or


[04/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of April 10-16

[via press release from NBC]

NBC PRIMETIME RESULTS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 10-16

BURBANK, Calif. -- April 18, 2006 -- NBC averaged a 2.6 rating, 8 share in adults 18-49 and 8.0 million viewers overall for the week of April 10-16 according to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.

Primetime averages for the week of April 10-16 in adults 18-49 were Fox (4.0/12), ABC (3.4/10), CBS (3.3/10), NBC (2.6/8), Univision (1.5/4), WB (1.2/3), UPN (1.1/3) and Telemundo (0.4/1). In overall total viewers the weekly averages were CBS (11.4 million), ABC (9.7 million), Fox (9.6 million), NBC (8.0 million), Univision (3.4 million), WB (2.9 million), UPN (2.7 million) and Telemundo (0.7 million). NOTE: Among the key NBC shows that were either in rebroadcast or pre-empted during this week were "ER," "My Name is Earl," "The Office," "Will & Grace," "Law & Order: SVU," "Medium," Friday's "Deal or No Deal" and "Law & Order."

NBC highlights for the week of April 10-16:

* On Monday, "Deal or No Deal" ranked #1 in 18-49, total viewers and all key measures. "Deal" was up 43 percent in 18-49 versus NBC's pre-"Deal" season average for the time period (excluding Olympics) and was 26 percent ahead of its nearest competitor in the hour in 18-49.

* On Wednesday, "Deal or No Deal" surged by 25 percent in 18-49 rating from its first half-hour to its second, despite facing competition from "American Idol" during its second half-hour. "Deal," which also grew by more than two million viewers from half-hour to half-hour, won the full hour among total viewers, despite the "Idol" onslaught during the second half-hour. "Deal" was up 64 percent in adults 18-49 versus NBC's pre-"Deal" season average for the time period (excluding Olympics).

* On Thursday, NBC ranked #2 in adults 18-49, as an all-encore line-up of "Will & Grace," "My Name is Earl," "The Office" and "ER" beat all first-run competition on ABC, Fox, WB and UPN.

* On Friday, an encore telecast of "Deal or No Deal" was #1 in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key measures.

* On Sunday, "Crossing Jordan" delivered its highest 18-49 rating since Jan. 8 and its highest total viewership since Oct. 9.

Ratings reflect "live plus same day" data unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date figures are averages of live only results through Dec. 25 and "live plus seven day" data since then, except for the two most recent weeks, which are live plus same day.

Non-sports averages for the 2005-06 television season among adults 18-49 are: CBS (a 3.8 rating), Fox (3.8), ABC (3.7), NBC (3.1), WB (1.3), and UPN (1.2).

Additional NBC highlights for the week of April 10-16:

On Monday, April 10, from 8-9:02 p.m. ET, "Deal or No Deal" (4.3 rating, 13 share in adults 18-49, 14.5 million viewers overall) was #1 in 18-49, total viewers and other key measures. In 18-49, "Deal" ruled by 26 percent over its nearest competitor in the hour (4.3 vs. 3.4 for Fox's "Prison Break") and posted a 43 percent improvement versus NBC's pre-"Deal" non-sports season average for the time period. From its first half-hour to its second, "Deal" surged by 24 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 4.7/13 from a 3.8/12) and by 2.7 million viewers.

Also on Monday from 9:02-11 p.m. ET, "The Apprentice 5" (3.7/9 in 18-49, 8.9 million viewers overall) built steadily over its four half-hours, increasing from a 3.3/8 in its first half-hour to a 4.0/10 in its fourth and final half-hour.

On Tuesday, April 11 at 9 p.m. ET, "Scrubs" (2.8/7 in 18-49, 5.9 million viewers overall) finished #2 among adults, men and women 18-34. "Scrubs" was up 17 percent in adults 18-49 versus its performance in this slot on the same night last year (2.8/7 vs. 2.4/6). At 9:30 p.m., "Teachers" (2.4/6 in 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall) retained 86 percent of its 18-49 lead-in from "Scrubs." "Teachers" ranked #2 in its competitive slot among adults 18-34 (tied with "The Unit" on CBS). At 10 p.m. a special Tuesday telecast of "Conviction" averaged a 2.5/7 in 18-49 and 7.5 million viewers overall.

On Wednesday, April 12 from 8-9:01 p.m. ET, "Deal or No Deal" (4.1/12 in 18-49, 13.1 million viewers overall) built strongly from half-hour to half-hour despite facing head-to-head competition from "American Idol" in the 8:30-9 p.m. slot. "Deal" increased by 25 percent in 18-49 (to a 4.5 from a 3.6) and by more than two million viewers from its first to its second half-hour. "Deal" won the 8-9 p.m. hour in total viewers despite "Idol's" domination of the 8:30-9 p.m. half-hour.

"Deal or No Deal" was up 64 percent in adults 18-49 versus NBC's pre-"Deal," non-sports season average for the time period.

Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET, "Law & Order" (2.7/7 in 18-49, 8.4 million viewers overall) built by 42 percent on its 18-49 lead-in from the previous time period -- a 1.9/5 in 18-49 and 5.3 million viewers overall for "Heist" from 9:01-10 p.m. ET.

With an all-repeat line-up, NBC ranked #2 on Thursday April 13 in the key demographic of adults 18-49. ABC, CBS, Fox, WB and UPN were all first-run Thursday night.

Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, an encore "Will & Grace" (2.2/8 in 18-49, 5.7 million viewers overall) ranked #2 in adults 18-49, beating first-run competition from ABC's "American Inventor," Fox's "That '70s Show," WB's "Smallville" and UPN's "Everybody Hates Chris." At 8:30 p.m., an encore "My Name is Earl" (2.6/8 in 18-49, 6.1 million viewers overall) built on its lead-in by 18 percent in 18-49 and also ranked #2 in 18-49 opposite first-run competition.

Thursday at 9 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of "My Name is Earl" (3.1/9 in 18-49, 6.9 million viewers overall) ranked #2 in adults 18-49, beating such first-run competition as "American Inventor" on ABC and "The O.C." on Fox. At 9:30 p.m., an encore telecast of "The Office" averaged a 2.6/7 in 18-49 and 5.4 million viewers overall.

At 10 p.m. ET, an encore "ER" (2.5/7 in 18-49, 5.9 million viewers overall) ranked #2 in adults 18-49, outperforming the first-run time period debut of "Commander-in-Chief" on ABC.

On Friday, April 14 at 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of "Deal or No Deal" (3.2/12 in 18-49, 11.2 million viewers overall) ranked #1 in adults 18-49, total viewers and all key ratings categories. The margin of victory in 18-49 was 52 percent (3.2 vs. a 2.1 for CBS' second-place "Ghost Whisperer" encore). "Deal" was up 45 percent in 18-49 versus NBC's pre-"Deal" average for the slot (3.2 vs. 2.2).

Friday at 9 p.m. ET, an encore "Las Vegas" averaged a 2.0/7 in 18-49 and 6.7 million viewers overall. At 10 p.m., "Conviction" delivered a 2.0/6 in 18-49 and 6.6 million viewers overall.

On Sunday, April 16 at 8 p.m. ET, "The West Wing" (2.2/6 in 18-49, 8.3 million viewers overall) built by 47 percent in adults 18-49 on its lead-in -- a 1.5/5 in 18-49 and 6.3 million viewers overall for "Dateline NBC" from 7-8 p.m. ET.

Sunday at 9 p.m., "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (3.4/8 in 18-49, 11.9 million viewers overall) grew by 54 percent in 18-49 rating versus its lead-in to deliver its highest demo rating in five weeks. "Criminal Intent" ranked #2 for the time period in 18-49, total viewers and other key measures.

At 10 p.m. ET, "Crossing Jordan" (3.7/10 in 18-49, 12.6 million viewers overall) delivered its highest 18-49 rating since Jan. 8 and highest total viewership since Oct. 9. "Jordan ranked a strong #2 by virtually all key measures, more than doubling the third-place competition in adults 18-49 (3.7 vs. a 1.6 for CBS' movie).





  [april 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· AMERICAN INVENTOR (ABC)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF (ABC)
· CONVICTION (NBC)
· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
· DATELINE NBC (NBC)
· DEAL OR NO DEAL (CNBC)
· ER (NBC)
· EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS (CW)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· HEIST (NBC)
· LAS VEGAS (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MEDIUM (CBS)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PRISON BREAK (FOX)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· TEACHERS (NBC)
· THAT '70S SHOW (FOX)
· UNIT, THE (CBS)
· WEST WING, THE (NBC)
· WILL & GRACE (NBC)





[10/22/18 - 02:23 PM]
Donna Gigliotti to Produce the 91st Oscars, and Glenn Weiss to Co-Produce and Direct "The Oscars"
"Donna and Glenn will infuse new energy and vision into this 91st awards presentation, and we are excited about a broad-based creative relationship with these two artists," said John Bailey.

[10/22/18 - 01:40 PM]
Monumental Documentary Series "Surviving R. Kelly" Set to Debut as a Special Three-Night Event Beginning January 3
Celebrated as one of the greatest R&B singers of all time, R. Kelly's genre defining career and playboy lifestyle has been riddled with rumors of abuse, predatory behavior, and pedophilia.

[10/22/18 - 01:32 PM]
Video: Come Visit Orphelin Bay - "Tidelands" Launches December 14
The Netflix series follows Cal McTeer, played by Charlotte Best, a young woman who returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay after 10 years in juvenile detention then jail.

[10/22/18 - 01:30 PM]
Freeform Pilot "Party of Five" Finds Its Leading Four
Brandon Larracuente, Emily Tosta, Niko Guardado and Elle Paris Legaspi will star in the modern reimagining of the groundbreaking original series.

[10/22/18 - 01:05 PM]
"The Price of Everything," A Revealing Look at the Contemporary Art Market, Debuts Nov. 12 on HBO
The film takes a deep dive into the contemporary art world, examining the role of art and artistic passion in today's money-driven, consumer-based society, and spotlighting collectors, dealers, auctioneers and a rich range of artists.

[10/22/18 - 12:43 PM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Returns for a Fifth Season, Premiering on Tuesday, October 30 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
This season the show captures Rickey Smiley navigating the ups and downs of his professional demands while adapting to new additions in his household, and juggling the growing pains of his young adult children.

[10/22/18 - 10:24 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Announces New Four-Part Series "Inside North Korea's Dynasty"
A year in production, the project premieres with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, November 11, and Sunday, November 18, on National Geographic in the US and globally in 171 countries and 43 languages.

[10/22/18 - 09:02 AM]
"Heathers" - The Five Night Binge-a-thon Begins on Thursday, October 25th at 10 PM ET/PT
All nine episodes will be available to stream on ParamountNetwork.com and the app starting Monday, October 22.

[10/22/18 - 08:31 AM]
Guillermo del Toro to Make His Animated Feature Film Directorial Debut at Netflix with His Lifelong Passion Project "Pinocchio"
Del Toro has set his retelling of the classic tale of Pinocchio in Italy during the 1930s.

[10/22/18 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Sunday, Another NFL Win for NBC
The Peacock takes home the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/22/18 - 08:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Serves Up Brand-New Animated Preschool Series, "Butterbean's Cafe," Premiering Monday, Nov. 12, at 1 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series will feature guest voice appearances by top celebrity chefs and culinary experts: Richard Blais, Alton Brown, Carla Hall, Padma Lakshmi, Giada De Laurentiis and Rachael Ray.

[10/22/18 - 07:34 AM]
Video: "Disenchantment" - Announcement: New Episodes Coming Soon - Netflix
Look for new episodes coming in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

[10/22/18 - 07:21 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights Sophomore Season of "Breaking Homicide"
Season two is slated to premiere Summer 2019, exclusively on ID.

[10/22/18 - 07:09 AM]
Video: Second Official Trailer - Amazon Prime Video's "Homecoming" Starring Julia Roberts
Heidi Bergman (Roberts) is a caseworker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition back to civilian life.

[10/22/18 - 07:03 AM]
Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" - Official Key Art Debut
The film will be available in theaters and on Netflix in December, produced by Esperanto Filmoj and Participant Media.