or


[02/10/09 - 12:38 PM]
The Bachelor Hits Season Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 9.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Monday, February 9, 2009 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

"The Bachelor" Hits Season Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, Building on the Prior Week's Telecast for the 5th Consecutive Week

"The Bachelor" Stands as Monday's Top TV Show in Adults 18-34 and All Key Women, Ranking as the No. 1 Show in Adults 18-34 for the First Time This Season

Growing from its First Hour to its Second Hour, "The Bachelor" Wins from 10-11pm, Topping CBS' "C.S.I.: Miami" by 65% in Adults 18-34 and by 8% in Adults 18-49

"The Bachelor" (9:02-11:02 p.m.)

Opposite all-original programming on the broadcast networks, ABC's "The Bachelor" registered season highs in both Total Viewers (11.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.2/10), building on the previous week's telecast for the 5th consecutive week. In fact "The Bachelor" has built on the prior week's performance for every telecast since its season premiere. In addition, "The Bachelor" attracted its largest non-finale audience in over 4 1/2 years and strongest Adults 18-49 rating in nearly 3 years - since 5/12/04 and 2/13/06, respectively.

* "The Bachelor" won its 2-hour time-slot and qualified as Monday's No. 1 TV program among Adults 18-34 (4.3/11) and across all key Women demos: Women 18-34 (6.5/16), Women 18-49 (6.3/14) and Women 25-54 (6.6/14). Further, Monday's telecast represented the first time this season that "The Bachelor" stood as Monday's top program among Adults 18-34, while qualifying as the top program among Women 18-34 in all 6 of its telecasts this season.

* Growing from its first hour to its second hour among Adults 18-34 (4.2/11 to 4.3/11) and Adults 18-49 (4.1/10 to 4.3/10), "The Bachelor" won the 10 o'clock hour, beating second-ranked CBS' "C.S.I.: Miami" by 65% in Adults 18-34 (4.3/11 vs. 2.6/7) and by 8% in Adults 18-49 (4.3/10 vs. 4.0/10).

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 30% currently, from 23% at the same point in 2008. 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 Program Ratings), 2/9/09.





  [february 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/11/19 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Crown
A special "The Masked Singer" helps put FOX in front in the key demographic.

[12/10/19 - 10:30 AM]
"The Irishman" Was Watched by 26,404,081 Accounts Globally - Within Its First 7 Days on Netflix
The streaming service dropped another viewership number on social media this morning.

[12/10/19 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Top Spots
The network takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/09/19 - 08:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/08/19 - 08:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins College Football Showdown
The network's Big Ten Football Championship Game tops the ACC Championship Game on ABC.

[12/07/19 - 10:50 AM]
ABC Airs Most-Watched Pac-12 Championship Since 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, December 6.

[12/07/19 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Pac-12 Football Championship Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[12/06/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Big with "Thursday Night Football"
The Cowboys/Bears showdown delivers for the network in all categories.

[12/05/19 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Masked Singer" Reclaim Demo Crown
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/04/19 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" Wins Demo Race for NBC
The network's annual telecast leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[12/03/19 - 11:00 AM]
A&E Network's "Biography - Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On" Delivers Largest "Biography" Audience in 15 Years with 1.2 Million Total Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Monday, December 2.

[12/03/19 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with Fall Finales
"9-1-1" helps spark the network to the demo crown.

[12/03/19 - 07:31 AM]
NBC Wins the November Sweep in Total Viewers for the First Time in 23 Years, Snaps CBS' 18-Year Winning Streak
NBC further spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/02/19 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Remain on Top
The network cruises to victory in all categories last night.

[12/01/19 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Puts FOX on Top
The network takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.