Ratings for Week of Nov. 12 – 18
Fox’s ‘The OT’ heads up top 25 shows for the week; CBS remains top network
20, 2007) The rest of the world may prefer dancing, but black TV viewers
prefer football. During the third full week in November black households
made Fox’s “The OT” post-game show the No.1 program on the top 25 most
popular programs. The top show in white households was “Dancing with the
Stars.” The second place show for black viewers was NBC’s “Sunday Night
Football,” which ranked only eleven with white viewers.
CBS was again the top network with African-American households with ten
shows on the top 25. ABC and Fox tied for second place with five shows
each. The CW had three shows followed by NBC with two.
The total number of black viewers watching the top 25 shows, according to
Nielsen Media Research was 40.6 million individual viewers. That’s a drop
over three percent from the previous week’s total individual black viewers
of 42.05 million.
[Note: Beginning this week we are listing the audience totals by
individual viewers age two and older instead of by households. This
information is provided by Nielsen and allows for easier comparisons with
other published Nielsen data.]
Broadcast Shows in Black Households Rank | Program | Network | Rating | No. of
KING OF THE
Source: Nielsen Media
Research. Number of viewers
ages 2+ shown in millions. Representing more than
13.45 million television households in the U.S., the
African-American television audience is the largest
minority segment in Nielsen measurement samples.
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