Big Brother steps aside for Emmys
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – Sept. 10-16, 2007

Global's Big Brother couldn't keep its Sunday-night winning streak against CTV's Emmy Awards coverage.

Here are the national winners (for all persons 2+, all times ET), according to BBM/Nielsen, for Sept. 10-16, 2007.

News and daily shows: CTV Evening News at 6 pm stepped up one spot to #4 with an average minute audience of 1.419 million (up from 1.356 million on the previous week’s national chart). The net’s Jeopardy/Access Hollywood at 7:30 pm climbed three spots to #8 with 1.14 million (up from 963,000). Global National at 5:30 pm stayed at #15 with 841,000 (down from 881,000), while News Hour at 6 pm fell six spots to #24 with 745,000 (down from 831,000). CTV National News at 11 pm climbed four spots to #19 with 806,000 (up from 745,000). Global’s The Young & The Restless at 4:30 pm fell five spots to #25 with 735,000 (down from 793,000). CTV’s Dr. Phil at 5 pm hit #27 with 725,000 viewers. CBC’s National News at 10 pm stepped up one spot to #29 with 639,000 (down from 646,000). And CTV’s Oprah hit the chart again at #30 with 637,000 viewers.

Monday: CTV won the night in every time slot. Canadian Idol took #2 with 2.222 million viewers (up from 1.878 million) watching in the 9 pm time slot. The net’s CSI: Miami at 10 pm fell two spots to #5 with 1.313 million (down from 1.419 million). Corner Gas at 8 pm hit #9 with 1.003 million (up from 956,000), leading into Robson Arms at 8:30 pm, which hit #16 with 834,000 viewers.

Tuesday: CTV’s Canadian Idol, airing 8-10 pm, took #1 on the chart with 2.314 million viewers (up from 1.996 million). The net won 10 pm with Law & Order: SVU, which climbed four spots to #6 with 1.288 million (up from 1.22 million). Global’s Big Brother at 9 pm fell five spots to #12 with 989,000 viewers (down from 1.269 million). The net’s NCIS at 10 pm hit #26 with 733,000 viewers.

Wednesday: CTV’s Criminal Minds at 9 pm won the night, staying at #10 with 997,000 viewers (up from 970,000), followed by CSI: New York at 10 pm, which fell one spot to #13 with 954,000 (down from 963,000). Global’s Power of 10 at 8 pm jumped 12 spots to #14 with 881,000 (up from 704,000), while Bones at 9 pm climbed 10 spots to #17 with 824,000 (up from 704,000).

Thursday: Global’s Big Brother at 8 pm won the night, hitting the chart at #7 with 1.258 million viewers (down from 1.311 million) against CTV’s CSI, which climbed eight spots to #11 with 997,000 viewers. CTV’s Grey’s Anatomy won 9 pm, jumping seven spots to #21 with 783,000 (up from 682,000). The net’s ER won 10 pm, hitting #28 with 713,000 viewers.

Friday: CTV’s Law & Order: SVU at 10 pm was the only show to make the chart for the night, but it fell eight spots to #22 with 773,000 viewers (down from 932,000).

Saturday: No prime time drama on this chart for Saturday.

Sunday: CTV’s Emmy Awards, airing 8-11:13 pm, took #3 on the chart with 1.68 million viewers. The net’s Countdown to Emmys coverage at 7 pm hit #20 with 779,000. Global’s Big Brother at 8 pm lost its hold of Sunday night, tumbling 16 spots to #23 with 772,000 viewers.

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