or


[02/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, February 15, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Wednesday, February 15, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

Opposite Fox�s �American Idol� and NBC�s Winter Olympics, ABC�s �Freddie� Builds on its �George Lopez� Lead-in Among Young Adults, as Both Comedies Are up

The No. 1 Scripted Program on Wednesday, ABC�s �Lost� Beats the Olympics by 25% in Adults 18-49, While Dominating Fox�s Competing Drama, �Bones,� in the Time Slot

Despite Olympics Competition in the Time Period, �Invasion� is up Week to Week

�George Lopez�/�Freddie� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

From 8:00�9:00 p.m., opposite Fox�s �American Idol� and NBC�s Winter Olympics coverage, ABC freshman comedy �Freddie� built on its �George Lopez� lead-in among young adults (2.4/6 vs. 2.3/6). Head to head in each half-hour, �George Lopez� and �Freddie� beat their comedy competition in the hour in Adults 18-49, CBS� �Still Standing� (2.0/5) and �Yes, Dear� (2.2/5), respectively. In addition, both ABC comedies were up from the prior week.

�Lost� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

ABC�s �Lost� surged from its lead-in and gained audience throughout its telecast to rank a strong No. 1 in its time period, beating NBC�s Winter Olympics coverage by 25% in Adults 18-49 (7.6/17 vs. 6.1/14). �Lost� defeated its nearest regular competition during the 9 o�clock hour, Fox�s �Bones,� by 5.8 million viewers (18.0 million vs. 12.2 million) and by 65% in Adults 18-49 (7.6/17 vs. 4.9/11). This came despite an enormous lead-in advantage for Fox coming into the hour from �Idol.� In addition, the ABC sophomore drama delivered the No. 1 position in its time period, defeating the Olympics by wide margins among Adults 25-54 (8.8/18), Adults 18-34 (5.9/16) and Teens 12-17 (4.3/13).

� �Lost� qualified as the No. 1 scripted show on the evening in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. The sophomore drama has been the strongest scripted program on the night in all 14 of its original telecasts this season.

�Invasion� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

During the final hour of primetime, ABC�s �Invasion� beat its regular time period competition, CBS� �C.S.I.: NY,� among Adults 18-34 (3.1/9 vs. 2.6/8).

� Opposite Olympics competition this week, �Invasion� was up from the prior week in Total Viewers (9.6 million vs. 9.1 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.8/10 vs.3.6/9).

Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 2/15/06.





  [february 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BONES (FOX)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· FREDDIE (ABC)
· GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW, THE (ABC)
· INVASION (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· STILL STANDING (CBS)
· YES, DEAR (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/26/16 - 09:16 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Historic Fifth Consecutive TV Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/26/16 - 08:58 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SVU" Top Final Night of May Sweeps
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Empire" No. 1 Broadcast Series of 2015-2016 Season
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Low Key Demo Race
"20/20 Saturday" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:46 AM]
"SNL" Ranks #1 for the Night in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos as "20/20" Rises
The Alphabet's perennial newsmagazine and the season finale of "Shark Tank" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Wins Season's Final Friday with the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/21/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since March 18
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.