Sunday, May 25, 2014

Final Week of 2013-14 Season TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 35 TV Ratings (final three nights of the season average, Mon-Wed): 

Households: #1. ABC 6.8/11 rating/share (+45% from first four nights Week 34); #2. NBC 5.3/9 (+20%); #3. Fox 4.2/7 (+14%); #4. CBS 4.1/7 (-33%); #5. The CW 0.8/1 (-20%)
Total Viewers: #1. ABC 10.62 million (+48% from first four nights Week 34); #2. NBC 8.67 million (+26%); #3. CBS 6.51 million (-32%); #4. Fox 5.97 million (+1%); #5. The CW 1.15 million (-22%).
Adults 18-49: #1. NBC 2.4/7 rating/share (+33% from first four nights Week 34); #2. ABC 2.1/7 (+24%); #3. Fox 1.9/6 (+19%); #4. CBS 1.6/5 (-20%) #5. The CW 0.5/1 (-17%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 34 (5/12/14-5/18/14) had ABC win the week in 18-49 again for the fifth straight week with a 1.8 rating, followed by CBS' 1.5, NBC's 1.4 and Fox's 1.2. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 8.19 million, beating ABC which did 7.2 million, NBC followed with 5.39 million, and Fox trailed with 4.17 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-5/18/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 2.7, over Fox's Super Bowl-fueled 2.5, CBS is next with a 2.4, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 10.73 million, then NBC is second with 9.28, ABC is now third at 7.59 and Fox has dropped to fourth at 7.35 even with the Super Bowl. Final three nights (May 19-21) average will be added in soon and we will let you know the final results soon.

Back to week 35 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:

Final Week of 2013-14 Week 35 (May 19-21) Analysis












Last Sunday (May 18)(Week 34)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM9,914,0008,497,000 1,417,000 1.251.06 0.19
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,805,0006,065,000 740,000 1.591.57 0.02 FINALE
Ghost StoriesNBC7:00PM1,600,0003,049,000 (1,449,000)0.430.55 (0.12)vs. PGA
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM1,954,0001,972,000 (18,000)0.910.89 0.02 FINALE
American DadFox7:30PM2,365,0002,400,000 (35,000)1.221.15 0.07 FINALE
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,224,0007,368,000 856,000 1.791.66 0.13 FINALE
Billboard Music AwardsABC8:00PM10,736,000
10,736,000 3.55
3.55 8-11P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM
6,800,000 (6,800,000)
2.30 (2.30)
American Dream BuildersNBC8:00PM1,773,0003,280,000 (1,507,000)0.450.64 (0.19)vs. Dateline
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,275,0003,663,000 (388,000)1.551.64 (0.09)FINALE
Family GuyFox8:30PM3,881,0004,159,000 (278,000)2.002.07 (0.07)FINALE
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,135,0008,731,000 404,000 1.191.25 (0.06)FINALE
Women of SNLNBC9:00PM2,544,0003,676,000 (1,132,000)0.801.09 (0.29)9-11P REPEAT vs. Rosemary's Baby
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM3,240,0003,462,000 (222,000)1.081.14 (0.06)FINALE
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,691,0008,639,000 1,052,000 1.521.19 0.33 FINALE
Revenge ABC10:00PM
4,870,000 (4,870,000)
1.40 (1.40)
CrisisNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM4,830,0004,945,000 (115,000)1.301.31 (0.01)REPEAT
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM15,567,00014,357,000 1,210,000 2.592.28 0.31 8-930P vs. 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,704,00011,118,000 586,000 3.203.03 0.17 8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM6,037,0006,380,000 (343,000)1.601.65 (0.05)FINALE
CW MovieCW8:00PM630,000
630,000 0.20
0.20 8-10P
Star CrossedCW8:00PM
826,000 (826,000)
0.31 (0.31)
Friends w/Better LivesCBS8:30PM5,132,0004,807,000 325,000 1.581.56 0.02 FINALE
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM7,050,0006,945,000 105,000 1.931.97 (0.04)FINALE
24: Live Another DayFox9:00PM5,721,0006,483,000 (762,000)1.712.04 (0.33)
The OriginalsCW9:00PM
567,000 (567,000)
0.22 (0.22)
MomCBS9:30PM5,739,0004,888,000 851,000 1.401.29 0.11 REPEAT vs. 2.5 Men (R)
The BacheloretteABC9:30PM7,174,000
7,174,000 1.97
1.97 930-11P premiere
Criminal MindsCBS10:00PM5,909,0004,627,000 1,282,000 1.300.92 0.38 REPEAT vs. NCIS (R)
CastleABC10:00PM
10,590,000 (10,590,000)
2.13 (2.13)
Maya Rudolph ShowNBC10:00PM6,842,00010,444,000 (3,602,000)2.102.60 (0.50)vs. Blacklist










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Judge Judy PrimetimeCBS8:00PM5,568,00016,946,000 (11,378,000)0.882.59 (1.71)vs. NCIS
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM11,637,0005,449,000 6,188,000 1.702.01 (0.31)Special vs. SHIELD
The VoiceNBC8:00PM7,517,00010,955,000 (3,438,000)1.922.59 (0.67)Recap special
American IdolFox8:00PM6,757,0001,872,000 4,885,000 1.740.64 1.10 vs. Glee
SupernaturalCW8:00PM1,108,0001,764,000 (656,000)0.500.82 (0.32)REPEAT vs. Originals
ACM Salute to TroopsCBS9:00PM4,455,000
4,455,000 0.89
0.89 9-11P
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM
14,850,000 (14,850,000)
2.49 (2.49)
Dancing with the StarsABC9:00PM15,071,000
15,071,000 2.41
2.41 FINALE, 9-11P
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM
4,259,000 (4,259,000)
1.47 (1.47)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,685,000
11,685,000 3.34
3.34 FINALE, 9-11P
About a BoyNBC9:00PM
6,418,000 (6,418,000)
1.60 (1.60)
I Wanna Marry HarryFox9:00PM1,906,0001,340,000 566,000 0.690.49 0.20 vs. Riot
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,296,0001,739,000 557,000 1.130.78 0.35 FINALE
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM
2,831,000 (2,831,000)
0.93 (0.93)
About a BoyNBC9:30PM
5,680,000 (5,680,000)
1.48 (1.48)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM
10,950,000 (10,950,000)
1.88 (1.88)
Celebrity Wife SwapABC10:00PM
2,774,000 (2,774,000)
0.92 (0.92)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM
7,121,000 (7,121,000)
1.89 (1.89)










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,585,0009,930,000 (345,000)2.572.60 (0.03)FINALE 8-10 vs. 8-9
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,848,0007,138,000 710,000 2.061.94 0.12 FINALE 8-9 vs. 8-830
RevolutionNBC8:00PM4,128,0003,910,000 218,000 1.081.16 (0.08)FINALE
American IdolFox8:00PM10,525,0008,927,000 1,598,000 2.652.09 0.56 8-10P FINALE
The 100CW8:00PM747,0002,366,000 (1,619,000)0.200.86 (0.66)REPEAT vs. Arrow
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM
5,235,000 (5,235,000)
1.58 (1.58)
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM
12,032,000 (12,032,000)
2.71 (2.71)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,452,0009,076,000 1,376,000 3.723.22 0.50 FINALE
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,388,0005,421,000 967,000 1.571.57 - FINALE
MixologyABC9:30PM4,040,0003,987,000 53,000 1.301.32 (0.02)FINALE
The 100CW9:00PM1,460,0001,729,000 (269,000)0.470.56 (0.09)FINALE
Survivor ReunionCBS10:00PM7,143,0008,081,000 (938,000)1.881.45 0.43 vs. CSI(R)
MotiveABC10:00PM4,319,0005,239,000 (920,000)0.861.33 (0.47)premiere vs. Nashville
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,274,0006,061,000 213,000 1.601.53 0.07 FINALE


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 35 (May 19-25) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,452,0003.72FINALE
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu9,087,0002.20REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,848,0002.061-hr FINALE
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun3,881,0002.00FINALE
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon7,050,0001.93FINALE
Friends with Better LivesCBS8:30PMMon5,132,0001.58FINALE, canceled
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,275,0001.55FINALE
The MillersCBS8:30PMThu5,896,0001.40REPEAT
MomCBS9:30PMMon5,739,0001.40REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu5,537,0001.30REPEAT
MixologyABC9:30PMWed4,040,0001.30FINALE, canceled
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon4,830,0001.30REPEAT
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun2,365,0001.22FINALE
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PMThu4,336,0001.07FINALE, canceled
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun1,954,0000.91FINALE
Modern FamilyABC9:30PMThu2,843,0000.90REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,370,0000.5REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,300,0000.4REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTue

completed
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTue

completed
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue

completed
New GirlFox9:00PMTue

completed
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThu

completed
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTue

completed
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon

ended
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed

canceled
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTue

canceled
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTue

canceled
Surviving JackFox9:30PMThu

canceled
DadsFox8:00PMTue

canceled
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed

canceled
CommunityNBC8:00PMThu

canceled
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThu

canceled
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

canceled
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, September 20

The Big Bang Theory - "The Bow Tie Asymmetry" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Amy’s parents and Sheldon’s family arrive for the wedding, everybody is focused on making sure all goes according to plan – everyone except the bride and groom.

Young Sheldon - "Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentleman Callers, and a Dinette Set" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Meemaw is pursued by two gentlemen callers (guest stars Richard Kind and Wallace Shawn), Sheldon interferes, forcing her to set some ground rules.

The Good Place - "The Burrito" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Eleanor (Kristen Bell), Chidi (William Jackson Harper), Tahani (Jameela Jamil) and Jason (Manny Jacinto) consider just how much they have (or have not) improved. Michael (Ted Danson) is left to deal with the consequences of his recent actions.

The Good Place - "Somewhere Else" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Michael (Ted Danson) tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 17)

Thursday, September 20

  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Catch Tiffany on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also talks about Night School on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory/Roseanne) - Johnny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Reid Scott (Veep/My Boys/It's All Relative) - Reid is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Queen Latifah (Living Single) - Queen Latifah visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing/The Bill Engvall Show/Becker/Work with Me/Almost Perfect) - Nancy is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Tony Danza (Taxi/Who's the Boss?/Hudson Street/The Tony Danza Show) - Tony talks about his new Netflix show The Good Cop on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Sarayu Rao (I Feel Bad/Sons of Tucson) - Sarayu talks about NBC's I Feel Bad on the BUILD Series at 1pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Peyton List (Bunk'd/Jessie) - Peyton talks about Happy Together on Chatter at 8pm.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane talks about Two Lost Souls on Couch Surfing at 8am.
  • Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Jane talks about Jane Fonda in Five Acts on GMA Day on ABC at 1pm.
  • Danny DeVito (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Taxi) - Danny is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season Step by Step - The Complete Second Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season

08/07 - Happy Endings - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
08/15 - A.P. Bio - Season One
08/28 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Five
08/28 - Man Seeking Woman - The Complete Third Season
09/04 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Season 12
09/04 - Mom - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Fifth Season
09/04 - Superstore - Season Three
09/04 - Young Sheldon - The Complete First Season
09/11 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Eleventh Season (Blu-ray)
09/11 - The Middle - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - Modern Family - The Complete Ninth Season
09/11 - People of Earth - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - Community - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
09/18 - Step by Step - The Complete Second Season
09/18 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fourth Season
09/25 - Blondie - The Complete 1957 Television Series
09/25 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fifth Season
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