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)




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)
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


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
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)

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
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
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

Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

About a BoyNBC9:00PMTue

The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTue

The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue

New GirlFox9:00PMTue

Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThu

Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTue

How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon


Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTue

Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTue

Surviving JackFox9:30PMThu


Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed


The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThu

The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri


Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThu

The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThu

We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThu

Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed


SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research

Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, March 21

The Goldbergs - "The Scrunchie Rule" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Beverly gets a glimpse into a soon-to-be empty nest, she replaces her kids with the Mellor brothers, nursing Coach Mellor back to health after falling off the rope climb. Meanwhile, Erica and her college roommate get on each other’s nerves in their dorm room, especially when Valley Erica puts a scrunchie on the door and kicks Erica out.

Speechless - "N-O-- NOMINEE" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
JJ travels to a film festival where he’s been nominated for an award but is upset when he learns the real reason he’s being honored. Jimmy stays home and struggles to protect Dylan from the truth about an impending eviction. And Ray takes an unlikely and painful route to basketball stardom in hopes of winning back Taylor.

Modern Family - "Wine Weekend" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
The family goes on a wine tasting trip and stays in Haley’s new boss’ country house where the only rule is: Don’t touch the tiara! Meanwhile, Gloria and Mitch are invited to a party at Oprah’s house but can’t bring anyone else.

American Housewife - "It's Hard to Say Goodbye" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Katie and Greg struggle to help the kids accept loss as a family friend suddenly passes away and as their pet pig, Hans Gruber, must be returned to his natural habitat.

Schitt's Creek - "The Gesture" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
David looks for a way to reconcile with Patrick after spending time away from him; Moira pitches the idea of a singles week event.

grown-ish - "Crew Love" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The crew prepares for Freshman Formal; Jazz revels in a new relationship.

Alone Together - "Property Management" (Freeform, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Benji and Esther get swept up in the allure of retirement life.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 19)

Wednesday, March 21

  • Charlie Day (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/Luis) - Watch Charlie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina is a musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Keri Russell (Running Wilde) - Keri visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Kim Matula (LA to Vegas) - Kim stops by Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Krysten Ritter (Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - Krysten appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jay Pharoah (White Famous) - Jay drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mila Kunis (That '70s Show/Family Guy) - Mila appears The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together/The Office) and Oliver Hudson (Splitting Up Together/Rules of Engagement) - Jenna and Oliver are guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie visits The Wendy Williams Show and Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Jones and Natalie Zea (The Detour) - Jason and Natalie are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Christian Olsen (The Loop) - Eric appears on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Louie Anderson (Baskets/The Louie Show/Life with Louie) - Louie opens up about his alcoholic father's rough childhood – and why he doesn't hold anything against him today on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jason George (Eve) - Jason talks about Station 19 on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and the BUILD Series at 1pm.
  • Kyle MacLachlan (Sex and the City) - Kyle talks about Portlandia on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Dove Cameron (Liv and Maddie) - Dove talks about Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on the BUILD Series at 12pm.
  • Liv Hewson (Santa Clarita Diet) - Liv talks about Santa Clarita Diet on the BUILD Series at 4pm.