[04/09/07 - 12:59 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, April 8, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 8.

[via press release from ABC]

Fast Facts for Sunday, April 8, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

Despite Starting off the Night with Repeat Programming, Opposite All-Original Lineups on CBS and NBC, ABC Leads Easter Sunday by 45% in Adults 18-49

ABC's Repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" Tops Original Competition at 7pm

ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Leads at 8pm, Outdrawing Second-Place CBS' "Amazing Race" by 2.8 Million Viewers and by 45% Among Adults 18-49

The No. 1 TV Program on Sunday, ABC's "Desperate Housewives" Dominates at 9pm

ABC's "Brothers & Sisters" Tops Sunday's 10 O'clock Hour Among Adults 18-49

Sunday Primetime (7:00-11:00 p.m.)

Although ABC aired repeat programming in the first hour of prime against all-original competition on CBS and NBC, ABC dominated Easter Sunday among Adults 18-49. During Sunday's primetime, ABC (4.2/11) beat out second-place CBS by 45% (2.9/8), third-place NBC by 100% (2.1/6) and fourth-place Fox by 121% (1.9/5).

� ABC's "Desperate Housewives" stood as Sunday's No. 1 TV show in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. ABC aired the Top 3 TV programs of the evening in Adults 18-49, with "Housewives," "Home Edition" and "Brothers & Sisters."

"America's Funniest Home Videos" (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

ABC's repeat airing of "America's Funniest Home Videos" delivered a strong second place to CBS during the 7 o'clock, beating third-place NBC's original "Dateline" by 2.4 million viewers (7.6 million vs. 5.2 million) and by 77% in Adults 18-49 (2.3/8 vs. 1.3/4). The replay "Videos" ranked No. 1 in the hour among Adults 18-34 (1.6/6-tie), Teens 12-17 (1.4/6) and Kids 2-11 (2.2/10).

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" won the 8 o'clock hour, beating second-place CBS' "Amazing Race All-Stars" by 2.8 million viewers (12.0 million vs. 9.2 million) and by 45% in Adults 18-49 (4.2/12 vs. 2.9/8). ABC's broad skewing "Home Edition" qualified as No. 1 TV show on Sunday evening with Kids 2-11 (2.8/11).

"Desperate Housewives" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

On its first original telecast since the beginning of March, ABC's "Desperate Housewives" overshadowed its time period competition. The No. 1 TV program of the night, "Housewives" bested second-place CBS' "Cold Case" in the 9 o'clock hour by 4.2 million viewers (15.7 million vs. 11.5 million) and by 114% in Adults 18-49 (6.0/15 vs. 2.8/7).

"Brothers & Sisters" (10:01-11:00 p.m.)

ABC's "Brother's Sisters" ranked a strong No. 1 during the 10 o'clock hour in Adults 18-49, topping second-place CBS' "Without a Trace" by 14% (4.1/11 vs. 3.6/9). The ABC freshman drama also won its time period among Adults 18-34 (3.0/9) and across each of the women demographics: W18-34 (4.2/11), W18-49 (5.7/14) and W25-54 (6.4/15).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 4/8/07

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