or


[02/11/10 - 10:56 AM]
ABC's Replay "A Charlie Brown Valentine" Posts Its Best Numbers in 8 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 10.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Wednesday, February 10, 2010 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC's Replay "A Charlie Brown Valentine" Posts its Best Numbers in 8 Years

Marking a Series High for the 2nd Straight Week, "The Middle" Wins at 8:30pm In Adults 18-49, Posting ABC's Top Scripted Number in the Slot in Over 2 Years

Growing Against "Idol," "Modern Family" Hits a Series High and Qualifies as Wednesday's No. 1 Scripted TV Show in Adults 18-49 for its 3rd Straight Airing

Building its Overall Audience Week to Week Against a Surging "Idol," "Cougar Town" is the No. 1 Scripted Show in its Slot in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34

Jumping Week to Week Among Viewers and Young Adults, ABC's "Ugly Betty" Generates a Season High Among Adults 18-49

"A Charlie Brown Valentine" (8:00-8:30 p.m.)

ABC's rebroadcast airing of "A Charlie Brown Valentine" ranked No. 1 at 8pm in Adults 18-49 (2.5/7), beating original competition including Fox's "Human Target" (2.4/7 � 2nd consecutive week for an ABC repeat to beat the Fox series), CBS' "Old Christine" (2.3/7) and NBC's "Mercy" (1.8/5).

� "A Charlie Brown Valentine" was up sharply over its year-ago telecast (Tuesday at 8pm on 2/10/09) in Total Viewers (+2.7 million � 7.5 million vs. 4.8 million) and Adults 18-49 (+67% - 2.5/7 vs. 1.5/4), the PEANUTS special's best numbers in 8 years � since its 2/14/02 debut on ABC.

"The Middle" (8:30-9:00 p.m.)

Marking a series high for the 2nd week in a row, ABC's "The Middle" won the 8:30pm half-hour among Adults 18-49 (3.0/8), defeating the second half-hour of Fox's "Human Target" by 11% (2.7/7), CBS' "Gary Unmarried" by a best-ever 25% (2.4/7) and NBC's "Mercy" by 67% (1.8/5). In fact, the show turned in series-highs across all key Adult, Men and Women demographics.

� "The Middle" registered as ABC's highest-rated scripted telecast in the half-hour in more than 2 years among Adults 18-49 � since 11/14/07.

"Modern Family" (9:00-9:30 p.m.)

Surging from its lead-in by 40% at 9pm against "American Idol," ABC's "Modern Family" stood as the highest-rated scripted show in its half-hour for its 3rd straight airing among Adults 18-49, beating CBS' "Criminal Minds" by 14% (4.2/10 vs. 3.7/9). "Modern Family" also registered as Wednesday's No. 1 scripted TV program for its 3rd telecast in a row.

� Posting its 2nd-consecutive telecast of growth opposite "Idol," up 8% week to week, "Modern Family" matched a series-high in Adults 18-49. The ABC comedy also posted series highs with Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, key Men (M18-49/M25-54) and Teens 12-17.

"Cougar Town" (9:30-10:00 p.m.)

Airing against a surging "American Idol," ABC freshman "Cougar Town" finished as the No. 2 scripted program in its half-hour among Total Viewers (6.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.8/7) to CBS' veteran "Criminal Minds," while registering as the No. 1 scripted show in its slot with Adults 18-34 (2.6/7-tie) and Women 18-34 (3.2/8). In fact, "Cougar Town" finished as Wednesday's No. 2 scripted show with Women 18-34 for its 3rd straight telecast, behind only "Modern Family."

� Despite facing the second-half of "Idol," which was up sharply in the half-hour week to week, "Cougar Town" grew its overall audience week to week (+6% - 6.7 million vs. 6.3 million) and was also up in Adults 18-34 (+4% - 2.6/7 vs. 2.5/7) and across all key Men: +19% in M18-34, +9% in M18-49 and +8% in M25-54.

"Ugly Betty" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's "Ugly Betty" jumped week to week by 18% in Total Viewers (4.7 million vs. 4.0 million) and by 21% in Adults 18-49 (1.7/5 vs. 1.4/4). "Betty" marked a season-high in the key young Adult sales demo.

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 35% currently, from 29% at the same point in 2009. 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 (Fast Affiliate, Live + Same Day Ratings), 2/10/10.





  [february 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· COUGAR TOWN (TBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· GARY UNMARRIED (CBS)
· HUMAN TARGET (FOX)
· MERCY (NBC)
· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/29/16 - 12:28 PM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched Second Quarter Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/29/16 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Once Again Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[06/28/16 - 03:42 PM]
OWN Delivers 2Q 2016 Primetime Growth and Most-Watched Week in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/16 - 12:16 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Most Recent Original Premiere Marks 4th Consecutive Week with Top HH-Rated Movie of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 20-26.

[06/28/16 - 11:18 AM]
All Eyes Were on the 2016 "BET Awards" as 7.2mm Total Viewers Tuned in Across 12 Viacom Networks for the Premiere Telecast on Sunday, June 26
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, June 26.

[06/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Hold Onto Top Spot
The Peacock leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/27/16 - 01:44 PM]
ESPN Films' "O.J.: Made in America" Seen by More than 35 Million People
ESPN spins the numbers for the series to date.

[06/27/16 - 12:48 PM]
TV One's June 14 Episode of Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Is Most Watched Episode of the Series Among Key Demos
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 14.

[06/27/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Sunday Fun and Games" Lineup Opens on Top
The Alphabet's "$100,000 Pyramid" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Alphabet's "In an Instant" and the Peacock's "U.S. Olympic Trials" coverage lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Ties for the Saturday Primetime Win as Men's Gymnastics Scores a 7-Week Slot High
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 25.

[06/25/16 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Demo Race
ABC, NBC and CBS all finish within a few ticks among adults 18-49.

[06/25/16 - 08:27 AM]
Women's Gymnastics Championship Grows 80% Vs. Year-Ago Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.

[06/24/16 - 12:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Posts Highest-Rated Episode of Second Season
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.