TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: ‘Sunday Night Football,’ ‘Two & A Half Men,’ ‘Modern Family’ Top Week’s Adults 18-49 Ratings

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Sunday Night Football remained in its usual spot on tope in the adults 18-49 ratings and average viewership, the early season upset by Two and a Half Men behind it, but the Sheenless 2.5 Men continues to top scripted programming among the all important adults 18-49 ratings. Press release writers may note that NCIS topped the average viewership for scripted programs on the week.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 Viewers for the week ending October 9, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NBC 8.9  11,390
2 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS 6.2  7,976
3 SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK NBC 6.2  7,891
4 MODERN FAMILY ABC 5.7  7,268
5 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3 NBC 4.7  6,048
6 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 4.5  5,802
7 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER CBS 4.5  5,768
8 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS 4.5  5,727
9 NEW GIRL FOX 4.3  5,550
10 MIKE & MOLLY CBS 4.3  5,466
11 NCIS CBS 4.2  5,307
12 X-FACTOR-WED FOX 4.1  5,192
13 X-FACTOR-THU FOX 4.0  5,068
14 HOUSE P FOX 3.9  5,031
15 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 3.8  4,854
16 GLEE FOX 3.6  4,566
17 TERESA MON UNI 3.5  4,500
18 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 3.4  4,409
19 60 MINUTES CBS 3.2  4,068
20 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 3.2  4,066
21 OFFICE NBC 3.2  4,030
22 SURVIVOR: SOUTH PACIFIC CBS 3.1  4,015
23 TERRA NOVA FOX 3.1  3,981
24 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 3.1  3,966
25 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 3.1  3,946


Primetime Broadcast Total Viewers for the week ending October 9, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (Live+SD) (000) HH Rating (Live+SD) HH Share (Live+SD)
1 NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NBC  22,046 13.4 21
2 NCIS CBS  19,349 11.9 19
3 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS  17,705 10.7 15
4 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC  16,556 10.8 16
5 SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK NBC  15,541 9.4 15
6 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC  15,276 10.1 15
7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS  14,776 9.1 14
8 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS  13,916 8.3 14
9 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS  13,433 8.3 13
10 60 MINUTES CBS  13,290 8.5 13
11 MODERN FAMILY ABC  13,236 8.0 12
12 MIKE & MOLLY CBS  13,201 8.2 12
13 MENTALIST, THE CBS  13,154 8.2 13
14 CSI CBS  11,982 7.3 12
15 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3 NBC  11,936 7.4 12
16 X-FACTOR-WED FOX  11,930 6.8 11
17 X-FACTOR-THU FOX  11,665 7.0 11
18 UNFORGETTABLE CBS  11,575 7.5 12
19 PERSON OF INTEREST CBS  11,569 7.1 11
20 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS  11,422 6.9 10
21 BLUE BLOODS CBS  11,286 7.0 12
22 CASTLE ABC  11,180 7.2 11
23 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS  11,070 6.9 11
24 SURVIVOR: SOUTH PACIFIC CBS  10,724 6.3 10
25 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER CBS  10,388 6.3 10


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

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