or


[11/23/09 - 11:07 AM]
ABC Series Remain the Most Popular Through Dvr Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[via press release from ABC]

Primetime Ratings Report For the week of November 2, 2009 (Live + 7 Day Program Ratings)

ABC Series Remain the Most Popular Through DVR Playback

ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" is Once Again TV' Biggest Gainer in the DVR Numbers, While "V" and "FlashForward" Are the Biggest Freshman Gainers

"V's" Debut Jumps by 2.4 Million Viewers and by 1.0 Adult 18-49 Rating Point

The Network Delivers 5 of the Top 8 Biggest Overall DVR Playback Draws in Viewers and 7 of the Top 15 Series Among Young Adults

Week No. 7: Live + 7 Day Ratings:

Based on Nielsen's Live + 7 Day information for the week of November 2, 2009, which included the first round of data for freshman "V," ABC's series were once again the most popularly recorded and played back. The week included competition from Fox's 2009 World Series games on Monday and Wednesday nights.

ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" was once again TV's most-played-back show, while newcomer "V" and "FlashForward" were the Top 2 freshman series gainers in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. In fact the numbers for the "V" debut jumped by +2.4 million viewers and by +1.0 Adult 18-49 rating point, finishing with an average audience of 16.7 million viewers and a 6.2 Adult 18-49 rating in the finalized DVR playback averages.

� ABC claimed 5 of the Top 8 biggest overall gainers in Total Viewers: "Grey's Anatomy" � No. 1 (+3.1 million), "V" � No. 3 (+2.4 million � biggest freshman gainer), "Private Practice" � No. 5 (+2.0 million), "FlashForward" � No. 6 (+2.0 million � 2nd-biggest freshman gainer) and "Castle" � No. 8 (+1.9 million).

� Among Adults 18-49, ABC aired 7 of the Top 15 TV series with the biggest rating increases: "Grey's Anatomy" � No. 1 (+1.6 rating points/+31%), "Private Practice" � No. 4 (+1.0 rating/+29%), "V" � No. 5 (+1.0 rating/+19%), "FlashForward" � tied for No. 6 (+0.9 rating/+35%), "Desperate Housewives" � tied for No. 6 (+0.9 rating/+21%), "Modern Family" � No. 11 (+0.8 rating/+23%) and "Castle" � No. 14 (+0.7 rating/+29%).

A note about increasing DVR penetration and year-to-year rating comparisons: Year-to-year rating comparisons based on the Live + Same Day data stream are distorted by the level of DVR penetration in the Nielsen sample, which has jumped up to 33% currently, from 28% at the same point in 2008. More viewers are watching shows on their own timetables, which may not be reflected in the overnight next day numbers. The only truly valid year-to-year comparison would be one based on the Live + 7 Day metric, once those stats are released by Nielsen.

Source: Nielsen Media Research (National Live+7 Day Program Ratings vs. Live + Same Day Program Ratings), week of 11/2/09.





  [november 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CASTLE (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· FLASH FORWARD (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· PRIVATE PRACTICE (ABC)
· V (ABC)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/01/15 - 08:51 AM]
"NFL Honors" Is the #1 Primetime Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 31.

[02/01/15 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "NFL Honors" Powers Demo Victory for NBC
The Peacock's coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/31/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 92% of Last Week's Rating in Adults 18-49, Which Matched Its Highest Result Since Its Season Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 2 Shows - "20/20" Hits 10-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Takes Home Demo Crown with "Shark Tank"
The network's reality mainstay leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated Wednesday Night in Its History with "Property Brothers" and "House Hunters"
HGTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/30/15 - 08:44 AM]
Series Finale of "Parenthood" Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since December 11, 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC Dominates the First Night of the February Sweep with the Return of TGIT, Scoring its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since Season-Premiere Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 29.

[01/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return with a Demo Victory
"Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" return up double-digits from their fall finales in adults 18-49.

[01/29/15 - 10:35 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Jan. 19-23
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 10:13 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week - Ranks #1 in Total Viewers 13 of Last 14 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 19-23.

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Its Reign for FOX
The network's newcomer equals last week's series high among adults 18-49.

[01/29/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Captures Its Biggest Overall Audience for a Rebroadcast Since April 16, Its Second-Biggest to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/29/15 - 06:48 AM]
Original Programming on The Weather Channel Registers Double Digit Increases
Upcoming original primetime premieres include "Coast Guard Alaska" (February 23), "Weather of Biblical Proportions" (March 15), and "Brainstormers" (March 22).

[01/28/15 - 02:41 PM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Telecast in Women 18-34 and Females 12-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 27.