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[12/22/09 - 10:46 AM]
Entertainment Tonight Rules as #1 Newsmagazine for 700 Consecutive Weeks
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of December 7-13.

[via press release from CBS]

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT RULES AS #1 NEWSMAGAZINE FOR 700 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS

LOS ANGELES - December 22, 2009 - CBS Television Distribution's ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is the #1 syndicated newsmagazine for an impressive 700 weeks in a row.

For the week ending December 13, 2009, ET scored a first place and new season high 4.8 rating, up 9% week to week and 12% year to year. The strip has been #1 for more than 13 years (since the week of July 15, 1996). Season to date, ET is averaging a 4.4, up 5% vs. last year. ET has more than twice as many viewers as the next highest-rated entertainment magazine show and is #1 in the key female demos women 18 to 49 and women 25 to 54. ET is renewed through the 2012-2013 season.

Linda Bell Blue, who has served as the Executive Producer of ET since 1994, stated, "Reaching 700 weeks as the #1 entertainment newsmagazine is a true milestone for ET and for television at large," said Bell Blue. "It is very gratifying to see that audiences continually embrace the stories, the stars and the excitement which we work diligently to present every day."

ET, which is the longest-running first-run strip in syndication, airs daily and produces a one-hour weekend edition; they are watched by approximately 35 million viewers each week.

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution and is taped in High Definition in Studio City, Calif. Linda Bell Blue is executive producer. Mary Hart is host; Mark Steines is co-host. Kevin Frazier is weekend anchor and correspondent. Leonard Maltin is film historian/correspondent.

CBS Television Distribution is a unit of CBS Corp.





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