2007/2008 TV Season Ratings Report – Week of 3/10 – 3/16/08

Monday (3/10/08)

Overall:

#1 CBS (6.1)
#2 NBC (5.9)
#3 FOX (5.2)
#4 ABC (4.0)
#5 CW (1.1)

Adults 18-49:

#1 CBS (2.9)
#2 NBC (2.7)
#3 FOX (2.1)
#3 ABC (2.1)
#5 CW (1.0)

Monday’s Top Shows:
The Bachelor: Where Are They Now?, ABC
Deal or No Deal, NBC
Two and a Half Men(R), CBS
New Adventures of Old Christine, CBS
CSI: Miami(R), CBS
Medium, NBC

My Thoughts: CBS took back the night, but Monday in
particular can’t hardly wait for the reruns to go away…

Tuesday (3/11/08)

Overall:

#1 FOX (16.7)
#2 NBC (5.4)
#3 CBS (4.5)
#4 ABC (3.8)
#5 CW (1.6)

Adults 18-49:

#1 FOX (10.8)
#2 NBC (3.0)
#3 CBS (1.8)
#3 ABC (1.8)
#5 CW (1.0)

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

My Thoughts: American Idol + the Beatles
= success…

Wednesday (3/12/08)

Overall:

#1 FOX (11.2)
#2 NBC (6.6)
#3 CBS (4.4)
#4 ABC (4.1)
#5 CW (1.9)

Adults 18-49:

#1 FOX (7.1)
#2 NBC (2.6)
#3 ABC (2.1)
#4 CBS (1.8)
#5 CW (1.3)

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

My Thoughts: Idol numbers fall back down to
Earth. Meanwhile, Deal or No Deal goes head-to-head
with Moment of Truth in an epic battle of inane game
shows…

Thursday (3/13/08)

Overall:

#1 CBS (7.3)
#2 FOX (5.7)
#3 ABC (5.3)
#4 NBC (4.1)
#5 CW (2.1)

Adults 18-49:

#1 CBS (3.2)
#2 ABC (3.0)
#3 FOX (2.9)
#4 NBC (2.4)
#5 CW (1.4)

Thursday’s Top Shows:
Survivor: Micronesia – Fans vs. Favorites, CBS
Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, FOX
Lost, ABC
CSI(R), CBS
Don’t Forget the Lyrics, FOX
Without a Trace(R), CBS

My Thoughts: CBS claims the Idol-less Thursday…

Friday (3/14/08)

Overall:

#1 CBS (4.9)
#2 NBC (4.3)
#3 ABC (3.3)
#4 FOX (3.0)
#5 CW (2.7)

Adults 18-49:

#1 CBS (1.9)
#2 NBC (1.7)
#3 FOX (1.5)
#4 ABC (1.4)
#4 CW (1.4)

Friday’s Top Shows:
Price is Right, CBS
Dateline, NBC

My Thoughts: Price is Right stays on top for Friday,
while FOX shows Amy Sherman-Palladino just how much they care
about her new comedy The Return of Jezebel James by placing
it in the much-coveted Next Great American Band timeslot…

Sunday (3/16/08)

Overall:

#1 ABC (5.5)
#2 CBS (5.2)
#2 NBC (5.2)
#4 FOX (3.2)
#5 CW (0.7)

Adults 18-49:

#1 ABC (3.2)
#2 FOX (2.5)
#3 CBS (2.0)
#3 NBC (2.0)
#5 CW (0.4)

Sunday’s Top Shows:
60 Minutes, CBS
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC
Dateline, NBC
Oprah’s Big Give, ABC
Law & Order: SVU(R), NBC

My Thoughts: Oprah’s Big Give numbers
continue to plummet…
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Week of 3/10 Overall

#1 FOX (45.0)
#2 CBS (32.4)
#3 NBC (31.5)
#4 ABC (26.0)
#5 CW (10.1)

Top 10 Shows:
#1 American Idol (Tue), FOX
# 2 American Idol (Wed), FOX
# 3 Survivor: Micronesia – Fans vs. Favorites, CBS
# 4 Law & Order, NBC
# 5 Two and a Half Men(R), CBS
# 6 CSI(R), CBS
# 7 Lost, ABC
# 8 Deal or No Deal, NBC
# 9 60 Minutes, CBS
#10 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, ABC

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This was officially the last week of full-on Strike-TV. Starting Monday, with a new episode of Two and a Half Men – look for CBS and ABC numbers to go up…and NBC ratings to head south…