or


[11/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, November 13, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Fast Facts for Sunday, November 13, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC is the Network Leader on Sunday for the Eighth Straight Week, Beating Its Closest Competition by 3.7 Million Viewers and by 50% in Adults 18-49

ABC Broadcasts the Top 3 Television Shows on Sunday Among Adults 18-49

ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� Wins from 8-9pm in Adults 18-49, Outpacing Second-Place Fox by 42% in the Key Young Adult Sales Demographic

With its Biggest Audience in 6 Weeks, �Desperate Housewives� Dominates its Time Period and Ranks as the No. 1 TV Show on Sunday in Viewers and Young Adults

Continuing to Deliver its Best Retention of its �Desperate Housewives� Lead-in, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� Hits Season Highs and Wins its Slot in Viewers and Adults 18-49

Sunday Primetime (7:00-11:00 p.m.)

For the 8th week in a row, ABC stood as the No. 1 network on Sunday evening among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. During prime, ABC bested its closest competition on the night by 3.7 million viewers (18.5 million vs. 14.8 million - CBS) and by 50% in Adults 18-49 (7.5/18 vs. 5.0/12 - Fox). ABC�s margin of victory among young adults is even more noteworthy, given that Fox had an NFL football overrun during the first hour of primetime.

� ABC aired the Top 3 television shows on Sunday in viewers and Adults 18-49, with �Desperate Housewives,� �Grey�s Anatomy� and �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,� respectively. In addition, the 2 most-watched shows of the night were �Housewives� and �Grey�s�

�America�s Funniest Home Videos� (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

Facing Fox�s NFL football overrun from 7:00-8:00 p.m., �America�s Funniest Home Videos� was again the top non-sports show in its hour among Adults 18-49 (3.1/8).

�Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Delivering strong increases from its lead-in and throughout its telecast, ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� posted a dominant victory in its hour among Adults 18-49. �Home Edition� bested second-place Fox by 42% in the key young adults sales demographic (6.8/16 vs. 4.8/11). With its broad demographic appeal, the ABC unscripted show also won its hour among Adults 25-54 (7.9/17) and Kids 2-11 (4.4/14).

�Desperate Housewives� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

The No. 1 show on Sunday, ABC�s �Desperate Housewives� led the 9 o�clock hour by wide margins among viewers and young adults. The ABC sophomore series outdistanced its nearest competition by 12.3 million viewers (26.5 million vs. 14.2 million � CBS� �Category 7: The End of the World� Part 2) and by 152% in Adults 18-49 (11.1/24 vs. 4.4/9 � Fox�s comedies).

� �Desperate Housewives� was up from the prior week by 2.6 million viewers (26.5 million vs. 23.9 million) and by 9% among Adults 18-49 (11.1/24 vs. 10.2/22). The show attracted its largest audience in 6 weeks � since its second telecast of the season, on 10/2/05.

�Grey�s Anatomy� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Continuing to exhibit its strongest retention of its �Desperate Housewives� lead-in, �Grey�s Anatomy� dominated the 10 o�clock hour. The ABC sophomore outdrew its closest competitor by 7.2 million viewers (20.7 million vs. 13.5 million � CBS� �Category 7�) and beat the combined delivery of CBS and NBC in the time period by 17% (9.1/21 vs. 7.8/18 � CBS and NBC combined)

� �Grey�s Anatomy� generated its largest audience and top Adult 18-49 rating of the season.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings) 11/13/05.





  [november 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· CATEGORY 7: THE END OF THE WORLD (CBS)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/29/15 - 12:24 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Win May Sweep in 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/29/15 - 08:38 AM]
"500 Questions" Finale Is Up to Earn 2-Year Highs for ABC in Its Thursday Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 28.

[05/29/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Tight Demo Race
"Bones" and "Wayward Pines" help lead the network among adults 18-49.

[05/29/15 - 08:22 AM]
NBC Comes in #2 for the Night in the 18-49 Demo Against the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 28.

[05/29/15 - 07:57 AM]
ABC Grows by Double Digits to Its Best Late-Night Performance in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 18-22.

[05/28/15 - 03:07 PM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 5 Delivers Largest NBA Audience on ESPN Since 2012
ESPN further spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 08:34 AM]
"iHeartRadio Country Festival 2015" Is #1 Outright in Men 18-34 for Its Final Half-Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/28/15 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "MasterChef" Top Tight Demo Race
The network's summer mainstay is up 25% from last week among adults 18-49.

[05/28/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Outdraws Fox's "MasterChef" for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/28/15 - 08:12 AM]
Western Conference Finals Game 5 is Highest-Rated NBA Game on ESPN Since 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/27/15 - 01:52 PM]
Turner Networks Sweep the Live + 7 Charts for the Week of May 4
Turner further spins the numbers for the week of May 4-10.

[05/27/15 - 08:58 AM]
"Talent" and "I Can Do That" Are #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Every Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/27/15 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Returns on Top for NBC
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/27/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Earns Its 2nd-Best Adult 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.