or


[12/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
UPN Continues to Climb with Gains in Adults and Women 18-34 This Week, Season-To-Date and the Completed NoV. Sweep

[via press release from UPN]

UPN CONTINUES TO CLIMB WITH GAINS IN ADULTS AND WOMEN 18-34 THIS WEEK, SEASON-TO-DATE AND THE COMPLETED NOV. SWEEP

UPN Finishes the Nov. 2005 Sweep Up From Last Nov. and Ahead of the WB in the Target Demos of Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34

UPN'S TOP MODEL Sashays To Second At 8:00PM In Adults 18-34 And Women Demos

CHRIS Delivers Solid Performance in Repeat on Thursday

UPN Ranks Second on Friday 8-10PM in Adults 18-34 and First in Men Demos

UPN Continues to Deliver Impressive Year-to-Year Growth on Friday

In a week that included the final three days of the Nov. 2005 Sweep, UPN finished well ahead of the WB in all key categories, including adults 18-34 (1.7/5 v. 1.1/3), adults 18-49 (1.5/4 v. 1.1/3), women 18-34 (2.1/6 v. 1.5/4), women 18-49 (1.7/4 v. 1.5/4) and viewers (3.6mil v. 3.1mil), based on Nielsen ratings for the week ending Dec. 4.

UPN also delivered gains this week compared to the same week a year ago in the network's target demos of adults 18-34 (13%, 1.7/5) and women 18-34 (11%, 2.1/6).

Season-to-date, UPN is up more than any other network in the key adults 18-34 (13%, 1.7/5) and women 18-34 (10%, 2.2/6). UPN is also scoring season-to-date increases in women 18-49 (6%, 1.9/5).

In the recently concluded Nov. 2005 Sweep, UPN was also one of the few networks to deliver growth over Nov. 2004 in the target demos of adults 18-34 (13%, 1.7/5) and women 18-34 (10%, 2.2/6). In adults 18-34, UPN posted more sweep-to-sweep gains than any other network.

UPN beat the WB for the Nov. 2005 Sweep in adults 18-34 (1.7/5 v. 1.5/4) and women 18-34 (2.2/6 v. 1.9/5), marking a dramatic shift from last Nov. when UPN finished just behind the WB in the key demos that both networks target.

WEDNESDAY � 11/30/05

On the final night of the Nov. 2005 sweep, AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL ranked second from 8-9pm in adults 18-34 (3.1/9), women 18-34 (4.5/12) and women 18-49 (3.7/9), behind only CBS.

In adults 18-49, TOP MODEL (2.5/7) beat NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" and WB's "One Tree Hill" from 8-9:00PM.

TOP MODEL 5 out-delivered "Top Model" 3 on the same night a year ago (12/1/04) by 11% in adults 18-34 (3.1/9), 14% in adults 18-49 (2.5/7), 6% in women 18-49 (3.7/9) and 6% in viewers (5.2mil).

Benefiting from its TOP MODEL lead-in, Wednesday's VERONICA MARS increased +8% in viewers (2.8mil) versus the final VERONICA of the Nov. 2004 Sweep.

Overall, UPN beat NBC and WB from 8-10pm in adults 18-34 (2.2/6), women 18-34 (3.3/9) and women 18-49 (2.7/6). UPN topped the WB in adults 18-49 (1.8/5) and viewers (4.0mil).

THURSDAY - 12/1/05

Even in repeat, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS continued to perform on UPN's new night of comedy. Compared to an original SMACKDOWN from 8-8:30PM last year, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS was up 13% in adults 18-34 (1.8/6), 6% in adults 18-49 (1.8/5), 75% in women 18-34 (2.1/6) and 43% in women 18-49 (2.0/5).

CHRIS beat ABC and the WB in the 8-8:30PM time period in adults 18-34, adults 18-49, women 18-34 and women 18-49.

Overall, UPN's comedy block of CHRIS, LOVE, INC., EVE and CUTS beat ABC and the WB in the target demos of adults 18-34 (1.3/4) and women 18-34 (1.7/5).

FRIDAY - 12/2/05

SMACKDOWN ranked second on Friday 8-10PM in adults 18-34 (1.7/6), behind only ABC.

UPN was the number one network on Friday 8-10PM in men 18-34 (2.3/9), men 18-49 (2.0/7) and male teens (3.0/11).

SMACKDOWN improved over the same night last year in total viewers (73%), adults 18-49 (36%), adults 18-34 (89%), women 18-34 (10%), men 18-49 (67%) and men 18-34 (188%).

Source: NTI (preliminary), week ending 12/4/2005 or as dated.
% change based on rating unless otherwise noted.





  [december 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (CW)
· CUTS (UPN)
· EVE (UPN)
· EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS (CW)
· LOVE, INC. (UPN)
· ONE TREE HILL (CW)
· VERONICA MARS (CW)
· WWE SMACKDOWN (SYFY)











[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
Jay Reso will appear in an all-new episode airing November 28, and will reprise the role for two additional episodes airing later in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
Season 3 consists of 16 thirty-minute episodes: 8 new episodes will air in 2014, and the remainder of Season 3 will air in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 07:09 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Triples Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.