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Top 50 Shows

3/06/2005 07:00:00 PM Eastern
Top 50 Shows
Aug. 30, 2004-Feb. 13, 2005
Program AA GAA
NA = Not available; AA = Average Audience Rating; GAA = Gross Average Audience
SOURCE: Nielsen TV National People Meter, Season-to-Date 8/30/04-2/13/05
Households
1 Wheel of Fortune 9.0 NA
2 Jeopardy! 7.1 NA
3 Oprah Winfrey Show 7.6 7.7
4 Everybody Loves Raymond 6.9 8.7
5 Seinfeld 5.9 7.3
6 Friends 5.7 7.2
7 Seinfeld (wknd) 5.5 7.0
7 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 5.5 6.3
9 Dr. Phil 5.2 5.3
9 Entertainment Tonight 5.2 5.3
11 Judge Judy 5.0 7.6
12 Wheel of Fortune (wknd) 3.6 NA
13 Live With Regis and Kelly 3.5 NA
13 Who Wants To Be a Millionaire 3.5 3.8
13 Inside Edition 3.5 3.5
16 Judge Joe Brown 3.4 4.9
16 Everybody Loves Raymond (wknd) 3.4 3.6
18 Malcolm in Middle 3.3 3.9
19 Will & Grace 3.2 3.9
20 That '70s Show 3.1 3.9
20 Entertainment Tonight (wknd) 3.1 3.2
22 King of the Hill 3.0 3.7
23 Maury 2.9 3.2
24 Cops 2.8 3.6
25 Divorce Court 2.7 3.7
25 Home Improvement 2.7 3.5
25 King of Queens 2.7 3.4
28 People's Court 2.6 2.7
28 The Insider 2.6 2.7
28 Access Hollywood 2.6 2.6
31 King of Queens (wknd) 2.4 3.0
31 Judge Mathis 2.4 2.5
31 Montel Williams 2.4 2.5
34 That '70s Show (wknd) 2.3 2.8
34 Extra 2.3 2.3
36 Frasier 2.2 2.5
36 Chris Matthews Show 2.2 2.2
38 Family Feud 2.1 2.8
38 Jerry Springer 2.1 2.3
38 Ellen DeGeneres Show 2.1 2.1
41 Texas Justice 2.0 2.6
41 Ebert & Roeper 2.0 2.1
41 The Insider (wknd) 2.0 2.1
41 Stargate SG-1 2.0 2.1
45 Becker 1.9 2.3
45 The West Wing 1.9 2.2
45 Fear Factor 1.9 2.0
45 Friends (wknd) 1.9 1.9
49 Judge Hatchett 1.8 2.5
49 The Practice 1.8 2.0
49 Yes, Dear 1.8 2.0
49 Access Hollywood 1.8 1.8
Adults 18-49
1 Everybody Loves Raymond 4.1 5.1
2 Friends 3.9 4.9
2 Seinfeld 3.9 4.7
4 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 3.0 3.4
4 Oprah Winfrey Show 3.0 3.1
6 Wheel of Fortune 2.6 NA
7 Jeopardy! 2.3 NA
7 Entertainment Tonight 2.3 2.3
9 That '70s Show 2.2 2.7
10 Will & Grace 2.0 2.4
10 Malcolm in the Middle 2.0 2.3
10 Everybody Loves Raymond (wknd) 2.0 2.0
10 Dr. Phil 2.0 2.0
14 Judge Judy 1.9 2.8
14 King of the Hill 1.9 2.3
16 King of Queens 1.8 2.2
17 Home Improvement 1.7 2.1
18 King of Queens (wknd) 1.6 1.9
18 That '70s Show (wknd) 1.6 1.9
20 Cops 1.5 1.9
20 Maury 1.5 1.7
22 Entertainment Tonight (wknd) 1.4 1.4
23 Judge Joe Brown 1.3 1.8
23 Frasier 1.3 1.5
23 Inside Edition 1.3 1.4
23 Live With Regis and Kelly 1.3 NA
27 Divorce Court 1.2 1.6
27 Access Hollywood 1.2 1.3
27 Stargate SG-1 1.2 1.2
27 Friends (wknd) 1.2 1.2
31 People's Court 1.1 1.2
31 Montel Williams 1.1 1.2
31 Fear Factor 1.1 1.2
31 The Insider 1.1 1.1
35 Girlfriends 1.0 1.2
35 Becker 1.0 1.2
35 Drew Carey 1.0 1.2
35 Just Shoot Me (wknd) 1.0 1.2
35 Jerry Springer 1.0 1.1
35 Who Wants To Be a Millionaire 1.0 1.1
35 The West Wing 1.0 1.1
35 ER 1.0 1.0
35 The Practice 1.0 1.0
35 Maximum Exposure 1.0 1.0
35 The Insider (wknd) 1.0 1.0
46 Dharma & Greg 0.9 1.0
46 Ellen DeGeneres Show 0.9 0.9
46 Ebert and Roeper 0.9 0.9
46 Access Hollywood (wknd) 0.9 0.9
46 Andromeda 0.9 0.9
Off-Net Sitcoms
Program AA GAA
Households
1 Everybody Loves Raymond 6.9 8.7
2 Seinfeld 5.9 7.3
3 Friends 5.7 7.2
4 Malcolm in the Middle 3.3 3.9
Adults 18-49
1 Everybody Loves Raymond 4.1 5.1
2 Friends 3.9 4.9
2 Seinfeld 3.9 4.7
4 That '70s Show 2.2 2.7
5 Malcolm in the Middle 2.0 2.3
Talk Shows
Program AA GAA
Households
1 Oprah Winfrey Show 7.6 7.7
2 Dr. Phil 5.2 5.3
3 Live With Regis and Kelly 3.5 NA
4 Maury 2.9 3.2
5 Montel Williams Show 2.4 2.4
Women 18-49
1 Oprah Winfrey Show 3.0 3.1
2 Dr. Phil 2.0 2.0
3 Maury 1.5 1.7
3 Live With Regis and Kelly 1.3 NA
5 Montel Williams Show 1.2 1.2
Game Shows
Program AA GAA
Households
1 Wheel of Fortune 9.0 NA
2 Jeopardy! 8.0 NA
3 Who Wants To Be a Millionaire 3.5 3.8
4 Family Feud 2.1 2.8
5 Street Smarts 0.9 1.1
Adults 18-49
1 Wheel of Fortune 2.6 NA
2 Jeopardy! 2.3 NA
3 Who Wants To Be a Millionaire 1.0 1.1
4 Family Feud 0.7 1.0
5 Street Smarts 0.5 0.6
Magazine Shows
Program AA GAA
Households
1 Entertainment Tonight 5.2 5.3
2 Inside Edition 3.5 3.5
3 The Insider 2.6 2.7
3 Access Hollywood 2.6 2.6
4 Extra 2.3 2.3
Adults 18-49
1 Entertainment Tonight 2.3 2.3
2 Inside Edition 1.3 1.4
3 Access Hollywood 1.2 1.3
4 The Insider 1.1 1.1
5 Extra 1.0 1.0
Court Shows
Program AA GAA
Households
1 Judge Judy 5.0 7.6
2 Judge Joe Brown 3.4 4.9
3 Divorce Court 2.7 3.7
4 People's Court 2.6 2.7
5 Judge Mathis 2.4 2.6
Adults 18-49
1 Judge Judy 1.9 2.8
2 Judge Joe Brown 1.3 1.8
3 Divorce Court 1.2 1.6
4 People's Court 1.1 1.2
5 Judge Mathis 1.1 1.1
Court Shows
Off-Net Dramas
Program AA GAA
NA = Not available; AA = Average Audience Rating; GAA = Gross Average Audience
SOURCE: Nielsen TV National People Meter, Season-to-Date 8/30/04-2/13/05
Households
1 CSI 5.5 6.3
2 The West Wing 1.9 2.2
3 The Practice 1.8 2.0
4 ER 1.7 2.0
5 The X-Files 1.5 1.5
Adults 18-49
1 CSI 3.0 3.4
2 The West Wing 1.0 1.1
2 The Practice 1.0 1.0
2 ER 1.0 1.0
5 The X-Files 0.8 0.9
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