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


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

Sunday, February 26

Son of Zorn - "All Hail Son of Zorn" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Seeing an opportunity to get Linda’s old job back, Zorn increases Sanitation Solutions’ business by tapping into the Zephyrian market. Alan tries to win Layla back by becoming Prom King – with Zorn’s help.

Bob's Burgers - "They Serve Horses, Don't They?" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a tip from Jimmy Pesto (guest voice Jay Johnston), Bob secures a new meat provider who claims to save clients money on every order. The Belchers quickly realize that the situation is too good to be true, as they find themselves involved in a full-blown investigation, led by Hugo (guest voice Ken Marino) and Ron (guest voice Ron Lynch). Will Bob crack under the pressure or will he lead the investigators to a huge victory?

The Simpsons - "Havana Wild Weekend" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the Retirement Castle and the V.A. Hospital can’t solve Grampa’s health issues, the Simpsons decide to take a family trip to Cuba to get him cheap medical care.

The Simpsons - "There Will Be Buds" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Homer gets roped into coaching the kids’ lacrosse team with Milhouse’s dad, Kirk, who is in desperate need of a friend. When Kirk gets too clingy, Homer vents about how much of a loser he is. Kirk overhears his rant and disappears, right when the team needs him most: the championship game.

Family Guy - "The Boys in the Band" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Stewie and Brian form a children’s band that quickly rises to fame until they let a girl get between them and drive the band apart. Meanwhile, Peter and Lois insist that Chris gets a job so he takes a job managing Quagmire’s sex life as his personal assistant.

Family Guy - "Bookie of the Year" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Brian and Lois decide it’s time for Chris to work out his anger management issues by taking up a sport. Chris surprises everyone and becomes a star baseball pitcher, which turns Peter into a gambling father, as he bets on his son’s baseball games. Meanwhile, Stewie, Brian and Frank Sinatra Jr. attempt to open an Italian restaurant .

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 27)

Monday, February 27

  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Watch Keri on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Slink Johnson (Black Jesus) - Slick is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) - Adam drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh appears on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo. He also talks about The Arrangement on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • David Hyde Pierce (Frasier) - David chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Leighton Meester (Making History) - Leighton stops by Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper/For Your Love) - Holly visits Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John talks about Trial & Error on NBC's Today in the 9am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 1:30pm.
  • Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) - Billy dishes on how This is Us is following in Mike & Molly’s footsteps – and why both shows are so beloved on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) and Craig Robinson (The Office) - Lisa and Craig talk about their new film Table 19 on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Sinbad (A Different World/The Sinbad Show) - Sinbad is a guest on Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig appears on The Real, so check your local listings.