or


[04/15/11 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Sees Week to Week Increases Opposite an "Idol"-Fueled Fox and NBC's All-Original Comedy Lineup
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 14.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Thursday, April 14, 2011 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Sees Week to Week Increases Opposite an "Idol"-Fueled Fox and NBC's All-Original Comedy Lineup

Taking Second to Fox's "American Idol" at 8pm, ABC's Spring "Wipeout" Dominates NBC's Comedy Block by 2.8 Million Viewers and by 46% in Young Adults

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

With 1 original and 2 repeat programs, ABC posted gains week to week in both Total Viewers (+13% - 4.4 million vs. 3.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (+8% - 1.3/4 vs. 1.2/4) opposite an "Idol"-led Fox and NBC's all-original lineup.

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

From 8:00-9:00 p.m. against Fox's "American Idol," ABC's Spring "Wipeout" finished second in the hour in Adults 18-49, topping NBC's original comedies, including the highly promoted series premiere of "The Paul Reiser Show," by 2.8 million viewers (6.2 million vs. 3.4 million) and by 46% among Adults 18-49 (1.9/6 vs. 1.3/4). "Wipeout" also ranked No. 2 to "Idol" in the hour among Adults 18-34, Men 18-49, Women 18-49 and Teens 12-17, outdelivering NBC's comedy block by solid margins.

· Despite facing "Idol" in the time period this year, the ABC unscripted series generated double-digit year-to-year gains in the hour with Total Viewers (+24%) and Adults 18-49 (+36%), over an original episode of "FlashForward" on the year-ago evening (5.0 million and 1.4/5 on 4/15/10).

· ABC was the only major net to build audience in the hour against "Idol," gaining 10% in overall viewers (5.9 million to 6.5 million) and 18% in young adults (1.7/6 vs. 2.0/6) from its first half-hour to its second half-hour.

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 40% currently, from 36% 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), 4/14/11.





  [april 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· FLASH FORWARD (ABC)
· PAUL REISER SHOW, THE (NBC)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 09:37 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: "Fresh Off the Boat" Emerges as Tuesday's #1 Comedy in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.

[03/30/15 - 08:45 AM]
The "iHeart Radio Music Awards" Grows 21% Versus NBC's Average in Its Time Period Last Season Excluding Sports in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Is Sunday's Top Scripted Broadcast Series
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Top Spots in Viewers, Demos
NCAA overrun helps power the Eye to the front of the broadcast pack last night.

[03/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers Through Elite Eight
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/29/15 - 09:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"48 Hours" was the night's most-watched program among the broadcast networks.

[03/29/15 - 09:35 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host Dwayne Johnson, Is the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Metered-Market Households and Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 28.

[03/28/15 - 08:53 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Continues Its Reign for CBS
The Eye once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/28/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Grimm" Is Currently Reporting Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since January 23
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 27.

[03/27/15 - 01:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 11:11 AM]
E!'s "The Royals" Shows Significant Audience Growth in Its Second Week
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.