[01/21/09 - 01:07 PM]
ABC Family Qualifies as Cable's No. 1 Network in Prime in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of January 12-18.

[via press release from ABC Family]

Ratings for Week of January 12-18, 2008 and Sunday, January 18, 2009 (Final National Ratings)

Powered by "Another Cinderella Story" and "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," ABC Family Qualifies as Cable's No. 1 Network in Prime in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34, and Ranks Among the Top 5 in Key Adults and Women 18-49

Sunday's World Television Premiere Event of "Another Cinderella Story" is Cable's No. 1 Scripted Telecast for the Week in Total Viewers and Across All Key Demos

This Weeks Stands as ABC Family's Most-Watched Week Ever in Females 12-34, and Top Ranked Non-December Week in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Viewers 12-34

ABC Family Owns the Week's Top 2 Scripted Cable Telecasts in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34 with "Another Cinderella Story" and "Secret Life"

Easily Sunday's No. 1 Cable Network in Prime Across All Targets, Sunday Rates as ABC Family's Third-Most-Watched Day Ever, with 4.2 Million Total Viewers, Topping Runner-Up USA by an Impressive 1.5 Million Viewers, or by 56%

Monday's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" is TV/Cable's No.1 Program at 8 O'clock in Core 18-34 and 12-34 Demos, and Beats the CW's "Gossip Girl" Head to Head in Viewers

"Another Cinderella Story" Stands as the Season's No. 1 Movie on All Cable in 12-34 and Teens Demos, and is the Second-Most-Watched in Viewers and Key Women

"Another Cinderella Story" Ranks as ABC Family's Third-Most-Watched Telecast Ever in Viewers, and is the Net's No. 3 Movie Debut of All Time in Core 18-34s

Week of January 12-18, 2009

Powered by the premiere movie event "Another Cinderella Story" and hit original series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," ABC Family qualified as the week's No. 1 cable network in Prime in Women 18-34 (343,000) and Females 12-34 (623,000), and placed among the Top 5 in Adults 18-34 (No. 3 - 477,000), Adults 18-49 (No. 5 � 769,000) and Women 18-49 (No. 3 - 524,000).

� The No. 1 cable program Sunday night in core Nielsen measures, "Another Cinderella Story" finished as the week's No. 1 scripted cable telecast in Total Viewers (5.3 million), Women 18-34 (749,000), Women 18-49 (1.3 million), Viewers 12-34 (2.3 million) and Females 12-34 (1.8 million).

� Impressively, this week stood as the network's most-watched week in Prime on record in Females 12-34 (623,000), and most-watched week outside of December in Total Viewers (1.7 million � tied week of 11/17/08), Adults 18-34 (477,000), Women 18-34 (343,000) and Viewers 12-34 (817,000).

� Far and away Sunday's No. 1 cable network across all key targets, this past Sunday qualified as ABC Family's third-most-watched day in Prime in the network's history in Total Viewers (4.2 million � tied 1/20/08), towering over the night's No. 2 network, USA, by 1.5 million viewers, or by 56% (2.7 million).

� Monday's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" (8:00 � 9:00 p.m.) stood as TV's No. 1 program in its time period in Viewers 12-34 (2.0 million) and Females 12-34 (1.7 million), out-performing CW's flagship series, "Gossip Girl," by double-digit percentages in the key categories and by 7% in Total Viewers (3.1 million vs. 2.9 million). Moreover, in Adults 18-34 (987,000) and Women 18-34 (730,000), "Secret Life" ranked No. 1 versus all cable programs in the hour.

� ABC Family delivered the week's Top 2 scripted cable telecasts in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34 with Sunday's "Another Cinderella Story" (749,000 and 1.8 million, respectively) and Monday's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" (730,000 and 1.7 million, respectively).

"Another Cinderella Story" (Sunday, 1/18/09, 8:00-10:00 p.m.)

The world television premiere event of "Another Cinderella Story," starring Selena Gomez and Andrew Seeley, ranked as ABC Family's No. 3 telecast on record in Total Viewers (5.3 million), and delivered the Net's third-highest movie premiere ratings ever in Adults 18-34 (1.0 million/1.5 rating), Adults 18-49 (1.9 million/1.4 rating), Women 18-34 (749,000/2.2 rating).

� "Another Cinderella Story" now stands as the No. 1 movie on all cable of the 2008/09 season in Viewers 12-34 (2.3 million), Females 12-34 (1.8 million), and is the second-most-watched in Total Viewers (5.3 million), Women 18-34 (749,000) and Women 18-49 (1.3 million).

� At 8 o'clock, "Another Cinderella Story" delivered a resounding win, towering over runner-up USA by an impressive 96% in Total Viewers (5.3 million vs. 2.7 million), by 55% in Adults 18-34 (1.0 million vs. 645,000), by 46% in Adults 18-49 (1.9 million vs. 1.3 million) and by 191% in Viewers 12-34 (2.3 million vs. 791,000).

� "Another Cinderella Story" registered hefty increases in key demos over robust year-ago time period levels (debut of "Bring it On: In It to Win It"), improving by 15% in Total Viewers (5.3 million vs. 4.6 million), by 12% in Adults 18-34 (1.0 million vs. 892,000), by 19% in Adults 18-49 (1.9 million vs. 1.6 million) and by 8% in Women 18-49 (1.3 million vs. 1.2 million).

Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, Live+SD, 1/18/09; week of 1/12/09-1/18/09; 2008/09 Season: 9/29/08-1/18/09).

  [january 2009]  


most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/24/24 - 01:01 PM]
For the 3rd Year Straight, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine for the Broadcast Season Across Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
"20/20" grew its overall audience versus the 2022-2023 broadcast season (+1%/+40,000 - 3.882 million vs. 3.842 million).

[05/24/24 - 11:53 AM]
#1 Show of the Night "Elsbeth" Finale Up +12% from Its Season-to-Date Average
CBS won Thursday night for the 13th consecutive week averaging 3.63 million viewers.

[05/23/24 - 01:50 PM]
"Survivor" Is #1 Entertainment Show in 2023/24 Season Among Adults 18-34, A18-49 and A25-54
This marks the first time it has won all three demos in a season since its second season in 2000-2001.

[05/23/24 - 11:24 AM]
"American Idol" Wraps Season 22 Delivering Season Highs in Both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
The season finale delivered season highs in Total Viewers (5.64 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.65 rating).

[05/23/24 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix: What We Watched the Second Half of 2023
Today the streamer published its second edition of "What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report," capturing Netflix viewership from July to December 2023.

[05/22/24 - 03:03 PM]
Boston Celtics Victory Over Indiana Pacers on ESPN Delivered Largest NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 Audience Since 2018
Game 1 averaged 6,433,000 viewers across ESPN and ESPN2, up eight percent from last year's Eastern Conference Finals Game 1.

[05/22/24 - 11:31 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Finishes TV Season as Primetime's No. 1 Show for Record 13th Consecutive Year, with Best Viewership Since 2015
"Sunday Night Football" averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 21.4 million viewers for the 2023 season - the show's best viewership since 2015 and up 8% from last season (19.9 million).

[05/22/24 - 11:00 AM]
"Tracker" Was Television's #1 Show in 2023-24
The series averages 11.58 million viewers with live plus 7-day viewing.

[05/22/24 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday Night with "FBI" Block Finales
The "FBI" (8pm) season finale was the #1 broadcast of the night with averaged 6.06m viewers, up +5% from last week.

[05/21/24 - 03:00 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows Week to Week in Households and Total Viewers
"Tamron Hall" hit a 10-week high in Women 25-54 and delivered a 4-week best in Households and Women 18-49- since weeks of 2/26/24 and 4/8/24, respectively.

[05/21/24 - 10:24 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Television History - The CBS Newsmagazine Is America's #1 News Show for the 50th Straight Season
This is the first time any program on television has reigned as #1 for five decades.

[05/21/24 - 09:47 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 13: "Bridgerton" Season 3 Crowned #1
Richard Gadd's breakout series "Baby Reindeer" took the #3 spot in its sixth week with 7.4M views.

[05/20/24 - 11:52 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday Night for the 15th Out of Last 16 Weeks with Its Season Finales
The "Tracker" season finale was the #1 broadcast of the night with 7.36m viewers.

[05/17/24 - 10:05 AM]
Bazinga! Televisions #1 Comedy for Five Consecutive Years "Young Sheldon" Series Finale Is Most Watched Episode in Four Seasons
The series finale (8:30pm) was the #1 show of the night with 8.95 million viewers.

[05/15/24 - 03:26 PM]
Indiana Fever at Connecticut Sun Most-Watched WNBA Game on ESPN Platforms Ever
The game peaked at 2.3 million viewers in the 7:45 p.m. - 7:59 p.m. window.