Amph The Nielsens: Shows that Nobody Admits to Watching

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  1. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    I got bored with CSI a long time ago; it appears no one else did, though.
  2. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Chart of the top 20 TV shows this week.
    Top TV Shows Last Week
    Viewers in Millions

    1 NBA Finals: L.A. vs. Boston, Game 2 ABC, Sunday, 9:04 p.m. - 13.5
    2 NBA Finals: L.A. vs. Boston, Game 1 ABC, Thursday, 9:06 p.m. - 13.4
    3 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 2 9.8
    4 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 4 9.8
    5 Million Dollar Password CBS, Sunday, 8 p.m. 3 9.6
    6 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 11 9.6
    7 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 10 9.6
    8 House (R) Fox, Monday, 9 p.m. - 9.4
    9 Hell's Kitchen Fox, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 9 9.4
    10 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Thursday, 8 p.m. 7 9.3
    11 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 7 9.1
    12 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 5 8.9
    13 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 20 8.9
    14 Swingtown CBS, Thursday, 10 p.m. - 8.6
    15 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 6 8.3
  3. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Chart of the top 20 TV shows this week
    Top TV Shows Last Week
    Viewers in Millions

    1 NBA Finals: L.A. vs. Boston, Game 2 ABC, Sunday, 9:04 p.m. - 13.5
    2 NBA Finals: L.A. vs. Boston, Game 1 ABC, Thursday, 9:06 p.m. - 13.4
    3 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 2 9.8
    4 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 4 9.8
    5 Million Dollar Password CBS, Sunday, 8 p.m. 3 9.6
    6 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 11 9.6
    7 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 10 9.6
    8 House (R) Fox, Monday, 9 p.m. - 9.4
    9 Hell's Kitchen Fox, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 9 9.4
    10 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Thursday, 8 p.m. 7 9.3
    11 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 7 9.1
    12 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 5 8.9
    13 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 20 8.9
    14 Swingtown CBS, Thursday, 10 p.m. - 8.6
    15 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 6 8.3
  4. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    TV: Top Rated
    Chart of the top 20 TV shows this week.
    Top TV Shows Last Week
    Viewers in Millions

    1 NBA Finals: L.A. vs. Boston, Game 2 ABC, Sunday, 9:04 p.m. - 13.5
    2 NBA Finals: L.A. vs. Boston, Game 1 ABC, Thursday, 9:06 p.m. - 13.4
    3 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 2 9.8
    4 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 4 9.8
    5 Million Dollar Password CBS, Sunday, 8 p.m. 3 9.6
    6 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 11 9.6
    7 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 10 9.6
    8 House (R) Fox, Monday, 9 p.m. - 9.4
    9 Hell's Kitchen Fox, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 9 9.4
    10 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Thursday, 8 p.m. 7 9.3
    11 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 7 9.1
    12 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 5 8.9
    13 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 20 8.9
    14 Swingtown CBS, Thursday, 10 p.m. - 8.6
    15 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 6 8.3
  5. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    TV: Top Rated Chart of the top 20 TV shows this week.
    Top TV Shows Last Week
    Viewers in Millions

    1 America's Got Talent NBC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 1 11.7
    2 Wipeout ABC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 10.0
    3 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 3 9.4
    4 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 4 9.2
    5 Celebrity Family Feud NBC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 8.8
    6 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Thursday, 9 p.m. 4 8.6
    7 Million Dollar Password CBS, Sunday, 8 p.m. 11 8.5
    8 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 4 8.3
    9 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 13 8.2
    10 I Survived a Japanese Game Show ABC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. - 8.0
    11 The Baby Borrowers NBC, WEdnesday, 9 p.m. - 7.9
    12 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 17 7.9
    13 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 7.9
    14 Hell's Kitchen Fox, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 9 7.8
    15 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 13 7.7



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  6. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    TV: Top Rated
    Chart of the top 20 TV shows this week

    1 America's Got Talent NBC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 1 11.7
    2 Wipeout ABC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 10.0
    3 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 3 9.4
    4 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 4 9.2
    5 Celebrity Family Feud NBC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 8.8
    6 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Thursday, 9 p.m. 4 8.6
    7 Million Dollar Password CBS, Sunday, 8 p.m. 11 8.5
    8 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 4 8.3
    9 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 13 8.2
    10 I Survived a Japanese Game Show ABC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. - 8.0
    11 The Baby Borrowers NBC, WEdnesday, 9 p.m. - 7.9
    12 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 17 7.9
    13 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 7.9
    14 Hell's Kitchen Fox, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 9 7.8
    15 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 13 7.7
  7. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Oct 11, 1998
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    Chart of the top 20 TV shows this week.
    Top TV Shows Last Week
    Viewers in Millions

    1 America's Got Talent NBC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 1 12.0
    2 Wipeout ABC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 2 9.5
    3 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 11 9.1
    4 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday8 8.8
    5 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 15 8.5
    6 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 4 8.5
    7 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 3 8.2
    8 House (R) Fox, Monday, 9 p.m. 18 8.1
    9 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 9 8.0
    10 Hell's Kitchen Fox, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 14 8.0
    11 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 11 8.0
    12 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 20 7.6
    13 48 Hours Mystery (R) CBS, Tuesday, 10 p.m. 16 7.6
    14 The Bachelorette ABC, Monday, 9 p.m. - 7.5
    15 Million Dollar Password CBS, Sunday, 8 p.m. 7 7.4
  8. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    TV: Top Rated
    Chart of the top 20 TV shows this week.
    Top TV Shows/Last Week/Viewers in Millions

    1 America's Got Talent NBC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 2 13.2
    2 Wipeout ABC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 6 10.0
    3 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 8 9.8
    4 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 10 9.5
    5 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 4 8.6
    6 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 11 8.5
    7 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 3 8.4
    8 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Thursday, 9 p.m. 8 8.4
    9 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 14 8.1
    10 House (R) Fox, Monday, 9 p.m. 16 7.9
    11 Dateline NBC, Sunday, 9 p.m. 11 7.6
    12 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 5 7.6
    13 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 7 7.5
    14 Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Fox,Thurs.,8 p.m.14 7.4
    15 New Adventures of Old Christine (R) CBS, Monday, 9:30 p.m. - 7.4


    Source: Nielsen Media Research
  9. Vengance1003 Jedi Knight

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  10. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    TV: Top Rated

    Week Viewers in Millions

    1 Olympics Opening Ceremony NBC, Friday, 8 p.m. - 34.9
    2 Olympics NBC, Sunday, 7 p.m. - 32.3
    3 Olympics NBC, Saturday, 8:30 p.m. - 24.1
    4 America's Got Talent NBC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 1 12.6
    5 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 3 10.0
    6 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Thursday, 8 p.m. 5 9.7
    7 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 5 9.1
    8 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 4 9.0
    9 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 7 8.7
    10 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 8 7.9
    11 The New Adventures of Old Christine (R) CBS, Monday, 9:30 p.m. 14 7.6
    12 America's Got Talent -- Wednesday NBC, Thursday, 9:30 p.m. - 7.6
    13 Wipeout ABC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 2 7.3
    14 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 11 7.0
    15 Big Brother CBS, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 23 6.4
  11. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    1 Olympics Opening Ceremony NBC, Friday, 8 p.m. - 34.9
    2 Olympics NBC, Sunday, 7 p.m. - 32.3
    3 Olympics NBC, Saturday, 8:30 p.m. - 24.1
    4 America's Got Talent NBC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 1 12.6
    5 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 3 10.0
    6 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Thursday, 8 p.m. 5 9.7
    7 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 5 9.1
    8 So You Think You Can Dance Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 4 9.0
    9 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 7 8.7
    10 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 8 7.9
    11 The New Adventures of Old Christine (R) CBS, Monday, 9:30 p.m. 14 7.6
    12 America's Got Talent -- Wednesday NBC, Thursday, 9:30 p.m. - 7.6
    13 Wipeout ABC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 2 7.3
    14 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 11 7.0
    15 Big Brother CBS, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 23 6.4
  12. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Top TV ShowsLast Week
    Viewers
    in Millions
    1 Olympics Closing Ceremony NBC, Sunday, 8 p.m. - 27.8
    2 Olympics NBC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 1 26.6
    3 Olympics NBC, Monday, 8 p.m. 3 26.4
    4 Olympics NBC, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 5 24.8
    5 Olympics NBC, Thursday, 8 p.m. 4 22.4
    6 Olympics Closing Party NBC, Sunday, 10:30 p.m. - 20.6
    7 Olympics NBC, Friday, 8:30 p.m. 7 17.9
    8 Olympics NBC, Saturday, 9 p.m. 2 16.8
    9 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 8 8.2
    10 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 9 7.6
    11 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 20 7.3
    12 Flashpoint CBS, Friday, 10:01 p.m. 14 7.2
    13 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 10 6.7
    14 CSI: Miami (R) CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 13 6.4
    15 Big Brother 10 CBS, Thursday, 8 p.m. 15 6.2

    * Tonight's Best TV - What to Watch and What to Miss

    Source: Nielsen Media Research


    NBC did well with the Olympics...
  13. Vengance1003 Jedi Knight

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    Indeed, 1-8 sweep is great.
  14. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Oct 11, 1998
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    Rank Top TV Shows Last Week Viewers in Millions

    1 Sunday Night Football NBC, Sunday, 8:24 p.m. - 18.4
    2 Thursday Night Football NBC, Thursday, 7:08 p.m. - 13.5
    3 Deal or No Deal NBC, Monday, 8 p.m. 2 11.0
    4 America's Got Talent NBC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 1 10.8
    5 America's Got Talent NBC, Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. 3 10.2
    6 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7 p.m. 5 10.1
    7 Bones Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 21 9.7
    8 Republican National Convention NBC, Thursday, 10:01 p.m. - 8.7
    9 Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? Fox, Friday, 9 p.m. 22 8.6
    10 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 4 7.8
    11 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 4 7.8
    12 House (R) Fox, Tuesday, 8:59 p.m. 9 7.8
    13 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 27 7.3
    14 Big Brother 10 CBS, Sunday, 8 p.m. 19 7.2
    15 Hole in the Wall Fox, Sunday, 8 p.m. - 7.2


    This is why an 'average' NFL team is priced at one billion dollars.
  15. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    1 Sunday Night Football NBC, Sunday, 8:23 p.m. 1 17.8
    2 60 Minutes (R) CBS, Sunday, 7:44 p.m. 6 12.5
    3 Saturday Night Football ABC, Sat, 8:08 p.m. - 11.9
    4 America's Got Talent NBC, Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. 5 11.7
    5 America's Got Talent NBC, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 4 11.6
    6 America's Got Talent NBC, Thursday, 8 p.m. - 9.8
    7 Deal or No Deal NBC, Monday, 8 p.m. 3 9.7
    8 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 11 9.2
    9 Bones Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 7 9.2
    10 Fringe Fox, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 9.1
    11 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 13 9.0
    12 Flashpoint CBS, Friday, 10:01 p.m. - 8.7
    13 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 27 8.4
    14 20/20 ABC, Friday, 10 p.m. 17 8.1
    15 Big Brother 10 CBS, Thursday, 8 p.m. 18 7.8
  16. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Oct 11, 1998
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    1 Sunday Night Football NBC, Sunday, 8:23 p.m. 1 22.2
    2 House Fox, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 14.8
    3 60 Minutes CBS, Sunday, 7:27 p.m. 2 14.6
    4 Fringe Fox, Tuesday, 9:01 p.m. 10 13.3
    5 60th Primetime Emmy Awards ABC, Sunday, 8 p.m. - 12.3
    6 America's Got Talent NBC, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 4 12.2
    7 CSI (R) CBS, Thursday, 9 p.m. 11 10.2
    8 America's Got Talent NBC, Thursday, 8 p.m. 6 10.0
    9 Two and a Half Men (R) CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 8 10.0
    10 Bones Fox, Wednesday, 8 p.m. 8 9.8
    11 NCIS (R) CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 9.7
    12 Flashpoint CBS, Friday, 10:01 p.m. 12 9.7
    13 Deal or No Deal NBC, Monday, 8 p.m. 7 8.9
    14 Criminal Minds (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 13 8.7
    15 CSI: NY (R) CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 18 8.1
  17. Teegirloo Jedi Master

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    No Heroes that's disappointing.:(
  18. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Oct 11, 1998
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    1 Dancing With the Stars ABC, Monday, 8 p.m., (EW Grade: A) - 21.3
    2 Desperate Housewives ABC, Sunday, 9 p.m. - 18.7
    3 Grey's Anatomy ABC, Thursday, 9 p.m. - 18.5
    4 Dancing With the Stars ABC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. - 18.3
    5 NCIS CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. - 18.0
    6 Sunday Night Football NBC, Sunday, 8:23 p.m. 1 17.3
    7 CSI: Miami CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. - 17.2
    8 Criminal Minds CBS, Wednesday, 9:15 p.m. - 17.0
    9 Dancing With the Stars Results Show ABC, Wednesday, 8 p.m. - 15.9
    10 The Mentalist CBS, Tuesday, 9 p.m. - 15.6
    11 Two and a Half Men CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. - 14.9
    12 CSI: NY CBS, Wednesday, 10:15 p.m. - 14.6
    13 Survivor: Gabon CBS, Thursday, 8 p.m. - 13.0
    14 60 Minutes CBS, Sunday, 7:00 p.m. 3 12.6
    15 House Fox, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 2 12.4
  19. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Oct 11, 1998
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    1 Vice Presidential Debate ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Thursday, 9 p.m. - 41.6
    2 Dancing With the Stars ABC, Monday, 8 p.m., (EW Grade: A) 2 18.9
    3 NCIS CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 6 17.5
    4 60 Minutes CBS, Sunday, 7:30 p.m. 15 16.6
    5 Desperate Housewives ABC, Sunday, 9 p.m. 3 15.7
    6 Dancing With the Stars ABC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 5 15.5
    7 The Mentalist CBS, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 11 15.5
    8 CSI: NY CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 13 14.9
    9 Criminal Minds CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 9 14.8
    10 CSI: Miami CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 8 14.3
    11 Sunday Night Football NBC, Sunday, 8:23 p.m. 7 14.2
    12 Two and a Half Men CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 12 13.6
    13 Survivor: Gabon CBS, Thursday, 8 p.m. 14 13.1
    14 House Fox, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 16 13.0
    15 America's Got Talent NBC, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 22 12.7


    I'm fascinated that Americans actually watch political debates. Or were they merely wondering if Palin would implode?
  20. hansen Jedi Master

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    I'm a Norwegian living in Norway and even I have watched all the debates.

    I find them oddly fascinating...
  21. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    Oct 11, 1998
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    1 CSI CBS, Thursday, 9:00 P.M. - 23.5
    2 Dancing With the Stars ABC, Monday, 8 p.m., (EW Grade: A) 2 18.6
    3 NCIS CBS, Tuesday, 8 p.m. 9 16.2
    4 Criminal Minds CBS, Wednesday, 9 p.m. 9 16.8
    5 CSI: NY CBS, Wednesday, 10 p.m. 8 15.9
    6 Desperate Housewives ABC, Sunday, 9 p.m. 5 15.5
    7 Dancing With the Stars ABC, Tuesday, 9 p.m. 6 15.1
    8 Grey's Anatomy ABC, Thursday, 9 p.m. - 14.8
    9 The OT Fox, Sunday, 7:48 p.m. - 14.2
    10 Two and a Half Men CBS, Monday, 9 p.m. 12 14.1
    11 CSI: Miami CBS, Monday, 10 p.m. 10 13.9
    12 Survivor: Gabon CBS, Thursday, 8 p.m. 13 13.3
    13 Sunday Night Football NBC, Sunday, 8:23 p.m. 11 13.1
    14 Eleventh Hour CBS, Thursday, 10:01 p.m. - 11.4
    15 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC, Sunday, 8 p.m. 17 11.3
  22. -polymath- SFF:F/TV Trivia Host

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    NBC places only one show in the top fifteen and it's football. Amazing.
  23. Mastadge Manager Emeritus

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    That list, while not surprising, is certainly depressing.
  24. -polymath- SFF:F/TV Trivia Host

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    It makes me wonder what shows are going to get axed fairly soon.
  25. Zaz Jedi Knight

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    I grew bored with CSI years ago, and its continuing popularity is really rather odd.