or


[03/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, March 22, 2006 - Based of Fast Affiliate Ratings

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Wednesday, March 22, 2006 � Based of Fast Affiliate Ratings

�George Lopez� Produces its Strongest Numbers Since December

Building on its Lead-in, ABC�s �Freddie� Sees its Best Performance Since November

Wednesday�s No. 1 Scripted Series on All 16 of its Original Telecasts This Season, ABC�s �Lost� Beats its Drama Competition in the Hour, Building its Audience During its Telecast to Rank No. 1 in Viewers and Young Adults at 9:30p.m.

ABC�s Series Premiere of �The Evidence� Outperforms NBC�s Debut of �Heist,� Showing Substantial Time Period Improvement Over the Same Night Last Year

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

ABC earned second place among Adults 18-49 (4.4/11) on Wednesday night to Fox, beating third-place NBC by 22% (3.6/9) and fourth-place CBS by 38% (3.2/8).

� ABC was up over the same night last year (3/23/05) by 4.2 million viewers (10.9 million vs. 6.7 million) and by 76% in Adults 18-49 (4.4/11 vs. 2.5/6).

�George Lopez� (8:00-8:30 p.m.)

ABC�s �George Lopez� drew its largest audience (7.3 million) and highest Adults 18-49 rating (2.8/8) in the half-hour since December � since 12/21/05 and 12/7/05, respectively. The sitcom beat its comedy competition, CBS� �Out of Practice� (7.1 million & 2.0/6), in both viewers and young adults.

�Freddie� (8:30-9:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in, freshman comedy �Freddie� delivered its strongest performance in both Total Viewers (7.8 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.3/8) since November � since 11/30/05 and 11/16/05, respectively. �Freddie� outdelivered the time period premiere of CBS� �Courting Alex� (6.5 million & 1.8/5) in both measures.

�Lost� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Airing against Fox�s �American Idol� in the first half-hour, ABC�s �Lost� surged from its lead-in and saw its audience jump in its second half to place a strong second during the 9 o�clock hour. �Lost� (16.0 million & 6.6/15) defeated its drama competition during the hour, CBS� �Criminal Minds� (11.9 million & 3.4/8) and NBC�s �Law & Order� (9.0 million & 2.6/6).

� �Lost� grew by nearly 2.0 million viewers (15.0 million to 16.9 million) and by 15% in Adults 18-49 (6.1/14 to 7.0/16) from start to finish. From 9:30-10:00 p.m., �Lost� ranked No. 1 in viewers (16.9 million) and in Adults 18-49 (7.0/16 � tied).

� �Lost� stood as the No. 1 scripted show on the evening in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. The sophomore drama has been the top scripted program on Wednesday in all 16 of its original telecasts this season.

�The Evidence� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

The series premiere of �The Evidence� finished second in its hour, outperforming the series debut of NBC�s �Heist� by 6% in Total Viewers (9.2 million vs. 8.7 million) and by 13% among Adults 18-49 (3.4/9 vs. 3.0/8).

� ABC�s �The Evidence�(9.2 million & 3.4/9) substantially improved the time period by 4.0 million viewers and by 48% among young adults compared to the Net�s performance in the hour on the same night last year (5.2 million & 2.3/6 on 3/23/05).

Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 3/22/06.





  [march 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· COURTING ALEX (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· EVIDENCE, THE (ABC)
· FREDDIE (ABC)
· GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW, THE (ABC)
· HEIST (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LOST (ABC)
· OUT OF PRACTICE (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/01/16 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "MacGyver" Stay on Top
Week two of the newcomer however dips nearly 17% among adults 18-49.

[09/30/16 - 08:57 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's Anatomy" Tops Viewers, Demos for ABC
The Alphabet's mainstay and NBC's "The Blacklist" are the only series to post year-to-year gains among adults 18-49.

[09/29/16 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "Empire"
ABC's "Designated Survivor" however is the only series to post year-to-year gains for its network.

[09/29/16 - 07:35 AM]
Logo Breaks Records with Highest Rated Thursday in Network History
Logo further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 22.

[09/28/16 - 10:20 AM]
OWN Delivers Its Highest-Rated, Most-Watched and Highest-Ranked Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/28/16 - 09:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Voice," "This Is Us"
The newcomer posts big gains from the Peacock's audience a year ago.

[09/27/16 - 09:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the First Presidential Debate
Said 90-minute telecast draws a collective 45.3 million viewers between ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/26/16 - 09:42 AM]
Bravo Media Finishes 3Q with the Biggest On-Air and Online Growth Among the Top 10 Ad Supported Cable Entertainment Networks
Bravo spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/26/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Tops Charts on Night of Declines
FOX's "The Simpsons" is the only series to post year-to-year gains on the broadcast networks.

[09/25/16 - 11:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with College Football
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[09/25/16 - 11:18 AM]
"This Is Us" Grabs NBC's Best Premiere Live + 3 Lift Ever in 18-49 Rating
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/25/16 - 11:02 AM]
FOX Comedies - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "New Girl" and "Scream Queens" - See Significant Gains in Live + 3
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/25/16 - 10:12 AM]
College Football Week 4: ESPN/ABC with Five of the Six Highest Overnights Across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 24.

[09/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Tuesday's Biggest Gainer in Adults 18-49 with a Best-Ever 82% Jump
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/24/16 - 11:16 AM]
FOX Hit Dramas - "Gotham" and "Lucifer" - See Significant Gains in Live + 3
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.