or


[03/06/07 - 12:14 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of FeB. 26-March 4
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 26-March 4.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC RATINGS RESULTS FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 26-MARCH 4

NBC RATINGS RESULTS FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 26-MARCH 4

THE #1 NEW SCRIPTED SERIES OF THE SEASON, 'HEROES,' IS THE #1 PROGRAM ON TELEVISION MONDAY IN 18-49

'DEAL OR NO DEAL,' 'LAW & ORDER: SVU' AND '1 VS 100' WIN THEIR SLOTS IN 18-49 AND OTHER KEY MEASURES

IN REGULAR-PROGRAM AVERAGES, NBC IS UP 6 PERCENT THIS SEASON VERSUS LAST, THE ONLY MAJOR NETWORK SHOWING GROWTH IN REGULAR-PROGRAM AVERAGES

BURBANK, Calif. � March 6, 2007 � NBC averaged a 2.8 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49 and 8.2 million viewers overall for the week of February 26-March 4, according to "live plus same day" in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.

This week, "Heroes" was the top-ranked freshman scripted series in primetime's key demographic of adults 18-49, as well as in adults 18-34, adults 25-54 and total viewers. Among scripted series programs in this week's ranking, "Heroes" trailed only "Desperate Housewives" among adults 18-49. In adults 18-34, "Heroes was the #1 scripted series of the week, trailing only editions of "American Idol" and "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader" among all programs. Season-to-date, "Heroes" is the #1 new scripted series of the 2006-07 television season among adults 18-49, adults 25-54, adults 18-34 and total viewers.

Averages for the week of February 26-March 4 in adults 18-49 were Fox (6.2/16), CBS (3.3/9), ABC (3.0/8), NBC (2.8/7), Univision (1.6/4), CW (1.4/4) and Telemundo (0.4/1). In overall total viewers the weekly averages were Fox (15.3 million), CBS (11.8 million), NBC (8.2 million), ABC (8.1 million), Univision (3.8 million), CW (3.4 million) and Telemundo (0.8 million).

In regular program averages through the first 24 weeks of the 2006-07 season, NBC's primetime lineup is running within a 0.4 of a point of first place in adults 18-49, versus a deficit a year ago of 0.8. NBC is up 6 percent versus last year in regular-program adult 18-49 averages (3.5 vs. 3.3), the only network showing growth in regular program averages.

NBC highlights for the week of February 26-March 4:

* On Monday, "Heroes" hit its highest 18-49 rating since its mid-season return on January 22. "Heroes" was the highest-rated show on television Monday night in primetime's key demographic of adults 18-49 and was up 63 percent in 18-49 versus NBC's non-sports average in this time period last season.

* Also on Monday, "Deal or No Deal" won its hour in adults 18-49, total viewers and all key measures, with a 23 percent margin over its nearest competitor in 18-49 and an advantage of more than 7.8 million total viewers.

* Additionally on Monday, the premiere of "The Black Donnellys" was up 14 percent in 18-49 and 20 percent in total viewers versus the prior four-week average for the time period, winning the hour among men 18-34.

* On Tuesday, "Law & Order: SVU" won its time period in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key measures. In 18-49, "SVU" beat its nearest competitor by a 35 percent margin.

* On Thursday, rebroadcasts of both "My Name is Earl" and "The Office" matched their solid season-to-date averages for encores despite extraordinary competition from a Thursday edition of "American Idol." .

* Also on Thursday, freshman comedy "30 Rock" was up 13 percent in 18-49 and 25 percent in overall total viewers versus the prior Thursday, posting its best results by both measures in four weeks.

* On Friday, "1 vs 100" won its time period in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key measures, matching its highest 18-49 rating in four months.

* On Sunday, the debut of the new regular Sunday edition of "Deal or No Deal" in the 9 p.m. hour delivered NBC's largest non-sports viewership in the time period since the Emmy Awards last August and the highest 18-49 rating in the slot in four weeks. Also on Sunday, "The Apprentice" moved into its new 10 p.m. time period with its highest results since January 28.

Ratings reflect "live plus same day" data unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date figures are averages of "live plus seven day" data except for the two most recent weeks, which are "live plus same day."

Additional NBC highlights for the week of February 26-March 4:

On Monday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. ET, "Deal or No Deal" (4.9 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49, 17.3 million viewers overall) won the time period in 18-49, total viewers and other key measures. "Deal" posted a 23 percent margin of victory over its nearest competitor in 18-49 (4.9 vs. a 4.0 for Fox's "Prison Break"). In total viewers, "Deal" prevailed by more than 7.8 million viewers (17.3 million vs. 9.4 million for "Prison Break"). "Deal" was up by 32 percent in 18-49 versus NBC's non-sports average in this time period last season (4.9 vs. 3.7).

Monday from 9-10:03 p.m. ET, "Heroes" (6.5/15 in 18-49, 14.4 million viewers overall) was a decisive #1 in this tough time period in adults 18-49, with a 25 percent winning margin over CBS' comedies (6.5 vs. 5.1) and a 35 percent margin over Fox's "24" (6.5 vs. 4.8). Among adults 18-34, the "Heroes" margin over second-place "24" widens to 72 percent (6.7 for "Heroes" vs. a 3.9 for "24") and versus the CBS comedies it increases to 131 percent (6.7 vs. a 2.9 for CBS in the hour).

This was the highest-rated "Heroes" in adults 18-49 since January 22. "Heroes" was the #1 telecast on Monday night in 18-49 on an evening that included original telecasts of "24," "CSI" Miami," "Prison Break," "24," "Two and a Half Men," and "Rules of Engagement." "Heroes" was up 63 percent in 18-49 versus NBC's non-sports average in this time period last season (6.5 vs. 4.0).

Monday from 10:03-11 p.m. ET, the premiere of "The Black Donnellys" averaged a 3.2/6 in 18-49 and 7.9 million viewers overall. This was up 14 percent in adults 18-49 and up 20 percent in total viewers versus NBC's prior four-week average for the Monday 10-11 p.m. time period. "Donnellys" ranked #1 in the hour among men 18-34 (3.4/10).

On Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. ET, "Dateline NBC" (2.2/6 in 18-49 and 6.1 million viewers overall) was up 10 percent in 18-49 versus last week's performance, also head-to-head against "American Idol." At 9 p.m., "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2.8/7 in 18-49, 9.3 million viewers overall) built on its lead-in by 27 percent in 18-49 and by 52 percent in total viewers despite competition from an extra half-hour of "Idol." "Criminal Intent" ranked #2 to "Idol" in the hour in the key adult female demographics of women 18-34 and women 18-49 and in adults 18-34 (tied).

Tuesday from 10-11 p.m. ET, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.2/11 in 18-49, 11.7 million viewers overall) won the hour in adults 18-49 and all key demographic measures as well as in total viewers. In 18-49, "SVU" generated a 35 percent winning margin over its nearest competitor (4.2 vs. a 3.1 for CBS' "Criminal Minds" special encore).

On Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. ET, "Friday Night Lights" averaged a 1.8/5 in 18-49 and 5.1 million viewers overall versus "American Idol." At 9 p.m., "Deal or No Deal" (2.5/6 in 18-49 and 9.2 million viewers overall) was up 19 percent in 18-49 and 16 percent in overall viewers compared to the prior Wednesday. At 10 p.m., "Medium" delivered a 2.5/6 in 18-49 and 7.6 million viewers overall.

On Thursday, March 1 at 8 p.m. ET, an encore "My Name is Earl" (3.0/8 in 18-49, 7.3 million viewers overall) matched its season average for rebroadcasts in this time period despite extraordinary competition from a Thursday edition of "American Idol."

Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of "The Office" (3.0/8 in 18-49, 6.5 million viewers overall) matched its season average for encore telecasts in this time period despite "Idol" competition. "The Office" retained 100 percent of its 18-49 lead-in from "Earl."

Thursday from 9-9:32 p.m. ET, "Scrubs" (3.3/8 in 18-49, 6.8 million viewers overall) sewed up its highest 18-49 rating and overall viewership since February 1. "Scrubs" built on its 18-49 lead-in by 10 percent.

From 9:32-10:03 p.m., "30 Rock" (2.7/7 in 18-49, 5.7 million viewers overall) was up 13 percent in 18-49 and 25 percent in overall viewers versus the prior Thursday, posting its highest results in both measures in four weeks.

Thursday from 10:03-11 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of Monday's premiere episode of "The Black Donnellys" delivered a 2.3/6 in 18-49 and 5.2 million viewers overall.

On Friday, March 2 from 8-9 p.m. ET, "1 vs 100" (2.8/9 in 18-49, 9.7 million viewers overall) was #1 in adults 18-49 and total viewers. "1 vs 100" was up 17 percent in 18-49 and 8 percent in overall viewers versus the prior Friday, matching its highest 18-49 rating in four months (since November 3). At 9 p.m. ET, "Las Vegas" (2.5/8 in 18-49, 8.0 million viewers overall) ranked #1 (tied) in adults 18-49. At 10 p.m., an encore "Law & Order" averaged a 1.9/6 in 18-49 and 7.1 million viewers overall.

On Saturday, March 3 from 8-9 p.m. ET, "Dateline NBC" averaged a 1.3/4 in 18-49 and 5.1 million viewers overall. At 9 p.m., an encore telecast of "Law & Order: SVU" delivered a 1.4/4 in 18-49 and 5.6 million viewers overall. At 10 p.m., an encore "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2.0/6 in 18-49, 7.3 million viewers overall) won the time period in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key measures. "Criminal Intent" matched NBC's highest non-sports 18-49 rating in this time period since November 25.

On Sunday, March 4 from 7-8 p.m. ET, "Dateline NBC" (1.9/6 in 18-49, 6.1 million viewers overall) was up 58 percent in 18-49 and 22 percent in total viewers versus the prior Sunday. At 8 p.m., "Grease: You're the One That I Want" (1.9/5 in 18-49, 6.2 million viewers overall) was up 36 percent in the demo and 37 percent in overall viewers versus the prior week.

At 9 p.m., the debut of the new Sunday edition of "Deal or No Deal" (3.3/7 in 18-49, 11.0 million viewers overall) built on its 18-49 lead-in by 83 percent to deliver NBC's highest demo rating in the time period in four weeks. In total viewers, this was NBC's best non-sports performance in the hour since the Emmy Awards telecast on August 27, 2006. At 10 p.m., "The Apprentice" (2.7/7 in 18-49, 6.5 million viewers overall) moved into its new time period with that series' strongest results since January 28. "The Apprentice" was up 50 percent in 18-49 rating versus NBC's performance in this time period on the same night last year (2.7/7 vs. 1.8/4).





  [march 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· 1 VS. 100 (GSN)
· 24 (FOX)
· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FIFTH GRADER? (FOX)
· BLACK DONNELLYS, THE (NBC)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· DATELINE NBC (NBC)
· DEAL OR NO DEAL (NBC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (DIRECTV)
· GREASE: YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT (NBC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MEDIUM (CBS)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PRISON BREAK (FOX)
· RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (CBS)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)





[11/19/17 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Edge Demo Race
The Alphabet tops adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/18/17 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Eye takes home top honors in both categories last night.

[11/17/17 - 03:31 PM]
CBS Orders More Episodes of "S.W.A.T." & "9JKL"
The Eye has given a full season order to new drama series "S.W.A.T." and has picked up three additional episodes of new comedy "9JKL."

[11/17/17 - 02:26 PM]
Panelists Named on New Music Competition Series "The Four: Battle for Stardom," Premiering Thursday, Jan. 4 on FOX
Grammy(R) Award-winning musician, record producer and songwriter Sean "Diddy" Combs, record-producing hitmaker DJ Khaled, Grammy-winning recording artist and songwriter Meghan Trainor and record label executive Charlie Walk have joined the panel of experts.

[11/17/17 - 11:22 AM]
Jenji Kohan Inks Multi-Year Deal with Netflix
Said Kohan, "Current climate aside, it's great to be in bed with Netflix."

[11/17/17 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - New Stand-Up Special Teaser - Netflix
Dave Chappelle's brand new stand-up special premieres December 31 on Netflix.

[11/17/17 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Easy" Season 2 Returns to Netflix December 1 - Watch the New Trailer
Aubrey Plaza, Dave Franco, Aya Cash, Judy Greer, Kate Berlant, Joe Lo Truglio, Zazie Beetz, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Micucci, Michael Chernus, Jane Adams, Jacqueline Toboni, Evan Jonigkeit, Marz Timms, and Kiersey Clemons star in the upcoming season.

[11/17/17 - 08:15 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Talent Lineup for All-New Slate of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents..." Half-Hour Specials
The new season will tape on December 8 and 9 at the Civic Theatre in New Orleans and include performances by Emmy Blotnick, Tim Dillon, Devin Field, Megan Gailey, Chris Garcia, Langston Kerman, Mike Lawrence, Ryan O'Flanagan, and Sarah Tiana.

[11/17/17 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/17/17 - 08:00 AM]
Our Fourth Season Has a Third Wheel... "Grace and Frankie" Are Back January 19th!
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are joined by Lisa Kudrow in the new season.

[11/17/17 - 06:58 AM]
Netflix and Red Chillies Entertainment Announce A New Original Series Based on "Bard of Blood"
Penned by the young Indian author, Bilal Siddiqi the book will be brought to life as an eight-episode high-octane political espionage thriller series for more than 109 million members around the world.

[11/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 16
Updates include: TV Land cancels "Lopez," "Throwing Shade"; Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian to lead "Take Two" at ABC; and Vicki Lawrence among quartet cast in FOX's "Cool Kids."

[11/16/17 - 02:42 PM]
VH1 Celebrates the Season with "Remy & Papoose: A Merry Mackie Holiday"
The one-hour special invites viewers to kick off the holiday season with Remy Ma and Papoose from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: New York" as they prepare the ultimate holiday party for their friends and family in North Carolina.

[11/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
NBC Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Good Girls" and "Rise"
They'll follow the spring premiere of "The Voice" and the season finale of "This Is Us," respectively.

[11/16/17 - 01:27 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns Tuesday, December 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump are joined by new housewife Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and friend Camille Grammer.