CBS wins the week

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It was an across-the-board win in Households and the major demos for CBS in the week before Thanksgiving. As usual, the top show was “NBC Sunday Night Football,” but CBS then put 14 shows in the top 21 (with a tie for #20).


In Households CBS had a commanding 7.2 average rating and 12 share. ABC was next at 5.8/10, with NBC at 4.8/8, Fox 3.6/6, Univision 2.0/3, CW 1.2/2, Ion 0.8/1, Telemundo and TeleFutura 0.5/1 and Azteca America and EstrellaTV 0.1/0.

The numbers were closer for 18-49, but CBS was still on top at 2.7/8. ABC was at 2.6/8, NBC 2.6/7, Fox 2.3/6, Univision 1.6/5, CW 0.8/2, Telemundo and TeleFutura 0.5/1, Ion 0.3/1 and EstrellaTV and Azteca America 0.1/0.

Here are the week’s top 21 shows:

The Nielsen Company Broadcast Ranking Report

Network primetime (Live + SD) week of 11/15/10 – 11/21/10

Rank

Program

Network

HH Rating

HH Share

2+ Audience (000)

1

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

NBC

13.9

22

23204

2

DANCING WITH THE STARS

ABC

13.1

20

20679

3

NCIS

CBS

11.7

18

19427

4

60 MINUTES

CBS

11.1

18

17734

4

DANCING W/STARS RESULTS

ABC

11.1

17

17434

6

SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK

NBC

10.4

16

17222

7

NCIS: LOS ANGELES

CBS

9.5

15

15812

8

MENTALIST, THE

CBS

9.0

16

14737

9

CRIMINAL MINDS

CBS

8.6

14

14391

9

TWO AND A HALF MEN

CBS

8.6

13

14253

11

CSI

CBS

8.5

14

14154

12

BIG BANG THEORY, THE

CBS

7.7

13

13022

13

GOOD WIFE, THE

CBS

7.6

14

11735

13

UNDERCOVER BOSS

CBS

7.6

12

12735

15

MIKE & MOLLY

CBS

7.5

12

12148

16

GREY’S ANATOMY

ABC

7.4

12

11461

17

FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3

NBC

7.3

12

12144

18

MODERN FAMILY

ABC

7.1

11

12092

19

BLUE BLOODS

CBS

7.0

13

11363

20

CSI: MIAMI

CBS

6.9

12

10566

20

SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA

CBS

6.9

11

11980

Source: The Nielsen Company


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