or


[10/15/09 - 03:56 PM]
Discovery's 'Mythbusters' Surpasses Several Broadcasters in Wednesday Night's Premiere in Key Demos
Discovery spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[via press release from Discovery]

DISCOVERY'S 'MYTHBUSTERS' SURPASSES SEVERAL BROADCASTERS IN WEDNESDAY NIGHT'S PREMIERE IN KEY DEMOS

October 14 Premiere Second Best Men 25-54 Audience on Record

(Silver Spring, Md) � Record-setting ratings for Wednesday night's MYTHBUSTERS premiere at 9PM e/p and the double-digit growth for the return of TIME WARP at 10PM e/p led Discovery Channel to rank as primetime's #3 cable network for M18-49 and #4 for M25-54.

MYTHBUSTERS was the #1 non-sports primetime cable telecast for M25-54, surpassing broadcast programs NBC (Mercy) and ABC (Eastwick). The premiere scored the largest M25-54 audience since September 2006 and its second best M25-54 audience on record. Among the M25-54 demo, the episode was third behind sports College Football (ESPN) and Ultimate Fighter (SPK). For M18-49 it was the third best on record and also the best since September 2006. More than 2.7 million people 2+ tuned into the premiere.

TIME WARP attracted 1.2 million people 2+, 19% more than the October 2008 time slot average. Gains were posted for P18-49 (+12%), P25-54 (+16%) and most key demos. The premiere also ranked as the time slot's #8 cable program for M25-54 delivery and was in the top ten for M18-34 (#10).

Source: Nielsen. Live+SD.





  [october 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· EASTWICK (ABC)
· MERCY (NBC)
· MYTHBUSTERS (DISCOVERY)
· TIME WARP (DISCOVERY)
· ULTIMATE FIGHTER, THE (FS1)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
Encore of "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Equals NBC's Highest Saturday Average in Adults 18-49, Excluding Sports, Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA postseason coverage to date.

[09/18/14 - 11:33 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Broadcast Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[09/18/14 - 08:49 AM]
Special Preview of "The Mysteries of Laura" Scored the Highest 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period, Excluding Sports, Since February 26
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.