or


[06/12/09 - 02:49 PM]
ABC.com Holds 8 of the Top 10 Series Viewed Online in May 2009, Including the Top 5 Programs
ABC spins the digital numbers for the month of May.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC.com Holds 8 of the Top 10 Series Viewed Online in May 2009, Including the Top 5 Programs

"Dancing with the Stars" is the No. 1 Program in Unique Viewers For the 3rd Month in a Row

"Lost" is the No. 1 Program in May in Total Streams, Holding the Top Position in Every Month of 2009

According to the latest data from Nielsen VideoCensus for May 2009, ABC.com (6.3 million UVs) stood as the dominant No. 1 online broadcast site for the month in Unique Viewers, beating CBS Television by 58% (4.0 million UVs), NBC.com by 70% (3.7 million UVs), Fox Broadcasting by 294% (1.6 million UVs) and Cwtv.com by 636% (856,000).

� ABC.com was up over the previous month by 1.3 million Unique Viewers (5.0 million UVs � April 09).

Program Highlights � Unique Viewers (May �09)

For viewing of full episodes and short-form content, ABC.com represented 8 of the Top 10 programs during May '09, including the Top 5 programs. In addition, "The Bachelorette" and the second season of "Wipeout" each debuted in the Top 10.

� Among Unique Viewers, "Dancing with the Stars" (1.939 million Unique Viewers) stood as the No. 1 show for the 3rd consecutive month. In fact, ABC.com has held the No. 1 show in every month of 2009 ("Desperate Housewives" ranked No. 1 in January '09 and "Lost" ranked No. 1 in February �09).

� The rest of the Top 10 include "Lost" (No. 2 � 1.817 million Unique Viewers), "Grey's Anatomy" (No. 3 � 1.546 million UVs), "The Bachelorette" (No. 4 � 1.375 million UVs), "Desperate Housewives" (No. 5 � 1.178 million UVs), "Wipeout" (No. 7 � 946,000 UVs), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (No. 9 � 680,000 UVs) and "Ugly Betty" (No. 10 � 679,000 UVs).

Program Highlights � Total Streams (May �09)

For Total Streams, ABC.com owned 5 of the Top 10 shows in May '09, including the Top 3 programs.

� In Total Streams, "Lost" (36.4 million Total Streams) qualified as the No. 1 show for the month. In fact, "Lost" ranked as the top show in Total Streams for the 5th month running, every month in 2009.

� The rest of Top 10 in Total Streams include "Grey's Anatomy" (No. 2 � 29.0 million Total Streams), "Desperate Housewives" (No. 3 � 14.9 million TS), "Dancing with the Stars" (No. 5 � 13.1 million TS), and "The Bachelorette" (No. 9 � 9.1 million TS).

Broadcast Network Websites � Unique Viewers (May�09)

Name Unique Viewers

No. 1 ABC.com 6.0 million

No. 2 CBS Television 4.0 million

No. 3 NBC.com 3.7 million

No. 4 Fox Broadcasting 1.6 million

No. 5 Cwtv.com 856,000

Top 10 Programs � Unique Viewers (May�09)

Program Net Unique Viewers

No. 1 Dancing with the Stars ABC 1.939 million

No. 2 Lost ABC 1.817 million

No. 3 Grey's Anatomy ABC 1.546 million

No. 4 The Bachelorette ABC 1.375 million

No. 5 Desperate Housewives ABC 1.178 million

No. 6 Saturday Night Live NBC 1.175 million

No. 7 Wipeout ABC 946,000

No. 8 Survivor CBS 772,000

No. 9 Extreme Makeover: Home Ed. ABC 680,000

No.10 Ugly Betty ABC 679,000

Top 10 Programs � Total Streams (May�09)

Program Net Total Streams

No. 1 Lost ABC 36.4 million

No. 2 Grey's Anatomy ABC 29.0 million

No. 3 Desperate Housewives ABC 14.9 million

No. 4 The Office NBC 14.5 million

No. 5 Dancing with the Stars ABC 13.1 million

No. 6 NCIS CBS 11.6 million

No. 7 Young and the Restless CBS 11.5 million

No. 8 Survivor CBS 11.1 million

No. 9 The Bachelorette ABC 9.1 million

No.10 gossip girl CW 8.4 million

ABC.com's Full Episode Player delivers a high-quality viewing experience to users and premium to advertisers, attracting a young, highly educated and loyal audience. Season to date, over 140 million episodes have been initiated through the ABC.com Full Episode Player. Last fall ABC.com launched a new short-form video player which allows users to embed videos throughout the web, including their own blogs and third-party social networking sites. The ABC.com short form player is home to over 2000 pieces of content, including original webisodes, exclusive sneak peeks and interviews with the stars of ABC's most popular series, as well as ABC.com's original daily online series "Start Now." ABC.com is available anytime, anywhere on mobile devices at m.abc.com.

Source: Nielsen Online, VideoCensus, May 2009





  [june 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BACHELORETTE, THE (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· GOSSIP GIRL (CW)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
The Alphabet's veteran newsmagazine posts big gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Hannibal" Is Up 29% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 with Its Top Result in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Friday with the Top 2 TV Shows - "20/20" Surges to 2nd-Highest Ratings This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.

[04/18/14 - 08:17 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday with "Scandal" Posting Best-Ever Season Finale Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/17/14 - 02:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Survivor," "American Idol" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for FS1's "The Ultimate Fighter," Comedy Central's "Workaholics" and the NHL playoffs on CNBC and NBCSN.

[04/17/14 - 01:48 PM]
"Arnie" Becomes Most-Watched Original Production in Golf Channel History
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, April 13 through Tuesday, April 15.

[04/17/14 - 11:18 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Retains 100% of the Prior Week's 18-49 Rating, Sees Growth in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/17/14 - 09:51 AM]
CBS Is 2013-2014 Comedy Leader - Network Has Eight of the Top 10 Comedies in Viewers; Six of Top 10 in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/17/14 - 08:46 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Law & Order: SVU" Is Currently Delivering the Show's Top Results for a Rebroadcast Since December 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 16.

[04/17/14 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Idol" Pull Back in Front in Viewers, Demos
Said victory however comes against mostly repeat competition on ABC, CBS and NBC.

[04/16/14 - 04:05 PM]
MTV's Hit Series Proves It's Still Cool to Be "Awkward" in Season Four
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 02:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "NCIS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "30 for 30: Soccer Stories," MTV's "Awkward" and FX's "Fargo."