or


[07/23/09 - 01:43 PM]
Nightline Is #1 Four Weeks in a Row-First Time Since 1995
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 13-17.

[via press release from ABC]

Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline" For the Week of July 13, 2009

"NIGHTLINE" IS #1 FOUR WEEKS IN A ROW�FIRST TIME SINCE 1995

"NIGHTLINE" PLACES FIRST AMONG ADULTS 25-54

"NIGHTLINE" GROWS +21% AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS YEAR TO YEAR WHILE "TONIGHT" DECLINES -38%

For the fourth consecutive week ABC News' "Nightline" was #1 among Total Viewers, outperforming NBC's "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" and CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman," according to Nielsen Media Research for the week of July 13, 2009. This marks the first time in 14 years "Nightline" has placed first for four weeks in a row in Total Viewers.

Among Adults 25-54, "Nightline" posted 1,473,000, placing first for the week to "Conan's" 1,466,000 Adults 25-54. The two programs tied in the A25-54 rating with a 1.2. NBC's "The Tonight Show," for the second week in a row, experienced the program's lowest Total Viewer and A25-54 averages since at least the 1991/ 1992 season. Among Adults 18-49, "Nightline" outperformed "Letterman" for second place.

"Nightline" continues to experience growth season and quarter to date, and year to year. Averaging 3.74 million Total Viewers for the week, "Nightline" grew +21% versus the same week last year, while "The Tonight Show" in comparison declined -38%.

Season to date "Nightline" is up +14% in Total Viewers, +3% in Adults 25-54 and +6% in Adults 18-49. Quarter to date, it has grown +19% in Total Viewers, +3% in Adults 25-54, and +5% in Adults 18-49, while "Conan" declined -39% in Total Viewers, -21% in A25-54 and -9% in A18-49.

Topics covered on last week's "Nightline" included the murder of the Billings couple in Florida, the Sotomayor confirmation hearings, Jackson kids custody questions, the global spread of the H1N1 virus, the 40th anniversary of the lunar landing, the suicide attacks in Indonesia and the life and death of Walter Cronkite.

ABC News' "Nightline" is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Martin Bashir. John Donvan and Vicki Mabrey are correspondents. James Goldston is the executive producer. The program airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network. For this and more ABC News releases, go to: http://blogs.abcnews.com/pressroom/

(Week of July 13, 2009) TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/ Rtg A18-49(000)/ Rtg

ABC "Nightline" 3,740,000 1,473,000/ 1.2 1,240,000/ .9

CBS "Late Show" 3,450,000 1,326,000/ 1.1 1,010,000/ .8

NBC "Tonight" 2,710,000 1,466,000/ 1.2 1,380,000/ 1.0

Source: NTI

Fringe Ratings Report: ABC Late-Night Programming Week of July 13, 2009

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers its Strongest Showing in 5 Weeks With its Second-Best Performance of the Summer in Viewers and Adults 18-49

For the First Time Ever, "JKL" Outdraws "Fallon" for the Week in Viewers

"JKL" Outdelivers CBS' "Late Show Late Show with Craig Ferguson" Across All Key Adult Demographics

Weekly National Ratings:

During the week of July 13, 2009, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" delivered its strongest performance in Total Viewers (1.45 million) and Adults 18-49 (630,000) in 5 weeks � since w/o 6/8/09. In fact, the ABC late-night program turned in its second-best numbers of the summer.

� For the first time ever, "JKL" outperformed NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" in originals during the course of a week in Total Viewers (+14% - 1.45 million vs. 1.27 million). In fact, "JKL" outdrew the NBC late-night program in viewers 3 of the 4 nights of originals, while tying on the 4th: (Tuesday � 1.72 million vs. 1.29 million; Wednesday � 1.53 million vs. 1.01 million; Thursday � 1.34 million vs. 1.29 million; Friday � 1.38 million-tied). Note: "JKL" normally airs repeats on Mondays.

� In addition, "JKL" produced is most competitive performance ever to NBC's "Fallon in Adults 18-49 (630,000 vs. 705,000).

� For the week, "JKL" bested CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" across each of the key Adult demographics: Adults 18-34 (249,000 vs. 194,000), Adults 18-49 (630,000 and 542,000) and Adults 25-54 (725,000 vs. 720,000).

Source: NTI, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, week of 7/13/09, or as dated. Season-to-date averages based on Most Current Ratings. Comparisons based on 000s. Summer: weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day.





  [july 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/02/16 - 11:38 AM]
"DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Hits Series Highs in The CW's #DCWeek Finale
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, December 1.

[12/02/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock eclipses the competition among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/02/16 - 06:53 AM]
HGTV's "Fixer Upper" Season Four Scores Its Highest-Rated Premiere Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[12/01/16 - 12:19 PM]
"Arrow" Shoots to Season Highs as #DCWeek Continues
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, NBC Big with Total Viewers
The Peacock's "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love" is the most-watched program last night.

[11/30/16 - 02:11 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 28.

[11/30/16 - 01:30 PM]
FXX Surges on Strength of Historic "The Simpsons 600 Marathon"
FXX spins the numbers for the recent stunt.

[11/30/16 - 01:05 PM]
A&E's "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" Becomes the Network's #1 Original Series Debut in More Than 2 Years
A&E spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 12:12 PM]
"The Flash" Races to Its Most Watched Episode in Two Years as #DCWeek Speeds Up
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 11:46 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Celebration Serves Up Ratings and Delivery Success
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 21-27.

[11/30/16 - 10:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Continue Their Reign
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[11/30/16 - 08:56 AM]
NBC Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure, Led by "This Is Us"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 08:34 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is the #1 Non-Sports Program for Third Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 27.

[11/30/16 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's Regular Tuesday Line-up Returns with Solid Results as "S.H.I.E.L.D." Draws Its Biggest Audience Since Early October
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 07:46 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Grows in Every Demo for November 2016 Sweeps, Tops Friday Newsmagazine Competition Across the Board
NBC News spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.