UPDATED RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11
The off network run of “The Big Bang Theory” from Warner Bros. remained the strip to beat in all of syndication for the week of February 11, with a 7.7 rating in households. And potent CBS Television Distribution trio – “Judge Judy,” “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy” – held the next three spots, followed by the first weekend airing of Sheldon, Leonard and company. Keep in mind there were many preemptions this week due to President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday and the California manhunt for fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner.
“Katie” from Disney-ABC led the category of freshman talk for the 22nd straight week, with a 1.8 in households, followed by “Steve Harvey” from NBCUniversal at a 1.6. And “TMZ” from Warner Bros. led the magazine category among target adults 18-49, with a 1.1 rating. Tops in magazine in households, of course, was “Entertainment Tonight” from CBS at a 3.8, which tied it for No. 10 overall with the off-net airing of “Law & Order: SVU” from NBCU.
What follows are the top 30 rated programs in syndication (first-run and off-network) for the week of February 11 (based on AA — average audience — households:
The Big Bang Theory (Warner Bros.): 7.7 rating; Judge Judy (CBS Television Distribution): 7.4; Wheel of Fortune (CBS): 7.3; Jeopardy (CBS): 6.6; The Big Bang Theory – Weekend B (Warner Bros.): 5.8; The Big Bang Theory – Weekend A (Warner Bros.): 5.4; Family Feud (Debmar Mercury): 5.2; Two and a Half Men (Warner Bros.): 5.1; Weekend Adventure (Disney-ABC/Litton): 4.9; Entertainment Tonight (CBS) and Law & Order: SVU (NBCUniversal): 3.8; Family Guy – Mon-Fri (Twentieth); Inside Edition (CBS) and Dr. Phil (CBS): 3.2 each; How I Met Your Mother – Mon-Fri (Twentieth): 2.8; Law & Order: Criminal Intent – Mon-Fri )NBCU): 2.7; Ellen DeGeneres (Warner Bros.), Law & Order (NBCU), Live With Kelly & Michael (Disney-ABC), Criminal Minds (CBS) and CSI: Miami (CBS): 2.6 each; Dr. Oz (Sony Pictures Television): 2.5; Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (Disney-ABC) and Judge Joe Brown (CBS): 2.4 each; House (NBCU), Maury (NBCU), Seinfeld – Mon-Fri (SPT), Seinfeld – Weekend (SPT) and Two and a Half Men – Weekend A (Warner Bros.): 2.3 each