or


[08/14/12 - 09:27 AM]
ABC Weekly Ratings - "Wipeout" Surges to ABC's 2nd-Highest Non-Sports Rating in the Time Period Since Early June
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 6-12.

[via press release from ABC]

Primetime Ratings Report For the week of August 6, 2012 (Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

Jumping Over its Lead-in by 50% in Adults 18-49 Against the Olympics, "Wipeout" Surges to ABC's 2nd-Highest Non-Sports Rating in the Time Period Since Early June

"NY Med" Spikes 25% in Adults 25-54 and 17% in Adults 18-49 Week to Week

ABC's "Final Witness" Sees its Numbers Build Over the Previous Week

ABC Dominates CBS and Fox on Friday Night with "Shark Tank" and "20/20"

ABC's Sunday Numbers Grow Against the 2012 Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony

"Secret Millionaire" Shoots Up by 25% Week to Week Among Adults 18-49

ABC's "EM: Weight Loss Edition" Posts Double-Digit Gains Over the Prior Week

WEEK No. 47:

Tuesday

"Wipeout" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in at 9:00 p.m. by 50% in Adults 18-49 against the Olympics, ABC's replay "Wipeout" (0.9/2) tied its non-sports competition in the hour on CBS ("NCIS: LA") and Fox ("MasterChef"). In fact the show jumped by 29% week to week in Adults 18-49 to deliver ABC's 2nd-highest non-sports rating in the time period since early June - since 6/5/12.

"NY Med" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

At 10:00 p.m., opposite the night's top-rated hour of the Summer Games, ABC's "NY Med" surged by double-digit percentages week to week in both Adults 25-54 (+25% - 1.0/2 vs. 0.8/2) and Adults 18-49 (+17% - 0.7/2 vs. 0.6/2).

Wednesday

"Final Witness" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

From 10:00-11:00 p.m., opposite the third hour of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, ABC's "Final Witness" grew from the prior week by 8% in Total Viewers (2.8 million vs. 2.6 million) and by 14% in Adults 18-49 (0.8/2 vs. 0.7/2).

Friday

Featuring encore telecasts of "Shark Tank" and "20/20" from 9:00-11:00 p.m., ABC (1.0/3) outperformed the repeat line-ups on both CBS by 67% (0.6/2) and Fox by 67% (0.6/2) among Adults 18-49.

· Scoring solid gains week to week in Total Viewers (+16% - 3.7 million vs. 3.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (+43% - 1.0/3 vs. 0.7/3), ABC delivered its best Friday night performance in 3 weeks - since 7/20/12.

"Shark Tank" (8:00 -9:01 p.m.)

At 8 o'clock, ABC's replay "Shark Tank" (3.2 million and 0.9/3) beat its unscripted competition on CBS by double-digit margins, topping a repeat "Undercover Boss" (2.9 million and 0.7/3) by 10% in Total Viewers and 29% in Adults 18-49. The ABC series also dominated Fox's "Bones" encore (2.4 million and 0.6/2) by 33% in viewers and by 50% among young adults.

· "Shark Tank" grew for its 2nd consecutive telecast in Total Viewers (+3%) and Adults 18-49 (+13%) to deliver its highest numbers in 3 weeks - since 7/20/12.

"20/20-FRIDAY" (9:01 -10:00 p.m.)

ABC's repeat "20/20-FRIDAY" nearly doubled encores of CBS' "CSI: NY" and Fox's "Bones" among Adults 18-49 (+80% - 0.9/3 vs. 0.5/2) in the 9:00 p.m. hour. In addition, the ABC newsmagazine (3.8 million) outdrew the CBS drama by 1.1 million viewers (2.7 million) and the FOX drama by 1.6 million viewers (2.2 million).

· "20/20-FRIDAY" soared over the prior week by 19% in Total Viewers and by 13% with Adults 18-49, hitting a 3-week high - since 7/20/12.

"20/20" (10:00 -11:00 p.m.)

From 10:00-11:00 p.m., ABC's replay "20/20" (4.1 million) drew a 21% larger audience than its repeat competition on CBS ("Blue Bloods" = 3.4 million). "20/20" also doubled the delivery of "Blue Bloods" among Adults 18-49 (+120% - 1.1/3 vs. 0.5/2) and Adults 25-54 (+100% - 1.4/4 vs. 0.7/7).

· Soaring to its top results in 3 weeks (since 7/20/12), the ABC newsmagazine surged week to week by 1.0 million viewers and by 57% in Adults 18-49.

Sunday

Opposite NBC's 2012 Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony, ABC's Sunday numbers increased week to week among Total Viewers (+9% - 3.5 million vs. 3.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (+13% - 0.9/3 vs. 0.8/2).

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

Surging over its lead-in ("America's Funniest Home Videos" encore) at 8:00 p.m. among young adults (+11%), ABC's "Secret Millionaire" grew over its week-ago delivery by 5% in Total Viewers (4.0 million vs. 3.8 million) and spiked 25% in Adults 18-49 (1.0/3 vs. 0.8/2). In fact the ABC unscripted series marked its best numbers in 1 month - since 7/15/12.

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

From 9:00-11:00 p.m., ABC's "EM: Weight Loss Edition" posted double-digit gains over the prior week in viewers (+12% - 2.8 million vs. 2.5 million) and young adults (+13% - 0.9/2 vs. 0.8/2) to earn its top results in 4 weeks - since 7/15/12. Despite the Olympic competition, "Weight Loss Edition" gained audience during each half-hour of its 2-hour broadcast, jumping by 32% from start to finish (2.5 million to 3.3 million).

Source: The Nielsen Company (National, Live+ Same Day Program Ratings), week of 08/06/12.





  [august 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 20/20 (ABC)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· BLUE BLOODS (CBS)
· BONES (FOX)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS (ABC)
· FINAL WITNESS (ABC)
· MASTERCHEF (FOX)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)
· NY MED (ABC)
· SECRET MILLIONAIRE (ABC)
· SHARK TANK (ABC)
· UNDERCOVER BOSS (CBS)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 Friday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and All Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 19.

[12/20/14 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night with its perennial newsmagazine.

[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Generates NBC's Biggest Audience in Its Slot, Excluding "Peter Pan Live!" and NFL, Since October 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Comedies Power CBS to Top Spot
A repeat "The Big Bang Theory" and a new "Mom" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Handily Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 8-12.

[12/18/14 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Wins 2014 as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:40 AM]
USA Network Continues Unprecedented Ratings Streak with 9th Consecutive Year as #1 in Cable in Total Viewers
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Sing-Off" Ties for #2 in Its Slot Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 17.

[12/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Wraps Season on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 08:05 AM]
NBCSN Will Post Best Viewership in Network's History in 2014 & Rank as Fastest Growing Sports Cable Net
NBCSN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 07:59 AM]
Freshman Hit "Scorpion" and Relocated "NCIS: Los Angeles" Deliver Ratings Growth on Monday
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/17/14 - 11:00 AM]
Adult Swim Hits Milestone as Basic Cable's #1 Network With Young Adults for 10th Consecutive Year
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most this Season in Viewers - #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/17/14 - 08:48 AM]
The Finale of "The Voice 7" Hits a Non-Sports High in 18-49 for Any Network in Its Time Period Since September 30
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 16.

[12/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's mainstay however is down 18% from its season finale a year ago.