or


[06/08/12 - 08:38 AM]
ABC's "Duets" Tops Series Debuts on Fox and NBC/"Rookie Blue" Hits a High in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 7.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's "Duets" Tops Series Debuts on Fox and NBC/"Rookie Blue" Hits a High in Women 18-34

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

In head-to-head competition from 8-10pm, ABC's Duets outdrew back-to-back series debuts on Fox (Take Me Out/The Choice) by 1.4 million viewers, leading its unscripted competition in all 4 half-hours.

· Gaining audience throughout its broadcast, Duets grew by 8% in viewers and by 18% in young adults from its first hour to its second hour. In fact from 9-10pm, Duets towered over the series debut of NBC's Saving Hope with Total Viewers (+74%) and Adults 18-49 (+86%).

From 10-11pm, ABC's Rookie Blue finished as the 2nd-most-watched TV series overall and ranked as the #1 series with key Women (W18-49/W25-54). In the hour, the ABC drama beat out NBC's time-period premiere of Rock Center with Brian Williams by 2.2 million viewers, by 60% in Adults 25-54 and by 86% in Adults 18-49.

· Rookie Blue matched a season high in Adults 18-34 and grew to a new season best with Women 18-34. The ABC drama equaled its highest Women 18-34 number since last July - since 7/28/11.

Quick Take for Thursday, June 7, 2012 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

From 8-10pm, ABC's "Duets" Tops Fox's Debuts by 1.4 Million Viewers and in the 9pm Hour Dominates NBC's Debut of "Saving Hope" in Viewers and Young Adults

In the 10pm Hour, ABC's "Rookie Blue" Towers Over the Time-Slot Premiere Of NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" in Total Viewers and Key Adults

"Rookie Blue" Hits a Season High in Women 18-34, its Best Number Since Last July

"Duets" (8:00-10:00 p.m.)

In head-to-head competition from 8:00-10:00 p.m., ABC's "Duets" (5.2 million) outdrew back-to-back series debuts on Fox ("Take Me Out"/"The Choice" = 3.8 million) by 1.4 million viewers, leading its unscripted competition in all 4 half-hours.

· Gaining audience throughout its broadcast, "Duets" grew by 8% in viewers (5.0 million to 5.4 million) and by 18% in young adults (1.1/4 to 1.3/4) from its first hour to its second hour. In fact from 9:00-10:00 p.m., the ABC singing competition towered over the series debut of NBC's "Saving Hope" with Total Viewers (+74% - 5.4 million vs. 3.1 million) and Adults 18-49 (+86% - 1.3/4 vs. 0.7/2).

"Rookie Blue" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

From 10:00-11:00 p.m., ABC's "Rookie Blue" finished as the 2nd-most-watched TV series overall and ranked as the No. 1 series with key Women (W18-49/W25-54). In the hour, the ABC drama beat out NBC's time-period premiere of "Rock Center with Brian Williams" by 2.2 million viewers (5.4 million vs. 3.2 million), by 60% in Adults 25-54 (1.6/4 vs. 1.0/3) and by 86% in Adults 18-49 (1.3/4 vs. 0.7/2).

· "Rookie Blue" matched a season high in Adults 18-34 and grew to a new season best with Women 18-34. The ABC drama equaled its highest Women 18-34 number since last July - since 7/28/11.

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), 06/07/12.





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· CHOICE, THE (FOX)
· DUETS (ABC)
· ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS (NBC)
· ROOKIE BLUE (ABC)
· SAVING HOPE (ION)
· TAKE ME OUT (FOX)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.

[02/09/21 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"9-1-1" and "The Bachelor" lead their respective networks to victory.