Sunday, May 18, 2014

Week 34 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2013-14 Week 34 TV Ratings (first four nights, Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 6.1/10 rating/share (even from first four nights Week 33); #2. ABC 4.7/8 (+7%); #3. NBC 4.4/7 (+2%); #4. Fox 3.7/6 (+3%); #5. The CW 1.0/2 (even)
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 9.62 million (+3% from first four nights Week 33); #2. ABC 7.18 million (+8%); #3. NBC 6.88 million (+3%); #4. Fox 5.93 million (+2%); #5. The CW 1.48 million (+1%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.0/6 rating/share (+5% from first four nights Week 33); #2. NBC 1.8/6 (-even); #3. ABC 1.7/5 (+13%); #4. Fox 1.6/5 (-6%) #5. The CW 0.6/2 (even)

For previous week's final ratings, Week 33 (5/5/14-5/11/14) had ABC win the week in 18-49 again for the fourth straight week with a 1.7 rating, followed by CBS' 1.5, NBC's 1.4 and Fox's 1.4. In total viewers, CBS lead this with 8.35 million, beating ABC which did 6.31 million, NBC followed with 5.33 million, and Fox trailed with 4.7 million.
Season to-date (9/23/13-5/11/14) in 18-49, NBC is on top with a 2.8, over Fox's Super Bowl-fueled 2.5, CBS is next with a 2.4, and ABC at a 2.1. In total viewers, CBS is still on top with 10.75 million, then NBC is second with 9.35, ABC is now third at 7.55 and Fox has dropped to fourth at 7.42 even with the Super Bowl.

Back to week 34 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 34 (May 12-18) Analysis















Last Sunday (May 11)(Week 33)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM8,497,00010,484,000(1,987,000)1.061.030.03
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM6,065,0006,296,000(231,000)1.571.63(0.06)
PGA GolfNBC7:00PM3,049,0002,167,000882,000 0.550.480.07 3-819P vs. Dream Builders
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PM1,972,0002,230,000(258,000)0.891.11(0.22)
American DadFox7:30PM2,400,0002,511,000(111,000)1.151.26(0.11)
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM7,368,0008,087,000(719,000)1.661.69(0.03)
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM6,800,0006,862,000(62,000)2.302.090.21 FINALE, 8-10P vs. 8-9P
DatelineNBC8:00PM3,280,0005,621,000(2,341,000)0.641.06(0.42)819P
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM3,663,0004,386,000(723,000)1.641.97(0.33)
Family GuyFox8:30PM4,159,0004,401,000(242,000)2.072.25(0.18)
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,731,0008,988,000(257,000)1.251.140.11
ResurrectionABC9:00PM
8,155,000(8,155,000)
2.08(2.08)
Rosemary's Baby Nt 1NBC9:00PM3,676,000
3,676,000 1.09
1.09 9-11P
BelieveNBC9:00PM
4,329,000(4,329,000)
0.97(0.97)
Cosmos: SpacetimeFox9:00PM3,462,0004,080,000(618,000)1.141.62(0.48)
The MentalistCBS10:00PM8,639,0008,423,000216,000 1.191.170.02
Revenge ABC10:00PM4,870,0004,981,000(111,000)1.401.290.11 FINALE
CrisisNBC10:00PM
3,610,000(3,610,000)
0.97(0.97)




















Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PM4,945,0006,492,000(1,547,000)1.311.98(0.67)REPEAT
Dancing with the StarsABC8:00PM14,357,00013,117,0001,240,000 2.281.910.37 8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,118,00011,002,000116,000 3.033.020.01 8-10P
BonesFox8:00PM6,380,000
6,380,000 1.65
1.65
24: Live Another DayFox8:00PM
8,077,000(8,077,000)
2.56(2.56)
BonesFox8:00PM

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Star CrossedCW8:00PM826,000871,000(45,000)0.310.32(0.01)FINALE
Friends w/Better LivesCBS8:30PM4,807,0004,924,000(117,000)1.561.60(0.04)
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PM6,945,0006,541,000404,000 1.971.740.23
24: Live Another DayFox9:00PM6,483,000
6,483,000 2.04
2.04
The OriginalsCW9:00PM567,0001,010,000(443,000)0.220.39(0.17)REPEAT vs. Tomorrow People
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PM4,888,0004,703,000185,000 1.291.200.09 REPEAT vs. Mom(R)
NCISCBS10:00PM4,627,0003,793,000834,000 0.920.730.19 REPEAT vs. NCIS LA(R)
CastleABC10:00PM10,590,0009,002,0001,588,000 2.131.640.49 FINALE
The BlacklistNBC10:00PM10,444,00010,466,000(22,000)2.602.65(0.05)FINALE










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,946,00015,883,0001,063,000 2.592.300.29 FINALE
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC8:00PM5,449,0005,372,00077,000 2.011.940.07 FINALE
The VoiceNBC8:00PM10,955,00010,720,000235,000 2.592.500.09
GleeFox8:00PM1,872,0002,105,000(233,000)0.640.81(0.17)FINALE
The OriginalsCW8:00PM1,764,0001,439,000325,000 0.820.630.19 FINALE
NCIS: LACBS9:00PM14,850,00014,108,000742,000 2.492.200.29 FINALE
The GoldbergsABC9:00PM4,259,0004,154,000105,000 1.471.310.16 FINALE
About a BoyNBC9:00PM6,418,0006,044,000374,000 1.601.470.13
RiotFox9:00PM1,340,000
1,340,000 0.49
0.49 PREMIERE
New GirlFox9:00PM
2,396,000(2,396,000)
1.22(1.22)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM1,739,0001,592,000147,000 0.780.79(0.01)
Trophy WifeABC9:30PM2,831,0002,480,000351,000 0.930.730.20 FINALE
About a BoyNBC9:30PM5,680,0005,051,000629,000 1.481.180.30 FINALE vs. Growing Up Fisher
Mindy ProjectFox9:30PM
2,484,000(2,484,000)
1.30(1.30)
Person of InterestCBS10:00PM10,950,00010,499,000451,000 1.881.740.14 FINALE
Celebrity Wife SwapABC10:00PM2,774,0002,848,000(74,000)0.920.93(0.01)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,121,0006,924,000197,000 1.891.860.03 FINALE










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Survivor Blood v WaterCBS8:00PM9,930,0009,906,00024,000 2.602.450.15
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,138,0006,649,000489,000 1.941.590.35
RevolutionNBC8:00PM3,910,0003,775,000135,000 1.161.150.01
American IdolFox8:00PM8,927,0007,969,000958,000 2.091.760.33 8-10P
ArrowCW8:00PM2,366,0002,331,00035,000 0.860.780.08 FINALE
SuburgatoryABC8:30PM5,235,0004,994,000241,000 1.581.340.24 FINALE
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM12,032,00010,523,0001,509,000 2.712.350.36 FINALE
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM9,076,0008,554,000522,000 3.222.880.34
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM5,421,0005,344,00077,000 1.571.470.10
MixologyABC9:30PM3,987,0003,839,000148,000 1.321.310.01
The 100CW9:00PM1,729,0001,642,00087,000 0.560.550.01
CSICBS10:00PM8,081,00010,008,000(1,927,000)1.451.87(0.42)REPEAT
NashvilleABC10:00PM5,239,0004,698,000541,000 1.331.190.14 FINALE
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM6,061,0005,393,000668,000 1.531.380.15










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,729,00014,420,0002,309,000 4.923.791.13 FINALE
Grey's AnatomyABC8:00PM3,651,0003,191,000460,000 0.670.70(0.03)REPEAT
Hollywood Game NightNBC8:00PM3,722,0003,176,000546,000 1.090.930.16
Hell's KitchenFox8:00PM4,864,0004,300,000564,000 1.711.530.18
Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,605,0001,502,000103,000 0.810.670.14 FINALE
The MillersCBS8:30PM9,782,0008,963,000819,000 2.331.950.38 FINALE
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PM7,317,0008,350,000(1,033,000)1.742.06(0.32)REPEAT
Grey's AnatomyABC9:00PM8,915,0007,948,000967,000 2.572.460.11 FINALE
Rosemary's Baby Nt 2NBC9:00PM3,257,0003,145,000112,000 0.960.96- 9-11P vs. Comedy Awards
American IdolFox9:00PM8,671,0007,181,0001,490,000 2.051.610.44 9-10P vs 9-930
ReignCW9:00PM1,238,0001,341,000(103,000)0.450.49(0.04)FINALE
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PM5,484,0005,726,000(242,000)1.381.310.07
Surviving JackFox9:30PM
4,000,000(4,000,000)
1.18(1.18)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM7,368,0007,542,000(174,000)1.411.46(0.05)FINALE
Black BoxABC10:00PM4,312,0004,644,000(332,000)1.141.16(0.02)
ParenthoodNBC10:00PM

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Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Hawaii Five-0CBS8:00PM5,322,0007,262,000(1,940,000)0.700.82(0.12)REPEAT vs. Unforgettable
Shark TankABC8:00PM6,491,0004,695,0001,796,000 1.601.040.56 FINALE vs. REPEAT
DatelineNBC8:00PM6,861,0005,579,0001,282,000 1.301.190.11
24: Live Another DayFox8:00PM1,623,0001,336,000287,000 0.400.300.10 REPEAT
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:00PM1,777,0001,447,000330,000 0.600.540.06
Whose Line Is It Anyway?CW8:30PM1,537,0001,123,000414,000 0.500.420.08 REPEAT
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM6,020,0009,212,000(3,192,000)0.701.30(0.60)REPEAT
Barbara Walters: Her StoryABC9:00PM9,324,000
9,324,000 1.60
1.60 9-11P
Shark TankABC9:00PM
7,398,000(7,398,000)
1.92(1.92)
GrimmNBC9:00PM5,390,0004,781,000609,000 1.301.250.05 FINALE
Hart of DixieCW9:00PM1,012,000756,000256,000 0.400.310.09 FINALE
Kitchen NightmaresFox9:00PM2,397,0001,391,0001,006,000 0.900.300.60 FINALE vs. 24(R)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM6,881,00011,784,000(4,903,000)0.801.39(0.59)REPEAT
20/20ABC10:00PM
6,311,000(6,311,000)
1.57(1.57)
HannibalNBC10:00PM2,475,0001,946,000529,000 0.900.740.16










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
ComedytimeCBS8:00PM2,247,0002,245,0002,000 0.500.400.10 REPEAT
Spiderman 2.1ABC8:00PM2,430,0005,590,000(3,160,000)0.602.04(1.44)8-11P vs. NBA Playoffs
DatelineNBC8:00PM4,901,0003,920,000981,000 0.800.700.10 8-10P
Kitchen NightmaresFox8:00PM1,339,000
1,339,000 0.40
0.40 REPEAT
NASCARFox8:00PM
5,755,000(5,755,000)
1.26(1.26)
ComedytimeCBS8:30PM1,837,0002,119,000(282,000)0.400.380.02 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,488,0002,575,000(87,000)0.500.480.02
The FollowingFox9:00PM787,000
787,000 0.20
0.20 REPEAT
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,891,0005,020,000(129,000)0.800.91(0.11)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,325,0002,791,000534,000 1.000.800.20 REPEAT


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 34 (May 12-18) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMThu16,729,0004.92FINALE
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed9,076,0003.22
The MillersCBS8:30PMThu9,782,0002.33FINALE
Family GuyFox8:30PMSun4,159,0002.07
Mike & MollyCBS9:00PMMon6,945,0001.97
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,138,0001.94
Two and a Half MenCBS9:00PMThu7,317,0001.74REPEAT
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun3,663,0001.64
About a BoyNBC9:00PMTue6,418,0001.60
SuburgatoryABC8:30PMWed5,235,0001.58FINALE, canceled
Friends with Better LivesCBS8:30PMMon4,807,0001.56canceled
About a BoyNBC9:30PMTue5,680,0001.48FINALE
The GoldbergsABC9:00PMTue4,259,0001.47FINALE
Bad TeacherCBS9:30PMThu5,484,0001.38canceled
MixologyABC9:30PMWed3,987,0001.32canceled
2 Broke GirlsCBS8:00PMMon4,945,0001.31REPEAT
Two and a Half MenCBS9:30PMMon4,888,0001.29REPEAT
American Dad!Fox7:30PMSun2,400,0001.15
Trophy WifeABC9:30PMTue2,831,0000.93FINALE, canceled
Bob's BurgersFox7:00PMSun1,972,0000.89
Comedytime (R) CBS8:00PMSat2,247,0000.5REPEAT
Comedytime (R) CBS8:30PMSat1,837,0000.4REPEAT
Animation DominationFox7:00PMSun

preempted
Animnation DominationFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The Mindy ProjectFox9:30PMTue

completed
New GirlFox9:00PMTue

completed
MomCBS9:30PMMon

completed
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri

completed
Parks & RecreationNBC8:00PMThu

completed
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox9:30PMTue

completed
How I Met Your MotherCBS8:00PMMon

ended
Growing Up FisherNBC9:30PMTue

canceled
Surviving JackFox9:30PMThu

canceled
DadsFox8:00PMTue

canceled
Super Fun NightABC9:30PMWed

canceled
CommunityNBC8:00PMThu

canceled
The Crazy OnesCBS9:30PMThu

canceled
The NeighborsABC8:30PMFri

canceled
Raising HopeFox9:30PMFri

canceled
EnlistedFox9:00PMFri

canceled
Sean Saves the WorldNBC9:00PMThu

canceled
The Michael J. Fox ShowNBC9:30PMThu

canceled
We Are MenCBS8:30PMMon

canceled
Welcome to the FamilyNBC8:30PMThu

canceled
Back in the GameABC8:30PMWed

canceled

SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


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Monday, April 15

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Stand-Off" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Gemma and Tina are at odds with one another and Dave and Calvin try to bring them back together. Meanwhile, Marty is sick and not handling it well, so Malcolm fills in for him and goes to a baby class with Courtney.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Diamonds Are Made to Sparkle" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Bob second-guesses selling MaxDot, a new buyer presents a compelling offer. Also, the prospect of new wealth has Abishola stuck between her conservative nature to hide it and Nigerian pressure to flaunt it.

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Monday, April 15

  • Alan Ritchson (Blue Mountain State) - Watch Alan on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Walton Goggins (The Righteous Gemstones/The Unicorn/Vice Principals) - Walton appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Sara Bareilles (Girlseva) - Sara is a guest on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 10pm on Bravo.
  • Vanessa Lachey (Truth Be Told/Dads) - Vanessa appears on E! News at 11pm on E!.
  • Rebecca Wisocky (Ghosts) - Rebecca will be on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • George Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez/Lopez/Saint George/George Lopez) and Mayan Lopez (Lopez vs Lopez) - NBC's Today catches up with Goerge and Mayan in the 9am hour. They chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Kyra Sedgwick (Call Your Mother/Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Kyra talks about All of Me on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/CafĂ© Americain/Sydney/One Day at a Time) - Valerie is joining Drew and Ross Mathews at the news desk to cover stories like Sofia Vergara's one rule for dating after her divorce and the study that says the shower is the only place where women say they get me time. Then, Valerie is joining Drew in the kitchen to make a lazy no bake lasagna on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Rocky Carroll (Roc/Welcome to New York) - Rocky talks about NCIS on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) - Jermaine talks about his film The Sing on Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • The Cast of NCIS - Gary Cole, Sean Murray, Rocky Carroll and Vanessa Lachey celebrate NCIS’ 1000th episode on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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