Quick Take for Tuesday, October 31, 2006 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC is the Top Network on Halloween in Viewers and Adults 18-49,
Marking its Eighth Straight Week as Tuesday�s Most-Watched Network
This Season ABC�s Tuesday Grows by 32% in Viewers and 23% in Adults 18-49
�Dancing with the Stars� Wins its Time Period by 43% in Viewers and by 47% in Adults 18-49, Once Again Qualifying as Tuesday�s Most-Watched TV Program
�DWTS� Increases its Audience Across Each of the Key Men Demographics
�Help Me Help You� Takes Second in Adults 18-34 and Across the Women Demos
ABC�s �Boston Legal� Earns Second Place at 10pm in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
Tuesday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)
ABC stood as the No. 1 TV network on Halloween night in Total Viewers (15.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.1/11). ABC marked its 8th consecutive Tuesday as the most-watched TV network.
� On average ABC�s Tuesday night numbers this season have grown by 32% in Total Viewers (15.2 vs. 11.5 million) and by 23% in Adults 18-49 (4.3/11 vs. 3.5/9) over the same point last season.
�Dancing with the Stars� (8:00-9:30 p.m.)
ABC's �Dancing with the Stars� delivered another convincing victory in its time period, despite going up against the return of Fox�s �House� to the 9 o�clock hour. �DWTS� beat its nearest competition in its time slot (CBS) by 43% in Total Viewers (20.5 million vs. 14.3 million) and by 47% in Adults 18-49 (5.3/15 vs. 3.6/10). The ABC unscripted series stood as Tuesday�s most-watched TV show for the 8th straight week.
� �Dancing with the Stars� posted strong week-to-week growth across each of the key men demographics: Men 18-34 (+19% - 2.5/8 vs. 2.1/7), Men 18-49 (+7% - 3.2/9 vs. 3.0/8) and Men 25-54 (+8% - 3.9/10 vs. 3.6/9).
�Help Me Help You� (9:30-10:00 p.m.)
ABC�s �Help Me Help You� earned second place in its half-hour among Adults 18-34 (2.1/6) and across each of the key women demographics: W18-34 (2.6/8), W18-49 (3.9/10) and W25-54 (4.7/10).
�Boston Legal� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
ABC's �Boston Legal� took second place in the 10 o�clock hour, beating its CBS competition (�C.S.I.: NY� repeat special) by 2.2 million viewers (10.3 million vs. 8.1 million) and by 16% in Adults 18-49 (2.9/8 vs. 2.5/7).
Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Ratings, Live+SD), 10/31/06