or


[10/13/06 - 01:04 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, October 12, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 12.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Thursday, October 12, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Holds the No. 1 Network Position on Thursday Among Adults 18-49 for the Fourth Straight Week

ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" is Thursday's No. 1 Show, Again Drawing More Viewers Than "C.S.I." and Beating the CBS Drama in Young Adults for the 4th Straight Week

ABC's "Ugly Betty" Continues to Cut into CBS' "Survivor" at 8pm; Beats the NBC Comedies in Viewers and Adults 18-49 and Wins the Hour with Women 18-34

ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Surpasses "C.S.I." by 1.2 Million Viewers at 9pm and Tops the CBS Veteran Drama by 24% in the Key Adult 18-49 Sales Demographic

Retaining Nearly All of its Viewer and Young Adult Audience Week to Week, ABC's "Six Degrees" Continues to Beat CBS' "Shark" in Adults 18-34 and Improve the Slot

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

For the fourth consecutive week, ABC qualified as the No. 1 TV network on Thursday among Adults 18-49 (5.7/15). ABC was again the No. 1 network on the evening by wide margins with Adults 18-34 (5.2/15) and the top draw across the key women demographics: W18-34 (7.4/20), W18-49 (8.2/20) & W25-54 (9.2/21).

* ABC continues to pace way ahead of its year-ago Thursday performance. Versus the first four weeks last season, ABC's Thursday night numbers have soared by 9.4 million viewers (16.2 million vs. 6.8 million) and by 186% in Adults 18-49 (6.3/16 vs. 2.2/6).

"Ugly Betty" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

ABC's "Ugly Betty" once again cut into the delivery of CBS' "Survivor" during the opening hour on Thursday night and beat NBC's comedies ("My Name is Earl"/"The Office") in Total Viewers (13.8 million vs. 9.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.2/12 vs. 4.0/11). Compared to the same night last year (10/13/05), "Survivor" lost -2.2 million viewers (15.7 million vs. 17.9 million) and -17% in Adults 18-49 (5.4/15 vs. 6.5/18). For its third consecutive telecast, ABC's "Betty" won the 8 o'clock hour among Women 18-34 (5.1/15).

* Gathering audience throughout its telecast, "Ugly Betty" grew by 3.0 million viewers (12.3 million to 15.3 million) and by 33% in Adults 18-49 (3.6/11 to 4.8/13) from its first half-hour to its second half-hour. In fact as its audience grew, "Betty" ranked No. 1 at 8:30 p.m. in each of the women demographics: W18-34 (6.0/16), W18-49 (7.1/18) and W25-54 (8.3/19).

* In just three airings, "Ugly Betty" has improved the time period for ABC by 95% in Total Viewers (14.8 million vs. 7.6 million) and by 92% in Adults 18-49 (4.6/13 vs. 2.4/7) over the same nights last year.

* "Ugly Betty" held nearly all of its week-earlier viewers (97%) and young adults (93%), while retaining 100% of its Men 18-34 audience and growing 17% among Teens 12-17 (2.7/9 vs. 2.3/8).

"Grey's Anatomy" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" drew a larger audience than "C.S.I." for the second straight week (3 of 4 weeks), beating the CBS drama by 1.2 million viewers (22.8 million vs. 21.6 million). Leading the time period by 24% in Adults 18-49 (9.3/22 vs. 7.5/18), "Grey's" defeated "C.S.I." for the fourth straight week in the key adult sales demographic.

* In addition to ranking as the No. 1 TV program on Thursday in Total Viewers for the second week in a row, it was also the highest-rated Thursday program for the fourth straight week among Adults 18-34 (8.9/24), Adults 18-49 (9.3/22) and Adults 25-54 (10.1/22).

* "Grey's Anatomy" was up from the prior week among Adults 18-34 (8.9/24 vs. 8.8/24).

"Six Degrees" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's freshman "Six Degrees" continued to outperform its CBS freshman drama competition ("Shark") among Adults 18-34 (3.3/10), as well as across the key women demographics: W18-34 (4.5/13), W18-49 (5.2/13) and W25-54 (6.0/14). In Adults 18-34, "Six Degrees" outdelivered "Shark" by 18% (3.3/10 vs. 2.8/8).

* "Six Degrees" retained essentially all of its week-ago Total Viewer (9.1 million vs. 9.1 million) and Adult 18-49 audience (3.7/10 vs. 3.6/10), while growing its delivery with Men 18-49 (2.2/6 vs. 2.0/6) and Men 25-54 (2.4/6 vs. 2.0/6).

* On average over the course of its first 4 airings, "Six Degrees" has improved ABC's performance in the hour by 73% in Total Viewers (10.2 million vs. 5.9 million) and by 121% in Adults 18-49 (4.2/11 vs. 1.9/5) over the same nights last season.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 10/12/06





  [october 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· SHARK (CBS)
· SIX DEGREES (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/27/23 - 01:06 PM]
FOX's All-New Critically Acclaimed Drama "Accused" Delivers More Than 11 Million Viewers in Series Premiere
Additionally, it is FOX's highest-rated, most-watched and most-streamed drama debut in three years and FOX's second most-streamed drama launch ever, with 1.2 million viewers on Hulu and FOX NOW.

[01/26/23 - 07:59 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows to Its Most-Watched Week Since March 2021 and to Its Highest-Rated Week in Women 25-54 Since July 2021
"Tamron Hall" ranks among the season's Top 5 highest-rated syndicated talk shows in Households (0.7 rating - No. 5 tie).

[01/25/23 - 04:02 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Builds Over the Prior Week in Both Households and Total Viewers
On average for the 2022-2023 season, "Live with Kelly and Ryan" is the No. 1 daytime talk show - network or syndicated - in Households (1.6 rating), Total Viewers (2.295 million) and Women 25-54 (0.6 rating).

[01/24/23 - 03:00 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across All Key Demos
On Monday (1/16/23), "Nightline" scored its strongest telecast in Total Viewers (1.213 million), Adults 25-54 (442,000) and Adults 18-49 (340,000) since September.

[01/24/23 - 01:38 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of January 16: "Ginny & Georgia" Is the Most Viewed Title This Week
"That '90s Show" debuted on the list with 41.08M hours viewed.

[01/24/23 - 12:58 PM]
NBC Sports' Presentation of Arsenal-Manchester United Is Most-Watched Premier League Match in U.S. History
Led by Peacock, NBC Sports set a record for a simulstreamed Premier League match, with an Average Minute Audience (AMA) of 510,000 viewers for Arsenal-Manchester United.

[01/24/23 - 11:25 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Is Week's No. 1 Late-Night Talker in Adults 18-49, Beating NBC's "Fallon" and CBS' "Colbert" by More Than 20% Each
The Monday broadcast of "Kimmel" (on 1/16/23) was the No. 1 late-night telecast of the week among Adults 18-49 (584,000).

[01/23/23 - 12:22 PM]
"The Last of Us" Episode 2 Audience Up 22% in Largest Jump Ever for an HBO Original Drama Series
After one full week of availability, Episode 1 is now tracking at 18 million viewers, up nearly 4x from its premiere night audience.

[01/23/23 - 11:46 AM]
Jaguars-Chiefs on NBC and Peacock Is Most-Watched Saturday Afternoon NFL Divisional Playoff Since at Least 2015, with 34+ Million Viewers
Led by Peacock, Jaguars-Chiefs set an NBC Sports' NFL streaming record (excluding Super Bowls), registering an Average Minute Audience of 2.02 million viewers (across Peacock, NBC Sports Digital, and NFL Digital Properties).

[01/23/23 - 10:47 AM]
FOX's "Accused" Dominates Sunday Night Delivering #1 Rated and Most Watched Debut on Any Broadcast or Cable Network in Three Years
Said premiere posting a 2.0 Live + Same Day rating among Adults 18-49 and 8.4 million viewers in preliminary results.

[01/20/23 - 12:12 PM]
New Original Series "The Way Home" Elevates Hallmark Channel to #1 for the Week and Weekend in Total Day and Primetime
The show captured viewers on a L+3 basis, becoming the second most-watched entertainment cable program on Sunday and the third most-watched of the week, reaching a significant 2.4 million Unduplicated Total Viewers.

[01/18/23 - 01:00 PM]
Starz's Hit Drama Series "BMF" Draws Over Four Million Multiplatform Viewers for Season Two Premiere and Earns Early Third Season Renewal
Fans have been anxiously awaiting the return of "BMF" as it ranked as the #1 most socially engaged drama across all networks over premiere weekend.

[01/18/23 - 11:24 AM]
"Night Court" Is the #1 Broadcast Premiere of the 2022-23 Season in Both the 18-49 Demo and Total Viewers
It's the highest total viewers for any comedy premiere since "The Connors" in 2018 and the best on NBC since "Will & Grace" in 2017.

[01/18/23 - 10:58 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Delivers Its Most-Watched Single-Day Telecast Since May 2021
For the 12th consecutive week, "Tamron Hall" grew year over year in Total Viewers.

[01/17/23 - 06:07 PM]
The Walt Disney Company Delivers Its Most-Watched NFL Playoff Game since 1999, Drawing 30.6 Million Viewers for Cowboys-Buccaneers Super Wild Card Game
The viewership is up 32 percent from Disney's Super Wild Card game concluding the 2021-22 season (Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams), the first Monday night Super Wild Card game.