Final 2007-8 Season Top TV Shows For Adults 18-49

Categories: Nielsen Broadcast TV Show Ratings Adults 18-49

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May 29th, 2008

American Idol Takes Top 2 Spots For the Season

American Idol on FOXIn what has become a common sight at the end of the last several prime-time  broadcast seasons, Fox's American Idol took the top 2 spots for adults 18-49, the group most coveted by advertisers.

Rounding out the top 10 were Desperate Housewives, the Tuesday airing of House, NBC Sunday Night Football, Moment of Truth, Grey's Anatomy, Heroes, Monday's Dancing with the Stars and Hell's Kitchen.

Final 2007-8 Season Prime-time Top Shows For Adults 18-49


Rank Programs Network STD Adults 18-49 Live+SD (000)
1 American Idol-TUESDAY FOX  13,975
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX  13,446
3 Desperate Housewives ABC  8,468
4 HOUSE-TUE FOX  8,405
5 NBC Sunday Night Football NBC  8,291
6 MOMENT OF TRUTH FOX  7,797
7 GREY'S ANATOMY ABC  7,483
8 HEROES NBC  6,958
9 DANCING W/THE STARS-MON ABC  6,922
10 HELL'S KITCHEN FOX  6,753
11 HOUSE-MON 9P FOX  6,606
12 LOST ABC  6,389
13 DANCING W/STARS RESULT-TU ABC  6,200
14 Dancing with the Stars ABC  6,127
15 SURVIVOR: CHINA CBS  6,083
16 Two and a Half Men CBS  5,928
17 CSI CBS  5,917
18 Extreme Makeover:HOME ED. ABC  5,886
19 THE OT FOX  5,727
20 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC  5,585

ABC lead the network race with 8 of the shows in the top 20, Fox put 7 shows in the top 20, CBS 3 and NBC only 2.

Our chart shows the top 20 shows ranked on a season to date (STD) basis for adults 18-49.

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 
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