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Weekly, in this chart, we'll try and provide some perspective on the ratings winners in 8 different television categories.
The difference between 8/27 and 9/3 is dramatic as the NFL season starts and primetime shows are still substantially in reruns. Football dwarfs all other television viewing till the new season begin in a few weeks.
Top Rated Show Lists:
|Syndicated*||Wheel of Fortune (KingWorld)||Wheel of Fortune (KingWorld)|
|Broadcast Primetime||Two and a Half Men (CBS)||NBC Sunday Night Football|
|Broadcast Evening News||NBC Nightly News||ABC World News Tonight|
|Cable Primetime||The Closer (TNT)||The Closer (TNT)|
|Sports||NASCAR Nextel Cup (ESPN)||Fox NFL Sunday - National|
|Broadcast Morning News||The Today Show (NBC)||The Today Show (NBC)|
|Hispanic Spanish||DESTILANDO AMOR TUE||DESTILANDO AMOR WED|
|Cable News**||O'Reilly (Fox) 8/27||GOP Debate (Fox) 9/5|
|* ratings one week behind|
|**Households, not viewers|