RATINGS: Wheel of Fortune Tops Syndicated Series; Dr. Phil Marks 15 Weeks as Lead Talker - Daytime Confidential

RATINGS: Wheel of Fortune Tops Syndicated Series; Dr. Phil Marks 15 Weeks as Lead Talker

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Wheel of Fortune shows no signs of slowing down as the almost 40-year-old game show finishes 2014. The CBS Television Distribution (CTD) program topped the syndicated ratings race for the week of Dec. 8. Wheel hit a 7.2 in households. Judge Judy followed close behind with 7.1; while Jeopardy came in third in households with 6.9.

CTD's Dr. Phil was tops among syndicated talk shows for the week in question. This marked Dr. Phil's 15th consecutive week as daytime's most-watched syndicated chatfest. Dr. Phil tied Live With Kellyand Michael and Ellen for first place among the key women 25-54 demo. Below is the full list of the Top 20 shows in syndication the week of Dec. 8.

1.) Wheel of Fortune (CBS Television Distribution): 7.2 rating

2.) Judge Judy (CTD): 7.1

3.) Jeopardy (CTD): 6.9

4.) Weekend Adventure (Disney/ABC-Litton): 6.8

5.) Family Feud (Debmar Mercury): 6.3

6.) The Big Bang Theory (Warner Bros): 6.0

7.) The Big Bang Theory – Weekend (Warner Bros.): 4.7

8.) Law & Order: Criminal Intent – Weekend (NBCUniversal): 4.7

9.) Modern Family (Twentieth): 4.1,

10.) Law & Order: SVU (NBCU): 3.9

11.) Entertainment Tonight (CTD): 3.4

12.) Family Guy – Weekend (Twentieth): 3.4

13.) Dr. Phil (CTD): 3.2

14.) Live With Kelly & Michael (Disney-ABC) Two and a Half Men (Warner Bros.) and Inside Edition (CTD): 3.1 each

15.) Ellen DeGeneres (Warner Bros.): 3.0

16.) Modern Family – Weekend (Twentieth): 2.6

17.) Family Guy – Mon-Fri (Twentieth)

18.) How I Met Your Mother (Twentieth) and “Blue Bloods” (CTD): 2.5 each