CFL wins some, loses some leading up to Grey Cup
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – Nov. 12-18

While it's too early for yesterday's Grey Cup Sunday to show up on the Top 30 chart, the numbers for the CFL East and West finals are in. The West Finals numbers grew slightly, while the East finals declined.

Here are the national winners (for all persons 2+; all times ET), according to BBM/Nielsen, for Nov. 12-18, 2007.

News and daily shows: CTV Evening News at 6 pm fell one spot to #13 with an average minute audience of 1.659 million viewers (up from 1.629 million on the previous week’s national chart). The net’s Jeopardy/Access Hollywood at 7:30 pm fell one spot to #21 with 1.265 million (up from 1.211 million).

Monday: CTV’s CSI: Miami at 10 pm remained the night’s top show, keeping #4 on the chart with 2.403 million viewers (up from 2.081 million). The net’s Dancing with the Stars, airing 8-9:32 pm, fell three spots to #8 with 2.098 million (up from 2.073 million). Corner Gas at 9:32 pm rounded out the primetime wins for CTV, hitting #20 with 1.283 million. Global’s Prison Break at 8 pm stayed at #22 with 1.262 million (up from 1.179 million), while Heroes at 9 pm took #26 with 1.098 million.

Tuesday: Global’s House at 9 pm stayed at #1 on the chart with 2.626 million viewers (down slightly from 2.643 million) against CTV’s Dancing with the Stars, which climbed one spot to #15 with 1.578 million (up from 1.483 million). CTV’s Law & Order: SVU at 10 pm stepped up three spots to #11 with 1.753 million (up from 1.152 million). Global’s NCIS took the 8 pm time slot, falling seven spots to #17 with 1.504 million (down from 1.795 million).

Wednesday: CTV’s CSI: New York at 10 pm climbed four spots to #5 with 2.298 million viewers (up from 1.91 million). The net’s Criminal Minds at 9 pm climbed four spots to #7 with 2.236 million (up from 1.773 million). Private Practice delivered 8 pm to CTV as the show hit #24 with 1.201 million viewers.

Thursday: CTV’s Grey’s Anatomy at 9 pm stayed at #2 with 2.6 million viewers (up from 2.296 million). The net’s CSI at 8 pm climbed five spots to #3 with 2.507 million (up from 2.021 million) against Global’s Survivor: China, which fell three spots to #6 with 2.264 million (up from 2.138 million). CTV’s ER jumped three spots to #10 with 1.786 million (up from 1.614 million).

Friday: CTV’s Ghost Whisperer climbed three spots to #18 with 1.317 million viewers (up from 1.191 million). Global’s Las Vegas at 10 pm hit #28 with 1.067 million viewers.

Saturday: CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Game One, airing 7-10:02 pm, stayed at #19 with 1.291 million viewers (down from 1.294 million). CTV’s W-Five hit the chart at #27 with 1.07 million.

Sunday: CTV’s Amazing Race at 8 pm won the night but fell three spots to #9 with 2.087 million viewers (up from 2.032 million) against Global’s The Simpsons, which stepped up one spot to #25 with 1.108 million (down from 1.051 million). CTV’s Cold Case at 9 pm hit #12 with 1.682 million (up from 1.301 million in the previous week’s 7 pm time slot) against Global’s Family Guy, which climbed two spots to #23 with 1.241 million (up from 1.106 million). CTV’s Law & Order: CI at 10 pm stepped up one spot to #14 with 1.609 million (up from 1.513 million). CBC’s CFL: West Final, airing 4:30-8 pm, hit #16 with 1.552 million (up from 1.363 million in 2006), while the CFL: East Final, airing 1-4:30 pm, hit #29 with 1.048 million (down from 1.182 million in 2006).

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: