[07/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of July 17 - 23, 2006

[via press release from ABC]

Primetime Ratings Report For the week of July 17 - 23, 2006

�Wife Swap� Ranks No. 1 at 8 O�clock in Women 18-34 and Women 18-49

�Supernanny� at 9pm Marks its Second-Highest Number in the Hour This Summer

At 10pm, a Second Installment of �Supernanny� Generates ABC�s Strongest Non-Sports Delivery in the Slot This Summer in Viewers and Young Adults

ABC News� Primetime Equals it Largest Audience of the Summer, Ranking as the Top Newsmagazine of the Week in Adults 25-54

ABC is No. 1 on Friday Night in Adults 18-49 for the 5th Time in 6 Weeks

Friday�s �America�s Funniest Home Videos� Repeat Telecast Ranks No. 1 Among Men 18-49, Men 25-54 and Kids 2-11

In its Fourth Telecast, ABC�s Friday Replay of the �Kyle XY� Hit Series High On ABC Among Teens 12-17

�20/20� Leads Friday at 10pm in Viewers and Adults, Qualifying as the No. 1 TV Program on the Evening Among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 For the Third Consecutive Week

�America�s Funniest Home Videos� on Sunday Ranks No. 1 Among Adults 18-49

WEEK No. 44:


�Wife Swap� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

ABC�s repeat �Wife Swap� took second the 8 o�clock hour in Total Viewers (5.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.0/7), while ranking No. 1 among Women 18-34 (2.2/7) and Women 18-49 (2.6/8 - tied).

�Supernanny� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Opposite original programming on Fox (�Hell�s Kitchen�) and NBC (�Treasure Hunters�), a rebroadcast of �Supernanny� delivered the series� second-highest number in the time period this summer among Total Viewers (6.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.3/6).

�Supernanny� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

A special repeat episode of �Supernanny� took second place during the 10 o�clock hour in Total Viewers (5.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.3/7), while ranking No. 1 in its time period among Women 18-34 (3.0/9).

� �Supernanny� generated ABC�s largest non-sports audience (5.6 million) and top Adult 18-49 rating (2.3/7) in the hour this summer.


�Primetime� (10:11-11:00 p.m.)

ABC News� �Primetime� drew 7.1 million viewers and a 2.3 rating, 7 share among Adults 18-49, finishing second in the hour in both Nielsen measures. The newsmagazine won the 10 o�clock hour among Adults 18-34 (1.7/9), Men 18-34 (1.5/6) and Men 18-49 (1.9/6).

� �Primetime� matched its largest audience (7.1 million) of the summer.

� �Primetime� ranked as the No. 1 newsmagazine during the week in Adults 25-54 (2.9/8 � tied).


For the fourth consecutive week, ABC ranked No. 1 Friday night among Adults 18-49 (1.6/6 - tied). It was the fifth time in 6 weeks that ABC has been the top network on the night in the key young adult sales demo.

�America�s Funniest Home Videos� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

A repeat telecast of �America�s Funniest Home Videos� ranked No. 1 in its time period among Men 18-49 (1.3/6 - tied), Men 25-54(1.6/7 - tied) and Kids 2-11 (1.8/7), while finishing second in the hour among Adults 18-49 (1.6/6).

�Kyle XY� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

With the broadcast replay of the �Kyle XY,� ABC placed second in the Friday 9 o�clock hour among Teens 12-17 (1.5/6), with the ABC Family original series posting a series high on the Net in the demo.

�20/20� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

For the third week in a row, ABC News� �20/20� won the 10 o�clock hour across the board: Total Viewers (6.2 million), Adults 25-54 (2.6/8), Adults 18-49 (2.0/7) and Adults 18-34 (1.3/5). �20/20� also stood as the No. 1 TV program on Friday among Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the third consecutive week.


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

In the opening hour of prime, a repeat �America�s Funniest Home Videos� ranked No. 1 in its hour in Adults 18-49 (1.7/6 - tied), Women 18-49 (1.8/6), Teens 12-17 (1.0/5 - tied) and Kids 2-11 (1.2/5).

�Grey�s Anatomy� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Airing opposite the final hour of CBS� �Miss Universe Pageant�, a repeat of ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� took second among Adults 18-34 (1.6/5) and Adults 18-49 (2.1/6 � tied).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Live+SD), week of 7/17/06, or as dated.

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