Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Anderson Ratings For The Week Ended May 6th

From Broadcasting & Cable ~

Syndication Ratings: May Sweeps Slow Out of the Starting Gate
Warm weather, news preemptions stops several syndies in their tracks

Against nice weather and widespread news preemptions, May sweeps got off to a sluggish start in the week ended May 6, the sweep's first full week.

CBS Television Distribution's Dr. Phil increased its hold on the talk lead, scoring first place for the 27th week this season, even though the show fell off 3% to a 2.9. Sony's Dr. Oz, heading into the culmination of its year-long Transformation Nation series, held steady in second place at a 2.7. NBCU's Maury inched up 4% for sole possession of third place at a 2.4. Disney-ABC's Live! with Kelly and Warner Bros.' Ellen each declined 4% to a 2.3, tying for fourth place. CTD's The Doctors gave back 6% to a 1.6. CTD's Rachael Ray remained at a 1.5. NBCU's Jerry Springer slid 7% to a 1.3. NBCU's Steve Wilkos, Debmar-Mercury's Wendy Williams and Sony's Nate Berkus all were unchanged at a 1.2, 1.1 and 1.0, respectively.

Amongst the rookie talkers, Warner Bros.' Anderson was partially or completely preempted in 13 markets by President Obama's surprise press conference from Afghanistan on May 1. The show lost 13% for the week, falling to a 1.3. Meanwhile, Debmar-Mercury's Jeremy Kyle and Entertainment Studios' We the People each were flat at 0.6 and 0.4, respectively.
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Anderson' episodes for the week ending May 6th ~

Monday, April 30: Anderson: Co-Host Monday with Kristen Johnston / 'Private Practice' Star Kate Walsh
Tuesday, May 1: Daytime Exclusive: Judi Dench / Anderson Investigates Rudeness / Latest 'Idol' Castoff
Wednesday, May 2: Pregnant & Addicted / Aziz Ansari / 85-Year-Old Food Critic
Thursday, May 3: Suburban Double Life: Mommy Madam's Husband / Vanessa Williams & Mother
Friday, May 4: Daytime Exclusive: Inside the Jailhouse with a Teen Killer

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