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
[03/02/15 - 12:13 PM]
Viewers Spellbound by "Good Witch," Hallmark Channel's Newest Primetime Original Series
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 28.

[03/02/15 - 10:06 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's Wednesday Comedies Post Solid Playback Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 9-15.

[03/02/15 - 08:48 AM]
Encore Telecast of "The Voice" Grows by 88% from Its First Half-Hour to Its Fourth in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 1.

[03/02/15 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man on Earth" Opens on Top for FOX
The newcomer leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/02/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Once Upon a Time" Returns Up to Rank No. 1 at 8pm in Adults 18-49, Surging 29% Over Its December Mid-Season Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 1.

[03/01/15 - 09:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "48 Hours"
The veteran newsmagazine leads the night in both categories.

[03/01/15 - 08:59 AM]
"SNL" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49 in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 28.

[02/28/15 - 08:57 AM]
Friday's "Dateline" Increases by 20% vs. Its Prior Telecast to the Show's Top Rating Since January 30
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 27.

[02/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Its Demo Reign
"Last Man Standing" takes the top spot among adults 18-49 last night.

[02/28/15 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's Is #1 on Friday for 8th Straight Week with "Last Man Standing" and "20/20" the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 27.

[02/27/15 - 01:19 PM]
Discovery Channel Tops Cable Prime Time for Men and Ranks in the Top 10 for Women and Persons 6-11 in February
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/27/15 - 10:23 AM]
Time Period-Winning "The Odd Couple" Retains Solid 90% of Its Premiere Adults 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:46 AM]
Despite Special Competition from the "Murder" Season Finale, "Blacklist" Grows 6% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins Its 5th Consecutive Thursday Night Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "How to Get Away with Murder" Powers Demo Victory for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.