[03/13/12 - 11:53 AM]
"Judge Judy" Is #1 Among All Syndicated Shows; "Wheel of Fortune" Ties for #1 in February Sweep
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of February 27-March 4.

[via press release from CBS Television Distribution]


FEBRUARY SWEEP RANKINGS / February 2, 2012 to February 29, 2012

"Dr. Phil" Replaces "Oprah" as the #1 Talk Show

"Entertainment Tonight" Tops Magazines

CBS Television Distribution Is the Sweeps Leader With 8 of the Top 10 Shows in First-Run Syndication

LOS ANGELES - March 13, 2012 - JUDGE JUDY and WHEEL OF FORTUNE tied as the #1 show of the February sweep with a 7.5 HH AA%. JUDGE JUDY remains the #1 show in syndication season to date, with a 7.4 HH AA% through the week ending March 4.

Taking over 'Oprah's' mantle, DR. PHIL reigned as the #1 talk show of the sweep with a 3.4 HH AA%. DR. PHIL grew +10% vs. the February 2010 sweep.

Among magazine shows, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT (4.2) once again led the way, up +2% vs. the February 2010 sweep. INSIDE EDITION (3.3) followed as the #2 magazine of the sweep, growing +3% year to year.

In off-network weekly hours, CRIMINAL MINDS finished its February sweep as the #1 off-network weekly hour for the second year in a row with a 3.4 HH AA%, increasing +10% from the February 2010 sweep.

CBS Television Distribution led the February Sweep with 8 of the top 10 shows in first-run syndication. The top 10 first-run syndicated shows of the February Sweep are:

Program HH AA% Distributor

1. Judge Judy 7.5 CBS Television Distribution

2. Wheel of Fortune 7.5 CBS Television Distribution

3. Jeopardy! 6.3 CBS Television Distribution

4. Entertainment Tonight 4.2 CBS Television Distribution

5. Wheel of Fortune - weekend 3.7 CBS Television Distribution

6. Dr. Phil 3.4 CBS Television Distribution

7. Inside Edition 3.3 CBS Television Distribution

8. Family Feud 3.2 Debmar Mercury

9. Judge Joe Brown 3.0 CBS Television Distribution

t. Dr. Oz 3.0 Sony

Source: Nielsen Media Research, February 2, 2012-February 29, 2012, Live Plus Same Day US HH AA%

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