or


[03/31/09 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Is the Most-Watched Network on Monday for the 4th Week in a Row and Across All Women Demos for the 8th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, March 30.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Monday, March 30, 2009 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC is the Most-Watched Network on Monday for the 4th Week in a Row and Across All Women Demos for the 8th Consecutive Week

"DWTS" Wins from 8-10pm to Top the Second-Place Nets by 8.5 Million Viewers and by 14% Among Adults 18-49

ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" is Monday's No. 1 Program in Viewers and Across All Key Women Demos for the 4th Week in a Row

ABC's "Castle" Takes a Strong Second at 10pm, Outperforming NBC's "Medium" by 2.5 Million Viewers and by 17% in Adults 18-34

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

ABC Monday lineup drew 16.8 million viewers and a 4.0 rating 10 share in Adults 18-49, standing as the most-watched Network on the night for the 5th week running. In addition, ABC won the night for the 8th straight week across all key Women demographics (W18-34 � 4.4/11, W18-49 � 5.6/14 and W25-54 � 7.0/16), including a 13-week stretch among Women 18-34.

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

ABC's broad appealing "Dancing with the Stars" won its time period in Total Viewers (20.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.8/12) for the 4th straight week, topping the second-place networks by 8.5 million viewers (11.7 million - Fox) and by 14% in Adults 18-49 (4.2/11 � CBS and Fox tied). "DWTS" also qualified as Monday's No. 1 TV program in viewers and among all key Women demos (W18-34 � 5.1/13, W18-49 � 6.7/16 and Women 25-54 � 8.3/18) for the 4th time in as many weeks.

"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 2.5 million viewers (9.8 million vs. 7.3 million) and by 17% Adults 18-34 (2.1/6 vs. 1.8/5).

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), 3/30/09.





  [march 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


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





most recent ratings | view all posts
[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.

[09/14/14 - 09:13 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins the College Football Race
The Alphabet tops competing coverage on FOX and NBC.

[09/14/14 - 08:33 AM]
Coverage of Purdue-Notre Dame College Football from Indianapolis Scores NBC's Second-Highest-Rated Saturday Night in Adults 18-49 in Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/13/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is Currently Delivering Its Highest Friday Results in More Than Three Months
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/13/14 - 08:40 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Puts NBC in the Top Spot
The Peacock's mainstay leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/12/14 - 08:39 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" and "The Secret Lives of Pets" Are the Night's #1-#2 Non-Sports Telecasts on the Big 4 in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 11.

[09/12/14 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Opens Big for CBS
The Eye dominates the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/12/14 - 07:19 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Doubles Opening Night Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 11.

[09/11/14 - 03:09 PM]
"Couples Therapy with Dr. Jenn" Hits Series High with Season 5 Premiere
VH1 spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/11/14 - 11:10 AM]
"Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Late-Night Ratings Race for Week of Sept. 1-5
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 1-5.

[09/11/14 - 10:34 AM]
"Nightline" Builds Audience Week-to-Week in All Key Demos; Most Watched Week in Three Months
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 1-5.