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TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: NCAA, 'American Idol,' 'The Voice,' 'Big Bang Theory' and 'NCIS Top Week 28 Viewing

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April 3rd, 2012

Saturday's NCAA Basketball semifinal between Ohio State and Kansas was the week's highest rated program with adults 18-49, bettering both American Idol and The Voice. Big Bang Theory was the week's top scripted show with adults 18-49 and NCIS was again the most-watched program of the week.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 Viewers for the week ending April 1, 2012:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP SA-2(S) S CBS 5.5 7028
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 5.3 6714
3 Big Bang Theory, THE CBS 4.7 6062
4 VOICE NBC 4.5 5795
5 CBS NCAA BSKBL-BRIDGE(S) S CBS 4.5 5790
6 American Idol-THURSDAY FOX 4.4 5600
7 NCIS CBS 3.5 4428
8 Person Of Interest CBS 3.3 4224
9 Dancing with the Stars ABC 3.2 4061
10 ACM AWARDS(S) S CBS 3.1 3964
11 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS P ABC 3.1 3943
12 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 3.0 3791
13 SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD CBS 2.9 3764
14 Once Upon A Time ABC 2.8 3573
15 Rules of Engagement CBS 2.7 3496
16 Touch FOX 2.7 3495
17 Mentalist, THE CBS 2.7 3488
18 New Girl FOX 2.6 3326
19 Desperate Housewives ABC 2.6 3322
20 Family Guy FOX 2.5 3229
21 Castle ABC 2.3 2952
22 Two and a Half Men R CBS 2.2 2781
23 20/20-FRI ABC 2.1 2718
24 Unforgettable CBS 2.1 2676
25 2 Broke Girls R CBS 2.1 2626

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Primetime Broadcast Total Viewership for the week:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000)  HH RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 NCIS CBS 18619 11.5 19
2 Dancing with the Stars ABC 17961 11.5 18
3 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 17871 10.5 17
4 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMP SA-2(S) S CBS 16603 9.6 17
5 AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY FOX 15875 9.6 16
6 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS P ABC 15743 10.2 16
7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 14753 9.2 14
8 Person Of Interest CBS 14588 9.0 14
9 Big Bang Theory, THE CBS 13956 8.5 14
10 Mentalist, THE CBS 13615 8.6 15
11 CBS NCAA BSKBL-BRIDGE(S) S CBS 13605 7.8 15
12 ACM AWARDS(S) S CBS 13087 7.9 13
13 VOICE NBC 11996 7.1 11
14 Castle ABC 11874 7.6 13
15 Blue Bloods CBS 10717 6.8 12
16 DANCING W/STARS: STORY(S) S ABC 10696 7.3 12
17 Unforgettable CBS 10510 6.8 11
18 60 Minutes CBS 10086 6.6 12
19 SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD CBS 9987 5.9 10
20 Body Of Proof ABC 9722 6.5 11
21 CSI: NY CBS 9453 6.1 11
22 Touch FOX 8920 5.4 9
23 Rules of Engagement CBS 8645 5.3 9
24 Desperate Housewives ABC 8491 5.5 8
25 Once Upon A Time ABC 8358 5.1 8

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All numbers are live viewing plus same day DVR viewing.

 
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