Global takes Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – Sept. 17-23, 2007

Global's Big Brother took top numbers on Tuesday. The net's Back To You dominated Wednesday. And Survivor: China on Thursday delivered the top spot on the Top 30. With the fall season underway, the score is almost even when you count who's got how many on this list...

Here are the national winners (for all persons 2+, all times ET), according to BBM/Nielsen, for Sept. 17-23, 2007.

News and daily shows: CTV Evening News at 6 pm fell two spots to #6 with an average minute audience of 1.372 million viewers (down from 1.419 million on the previous week’s national chart). The net’s Jeopardy/Access Hollywood at 7:30 pm fell six spots to #14 with 1.006 million (down from 1.14 million). Global National at 5:30 pm fell four spots to #19 with 903,000 (up from 841,000), while News Hour at 6 pm fell four spots to #28 with 790,000 (up from 745,000). CTV National News at 11 pm fell 11 spots to #30 with 773,000 (down from 806,000).

Monday: CTV’s CSI: Miami won the night at 10 pm, stepping up one spot to #5 with 1.416 million viewers (up from 1.313 million). Global’s Prison Break won 8 pm, hitting #5 with 1.4 million against CTV’s CSI: New York, which took #20 with 898,000. CTV’s Corner Gas at 9:30 pm took #18 with 904,000 (down from 1.003 million in the show’s previous 8 pm time slot).

Tuesday: Global’s Big Brother at 9 pm won the night, climbing four spots to #8 with 1.293 million viewers (up from 989,000) against CTV’s Criminal Minds, which hit #16 with 960,000. CTV won 10 pm with Law & Order: SVU, which fell four spots to #12 with 1.151 million (down from 1.288 million).

Wednesday: Global won the night with Back To You in the 8 pm time slot, hitting #9 with 1.234 million viewers. CTV’s CSI: New York at 10 pm fell eight spots to #21 with 898,000 (down from 954,000). The net’s Criminal Minds at 9 pm fell 12 spots to #22 with 888,000 (down from 997,000). Global’s Til Death, following Back To You, hit #23 with 885,000 viewers in the 8:30 pm time slot. Global’s Without a Trace at 10 pm hit #29 with 775,000 viewers.

Thursday: Global’s Survivor: China at 8 pm won the night and took #1 on the chart with 2.43 million viewers against CTV’s CSI, which stayed at #11 with 1.157 million (up from 997,000). CTV’s Grey’s Anatomy at 9 pm fell three spots to #24 with 881,000 (up from 783,000). The net’s ER at 10 pm climbed three spots to #25 with 876,000 viewers against Global’s Shark, which hit #27 with 866,000.

Friday: CTV’s Law & Order at 9 pm hit #13 with 1.023 million viewers. Law & Order: SVU at 10 pm climbed five spots to #17 with 954,000 (up from 773,000).

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

Sunday: CTV’s Cold Case won the night against Global’s Family Guy in the 9 pm time slot. Cold Case hit #2 with 1.659 million viewers, while Family Guy edged into #3 with 1.44 million. Global won 8 pm with The Simpsons at #7 with 1.368 million viewers, while King of the Hill at 8:30 pm took #15 with 978,000. Both shows kept the 8 pm hour over CTV’s Desperate Housewives, which hit #26 with 876,000 viewers. CTV’s Law & Order: SVU at 10 pm hit #10 with 1.226 million viewers.

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: