TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: Jets-Steelers, American Idol, Hawaii Five-0, NCIS, Modern Family Top Week 18 Viewing

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Of course the most-watched AFC Championship game ever between the Jets and Steelers came out on top with total viewers and adults 18-49 with 54.9 million viewers and a 19.7 adults 18-49 rating.  American Idol might be down, but it wasn’t out as both the Wednesday and Thursday premieres topped everything besides the Jets-Steelers game and its post-game coverage.

The special Hawaii Five-0 that ran after the AFC Championship was the week’s top scripted program with adults 18-49, a full ratings point ahead of Modern Family.  With total viewers, NCIS was the top scripted program with over 21 million viewers.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending January 23, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers
1 AFC CHAMPIONSHIP ON CBS(S) S CBS 19.7 25,941
2 AFC CHMP POST GAME ON CBS(S) S CBS 11.2 14,790
3 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY P FOX 9.7 12,818
4 AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY P FOX 7.8 10,222
5 HAWAII FIVE-0 SP 1/23(S) S CBS 5.6 7,350
6 MODERN FAMILY ABC 4.6 6,067
7 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS 4.6 6,031
8 OFFICE NBC 4.5 5,880
9 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 4.2 5,554
10 NCIS CBS 4.1 5,400
11 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER CBS 3.9 5,191
12 MIKE & MOLLY CBS 3.7 4,882
13 BONES P FOX 3.5 4,598
14 HOUSE FOX 3.5 4,662
15 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 3.3 4,389
16 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT CBS 3.3 4,275
17 PARKS AND RECREATION P NBC 3.2 4,168
18 CSI CBS 3.1 4,047
19 SIMPSONS FOX 3.0 3,999
20 BIGGEST LOSER 11 NBC 2.9 3,803
21 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 2.9 3,780
22 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 2.9 3,830
23 $#*! MY DAD SAYS CBS 2.8 3,626
24 MENTALIST, THE CBS 2.8 3,744
25 30 ROCK P NBC 2.7 3,517

Primetime Broadcast Network Total viewing (all ages) for the week ending  January 23, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000) HH RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 AFC CHAMPIONSHIP ON CBS(S) S CBS 54,850 28.3 43
2 AFC CHMP POST GAME ON CBS(S) S CBS 31,510 17.0 26
3 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY P FOX 26,234 14.2 22
4 AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY P FOX 22,899 12.5 20
5 NCIS CBS 21,093 12.7 20
6 HAWAII FIVE-0 SP 1/23(S) S CBS 19,335 11.3 19
7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 17,293 10.6 17
8 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS 15,561 9.3 14
9 MENTALIST, THE CBS 14,818 9.2 16
10 CSI CBS 14,335 8.5 13
11 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 13,629 8.1 13
12 MIKE & MOLLY CBS 12,803 7.7 12
13 BLUE BLOODS P CBS 12,296 7.6 13
14 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 12,023 7.4 11
15 GOOD WIFE, THE CBS 11,434 7.6 13
16 HARRY’S LAW P NBC 11,071 7.0 12
17 MODERN FAMILY ABC 10,942 6.5 10
18 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 10,834 6.9 12
19 BONES P FOX 10,553 6.3 10
20 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER CBS 10,538 6.3 10
21 HOUSE FOX 10,524 6.2 9
22 $#*! MY DAD SAYS CBS 10,285 6.2 10
23 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT CBS 9,890 6.0 9
24 BACHELOR SP-1/17, THE(S) S ABC 8,796 5.7 9
25 MIDDLE, THE ABC 8,316 5.0 8


Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All numbers are live viewing plus same day DVR viewing.

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