Friday, July 10, 2020

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending October 19, 2008

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the fourth week of the 2008-09 television broadcast season; most reruns are excluded from the list. Final household, 18-49, and 25-54 ratings are provided, as are final viewership figures (most to three digits)The second chart includes data for cable programs that aired this week, and the third chart had DVR ratings for select broadcast programs.

Broadcast ratings:
ProgramHHA18-49A25-54Viewers
(millions)
20/204.6/8 2.0/6 2.5/76.935
48 HOURS4.4/8 1.6/5 2.2/66.43
60 MINUTES9.4/15 3.3/9 4.5/1114.533
ABC SATURDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 3.1/6 1.7/6 1.9/54.972
AMAZING RACE 6.4/10 3.1/7 3.9/810.294
AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS 4.6/8 2.0/6 2.6/77.804
AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL 2.2/4 1.5/4 1.4/43.207
AMERICA'S TOUGHEST JOBS 1.5/3 0.7/2 0.8/32.407
AMERICAN DAD! 3.9/6 3.3/7 2.8/66.631
BIGGEST LOSER 4.8/7 3.1/8 3.3/87.637
BOSTON LEGAL 5.4/9 2.1/5 2.8/78.015
BROTHERS & SISTERS 6.6/11 3.4/8 4.1/109.818
CHUCK 3.8/6 2.4/6 2.7/66.172
COLD CASE 7.4/11 2.7/6 3.7/811.288
CRUSOE 4.6/8 1.6/5 2.2/77.383
CSI 11.8/18 5.2/13 7.1/1619.275
CSI: MIAMI 8.7/14 3.9/10 5.0/1213.217
DANCING WITH THE STARS-MON 11.7/17 4.0/10 5.2/1217.765
DANCING WITH THE STARS-TUE 9.6/14 3.3/8 4.4/1014.816
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES 9.7/14 5.7/13 6.5/1415.485
EASY MONEY 0.5/1 0.2/0 0.2/00.712
ELEVENTH HOUR 7.8/13 3.2/9 4.2/1111.907
ELI STONE 5.5/9 2.2/6 2.9/78.394
ER 6.0/10 3.6/10 4.1/108.961
EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS 1.2/2 0.7/3 0.7/21.791
EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION 6.5/10 3.6/9 4.2/910.912
FAMILY GUY 5.1/8 4.7/10 3.8/89.011
FOOTBALL NIGHT AMERICA PART 22.6/5 1.6/5 1.9/54.23
FRINGE 5.7/9 4.0/10 4.4/109.157
GARY UNMARRIED 5.0/8 2.3/6 3.0/77.529
GHOST WHISPERER 5.9/11 2.6/9 3.4/118.974
GOSSIP GIRL 2.3/3 1.6/4 1.2/33.308
GREY'S ANATOMY 9.6/14 5.9/15 6.4/1414.803
HEROES 5.2/8 4.3/10 4.1/98.753
HOLE IN THE WALL-8:30P2.3/4 1.5/4 1.5/43.696
HOLE IN THE WALL-8P2.3/4 1.4/4 1.4/43.561
HOUSE 8.2/13 5.3/15 5.8/1513.269
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER 5.6/8 3.9/10 4.5/109.249
IN HARM'S WAY 0.4/1 0.2/1 0.3/10.623
KATH & KIM 3.9/6 2.5/7 2.8/76.097
KING OF THE HILL 4.2/6 3.5/8 3.1/77.405
KNIGHT RIDER 4.7/8 2.3/6 2.8/77.470
LAW & ORDER: SVU 6.4/11 3.7/10 4.2/119.512
LIFE 3.9/7 1.5/5 2.0/65.894
LIFE ON MARS 5.4/9 2.5/7 3.4/88.220
MLB NLCS GAME 45.0/8 2.5/7 2.8/77.705
MLB NLCS GAME 4 PREGAME2.9/5 1.3/4 1.6/44.069
MLB NLCS GAME 55.1/8 2.6/7 3.0/7 8.029
MLB NLCS GAME 5 PREGAME3.4/6 1.5/5 1.8/65.113
MY NAME IS EARL 4.3/7 2.7/8 3.0/86.722
MY WORST OWN ENEMY 4.7/8 3.0/8 3.3/87.274
NCIS 11.2/17 3.9/11 5.2/1318.038
NUMB3RS5.7/10 2.1/7 2.9/88.676
OLD CHRISTINE 5.1/8 2.2/6 2.8/87.613
ONE TREE HILL 2.2/3 1.7/4 1.2/33.475
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS 3.3/5 1.3/4 1.5/45.152
PUSHING DAISIES 4.1/7 1.9/5 2.3/66.108
SAMANTHA WHO? 7.7/11 3.0/7 3.9/811.446
SMALLVILLE 2.5/4 1.7/5 1.7/44.183
SNL WEEKEND UPDATE-THURS 5.4/8 4.2/10 4.5/108.832
SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 6.3/10 3.9/9 4.3/1010.014
SUPERNANNY 3.4/6 1.8/6 2.0/65.116
SUPERNATURAL 1.9/3 1.2/3 1.2/33.061
SURVIVOR: GABON 7.8/13 4.2/12 5.2/1312.807
THE BIG BANG THEORY 5.8/9 3.6/10 4.1/109.337
THE EX-LIST 4.2/7 2.0/6 2.5/76.293
THE FINAL DEBATE ANALYSIS-ABC 5.7/9 2.5/6 3.1/78.864
THE FINAL DEBATE ANALYSIS-CBS 4.7/7 2.2/5 2.6/67.189
THE FINAL DEBATE ANALYSIS-NBC 5.8/9 3.1/8 3.6/89.091
THE GAME 1.2/2 0.8/3 0.8/21.814
THE MENTALIST 9.4/14 3.4/8 4.7/1114.935
THE OFFICE 4.9/7 4.3/11 4.3/108.276
THE SIMPSONS 4.7/7 3.9/10 3.4/88.160
THE UNIT 5.4/10 2.3/6 3.0/88.282
TWO AND A HALF MEN 9.0/13 5.3/12 6.4/1414.719
UGLY BETTY 5.7/9 2.7/8 3.2/88.327
VALENTINE 0.5/1 0.2/1 0.3/10.743
WIFE SWAP 3.4/6 1.7/6 1.9/64.954
WITHOUT A TRACE 7.3/12 2.5/7 3.4/911.051
WORST WEEK 6.3/9 3.2/7 4.1/99.754
WWE FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN (MNT)2.0/41.1/41.2/43.38

Cable ratings: 18-49 ratings are provided wherever available
ShowNETViewers
(millions)
18-49
Rating
MLB ALCS (RED SOX-RAYS 7)TBS13.3574.7
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: GIANTS/BROWNSESPN11.4224.7
PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE-10/15/2008FOX NEWS9.0681.9
PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE-10/15/2008CNN8.9313.1
MLB ALCS (RED SOX-RAYS 6)TBSC8.9283.1
SPONGEBOB-MON 8PNICK7.6669.5
MLB ALCS (RAYS-RED SOX 5)TBS7.2112.4
SPONGEBOB-MON-8:30PNICK5.7786.6
MLB ALCS (RAYS-RED SOX 4)TBS5.7321.9
PROJECT RUNWAYBRAVO4.7872.4
WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)USA4.6121.9
WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW)USA4.5191.9
MLB ALCS (RAYS-RED SOX 3)TBS4.499-
ICARLYNICK4.3766.9
NAKED BROTHERS BANDNICK4.0317.1
THE SUITE LIFE ON DECKDISNEY3.76.7
ARMY WIVESLIFETIME3.3601.3
STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARSTOON2.550.7
ROCK OF LOVE CHARM SCHOOLVH12.41.4
TRUE BLOODHBO2.0981.1
THE STARTER WIFEUSA1.950.7
SONS OF ANARCHYFX1.871.0
ENTOURAGEHBO1.5860.9
MAD MENAMC1.40.5
THE SHIELDFX1.310.7
IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIAFX1.270.7
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTABRAVO1.1840.7
THE RACHEL ZOE PROJECTBRAVO0.9600.5
GREEKABC FAMILY0.890.4
TESTEESFX0.870.5
DEXTERSHOWTIME0.8630.3
CALIFORNICATIONSHOWTIME0.4690.2
CRASHSTARZ0.449-
LITTLE BRITAIN USAHBO0.4470.3
  • Ratings in red denote a Tweens 9-14 rating instead of an Adults 18-49 rating
  • Ratings for other shows I don't normally include in the chart
    • Jon and Kate Plus 8 (TLC) - 3.2 million viewers
    • Chocolate News (Comedy Central) - 2.2 million viewers 
    • Pick-up Artist (VH1) - 2.1 million viewers (0.8 18-49 rating)
    • I Love Money Reunion (VH1) - 2.1 million viewers (1.2 rating)
    • Destination Truth (Sci-Fi) - 1.6 million viewers (1 million adults 18-49)
    • Paris Hilton's My New BFF (MTV) - 1.6 million viewers
  • Viewership data was not available for 
    • Wizards of Waverly Place (Disney) - 6.4 T9-14 rating
    • The Life & Times of Tim (HBO)
    • Raising the Bar (TNT)
    • South Park (Comedy Central)
    • The Hills (MTV)
    • Sanctuary (Sci-Fi)
DVR ratings:
ProgramLive Viewers
(millions)
L+7 Increase
(millions)
L+7 Viewers
(millions)
BOSTON LEGAL7.6171.4809.097
BROTHERS & SISTERS9.3251.51210.837
CHUCK5.5201.4356.955
CSI18.2963.01521.311
CSI: MIAMI12.7181.92114.639
DANCING WITH THE STARS16.8351.53418.369
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES14.1112.79116.902
FAMILY GUY8.4721.4669.938
FRINGE8.2392.80911.048
GOSSIP GIRL2.8850.8193.704
GREY’S ANATOMY13.1053.95817.063
HEROES7.4392.93810.377
HOUSE11.6363.60715.243
LAW AND ORDER:SVU9.1721.47510.647
LIFE5.5591.2076.766
LIFE ON MARS7.8801.4399.319
MENTALIST, THE14.2521.99616.248
MY NAME IS EARL6.2181.2087.426
MY OWN WORST ENEMY6.8431.6458.488
NCIS16.9452.37219.317
NUMB3RS8.3121.4909.802
ONE TREE HILL3.1570.6673.824
PUSHING DAISIES5.6661.1746.840
SMALLVILLE3.7910.9384.729
SNL:WKND UPDT 10/167.9901.5049.494
SUPERNATURAL2.7850.7823.567
SURVIVOR: GABON11.4442.33313.777
THE GAME1.7090.3132.022
THE OFFICE6.8232.8399.662
TWO AND A HALF MEN13.6562.01615.672

Source: Nielsen Media Research via TV by the Numbers, Media Life Magazine, Variety, PI Feedback, The Futon Critic, and Radio & Television Business Report

No comments:

Post a Comment