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Top Season To Date Broadcast Shows By Viewers

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June 5th, 2008

American Idol Takes Top 2 Spots, Followed by Dancing with the Stars

American Idol on FOXFox'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)
1 American Idol-TUESDAY FOX  27,664
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX  26,840
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
7 HOUSE FOX  16,208
8 Desperate Housewives ABC  15,867
9 NBC Sunday Night Football NBC  15,862
10 CSI CBS  15,533
11 GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM ABC  14,675
12 SURVIVOR: CHINA CBS  14,280
13 NCIS CBS  13,728
14 HOUSE-MON 9P FOX  13,554
15 MOMENT OF TRUTH FOX  13,488
16 CSI: MIAMI CBS  13,123
17 Two and a Half Men CBS  13,072
18 SURVIVOR: MICRONESIA CBS  12,744
19 60 Minutes CBS  12,601
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.

 
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