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[12/18/07 - 04:10 PM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of December 10, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 10-16.

[via press release from ABC]

Primetime Ratings Report For the week of December 10, 2007 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

"I Want a Dog for Christmas Charlie Brown Christmas" Wins Monday at 8 p.m. in Women 18-34 and Kids 2-11, Standing as Monday Top Program with Kids

"Samantha Who?" Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Comedy in Key Women

A Rebroadcast of ABC's Holiday Special, "Shrek the Halls," Leads its Tuesday 8 p.m. Half-Hour Across All Key Adult Demos, Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11

"Shrek the Halls" and "Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too" Tie as the Week's No. 1 Program in Kids 2-11

"Boston Legal" Wins Tuesday at 10 p.m., Beating CBS's "Cane"by 1.1 Million Viewers and by 19% in Adults 18-49

Opposite a High-Rated NFL Overrun on Fox on Sunday, ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" Matches it Top Adults 18-49 Performance of the Season

ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Leads Sunday at 8 p.m. in Key Women

WEEK No. 12:

Monday

"I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

ABC's annual broadcast of "I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown" ranked No. 1 in the 8 o'clock hour among Women 18-34 (2.7/8) and Kids 2-11 (3.7/12). The animated classic stood as Monday's top program in Kids 2-11.

� Equaling the prior week's performance of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" in the hour, "I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown" matched ABC's highest Kids 2-11 rating in the time period in over 1 year � since 11/20/06.

"Samantha Who?" (9:00-9:30 p.m.)

The season's No. 1 rookie comedy in viewers and young adults, as well as the most-watched new TV show overall, ABC's "Samantha Who?" stood as Monday's highest-rated comedy in Women 18-34 (3.3/9) and Women 18-49 (3.3/9). "Samantha" also led its 9-9:30 p.m. half-hour among Women 18-34.

Tuesday

ABC was up over the prior week by 8% in Total Viewers (7.9 million vs. 7.3 million) and by 19% in Adults 18-49 (2.5/7 vs. 2.1/6).

� ABC's "Shrek the Halls" and "Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too" tied as the week's top-ranked program among Kids 2-11.

"Shrek the Halls" (8:00-8:32 p.m.)

In its second airing of the season, an encore of ABC's "Shrek the Halls" scored an across-the-board victory in its timeslot, leading in each of the key adult demographics (Adults 18-34 � 2.4/8, Adults 18-49 � 3.3/10 and Adults 25-54 � 3.7/10), Teens 12-17 (2.2/8) and Kids 2-11 (5.2/18).

"Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too" (8:32-9:00 p.m.)

At 8:30 p.m., "Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too" won its timeslot among Women 18-34 (3.1/9) and Kids 2-11 (5.2/18).

"Boston Legal" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

At 10 p.m., ABC's "Boston Legal" took the top spot, outperforming CBS' second half of a 2-hour "Cane" by 1.1 million viewers (9.0 million vs. 7.9 million) and 19% in Adults 18-49 (2.5/7 vs. 2.1/6).

Sunday

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

Opposite an NFL-inflated Fox in the opening hour of primetime, ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" finished second among Adults 18-49 (2.7/7), equaling the show's strongest performance of the season in the young adult demographic.

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

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" won its time period, beating the first hour of CBS' "Survivor: China" season finale among Women 18-34 (3.8/11) and Women 18-49 (5.3/13).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Live+Same Day Program Ratings), week of 12/10/07, unless stated otherwise.





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· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· CANE (CBS)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)





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