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Broadcast TV Ratings for The Week of 9/18 to 9/24

In the first week of the fall 2006 season, CBS wins in total viewers, while ABC wins the A18-49 demo.

The highest rated show for the week was Grey’s Anatomy (breakdown below) and the best performing New show to launch last week was Brothers & Sisters – 15.69M viewers (#12) – 5.5 Rating.

Breakdowns of each network follows below, as well as a chart detailing the top 25 programs of the past week.


CBS was first week for the week in total viewers (4.6/12, 13.0M), third in Adults 18-49 (3.9/11, 5.1M ) and first in Adults 25-54 (5.1/12, 6.2M).

  • Top program
    • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
      • 22.57M viewers – 8.0 Rating (#3)

ABC was second for the week in total viewers (4.3/11, 12.3M), first in Adults 18-49 (4.4/12, 5.8M ) and second in Adults 25-54 (5.1/12, 6.1M).

  • Top program
    • Grey’s Anatomy
      • 25.41M viewers – 9.0 Rating (#1)

NBC was third for the week in total viewers (3.9/10, 11.1M), second in Adults 18-49 (4.0/11, 5.2M) and third in Adults 25-54 (4.6/11, 5.6M).

  • Top Program
    • Deal or No Deal: Monday
      • 15.76M viewers – 5.6 Rating (#11)

FOX was fourth for the week in total viewers (2.7/7, 7.5M), fourth in Adults 18-49 (3.1/8, 4.0M ) and fourth in Adults 25-54 (3.2/8, 4.0M).

  • Top Program
    • House
      • 13.67M viewers – 4.8 Rating (#21)

UNI was fifth for the week in total viewers (1.2/3, 3.5M), fifth in Adults 18-49 (1.6/4, 2.0M ) and fifth in Adults 25-54 (1.5/4, 1.8M).

The CW was sixth for the week in total viewers (2.0/3, 2.8M), sixth in Adults 18-49 (1.2/3, 1.6M ) and first in Adults 25-54 (1.2/3, 1.4M).

  • Top Program
    • America’s Next Top Model
      • 5.26M viewers – 1.9 Rating (#79)

TEL was seventh for the week in total viewers (0.3/1, 0.9M), seventh in Adults 18-49 (0.4/1, 0.6M ) and seventh in Adults 25-54 (0.4/1, 0.5M).

Source: Viewer 2+ Ratings from Nielsen Media Research

Top 25 Broadcast TV Shows For The Week of 9/18/2006 to 9/24/2006 (click to enlarge)

Top 25 Broadcast TV Shows For The Week of 9/18/2006 to 9/24/2006