or


[06/16/12 - 09:39 AM]
ABC's "Megastunts" Draws Mega Numbers on Friday Night
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, June 15.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's "Megastunts" Draws Mega Numbers on Friday Night

With coverage surrounding Nik Wallenda's highwire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls, ABC won Friday evening by huge margins over its nearest competitors with Total Viewers (+89% - 8.7 million vs. 4.6 million - CBS), Adults 18-49 (+110% - 2.1/8 vs. 1.0/4 - NBC) and Adults 25-54 (+117% - 2.6/8 vs. 1.2/4 - NBC). ABC's night was anchored by Josh Elliott and ESPN's Hannah Storm, and featured reporting from Elliott, Storm, Bill Weir and Sam Champion.

· ABC marked its most-watched Friday since November 2007 (11/30/07).

During the 8 o'clock hour, ABC's Countdown to Niagara: The Greatest Megastunts of All Time led its competition in Total Viewers (5.7 million), Adults 18-49 (1.2/5) and Adults 25-54 (1.5/6).

From 9-11pm, ABC's Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls - Live! ranked as Friday's #1 TV program overall and dominated its competition, more than doubling the delivery of NBC's 2-hour Dateline in Total Viewers (+115% - 10.1 million vs. 4.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (+108% - 2.5/9 vs. 1.2/4) in head-to-head competition. In fact, ABC's Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls stood as the most-watched non-sports summertime (Memorial Day-Labor Day) telecast on the major networks since at least 2006.

· Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls - Live! turned in ABC's biggest audience in the 2-hour time period in more than 5-1/2 years - since 12/1/06.

· Building steadily throughout its telecast, the Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls - Live! shot up by 5.7 million viewers, by 100% in Adults 18-49 and by 115% in Adults 25-54 from its first half hour to its final half hour. The show drew massive numbers during its final half hour, pulling in 13.1 million viewers, a 3.4/11 in Adults 18-49 and a 4.3/12 in Adults 25-54 from 10:30-11pm.





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· DATELINE NBC (NBC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/18/19 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Blacklist" Finale
The Peacock takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[05/17/19 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Goes Out on Top
CBS easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/17/19 - 07:54 AM]
ESPN's Second Highest Rated NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 16.

[05/16/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos with "Survivor" Finale
The Eye's reality franchise wraps its season in front among adults 18-49.

[05/15/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Tops Both Total Viewers, Demos
CBS leads the night in said categories, sharing the adults 18-49 crown with NBC.

[05/15/19 - 07:19 AM]
ESPN's Highest-Rated NBA Conference Finals Game 1 Since 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 14.

[05/15/19 - 06:01 AM]
CBS Will Finish This Season as America's Most-Watched Network for 11th Straight Year
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/14/19 - 01:41 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Ranks as #1 Scripted Series on Cable
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the weeks of April 29 - May 12.

[05/14/19 - 09:12 AM]
"Game of Thrones" Episode "The Bells" Sets Series Records; "Veep" Series Finale Is Season High
HBO spins the numbers for Sunday, May 12.

[05/14/19 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown in Tight Race
The Alphabet's "The Bachelorette" and FOX's "9-1-1" are the top programs among adults 18-49 last night.

[05/13/19 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Continue Demo Reign
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown for the fifth consecutive week.

[05/13/19 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN and ABC's Highest-Rated NBA Conference Semifinals Since 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, May 12.

[05/12/19 - 09:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Edges Competition with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock's coverage of the Blues/Sharks showdown helps top the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/11/19 - 08:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with Dramas
"Blue Bloods" leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/11/19 - 06:55 AM]
5.8 Metered Market Rating for Golden State vs. Houston Game 6 Is ESPN's Highest-Rated NBA Western Conference Semifinals Telecast Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, May 10.