or


[03/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, March 19, 2006 - (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Fast Facts for Sunday, March 19, 2006 � (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Leads Sunday by 2.8 Million Viewers and by 82% in Adults 18-49, Leading the Evening for the 8th Straight Week in the Key Young Adult Sales Demo

ABC Claims the Top 3 TV Programs on Sunday Among Adults 18-49, With �Grey�s Anatomy,� �EM: Home Edition� and �Desperate Housewives�

�Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� is No. 1 at 8pm in Total Viewers and Adult 18-49

A Rebroadcast �Desperate Housewives� Wins its Hour, Beating its Nearest Competition at 9pm by 1.4 Million Viewers and by 49% in Adults 18-49

ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� Beats the Combined Deliveries of CBS and NBC At 10pm by 3.0 Million Viewers and by 86% in Adults 18-49

Sunday Primetime (7:00-11:00 p.m.)

For the fourth week in a row, ABC won Sunday night in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. ABC topped its nearest competitors by 2.8 million viewers (15.1 million vs. 12.3 million � CBS) and by 82% in Adults 18-49 (6.0/15 vs. 3.3/8 � CBS and Fox). ABC won 7 of 8 half-hours of the evening among young adults. ABC also took first place on the night among Adults 25-54 (6.8/15), Adults 18-34 (5.1/15), Teens 12-17 (3.3/11) and Kids 2-11 (2.2/9).

� ABC aired the Top 3 TV programs on Sunday among Adults 18-49, with �Grey�s Anatomy,� �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� and �Desperate Housewives.�

� Compared to the same Sunday a year ago (3/20/05), ABC�s delivery grew by 3.7 million viewers (15.1 million vs. 11.4 million) and by 46% in Adults 18-49 (6.0/15 vs. 4.1/10).

�Extreme Makeover: Home Edition � 3/19� (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

A 7 o�clock installment of �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� was a solid second in its hour to CBS� �NCAA Basketball� overrun among Adults 18-49 (3.4/10 vs. 3.8/11).

�Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� won its regular 8 o�clock time period by 3% in viewers (16.2 million vs. 15.7 million � CBS� �60 Minutes�/�Cold Case�) and by 62% in Adults 18-49 (6.3/16 vs. 3.9/10 � CBS� �60 Minutes�/�Cold Case� and Fox�s �The Simpsons�/�The War at Home�).

�Desperate Housewives� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

ABC�s repeat telecast of �Desperate Housewives� ranked No. 1 during the 9 o�clock hour among Total Viewers (13.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (5.2/12). ABC�s replay �Desperate Housewives� led its time period by 1.4 million viewers (13.6 million vs. 12.2 million � CBS� �Cold Case�/�Sunday Movie�) and by 49% among Adults 18-49 (5.2/12 vs. 3.5/8 � Fox�s �Family Guy�/�Free Ride�).

� �Desperate Housewives� was up by 1.2 million viewers (13.6 million vs. 12.4 million) and by 6% among Adults 18-49 (5.2/12 vs. 4.9/11) compared to its average for repeats this season.

�Grey�s Anatomy� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� outperformed CBS and NBC combined during the final hour of primetime. In its time period, �Grey�s� topped the combined deliveries of CBS (Sunday Movie) and NBC (�Crossing Jordan�) by 3.0 million viewers (21.1 million vs. 18.1 million) and by 86% in Adults 18-49 (9.3/23 vs. 5.0/12).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD) 3/19/06.





  [march 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· FREE RIDE (FOX)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· WAR AT HOME, THE (FOX)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/21/14 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with "Big Brother"
The show's latest installment is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[08/20/14 - 02:15 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Is Top of the Charts
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/20/14 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy's "Wizard Wars" Makes Magic -- Conjures Up Over One Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 12:11 PM]
4.5 Million Viewers Turn to WE tv on Night of "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premieres
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/20/14 - 08:39 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 08:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock once again leads the night among both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/19/14 - 02:19 PM]
Summer Finales of ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" and "The Fosters" Garner Multi-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, August 18.

[08/19/14 - 02:01 PM]
"Fast N' Loud" Returns as the #1 Program in Cable on Monday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 18.

[08/19/14 - 11:47 AM]
Cartoon Network Continues to Rank as Television's #1 Network for Early Delivery Among Targeted Boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[08/19/14 - 11:47 AM]
U.S. Record 3.3 Million Tune in to NBC Sports Group's Opening Weekend of Premier League Coverage
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17.

[08/19/14 - 11:33 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Prime and Total Day in Total Viewers and Across Major Youth Kid 2-11, Kid 6-11 and Tween 9-14 Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[08/19/14 - 11:31 AM]
TNT's "Legends" Climbs to 8 Million Viewers Across Multiple Platforms
TNT spins the numbers for the week of August 11-17.

[08/19/14 - 10:57 AM]
Discovery Channel Earns Its Highest-Rated "Shark Week" Ever in Its 27 Year History
Discovery spins the numbers for its annual summer stunt.

[08/19/14 - 08:46 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience in More Than Two Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 18.

[08/19/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the #1 Syndie Talk Show for the 3rd Straight Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of August 4-8.