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TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: 'American Idol,' 'Dancing With The Stars,' 'Glee,' 'Modern Family' Top Season's Final Week

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June 1st, 2011

Of course, the two finale episodes of American Idol topped the advertising coveted adults 18-49 ratings for the broadcast primetime season's final week, but Dancing with the Stars placed #2 and #3 for average viewership.  NBC newcomer The Voice dropped to  seventh with adults 18-49 trailing both American Idol telecasts, Dancing with the Stars, Glee and Modern Family.

Glee was the week's top scripted show in adults 18-49, beating out Modern Family and HouseGlee was also the week's top scripted show with total viewers.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending May 29, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 9.2 12,142
2 American Idol TUE SP-5/24(S) S FOX 6.4 8,351
3 Dancing with the Stars ABC 4.7 6,189
4 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 4.6 6,043
5 Glee FOX 4.6 5,988
6 Modern Family ABC 4.2 5,492
7 VOICE NBC 3.8 4,970
8 HOUSE FOX 3.4 4,440
9 SO YOU THINK CN DANCE-THU P FOX 3.3 4,402
10 Biggest Loser 11 NBC 3.1 4,114
11 BACHELORETTE, THE P ABC 2.8 3,673
12 FOX NASCAR SPRINT CUP FOX 2.5 3,249
13 Two and a Half Men R CBS 2.2 2,902
14 MIDDLE, THE ABC 2.2 2,869
15 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS 2.2 2,830
16 DANCING W/STARS-TUE 8PM R ABC 2.1 2,714
17 Chicago Code FOX 2.0 2,586
18 Cougar Town ABC 2.0 2,566
19 CLASH OF THE COMMERCIALS(S) S CBS 1.9 2,516
20 TRIUNFO DEL AMOR MON UNI 1.9 2,511
21 MIKE & MOLLY R CBS 1.9 2,494
22 TRIUNFO DEL AMOR THU UNI 1.9 2,484
23 Modern Family SP-5/25(S) SR ABC 1.9 2,470
24 TRIUNFO DEL AMOR WED UNI 1.9 2,459
25 TERESA TUE UNI 1.8 2,424

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Primetime Broadcast Network Total viewing (all ages) for the week ending  May 29, 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 29,288 15.6 25
2 Dancing with the Stars ABC 22,856 14.2 23
3 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 21,424 13.3 20
4 AMERICAN IDOL TUE SP-5/24(S) S FOX 20,569 11.4 18
5 Glee FOX 11,803 6.8 10
6 DANCING W/STARS-TUE 8PM R ABC 10,364 6.8 11
7 Modern Family ABC 10,312 6.1 10
8 NCIS R CBS 9,830 6.4 10
9 SO YOU THINK CN DANCE-THU P FOX 9,455 5.2 9
10 Mentalist, THE R CBS 9,264 5.8 10
11 HOUSE FOX 9,113 5.5 9
12 BACHELORETTE, THE P ABC 9,015 6.0 9
13 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS 8,667 5.5 8
14 VOICE NBC 8,488 4.9 8
15 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS 8,277 5.1 9
16 Biggest Loser 11 NBC 8,197 4.9 8
17 FOX NASCAR SPRINT CUP FOX 8,132 4.5 9
18 Two and a Half Men R CBS 8,033 5.1 8
19 NCIS 10PM-SPECIAL(S) SR CBS 7,913 5.0 8
20 CSI R CBS 7,737 4.9 8
21 MIDDLE, THE ABC 7,329 4.4 7
22 MIKE & MOLLY R CBS 7,269 4.6 7
23 Criminal Minds: SUSPECT CBS 7,254 4.8 8
24 Chicago Code FOX 7,105 4.3 7
25 CLASH OF THE COMMERCIALS(S) S CBS 6,843 4.2 7

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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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