Quick Take for Wednesday, December 7, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC Takes Top Honors on Wednesday Evening Among Adults 18-49
�George Lopez� Produces its Strongest Viewer and Young Adult Numbers in 5 Weeks
Continuing to Build on its Lead-in, ABC�s �Freddie� is No. 1 in Adults 18-49 at 8:30pm
Opposite Original Competition, ABC�s Repeat �Lost� Dominates the 9 O�clock Hour Among Viewers and Young Adults, the No. 1 TV Show of the Night in Adults 18-49
In its New Time Period, ABC�s �Alias� Delivers a Season High Among Adults 18-49
Wednesday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)
ABC stood as the No. 1 network on Wednesday night among Adults 18-49 (3.3/9).
�George Lopez� (8:00-8:30 p.m.)
ABC�s �George Lopez� outdrew its comedy competition in the time period, expanding its advantage over Fox�s �That �70s Show� to 1.6 million viewers this week (8.5 million vs. 6.9 million).
� �George Lopez� produced its top viewer (8.5 million) and young adult (3.0/9) numbers in 5 weeks � since 10/26/05.
�Freddie� (8:30-9:00 p.m.)
Building on its lead-in by 10%, ABC�s �Freddie� ranked No. 1 at 8:30pm among Adults 18-49 (3.3/9).
� �Freddie� has built on its lead-in across the adult demographics on all 8 of the series� telecasts: AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54.
�Lost� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Although it faced original competition in the 9 o�clock hour, ABC�s �Lost� replay beat its nearest competitors by 4.2 million viewers (11.0 million vs. 6.8 million � CBS� �Pope John Paul II� movie) and by 24% in Adults 18-49 (4.1/10 vs. 3.3/8 � Fox�s �Trading Spouses�). In fact, the encore telecast of �Lost� stood as Wednesday�s No. 1 TV show among Adults 18-49.
� �Lost� was up from its most recent rebroadcast airing by 2.7 million viewers and by 28% in Adults 18-49 (8.3 million & 3.2/8 on 11/2/05).
�Alias� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
In its new time period, ABC�s �Alias� posted a season-high rating among Adults 18-49 (2.6/7).
Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings), 12/7/05.