or


[09/14/11 - 08:54 AM]
"ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words" is a Big Draw on Tuesday
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 13.

[via press release from ABC]

"ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words" is a Big Draw on Tuesday

Some early info on ABC's Tuesday, ahead of the regular press release.

Opposite NBC with its season finale/premiere line up (season finale of It's Worth What?/Tuesday finale of America's Got Talent/season premiere of Parenthood), ABC marked its strongest non-sports Tuesday since the end of the season in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.

At 8 o'clock, ABC's Wipeout ranked #1 in Adults 18-49 for the 4th week in a row. Wipeout dominated its original unscripted competition in the hour, outdelivering NBC's season finale of It's Worth What? by 30% in viewers and by 82% in young adults. In addition, the broad-skewing Wipeout made ABC the highest-rated broadcaster in the time period with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11 for the 7th week running.

· Wipeout equaled ABC's top young adult number in the hour since May - since 5/24/11.

Surging from its lead-in at 9pm and gaining audience throughout its 2-hour broadcast, the ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words finished #2 to NBC's combo of America's Got Talent Tuesday finale and Parenthood premiere from 9-11pm among Total Viewers. Building in its second hour, the ABC News Special moved ahead of NBC to become the most-watched TV program from 10-11pm, topping CBS and outdrawing the Talent-led season opener of Parenthood by 28%. With Diane Sawyer reporting, the ABC News Special allowed viewers for the first time to hear actual interviews the former first lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, recorded for history.

· In Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49, the ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words produced the Net's strongest non-sports numbers in the 2-hour time period in nearly 4 months - since 5/24/11, with the season finale of Dancing with the Stars. In fact looking at the Tuesday 9-11pm time period outside of the regular Sept-May TV Season, the program attracted ABC's biggest non-sports audience in 5 years - since September 2006, with the pre-season premiere of Dancing with the Stars on 9/12/06.

Quick Take for Tuesday, September 13, 2011 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Marks its Strongest Non-Sports Tuesday Since the End of the Season

At 8pm, ABC's "Wipeout" is No. 1 in Adults 18-49 for the 4th Week Running

Surging from its Lead-in and Gaining Audience Throughout its 2-Hour Broadcast, the "ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: in Her Own Words" Tops the 10pm Hour

The "ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words" Draws the Network's Biggest Post-Season Non-Sports Audience in the Time Slot in 5 Years

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

Opposite NBC with its season finale/premiere lineup (season finale of "It's Worth What?"/Tuesday finale of "America's Got Talent"/season premiere of "Parenthood"), ABC marked its strongest non-sports Tuesday since the end of the season in Total Viewers (7.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.7/5).

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

At 8 o'clock, ABC's Wipeout ranked No. 1 in Adults 18-49 for the 4th week in a row. "Wipeout" dominated its original unscripted competition in the hour, outdelivering NBC's season finale of "It's Worth What?" by 30% in viewers (6.1 million vs. 4.7 million) and by 82% in young adults (2.0/6 vs. 1.1/4). In addition, the broad-skewing "Wipeout" made ABC the highest-rated broadcaster in the time period with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11 for the 7th week running.

· "Wipeout" equaled ABC's top young adult number in the hour since May - since 5/24/11.

"ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words" (9:00-11:00 p.m.)

Surging from its lead-in at 9:00 p.m. and gaining audience throughout its 2-hour broadcast, the "ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words" (8.4 million) finished No. 2 to NBC's combo of "America's Got Talent" Tuesday finale and "Parenthood" premiere from 9:00-11:00 p.m. among Total Viewers. Building in its second hour, the ABC News Special moved ahead of NBC to become the most-watched TV program from 10:00-11:00 p.m., topping CBS and outdrawing the "Talent"-led season opener of "Parenthood" by 28% (8.7 million vs. 6.8 million). With Diane Sawyer reporting, the "ABC News Special" allowed viewers for the first time to hear actual interviews the former first lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, recorded for history.

· In Total Viewers (8.4 million), Adults 25-54 (2.1/5) and Adults 18-49 (1.5/4), the "ABC News Special - Jacqueline Kennedy: In Her Own Words" produced the Net's strongest non-sports numbers in the 2-hour time period in nearly 4 months - since 5/24/11, with the season finale of "Dancing with the Stars." In fact looking at the Tuesday 9:00-11:00 p.m. time period outside of the regular September-May TV Season, the program attracted ABC's biggest non-sports audience in 5 years - since September 2006, with the pre-season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" on 9/12/06.

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 42% currently, from 38% at the same point in 2010. 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), 9/12/11.





  [september 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· IT'S WORTH WHAT? (NBC)
· PARENTHOOD (NBC)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
"Dateline NBC" and "Primetime: What Would You Do?" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
AMC further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 23.

[07/29/16 - 09:07 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Charts
The Eye claims the adults 18-49 and the total viewers crown.

[07/28/16 - 12:57 PM]
Premiere of "Elena of Avalor" on Disney Channel and 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Is the No. 1 Series Telecast Year to Date Across Kid TV Networks
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the series to date.

[07/28/16 - 09:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Seal Another Victory
The Peacock once again is the evening's most-watched network in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/27/16 - 11:31 AM]
"The Walking Dead" and "Fear the Walking Dead" 2016 Comic-Con Trailers Rack Up a Record 25 Million Views in Four Days
Since their release on Friday afternoon in San Diego, the season seven trailer for "The Walking Dead" has notched 17.6 million total views across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and AMC.com.

[07/27/16 - 09:05 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Continue Their Reign
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[07/27/16 - 08:59 AM]
Travel Channel Refreshes Sunday Ratings with Water-Themed Fun
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 24.

[07/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/25/16 - 01:10 PM]
Destination America Earns #1 Telecast Ever in P25-54 with "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Season Finale
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/25/16 - 10:00 AM]
CBSN Sets New Weekly Viewership Record for Convention & Breaking News Coverage
CBSN spins the numbers for the week of Sunday, July 17 through Saturday, July 23.

[07/25/16 - 09:05 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Fun and Games" Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/24/16 - 09:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with UFC Coverage
NBC then is the most-watched network with the feature "The Bourne Identity."

[07/23/16 - 10:58 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Special "Big Brother" Pushes CBS in Front
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye wins the night thanks to its summer mainstay.