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[11/30/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, November 29, 2005 (Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, November 29, 2005 (Fast Affiliate Ratings)

Facing Stiff Competition After Being Pre-empted the Prior Week, ABC�s �Commander In Chief� Returns with 1 Million More Viewers and its Best Men Numbers in 5 Weeks

�Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2005� Delivers ABC�s Biggest Audience in the Hour in 9 Nearly Months

�Commander In Chief� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Building its lead-in and gaining audience throughout its broadcast, ABC�s �Commander In Chief� was up despite facing NBC�s high-rated season finale of �The Biggest Loser 2.� Although the freshman ABC drama was pre-empted the prior Tuesday for the �2005 American Music Awards,� �Commander in Chief� returned with 1 million more viewers than its most recent telecast (13.6 million vs. 12.6 million). In addition, the show delivered its best numbers across the men demographics in 5 weeks (M18-34 � 2.0/6, M18-49 � 3.2/8 and M25-54 � 4.2/9) -- best since 10/25/05. The ABC political family drama marked the series� third-highest-ever rating among Teens 12-17 (1.4/4).

� Despite competing against the second hour of NBC�s �Biggest Loser 2� season finale, which had opportunity to gather viewers from 8:00-10:00 p.m., ABC�s �Commander In Chief� generated strong tune-in during the 9 o�clock hour. The ABC drama surged from its comedy lead-in (�Rodney�) by 5.7 million viewers (13.6 million vs. 7.9 million) and by 25% in Adults 18-49 (3.5/8 vs. 2.8/7). From beginning to end, �Commander In Chief� grew is audience among Total Viewers (13.2 million to 13.9 million) and among Adults 18-49 (3.4/8 to 3.5/8).

�Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2005� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Taking a solid second place in its hour to time period veteran NBC�s �Law & Order: SVU,� ABC�s �Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2005� drew an average audience of 12.9 million viewers and earned a 4.1 rating, 10 share among Adults 18-49.

� �Barbara Walters Presents� delivered solid improvement for ABC in the hour, up by nearly 2 million viewers (12.9 million vs. 11.0 million) and by 17% in Adults 18-49 (4.1/10 vs. 3.5/9), compared to the Net�s average in the time period this season. In fact �Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2005� generated ABC�s biggest audience in the time period in nearly 9 months � since 3/1/05.

Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings) 11/29/05.





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· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF (ABC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· RODNEY (ABC)











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