Premiere Week: Last Year vs. This Year

Categories: TV Ratings

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October 16th, 2007

Better Performance for CSI, Dancing & House, Worse for Grey's, Housewives, and other top shows

Sad for Grey’s?

Overall ratings declines year over year are about 5% factoring DVR usage according to Nielsen, but as you can see, on a viewership basis for particular shows, the impact can be more significant.

Show W/E 9/24/06 Viewers (000) W/E 9/30/07 Viewers (000) %Difference
CSI 23,509 27,271 16.00%
Grey's Anatomy 26,184 22,967 -12.29%
Desperate Housewives 24,480 20,295 -17.10%
Dancing with the Stars 18,420 21,918 18.99%
CSI: Miami 18,297 16,352 -10.63%
Survivor 17,738 15,141 -14.64%
Two and a Half Men 15,483 14,303 -7.62%
Extreme Makeover 17,628 14,464 -17.95%
House 14,500 20,227 39.50%

 
All viewer numbers above are Live+7 Day DVR viewing.  These numbers indicate the total number of viewers, not households.
Data: ©2006-2007 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Note: the episode of House from 2006 was the 3rd episode of Season 3.  The season premier for House in 2006 was on 9/5.

 
  • http://yahoo.com Eva G.

    I LOVE HOUSE!!!

  • http://yahoo.com Eva G.

    I LOVE HOUSE!!!

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