Nielsen Ratings/Historic/Network Television by Week/2006

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2006

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January

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Week 1

Week ending January 1

  1. CSI CBS
  2. Monday Night Football ABC
  3. NFL Monday Showcase ABC
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. The OT FOX
  6. Desperate Housewives ABC
  7. NCIS CBS
  8. Two and a Half Men CBS
  9. Without a Trace CBS
  10. Criminal Minds (Thursday) CBS
  11. CSI: NY CBS
  12. Kennedy Center Honors CBS
  13. Cold Case CBS
  14. In Justice ABC
  15. Criminal Minds CBS
  16. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  17. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  18. NUMB3RS CBS
  19. 60 Minutes CBS
  20. Out of Practice CBS

Week 2

Week ending January 8

  1. Rose Bowl ABC
  2. CSI CBS
  3. Rose Bowl - Pre Game Show ABC
  4. Desperate Housewives ABC
  5. AFL Wild Card - Post Game CBS
  6. AFC/NFC Playoff Game 2 ABC
  7. AFC/NFC Showcase ABC
  8. Without a Trace CBS
  9. Fiesta Bowl ABC
  10. Orange Bowl ABC
  11. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  12. 60 Minutes CBS
  13. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  14. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  15. Cold Case CBS
  16. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  17. CSI 8PM Thursday CBS
  18. CSI: Miami CBS
  19. ER NBC
  20. NUMB3RS CBS

Week 3

Week ending January 15

  1. AFC Divisional Playoff CBS
  2. Desperate Housewives ABC
  3. Lost ABC
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  6. CSI CBS
  7. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  8. NCIS CBS
  9. Two and a Half Men CBS
  10. 24 8PM Sunday FOX
  11. Criminal Minds CBS
  12. ER NBC
  13. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  14. 24 9PM Sunday FOX
  15. House, M.D. FOX
  16. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  17. Cold Case CBS
  18. Without a Trace CBS
  19. CBS Sunday Movie CBS
  20. Out of Practice CBS

Week 4

Week ending January 22

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. NFC Championship FOX
  3. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  4. CSI CBS
  5. Desperate Housewives ABC
  6. NFC Championship GUN FOX
  7. Without a Trace CBS
  8. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  9. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  10. Lost ABC
  11. Golden Globes NBC
  12. Skating with Celebrities FOX
  13. NCIS CBS
  14. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  15. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  16. 24 FOX
  17. CSI: NY CBS
  18. Dancing with the Stars Results Show ABC
  19. NFC Championship Post Game ShowFOX
  20. CSI 8PM Thursday CBS

Week 5

Week ending January 29

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Without a Trace CBS
  5. CSI: Miami CBS
  6. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  7. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  8. Lost ABC
  9. NCIS CBS
  10. Two and a Half Men CBS
  11. Cold Case CBS
  12. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  13. CSI: NY CBS
  14. Courting Alex CBS
  15. Criminal Minds CBS
  16. 60 Minutes CBS
  17. 24 FOX
  18. Dancing with the Stars Results Show ABC
  19. Desperate Housewives ABC
  20. CSI 8PM Thursday CBS

February

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Week 1

Week ending February 5

  1. Super Bowl XL ABC
  2. Super Bowl XL Post GUN ABC
  3. Super Bowl XL Post GAME ABC
  4. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  5. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  6. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  7. CSI CBS
  8. Without a Trace CBS
  9. CSI: Miami CBS
  10. Survivor CBS
  11. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  12. CSI: NY CBS
  13. Dancing with the Stars Results Show ABC
  14. Two and a Half Men CBS
  15. ER NBC
  16. 24 FOX
  17. Criminal Minds CBS
  18. Courting Alex CBS
  19. NUMB3RS CBS
  20. Bones FOX

Week 2

Week ending February 12

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  5. Desperate Housewives ABC
  6. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Saturday NBC
  7. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Sunday NBC
  8. House, M.D. FOX
  9. 2006 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies NBC
  10. Without a Trace CBS
  11. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  12. CSI: Miami CBS
  13. Lost ABC
  14. Survivor CBS
  15. Grammy Awards CBS
  16. Two and a Half Men CBS
  17. NCIS CBS
  18. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  19. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  20. Dancing with the Stars Results Show ABC

Week 3

Week ending February 19

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  4. Desperate Housewives ABC
  5. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Monday NBC
  6. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Saturday NBC
  7. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  8. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Thursday NBC
  9. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Sunday NBC
  10. House, M.D. FOX
  11. CSI CBS
  12. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Friday NBC
  13. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Tuesday NBC
  14. Lost ABC
  15. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Wednesday NBC
  16. Survivor CBS
  17. Dancing with the Stars Results Show ABC
  18. Without a Trace CBS
  19. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  20. Two and a Half Men CBS


Week 4

Week ending February 26

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. Dancing with the Stars Sunday ABC
  4. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Thursday NBC
  5. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Tuesday NBC
  6. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  7. American Idol Thursday FOX
  8. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Monday NBC
  9. Dancing with the Stars Thursday ABC
  10. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Saturday NBC
  11. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Wednesday NBC
  12. 2006 Winter Olympics Primetime Friday NBC
  13. CSI CBS
  14. 2006 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies NBC
  15. Survivor CBS
  16. Cold Case CBS
  17. House, M.D. FOX
  18. 24 FOX
  19. Primetime Live ABC
  20. CSI: NY CBS

March

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Week 1

Week ending March 5

  1. Academy Awards ABC
  2. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  3. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  4. CSI CBS
  5. American Idol Thursday FOX
  6. Without a Trace CBS
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. Oscar Countdown Part 2 ABC
  9. Two and a Half Men CBS
  10. Lost ABC
  11. Survivor CBS
  12. NCIS CBS
  13. Skating with Celebrities FOX
  14. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  15. CSI: NY CBS
  16. Courting Alex CBS
  17. 24 FOX
  18. Free Ride FOX
  19. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  20. ER NBC

Week 2

Week ending March 12

  1. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  2. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. American Idol Thursday FOX
  5. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  6. Desperate Housewives ABC
  7. House FOX
  8. Without a Trace CBS
  9. CSI: Miami CBS
  10. The Unit CBS
  11. NCIS CBS
  12. Two and a Half Men CBS
  13. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  14. Cold Case CBS
  15. Criminal Minds CBS
  16. Survivor CBS
  17. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  18. CSI: NY CBS
  19. 24 FOX
  20. Courting Alex CBS

Week 3

Week ending March 19

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. The Unit CBS
  6. NCIS CBS
  7. Two and a Half Men CBS
  8. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  9. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  10. 60 Minutes CBS
  11. The New Adventures of Old Christine 9:30 CBS
  12. Cold Case CBS
  13. ER NBC
  14. American Inventor ABC
  15. The Loop Wednesday FOX
  16. 24 FOX
  17. Desperate Housewives ABC
  18. Survivor CBS
  19. The New Adventures of Old Christine 8:30 CBS
  20. Deal or No Deal Friday NBC

Week 4

Week ending March 26

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. Desperate Housewives ABC
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. 60 Minutes CBS
  6. Two and a Half Men CBS
  7. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  8. Lost ABC
  9. Unan1mous FOX
  10. The Unit CBS
  11. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  12. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  13. Deal or No Deal Wednesday NBC
  14. Cold Case CBS
  15. CSI: NY CBS
  16. 24 FOX
  17. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  18. ER NBC
  19. NCAA Tournament Post GUN Sunday CBS
  20. American Inventor ABC

April

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Week 1

Week ending April 2

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  5. Desperate Housewives ABC
  6. House, M.D. FOX
  7. Without a Trace CBS
  8. CSI: Miami CBS
  9. Deal or No Deal Wednesday NBC
  10. Lost ABC
  11. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  12. Survivor CBS
  13. The Unit CBS
  14. CSI: NY CBS
  15. Unan1mous FOX
  16. 24 FOX
  17. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  18. Two and a Half Men CBS
  19. NCIS CBS
  20. Deal or No Deal Friday NBC

Week 2

Week ending April 9

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. House, M.D. FOX
  5. NCAA Tournament Championship CBS
  6. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  7. Lost ABC
  8. Survivor CBS
  9. NCIS CBS
  10. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  11. The Unit CBS
  12. Without a Trace CBS
  13. 60 Minutes CBS
  14. Deal or No Deal Wednesday NBC
  15. Unan1mous FOX
  16. NUMB3RS CBS
  17. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  18. Cold Case CBS
  19. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  20. 24 FOX

Week 3

Week ending April 16

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. CSI CBS
  3. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  4. House, M.D. FOX
  5. Desperate Housewives ABC
  6. Without a Trace CBS
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. Lost ABC
  9. Survivor CBS
  10. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  11. CSI: NY CBS
  12. Two and a Half Men CBS
  13. The Unit CBS
  14. The Ten Commandments Monday ABC
  15. Cold Case CBS
  16. Deal or No Deal Wednesday NBC
  17. Crossing Jordan NBC
  18. 24 FOX
  19. CSI Tuesday CBS
  20. What About Brian Sunday ABC

Week 4

Week ending April 23

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. House, M.D. FOX
  4. CSI CBS
  5. Without a Trace CBS
  6. CSI: Miami CBS
  7. Survivor CBS
  8. NCIS CBS
  9. Desperate Housewives ABC
  10. The Unit CBS
  11. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  12. CSI: NY CBS
  13. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  14. Criminal Minds CBS
  15. 24 FOX
  16. Unan1mous FOX
  17. Cold Case CBS
  18. NUMB3RS CBS
  19. Two and a Half Men CBS
  20. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS

Week 5

Week ending April 30

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. House, M.D. FOX
  5. Desperate Housewives ABC
  6. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. Without a Trace CBS
  9. Survivor CBS
  10. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  11. NCIS CBS
  12. CSI: NY CBS
  13. Deal or No Deal Wednesday NBC
  14. Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise CBS
  15. Two and a Half Men CBS
  16. Cold Case CBS
  17. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  18. The Unit CBS
  19. 24 FOX
  20. ER NBC

May

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Week 1

Week ending May 7

  1. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  2. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. House, M.D. FOX
  5. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  6. Desperate Housewives ABC
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. Without a Trace CBS
  9. House, M.D. Wednesday FOX
  10. Survivor CBS
  11. Lost ABC
  12. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  13. NCIS CBS
  14. CSI: NY CBS
  15. Cold Case CBS
  16. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  17. Two and a Half Men CBS
  18. The Unit CBS
  19. Unan1mous FOX
  20. 24 FOX

Week 2

Week ending May 14

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. House, M.D. FOX
  5. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  6. Desperate Housewives ABC
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. Without a Trace CBS
  9. Survivor Finale CBS
  10. Survivor CBS
  11. Lost ABC
  12. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  13. NCIS CBS
  14. Deal or No Deal Wednesday NBC
  15. CSI: NY CBS
  16. Two and a Half Men CBS
  17. The Unit CBS
  18. Unan1mous FOX
  19. 24 FOX
  20. ER NBC

Week 3

Week ending May 21

  1. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  2. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Desperate Housewives ABC
  5. Grey's Anatomy Monday ABC
  6. House, M.D. FOX
  7. Will & Grace NBC
  8. Without a Trace CBS
  9. CSI: Miami CBS
  10. ER NBC
  11. NCIS CBS
  12. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  13. Lost ABC
  14. Deal or No Deal Wednesday NBC
  15. The Unit CBS
  16. CSI Thursday 8PM CBS
  17. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  18. Law & Order NBC
  19. CSI: NY CBS
  20. Cold Case CBS

Week 4

Week ending May 28

  1. American Idol Wednesday FOX
  2. American Idol Tuesday FOX
  3. House, M.D. FOX
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. Lost ABC
  6. Two and a Half Men CBS
  7. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  8. 24 FOX
  9. CSI CBS
  10. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  11. The Academy of Country Music Awards CBS
  12. Without a Trace CBS
  13. Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball ABC
  14. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  15. Medium NBC
  16. The Apprentice NBC
  17. CSI: NY CBS
  18. The King of Queens CBS
  19. Lost Recap Special ABC
  20. NASCAR Nextel Cup Race FOX

June

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Week 1

Week ending June 4

  1. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  2. CSI CBS
  3. Without a Trace CBS
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. NCIS CBS
  6. Two and a Half Men CBS
  7. Deal or No Deal Wednesday NBC
  8. Criminal Minds CBS
  9. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  10. CSI: NY CBS
  11. 48 Hours Mystery Tuesday CBS
  12. 60 Minutes CBS
  13. The Apprentice NBC
  14. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  15. The Unit CBS
  16. NUMB3RS CBS
  17. Cold Case CBS
  18. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  19. Last Comic Standing NBC
  20. Law & Order NBC

Week 2

Week ending June 11

  1. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  2. CSI CBS
  3. NBA Finals Game 2 ABC
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. Without a Trace CBS
  6. NBA Finals Game 1 ABC
  7. The Apprentice NBC
  8. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  9. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  10. 60 Minutes CBS
  11. CSI: NY CBS
  12. NCIS CBS
  13. House, M.D. FOX
  14. Windfall NBC
  15. Last Comic Standing NBC
  16. 48 Hours Mystery Tuesday CBS
  17. 48 Hours Mystery Saturday CBS
  18. Law & Order: Criminal Intent NBC
  19. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  20. Criminal Minds CBS

Week 3

Week ending June 18, 2006

  1. NBA Finals Game 5 ABC
  2. CSI: Miami CBS
  3. NBA Finals Game 3 ABC
  4. NBA Finals Game 4 ABC
  5. CSI CBS
  6. Without a Trace CBS
  7. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  8. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  9. Two and a Half Men CBS
  10. CBS Sunday Movie CBS
  11. NCIS CBS
  12. 60 Minutes CBS
  13. Dateline NBC Thursday NBC
  14. Last Comic Standing NBC
  15. Cold Case CBS
  16. AFI 100 Years 100 Cheers CBS
  17. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  18. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  19. House, M.D. 9PM FOX
  20. Windfall NBC

Week 4

Week ending June 25

  1. NBA Finals Game 6 ABC
  2. America's Got Talent NBC
  3. CSI CBS
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. Without a Trace CBS
  6. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  7. CSI: NY CBS
  8. 60 Minutes CBS
  9. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  10. House, M.D. 9PM FOX
  11. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  12. Nextel Cup Winner's Circle FOX
  13. NCIS CBS
  14. Two and a Half Men CBS
  15. Criminal Minds CBS
  16. Gameshow Marathon Thursday CBS
  17. Hell's Kitchen FOX
  18. Close to Home CBS

July

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Week 1

Week ending July 2

  1. America's Got Talent NBC
  2. Without a Trace CBS
  3. CSI CBS
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. House, M.D. 9PM FOX
  6. CSI: NY CBS
  7. Two and a Half Men CBS
  8. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  9. CBS Sunday Movie CBS
  10. Law & Order NBC
  11. NCIS CBS
  12. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  13. Criminal Minds CBS
  14. Nextel Cup FOX
  15. 60 Minutes CBS
  16. Cold Case CBS
  17. Hell's Kitchen FOX
  18. 48 Hours Mystery CBS
  19. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  20. King of Queens CBS

Week 2

Week ending July 9

  1. America's Got Talent NBC
  2. CSI Thursday 10PM CBS
  3. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  4. 60 Minutes CBS
  5. Law & Order: Criminal Intent NBC
  6. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. Cold Case CBS
  9. Law & Order NBC
  10. CSI: Miami Wednesday CBS
  11. Macy's July 4th Fireworks NBC
  12. Grey's Anatomy Thursday 10PM ABC
  13. Crossing Jordan NBC
  14. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  15. Big Brother Thursday CBS
  16. Grey's Anatomy Thursday 9PM ABC
  17. NCIS CBS
  18. So You Think You Can Dance Encore FOX
  19. Dateline NBC Sunday NBC
  20. Boston Pops Fireworks CBS

Week 3

Week ending July 16

  1. MLB All-Star Game FOX
  2. America's Got Talent NBC
  3. CSI: Miami CBS
  4. CSI CBS
  5. MLB All-Star Game Pre Game FOX
  6. Without a Trace CBS
  7. CSI: NY CBS
  8. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  9. Two and a Half Men CBS
  10. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  11. Dateline NBC Sunday NBC
  12. 60 Minutes CBS
  13. How I Met Your Mother 9:30PM CBS
  14. Criminal Minds CBS
  15. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  16. Cold Case CBS
  17. Law & Order NBC
  18. Last Comic Standing NBC
  19. Law & Order: Criminal Intent NBC
  20. NCIS CBS

Week 4

Week ending July 23

  1. CSI: Miami CBS
  2. America's Got Talent NBC
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Miss Universe Pageant NBC
  5. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  6. Without a Trace Thursday CBS
  7. Two and a Half Men CBS
  8. House, M.D. 9PM FOX
  9. CSI: NY CBS
  10. 60 Minutes CBS
  11. Without a Trace Sunday CBS
  12. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  13. Cold Case CBS
  14. Criminal Minds CBS
  15. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  16. America's Got Talent Results NBC
  17. Last Comic Standing NBC
  18. How I Met Your Mother 9:30PM CBS
  19. 48 Hours Mystery CBS
  20. House, M.D. 8PM FOX

Week 5

Week ending July 30

  1. Without a Trace Thursday CBS
  2. CSI CBS
  3. America's Got Talent NBC
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. House, M.D. 9PM FOX
  6. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  7. Two and a Half Men CBS
  8. CSI: NY CBS
  9. Criminal Minds CBS
  10. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  11. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  12. 60 Minutes CBS
  13. Dateline NBC Sunday NBC
  14. Cold Case CBS
  15. Without a Trace Sunday CBS
  16. Law & Order NBC
  17. America's Got Talent Results NBC
  18. Hell's Kitchen FOX
  19. Last Comic Standing NBC
  20. 20/20 ABC

August

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Week 1

Week ending August 6

  1. CSI: Miami CBS
  2. Without a Trace Thursday CBS
  3. NFL Preseason Game NBC
  4. America's Got Talent NBC
  5. Two and a Half Men CBS
  6. CSI CBS
  7. NFL Preseason Pre-game Show NBC
  8. Without a Trace Sunday CBS
  9. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  10. 60 Minutes CBS
  11. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  12. Cold Case CBS
  13. So You Think You Can Dance Thursday FOX
  14. Criminal Minds CBS
  15. How I Met Your Mother 9:30 CBS
  16. CSI: NY CBS
  17. America's Got Talent Results NBC
  18. Hell's Kitchen FOX
  19. 48 Hours Mystery Tuesday CBS
  20. Law & Order NBC

Week 2

Week ending August 13

  1. CSI: Miami CBS
  2. Two and a Half Men CBS
  3. So You Think You Can Dance Wednesday FOX
  4. CSI CBS
  5. America's Got Talent NBC
  6. 60 Minutes CBS
  7. Without a Trace Thursday CBS
  8. Without a Trace Sunday CBS
  9. CSI: NY CBS
  10. NFL Preseason Game NBC
  11. Primetime ABC
  12. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  13. America's Got Talent Results NBC
  14. Two and a Half Men 8PM CBS
  15. Cold Case CBS
  16. Criminal Minds CBS
  17. Hell's Kitchen FOX
  18. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  19. Last Comic Standing NBC
  20. 20/20 ABC

Week 3

Week ending August 20

  1. America's Got Talent Results NBC
  2. 60 Minutes CBS
  3. America's Got Talent NBC
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. So You Think You Can Dance 9PM Wednesday FOX
  6. CSI CBS
  7. House, M.D. FOX
  8. Without a Trace Thursday CBS
  9. Hell's Kitchen FOX
  10. Without a Trace Sunday CBS
  11. Cold Case CBS
  12. Two and a Half Men CBS
  13. Primetime ABC
  14. CSI: NY CBS
  15. Law & Order NBC
  16. Big Brother Sunday CBS
  17. NFL Preseason Game NBC
  18. Two and a Half Men 8PM CBS
  19. So You Think You Can Dance 8PM Wednesday FOX
  20. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC

Week 4

Week ending August 27

  1. 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards NBC
  2. 60 Minutes CBS
  3. CSI CBS
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. Pirates of the Carribean ABC
  6. Without a Trace Thursday CBS
  7. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  8. Prison Break FOX
  9. CSI: NY CBS
  10. House, M.D. 8PM FOX
  11. Vanished FOX
  12. Two and a Half Men CBS
  13. Criminal Minds CBS
  14. Big Brother Thursday CBS
  15. Big Brother Sunday CBS
  16. Big Brother Tuesday CBS
  17. Grey's Anatomy Thursday 9PM ABC
  18. Without a Trace Sunday CBS
  19. Cold Case CBS
  20. Emmy Red Carpet NBC

September

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Week 1

Week ending September 3

  1. CSI: Miami CBS
  2. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  3. Two and a Half Men CBS
  4. Prison Break FOX
  5. Without a Trace Thursday CBS
  6. 60 Minutes CBS
  7. Criminal Minds CBS
  8. CSI CBS
  9. Two and a Half Men 8PMCBS
  10. CSI: NY CBS
  11. Justice FOX
  12. Celebrity Duets FOX
  13. Bones FOX
  14. Big Brother Tuesday CBS
  15. Saturday Night College Football ABC
  16. Vanished FOX
  17. California 500 NBC
  18. Primetime: The Outsiders ABC
  19. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  20. Celebrity Duets Tuesday FOX

Week 2

Week ending September 10

  1. Sunday Night Football NBC
  2. House, M.D. FOX
  3. Sunday Night Football Thursday Opener NBC
  4. Sunday Night Football Pre-Kick NBC
  5. Sunday Night Football Thursday Opener Pre-Kick NBC
  6. Standoff FOX
  7. Saturday Night College Football ABC
  8. The OT FOX
  9. Football Night in America Sunday NBC
  10. The Simpsons FOX
  11. CSI CBS
  12. Without a Trace Thursday CBS
  13. Two and a Half Men CBS
  14. Family Guy FOX
  15. CSI: Miami CBS
  16. 60 Minutes CBS
  17. CSI: NY 9PM CBS
  18. Law & Order NBC
  19. Prison Break FOX
  20. Bones FOX

Week 3

Week ending September 17

  1. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  2. Sunday Night Football NBC
  3. Survivor CBS
  4. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  5. CSI CBS
  6. House, M.D. FOX
  7. CSI 10PM CBS
  8. NFL National Post Game CBS
  9. 60 Minutes CBS
  10. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 9PM ABC
  11. Sunday Night Football Pre-Kick NBC
  12. Men in Trees Tuesday ABC
  13. The Amazing Race CBS
  14. Primetime 9/11 Special ABC
  15. CSI: NY CBS
  16. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  17. Football Night in America Sunday NBC
  18. Without a Trace CBS
  19. Family Guy FOX
  20. CSI: Miami CBS

Week 4

Week ending September 24

  1. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  2. Desperate Housewives ABC
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  5. CSI: Miami CBS
  6. Without a Trace CBS
  7. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  8. Survivor CBS
  9. Cold Case CBS
  10. CSI: NY CBS
  11. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  12. Brothers & Sisters ABC
  13. Criminal Minds CBS
  14. Sunday Night Football NBC
  15. ER NBC
  16. Two and a Half Men CBS
  17. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  18. Shark CBS
  19. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  20. Grey's Anatomy Recap ABC

October

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Week 1

Week ending October 1

  1. CSI CBS
  2. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  3. Desperate Housewives ABC
  4. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  5. CSI: Miami CBS
  6. Sunday Night Football NBC
  7. Survivor CBS
  8. Criminal Minds CBS
  9. Ugly Betty ABC
  10. CSI: NY CBS
  11. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  12. Two and a Half Men CBS
  13. 60 Minutes CBS
  14. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  15. Shark CBS
  16. House, M.D. FOX
  17. Without a Trace CBS
  18. Cold Case CBS
  19. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  20. ER NBC

Week 2

Week ending October 8

  1. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  2. CSI CBS
  3. Desperate Housewives ABC
  4. Lost ABC
  5. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  6. CSI: Miami CBS
  7. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  8. NCIS CBS
  9. Survivor CBS
  10. Two and a Half Men CBS
  11. CSI: NY CBS
  12. Without a Trace CBS
  13. Criminal Minds CBS
  14. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  15. Sunday Night Football NBC
  16. ER NBC
  17. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  18. Ugly Betty ABC
  19. Shark CBS
  20. Cold Case CBS

Week 3

Week ending October 15

  1. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  2. CSI CBS
  3. Desperate Housewives ABC
  4. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  5. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  6. CSI: NY CBS
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. 60 Minutes CBS
  9. Lost ABC
  10. Criminal Minds CBS
  11. Two and a Half Men CBS
  12. NCIS CBS
  13. Survivor CBS
  14. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  15. Without a Trace CBS
  16. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  17. ER NBC
  18. Shark CBS
  19. Cold Case CBS
  20. Ugly Betty ABC

Week 4

Week ending October 22

  1. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  2. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Desperate Housewives ABC
  5. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  6. World Series Game 2 FOX
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  9. MLB NLCS Game 7 FOX
  10. Lost ABC
  11. Two and a Half Men CBS
  12. Criminal Minds CBS
  13. CSI: NY CBS
  14. NCIS CBS
  15. Survivor CBS
  16. Cold Case CBS
  17. Without a Trace CBS
  18. World Series Game 2 Pre-GameFOX
  19. ER NBC
  20. Shark CBS

Week 5

Week ending October 29

  1. Desperate Housewives ABC
  2. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  3. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  4. CSI: Miami CBS
  5. CSI: NY CBS
  6. Sunday Night Football NBC
  7. Lost ABC
  8. CSI CBS
  9. Criminal Minds CBS
  10. 60 Minutes CBS
  11. World Series Game 5 FOX
  12. World Series Game 4 FOX
  13. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  14. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  15. World Series Game 3 FOX
  16. Two and a Half Men CBS
  17. Heroes NBC
  18. Cold Case CBS
  19. Without a Trace CBS
  20. Ugly Betty ABC

November

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Week 1

Week ending November 5

  1. Desperate Housewives ABC
  2. Sunday Night Football NBC
  3. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  4. CSI CBS
  5. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  6. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  7. Criminal Minds CBS
  8. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  9. CSI: NY CBS
  10. Lost ABC
  11. NCIS CBS
  12. 60 Minutes CBS
  13. Survivor CBS
  14. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  15. Heroes NBC
  16. Sunday Night Football Pre-Kick NBC
  17. CSI: Miami CBS
  18. House, M.D. FOX
  19. Two and a Half Men CBS
  20. Cold Case CBS
  21. ER NBC

Week 2

Week ending November 12

  1. Desperate Housewives ABC
  2. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  5. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  6. Sunday Night Football NBC
  7. Dancing with the Stars Recap ABC
  8. Criminal Minds CBS
  9. Lost ABC
  10. CSI: Miami CBS
  11. CSI: NY CBS
  12. 60 Minutes CBS
  13. House, M.D. FOX
  14. CMA Awards ABC
  15. NCIS CBS
  16. Without a Trace CBS
  17. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  18. Cold Case CBS
  19. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  20. ER NBC

Week 3

Week ending November 19

  1. Dancing with the Stars Results ABC
  2. Dancing with the Stars ABC
  3. CSI CBS
  4. Desperate Housewives ABC
  5. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  6. 60 Minutes CBS
  7. CSI: Miami CBS
  8. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  9. Criminal Minds CBS
  10. CSI: NY CBS
  11. Two and a Half Men CBS
  12. NCIS CBS
  13. Survivor CBS
  14. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  15. Shark CBS
  16. Heroes NBC
  17. Sunday Night Football NBC
  18. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  19. House, M.D. FOX
  20. Cold Case CBS

Week 4

Week ending November 26

  1. Desperate Housewives ABC
  2. CSI: Miami CBS
  3. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  4. CSI CBS
  5. NCIS CBS
  6. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  7. Criminal Minds CBS
  8. Heroes NBC
  9. CSI: NY CBS
  10. Sunday Night Football NBC
  11. House, M.D. FOX
  12. Two and a Half Men CBS
  13. Saturday Night College Football ABC
  14. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  15. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  16. Boston Legal ABC
  17. 60 Minutes CBS
  18. ER NBC
  19. Candles on Bay Street CBS
  20. Survivor CBS

December

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Week 1

Week ending December 3

  1. Grey's Anatomy ABC
  2. NCIS CBS
  3. Criminal Minds CBS
  4. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  5. House, M.D. FOX
  6. CSI: Miami CBS
  7. The OT FOX
  8. CSI: NY CBS
  9. CSI CBS
  10. Survivor CBS
  11. Heroes NBC
  12. Two and a Half Men CBS
  13. Sunday Night Football NBC
  14. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  15. Without a Trace CBS
  16. Cold Case CBS
  17. ER NBC
  18. BCS Selection Show FOX
  19. The Polar Express ABC
  20. Ugly Betty ABC

Week 2

Week ending December 10

  1. CSI CBS
  2. Sunday Night Football NBC
  3. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  4. 60 Minutes CBS
  5. Survivor CBS
  6. Heroes NBC
  7. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC
  8. Cold Case CBS
  9. Shark CBS
  10. Without a Trace CBS
  11. Criminal Minds CBS
  12. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer CBS
  13. Sunday Night Football Pre-Kick NBC
  14. The Amazing Race CBS
  15. Frosty the Snowman CBS
  16. CSI: NY CBS
  17. ER NBC
  18. House, M.D. FOX
  19. CSI: Miami CBS
  20. Two and a Half Men CBS

Week 3

Week ending December 17

  1. NCIS CBS
  2. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  3. Survivor Finale CBS
  4. House, M.D. FOX
  5. Criminal Minds CBS
  6. CSI: Miami CBS
  7. CSI: NY CBS
  8. Two and a Half Men CBS
  9. Sunday Night Football NBC
  10. CSI CBS
  11. Survivor CBS
  12. NFL Post Game FOX
  13. 60 Minutes CBS
  14. The Santa Clause 2 ABC
  15. The Unit CBS
  16. Survivor Reunion CBS
  17. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS
  18. The Biggest Loser NBC
  19. NUMB3RS CBS
  20. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas ABC

Week 4

Week ending December 24

Nielsen Media Shutdown Period

Week 5

Week ending December 31

  1. Deal or No Deal Monday NBC
  2. CSI CBS
  3. Sunday Night Football NBC
  4. NCIS CBS
  5. 1 vs. 100 Monday NBC
  6. CSI: NY CBS
  7. Criminal Minds CBS
  8. Kennedy Center Honors CBS
  9. Criminal Minds Thursday CBS
  10. Shark CBS
  11. House, M.D. FOX
  12. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
  13. Cold Case CBS
  14. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ABC
  15. Sunday Night Football Pre-Kick NBC
  16. Without a Trace CBS
  17. Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve ABC
  18. NUMB3RS CBS
  19. 60 Minutes CBS
  20. Two and a Half Men Wednesday CBS