or


[08/06/10 - 09:55 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 Against Its Net Rivals for the 4th Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 5.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Thursday, August 5, 2010 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

Building its Thursday Numbers Year to Year for the 9th Week Running, ABC is No. 1 Against its Net Rivals for the 4th Straight Week in Adults 18-49

ABC's Replay "Wipeout" Runs a Strong No. 2 to CBS' Original "Big Brother" at 8pm

Building its Overall Audience for the 4th Week in a Row, ABC's "Rookie Blue" is The Most-Watched TV Show in its Slot with its Top Number Since its June Debut

Growing its Numbers for the 2nd Consecutive Week, "Boston Med" Continues to Deliver Strong Year-to-Year Time-Period Improvement for ABC

Thursday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC ranked No. 1 on Thursday against its network rivals for the 4th consecutive week among Adults 18-49 (1.6/5 - tied w/CBS).

· Continuing to show substantial year-to-year improvement on Thursday, ABC more than doubled its performance from the same night last summer (8/6/09) in Total Viewers (+135% - 6.1 million vs. 2.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (+129% - 1.6/5 vs. 0.7/2). In fact the Network posted its 9th consecutive Thursday of year-to-year primetime increases.

"Wipeout-THURS" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

For the 2nd week in a row, ABC's repeat "Wipeout" finished a strong second to CBS' original "Big Brother" in the 8 o'clock hour in Total Viewers (6.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.8/7), while beating the CBS unscripted series with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11.

"Rookie Blue" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

TV's No. 1 new scripted series this summer, ABC's "Rookie Blue" stood as the most-watched TV show in its time period for the 2nd straight week (6.8 million). The freshman ABC drama also earned first place in its time slot for the 2nd week running with Adults 25-54.

· Building its overall audience for the 4th week in a row, "Rookie Blue" marked its most-watched telecast since its series debut 6 weeks ago - since 6/24/10. The new series also equaled its 2nd highest-ever young adult number.

· "Rookie Blue" continued to produce impressive year-to-year gains for ABC in the hour, boosting the Net's results over the same night last year by 4.1 million viewers (6.8 million vs. 2.7 million) and by 157% in Adults 18-49 (1.8/6 vs. 0.7/2).

"Boston Med" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Growing its viewer (+4% - 4.9 million vs. 4.7 million) and young adult numbers (+8% - 1.3/4 vs. 1.2/4) for the 2nd week in a row, the season's penultimate episode of ABC News' "Boston Med" ranked No. 1 against its CBS and NBC competition in the 10 o'clock hour among Adults 18-49 (tie) and key Women (W18-49/W18-34).

· "Boston Med" drew its biggest audience in 4 weeks (since 7/8/10) and matched its best-ever Adult 18-49 number.

· On average during its run, "Boston Med" has greatly improved Thursday's 10 o'clock hour for ABC, boosting the time period by 2.8 million viewers (5.2 million vs. 2.4 million) and by 86% in Adults 18-49 (1.3/4 vs. 0.7/2) over its performance last summer.

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), 8/5/10.





  [august 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BIG BROTHER (CBS)
· BOSTON MED (ABC)
· ROOKIE BLUE (ABC)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/31/16 - 09:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "Better Late" Rise in Latest Victory
The Peacock wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/16 - 02:25 PM]
Freeform Shines Across Multiple Digital Platforms During Summer 2016
Freeform spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/30/16 - 02:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel's First Annual "Summer Nights" Programming Event Finishes Strong
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the weeks of July 23-August 28.

[08/30/16 - 11:29 AM]
Disney Channel and 24-Hour Disney Junior Are No. 1 for Summer 2016 Among Key Target Demographics
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/30/16 - 10:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior," "Running Wild" Stay on Top for NBC
The Peacock leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/29/16 - 12:29 PM]
"Flip or Flop" Helps Deliver More Than Seven Million Total Viewers to HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, August 25.

[08/29/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Boosts NBC, FOX
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49.

[08/28/16 - 08:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Wins Again for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/16 - 08:23 AM]
"Aquarius" Matches Its Season High in 18-49; Highest Ever for a Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 27.

[08/27/16 - 09:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Preseason Snap NBC's Win Streak
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/26/16 - 01:59 PM]
Post-Olympic "Voice" Jumps 2.5 Million Viewers in Live + 3, Biggest Lift of the Week Across All Networks
NBC further spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/26/16 - 11:10 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores" Increases Viewership with Episode Two
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 15-21.

[08/26/16 - 09:19 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NFL Preseason
The Peacock continues its win streak among adults 18-49.

[08/25/16 - 10:44 AM]
HBO's "The Night Of" Heads Into Finale with Strong Momentum Averaging 7 Million Viewers
HBO spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/25/16 - 09:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Seal Another Victory
The Peacock continues its win streak among total viewers and adults 18-49.