Sunday, April 09, 2006

Week 29: How The Sitcoms Did

First four day weekly ratings for total viewers, households and adults 18-49 were not available to us for week 29. So we hope to have that for you next week (hopefully) with week 30. The analysis will also return next week (again...hopefully).

Monday Sitcoms

  • Two and a Half Men (CBS) - A repeat at 8 p.m. in the east and after the NCAA game in the west did decent enough.
  • The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS) - An all-new episode at a special time of 8:30 p.m. in the east and after the game and Men in the west did OK.
  • One on One (UPN), All of Us (UPN), Girlfriends (UPN), Half and Half (UPN) - All reruns and dead last place.


Tuesday Sitcoms

  • According to Jim (ABC) - Repeat got only did a 3.2/5.
  • Hope & Faith (ABC) - All-new episode, but dropped from lead-in and that was a REPEAT.
  • Sons & Daughters (ABC) 2 episodes - Sigh...great show, terrible ratings. The last two scheduled episodes did its worst yet.
  • Scrubs (NBC) 2 episodes - New repeat time of 8:30 p.m. did terrible with a 2.5 rating, but the all-new episode at 9pm did better, but not good with a 3.9 rating.
  • Teachers (NBC) - 3.7 rating for its second week.

Wednesday Sitcoms

  • George Lopez (ABC) - 4.1 rating...should be slightly better than that since AI is not against it now.
  • Freddie (ABC) - See above.

Thursday Sitcoms

  • Everybody Hates Chris (UPN) - Repeat was at its normal level.
  • Love, Inc. (UPN), Eve (UPN), Cuts (UPN) - Repeats that no one watches...
  • Will & Grace (NBC) - New episode did decent with a 5.9 rating.
  • My Name is Earl (NBC) 2 episodes - Repeat at 8:30 helped NBC a lot again; new episode at 9 did well but down from last week as CSI is back.
  • Teachers (NBC) - Special night and time. Down big from Earl.
  • That '70s Show (Fox) - 2.8 rating--ouch.
  • The Loop (Fox) - Why is this still on?

Friday Sitcoms

Bernie Mac did bad for Fox. The WB has sitcoms on during the 9 p.m. hour of a repeat of Reba and a new Modern Men was dead last for The WB. Modern Men did a 1.2 rating.

Summing it up. Repeat of Two and a Half Men, a new The New Adventures of Old Christine, My Name is Earl were impressive for the week. Everything else was OK (such as Will & Grace and 8:30 p.m. Thurs repeat of My Name is Earl) or just plain old terrible (such as all the sitcoms that aired this past Tuesday on ABC and NBC, The Loop, That '70s Show, Bernie Mac, Modern Men). Terrible sitcom week...


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, June 1

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Commercial" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Calvin decides to film a local TV commercial for his business, he enlists Dave, Tina and Marty to help, but it doesn’t take long for creative differences to arise. Also, Malcolm considers making a grand gesture when his girlfriend, Sofia (Edy Ganem), is offered her dream job abroad.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "A Bird May Love a Fish" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob attempts to learn more about Nigerian customs while Abishola has to contend with gossip spreading about her relationship with Bob.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 1)

Monday, June 1

  • Keegan-Michael Key (Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Watch Keegan-Michael on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Space Force/The Comeback/Web Therapy/Friends) - Lisa appears on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial & Error/Kristin) - Kristin will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Amanda Peet (Brockmire/Togetherness/Bent) - Amanda appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace is a guest on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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My Three Sons - The Fifth Season - Volume One Martin - The Complete Series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season

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01/28 - Ballers - The Complete Fifth and Final Season
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01/28 - The Mindy Project - The Complete Series (DVD)
02/04 - Martin - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
02/11 - Step by Step - The Complete Sixth Season (WBShop.com)
02/18 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/25 - Better Things - The Complete Third Season
03/17 - Crashing - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/07 - Cheers - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
04/14 - Police Squad! - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/14 - The Righteous Gemstones - The Complete First Season
04/21 - Step by Step - The Complete Seventh and Final Season (WBShop.com)
05/19 - The Good Place - The Final (Fourth) Season
05/19 - The Good Place - The Complete Series - Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
05/26 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Series
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