or


[10/22/10 - 10:02 AM]
ABC is No. 1 on Thursday for the 5th Week in a Row in Adults 18-34 and Key Women
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 21.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Thursday, October 21, 2010 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC is No. 1 on Thursday for the 5th Week in a Row in Adults 18-34 and Key Women

Surging Over its Lead-in, ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Jumps to the Top of the 9pm Hour to Lead its Time Period in Adults 18-49 for the 5th Consecutive Week

Leading for the 5th Week in a Row, ABC's "Private Practice" Beats CBS' "The Mentalist" by 27% in Adults 18-34

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

Up against MLB Playoffs during primetime on Fox, ABC ranked No. 1 on Thursday for the 5th week in a row this season with Adults 18-34 (2.3/7) and key Women demos: W18-34 (3.6/11) and W18-49 (4.0/11).

"Grey's Anatomy" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Surging from its lead-in (+145% in Viewers/+225% in Adults 18-49), ABC self-starter "Grey's Anatomy" shot to the top of Thursday's 9 o'clock hour to lead its time period for the 5th consecutive week in Adults 18-49. In its time period, "Grey's" (3.9/10) bettered CBS' "CSI" by +18% (3.3/9), NBC's comedies by +39% ("The Office"/"Outsourced" - 2.8/7) and Fox's "2010 National League Championship Series - Game 5" by +39% (2.8/7).

"Private Practice" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

In the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's "Private Practice" stood as the No. 2 series to CBS' "The Mentalist," beating out NBC's "The Apprentice" by 4.2 million viewers (7.8 million vs. 3.6 million) and by 115% in Adults 18-49 (2.8/8 vs. 1.3/4). For the 5th week in a row, "Private Practice" dominated "The Mentalist" with Adults 18-34, outdelivering the CBS drama by 28% (2.3/7 vs. 1.8/6).

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 38% currently, from 33% 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 (Fast Affiliate, Live + Same Day Ratings), 10/21/10.





  [october 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MENTALIST, THE (CBS)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· OUTSOURCED (NBC)
· PRIVATE PRACTICE (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/18/17 - 12:03 PM]
FOX Dominates Divisional Playoff Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its NFL postseason coverage to date.

[01/18/17 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[01/17/17 - 12:08 PM]
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Builds on Record-Setting Season Premiere
FXX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 11.

[01/17/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" on CMT Ratings Soar with Newest Episode Outpacing the Premiere as CMT's Most Watched Original Telecast Ever
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 12.

[01/17/17 - 09:50 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Keeps ABC in Front
The Alphabet continues its win streak among adults 18-49.

[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.