or


[02/02/09 - 02:43 PM]
'The Office' Scores Record Ratings Following Super Bowl Xliii
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 1.

[via press release from NBC]

'THE OFFICE' SCORES RECORD RATINGS FOLLOWING SUPER BOWL XLIII

THE SPECIAL ONE-HOUR EPISODE OF 'THE OFFICE' HITS NEW SERIES HIGHS IN ALL KEY MEASURES, AND DELIVERS THE TOP RESULTS FOR ANY NBC ENTERTAINMENT TELECAST SINCE MAY 2004

AN AVERAGE 22.0 MILLION PERSONS WATCHED 'THE OFFICE,' WITH AN ESTIMATED 37.7 MILLION WATCHING ALL OR PART OF THE TELECAST

Universal City, Calif. � February 2, 2009 � Last night, the special one-hour telecast of "The Office," which aired following NBC Sports' coverage of Super Bowl XLIII, set new ratings records for the award-winning comedy, according to time zone-adjusted "fast national" "live plus same day" viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.

Sunday from 10:40-11:40 p.m. ET, "The Office" averaged a 10.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 22.0 million viewers overall. This marks a new series record for "The Office" and the highest 18-49 rating and biggest overall viewership for any NBC entertainment telecast in more than four and a half years (since the May 13, 2004 telecast of "ER").

An estimated 37.7 million persons watched all or part of Sunday's telecast of "The Office" (six minutes or more).

In adults 18-34, "The Office" delivered a 12.5 rating last night, making it the top-rated entertainment telecast of the season in that valuable demographic. In adults 18-49, Sunday's telecast of "The Office" is the #3 entertainment telecast of the season on any network, behind only the Tuesday and Wednesday season premieres of "American Idol."

The 10.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 22.0 million viewers overall for Sunday's telecast of "The Office" roughly doubled the show's prior "live plus same day" record numbers (a 5.1 rating in adults 18-49, 11.2 million viewers overall).

Since its original debut on NBC in March 2005, "The Office" has established itself as one of television's most-honored comedy series, having earned such awards as the 2006 Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, the 2006 Peabody Award, the 2006 and 2009 AFI Honors, the Producers Guild Award, the Writers Guild Award, the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy and the Television Critic's Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy.

Note that all national ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated.





  [february 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· ER (NBC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/05/16 - 10:47 AM]
FOX's "Grease: Live" Grows 20% in Total Viewers After 3 Days, FOX to Air Encore on Easter Sunday
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.

[02/05/16 - 10:29 AM]
CBS Multi-Platform Snapshot - Top Five Most Popular Programs on Various Platforms This Season
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/05/16 - 10:18 AM]
With Live + 3-Day Viewing, "Scorpion" Moves Up to the Week's #2 Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.

[02/05/16 - 09:10 AM]
The Third Episode of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Ranks #3 in the 8-9 Hour
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "American Idol"
The network holds off second place CBS in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/05/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Is Up vs. NBC's Regular-Program Slot Average Prior to "Shades" by 38%
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/04/16 - 09:55 AM]
FYI(TM) Scores Best Month Ever Among Adults 18-49 for January
FYI spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/04/16 - 08:49 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Continues Demo Reign with "American Idol"
The network also sees week-to-week growth from "Hell's Kitchen" among adults 18-49.

[02/03/16 - 03:46 PM]
E! Delivers January Ratings Success, Up 35% Among Total Viewers and 29% Among A18-49 in Primetime
E! spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/03/16 - 12:58 PM]
DIY Network Grew P25-54 Impressions by 14% in January
DIY Network spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/03/16 - 11:18 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2016" Delivers Its Largest Audience Ever with 11.4 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/16 - 08:44 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials"
The two-hour special leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/03/16 - 08:39 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Wins at 10 P.M. Among ABC, CBS & NBC in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/16 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Surges in Its Return to Original to Rank as Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/16 - 07:42 AM]
Travel Channel Boasts P25-54 Ratings Increase in January
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of January.