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[10/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Amid Heavy Competition, "Everybody Hates Chris" Continues to Open UPN's New Thursday Comedy Block on Strong Note with Impressive Year to Year Growth

[via press release from UPN]

AMID HEAVY COMPETITION, "EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS" CONTINUES TO OPEN UPN'S NEW THURSDAY COMEDY BLOCK ON STRONG NOTE WITH IMPRESSIVE YEAR TO YEAR GROWTH

CHRIS Holds Virtually All of Its Audience from Last Week

CHRIS Ranks Second at 8-8:30PM in New York and Philadelphia with Adults 18-49; Beats "Alias," "Smallville" and Baseball in Chicago, San Francisco, Washington DC

In one of the most competitive time periods in primetime, UPN's critically acclaimed hit EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS continues to open the new Thursday comedy block on a strong note, scoring tremendous year-to-year growth. From 8-8:30PM, CHRIS improved the time period by 16% in total viewers (5.7mil), 50% in adults 18-34 (2.1/7), 47% in adults 18-49 (2.2/6), versus a year ago, according to Preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings for Oct. 6.

Facing increased competition, CHRIS held its ground retaining virtually all of its audience from last week in viewers and key demos, including 100% in women 18-34, 95% in total viewers, 92% in adults 18-49, 93% in women 18-49.

Competitively, CHRIS beat ABC's "Alias," WB's "Smallville" and Fox's Baseball Playoff coverage in women 18-34. CHRIS beat "Alias" and Baseball on Fox in the time period among adults 18-34. CHRIS also topped "Smallville" from 8:00-8:30PM in total viewers.

Based on Local People Meter data, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS was still impressively competitive in week 3 in key major markets. CHRIS was second from 8-8:30pm among adults 18-49 in New York (4.0/11) and Philadelphia (5.7/15), behind only "Survivor." Additionally, CHRIS beat ABC, FOX and the WB to rank third among adults 18-49 from 8-8:30 in Chicago (2.9/9) and San Francisco (2.6/8) and Washington DC (3.1/9).

Among adults 18-34, CHRIS ranked first in its time period in Chicago (3.8/14) and Philadelphia (6.0/16).

Source: Preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings, 10/6/2005

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

AMID HEAVY COMPETITION, "EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS" CONTINUES TO OPEN UPN'S NEW THURSDAY COMEDY BLOCK ON STRONG NOTE WITH IMPRESSIVE YEAR TO YEAR GROWTH

CHRIS Builds Week to Week among Women 18-34; and Holds 100% of its Total Audience from Last Week

CHRIS Ranks Second at 8-8:30PM in New York and Philadelphia with Adults 18-49; Beats "Alias," "Smallville" and Baseball in Chicago, San Francisco, Washington DC

In one of the most competitive time periods in primetime, UPN's critically acclaimed hit EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS continues to open the new Thursday comedy block on a strong note, scoring tremendous year-to-year growth. From 8-8:30PM, CHRIS improved the time period by 22% in total viewers (6.0mil), 50% in adults 18-34 (2.1/7), 47% in adults 18-49 (2.2/6), versus a year ago, according to final national Nielsen ratings for Oct. 6.

Despite facing increased competition, CHRIS built over last week's performance in women 18-34 (+4%). CHRIS held 100% of its total audience from last week, and retained virtually all of its audience from last week in key demos, including 92% in adults 18-49, 96% in women 18-49.

Competitively, CHRIS beat ABC's "Alias," WB's "Smallville" and Fox's Baseball Playoff coverage in women 18-34. CHRIS beat "Alias" and Baseball on Fox in the time period among adults 18-34. CHRIS also topped "Smallville" from 8:00-8:30PM in total viewers.

CHRIS was the number one show in the time period with teens (3.5/14), male teens (3.1/13) and female teens (3.8/15).

Based on Local People Meter data, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS was still impressively competitive in week 3 in key major markets. CHRIS was second from 8-8:30pm among adults 18-49 in New York (4.0/11) and Philadelphia (5.7/15), behind only "Survivor." Additionally, CHRIS beat ABC, FOX and the WB to rank third among adults 18-49 from 8-8:30 in Chicago (2.9/9) and San Francisco (2.6/8) and Washington DC (3.1/9).

Among adults 18-34, CHRIS ranked first in its time period in Chicago (3.8/14) and Philadelphia (6.0/16).

Source: NTI, 10/6/2005





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