Fox and CBS win the week

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“American Idol” rolled on for another week of ratings domination and carried Fox to another victory in the key 18-49 demo. Nonetheless, CBS still won for Households. And we would note that even in reruns “Two and a Half Men” is still a top 20 show.


In HH CBS scored an average 6.0 rating and 10 share, with Fox at 5.6/9, ABC 3.4/6, NBC 3.3/6, Univision 2.0/3, Ion 0.9/2, CW 0.7/1, Telemundo 0.6/1, TeleFutura 0.4/1 and Azteca America and EstrellaTV 0.1/0.

In 18-49 it was Fox 3.4/10, CBS 2.1/6, NBC and ABC 1.5/5, Univision 1.5/4, Telemundo 0.6/2, Ion and CW 0.4/1, TeleFutura 0.3/1 and EstrellaTV and Azteca America 0.1/0.

Here are the week’s top 20 shows.

The Nielsen Company Broadcast Ranking Report

Network primetime (Live + SD) week of 03/07/11 – 03/13/11

Rank

Program

Network

HH Rating

HH Share

2+ Audience (000)

1

AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY

FOX

13.5

22

15645

2

AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY

FOX

12.6

20

14550

3

MENTALIST, THE

CBS

8.9

16

10311

4

CSI

CBS

8.4

14

9710

5

NCIS

CBS

8.3

14

9625

5

NCIS: LOS ANGELES

CBS

8.3

14

9621

7

BIG BANG THEORY, THE

CBS

7.3

12

8501

8

BLUE BLOODS

CBS

7.1

13

8232

9

CSI: MIAMI

CBS

7.0

12

8084

9

GLEE

FOX

7.0

11

8086

11

60 MINUTES

CBS

6.7

12

7780

11

SECRET MILLIONAIRE

ABC

6.7

11

7811

11

UNDERCOVER BOSS

CBS

6.7

11

7797

14

BACHELOR, THE

ABC

6.6

10

7638

15

BONES

FOX

6.5

11

7486

15

CSI: NY

CBS

6.5

11

7589

15

HOUSE

FOX

6.5

10

7483

18

SURVIVOR: REDEMPTION ISLD

CBS

6.3

10

7264

18

TWO AND A HALF MEN

CBS

6.3

10

7262

20

HARRY’S LAW

NBC

6.1

11

7107

Source: The Nielsen Company