or


[04/28/09 - 12:36 PM]
ABC Stands as Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 8th Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 27.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Monday, April 27, 2009 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Stands as Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 8th Week in a Row

Opposite All-Original Programming on CBS, NBC and Fox, "DWTS" Wins its Time Slot in Viewers and Adult 18-49 for the 3rd Straight Week

ABC's "Surviving Suburbia" Takes Second in its Half-Hour in Key Women

ABC's "Castle" Tops NBC's "Medium" in Viewers and Adults 18-34, Building on the Previous Week's Telecast for the 2nd Week in a Row

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

ABC's Monday drew 14.0 million viewers and a 3.2 rating, 9 share in Adults 18-49, winning the night in viewers for the 9th time in as many weeks. In addition, ABC led the night among Women 18-49 (4.6/11) and Women 25-54 (6.0/14).

"Dancing with the Stars" (8:00-9:30 p.m.)

Despite airing opposite stiff all-original competition, including CBS' comedy block, Fox's dramas "House" and "24" and the season finales of NBC's "Chuck" and "Heroes," ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" won its time period in Total Viewers (19.1 million) and Adults 18-49 (4.3/12) for the 3rd week running. For the 8th consecutive week, "DWTS" stood as Monday's No. 1 program in viewers, as well as Women 18-49 (6.2/16) and Women 25-54 (8.0/19).

"Surviving Suburbia" (9:30-10:00 p.m.)

ABC's "Surviving Suburbia" finished second in its half-hour in Women 18-49 (3.4/8) and Women 25-54 (4.6/10).

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

Taking second in its time period, ABC's "Castle" topped NBC's veteran drama, "Medium," by 1.7 million viewers (8.4 million vs. 6.7 million) and by 14% in Adults 18-34 (1.6/5 vs. 1.4/4).

� "Castle" built on the previous week's telecast in Total Viewers (8.4 million vs. 8.2 million) for the 2nd week in a row, while holding 100% retention among Adults 18-49 (2.1/6).

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 31% currently, from 24% 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), 4/27/09.





  [april 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 24 (FOX)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· CHUCK (NBC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· MEDIUM (CBS)
· SURVIVING SUBURBIA (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.

[02/09/21 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"9-1-1" and "The Bachelor" lead their respective networks to victory.