Sunday, October 13, 2013

Week 3 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 3 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.7/11 rating/share (-6% in rating from first four nights week 2); #2. ABC 5.3/9 (-4%); #3. NBC 5.0/8 (-11%); #4. Fox 3.8/6 (+3%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (+33%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 10.52 million (-6%); #2. ABC 8.19 million (-4%); #3. NBC 7.96 million (-12%); #4. Fox 6.29 million (+2%); #5. The CW 1.85 million (+28%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.4/7 rating/share (-8%); #2. NBC 2.3/7 (-18%); #3. ABC 2.2/6 (-4%); #4. Fox 2.2/6 (+5%); #5. The CW 0.8/2 (+33%).

It's a new season, and a new format to the weekly ratings report! It might be a bit more cleaner, but we are working on tweaking this and making it even better. So bare with us! Week 2 had NBC win the week in 18-49 again with a 2.81 rating, followed by CBS' 2.48, ABC's 2.08 and Fox's 1.75. In total viewers, CBS prevailed with 10.89 million, followed by NBC's 8.72, ABC's 7.37, and Fox's 4.81 million. Back to week 3, 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 3 (Oct. 7-13) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 6)(Week 2)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM17,939,00010,674,0007,265,0003.841.372.47Aired 744P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/13/13
Once Upon a Time (R) ABC7:00PM2,880,0005,053,000(2,173,000)0.671.37(0.70)REPEAT vs. Clip Show
Animation DominationFox7:00PM3,381,000
3,381,0001.39
1.39JIP 7:14P
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM5,714,0005,404,000310,0002.142.040.10
Animation DominationFox7:30PM4,279,000
4,279,0001.83
1.83
The OTFox7:30PM
12,885,000(12,885,000)
4.74(4.74)
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM9,744,0008,616,0001,128,0002.352.010.34Aired 844P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM7,998,0008,519,000(521,000)2.612.64(0.03)
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM10,397,00011,359,000(962,000)4.104.11(0.01)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,423,0006,368,00055,0002.972.870.10
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:20PM17,686,00020,493,000(2,807,000)6.997.58(0.59)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM4,029,0004,475,000(446,000)1.902.16(0.26)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,227,0009,149,00078,0001.621.470.15Aired 944P
RevengeABC9:00PM6,838,0008,106,000(1,268,000)1.942.35(0.41)
Family GuyFox9:00PM5,201,0005,226,000(25,000)2.472.63(0.16)
American Dad!Fox9:30PM4,471,0004,320,000151,0002.132.110.02
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,552,0009,697,000(1,145,000)1.501.58(0.08)Aired 1044P
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,896,0005,159,000(1,263,000)1.131.49(0.36)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM7,530,0007,875,000(345,000)3.043.13(0.09)
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM12,998,00013,100,000(102,000)2.022.03(0.01)
The VoiceNBC8:00PM14,635,00014,119,000516,0004.634.66(0.03)
BonesFox8:00PM7,296,0007,257,00039,0002.062.24(0.18)
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,028,000
1,028,0000.37
0.37Season Premiere
We Are MenCBS8:30PM5,415,0006,607,000(1,192,000)1.842.02(0.18)
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PM7,268,0007,715,000(447,000)2.252.42(0.17)
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,961,0007,967,000(6,000)2.813.01(0.20)
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM864,000
864,0000.30
0.30Season Premiere
MomCBS9:30PM6,857,0007,005,000(148,000)2.112.17(0.06)
HostagesCBS10:00PM5,215,0005,962,000(747,000)1.221.49(0.27)
CastleABC10:00PM10,511,00010,884,000(373,000)1.942.22(0.28)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM11,184,00011,348,000(164,000)3.093.29(0.20)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM18,328,00019,978,000(1,650,000)2.803.52(0.72)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM7,868,0008,662,000(794,000)2.913.26(0.35)
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/15
DadsFox8:00PM3,102,0003,396,000(294,000)1.291.35(0.06)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,345,0003,428,000(83,000)1.491.430.06
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,921,000
1,921,0000.90
0.90Night Premiere
NCIS: Los AngelesCBS9:00PM14,839,00015,086,000(247,000)2.552.69(0.14)
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM5,756,0006,061,000(305,000)1.942.17(0.23)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM10,199,00014,539,000(4,340,000)3.004.49(1.49)2-Hr , 8-10P
New GirlFox9:00PM3,962,0003,846,000116,0002.051.940.11
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM4,775,0004,302,000473,0001.451.430.02
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,889,0002,861,00028,0001.451.47(0.02)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,592,000
2,592,0001.20
1.20Season Premiere
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM11,652,00012,347,000(695,000)2.032.05(0.02)
Scandal (R) ABC10:00PM3,036,0002,623,000413,0000.880.740.14REPEAT vs. Lucky 7
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,429,0008,743,000(1,314,000)2.132.64(0.51)










Wednesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM9,604,00010,156,000(552,000)2.462.69(0.23)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,249,0008,033,000216,0002.242.25(0.01)
Back in the GameABC8:30PM6,530,0006,712,000(182,000)1.771.88(0.11)
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,448,0005,461,000(13,000)1.481.57(0.09)
The X FactorFox8:00PM7,248,0007,800,000(552,000)2.252.44(0.19)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,737,000
2,737,0000.93
0.93Season Premiere
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,977,00011,121,000(144,000)2.592.75(0.16)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,643,00011,124,000(481,000)3.904.23(0.33)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,312,0006,852,000(540,000)1.611.99(0.38)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM6,637,0008,226,000(1,589,000)2.493.20(0.71)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM2,321,000
2,321,0000.85
0.85Series Premiere
CSICBS10:00PM8,816,0009,657,000(841,000)1.892.06(0.17)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,845,0005,982,000(137,000)1.631.90(0.27)
IronsideNBC10:00PM5,182,0006,814,000(1,632,000)1.071.34(0.27)










Thursday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM17,636,00018,216,000(580,000)5.145.19(0.05)
Once Upon a Time in WonderlandABC8:00PM5,821,0005,753,00068,0001.691.620.07Series Premiere vs. Scandal Clip Show
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PM3,228,0003,142,00086,0001.201.22(0.02)
The X FactorFox8:00PM6,492,0007,126,000(634,000)2.002.04(0.04)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,139,0002,588,000(449,000)1.051.22(0.17)
The MillersCBS8:30PM11,729,00013,093,000(1,364,000)3.033.30(0.27)
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PM2,491,0002,985,000(494,000)0.811.10(0.29)
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM9,685,00011,709,000(2,024,000)2.392.89(0.50)
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,791,0009,602,000(811,000)2.823.08(0.26)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM3,257,0004,428,000(1,171,000)1.021.43(0.41)
GleeFox9:00PM7,385,0004,417,0002,968,0002.871.631.24
The OriginalsCW9:00PM1,216,0002,208,000(992,000)0.530.97(0.44)REPEAT vs. Premiere
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM9,140,0009,340,000(200,000)2.332.39(0.06)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM3,856,0005,347,000(1,491,000)1.181.74(0.56)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM9,057,0009,379,000(322,000)1.921.99(0.07)
ScandalABC10:00PM9,006,00010,517,000(1,511,000)3.103.63(0.53)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM3,769,0004,168,000(399,000)1.181.52(0.34)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM7,820,0007,623,000197,0001.301.38(0.08)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM5,860,0006,314,000(454,000)1.201.44(0.24)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PM2,840,0003,181,000(341,000)0.600.76(0.16)REPEAT
Junior MasterchefFox8:00PM3,780,0003,954,000(174,000)1.401.350.05
BonesFox8:00PM

0

0.00Moves 11/8/13
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,130,0004,138,000(8,000)0.900.99(0.09)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PM2,830,0003,164,000(334,000)0.600.81(0.21)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM9,080,0009,750,000(670,000)1.401.49(0.09)
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,410,0006,446,000(36,000)1.701.90(0.20)
DatelineNBC9:00PM5,240,0005,758,000(518,000)1.101.25(0.15)9-11P
GrimmNBC9:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/25/13
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM2,220,0002,178,00042,0000.700.660.04REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 11/8/13
Raising HopeFox9:30PM

0

0.00Premieres 11/8/13
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM10,190,00011,366,000(1,176,000)1.401.41(0.01)
20/20ABC10:00PM4,860,0005,890,000(1,030,000)1.101.57(0.47)
DraculaNBC10:00PM

0

0.00Premieres 10/25/13










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
MLB PlayoffsFox7:00PM6,360,0002,022,0004,338,0001.700.740.96vs. College Football
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM3,480,0003,084,000396,0000.800.680.12REPEAT
NASCARABC8:00PM5,190,0007,355,000(2,165,000)1.202.48(1.28)vs. College Football
Notre Dame FootballNBC8:00PM
3,681,000(3,681,000)
0.90(0.90)
Law & Order SVUNBC8:00PM2,610,000
2,610,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM3,130,0002,834,000296,0000.700.590.11REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM3,880,0002,799,0001,081,0000.700.450.25REPEAT
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM2,730,000
2,730,0000.50
0.50REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,160,0004,873,000287,0000.800.89(0.09)
SNLNBC10:00PM2,730,000
2,730,0000.80
0.80REPEAT


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 3 (Oct. 7-13) 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 TheoryCBS8:00PMThur17,636,0005.14
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,643,0003.90
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon7,530,0003.04
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur11,729,0003.03
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,423,0002.97
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed6,637,0002.49
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun5,201,0002.47
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur9,685,0002.39
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur9,140,0002.33
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:00PMMon7,268,0002.25
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,249,0002.24
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun4,471,0002.13
MomCBS9:30PMMon6,857,0002.11
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,962,0002.05
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues5,756,0001.94
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun4,029,0001.90
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon5,415,0001.84
The SimpsonsFox7:30PMSun4,279,0001.83REPEAT
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed6,530,0001.77
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,345,0001.49
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,889,0001.45
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMWed4,775,0001.45
The SimpsonsFox7:00PMSun3,381,0001.39JIP REPEAT
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,102,0001.29
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri5,860,0001.20
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThur3,228,0001.20
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur3,856,0001.18
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur3,257,0001.02
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,130,0000.90
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur2,491,0000.81
Two and a Half MenCBS8:00PMSat3,848,0000.80REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMSat3,130,0000.70REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC8:00PMFri2,840,0000.60REPEAT
Sean Saves the WorldNBC8:30PMFri2,830,0000.60REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri

Premieres 11/8
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

Premieres 11/8

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Saturday, October 19

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Nigerians Don't Do Useless Things" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
While Bob waits for Abishola to make the next move, her Auntie Olu and Uncle Tunde make it hard for her by stalking him.

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 October 14)

Friday, October 18

  • Chris O'Dowd (Family Tree/The IT Crowd) - Watch Chris on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie speaks about her book Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/The Millers/Sean Saves the World) - Sean guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Pam Grier (Bless This Mess) - Pam drops by The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Roseanne/Living Biblically/Bad Teacher) - Sara appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office/Haters Back Off/Your Family or Mine) and Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together/The Office) - Angela and Jenna talk about the Office Ladies Podcast on ABC's GMA 3: Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal visits Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Marcus Scribner (black-ish) - Marcus appears on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) - William can be heard on The Morning Mashup on SiriusXM.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob talks about Goliath on Couch Surfing at 8am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September/October)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season Life with Lucy - The Complete Series

08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Third Season
08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Fourth Season
08/13 - I Love Lucy - Colorized Collection
08/13 - Leave it to Beaver - Seasons One and Two
08/20 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six
08/27 - Baskets - The Complete Season Four
08/27 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Thirteenth Season
09/03 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 9th Season
09/03 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fifth Season
09/03 - The Goldbergs - The Complete Sixth Season
09/03 - Single Parents - The Complete Season One
09/03 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season
09/04 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete First Season
09/10 - American Dad! - Volume 14
09/10 - The Jetsons - The Complete Original Series (Blu-ray) (WBShop.com)
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume Two
09/17 - Friends - The Complete Series (25th Anniversary)
09/17 - Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season
09/19 - Angel from Hell - The DVD Edition
10/08 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series
10/08 - Life with Lucy - The Complete Series
10/15 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


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10/16 - Sunnyside Pulled, Will & Grace Back Early; CBS All Access Comedy Returns for Season 3
10/15 - Sarah Silverman Returning to HBO with Late Night Series; Craig Ferguson to Host ABC Game Show
10/14 - ABC Gears Up for Halloween with Specials and Sitcom Episodes; truTV Comedy Returns for Season 5
10/13 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of October 14, 2019)
10/12 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Walker, Texas Ranger Reboot in the Works; South Park Banned in China
10/11 - Fri-Yay: Another Netflix Original to End as BoJack Horseman Announces Final Season; TNT Sets Halloween Supernatural Marathon
10/10 - Daily Show Correspondent Gets Comedy Special; Fox Gets Jenna Dewan for Dance Show
10/09 - Remembering TV Legend Diahann Carroll; Marvel and Hulu Bring New Series
10/08 - Search Party Moving to HBO Max for Seasons 3 and 4; Disney Gets More Gabby Duran & the Unsittables
10/07 - 2019 New York Comic Con Round Up
10/06 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of October 7, 2019)
10/05 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Cherie Johnson to Reprise Role in Punky Brewster Sequel; Pop TV Renews Florida Girls
10/04 - Fri-Yay: New Sitcoms: First Week Impressions; Pop Goes Back to Florida for Poverty Sitcom
10/03 - The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show Coming Soon to Netflix; Family Time Returns for Season Seven
10/02 - Visit Schitt's Creek Pop-Up; Viacom Networks Finish 2018-19 Strong
10/01 - HGTV Goes Behind the Brady Bunch Build; LMN Sets 25 All-New TV Movies This Fall
09/30 - Freeform Says Everything's Gonna Be Okay with New Comedy; HBO Max Teams Up with Ellen for 4 Projects
09/29 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 30, 2019)
09/28 - SitcomsOnline Digest: thirtysomething Reboot in the Works; Decades Celebrates Brady Bunch 50th Anniversary
09/27 - Fri-Yay: Primetime Emmy Results for Comedy; AFV Gets 30th Anniversary Special
09/26 - Seinfeld Moving from TBS to Viacom Networks in 2021; Tell Me a Story Returns Dec. 5 with New Cast
09/25 - NBC Fall Pilot Review: Sunnyside - Premieres Thursday (Sept. 26); CBS Fall Pilot Review: Carol's Second Act - Premieres Thursday (Sept. 26)
09/24 - NBC Fall Pilot Review: Perfect Harmony - Premieres Thursday (Sept. 26); CBS Fall Pilot Review: The Unicorn - Premieres Thursday (Sept. 26)
09/23 - CBS Fall Pilot Review: Bob Hearts Abishola - Premieres Monday (Sept. 23); ABC Fall Pilot Review: mixed-ish - Premieres Tuesday (Sept. 24)
09/22 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 23, 2019)
09/21 - SitcomsOnline Digest: Reboots for The Office and Even Hogan's Heroes?; The Boondocks Returning for Two New Seasons on HBO Max
09/20 - Fri-Yay: Primetime Emmy Predictions for Comedy; Paramount Heads to Paris for New Comedy
09/19 - Pop TV Renews Schitt's Creek for Sixth and Final Season, Fifth Season Marathon to Air on Sept. 21; HBO Max Revives The Boondocks
09/18 - NBC Streaming Service Peacock Sets Reboots of Saved by the Bell & Punky Brewster; The Big Bang Theory Coming to HBO Max, While TBS Renews Through 2028