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
[09/01/15 - 12:16 PM]
Disney Channel Routs Summer Competition for 4th-Consecutive Year in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/01/15 - 12:11 PM]
ABC Family Is the Summer's #1 Cable TV Network for the 3rd Time in Last 4 Summers in Women 18-34
ABC Family further spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/01/15 - 11:31 AM]
NBC's Saturday Afternoon Coverage of American Pharoah's 2nd Place Finish Is Most Watched Travers Stakes in 20 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 29.

[09/01/15 - 10:56 AM]
"Ninja Warrior" Ties Its Top 18-49 Rating in Three Years and Delivers Its #2 Most-Watched Episode Ever
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[09/01/15 - 10:27 AM]
"The Whispers" Season Finale Hits 4-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 31.

[09/01/15 - 10:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Reclaim Top Spots
The Peacock easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/31/15 - 01:40 PM]
Bravo Media's "Below Deck" Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Series History with 1.6 Million Total Viewers
Bravo further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 25.

[08/31/15 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Again Tops Charts, This Time for NBC
The Peacock's coverage of Cardinals/Raiders leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides NFL Preseason to Another Victory
Coverage of the Seahawks and the Chargers tops the charts in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/15 - 08:31 AM]
Encore of "Saturday Night Live" Matches the Show's Highest Metered-Market Household Rating in 10 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 29.

[08/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Climbs to Top Spot with NFL Preseason
Coverage of the Lions at the Jaguars leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/29/15 - 08:34 AM]
Encore of "America's Got Talent" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 28.

[08/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Food Fighters" Matches Its Season High in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 27.

[08/28/15 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Continue Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has won the past 11 Thursdays among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/15 - 11:09 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Tops His Broadcast Competition for the Late-Night Ratings Week of Aug. 17-21 in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 17-21.