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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 23

The Goldbergs - "O Captain! My Captain!" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Beverly substitutes for Barry’s chemistry class in hopes to inspire students in the same way as Mr. Keating from “Dead Poets Society,” much to Barry’s embarrassment. When Beverly refuses to give Barry special treatment, Murray pushes Barry to work hard and prove to her that he can get a good grade.

Speechless - "C-H-- CHEATER!" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Maya and Kenneth work together to hold JJ accountable for his academic future when he cheats on an exam at school. Meanwhile, Ray gets into a get-rich scheme; but when Jimmy bails him out and teaches him an important lesson, Ray’s motivation to make fast money is revealed.

Modern Family - "Pig Moon Rising" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During a quick workout session in the garage, Mitchell accidentally knocks over an urn filled with the ashes of Cam’s beloved pet pig Lilly. He quickly attempts to cover up his blunder and devises an appropriate cover-up. Hoping to catch Mitchell in his lie, Cam makes up a tall tale to trap him, but his own lie soon becomes a little too big to manage.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Modern Family - "Do It Yourself" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Feeling empowered after his successful do-it-yourself project, Phil convinces Jay to co-invest in a property he has always wanted to develop. Meanwhile, Claire’s new obsession with a TV chef and her new love of cooking Sunday dinners hasn’t been as tasty as she thinks. Haley is the family’s only hope to add a little spice to the situation. At the Pritchett-Tucker house, Cam and Mitchell see that the family is too reliant on technology, so they attempt to teach Lily the importance of hard work, which ends disastrously. Back at the Pritchett’s, Jay feels replaced when he sees Gloria has hired Coach Gary (Payton Manning) to coach Joe and serve as a handy man.

The Goldbergs - "Recipe for Death II: Kiss the Cook" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After learning of Murray’s love of action movies, Adam uses the moment to garner the courage to ask his dad for money to film his own action film. But the production goes from bad to worse when Barry goes missing for playing the lead, and an unlikely replacement steps in. Meanwhile, Erica takes Beverly to go clothes shopping. When a situation at the hip store goes awry, Erica decides to make her own version of the popular outfit she wants –using Beverly’s own sweaters.

Marlon - "Boys Only Want One Thing" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) struggles to come to terms with his daughter bringing home a boy for the first time. Yvette (Bresha Webb) uses Stevie (Diallo Riddle) to get great seats to a Beyoncé concert.

Marlon - "Exes With Benefits" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) contemplate whether to have no strings attached 'ex-sex.'

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Porn actress Taylor Slow asks the guys to find her stalker; Sarah asks her father to check out her new boyfriend, Steve; Ingmar is sure he'll find some dirt on Steve; Axel infiltrates Jane McKinney's agency.

Younger - "The Incident at Pound Ridge" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sparks fly at the annual Empirical Publishing picnic. Liza finds herself caught between Josh and Charles.

Odd Mom Out - "Weber M.D." (Bravo, 9:30PM ET/PT)
By day, Jill shoots Brooke's new line of Von Weber wares, and by night, she and Vanessa investigate a rash of infections plaguing the Upper ``Yeast'' Side; Candace seeks answers for why she keeps getting called ``Candy Ass.''

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Wednesday, August 23

  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica Capshaw (Odd Man Out) - Jessica guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses his new NBC show Marlon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Goods Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John joins Clinton to create a classic carnival treat in the kitchen on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran talks about reducing your cancer risk and see her own anti-cancer regimen on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on a repet of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.