or


[10/06/06 - 01:07 PM]
Quick Take for Thursday, October 5, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 5.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Thursday, October 5, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Tops Thursday in Adults 18-49 for the Third Week in a Row

ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" is Thursday's No. 1 Show in Viewers and All Key Adults

ABC's "Ugly Betty" Continues to Run a Strong Second to "Survivor" in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, While Leading its Hour by 19% Among Women 18-34

"Grey's Anatomy" Tops "C.S.I." by Over 1 Million Viewers and Beats the CBS Veteran for the Third Straight Week in the Key Adult 18-49 Sales Demographic

ABC's "Six Degrees" Beats CBS' "Shark" in the 10 O'clock Hour in Young Adults And Women, Growing the Time Slot by 71% in Viewers and by 125% in Adults 18-49

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

For the third week in a row, ABC won Thursday night among Adults 18-49, outpacing CBS by 5% (5.8/15 vs. 5.5/15). ABC was again the No. 1 network on the evening with Adults 18-34 (5.4/16) and the top draw across the key women demographics: W18-34 (7.7/21), W18-49 (8.4/21) & W25-54 (9.4/21).

* ABC is seeing enormous gains on Thursday this season. Versus the first three weeks last season, ABC's Thursday night performance is up by 9.3 million viewers (16.5 million vs. 7.2 million) and by 191% in Adults 18-49 (6.4/17 vs. 2.2/6).

"Ugly Betty" (8:00-9:00 p.m.) In its second telecast, "Ugly Betty" continued to be a big to draw for ABC in the opening hour of Thursday night in Total Viewers (14.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.4/13), taking a strong second to CBS' time period veteran "Survivor" on both counts. In the hour the ABC freshman moved ahead of the CBS veteran among Adults 18-34 (3.7/12 vs. 3.6/11), holding a close second to NBC's comedies (3.9/12) in the hour. "Betty" ranked a strong No. 1 in the hour among Women 18-34, beating out second-place "Survivor" by 19% (5.7/16 vs. 4.8/14). From start to finish, "Ugly Betty" saw its audience swell by 2.3 million viewers (13.0 million to 15.3 million) and by 26% in Adults 18-49 (3.9/12 to 4.9/13).

* In just its first two telecasts, "Ugly Betty" has improved the time period for ABC by 96% in Total Viewers (15.3 million vs. 7.8 million) and by 88% in Adults 18-49 (4.7/14 vs. 2.5/7) over the same nights last year.

"Grey's Anatomy" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" drew a larger audience than "C.S.I." and beat the CBS drama for the third straight week in the key adult sales demographic. In the time 9 o'clock time period, "Grey's" topped "C.S.I." by 1.3 million viewers (22.5 million vs. 21.2 million) and widened its winning advantage this week over the CBS time period veteran to 28% in Adults 18-49 (9.2/23 vs. 7.2/18).

* In addition to ranking as the No. 1 TV program on Thursday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" was once again Thursdays top-rated program Adults 18-34 (8.7/24) and Adults 25-54 (10.0/23).

* In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, "Grey's" is generating ABC's strongest scripted series numbers in the time period in at least 15 years - since at least September of 1991, the start of the Nielsen electronic database.

"Six Degrees" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's "Six Degrees" outpaced its CBS drama competition ("Shark") among Adults 18-49 (3.9/10) and Adults 18-34 (3.7/11), as well as across the key women demographics: W18-34 (5.1/14), W18-49 (5.6/14) and W25-54 (6.3/15). In Adults 18-34, "Six Degrees" beat out "Shark" by 48% (3.7/11 vs. 2.5/7).

* On average over the course of its first 3 airings, "Six Degrees" has improved ABC's performance in the hour by 71% in Total Viewers (10.8 million vs. 6.3 million) and by 125% in Adults 18-49 (4.5/12 vs. 2.0/5) over the same nights last season.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 10/5/06





  [october 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· SHARK (CBS)
· SIX DEGREES (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/31/15 - 09:31 AM]
E!'s "I Am Cait" Ranks as Cable's Biggest Unscripted Launch of the Year and E!'s Most-Watched Series Debut in Over a Decade
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 26.

[07/31/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Dateline Mystery" Matches NBC's Best Rating in the Thursday 9-11 P.M. Slot Since May
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 30.

[07/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Keep CBS on Top
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/31/15 - 07:00 AM]
Original Reporting Fuels Television Year-to-Date Audience Growth and Solid Key News Demo Performances for All CBS News Broadcasts
CBS spins the numbers for the week of July 20-26.

[07/30/15 - 06:57 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Garners Over One Million Views on the WATCH Disney Channel App Ahead of Its Television Premiere Tomorrow
Disney Channel spins its digital numbers to date.

[07/30/15 - 02:10 PM]
WNBA All-Star Game Delivers Strong Viewership over 2014
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/30/15 - 12:37 PM]
TV One Posts Strongest July in Network History Reporting 10th Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Gains in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 11:58 AM]
July 2015 Is GSN's Most Watched Month Ever in Primetime; Original Programming Reaches Viewership Milestone
GSN spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/30/15 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of July 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 20-24.

[07/30/15 - 08:48 AM]
NBC Wins Wednesday Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 29.

[07/30/15 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos
"America's Got Talent" and "Last Comic Standing" pave the way for another Peacock victory.

[07/29/15 - 12:57 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Earns Season High and Ranks #1 on All of Television on Friday Night in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, July 24.

[07/29/15 - 08:40 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.

[07/29/15 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: "Zoo" on CBS rises to match its series high among adults 18-49.

[07/29/15 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Builds 17% in Adults 18-49 and Spikes to Equal Season Highs in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 28.