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TV Ratings Top 25: Idol, Glee Tops With 18-49 ; Dancing Leads With Viewers

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May 4th, 2010

Dancing with the Stars once again danced its way to the most-watched telecast of the week, though American Idol took the top two spots with adults 18-49, followed by Glee.   NCIS was the week's most-watched scripted program, followed by spin-off, NCIS: Los Angeles.

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

Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending May 2, 2010

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 AMERICAN IDOL-TUESDAY FOX 6.9 9,029
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 6.7 8,851
3 Glee FOX 5.2 6,778
4 Dancing with the Stars ABC 4.4 5,808
5 HOUSE FOX 4.2 5,579
6 Modern Family ABC 4.2 5,561
7 SURVIVOR: HEROES-VILLAINS CBS 4.1 5,358
8 GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM ABC 3.8 5,028
9 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES ABC 3.8 4,945
10 OFFICE NBC 3.6 4,779
11 BIG BANG THEORY, THE R CBS 3.6 4,766
12 Family Guy FOX 3.5 4,653
13 NCIS CBS 3.5 4,576
14 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 3.2 4,238
15 Mentalist, THE CBS 3.2 4,218
16 Two and a Half Men R CBS 3.1 4,067
17 AMAZING RACE 16 CBS 3.0 3,956
18 CSI CBS 3.0 3,924
19 PRIVATE PRACTICE ABC 2.9 3,859
20 Law And Order:SVU NBC 2.9 3,826
21 BIGGEST LOSER 9 NBC 2.8 3,717
22 24 FOX 2.8 3,675
23 COUGAR TOWN ABC 2.8 3,669
24 30 ROCK NBC 2.7 3,613
25 Simpsons FOX 2.7 3,572

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

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000) HH RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 Dancing with the Stars ABC 20,404 13.2 21
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 20,057 11.5 18
3 American Idol-TUESDAY FOX 19,417 11.0 17
4 NCIS CBS 16,288 10.1 16
5 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 15,619 9.7 15
6 Mentalist, THE CBS 14,843 9.4 16
7 CSI CBS 13,629 8.5 14
8 60 Minutes CBS 13,496 8.6 16
9 SURVIVOR: HEROES-VILLAINS CBS 12,738 7.6 13
10 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 12,390 8.2 13
11 Glee FOX 12,177 7.2 11
12 Desperate Housewives ABC 12,118 7.6 12
13 Good Wife, THE CBS 12,074 8.0 14
14 HOUSE FOX 10,855 6.7 11
15 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS 10,832 6.8 11
16 GREY'S ANATOMY-THU 9PM ABC 10,465 7.0 11
17 Amazing Race 16 CBS 10,293 6.0 10
18 COLD CASE CBS 10,018 6.4 11
19 Modern Family ABC 10,008 6.0 10
20 Two and a Half Men R CBS 9,972 6.3 10
21 COLD CASE 9PM SPECIAL(S) S CBS 9,637 6.0 9
22 Law And Order:SVU NBC 9,489 6.3 11
23 BONES FOX 9,278 5.9 10
24 24 FOX 9,123 5.4 8
25 ROMANTICALLY CHALLENGED ABC 9,058 6.1 10

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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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