[09/18/07 - 12:08 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of September 10, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 10-16.

[via press release from ABC]

Primetime Ratings Report For the week of September 10, 2007

ABC's Encore "Wife Swap" Places First on Monday at 8pm In Adults 18-34 and Adult 18-49 for the Third Week Running

"Just for Laughs" Episodes Take Second in Their Half-Hours in Adults 18-49

ABC is No. 1 on Friday Night in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, Posting the Net's Strongest Performance on the Night in Both Measures in Over 3 Months

Encore Telecast of ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" on Friday Wins its 2-Hour Block in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

ABC News' "20/20" is Leads its Hour and is Friday's No. 1 Program in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the 7th Time in the Last 8 Weeks

ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Lifts the Net to the Top Ranks on the Night In Viewers and Across the Key Adults Demos for the Second Week Running

WEEK No. 52:


"Wife Swap" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

An encore of ABC's "Wife Swap" led the opening hour of Monday prime Adults 18-34 (1.8/6) and Adults 18-49 (2.0/6) for the third week running.


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

"Just for Laughs" took second in its half-hour in Total Viewers (6.6 million � tied) and Adults 18-49 (1.9/6).

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

The night's second episode of "Just for Laughs" also finished second in its time period in Adults 18-49 (2.1/6), behind only the season premiere of NBC's "The Biggest Loser."


ABC's Friday lineup of a 2-hour rebroadcast "America's Funniest Home Videos" and ABC News' "20/20" won the night, delivering the Net's largest audience (5.9 million) and highest Adults 18-49 rating (1.6/6 � tied) on Friday in over 3 months � since 5/18/07 and 6/1/07, respectively.

"America's Funniest Home Videos" (8:00-10:00 p.m.)

ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" led its 2-hour time block in both Total Viewers (5.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.5/5 � tied), delivering the Net's strongest performance in the time-slot in over 3 months � since 05/25/07 and 6/1/07, respectively.

"20/20" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

For the 7th time in the last 8 weeks, ABC News' "20/20" led its time slot and ranked as the No. 1 broadcast program of the night in Total Viewers (6.6 million), Adults 18-49 (1.9/6) and Adults 25-54 (2.3/7). Featuring John Stossel's "Whose Body is it Anyway? Sick in America," the ABC newsmagazine attracted its largest audience in over 4 months � since 5/4/07.

� "20/20" took the top spot in the final hour in prime among Adults 18-49 for the 12th time in the last 13 weeks.


"Saturday Night Football: Tennessee at California" (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

With "Saturday Night Football," between the USC Trojans and the Nebraska Cornhuskers, ABC won the night in Total Viewers (7.4 million) and across each of the key adult demos (Adults 18-34 � 2.3/9, Adults 18-49 � 2.6/9 and Adults 25-54 � 3.0/9) for the second week running. ABC delivered its highest Saturday ratings across the adult demos in nearly 9 months � since 12/23/06.

*Please note that due to a Nielsen processing issue, ratings for the CBS NFL National game are currently unavailable and are not included in the reports. The CBS weekly average will change once the data is provided.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, NTI (Live + Same Day or Most Current), week of 9/10/07, or as dated.

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