or


[10/25/10 - 11:23 AM]
ABC Grows its Overall Sunday Audience for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 24.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Sunday, October 24, 2010 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

Opposite Sports-Driven Programming on CBS and NBC, ABC Grows its Overall Sunday Audience for the 2nd Straight Week

"America's Funniest Home Videos" Draws its Largest Audience Since February

Growing Week to Week, "Home Edition" Hits a Season High In Total Viewers and Sees its Best Adults 18-49 Performance in 3 Weeks

"Desperate Housewives" Stands as Sunday's No. 1 Entertainment Program in Adults 18-49 for the 4th Week in a Row

"Brothers & Sisters" Tops its CBS Competition at 10pm in All Key Women Demos

Sunday Night (7:00-11:00 p.m.)

Opposite sports-driven competition on the night on CBS (NFL overrun) and NBC ("Sunday Night Football"), ABC saw its overall audience (9.3 million) grow over the previous week for the 2nd week in a row.

"America's Funniest Home Videos" (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

At 7:00 p.m., ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" hit a season-high in Total Viewers (7.6 million), drawing the show's largest audience since February - since 2/28/10.

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Building on the previous week in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" attracted its largest audience (9.1 million) of the season and saw its best young adult (2.4/6) performance in 3 weeks - since 10/3/10.

"Desperate Housewives" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Against another big "Sunday Night Football" match-up on NBC (Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers), ABC's "Desperate Housewives" registered as Sunday's No. 1 entertainment TV show among Adults 18-49 (3.9/9) for the 4th week in a row. "Housewives" also finished No. 1 against its non-sports competition in its 9 o'clock time slot in viewers (12.2 million) and young adults (3.9/9) for the 3rd week in a row. "Housewives" stood as Sunday's No. 1 TV program overall across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54) for the 5th straight week.

"Brothers & Sisters" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Opposite the conclusion of the strong NFL game on NBC, ABC's "Brothers & Sisters" outperformed its CBS competition ("Undercover Boss"/"CSI: Miami" combo) by wide margins across each of the key Women demographics: Women 18-34 (2.7/8 vs. 2.3/6), Women 18-49 (3.9/10 vs. 3.1/8) and Women 25-54 (4.8/11 vs. 3.8/9).

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 38% currently, from 33% 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), 10/24/10.





  [october 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NBC)
· UNDERCOVER BOSS (CBS)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 by a Margin of 91% and by 65% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Win for NBC
The show's latest installment leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/14 - 08:32 AM]
Night 2 "Bachelor in Paradise" 2-Night Event Holds Steady from Night 1 In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/26/14 - 02:07 PM]
"Fast N' Loud" Roars to #1 Spot in Cable & #2 Spot in All of TV Monday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 11:24 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 18-24.

[08/26/14 - 10:54 AM]
NBC's "Emmy" Telecast Delivers the Event's Second-Biggest Overall Audience In Eight Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Emmys Put NBC on Top
Early results see nearly 14 million viewers tune into the 66th annual event.

[08/26/14 - 08:35 AM]
"Bachelor in Paradise" Holds Steady Week to Week Opposite "Emmys" on NBC, While Posting Gains in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 07:49 AM]
"The 66th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Posts NBC's Highest-Rated Monday in Metered-Market Households, Excluding Olympics, In Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/25/14 - 12:30 PM]
New Era of "Doctor Who" Begins with Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever on BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/25/14 - 09:42 AM]
Last Night's "Big Brother" Is the Biggest Brother of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.

[08/25/14 - 09:02 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Keeps NBC on Top
"Big Brother 16" on CBS however is the night's biggest draw among adults 18-49.

[08/25/14 - 08:34 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Last Night's Cincinnati Bengals-Arizona Cardinals Preseason Game Finishes the Night #1 in the 56 Local Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.

[08/25/14 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Rising Star" Finale is Up for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.

[08/24/14 - 08:34 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Edges NFL Preseason for Top Spot
ABC leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49 over CBS.