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TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: 'American Idol,' NCAA B-Ball; 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Dancing with the Stars,' 'NCIS' ' Top Week 28 Viewing

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April 5th, 2011

American Idol once again grabbed the top two spots with the advertising coveted adults 18-49.  "Idol" also grabbed the top spot for total viewers, though Dancing with the Stars edged out the Thursday edition of "Idol" for second place in total viewers.

The musical episode of Grey's Anatomy was the top scripted show for the week with adults 18-49, and NCIS was the week's top scripted show with total viewers.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending April 3, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 7.7 10,069
2 American Idol-THURSDAY FOX 6.8 8,982
3 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP SA-2(S) S CBS 5.4 7,072
4 Dancing with the Stars ABC 5.2 6,830
5 GREY'S ANATOMY ABC 4.9 6,446
6 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS P ABC 4.3 5,681
7 CBS NCAA BSKBL-BRIDGE(S) S CBS 4.2 5,508
8 NCIS CBS 3.9 5,079
9 MOBBED SP-3/31 9P(S) S FOX 3.8 5,012
10 Big Bang Theory, THE CBS 3.7 4,928
11 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 3.5 4,583
12 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 3.5 4,554
13 ACM AWARDS(S) S CBS 3.3 4,383
14 Castle ABC 3.2 4,251
15 APPRENTICE 11 NBC 3.1 4,096
16 Body Of Proof P ABC 3.1 4,028
17 SURVIVOR: REDEMPTION ISLD CBS 3.1 4,026
18 CSI CBS 2.9 3,780
19 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES ABC 2.9 3,768
20 Mentalist, THE CBS 2.8 3,681
21 DANCING W/STARS: STORY(S) S ABC 2.8 3,635
22 Secret Millionaire ABC 2.7 3,501
23 BIGGEST LOSER 11 NBC 2.7 3,496
24 Private Practice ABC 2.7 3,494
25 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 2.5 3,301

 

Primetime Broadcast Network Total viewing (all ages) for the week ending  April 3, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000) HH RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 24180 13.6 21
2 Dancing with the Stars ABC 22773 13.9 21
3 AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY FOX 22627 12.9 21
4 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS P ABC 19300 12.0 18
5 NCIS CBS 18728 11.3 18
6 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP SA-2(S) S CBS 16715 9.5 17
7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 15335 9.3 14
8 Mentalist, THE CBS 14273 9.0 15
9 BODY OF PROOF P ABC 13942 8.9 14
10 GREY'S ANATOMY ABC 13091 8.3 13
11 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 13048 7.8 12
12 ACM AWARDS(S) S CBS 13045 7.6 12
13 CBS NCAA BSKBL-BRIDGE(S) S CBS 13028 7.6 14
14 DANCING W/STARS: STORY(S) S ABC 12853 8.1 13
15 CSI CBS 12760 7.9 12
16 Castle ABC 12556 8.1 13
17 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 11915 7.2 12
18 SURVIVOR: REDEMPTION ISLD CBS 11005 6.3 10
19 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10915 7.0 12
20 MOBBED SP-3/31 9P(S) S FOX 10823 6.1 10
21 60 MINUTES CBS 10458 6.6 12
22 CSI: NY CBS 10354 6.5 11
23 GOOD WIFE, THE CBS 10162 6.7 11
24 Secret Millionaire ABC 9824 5.7 9
25 CRIMINAL MINDS: SUSPECT CBS 9528 5.9 10

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

 
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