Prime
The FollowingFox9:00PM1,006,0001,082,000(76,000)0.300.33(0.03)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,016,0003,283,000733,0000.800.94(0.14)vs. REPEAT
Nightline PrimeABC10:00PM2,933,0003,949,000(1,016,000)0.600.72(0.12)vs. 20/20 Sat
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,625,0003,864,000(1,239,000)0.700.74(0.04)REPEAT vs. Crisis(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 27 (March 24-30) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,090,0003.65
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon9,036,0003.49
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon7,397,0002.33
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun4,379,0002.24
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon7,831,0002.04
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTues7,414,0001.97
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,284,0001.93
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,983,0001.90
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,351,0001.90
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTues6,245,0001.68
MixologyABC9:30PMWed4,851,0001.65
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,245,0001.49
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun2,700,0001.37
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,213,0001.3
Surviving JackFox9:30PMThur5,148,0001.28premiere
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTues2,590,0001.26finale
New GirlFox9:00PMTues2,493,0001.24
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun2,450,0001.16
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,034,0001.0
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues3,015,0000.88REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues2,246,0000.68REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,651,0000.6REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,495,0000.6REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,550,0000.5
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri1,363,0000.4
MixologyABC8:00PMSat1,332,0000.3REPEAT
MixologyABC8:30PMSat1,111,0000.2REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur

preempted
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
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
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

Thursday, September 29

Superstore - "Back to Work" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin), the district manager from corporate, tells the Cloud 9 employees he is going to be around for the day to see what can improve in the store. Amy (America Ferrera) tries to impress him with a perfect day, but a workplace accident threatens her plan. Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) tries to come off as a tough boss in front of Jeff, Jonah (Ben Feldman) attempts to help an unyielding Dina (Lauren Ash) win over the employees she betrayed in the strike and Mateo (Nico Santos) discovers something about Jeff in his pursuit to win him over.

The Good Place - "Jason Mendoza" (NBC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell) faces her toughest test yet in her attempt to remain in hiding. Meanwhile, Michael (Ted Danson) enlists Tahani (Jameela Jamil) to help a fellow neighbor fulfill her true purpose.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Earworm Reverberation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Also, Amy invites Dave (Stephen Merchant) over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Wolowitz and Koothrappali become obsessed with a fan of their band, “Footprints on the Moon.”

Kevin Can Wait - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin James stars as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to find he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.

Better Things - "Woman Is the Something of the Something" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam gets really looked at.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 26)

Thursday, September 29

  • Judith Light (Transparent/Phenom/Who's the Boss?) - Catch Judith on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tim Meadows (Son of Zorn/Marry Me/The Michael Richards Show) - Tim appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Max Greenfield (New Girl/Modern Men) - Max drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community), Dave Foley (Dr. Ken/NewsRadio) and Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken/Go On) - Ken, Dave and Suzy are guests on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight. Ken will also be on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men/The Powers That Be) - Holland talks about The Front Page on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Guys with Kids) - Jamie-Lynn is a guest on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Kristen Bell (The Good Place) - Kristen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.