or


[06/04/12 - 08:54 AM]
"Secret Millionaire" Opens with ABC's Top Regular Summer Audience in the Slot since July '08
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 3.

[via press release from ABC]

"Secret Millionaire" Opens with ABC's Top Regular Summer Audience in the Slot since July '08

Early info on ABC's Sunday, ahead of the regular press release.

With a repeat AFHV leading into the season openers of Secret Millionaire and EM: Weight Loss, ABC ran in a virtual tie with NBC's all-original line up in Adults 18-49, which included the 2012 Miss USA Pageant (pacing within 1-tenth of a rating point and tied in audience share).

During the 7 o'clock hour, ABC's repeat America's Funniest Home Videos took second to CBS' 60 Minutes in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.

Building on its lead in at 8pm by double digits with viewers (+17%) and young adults (+25%), ABC's season premiere of Secret Millionaire earned second in its hour, gaining audience throughout its telecast.

· Secret Millionaire produced ABC's top summertime (Memorial Day-Labor Day) numbers with regular programming in the time period since 2008 in Total Viewers and since 2009 in Adults 18-49 - since 7/6/08 and 8/30/09, respectively.

From 9-11pm, ABC's season opener of EM: Weight Loss finished as the #1 series among Adults 18-49 in its 2-hour time period.

· From its first hour to its second hour opposite competition from the Miss USA Pageant, the ABC unscripted series grew by 9% in Total Viewers and by 14% in Adults 18-49.

Quick Take for Sunday, June 3, 2012 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC's Repeat "AFHV" Earns Second in the 7pm Hour in Viewers and Young Adults

Surging Over its Lead-in at 8pm, ABC's Opener of "Secret Millionaire" Pulls the Net's Biggest Summertime Audience in the Hour with Regular Programming Since July '08

Building Against the "Miss USA Pageant" from 9-11pm, ABC's Season Premiere of "EM: Weight Loss Edition" Finished as the No.1 Series in its 2-Hour Slot in A18-49

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

With a repeat "AFHV" leading into the season openers of "Secret Millionaire" and "EM: Weight Loss Edition," ABC ran in a virtual tie with NBC's all-original lineup in Adults 18-49, which included the "2012 Miss USA Pageant" (1.4/4 vs. 1.5/4 - pacing within 1-tenth of a rating point and tied in audience share).

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

During the 7 o'clock hour, ABC's repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" took second to CBS' "60 Minutes" in Total Viewers (4.8 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.2/4).

"Secret Millionaire" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead in at 8:00 p.m. by double digits with viewers (+17%) and young adults (+25%), ABC's season premiere of "Secret Millionaire" (5.6 million and 1.5/5) earned second in its hour, gaining audience throughout its telecast.

· "Secret Millionaire" produced ABC's top summertime (Memorial Day-Labor Day) numbers with regular programming in the time period since 2008 in Total Viewers, and since 2009 in Adults 18-49 - since 7/6/08 and 8/30/09, respectively.

"EM: Weight Loss Edition" (9:00-11:00 p.m.)

From 9:00-11:00 p.m., ABC's season opener of "EM: Weight Loss Edition" finished as the No. 1 series among Adults 18-49 (1.5/4) in its 2-hour time period.

· From its first hour to its second hour opposite competition from the "Miss USA Pageant," the ABC unscripted series grew by 9% in Total Viewers (4.4 million to 4.8 million) and by 14% in Adults 18-49 (1.4/4 to 1.6/4).

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 44% currently, from 41% at the same point in 2011. 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), 06/03/12.





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS (ABC)
· SECRET MILLIONAIRE (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/25/17 - 10:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC, FOX
A rebroadcast of "48 Hours" on the Eye leads the night in both categories.

[06/24/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Second Straight Week
"Dateline NBC" and a rebroadcast of "America's Got Talent" put the Peacock on top.

[06/23/17 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Win Over ABC, NBC Summer Launches
The Alphabet and the Peacock fall just short of FOX's game show duo.

[06/23/17 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN's NBA Draft Ratings Up 13 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 22.

[06/22/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, NBC Leads Total Viewers
The Peacock's "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" opens as the top draw in both categories.

[06/21/17 - 04:12 PM]
OWN Is Tuesday Night's #1 Cable Network for Women with Season Premieres of "Queen Sugar" and "The Haves and the Have Nots"
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 20.

[06/21/17 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Coasts to Another Victory
"America's Got Talent" once again eclipses the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/20/17 - 10:31 AM]
Hallmark Channel Topples Competition Scoring #1 Rated Spot in Primetime on Saturday for Second Consecutive Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 12-18.

[06/20/17 - 08:45 AM]
FOX Sports' Presentation of 117th U.S. Open Championship Scores More Than 26 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its U.S. Open coverage to date.

[06/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Total Viewers, Demos
"American Ninja Warrior" and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" push the Peacock on top in both categories.

[06/19/17 - 09:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges FOX in Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet's game show trio wins the night among adults 18-49.

[06/18/17 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Race with MLB
The network tops the night in adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[06/17/17 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/16/17 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Repeat Showdown
A trio of game show encores lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/15/17 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "MasterChef" Top Demos
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while an all-repeat CBS is the most-watched network.