Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ratings: it's tight at the top for syndies

For the week of March 5-11 the top three syndie game shows ended up in a near-tie. Just one tenth of one point separated the shows. Meanwhile, the bottom dwellers turned in pretty standard numbers, though Chris had a little bit to be happy about. TV News Check has the household ratings...

Family Feud 6.7 - down a couple ticks from the previous week
Jeopardy 6.7 - up a tick into a tie for first
Wheel of Fortune 6.6 - flat
Millionaire 1.8 - up a tick as the generally improving trend continues
Funny You Should Ask 0.5 - flat as almost always

GSN continued its nice streak during the week of March 12-18. 446K/285K viewers prime time/total day. The network ranked 31st and 29th in the windows. GSN got 119K/65K viewers in the 25-54 demo.


  1. There was a guy named Douglas who used to post GSN ratings for their daytime schedule. It would be interesting to see what each show gets. I'd like to see how Wheel does at the Noon hour. It has run the same set of episodes forever and I'm sure has taken a toll on it's ratings.

  2. That's Douglas Pucci a.k.a Son of the Bronx. Apparently Nielsen made him stop posting all the numbers for GSN shows. You can still ask him for individual show ratings at Programming Insider. A typical ratings report from Douglas...