Ellen Pompeo  says Grey's Anatomy is one of the more diverse shows on television, which  is one of her favorite things about the series. (Photo: Amy Sussman, Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

Ellen Pompeo says Grey’s Anatomy is one of the more diverse shows on television, which is one of her favorite things about the series. (Photo: Amy Sussman, Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

Since March Madness ended, taking with it CBS’ lead on the Top 25 TV shows in Black households, ABC has reigned at the top of the chart. Even though “Scandal” wasn’t on the lineup for the last week of May, As ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” moves towards its season finale, its percent of households grows. With no episode of “Scandal” airing during that week, “Grey’s” easily claimed the No.1 spot

ABC also held on to the most-watched TV network for the thrd consecutive week, with 10.4 million viewers across ten shows. CBS followed with 9.8 million for nine shows. NBC netted five million for five of its charted programs.

The total number of viewers for the Top 25 TV shows in Black households, according to Nielsen, was down more than 11 percent from the previous week to 26.5 million.

Black TV Ratings for Week of April 27 – May 5

Rank | Program | Network | % of AA Homes | % of AA P2+ | No. of Viewers (000)

1 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 7.2 3.5 1,367
2 LAW AND ORDER:SVU NBC 7.1 3.4 1,330
3 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 6.7 3.5 1,372
4 BLUE BLOODS CBS 6.3 3.0 1,154
5 CHICAGO PD NBC 6.1 2.9 1,139
6 DANCING WITH THE STARS ABC 6.0 2.9 1,121
7 CSI: CYBER CBS 5.9 2.8 1,078
8 DANCNG W/ THE STARS 10TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW ABC 5.8 2.7 1,056
9 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 5.8 3.0 1,183
10 PERSON OF INTEREST CBS 5.7 3.1 1,199
11 AMERICAN CRIME ABC 5.7 2.8 1,076
12 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 5.7 2.8 1,108
13 BLACK-ISH ABC 5.7 2.8 1,101
14 NCIS CBS 5.7 2.8 1,094
15 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 5.7 2.7 1,072
16 SECRETS AND LIES ABC 5.6 2.9 1,125
17 HAWAII FIVE-0 CBS 5.1 2.2 862
18 VOICE NBC 5.1 2.4 921
19 AMER FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS ABC 4.7 2.4 955
20 CASTLE ABC 4.7 2.2 856
21 REVENGE ABC 4.7 2.3 885
22 STALKER CBS 4.7 2.3 893
23 VOICE-TUE NBC 4.6 2.2 871
24 A.D. BIBLE CONTINUES NBC 4.5 2.1 821
25 SHARK TANK ABC 4.5 2.2 869

Source: Nielsen. Number of viewers ages 2+ shown in thousands (1,000 = 1 million). Rankings are based on share of black households. Representing more than 13.45 million television households in the U.S., the African-American television audience is the largest minority segment in Nielsen’s measurement samples. All times are eastern.

 

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