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 (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, December 4

The Simpsons - "The Last Traction Hero" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A workplace accident leaves Homer in a cast, and in a position to sue Mr. Burns. This leaves Marge unfulfilled, so she turns to an unexpected source for romance. Meanwhile, Lisa is made “Bus Monitor” and tries to keep the peace.

Son of Zorn - "Return of the Drinking Buddy" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Zorn’s old friend Headbutt Man (guest voice Rob Riggle) is coming to town. Unfortunately for Zorn, Headbutt Man is now sober. Meanwhile, Alan is invited to a party where his crush, Nancy (guest star Emily Wong), will be. Unfortunately, he has to take Headbutt man’s daughter with him.

Family Guy - "Carter and Tricia" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Carter buys the Pawtucket Patriot brewery and decides to cut some corners to save a few bucks. Peter overhears the plan and runs and tells investigative journalist Tricia Takanawa about Carter’s plan to use toxic chemicals in the beer cans. Meanwhile, Brian’s drivers’ license has expired and he enlists Stewie as an instructor.

The Last Man on Earth - "Whitney Houston, We Have a Problem" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After finding a mysterious note left by Melissa that says “Goodbye,” the gang sets off to go look for her. Meanwhile, Gail gets stuck on a solo adventure of her own.

K.C. Undercover - "Holly Holly Not So Jolly" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Christmas time arrives and K.C. tells everyone she has to go pick up a last-minute gift, but instead goes to The Organization's therapist, Dr. Levinstein.

Mech X-4 - "Let's Survive in the Woods!" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Principal Grey sets a trap for Ryan, Harris and Spyder while they're on a camping trip, which leaves MECH-X4 and Mark in danger.

Best Friends Whenever - "The Christmas Curse" (Disney Channel, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Shelby and Cyd encourage a homesick Daisy to incorporate a festive 16th-century tradition into their annual Christmas party.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Monday, December 5

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Watch Will on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Harvey (The Steve Harvey Show) - Steve visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. He chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Bateman (Arrested Development/The Hogan Family/It's Your Move) - Jason visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle) - Gael is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • The Cast of Fuller House - The cast of Fuller House are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miss Piggy (The Muppets) - Miss Piggy and Harry perform Deck the Halls on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Meredith Hagner (Search Party/Men at Work) - Meredith is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Lauren Graham (The Odd Couple/Conrad Bloom/Townies) - Lauren appears on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T.J. talks about Office Christmas Party on the AOL Build Show at 3pm. He will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET. He can also be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:50am.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh McDermitt (Retired at 35) - Josh can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:45am.
  • Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait/Guys with Kids/Worst Week) - Erinn talks about Kevin Can Wait on the AOL Build Show at 4pm.