or


[11/07/13 - 08:21 AM]
ABC's CMA Awards Surges to Its Biggest Audience in 4 Years - 2nd Most-Watched in 8 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 6.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's CMA Awards Surges to Its Biggest Audience in 4 Years - 2nd Most-Watched in 8 Years

ABC Wednesday Prime - The 47th Annual CMA Awards (8-11pm - 16.6 million and 4.7/13 in AD18-49):

With its broadcast of The 47th Annual CMA Awards, ABC dominated Wednesday night, ranking #1 in each half-hour and outdelivering runner-up CBS (9.3 million and 2.2/6) by 7.3 million viewers and by 114% in Adults 18-49. In fact with the broad-appealing country music awards show, the Network swept the evening, finishing #1 in Viewers, all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54), Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11. It was ABC's first Adult 18-49 win on the opening Wednesday of any sweep in 6 years - since November 2007.

· ABC is delivering its most competitive Wednesday start to a season in 6 years (since 2007), finishing #1 in Adults 18-49 on 5 of the first 7 weeks.

· The 47th Annual CMA Awards was up by double digits from last year's telecast (13.7 million and 3.8/10 on 11/1/12), gaining 21% in Total Viewers and 24% in Adults 18-49. The show drew its biggest audience in 4 years, representing its 2nd-most-watched broadcast in 8 years - since 2009 and 2005, respectively.

· The Network marked its most-watched Wednesday in 4 years and its top Adult 18-49 number on the evening in 2 years - since 11/11/09 and 11/9/11, respectively.

· ABC's CMA Awards outperformed CBS' April telecast of the ACM Awards (15.5 million and 4.3/11 on 4/7/13) by 7% in Total Viewers and by 9% in Adults 18-49.

Quick Take for Wednesday, November 6, 2013 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Dominates Wednesday with "The 47th Annual CMA Awards,� Posting its First Win on the Opening Wednesday of Any Sweep in 6 Years

"CMA Awards� Surges by Double Digits in Viewers and Young Adults, Drawing its Biggest Audience in 4 Years and 2nd-Largest in 8 Years

Country Music's No. 1 Awards Show, ABC's "CMAs,� Outperforms CBS' "ACMs�

Wednesday's Most Social TV Show, ABC's "CMA Awards,� Earns 1.67 Million Tweets

ABC Wednesday Prime (8:00-11:00 p.m. - 16.6 million and 4.7/13 in AD18-49):

With its 3-hour broadcast of "The 47th Annual CMA Awards,� ABC dominated Wednesday night, winning each half-hour and outdelivering runner-up CBS (9.3 million and 2.2/6) by 7.3 million viewers and by 114% in Adults 18-49. In fact, with the broad-appealing country music awards show, the Network swept the evening, finishing No. 1 in Viewers, all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54), Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11. In viewers and young adults, it was ABC's first victory on the opening Wednesday of any sweep in 6 years - since November 2007.

· ABC is delivering its most competitive Wednesday start to a season in 6 years (since 2007), finishing No. 1 in Adults 18-49 on 5 of the first 7 weeks.

· "The 47th Annual CMA Awards� was up by double digits from last year's telecast (13.7 million and 3.8/10 on 11/1/12), gaining 21% in Total Viewers and 24% in Adults 18-49. The show drew its biggest audience in 4 years, representing its 2nd-most-watched broadcast in 8 years - since 2009 and 2005, respectively. In addition, the show shot up 41% year to year with Men 18-34 (3.1/10 vs. 2.2/8) to a 9-year high - since 2004.

· The Network marked its most-watched Wednesday in 4 years and its top Adult 18-49 number on the evening in 2 years - since 11/11/09 and 11/9/11, respectively.

· Country music's No. 1 awards show, ABC's "CMA Awards,� outperformed CBS' April telecast of the "ACM Awards� (15.5 million and 4.3/11 on 4/7/13) by 7% in Total Viewers and by 9% in Adults 18-49.

· ABC's "CMA Awards� was Wednesday's No. 1 most social TV program with 1,667,680 tweets and 2.8 tweets per unique user.

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 48% currently, from 46% at the same point in 2012. 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), 11/06/13. Socialguide, Total Tweets for +/- 3hrs during telecast.





  [november 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
"Dateline NBC" and "Primetime: What Would You Do?" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 23.

[07/29/16 - 09:07 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Charts
The Eye claims the adults 18-49 and the total viewers crown.

[07/28/16 - 12:57 PM]
Premiere of "Elena of Avalor" on Disney Channel and 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Is the No. 1 Series Telecast Year to Date Across Kid TV Networks
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the series to date.

[07/28/16 - 09:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Seal Another Victory
The Peacock once again is the evening's most-watched network in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/27/16 - 11:31 AM]
"The Walking Dead" and "Fear the Walking Dead" 2016 Comic-Con Trailers Rack Up a Record 25 Million Views in Four Days
Since their release on Friday afternoon in San Diego, the season seven trailer for "The Walking Dead" has notched 17.6 million total views across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and AMC.com.

[07/27/16 - 09:05 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Continue Their Reign
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[07/27/16 - 08:59 AM]
Travel Channel Refreshes Sunday Ratings with Water-Themed Fun
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 24.

[07/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/25/16 - 01:10 PM]
Destination America Earns #1 Telecast Ever in P25-54 with "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Season Finale
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
CBSN Sets New Weekly Viewership Record for Convention & Breaking News Coverage
CBSN spins the numbers for the week of Sunday, July 17 through Saturday, July 23.

[07/25/16 - 09:05 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Fun and Games" Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/24/16 - 09:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with UFC Coverage
NBC then is the most-watched network with the feature "The Bourne Identity."

[07/23/16 - 10:58 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Special "Big Brother" Pushes CBS in Front
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye wins the night thanks to its summer mainstay.