or


[06/21/10 - 09:26 AM]
Debuts of Scoundrels and Gates Boost Their Slots for Abc
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 20.

[via press release from ABC]

Debuts of Scoundrels and Gates Boost their Slots for ABC

Some early points on ABC's Sunday, ahead of the regular press release.

Building on its lead-in against the conclusion of NBC's highly rated US Open Golf Tournament coverage on Father's Day in viewers and young adults and gaining audience throughout its debut airing in the 9 o'clock hour, the series premiere of Scoundrels made ABC the second-most-watched net overall to a sports-driven NBC.

· Scoundrels improved the hour year to year by double digits for ABC in Total Viewers (+16% - 5.2 million vs. 4.5 million) and in Adults 18-49 (+18% - 1.3/4 vs. 1.1/3), over original programming on the year ago night (ABC Premiere Event - Impact Part 1).

Growing from its lead-in at 10pm by 15% in Adults 18-49, ABC's series debut of The Gates (1.5/5) finished a strong #1 against its network competition in the hour, beating CBS by 50% (1.0/3) and NBC by 67% (0.9/3).

· The Gates boosted the hour for ABC over the year-ago night by 25% in Adults 18-49 (1.5/4 vs. 1.2/4), pulling the Net's top summer rating in the time slot since 2006 - since 9/3/06.

· The Gates stands as TVs top-rated summer scripted series debut in 1 year and ABC's strongest in 5 years - since 6/24/09 and 6/28/05, respectively.

Quick Take for Sunday, June 20, 2010 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

Growing from its Lead-in and Gaining Audience Throughout its Debut, "Scoundrels" Generates Double-Digit Time Period Gains for ABC in Viewers and Young Adults

Building on its Lead-in to Rank No. 1 in Adults 18-49, ABC's Debut of "The Gates" Posts the Net's Top Summer Number with Regular Programming at 10pm Since �06

"The Gates" Qualifies as TV's Top-Rated Scripted Summer Debut in 1 Year In Adults 18-49 and Marks ABC's Best Summer Scripted Opener in 5 Years

"Scoundrels" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in against the conclusion of NBC's high-rated U.S. Open Golf Tournament coverage on Father's Day in viewers and young adults and gaining audience throughout its debut airing in the 9 o'clock hour, the series opener of "Scoundrels" (5.2 million) made ABC the second-most-watched network overall to a sports-driven NBC.

· "Scoundrels" improved the hour year to year by double-digits for ABC in Total Viewers (+16% - 5.2 million vs. 4.5 million) and in Adults 18-49 (+18% - 1.3/4 vs. 1.1/3), over original programming on the year-ago night ("ABC Premiere Event - Impact Part 1" on 6/21/09).

"The Gates" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Growing from its lead-in at 10:00 p.m. by 15% in Adults 18-49, ABC's series debut of "The Gates" (1.5/5) finished a strong No. 1 against its network competition in the hour, beating CBS by 50% (1.0/3) and NBC by 67% (0.9/3).

· "The Gates" boosted the hour for ABC over the year-ago night by 25% in Adults 18-49 (1.5/4 vs. 1.2/4), pulling the Net's top summer rating in the time slot since 2006 - since 9/3/06.

· In Adults 18-49, "The Gates" stands as TVs top-rated summer scripted series debut in 1 year and ABC's highest in 5 years - since 6/24/09 and 6/28/05, respectively.

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 37% currently, from 32% 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: The Nielsen Company (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings), 6/20/10.





  [june 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· GATES, THE (ABC)
· IMPACT (ABC)
· SCOUNDRELS (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/24/17 - 08:46 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides NFL to Thanksgiving Victory
The Peacock easily wins the holiday night in all categories.

[11/23/17 - 09:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Honors with ABC
The Alphabet's annual telecast of "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" is the top adults 18-49 draw while "Survivor" is the most-watched program.

[11/22/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Off ABC, "DWTS" Finale
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/21/17 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Onto Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"Dancing with the Stars" and "The Good Doctor" top said categories, respectively.

[11/21/17 - 08:09 AM]
"Unexpected" Is TLC's #1 New Series in 2017
TLC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[11/20/17 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Cowboys-Eagles Showdown Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock's "Sunday Night Football" franchise easily tops the night in all categories.

[11/19/17 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Edge Demo Race
The Alphabet tops adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/18/17 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Eye takes home top honors in both categories last night.

[11/17/17 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/17 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Reclaims Top Spot Among Adults 18-49
"Empire" is the night's top demo draw while "Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers" is the most-watched program.

[11/15/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Take Home Demo Crown
The Peacock's top drama is also up from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[11/14/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Good Doctor" Lifts ABC to Top Spot
The Alphabet edges past NBC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/13/17 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Charts
The Peacock cruises to the top spot among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/12/17 - 08:39 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls Back in Front with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/11/17 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Top Viewers, Demos for CBS
"Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program while "Hawaii Five-0" is tops among adults 18-49.