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U.S. Broadcast Television Ratings for Week Ended April 29

May 01, 2012

The following table lists the top 25 broadcast television shows for the week of 04/23/12 through 04/29/12. The programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK PROGRAM                       NET  RATING  SHARE    TIME
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  1  DANCING WITH THE STARS        ABC   11.3    17     8:00 PM
  2  AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY       FOX   10.2    16     8:00 PM
  3  DANCING W/STARS RESULTS       ABC    9.5    14     9:00 PM
  4  AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY        FOX    9.1    15     8:00 PM
  5  NCIS                          CBS    8.1    13     8:00 PM
  6  BIG BANG THEORY, THE          CBS    7.8    13     8:00 PM
  6  PERSON OF INTEREST            CBS    7.8    12     9:00 PM
  8  MENTALIST, THE                CBS    7.5    13    10:00 PM
  9  20/20 SP EDITION-4/23(S)      ABC    7.1    11    10:01 PM
 10  BLUE BLOODS                   CBS    6.6    12    10:00 PM
 10  GOOD WIFE, THE                CBS    6.6    10     9:01 PM
 12  60 MINUTES                    CBS    6.5    12     7:00 PM
 13  GREY’S ANATOMY                ABC    6.4    10     9:00 PM
 13  NCIS: LOS ANGELES             CBS    6.4    10     9:00 PM
 15  VOICE                         NBC    6.0     9     8:00 PM
 16  CSI: NY                       CBS    5.9    10     9:00 PM
 16  SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD           CBS    5.9    10     8:00 PM
 18  PRIVATE PRACTICE              ABC    5.8     9    10:01 PM
 19  ONCE UPON A TIME              ABC    5.4     9     8:00 PM
 19  VOICE:RESULTS SHOW            NBC    5.4     8     9:00 PM
 21  DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES          ABC    5.3     8     9:01 PM
 21  UNFORGETTABLE                 CBS    5.3     9    10:00 PM
 23  AMAZING RACE 20               CBS    5.2     8     8:00 PM
 24  HAWAII FIVE-0                 CBS    5.1     8    10:00 PM
 25  CRIMINAL MINDS                CBS    5.0     8     9:00 PM

(S) = Special
Each ratings point equals 1.147 million homes.

Figures include live viewing and same-day digital-video recorder
playback.

Source: Nielsen

To contact the reporter on this story: Rob Golum in Los Angeles at rgolum@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Anthony Palazzo at apalazzo@bloomberg.net.


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