CBS TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION DOMINATES WITH 8 OF THE TOP 10 SHOWS IN SYNDICATION
JUDGE JUDY and WHEEL OF FORTUNE Tie for #1 Show in Syndicatio
JUDGE JUDY, THE DOCTORS and THE INSIDER Tie Their Season Highs
DR. PHIL Is #1 Talk Show
FEBRUARY 14, 2012 – CBS Television Distribution claimed 8 of the top 10 shows in syndication, for the week ending February 5.
JUDGE JUDY and WHEEL OF FORTUNE tied as the #1 show in syndication with a 7.6 HH AA%. JUDY topped the court shows for the 803rd week in a row.
Three CTD shows tied their season highs this week – JUDGE JUDY, THE DOCTORS (up +7% week to week to a 1.6 HH AA%) and THE INSIDER (up +6% vs. the previous week to a 1.8 HH AA%).
DR. PHIL was the #1 talk show for the fourth consecutive week, rising +3% week to week to a 3.3 HH AA%.
Among off-network weekly hours, CRIMINAL MINDS was #1 for the fifth consecutive week, growing +3% week to week to a 3.1 HH AA%.
The top 10 shows in first-run syndication are:
Program HH AA% Distributor
1. Judge Judy 7.6 CBS Television Distribution
t. Wheel of Fortune 7.6 CBS Television Distribution
3. Jeopardy! 6.2 CBS Television Distribution
4. Entertainment Tonight 3.9 CBS Television Distribution
5. Wheel of Fortune – weekend 3.5 CBS Television Distribution
6. Dr. Phil 3.3 CBS Television Distribution
7. Inside Edition 3.2 CBS Television Distribution
t. Family Feud 3.2 Debmar Mercury
9. Judge Joe Brown 3.0 CBS Television Distribution
10. Dr. Oz 2.9 Sony
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer week ending 2/5/12 or as dated. Live plus same day. HH AA% ratings or as noted. Excludes specials, breakouts and sports.