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[11/13/09 - 08:57 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday/Growing Week-To-Week and Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 12.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC Wins Thursday/Growing Week-to-Week and Year to Year

Some top line ABC bullets ahead of the regular ratings release.

Growing week to week, ABC finished as Thursday's No. 1 network among Adults 18-49 (4.0/10) for the 2nd week in a row. In fact ABC has been the highest-rated network on the evening against regular competition on 8 of 8 Thursdays this season.

� ABC was up week to week in both Total Viewers (+4% - 11.0 million vs. 10.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (+8% - 4.0/10 vs. 3.7/10).

� Surging 11% from the year-ago November Sweep Thursday in Adults 18-49 (3.6/9 on 11/13/08), ABC registered year-to-year gains on the evening for the 4th time in 5 weeks.

� "FlashForward" was up week to week in Adults 18-34 (+5%) and across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).

� "Grey's Anatomy" (5.4/13) stood as Thursday's No. 1 series telecast in Adults 18-49 for the 8th week in a row�at 9pm defeated CBS with the concluding part of its "CSI" cross-over trilogy event by 35% (4.0/10), NBC's comedy combo "The Office"/"30 Rock" by 54% (3.5/9) and Fox's "Fringe" by 145% (2.2/5). Once again Thursday's highest-rated TV show in Adults 18-34 (5.3/13).

� "Grey's" drew its biggest audience (14.4 million) in 3 weeks and its highest Adult 18-49 number (5.4/13) in 6 weeks � since 10/22/09 and 10/1/09, respectively.

� "Private Practice" won the 10 o'clock hour among Adults 18-49 (3.9/11) and Adults 18-34 (3.7/11). In fact the ABC drama has been the No. 1 series in the final hour of Thursday night for 7 weeks running in Adults 18-34 and on 6 of 7 weeks in Adults 18-49.

� "Private Practice" turned in a best-since premiere Adult 18-49 number (3.9/11) and its largest overall audience (10.2 million) in a month � since 10/1/09 and 10/15/09, respectively.





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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· FLASH FORWARD (ABC)
· FRINGE (FOX)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PRIVATE PRACTICE (ABC)











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