or


[02/24/06 - 12:00 AM]
Survivor: Panama -- Exile Island Tops the Winter Olympics and "Dancing with the Stars" in Key Demographics

[via press release from CBS]

"SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND" TOPS THE WINTER OLYMPICS AND "DANCING WITH THE STARS" IN KEY DEMOGRAPHICS

In An Unprecedented Battle Among the Top Three Reality Shows and the Winter Olympics, "Survivor" Maintains Its Firm Grip on Young Adults

On an unprecedented night that saw network television's top three reality programs in a head-to-head battle with the Winter Olympic's highly anticipated presentation of the women's ice skating finals, SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND emerged second behind "American Idol" in adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54, according to preliminary Nielsen affiliate ratings for Thursday, Feb. 23.

SURVIVOR: EXILE ISLAND was second in adults 18-34 (3.8/11), adults 18-49 (5.4/13) and adults 25-54 (6.6/15) and third in viewers (14.85m). SURVIVOR beat "Dancing with the Stars" by +36% in adults 18-34 (vs. 2.8/08), +46% in adults 18-49 (vs. 3.7/09) and +47% in adults 25-54 (vs. 4.5/10). SURVIVOR beat the 8:00-9:00 PM portion of the Olympics by +31% in adults 18-34 (vs. 2.9/08), +23% in adults 18-49 (vs. 4.4/11) and +18% in adults 25-54 (vs. 5.6/12).

From 8:00-9:00 PM, homes using television (HUT levels) were up +7% versus the prior 22 weeks of the season. Among all viewers and adults 18-49, viewing levels increased by +11%.

Final Thursday ratings will be available this afternoon.

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

"SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND" TOPS THE WINTER OLYMPICS AND "DANCING WITH THE STARS" IN KEY DEMOGRAPHICS

In An Unprecedented Battle Among the Top Three Reality Shows and the Winter Olympics, "Survivor" Maintains Its Firm Grip on Young Adults

On an unprecedented night that saw network television's top three reality programs in a head-to-head battle with the Winter Olympic's highly anticipated presentation of the women's ice skating finals, SURVIVOR: PANAMA -- EXILE ISLAND emerged second behind "American Idol" in adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54, according to Live Plus Same Day National Nielsen ratings for Thursday, Feb. 23.

SURVIVOR: EXILE ISLAND (8.4/12, 14.85m) was second in adults 18-34 (3.8/11), adults 18-49 (5.5/14) and adults 25-54 (6.6/15). SURVIVOR beat "Dancing with the Stars" by +31% in adults 18-34 (vs. 2.9/08), +49% in adults 18-49 (vs. 3.7/09) and +47% in adults 25-54 (vs. 4.5/10). SURVIVOR beat the 8:00-9:00 PM portion of the Olympics by +31% in adults 18-34 (vs. 2.9/08), +25% in adults 18-49 (vs. 4.4/11) and +18% in adults 25-54 (vs. 5.6/12).

From 8:00-9:00 PM, homes using television (HUT levels) were up +7% versus the prior 22 weeks of the season. Among all viewers and adults 18-49, viewing levels increased by +11%.





  [february 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)





[12/16/17 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Off Competition
The Eye edges NBC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/15/17 - 12:44 PM]
Final Season of Netflix Original Series "Love" to Premiere March 9, 2018
"I am really excited about the third season of 'Love.' I think it is our sweetest, funniest season and ends our story in a beautiful way," said series co-creator and executive producer Judd Apatow.

[12/15/17 - 12:21 PM]
TLC's Beloved Series "Say Yes to the Dress" Returns for Its Sixteenth Season, Airing on Saturday Nights Beginning January 6 at 8/7c!
The Saturday night celebration will culminate in a new, two-hour special event featuring TLC's "Four Weddings," airing at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/15/17 - 12:18 PM]
USA Locks February 27 10/9c Premiere Date for "Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G."
The anthology series chronicles the dual police investigations of Greg Kading (Josh Duhamel) and Russell Poole (Jimmi Simpson) into the controversial murders of Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and The Notorious B.I.G. (Wavyy Jonez).

[12/15/17 - 10:57 AM]
Performers and Co-Host Announced for "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square," Airing Sunday, Dec. 31 on FOX!
The celebration will air live from iconic Times Square in New York with an epic countdown to 2018, featuring views of the Times Square Ball as it drops to ring in the New Year.

[12/15/17 - 10:54 AM]
"Titans" Releases First Image of Hawk & Dove
The Hawk and Dove suits were designed by renowned costume designer Laura Jean Shannon.

[12/15/17 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases New Drama "The Chi" for Early Sampling
The pay channel is releasing the pilot today, ahead of its on-air debut Sunday, January 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/15/17 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Sets "Once Upon a Time" Premiere Date Following Winter Break
Following tonight's fall finale, look for new episodes beginning Friday, March 2.

[12/15/17 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Thursday Night Football" Keep Demo Crown
The Peacock tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/15/17 - 07:12 AM]
Go Behind the Scenes of Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Entertainment on the Two-Hour Special "Apple Music's Can't Stop Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story," Thursday, December 28, on FOX
Originally released on iTunes earlier this year, the film explores the passion and personalities behind Bad Boy Entertainment.

[12/15/17 - 06:30 AM]
CBS Announces "Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy(R) Salute" Concert
The special will be broadcast later in 2018 on the CBS Television Network.

[12/15/17 - 05:36 AM]
"Roseanne" Returns to ABC with All-New Episodes in a Special Hour-Long Premiere, Tuesday, March 27
"Roseanne" will air in its regular time slot, 8:00-8:30 p.m., beginning Tuesday, April 3, followed by "The Middle," which will move to 8:30 p.m.

[12/14/17 - 01:11 PM]
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Announce "DC in D.C."
Events will take place Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13, at the Newseum, and will culminate with the world premiere screening of the upcoming DC series "Black Lightning."

[12/14/17 - 12:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates the Pol-Idays with "The 12 Days of Dr. Pol" Marathon
The marathon continues through the new season, which premieres Saturday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/17 - 12:30 PM]
Nickelodeon's New Original Animated Series, "The Adventures of Kid Danger," to Debut Friday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The original "Henry Danger" live-action cast will continue their roles, now as voice talent, on the brand-new animated series.