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
6,685,000(6,685,000)
1.57(1.57)
DatelineNBC7:00PM4,274,000
4,274,0000.80
0.80REPEAT
NFL NFC Championship Fox7:00PM55,911,000
55,911,00019.04
19.046:42P
Animation DominationFox7:00PM
1,966,000(1,966,000)
0.84(0.84)preempted
Animation DominationFox7:30PM
2,435,000(2,435,000)
1.09(1.09)preempted
The OTFox7:30PM30,339,000
30,339,00011.32
11.329:59P
The Good WifeCBS8:00PM4,421,000
4,421,0000.70
0.70REPEAT
The Bachelor SpecialABC8:00PM3,937,0003,343,000594,0000.930.97(0.04)
Golden Globe AwardsNBC8:00PM
20,874,000(20,874,000)
6.52(6.52)
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM
4,828,000(4,828,000)
2.24(2.24)preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PM
4,202,000(4,202,000)
2.02(2.02)preempted
The MentalistCBS9:00PM4,568,0009,847,000(5,279,000)0.701.83(1.13)REPEAT vs. Good Wife
RevengeABC9:00PM5,365,0005,708,000(343,000)1.281.59(0.31)
NBC MovieNBC9:00PM3,215,000
3,215,0000.90
0.90
Family GuyFox9:00PM
5,222,000(5,222,000)
2.69(2.69)preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PM
4,473,000(4,473,000)
2.29(2.29)preempted
The FollowingFox10:00PM11,179,000
11,179,0004.45
4.45premiere, 1019P
Criminal MindsCBS10:00PM6,188,0009,581,000(3,393,000)1.001.77(0.77)REPEAT vs. The Menatlist
BetrayalABC10:00PM3,314,0002,738,000576,0000.700.76(0.06)FINALE




















Monday

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)2.242.010.23vs. 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
4,230,0001.46
1.46
Sleep HollowFox9:00PM7,047,0006,462,000585,0002.352.210.14FINALE
Beauty & the BeastCW9:00PM738,000713,00025,0000.310.270.04
MomCBS9:30PM8,265,0008,496,000(231,000)1.932.16(0.23)
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM5,769,0006,200,000(431,000)1.071.15(0.08)
CastleABC10:00PM8,957,0009,025,000(68,000)2.031.880.15
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM8,832,0009,348,000(516,000)2.302.54(0.24)










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM14,204,00019,719,000(5,515,000)1.903.03(1.13)REPEAT
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
DadsFox8:00PM3,876,0003,202,000674,0001.511.210.30
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
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,648,0002,210,000438,0001.091.030.06
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










Wednesday
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)
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,913,0005,297,000616,0001.761.560.20
RevolutionNBC8:00PM5,280,0004,780,000500,0001.501.310.19
American IdolFox8:00PM13,287,00015,188,000(1,901,000)4.014.66(0.65)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,494,0002,516,000(22,000)0.860.94(0.08)
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)
CSICBS10:00PM9,472,00010,298,000(826,000)1.601.99(0.39)
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,033,0005,097,000(64,000)1.441.310.13
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,236,0005,505,000731,0001.621.460.16










Thursday
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
CommunityNBC8:00PM3,023,0003,069,000(46,000)1.101.080.02
American IdolFox8:00PM12,391,00013,353,000(962,000)3.403.91(0.51)vs. 8-10P
Critics Choice AwardsCW8:00PM
1,978,000(1,978,000)
0.44(0.44)
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM2,720,000
2,720,0001.20
1.20
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
RakeFox9:00PM6,953,000
6,953,0001.70
1.70premiere
ReignCW9:00PM1,745,000
1,745,0000.60
0.60
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
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,703,0006,540,0001,163,0001.201.050.15REPEAT
Shark TankABC10:00PM4,052,0003,644,000408,0001.201.180.02REPEAT
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,259,0003,981,000278,0001.301.240.06










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)
DatelineNBC8:00PM7,278,0006,974,000304,0001.401.48(0.08)
BonesFox8:00PM7,407,0006,783,000624,0001.801.500.30
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
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,856,0005,707,000149,0001.501.53(0.03)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM628,000704,000(76,000)0.200.30(0.10)REPEAT
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
20/20ABC10:00PM8,301,0006,558,0001,743,0001.901.670.23
DraculaNBC10:00PM3,091,0002,784,000307,0001.000.930.07FINALE










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM3,360,0002,676,000684,0000.600.70(0.10)REPEAT
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
2,550,0001.10
1.108-10P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM
1,630,000(1,630,000)
0.40(0.40)
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM3,600,0002,790,000810,0000.700.700.00REPEAT
CrimetimeCBS9:00PM5,160,0002,910,0002,250,0000.800.500.30REPEAT
The FollowingFox9:00PM
1,079,000(1,079,000)
0.30(0.30)
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM5,240,0003,020,0002,220,0000.800.470.33
20/20ABC10:00PM3,530,0004,217,000(687,000)0.600.90(0.30)
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
MomCBS9:30PMMon8,265,0001.93
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMTues4,546,0001.91
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur8,856,0001.90REPEAT
New GirlFox9:00PMTues3,753,0001.85
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,913,0001.76premiere
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed4,833,0001.67
DadsFox8:00PMTues3,876,0001.51
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
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur3,023,0001.10
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri3,226,0001.0
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues3,368,0000.93
MomCBS8:30PMWed3,871,0000.90REPEAT
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

preempted
American Dad!Fox9:30PMSun

preempted
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox8:30PMSun

preempted
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMThur

preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:00PMThur

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, October 22

Sydney to the Max - "Honey, You Shrunk the Fit" (Disney Channel, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Sydney is asked to represent a popular clothing line on social media but struggles with its "one size fits all" mold; in the '90s, Max enlists Leo to help him get buff to impress Alisha.

Gabby Duran & the Unsittables - "Adventures in Alien House-Sitting" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Gabby gets FOMO while babysitting an alien smart home, but when she uses the cool alien tech to lure a party to the house, the situation goes dangerously interstellar.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 18)

Friday, October 22

  • Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building/Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Watch Martin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso/Son of Zorn/The Cleveland Show) and Brendan Hunt (Ted Lasso) - Jason, Brendan and Joe Kelly are guests on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Broad City/Baby Boom) - Susie chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Montana Jordan (Young Sheldon) - Montana appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Ricky Gervais (After Life/The Office) - Ricky talks about his new podcast, Absolutely Mental, on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Leah Remini (Kevin Can Wait/The Exes/Family Tools/The King of Queens/Fired Up) - Leah guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) - Abigail appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) - Quinta is a guest on Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Laura Benanti (Younger/The Detour/Go On) - Laura will be on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Issa Rae (Insecure) - Issa appears on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm/Son of Zorn/Suburgatory) - Cheryl is a guest on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-October)

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
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
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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10/17 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of October 18, 2021)
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10/15 - Dickinson Final Season Date Announced; Superstar: Robin Williams to Air Next Week (Oct. 20)
10/14 - Antenna TV's Bewitched 24-Hour Halloween Marathon; Rewind TV's Sabrina Witch-O-Ween Marathon
10/13 - Head of the Class Reboot Premieres Nov. 4, Guest Stars Robin Givens; The Bear Coming to FX
10/12 - CBS Picks Up First 2 New Series for Full Seasons; On My Block Spinoff Series Cast Set
10/11 - Netflix Orders That '90s Show Featuring Red and Kitty; Nash Bridges Movie Premieres Nov. 27 on USA Network
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10/07 - Mini Desperate Housewives Reunion on Hallmark Christmas Movie; The Kids Tonight Show Premieres Oct. 14
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09/29 - Curb Your Enthusiasm Returns Yet Again; Archer Returning for Lucky Season 13 on FXX
09/28 - Nick at Nite Acquires Mike & Molly; NBC Orders Night Court to Series
09/27 - MeTV Network Halloween Schedule; HBO Max Renews The Other Two for Third Season
09/26 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 27, 2021)
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09/24 - Fri-Yay: Ted Lasso Wins Big at The Emmys; CBS Expands Ghosts Premiere to One-Hour; Remembering Willie Garson of Sex and the City, Director Jay Sandrich
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