or


[09/10/08 - 04:04 PM]
ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" Wraps as TV's No. 1 Scripted Series During Its 11-Week Run in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[via press release from ABC Family]

Ratings Highlights for Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Final National Ratings

ABC Family's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" Wraps as TV's No. 1 Scripted Series During its 11-week Run in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34, and Cable's Top-Rated Scripted Series in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34

The Freshman Mid-Season Finale of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" is Tuesday's No. 1 TV Program in Women 18-34 and Key 12-34s, Topping Week Two of CW's "90210" by Double and Triple-Digit Percentages

Impressively, "Secret Life's" Finale Stands as ABC Family's No. 1 Telecast of All Time in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34

Hitting Series Highs in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49, Tuesday's "Secret Life" Stands as the Net's No. 1 Original Series Telecast Ever

Last Night's "Secret Life" Finale Rates as Ad-Supported Cable's No. 1 Scripted Series Telecast of the 2007/08 Season in Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34

In an Impressive Feat, "Secret Life's" 1A Closer Beats Every Episode of CW's "Gossip Girl" in Total Viewers and Key 18-34, 18-49 and 12-34 Demos

Standing as Tuesday's No. 1 Cable Program Each Week During its Season 1A in Females 12-34, Teens 12-17 and Female Teens, "Secret Life's" Victory This Week Marks the 11th Consecutive Week at No. 1

"Secret Life's" Finale Posts ABC Family's Best Tuesday Numbers at 8 O'Clock in the Net's History in Total Viewers and Across 18-34, 18-49 and 12-34 Demos

"The Secret Life of the American Teenager" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Hitting series highs for its freshman mid-season finale in Total Viewers and across all key demographics, ABC Family's No. 1 original series ever, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," wraps as TV's No. 1 scripted series over its 11-week run in Viewers 12-34 (2.5 million) and Females 12-34 (2.1 million), and cable's top-rated scripted series in Adults 18-34 (1.2 million) and Women 18-34 (918,000). In addition, in Women 18-34, "Secret Life" ranked No. 3 among all scripted TV programs during its run.

[Editors Note: "The Secret Life of the American Teenager is set to return in January 09 with 12 all-new episodes.]

� "Secret Life" stood as Tuesday's No. 1 TV program in Women 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34, overshadowing Week Two of CW's high-profile "90210" by double and triple digit percentages in the core demos, beating the competitor by 18% in Women 18-34 (1.3 million vs. 1.1 million), by 67% in Viewers 12-34 (3.0 million vs. 1.8 million), while doubling delivery in Females 12-34 (2.4 million vs. 1.2 million). Moreover, "Secret Life" was Tuesday's No. 1 cable program in Total Viewers (4.5 million) and Adults 18-34 (1.7 million), topping "90210" by 41% (3.2 million) and by 21% (1.4 million), respectively.

� Also impressive, with series highs across all targets, "Secret Life's" closer stood as the net's No. 1 telecast on record in Adults 18-34 (1.7 million), Women 18-34 (1.3 million), Viewers 12-34 (3.0 million) and Females 12-34 (2.4 million). Additionally, in Total Viewers (4.5 million), Adults 18-49 (2.3 million) and Women 18-49 (1.8 million), Tuesday's finale qualified as the net's most-watched original series telecast ever.

� "Secret Life's" 1A finale now stands as ad-supported cable's No. 1 scripted series telecast of the soon-to-conclude 2007/08 season in Viewers 12-34 (3.0 million) and Females 12-34 (2.4 million), while its 8/5/08 episode still ranks as ad-supported cable's highest rated series telecast among Female Teens (1.4 million) since at least October 2000.

� "Secret Life's" finale garnered ABC Family's best Tuesday delivery at 8 o'clock in the net's history in Total Viewers (4.5 million), Adults 18-34 (1.7 million), Adults 18-49 (2.3 million) and Viewers 12-34 (3.0 million).

� For the 9th consecutive week, "Secret Life" is Tuesday's No. 1 cable program in Women 18-34 (1.3 million) and Women 18-49 (1.8 million), making it the day's No. 1 program 9 times during its 11 week run.

� During its 11-week run (July 1 � September 9), "Secret Life" positioned as Tuesday's No. 1 cable program each week in Females 12-34, Teens 12-17 and Female Teens.

� In an also impressive feat, "Secret Life's" 1A closer surpassed every episode of CW's "Gossip Girl" to date in Total Viewers, Women 18-34, Adults 18-49, Women 18-49, Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34.

� Head to head against Week Two of CW's "90210," "Secret Life" overshadowed the high-profile series by 41% in Total Viewers (4.5 million vs. 3.2 million), by 21% in Adults 18-34 (1.7 million vs. 1.4 million), by 18% in Women 18-34 (1.3 million vs. 1.1 million), by 67% in Viewers 12-34 (3.0 million vs. 1.8 million), and doubled the delivery in Females 12-34 (2.4 vs. 1.2 million).

� Clinching another dominant victory versus all cable at 8 o'clock for its mid-season finale, throughout 1A on average, "Secret Life" dominated its competition, surpassing runner-up Fox News by 36% in Total Viewers (3.8 million vs. 2.8 million), and TBS by 90% in Adults 18-34 (1.2 million vs. 632,000), by 85% in Adults 18-49 (1.8 million vs. 971,000) and 172% in Viewers 12-34 (2.5 million vs. 920,000).

� During the first half of its freshman season, "Secret Life" more than tripled year-ago time period levels in Total Viewers (247%, 3.8 million vs. 1.1 million) and Adults 18-49 (250%, 1.8 million vs. 505,000), and more than quadrupled in Adults 18-34 (327%, 1.2 million vs. 289,000) and Viewers 12-34 (2.5 million vs. 525,000).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, 9/9/08, Live + Same Day; Season-to-date, Most Current, "Secret Life" (7/1/08-9/9/08); Year-Ago, Live + 7).





  [september 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· 90210 (CW)
· GOSSIP GIRL (CW)
· GREEK (ABC FAMILY)
· SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER, THE (ABC FAMILY)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/22/17 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Tips Off ABC Victory in Demos
The Alphabet leads the night in adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/22/17 - 08:24 AM]
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC": Season Two Debut Is Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Game of the Season Across ABC and ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/22/17 - 08:17 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," with Host Aziz Ansari and Musical Guest Big Sean, Scores the Show's Top Overnights Since Nov. 12
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[01/21/17 - 08:34 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday for the 3rd Straight Week with "Last Man Standing" as the Top-Rated Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 20.

[01/21/17 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Honors with ABC
"Blue Bloods" leads the night in total viewers while "Last Man Standing" takes the crown among adults 18-49.

[01/21/17 - 08:20 AM]
"Grimm" Maintains 100% Week to Week in 18-49 and 99.7% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 20.

[01/20/17 - 12:46 PM]
"Braking" News: Premiere of "Mickey and the Roadster Racers" Takes the Checkered Flag, Fuels Disney Junior and Disney Channel to Pole Position
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/20/17 - 09:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Original Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/19/17 - 02:15 PM]
History's "Six" Opens Strong with 2.6 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 18.

[01/19/17 - 10:42 AM]
Discovery's New Survival Series "The Wheel" Delivers Cable's Best Friday Launch Since 2015
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, January 13.

[01/19/17 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Speechless" Tops Tight Demo Race for ABC
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all finish within a tenth of each other among adults 18-49.

[01/18/17 - 12:03 PM]
FOX Dominates Divisional Playoff Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its NFL postseason coverage to date.

[01/18/17 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[01/17/17 - 12:08 PM]
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Builds on Record-Setting Season Premiere
FXX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 11.

[01/17/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" on CMT Ratings Soar with Newest Episode Outpacing the Premiere as CMT's Most Watched Original Telecast Ever
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 12.