Fast Facts for Sunday, December 11, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
Opposite CBS� Season Finale of �Survivor: Guatemala� on Sunday, ABC Gains Audience in Each Half-hour of Primetime, Ranking No. 1 by 10:30 p.m. in Viewers And Adults 18-49, Delivering a Strong Second Place on the Evening on Both Counts
ABC�s 2-Hour �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� Earns a Solid Second Place
From 8-10pm in Viewers and Young Adults, Leading Among Young Women and Kids
Building on its Lead-in, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� Wins the 10 O�clock
Hour Among Young Adults, Increasing its Audience Throughout its Telecast
Sunday Primetime (7:00-11:00 p.m.)
Competing against the season finale of CBS� �Survivor: Guatemala� during primetime, ABC delivered a solid second place on the night in Total Viewers (13.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (5.2/13) and ranked No. 1 on the evening among Women 18-34 (6.3/16) and Kids 2-11 (3.0/11). Despite facing an NFL football overrun and the season closer of �Survivor,� both on CBS, ABC gained audience during each half-hour of primetime, ranking No. 1 Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 by 10:30 p.m.
�Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� (8:00-10:00 p.m.)
From 8:00-10:00 p.m., ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� drew an average audience of 13.8 million viewers and earned a 5.4/12 in Adults 18-49 during its 2-hour time period. The show earned second place to the �Survivor� finale in the time period in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, while the broad based unscripted show won its slot with Women 18-34 (6.6/17) and Kids 2-11 (3.8/13).
� From its first half-hour to its final half-hour, �Home Edition� saw its audience surge by 3.9 million viewers (11.6 million to 15.5 million) and by 50% in Adults 18-49 (4.2/10 to 6.3/14).
�Grey�s Anatomy� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Surging from its �Home Edition� lead-in, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� won the 10 o�clock hour in Adults 18-49 (7.4/17) and Adults 18-34 (7.2/19).
� �Grey�s Anatomy� increased its Total Viewer (16.0 million to 16.8 million) and Adults 18-49 audience (7.2/16 to 7.6/18) from beginning to end, finishing out the night (10:30-11:00 p.m.) in the No. 1 position on both Nielsen measures.
Source: Nielsen Media Research (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings) 12/11/05.