[08/10/11 - 09:55 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Matches its Best Tuesday Performance This Summer in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 9.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, August 9, 2011 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC's "Wipeout" Matches its Best Tuesday Performance This Summer in Adults 18-34

ABC's "Take the Money & Run" Retains 95% of its Week-Earlier Debut in Adults 18-49 and Grows its Slot Year to Year Against the Second Hour of NBC's "Talent"

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

At 8:00 p.m., ABC's "Wipeout" ranked second with Adults 18-49, turning in the Net's 2nd-best performance in the time slot this summer. In addition, "Wipeout" matched a summer high in Tuesday's 8 o'clock hour in Adults 18-34 (1.7/6). The ABC unscripted series dominated its unscripted time period competition on NBC ("It's Worth What?") by 1.7 million Total Viewers (6.1 million vs. 4.4 million) and by 73% in young adults (1.9/6 vs. 1.1/4).

· "Wipeout" finished as the No. 1 broadcast program in the hour with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11 for the 2nd week in a row.

"Take the Money & Run" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Against the opening hour of NBC's "America's Got Talent" from 9:00-10:00 p.m., ABC's "Take the Money & Run" retained a strong 95% of its week-earlier debut in Adults 18-49, while holding 100% in Adults 18-34. In addition, the new ABC series grew week to week by 6% in Men 18-49 and by 11% in Men 25-54 to produce ABC's highest numbers in the time slot in 7 weeks - since 6/21/11.

· "Take the Money & Run" built on its lead-in by 15% in Men 18-34 and by 6% in Men 18-49, marking the show's 2nd straight week of lead-in gains in Men 18-34.

· "Take the Money & Run" boosted the 9 o'clock hour for ABC year to year by a substantial 31% in Total Viewers (4.7 million vs. 3.6 million) and by 29% in Adults 18-49 (1.8/5 vs. 1.4/4), topping the year-ago night with original programming ("Shaq Vs." on 8/10/10).

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 41% currently, from 37% 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), 8/9/11.

  [august 2011]  


most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/16/18 - 08:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with NCAA Tournament Coverage
The Eye's primetime portion leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/15/18 - 08:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, CBS Leads Total Viewers
The former's "9-1-1" and the latter's "Survivor: Ghost Island" top the night among adults 18-49.

[03/14/18 - 11:41 AM]
Discovery's Motor Madness Reaches Top Speeds Ranking as Cable's #1 Network Among M25-54 During First-Ever "Motor Mega Week"
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for February 26 - March 5.

[03/14/18 - 08:40 AM]
"Home Town" Season Two Delivers Solid Live Plus Same Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[03/14/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Finale Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 however CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[03/13/18 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Voice" Hold Off Push from ABC, "Idol"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/12/18 - 04:16 PM]
Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Concludes with a Season-Best Performance Across Key Demographics
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Monday, March 5.

[03/12/18 - 09:04 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's inaugural season however opens down from FOX's final run.

[03/11/18 - 10:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown in Low Key Race
The Alphabet's weekly NBA coverage splits the top adults 18-49 honors.

[03/10/18 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Keeps CBS in Top Spot
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/09/18 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory," "Young Sheldon" Top Charts for CBS
Both series lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/08/18 - 01:14 PM]
TV One's Autobiographical Series "Uncensored" Earns #1 Spot on Ad-Supported Cable Among African-Americans for Second Straight Sunday
TV One further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 25.

[03/08/18 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Crown
The Eye however is the most-watched broadcaster last night.

[03/07/18 - 09:14 AM]
"Atlanta Robbin' Season" Premiere Scores Basic Cable's Most-Watched Scripted Primetime Comedy Telecast in Over a Year
FX further spins the numbers for Thursday, March 1.

[03/07/18 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off ABC Surge Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet gets a boost from its two-hour "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose" special.