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
[01/16/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Taboo" Delights in FX Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Score Big for NBC, FOX
Nearly 49 million viewers turned into FOX at its peak for its Packers-Cowboys showdown.

[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
Steelers-Chiefs Score a Record Overnight Rating for a Primetime NFL Wild Card or Divisional Playoff Game
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoff Coverage Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.

[01/14/17 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" leads the night in both categories.

[01/14/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Shark Tank" Scores a Season High in Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 13.

[01/14/17 - 08:32 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 96% of Last Week's Season Debut in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 13.

[01/13/17 - 04:01 PM]
Science Channel Series Premiere of "MythBusters: The Search" Breaks Into Cable's Top 20 Among Key Demos on Jan. 7
Science Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, January 7.

[01/13/17 - 11:00 AM]
Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations" Scores Highest-Rated Season Ever
In the midst of the season, the network quickly commissioned 48 additional episodes that will begin airing in April 2017.

[01/13/17 - 09:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Tight Demo Race
The Eye wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49 despite a repeat "The Big Bang Theory."

[01/12/17 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with Comedies
"Modern Family" helps pave the way to an adults 18-49 victory.

[01/11/17 - 09:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Return Sparks NBC Victory
The Peacock leads the night, which saw the four major broadcast networks carry President Obama's Farewell Address.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" Premiere Hits All the Right Notes on CMT
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 5.

[01/10/17 - 09:46 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Holds Onto Top Spot for ABC
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49.