or


[07/29/09 - 12:34 PM]
5th Week in a Row "Nightline" Bests "Tonight Show" - First Time Since 1995
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 20-24.

[via press release from ABC]

Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline" For the Week of July 20, 2009

5th WEEK IN A ROW "NIGHTLINE" BESTS "TONIGHT SHOW" �FIRST TIME SINCE 1995

"NIGHTLINE" GROWS +5% AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS YEAR TO YEAR WHILE "TONIGHT SHOW" DECLINES -44%

For the fifth consecutive week ABC News' "Nightline" outperformed NBC's "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" among Total Viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research for the week of July 20, 2009. This marks the first time since 1995 "Nightline" has outperformed "Tonight" five weeks in a row in Total Viewers. Additionally, "Nightline" shrank the A25-54 gap with "Tonight" by 60% compared to the same week last year. For the third week in a row, NBC's "The Tonight Show" experienced the program's lowest Total Viewer and A25-54 averages since at least the 1991/1992 season.

"Nightline" continues to experience growth season to date, quarter to date and year to year. For the 29th consecutive week, "Nightline" grew among Total Viewers. The program grew +5% versus the same week last year, while "Tonight" in comparison declined -44%.

Quarter to date, "Nightline" is in first place among Total Viewers with 3.66 million, a growth of +15% vs. 2008 quarter to date, while "Tonight" has declined -40% in Total Viewers, -21% among A25-54 and -9% among A18-49.

Season to date, "Nightline" is solidly in second place with 3.80 million Total Viewers and 1.65 million Adults 25-54. The program is up +13% among Total Viewers, +2% among Adults 25-54 and +5% among Adults 18-49.

ABC News' "Nightline" is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Martin Bashir. John Donvan and Vicki Mabrey are correspondents. James Goldston is the executive producer. The program airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network.

(Week of July 20, 2009)

TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/ Rtg A18-49(000)/ Rtg

ABC "Nightline" 3,160,000 1,180,000/ 1.0 980,000/ .7

CBS "Late Show" 3,320,000 1,330,000/ 1.1 1,000,000/ .8

NBC "Tonight" 2,510,000 1,350,000/ 1.1 1,290,000/1.0

Source: NTI





  [july 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Constantine" Jumps 38% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 to Hit Its Highest Rating Since Its Series Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
The network's "Shark Tank" posts a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49.

[11/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday for November Sweep in Adults 18-49 - Hits Season Highs Across the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/21/14 - 11:00 AM]
Season Three Premiere of Bounce TV's "Off The Chain" Series Reaches Over 1.7 Million Viewers
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19.

[11/21/14 - 08:56 AM]
"Parenthood" Is Up Week to Week by 40% in 18-49 Rating to Season High
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 20.

[11/21/14 - 08:43 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with Fall Finales
"Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" power the Alphabet in front last night.

[11/21/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC Wins All 4 November Sweep Thursdays for the First Time in Over 23 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 20.

[11/20/14 - 11:27 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Continues Dominance Against ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Nov. 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/20/14 - 08:51 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Captures Its Highest 18-49 and Total-Viewer Results Since October 15
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19.

[11/20/14 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Modern Family" Powers Demo Victory for ABC
The Alphabet's flagship comedy is also up nearly 20% from last week among adults 18-49.

[11/20/14 - 08:23 AM]
Up Year to Year and Week to Week, ABC is No. 1 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the Wednesday, November 19.

[11/20/14 - 06:13 AM]
Bravo Media Scores Best Tuesday Prime Among All Key Demos Year To-Date
Bravo spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 18.

[11/19/14 - 11:37 AM]
"Madam Secretary" Elevates CBS's Sunday Upscale Audience
CBS spins the numbers for its Sunday lineup to date this season.

[11/19/14 - 10:16 AM]
Season to Date ABC Is the Only Net Up in Adults 18-49 and Gains the Most Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/19/14 - 10:10 AM]
CBS Tuesday Dramas Up in Viewers and Demos; Network Sweeps Night
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 18.