or


[05/23/07 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Ends First Season En Fuego
The CW spins the numbers for the week of May 14-20 and the 2006-2007 season.

[via press release from The CW]

THE CW ENDS FIRST SEASON EN FUEGO

The CW Improves Over UPN and The WB in Target Demos

"Top Model" Finale Wins Time Period in Adults and Women 18-34

"Gilmore Girls" Series Finale Scores Its Best Adults 18-34 Ratings on The CW

May 22, 2007 (Burbank, California) - Hot on the heels of its wildly successful Upfront presentation last week, The CW wrapped up its first season in fine fashion with last week's crowning of the new "America's Next Top Model" and the series finale of "Gilmore Girls."

The CW completed its inaugural season (through 5/20/07) ahead of both UPN and The WB in the target demos of adults 18-34 (1.5/4, 7% over UPN and WB) and women 18-34 (1.9/5, 6% over both UPN and WB). The CW was the only network to show year-to-year growth in these key demographics.

CW SEASON ONE HIGHLIGHTS:

The CW's "America's Next Top Model" finished the season winning its time period among women 18-34. Next season, "Top Model," The CW's highest rated series in target demos, will remain Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. as the launch pad for the new drama "Gossip Girl."

The CW launched a new reality hit "Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll," which averaged 8 million viewers each week between the show's original and encore telecast. The next edition of "Pussycat Dolls Present" will make its debut next midseason.

"Friday Night Smackdown" led The CW to first on Friday night in key male demographics. "Smackdown" will remain on Friday nights next season.

"One Tree Hill" improved over last season by double-digit gains among adults 18-34 (19%) and women 18-34 (22%). "One Tree Hill" will return next midseason.

The third edition of "Beauty and The Geek" marked the highest-rated cycle of the series in women 18-34 and women 18-49. "Beauty and The Geek" will return next season to anchor The CW's Tuesday at 8:00p.m. in the fall, as the lead in to the network's new drama "Reaper."

Key Highlights for Week Ending May 20, 2007:

For the week ending 5/20/07, The CW outperformed both UPN and The WB versus the same week a year ago in the target demos of adults 18-34 (1.5/5, up 50% vs WB, 15% vs. UPN) and women 18-34 (2.0/6, up 54% vs WB, 18% vs. UPN), as well as adults 18-49 (1.3/4, up 44% vs WB, 18% vs. UPN) and women 18-49 (1.6/4, up 33% vs WB, 14% vs. UPN) and viewers (3.1mil, up 31% vs WB, 17% vs. UPN).

"Gilmore Girls" Series Finale

Tuesday's series finale of "Gilmore Girls" delivered its best adults 18-34 (2.9/9) rating on The CW (best since 1/17/06), its best women 18-34 (4.0/11) performance since 2/6/07, and its largest audience (4.9mil) since 12/5/06.

"America's Next Top Model" Cycle 8 Finale

The finale of The CW's hit "America's Next Top Model," in which Jaslene Gonzales was crowned the winner, ranked first its time period among adults 18-34 (3.5/12), women 18-34 (5.4/16), and women 18-49 (4.5/13-tie).

Last week's finale was the most watched and highest rated telecast of this cycle in adults 18-34 (tie), adults 18-49 (3.0/9), women 18-49 and viewers (6.4mil).

The cycle 8 finale tied as the series best finale ever in adults 18-49 and women 18-49.





  [may 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (CW)
· BEAUTY AND THE GEEK (CW)
· GILMORE GIRLS (CW)
· GOSSIP GIRL (CW)
· ONE TREE HILL (CW)
· PUSSYCAT DOLLS PRESENT: GIRLICIOUS (CW)
· REAPER (CW)
· WWE SMACKDOWN (SYFY)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/01/15 - 12:16 PM]
Disney Channel Routs Summer Competition for 4th-Consecutive Year in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/01/15 - 12:11 PM]
ABC Family Is the Summer's #1 Cable TV Network for the 3rd Time in Last 4 Summers in Women 18-34
ABC Family further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/01/15 - 11:31 AM]
NBC's Saturday Afternoon Coverage of American Pharoah's 2nd Place Finish Is Most Watched Travers Stakes in 20 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 29.

[09/01/15 - 10:56 AM]
"Ninja Warrior" Ties Its Top 18-49 Rating in Three Years and Delivers Its #2 Most-Watched Episode Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[09/01/15 - 10:27 AM]
"The Whispers" Season Finale Hits 4-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[09/01/15 - 10:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Reclaim Top Spots
The Peacock easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/31/15 - 01:40 PM]
Bravo Media's "Below Deck" Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Series History with 1.6 Million Total Viewers
Bravo further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 25.

[08/31/15 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Again Tops Charts, This Time for NBC
The Peacock's coverage of Cardinals/Raiders leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides NFL Preseason to Another Victory
Coverage of the Seahawks and the Chargers tops the charts in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/15 - 08:31 AM]
Encore of "Saturday Night Live" Matches the Show's Highest Metered-Market Household Rating in 10 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 29.

[08/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Climbs to Top Spot with NFL Preseason
Coverage of the Lions at the Jaguars leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/29/15 - 08:34 AM]
Encore of "America's Got Talent" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 28.

[08/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Food Fighters" Matches Its Season High in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 27.

[08/28/15 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Continue Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has won the past 11 Thursdays among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/15 - 11:09 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Tops His Broadcast Competition for the Late-Night Ratings Week of Aug. 17-21 in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 17-21.