U.S. Broadcast TV Ratings for Week Ended April 1

The following table lists the top 25 broadcast television shows for the week of 04/02/12 through 04/08/12. The programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK PROGRAM                       NET  RATING  SHARE    TIME
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  1  CBS NCAA BSKBL CHAMPSHIPS(S)  CBS   12.3    19     9:16 PM
  2  DANCING WITH THE STARS        ABC   10.9    17     8:00 PM
  3  AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY       FOX   10.2    17     8:00 PM
  4  DANCING W/STARS RESULTS       ABC   10.1    15     9:00 PM
  5  AMERICAN IDOL-THURSDAY        FOX    8.8    15     8:00 PM
  6  PERSON OF INTEREST            CBS    8.3    14     9:00 PM
  7  BIG BANG THEORY, THE          CBS    8.0    14     8:00 PM
  8  MENTALIST, THE                CBS    7.8    13    10:00 PM
  9  CASTLE                        ABC    7.7    12    10:01 PM
  9  CSI                           CBS    7.7    13    10:00 PM
 11  NCIS                          CBS    7.4    12     8:00 PM
 12  CRIMINAL MINDS                CBS    7.3    12     9:00 PM
 13  60 MINUTES SPECIAL(S)         CBS    7.1    13     7:51 PM
 13  PRELUDE TO A CHAMPIONSHIP(S)  CBS    7.1    11     9:00 PM
 15  BLUE BLOODS                   CBS    7.0    13    10:00 PM
 15  BODY OF PROOF                 ABC    7.0    12    10:01 PM
 17  DWS:ENCORE PERFORMANCE-1(S)   ABC    6.3    10     8:00 PM
 17  VOICE                         NBC    6.3    10     8:00 PM
 19  SURVIVOR: ONE WORLD           CBS    6.1    10     8:00 PM
 20  CSI: NY                       CBS    5.8    10     9:00 PM
 20  NCIS: LOS ANGELES             CBS    5.8     9     9:00 PM
 22  GREY’S ANATOMY                ABC    5.6     9     9:00 PM
 23  AMAZING RACE 20 - SPECIAL(S)  CBS    5.5     9     8:51 PM
 24  VOICE:RESULTS SHOW            NBC    5.2     8     9:00 PM
 25  RULES OF ENGAGEMENT           CBS    5.1     9     8:31 PM
 25  SCANDAL                       ABC    5.1     9    10:02 PM

(S) = Special
Each ratings point equals 1.147 million homes.

Figures include live viewing and same-day digital-video recorder
playback.

Source: Nielsen

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