or


[03/30/07 - 12:00 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, March 29, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 29.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Thursday, March 29, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

With 2/3 of its Lineup in Repeat, ABC Earns Second on Thursday in Viewers And Young Adults, While Beating CBS' Original Schedule in Women 18-34

ABC is Up from its Original Lineup on the Same Night Last Year

ABC's Repeat "Ugly Betty" Beat NBC's Encore Comedies in Viewers and Young Adults, with the Series Strongest Replay Performance Since January

ABC's Rebroadcast "Grey's Anatomy" Earns Second at 9pm, Growing by 1.0 Million Viewers and by 20% in Adults 18-49 from its Most Recent Repeat Airing

Building on its Lead-in, ABC's "October Road" Wins the 10 O'clock Hour in Adults 18-34 and Young Women, Beating CBS' Original "Shark" Out of a First-Run "C.S.I."

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

With yet another solid outing for newcomer "October Road" this week, coming out of a repeats of "Grey's" and "Ugly Betty," ABC delivered a solid second place to CBS' original lineup in Total Viewers (8.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.2/9). In fact ABC's 2/3 repeat schedule ranked No. 1 on Thursday with Women 18-34, beating CBS' original schedule (4.7/14 vs. 4.6/13).

� Compared to the same night last year when its lineup was all-original, ABC was up by 8% in Total Viewers and by 10% in Adults 18-49 (7.8 million & 2.9/8 on 3/30/06).

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

Opposite originals of CBS' "Survivor" and Fox's "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?," ABC's replay "Ugly Betty" bested NBC's back-to-back "The Office" replays in the 8 o'clock hour among Total Viewers (7.5 million vs. 5.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.4/7 vs. 2.3/7).

� "Ugly Betty" was up by 1.5 million viewers and by 50% in Adults 18-49 from its most recent encore telecast (6.0 million & 1.6/4 on 3/8/06), representing its strongest repeat performance since January (1/25/07).

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

Against an original "C.S.I.," a repeat airing of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" took second place in the 9 o'clock hour in Total Viewers (9.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.6/10). ABC's repeat "Grey's topped third-place NBC's repeat comedies ("The Office"/"Andy Parker, P.I.") by 4.4 million viewers and by 44% in Adults 18-49 (NBC = 5.0 million & 2.5/7).

� Versus its most recent repeat airing, "Grey's Anatomy" grew its delivery by 1.0 million viewers and by 20% in Adults 18-49 (8.4 million & 3.0/7 on 3/8/07).

"October Road" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Despite CBS' lead-in advantage coming into the hour from a first-run "C.S.I.," ABC's "October Road" built on its lead-in to win its hour in Adults 18-34 and beat CBS' original "Shark" by 19% (3.7/12 vs. 3.1/10). "October Road" also ranked No. 1 in its time slot with Women 18-49 (5.3/14) and Women 18-34 (5.6/16). In fact, the new ABC drama was the No. 2 TV show on Thursday night with Women 18-34, behind only CBS' original airing of the veteran "C.S.I."

� "October Road" built on its lead-in among Adults 18-34 (3.7/12 vs. 3.5/11) and Women 18-34 (5.6/16 vs. 5.4/15). The new series held 97% of its Adult 18-49 lead-in (3.5/10 vs. 3.6/10).

� Versus the same night last year (3/30/06), "October Road" improved the time period for ABC by 1.8 million viewers (8.3 million vs. 6.5 million) and by 30% in Adults 18-49 (3.5/10 vs. 2.7/7).

Source: Nielsen Media Research, NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 3/29/07.





  [march 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· ANDY BARKER, PI (NBC)
· ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FIFTH GRADER? (FOX)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· OCTOBER ROAD (ABC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· SHARK (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[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.

[09/24/16 - 10:06 AM]
Monday's "The Good Place" Is the Week's Top Debut Half-Hour of a New Comedy in Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.

[09/24/16 - 08:48 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "MacGyver" Debuts on Top for CBS
The Eye's reboot leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/23/16 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Stifle Its Competition
ABC's "Notorious" (1.2) and FOX's "Pitch" (1.1) are outshined by the Eye's football coverage in adults 18-49.

[09/22/16 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Returns on Top, But Down
FOX's juggernaut is off nearly 37% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/21/16 - 02:35 PM]
"South Park" Season 20 Premiere Marks Hightest Rated Episode in a Decade
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 14.

[09/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Strong Premieres of "Bull" and "NCIS" Lead CBS to Tuesday Win
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.