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[05/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, May 7, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

[via press release from ABC]

Fast Facts for Sunday, May 7, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Captures its 15th Straight Sunday in Adults 18-49, Airing the Top 3 Programs of the Night and Leading Each Hour for the 4th Week in a Row

ABC�s �America�s Funniest Home Videos� Ranks No. 1 in its Time Slot Among Adults 18-49 for its 3rd Consecutive Telecast

ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� Dominates at 8pm in Adults 18-49

ABC�s �Desperate Housewives� More than Doubles its Nearest Competition During The 9 O�clock Hour, Winning by 10.3 Million Viewers and by 136% in Adults 18-49

The No. 1 TV Program on Sunday, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� is Up Week to Week, Beating the Combined Deliveries of CBS and NBC in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

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

ABC captured its 15th consecutive Sunday among Adults 18-49, leading its closest competition on the evening by 4.2 million viewers (15.8 million vs. 11.6 million - CBS) and by 100% in Adults 18-49 (6.4/17 vs. 3.2/9 - Fox). For the fourth week in a row, ABC won all 4 hours during Sunday�s primetime night in Adults 18-49. In addition, the Net built its young adult audience in each half-hour of the night.

� No. 1 on the night for the 15th straight week in the Adult 18-49 sales demographic, ABC continued to deliver its longest winning streak on the evening in at least 15 years � since at least September 1991, the start of Nielsen�s electronic database.

� ABC aired the Top 3 TV shows on Sunday among Adults 18-49, with �Grey�s Anatomy,� �Desperate Housewives� and �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.� �Grey�s Anatomy� and �Desperate Housewives� represented the Top 2 most-watched programs on Sunday.

�America�s Funniest Home Videos� (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

During the opening hour of primetime, �America�s Funniest Home Videos� put ABC into a solid first place among Adults 18-49, topping second-place CBS in the hour by 23% (2.7/9 vs. 2.2/7). The venerable ABC video clip show won its time period among young adults for its 3rd consecutive telecast.

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

ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� topped its regular 8:00-9:00 p.m. time period in Adults 18-49, outpacing Fox�s animated comedy combo (�The Simpsons�/�Family Guy�) by 23% (4.8/13 vs. 3.9/10). The broad appealing ABC unscripted series ranked as the No. 1 TV show on Sunday evening among Kids 2-11 for the second week in a row (3.5/12).

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

Towering over its time period, ABC�s �Desperate Housewives� more than doubled its nearest competitors in the 9 o�clock hour. �Desperate Housewives� topped the second-place networks by 10.9 million viewers (21.2 million vs. 10.3 million � CBS) and by 136% in Adults 18-49 (8.5/20 vs. 3.6/8 � Fox).

�Grey�s Anatomy� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in to become the No. 1 TV program of the evening, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� outperformed CBS and NBC combined during the 10 o�clock hour in both viewers and young adults. �Grey�s� surpassed CBS and NBC together by 4% in Total Viewers (21.7 million vs. 20.9 million) and by 50% among Adults 18-49 (9.6/23 vs. 6.4/15).

� �Grey�s� was up from the prior week in Total Viewers (21.7 million vs. 20.8 million) and Adults 18-34 (9.2/25 vs. 8.9/23).

� Original telecasts of �Grey�s Anatomy� built on original telecasts of �Desperate Housewives� among Adults 18-49 on all 6 airings since �Grey�s� post-�Super Bowl� telecast (2/5/06). It has also been the top-rated TV show of the night in the key Adult 18-49 sales demographic on each of its original broadcasts since the �Super Bowl.�

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD) 5/7/06.





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· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· FAMILY GUY (FOX)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)











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