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

Sunday, October 24

The Simpsons - "Treehouse of Horror XXXI" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The annual terror-themed trilogy, including a frightening look at the 2020 election, parodies of Pixar and "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" and a ninth birthday Lisa just can't get over.

Bob's Burgers - "Heartbreak Hotel-oween" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise's plan to get revenge on Halloween for a candy transgression hits a snag when the Belcher kids meet a mysterious elderly woman at a hotel; Linda and a very squeamish Bob donate blood at a vampire-themed blood mobile.

The Simpsons - "Lisa's Belly" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Marge puts a hurtful word in Lisa's brain; Bart gets in shape.

The Great North - "Beef's Craig Beef Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Wolf discovers that Beef secretly wants a jet ski, he formulates a plan to get it; Ham bonds with a novelty singing fish toy.

Bob's Burgers - "Seven-tween Again" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Gene has a freak-out about growing up and desperately tries to relive his youth; Linda is tempted to try the fancy new hair salon that opened up next to Bob's Burgers, but she's scared of her hairdresser Gretchen's wrath.

Family Guy - "Brief Encounter" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Peter and Quagmire accidentally switch underwear, they begin to mimic the other's behavior; Stewie and Doug agree to commit each other's murders.

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Sunday, October 24

  • Leslie Grossman (What I Like About You) - Catch Leslie on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.


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Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
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06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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