CFL edges onto the chart
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – Nov. 5-11

The Grey Cup is coming! The Grey Cup is coming! And the semi-finals have crept into the Top 30.

Here are the national winners (for all persons 2+; all times ET), according to BBM/Nielsen, for Nov. 5-11, 2007.

News and daily shows: CTV Evening News at 6 pm climbed three spots to #12 with an average minute audience of 1.629 million viewers (up from 1.479 million on the previous week’s national chart). The net’s Jeopardy/Access Hollywood at 7:30 pm stepped up four spots to take #20 with 1.211 million (down from 1.272 million). Global’s National at 5:30 pm hit #29 with 996,000 viewers.

Monday: CTV’s CSI: Miami at 10 pm climbed two spots to #4 with 2.081 million viewers (down from 2.398 million). The net’s Dancing with the Stars, airing 8-9:45 pm, jumped five spots to #5 with 2.073 million (up from 1.937 million). Global’s Prison Break at 8 pm hit #22 with 1.179 million.

Tuesday: Global’s House at 9 pm kept its place at the top of the chart with 2.643 million viewers (down from 2.655 million) against CTV’s Dancing with the Stars, which fell three spots to #16 with 1.483 million (down from 1.547 million). Global’s NCIS won 8 pm, climbing two spots to #10 with 1.795 million (up from 1.558 million) against CBC’s Rick Mercer Report, which hit #24 with 1.109 million. CTV’s Law & Order: SVU at 10 pm jumped 14 spots to #14 with 1.601 million (up from 1.152 million).

Wednesday: CTV’s CSI: New York at 10 pm fell seven spots to #9 with 1.91 million (down from 2.471 million). The net’s Criminal Minds at 9 pm fell seven spots to #11 with 1.773 million (down from 2.414 million).

Thursday: CTV’s Grey’s Anatomy at 9 pm climbed one spot to #2 with 2.296 million viewers (down from 2.455 million) against Global’s Are You Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader?, which fell four spots to #27 with 1.035 million (down from 1.276 million). Global’s Survivor: China at 8 pm jumped three spots to #3 with 2.138 million (down from 2.234 million) against CTV’s CSI, which fell three spots to #8 with 2.021 million (down from 2.406 million). CTV’s ER at 10 pm fell two spots to #13 with 1.614 million (down from 1.688 million).

Friday: CTV’s Without a Trace at 10 pm took #19 with 1.227 million viewers. The net’s Ghost Whisperer at 8 pm jumped eight spots to #21 with 1.191 million (up from 1.134 million).

Saturday: CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Game One, airing 7-10:04 pm, climbed six spots to #19 with 1.294 million viewers (down from 1.329 million).

Sunday: CTV’s Desperate Housewives at 9 pm stepped up three spots to #6 with 2.064 million viewers (up from 2.054 million) against Global’s Family Guy, which fell seven spots to #25 with 1.106 million (down from 1.337 million). CTV’s Amazing Race at 8 pm climbed one spot to #7 with 2.032 million (down from 2.032 million) against Global’s The Simpsons, which fell four spots to #26 with 1.051 million (down from 1.296 million). CTV’s Law & Order: CI at 10 pm jumped five spots to #15 with 1.513 million (up from 1.315 million). The net’s Cold Case at 7 pm fell one spot to #17 with 1.301 million (down from 1.45 million). CBC’s CFL: West Semi-Final, airing 5:17-9 pm, hit #28 with 1.016 million, while the CFL: East Semi-Final, airing 2-5:17 pm, hit #30 with 981,000 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: