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TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: 'American Idol,' 'Big Bang Theory', 'The Voice,'and 'Person of Interest' Top Week 29 Viewing

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April 10th, 2012

 

Monday's NCAA Basketball championship game between Kentucky 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 Person Of Interest was the most-watched scripted program of the week.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 Viewers for the week ending April 8, 2012:

 

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMPSHIPS(S) S CBS 7.6 9719
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 4.9 6217
3 Big Bang Theory, THE CBS 4.4 5589
4 VOICE NBC 4.1 5293
5 American Idol-THURSDAY FOX 3.9 5021
6 PRELUDE TO A CHAMPIONSHIP(S) S CBS 3.6 4590
7 VOICE:RESULTS SHOW P NBC 3.2 4149
8 Criminal Minds CBS 3.0 3853
9 Person Of Interest CBS 3.0 3788
10 CSI CBS 2.9 3765
11 Dancing with the Stars ABC 2.9 3647
12 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 2.8 3621
13 GREY'S ANATOMY ABC 2.8 3554
14 SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD CBS 2.8 3527
15 Rules of Engagement CBS 2.7 3392
16 Amazing Race 20 - SPECIAL(S) S CBS 2.5 3246
17 BONES P FOX 2.5 3159
18 Mentalist, THE CBS 2.4 3131
19 HOUSE P FOX 2.3 3003
20 New Girl FOX 2.3 2898
21 Touch FOX 2.3 2893
22 60 Minutes SPECIAL(S) S CBS 2.2 2817
23 APPRENTICE 12 NBC 2.1 2740
24 Castle ABC 2.1 2698
25 SMASH NBC 2.1 2630

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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 CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMPSHIPS(S) S CBS 20869 12.3 19
2 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 17091 10.2 17
3 Dancing with the Stars ABC 16868 10.9 17
4 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 15606 10.1 15
5 American Idol-THURSDAY FOX 14342 8.8 15
6 Person Of Interest CBS 13690 8.3 14
7 Big Bang Theory, THE CBS 13295 8.0 14
8 Mentalist, THE CBS 12591 7.8 13
9 CSI CBS 12062 7.7 13
10 60 Minutes SPECIAL(S) S CBS 11726 7.1 13
11 Castle ABC 11691 7.7 12
12 PRELUDE TO A CHAMPIONSHIP(S) S CBS 11468 7.1 11
13 NCIS R CBS 11445 7.4 12
14 Criminal Minds CBS 11338 7.3 12
15 Blue Bloods CBS 10921 7.0 13
16 VOICE NBC 10830 6.3 10
17 Body Of Proof ABC 10513 7.0 12
18 SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD CBS 10360 6.1 10
19 DWS:ENCORE PERFORMANCE-1(S) S ABC 9657 6.3 10
20 Amazing Race 20 - SPECIAL(S) S CBS 9182 5.5 9
21 CSI: NY CBS 9068 5.8 10
22 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS 8723 5.8 9
23 Rules of Engagement CBS 8584 5.1 9
24 VOICE:RESULTS SHOW P NBC 8450 5.2 8
25 BONES P FOX 8385 5.0 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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