Syndicated TV Ratings: 'The Big Bang Theory' is Again Number 1 in Households & With Viewers, 'Dr.Phil' Retains Top Talker Status for Week Ending January 20, 2013



 

The Big Bang Theory was the top regular syndicated program in Household ratings and with total viewers for the week ending January 20, 2013.

Dr. Phil  topped the talk shows for the fifteenth week this season.  Ellen was second.

Top 25 Syndicated Shows for the week ending January 20, 2013:

Rank Program Dist. Days HH Rating Viewers (000)
1 BIG BANG-SYN (AT) WB MTWTF.. 7.9 12617
2 WHEEL OF FORTUNE CTD MTWTF.. 7.7 12204
3 JUDGE JUDY (AT) CTD MTWTF.. 7.4 10093
4 JEOPARDY (AT) CTD MTWTF.. 6.8 10447
5 BIG BANG WKND B (AT) WB ……S 5.7 9160
6 TWO-HALF MEN-SYN (AT) WB MTWTF.. 5.5 8245
7 FAMILY FEUD (AT) 2/T MTWTF.. 5.1 7636
8 BIG BANG WKND A (AT) WB ……S 5.1 8183
9 WEEKEND ADVENTURE DAL ……S 5.0 6796
10 LAW & ORDER: SVU-SYN (AT) NBU ……S 4.3 5980
11 FAMILY GUY-MF-SYN (AT) 2/T MTWTF.. 4.1 6215
12 FAMILY GUY-WK-SYN (AT) 2/T ……S 4.1 5694
13 ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT(AT) CTD MTWTF.. 3.9 5627
14 WHEEL OF FORTUNE WKND CTD ……S 3.4 5291
15 INSIDE EDITION (AT) CTD MTWTF.. 3.3 4787
16 DR. PHIL SHOW (AT) CTD MTWTF.. 3.2 4270
17 HOW I MET-MTHR-MF-SYN(AT) 2/T MTWTF.. 3.0 4277
18 LAW & ORDER:CI-MF-SYN(AT) NBU MTWTF.. 3.0 4087
19 CRIMINAL MINDS-SYN (AT) CTD ……S 2.9 4176
20 ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW WB MTWTF.. 2.8 3719
21 LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL DAD MTWTF.. 2.7 3455
22 HOW I MET-MTHR-WK-SYN(AT) 2/T ……S 2.7 3968
23 LAW & ORDER-SYN (AT) NBU ……S 2.7 3617
24 TWO-HALF MEN WKND A (AT) WB ……S 2.7 3892
25 DR. OZ SHOW (AT) SPT MTWTF.. 2.6 3429

Why Aren’t The Simpsons on This List?!

While The Simpsons repeats are available nationally its ratings are not counted in the weekly syndicated ratings because The Simpsons does not sell any national advertising in syndication.

Please note that the syndicated weekly results are delayed versus normal reporting.  While we get the broadcast and cable ratings for the prior Monday-Sunday period every Tuesday, there is an extra week of lag time with the syndicated ratings and these numbers are not for last week, but for the week before last.


For syndicated shows which air on multiple days, the viewership shown is the average of all telecasts.

BUENA VISTA items are syndicated packages of old Disney movies.

DAD = Disney ABC Domestic Television, SPT= Sony Pictures Television, 2/T=Twentieth Television, ESP = ESPN, CTD = CBS Television Distribution.

AT = Additional Time/Telecasts, more than the typical number of episodes or time periods/week

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2013 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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