NEW YORK – CBS began the start flavour with a bang, success the prototypal hebdomad overall, scoring the top-rated information and premiering the most-watched newborn show, according to Nielsen ratings figures free Tuesday.
CBS’ stager impact “NCIS” took the No. 1 spot, with its spinoff, “NCIS: Los Angeles,” debuting in the runner-up position. Another newborn CBS drama, “The Good Wife,” got a hearty viewer recognize with a 15th-place ranking.
ABC’s newborn weekday comedies “Modern Family” and “Cougar Town” did well, senior 20th and 23rd, respectively, patch that network’s newborn thriller “FlashForward” nabbed 21st locate with its premiere.
Other than football, NBC’s crowning performers were its newborn infirmary episode “Mercy” and long-running pig episode “Law & Order: SVU,” which mutual 38th locate in viewer rankings.
Meanwhile, the infant flavour claimed its prototypal individual among the newborn start crop: The untended melodrama “The Beautiful Life: TBL” was axed by the CW after meet digit airings.
For the hebdomad in maturity time, CBS led with 11.77 meg audience (7.3 home rating, 12 share), with runner-up ABC averaging 11.04 meg audience (7.1 rating, 12 share). NBC was a extreme ordinal locate with 7.56 meg audience (4.8 rating, 8 share), meet aweigh of Fox with 7.35 meg audience (4.3 rating, 7 share).
The CW had 2.17 meg audience (1.5 rating, 2 share), My Network TV had 1.36 meg (0.9 rating, 1 share), and ION Television had 630,000 (0.4 rating, 1 share).
Among the Spanish-language networks, Univision led with 3.66 meg (1.9 rating, 3 share), Telemundo had 880,000 (0.5 rating, 1 share), and Azteca had 200,000 (0.1 rating, 0 share).
Among the daytime newscasts, NBC’s “Nightly News” held its usual advance with 7.72 meg audience (5.2 home rating, 11 share), followed by ABC’s “World News” with 7.27 meg audience (4.9 rating, 10 share). The “CBS Evening News” had 5.54 meg audience (3.8 rating, 8 share).
A ratings saucer represents 1,149,000 households, or 1 proportionality of the nation’s estimated 114.9 meg TV homes. The deal is the proportionality of in-use televisions adjusted to a presented show.
For the hebdomad of Sept. 21-27, the crowning 10 shows, their networks and viewerships: “NCIS,” CBS, 20.60 million; “NCIS: Los Angeles,” CBS, 18.73 million; “Dancing with the Stars” (Monday), ABC, 17.79 million; NFL Football (Sunday): Indianapolis at Arizona, NBC, 17.47 million; “House,” Fox, 17.16 million; “Grey’s Anatomy,” ABC, 17.03 million; “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” CBS, 16.01 million; “Criminal Minds,” CBS, 15.84 million; “Dancing with the Stars” (Tuesday), ABC, 15.367 million; “Dancing with the Stars” (Wednesday), ABC, 15.356 million.
ABC is owned by The Walt filmmaker Co. CBS is owned by CBS Corp. CW is a render stake of filmmaker Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corp. Fox and My Network TV are units of News Corp. NBC and Telemundo are owned by General Electric Co. ION Television is owned by ION Media Networks. TeleFutura is a sectionalization of Univision. Azteca USA is a totally owned supplementary of TV Azteca S.A. de C.V.
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