Just as last year, ABC dominated the top of the charts for the first official week of the new season with, and 's . Better still for the Mouse network, 's and Housewives took the top two spots in the top shows among 18-49 year olds.
was CBS most-watched show at number five with over 18 million viewers, but it was only ranked 25 among 18-49 year olds. CBS ‘s most-watched show among 18-49 year olds was (#5 among 18-49 year olds) which was 11th on this list. Still, both : Miami and did better among 18-49 year olds than House, which must be at least a little disconcerting for Fox. , which didn't make this list was #18 among 18-49 year olds and The and (which also didn't make this list) were number 14 and 17 respectively among 18-49 year olds.
NBC had nothing in the top twenty most-viewed shows list outside of NFL full top twenty among 18-49 year olds here.and the pregame (which was only 8 minutes worth). The peacocks fared a bit better among 18-49 year olds also placing Heroes (#8) and The (#10) on that list. You can see the
If you don't see an 18-49 ranking it merely means the show was not among the top 26 shows we saw data for among 18-49 year olds for the week.
Nielsen Top Twenty Shows by viewers for the week ending 09/28/08:
|Rank||Shows||Net||# Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000)||HH RATING (LIVE+SD)||HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)||# OF HOMES (LIVE+SD) (000)||18-49 Rank|
|3||GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM||ABC||18,469||11.9||18||13,595||1|
|4||DANCING W/STARS SP-9/23(S)||ABC||18,302||11.7||18||13,374||11|
|9||DANCING W/STARS RESULT SP(S)||ABC||15,867||10.4||17||11,860||24|
|17||BROTHERS & SISTERS||ABC||12,029||7.7||13||8,834||13|
|19||SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK||NBC||11,933||7.4||12||8,416||15|
Nielsen Ratings Data: ©2008 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved
All numbers above based on live plus same day DVR viewing.