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 (January/February)

I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season

01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One / Review
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two / Review
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, February 28

Fresh Off the Boat - "Living While Eddie" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After her precious morning papaya goes missing and the dishwasher was used for its actual purpose rather than just a drying rack, Jessica automatically accuses Eddie as the culprit. Yet when a record store manager accuses him of stealing a CD, she realizes he has other motives for his actions. Meanwhile, Louis and Emery are bursting with excitement when a TV crew comes to shoot an infomercial at Cattleman’s Ranch.

The Real O'Neals - "The Real Heartbreak" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Devastated by his break-up with Brett, Kenny tags along with Pat and Jimmy to a Lonely Hearts happy hour, but when they try to use Kenny’s sadness to get attention from single ladies, Kenny inadvertently steals the show. Meanwhile, Eileen shuns the usual Valentine’s Day traditions until a chance encounter changes her mind.

American Housewife - "Westport Zombies" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Katie, jealous of Taylor’s friendship with neighbor Viv (Leslie Bibb), reluctantly competes in the Westport Halloween “Zombie Run” after she finds out they’ll both be running. Meanwhile, Greg and Anna-Kat get a little too much in character for the “zombie” part of the run’s obstacle course.

New Girl - "Young Adult" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
When Jess worries that she may not be a cool enough principal, she recruits Nick and “The Pepperwood Chronicles” to help make her popular with the students. Meanwhile, Schmidt hires an eager and overly-aggressive new assistant and Winston realizes that Furguson may be two-timing him.

The Mick - "The New Girl" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Mickey believes Ben’s school is discriminating against him, she stands up for her nephew. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Chip spend time with Alba and learn some surprising things about her.

Kevin Can Wait - "The Power of Positive Drinking" (CBS, 10:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Kevin takes a job as a bartender, he goes too far when he starts dispensing unsolicited advice to his customers.

The Detour - "The Tub" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
As Nate and Robin contemplate having another child, a neighbor's casual get together turns into a home birth; Delilah learns about being a third wheel.

Teachers - "Thirty-One and Done" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Snap struggles with the idea of turning thirty-one and tries to regain her youth. Ms. Bennigan offers to babysit Blake for Hot Dad. The Teachers deal with every teacher’s nightmare when the copier breaks down.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of February 27)

Tuesday, February 28

  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She also talks about Table 19 on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am and in the 9am hour.
  • Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) - Aubrey is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife) - Bradley stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Martin appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Natalie Zea (The Detour) - Natalie is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Dan Bucatinsky (Marry Me/The Comeback) - Dan drops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jerry O'Connell (We Are Men/Carpoolers/My Secret Identity) - Jerry guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Connie Britton (Spin City/The Fighting Fitzgeralds/Lost at Home) - Connie appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings. She also talks about the new season of Nashville on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • David Spade (Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison is a guest on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Katherine LaNasa (Three Sisters) - Katherine bakes a Mardi Gras king cake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Craig Robinson (The Office/Mr. Robinson) - Craig talks about Table 19 on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Josh Henderson (One on One) - Josh talks about his The Arrangement on the AOL Build Show at 5pm. He will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Tiffani is a guest on The Doctors, so check your local listings.
  • Kate Walsh (Bad Judge/The Drew Carey Show) - Kate appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.