2007/2008 TV Season Ratings Report – Week of 2/11 – 2/17/08

Monday (2/11/08)

Overall:

#1 NBC (6.5)
#2 CBS (5.8)
#3 FOX (5.0)
#4 ABC (4.6)
#5 CW (1.1)

Adults 18-49:

#1 NBC (4.0)
#2 FOX (3.4)
#3 CBS (2.9)
#4 ABC (2.1)
#5 CW (2.0)

Monday’s Top Shows:
Dance War, ABC
Two and a Half Men(R), CBS
The New Adventures of Old Christine, CBS
Deal or No Deal, NBC

My Thoughts: Ratings were up for once on Monday, and an
extended version of Deal or No Deal led NBC to victory. For
ABC, however – more of the same: Dance War underwhelmed,
and October Road barely registered…

Tuesday (2/12/08)

Overall:

#1 FOX (16.7)
#2 CBS (5.5)
#3 NBC (5.1)
#4 ABC (3.7)
#5 CW (1.7)

Adults 18-49:

#1 FOX (12.3)
#2 NBC (2.8)
#3 CBS (2.5)
#4 ABC (1.5)
#5 CW (1.1)

Tuesday’s Top Shows:
American Idol, FOX
NCIS(R), CBS
Law & Order: SVU, NBC

My Thoughts: Idol‘s return to Hollywood boasted huge
numbers. Meanwhile, CBS couldn’t have been thrilled with the debuts of
Big Brother or Jericho

Wednesday (2/13/08)

Overall:

#1 FOX (11.5)
#2 NBC (6.6)
#3 CBS (4.7)
#4 ABC (4.4)
#5 CW (0.9)

Adults 18-49:

#1 FOX (7.9)
#2 NBC (2.7)
#3 ABC (2.5)
#4 CBS (2.0)
#5 CW (0.6)

Wednesday’s Top Shows:
American Idol, FOX
Deal or No Deal, NBC
Moment of Truth, FOX
Law & Order, NBC

My Thoughts: FOX took Wednesday as usual, but NBC
finished a strong second…

Thursday (2/14/08)

Overall:

#1 CBS (6.9)
#2 NBC (6.0)
#3 ABC (5.7)
#4 FOX (2.6)
#5 CW (2.1)

Adults 18-49:

#1 ABC (3.5)
#2 CBS (3.2)
#2 NBC (3.2)
#4 FOX (1.4)
#4 CW (1.4)

Thursday’s Top Shows:
Survivor: Micronesia – Fans vs. Favorites, CBS
Deal or No Deal, NBC
Lost, ABC
CSI(R), CBS
Without a Trace(R), CBS

My Thoughts: Viewership was down overall, thanks to
Valentine’s Day. At 10 p.m., Eli Stone is beginning to
lose it’s grip on the Lost audience. Maybe it will force
David E. Kelley into retirement: if we could only be so lucky …

Friday (2/15/08)

Overall:

#1 NBC (5.1)
#2 CBS (4.6)
#3 FOX (4.3)
#4 ABC (3.0)
#5 CW (2.8)

Adults 18-49:

#1 FOX (2.6)
#2 NBC (2.2)
#3 CBS (1.6)
#4 ABC (1.3)
#4 CW (1.3)

Friday’s Top Shows:
1 vs. 100, NBC
Celine Dion Special: That’s Just the Woman in Me, CBS
Las Vegas, NBC

My Thoughts: Just thinking about the Celine Dion special
truly scares me…

Sunday (2/17/08)

Overall:

#1 ABC (6.6)
#2 CBS (5.9)
#3 NBC (5.4)
#4 FOX (4.3)
#5 CW (0.6)

Adults 18-49:

#1 NBC (4.0)
#2 ABC (3.7)
#3 FOX (3.2)
#4 CBS (2.1)
#5 CW (0.3)

Sunday’s Top Shows:
60 Minutes, CBS
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC
Knight Rider, NBC

My Thoughts: NBC nabbed the key 18-49 demographic, thanks
to a decent sampling for Knight Rider. Elsewhere, the always de-
pendable 60 Minutes and Home Edition
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Week of 2/11 Overall

#1 FOX (44.4)
#2 NBC (34.7)
#3 CBS (33.4)
#4 ABC (28.0)
#5 CW (9.2)

Top 10 Shows:
#1 American Idol (Tue), FOX
# 2 American Idol (Wed), FOX
# 3 Moment of Truth, FOX
# 4 Deal or No Deal, NBC
# 5 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC
# 6 60 Minutes, CBS
# 7 Lost, ABC
# 8 Two and a Half Men(R), CBS
# 9 NCIS(R), CBS
#10 Survivor, CBS

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FOX still rules the week with Idol, but they missed a new House. Meanwhile, Deal or No Deal continues to be NBC’s Millionaire – and CBS and ABC can’t hardly wait for the writers to start crankin’ out those scripts!

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