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[10/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 25, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, October 25, 2005 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

Delivering its Most Competitive Tuesday of the Season, ABC Posts its Best Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Rating on the Evening in Nearly 8 Months

ABC�s Special Replay of �It�s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown� Wins at 8pm Among Young Adults, Growing its Adult 18-49 Rating on ABC Year to year

ABC�s �According to Jim� Marks its Strongest Performance in 7 Months

�Commander In Chief� is the Top Non-Sports Program in Viewers and Young Adults, Opposite the World Series from 9-10pm, up from the Prior Week in Adults 18-49

ABC�s �Boston Legal� is the Most-Watched Drama in the 10 O�clock Hour, Matching The Series� Highest Ratings of the Season Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

Tuesday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

Ranking as the top non-sports network of the night in Adults 18-49 (3.9/10), ABC took second place to Fox�s coverage of the World Series Game 3 during primetime.

� Delivering its most competitive Tuesday of the season, ABC posted its highest non-sports Adult 18-49 delivery on the evening in nearly 8 months � since 3/1/05.

�It�s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown � (8:00-8:30 p.m.)

ABC�s special annual telecast of �It�s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown� ranked No. 1 in its time period among Adults 18-49 (3.9/11), Adults 18-34 (3.3/11) and Kids 2-11 (5.7/20). The peanuts holiday classic first aired 39 years ago on October 27, 1966.

� �It�s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown� was up over its performance last year at this time among Adults 18-49 (3.9/11 vs. 3.8/11) and Adults 25-54 (4.3/11 vs. 4.0/10).

�According to Jim � (8:30-9:00 p.m.)

At 8:30 p.m., a rebroadcast episode of �According to Jim� delivered the series� strongest performance in 7 months among Total Viewers (9.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.4/9) � since 3/29/05.

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

Building on its lead-in program and growing its audience from start to finish, ABC�s �Commander In Chief� was the top entertainment program in its time period among Total Viewers (15.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.4/10), as it competed against Fox�s high-rated Game 3 of the 2005 World Series. The new ABC drama outperformed its nearest non-sports competition in the hour by 4.7 million viewers (CBS=10.7 million) and by 7% in Adults 18-49 (4.1/10 � CBS and NBC tied). �Commander In Chief� ranked as the No. 1 show in its time period, beating all competition including the World Series, among Women 18-49 (5.5/12) and Women 25-54 (7.3/15).

� Despite competing against the World Series, ABC�s �Commander In Chief� was up over the prior week among Adults 18-49 (4.4/11), Women 18-34 (3.9/10), Teens 12-17 (1.7/5) and Kid 2-11 (1.9/8). In fact the ABC freshman show hit series highs in Women 18-34, Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11.

�Boston Legal� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Opposite Fox�s World Series, ABC�s �Boston Legal� was the most-watched of the three dramas in the 10 o�clock hour. ABC�s drama defeated CBS� drama, �Close to Home,� by over 2 million viewers (11.3 million vs. 9.2 million) and by 24% in Adults 18-49 (3.6/9 vs. 2.9/7).

� �Boston Legal� matched season high ratings among Adults 18-49 (3.6/10) and Adults 18-34 (2.2/6).

Source: NTI (Fast Affiliate Ratings) 10/25/05.





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· ACCORDING TO JIM (ABC)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· CLOSE TO HOME (CBS)
· COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF (ABC)





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