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[10/18/06 - 11:45 AM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, October 17, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 17.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, October 17, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Wins Tuesday, Topping the Night for the Sixth Week in a Row Among Viewers and for the 5th time in 6 Weeks Among Adults 18-49

ABC Matches its Strongest Tuesday This Season, Tying Premiere Tuesday

Posting Season Highs, ABC�s �Dancing with the Stars� is Tuesday�s No. 1 TV Program in Total Viewers and Across the Adult Demos

�DWTS� Logs ABC�s Biggest Non-Sports Audience in the Time Slot in Over 6 Years

�Help Me Help You� Marks its Best Numbers Since its Debut Telecast

ABC�s �Boston Legal� Sees its Top Delivery Since its Season Opener 4 Weeks Ago

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

ABC dominated on Tuesday night, beating its closest competition by 3.0 million viewers (16.0 million vs. 13.0 million - CBS) and by 21% in Adults 18-49 (4.6/12 vs. 3.8/10 - NBC). The Net marked its 6th straight Tuesday as the most-watched TV network, and was the top-rated net on the night in Adults 18-49 on 5 of the past 6 Tuesdays.

� Growing by 6% in Total Viewers and 7% in Adults 18-49 from the previous week (15.1 million & 4.3/11 on 10/3/06), ABC matched its strongest Tuesday performance this season - tied with season premiere Tuesday on 9/26/06.

� ABC�s Tuesday night numbers are up sharply over last season. Compared to the same point a year ago, ABC�s Tuesday delivery has increased by 32% in Total Viewers (15.1 million vs. 11.4 million) and by 26% in Adults 18-49 (4.3/11 vs. 3.4/9).

�Dancing with the Stars� (8:00-9:30 p.m.)

Tuesday's No. 1 TV program in viewers and young adults, ABC's �Dancing with the Stars� continued to lead its time period by wide margins. In its time period, ABC�s �DWTS� outpaced second-place CBS by 44% in Total Viewers (21.1 million vs. 14.7 million) and by 51% in Adults 18-49 (5.9/16 vs. 3.9/10). �DWTS� qualified as Tuesday�s most-watched program for the 6th straight week and was once again the night�s No. 1 TV show among Adults 18-34 (4.5/13), Adults 18-49 (5.9/16) and Adults 25-54 (7.3/17).

� �Dancing with the Stars� garnered season highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, representing the series� third-strongest performance ever, behind only its two previous season finales.

� �DWTS� continued to produce ABC�s largest non-sports audience in the time period in well over 6 years and its top Adult 18-49 numbers in nearly 3 years � since 5/16/00 and 11/4/03, respectively.

�Help Me Help You� (9:30-10:00 p.m.)

ABC�s �Help Me Help You� took second place in its half-hour across all women demographics: Women 18-34 (3.2/8), Women 18-49 (4.6/11) and Women 25-54 (5.9/13).

� �Help Me Help You� was up over the prior week in Total Viewers (10.9 million vs. 9.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.3/8 vs. 3.0/8), with its best numbers since its debut telecast (on 9/26/06).

�Boston Legal� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC's �Boston Legal� finished ahead of its CBS competition in the 10 o�clock hour among Total Viewers (10.9 million vs. 10.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.3/9 vs. 3.1/8).

� Posting its best numbers since its season opener 4 weeks ago (on 9/19/06), ABC�s �Boston Legal� was up from the prior week by 8% in Total Viewers and by 14% in Adults 18-49 (10.1 million & 2.9/8 on 10/10/06).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 10/17/06





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