or


[06/09/10 - 02:45 PM]
ABC Wins Tuesday with Coverage of 2010 Nba Championship Series
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 8.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, June 8, 2010 (National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

ABC Wins Tuesday with Coverage of 2010 NBA Championship Series, Registering its 2nd-Highest-Ever Prime Numbers with The Finals' Game 3

For the 3rd Straight Telecast This Year, the "NBA Finals on ABC" Stands as the Night's No. 1 TV Show in Viewers and All Key Adults Demos

"JKL Game Night" Specials Continue to Outpace Last Year And Deliver Broad Exposure for the ABC Late-Night Talker

The NBA Finals Generates its Best Results in 6 Years, Registering as the Second-Strongest-Ever Numbers on ABC

ABC Scores its Highest-Ever Game 3 Ratings with Key Men and Teens 12-17

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

Airing Game 3 of the 2010 NBA Finals (Celtics-Lakers), ABC won Tuesday night in Total Viewers (10.8 million) and across all key Adult demos: AD18-34 (4.5/15), AD18-49 (4.4/13) and AD25-54 (4.4/12). ABC outdelivered its nearest competition during primetime by 1.6 million viewers (10.8 million vs. 9.2 million - CBS) and by 13% in Adults 18-49 (4.4/13 vs. 3.9/11 - Fox), snapping Fox's 21-week young adult winning streak on the night. It was ABC's 3rd straight primetime win with coverage of the 2010 NBA Finals.

· Among viewers and young adults, ABC's marked its strongest summer Tuesday performance in almost 2 years - since 6/17/08, with its broadcast of the series-clinching Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Championship Series (Celtics-Lakers).

· The Network posted its second-strongest-ever primetime results with a Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. ABC began carriage of the NBA Finals starting in 2003.

"Jimmy Kimmel Live Game Night 3" (Various Time Periods)

For the 3rd straight telecast, "JKL Game Night" increased its overall audience year to year. On average, ABC's 2010 "JKL Game Night" specials are up by 9% in Total Viewers (3.7 million vs. 3.3 million), over the first three telecasts last year, drawing its biggest audience in its 3 years on the air. The "Game Night" specials continue to generate broad exposure for "JKL," up by wide margins in viewers (+125%) and young adults (+120%) over its late-night season averages (2009-10 TV Season = 1.6 million and 0.5/3).

"NBA Finals on ABC - GM 3" (9:04 - 11:55 p.m., ET)

The "NBA Finals on ABC - GM 3" topped stiff competition during primetime, including Fox's season finale of "Glee" and NBC's "America's Got Talent," to finish as Tuesday's No. 1 TV program in Total Viewers (16.0 million) and across each of the key adult demographics: A18-34 (7.0/22), A18-49 (6.7/19) and A25-54 (6.6/18). It was the 3rd broadcast in a row for the 2010 NBA Finals to qualify as the evening's highest-rated television program in viewers and key adults. The LA Lakers beat the Boston Celtics by a score of 91-84, to lead the best-of-seven series 2-1.

· In viewers and young adults, it was the biggest Game 3 for the NBA Championship Series in 6 years and the second-highest-ever on ABC - since Game 3 of the 2004 series on 6/10/04. In addition, it was the highest-rated-ever Game 3 on ABC among Men 18-34, Men 18-49 and Teens 12-17.

· Based on 3-game averages, the 2010 NBA Championship Series continues to pull the strongest results in 6 years (since 2004), its 2nd-highest-ever numbers on ABC in both Total Viewers (15.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (6.3/18). Compared to the first three games of 2009 (Lakers-Magic), The Finals is building year to year by 1.5 million viewers and by 11% in Adults 18-49 (13.8 million and 5.7/16).

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 36% currently, from 31% at the same point in 2009. 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: The Nielsen Company (National, Live + Same Day Program Ratings), 6/8/10.





  [june 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· GLEE (FOX)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:09 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Triples Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 2 Powers FOX to Second-Straight Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 08:46 AM]
NBC's Wednesday Dramas Finish Within a Tenth of a Rating Point of Last Week's 18-49 Result Despite World Series Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Keeps FOX on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" and ABC's "Nashville" are the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/23/14 - 08:14 AM]
ABC Is Wednesday's No. 1 Non-Sports Net with the Night's Top 2 Series Telecasts
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 08:55 AM]
NBC Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Network Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.