or


[10/17/12 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: The Results" Tops the 8pm Hour with the Net's Biggest Audience in 1 Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 16.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: The Results" Tops the 8pm Hour with the Net's Biggest Audience in 1 Year

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

Shifting back into its new 8pm slot, ABC's DWTS: All-Stars - The Results Show finished as the most-watched TV show in its hour, beating NBC's The Voice in head-to-head competition and ranking as Tuesday's top unscripted series for the 4th week in a row. In addition, the ABC dancing results show earned 2nd place in the hour across all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54). Bristol Palin was the next celebrity dancer to be eliminated from the competition this season.

· From 8-9pm, ABC's DWTS: The Results beat out Fox's comedy block (Raising Hope/Ben & Kate) by a resounding 40% in Adults 18-49. Additionally, Dancing outdelivered Fox's "young skewing" comedies among Adults 18-34 (+8%).

· Despite moving back into an earlier time slot with lower overall TV usage levels, The Results exhibited strong retention of its week-ago 9pm telecast in Total Viewers (95%), Adults 18-49 (95%) and Adults 18-34 (100%).

· DWTS: All Stars - The Results drew ABC's largest audience in the hour in over 1 year and its top Adult 18-49 rating in 8 months - since 10/11/11 and 2/7/12, respectively.

Quick Take for Tuesday, October 16, 2012 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

The Most-Watched TV Show in its New 8pm Slot, ABC's "DWTS: The Results Show" Tops "The Voice" to Stand as the No. 1 Unscripted Series for the 4th Straight Tuesday

"DWTS: All-Stars - The Results Show" Generates ABC's Biggest Audience In the Time Period in Over 1 Year and Hits an 8-Month High with Adults 18-49

"DWTS: All-Stars -- The Results Show" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Shifting back into its new 8:00 p.m. slot, ABC's "DWTS: All-Stars - The Results Show" finished as the most-watched TV show in its hour, beating NBC's "The Voice" in head-to-head competition (12.7 million vs. 12.1 million) and ranking as Tuesday's top unscripted series for the 4th week in a row. In addition, the ABC dancing results program earned 2nd place in the hour across all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54). Bristol Palin was the next celebrity dancer to be eliminated from the competition this season.

· From 8:00-9:00 p.m., ABC's "DWTS: The Results Show" beat out Fox's comedy block ("Raising Hope"/"Ben & Kate") by a resounding 40% in Adults 18-49 (2.1/6 vs. 1.5/4). Additionally, "Dancing" outdelivered Fox's "young skewing" comedies among Adults 18-34 (+8% - 1.3/4 vs. 1.2/4).

· Despite moving back into an earlier time slot with lower overall TV usage levels, "The Results Show" exhibited strong retention of its week-ago 9:00 p.m. telecast in Total Viewers (95%), Adults 18-49 (95%) and Adults 18-34 (100%).

· "DWTS: All Stars - The Results Show" drew ABC's largest audience in the hour in over 1 year and its top Adult 18-49 rating in 8 months - since 10/11/11 and 2/7/12, respectively.

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 46% currently, from 42% 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), 10/16/12.





  [october 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BEN & KATE (FOX)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· RAISING HOPE (FOX)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[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.

[07/21/16 - 09:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls in Front with "America's Got Talent"
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[07/20/16 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC easily wins the evening with both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/19/16 - 01:36 PM]
Record-Setting "Kids' Choice Sports 2016" and "Henry Danger" Clinch Nickelodeon's 50th Straight Week at Number One
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/16 - 11:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel New Original Movie "A Perfect Christmas" Is the #1 HH Rated Cable Entertainment Program of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/16 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Demo Crown
Plus: NBC leads the night's Republican Convention coverage.

[07/18/16 - 03:12 PM]
"Power" Season Three Premiere Shatters Starz Original Series Viewership Records
Starz spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/16 - 12:36 PM]
Digital Platforms Drive HBO's Spring Shows to Series Highs
HBO spins the numbers for the spring to date.

[07/18/16 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Sunday Fun and Games" Pulls Back in Front
The Alphabet wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.