As ever, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy took the top spots for weekly syndication, and Two and a Half Men seems firmly entrenched in third place.
Judge Judy once again topped Oprah. That's now not particularly unusual. Ellen fans note that she was just out of the top 25 with an average viewership of 2.845 million.
Legend of the Seeker Fans: Seeker ran a repeat the week of April 4, and the updated table for Season two’s ratings is still below the normal syndicated top 25 table.
WWE Friday Night Smackdown! Fans: Smackdown! headed to Syfy, was a bit further out of the top 25 than Ellen, averaging just 2.791 million viewers.
Please note that the syndicated weekly results are delayed versus normal reporting. While we get the broadcast and cable ratings for the prior Monday-Sunday period every Tuesday, there is an extra week of lag time with the syndicated ratings and these numbers are not for last week, but for the week before last (in other words, the WWE Friday Night Smackdown! is for April 2, not April 9).
Note: all numbers above and below are "average audience" figures rather than "gross average audience."
Top 25 Syndicated Shows for the week ending April 4, 2010:
|Rank||Program||Network||Day||Duration||HH Rating||Viewers (000)|
|1||WHEEL OF FORTUNE||CTD||MTWTF..||30||6.4||9,983|
|6||OPRAH WINFREY SHOW||CTD||MTWTF..||60||4||5,343|
|10||CSI NEW YORK||CTD||......S||60||3||4,520|
|11||EVRY LVS RAYMOND||CTD||MTWTF..||30||3.1||4,439|
|14||LAW & ORDER:CI-WKL||NBU||......S||60||2.7||3,936|
|16||TWO-HALF MEN WKND B||WB||......S||30||2.5||3,745|
|18||KING OF THE HILL||2/T||MTWTF..||30||2.3||3,375|
|19||DR. PHIL SHOW||CTD||MTWTF..||60||2.5||3,315|
|21||EVBDY LVS RAYMOND-WKD||CTD||......S||30||2.1||3,221|
|23||TWO-HALF MEN WKND A||WB||......S||30||2.2||3,142|
|25||LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY||DAD||MTWTF..||60||2.4||3,128|
Legend of the Seeker Season Two:
|Show||Date||R= Repeat||HH Rating||Live+SD Viewers (000)|
|Legend of the Seeker||7-Nov-09||1.7||2,580|
For syndicated shows which air on multiple days, the viewership shown is the average of all telecasts.
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DAD = Disney ABC Domestic Television, SPT= Sony Pictures Television, 2/T=Twentieth Television, ESP = ESPN, CTD = CBS Television Distribution.
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