‘Wheel of Fortune' and ‘Jeopardy!' Increase
vs. November 2012 Sweep
‘Entertainment Tonight' Tops All Newsmagazines; ‘Inside Edition'
Is #2 Newsmagazine of the Sweep
LOS ANGELES – December 11, 2013 – CBS Television Distribution's JUDGE JUDY is the #1 show in syndication for the November 2013 sweep, outranking all first-run and off-network shows, according to Nielsen Media Research.
JUDGE JUDY climbed to a 7.5 HH rating, up +4% vs. the November 2012 sweep (7.2 HH). JUDGE JUDY crushed the court competition, beating its nearest competitor by +317 percent.
DR. PHIL, which generated its strongest ratings of the season with two episodes featuring Cleveland kidnapping survivor Michelle Knight, was the #1 daytime talk show, scoring a 3.4 HH rating for the sweep.
DR. PHIL jumped +6% vs. the November 2012 sweep (3.2 HH). DR. PHIL also ties for #1 in key female demos with a 1.9 rating in women 25-54 and a 1.4 rating in women 18-49.
WHEEL OF FORTUNE and JEOPARDY! turned in a pair of stellar performances, with both game shows growing vs. the November 2012 sweep. WHEEL OF FORTUNE was up +4% to a 7.4 HH rating and was the #2 show in syndication just behind JUDGE JUDY.
JEOPARDY!, the #2 game show and #3 show in syndication, grew +3% vs. the November 2012 sweep to a 6.5 HH AA%.
Among newsmagazines, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT once again was the #1 magazine of the sweep with a 3.9 HH rating, holding steady year to year. INSIDE EDITION finished #2 with a 3.0 HH AA%.
Freshman late-night talk show THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW finished its first sweep with a 0.7 HH rating.
The top 10 first-run syndicated shows of the November Sweep are:
Program HH AA% Distributor
1. Judge Judy 7.5 CBS Television Distribution
2. Wheel of Fortune 7.4 CBS Television Distribution
3. Jeopardy! 6.5 CBS Television Distribution
4. Family Feud 5.2 Debmar Mercury
5. Entertainment Tonight 3.9 CBS Television Distribution
6. Dr. Phil 3.4 CBS Television Distribution
7. Inside Edition 3.0 CBS Television Distribution
t. Ellen DeGeneres 3.0 Warner Bros.
9. Live With Kelly and Michael 2.9 Disney ABC
10. Access Hollywood Live - wknd 2.3 NBC Universal
Source: Nielsen Media Research, October 31, 2013-November 27, 2013, Live Plus Same Day US HH AA%