or


[02/03/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Thursday, February 2, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Thursday, February 2, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Outdraws NBC on the Opening Thursday of the February Sweep By 3 Million Viewers, its Fifth Straight Week to Top NBC on the Night

ABC�s �Dancing with the Stars� Takes Second Place in its 90-Minute Time Slot, Beating NBC�s Comedies in Each Half-hour Among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

Despite Facing the Season Premiere of CBS' �Survivor: Panama� and an Original �C.S.I.� in the Time Period, ABC�s �Dancing with the Stars� Retains Nearly All of Its Week-ago Viewers and Adults 18-49, while Growing by 12% Among Adults 18-34

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

ABC�s outdrew NBC on the opening night of the 2006 February Sweep by 3 million viewers (13.2 million vs. 10.2 million). It was ABC�s fifth consecutive week to top NBC on the night.

�Dancing with the Stars� (8:00-9:30 p.m.)

Competing against the season premiere of �Survivor: Panama� and an original �C.S.I.,� ABC�s �Dancing with the Stars� earned second place to CBS in its 90-minute time period in Total Viewers (18.7 million) and across each of the adult demos: AD18-34 (3.7/11), AD18-49 (4.9/12) and AD25-54 (6.1/14). ABC beat NBC�s comedies in each half-hour in viewers and young adults from 8:00-9:30 p.m. (�Will & Grace�/�Four Kings�/�My Name is Earl�), outpacing the third-place network by 10.5 million viewers and by 36% in Adults 18-49 on average (NBC = 8.2 million viewers and 3.6/9 in AD18-49).

� Although it faced much stiffer competition during the 8 o�clock hour this week from the season premiere of CBS� time period veteran, �Survivor,� �Dancing with the Stars� retained 96% its audience week to week among Total Viewers (18.7 million vs. 19.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.9/12 vs. 5.1/13). In fact the ABC unscripted program was up by 12% in Adults 18-34 (3.7/11 vs. 3.3/10) and by 17% in Women 18-34 (5.5/14 vs. 4.7/13) from the prior week, marking a season high in the latter demographic.

� From its first-half hour to its final half-hour, �Dancing with the Stars� gained 4.3 million viewers (16.3 to 20.6 million) and 46% (3.9/10 to 5.7/13). Despite the competition, the program posted it its strongest final half-hour yet with, 20.6 million viewers and a 5.7/13 in Adults 18-49 from 9:00-9:30 p.m.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 2/2/06





  [february 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· FOUR KINGS (NBC)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· WILL & GRACE (NBC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/26/17 - 12:31 PM]
Senators-Penguins Game 7 Double-OT Thriller on NBCSN Averages More Than 3 Million Viewers
NBCSN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 25.

[05/26/17 - 09:07 AM]
"Into the Badlands" Closes Its Second Season as a Top Scripted Series on Cable
AMC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[05/26/17 - 08:36 AM]
NBC's 10 P.M. "The Red Nose Day Special" #1 in Timeslot in 18-49 and Improves on Last Year's Telecast by 40% in Demo and 27% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 25.

[05/25/17 - 02:36 PM]
ABC Wins Its 4th Consecutive May in Adults 18-49, Delivering Its Longest Winning Streak for the Sweep in Over 25 Years
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/25/17 - 08:26 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Finale Puts CBS on Top
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/17 - 08:22 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Captures Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since Feb. 22, Ties for the 10-11 P.M. Win
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 24.

[05/25/17 - 08:21 AM]
"Dirty Dancing" Drives ABC to Its Most Watched Wednesday in Nearly 7 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 24.

[05/25/17 - 07:55 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Record Sixth Consecutive Year as TV Season Ends
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/25/17 - 06:43 AM]
"Home Town" Delivers Standout Season One Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[05/24/17 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while the "Dancing with the Stars"-powered ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/23/17 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos, Snaps NBC Win Streak
The Peacock however wins the evening among total viewers.

[05/22/17 - 08:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides "Billboard Music Awards" to Victory
The Alphabet's annual telecast however is down more than 20% from last year among adults 18-49.

[05/21/17 - 10:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL Playoffs Keep NBC on Top
Coverage of the Predators at the Ducks leads the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/17 - 10:32 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its Most-Watched Season Finale in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 20.

[05/20/17 - 08:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline NBC" Tops Viewers, Demos
The Peacock likewise wins the evening in both categories.