or


[10/19/06 - 11:14 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, October 18, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 18.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Wednesday, October 18, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)

ABC Wins its Third Consecutive Wednesday in Adults 18-49 And also Qualifies as the Most-Watched TV Network of the Night

ABC Airs Wednesday�s Top TV Shows in Viewers and Across the Adult Demos

Growing its Audience for the Fourth Week in a Row, �DWTS the Results Show� Leads its Hour and Continues to Hit Series Highs in Viewers and Young Adults

For the Third Straight Week, ABC�s �Lost� is Wednesday�s No. 1 TV Show in Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Among Teens 12-17

ABC�s �The Nine� Holds its Overall Audience Week to Week and Grows in Adults 18-34, Beating NBC�s �Dateline� at 10pm in Viewers and Young Adults

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

ABC won its third straight Wednesday in the key Adult 18-49 sales demographic (4.9/13) and also stood as the most-watched TV network of the evening (14.6 million). Rounding out its top standings, ABC was also the No. 1 net on the night with Adults 18-34 (3.9/12) and Adults 25-54 (5.8/14).

� The Network was up week to week in Total Viewers (14.6 million vs. 14.5 million) and Adults 18-34 (3.9/12 vs. 3.7/11).

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

Growing its Viewer and Adults 18-49 numbers for the fourth week in a row, ABC�s �Dancing with the Stars the Results Show� delivered the No. 1 position during Wednesday's 8 o'clock hour for the sixth straight week. From 8:00-9:00 p.m., �DWTS the Results Show� outpaced second-place CBS' �Jericho� by 8.4 million viewers (19.2 million vs. 10.8 million) and by 58% in Adults 18-49 (4.9/14 vs. 3.1/9). In the same hour, NBC�s second airings of �30 Rock� and �20 Good Years� declined from their week-ago premieres and continued to lose audience for NBC in the hour, as �20 Good Years� actually dropped into fifth place at 8:30 p.m. in viewers and young adults, behind CW�s �Top Model.� ABC�s �DWTS the Results Show� stood as Wednesday�s most-watched television program.

� ABC�s �Dancing� results program again achieved series highs in viewers and young adults, continuing to mark the Net�s largest non-sports audience in the time period since May 2005 and its top Adult 18-49 number since January 2006 � since 5/25/05 and 1/11/06, respectively.

�Lost� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

The No. 1 TV program of the night in Adults 18-49 for the third straight week (on each of its telecasts this season), ABC's �Lost� towered over its nearest time period competition by 44% (6.5/16 vs. 4.5/11 � CBS� �Criminal Minds�).

� For the third week in a row, �Lost� qualified as Wednesday�s No. 1 TV program across the key adult demos (AD18-34 � 5.5/16, AD18-49 � 6.5/16 and AD25-54 � 7.4/16) and among Teens 12-17 (3.4/11).

� �Lost� was up from the prior week among Men 18-34 (4.9/15 vs. 4.7/14) and Women 25-54 (8.7/18 vs. 8.6/19)

�The Nine� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

During the 10 o�clock hour, ABC's �The Nine� defeated NBC�s �Dateline� by more than 1 million viewers (8.6 million vs. 7.3 million) and by 23% in Adults 18-49 (3.2/9 vs. 2.6/7).

� �The Nine� held its Total Viewer and Adult 18-49 audience week to week and was up from the prior week among Adults 18-34 (2.6/8 vs. 2.1/6), Women 18-34 (3.4/10 vs. 2.9/8) and Men 18-34 (1.7/5 vs. 1.3/4).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD) 10/18/06.





  [october 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· 20 GOOD YEARS (NBC)
· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (VH1)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· DATELINE NBC (NBC)
· JERICHO (CBS)
· LOST (ABC)
· NINE, THE (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/29/16 - 12:28 PM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched Second Quarter Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/29/16 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Once Again Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[06/28/16 - 03:42 PM]
OWN Delivers 2Q 2016 Primetime Growth and Most-Watched Week in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/16 - 12:16 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Most Recent Original Premiere Marks 4th Consecutive Week with Top HH-Rated Movie of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 20-26.

[06/28/16 - 11:18 AM]
All Eyes Were on the 2016 "BET Awards" as 7.2mm Total Viewers Tuned in Across 12 Viacom Networks for the Premiere Telecast on Sunday, June 26
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, June 26.

[06/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Hold Onto Top Spot
The Peacock leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/27/16 - 01:44 PM]
ESPN Films' "O.J.: Made in America" Seen by More than 35 Million People
ESPN spins the numbers for the series to date.

[06/27/16 - 12:48 PM]
TV One's June 14 Episode of Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Is Most Watched Episode of the Series Among Key Demos
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 14.

[06/27/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Sunday Fun and Games" Lineup Opens on Top
The Alphabet's "$100,000 Pyramid" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Alphabet's "In an Instant" and the Peacock's "U.S. Olympic Trials" coverage lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Ties for the Saturday Primetime Win as Men's Gymnastics Scores a 7-Week Slot High
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 25.

[06/25/16 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Demo Race
ABC, NBC and CBS all finish within a few ticks among adults 18-49.

[06/25/16 - 08:27 AM]
Women's Gymnastics Championship Grows 80% Vs. Year-Ago Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.

[06/24/16 - 12:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Posts Highest-Rated Episode of Second Season
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.