or


[03/04/13 - 08:40 AM]
"Red Widow" Draws ABC's Biggest Series Audience to its Slot in 5 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[via press release from ABC]

"Red Widow" Draws ABC's Biggest Series Audience to its Slot in 5 Months

With AFHV, Once Upon a Time and the debut of Red Widow, ABC earned its biggest Sunday audience with regular programming since December - since 12/2/12.

At 7pm, ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos ran neck-and-neck for the lead in the hour (pacing within 1-tenth and tied in share) and was up 7% in Adults 18-49 over its most recent telecast two weeks ago.

Returning after a preemption for The Oscars the prior week, ABC's Once Upon a Time built on its lead-in (+31%) to rank #2 in the 8 o'clock hour with viewers and young adults, while leading the slot to finish as Sunday's top-rated broadcast series with key Women (W18-34/W18-49).

Head to head from 9-11pm, ABC's series debut of Red Widow drew 35% more viewers than NBC's Celebrity Apprentice premiere. Red Widow pulled in ABC's largest series audience in the 2-hour slot since season-premiere Sunday 5 months ago - since 9/30/12.

Quick Take for Sunday, March 3, 2013 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Earns its Biggest Sunday Audience with Regular Programming Since December

"America's Funniest Home Videos" is Up 7% in Adults 18-49 Over its Last Telecast

ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Returns as Sunday's No. 1 Broadcast with Key Women

ABC's "Red Widow" Debut Outdraws NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" Premiere by 35% And Generates the Network's Largest Series Audience in the Time Period in 5 Months

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

With "AFHV," "Once Upon a Time" and the debut of "Red Widow," ABC (6.9 million) earned its biggest Sunday audience with regular programming since December - since 12/2/12.

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

At 7:00 p.m., ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" ran neck-and-neck for the lead in the hour (pacing within 1-tenth of a rating point and tied in audience share - 1.6/5 vs. 1.7/5 for "60 Minutes") and was up 7% in Adults 18-49 over its most recent telecast two weeks ago.

"Once Upon a Time" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Returning after a preemption for "The Oscars" the prior week, ABC's "Once Upon a Time" built on its lead-in (+31%) to rank No. 2 in the 8 o'clock hour with viewers (7.2 million) and young adults (2.1/6), while leading the slot to finish as Sunday's top-rated broadcast series with key Women (W18-34/W18-49).

"Red Widow" (9:00-11:00 p.m.)

Head to head from 9:00-11:00 p.m., ABC's series debut of "Red Widow" drew 35% more viewers than NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" premiere (6.9 million vs. 5.1 million). Holding steady throughout its broadcast, "Red Widow" pulled in ABC's largest series audience in the 2-hour slot since season-premiere Sunday 5 months ago - since 9/30/12.

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 47% 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, 03/03/13.





  [march 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· RED WIDOW (ABC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/16/15 - 11:13 AM]
"Mann & Wife" Viewership Grows in Week Two, Second Episode Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV's History
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/16/15 - 10:45 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Competition for Week of April 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 6-10.

[04/16/15 - 08:39 AM]
Repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" Matches the Show's Highest Rating This Season for a Regular-Slot Rebroadcast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/16/15 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Survivor"
The Eye leads both categories for the second week in a row.

[04/16/15 - 08:29 AM]
"Nashville" Builds Week to Week in Adults 18-49 and Scores Big Live + 3 Day Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/15/15 - 01:48 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" #1 on Friday Among Men and Persons and Hits Season High Ratings Among Teen Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 10.

[04/15/15 - 11:26 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Claims Three of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks in Primetime and Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-49 in Q1 2015
Turner further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[04/15/15 - 09:57 AM]
"Conan in Cuba" Drums Up Big Audience, Reaching 3.7 Million Viewers Across Multiple Platforms
TBS further spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, March 5.