“Judge Judy” once again won the November sweeps period, this time by the show’s widest margin ever in the household ratings.
For the period Oct. 25-Nov. 21, “Judge Judy” clocked a 7.4 rating household rating and 10.6 million viewers, according to Nielsen data. This marks the fourth straight November win for the syndicated courtroom show and its tenth win in the past 11 major sweeps.
“Judge Judy’s” closest competition was “Family Feud,” which averaged a 6.3 rating this November. Fellow game shows “Jeopardy” (6.2 rating) and “Wheel of Fortune” (6.1 rating) rounded out the top four.
“Dr. Phil” was once again the top syndicated talk show with a 3.0, beating out “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (2.3) and “Live with Kelly and Ryan” (2.2). “Dr. Phil” has now been the highest-rated syndicated talk show for 21 consecutive major sweeps.
See the top 25 syndicated shows for this November’s sweeps below, ranked by household rating.
|Program||Distributor||Household Rating||Total Viewers (in millions)|
|JUDGE JUDY (AT)||CBS TV DISTRIBUTION||7.4||10,599|
|FAMILY FEUD (AT)||20TH TELEVISION||6.3||9,734|
|JEOPARDY (AT)||CBS TV DISTRIBUTION||6.2||9,737|
|WHEEL OF FORTUNE||CBS TV DISTRIBUTION||6.1||9,971|
|BIG BANG-SYN (AT)||WARNER BROS. TV||4.7||7,212|
|DATELINE WKLY (AT)||NBC UNIVERSAL||3.5||4,748|
|FAMILY FEUD-WK (AT)||20TH TELEVISION||3.1||4,665|
|INSIDE EDITION (AT)||CBS TV DISTRIBUTION||3.1||4,505|
|DR. PHIL SHOW (AT)||CBS TV DISTRIBUTION||3.0||4,090|
|ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT(AT)||CBS TV DISTRIBUTION||3.0||4,363|
|HOT BENCH (AT)||CBS TV DISTRIBUTION||2.4||3,284|
|BIG BANG WKND (AT)||WARNER BROS. TV||2.4||3,658|
|ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW||WARNER BROS. TV||2.3||3,180|
|LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN||DISNEY ABC DOMEST TV||2.2||2,987|
|LAST MAN STNDG-MF-SYN(AT)||20TH TELEVISION||2.1||3,204|
|MODERN FAMILY-WK-SYN (AT)||20TH TELEVISION||2.1||3,144|
|MODERN FAMILY-MF-SYN (AT)||20TH TELEVISION||2.0||3,004|
|WHEEL OF FORTUNE WKND||CBS TV DISTRIBUTION||2.0||3,084|
|ACCESS LV-WKD||NBC UNIVERSAL||2.0||2,605|
|RELATIONSHIP COURT||MGM DOMESTIC TV DIST||1.7||2,442|
|MILLIONAIRE (AT)||DISNEY ABC DOMEST TV||1.6||2,205|
|GOLDBERGS (AT)||SONY PICTURES TV||1.6||2,323|
|PEOPLE’S COURT (AT)||WARNER BROS. TV||1.5||2,038|
|BOBS BURGERS-SYN (AT)||20TH TELEVISION||1.4||2,116|