or


[11/11/08 - 03:22 PM]
ABC Is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 7th Time in 8 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 10.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Monday, November 10, 2008 (National Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 7th Time in 8 Weeks, While Logging its Highest Adults 18-49 Performance in 5 Weeks

"Dancing with the Stars" Is Monday's Most-Watched TV Program for the 8th Straight Week, Posting Week-to-Week Gains of 1.7 Million Viewers and 8% in Adults 18-49

"Samantha Who?" Beats CBS' "Worst Week" in Adults 18-49 for the First Time, Posting its Best Young Adult Performance Since its Season Premiere

"Boston Legal" More than Doubles NBC's "My Own Worst Enemy" in Total Viewers and Defeats the NBC Drama for the First Time and by 22% in Adults 18-49

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

Ranking as the night's most-watched network for the 7th time in 8 weeks this season, ABC's Monday lineup saw increases over the previous week of 1.7 million viewers (14.1 million vs. 12.4 million) and 13% in Adults 18-49 (3.4/8 vs. 3.0/7). In fact, the Net logged its highest young adult performance on the night in 5 weeks - since 10/06/08.

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

Qualifying as Monday's most-watched program in all 8 of its telecasts so far this season, ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" saw week-to-week increases of 1.6 million viewers (18.7 million vs. 17.1 million) and 8% in Adults 18-49 (4.2/10 vs. 3.9/9). In addition, "DWTS" ranked as Monday's No. 1 program among Women 18-49 (5.8/13) and Women 25-54 (7.4/16).

"Samantha Who?" (9:32-10:02 p.m.)

Television's second-most watched sitcom of the season (behind CBS' "Two and a Half Men"), ABC's "Samantha Who?" outdrew its comedy competition in the time slot, CBS' "Worst Week," by nearly 1.0 million viewers (10.4 million vs. 9.5 million), while beating the CBS sitcom for the first time in Adults 18-49 (2.9/7 vs. 2.8/7). In fact, the ABC comedy delivered its best Adults 18-49 rating since its season premiere - 10/13/08.

* "Samantha Who?" won its time period among Women 18-49 (4.3/10) and Women 25-54 (5.3/11) for the 4th time in 5 airings.

"Boston Legal" (10:02-11:00 p.m.)

Building on the previous week's performance by 2.0 million viewers (8.7 million vs. 6.7 million) and by 22% in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6 vs. 1.8/4), ABC's "Boston Legal" equaled its best Adults 18-49 performance since its season premiere - since 9/22/08. "Boston Legal" more than doubled its Total Viewer count compared to NBC's "My Own Worst Enemy" (8.7 million vs. 4.3 million; +4.4 million), while defeating the NBC freshman drama for the first time in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6 vs. 1.8/5; +22%).

A note about increasing DVR penetration and year-to-year rating comparisons: Year-to-year rating comparisons based on the Live + Same Day data stream are distorted by the level of DVR penetration in the Nielsen sample, which has jumped up to 28% currently, from 21% at the same point in 2007. More viewers are watching shows on their own timetables, which may not be reflected in the overnight next day numbers. 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 Ratings), 11/10/08.





  [november 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· MY OWN WORST ENEMY (NBC)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· WORST WEEK (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/26/16 - 09:16 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Historic Fifth Consecutive TV Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/26/16 - 08:58 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SVU" Top Final Night of May Sweeps
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Empire" No. 1 Broadcast Series of 2015-2016 Season
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Low Key Demo Race
"20/20 Saturday" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:46 AM]
"SNL" Ranks #1 for the Night in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos as "20/20" Rises
The Alphabet's perennial newsmagazine and the season finale of "Shark Tank" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Wins Season's Final Friday with the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/21/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since March 18
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.