American Idol Takes Top 2 Spots, Followed by Dancing With The Stars
Fox's American Idol continued to hold the top 2 spots for average viewers for the season to date (STD) 2007-8 broadcast prime-time season through the week ending June 1, followed by 4 different airings of Dancing With The Stars (two nights from Fall, two nights from Spring).
Rounding out the top 10 were the Tuesday airing of House, Desperate Housewives, NBC Sunday Night Football and CSI.
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 By Viewers
|Rank||Programs||Network||STD Viewers Live+SD (000)|
|3||DANCING W/THE STARS-MON||ABC||21,150|
|4||DANCING WITH THE STARS||ABC||19,171|
|5||DANCING W/STARS RESULT-TU||ABC||19,163|
|6||DANCING W/STARS RESULTS||ABC||17,782|
|9||NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL||NBC||15,862|
|11||GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM||ABC||14,675|
|15||MOMENT OF TRUTH||FOX||13,488|
|17||TWO AND A HALF MEN||CBS||13,072|
|20||WITHOUT A TRACE||CBS||12,462|
Dropping from the list was Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and joining the list was Survivor: Micronesia.
CBS both has 8 of the shows in the top 20, ABC 6, Fox 5 and NBC only 1.
Our chart shows the top 20 shows ranked on a season to date (STD) basis for average viewers.
Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.