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Season To Date Top Broadcast TV Shows, Adults 18-49

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June 5th, 2008

American Idol Holds Top 2 Spots For Adults 18-49

American Idol on FOXFox's American Idol continues to hold the top 2 spots for season to date (STD) adults 18-49, the group most coveted by advertisers, through June 1, 2008.

Rounding out the top 10 were the Tuesday airing of House, NBC Sunday Night FootballDesperate HousewivesGrey's AnatomyMoment of Truth, Heroes, Monday's Dancing with the Stars and Hell's Kitchen.

Although the 2007-8 broadcast prime-time season is “officially” over, technically the season extends until the new season begins in September, 2008 and we will continue to report the season to date ratings.

Season To Date Top Broadcast Shows For Adults 18-49


Rank Programs Network STD Adults 18-49 Live+SD (000)
1 American Idol-TUESDAY FOX  13,977
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX  13,448
3 HOUSE FOX  8,405
4 NBC Sunday Night Football NBC  8,291
5 Desperate Housewives ABC  7,749
6 GREY'S ANATOMY ABC  7,631
7 MOMENT OF TRUTH FOX  7,412
8 HEROES NBC  6,958
9 DANCING W/THE STARS-MON ABC  6,922
10 HELL'S KITCHEN FOX  6,650
11 HOUSE-MON 9P FOX  6,616
12 LOST ABC  6,401
13 DANCING W/STARS RESULT-TU ABC  6,200
14 Dancing with the Stars ABC  6,128
15 SURVIVOR: CHINA CBS  6,083
16 Two and a Half Men CBS  5,927
17 OT, THE FOX  5,727
18 CSI CBS  5,710
19 Extreme Makeover:HOME ED. ABC  5,641
20 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC  5,587

ABC leads 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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