or


[12/17/12 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's Mix of Repeat and Original Sunday Programming Tops Fox's Lineup by Nearly 1 Million Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 16.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's Mix of Repeat and Original Sunday Programming Tops Fox's Lineup by Nearly 1 Million Viewers

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

Opposite CBS with its NFL overrun-fueled lineup (Steelers-Cowboys) including the 3-hour season finale of Survivor: Philippines and NBC with another big NFL game (New England-San Francisco), ABC outdrew Fox on the night by nearly 1.0 million viewers

During the 7 o'clock hour, ABC's repeat America's Funniest Home Videos more than doubled the audience of Fox's animated comedies (The Cleveland Show/The Cleveland Show) and also led by 8% among Adults 18-49.

· In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, the Christmas-themed AFHV marked the show's strongest repeat performance in 1 year - since 12/18/11 and 12/11/11, respectively.

From 8-9pm, ABC's special encore broadcast of Wipeout (Deck the Balls) drew more viewers than Fox's first-run Christmas-themed comedies (The Simpsons/Bob's Burgers).

· Wipeout was up from its most-recent repeat airing (on 8/9/12) by 6% in Total Viewers and by 9% in Adults 18-49.

Up against fierce competition from 9-11pm from NBC's Sunday Night Football and CBS' Survivor finale, ABC's The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.'s Wedding saw its overall audience surge by 16% from its first hour to its second hour. The special also built by double-digit percentages from its first to second hour across all key Women demographics: W18-34 (+10%), W18-49 (+27%) and W25-54 (+13%).

Quick Take for Sunday, December 16, 2012 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" Marks its Top Repeat Results in 1 Year

ABC's Replay "Wipeout" Outdraws Fox's First-Run Animated Comedies from 8-9pm

Up Against Big Competition from NBC's NFL Game and CBS' "Survivor" Finale, "The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.'s Wedding" Builds by Double Digits from 9-11pm

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

Opposite CBS with its NFL overrun-fueled lineup (Steelers-Cowboys) including the 3-hour season finale of "Survivor: Philippines," and NBC with another big NFL game (New England-San Francisco), ABC outdrew Fox on the night by nearly 1.0 million viewers (4.2 million vs. 3.3 million).

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

During the 7 o'clock hour, ABC's repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.3 million and 1.4/4) more than doubled the audience of Fox's animated comedies ("The Cleveland Show"/"The Cleveland Show" = 3.1 million and 1.3/4) and also led by 8% among Adults 18-49.

· In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, the Christmas-themed "AFHV" marked the show's strongest repeat performance in 1 year - since 12/18/11 and 12/11/11, respectively.

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

In the 8:00 p.m. hour, ABC's special encore broadcast of "Wipeout" ("Deck the Balls" = 3.7 million) drew more viewers than Fox's first-run Christmas-themed comedies ("The Simpsons"/"Bob's Burgers" = 3.6 million).

· "Wipeout" was up from its most-recent repeat airing (on 08/9/12) by 6% in Total Viewers and by 9% in Adults 18-49.

"The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.'s Wedding" (9:00-11:00 p.m.)

Up against fierce competition from 9:00-11:00 p.m. from NBC's "Sunday Night Football" and CBS' "Survivor" finale, ABC's "The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.'s Wedding" saw its overall audience surge by 16% from its first hour to its second hour (3.1 million to 3.6 million). The special also built by double-digit percentages from its first to second hour across all key Women demographics: W18-34 (+10%), W18-49 (+27%) and W25-54 (+13%).

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 46% currently, from 43% at the same point in 2011. 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, 12/16/12.





  [december 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· BACHELORETTE, THE (ABC)
· BOB'S BURGERS (FOX)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NBC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/27/17 - 10:37 AM]
Spike TV Finds Strong Ratings in "The Mist"
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, June 22.

[06/27/17 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Honors with ABC
The Alphabet gets a boost at 10:00/9:00c with a repeat of "Celebrity Family Feud."

[06/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Game Show Lineup Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet's "Celebrity Family Feud" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[06/25/17 - 10:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC, FOX
A rebroadcast of "48 Hours" on the Eye leads the night in both categories.

[06/24/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Second Straight Week
"Dateline NBC" and a rebroadcast of "America's Got Talent" put the Peacock on top.

[06/23/17 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Win Over ABC, NBC Summer Launches
The Alphabet and the Peacock fall just short of FOX's game show duo.

[06/23/17 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN's NBA Draft Ratings Up 13 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 22.

[06/22/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, NBC Leads Total Viewers
The Peacock's "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" opens as the top draw in both categories.

[06/21/17 - 04:12 PM]
OWN Is Tuesday Night's #1 Cable Network for Women with Season Premieres of "Queen Sugar" and "The Haves and the Have Nots"
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 20.

[06/21/17 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Coasts to Another Victory
"America's Got Talent" once again eclipses the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/20/17 - 10:31 AM]
Hallmark Channel Topples Competition Scoring #1 Rated Spot in Primetime on Saturday for Second Consecutive Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 12-18.

[06/20/17 - 08:45 AM]
FOX Sports' Presentation of 117th U.S. Open Championship Scores More Than 26 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its U.S. Open coverage to date.

[06/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Total Viewers, Demos
"American Ninja Warrior" and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" push the Peacock on top in both categories.

[06/19/17 - 09:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges FOX in Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet's game show trio wins the night among adults 18-49.

[06/18/17 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Race with MLB
The network tops the night in adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.