or


[01/31/11 - 08:58 AM]
ABC is Sunday's Non-Sports Leader/"Home Edition" Hits Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 30.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC is Sunday's Non-Sports Leader/"Home Edition" Hits Season Highs

Early info on ABC's Sunday, ahead of the regular press release.

Up against Fox's coverage of the NFL Pro Bowl on the evening, ABC ran as the Sunday's #1 non-sports network in Adults 18-49, beating third-place CBS by 11% and fourth-place NBC by 62%.

· ABC's numbers rose up sharply week to week in Total Viewers (+2.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (+62%), while it posted its highest Sunday numbers since November with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11 - since 11/21/10.

During the 7 o'clock hour, ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos beat out its regular competition by wide margins in Adults 18-49, topping CBS' 60 Minutes by 57% and NBC's Dateline by 69%.

· AFV drew its 2nd-largest audience this season and equaled a season-high with Adults 18-49.

Building audience against the NFL game during each half-hour from 8-10pm and hitting a season-high, ABC's 2-hour Extreme Makeover: Home Edition paced well ahead of its non-sports competition among young adults, beating CBS in the time period by 35% and NBC by 125%. In fact, ABC's Home Edition registered as Sunday's #1 regular program in the key young adult sales demo. The ABC unscripted series won its time period over the NFL game among key Women (W18-49/W25-54) and Kids 2-11.

· ABC's Home Edition posted its highest numbers this season among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34. Featuring Emma Roberts and Justin Bieber as guest volunteers, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition tallied its highest Teen 12-17 and Kids 2-11 numbers in 2 years - since 1/25/09 and 1/11/09, respectively.

Quick Take for Sunday, January 30, 2011 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

Surging Week to Week, ABC is Sunday's No. 1 Non-Sports Net in Adults 18-49

Hitting a Season-High, ABC's "AFV" Dominates its Regular Competition at 7pm

Sunday's Top-Rated Regular Show in Adults 18-49, ABC's "Home Edition" Builds Steadily Against the Pro Bowl and Tops its Non-Sports Competition by Wide Margins

ABC's "Home Edition" Marks Season-Highs Among Young Adults and, with Guest Volunteers Emma Roberts and Justin Bieber, Hits 2-Year Highs with Teens and Kids

Sunday Night (7:00-11:00 p.m.)

Up against Fox's coverage of the NFL Pro Bowl on the evening, ABC ran as Sunday's No. 1 non-sports network in Adults 18-49 (2.1/6), beating third-place CBS by 11% (1.9/5) and fourth-place NBC by 62% (1.3/4).

· ABC's numbers rose sharply week to week in Total Viewers (+2.3 million - 7.5 million vs. 5.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (+62% - 2.1/6 vs. 1.3/3), while it posted its highest Sunday numbers since November with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11 - since 11/21/10.

"America's Funniest Home Videos" (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

During the 7 o'clock hour, ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" beat out its regular competition by wide margins in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6), topping CBS' "60 Minutes" by 57% (1.4/4) and NBC's "Dateline" by 69% (1.3/4).

· "AFV" drew its 2nd-largest audience (8.5 million) this season and equaled a season high with Adults 18-49.

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (8:00-10:00 p.m.)

Building audience against the NFL game during each half-hour from 8:00-10:00 p.m. and hitting a season high, ABC's 2-hour "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" paced well ahead of its non-sports competition among young adults (2.7/7), beating CBS in the time period by 35% (2.0/5) and NBC by 125% (1.2/3). In fact, ABC's "Home Edition" registered as Sunday's No. 1 regular program in the key young adult sales demo. The ABC unscripted series won its time period over the NFL game among key Women (W18-49/W25-54) and Kids 2-11.

· ABC's "Home Edition" posted its highest numbers this season among Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 18-34. Featuring Emma Roberts and Justin Bieber as guest volunteers, "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" tallied its highest Teen 12-17 and Kids 2-11 numbers in 2 years - since 1/25/09 and 1/11/09, respectively.

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 39% currently, from 35% at the same point in 2010. 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), 1/30/11.





  [january 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· DATELINE NBC (NBC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/02/16 - 08:57 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Little Big Shots" Tops Demo Race for NBC
The Peacock and ABC share the night's adults 18-49 crown.

[05/02/16 - 07:48 AM]
Investigation Discovery Has Best April Ever in Prime Delivery & Continues Reign as Top Network for Women
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April.

[05/01/16 - 12:42 PM]
ESPN Averages More Than Three Million Viewers for Three-Day 2016 NFL Draft Telecast
ESPN spins the numbers for its NFL Draft coverage to date.

[05/01/16 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
Coverage of Pittsburgh at Washington leads the night among adults 18-49.

[05/01/16 - 08:33 AM]
Penguins-Capitals Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey Leads Saturday in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 30.

[04/30/16 - 01:17 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with ABC
"Blue Bloods" is the night's most-watched program while "Shark Tank" tops the charts among adults 18-49.

[04/30/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49 as "Shark Tank" Surges to a 10-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[04/30/16 - 08:31 AM]
"Dateline" Grows, "Grimm" & "Caught on Camera" Maintain 100% Week-to-Week
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[04/29/16 - 04:26 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates April with More Top Ten Unscripted Cable Series with Men Than Any Other Network
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 03:22 PM]
Science Channel Delivers Highest Rated and Most Watched April Among Total Viewers and Key Demos
Science Channel spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 11:16 AM]
Velocity Keeps Foot on the Gas in April with High Single and Double-Digit Ratings Increases
Velocity spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 09:11 AM]
"The Odd Couple" Grows to Season High Adults 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 28.

[04/29/16 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "The Big Bang Theory"
The Eye's mainstay leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/29/16 - 08:37 AM]
"Scandal" Gains Adults 18-49 and Draws a 6-Week High in Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 28.

[04/29/16 - 08:25 AM]
"The Blacklist" Tops "Scandal" in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 28.