or


[03/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, March 29, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Wednesday, March 29, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

�George Lopez� and �Freddie� Build Young Adult Audience for ABC from 8-9pm, Beating CBS� Competing Comedies in the Hour by Sizeable Margins in Adults 18-49

Wednesday�s No. 1 Scripted Series, �Lost� Builds Audience Opposite �American Idol� To Win at 9:30pm, Outpacing Fox�s �Unanimous� Among Viewers and Adults 18-49

�Lost� Generates its Strongest Performance in 6 Weeks Among Adult 18-34

Earning Second Place in the 10 O�clock Hour in Viewers and Young Adults, ABC�s �The Evidence� Holds Wider Advantages Over NBC�s �Heist� on its Second Telecast

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

ABC took second place on Wednesday night among Adults 18-49 (4.1/11), defeating third-place NBC by 17% (3.5/9) and fourth-place CBS by 28% (3.2/8).

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

ABC�s comedy combination of �George Lopez� and �Freddie� built Adult 18-49 audience for ABC during the 8 o�clock hour, defeating their CBS comedy competitors by wide margins. At 8:00 p.m., ABC�s �George Lopez� outpaced CBS� �Out of Practice� by 41% in Adults 18-49 (2.4/7 vs. 1.7/5). At 8:30 p.m., ABC�s �Freddie� beat out CBS� �Courting Alex� by 53% in Adults 18-49 (2.6/7 vs. 1.7/4).

�Lost� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Airing against Fox�s �American Idol� results show during its first half-hour, ABC�s �Lost� built sharply on its lead-in, saw its audience surge throughout its telecast and beat Fox�s �Unanimous� by wide margins at 9:30 p.m. to win the half-hour. During the 9 o�clock hour, �Lost� (16.1 million & 6.6/16) dominated its drama competition, CBS� �Criminal Minds� (12.4 million & 3.5/8) and NBC�s �Law & Order� (9.4 million & 2.7/6).

� Jumping from its lead-in, �Lost� went on to gain 2.1 million viewers (15.0 million to 17.1 million) and 18% in Adults 18-49 (6.1/14 to 7.2/17) from its first half-hour to its second half-hour. No. 1 from 9:30-10:00 p.m., �Lost� beat second-place Fox�s �Unanimous� by 2.7 million viewers (17.1 million vs. 14.4 million) and by 14% in Adults 18-49 (7.2/17 vs. 6.3/15). With much weaker retention of its �American Idol� lead-in on its second telecast, Fox�s �Unanimous� fell by -1.6 million viewers and -11% in Adults 18-49 from its week-earlier series debut (16.0 million & 7.1/16 on 3/22/06).

� �Lost� generated its highest Adult 18-34 rating (5.8/16) in 6 weeks � since 2/15/06.

� �Lost� qualified as the No. 1 scripted TV program on Wednesday among Viewers and Adults 18-49. The sophomore ABC drama has ranked as the highest-rated scripted program on Wednesday in all 17 of its original telecasts this season.

�The Evidence� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Taking second place during the 10 o�clock hour, ABC�s �The Evidence� beat NBC�s �Heist� for the second week in a row -- and by wider margins -- in Total Viewers (+8% - 8.0 million vs. 7.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (+24% - 3.1/8 vs. 2.5/7).

� ABC�s �The Evidence� was up from its week-earlier series debut among Adults 18-34 (2.6/8) and Men 18-34 (2.3/8).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 3/29/06.





  [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)
· UNAN1MOUS (FOX)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/27/17 - 01:02 PM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race" Sashays Over to VH1 with Most Watched Episode in Franchise History
VH1 spins the numbers for Friday, March 24.

[03/27/17 - 12:51 PM]
2017 NCAA Tournament Scores Increases in Television Viewership Through Elite 8, Along with All-Time Records Across Digital and Social Platforms
CBS and Turner spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/27/17 - 12:50 PM]
"Big Little Lies" Achieves Series High as It Approaches Finale This Sunday, April 2
HBO further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[03/27/17 - 08:24 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets a Boost from NCAA Overrun
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Low Key Night
The latest installment of "SNL Vintage" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/25/17 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Coverage Puts CBS on Top
The Eye easily wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/24/17 - 01:20 PM]
"Into the Badlands" Is 2017's #1 Returning Cable Series
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 19.

[03/24/17 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with NCAA Coverage
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/23/17 - 09:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Returns on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/22/17 - 09:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Stay on Top
ABC, CBS, FOX and The CW split the silver among adults 18-49.

[03/21/17 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off "DWTS" Return in 18-49
ABC's reality franchise however wins the night among total viewers.

[03/20/17 - 04:01 PM]
OWN Drama Series Deliver Strong Ratings with Season Finale of "The Haves and the Have Nots" and Season Two Premiere of "Greenleaf"
OWN further spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15.

[03/20/17 - 01:59 PM]
Travel Channel's Hit Series "Expedition Unknown" Scores Highest-Rated Episode Ever
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 15.

[03/20/17 - 12:50 PM]
2017 NCAA Tournament Is Most-Watched in 24 Years Across Television Through First Sunday, Plus Record-Setting Digital Consumption
CBS and Turner spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/20/17 - 12:49 PM]
2017 People's Choice Award Winner for "Favorite Cable TV Comedy," Freeform's "Baby Daddy," Hits 9-Month Highs for Its Season 6 Premiere
Freeform further spins the numbers for Monday, March 13.