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

Wednesday, October 17

The Goldbergs - "Hersheypark" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Adam discovers Beverly has been manipulating him with guilt letters when he tells his mother he doesn’t want her to chaperone the school trip to Hersheypark. Meanwhile, after attending Career Night, Geoff realizes he doesn’t want to be an eye doctor like his father.

American Housewife - "Enemies: An Otto Story" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Anna-Kat runs for the Green Chair position in the school election against Chloe Brown Mueller’s daughter, which results in Katie and Chloe turning their kids’ election into a feud of their own. Meanwhile, Greg becomes concerned that Taylor’s new friend Pierce (Milo Manheim) is trying to steal her away from Trip, causing Greg to intervene and scheme to prevent it.

Modern Family - "Torn Between Two Lovers" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Haley can’t seem to choose between her past and present relationships and is forced to make a decision. Meanwhile, Manny returns to college and dorm life while his girlfriend, Sherry, continues to stay at Jay and Gloria’s, and might be overstaying her welcome.

Single Parents - "Beyoncé Circa Lemonade" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After scolding Miggy for not being able to sleep-train baby Jack, Angie and Douglas engage in a competition to see who can sleep-train the baby in one night. While Angie and Douglas have the baby, Miggy takes over babysitting Graham, Rory, Sophie, Emma and Amy, which results in an impromptu kids’ party. Meanwhile, Poppy teaches Will how to take out his anger on the volleyball court.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - "The Gang Does a Clip Show" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
With nothing to do while their phones update to the latest software, the gang decides to reminisce on old times; as everyone misremembers events from their past, the gang's current reality becomes altered.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 15)

Wednesday, October 17

  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Watch Busy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Molly Shannon (Divorce/Kath & Kim/Cracking Up) - Molly is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat) - Constance appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens/Anything But Love/Operation Petticoat) - Jamie Lee visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Michael Fishman and Lecy Goranson (The Conners/Roseanne) - Michael and Lecy chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. Michael, Lecy and Maya Lynne Robinson will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • John Goodman (The Conners/Roseanne/The Trouble in Normal, Ohio) - John stops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Maya Rudolph (Forever/Up All Night) - Maya is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Romeo Miller (Romeo!) - Romeo appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Geoffrey Owens (The Cosby Show) - Geoffrey drops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) and Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood/Survivor's Remorse/Happily Divorced/Everybody Hates Chris/Martin) - Cedric and Tichina are guests on Access Live, so check your local listings.


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