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[01/30/07 - 03:09 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of January 22, 2007
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 22-28.

[via press release from ABC]

Primetime Ratings Report For the week of January 22, 2007

ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� is the Week�s Top Scripted Show In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

Monday at 8pm, ABC�s �Wife Swap� Delivers Season�s Second-Best Numbers

Opposite NBC�s �Heroes� and Fox�s �24,� �Supernanny� Hits Season-High Ratings in Adults 25-54, with Season�s Second-Best Performances in Viewers and Adults 18-34

ABC�s �What About Brian� Posts Best Adults 18-49 Rating Since October, Taking Second in the Hour, Beating NBC�s �Studio 60� among Women

ABC Posts Another Strong First-Place Finish on Thursday in Adults 18-49, Outpacing its Nearest Competition by 15% in the Key Sales Demographic

Marking its Best-Ever Repeat Numbers in Viewers and Young Adults, ABC�s Replay �Ugly Betty� Wins the 8 O�clock Hour Across the Women Demographics

At 9pm, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� Beats �C.S.I.� by 33% in Adults 18-49, Growing its Audience Week to Week Across Each of the Adult Demographics

Hitting the Series� Second Highest-Ever Rating in Adults 18-49, ABC�s �MEN IN TREES� is No. 1 in the Thursday 10 O�clock Hour in Adults 18-34 and Key Women

ABC News� �20/20� Wins Friday at 10pm in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 For the Second Week in a Row

The �ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: Catch Me If You Can� Ranks No. 1 On Saturday Across All Key Women Demographics

With 3/4 of its Lineup in Repeats, ABC Wins Sunday Night Among Adults 18-49, Beating All-Original Programming on CBS and NBC

ABC�s �America�s Funniest Home Videos� Leads its Hour Among Adults 18-49, Drawing its Largest Total Viewer and Young Adult Numbers Since November

Sunday�s No. 1 Unscripted Series, a Repeat �Home Edition� Takes the Top Spot Among Adults 18-49 in its Hour

WEEK No. 19:

ABC beat out NBC during the week by 4% in Total Viewers (8.0 million vs. 7.7 million) and by 12% in Adults 18-49 (2.9/8 vs. 2.6/7). The Net ran neck-and-neck for second place in Adults 18-49, pacing within one-tenth of a rating point and tied in audience share with CBS during the week (2.9/8 vs. 3.0/8). ABC took second place during the week to �Idol�-fueled Fox among Adults 18-34 (2.3/7), Women 18-49 (3.8/10) and Women 18-34 (3.1/9).

Weekly Rankings: ABC claimed 4 of the week�s Top 20 TV programs in Adults 18-49, including the No. 1 scripted series with �Grey�s Anatomy�: �Grey�s Anatomy� � No. 3, �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� � No. 11, with �MEN IN TREES� and �Supernanny� � tied at No. 17. ABC also had the most-watched scripted program of the week with �Grey�s Anatomy.�

Monday

�Wife Swap� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

�Wife Swap� opened the night with the unscripted series� second-highest delivery in the hour this season in Total Viewers (8.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.5/9). �Wife Swap� finished second in its time-slot across all key women demographics: Women 18-34 (4.2/11), Women 18-49 (4.6/11) and Women 25-54 (5.1/11).

�Supernanny� (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Against NBC�s return of �Heroes� and week two of Fox�s �24,� ABC�s �Supernanny� registered its second-best numbers of the season in Total Viewers (9.2 million) and Adults 18-34 (3.3/8), while matching a season-high among Adults 25-54 (4.0/8).

�What About Brian� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

In the final hour of prime, �What About Brian� saw its highest Adults 18-49 performance (2.5/6) since October � since 10/30/06.

� �What About Brian� took second in the hour, beating NBC�s �Studio 60� across each of the key women demo: Women 18-34 (3.2/9 vs. 2.7/7), Women 18-49 (3.8/9 vs. 3.2/8) and Women 25-54 (4.2/9 vs. 3.8/8).

Wednesday

�George Lopez� (8:00-8:30 p.m.)

�George Lopez� took second in its half-hour in both Total Viewers (6.1 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.0/5).

�According to Jim� (8:30-9:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in in both viewers and young adults, �According to Jim� also placed second in its time slot in Total Viewers (6.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.1/5).

Thursday

The Network delivered another strong Thursday night victory in Adults 18-49, leading its nearest competitor by 15% in the key young adult sales demographic (5.3/14 vs. 4.6/12 - CBS). In fact ABC delivered a clean demographic win on the evening, also ranking No. 1 on Thursday in Adults 25-54 (6.1/15), Adults 18-34 (4.6/13), Teens 12-17 (2.1/7) and Kids 2-11 (1.3/6).

� ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� stood as the No. 1 TV program on Thursday in Total Viewers and across each of the key adult demographics (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54).

�Ugly Betty� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

A repeat telecast of ABC�s freshman �Ugly Betty� took second place during the 8 o�clock hour in Total Viewers (9.8 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.3/9). �Betty� led its time period by wide margins across each of the key women demographics: W18-34 (4.2/12), W18-49 (4.7/12) and W25-54 (5.3/13). Among its core audience of Women 18-34, �Ugly Betty� beat its nearest competition in the hour by 20% (4.2/12 vs. 3.5/10 � NBC�s comedies).

� �Ugly Betty� delivered its best-ever repeat numbers in Total Viewers and across the adult demographics.

�Grey�s Anatomy� (9:00-10:01 p.m.)

The No. 1 television program on Thursday, ABC's �Grey's Anatomy� led the 9 o�clock hour in Total Viewers (21.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (8.9/21). In the key Adult 18-49 sales demographic, ABC�s �Grey�s Anatomy� outdelivered CBS� �C.S.I.� by an impressive 33% (8.9/21 vs. 6.7/16). The ABC medical drama has beaten the CBS crime drama in Adults 18-49 on all 11 of their original head-to-head match-ups in the time period this season.

� �Grey�s Anatomy� grew its audience week to week across the key adult demographics: Adults 18-34 (8.1/21 vs. 7.9/21), Adults 18-49 (8.9/21 vs. 8.7/20) and Adults 25-54 (9.9/22 vs. 9.8/21).

�MEN IN TREES� (10:01-11:00 p.m.)

Hitting the series� second-highest-ever rating among Adults 18-49 (3.7/10), ABC's �MEN IN TREES� finished a strong second during the 10 o�clock hour, just one-tenth of a rating point out a tie for first place with CBS (3.8/10). The ABC freshman ranked No. 1 in the hour with Adults 18-34 (2.7/8) and in each of the women demographics: W18-34 (4.0/11), W18-49 (5.5/14) and W25-54 (6.9/16).

� In addition to posting its second highest-ever rating in Adults 18-49, �MEN IN TREES� marked the show�s highest-ever numbers among Women 18-49 (5.5/14) and Women 25-54 (6.9/16).

Friday

�20/20� (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

For the second week in a row, ABC News� �20/20� won the final hour of the night among Adults 18-34 (1.8/7) and Adults 18-49 (2.6/8).

Saturday

�ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: Catch Me If You Can� (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

With the �ABC Saturday Movie of the Week: Catch Me If You Can,� ABC took second on the night among Adults 18-49 (2.0/6) and Adults 18-34 (1.6/6). The Net ranked No. 1 on Saturday across each of the key women demographics [Women 18-34 (1.8/6), Women 18-49 (2.3/7) and Women 25-54 (2.6/7 � tied)].

Sunday

Despite having 3/4 of the Net�s lineup in repeats, ABC won Sunday night among Adults 18-49 (3.3/8), beating all-original lineups on both CBS (3.0/7; +10%) and NBC (2.7/7; + 22%).

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

At 7:00 p.m., ABC�s �America�s Funniest Home Videos,� in an episode that featured six contestant competing for a $100,000 prize, led its hour among Adults 18-49 (3.2/9). The video clip show also ranked No. 1 among Adults 18-34 (2.8/9), Adults 25-54 (3.7/9 � tied), Teens 12-17 (2.1/8) and Kids 2-11 (2.9/9).

� In Total Viewers (10.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.2/9), �America�s Funniest Home Videos� produced its top numbers in the time period in 9 weeks � since 11/26/06.

�Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Sunday�s No. 1 unscripted series, a rebroadcast of ABC�s �Extreme Makeover: Home Edition� took first in its time-slot among Adults 18-49 (4.3/11). In addition, the repeat �Home Edition� outperformed NBC�s �Grease: You�re the One that I Want� in the hour by 3.9 million viewers (12.1 million vs. 8.2 million) and 54% in Adults 18-49 (4.3/11 vs. 2.8/7).

�Desperate Housewives� (9:00-10:01 p.m.)

An encore telecast of ABC�s �Desperate Housewives� ranked No. 1 in its time period against original competition among Women 18-49 (4.7/11), Adults 25-54 (4.0/8) and Women 25-54 (5.5/11).

�Brothers & Sisters� (10:01-11:00 p.m.)

At 10:00 p.m., against original competition, a repeat of ABC�s �Brothers & Sisters� took second in its hour among Adults 18-34 (1.7/5) and Women 18-34 (2.5/7).

Source: Nielsen Media Research, NTI (Live+SD or Most Current), week of 1/22/07, or as dated.





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· 20/20 (ABC)
· 24 (FOX)
· ACCORDING TO JIM (ABC)
· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (HGTV)
· GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW, THE (ABC)
· GREASE: YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT (NBC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· MEN IN TREES (ABC)
· STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP (NBC)
· SUPERNANNY (LIFETIME)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)
· WHAT ABOUT BRIAN (ABC)
· WIFE SWAP (PARAMOUNT)





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