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


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

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)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, August 23

The Goldbergs - "O Captain! My Captain!" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Beverly substitutes for Barry’s chemistry class in hopes to inspire students in the same way as Mr. Keating from “Dead Poets Society,” much to Barry’s embarrassment. When Beverly refuses to give Barry special treatment, Murray pushes Barry to work hard and prove to her that he can get a good grade.

Speechless - "C-H-- CHEATER!" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Maya and Kenneth work together to hold JJ accountable for his academic future when he cheats on an exam at school. Meanwhile, Ray gets into a get-rich scheme; but when Jimmy bails him out and teaches him an important lesson, Ray’s motivation to make fast money is revealed.

Modern Family - "Pig Moon Rising" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
During a quick workout session in the garage, Mitchell accidentally knocks over an urn filled with the ashes of Cam’s beloved pet pig Lilly. He quickly attempts to cover up his blunder and devises an appropriate cover-up. Hoping to catch Mitchell in his lie, Cam makes up a tall tale to trap him, but his own lie soon becomes a little too big to manage.

American Housewife - "The Otto Motto" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.

Modern Family - "Do It Yourself" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Feeling empowered after his successful do-it-yourself project, Phil convinces Jay to co-invest in a property he has always wanted to develop. Meanwhile, Claire’s new obsession with a TV chef and her new love of cooking Sunday dinners hasn’t been as tasty as she thinks. Haley is the family’s only hope to add a little spice to the situation. At the Pritchett-Tucker house, Cam and Mitchell see that the family is too reliant on technology, so they attempt to teach Lily the importance of hard work, which ends disastrously. Back at the Pritchett’s, Jay feels replaced when he sees Gloria has hired Coach Gary (Payton Manning) to coach Joe and serve as a handy man.

The Goldbergs - "Recipe for Death II: Kiss the Cook" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After learning of Murray’s love of action movies, Adam uses the moment to garner the courage to ask his dad for money to film his own action film. But the production goes from bad to worse when Barry goes missing for playing the lead, and an unlikely replacement steps in. Meanwhile, Erica takes Beverly to go clothes shopping. When a situation at the hip store goes awry, Erica decides to make her own version of the popular outfit she wants –using Beverly’s own sweaters.

Marlon - "Boys Only Want One Thing" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) struggles to come to terms with his daughter bringing home a boy for the first time. Yvette (Bresha Webb) uses Stevie (Diallo Riddle) to get great seats to a Beyoncé concert.

Marlon - "Exes With Benefits" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Marlon (Marlon Wayans) and Ashley (Essence Atkins) contemplate whether to have no strings attached 'ex-sex.'

Swedish Dicks - (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Porn actress Taylor Slow asks the guys to find her stalker; Sarah asks her father to check out her new boyfriend, Steve; Ingmar is sure he'll find some dirt on Steve; Axel infiltrates Jane McKinney's agency.

Younger - "The Incident at Pound Ridge" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sparks fly at the annual Empirical Publishing picnic. Liza finds herself caught between Josh and Charles.

Odd Mom Out - "Weber M.D." (Bravo, 9:30PM ET/PT)
By day, Jill shoots Brooke's new line of Von Weber wares, and by night, she and Vanessa investigate a rash of infections plaguing the Upper ``Yeast'' Side; Candace seeks answers for why she keeps getting called ``Candy Ass.''

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Wednesday, August 23

  • David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show/Bad Teacher/Life with Bonnie/DAG) - Watch David on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kelly Ripa (Hope & Faith) - Kelly is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Savage (The Grinder/Working/The Wonder Years) - Fred appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent) - Kathryn is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kathy Bates (Disjointed) - Kathy stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jessica Capshaw (Odd Man Out) - Jessica guest co-hosts a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Chlumsky (Veep) - Anna appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nicole Ari Parker (Second Time Around) - Nicole is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon discusses his new NBC show Marlon on People Now at 8:30am.
  • John Lithgow (Trial & Error/Twenty Goods Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John joins Clinton to create a classic carnival treat in the kitchen on a repeat of ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Fran Drescher (Happily Divorced/Living with Fran/The Nanny) - Fran talks about reducing your cancer risk and see her own anti-cancer regimen on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tamera Mowry (Sister, Sister/Roommates) - Tamera is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • James Van Der Beek (What Would Diplo Do?/Friends with Better Lives/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) - James appears on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh is a guest on a repet of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.