or


[06/24/09 - 12:03 PM]
NBC's 'America's Got Talent' Is the #1 Debut of the Summer in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 23.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S 'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE #1 DEBUT OF THE SUMMER IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'TALENT' IS ALSO THE #1 REALITY TELECAST OF THE SUMMER TO-DATE IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE TOP-RATED SHOW OF THE NIGHT IN ADULTS 18-49 AND ALL OTHER KEY RATINGS MEASURES, PACING NBC TO A NIGHTLY WIN IN ALL KEY DEMOGRAPHICS � ADULTS, MEN AND WOMEN 18-34, 18-49 AND 25-54

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. � June 24, 2009 � Last night's season premiere of "America's Got Talent" became the #1 series debut of the summer to date in total viewers, topping the premiere of all other new and returning series since the May sweep, according to "fast affiliate-based" "live plus same day" viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. "Talent" is also the #1 reality telecast of the summer to date, premiere or otherwise, in total viewers (pending updates).

Last night from 9-11 p.m. ET, the fourth season premiere of "America's Got Talent" (3.2 rating, 10 share in adults 18-49, 11.3 million viewers overall) was the #1 show on any network for the night in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key ratings categories. This paced NBC to a Tuesday night win in all key demographics � adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54. NBC was also #1 among the broadcast networks for the night in kids 2-11 and teens 12-17.

"America's Got Talent" grew from its first half-hour to its fourth by 48 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 3.7/11 from a 2.5/8) and by 35 percent or 3.2 million persons in total viewers (to 12.5 million from 9.3 million). For its second hour from 10-11 p.m. ET, "Talent" topped the ABC-CBS competition combined in all key ratings categories. And, in head-to-head competition from 9-9:30 p.m., "Talent" topped the debut of ABC's "Superstars" in all key ratings categories, beating the final half-hour of "Superstars" by a 56 margin in adults 18-49 (2.5 vs. 1.6 from 9-9:30 p.m.) and by 128 percent in total viewers (9.3 million vs. 4.1 million in that half-hour).

From 8-9 p.m. ET, "I'm a Celebrity�Get Me Out of Here!" (1.4/5 in 18-49, 4.3 million viewers overall) tied for #2 in the time period among the broadcast networks in women 18-49 and men 18-34, pending updates.

Preliminary 18-49 averages for Tuesday night are: NBC, 2.6/8; CBS, 1.6/5; ABC, 1.3/4; Fox, 1.2/4; CW, 0.5/1. In overall total viewers, June 23 preliminary results are: CBS, 9.1 million; NBC, 9.0 million; ABC, 3.6 million; Fox, 3.5 million; CW, 1.2 million.

Note that all national ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

UPDATE: NBC'S 'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE #1 DEBUT OF THE SUMMER IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'TALENT' IS ALSO THE #1 REALITY TELECAST OF THE SUMMER TO DATE IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE TOP-RATED SHOW OF THE NIGHT IN ADULTS 18-49 AND ALL OTHER KEY RATINGS MEASURES, PACING NBC TO A NIGHTLY WIN IN ALL KEY DEMOGRAPHICS � ADULTS, MEN AND WOMEN 18-34, 18-49 AND 25-54

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. � June 24, 2009 � Last night's season premiere of "America's Got Talent" became the #1 series debut of the summer to date in total viewers, topping the premiere of all other new and returning series since the May sweep, according to updated "live plus same day" viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. "Talent" is also the #1 reality telecast of the summer to date, premiere or otherwise, in total viewers.

Last night from 9-11 p.m. ET, the fourth season premiere of "America's Got Talent" (3.2 rating, 10 share in adults 18-49, 11.5 million viewers overall) was the #1 show on any network for the night in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key ratings categories. This paced NBC to a Tuesday night win in all key demographics � adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54. NBC was also #1 among the broadcast networks for the night in kids 2-11 and teens 12-17.

"America's Got Talent" grew from its first half-hour to its fourth by 48 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 3.7/11 from a 2.5/8) and by 31 percent or 3.0 million persons in total viewers (to 12.5 million from 9.5 million). For its second hour from 10-11 p.m. ET, "Talent" topped the ABC-CBS competition combined in all key ratings categories. And, in head-to-head competition from 9-9:30 p.m., "Talent" topped the debut of ABC's "Superstars" in all key ratings categories, beating the final half-hour of "Superstars" by a 56 margin in adults 18-49 (2.5 vs. 1.6 from 9-9:30 p.m.) and by 131 percent in total viewers (9.5 million vs. 4.1 million in that half-hour).

From 8-9 p.m. ET, "I'm a Celebrity�Get Me Out of Here!" (1.4/5 in 18-49, 4.3 million viewers overall) tied for #2 in the time period among the broadcast networks in men 18-34.

Updated 18-49 averages for Tuesday night are: NBC, 2.6/8; CBS, 1.6/5; ABC, 1.3/4; Fox, 1.2/4; CW, 0.4/1. In overall total viewers, June 23 updated results are: CBS and NBC, 9.1 million; ABC, 3.5 million; Fox, 3.4 million; CW, 1.0 million.

Note that all national ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated.





  [june 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· I'M A CELEBRITY, GET ME OUT OF HERE! (NBC)
· SUPERSTARS, THE (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/15/19 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Low Key Friday in Demos
"Dateline NBC" and an encore "American Ninja Warrior" lead the evening among adults 18-49.

[06/14/19 - 10:27 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Good Witch" Kicks Off Fifth Season as #1 Original Scripted Series on Cable
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/14/19 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Wrap on Top for ABC
The Toronto Raptors' Game 6 victory easily leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/13/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Wrap on Top for NBC
The St. Louis Blues victory easily takes the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/12/19 - 11:13 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader" Makes the Grade, Scores More Than One Million Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for Monday, June 10.

[06/12/19 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Wins Showdown with "The Bachelorette"
NBC's summer mainstay takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/11/19 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides NBA Finals to Victory
The Alphabet cruises to the top spots among adults 18-49 and total viewers with Game 5 coverage.

[06/10/19 - 02:27 PM]
Cable's No. 1 Comedy of the Year with Women 18-34, Freeform's "grown-ish" Returns with Its Best Performance Since January
Freeform further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 5.

[06/10/19 - 11:23 AM]
HGTV Hit Series "Good Bones" Delivers Strong Performance on June 4
HGTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 4.

[06/10/19 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Spark Another NBC Victory
Coverage of Game 6 puts the Peacock in front among adults 18-49 last night.

[06/09/19 - 08:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Modest Victory
The Peacock's "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" is the evening's top program in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/08/19 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with NBA Finals
Game 4 easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/07/19 - 02:05 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Wraps Up Season Six as #2 Scripted Series on Cable
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[06/07/19 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with Stanley Cup Finals
Coverage of Game 5 puts the network in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/06/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with NBA Finals
The Alphabet easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.