or


[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





  [november 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· WWE SMACKDOWN (USA)





[05/20/19 - 03:18 PM]
ABC News Special Celebrates the Legacy of Two Iconic Television Series When "Nightline" Presents "All About 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Wednesday, May 22
The half-hour special follows the previously announced event, "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons.'"

[05/20/19 - 01:04 PM]
Sting, Josh Groban, John Legend and Chrissy Metz Join the Lineup of Performers for Fifth Annual "Red Nose Day Special" on NBC
In addition to the music performances, "SNL" stars Michael Che, Colin Jost and Kate McKinnon will appear in a sketch, and the new host of "A Little Late with Lilly Singh," Lilly Singh will also showcase her comedic stylings.

[05/20/19 - 12:03 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Concludes with All-Time HBO Record; "Barry" Quadruples Prior Season Finale
HBO spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[05/20/19 - 12:02 PM]
Comedy Series "Los Espookys" Debuts June 14 in HBO
The show follows a group of friends who turn their love for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to those who need it, in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just part of daily life.

[05/20/19 - 11:17 AM]
Bravo Announces New Docuseries "Indian-ish" Following Several Multi-Generational Indian American Families Living in Miami
Featuring the first-ever all Indian cast in an American docuseries, Bravo takes a peek into the world of this rich subculture under the hot Miami sun.

[05/20/19 - 11:15 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader," Hosted by John Cena, Sets Premiere Date - Monday, June 10, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
New episodes will continue to air Monday, June 17, through Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00/6:00c, before moving to its regular Monday timeslot on June 24 at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/20/19 - 11:05 AM]
Casey Webb Tackles Epic New Eats and Food Challenges on the New Season of "Man v. Food" on Cooking Channel
On the new season, beginning on Tuesday, July 2 at 10:00/9:00c, Casey is ready to battle more of the biggest, spiciest and boldest foods around.

[05/20/19 - 10:14 AM]
"BattleBots" to Premiere Friday, June 7 on Discovery and Wednesday, June 12 on Science Channel
The metal munching mayhem is coming back, from the bots to the builders, the flames, the spark and all the robot guts and glory.

[05/20/19 - 10:14 AM]
"Drunk History" Returns with Eight All-New Episodes Premiering Tuesday, June 18 at 10pm
Fans can watch the all new trailer featuring highlights from the new summer season here.

[05/20/19 - 10:00 AM]
Perennial Summer Favorite "Big Brother" Returns with a Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, 8:00-9:00 PM
Season 21 will also air on Sunday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/20/19 - 09:12 AM]
Ovation to Air "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" Starting June 6
Ovation will start airing seasons five through eight of the award-winning travel and food show in three-hour blocks.

[05/20/19 - 09:11 AM]
Joshua Jackson Joins "Little Fires Everywhere"
Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, "Little Fires Everywhere" follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.

[05/20/19 - 09:08 AM]
Premiere Date: MTV's "The Real World" on Facebook Watch
This season, seven strangers from wildly different backgrounds come together at a house in Atlanta, Georgia as every moment of their lives is taped as people stop being polite... and start getting real.

[05/20/19 - 08:52 AM]
Paranormal Investigators Help Louisiana Police Chief Solve Town's Hauntings in Travel Channel's "Ghosts of Morgan City"
Look for the new series to premiere on Friday, June 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Top Demos on Night of Finales
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.