[11/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, November 27 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Fast Facts for Sunday, November 27 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

Outpacing its Nearest Competitors by Strong Margins, ABC Wins its 10th Sunday in a Row in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

The Top 3 Television Shows on Sunday in Adults 18-49 Are on ABC

ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� Wins From 8-9pm in Adults 18-49, Beating NFL-Fueled Fox

�Desperate Housewives� Dominates the 9 O�clock Hour in Viewers And Young Adults, Hitting its Highest Adult 18-49 Number in 6 Weeks

Leading its Nearest Competitor by 3.8 Million Viewers, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� Beats NBC and CBS Combined by 27% in Adults 18-49 in the 10 O�clock Hour

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

ABC ranked as the No. 1 network on Sunday night in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the 10th week in a row. ABC beat out it nearest competitors by 1.4 million viewers (17.9 million vs. 16.5 million - CBS) and by 23% in Adults 18-49 (7.6/17 vs. 6.2/14 - Fox). It�s worth noting that Fox�s lineup was boosted be a high-rated NFL overrun from 7-8pm.

� ABC carried the Top 3 TV programs on Sunday among Adults 18-49, with �Desperate Housewives,� �Grey�s Anatomy� and �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,� respectively. The 2 most-watched shows on Sunday evening were �Desperate Housewives� and �Grey�s Anatomy.�

�Extreme Makeover: Home Edition � 7p� (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

Competing against Fox�s NFL overrun in the time period, a 7:00 p.m. installment of �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� stood as the No. 1 non-sports program in the hour among Adults 18-49 (3.7/10).

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

Moving ABC up into the No. 1 position at 8 p.m., ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� beat second-place NFL- fueled Fox by 12% in the key Adult 18-49 sales demographic (6.5/15 vs. 5.8/13).

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

The No. 1 television program on Sunday on each of its original airings this season, ABC�s �Desperate Housewives� outdrew its nearest competitors during the 9 o�clock hour by 9.3 million viewers (25.7 million vs. 16.4 million � CBS) and by 141% in Adults 18-49 (11.1/23 vs. 4.6/10 � Fox).

� �Desperate Housewives� marked its highest Adult 18-49 rating in 6 weeks � since 10/16/05.

�Grey�s Anatomy� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

�Grey�s Anatomy� delivered a decisive lead during the 10 o�clock hour. The ABC sophomore bested second-pace CBS� movie, �Silver Bells,� during the time period by 3.8 million viewers (19.8 vs. 16.0 million). �Grey�s Anatomy� outdelivered the combination of CBS and NBC among Adults 18-49 during its time period by 27% (9.0/21 vs. 7.1/16 � CBS and NBC combined).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings) 11/27/05.

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