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
[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:09 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Triples Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 2 Powers FOX to Second-Straight Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 08:46 AM]
NBC's Wednesday Dramas Finish Within a Tenth of a Rating Point of Last Week's 18-49 Result Despite World Series Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Keeps FOX on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" and ABC's "Nashville" are the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/23/14 - 08:14 AM]
ABC Is Wednesday's No. 1 Non-Sports Net with the Night's Top 2 Series Telecasts
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 08:55 AM]
NBC Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Network Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.