or


[03/24/09 - 12:52 PM]
ABC's Monday Is No. 1 in Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the 4th Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Monday, March 23, 2009 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC's Monday is No. 1 in Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the 4th Week Running, with its Best Women 18-34 Winning Streak Since at Least 1991

"DWTS" Wins Each of its Half-Hours to Outperform the Second-Place Nets from 8-10pm by 11.2 Million Viewers and by 58% Among Adults 18-49

ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" is Monday's No. 1 Program in Viewers and Young Adults for the 3rd Consecutive Week

ABC's "Castle" Takes a Strong Second at 10pm, Defeating NBC's "Medium" by 3.2 Million Viewers and by 23% in Adults 18-49

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

ABC stood as the No. 1 Network on Monday for the 4th week in a row in Total Viewers (16.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.2/11). The Network outperformed second-place CBS on the night by 6.4 million viewers and by 24% in Adults 18-49 (10.3 million & 3.4/9). In addition, ABC won the night for the 7th consecutive week across all key Women demographics (W18-34 - 4.5/11, W18-49 - 5.9/14 and W25-54 - 7.2/16), including a 12 week stretch among Women 18-34.

* Extending its winning run on the night, the Net is seeing its longest winning streak on the evening since at least 1991 with Women 18-34 - predating the start of Nielsen's electronic database. In addition, it is the longest Monday winning streak among Women 18-34 for any net in over 5 years - since NBC from w/o 9/22/03 to w/o 12/15/03.

"Dancing with the Stars" (8:00-10:00 p.m.)

ABC's broad appealing "Dancing with the Stars" attracted 20.2 million viewers and a 4.9 rating, 13 share in Adults 18-49, qualifying as Monday's No. 1 TV program in viewers and young adults for the 3rd consecutive week. In fact, "Dancing with the Stars" won each of its half-hours and soared to the top of its time period, beating the second-place networks by 11.2 million viewers (Fox - 9.0 million) and by 58% in Adults 18-49 (CBS - 3.1/8).

"Castle" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC's "Castle" took a strong second in the 10 o'clock hour to CBS' C.S.I.: Miami," beating NBC's veteran drama, "Medium," by 3.2 million viewers (9.8 million vs. 6.6 million) and by 23% Adults 18-49 (2.7/7 vs. 2.2/6).

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 30% currently, from 23% 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 Ratings), 3/23/09.





  [march 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CASTLE (ABC)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· MEDIUM (CBS)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/16/15 - 11:13 AM]
"Mann & Wife" Viewership Grows in Week Two, Second Episode Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV's History
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/16/15 - 10:45 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Competition for Week of April 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 6-10.

[04/16/15 - 08:39 AM]
Repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" Matches the Show's Highest Rating This Season for a Regular-Slot Rebroadcast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/16/15 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Survivor"
The Eye leads both categories for the second week in a row.

[04/16/15 - 08:29 AM]
"Nashville" Builds Week to Week in Adults 18-49 and Scores Big Live + 3 Day Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/15/15 - 01:48 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" #1 on Friday Among Men and Persons and Hits Season High Ratings Among Teen Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 10.

[04/15/15 - 11:26 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Claims Three of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks in Primetime and Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-49 in Q1 2015
Turner further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[04/15/15 - 09:57 AM]
"Conan in Cuba" Drums Up Big Audience, Reaching 3.7 Million Viewers Across Multiple Platforms
TBS further spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, March 5.