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

Wednesday, October 18

The Goldbergs - "Revenge o' the Nerds" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
With the children growing up, Beverly decides to reinvent herself and quits being a substitute teacher. She decides to focus her energy on going to night school so she can eventually own her own business. Murray doesn’t like change or things costing money, so he convinces her to get a perm instead. Meanwhile, Erica struggles to balance her academic and social life in college and needs Adam’s assistance.

Speechless - "T-R-- TRAINING D-A-- DAY" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Jimmy takes JJ camping to give him “the talk,” Maya trains a ragtag group of new aides, and sparks fly between Dylan and Ray’s bully.

Modern Family - "Sex, Lies & Kickball" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship.

American Housewife - "The Lice Storm" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Anna-Kat brings home a lice infestation, Katie uses it to force bonding time with Taylor. Greg attempts to bond with Oliver (and avoid lice) by camping in the backyard, but Greg becomes concerned when Oliver keeps ditching their campout to be with their new sleazy neighbor named Spencer.

You're the Worst - "A Bunch of Hornballs" (FXX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Jimmy goes out of town for a Romance/Erotica fiction convention while Gretchen throws a divorce party for Lindsay, leading to an unintended deepening of Gretchen's relationship with Boone. Meanwhile, Edgar's friend Max encourages him to overspend on party planning.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Wednesday, October 18

  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Olivia is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/One Day at a Time) - Valerie visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Woody Harrelson (Cheers) and Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Woody and Rob chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about LBJ on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Laura Dern (F Is for Family/Enlightened) - Laura stops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kim Fields (The Facts of Life/Living Single) - Kim talks about A Question of Faith on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. She will also be on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Pooch Hall (The Game/Accidentally on Purpose) - Pooch guest co-hosts The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley (According to Jim) - Kimberly talks about the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original Darrow & Darrow on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Liz Gillies (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll/Victorious) - Liz opens up about the Dynasty reboot on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey/Sabrina, the Teenage Witch/Clarissa Explains It All) - Melissa talks about her new Lifetime movie The Watcher in the Woods on NBC's Today in the 10am hour, on the AOL Build Show at 3:30pm and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • David Arquette (In Case of Emergency/Parenthood) - David is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Patrice Lovely (Love Thy Neighbor) - Patrice appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 10:50am.
  • Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) - Frankie is a guest on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Mark Feuerstein (9JKL/Good Morning, Miami/Conrad Bloom/Fired Up) - Mark appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


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Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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