Sunday, January 19, 2014

Week 17 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 17 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.3/10 rating/share (-6% from first four nights Week 16); #2. Fox 5.6/9 (+180%); #3. ABC 3.7/6 (-3%); #4. NBC 3.3/5 (-6%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (+140%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.99 million (-7% from first four nights Week 16); #2. Fox 9.58 million (+192%); #3. ABC 5.63 million (-5%); #4. NBC 5.28 million (-2%); #5. The CW 1.76 million (+105%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 3.0/9 rating/share (+150% from first four nights Week 16); #2. CBS 2.0/6 (-9%); #3. ABC 1.6/5 (-6%); #4. NBC 1.6/4 (+7%) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (+100%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 16 (1/6/14-1/12/14) had CBS win the week in 18-49 with a 3.8 rating thanks to NFL action, followed by NBC's 2.0,  ABC's 1.4 and Fox's 1.3. In total viewers, CBS also lead with 15.19 million, beating NBC which did 7.18 million, ABC followed with 5.16, and Fox trailed with 3.67 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-1/12/14) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 3.0, followed by CBS with a 2.6, Fox with a 2.3 and ABC at a 2.2. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.44 million, then NBC 9.55, ABC 7.8 and Fox at 6.76.

Back to week 17, 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 17 (Jan. 13-19) Analysis

Last Sunday (Jan. 12)(Week 16)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM17,060,0007,955,0009,105,0004.031.272.76804P vs. 7P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,076,0006,824,000(1,748,000)1.031.57(0.54)
Golden Globe ArrivalNBC7:00PM6,685,000
Animation DominationFox7:00PM1,966,000
Animation DominationFox7:30PM2,435,000
The OTFox7:30PM
The Bachelor SpecialABC8:00PM3,343,0006,400,000(3,057,000)0.971.83(0.86)
Golden Globe AwardsNBC8:00PM20,874,000
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM4,828,0009,741,000(4,913,000)2.244.55(2.31)
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM4,202,0005,772,000(1,570,000)2.022.94(0.92)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,847,0009,412,000435,0001.831.440.39904P
Jimmy Fallon SpecialNBC9:00PM
Family GuyFox9:00PM5,222,0005,885,000(663,000)2.693.07(0.38)
American Dad!Fox9:30PM4,473,0005,263,000(790,000)2.292.54(0.25)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM9,581,00010,224,000(643,000)1.771.570.201004P


This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM8,589,0006,820,0001,769,0003.031.701.33vs. 2 Broke Girls (R)
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,956,0008,648,000(692,000)2.272.73(0.46)8-10P
American Ninja WarriorNBC8:00PM5,537,000
The BlacklistNBC8:00PM
Almost HumanFox8:00PM6,879,0006,353,000526,0002.011.780.23
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM1,185,000670,000515,0000.460.200.26vs. REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM8,945,0005,180,0003,765,0002.721.301.42vs. Mom (R)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM9,837,000
The BlacklistNBC9:00PM
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM6,462,0002,800,0003,662,0002.210.801.41vs. REPEAT
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM713,000520,000193,0000.270.200.07vs. REPEAT
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM6,200,0004,691,0001,509,0001.150.990.16vs. Hostages
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM9,348,0004,170,0005,178,0002.541.101.44vs. REPEAT


This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM6,368,0006,631,000(263,000)
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM5,561,0005,458,000103,0001.681.660.028-10P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM3,527,0003,443,00084,0001.411.50(0.09)
The OriginalsCW8:00PM2,066,000910,0001,156,0000.950.300.65vs. REPEAT
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM15,874,00016,485,000(611,000)2.382.39(0.01)vs. Intelligence
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,889,0005,284,000(395,000)1.761.710.05
New GirlFox9:00PM3,244,0003,196,00048,0001.581.64(0.06)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,463,0003,832,000(369,000)1.081.14(0.06)
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM2,473,0002,616,000(143,000)1.131.30(0.17)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,210,000890,0001,320,0001.030.400.63vs. REPEAT
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,539,00012,102,000437,0002.041.950.09
Killer WomenABC10:00PM3,514,0003,956,000(442,000)0.730.86(0.13)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM6,765,0006,872,000(107,000)1.811.95(0.14)

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Two and a Half MenCBS8:00PM5,356,0005,940,000(584,000)1.151.50(0.35)REPEAT vs. 2 Broke Girls (R)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,513,0008,821,000(1,308,000)1.812.22(0.41)
The MillersCBS8:30PM4,782,0006,350,000(1,568,000)1.081.50(0.42)REPEAT vs. 2 Broke Girls (R)
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,297,0004,871,000426,0001.561.510.05premiere, vs. Super Fun Night
American IdolFox8:00PM15,188,0002,910,00012,278,0004.661.203.468-10P vs. Fox Movie
ArrowCW8:00PM2,516,0001,150,0001,366,0000.940.300.64vs. REPEAT
People's Choice AwardsCBS9:00PM
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,355,000
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,143,0009,513,000(370,000)3.213.46(0.25)
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,435,0008,815,000(3,380,000)1.452.13(0.68)
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM4,443,0004,683,000(240,000)1.491.69(0.20)
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,457,000750,000707,0000.530.200.33vs. REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,097,0003,850,0001,247,0001.311.40(0.09)vs. David Blaine (R)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM5,505,0008,589,000(3,084,000)1.462.13(0.67)

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM12,033,00020,345,000(8,312,000)2.895.68(2.79)REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM3,268,0004,472,000(1,204,000)0.951.28(0.33)
American IdolFox8:00PM13,353,000
3.918-10P Premiere
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM
Critics Choice AwardsCW8:00PM1,978,000
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM
The MillersCBS8:30PM7,832,00013,386,000(5,554,000)1.873.26(1.39)REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM3,050,0003,425,000(375,000)1.221.47(0.25)
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PM5,216,0009,522,000(4,306,000)1.172.41(1.24)REPEAT
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM2,668,0003,121,000(453,000)0.830.99(0.16)
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM5,284,0009,579,000(4,295,000)1.212.40(1.19)REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM1,992,0003,111,000(1,119,000)0.590.96(0.37)
Shark TankABC10:00PM3,644,0002,920,000724,0001.180.600.58REPEAT vs. Assets

Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM8,996,0005,046,0003,950,0001.600.870.73vs. Intelligence (R)
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,330,0007,173,000(843,000)1.401.52(0.12)
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,975,0003,606,0003,369,0001.500.760.74vs. Going for Gold
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM898,000837,00061,0000.400.300.10
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,779,0004,909,000(1,130,000)0.901.12(0.22)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM10,417,00010,442,000(25,000)1.501.55(0.05)
Shark TankABC9:00PM7,388,0007,305,00083,0002.102.100.00
Raising HopeFox9:00PM2,510,0002,679,000(169,000)0.700.78(0.08)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM12,473,00012,490,000(17,000)1.401.51(0.11)

Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NFL AFC PlayoffCBS8:00PM
ABC Movie: HancockABC8:00PM2,703,0001,417,0001,286,0000.800.330.47vs. The Bachelor (R)
Chicago PDNBC8:00PM2,526,0004,123,000(1,597,000)0.400.74(0.34)REPEAT vs. Fig Skating
Almost HumanFox8:00PM1,592,0004,574,000(2,982,000)0.401.24(0.84)REPEAT
Chicago PDNBC9:00PM2,977,000
The FollowingFox9:00PM1,129,0002,929,000(1,800,000)0.300.82(0.52)REPEAT vs. Bones (R)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM3,045,000
20/20ABC10:00PM4,112,0002,646,0001,466,0000.900.410.49REPEAT vs. Killer Women (R)
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM2,647,000

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 17 (Jan. 13-19) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes

Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,143,0003.21
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon8,589,0003.03
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThur12,033,0002.89REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon8,945,0002.72
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun5,222,0002.69
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon9,837,0002.40
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun4,473,0002.29
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun4,828,0002.24
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun4,202,0002.02
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur7,832,0001.87REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,513,0001.81
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues4,889,0001.76
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,244,0001.58
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed4,443,0001.49
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues3,527,0001.41
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,330,0001.4
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur3,050,0001.22
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur5,284,0001.21REPEAT
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur5,216,0001.17REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS8:00PMWed5,356,0001.15REPEAT
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues2,473,0001.13
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun2,435,0001.09REPEAT
The MillersCBS8:30PMWed4,782,0001.08REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,463,0001.08
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,779,0000.9
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun1,966,0000.84REPEAT
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur2,668,0000.83
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,843,0000.8REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:00PMFri2,510,0000.7
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,699,0000.7REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur1,992,0000.59
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed


SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research

Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, January 21

Young Sheldon - "Freshman Orientation and the Inventor of the Zipper" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
College orientation does not go as Sheldon planned. Also, Mary is invited to a party when she’s mistaken for a university student, and George Sr. helps Pastor Jeff set up a children’s nursery.

B Positive - "Open Heart Surgery" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Gina needs to keep herself together to pass a psych evaluation while dealing with the news of an ex’s engagement.

Mom - "Woo-Woo Lights and an Onside Kick" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie and the ladies indulge Jill when she goes to extremes to get her relationship with Andy (Will Sasso) back on track.

The Unicorn - "The First Supper" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Wade decides to introduce Shannon to his friends, the get-together quickly takes an awkward turn. Also, Noah tries to fit in with the older kids since he’s tired of being one of the babies.

Call Me Kat - "Therapy" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Sheila comes to stay with Kat to avoid being home alone, Sheila's lack of boundaries leads them to try therapy; Phil and Randi make a road trip to buy Phil's mother medicinal marijuana.

Last Man Standing - "Jen Again" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Mike surprises Vanessa with a visit from Jen that might last longer than expected; Ryan asks Chuck for advice to impress his new corporate boss on the golf course.

Mr. Mayor - "The Sac" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
A special assignment forces Jayden and Arpi to get to know each other; Neil sets out on a mission to reconnect with Orly after she gets into a little trouble.

Superstore - "Biscuit" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After returning from quarantine, Glenn enlists Cheyenne and Bo's help to get Dina to relinquish control; Jonah and Mateo have second thoughts about helping Sandra with her cat's medical needs; Garrett struggles with customer returns.

grown-ish - "Public Service Announcement" (Freeform, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After dropping out of Cal U and diving into her dream job, Zoey balances the demands of her work life and her personal life.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 18)

Thursday, January 21

  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Catch Allison on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Alison Brie (GLOW/Parks and Recreation) - Alison appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Regina King (The Boondocks/227) - Regina is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Francia Raisa (grown-ish) - Francia appears on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (grown-ish/black-ish) - Yara talks about grown-ish on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Candace Cameron Bure (Fuller House/Full House) - Candace is a guest on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Morris Chestnut (Out All Night) - Morris talks about The Resident on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Roseanne/Living Biblically/Bad Teacher/Twins) - Sara talks about The Conners on a repeat of Access Daily, so check your local listings.

New on DVD/Blu-ray (September-January)

Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season Mom - The Complete Seventh Season The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

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09/01 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete Second Season
09/01 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
09/15 - Mom - The Complete Seventh Season
09/15 - South Side - Season 1
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Second Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Third Season
09/22 - Brockmire - The Complete Fourth Season
09/22 - Man with a Plan - Season Three
09/29 - The Bob Newhart Show - The Complete Series (2020 Release)
10/13 - The Jetsons - The Complete Series (Diamond Collection)
10/13 - Our Cartoon President - Season Two
10/23 - Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em - The Complete Collection
10/27 - The Flintstones - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
10/27 - Head of the Class - The Complete Second Season (
11/10 - Letterkenny - Seasons 5 & 6
11/10 - The Office - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
11/10 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Collection
11/17 - Carol's Second Act - The Complete Series
11/17 - Robbie - Season 1
11/24 - Corporate - Season 1
11/26 - Man with a Plan - Season Four
12/01 - The Neighborhood - Season Two
12/15 - Avenue 5 - The Complete First Season

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