Sunday, January 26, 2014

Week 18 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 18 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.6/9 rating/share (-11% from first four nights Week 17); #2. Fox 5.0/8 (-11%); #3. ABC 3.7/6 (even); #4. NBC 3.5/6 (+6%); #5. The CW 1.2/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 8.81 million (-12% from first four nights Week 17); #2. Fox 8.42 million (-12%); #3. ABC 5.62 million (even); #4. NBC 5.52 million (+5%); #5. The CW 1.9 million (+8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. Fox 2.6/7 rating/share (-13% from first four nights Week 17); #2. CBS 1.7/5 (-15%); #3. ABC 1.6/4 (even); #4. NBC 1.6/4 (even) #5. The CW 0.8/2 (+33%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 17 (1/13/14-1/19/14) had Fox win the week in 18-49 with a 5.7 rating thanks to NFL NFC Championship Game in prime, followed by CBS' 1.5,  ABC's 1.4 and NBC's 1.3. In total viewers, Fox also lead with 17.24 million, beating CBS which did 8.36 million, ABC followed with 5.15, and NBC trailed with 4.59 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-1/19/14) in 18-49, NBC leads with a 2.9, followed by CBS with a 2.6, Fox with a 2.5 and ABC at a 2.2. In total viewers, CBS is on top with 11.32 million, then NBC 9.29, ABC 7.67 and Fox at 7.38.

Back to week 18, 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 18 (Jan. 20-26) Analysis

Last Sunday (Jan. 19)(Week 17)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM7,889,00017,060,000(9,171,000)1.304.03(2.73)REPEAT
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM4,394,0005,076,000(682,000)0.901.03(0.13)REPEAT
Golden Globe ArrivalNBC7:00PM
NFL NFC Championship Fox7:00PM55,911,000
Animation DominationFox7:00PM
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
The OTFox7:30PM30,339,000
The Good WifeCBS8:00PM4,421,000
The Bachelor SpecialABC8:00PM3,937,0003,343,000594,0000.930.97(0.04)
Golden Globe AwardsNBC8:00PM
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
The MentalistCBS9:00PM4,568,0009,847,000(5,279,000)0.701.83(1.13)REPEAT vs. Good Wife
NBC MovieNBC9:00PM3,215,000
Family GuyFox9:00PM
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
The FollowingFox10:00PM11,179,000
4.45premiere, 1019P
Criminal MindsCBS10:00PM6,188,0009,581,000(3,393,000)1.001.77(0.77)REPEAT vs. The Menatlist


This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM8,827,0008,589,000238,0003.073.030.04
The BachelorABC8:00PM7,936,0007,956,000(20,000)2.302.270.038-10P
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,715,0005,537,000(822,000)1.331.85(0.52)vs. Ninja Warrior 8-10P
Sleepy HollowFox8:00PM6,823,0006,879,000(56,000) Almost Human
Hart of DixieCW8:00PM998,0001,185,000(187,000)0.390.46(0.07)
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM9,027,0008,945,00082,0002.702.72(0.02)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM8,916,0009,837,000(921,000)2.092.40(0.31)
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM4,230,000
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,047,0006,462,000585,0002.352.210.14FINALE
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM738,000713,00025,0000.310.270.04
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM8,832,0009,348,000(516,000)2.302.54(0.24)


This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM3,582,0006,368,000(2,786,000)0.902.23(1.33)REPEAT
The Biggest LoserNBC8:00PM6,717,0005,561,0001,156,0001.931.680.258-10P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM4,546,0003,527,0001,019,0001.911.410.50
The OriginalsCW8:00PM2,512,0002,066,000446,0001.090.950.14
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM10,417,00015,874,000(5,457,000)1.502.38(0.88)REPEAT
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,707,0004,889,000(182,000)1.471.76(0.29)
New GirlFox9:00PM3,753,0003,244,000509,0001.851.580.27
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM3,368,0003,463,000(95,000)0.931.08(0.15)
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM3,016,0002,473,000543,0001.451.130.32
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM7,353,00012,539,000(5,186,000)1.102.04(0.94)REPEAT
Killer WomenABC10:00PM3,619,0003,514,000105,0000.670.73(0.06)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,131,0006,765,000366,0001.841.810.03

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crazy OnesCBS8:00PM3,865,0005,356,000(1,491,000)0.801.15(0.35)REPEAT vs. 2.5 Men (R)
The MiddleABC8:00PM8,043,0007,513,000530,0002.261.810.45
MomCBS8:30PM3,871,0004,782,000(911,000)0.901.08(0.18)REPEAT vs. Millers (R)
American IdolFox8:00PM13,287,00015,188,000(1,901,000)4.014.66(0.65)8-10P
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM10,351,00010,355,000(4,000)2.222.41(0.19)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,590,0009,143,000447,0003.423.210.21
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM6,683,0005,435,0001,248,0001.851.450.40
Super Fun NightABC9:30PM4,833,0004,443,000390,0001.671.490.18
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM1,357,0001,457,000(100,000)0.510.53(0.02)
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,236,0005,505,000731,0001.621.460.16

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM12,938,00012,033,000905,0003.002.890.11REPEAT
The TasteABC8:00PM4,023,0003,268,000755,0001.100.950.15
American IdolFox8:00PM12,391,00013,353,000(962,000)3.403.91(0.51)vs. 8-10P
Critics Choice AwardsCW8:00PM
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,720,000
The MillersCBS8:30PM8,856,0007,832,0001,024,0001.901.870.03REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM2,975,0003,050,000(75,000)1.201.22(0.02)
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PM9,881,0005,216,0004,665,0002.501.171.33REPEAT vs. Crazy Ones (R)
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PM2,582,0002,668,000(86,000)0.700.83(0.13)930P
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PM6,052,0005,284,000768,0001.401.210.19REPEAT vs. 2.5 Men (R)
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PM2,185,0001,992,000193,0000.700.590.119P
Shark TankABC10:00PM4,052,0003,644,000408,0001.201.180.02REPEAT

Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM6,390,0008,976,000(2,586,000)1.201.64(0.44)REPEAT
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,343,0006,222,000121,0001.401.44(0.04)
Carrie DiariesCW8:00PM917,000865,00052,0000.300.36(0.06)
The NeighborsABC8:30PM3,874,0003,711,000163,0000.900.92(0.02)
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,053,00010,634,000(2,581,000)1.001.50(0.50)REPEAT
Shark TankABC9:00PM8,115,0007,435,000680,0002.202.080.12
EnlistedFox9:00PM3,226,0002,496,000730,0001.000.720.28vs. Raising
Raising HopeFox9:30PM2,384,0002,014,000370,0000.800.620.18vs. Enlisted
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,681,00012,620,000(2,939,000)1.001.40(0.40)REPEAT

Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ABC MovieABC8:00PM2,210,0002,725,000(515,000)0.500.80(0.30)8-10P
Shaun White SpecialNBC8:00PM2,150,0002,729,000(579,000)0.400.50(0.10)8-10P vs. Chicago PD (R)
UFC on FoxFox8:00PM2,550,000
Almost HumanFox8:00PM
The FollowingFox9:00PM
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,240,0003,020,0002,220,0000.800.470.33
SNL (R) NBC10:00PM2,670,0002,622,00048,0000.900.800.10REPEAT

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 18 (Jan. 20-26) 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 FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,590,0003.42
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon8,827,0003.07
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThur12,938,0003.00REPEAT
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon9,027,0002.70
The Big Bang TheoryCBS9:00PMThur9,881,0002.50REPEAT
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed8,043,0002.26
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon8,916,0002.09
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues4,546,0001.91
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur8,856,0001.90REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,753,0001.85
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed4,833,0001.67
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues4,707,0001.47
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues3,016,0001.45
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,343,0001.4
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThur6,052,0001.40REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur2,975,0001.20
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,368,0000.93
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri3,874,0000.9
The Crazy OnesCBS8:00PMWed3,865,0000.80REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri2,384,0000.8
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur2,582,0000.709:30P
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat3,600,0000.7REPEAT
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur2,185,0000.70
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat3,360,0000.6REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun

American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur

The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur

Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed


SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research

Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, October 28

The Goldbergs - "It's All About Comptrol" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Geoff and Erica come to a point in the relationship where they realize they are in different places in college; and Geoff makes an important decision while Beverly tries to find a new purpose in her life as she seeks political office as the city comptroller.

American Housewife - "Graudation" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Katie goes to great lengths to appease Principal Ablin (Jerry Lambert) in order to ensure Taylor graduates high school. Meanwhile, Greg finishes ghost writing the final chapter of Lonnie’s (Matt Shively) book. And while Oliver is devastated to learn Cooper’s (Logan Pepper) family will be moving out of Westport, Anna-Kat tells Franklin (Evan O’Toole) she is ready to venture outside her comfort zone and plans to attend sleep-away camp during summer break.

The Conners - "Halloween and The Election vs. The Pandemic" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Mary is devasted that Halloween has been canceled by the city, so Darlene and Becky enlist Jackie and the rest of the family to create an unforgettable experience. Meanwhile, Mark goes toe-to-toe with another kid at school who doesn’t believe in wearing a mask on “The Conners.” Michael Fishman, who stars as D.J. Conner, makes his directorial debut.

black-ish - "Dre at Home Order" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre underestimates how hard of an adjustment operating during a pandemic will be for the Johnsons. Meanwhile, Junior’s attempts to bring his girlfriend closer to the family are stymied by the new realities of social distancing.

Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Been a Long Time" (BET, 8:00PM ET/PT)
House of Payne is the hilarious comedy about Retired fire chief Curtis Payne and his lovely wife Ella. Together the loving couple navigate the problems of life with their quirky modern day family.

Tyler Perry's Assisted Living - "A Huge Debt" (BET, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Leah tries tracking Sandra's cell phone when she comes up missing.

Family Time - "Notorious D-O-G" (Bounce TV, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Lisa brings home a stray, despite Tony's aversion to dogs; Lisa's and Vivian's Soul Sisters Catering secure their biggest gig yet.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 26)

Wednesday, October 28

  • Gillian Jacobs (Community/Love) - Watch Gillian on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Ken Jeong (Community/Dr. Ken) - Ken appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Bette Midler (Bette) - Bette is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. She also talks about New York Restoration Project’s Hocus Pocus Hulaween on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Chelsea will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS. She chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) - Natasha is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • D. L. Hughley (The Hughleys) - D. L. appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Rickey Smiley (The Rickey Smiley Show) - Rickey will be on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Thomas Middleditch (B Positive/Silicon Valley) - Thomas is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) - Mario appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Emma Roberts (Scream Queens/Unfabulous) - Emma will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Phil Rosenthal (Creator of Everybody Loves Raymond) - Phil is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your loca listings.
  • Michael Fishman (The Conners/Roseanne) - Michael talks about the season premiere of The Conners, directing his first episode and why he has become a mental health advocate on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • China Anne McClain (Tyler Perry's House of Payne/A.N.T. Farm) - China will be on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Ilana Glazer (Broad City) - Ilana is a guest on ABC's GMA3: What You Need to Know at 1pm.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela talks about TBS's The Misery Index on Access Daily, so check your local listings.
  • Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project/The Office) - Mindy will be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.

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