American Idol was the highest rated program with adults 18-49 for the week ending May 13. The Big Bang Theoryb was the highest rated scripted program among adults 18-49.

NCIS was the most-watched program of the week among total viewers.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 Viewers for the week ending May 13, 2012:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 4.5 5727
2 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 4.4 5622
3 VOICE:RESULTS SHOW NBC 4.4 5601
4 MODERN FAMILY ABC 4.4 5587
5 AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY FOX 4.0 5168
6 VOICE NBC 3.8 4881
7 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS 3.8 4824
8 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 3.5 4429
9 ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 3.3 4230
10 2 BROKE GIRLS CBS 3.3 4157
11 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES ABC 3.2 4131
12 NCIS CBS 3.1 3988
13 MIKE & MOLLY CBS 3.1 3942
14 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 3.0 3787
15 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 2.9 3731
16 SURVIVOR:ONE WORLD FINALE(S) S CBS 2.9 3723
17 NEW GIRL FOX 2.8 3643
18 SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD CBS 2.8 3618
19 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT CBS 2.7 3478
20 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 2.7 3424
21 GLEE FOX 2.7 3405
22 PERSON OF INTEREST CBS 2.6 3368
23 CASTLE ABC 2.4 3132
24 CSI CBS 2.4 3118
25 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 2.4 3027

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 18195 11.7 19
2 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 16456 10.0 16
3 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 16365 10.6 16
4 AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY FOX 15616 9.5 16
5 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 14562 9.2 14
6 BIG BANG THEORY, THE CBS 13717 8.2 15
7 DANCING W/STARS RESULTS ABC 13708 9.0 14
8 PERSON OF INTEREST CBS 12957 8.1 13
9 MENTALIST, THE CBS 12624 8.0 13
10 CASTLE ABC 12358 7.9 13
11 VOICE:RESULTS SHOW NBC 11926 7.0 11
12 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 11620 7.4 11
13 TWO AND A HALF MEN CBS 11430 7.0 10
14 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES ABC 11119 6.9 11
15 UNFORGETTABLE CBS 10836 7.0 11
16 VOICE NBC 10738 6.4 10
17 BLUE BLOODS CBS 10727 6.9 12
18 CSI CBS 10727 6.8 11
19 MODERN FAMILY ABC 10580 6.4 10
20 SURVIVOR:ONE WORLD FINALE(S) S CBS 10344 5.8 10
21 MIKE & MOLLY CBS 10142 6.3 9
22 SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD CBS 9974 6.1 10
23 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 9819 6.6 10
24 ONCE UPON A TIME ABC 9665 5.6 10
25 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 9388 6.0 10


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

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