or


[07/18/07 - 02:01 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, July 17, 2007 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 17.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, July 17, 2007 � (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Marks its Best Non-Sports Tuesday of the Summer

The Series Premiere of "Just for Laughs" at 8pm Qualifies as ABC's Strongest Summer Series Debut in 2 Years

Building on its Lead-in, a Second Episode of "Just for Laughs" Takes Second in Viewers and Young Adults, While Ranking as Tuesday's No. 1 TV Show in Kids 2-11

ABC's "Shaq's Big Challenge" Hits Series Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

ABC News' "Primetime: Family Secrets" Sees a Series Best In Adults 18-49 for the Second Consecutive Week

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

ABC's Tuesday night lineup, including the series premiere of "Just for Laughs," "Shaq's Big Challenge" and "Primetime: Family Secrets," finished second on the night with the Net's best non-sports performance of the summer in both Total Viewers (6.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.4/7).

"Just for Laughs" (8:00-8:30 p.m.)

The series premiere of "Just for Laughs" placed second in its half-hour to NBC's "America's Got Talent" in both Total Viewers (8.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.7/9), while ranking No. 1 in Women 18-49 (3.4/11 � tied). Excluding the pre-TV season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" in September (9/12/06), "Just for Laughs" scored ABC's strongest summer numbers in the half-hour in viewers and young adults in nearly 4 years � since 9/16/03.

� "Just for Laughs" qualified as ABC's strongest summer series debut in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 in 2 years � since 7/13/05 with "Brat Camp."

"Just for Laughs" (8:30-9:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in by 9% in viewers and by 11% in young adults, a second episode of "Just for Laughs" took second in its half-hour, attracting 8.7 million viewers and a 3.0 rating, 10 share in Adults 18-49. Excluding the pre-TV season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" in September (9/12/06), the hidden-camera comedy series turned in ABC's best summer showing in the time period in viewers and young adults in nearly 3 years � since 9/7/04.

� "Just for Laughs" won its time period in Kids 2-11 (2.1/8), finishing as the No. 1 program of the evening with Kids 2-11.

"Shaq's Big Challenge" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Boosted by the series debut of "Just for Laughs," "Shaq's Big Challenge" hit series highs in Total Viewers (5.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.9/6). In fact, the unscripted series attracted ABC's largest non-sports audience in the hour this summer.

"Primetime: Family Secrets" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC News' "Primetime: Family Secrets," featuring a Cynthia McFadden report on Daniel Baldwin's fight for his life, hit a series high for the second week in a row in Adults 18-49 (2.5/7). The ABC newsmagazine took second in the hour in both viewers (6.9 million) and young adults (2.5/7).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate, Live + Same Day), 7/17/07.





  [july 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· BRAT CAMP (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· JUST FOR LAUGHS (ABC)
· PRIMETIME (ABC)
· SHAQ'S BIG CHALLENGE (ABC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/24/14 - 03:00 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Modern Family" Reclaims Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
Plus: numbers for Discovery's "Marooned," Comedy Central's "TripTank" and VH1's "The Fabulous Life of..."

[04/24/14 - 10:40 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Sees Year-to-Year Growth, Scoring Its Highest 18-49 Rating for a Week of Rebroadcasts in Nearly Three Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 14-18.

[04/24/14 - 08:50 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Builds On Its Lead-In by 10% in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 23.

[04/24/14 - 08:45 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Demos with "American Idol"
The network's mainstay is up double-digits from last week among adults 18-49.

[04/24/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Up as Wednesday's #1 TV Show for Its 6th Straight Original
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 23.

[04/24/14 - 07:49 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra" Delivers the Show's Most-Watched-Ever Late-Night Telecast
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 14-18.

[04/23/14 - 02:59 PM]
Discovery Channel's Season Premiere of "Deadliest Catch" Is Highest Rated Premiere in Three Seasons
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 02:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Faking It," Investigation Discovery's "Bad Teachers" and Discovery's "Deadliest Catch."

[04/23/14 - 01:21 PM]
Lifetime's New Docu-Series "True Tori" Captivates 1.2 Million Viewers in Series Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 01:20 PM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Season's Top 20 Entertainment Series - Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/23/14 - 10:52 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Adventure Time" Seals Monday Night Wins
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, April 21.

[04/23/14 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 or Tied for #1 Tuesday Night Among the Big 4 Networks for a Record 21st Time This Season in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Supernatural" Rises, "The Originals" Holds Steady
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Up from Its Last Original 8pm Telecast in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Keeps Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: CBS, despite an all-repeat lineup, takes home the silver in adults 18-49 and remains the most-watched network.