or


[03/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
Bravo Breaks Ratings Records with Best February in Network History in All Key Measures

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO BREAKS RATINGS RECORDS WITH BEST FEBRUARY IN NETWORK HISTORY IN ALL KEY MEASURES

BRAVO BREAKS RATINGS RECORDS WITH BEST FEBRUARY IN NETWORK HISTORY IN ALL KEY MEASURES

'PROJECT RUNWAY' LEADS THE WAY, DELIVERING RECORD-SETTING NUMBERS IN WEDNESDAY PRIME TOPPING 2 MILLION VIEWERS

New York - March 1, 2005 - Viewers are answering the call to 'Watch What Happens' on Bravo as the network reaches several ratings milestones in February. Led by one of the most talked about series on television, 'Project Runway,' plus additional originals and blockbuster films, Bravo's audience increased in all key demos compared to last February 2004 ( +31% in P18-49; +18% in P25-54; and +22% in total viewers), while also attracting the youngest audience to date with a 41.5 median age in primetime (down 4.1 years from last February). February also delivered Bravo's best Wednesday and Saturday prime averages in key demos (P18-49/P25-54) in Bravo's history. Also of note, in the network's history, February 2005 primetime is the 6th highest rated month in P18-49 viewer totals, 7th highest rated for P25-54 viewers and 5th highest rated in total viewers for Bravo in primetime (8PM-11PM), according to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.

"Bravo's February ratings performance reflects some amazing achievements by the network that loves great movies and strives to produce the most buzz-worthy originals," said Lauren Zalaznick, Bravo President. "It also shows that people are quite literally tuning in to Bravo to 'watch what happens,' resulting in the channel's best February ever and the youngest month ever."

February Programming Highlights

- Project Runway is Bravo's runaway hit and drove Bravo's ratings to new heights not only in February, but this year to-date: 'Project Runway's' series finale (2/23/05) ranks as the number #1 telecast on Bravo this season in HH, all key demos deliveries P18-49, P25-54, P18-34 and total viewers (P2+). Bravo ranked #1 on that night among P18-49s, #2 in P18-34s, and #3 in P25-54s among all cable networks.

- The 'Project Runway' marathon (11AM-8PM) on Sunday afternoon 2/20/05 gave Bravo its highest rated Sunday in network history in that Sunday time period in P18-49 viewers, 3rd best ever in P25-54s and 2nd highest in total viewers.

- 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy' continues to be one of Bravo's ratings leaders, posting three of the top seven programs in adults 25-54 for the month of February and averaged a 0.94 HH rating (596,000 P18-49, 697,000 P25-54s and 955,000 total viewers.) Compared to season to date averages in the time period prior to February, this was an increase of +62% in P18-49 viewers, +77% in P25-54s, and +64% in total viewers

- For Bravo, Tuesday night is Poker night and more viewers continue to tune-in: Tuesday night premieres of 'Celebrity Poker Showdown' averaged a 0.62 HH cvg rating (312,000 P18-49s, 340,000 P25-54s and 637,000 total viewers P2+). Compared to last February in the same time period, this was an increase of +18% in P18-49s, +16% in P25-54s, and +44% in P2+ (total viewers).

- Bravo's hi-cred films make Saturday night home viewing a ratings driver: In February (2/05/05), behind the film 'Braveheart,' Bravo achieved its best Saturday night in prime (8-11PM) in the history of the network among both key P25-54 and P18-49 demographics, while scoring its 2nd best Saturday in total viewers (P2+). Among all Bravo movies all-time this play of Braveheart is the #3 movie in network history in P18-49 (702,000), and #4 in P25-54 (697,000).

Top 10 February Programs in HH

Title/Episode Number Airdate Time HH RTG
1) Project Runway (Finale) 2/23/05 9PM-11PM 1.9
2) Project Runway (#108) 2/2/05 9PM-10PM 1.4
3) Project Runway (#110) 1/16/05 9PM-10PM 1.2
4) Braveheart 2/5/05 8PM-12AM 1.0
5) Queer Eye/Straight Guy (#141)2/22/05 10PM-11PM 1.0
6) Queer Eye/Straight Guy (#142)2/15/05 10PM-11PM 1.0
7) Project Runway (#109) 2/9/05 9PM-10PM .9
8) Queer Eye/Straight Guy (#155)2/1/05 10PM-11PM .9
9) Queer Eye Straight Girl(#110)2/2/05 10PM-11PM .9
10) Project Runway (#109) 2/20/05 7PM-8PM .8

Top 10 February Programs in P18-49

Title/Episode Number Airdate Time P18-49
1) Project Runway (Finale) 2/23/05 9PM-11PM 1313
2) Project Runway (#108) 2/2/05 9PM-10PM 935
3) Project Runway (#110) 1/16/05 9PM-10PM 844
4) Braveheart 2/5/05 8PM-12AM 702
5) Queer Eye/Straight Guy(#155) 2/1/05 10PM-11PM 655
6) Project Runway (#109) 2/9/05 9PM-10PM 646
7) Queer Eye/Straight Guy(#141) 2/22/05 10PM-11PM 603
8) Queer Eye Straight Girl(#110)2/2/05 10PM-11PM 530
9) Queer Eye/Straight Guy(#142) 2/15/05 10PM-11PM 530
10) Project Runway (#109) 2/20/05 7PM-8PM 470

Top 10 February Programs in P25-54

Title/Episode Number Airdate Time P25-54
1) Project Runway (Finale) 2/23/05 9PM-11PM 1183
2) Project Runway (#108) 2/2/05 9PM-10PM 826
3) Project Runway (#110) 1/16/05 9PM-10PM 820
4) Queer Eye/Straight Guy(#155) 2/1/05 10PM-11PM 765
5) Queer Eye/Straight Guy(#141) 2/22/05 10PM-11PM 703
6) Braveheart 2/5/05 8PM-12AM 697
7) Queer Eye/Straight Guy(#142) 2/15/05 10PM-11PM 622
8) Project Runway (#109) 2/9/05 9PM-10PM 573
9) Queer Eye Straight Girl(#110)2/2/05 10PM-11PM 524
10) Project Runway (#109) 2/20/05 7PM-8PM 432





  [march 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN (BRAVO)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· QUEER EYE (BRAVO)
· QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GIRL (BRAVO)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/26/14 - 10:45 AM]
NBCSN Delivers Best F1 Season Ever for a Single Cable Network
NBCSN spins the numbers for its F1 coverage to date this season.

[11/26/14 - 08:52 AM]
"The Voice" Ranks #1 in Adults 18-34 and All Key Adult-Female Demos in Its Time Period
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 25.

[11/26/14 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Jumps to Season Highs for Its Top Finale Performance in 4 Seasons
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 25.

[11/26/14 - 08:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing with the Stars" Gives ABC First Demo Win of the Season
The Alphabet also leads the night among total viewers.

[11/25/14 - 01:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Is the Most Watched Network Among Women 25-54 for 4th Consecutive Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 01:17 PM]
"Homeland" and "The Affair" Deliver Their Highest Rated Episodes and Total Nights of the Season
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 11:55 AM]
Nickelodeon Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 11:14 AM]
CMT Keeps the Party Going as 1.3 Million Viewers Tune in for Premieres of "Party Down South 2" and "Drunksgiving" Special
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20.

[11/25/14 - 10:43 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 and Men 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Fifth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: "Scorpion" on CBS gets a big boost from a special "The Big Bang Theory" repeat lead in.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Matches Season Highs in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Scores Season Highs and Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/24/14 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's "Kimmel" Is the Show's 2nd-Most-Social Episode Ever/Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #8 is the Biggest Yet in the Series
ABC spins the digital numbers for Thursday, November 20.