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Wheel of Fortune was the top regular weekday syndicated program in Household ratings and total viewers for the week ending April 12, 2015.

Dr Phil and Live With Kelly & Michael tied for top-rated talk show for the second week in a row.

Rank Program Dist. Days HH Rating Viewers (000)
1 WEEKEND ADVENTURE DAL ……S 7.0 10418
2 WHEEL OF FORTUNE CTD MTWTF.. 6.8 10778
3 JEOPARDY (AT) CTD MTWTF.. 6.7 10236
4 JUDGE JUDY (AT) CTD MTWTF.. 6.5 9019
5 LAW & ORDER:CI-WKL (AT) NBU ……S 6.1 8641
6 FAMILY FEUD (AT) 2/T MTWTF.. 6.0 8941
7 BIG BANG-SYN (AT) WB MTWTF.. 5.5 8460
8 BIG BANG WKND (AT) WB …..SS 4.0 6452
9 MODERN FAMILY-MF-SYN (AT) 2/T MTWTF.. 3.5 5373
10 LAW & ORDER:SVU-WKL (AT) NBU ……S 3.5 5061
11 ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT CTD MTWTF.. 3.3 4748
12 LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL DAD MTWTF.. 3.1 4187
13 DR. PHIL SHOW (AT) CTD MTWTF.. 3.1 4150
14 INSIDE EDITION (AT) CTD MTWTF.. 3.1 4442
15 TWO-HALF MEN-SYN (AT) WB MTWTF.. 2.8 3960
16 WHEEL OF FORTUNE WKND CTD ……S 2.7 4313
17 FAMILY GUY-MF-SYN (AT) 2/T MTWTF.. 2.4 3622
18 ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW WB MTWTF.. 2.4 3339
19 MODERN FAMILY-WK-SYN (AT) 2/T ……S 2.4 3769
20 MIKE AND MOLLY (AT) WB MTWTF.. 2.3 3366
21 FAMILY GUY-WK-SYN (AT) 2/T ……S 2.3 3379
22 JEOPARDY WEEKEND CTD ……S 2.2 3392
23 BLUE BLOODS (AT) CTD ……S 2.2 3005
24 HOW I MET-MTHR-MF-SYN(AT) 2/T MTWTF.. 2.1 2895
25 SEINFELD (AT) SPT MTWTF.. 2.1 3029


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.-

Why Aren’t The Simpsons on This List?!


Weekend Adventure is a package of nature shows airing weekends on many ABC stations.

NOTE: We’ve entered the wacky time of year when Nielsen counts the local broadcast of the Monday Night Football games as syndicated shows and while it is syndicated to the local markets of the teams playing, Nielsen also includes the numbers from ESPN so MNF will always put them at the top of the list, pay no attention to them.

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: ©2015 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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