2007/2008 TV Season Ratings Report – Week of 11/26 – 12/2/07

2007/2008 TV Season Ratings Report – Week of 11/26 – 12/2/07

Monday (11/26/07)

Overall:

#1 ABC (9.2)
#2 CBS (7.8)
#3 NBC (5.2)
#4 FOX (4.5)
#5 CW (1.6)

Adults 18-49:

#1 ABC (4.0)
#1 CBS (4.0)
#3 NBC (3.7)
#4 FOX (2.5)
#5 CW (1.0)

Monday Night Rankings:
#1 Dancing with the Stars, ABC
#2 CSI: Miami, CBS
#3 Two and a Half Men, CBS
#4 Samantha Who?, ABC
#5 Rules of Engagement, CBS
#6 Heroes, NBC
#7 Notes From the Underbelly, ABC
#8 How I Met Your Mother, CBS
#9 Chuck, NBC
#10 The Big Bang Theory, CBS
#11 House, FOX
#12 October Road, ABC
#13 Bones, FOX
#14 Journeyman, NBC
#15 The Game, CW
#16 Everybody Hates Chris, CW
#17 Girlfriends, CW
#18 Aliens in America, CW

My Thoughts: NBC fared quite well again with the 18-49 crowd.
But could someone tell me why ABC bothered to bring October Road
back? I’d really love to know…

Tuesday (11/27/07)

Overall:

#1 ABC (13.4)
#2 FOX (8.0)
#3 CBS (7.2)
#4 NBC (5.9)
#5 CW (1.6)

Adults 18-49:

#1 ABC (5.8)
#2 FOX (5.2)
#3 NBC (3.6)
#4 CBS (2.6)
#5 CW (1.1)

Tuesday Night Rankings:
#1 Dancing With the Stars, ABC
#2 NCIS, CBS
#3 House, FOX
#4 Law & Order: SVU, NBC
#5 A Charlie Brown Christmas, ABC
#6 The Unit, CBS
#7 Bones, FOX
#8 The Biggest Loser, NBC
#9 Cane, CBS
#10 Beauty and the Geek, CW
#11 Reaper, CW

My Thoughts: No surprise that the Dancing With The Stars
finale scored big, or that A Charlie Brown Christmas outscored regular Tuesday night occupants Carpoolers and Cavemen for ABC…

Wednesday (11/28/07)

Overall:

#1 CBS (7.9)
#2 ABC (7.1)
#3 NBC (4.7)
#4 FOX (4.0)
#5 CW (2.7)

Adults 18-49:

#1 ABC (4.5)
#2 CBS (3.5)
#3 FOX (2.8)
#4 NBC (2.1)
#5 CW (1.9)

Wednesday Night Rankings:
#1 Shrek the Halls, ABC
#2 Criminal Minds, CBS
#3 How the Grinch Stole Christmas, ABC
#4 CSI: NY, CBS
#5 Pushing Daisies, ABC
#6 Christmas in Rockefeller Center, NBC
#7 Dirty Sexy Money, ABC
#8 Kid Nation, CBS
#9 Kitchen Nightmares, FOX
#10 Life, NBC
#11 ‘Til Death, FOX
#12 Bionic Woman, NBC
#13 Top Model, CW
#14 Gossip Girl, CW

My Thoughts: Keep those Christmas specials coming. Meanwhile, it’s hard to ignore how old CBS and NBC’s Wednesday audiences are: they even make the CW a relevant topic…

Thursday (11/29/07)

Overall:

#1 CBS (7.8)
#2 FOX (5.4)
#3 ABC (5.0)
#4 NBC (4.6)
#5 CW (1.5)

Adults 18-49:

#1 CBS (3.5)
#2 NBC (3.0)
#3 FOX (2.6)
#4 ABC (2.5)
#5 CW (0.9)

Thursday Night Rankings:
#1 Survivor: China, CBS
#2 CSI, CBS
#3 Without a Trace, CBS
#4 Grey’s Anatomy, ABC
#5 ER, NBC
#6 Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, FOX
#7 Don’t Forget the Lyrics, FOX
#8 Ugly Betty, ABC
#9 The Office, NBC
#10 Big Shots, ABC
#11 My Name is Earl, NBC
#12 30 Rock, NBC
#13 Scrubs, NBC
#14 Smallville, CW
#15 Supernatural, CW

My Thoughts: Survivor: China certainly benefitted from a slew of reruns…

Friday (11/30/07)

Overall:

#1 ABC (5.4)
#2 NBC (5.1)
#3 CBS (4.4)
#4 CW (2.7)
#5 FOX (2.3)

Adults 18-49:

#1 ABC (2.7)
#2 NBC (2.0)
#3 CBS (1.7)
#4 CW (1.3)
#5 FOX (1.2)

Friday Night Rankings:
#1 Deal or No Deal, NBC
#2 The Polar Express, ABC
#3 20/20, ABC
#4 Numb3rs, CBS
#5 My Night at the Grammys, CBS
#6 Las Vegas, NBC
#7 Friday Night Lights, NBC
#8 Don’t Forget the Lyrics, FOX
#9 Friday Night Smackdown!, CW
#10 The Next Great American Band, FOX

My Thoughts: Yet another random night of programming. And I don’t know what’s sadder: the blatant filler of My Night at the Grammys
or how little FOX thinks of The Next Great American Band

Sunday (12/2/07)

Overall:

#1 ABC (8.6)
#2 CBS (7.7)
#3 NBC (7.0)
#4 FOX (6.5)
#5 CW (0.8)

Adults 18-49:

#1 ABC (4.9)
#2 FOX (4.3)
#3 NBC (4.1)
#4 CBS (2.7)
#5 CW (0.5)

Sunday Night Rankings:
#1 Desperate Housewives, ABC
#2 60 Minutes, CBS
#3 Sunday Night Football, NBC
#4 Brothers & Sisters, ABC
#5 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC
#6 Pictures of Hollis Woods, CBS
#7 The Amazing Race, CBS
#8 The Simpsons, FOX
#9 Family Guy, FOX
#10 King of the Hill, FOX
#11 American Dad, FOX
#12 CW Now/Aliens in America/Life is Wild, CW

My Thoughts: With a mediocre NFL matchup, NBC was no competition
for Desperate Housewives
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Week of 11/26 Overall Rankings

Networks:

#1 ABC
#2 CBS
#3 NBC
#4 FOX
#5 CW

Top 10 Shows:
#1 Dancing With the Stars (Tue), ABC
#2 Dancing With the Stars (Mon), ABC
#3 Desperate Housewives, ABC
#4 Shrek the Halls, ABC
#5 NCIS, CBS
#6 CSI: Miami, CBS
#7 Criminal Minds, CBS
#8 Two and a Half Men, CBS
#9 How the Grich Stole Christmas, ABC
#10 60 Minutes, CBS

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Perfectly fitting that CBS and ABC owned the Top 10,
as 2007 draws to a close…

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