TV Ratings Top 25: Oscars, American Idol & The Big Bang Theory Top Weekly Broadcast Charts

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Below are the top 25 tables for both adults 18-49 and overall viewing  in primetime for the week ending March 7, 2010.

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

Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending March 7, 2010:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 ACADEMY AWARDS(S) S ABC 13.3 17,475
2 AMERICAN IDOL-TUESDAY FOX 8.6 11,310
3 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 8.5 11,196
4 OSCAR’S RED CARPET 2010(S) S ABC 6.9 9,050
5 AMERICAN IDOL THU SP-3/4(S) S FOX 6.5 8,551
6 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 5.9 7,827
7 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS 5.7 7,507
8 BACHELOR, THE ABC 5.3 6,967
9 BACHELOR:AFTER FINAL ROSE(S) S ABC 5.3 6,939
10 OFFICE NBC 4.7 6,133
11 LOST ABC 4.1 5,396
12 NCIS CBS 4.0 5,325
13 GREY’S ANATOMY-THU 9PM ABC 4.0 5,272
14 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER CBS 3.9 5,134
15 SURVIVOR: HEROES-VILLAINS CBS 3.8 5,054
16 CSI CBS 3.7 4,877
17 BARBARA WALTERS SP-3/7(S) S ABC 3.6 4,673
18 MARRIAGE REF P NBC 3.4 4,539
19 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 3.4 4,537
20 MODERN FAMILY ABC 3.4 4,523
21 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT P CBS 3.4 4,513
22 CSI: MIAMI CBS 3.4 4,492
23 KITCHEN NIGHTMRS-3/4 9P(S) S FOX 3.3 4,278
24 MENTALIST, THE CBS 3.2 4,208
25 BIGGEST LOSER 9 NBC 3.2 4,151

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Overall viewing (all ages 2+) for the week ending March 7, 2010:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000) HH RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 ACADEMY AWARDS(S) S ABC 41,699 23.3 37
2 OSCAR’S RED CARPET 2010(S) S ABC 25,327 15.2 24
3 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 23,560 13.4 21
4 AMERICAN IDOL-TUESDAY FOX 23,526 13.1 20
5 NCIS CBS 19,622 11.8 18
6 AMERICAN IDOL THU SP-3/4(S) S FOX 19,424 11.2 18
7 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS 16,864 10.1 15
8 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 15,733 9.2 14
9 CSI CBS 15,590 9.4 15
10 BACHELOR, THE ABC 15,152 9.6 15
11 BARBARA WALTERS SP-3/7(S) S ABC 14,988 9.4 16
12 MENTALIST, THE CBS 14,868 9.4 17
13 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 14,838 9.2 14
14 BACHELOR:AFTER FINAL ROSE(S) S ABC 13,912 8.9 15
15 GOOD WIFE, THE CBS 13,319 8.5 15
16 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 13,000 8.1 13
17 SURVIVOR: HEROES-VILLAINS CBS 12,716 7.2 12
18 CSI: NY CBS 12,348 7.8 14
19 CSI: MIAMI CBS 12,066 7.7 13
20 GREY’S ANATOMY-THU 9PM ABC 11,829 7.7 12
21 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER CBS 10,370 6.3 10
22 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT P CBS 9,725 5.9 9
23 LOST ABC 9,286 5.6 9
24 OFFICE NBC 9,021 5.2 8
25 24 FOX 8,627 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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