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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, April 19

The Big Bang Theory - "The Comet Polarization" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sheldon’s comic book store experiences changes when writer Neil Gaiman puts Stuart’s store on the map. Also, Koothrappali takes credit for Penny’s astronomical discovery, and friendships are threatened.

Young Sheldon - "Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Sheldon is no longer academically challenged at Medford High, he audits a college class taught by Dr. John Sturgis (Wallace Shawn).

Mom - "Spaghetti Sauce and a Dumpster Fire" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy considers getting a new sponsor, Nora (Yvette Nicole Brown), after witnessing Marjorie have a major meltdown in a grocery store, and Bonnie tries her hand at being a supportive friend.

Life in Pieces - "Portrait Plagiarism Renter Scam" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Jen is offered a custom painting as payment from a hot new artist, she is thrilled until she sees the final product. Also, Sophia convinces Matt and Colleen to use her idea for a children’s book but it isn’t a new concept; Tyler and Clementine advertise their tiny house as a rental property; and John and Joan fall prey to a sleazy IRS scam.

Superstore - "Gender Reveal" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The store hosts a gender reveal party for Glenn (Mark McKinney) and his wife Jerusha (Kerri Kenney), just as Dina (Lauren Ash) is freaking out at the realities of having to deliver a baby. Meanwhile, Amy (America Ferrera) receives some unsettling news.

A.P. Bio - "Eight Pigs and a Bat" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When one of Jack's (Glenn Howerton) students anonymously reports him for canceling their much-anticipated fetal pig dissection, he sets out to find the snitch. Durbin's (Patton Oswalt) chances at Principal of the Year are in jeopardy when the superintendent visits.

Will & Grace - "The Wedding" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Jack (Sean Hayes), and Karen (Megan Mullally) attend the wedding of Will's ex-boyfriend, Vince (special guest star Bobby Cannavle). While Grace tries to keep Will from making a scene, Jack learns that his wedding hook-up has many strings attached.

Champions - "Grandma Dearest" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Vince begrudgingly reconnects with his mother, Gayle (Carolyn Hennesy), so Michael can complete a school project.

Nobodies - "Double Fault" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Rachel and Hugh enlist the help of Blaine Kaine to break some unfortunate news to Larry; Mark-Paul, Sam, Rachel and Hugh have a tennis double date; Larry is forced to move in with Pat after Jen kicks him out.

Atlanta - "Woods" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
It is believed wealth has something to do with Paper Boi's attitude.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 16)

Thursday, April 19

  • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Catch Tina on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) - Edie appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Son of Zorn/The Last Man on Earth/The Cleveland Show) - Jason stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife/Sin City Saints) - Malin visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Erica Ash (Survivor's Remorse) - Erica guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Shiri Appleby (Sunday Dinner/Knight & Daye) - Shiri talks about Lifetime's UnREAL on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Rory Scovel (Ground Floor) - Rory talks about I Feel Pretty on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Eddie Leavy (A.P. Bio) - Eddie talks about A.P. Bio on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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