or


[08/11/09 - 12:21 PM]
Most Watched Week Ever for Usa
USA spins the numbers for the week of August 3-9.

[via press release from USA]

MOST WATCHED WEEK EVER FOR USA

BURN NOTICE Finale Breaks Records, #1 New Scripted Show in ALL of Television

USA Beats ABC For The Week

NEW YORK, NEW YORK � August 11, 2009 � USA dominated cable this week, beating the competition in P25-54 (1.74 million, +38% over #2 TNT), P18-49 (1.43 million, +36% over #2 TNT), P18-34 (578,000, +23% over #2 TBS), total viewers (3.08 million, +51% over #2 TNT), households (3.08 million, +50% over #2 TNT) and top household coverage rating (3.12, +1.03 over #2 TNT). This week also marked USA's most watched week ever in total viewers and households.

USA beat ABC, delivering more total viewers, P18-49, P25-54 and P18-34. USA delivered four times as many total viewers as The CW this week (+310%), over three times as many P25-54 (+245%), and more than twice the P18-49 (+168%) and P18-34 (+111%). Further, USA registered victories over "Big 4" broadcasters in every primetime hour this week (M-Su 8P-11P) thanks to the season finales of USA Original Series BURN NOTICE, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, and IN PLAIN SIGHT, season premieres of MONK and PSYCH, series ROYAL PAINS, WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW, and hot acquired series NCIS and LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT.

USA's new scripted originals outperformed all of broadcast's this week in P18-49, P25-54, and P18-34 delivery.

� This week's BURN NOTICE Season 3 summer finale broke records for USA being the most watched original series episode ever for the network. It was the first USA Original to deliver over 7.5 million viewers (7.6 million), 5 million households (5.36 million), or 3.5 million total male viewers (3.84 million). This week's BURN NOTICE hit series high audiences in P25-54 (3.45 million), P18-49 (2.83 million) while turning in the second largest P18-34 audience ever for the series (1.18 million). Burn Notice was television's #1 new scripted telecast this week, outperforming all cable and broadcast competitors among P25-54, P18-49, P18-34, total viewers, and households.

� ROYAL PAINS also had a record-breaking week delivering series-high P25-54 (3.05 million), total viewer (6.7 million), and household (4.82 million). This represents the first time over 3 million P25-54 came to the series. ROYAL PAINS was second only to BURN NOTICE among television's new scripted fare this week among P25-54, P18-49, and P18-34.

� The season premieres of MONK and PSYCH were Friday's top two telecasts in basic cable for P25-54 (Monk 1.95 million / Psych 1.80 million) and P18-49 (Psych 1.57 million / Monk 1.47 million) on cable. PSYCH delivered more P18-34 (694,000) than any show on television, broadcast or cable. Dateline on NBC was the only show to bring in more P25-54 and P18-49 on all of television.

� The season finales of LAW & ORDER: CRIMINEL INTENT and IN PLAIN SIGHT were the top two telecasts on cable Sunday night among P25-54 (CI 2.02 million / IPS 1.95 million), total viewers (CI 4.83 million / IPS 4.44 million), and households (CI 3.82 million / IPS 3.31 million) and were the top two dramas for P18-49 (IPS 1.54 million / CI 1.49 million.)

USA Network is the #1 network in all of basic cable and is seen in over 98.5 million U.S. homes. A division of NBC Universal, USA is the cable television leader in original series and home to the best in blockbuster theatrical films, acquired television series and entertainment events. The award-winning USA website is located at www.usanetwork.com. Characters Welcome.

USA Network is a program service of NBC Universal Cable a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.





  [august 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BURN NOTICE (USA)
· IN PLAIN SIGHT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MONK (USA)
· NCIS (CBS)
· PSYCH (USA)
· ROYAL PAINS (USA)
· WWE RAW (USA)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/20/15 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: Despite Easter Sunday Pre-Emptions, ABC Still Had 6 of the Week's Top 10 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 30-April 5.

[04/20/15 - 09:52 AM]
The "50th Academy of Country Music Awards" Delivers Its Largest Audience Since 1998
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 09:08 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "SHIELD" Emerges as the #1 Program in Tuesday's 9pm Hour in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/20/15 - 08:44 AM]
"A.D. The Bible Continues" Is the Night's #1 Scripted Series in Total Viewers on the Big 4 Nets
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Win Big for CBS
The Eye's annual telecast leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/20/15 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's Takes Second on Sunday with a 17% Increase Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/15 - 08:30 AM]
NBA Playoffs on ABC: Cleveland Cavaliers-Boston Celtics Delivers Third-Highest Rated First Round Game 1 Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/19/15 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL, UFC Top Demos for NBC, FOX
Coverage of the NHL Playoffs and UFC on FOX lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/19/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey Ties for the Nightlong Win in Adults 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.