Quick Take for Tuesday, November 14, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC Dominates Tuesday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, Posting its
Tenth Consecutive Week as the Most-Watched Network on the Evening
ABC Delivers the Most-Watched Night of TV This Season, As �Dancing with
The Stars� Attracts the Biggest Audience for Any Program Telecast This Season
ABC�s �Dancing with the Stars� Achieves Season Highs, Qualifying as
The No. 1 Television Program on Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 18-49
In its Special Preview Airing, ABC�s �Show Me the Money� Gets Strong Sampling Prior to its Move Next Week to its Regular Wednesday 8 O�clock Time Period
Tuesday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)
ABC delivered a dominant first-place finish on Tuesday, outpacing its nearest competition by 7.2 million viewers (19.6 million vs. 12.4 million - CBS) and by 39% in Adults 18-49 (5.7/15 vs. 4.1/11 � Fox). ABC marked its 10th straight week as Tuesday�s most-watched TV network, representing the Net�s longest winning streak on the night in more than 5 years � since a streak that went from the weeks of 3/6 - 5/15/01. The Network also ranked No. 1 on the evening among Adults 25-54 (7.0/17), Adults 18-34 (4.2/13), Teens 12-17 (2.6/9) and Kids 2-11 (2.7/12). ABC delivered the most-watched night of television this season � any night/any network.
� ABC generated its largest non sports Tuesday night audience in well over 6 years and its top Adult 18-49 number in more than 3 years � since 11/4/03.
� Versus the year-ago night, ABC�s November Sweep delivery was up by 9.3 million viewers and by 78% in Adults 18-49 (10.3 million & 3.2/8 on 11/15/05).
�Dancing with the Stars� (8:00-9:30 p.m.)
Tuesday's No. 1 TV program in viewers and young adults, ABC's �Dancing with the Stars� dominated its time period with season-high results in Total Viewers (26.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (7.5/20). In fact on both counts they were the second-highest numbers ever for the series, behind only its second season finale on 2/26/06. �DWTS� generated the largest audience for any TV telecast on any network this season.
� �Dancing with the Stars� attracted ABC�s biggest audience and top non-sports Adult 18-49 rating in the time period since May 2000 � since 5/2/00.
�Show Me the Money� (9:30-11:00 p.m.)
Prior to its move to its regular Wednesday 8 o�clock time period next week (on 11/22/06), ABC�s series preview of �Show Me the Money,� hosted by William Shatner, received strong sampling with an average audience of 12.5 million viewers and a 3.9/11 in Adults 18-49.
� �Show Me the Money� generated ABC�s strongest performance in the time period since season premiere Tuesday � 9/19/06. The Net�s numbers in the slot were up from the same night last November by 6% in Viewers and by 11% in Adults 18-49 (11.8 million & 3.5/9 on 11/15/05).
Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 11/14/06