or


[10/15/08 - 12:10 PM]
Dancing with the Stars Results Takes Second at 9pm in Viewers and Women 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 14.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, October 14, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

"Dancing with the Stars Results" Takes Second at 9pm in Viewers and Women 18-49, While Leading its Time Period in Women 25-54 for the Third Consecutive Week

Sophomore Debut of ABC's "Eli Stone" Draws Largest Audience for a Regular Telecast Since February and Best Adults 18-49 Rating Since March

"Dancing with the Stars Results " (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Jumping from its lead-in by 9.1 million viewers and by 146% in Adults 18-49, ABC's "Dancing with the Stars Results" took second in the 9 o'clock hour in Total Viewers (14.4 million) and Women 18-49 (4.3/10). The show won its time period among Women 25-54 (5.7/12) for the 3rd consecutive telecast. "DWTS Results" outperformed its unscripted competition in the time period, NBC's second hour of "The Biggest Loser: Families," by 6.7 million viewers ("Loser" = 7.7 million). Additionally, the broad-appealing "DWTS" stood as Tuesday's highest-rated broadcast program with Kids 2-11 (1.6/7). Celebrity chef, author and reality television star Rocco DiSpirito was the fourth dancer to leave the competition this season.

"Eli Stone" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

The sophomore season premiere of "Eli Stone" drew the show's largest audience (8.8 million) for a regular telecast since February (since 2/07/08) and highest Adults 18-49 rating (2.2/6) since March (since 3/20/08).

� Compared to where it left off last season, "Eli Stone" was up by 2.7 million viewers and by 10% in Adults 18-49 over its season finale (6.1 million & 2.0/6 in Adults 18-49 on 4/17/08).

A note about increasing DVR penetration and year-to-year rating comparisons: Year-to-year rating comparisons based on the Live + Same Day data stream are distorted by the level of DVR penetration in the Nielsen sample, which has jumped up to 28% currently, from 20% at the same point in 2007. More viewers are watching shows on their own timetables, which may not be reflected in the overnight next day numbers. The only truly valid year-to-year comparison would be one based on the Live + 7 Day metric, once those stats are released by Nielsen.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate, Live + Same Day Ratings), 10/14/08.





  [october 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· ELI STONE (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/24/16 - 11:16 AM]
FOX Hit Dramas - "Gotham" and "Lucifer" - See Significant Gains in Live + 3
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.

[09/24/16 - 10:06 AM]
Monday's "The Good Place" Is the Week's Top Debut Half-Hour of a New Comedy in Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.

[09/24/16 - 08:48 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "MacGyver" Debuts on Top for CBS
The Eye's reboot leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/23/16 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Stifle Its Competition
ABC's "Notorious" (1.2) and FOX's "Pitch" (1.1) are outshined by the Eye's football coverage in adults 18-49.

[09/22/16 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Returns on Top, But Down
FOX's juggernaut is off nearly 37% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/21/16 - 02:35 PM]
"South Park" Season 20 Premiere Marks Hightest Rated Episode in a Decade
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 14.

[09/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Strong Premieres of "Bull" and "NCIS" Lead CBS to Tuesday Win
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/21/16 - 09:05 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Newcomers "This Is Us," "Bull" Open Strong
NBC and CBS see big year-to-year gains among adults 18-49 from both series premieres.

[09/21/16 - 08:45 AM]
"This Is Us" Is NBC's Top-Rated Scripted Show in the Slot in 6 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/21/16 - 08:21 AM]
ABC's "SHIELD" Returns to Its Top Rating Since Its Mid-Season Premiere in March
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/20/16 - 09:45 AM]
"American Horror Story: Roanoke" Premiere Among the Most-Watched in FX Networks History
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 14.

[09/20/16 - 08:59 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Opens the Season on Top
"The Voice" and "The Good Place" help the Peacock lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/16 - 11:26 AM]
Top New Non-Fiction Series in 2016 for Investigation Discovery's "JonBenet: An American Murder Mystery"
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for September 12-14.

[09/19/16 - 11:10 AM]
2016 Emmys Averages 11.3 Million Viewers and Reaches 25.9 Million
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 18.

[09/19/16 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Sparks NBC, CBS Victory Over Emmys on ABC
"The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards" are down nearly 22% from last year among adults 18-49.