Sunday, April 27, 2014

Week 31 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 31 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.3/9 rating/share (-5% from first four nights Week 30); #2. ABC 4.6/8 (even); #3. NBC 4.0/7 (-5%); #4. Fox 3.4/5 (even); #5. The CW 1.0/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.23 million (-7% from first four nights Week 30); #2. ABC 7.10 million (+1%); #3. NBC 6.28 million (-4%); #4. Fox 5.42 million (+1%); #5. The CW 1.56 million (+3%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 1.7/5 rating/share (-6% from first four nights Week 30); #2. CBS 1.7/5 (even); #3. ABC 1.6/5 (-6%); #4. Fox 1.5/5 (even) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (even)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 30 (4/14/14-4/20/14) had ABC win the week in 18-49 with a 1.5 rating, followed by CBS' 1.4, NBC's 1.4 and Fox's 1.3. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 7.86 million, beating ABC which did 6.45 million, NBC followed with 5.42 million, and Fox trailed with 4.03 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-4/20/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 2.8, 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 10.83 million, then NBC is second with 9.62, Fox is at 7.6 and ABC is at 7.52 as they are creeping in to catch Super Bowl-fueled Fox.

Back to week 31, 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 31 (April 21-27) Analysis















Last Sunday (Apr 20)(Week 30)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM8,884,00010,987,000 (2,103,000)1.081.63 (0.55)
Charlie Brown EasterABC7:00PM3,705,0005,923,000 (2,218,000)1.001.30 (0.30)REPEAT vs. AFV
American Dream BuildersNBC7:00PM2,308,0004,403,000 (2,095,000)0.540.78 (0.24)vs. Dateline
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM1,522,0001,832,000 (310,000)0.640.76 (0.12)
American DadFox7:30PM1,485,0002,363,000 (878,000)0.601.15 (0.55)REPEAT
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM7,651,0008,835,000 (1,184,000)1.701.79 (0.09)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,946,0006,499,000 (553,000)1.751.98 (0.23)
DatelineNBC8:00PM3,696,0003,087,000 609,000 0.820.70 0.12 vs. American Dream
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM2,182,0003,638,000 (1,456,000)0.901.66 (0.76)REPEAT
Family GuyFox8:30PM2,688,0004,386,000 (1,698,000)1.202.12 (0.92)REPEAT
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,147,0009,833,000 (686,000)1.331.48 (0.15)
Hallmark Movie: In My DreamsABC9:00PM4,786,000
4,786,000 0.99
0.99 9-11P
ResurrectionABC9:00PM
7,461,000 (7,461,000)
2.08 (2.08)
BelieveNBC9:00PM4,539,0004,344,000 195,000 1.131.01 0.12
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM3,742,0003,490,000 252,000 1.381.25 0.13
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,649,0009,021,000 (372,000)1.381.57 (0.19)
Revenge ABC10:00PM
5,265,000 (5,265,000)
1.34 (1.34)
CrisisNBC10:00PM3,726,0004,072,000 (346,000)0.881.11 (0.23)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM7,096,0007,220,000 (124,000)2.142.31 (0.17)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM14,057,00014,776,000 (719,000)2.172.33 (0.16)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,188,00011,849,000 (661,000)3.003.36 (0.36)8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM5,966,0005,792,000 174,000 1.481.38 0.10
Star CrossedCW8:00PM814,000758,000 56,000 0.270.28 (0.01)
Friends w/Better LivesCBS8:30PM5,407,0005,690,000 (283,000)1.711.83 (0.12)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM7,325,0007,490,000 (165,000)1.892.09 (0.20)
The FollowingFox9:00PM4,420,0004,358,000 62,000 1.381.44 (0.06)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM760,0001,059,000 (299,000)0.250.42 (0.17)vs. REPEAT
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PM6,936,0006,859,000 77,000 1.901.88 0.02 REPEAT vs. Mom
NCIS: LACBS10:00PM4,382,0004,526,000 (144,000)0.900.95 (0.05)REPEAT vs. Person of Int (R)
CastleABC10:00PM9,764,0008,137,000 1,627,000 1.841.27 0.57 vs. REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM11,243,0005,820,000 5,423,000 2.851.53 1.32 vs. REPEAT










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM10,398,00017,122,000 (6,724,000)1.202.20 (1.00)REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM6,039,0003,591,000 2,448,000 1.931.08 0.85 vs. REPEAT
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,288,00011,815,000 (527,000)2.772.98 (0.21)
GleeFox8:00PM2,448,0002,441,000 7,000 0.920.96 (0.04)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,500,0001,519,000 (19,000)0.650.69 (0.04)
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM10,181,00014,688,000 (4,507,000)1.402.11 (0.71)REPEAT
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM
5,516,000 (5,516,000)
2.11 (2.11)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM3,117,000
3,117,000 0.90
0.90 REPEAT
About a BoyNBC9:00PM6,860,0006,992,000 (132,000)1.881.79 0.09
New GirlFox9:00PM1,383,0002,187,000 (804,000)0.601.15 (0.55)REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,099,0001,602,000 497,000 0.910.73 0.18
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,223,000
2,223,000 0.60
0.60 REPEAT
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PM5,830,0005,889,000 (59,000)1.471.52 (0.05)
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,142,0001,952,000 190,000 1.040.99 0.05
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM7,532,00010,743,000 (3,211,000)1.101.76 (0.66)REPEAT
Celebrity Wife SwapABC10:00PM3,128,0003,222,000 (94,000)0.911.01 (0.10)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM4,175,0006,896,000 (2,721,000)0.901.66 (0.76)REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,433,0009,348,000 85,000 2.262.29 (0.03)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,191,0005,227,000 1,964,000 1.931.34 0.59 vs. REPEAT
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,463,0003,747,000 1,716,000 1.651.05 0.60 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC8:00PM4,131,0004,610,000 (479,000)0.901.12 (0.22)REPEAT
American IdolFox8:00PM9,020,0008,529,000 491,000 2.101.94 0.16 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,192,0002,260,000 (68,000)0.690.71 (0.02)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM6,356,0006,884,000 (528,000)1.201.41 (0.21)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,591,0005,288,000 4,303,000 3.491.60 1.89 vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM4,414,0005,133,000 (719,000)1.101.28 (0.18)REPEAT
MixologyABC9:30PM4,317,0003,855,000 462,000 1.531.19 0.34
The 100CW9:00PM1,968,0001,801,000 167,000 0.580.53 0.05
CSICBS10:00PM7,064,0006,793,000 271,000 1.201.21 (0.01)REPEAT
Nashville: On The RecordABC10:00PM4,332,0002,877,000 1,455,000 1.040.71 0.33 vs. Nashville (R)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM3,635,0004,174,000 (539,000)0.901.01 (0.11)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,436,0009,687,000 6,749,000 4.482.20 2.28 vs. REPEAT
Kimmel: Scandal SpecialABC8:00PM2,790,0003,590,000 (800,000)0.600.85 (0.25)REPEAT vs. Greys (R)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM2,710,000
2,710,000 0.97
0.97 8-9P
CommunityNBC8:00PM
2,871,000 (2,871,000)
0.98 (0.98)preempted
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM4,924,0004,949,000 (25,000)1.701.73 (0.03)
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,814,0001,663,000 151,000 0.760.71 0.05
The MillersCBS8:30PM9,958,00010,907,000 (949,000)2.402.65 (0.25) vs. Big Bang (R)
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM
2,395,000 (2,395,000)
0.93 (0.93)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM9,347,0006,185,000 3,162,000 2.471.57 0.90 vs. Crazy Ones
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM7,993,0008,447,000 (454,000)2.332.62 (0.29)
SNL Prime: ShortsNBC9:00PM2,466,000
2,466,000 0.98
0.98 9-11P
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM
3,212,000 (3,212,000)
0.93 (0.93)preempted
American IdolFox9:00PM7,681,0007,971,000 (290,000)1.811.90 (0.09)
ReignCW9:00PM1,353,0001,390,000 (37,000)0.470.42 0.05
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PM7,795,0005,225,000 2,570,000 2.061.30 0.76 premiere vs. Crazy Ones
Surviving JackFox9:30PM3,892,0004,295,000 (403,000)1.001.04 (0.04)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM8,129,0006,130,000 1,999,000 1.591.02 0.57 vs. NCIS (R)
Black BoxABC10:00PM6,872,00010,573,000 (3,701,000)1.503.45 (1.95)premiere vs. Scandal finale
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM
3,991,000 (3,991,000)
1.28 (1.28)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
UnforgettableCBS8:00PM7,572,0007,171,000 401,000 0.900.90 -
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,853,0005,391,000 462,000 1.301.18 0.12 FINALE
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,006,0005,240,000 766,000 1.200.90 0.30 vs. REPEAT
Kitchen NightmaresFox8:00PM2,821,0002,992,000 (171,000)1.001.04 (0.04)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,693,0001,356,000 337,000 0.500.42 0.08
Last Man StandingABC8:30PM4,787,0004,093,000 694,000 1.000.80 0.20 REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,535,0001,261,000 274,000 0.500.40 0.10 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,172,0006,447,000 2,725,000 1.200.70 0.50 vs. REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,864,0006,772,000 92,000 1.701.67 0.03
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,226,0006,469,000 (1,243,000)1.301.20 0.10 vs. Dateline
Hart of DixieCW9:00PM925,000803,000 122,000 0.300.26 0.04
Kitchen NightmaresFox9:00PM3,151,0002,564,000 587,000 1.200.92 0.28
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,812,0008,539,000 2,273,000 1.300.90 0.40 vs. REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM5,808,0008,426,000 (2,618,000)1.401.84 (0.44)
HannibalNBC10:00PM2,825,0002,802,000 23,000 1.000.84 0.16










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Ten CommandmentsABC7:00PM
5,721,000 (5,721,000)
1.00 (1.00)
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,617,0002,092,000 525,000 0.500.40 0.10 REPEAT
ABC Movie: Despicable MeABC8:00PM3,133,000
3,133,000 0.90
0.90 8-10P
DatelineNBC8:00PM5,173,0004,502,000 671,000 0.900.90 - 8-10P
UFCFox8:00PM5,182,0002,529,000 2,653,000 1.201.10 0.10 8-10P vs. UFC
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,076,0001,947,000 129,000 0.400.40 - REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,689,0002,908,000 781,000 0.500.60 (0.10)
20/20 SaturdayABC9:00PM

-

-
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,523,0005,571,000 (48,000)0.900.92 (0.02)
Nightline PrimeABC10:00PM3,041,000
3,041,000 0.60
0.60
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,740,0002,723,000 17,000 0.900.90 - REPEAT


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 31 (April 21-27) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,436,0004.48
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,591,0003.49
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu9,347,0002.47
The MillersCBS8:30PMThu9,958,0002.40
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon7,096,0002.14
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PMThu7,795,0002.06PREMIERE
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,191,0001.93
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:30PMMon6,936,0001.90REPEAT
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon7,325,0001.89
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTue6,860,0001.88
Friends with Better LivesCBS8:30PMMon5,407,0001.71
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,463,0001.65
MixologyABC9:30PMWed4,317,0001.53
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTue5,830,0001.47
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,853,0001.3FINALE
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun2,688,0001.20REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue2,142,0001.04
Surviving JackFox9:30PMThu3,892,0001.00
Last Man StandingABC8:30PMFri4,787,0001.0REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThu2,710,0000.971 hr.
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun2,182,0000.90REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTue3,117,0000.9REPEAT
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun1,522,0000.64
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun1,485,0000.60REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTue1,383,0000.60REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTue2,223,0000.60REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,617,0000.5REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,076,0000.4REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon

preempted
CommunityNBC8:00PMThu

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThu

completed
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

completed
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

Wednesday, February 22

The Goldbergs - "So Swayze It's Crazy" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After Adam sees his friend on television, he asks Beverly for her help to become an actor, so Beverly enlists his friend’s mom Edie, who is a kid talent agent in town. Unfortunately, Edie insists Adam can only get “nerd” roles, so Beverly goes on a quest to make Adam a teenage heartthrob. Meanwhile, Barry decides to embrace the punk lifestyle, and Murray attempts to become more involved in Erica’s life, but it backfires.

Speechless - "O-S-- OSCAR P-A-- PARTY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When the Dimeos throw their annual Oscar party with other special-needs families, Maya feels threatened by new mom Becca, who seems a little too perfect.  Meanwhile, Jimmy encourages the fathers at the party to let loose while Ray tries to impress a girl by pretending to be someone he is not.

Modern Family - "Heavy Is the Head" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Despite their lofty hopes, Phil and Jay’s property investment might turn out to be a bust, forcing Phil to rethink his original dream. Meanwhile, Cam lands in the hospital due to a head injury and refuses to have an MRI thanks to a traumatic incident with a well when he was a child. Determined to finally impress Claire and keep her from re-gifting her birthday present, Gloria surprises her with a day of luxury at the office. However, after Claire had to implement some rather harsh budget cuts at work, a massage at her desk may not be sending the right message.

black-ish - "One Angry Man" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre is forced to participate in jury duty after Junior responds to the summons that was thrown away. The case is supposed to be open and shut, but when Dre sees that the defendant is a young African American, he feels a civic responsibility to give him a fair trial. Meanwhile, Bow decides to let the kids swear in the house since they are more open with her that way, but she and Ruby soon regret the decision.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Tends Bar" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It's Valentine's Day and Paddy's is packed with customers. Dennis implores the gang to do one day of actual work but everyone else is distracted by a mystery crate Cricket spotted in the alley. Eventually, the gang becomes convinced Dennis really wants them to work on their relationships and everyone shares their grievances without much resolution.

Man Seeking Woman - "Dolphin" (FXX, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When her mom becomes obsessed with Josh's wedding, Liz seeks out her estranged father (Peter Gallagher).

Schitt's Creek - "General Store" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David comes up with a new business venture; Alexis adjusts to her first day of school.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 20)

Wednesday, February 22

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) and George Clooney (The Facts of Life/Roseanne) - Tom and George are guests on a repeat of the 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ariana Grande (Sam & Cat) - Ariana drops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken/Community) - Ken visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly)- Billy appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He also talks about Ultimate Beastmaster on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Demi Lovato (Sonny with a Chance) - Demi appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • NeNe Leakes (The New Normal) - NeNe guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Matt Shively (The Real O'Neals/True Jackson, VP) - Matt is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Justin Bartha (The New Normal) - Justin joins the Chew Crew on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Will talks about The Last Man on Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour. He will also be on Good Day New York on WNYW-Fox5 in New York sometime between 7-10am.
  • Rosie Perez (Search Party) - Rosie is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple/Community) - Yvette dishes about the new season of SuperMansion on Crackle on The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.
  • Mike Epps (Uncle Buck/Survivor's Remorse) - Mike is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.