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TV Ratings: Grammy Awards, American Idol, House and NCIS top weekly viewing

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February 2nd, 2010

The highest rated Grammy Awards since 2004 topped the weekly charts both with adults 18-49 and overall viewers, edging out American Idol.  FOX's  House was the top-rated scripted content with adults 18-49 and  NCIS was the most-watched scripted show overall.

Below are the top 25 tables for both adults 18-49 and overall viewing.

Weekly cable show ratings and overnight broadcast show ratings are also available.

Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending January 31, 2010:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 GRAMMY AWARDS(S) S CBS 9.9 12,966
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 9.5 12,505
3 AMERICAN IDOL-TUESDAY FOX 9.0 11,888
4 HOUSE FOX 5.2 6,821
5 NCIS CBS 4.0 5,328
6 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS 4.0 5,244
7 BACHELOR, THE ABC 3.9 5,192
8 Two and a Half Men R CBS 3.8 4,965
9 BIGGEST LOSER 9 NBC 3.8 4,959
10 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 3.7 4,885
11 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES ABC 3.7 4,840
12 BONES FOX 3.6 4,689
13 24 FOX 3.4 4,471
14 Family Guy FOX 3.2 4,200
15 HUMAN TARGET SP-1/26 9P(S) S FOX 3.1 4,041
16 Castle ABC 3.0 4,010
17 Fringe FOX 3.0 4,001
18 CSI: MIAMI R CBS 2.6 3,402
19 CHUCK NBC 2.5 3,292
20 American Dad FOX 2.5 3,249
21 SORTILEGIO THU UNI 2.4 3,117
22 BROTHERS & SISTERS ABC 2.4 3,110
23 Simpsons FOX 2.4 3,098
24 AMER FUNN HOME VIDEOS ABC 2.3 2,995
25 Mentalist, THE R CBS 2.3 2,988

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Overall viewing (all ages 2+) for the week ending January 31, 2010:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000) HH RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 GRAMMY AWARDS(S) S CBS 25,869 14.3 23
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 25,710 14.0 22
3 American Idol-TUESDAY FOX 24,452 13.6 21
4 NCIS CBS 20,221 12.2 19
5 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 16,942 10.4 16
6 HOUSE FOX 14,213 8.5 13
7 BONES FOX 12,331 7.3 12
8 60 Minutes CBS 12,328 7.7 12
9 Two and a Half Men R CBS 12,069 7.7 11
10 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS 11,500 7.1 11
11 BACHELOR, THE ABC 11,470 7.4 11
12 Desperate Housewives ABC 11,437 6.9 10
13 Mentalist, THE R CBS 11,068 7.0 12
14 24 FOX 10,814 6.4 10
15 Castle ABC 10,551 6.8 12
16 Good Wife, THE R CBS 10,016 6.7 12
17 Biggest Loser 9 NBC 9,708 5.9 9
18 CSI: MIAMI R CBS 9,548 6.3 11
19 Human Target SP-1/26 9P(S) S FOX 9,261 5.5 9
20 CSI R CBS 9,145 5.8 9
21 Fringe FOX 8,980 5.2 8
22 NUMB3RS R CBS 8,713 5.5 10
23 AMER FUNN HOME VIDEOS ABC 8,547 4.9 8
24 Extreme Makeover:HM ED-8P ABC 8,542 5.1 8
25 STATE-UNION ANALYSIS-NBC(S) S NBC 8,283 5.1 8

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Nielsen Ratings Data: ©2010 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All ratings above Live+SD (live viewing plus same day DVR viewing)

 
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