Sunday, April 13, 2014

Week 29 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 29 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.6/13 rating/share (+12% from first four nights Week 28); #2. ABC 4.6/8 (-4%); #3. NBC 4.3/7 (-2%); #4. Fox 3.4/6 (even); #5. The CW 0.7/1 (-13%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 12.34 million (+14% from first four nights Week 28); #2. ABC 7.06 million (-3%); #3. NBC 6.7 million (-5%); #4. Fox 5.5 million (+2%); #5. The CW 0.99 million (-18%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 3.1/9 rating/share (+24% from first four nights Week 28); #2. NBC 1.9/6 (-5%); #3. ABC 1.7/5 (-6%); #4. Fox 1.5/5 (even) #5. The CW 0.3/1 (-25%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 28 (3/31/14-4/6/14) had CBS win the week in 18-49 with a 2.1 rating, followed by ABC's 1.6, NBC's 1.5 and Fox's 1.2. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 10.08 million, beating ABC which did 6.39 million, NBC followed with 5.72 million, and Fox trailed with 3.99 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-4/6/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 2.9, over Fox's Super Bowl-fueled 2.6, CBS is next with a 2.4, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 10.84 million, then NBC is second with 9.83, Fox is at 7.74 and ABC is at 7.49 as they are creeping in to catch Fox.

Back to week 29, 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 29 (April 7-13) Analysis















Last Sunday (Apr 6)(Week 28)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,135,00014,303,000(4,168,000)1.312.78(1.47)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,409,0006,230,000179,0001.431.270.16
Ann Curry ReportsNBC7:00PM4,123,0002,872,0001,251,0000.590.62(0.03)vs. Voice (R)
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM2,265,0002,263,0002,0000.891.02(0.13)
American DadFox7:30PM2,681,0002,794,000(113,000)1.191.40(0.21)
49th ACM AwardsCBS8:00PM14,169,000
14,169,0003.34
3.348-11P
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM
9,512,000(9,512,000)
1.98(1.98)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,256,0006,644,000612,0002.422.130.29
American Dream BuildersNBC8:00PM2,921,0003,105,000(184,000)0.650.79(0.14)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,298,0003,912,000386,0001.861.860.00
Family GuyFox8:30PM4,773,0004,168,000605,0002.262.130.13
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM
10,959,000(10,959,000)
1.77(1.77)
ResurrectionABC9:00PM8,045,0008,395,000(350,000)2.242.35(0.11)
BelieveNBC9:00PM4,248,0004,888,000(640,000)0.971.12(0.15)
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM3,982,0003,911,00071,0001.521.500.02
The MentalistCBS10:00PM
8,721,000(8,721,000)
1.45(1.45)
Revenge ABC10:00PM5,163,0005,251,000(88,000)1.291.40(0.11)
CrisisNBC10:00PM4,468,0004,343,000125,0001.011.05(0.04)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM6,846,00013,128,000(6,282,000)2.005.37(3.37)REPEAT vs HIMYM
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM14,467,00014,096,000371,0002.172.29(0.12)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,966,00012,277,000(311,000)3.483.450.038-10P
BonesFox8:00PM6,583,0005,716,000867,0001.641.490.15
Star CrossedCW8:00PM952,0001,043,000(91,000)0.340.38(0.04)
NCAA Pre GameCBS8:30PM5,258,000
5,258,0001.58
1.58
NCAA ChampionshipCBS9:00PM21,196,000
21,196,0007.17
7.17914P
Friends w/Better LivesCBS9:00PM
7,628,000(7,628,000)
2.58(2.58)
The FollowingFox9:00PM4,408,0004,167,000241,0001.431.420.01
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM583,0001,104,000(521,000)0.200.46(0.26)REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PM
7,272,000(7,272,000)
2.23(2.23)
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM
5,503,000(5,503,000)
1.20(1.20)
CastleABC10:00PM8,991,0007,499,0001,492,0001.501.070.43REPEAT
American Dream BuildersNBC10:00PM5,082,00011,389,000(6,307,000)1.482.77(1.29)vs. Blacklist










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,392,00017,159,000233,0002.612.360.25
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM5,373,0005,711,000(338,000)1.901.96(0.06)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,085,00011,928,000(843,000)2.853.07(0.22)
GleeFox8:00PM2,781,0002,586,000195,0001.030.910.12
The OriginalsCW8:00PM676,000620,00056,0000.200.24(0.04)REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM14,560,00015,306,000(746,000)2.342.39(0.05)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,453,0004,668,000(215,000)1.441.52(0.08)
About a BoyNBC9:00PM6,866,0007,168,000(302,000)1.722.04(0.32)
Mindy ProjectFox9:00PM2,263,0001,880,000383,0001.010.960.05
The 100CW9:00PM766,000964,000(198,000)0.200.34(0.14)REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,817,0003,039,000(222,000)0.831.01(0.18)
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PM5,543,0005,958,000(415,000)1.501.64(0.14)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,330,0001,868,000462,0001.090.970.12
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM7,894,00011,453,000(3,559,000)1.201.91(0.71)REPEAT
ResurrectionABC10:00PM2,172,0002,663,000(491,000)0.500.74(0.24)REPEAT
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,958,0004,242,0002,716,0001.830.940.89vs. REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,624,0009,476,000148,0002.422.270.15
The MiddleABC8:00PM4,975,0007,199,000(2,224,000)1.402.00(0.60)REPEAT
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM3,845,0005,373,000(1,528,000)1.201.73(0.53)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM4,171,0004,402,000(231,000)0.931.29(0.36)REPEAT vs. Revolution
American IdolFox8:00PM8,899,0008,889,00010,0002.012.08(0.07)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM1,176,0002,325,000(1,149,000)0.400.79(0.39)REPEAT
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM9,848,00010,469,000(621,000)2.312.56(0.25)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM5,105,0008,999,000(3,894,000)1.603.29(1.69)REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM7,408,0005,899,0001,509,0002.051.720.33
MixologyABC9:30PM3,651,0004,334,000(683,000)1.241.58(0.34)
The 100CW9:00PM1,689,0001,900,000(211,000)0.530.62(0.09)
CSICBS10:00PM9,113,0009,771,000(658,000)1.681.84(0.16)
NashvilleABC10:00PM2,469,0005,178,000(2,709,000)0.601.50(0.90)REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,486,0005,745,000741,0001.601.62(0.02)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,288,00017,732,000(1,444,000)4.704.94(0.24)
Shark TankABC8:00PM6,846,0003,385,0003,461,0001.680.910.77vs. Once Wonder
CommunityNBC8:00PM2,559,0002,499,00060,0000.860.88(0.02)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM4,170,0004,992,000(822,000)1.381.75(0.37)
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM843,000804,00039,0000.300.260.04REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PM10,071,00011,345,000(1,274,000)2.482.82(0.34)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM2,560,0002,674,000(114,000)1.011.13(0.12)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,547,0009,235,000312,0002.432.51(0.08)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,177,0008,285,000(108,000)2.572.65(0.08)
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM2,616,0003,118,000(502,000)0.901.09(0.19)REPEAT
American IdolFox9:00PM7,633,0007,721,000(88,000)1.751.710.04
ReignCW9:00PM1,230,000888,000342,0000.450.270.18vs. REPEAT
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PM6,874,0006,529,000345,0001.661.71(0.05)
Surviving JackFox9:30PM4,320,0004,526,000(206,000)1.241.200.04
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,902,0007,833,00069,0001.641.530.11
ScandalABC10:00PM9,227,0009,129,00098,0003.012.900.11
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,663,0003,763,000(100,000)1.121.24(0.12)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
UnforgettableCBS8:00PM7,662,0007,320,000342,0001.000.940.06
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,575,0006,302,000(727,000)1.101.36(0.26)
DatelineNBC8:00PM3,907,0006,150,000(2,243,000)0.701.20(0.50)
Kitchen NightmaresFox8:00PM3,021,0001,973,0001,048,0001.200.800.40vs. REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,543,0001,503,00040,0000.400.44(0.04)
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,873,0003,871,0002,0000.800.89(0.09)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,495,0001,309,000186,0000.500.400.10REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,085,0009,674,000(589,000)1.301.36(0.06)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,490,0007,493,000(1,003,000)1.601.98(0.38)
GrimmNBC9:00PM4,844,0004,887,000(43,000)1.201.36(0.16)
Hart of DixieCW9:00PM1,076,000726,000350,0000.300.240.06
Kitchen NightmaresFox9:00PM2,840,000
2,840,0001.10
1.10
Raising HopeFox9:00PM
1,600,000(1,600,000)
0.60(0.60)
Raising HopeFox9:30PM
1,524,000(1,524,000)
0.57(0.57)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,970,00011,691,000(721,000)1.501.460.04
20/20ABC10:00PM5,659,0006,492,000(833,000)1.401.54(0.14)
HannibalNBC10:00PM2,406,0002,179,000227,0000.800.780.02










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CrimetimeCBS8:00PM
2,514,000(2,514,000)
0.40(0.40)
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,480,000
2,480,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
CastleABC8:00PM2,860,0001,696,0001,164,0000.500.400.10REPEAT vs. Shield (R)
DatelineNBC8:00PM4,840,0005,017,000(177,000)0.800.88(0.08)8-10P
NASCARFox8:00PM5,920,000
5,920,0001.40
1.408-10P
RakeFox8:00PM
1,032,000(1,032,000)
0.20(0.20)
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM1,600,000
1,600,0000.40
0.40REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,250,0003,117,000(867,000)0.500.60(0.10)vs. Crimetime
20/20 SaturdayABC9:00PM2,490,0002,496,000(6,000)0.500.69(0.19)
RakeFox9:00PM
1,040,000(1,040,000)
0.20(0.20)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,490,0004,535,000(45,000)0.800.83(0.03)
Nightline PrimeABC10:00PM2,810,0003,345,000(535,000)0.600.76(0.16)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,280,0002,419,000861,0001.000.700.30REPEAT


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 29 (April 7-13) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,288,0004.70
The MillersCBS8:30PMThu10,071,0002.48
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu9,547,0002.43
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun4,773,0002.26
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,298,0001.86
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTue6,866,0001.72
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThu6,874,0001.66
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed5,105,0001.60REPEAT
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTue5,543,0001.50
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTue4,453,0001.44
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed4,975,0001.40REPEAT
MixologyABC9:30PMWed3,651,0001.24
Surviving JackFox9:30PMThu4,320,0001.24
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed3,845,0001.20REPEAT
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun2,681,0001.19
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,575,0001.1
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,330,0001.09
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThu2,561,0001.01
The Mindy ProjectFox9:00PMTue2,263,0001.01
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun2,265,0000.89
CommunityNBC8:00PMThu2,559,0000.86
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTue2,817,0000.80
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,873,0000.8
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,480,0000.6REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat1,600,0000.4REPEAT
Friends with Better LivesCBS8:30PMMon

preempted
MomCBS9:30PMMon

preempted
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon

preempted
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon

preempted
New GirlFox9:00PMTue

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon

completed
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTue

completed
DadsFox8:00PMTue

completed
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed

completed
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

canceled
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri

canceled
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThu

canceled
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 15

The Goldbergs - "Dinner with the Goldbergs" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Erica warns Geoff about going to dinner with her family to celebrate her birthday, but he insists. Upon arrival, it’s apparent this will be no ordinary dinner out: The family changes tables multiple times, Beverly sends her food back, Murray insists Adam order off the children’s menu and Barry wants to change his order, but it’s too late. By evening’s end, Geoff hits his breaking point.

American Housewife - "Midlife Crisis" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie takes Oliver out of school for a day to help loosen him up after Oliver suffers from a meltdown about something minor. Meanwhile, Anna-Kat takes Greg to the park to help him make new friends.

Modern Family - "Wine Weekend" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family goes on a wine tasting trip and stays in Haley’s new boss’ country house where the only rule is: Don’t touch the tiara! Meanwhile, Gloria and Mitch are invited to a party at Oprah’s house but can’t bring anyone else.

American Housewife - "All Coupled Up" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Otto children are beginning to experience struggles in their love lives after jumping into the dating world: Oliver is forced to choose between his girlfriend and his friend Cooper who come from two different worlds; Greg must play the “bad cop parent” to halt the PDA between Taylor and Trip; and Anna-Kat tries to make her relationship with Franklin official, without his consent.

Alone Together - "Daypassers" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Benji and Esther snag a day pass to an upscale gym.

Alone Together - "Drama Story" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Benji realizes his former high school hasn't changed.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 13)

Wednesday, August 15

  • Tom Arnold (Roseanne/The Tom Show/Tom) - Watch Tom on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (the Carmichael Show) - Jerrod stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Chris O'Dowd (Family Tree/The IT Crowd) - Chris visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He talks about Juliet, Naked on the BUILD Series at 3pm.
  • Regina Hall (Insecure/Grandfathered) - Regina appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat/Victorious) - Ariana is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley) - Jimmy drops by Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Sanaa Lathan (Family Guy/The Cleveland Show/LateLine) - Sanaa chats on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Finnigan (Better with You/Committed/Student Bodies) - Jennifer appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Rob is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Rock (Living Biblically) - Tony appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Ritter (The Class) - Jason is a guest on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Debby Ryan (Insatiable/Jessie/The Suite Life on Deck) - Debby talks about Insatiable's controversies on E!'s Daily Pop at 12pm.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) and Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Constance and Ken talk about Crazy Rich Asians on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Rev Run and Justine Simmons (All About the Washingtons) - Rev Run and Justine talk about All About the Washingtons on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina talks about Seven Seconds on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Melissa Carcache (Every Witch Way) - Melissa talks about her Hallmark Channel original movie Love at Sea on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Zach Braff (Alex, Inc./Scrubs) - Zach is a guest on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.


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