or


[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.





  [september 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


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





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/18/21 - 11:43 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 Entertainment Network for 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of June 7-13.

[06/18/21 - 10:07 AM]
Summer Fun & Games Drives ABC to Win Sunday in Total Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 13.

[06/18/21 - 06:01 AM]
Launch of Roku Originals Drives Record Two-Week Streaming Period for The Roku Channel
Furthermore, the top 10 most watched programs on The Roku Channel were all Roku Originals in this two-week period.

[06/15/21 - 02:00 PM]
2.5 Million Viewers Watched Both the Premiere and Encore Telecasts of the Third Season of the Scripted Series "Tyler Perry's Sistas" and Music Reality Series "BET Presents The Encore" on BET
Over 1.4 million total viewers tuned in to the former's season premiere in Live+3.

[06/14/21 - 10:16 AM]
ABC Ranks as Monday's Most-Watched Network
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, June 7.

[06/14/21 - 09:06 AM]
"Bargain Block" Delivers Strong Season One Performance For HGTV
Attracting more than 19 million total viewers since its April 14 premiere, "Bargain Block" ranked as the #2 cable premiere in the Wednesday 9-10 p.m. timeslot among P2+ and households.

[06/11/21 - 01:39 PM]
ABC Is No. 1 Entertainment Net During First Week of Summer in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of May 31-June 6.

[06/11/21 - 11:17 AM]
"Summer Fun & Games" Lineup Propels ABC to Sunday's No. 1 Entertainment Network in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 6.

[06/11/21 - 08:57 AM]
HGTV's Feel-Good Hit "Home Town Takeover" Delivers Impressive Ratings Across Multiple Demos
Year-to-date, "Home Town Takeover" ranked as the #1 new unscripted cable series with P25-54, W25-54 and P2+.

[06/08/21 - 11:15 AM]
ABC's Coverage of LA Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks Game 7 Draws Largest NBA Playoffs First Round Audience: 5,489,000 Viewers
Overall, ESPN and ABC combined to average 3,389,000 viewers for its first round NBA Playoffs coverage, up 49 percent vs. the 2020 first round and up four percent from the 2019 first round.

[06/04/21 - 11:01 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Finishes Its 46th Season as the #1 Entertainment Show Across the Entire Ad-Supported TV Landscape in the 18-49 Demo
"'SNL' is one of the most culturally significant shows in television history, and being #1 in its 46th season is a testament to how that relevance has continued to grow over the past five decades," said Susan Rovner.

[06/02/21 - 08:15 AM]
CBS Sports and Paramount+ Deliver Strong Performance Across Multiple Platforms for UEFA Champions League Final
Paramount+ registered record viewership as the 2021 UEFA Champions League Final is its most live-streamed non-NFL sporting event ever.

[06/01/21 - 11:30 AM]
Part One of "Mike Tyson: The Knockout" Documentary Series Grows in Total Viewers (+11%) and Adults 25-54 (+13%) in Live+3
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 25.

[06/01/21 - 11:20 AM]
"No Demo Reno" Starring Social Media Creator Jenn Todryk Delivers Strong First Season Ratings on Thursday Nights for HGTV
The series has delivered a 0.60 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 on Thursday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/01/21 - 09:50 AM]
ABC's "The Good Doctor" Builds to 8-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, May 24.