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[11/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
As Wwe Superstars Pay Tribute to Eddie Guerrero, Friday Night Smackdown Climbs to Its Largest Audience and Best Adult and Men Demos of the Season

[via press release from UPN]

AS WWE SUPERSTARS PAY TRIBUTE TO EDDIE GUERRERO, FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN CLIMBS TO ITS LARGEST AUDIENCE AND BEST ADULT AND MEN DEMOS OF THE SEASON

UPN Ranks Second on Friday 8-10PM in Adults 18-34; Tops FOX and WB in Adults 18-49 and Viewers

SMACKDOWN Outperforms Its Thursday Average Last Year in Adults 18-34

UPN Scores Impressive Year to Year Growth on Friday

� FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN, featuring WWE Superstars paying tribute to Eddie Guererro, delivered SMACKDOWN's largest audience (4.9mil) and best adult and men ratings of the season.

� UPN was second on Friday from 8-10PM in adults 18-34 (1.9/7), behind only CBS, and ranked number one in men 18-34 (2.4/10). SMACKDOWN beat FOX and the WB in adults 18-49 (1.7/5) and viewers (4.9mil).

� Friday's SMACKDOWN outperformed its Thursday average last season in adults 18-34 (1.9/7) and was at or near last year's average in viewers (4.9) and men 18-34 (2.4/10)

� Compared to year ago Friday night (Top Model encore and Enterprise), SMACKDOWN was up:
96% in viewers
90% in adults 18-34
55% in adults 18-49
243% in men 18-34
92% in men 18-49

Source: Preliminary Nielsen affiliate based ratings, 11/18/2005

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

AS WWE SUPERSTARS HONOR EDDIE GUERRERO, FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN ACHIEVES UPN'S LARGEST FRIDAY AUDIENCE AND BEST FRIDAY RATINGS EVER IN MEN 18-34

SMACKDOWN Also Scored Season Highs in Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49

UPN Ranks Second on Friday 8-10PM in Adults 18-34; Tops FOX and WB in Adults 18-49 and Viewers

SMACKDOWN Outperforms Its Thursday Average Last Year in Adults 18-34

UPN Scores Impressive Year to Year Growth on Friday

� FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN scored UPN�s largest Friday audience (4.9mil) and highest Friday ratings with men 18-34 (2.4/10) in network history as WWE Superstars gathered to honor the memory of Eddie Guererro

� SMACKDOWN also scored its best adults 18-34 (1.9/7) and adults 18-49 (1.7/6) ratings of the season.

� SMACKDOWN was number one on Friday 8-10PM in men 18-34 (2.4/10) and teens (2.7/11). SMACKDOWN also ranked second from 8-10PM in adults 18-34 (1.9/7) and men 18-49 (2.3/8).

� Friday's SMACKDOWN outperformed its Thursday average last season in adults 18-34 (1.9/7) and was at or near last year's average in viewers (4.9) and men 18-34 (2.4/10)

� Compared to year ago Friday night (Top Model encore and Enterprise), SMACKDOWN was up:
90% in adults 18-34
55% in adults 18-49
243% in men 18-34
92% in men 18-49
93% in viewers

Source: NTI, 11/18/2005





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