[12/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Related Puts the WB in "7th Heaven"

[via press release from The WB]


Burbank, CA December 13, 2005




The Sorelli sisters helped The WB have a merry Christmas as the holiday episode of RELATED scored new all-time series record ratings in all 12-34, 18-34 and 18-49 demos, and improved the time period by triple-digit gains in key demos over the parallel night a year ago. RELATED was also #3 in its time period among women 12-34 (2.6/7). Meanwhile, a very Camden Christmas led 7TH HEAVEN to its best ratings since February 2005 in key female demos. The two shows led The WB to a nightly victory in women 18-34 (3.4/9), women 12-34 (3.3/9) and female teens (3.0/11) and the best Monday ratings of the season among adults 18-34 (2.4/7), persons 12-34 (2.2/7), adults 18-49 (2.0/5), women 18-34 (3.4/9), women 12-34 (3.3/9), men 18-34 (1.4/4), men 12-34 (1.2/4), adults 18-49 (2.0/5), women 18-49 (2.8/7), men 18-49 (1.1/3) and total viewers (4.9 million).

RELATED also improved the time period over the parallel week last season by +111% in adults 18-34 (1.9/5), +108% in women 18-34 (2.7/7) and +100% in women 12-34 (2.6/7). The show also posted very strong growth of +89% in persons 12-34 (1.7/5), +67% in adults 18-49 (1.5/4), +57% in women 18-49 (2.2/5) and +77% in female teens (2.3/8).

The Christmas episode of 7TH HEAVEN also spread a lot of holiday cheer achieving season-high deliveries across all 12-34, 18-34 and 18-49 demos, as well as in total viewers (6.5 million). The episode ranked #1 in its time period in adults 18-34 (2.9/9), persons 12-34 (2.7/8), women 18-34 (4.0/11), women 12-34 (3.9/12) and teens 12-17 (2.3/8), finished #2 in women 18-49 (3.5/9), and was #3 in the time slot in adults 18-49 (2.5/7), men 18-34 (1.8/6) and men 12-34 (1.5/5). 7TH HEAVEN was the #1 show for all of Monday night in female teens (3.7/14).

7TH HEAVEN was up dramatically both week-to-week and year-to-year, securing outstanding gains versus the same night a year ago in persons 12-34 (up +80%), women 12-34 (up +77%), men 12-34 (up +88%), adults 18-34 (up +93%), women 18-34 (up +82%), men 18-34 (up +157%), adults 18-49 (up +79%), women 18-49 (up +75%), men 18-49 (up +88%) and total viewers (up +62%).

For the night, The WB was also #3 in adults 18-34 (2.4/7) and persons 12-34 (2.2/7). The WB Monday was up in all 18-34, 12-34 and 18-49 demos compared to the parallel week last year including +100% in adults 18-34 (2.4/7).

The WB Thursday Is In The Holiday Spirit, Giving The Network Another Night Of Industry-Leading Gains

The WB Thursday lineup of SMALLVILLE and EVERWOOD again scored outstanding gains, further establishing itself as the television season's best scheduling move. The two shows combined for +200% gains over the parallel week last season in adults 18-34 (2.1/6) and persons 12-34 (2.1/6), +111% gains in adults 18-49 (1.9/5) and +150% in teens (2.0/6). The WB Thursday also ranked #3 for the night in men 18-34 (2.0/6), men 12-34 (1.9/6) and men 18-49 (1.7/5).

EVERWOOD, which continues to grow in its new time period, ACHIEVED A NEW SEASON BEST IN WOMEN 18-34 (2.1/5) AND EQUALED ITS SEASON HIGHS IN PERSONS 12-34 (1.6/5) AND WOMEN 18-49 (2.0/4). EVERWOOD achieved tremendous year-to-year gains for its time period, more than doubled the time period from a year ago in every key demo and total viewers. Its gains included +167% in adults 18-34 (1.6/4) and persons 12-34 (1.6/5), +114% in adults 18-49 (1.5/4), +220% in teens (1.6/5) and +145% in total viewers (3.9 million).

SMALLVILLE, which has become a major player on the competitive night, ranked #2 in its time period among men 18-34 (2.8/9) and men 12-34 (2.7/9) and #3 in persons 12-34 (2.6/8) and in men 18-49 (2.4/7). SMALLVILLE again scored phenomenal gains, more than doubling its audience over the parallel week last season in 10 key demos, including +189% in adults 18-34 (2.6/8), +160% in persons 12-34 (2.6/8), +109% in adults 18-49 (2.3/6) and +108% in teens (2.5/8).

�What I Like About You,� �Reba� & �Twins� All Score On Friday

WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU delivered season highs in adults 18-34 (1.5/6), women 18-34 (2.2/8), persons 12-34 (1.4/6), women 12-34 (2.0/7), women 18-49 (1.8/6) and total viewers (3.1 million), and equaled its season best in adults 18-49 (1.3/4). WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU ranked #2 in the time period in women 18-34 (2.2/8) and was #3 among women 12-34 (2.0/7).

At 8:30 p.m., an encore episode of REBA also excelled, posting time period season highs in women 18-34 (2.1/7) and women 12-34 (1.9/7) equaling the season high in women 18-49 (1.9/5). The encore REBA ranked #3 in its time slot in women 18-34 (2.1/7) and women 12-34 (1.9/7).

The original episode of REBA at 9:00 p.m. notched its second highest ratings of the season in women 18-34 (2.2/7), persons 12-34 (1.4/5), women 12-34 (2.0/7), adults 18-49 (1.6/5) and women 18-49 (2.2/6). REBA ranked #2 in the half hour in women 18-34 (2.2/7) and women 12-34 (2.0/7) and #3 in adults 18-34 (1.4/5), persons 12-34 (1.4/5), and women 18-49 (2.2/6). REBA improved over the parallel night a year ago in women 18-34 (up + 16%), women 12-34 (up +5%) and teens 12-17 (up +8%).

At 9:30 p.m., TWINS equaled the second highest delivery in the time period this season among women 18-34 (1.7/5), and matched the third highest delivery in the timeslot in adults 18-34 (1.1/4), persons 12-34 (1.0/4), and women 18-49 (1.6/5). The show was for #2 in its time slot among women 18-34 (1.7/5) and women 12-34 (1.5/5).

  [december 2005]  


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