Note: the table below is now ranked by household, which is the industry standard when it comes to focusing on syndicated ratings. All ratings Live+SD (same day DVR viewing).
Update: Oprah was mostly repeats for the week ending December 5. For the first time since September, Judge Judy edged out Oprah for daytime supremacy. Judy bested Oprah by an average of 464,000 viewers, gaining 5% from the prior week to a 4.6 rating and 6,597,000 total viewers. Oprah fell 8% to a 4.5 rating, attracting 6,133,000 viewers.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2.9 rating, a season high) was up 12% from the week before in rating and bettered(2.9 rating, down 6%) by an average 120,000 viewers.
Maury is ranked 35th overall, but with young women 18-34, he's ranked #9, which is #1 among talk shows. In daytime, Maury's 1.4 rating with women 18-34 bettered Oprah's 1.3 and Judge Judy's 1.1.
Why Aren't Theon The List Below?!
While Therepeats are available nationally its ratings are not counted in the weekly syndicated ratings because The does not sell any national advertising in syndication.
Top 25 Syndicated Shows for the week ending December 5, 2010:
|Rank||Program||Dist||Day||HH Rating||Viewers (000)|
|1||WHEEL OF FORTUNE||CTD||MTWTF..||7.4||11,869|
|2||ESPN NFL REGULAR SEASON||ESP||M......||7.3||11,727|
|4||TWO-HALF MEN-SYN (AT)||WB||MTWTF..||6.2||9,946|
|5||JUDGE JUDY (AT)||CTD||MTWTF..||4.6||6,597|
|6||OPRAH WINFREY SHOW||CTD||MTWTF..||4.5||6,133|
|7||2010 NFL REG SEASON GAMES||NFL||...T...||4.1||6,841|
|10||TWO-HALF MEN WKND B (AT)||WB||......S||3.4||5,187|
|11||2010 NFL REG SEA POSTGUN||NFL||...T...||3.2||5,129|
|12||TWO-HALF MEN WKND A (AT)||WB||......S||3.1||4,824|
|13||INSIDE EDITION (AT)||CTD||MTWTF..||3.0||4,314|
|15||LAW & ORDER:CI-WKL (AT)||NBU||......S||2.9||4,523|
|16||EVRY LVS RAYMOND-SYN(AT)||CTD||MTWTF..||2.8||4,116|
|18||MY WIFE AND KIDS (AT)||DAD||MTWTF..||2.8||4,249|
|19||DR. PHIL SHOW (AT)||CTD||MTWTF..||2.7||3,535|
|20||HOW I MET-MTHR-MF-SYN(AT)||2/T||MTWTF..||2.6||3,937|
|21||LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY||DAD||MTWTF..||2.6||3,393|
|24||DR. OZ SHOW (AT)||SPT||MTWTF..||2.4||3,324|
|25||ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW||WB||MTWTF..||2.4||3,256|
Why Aren't Theon This List?!
Yes, twice with this disclaimer.
While The Simpsons repeats are available nationally its ratings are not counted in the weekly syndicated ratings because The Simpsons does not sell any national advertising in syndication.
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.
For syndicated shows which air on multiple days, the viewership shown is the average of all telecasts.
BUENA VISTA items are syndicated packages of old Disney movies.
DAD = Disney ABC Domestic Television, SPT= Sony Pictures Television, 2/T=Twentieth Television, ESP = ESPN, CTD = CBS Television Distribution.
AT = Additional Time/Telecasts, more than the typical number of episodes or time periods/week.
Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2010 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.