or


[10/16/07 - 03:03 PM]
Quick Take for Monday, October 15, 2007 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Monday, October 15, 2007 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

ABC Leads its Fourth Consecutive Monday in Total Viewers

ABC is Up Week to Week and Delivers Significant Increases Over the Same Monday a Year Ago

ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" is Monday's Most-Watched TV Show For the Fourth Week in a Row

ABC's "Samantha Who?" Opens as the Season's No. 1 New Comedy in Viewers and Adults 18-49, the Most-Watched Comedy Telecast on Any Net in 7 Months

ABC's "The Bachelor" Beats NBC's "Journeyman" During the 10 O'clock Hour, Hitting Season-High Deliveries in Adults 25-54, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54

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

With the Net's lineup of "Dancing with the Stars," the series premiere of "Samantha Who?" and "The Bachelor," ABC was the most-watched TV network on Monday for the fourth week running, outperforming second-place CBS by 3.3 million viewers (15.2 million vs. 11.9 million). In addition, ABC led the night in Adults 18-49 (4.3/11).

� ABC posted week-to-week gains in viewers and young adults (14.6 million & 4.1/10 on 10/8/06), as well as pacing well ahead of the corresponding year-ago Monday (8.0 million & 3.3/8 on 10/16/06).

"Dancing with the Stars" (8:00-9:32 p.m.)

ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" was the most-watched show (19.4 million) on Monday night for the fourth straight week. In addition, the broad skewing unscripted dance competition also ranked as the No. 1 TV program of the evening in Women 18-49 (7.1/17) and Women 25-54 (8.9/20).

"Samantha Who?" (9:32-10:03 p.m.)

The series debut of ABC's "Samantha Who?" stood as TV's No. 1 new comedy premiere of the season in both Total Viewers (14.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.5/10), as well as the most-watched new series premiere overall. Furthermore, "Samantha Who?" qualifies as the most-watched comedy telecast on any network on any night in 7 months (since 3/28/07 with Fox's telecast of "Til Death"). The comedy led its half-hour among Total Viewers and across each of the key Women demographics: Women 18-34 (5.2/12), Women 18-49 (6.9/15) and Women 25-54 (7.9/16).

� "Samantha Who?" built on its lead-in by 11% among Women 18-34 (5.2/12 vs. 4.7/12), ranking as the No. 1 program of the night in the demo.

"The Bachelor" (10:03-11:00 p.m.)

ABC's "The Bachelor" outdelivered NBC's "Journeyman" in the hour by 2.1 million viewers (8.9 million vs. 6.8 million) and by 26% in Adults 18-49 (3.4/9 vs. 2.7/7). The ABC unscripted series ranked No. 1 in its time slot among its core audience of Women 18-34 (4.3/11-tie).

� "The Bachelor" hit season highs in Adults 25-54 (3.9/9-tie), Women 18-49 (5.3/13) and Women 25-54 (6.0/14).

A note about increasing DVR penetration and year to year rating comparisons: Year-to-year rating trends based on the Live + Same Day data stream may be somewhat distorted by the level of DVR penetration in the Nielsen sample, which has more than doubled from 9% at the same point in 2006 up to 20% currently. More viewers are watching shows on their own timetables, which may not be reflected in the overnight next day numbers. Therefore, the only truly valid year-to-year comparison would be one based on the Live + 7 Day metric, once those stats are released by Nielsen.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings), 10/15/07.





  [october 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· JOURNEYMAN (NBC)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· 'TIL DEATH (FOX)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/13/18 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Pushes CBS Into Top Spot
The Eye edges ABC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/12/18 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC, CBS
The Peacock's "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" leads the evening in both categories.

[08/11/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Low Key Evening
An encore of "American Ninja Warrior" helps the Peacock lead the night among adults 18-49.

[08/10/18 - 12:59 PM]
E! Ranks #1 on Sunday in Primetime Among P18-34 Across Cable and Is the Most Social Entertainment Network of the Night
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 5.

[08/10/18 - 11:40 AM]
TLC's "90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days" Brings in Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Franchise History
TLC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 5.

[08/10/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts as NFL Boosts All Networks
Local coverage of preseason games inflate said numbers in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/09/18 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off ABC, NBC in Demo Race
"MasterChef" helps the network hold off the competition among adults 18-49.

[08/08/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Top ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Premiere
The Peacock holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/07/18 - 10:31 AM]
Freeform's "The Bold Type" Series Ratings Grow 14% Year-to-Year
Freeform further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/07/18 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Competition with "The Bachelorette" Finale
The Alphabet's mainstay easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/06/18 - 02:11 PM]
Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Scores Series-High Ratings
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 1.

[08/06/18 - 11:19 AM]
TLC Takes #1 Spot for Women in All Ad-Supported Cable Primetime in July
TLC further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/06/18 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off the Competition in Viewers, Demos
The Alphabet's "Celebrity Family Feud" once again sparks a victory.

[08/05/18 - 08:54 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Puts NBC in Front
The Peacock inches past the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/04/18 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown, CBS Tops Viewers
Repeats of "American Ninja Warrior" and "Dateline NBC" are good enough to keep the Peacock in front among adults 18-49.