Sunday, March 30, 2014

Week 27 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 27 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 5.9/10 rating/share (+7% from first four nights Week 26); #2. ABC 4.7/8 (+2%); #3. NBC 4.4/7 (-8%); #4. Fox 3.5/6 (-5%); #5. The CW 1.1/2 (-8%)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.45 million (+9% from first four nights Week 26); #2. ABC 7.21 million (+3%); #3. NBC 6.93 million (-9%); #4. Fox 5.72 million (-4%); #5. The CW 1.69 million (-8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.1/6 rating/share (+11% from first four nights Week 26); #2. NBC 1.9/6 (-10%); #3. ABC 1.7/5 (even); #4. Fox 1.6/5 (even) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (-14%)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 26 (3/17/14-3/23/14) had CBS win the week in 18-49 with a 1.8 rating, followed by NBC's 1.6, ABC's 1.5 and Fox's 1.3. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 7.95 million, beating ABC which did 6.42 million, NBC followed closely with 6.34 million, and Fox trailed with 4.3 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-3/23/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 3.0, over Fox's 2.7, CBS is next with a 2.4, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 10.81 million, then NBC is creeping in with 10.01, Fox is at 7.91 and ABC is at 7.45.

Back to week 27, 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 27 (March 24-30) Analysis















Last Sunday (Mar. 23)(Week 26)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM11,306,00011,260,00046,0002.011.710.30741P
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,870,0006,385,000485,0001.401.47(0.07)
The Voice NBC7:00PM3,326,0005,181,000(1,855,000)0.781.41(0.63)REPEAT vs. 7-9P Special
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM2,450,0002,440,00010,0001.161.070.09
American DadFox7:30PM2,700,0002,714,000(14,000)1.371.360.01
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM8,705,0008,303,000402,0001.851.830.02841P
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,911,0007,751,000(840,000)2.112.37(0.26)
American Dream BuildersNBC8:00PM3,603,000
3,603,0000.88
0.88premiere
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,983,0004,023,000(40,000)1.901.870.03
Family GuyFox8:30PM4,379,0004,621,000(242,000)2.242.35(0.11)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM9,123,0008,432,000691,0001.371.320.05941P
ResurrectionABC9:00PM9,511,00011,247,000(1,736,000)2.553.11(0.56)
BelieveNBC9:00PM5,129,0006,566,000(1,437,000)1.201.47(0.27)
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM4,246,0004,951,000(705,000)1.701.95(0.25)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,023,0008,646,000(623,000)1.271.30(0.03)1041P
Revenge ABC10:00PM5,660,0006,239,000(579,000)1.541.68(0.14)
CrisisNBC10:00PM5,135,0006,524,000(1,389,000)1.291.56(0.27)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PM9,036,0007,782,0001,254,0003.492.950.54
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM14,648,00015,440,000(792,000)2.302.56(0.26)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,847,00013,253,000(406,000)3.704.07(0.37)8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM5,817,0005,626,000191,0001.411.410.00
Star CrossedCW8:00PM879,0001,001,000(122,000)0.310.32(0.01)
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PM7,397,0007,215,000182,0002.332.200.13
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM7,831,0007,704,000127,0002.041.840.20
The FollowingFox9:00PM4,067,0003,950,000117,0001.381.380.00
Tomorrow PeopleCW9:00PM784,0001,168,000(384,000)0.310.41(0.10)
MomCBS9:30PM7,351,0007,050,000301,0001.901.780.12
IntellgenceCBS10:00PM4,992,0005,297,000(305,000)1.131.070.06
CastleABC10:00PM9,777,0009,990,000(213,000)1.761.81(0.05)
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,799,00010,969,000(170,000)2.822.690.13










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM17,520,00017,106,000414,0002.532.440.09
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM2,899,0004,087,000(1,188,000)0.771.47(0.70)REPEAT vs. Marvel Special
The VoiceNBC8:00PM12,445,00013,289,000(844,000)3.363.60(0.24)
GleeFox8:00PM2,684,0002,804,000(120,000)1.081.11(0.03)
The 100CW8:00PM1,565,0001,534,00031,0000.540.67(0.13)REPEAT vs. Originals
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM15,543,00014,210,0001,333,0002.442.270.17
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM3,015,0004,737,000(1,722,000)0.881.66(0.78)REPEAT
About a BoyNBC9:00PM7,414,0007,609,000(195,000)1.972.06(0.09)
New GirlFox9:00PM2,493,0001,569,000924,0001.240.670.57vs. REPEAT
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,254,0001,862,000392,0001.010.850.16
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,246,0003,218,000(972,000)0.681.03(0.35)REPEAT
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PM6,245,0006,596,000(351,000)1.681.79(0.11)
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PM2,590,0002,499,00091,0001.261.120.14FINALE
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM12,226,00010,937,0001,289,0002.001.700.30
Mind GamesABC10:00PM2,061,0002,438,000(377,000)0.650.71(0.06)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM3,891,0006,956,000(3,065,000)0.961.87(0.91)REPEAT










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,848,0009,460,000388,0002.322.49(0.17)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,284,0005,362,0001,922,0001.931.390.54vs. REPEAT
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,245,0004,308,000937,0001.491.190.30vs. REPEAT
Harry's South PoleNBC8:00PM3,707,0004,527,000(820,000)0.801.21(0.41)vs. Revolution
American IdolFox8:00PM9,328,0009,830,000(502,000)2.162.25(0.09)8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,624,0002,418,000206,0000.900.820.08
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,189,00010,138,000(2,949,000)1.422.22(0.80)REPEAT
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM10,090,0005,515,0004,575,0003.651.781.87vs. REPEAT
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM3,507,0005,823,000(2,316,000)0.851.54(0.69)REPEAT
MixologyABC9:30PM4,851,0003,660,0001,191,0001.651.210.44
The 100CW9:00PM2,275,0002,734,000(459,000)0.740.90(0.16)
CSICBS10:00PM7,415,00010,202,000(2,787,000)1.221.95(0.73)REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,190,0002,538,0002,652,0001.290.640.65vs. REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM3,817,0005,741,000(1,924,000)0.871.41(0.54)REPEAT










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM7,109,0003,790,0003,319,0002.050.971.08
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM

0

0.00
Once: WonderlandABC8:00PM3,349,0003,508,000(159,000)0.960.810.15
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM4,283,000
4,283,0001.15
1.15REPEAT
CommunityNBC8:00PM
3,321,000(3,321,000)
1.06(1.06)
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM5,391,0005,345,00046,0001.861.760.10
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,732,0002,285,000(553,000)0.791.07(0.28)
The MillersCBS8:30PM

0

0.00
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PM
3,045,000(3,045,000)
1.19(1.19)
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM

0

0.00
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,421,0008,091,000330,0002.612.430.18
Hollywood Game NightNBC9:00PM3,691,0002,871,000820,0001.140.900.24REPEAT
American IdolFox9:00PM7,980,0008,413,000(433,000)1.881.96(0.08)vs. 9-10P
ReignCW9:00PM1,399,0001,608,000(209,000)0.550.67(0.12)
NCAA BasketballCBS9:30PM7,234,0003,637,0003,597,0002.611.331.28
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PM

0

0.00
Surviving JackFox9:30PM5,148,000
5,148,0001.28
1.28premiere
ElementaryCBS10:00PM

0

0.00
ScandalABC10:00PM9,015,0009,078,000(63,000)3.132.930.20
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM4,398,0004,215,000183,0001.391.260.13










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCAA BasketballCBS7:00PM9,949,0004,278,0005,671,0002.901.331.57
Undercover BossCBS8:00PM

0

0.00
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,213,0004,493,0001,720,0001.300.870.43vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC8:00PM8,009,0007,619,000390,0001.401.390.018-10P vs. 8-9P
RakeFox8:00PM1,889,0001,904,000(15,000)0.400.49(0.09)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,738,0001,743,000(5,000)0.500.58(0.08)
The NeighborsABC8:30PM4,034,0003,669,000365,0001.000.900.10
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,592,0001,738,000(146,000)0.500.59(0.09)REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM

0

0.00
Shark TankABC9:00PM5,022,0008,291,000(3,269,000)1.202.12(0.92)REPEAT
GrimmNBC9:00PM
5,711,000(5,711,000)
1.55(1.55)
Hart of DixieCW9:00PM1,099,0001,032,00067,0000.400.330.07
EnlistedFox9:00PM1,363,0001,177,000186,0000.400.370.03vs. REPEAT
NCAA BasketballCBS9:30PM10,243,0004,651,0005,592,0003.501.511.99
Raising HopeFox9:30PM1,550,0001,375,000175,0000.500.430.07
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM

0

0.00
20/20ABC10:00PM7,042,0008,508,000(1,466,000)1.301.77(0.47)
HannibalNBC10:00PM3,646,0002,688,000958,0001.100.860.24










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,651,000
2,651,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
NCAA BasketballCBS8:00PM
6,908,000(6,908,000)
2.23(2.23)
MixologyABC8:00PM1,332,000
1,332,0000.30
0.30REPEAT
Marvel Studios SpecialABC8:00PM
1,795,000(1,795,000)
0.39(0.39)
DatelineNBC8:00PM4,800,0005,354,000(554,000)0.800.85(0.05)8-10P
Almost HumanFox8:00PM1,534,0001,370,000164,0000.400.320.08REPEAT
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM2,495,000
2,495,0000.60
0.60REPEAT
MixologyABC8:30PM1,111,000
1,111,0000.20
0.20REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,599,000
2,599,0000.60
0.60
20/20 SaturdayABC9:00PM2,311,0001,492,000819,0000.500.330.17vs. Nightline Prime
The FollowingFox9:00PM1,006,0001,082,000(76,000)0.300.33(0.03)REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,016,0003,283,000733,0000.800.94(0.14)vs. REPEAT
Nightline PrimeABC10:00PM2,933,0003,949,000(1,016,000)0.600.72(0.12)vs. 20/20 Sat
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM2,625,0003,864,000(1,239,000)0.700.74(0.04)REPEAT vs. Crisis(R)



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 27 (March 24-30) 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 FamilyABC9:00PMWed10,090,0003.65
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon9,036,0003.49
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:30PMMon7,397,0002.33
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun4,379,0002.24
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon7,831,0002.04
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTues7,414,0001.97
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,284,0001.93
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,983,0001.90
MomCBS9:30PMMon7,351,0001.90
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTues6,245,0001.68
MixologyABC9:30PMWed4,851,0001.65
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,245,0001.49
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun2,700,0001.37
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,213,0001.3
Surviving JackFox9:30PMThur5,148,0001.28premiere
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTues2,590,0001.26finale
New GirlFox9:00PMTues2,493,0001.24
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun2,450,0001.16
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri4,034,0001.0
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTues3,015,0000.88REPEAT
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTues2,246,0000.68REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,651,0000.6REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat2,495,0000.6REPEAT
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri1,550,0000.5
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri1,363,0000.4
MixologyABC8:00PMSat1,332,0000.3REPEAT
MixologyABC8:30PMSat1,111,0000.2REPEAT
Parks & RecreationNBC8:30PMThur

preempted
CommunityNBC8:00PMThur

preempted
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThur

preempted
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThur

preempted
The MillersCBS8:30PMThur

preempted
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThur

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTues

preempted
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
DadsFox8:00PMTues

completed
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed

completed
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThur

canceled
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThur

canceled
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThur

canceled
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, December 5

Young Sheldon - "A Party Invitation, Football Grapes and an Earth Chicken" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Mary gets Pastor Jeff involved when Sheldon isn’t invited to Billy’s birthday party. Also, George Sr. has “male-bonding time” with Dr. Sturgis.

The Unicorn - "No Pressure" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Wade pretends to be dating Caroline (Betsy Brandt) to avoid being set up on blind dates by Delia. Also, Ben and Michelle throw an anniversary party for themselves, but have issues with the catering.

Mom - "Tuna Florentine and a Clean Handoff" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Christy and the ladies rally around Tammy when she has trouble adjusting to early release from parole. Also, Bonnie is disappointed when her perfect birthday gift for Adam gets a lukewarm response.

Carol's Second Act - "Therapy Dogs" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
As the hospital hosts therapy dogs to help care for their patients, Carol helps Lexie when the emotional burden of being a doctor becomes too “ruff."

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 2)

Thursday, December 5

  • Sam Rockwell (F Is for Family) - Catch Sam on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Lizzy Caplan (Party Down/The Class) - Lizzy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) - Rebel drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • John Lithgow (Trial and Error/Twenty Good Years/3rd Rock from the Sun) - John visits Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Casey Wilson (The Hotwives/Marry Me/Happy Endings), Nico Santos (Superstore) and Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Casey, Nico and Chris are panelists on Lights Out with David Spade at 11:30pm on Comedy Central.
  • Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) - Jameela stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Lea Michele (The Mayor) - Lea appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. She talks about Same Time Next Christmas on ABC's GMA 3: Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/The Millers/Sean Saves the World) - Sean appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Iain is a guest on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kristin Chenoweth (Trial and Error/Kristin) - Kristin talks about Hallmark Channel's A Christmas Love Story on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT and on Access Daily, so check your local listings.


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