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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, February 21

The Middle - "Dental Hijinks" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Frankie tries to get a stubborn Mike to go see Dr. Goodwin to take care of his toothache, Mike convinces the good doctor to leave his tooth alone and tell Frankie that everything was ok. But the two find themselves fabricating a story that’s so ludicrous that they fear Frankie will figure out the truth. Meanwhile, since they are nearing the end of their senior year at college, Axl, Hutch and Kenny decide it’s time to sell the fabled Winnebago; Sue tries her best to let college golf cart driver Tyler know that she likes him; and Brick attempts to write a historic Scottish rap musical – a la “Hamilton” – focusing on the life of Sergeant Charles Stuart MacKenzie.

American Housewife - "The Man Date" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Greg is delighted to finally have made a friend in Westport, fellow history buff Stan (guest star Timothy Omundson), but Katie isn’t as happy, especially since Stan is married to her nemesis, Chloe Brown Mueller (Jessica St. Clair).

Fresh Off the Boat - "The Gloves Are Off" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jessica accidentally befriends Marvin’s ex-wife, Sarah (Heather Locklear), and tries to help her and Honey settle their longstanding rift. Meanwhile, Louis and the boys are on a mission to determine Grandma’s true age in hopes of surprising her with a new, free motorized wheelchair.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Confirmation" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Shannon asks VP Murray to be her godfather leading up to her confirmation, Eileen fears her own relationship with him might be moving too fast. Shannon’s big day also has a surprising effect on Kenny’s relationship when Brett says, “I love you,” sending Kenny into a tailspin. Meanwhile, the return of a hot former babysitter puts Pat and Jimmy at odds when she constantly makes passes at Pat.

New Girl - "Rumsprings" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Jess gets nervous about starting her new position as principal, Nick and Schmidt decide to take her on a relaxing day trip to Solvang, which quickly goes “sideways.” Meanwhile, with Cece’s help, Winston tries to finalize his divorce from Rhonda, but finds that he and Aly are caught in a series of never-ending pranks.

The Mick - "The Baggage" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Mickey’s unwanted suitors team up to thwart her new romance. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Alba teach Ben a lesson in responsibility.

The Detour - "The City" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Robin isn't thrilled about Nate's new job in New York City, but the family heads out from Syracuse anyway.

Teachers - "Brokebitch Mountain" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Feldman can’t make ends meet on her salary and takes a second job. Ms. Watson notices a romantic spark between two of her second grade students. The Teachers take advantage of Principal Pearson.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Tuesday, February 21

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on a repeat of the 2011 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison talks about Girls and Get Out on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 10am hour. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. Finally, she will be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) - Mae visits LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She also talks about Rock Dog on the AOL Build Show at 12pm.
  • Zach Braff (Scrubs) - Zach guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones (The Detour) - Jason talks about The Detour on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi is a guest on the AOL Build Show at 1pm. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin chats on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Judd Hirsch (Superior Donuts/Dear John/Taxi) and Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Judd and Jermaine are guests on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Kym Whitley (Young & Hungry/Animal Practice/Sparks) - Kym and Kim Gravel help a woman snoop through two bachelors' homes in order to choose which she should date on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Ashley Gerasimovich (The Detour) - Ashley is a guest on Cheddar at 12:15pm. Ashley and Liam Carroll will be on Facebook Live on the TBS Facebook account at approx. 4:00pm. Ashley, Liam, Jason Jones and Natalie Zea will be on Facebook live at approx. 8:00PM EST on the official The Detour Facebook page.