or


[12/02/05 - 12:00 AM]
USA Network Is #1 in November

[via press release from USA]

USA NETWORK IS #1 IN NOVEMBER

Best November on Record for USA

NEW YORK, NY - November 30, 2005 - USA Network was the top rated basic cable entertainment network in primetime in November among households (2.3 rating) and key demos: P18-34 (1.2 rating), P18-49 (1.2 rating) and P25-54 (1.2 rating) demos, averaging 2.7 million viewers.

November 2005 was the strongest month for USA network in almost six years (since January 2000) among total viewers (2.7 million), P18-34 (0.6 million) and P18-49 (1.3 million). This was also the best month for USA since August 2004 among P25-54 (1.2 million). Additionally, this was the strongest month of November in USA's history in P18-34, P18-49, P25-54 and total viewers since Nielsen began measuring USA in 1991. USA had double-digit gains versus the same period last year (11/01-11/28/04), improving +21% in households, +34% in P18-34, +24% in P18-49, +16% in P25-54 and +19% in total viewers. As a result, USA saw more real delivery growth over November 2004 than any other basic cable entertainment network among households (+314,000), P18-34 (+160,000), P18-49 (+247,000), P25-54 (+171,000) and total viewers (+424,000).

The ratings success in November 2005 was driven by WWE's MONDAY NIGHT RAW, LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT and LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, as well as the acquired theatricals HOW TO LOSE A GUY IN TEN DAYS and FRIDAY AFTER NEXT.

- MONDAY NIGHT RAW at 9p on 11/14/05 was the top rated basic cable entertainment program in all of basic cable for November 2005 in households (4.6), P18-49 (2.9) and P25-54 (2.8), with 5.7 million viewers. WWE's muscle has made USA the #1 network in prime each Monday of November among key demos (P18-34, P18-49 and P25-54) and total viewers.

- MONDAY NIGHT RAW telecasts have placed in the top five of all basic cable prime programs among both P18-49 and P25-54 in each week since its return to USA. In addition, every telecast of MONDAY NIGHT RAW on USA in November ranked in the basic cable top 30 telecasts for the month.

- WWE continues to feel at home on USA, with the eight airings to date delivering +10% higher among households, +16% higher among total viewers, +41% higher among P18-34, +22% higher among P18-49 and +13% higher among P25-54 than the program's performance on Spike during the same eight weeks last year.

- Acquired theatricals once again equal success for USA. The Saturday 11/12/05 8p network premiere of HOW TO LOSE A GUY IN TEN DAYS was the highest rated movie of the month among P18-49 (1.8). The Sunday 11/13/05 8p airing made it the highest rated movie of the month among P18-34 with a 1.8 rating. Also, USA's network premiere of FRIDAY AFTER NEXT at 8p on Friday 11/25/05 was the #1 movie of the week among P18-49 (1.6) and P25-54 (1.6), and ranked in the P25-54 basic cable top 30 telecasts of November 2005.

- USA's procedural dramas, with LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT at 10p on Saturday 11/26/05 and LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT at 9p on Wednesday 11/02/05, ranked as the two highest rated basic cable procedural dramas in all of November 2005 among P25-54 with a 1.7 for LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT and a 1.6 for LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT.

- USA placed more programs in the November 2005 basic cable top 30 list than any other network among P25-54, with 13 telecasts: eight hours of MONDAY NIGHT RAW, two airings of the USA movie HOW TO LOSE A GUY IN TEN DAYS, one airing of the USA movie FRIDAY AFTER NEXT, one episode of LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT and one episode of LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT.

USA Network is cable television's leading provider of original series and feature movies, sports events, off-net television shows, and blockbuster theatrical films. USA Network is seen in over 89 million U.S. homes. The USA Network Web site is located at www.usanetwork.com. USA Network is a program service of NBC Universal Cable a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.





  [december 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· WWE RAW (USA)









[08/03/15 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions Announce Start of Production for "Hunters"
The series stars Nathan Phillips as Flynn, a headstrong Baltimore FBI agent with a dark past trying to piece together the disappearance of his wife.

[08/03/15 - 10:00 AM]
"Ferrell Takes the Field" to Screen Sept. 5 at Petco Park in San Diego, One Week Before the Comedy Special Debuts on HBO
As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance at that night's game will have the opportunity to stay and watch the screening.

[08/03/15 - 08:43 AM]
ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" Delivers Strong Numbers for Mets-Nationals
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/03/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Sunday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/03/15 - 08:38 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Holds Off "Bachelor in Paradise" Return
CBS and ABC however split the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[08/03/15 - 08:31 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Rebroadcast Ties for #1 Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/03/15 - 08:02 AM]
NBCUniversal Celebrates One Year Out from 2016 Rio Olympics on August 5
NBCUniversal will celebrate the occasion with a host of promotional and editorial initiatives that span the company's unprecedented portfolio of broadcast, cable, digital, regional, local, radio, and theme park assets.

[08/03/15 - 07:51 AM]
ESPN Signs Award-Winning Senior News Correspondent Jeremy Schaap To Long-Term Extension
Schaap, who joined ESPN full-time in 1994, will continue to serve as a correspondent for ESPN's award-winning, prime-time newsmagazine "E:60."

[08/03/15 - 07:36 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks and Ford Motor Company Announce Hallmark Channel to Be a Key 2015 Broadcast Partner of Ford Warriors in Pink(R)
The multi-faceted on- and off-air buy centers primarily around Season 3 of the network's original scripted series, "Cedar Cove."

[08/03/15 - 07:07 AM]
"Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church" to Make Its World Television Premiere on Showtime(R)
The film chronicles his largest ever U.S. performance at the massive Atlanta Pop Music Festival in July 1970 with never-before-seen concert footage of the icon in action.

[08/03/15 - 06:03 AM]
Country Star Brett Eldredge Is the First Celebrity Judge Tapped for the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
"I get to judge Miss America. Are you kidding me?!" said Eldredge. "Talk about a dream come true! I can't wait to be a part of this."

[08/02/15 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Celebrity Family Feud" Repeats Power Demo Victory for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49.

[08/02/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Aquarius" Grows by 50% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 for Its Top Rating to Date Among Three Saturday Telecasts
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/01/15 - 11:35 AM]
2015 PBS Arts Fall Festival Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Season
The 2015 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns October 9 at 9:00/8:00c, celebrating its fifth season, with eight new weekly programs.

[08/01/15 - 11:25 AM]
Disney's "Descendants" Waves Magic Ratings Wand for Disney Channel with 6.6 Million Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.