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TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: ‘Sunday Night Football’, ‘Glee,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Top Premiere Week

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September 28th, 2010

Sunday Night Football led all premiere week action with adults 18-49 followed by Glee, Grey's Anatomy, Modern Family and Dancing with the Stars.    In total viewers, the premiere of Dancing with the Stars topped the NY Jets at Miami Dolphins Sunday Night Football contest.

Glee was the week's top scripted show with adults 18-49 with a 5.6 rating, and NCIS was the top scripted show with total viewers averaging 19.4 million.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending September 26, 2010:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers
1 NBC Sunday Night Football NBC 7.3 9,643
2 Glee P FOX 5.6 7,341
3 GREY'S ANATOMY P ABC 5.4 7,124
4 SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK NBC 5.2 6,877
5 MODERN FAMILY P ABC 5.1 6,709
6 Dancing with the Stars P ABC 5.1 6,660
7 TWO AND A HALF MEN P CBS 4.9 6,410
8 Big Bang Theory, THE P CBS 4.9 6,398
9 FAMILY GUY P FOX 4.5 5,930
10 OFFICE P NBC 4.4 5,744
11 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS P ABC 4.4 5,726
12 Desperate Housewives P ABC 4.3 5,597
13 HOUSE P FOX 4.2 5,539
14 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3 NBC 4.1 5,338
15 SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA P CBS 4.0 5,312
16 NCIS P CBS 4.0 5,295
17 $#*! My Dad Says P CBS 4.0 5,246
18 Criminal Minds P CBS 4.0 5,202
19 MIKE & MOLLY P CBS 3.9 5,182
20 Hawaii Five-0 P CBS 3.9 5,160
21 UNDERCOVER BOSS P CBS 3.8 4,952
22 Amazing Race 17 P CBS 3.8 4,945
23 Simpsons P FOX 3.7 4,872
24 How I Met Your Mother P CBS 3.6 4,748
25 EVENT P NBC 3.6 4,743

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Primetime Broadcast Network Total viewing (all ages) for the week ending September 26, 2010:

Rank2 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 P ABC 21,294 13.5 20
2 NCIS P CBS 19,409 11.7 19
3 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS P ABC 18,518 11.6 18
4 NBC Sunday Night Football NBC 18,147 11.3 19
5 NCIS: LOS ANGELES P CBS 15,757 9.7 15
6 Mentalist, THE P CBS 15,503 9.6 17
7 CSI P CBS 14,688 9.0 14
8 Two and a Half Men P CBS 14,625 8.9 13
9 60 MINUTES P CBS 14,410 9.0 15
10 GREY'S ANATOMY P ABC 14,321 9.0 14
11 HAWAII FIVE-0 P CBS 14,199 8.9 15
12 Criminal Minds P CBS 14,132 8.6 14
13 BIG BANG THEORY, THE P CBS 14,039 8.4 14
14 SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK NBC 13,855 8.5 14
15 NCIS: LOS ANGELES 10P SP(S) S CBS 13,595 8.5 15
16 Desperate Housewives P ABC 13,056 8.1 12
17 BLUE BLOODS P CBS 13,013 8.1 15
18 Modern Family P ABC 12,673 7.4 12
19 SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA P CBS 12,587 7.0 12
20 $#*! My Dad Says P CBS 12,582 7.5 12
21 Glee P FOX 12,452 6.9 11
22 MIKE & MOLLY P CBS 12,227 7.6 11
23 DEFENDERS, THE P CBS 12,174 7.7 14
24 DANCING W/STARS RESULT SP(S) S ABC 12,151 7.9 13
25 UNDERCOVER BOSS P CBS 11,544 7.0 12

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2010 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All numbers are live viewing plus same day DVR viewing.

 
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