or


[02/07/13 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Earns 2nd on Wednesday to FOX - "Modern Family" Is the #1 Scripted Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 6.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC Earns 2nd on Wednesday to FOX/"Modern Family" Is the #1 Scripted Show

ABC was a competitive #2 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 to Fox with a 2-hour American Idol. ABC's Modern Family finished as Wednesday's #1 scripted TV show across all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54).

At 8pm, ABC's The Middle took second place to Idol, beating its NBC comedy competition (Whitney) by 4.9 million viewers and by 92% in Adults 18-49.

Building week to week and taking second at 8:30pm, ABC's The Neighbors dominated its freshman comedy competition in the half-hour, nearly doubling the audience of NBC's Guys with Kids by a best-ever 97% and leading by 50% in Adults 18-49. The Neighbors was up over the prior week by 1.0 million viewers and by 13% in Adults 18-49.

Spiking over its lead-in at 9pm (+111%), ABC's Modern Family beat its nearest scripted competition in the half-hour by 41% in Adults 18-49 (CBS' Criminal Minds).

In the 9:30pm half-hour, ABC's Suburgatory grew week to week by 26% in Total Viewers and by 17% in Adults 18-49.

During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's Nashville ranked #1 in Adults 18-34 and won its slot in Women 18-34 for its 4th straight original telecast. Season to date Nashville is delivering big increases via TV playback, gaining 55% in Adults 18-49 (+1.1 rating points - from a 2.0 L+SD rating to a 3.1 L+7 rating). The new ABC drama also adds on 2.8 million viewers to its preliminary L+SD average in the L+7 finals (6.2 million to 9.0 million).

Quick Take for Wednesday, February 6, 2013 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Takes Second on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 to Fox with a 2-Hour "Idol"

ABC's "The Middle" Outdelivers NBC's "Whitney" by Wide Margins

"The Neighbors" is Up and Dominates its NBC Freshman Comedy Competition

ABC's "Modern Family" Ranks as Wednesday's No. 1 Scripted TV Show

ABC's "Suburgatory" Posts Double-Digit Increases Week to Week

ABC's "Nashville" Finishes No. 1 at 10pm in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34

Wednesday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC was a competitive No. 2 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6) to Fox with a 2-hour "American Idol." ABC's "Modern Family" finished as Wednesday's No. 1 scripted TV show across all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54).

"The Middle" (8:00-8:30 p.m.)

At 8:00 p.m., ABC's "The Middle" took second place to "Idol," beating its NBC comedy competition ("Whitney") by 4.9 million viewers (8.4 million vs. 3.5 million) and by 92% in Adults 18-49 (2.3/7 vs. 1.2/4).

"The Neighbors" (8:30-9:00 p.m.)

Building week to week and taking second at 8:30 p.m., ABC's "The Neighbors" dominated its freshman comedy competition in the half-hour, nearly doubling the audience of NBC's "Guys with Kids" by a best-ever 97% (6.3 million vs. 3.2 million) and leading by 50% in Adults 18-49 (1.8/5 vs. 1.2/3). "The Neighbors" was up over the prior week by 1.0 million viewers and by 13% in Adults 18-49.

"Modern Family" (9:00-9:30 p.m.)

Spiking over its lead-in at 9:00 p.m. (+111%), ABC's "Modern Family" beat its nearest scripted competition in the half-hour by 41% in Adults 18-49 (3.8/10 vs. 2.7/7 - CBS' "Criminal Minds").

"Suburgatory" (9:30-10:00 p.m.)

In the 9:30 p.m. half-hour, ABC's "Suburgatory" grew week to week by 26% in Total Viewers (5.9 million vs. 4.7 million) and by 17% in Adults 18-49 (2.1/5 vs. 1.8/4).

"Nashville" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's "Nashville" ranked No. 1 in Adults 18-34 (1.4/4-tie) and won its slot in Women 18-34 (2.1/6) for its 4th straight original telecast. Season to date "Nashville" is delivering substantial increases via TV playback, gaining 55% in Adults 18-49 (+1.1 rating points - from a 2.0 L+SD rating to a 3.1 L+7 rating). The new ABC drama also adds on 2.8 million viewers to its preliminary L+SD average in the L+7 finals (6.2 million to 9.0 million).

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 47% currently, from 43% at the same point in 2012. 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), 02/06/13.





  [february 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· GUYS WITH KIDS (NBC)
· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· NASHVILLE (ABC)
· NEIGHBORS, THE (ABC)
· SUBURGATORY (ABC)
· WHITNEY (NBC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/26/14 - 10:45 AM]
NBCSN Delivers Best F1 Season Ever for a Single Cable Network
NBCSN spins the numbers for its F1 coverage to date this season.

[11/26/14 - 08:52 AM]
"The Voice" Ranks #1 in Adults 18-34 and All Key Adult-Female Demos in Its Time Period
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 25.

[11/26/14 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Jumps to Season Highs for Its Top Finale Performance in 4 Seasons
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 25.

[11/26/14 - 08:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing with the Stars" Gives ABC First Demo Win of the Season
The Alphabet also leads the night among total viewers.

[11/25/14 - 01:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Is the Most Watched Network Among Women 25-54 for 4th Consecutive Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 01:17 PM]
"Homeland" and "The Affair" Deliver Their Highest Rated Episodes and Total Nights of the Season
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 11:55 AM]
Nickelodeon Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 11:14 AM]
CMT Keeps the Party Going as 1.3 Million Viewers Tune in for Premieres of "Party Down South 2" and "Drunksgiving" Special
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20.

[11/25/14 - 10:43 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 and Men 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Fifth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: "Scorpion" on CBS gets a big boost from a special "The Big Bang Theory" repeat lead in.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Matches Season Highs in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Scores Season Highs and Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/24/14 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's "Kimmel" Is the Show's 2nd-Most-Social Episode Ever/Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #8 is the Biggest Yet in the Series
ABC spins the digital numbers for Thursday, November 20.