Dancing Tops the Weekly Ratings

WABC had the highest-rated show for the week. The Monday night, two-hour performance of Dancing With The Stars was number one, according to Nielsen, with an estimated 1.1 million viewers and a 6.0 rating.

The Tuesday night result show took hold of eighth place (870,000/4.5).

Also on WABC, the sitcom Modern Family rocketed to number two (1.1 million/5.7).

CBS’ 60 Minutes had a third-place finish (1 million/5.4).

The New York Jets Monday Night Football appearance on ESPN, a 24-6 victory against the Miami Dolphins, was fourth (1 million/5.1).

As for the Sunday NFL action, the late-afternoon game on Fox/WNYW tied for eighth (878,000/4.5).

There was also baseball, as the World Series got underway on Fox.

Games 1, 2, and 4 cracked the Top 20. The highest-ranking were number 12 (817,000/4.2) and 14 (779,000/4.0) for the week.

More from Top 10 after the jump

  • Fifth            The Big Bang Theory WCBS     (971,000/5.0)
  • Sixth           Once Upon a Time WABC    (914,000/4.7)
  • Seventh             NCIS WCBS     (903,000/4.6)
  • Tenth         Two and a Half Men WCBS     (864,000/4.4)

Fox’s X Factor registered an 18th-place showing for the Judges’ Homes portion of the competition Tuesday (723,000/3.7).  However, the Sunday night episode of X Factor did not make the Top 30.

WNBC/Channel 4 had only entry, Law & Order: SVU, in a tie for 27th (637,000/3.3).