Original fare wins the week for CBS

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“First-run programming on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday carried CBS to its most dominating victory of the season, placing first in all key measures for the second consecutive week,” CBS declared in its PR assessment of the most recent ratings week. In HH ratings, the Eye net had eight of the top nine shows, interrupted only by “NBC Sunday Night Football” at #3.


For the week, CBS scored an HH rating of 7.0 and a 12 share, with NBC at 5.5/9, Fox 4.7/8, ABC 4.2/7, CW 1.8/3, Univision 1.7/3, MyNetworkTV 1.0/2, Telemundo 0.5/1, Ion and TeleFutura 0.4/1, and Azteca America 0.1/0.

For the key 18-49 demo, it was CBS, a tie by Fox and NBC, ABC, Univision, CW, a tie by Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, TeleFutura, and a tie by Ion and Azteca America.

Here are the week’s top 20 shows.

Nielsen Television Index Ranking Report

Network primetime (Live + SD) week of 12/10/07 – 12/16/07

Rank

Program

Network

Rating

Share

Audience (000)

1

CSI

CBS

12.5

19

19874

2

WITHOUT A TRACE

CBS

10.0

17

15147

3

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

NBC

9.5

15

14614

4

CSI: NY

CBS

9.4

16

14355

5

CSI: MIAMI

CBS

9.2

15

14113

6

CRIMINAL MINDS

CBS

9.0

14

14175

7

60 MINUTES

CBS

8.7

14

13358

7

SURVIVOR: CHINA

CBS

8.7

14

14487

9

SURVIVOR: CHINA FINALE(S)

CBS

8.5

13

15184

10

DEAL OR NO DEAL-WED

NBC

8.4

14

13182

10

OT, THE

FOX

8.4

14

13543

12

DEAL OR NO DEAL 12/10(S)

NBC

8.0

12

12624

13

NCIS

CBS

7.7

12

11690

14

DEAL OR NO DEAL 12/11(S)

NBC

7.3

12

11305

14

SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK

NBC

7.3

12

11086

14

SURVIVOR: CHINA REUNION(S)

CBS

7.3

12

12257

14

TWO AND A HALF MEN

CBS

7.3

11

11487

18

EXTREME MAKEOVER:HOME ED.

ABC

7.1

11

11849

19

BIGGEST LOSER 4

NBC

6.3

10

9827

19

HOUSE

FOX

6.3

10

9825

Source: Nielsen Media Research


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