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Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending December 14, 2008

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 12th 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)
20/204.0/7 1.6/5 2.1/65.799
30 ROCK4.5/7 3.8/9 3.8/97.379
48 HOURS4.5/8 1.6/5 2.1/66.54
60 MINUTES11.6/18 4.4/12 5.7/1418.804
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS-MON 6.1/9 3.7/10 4.3/1011.017
ACCORDING TO JIM-9:30P3.3/5 1.7/4 2.3/55.149
ACCORDING TO JIM-9P3.1/5 1.6/4 2.1/54.918
AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS 4.7/8 2.1/6 2.5/67.938
AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS-TUES 4.1/6 1.9/5 2.3/67.032
AMERICA'S MOST WANTED 3.2/6 1.8/6 2.2/65.430
ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER?2.9/5 1.2/3 1.4/34.591
ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER?-THU 9P3.8/7 1.3/5 1.7/56.293
BIGGEST LOSER 5.6/9 3.6/10 4.0/99.356
BOSTON LEGAL 6.2/10 2.3/6 3.3/89.885
CHUCK 4.4/7 2.4/6 2.8/76.936
COPS 3.0/6 1.6/6 1.9/65.051
CRIMINAL MINDS 9.3/15 3.9/10 5.1/1214.677
CSI 12.7/20 5.8/15 7.8/1820.857
CSI: MIAMI 8.9/14 4.1/11 5.0/1213.787
CSI: NY 8.7/15 3.6/10 4.7/1213.328
DATELINE 4.7/8 2.1/6 2.7/87.087
DIRTY SEXY MONEY 3.7/6 1.8/5 2.2/65.240
DON'T FORGET THE LYRICS! 3.2/6 1.4/5 1.8/55.327
ELEVENTH HOUR 8.7/15 3.8/10 5.0/1213.400
ELI STONE 3.2/5 1.4/4 2.0/54.924
ER 5.8/10 3.5/9 4.1/109.035
EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS 1.2/2 0.6/2 0.7/21.696
FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS 0.6/1 0.4/1 0.3/10.942
FLIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS 4.1/7 2.2/7 2.6/77.39
FROSTY RETURNS 4.0/7 2.3/8 2.6/87.620
FROSTY THE SNOWMAN 4.2/8 2.3/8 2.7/97.678
GARY UNMARRIED 5.0/8 2.4/7 3.1/87.731
GOSSIP GIRL 2.1/3 1.5/4 1.1/32.989
GREATEST HOLIDAY MOMENTS 3.3/6 1.0/4 1.4/45.116
HEROES 4.7/7 3.6/9 3.8/87.719
HOUSE 8.4/13 5.6/15 6.3/1514.051
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER 6.4/10 4.2/11 4.7/1110.491
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE 3.1/6 1.3/4 1.8/54.902
KATH & KIM 3.3/5 2.4/7 2.6/65.377
LAW & ORDER 5.1/9 2.2/6 2.8/77.506
LAW & ORDER: SVU 7.2/12 3.7/10 4.2/1111.015
LIFE 3.6/6 1.9/5 2.3/65.639
LIPSTICK JUNGLE 2.7/5 1.1/4 1.5/43.892
LITTLE SPIRIT: CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK 2.8/5 1.4/4 1.6/44.806
MY NAME IS EARL 4.0/7 2.7/8 3.1/86.548
MY WORST OWN ENEMY 2.3/4 1.5/4 1.7/43.63
OLD CHRISTINE 5.4/9 2.2/7 3.0/87.944
OLIVE THE OTHER REINDEER 1.0/1 0.7/2 0.7/21.89
PRISON BREAK 3.2/5 2.1/5 2.4/55.396
PRIVATE PRACTICE 4.9/8 2.4/6 2.9/76.859
PRIVILEGED 1.3/2 1.0/2 0.8/21.906
PUSHING DAISIES 3.1/5 1.6/5 2.0/54.859
SANTA'S FUNNIEST MOMENTS 0.9/1 0.5/1 0.6/11.50
SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES 3.4/5 1.9/5 2.3/55.250
SECRET MILLIONAIRE-WED4.6/8 2.8/8 3.0/87.260
SECRET MILLIONAIRE-THU3.4/5 2.0/6 2.2/65.402
STYLISTA 1.0/2 0.6/2 0.7/21.315
SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 13.7/21 8.6/21 9.4/2123.053
SUPERNANNY 2.6/5 1.1/4 1.4/43.676
SURVIVOR: GABON 7.7/12 4.0/11 5.2/1313.047
SURVIVOR: GABON FINALE 7.8/12 4.4/10 5.6/1213.766
SURVIVOR: GABON REUNION7.0/12 3.8/10 4.8/1211.739
THE BIG BANG THEORY 6.5/10 3.7/10 4.4/1110.504
THE OFFICE 5.2/8 4.7/12 4.6/118.760
THE SANTA CLAUSE 4.9/7 2.7/6 3.1/78.831
TWO AND A HALF MEN 9.5/14 5.2/13 6.3/1415.588
WIFE SWAP 2.4/4 1.1/4 1.2/43.424
WORST WEEK 6.7/10 3.4/8 4.1/910.438
WWE FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN 2.0/4 1.1/4 1.2/33.47

Cable ratings: 18-49 ratings are provided wherever available
ShowNETViewers
(millions)
18-49
Rating
BUCCANEERS/PANTHERSESPN11.5824.5
WWE ENTERTAINMENTUSA4.8391.7
WWE ENTERTAINMENTUSA4.7451.7
SPONGEBOB-SAT 9:30ANICK4.508-
SUITE LIFE ON DECKDISNEY4.287-
WWE ENTERTAINMENTUSA4.1941.7
HEISMAN TROPHY PRESENTESPN4.1511.2
WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACEDISNEY4.125-
MOST WONDERFUL TIME-YEARHALLMARK4.0370.8
HANNAH MONTANADISNEY3.817-
SANTA CLAUSE 2, THEDISNEY3.788-
MISER BROTHERS CHRISTMASABC FAMILY3.701.2
SANTA CLAUS/COMING TO TWNABC FAMILY3.6561.3
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALLNFL NETWORK3.5581.5
BACK AT THE BARNYARDNICK3.556-
TOTAL DRAMA ISLANDTOON3.459-
HOUSE OF PAYNETBSC3.3351.4
ICARLYNICK3.268-
LEVERAGETNT3.114-
TOP CHEFBRAVO3.0211.7
GEORGE LOPEZNICK-AT-NIGHT2.934-
FAIRLY ODD PARENTSNICK2.863-
JEFF DUNHAM: ARGUINGCOMEDY2.8311.2
GHOST HUNTERSSCI-FI2.813-
REAL CHANCE OF LOVEVH12.611.2
SUNS/LAKERSESPN2.294-
THE HILLSMTV2.281-
TRUE JACKSON, VPNICK2.187-
STAR WARS:CLONE WARSTOON2.145-
GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYEDESPN1.811-
SANCTUARYSCI-FI1.703-
STARGATE: ATLANTISSCI-FI1.655-
DEXTERSHOWTIME1.510.7
CALIFORNICATIONSHOWTIME0.6150.3
  • Viewership data was not available for 
    • Crash (Starz)
    • The Starter Wife (USA)
    • Brotherhood (Showtime)
    • Bad Girls Club (Oxygen)
DVR ratings:
not available until w/e December 21, 2008

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

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