or


[11/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Series Get Off To

[via press release from NBC Universal Television Studio]

NBC UNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION SERIES GET OFF TO

NBC UNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION SERIES GET OFF TO STRONG NOVEMBER STARTS

"Martha" Scores Highest Ratings Since Debut, Matching Series-High Ratings In Key Women Demo

"Access Hollywood" Scores Best Ratings in Households and Key Demos Since Last February

"Maury" and "The Jerry Springer Show" Also Hit Season Highs

Universal City, CA. -- November 22, 2005 NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's "Access Hollywood," "Maury," "The Jerry Springer Show" and new daily series "Martha" all got out of the gate strong in November, scoring season high ratings in households and key demographics during the first full week of the sweeps period, according to Nielsen Media Research data.

For the week of November 7-13, "Access Hollywood" scored its highest rating of the season in households (2.8), up 4% over the same week last year, and averaged a season best 3.7 million viewers per episode. The series also had its best rating of the season with Women 25-54 (2.0), up 5% over the same week last year.

"Martha" delivered 1.8 household rating, up 6% over the previous week, with an average 2.2 million viewers per telecast, the highest numbers for the series since its September premiere week. In addition, "Martha" tied series high ratings in Women 25-54 (1.1), up 10% week to week, and Women 18-49 (0.9).

"Maury" achieved season-high ratings in households (2.9), up 12% over the same week last year, in total viewers (average 3.9 million viewers per episode) and Women 18-49 (2.1), up 17% over the same week last year. In addition "Maury" tied season-high ratings in Women 18-34 (2.2) and in Women 25-54 (1.9), up 19% over the same week last year.

"The Jerry Springer Show" hit a season high rating in households 2.1, up 17% over the same week last year, and averaged a season best 2.8 million viewers per episode. "Jerry" was up 9% over the same week last year with Women 18-34 (1.2) and tied season high ratings with Women 18-49 (1.3), up 30% over the same week last year, and among Women 25-54 (1.2), up 20% over the same week last year.

About NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution
NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. The NBC Universal Television Distribution division is responsible for the global distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television throughout the world. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

Current and upcoming first-run strip syndicated programming at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution includes Martha, Access Hollywood, Blind Date, The Jerry Springer Show, Maury and Starting Over. Current and upcoming first-run weekly syndicated programming includes The Chris Matthews Show, The George Michael Sports Machine, Rebecca's Garden, The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo, Your Total Health and the off-network distribution of Crossing Jordan, Fear Factor, Providence, Law & Order and many more series.





  [november 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· ACCESS HOLLYWOOD (SYNDICATION)
· JERRY SPRINGER SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· MARTHA (HALLMARK)
· MAURY (SYNDICATION)











[10/01/14 - 04:44 PM]
TV Land Orders Two New Comedies, "Impastor" and "Teachers," To Series
Both series will premiere on the cable channel in 2015.

[10/01/14 - 04:36 PM]
A Roloff Wedding Wraps Up the Most Watched Season Ever of "Little People, Big World" with 1.9M P2+ Viewers
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 30.

[10/01/14 - 03:15 PM]
"MasterChef Junior" Moves to Tuesdays
Newcomer "Utopia" will now only air once a week: Fridays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/01/14 - 02:41 PM]
E! Reunites the Most Outrageous Patients When "Botched Reunion: Show & Tell" Airs Sunday, October 26 and Monday, October 27 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Maria Menounos hosts the two-part special, in which Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow reunite to look back at the nationwide success of the first season and welcome some of their most outrageous patients.

[10/01/14 - 01:53 PM]
NFL and DIRECTV Extend NFL SUNDAY TICKET in New Multi-Year Deal
The new agreement also expands DIRECTV's rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband, known as NFL SUNDAY TICKET.TV, as previously announced.

[10/01/14 - 01:01 PM]
AMC Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" Begins Production on Second Season
The show will film in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

[10/01/14 - 12:12 PM]
ESPN Extends Dick Vitale's Contract Through 2016-17
Vitale will call some of the season's top games across ESPN networks, including regular-season action primarily on ESPN and ESPN2 and the Men's Final Four for ESPN International.

[10/01/14 - 11:05 AM]
Celebrate the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas" Hosted by Jennifer Nettles
The special, which features Jennifer Nettles hosting for the fifth year, airs this holiday season on the ABC Television Network.

[10/01/14 - 11:04 AM]
ABC to Encore "Once Upon a Time" Premiere This Sunday, Push "AFHV" Return by One Week
Look for season 25 of "America's Funniest Home Videos" to now launch on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00/6:00c.

[10/01/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Orders Comedy Pilot "Pariah"
Comedian Bill Burr stars in the project, about a volatile TV personality who is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

[10/01/14 - 10:49 AM]
Holidays at Food Network Get Even Sweeter with New Series "Holiday Baking Championship"
Hosted by Bobby Deen, the series premieres Sunday, November 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
National League Division Series Presented by Budweiser Coverage Begins Friday, Oct. 3 on FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
This week, MLB postseason coverage comes to FOX Sports 1 for the first time as America's new sports network is scheduled to televise up to eight games of the National League Division Series.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
ESPN's Audience up for Fiscal Year; U.S. Networks also Rise as a Group
ESPN spins the numbers for the fiscal year to date.

[10/01/14 - 10:14 AM]
"Tosh.0" to Debut Family-Friendly Episode Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
"Comedy isn't about being clean or dirty, it's about appealing to as wide an audience as possible so I can sell more tickets to my stand-up shows," said Tosh.

[10/01/14 - 10:07 AM]
AMC to Debut "Better Call Saul" Music Video This Sunday, October 5 at 7:15pm ET/PT During the Final Night of The "Breaking Bad" Binge
The song is performed by country artist Junior Brown.