CSI: New York takes top spot
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – Oct. 22-28, 2007

Global's House rose to healthy numbers again on this week's chart (beating CTV's Grey's Anatomy), but the crime show set in the Big Apple shot to the top.

Here are the national winners (for all persons 2+; all times ET), according to BBM/Nielsen, for Oct. 22-28, 2007.

News and daily shows: CTV Evening News at 6 pm fell two spots to #17 with an average minute audience of 1.494 million viewers (up from 1.459 million on the previous week’s national chart). The net’s Jeopardy/Access Hollywood at 7:30 pm stayed at 21 with 1.217 million (up from 1.169 million). CTV National News at 11 pm hit #30 with 959,000 viewers.

Monday: CTV’s CSI: Miami at 10 pm climbed two spots to #5 with 2.386 million viewers with no competition on the chart. The net’s Dancing with the Stars, airing 8-9:32 pm, stayed at #8 with 2.022 million (up from 1.784 million), while Corner Gas at 9:32 pm stayed at #18 with 1.484 million (up from 1.294 million). Global’s Heroes at 9 pm stayed at #20 with 1.302 million (up from 1.274 million), while the net’s Prison Break at 8 pm took #19 with 1.318 million.

Tuesday: Global’s House at 9 pm rose back to the top, climbing 11 spots to #2 with 2.433 million (up from 1.6 million) against CTV’s Dancing with the Stars, which stepped up one spot to #13 with 1.634 million (up from 1.549 million). CTV’s Law & Order: SVU won the 10 pm time slot, falling one spot to #9 with 1.895 million (down from 1.921 million). At 8 pm, Global’s NCIS fell one spot to #12 with 1.666 million (down from 1.73 million), while CBC’s Rick Mercer Report hit #29 with 971,000 viewers.

Wednesday: CTV’s CSI: New York at 10 pm stepped up to the top spot, taking #1 with 2.461 million viewers (down from 2.471 million). The net’s Criminal Minds at 9 pm climbed two spots to take #3 with 2.431 million (up from 2.23 million). Private Practice at 8 pm gave CTV a night of prime time domination. The show climbed three spots to #14 with 1.614 million (up from 1.38 million).

Thursday: CTV’s Grey’s Anatomy at 9 pm fell from the top down to #4 with 2.4 million viewers (down from 2.792 million) against Global’s Are You Smarter Than A Canadian 5th Grader?, which hit #16 with 1.502 million. Global’s Survivor: China won 8 pm, falling two spots to #6 with 2.244 million (down from 2.261 million) against CTV’s CSI, which fell eight spots to #10 with 1.783 million (down from 2.654 million). CTV’s ER at 10 pm fell two spots to #11 with 1.731 million (down from 1.815 million).

Friday: CTV’s Ghost Whisperer at 8 pm fell three spots to #22 with 1.216 million viewers (down from 1.285 million). Global’s Las Vegas took 10 pm, falling five spots to #27 with 1.016 million (down from 1.116 million).

Saturday: CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Game One, airing 7-10:05 pm, fell one spot to #25 with 1.094 million (up from 1.072 million). CTV’s W-Five at 7 pm climbed three spots to #26 with 1.07 million (up from 988,000).

Sunday: CTV dominated prime time with no competition making the Top 30. Desperate Housewives at 9 pm fell one spot to #7 with 2.097 million viewers (down from 2.222 million). Law & Order: CI at 10 pm stepped up one spot to #15 with 1.568 million (up from 1.413 million). Cold Case at 8 pm fell 11 spots to #23 with 1.127 million (down from 1.677 million). CSI at 8 pm hit #24 with 1.115 million.

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: