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

Monday, August 19

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Climb" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Gemma decides to fire a teacher at her school, she’s unprepared for the aftermath. Also, Calvin gets a surprise when he faces off with his newspaper carrier.

The Big Bang Theory - "The D&D Vortex" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When the gang finds out Wil Wheaton hosts a celebrity Dungeons and Dragons game involving William Shatner, Joe Manganiello, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kevin Smith, deception and betrayal are the path to make it to the one open seat.

The Big Bang Theory - "The Conference Valuation" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Penny and Bernadette go to San Diego for a pharmaceutical sales convention, Wolowitz is in charge of the kids. Also, Sheldon finds a book on experimenting on kids, and the guys plus Amy make a day of it.

Mom - "Jell-O Shots and the Truth About Santa" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bonnie pushes Christy to mend her relationship with Violet (Sadie Calvano), and Adam prepares for the grand opening of his bar.

I Ship It - "Somewhere Magical" (The CW, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Ella seizes the opportunity to work as a personal assistant to a writer for "Superstition," her favorite TV show; Ella's fantasies begin to collide with reality in unexpected ways, in both her creative life and love life.

In The Cut - "Lucky Charmed" (Bounce TV, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jay buys Cheryl a necklace for her birthday, not knowing it was stolen; when the police want it back, Jay must devise a plan to return it before she finds out.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 19)

Monday, August 19

  • Billy Eichner (Friends from College/Difficult People) - Watch Billy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Dax Shepard (Bless This Mess) - Dax is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place/Barry), Henry Winkler (Barry/Out of Practice/Monty/Happy Days) and Bill Hader (Barry) - D'Arcy, Henry and Bill are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Bryton James (Family Matters) - Bryton appears on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll) - Charlie is a guest on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella appears on a repeat of ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Donald Faison (The Exes/Scrubs/Clueless) - Donald talks about Emergence on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Melissa Peterman (Reba/Working Class/Baby Daddy) - Melissa guest co-hosts Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti opens up about her 22-year battle with diabetes on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.

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