Sunday, May 18, 2014

Week 34 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 34 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.1/10 rating/share (even from first four nights Week 33); #2. ABC 4.7/8 (+7%); #3. NBC 4.4/7 (+2%); #4. Fox 3.7/6 (+3%); #5. The CW 1.0/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.62 million (+3% from first four nights Week 33); #2. ABC 7.18 million (+8%); #3. NBC 6.88 million (+3%); #4. Fox 5.93 million (+2%); #5. The CW 1.48 million (+1%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.0/6 rating/share (+5% from first four nights Week 33); #2. NBC 1.8/6 (-even); #3. ABC 1.7/5 (+13%); #4. Fox 1.6/5 (-6%) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (even)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 33 (5/5/14-5/11/14) had ABC win the week in 18-49 again for the fourth straight week with a 1.7 rating, followed by CBS' 1.5, NBC's 1.4 and Fox's 1.4. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 8.35 million, beating ABC which did 6.31 million, NBC followed with 5.33 million, and Fox trailed with 4.7 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-5/11/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 2.8, 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 10.75 million, then NBC is second with 9.35, ABC is now third at 7.55 and Fox has dropped to fourth at 7.42 even with the Super Bowl.

Back to week 34 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:


Week 34 (May 12-18) Analysis















Last Sunday (May 11)(Week 33)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM8,497,00010,484,000(1,987,000)1.061.030.03
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,065,0006,296,000(231,000)1.571.63(0.06)
PGA GolfNBC7:00PM3,049,0002,167,000882,000 0.550.480.07 3-819P vs. Dream Builders
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM1,972,0002,230,000(258,000)0.891.11(0.22)
American DadFox7:30PM2,400,0002,511,000(111,000)1.151.26(0.11)
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM7,368,0008,087,000(719,000)1.661.69(0.03)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,800,0006,862,000(62,000)2.302.090.21 FINALE, 8-10P vs. 8-9P
DatelineNBC8:00PM3,280,0005,621,000(2,341,000)0.641.06(0.42)819P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,663,0004,386,000(723,000)1.641.97(0.33)
Family GuyFox8:30PM4,159,0004,401,000(242,000)2.072.25(0.18)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,731,0008,988,000(257,000)1.251.140.11
ResurrectionABC9:00PM
8,155,000(8,155,000)
2.08(2.08)
Rosemary's Baby Nt 1NBC9:00PM3,676,000
3,676,000 1.09
1.09 9-11P
BelieveNBC9:00PM
4,329,000(4,329,000)
0.97(0.97)
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM3,462,0004,080,000(618,000)1.141.62(0.48)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,639,0008,423,000216,000 1.191.170.02
Revenge ABC10:00PM4,870,0004,981,000(111,000)1.401.290.11 FINALE
CrisisNBC10:00PM
3,610,000(3,610,000)
0.97(0.97)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM4,945,0006,492,000(1,547,000)1.311.98(0.67)REPEAT
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM14,357,00013,117,0001,240,000 2.281.910.37 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,118,00011,002,000116,000 3.033.020.01 8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM6,380,000
6,380,000 1.65
1.65
24: Live Another DayFox8:00PM
8,077,000(8,077,000)
2.56(2.56)
BonesFox8:00PM

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Star CrossedCW8:00PM826,000871,000(45,000)0.310.32(0.01)FINALE
Friends w/Better LivesCBS8:30PM4,807,0004,924,000(117,000)1.561.60(0.04)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM6,945,0006,541,000404,000 1.971.740.23
24: Live Another DayFox9:00PM6,483,000
6,483,000 2.04
2.04
The OriginalsCW9:00PM567,0001,010,000(443,000)0.220.39(0.17)REPEAT vs. Tomorrow People
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM4,888,0004,703,000185,000 1.291.200.09 REPEAT vs. Mom(R)
NCISCBS10:00PM4,627,0003,793,000834,000 0.920.730.19 REPEAT vs. NCIS LA(R)
CastleABC10:00PM10,590,0009,002,0001,588,000 2.131.640.49 FINALE
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,444,00010,466,000(22,000)2.602.65(0.05)FINALE










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,946,00015,883,0001,063,000 2.592.300.29 FINALE
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM5,449,0005,372,00077,000 2.011.940.07 FINALE
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,955,00010,720,000235,000 2.592.500.09
GleeFox8:00PM1,872,0002,105,000(233,000)0.640.81(0.17)FINALE
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,764,0001,439,000325,000 0.820.630.19 FINALE
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM14,850,00014,108,000742,000 2.492.200.29 FINALE
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,259,0004,154,000105,000 1.471.310.16 FINALE
About a BoyNBC9:00PM6,418,0006,044,000374,000 1.601.470.13
RiotFox9:00PM1,340,000
1,340,000 0.49
0.49 PREMIERE
New GirlFox9:00PM
2,396,000(2,396,000)
1.22(1.22)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,739,0001,592,000147,000 0.780.79(0.01)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,831,0002,480,000351,000 0.930.730.20 FINALE
About a BoyNBC9:30PM5,680,0005,051,000629,000 1.481.180.30 FINALE vs. Growing Up Fisher
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM
2,484,000(2,484,000)
1.30(1.30)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM10,950,00010,499,000451,000 1.881.740.14 FINALE
Celebrity Wife SwapABC10:00PM2,774,0002,848,000(74,000)0.920.93(0.01)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,121,0006,924,000197,000 1.891.860.03 FINALE










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,930,0009,906,00024,000 2.602.450.15
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,138,0006,649,000489,000 1.941.590.35
RevolutionNBC8:00PM3,910,0003,775,000135,000 1.161.150.01
American IdolFox8:00PM8,927,0007,969,000958,000 2.091.760.33 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,366,0002,331,00035,000 0.860.780.08 FINALE
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,235,0004,994,000241,000 1.581.340.24 FINALE
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM12,032,00010,523,0001,509,000 2.712.350.36 FINALE
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,076,0008,554,000522,000 3.222.880.34
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,421,0005,344,00077,000 1.571.470.10
MixologyABC9:30PM3,987,0003,839,000148,000 1.321.310.01
The 100CW9:00PM1,729,0001,642,00087,000 0.560.550.01
CSICBS10:00PM8,081,00010,008,000(1,927,000)1.451.87(0.42)REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,239,0004,698,000541,000 1.331.190.14 FINALE
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,061,0005,393,000668,000 1.531.380.15










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,729,00014,420,0002,309,000 4.923.791.13 FINALE
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM3,651,0003,191,000460,000 0.670.70(0.03)REPEAT
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM3,722,0003,176,000546,000 1.090.930.16
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM4,864,0004,300,000564,000 1.711.530.18
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,605,0001,502,000103,000 0.810.670.14 FINALE
The MillersCBS8:30PM9,782,0008,963,000819,000 2.331.950.38 FINALE
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM7,317,0008,350,000(1,033,000)1.742.06(0.32)REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,915,0007,948,000967,000 2.572.460.11 FINALE
Rosemary's Baby Nt 2NBC9:00PM3,257,0003,145,000112,000 0.960.96- 9-11P vs. Comedy Awards
American IdolFox9:00PM8,671,0007,181,0001,490,000 2.051.610.44 9-10P vs 9-930
ReignCW9:00PM1,238,0001,341,000(103,000)0.450.49(0.04)FINALE
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PM5,484,0005,726,000(242,000)1.381.310.07
Surviving JackFox9:30PM
4,000,000(4,000,000)
1.18(1.18)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,368,0007,542,000(174,000)1.411.46(0.05)FINALE
Black BoxABC10:00PM4,312,0004,644,000(332,000)1.141.16(0.02)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

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Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Hawaii Five-0CBS8:00PM5,322,0007,262,000(1,940,000)0.700.82(0.12)REPEAT vs. Unforgettable
Shark TankABC8:00PM6,491,0004,695,0001,796,000 1.601.040.56 FINALE vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,861,0005,579,0001,282,000 1.301.190.11
24: Live Another DayFox8:00PM1,623,0001,336,000287,000 0.400.300.10 REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,777,0001,447,000330,000 0.600.540.06
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,537,0001,123,000414,000 0.500.420.08 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM6,020,0009,212,000(3,192,000)0.701.30(0.60)REPEAT
Barbara Walters: Her StoryABC9:00PM9,324,000
9,324,000 1.60
1.60 9-11P
Shark TankABC9:00PM
7,398,000(7,398,000)
1.92(1.92)
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,390,0004,781,000609,000 1.301.250.05 FINALE
Hart of DixieCW9:00PM1,012,000756,000256,000 0.400.310.09 FINALE
Kitchen NightmaresFox9:00PM2,397,0001,391,0001,006,000 0.900.300.60 FINALE vs. 24(R)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM6,881,00011,784,000(4,903,000)0.801.39(0.59)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM
6,311,000(6,311,000)
1.57(1.57)
HannibalNBC10:00PM2,475,0001,946,000529,000 0.900.740.16










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,247,0002,245,0002,000 0.500.400.10 REPEAT
Spiderman 2.1ABC8:00PM2,430,0005,590,000(3,160,000)0.602.04(1.44)8-11P vs. NBA Playoffs
DatelineNBC8:00PM4,901,0003,920,000981,000 0.800.700.10 8-10P
Kitchen NightmaresFox8:00PM1,339,000
1,339,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
NASCARFox8:00PM
5,755,000(5,755,000)
1.26(1.26)
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM1,837,0002,119,000(282,000)0.400.380.02 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,488,0002,575,000(87,000)0.500.480.02
The FollowingFox9:00PM787,000
787,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,891,0005,020,000(129,000)0.800.91(0.11)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,325,0002,791,000534,000 1.000.800.20 REPEAT


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 34 (May 12-18) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,729,0004.92FINALE
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,076,0003.22
The MillersCBS8:30PMThu9,782,0002.33FINALE
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun4,159,0002.07
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon6,945,0001.97
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,138,0001.94
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu7,317,0001.74REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,663,0001.64
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTue6,418,0001.60
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,235,0001.58FINALE, canceled
Friends with Better LivesCBS8:30PMMon4,807,0001.56canceled
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue5,680,0001.48FINALE
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTue4,259,0001.47FINALE
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PMThu5,484,0001.38canceled
MixologyABC9:30PMWed3,987,0001.32canceled
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon4,945,0001.31REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMMon4,888,0001.29REPEAT
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun2,400,0001.15
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTue2,831,0000.93FINALE, canceled
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun1,972,0000.89
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,247,0000.5REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat1,837,0000.4REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue

completed
New GirlFox9:00PMTue

completed
MomCBS9:30PMMon

completed
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThu

completed
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTue

completed
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon

ended
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

Tuesday, April 24

Roseanne - "Twenty Years to Life" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the first half-hour episode of the season premiere, Roseanne and Dan adjust to living under the same roof with Darlene and her two children, Harris and Mark, when Darlene loses her job. Meanwhile, Becky announces she is going to be a surrogate to make extra money; and Roseanne and Jackie are at odds with one another.

Roseanne - "Dress to Impress" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During the second half-hour episode, Darlene’s son, Mark, gets caught with a pocket knife after being bullied on the first day of his new school. Meanwhile, Becky invites Andrea over to meet the family and is nervous to bring her home.

Roseanne - "Eggs Over, Not Easy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
A crucial moment for Becky’s surrogacy arrangement forces her and Darlene to critically assess each other’s lives. Meanwhile, an animal rescue organization rejects Jackie’s application to adopt a puppy; and Roseanne makes a plan to change their mind.

Roseanne - "Darlene v. David" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
David unexpectedly shows up for Harris’ birthday after being absent for years, forcing Darlene to re-examine their relationship and the rest of the family. Meanwhile, Roseanne and Jackie’s mother, Bev, temporarily moves into the Conner home after an incident at the nursing home prevents her from returning.

LA to Vegas - "Captain Dave's on a Roll" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
In a depressed state after breaking up with Patricia, Dave agrees to go gambling with Artem and Colin while the others cover for him when he runs late to do his job; Ronnie has difficulties deciding whether to move in with Bryan or not.

New Girl - "Lillypads" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Schmidt asks Jess to help prepare Ruth for an interview to get into a prestigious pre-school; Nick begins procrastinating with his writing; Winston gets ready to confront his specific fear of appearing in court to testify.

The Last O.G. - "Swipe Right" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Cousin Bobby convinces Tray to try a popular dating app; he lands a great match but realizes that he's not emotionally ready for a new relationship.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 23)

Tuesday, April 24

  • Kevin James (Kevin Can Wait/The King of Queens) - Catch Kevin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Judy Greer (Married/Mad Love/Miss Guided/Arrested Development) - Judy appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Zach Braff (Alex, Inc./Scrubs) - Zach visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Alia Shawkat (Search Party/Arrested Development) - Alia stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) and Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Kelly and Mark are guests on Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry speaks about the series Barry on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • T.R Knight (Charlie Lawrence) - T.R. appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Aubrey Anderson-Emmons (Modern Family) - Aubrey is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Jason Biggs (Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason and his wife Jenny Mollen are guests on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about her new film All These Moments on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ali Wentworth (Nightcap) - Ali talks about her new book Go Ask Ali on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Chris Rock (Everybody Hates Chris) - Chris and Adam Sandler talk about The Week of on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Lori Loughlin (Fuller House/Hudson Street/Full House) - Lori is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi cooks up something delicious with Michael Symon on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.


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