or


[01/20/09 - 11:48 AM]
ABC's New Monday Lineup Sees Its Best Numbers to Date
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 19.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Monday, January 19, 2009 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC's New Monday Lineup Sees its Best Numbers to Date, Drawing ABC's Largest Monday Audience in 6 Weeks and Best Adults 18-49 Rating in 8 Weeks

Airing Against CBS' Original Comedies and Fox's Original Dramas, "The Bachelor" Hits Season Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49

"The Bachelor" Wins its Slot Among All Key Women for the Second Time in Three Weeks and is Monday's No. 1 Show in Women 18-34 for the Third Straight Week

"True Beauty" Tops NBC's "Momma's Boys" at 10pm by 1.0 Million Viewers and by 50% in Adults 18-49, While Winning in Women 18-34 for the Third Week Running

Monday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

Growing week to week in viewers and young adults, ABC's new Monday lineup saw its best numbers to date as the Net drew its largest audience (8.6 million) on the night in 6 weeks and strongest Adults 18-49 (3.2/8) performance in 8 weeks � since 12/8/08 and 11/24/08, respectively. ABC ranked No. 1 on the night among Women 18-34 (4.5/11) and Women 18-49 (4.8/11), taking the top spot on the night among Women 18-34 for the third consecutive week. In fact, ABC turned in its highest Women 18-34 number on the night in 10 months � since 3/17/08.

"The Bachelor" (8:00-10:00 p.m.)

Airing against original comedies on CBS and the Monday premiere of "House" and "24" on Fox, ABC's "The Bachelor" hit season highs in both Total Viewers (9.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.5/8). "The Bachelor" towered over its unscripted competition, NBC's "Superstars of Dance" from 8:00-10:00pm, by 3.5 million viewers and by 106% in the key young adult sales demo (6.4 million & 1.7/4 in Adults 18-49).

� "The Bachelor" dominated its time-slot, leading from 8:00 � 10:00 p.m. across each of the Key Women demographics (Women 18-34 � 5.0/12, Women 18-49 � 5.3/12 and Women 25-54 � 5.7/12) for the second time in three weeks. In addition, "The Bachelor" qualified as Monday's No. 1 TV program among Women 18-34 for the third week running.

� Against stiff competition, "The Bachelor" gained audience during each half-hour from 8:00-10:00pm, building by 1.7 million viewers (9.2 million to 10.9 million) and by 32% in Adults 18-49 (3.1/8 to 4.1/9) from start to finish.

"True Beauty" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

"True Beauty" finished second in the 10 o'clock hour to CBS' "C.S.I.: Miami" in Total Viewers (5.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.7/7). For the third time in as many weeks, the new ABC unscripted series topped its unscripted competition in the hour, NBC's "Momma's Boys," by 1.0 million viewers and by 50% in Adults 18-49 (4.9 million & 1.8/5). "True Beauty" won its hour among Women 18-34 (3.6/9) for the third week in a row.

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 29% currently, from 22% at the same point in 2008. 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 Program Ratings), 1/19/09.





  [january 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· 24 (FOX)
· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· MOMMA'S BOYS (NBC)
· SUPERSTARS OF DANCE (NBC)
· TRUE BEAUTY (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 01:04 PM]
Season Three Finale of History's "Mountain Men" Hits 3.0 Million Total Viewers, Ranking as Cable's Top Show for the Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[09/16/14 - 10:45 AM]
Bears-49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is NFL's Most-Watched West Coast Sunday Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 08:56 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-34, Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 08:53 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Marks Its Most-Watched Premiere Week in 7 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 1-5.

[09/16/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown
The return of "Dancing with the Stars" and the finale of "MasterChef" power their respective networks.

[09/16/14 - 08:30 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 for the Full 52-Week 2013-14 Primetime Television Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/16/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Wins with the "Dancing" Premiere - TV's Most-Watched Series Telecast Since May
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/15/14 - 12:49 PM]
FX Rides "Sons of Anarchy" to Record Ratings
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/15/14 - 09:36 AM]
Syfy's New Zombie Series "Z Nation" Bites Off 1.6 Million Viewers During September 12 Premiere
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/15/14 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/15/14 - 08:24 AM]
Against Big NFL Competition, "Miss America" Scores 4-Month Slot Highs for ABC
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/15/14 - 08:18 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Last Night's Bears-49ers "Sunday Night Football" Telecast Is Up +3% Versus Week Two Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.