Quick Take for Tuesday, November 1, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
Jumping from its Lead and Gaining Audience Throughout, ABC�s �Commander
In Chief� Leads the 9pm Hour, Topping Fox�s �House� by 1.2 Million Viewers
ABC�s �Boston Legal� Beats CBS� �Close to Home� at 10pm in Viewers and Adults
�Commander In Chief� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Surging from its lead-in and growing its audience throughout its telecast, ABC�s �Commander In Chief� was the top draw in its time period, outpacing second-place Fox�s �House� by 1.2 million viewers (14.5 million vs. 13.3 million). The new ABC drama earned second place it its time slot among Adults 25-54 (5.2/11).
� �Commander In Chief� continued to deliver strong tune-in for ABC in the 9:00 p.m. hour, jumping from its lead-in by 7.0 million viewers and by 50% in Adults 18-49. From its first half-hour to its second half-hour, the ABC freshman show gained 1.4 million viewers (13.8 million to 15.2 million) and 11% among Adults 18-49 (3.7/9 to 4.1/10).
�Boston Legal� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Taking second-place in its hour to time period veteran �Law & Order: SVU,� ABC�s �Boston Legal� defeated CBS� �Close to Home� by 2 million viewers (11.3 million vs. 9.3 million) and by 21% among Adults 18-49 (3.4/9 vs. 2.8/8).
Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings) 11/1/05.