"JUDGE JUDY" IS #1 SHOW IN FIRST-RUN SYNDICATION
"Criminal Minds" Tops Weekly Off-Network Hours
APRIL 10, 2012 - CBS Television Distribution's JUDGE JUDY is the #1 show in first-run syndication with a 6.7 HH AA%, edging out WHEEL OF FORTUNE (6.6 HH AA%). JUDGE JUDY grew +3% vs. the previous week.
WHEEL OF FORTUNE was the top game show, followed by JEOPARDY!, which grew +8% week to week to a 5.7 HH AA%.
Among magazines, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT was the #1 magazine show for the 819th consecutive week with a 3.5 HH AA%. INSIDE EDITION, the #2 magazine show, increased +4% week to week to a 2.9 HH AA%.
DR. PHIL grew +8% week to week to a 2.7 HH AA% and remains the #1 talk show in syndication season to date with a 3.1 HH AA%. THE DOCTORS also increased, up +7% vs. the previous week.
In off-network news, CRIMINAL MINDS was the #1 weekly off-network hour with a 3.1 HH AA%. CRIMINAL MINDS jumped +15% vs. the previous week. Also showing growth was NUMB3RS, up +18% week to week to a 2.0 HH AA%.