or


[11/25/09 - 08:42 AM]
Hitting Season-Highs, Dwts Results Soars to the Top of Its Time Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[via press release from ABC]

Hitting Season-Highs, DWTS Results Soars to the Top of its Time Slot

DWTS Season 9 finale highlights ahead of the regular press release.

Hitting Tuesday season highs in Total Viewers (15.8 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.9/11), ABC finished #1 on the final Tuesday of the November Sweep in the key young adult sales demo.

In its 9 the season finale, ABC's DWTS Results marked season highs on the night in Total Viewers (19.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.3/12).

� Dancing soared to the top of its 9-11pm time period, beating its nearest competition by 4.4 million viewers and by 23% in Adults 18-49 (CBS = 14.8 million and 3.5/10).

Quick Take for Tuesday, November 24, 2009 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

Marking Season Highs on the Night with Viewers and Young Adults, ABC Is No. 1 on the Final Tuesday of the �09 November Sweep in Adults 18-49

Finishing as the Second-Most-Watched TV Show at 8pm to CBS' "NCIS," ABC Freshman "V" Tops Time-Slot Regulars NBC's "Biggest Loser" and Fox's "Dance"

Hitting Season-Highs on the Night, ABC's "DWTS" Finale Soars to the Top of its Time Slot, Beating No. 2 CBS by 4.4 Million Viewers and by 23% in Adults 18-49

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

Hitting Tuesday season highs in Total Viewers (15.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.9/11), ABC finished No. 1 on the final Tuesday of the November Sweep in the key young adult sales demographic.

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

ABC freshman "V" (9.2 million) finished as the second-most-watched TV show in the 8 o'clock hour to CBS' top performer "NCIS," outdrawing time-period veteran NBC's "Biggest Loser" by 6% (8.7 million) and Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" by 53% (6.0 million).

� Based on Nielsen's first round of data for the new series, ABC's "V" is showing enormous gains over its first-reported numbers through DVR playback, picking up an average +2.4 million viewers and an additional 1.0 Adult 18-49 rating point from the Live + Same Day number to the Live + 7 Day DVR finals.

"Dancing with the Stars the Results Show" (9:00-11:00 p.m.)

On its 9th season finale, ABC's "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show" pulled in an average audience of 19.2 million viewers and a 4.3 rating, 12 share with Adults 18-49. Singer, actor, TV presenter Donny Osmond was crowned Season 9 champion and awarded the coveted mirror ball trophy. Opposite stiff sweep competition during its 2-hour broadcast, including CBS' original dramas ("NCIS: LA"/"Good Wife"), as well as the second hours of NBC's "Biggest Loser" and Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance," the season closer of "Dancing" towered over its closest time period competition (CBS) by 4.4 million viewers and by 23% in Adults 18-49 (14.8 million and 3.5/10).

� "DWTS the Results" gained audience throughout its telecast, surging by 3.0 million viewers (17.5 million to 20.5 million) and by 21% in Adults 18-49 (3.9/11 to 4.7/13) from its first half-hour to its final half-hour.

� "Dancing with the Stars the Results" hit season highs on the night in Total Viewers 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 more than 33% currently, from 28% 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 Ratings), 11/24/09. DVR Playback = w/o 11/2/09.





  [november 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)
· V (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Empire" No. 1 Broadcast Series of 2015-2016 Season
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Low Key Demo Race
"20/20 Saturday" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:46 AM]
"SNL" Ranks #1 for the Night in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos as "20/20" Rises
The Alphabet's perennial newsmagazine and the season finale of "Shark Tank" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Wins Season's Final Friday with the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/21/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since March 18
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/20/16 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The season finale of "Grey's Anatomy" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[05/19/16 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rises with Its Season Finale
FOX tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[05/18/16 - 08:58 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Season Finale Sparks CBS Victory
Michael Weatherly's swan song leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/17/16 - 01:25 PM]
Hallmark Channel Steals Saturday Night with Premiere of "Tulips in Spring"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/16 - 08:56 AM]
ESPN Delivers Best WNBA Regular-Season Audience Since 2001
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 14.