"JUDGE JUDY" IS THE #1 SHOW IN SYNDICATION
DR. PHIL Is #1 Talk Show; THE DOCTORS Ties Its Season High
MARCH 6, 2012 - CBS Television Distribution's JUDGE JUDY was the #1 show in syndication, for the week ending Feb. 26. JUDGE JUDY grew +1% week to week to a 7.4 HH AA%.
DR. PHIL turned in another winning performance, as the #1 talk show with a 3.2 HH AA%. THE DOCTORS tied its season high, scoring a 1.8 HH AA%.
WHEEL OF FORTUNE (7.3 HH AA%) and JEOPARDY! (6.2 HH AA%) were the #1 and #2 game shows in syndication, respectively.
ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT was the #1 magazine show for the 814th week in a row, with a 4.1 HH AA%, followed by INSIDE EDITION, which scored a 3.3 HH AA%.
CRIMINAL MINDS was the #1 weekly hour in syndication for the 8th week in a row with a 3.1 HH AA%.
CTD had 7 of the top 10 shows in first-run syndication:
Program HH AA% Distributor
1. Judge Judy 7.4 CBS Television Distribution
2. Wheel of Fortune 7.3 CBS Television Distribution
3. Jeopardy! 6.2 CBS Television Distribution
4. Entertainment Tonight 4.1 CBS Television Distribution
5. Wheel of Fortune - weekend 3.4 CBS Television Distribution
6. Inside Edition 3.3 CBS Television Distribution
t. Family Feud 3.3 Debmar Mercury
8. Dr. Phil 3.2 CBS Television Distribution
9. Dr. Oz 3.0 Sony
t. Access Hwood Live -- wknd 3.0 NBC Universal
Source: NSS Galaxy Explorer week ending 2/26/12 or as dated. Live plus same day. HH AA% ratings or as noted. Excludes specials, breakouts and sports.