TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: ‘American Idol,’ ‘Glee,’ ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ ‘NCIS’ Top Week 31 Viewing

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American Idol grabbed the top two spots with  both the advertising coveted adults 18-49 and total viewers. The return of Glee was king of the adults 18-49 hill among scripted shows. A repeat of NCIS was the top scripted show with total viewers.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending April 24, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 7.1 9,310
2 AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY FOX 5.8 7,684
3 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 4.0 5,264
4 GLEE FOX 3.8 4,979
5 MODERN FAMILY ABC 3.8 4,965
6 OFFICE NBC 3.3 4,381
7 HOUSE FOX 3.2 4,256
8 BONES FOX 3.2 4,171
9 SURVIVOR: REDEMPTION ISLD CBS 3.1 4,087
10 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES-4/24(S) S ABC 3.1 4,014
11 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 3.0 3,999
12 APPRENTICE 11 NBC 3.0 3,972
13 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 2.8 3,632
14 MIKE & MOLLY CBS 2.6 3,389
15 AMAZING RACE 18 – SPECIAL(S) S CBS 2.6 3,386
16 BREAKING IN FOX 2.5 3,329
17 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER CBS 2.5 3,322
18 PARENTHOOD NBC 2.5 3,307
19 PARKS AND RECREATION NBC 2.4 3,127
20 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS 2.4 3,126
21 BODY OF PROOF ABC 2.4 3,111
22 COUGAR TOWN ABC 2.3 3,085
23 BIGGEST LOSER 11 NBC 2.3 3,018
24 COUGAR TOWN SP-4/18(S) S ABC 2.2 2,952
25 EXTRM MAKEOVER:HM ED-4/24(S) S ABC 2.2 2,917

Primetime Broadcast Network Total viewing (all ages) for the week ending  April 24, 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 22543 12.7 20
2 AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY FOX 20319 11.5 20
3 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 20099 12.7 20
4 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 16310 10.4 16
5 NCIS R CBS 13435 8.5 13
6 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 11438 7.1 11
7 BODY OF PROOF ABC 11370 7.4 12
8 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS 11228 7.0 11
9 MENTALIST, THE R CBS 11075 6.9 12
10 SURVIVOR: REDEMPTION ISLD CBS 11024 6.3 10
11 BONES FOX 10960 6.4 10
12 60 MINUTES SPECIAL(S) S CBS 10578 6.6 13
13 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES-4/24(S) S ABC 10150 6.2 10
14 MIKE & MOLLY CBS 9983 6.3 10
15 MODERN FAMILY ABC 9947 5.9 9
16 GLEE FOX 9799 5.8 9
17 AMAZING RACE 18 – SPECIAL(S) S CBS 9374 5.3 9
18 NCIS: LOS ANGELES 10P-SP(S) SR CBS 9108 5.8 9
19 HOUSE FOX 8804 5.2 8
20 CRIMINAL MINDS R CBS 8711 5.5 8
21 HALLMARK HALL OF FAME(S) S CBS 8579 5.3 9
22 CSI R CBS 8473 5.3 9
23 GIRLS NT OUT:WOMN-COUNTRY(S) S CBS 8368 5.1 9
24 APPRENTICE 11 NBC 8257 4.8 8
25 COUGAR TOWN SP-4/18(S) S ABC 7876 5.1 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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