or


[01/19/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, January 18, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Wednesday, January 18, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

From 8-9pm, ABC�s Repeat �Lost� Earns Second Place to �American Idol� Among Adults 18-49, Opposite All Original Competition on the Other Nets

Despite Fox�s Sizeable Lead Coming into the Time Period from �Idol,� ABC�s �Lost� Takes First Place During the 9 O�clock Hour, Ranking as the No. 1 Scripted Program on Wednesday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

ABC�s �Invasion� Ranks No.1 During the 10 O�clock Hour Among Men 18-34

Wednesday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC delivered a strong second-place finish to �Idol�-fueled Fox on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 (4.7/11), outpacing third-place CBS by 21% (3.9/9) and fourth-place NBC by 52% (3.1/7).

�Lost� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Against all-original competition from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ABC�s repeat telecast of �Lost� took second place to Fox�s Wednesday season premiere of �American Idol� among Adults 18-49 (2.4/6).

�Lost� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Despite Fox�s enormous lead from �Idol� coming into the time period (Fox = 33.8 million & 14.0/34 at 8:30 p.m.), ABC�s �Lost� surged from its lead-in and gained audience throughout its telecast to win the 9 o�clock hour. ABC�s �Lost� defeated second-place Fox�s series debut of �Skating with Celebrities� by 3% in Total Viewers (19.3 million vs. 18.7 million) and by a more substantial 13% in Adults 18-49 (8.1/18 vs. 7.2/16).

Please Note: �American Idol� ran over into the 9:00 p.m. hour, so the current numbers for �Skating� are inflated and will adjust once the final national ratings are released this afternoon. Also of note, the first 15 minutes of �Skating with Celebrities� ran without a commercial break.

� �Lost� stood as the No. 1 scripted program on Wednesday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.

�Invasion� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

During the 10 o�clock hour, ABC�s �Invasion� earned second-place in Men 18-49 (3.2/9) and Men 25-54 (3.8/10), while ranking No. 1 among Men 18-34 (3.3/10).

Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 1/18/06.





  [january 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· INVASION (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· SKATING WITH CELEBRITIES (FOX)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/20/18 - 11:04 AM]
More Than 27 Million Viewers Tune in for "Harry Potter's Wizarding Weekend" on USA and Syfy
USA and Syfy further spins the numbers for July 13-16.

[07/19/18 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with FOX
The Eye's "Big Brother" leads the night overall among adults 18-49.

[07/18/18 - 01:36 PM]
Big Markets Step Up to the Plate and Deliver for FOX During Tuesday Night's MLB All-Star Game
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 17.

[07/18/18 - 11:32 AM]
"Fancy Nancy" Is Disney Junior's #1 Debut in Two Years with Girls 2-5
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 13.

[07/18/18 - 08:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, MLB All-Star Game Top Demos
The network ends NBC's summer-long streak for the night among adults 18-49.

[07/17/18 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/16/18 - 02:30 PM]
Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Notches Series High Ratings
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 11.

[07/16/18 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with Game Show Lineup
CBS takes a close second in both categories.

[07/15/18 - 08:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with FOX
The Alphabet tops both charts on a very modest evening.

[07/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos in Low Key Night
The Peacock narrowly edges ABC and CBS among adults 18-49 last night.

[07/13/18 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Their Reign
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 once again.

[07/12/18 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Reclaim Top Spots
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/11/18 - 08:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Continue Win Streak
The Peacock continues its reign in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/10/18 - 01:24 PM]
"MTV Floribama Shore" Returns with Its Highest Rated Episode Ever
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, July 9.

[07/10/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Top Charts
The Alphabet leads the news disrupted night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.