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Boston's top shows

Posted by Matthew Gilbert  August 6, 2009 03:46 PM

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Here's a list of Boston's most watched shows (week of July 27-Aug. 2.)
Major League Baseball dominated the week and locked in most of the top 10. 60 Minutes was CBS's most watched show in Boston. Law and Order: SVU was the best performer for NBC locally. ABC's most popular program was The Bachelorette (#18 with 158,000 total viewers.) And Fox's most watched program was the Fox25's 10 p.m. newscast (#15 with 166,000.)

1. NESN: Major League Baseball 382,000 total viewers
2. NESN: Major League Baseball 366,000
3. NESN: Major League Baseball 361,000
4. NESN: Major League Baseball 293,000
5. WBZ:CBS 60 Minutes 281,000
6. NESN: Major League Baseball 264,000
7. WBZ:CBS Two and a Half Men 235,000
8. WBZ:CBS Big Bang Theory 225,000
9. NESN: Extra Winnings 201,000
10. WHDH:NBC America's Got Talent 189,000
11. WBZ:CBS The Mentalist 182,000
12. WHDH: America's Got Talent 180,000
12. WBZ:CBS Criminal Minds 178,000
14. NESN: Extra Innings 174,000
15. WBZ:CBS Cold Case 168,000
15. WHDH:NBC Law and Order:SVU 166,000
15. WFXT:FOX25 166,000

source: Nielsen Media Research

compiled by Johnny Diaz, Globe staff writer

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