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[01/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, January 29, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Fast Facts for Sunday, January 29, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Posts a Dominant Victory on Sunday Night in Viewers and Young Adults, Leading Each Half-hour and Claiming the Top 3 Programs in Adults 18-49

Winning the 7 O�clock Hour by 24% in Adults 18-49, �America�s Funniest Home Videos� Delivers the Series� Highest-Rated Telecast in Nearly 3 Years

ABC�s Repeat �Desperate Housewives� is No. 1 in Viewers and Young Adults at 9pm

Building on its Lead-in by 4.7 Million Viewers and by 54% in Adults 18-49, �Grey�s Anatomy� Beats its Combined CBS and NBC Competition by 36% in Adults 18-49

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

ABC delivered a dominant victory on Sunday, beating its closest competition on the evening by nearly 1 million viewers (14.8 million vs. 13.9 million - CBS) and by 67% in Adults 18-49 (6.0/14 vs. 3.6/9 - Fox). ABC won each half-hour of the evening in the key Adult 18-49 sales demographic.

� ABC claimed the Top 3 TV programs on Sunday among Adults 18-49, with �Grey�s Anatomy,� �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� and �Desperate Housewives � R.�

�America�s Funniest Home Videos� (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

From 7:00-8:00 p.m., ABC�s �America�s Funniest Home Videos� posted a definitive first place among Adults 18-49, beating second-place CBS by 24% (3.6/10 vs. 2.9/8).

� �America�s Funniest Home Videos� attracted its second-largest audience (10.9 million) this season, while marking the series� highest Adult 18-49 rating (3.6/10) in nearly 3 years � since 2/28/03, when it aired on Friday night.

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

Building on its strong lead-in, ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� led the hour by a wide margin among Adults 18-49, outpacing second-place Fox�s comedies (�The Simpsons�/�The War at Home�) by 61% (6.6/16 vs. 4.1/10). Showing strong demographic appeal, �Home Edition� also delivered the No. 1 position in the hour among Adults 25-54 (7.4/16), Adults 18-34 (5.4/15), Teens 12-17 (4.4/13) and Kids 2-11 (4.9/16).

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

ABC�s repeat telecast of �Desperate Housewives� ranked No. 1 during the 9 o�clock hour among Total Viewers (13.8 million) and Adults 18-49 (5.4/12). In fact, ABC�s replay �Desperate Housewives� defeated second-place Fox, with its original programming in the time period (�The Family Guy�/�American Dad�), by 23% among Adults 18-49 (5.4/12 vs. 4.4/10).

�Grey�s Anatomy� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Growing from its lead-in by 4.7 million viewers and by 54% in Adults 18-49, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� overshadowed its competition during the 10 o�clock hour. �Grey�s Anatomy� outdistanced second-place CBS in the time period by 6.1 million viewers (18.5 million vs. 12.4 million) and topped the combined deliveries of CBS and NBC in the time period by 36% in Adults 18-49 (8.3/20 vs. 6.1/15 � CBS and NBC together).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD) 1/29/06.





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· AMERICAN DAD (TBS)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· WAR AT HOME, THE (FOX)





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