The MLB All-Star Game on FOX took the top spot for the week, overall and in the 18-49 demographic. Please note that Nielsen/Fox numbers reported for the game are only the first 9 innings from 8:42p-11:42p EDT. Although the game went extra innings and well past 1:00 am on the east coast, that's how they chose to report it.
CBS'was the fourth ranked show overall, but did not rank among the top 28 shows in the 18-49 demographic. We only got the top 28 shows in the 18-49 demo, so if you don't see a ranking it merely means that a show wasn't one of the top 28 in that demographic.
ABC's premiere of Primetime: Family Secrets came in 20th overall, but ranked seventh among 18-49 year olds. The Mouse needed something to smile about after the performance of High School Musical: Get in the Picture.
Last Tuesday's season premiere ofdidn't make the top 20, but was #26 overall and #27 in the 18-49 demographic for CBS.
Nielsen Top Twenty Shows by viewers for the week ending 07/20/08:
|Rank||Shows||Net||HH (LIVE+SD)||HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)||# OF HOMES (LIVE+SD) (000)||# Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000)||18-49 Rank|
|1||FOX MLB ALL-STAR GAME(S)||FOX||9.3||16||10,441||14,540||1|
|2||AMERICA'S GOT TALENT||NBC||7.9||13||8,949||12,793||3|
|3||FOX MLB ALL-STAR PRE(S)||FOX||6.8||13||7,724||10,371||5|
|5||SO YOU THINK CN DANCE-WED||FOX||5.6||10||6,263||9,010||4|
|8||: NY (R)||CBS||5.7||10||6,416||8,601||18|
|9||SO YOU THINK CN DANCE-THU||FOX||5.2||9||5,828||8,396||6|
|10||TWO AND A HALF MEN (R)||CBS||5.5||9||6,203||8,390||8|
|12||CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD||NBC||5.0||9||5,602||7,823||16|
|15||SMARTER THAN 5TH GRADER||FOX||4.8||9||5,410||7,687|
|16||: MIAMI (R)||CBS||5.2||9||5,870||7,669||17|
|17||HOUSE-MON 9P (R)||FOX||4.7||8||5,346||7,432||10|
|19||GREATEST AMERICAN DOG||CBS||4.6||9||5,188||6,971|
|20||PRIMETIME: FAMILY SECRETS||ABC||4.6||8||5,150||6,967||7|
Nielsen Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved
All numbers above based on live plus same day DVR viewing.