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[10/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 18, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, October 18, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC�s �Commander In Chief� Leads its Hour by 4.6 Million Viewers, Continuing to Improve the Time Period for ABC in Viewers and Adults 18-49

ABC�s �Boston Legal� Beats CBS� �Close to Home� at 10pm, Improving the Hour for ABC Among Viewers and Young Adults

�Commander In Chief� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Surging from its lead-in and gaining audience throughout its telecast, ABC�s �Commander In Chief� was the top draw in its time period, outpacing second-place CBS (�Amazing Race�) by 4.6 million viewers (15.9 million vs. 11.3 million). The new ABC drama also won the time slot among Adults 25-54 (5.8/13).

� On average, �Commander In Chief� has improved the time period for ABC by 6.4 million viewers (16.4 million vs. 10.0 million) and by 10% in Adults 18-49 (4.5/11 vs. 4.1/10) from the Net�s performance in the hour at the same point last season.

� �Commander In Chief� again produced strong tune-in for ABC in the 9:00 p.m. hour, jumping from its lead-in by 8.2 million viewers and by 59% in Adults 18-49. From its first half-hour to its second half-hour, the freshman drama grew by 6% in Total Viewers (15.5 million to 16.4 million) and by 10% among Adults 18-49 (4.1/10 to 4.5/11).

�Boston Legal� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Taking second-place in its hour to time period veteran �Law & Order: SVU,� ABC�s �Boston Legal� outpaced CBS� �Close to Home� in Total Viewers (11.7 million vs. 9.9 million) and among Adults 18-49 (3.4/9 vs. 3.3/9).

� Versus ABC�s delivery with original series programming in the hour last season (�NYPD Blue�/�Line of Fire�), �Boston Legal� has improved the Net�s performance by 24% in Total Viewers (11.7 million vs. 9.4 million), by 17% in Adults 18-34 (2.1/6 vs. 1.8/5), by 9% in Adults 18-49 (3.5/9 vs. 3.2/8) and by 15% in Adults 25-54 (4.6/11 vs. 4.0/10) on average.

Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings) 10/18/05.





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· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· CLOSE TO HOME (CBS)
· COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF (ABC)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LINE OF FIRE (ABC)
· NYPD BLUE (ABC)





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