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 (April/May)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, May 24

Hollywood Darlings - "She's Not All That" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After years of pretending to be her own assistant to avoid saying ``no'' to people, a non-confrontational Beverley finally hires former child star Lori Beth Denberg to be her assistant; Jodie asks a stranger to pretend to be a fan of Christine's.

Return of the Mac - "An Offer Joe Can't Refuse" (Pop, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Joe is forced to book his own celebrity guests, he finds out there's a daytime mafia controlling the booking of celebrities.

Bunk'd - "Girl Meets World" (Disney Channel, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Xander and Emma learn two of their campers have a crush on one another.

Nobodies - "Devil in a Red Dress" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Larry, Rachel and Hugh, at their most fractured, turn to another writing team for help: fellow Groundlings alums Jim Rash and Nat Faxon.

Lopez - "Cuck You George Lopez" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
George’s friends have him worried that Lori wears the pants in their relationship. Pfeiffer complicates Olly’s work life, and Manolo gets laser eye surgery to please Wendy.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 22)

Wednesday, May 24

  • Zoe Lister-Jones (Life in Pieces/Friends with Better Lives/Whitney) - Watch Zoe on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Hannibal Buress (Broad City) - Hannibal appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/The Office) - Ellie is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Ed Helms (The Office) - Ed visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Topher Grace (That '70s Show) - Topher stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Gabourey Sidibe (The Big C) - Gabourey is a guest on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Andree Vermeulen (Angie Tribeca) - Andree appears on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Steve Agee (The Sarah Silverman Program) - Steve is a guest on a repeat of @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • T. J. Miller (Silicon Valley/The Goodwin Games/Carpoolers) - T. J. appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lennon Parham (Playing House/Best Friends Forever/Accidentally on Purpose) - Lennon appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Eric Stonesteet (Modern Family) - Eric drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) - Sarah is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Jake Smollett (On Our Own) - Jake throws down spicy honey chicken on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan talks about Wakefield on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris and trainer Obi Obadike have tips to lose ten pounds in ten days on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank talks about his new hit, Brockmire, with Clinton Kelly on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Jamie Foxx (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Jamie talks about Beat Shazam on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.