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City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
City & State or ZIP
City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
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5/29: Idol dominated local ratings last week

“American Idol” was easily the lead show last week during primetime in Atlanta, with 748,000 viewers checking out the finale May 20, compared to 394,000 for the “Dancing With the Stars” finale May 19.

And the NBA basketball playoffs dominated much of the rest of the top 10.

Here’s the top 20, according to Nielsen Media Research

1- “American Idol” results, Fox, 5/20 748,000
2- “American Idol” performance, Fox, 5/19 619,000
3- “Dancing With the Stars” results, ABC, 5/19, 394,000
4- “Dancing With the Stars” performance, ABC 5/18 356,000
5- NBA playoffs, TNT, 5/24, 318,000
6- “24″ finale, Fox, 5/18, 303,000
7- “Glee” debut, Fox 5/19, 291,000
8- NBA playoffs, ESPN, 5/21 278,000
9- NBA playoffs, TNT, 5/20, 276,000
10- NBA playoffs, TNT, 5/22, 273,000
11- “The Bachelorette” debut, ABC, 5/18, 252,000
12- “The Mentalist” finale, CBS, 5/19, 242,000
13- “NCIS” season finale, CBS 5/19, 220,000
14- NBA playoffs, ESPN, 5/19, 216,000
15- “Criminal Minds” season finale, CBS, 5/20, 207,000
16- “Two and a Half Men” season finale, CBS, 5/18 194,000
17- “CSI: Miami” season finale, CBS, 5/18, 193,000
18- “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” ABC, 5/24, 187,000
19- “So You Think You Can Dance” season debut, Fox, 5/21, 185,000
20- “Dancing With the Stars” recap, ABC, 5/19, 167,000

2 comments Add your comment

Don

May 29th, 2009
4:03 pm

wow you mean the NHL playoffs isnt going on? where is 680 the fan and John Kincde talking hockey?

Neil

May 29th, 2009
8:37 pm

Has anyone heard of a network called NBC? Or is it mythical like unicorns who fart rainbows?