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[09/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, September 27, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, September 27, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC is the Most Watched Network on Tuesday, with its Strongest Performance on the Night in Nearly 7 Months in Viewers and Young Adults

�According to Jim� Grows from its Week-ago Season Premiere in Adults 18-49

Surging from its Lead-in and Gaining Audience Throughout its Hour, the Series Debut of �Commander In Chief� is the Most-Watched Television Show on Tuesday Night

ABC�s �Commander In Chief� Is Tuesday�s Most-Watched Drama Debut in 5 Years

With Solid Retention of its Sizeable Lead-in, the Second Season Premiere of �Boston Legal� Pulls in ABC�s Top Series Numbers in the Time Period Since March

Tuesday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC ranked as the most-watched network on Tuesday night (12.2 million), with strong openings for the series debut of �Commander In Chief� and the second season return of �Boston Legal.�

� ABC posted its strongest performance on the evening in nearly 7 months among Total Viewers (12.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.5/9) � since 3/1/05 and 3/8/05, respectively.

�According to Jim� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

ABC�s �According to Jim� earned second place in its time period among Total Viewers (8.1 million), Adults 25-54 (3.4/9-tie) and Teens 12-17 (2.0/7).

� �According to Jim� was up by 8% among Adults 18-49 from its week-earlier season premiere (2.8/8 vs. 2.6/8).

�Commander In Chief� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in and throughout its telecast, ABC�s series debut of �Commander In Chief� soared to the top of its hour, outdrawing its closest competitor by more than 3 million viewers (16.2 million vs. 13.1 million � Fox�s �House.� The new ABC drama also ranked No. 1 in the time period in Adults 25-54 (5.7/12 - tie). �Commander In Chief� stood as the most-watched TV show on Tuesday.

� �Commander In Chief� attracted the largest audience for a drama series debut on Tuesday night in nearly 5 years � since 10/3/00.

� With the premiere, ABC attracted its biggest non-sports audience to the time period in 5 years � since 10/10/00. It was ABC�s top non-sports Adult 18-49 number in the time period since October 2004 � since 10/26/04.

� �Commander In Chief� generated enormous tune-in for ABC in the 9:00 p.m. hour, building on its lead-in by 8.3 million viewers and by 53% in Adults 18-49. From start to finish, the new drama gained 1.5 million viewers (15.4 million to 16.9 million) and 13% among Adults 18-49 (4.0/10 to 4.5/11).

�Boston Legal� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

In its second season opener, ABC�s �Boston Legal� generated ABC�s largest audience (12.6 million) and top its top non-sports Adult 18-49 rating (3.4/9) in the hour since March � since 3/1/05 and 3/22/05, respectively.

� �Boston Legal� delivered greatly improved retention of its lead-in in its new Wednesday 10 o�clock time period over what it had done on Sunday night last season. �Boston Legal� held on to nearly 80% of its �Commander In Chief� lead-in among viewers (78%) and young adults (79%), as opposed to 60% in Total Viewers and 54% in Adults 18-49 when it followed �Desperate Housewives� last season.

Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings) 9/27/05.





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· ACCORDING TO JIM (ABC)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· HOUSE (FOX)





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