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TV Ratings Top 25: American Idol, Dancing With the Stars, Big Bang Theory, Undercover Boss Top Weekly Broadcast Charts

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March 30th, 2010

Below are the top 25 tables for both adults 18-49 and overall viewing  in primetime for the week ending March 28, 2010.

American Idol of course topped both charts, and the premiere of  Dancing with the Stars was third with adults 18-49.  The Big Bang Theory was the top scripted show with adults 18-49, and Two and a Half Men was the most-watched scripted show overall.

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

Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending March 28, 2010:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 AMERICAN IDOL-TUESDAY FOX 8.4 11,105
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 7.2 9,502
3 DANCING WITH THE STARS P ABC 6.4 8,457
4 Big Bang Theory, THE CBS 5.2 6,885
5 UNDERCOVER BOSS CBS 5.1 6,746
6 Two and a Half Men CBS 5.1 6,671
7 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP TH 2(S)-03/25/2010 S CBS 4.3 5,613
8 LOST ABC 4.0 5,304
9 AMAZING RACE 16 CBS 3.9 5,135
10 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP SA-2(S)-03/27/2010 S CBS 3.8 4,995
11 FAMILY GUY R FOX 3.8 4,991
12 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP FR 2(S)-03/26/2010 S CBS 3.7 4,923
13 MODERN FAMILY ABC 3.7 4,852
14 GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM ABC 3.7 4,850
15 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER CBS 3.5 4,669
16 OFFICE NBC 3.5 4,641
17 SURVIVOR: HEROES-VILL-WED(S)-03/24/2010 S CBS 3.4 4,511
18 Rules of Engagement CBS 3.3 4,375
19 Castle ABC 3.3 4,373
20 Law And Order:SVU NBC 3.3 4,330
21 CSI: MIAMI CBS 3.2 4,164
22 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP TH 1(S)-03/25/2010 S CBS 3.1 4,139
23 60 MINUTES CBS 3.1 4,118
24 Biggest Loser 9 NBC 3.0 3,988
25 PRIVATE PRACTICE ABC 2.9 3,847

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Overall viewing (all ages 2+) for the week ending March 28, 2010:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD)    (000) HH  RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 American Idol-TUESDAY FOX 24,211 13.5 21
2 Dancing with the Stars P ABC 24,185 15.0 23
3 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 21,437 12.2 20
4 Undercover Boss CBS 16,717 9.6 15
5 60 Minutes CBS 14,487 9.0 15
6 Two and a Half Men CBS 14,459 8.6 13
7 Big Bang Theory, THE CBS 13,415 8.0 12
8 NCIS R CBS 13,044 8.3 13
9 Amazing Race 16 CBS 12,729 7.2 11
10 Castle ABC 12,207 7.9 14
11 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP SA-2(S) S CBS 12,052 7.3 15
12 GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM ABC 11,567 7.6 12
13 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS 11,335 7.2 11
14 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP TH 2(S) S CBS 11,317 7.1 13
15 SURVIVOR: HEROES-VILL-WED(S) S CBS 11,148 6.6 11
16 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP FR 2(S) S CBS 11,082 6.9 13
17 CSI: MIAMI CBS 10,795 6.9 12
18 Law And Order:SVU NBC 10,581 6.8 12
19 COLD CASE CBS 10,319 6.4 12
20 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP TH 1(S) S CBS 9,680 6.0 11
21 LOST ABC 9,305 5.5 9
22 Modern Family ABC 9,178 5.6 9
23 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHMP FR 1(S) S CBS 8,930 5.5 11
24 Private Practice ABC 8,705 5.8 10
25 24 FOX 8,695 5.2 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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