Thursday, March 27, 2014

Boston (and Miami's) most watched


The dead live it up in the ratings at least in Boston. AMC's "The Walking Dead"  was the third most watched program last week when it drew 307,000 bodies.  It was the only cable program to crack the top 30 for the week of March 17 through last Sunday except for NESN's March 18 broadcast of a Bruins game which scored 220,000 viewers (or #12 for the week.) 

Here's a look at the most watched programs in Boston.

   1. WBZ-CBS NCIS  418,000 total viewers.
   2. WBZ-CBS 60 Minutes 341,000
   3. AMC Walking Dead  307,000
   4. WBZ-CBS NCIS:LA  287,000
   5. WCVB-ABC Dancing w/ Stars 285,000
   6. WHDH-NBC The Voice 269,000
   7.  WBZ-CBS How I Met Your Mother 267,000  
   8.  WHDH-NBC The Voice  256,000
   9. WCVB-ABC Castle  248,000
 10.WBZ-CBS Two Broke Girls 227,000
 10. WCVB-ABC Shark Tank 226,000

source: The Nielsen Company

And for Miami, here are the most watched shows for the same week.

 1.  WPLG-ABC Dancing w/ Stars 172,000 total viewers
 2.  WFOR-CBS 60 Minutes 166,000
 2.  SUN-FOX Sports NBA (Heat game) 165,000
 4.  WFOR-CBS NCIS 161,000
 5.  SUN-FOX Sports NBA (Heat game) 156,000
 5.  AMC The Walking Dead 155,000
 7.  SUN-FOX Sports NBA (Heat game) 148,000
 7.  WLTV-UNI Nuestra Belleza (beauty contest) 147,000
 9.  WLTV-UNI Sal y Pimienta (gossip show)  142,000
10.  WFOR-CBS NCIS: LA 138,000
10.  WLTV-UNI Que Vida Me Robo (telenovela) 137,000
12. WSVN-FOX American Idol  (Wednesday) 134,000
source: The Nielsen Company