Concert for Diana hits #30
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – June 25-July 1, 2007

CTV's day-long Concert for Diana coverage averaged half a million viewers, taking #30 on the chart. The prime-time recap, however, did a little better and gave a good lead-in to Cold Case and Law & Order. Global didn't make the Canada Day chart.

Here are the national winners (for all persons 2+, all times ET), according to BBM/Nielsen for June 25-July 1.

News and daily shows: CTV Evening News at 6 pm jumped one spot to #2 with an average minute audience of 1.146 million viewers (up from 1.221 million on the previous week’s chart). The net’s Jeopardy/Access Hollywood at 7:30 pm kept #8 with 965,000 (up from 865,000). Global’s National at 5:30 pm climbed one spot to #10 with 845,000 (down from 847,000), while News Hour at 6 pm fell one spot to #13 with 792,000 (down from 841,000). CTV’s National News at 11 pm jumped three spots to #16 with 744,000 (up from 702,000).

Global’s The Young & The Restless at 4:30 pm fell two spots to #22 with 662,000 (down from 684,000). The net’s Entertainment Tonight at 7:30 pm jumped four spots to #26 with 583,000 (up from 573,000). CBC’s National News at 10 pm jumped two spots to #27 with 569,000 (down from 584,000), while the pubcaster’s Coronation Street at 7 pm hit the chart at #29 with 537,000.

Monday: CTV’s Canadian Idol average for Monday and Tuesday, 8-9:30 pm, was 1.465 million viewers (up from 1.359 million) – enough to put it back at #1. At 10 pm, CTV’s CSI: Miami won the time slot with 1.032 million (down from 1.159 million) and fell one spot to #6, while Global’s Without a Trace attracted 615,000 and hit the chart at #24.

Tuesday: Other than CTV’s Canadian Idol at 8 pm (see Monday note), Global’s House was the only show to hit the chart on Tuesday. House raked in 862,000 viewers (up from 837,000) and climbed three spots to #9.

Wednesday: CTV’s So You Think You Can Dance? fell to #5 with 1.051 million viewers (down from 1.166 million) watching from 8-10 pm. The net’s Canadian Idol at 7:30 pm hit #11 with 831,000. Global’s American Inventor at 9 pm earned 711,000 (up from 641,000) and climbed six spots to #17. CTV’s Traveler at 10 pm hit #23 with 622,000 viewers.

Thursday: CTV’s So You Think You Can Dance? at 9 pm fell two spots to #3 with 1.073 million viewers (down from 1.419 million). The net’s CSI at 10 pm jumped 11 spots to #4 with 1.052 million (up from 803,000), winning the time slot against Global’s Shark, which jumped six spots to #18 with 711,000 (up from 643,000). Global won the 8 pm battle with Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? – which fell one spot to #7 with 970,000 (down from 1.086 million) – against CTV’s Pirate Master, which fell five spots to #19 with 703,000 (down from 824,000).

Friday: Global won the night with Numb3rs at 10 pm. Numb3rs raked in 677,000 (up from 614,000) and climbed six spots to #20 against CTV’s Law & Order: CI, which stayed at #28 with 559,000 (down from 595,000). Global also won the 8 pm time slot with Bones, which earned 612,000 viewers (down from 634,000) and fell one spot to #25.

Saturday: No primetime notes for this Top 30.

Sunday: CTV’s Concert for Diana hit the chart at #30 for its 509,000-viewer average, airing from 10:50 am to 5:30 pm. The net’s primetime recap, from 7-9 pm, hit #15 with 747,000. Cold Case at 9 pm climbed six spots to #12 with 793,000 (up from 724,000), and Law & Order: SVU at 10 pm earned 752,000 (down from 929,000).

For lists of the top 30 TV shows nationally and by region for the week, according to BBM/Nielsen, please slightly click the links below: