Nielsen Top TV Ratings for Shows Across Categories, Through Sept 9

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September 13th, 2007

Top Rated Shows Across Categories Through Sept 9

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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:

Category 8/27-9/2 9/3-9/9
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)
Cable News** O'Reilly (Fox) 8/27 GOP Debate (Fox) 9/5
* ratings one week behind    
**Households, not viewers    

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