CBS TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION CLAIMS 8 OF THE TOP 10 SHOWS IN FIRST-RUN SYNDICATION
INSIDE EDITION And JEOPARDY! Hit New Season Highs
DR. PHIL Is #1 Talk Show
JANUARY 31, 2012 - CBS Television Distribution claimed 8 of the top 10 shows in first-run syndication, for the week ending January 22.
Newsmagazine INSIDE EDITION achieved a new season high, with a 3.4 HH AA%. INSIDE EDITION grew +3% week to week and +10% vs. the same week last year. It was second to only ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT (4.1), which tied its season high and was the #1 magazine for the 809th consecutive week.
JEOPARDY!, the #2 game show, also hit a new season high, with a 6.4 HH AA%. THE DOCTORS (1.6) and SWIFT JUSTICE WITH JACKIE GLASS (1.5) tied their season highs.
DR. PHIL is the #1 talk show, with a 3.2 HH AA%, growing +10% from the same week last year. Season to date, DR. PHIL is the #1 talk show with a 3.1 HH AA%.
JUDGE JUDY topped the court shows with a 7.5 HH AA% and remains the #1 show in syndication season to date with a 7.3 HH AA%.
WHEEL OF FORTUNE was the #1 show in syndication with a 7.7 HH AA%.
In off-network news, CRIMINAL MINDS was the #1 off-network weekly hour with a 2.9 HH AA%.
The top 10 shows in first-run syndication are:
Program HH AA% Distributor
1. Wheel of Fortune 7.7 CBS Television Distribution
2. Judge Judy 7.5 CBS Television Distribution
3. Jeopardy! 6.4 CBS Television Distribution
4. Entertainment Tonight 4.1 CBS Television Distribution
5. Wheel of Fortune - weekend 3.7 CBS Television Distribution
6. Inside Edition 3.4 CBS Television Distribution
7. Dr. Phil 3.2 CBS Television Distribution
t. Family Feud 3.2 Debmar Mercury
9. Dr. Oz 3.0 Sony
10. Judge Joe Brown 2.9 CBS Television Distribution
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer week ending 1/22/12 or as dated. Live plus same day. HH AA% ratings or as noted. Excludes specials, breakouts and sports.