or


[07/02/09 - 11:39 AM]
ABC Improves Its Wednesday Performance Year to Year Among Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 1.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Wednesday, July 1, 2009 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

For the 4th Consecutive Week, ABC Improves its Wednesday Performance Year to Year Among Viewers and Young Adults

"Wipeout" is No. 1 at 8pm in Total Viewers for the 3rd Week in a Row and Wins its Time Slot for the 6th Week Running Across the Key Men Demos

"Wipeout" Grows Week to Week in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

The Season Opener of ABC News' "Primetime: Crime" Equals the Network's Top Numbers in the Slot this Summer in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

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

Surging from the year-ago night (7/2/08) by nearly 1 million viewers (5.4 million 4.5 million) and 20% in Adults 18-49 (1.8/5 vs. 1.5/5), ABC improved its Wednesday numbers year to year for the 4th consecutive week.

"Wipeout" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Outdrawing its closest competitor by half-a-million viewers (7.8 million vs. 7.3 million - Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance"), ABC's "Wipeout" finished No. 1 during Wednesday's 8 o'clock hour with Total Viewers for the 3rd week in a row. And for the 6th consecutive week (every telecast this summer), the ABC unscripted series won its time slot across all key Men demos (M18-34 - 1.7/8, M18-49 - 2.4/9 and M25-54 - 2.8/10). In fact it was Wednesday's No. 1 TV program with Men 18-34 (tie) and Men 18-49.

* "Wipeout" increased its numbers week to week in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54.

"Primetime: Crime" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in at 10:00 p.m. among Viewers and Women, the season premiere of ABC News' "Primetime: Crime" beat NBC's "The Philanthropist" in the hour across the Women demos, finishing No. 1 with Women 18-34 (1.3/4) and second with Women 18-49 (1.9/6) and Women 25-54 (2.3/6).

* The ABC newsmagazine equaled the Net's highest numbers in the hour this summer with Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.

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 32% currently, from 25% 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 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Program Ratings), 7/1/09.





  [july 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· PHILANTHROPIST, THE (NBC)
· PRIMETIME (ABC)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/25/18 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos "Roseanne" Marathon
The Alphabet's four encores still manage to hold off the competition among adults 18-49.

[04/24/18 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Voice" Edge ABC, "Idol"
The Peacock holds off the Alphabet in both total viewers and adults 18-49 by a slim margin.

[04/23/18 - 08:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Reclaim Demo Crown
The Alphabet tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[04/22/18 - 08:48 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors with NASCAR, NHL
Said duo leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/21/18 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "MasterChef Junior" Claim Top Demo Spot
The network edges both CBS and NBC in a tight race among adults 18-49.

[04/20/18 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Junior's "Muppet Babies" Grows to New Series Highs
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, April 13.

[04/20/18 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Surge from ABC, "Scandal" Finale
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/19/18 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off NBC's "Voice" Special
A special Wednesday episode of the Peacock's franchise boosts the Peacock last night.

[04/18/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Roseanne" Top Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet continued its adults 18-49 reign last night, as did the Eye in total audience.

[04/17/18 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Its Reign in Viewers, Demos
"The Voice" once again tops the charts in both categories.

[04/16/18 - 11:15 AM]
1.2 Million Viewers Tuned in to "Shotmakers'" Two-Night Premiere on Golf Channel, Youngest Primetime Audience Since 2016
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10.

[04/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Academy of Country Music Awards" Push CBS in Front
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/15/18 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock edges the competition among adults 18-49 last night.

[04/15/18 - 08:31 AM]
ESPN & ABC's NBA Playoffs Opening Saturday Ratings Highest in Five Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, April 14.

[04/14/18 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Off the Competition
The Eye tops the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.