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[10/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
With UPN's Entire Thursday on the Rise, "Everybody Hates Chris" Climbs to Best Performance Since Premiere Across the Board

[via press release from UPN]

WITH UPN'S ENTIRE THURSDAY ON THE RISE, "EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS" CLIMBS TO BEST PERFORMANCE SINCE PREMIERE ACROSS THE BOARD

CHRIS Ties for Second from 8-8:30PM in Adults 18-34; Beats "Alias, "Smallville" and Baseball in Adults 18-49 and Women Demos

With its Best Retention Yet Out of CHRIS, LOVE, INC Scores Highest Ratings Since its Premiere

EVE and CUTS Both Climb to Best Thursday Ratings EVER in Key Demos

CHRIS Ranks Number One in Chicago and DC among Adults 18-34; Ranks Second at 8-8:30PM in NYC, Philly and DC with Adults 18-49

In the toughest time period on television (Thursday 8-8:30pm), UPN's critically acclaimed hit EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS improved this week, climbing to its best performance since its premiere in total viewers (6.1mil), adults 18-34 (2.6/9), adults 18-49 (2.5/7), women 18-34 (3.2/10), women 18-49 (3.0/8), according to preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings for Oct. 13.

Even as the competition increases, CHRIS ranked second from 8-8:30pm in adults 18-34 (2.6/9-tie), and beat ABC's "Alias," WB's "Smallville" and Fox's postseason Baseball to rank third among adults 18-49 (2.5/7), women 18-34 (3.2/10) and women 18-49 (3.0/8).

CHRIS continues to score dramatic time period growth for UPN's Thursday 8-8:30pm, with double digit increases versus the same night last year of +33% in viewers, +38% in adults 18-34, +56% in adults 18-49 and all women demos.

All of UPN's Thursday night comedies were on the rise last night. UPN's freshman comedy LOVE, INC grew to its highest ratings since its premiere in viewers (3.94mil), adults 18-49 (1.7/5), women 18-34 (2.6/7) and women 18-49 (2.3/6). Competitively, LOVE, INC ranked third in the half hour with women 18-34, tying the second half of "Alias" and beating "Smallville" and baseball.

EVE climbed to its highest Thursday ratings yet in viewers (3.7mil), adults 18-49 (1.6/4), women 18-34 (2.3/6) and women 18-49 (2.0/5). CUTS also built to its best Thursday performance to date among viewers (2.9mil), adults 18-34 (1.5/4), women 18-34 (1.9/5) and women 18-49 (1.6/4).

EVE and CUTS combined to beat ABC's "Night Stalker," WB's "Everwood," and Baseball on Fox from 9-10PM with women 18-34 (2.1/6).

Overall for the night, UPN beat ABC, the WB and Fox from 8-10PM among women 18-34 (2.5/7), and beat ABC from 8-10PM among adults 18-34 (1.9/6).

Based on Local People Meter data, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS was still impressively competitive in week 4 in key major markets. Among adults 18-34, CHRIS ranked first in its time period in Chicago (3.0/11-tie) and Washington DC (3.6/13).

CHRIS was second from 8-8:30pm among adults 18-49 in New York (4.1/11), Philadelphia (4.1/10) and Washington DC (3.4/11), behind only "Survivor." CHRIS also beat "Alias," "Smallville" and Fox's postseason Baseball among adults 18-49 (2.4/8) in Chicago.

Source: Preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings, 10/6/2005

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

WITH UPN'S ENTIRE THURSDAY ON THE RISE, "EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS" CLIMBS TO BEST PERFORMANCE SINCE PREMIERE IN ALL KEY DEMOS

CHRIS Beats "Alias, "Smallville" and Baseball from 8-8:30PM in Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and Women Demos

LOVE, INC Scores Highest Ratings Since its Premiere In Key Demos

EVE and CUTS Both Climb to Best Thursday Ratings EVER in Key Demos; UPN's 9-10PM Comedies Combine to Beat ABC, WB and Fox in Women 18-34

CHRIS Ranks Number One in Chicago and DC among Adults 18-34; Ranks Second at 8-8:30PM in NYC, Philly and DC with Adults 18-49

In primetime's toughest time period (Thursday 8-8:30pm), UPN's critically acclaimed hit EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS improved this week, climbing to its best performance since its premiere in total viewers (6.3mil), adults 18-34 (2.6/9), adults 18-49 (2.5/7), women 18-34 (3.1/9), women 18-49 (3.0/8), according to final Nielsen ratings for Oct. 13.

Even as the competition increases, CHRIS ranked third from 8-8:30pm in adults 18-34 (2.6/9), adults 18-49 (2.5/7), women 18-34 (3.1/9) and women 18-49 (3.0/8), beat ABC's "Alias," WB's "Smallville" and Fox's postseason Baseball.

CHRIS continues to score dramatic time period growth for UPN's Thursday 8-8:30pm, with big gains versus the same night last year of 38% in viewers, 100% in adults 18-34, 56% in adults 18-49 and all women demos.

All of UPN's Thursday night comedies were on the rise last night. UPN's freshman comedy LOVE, INC climbed to its highest ratings to date in women 18-34 (2.6/7). LOVE, INC. also posted its best scores since its premiere in viewers (3.92mil), adults 18-34 (1.9/6) and women 18-49 (2.3/6). Competitively, LOVE, INC ranked third in the 8:30pm half hour with women 18-34, tying the second half of "Alias" and beating "Smallville" and baseball.

EVE climbed to its highest Thursday ratings yet in viewers (3.5mil), women 18-34 (2.3/6) and women 18-49 (2.0/5). CUTS also built to its best Thursday performance to date among viewers (2.9mil), adults 18-34 (1.5/4), women 18-34 (1.9/5) and women 18-49 (1.6/4).

EVE and CUTS combined to beat ABC's "Night Stalker," WB's "Everwood," and Baseball on Fox from 9-10PM with women 18-34 (2.1/6).

Overall for the night, UPN beat ABC, the WB and Fox from 8-10PM among women 18-34 (2.5/7), and beat ABC from 8-10PM among adults 18-34 (1.9/6). Versus the same night last year, UPN is up 27% in adults 18-34 (1.9/6) and scored triple digit increases in women demos.

Based on Local People Meter data, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS was still impressively competitive in week 4 in key major markets. Among adults 18-34, CHRIS ranked first in its time period in Chicago (3.0/11-tie) and Washington DC (3.6/13).

CHRIS was second from 8-8:30pm among adults 18-49 in New York (4.1/11), Philadelphia (4.1/10) and Washington DC (3.4/11), behind only "Survivor." CHRIS also beat "Alias," "Smallville" and Fox's postseason Baseball among adults 18-49 (2.4/8) in Chicago.

Source: NTI, 10/13/2005





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· ALIAS (ABC)
· CUTS (UPN)
· EVE (UPN)
· EVERWOOD (WB)
· EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS (CW)
· LOVE, INC. (UPN)
· NIGHT STALKER (ABC)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)





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