60 Minutes Take Weekly Top Spot on WCBS; America’s Got Talent Number Two on WNBC

As we meander through the summer, viewership is typically altered. But 60 Minutes had no problems grabbing ratings. The venerable newsmagazine was number one, according to the Nielsen Company. The broadcast had 751,000 WCBS/Channel 2 viewers with a 3.7 rating.

On WNBC/Channel 4, a two-hour episode of America’s Got Talent was number two (623,000/3.1).

Yankee Baseball on the YES Network was third (556,000/2.8) from July 21. Several other games cracked the  Top 20.

A pair of games tied for number 13 –July 18 on YES (473,000/2.3) and July 19 on WWOR/Channel 9 (468,000/2.3).

A July 20th Yankee game on YES was number 20 (416,000/2.1).

More from the Top 10 after the jump

  • Fifth                    Hell’s Kitchen                                  WNYW/Channel 5                  (539,000/2.7)
  • *Sixth                   True Blood                                                HBO                                   (529,000/2.6)
  • *Sixth                        NCIS                                                      WCBS                                  (524,000/2.6)
  • *Sixth        Real Housewives of Orange County        Bravo                                  (518,000/2.6)
  • Ninth                Triunfo Del Amor                              WXTV/Channel 41               (496,000/2.5)
  • *Tenth     So You Think You Can Dance                     WNYW                                 (494,000/2.4)
  • *Tenth                Big Brother                                               WCBS                                   (476,000/2.4)


WABC/Channel 7 had only one appearance in the weekly survey at number 30 with 20/20 (354,000/1.8).