Samantha Who? Continues Success
ABC's Samantha Who? with a Live+SD viewership of 13.70 million for the week of November 12-18 lead all new shows and increased its viewership by 7% over the previous week. Private Practice ratings returned strong with a level audience of 11.48 million viewers.
On the other end of the spectrum, Fox's K-ville ratings plummeted, losing 22% of its viewers from the previous week to fall to just 4.72 million Live+SD viewers.
CBS's Big Bang Theory ratings held steady at 9.32m viewers, seeming like the brightest star in the CBS new lineup, and Kid Nation ratings were up 6%. Moonlight fans can be pleased with a continued 3% ratings increase.
While NBC's Journeyman ratings moved up 19%, but no new NBC show was above 8 million viewers.
Fox's Back to You ratings gained 11% to 7.31 million viewers. It's been Fox's best new show this fall.
Only one CW show made the top 20. With Gossip Girl ratings increasing by 17% to 2.95 million viewers.
Our chart shows not only the viewership of the top 20 new shows, but also their week to week ratings momentum: shows gaining viewers [momentum > 1] and shows losing viewers [momentum < 1] over their last non-rerun airing.
Top 20 New Shows, Week of November 12-18
|RANK||PROGRAMS||Network||# OF PERSONS (LIVE+SD) (million)||Week over Week Momentum||Prior Week # OF PERSONS (LIVE+SD) (million)|
|3||The Big Bang Theory||CBS||9.32||1.00||9.37|
|4||Womens Murder Club||ABC||8.91||0.93||9.60|
|7||Dirty Sexy Money||ABC||7.90||0.96||8.20|
|10||Back to You||FOX||7.31||1.13||6.45|
These shows did not make the Top 20 :
Reaper CW 2.46m
Next Great American Band FOX 2.41m
Aliens in America CW 1.99m
Life is Wild CW 1.37m
CW Now CW 0.90m
Big Shots ABC not airedNielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2007 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.