TV Show Scores Its Highest Rating in 14 Years

Jan 23, 2014  •  Post A Comment

While the current television season has posed ratings challenges for many programs, one show recently notched a 14-year high.

TVbytheNumbers.com reports that "Judge Judy" racked up the milestone for the week ending Jan. 12, 2014. The syndicated court program delivered an 8.0 household rating for the week to tie perennial syndication leader "Wheel of Fortune" atop the syndication rankings.

The number was the highest for "Judge Judy" since the week of Jan. 17, 2000.

"Wheel of Fortune" came out ahead in total viewers, averaging 12.8 million to 11.1 million for "Judge Judy."

Placing third in the syndication rankings for the week was "Weekend Adventure," a package of nature shows that airs on weekends on many ABC stations, which delivered a 7.7 household rating with 11.0 million total viewers. "Jeopardy!" was fourth with a 7.3 (11.6 million), followed by "The Big Bang Theory" (daily) with a 6.6 (10.7 million).

Rounding out the top 10: "Family Feud," 5.8 household rating (8.7 million total viewers); "Modern Family," 4.9 (7.5 million); "Law & Order: SVU," 4.3 (6.1 million); "The Big Bang Theory" (weekend), 4.2 (6.9 million); and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," 4.2 (5.7 million).

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  1. A wonderful, funny, , black man with conservative values with his own sitcom? The left will have a field day with it. I’d like to see it blow the other raunchy sitcoms outta the water. Best of luck Cos!

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