or


[05/16/13 - 08:53 AM]
"Modern Family" Is First-Ever Show to Top "American Idol" Wednesday Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 15.

[via press release from ABC]

"Modern Family" Is First-Ever Show to Top "American Idol"-Wednesday Finale/ABC's "Middle," "Modern" and "Nashville" Grow

Wednesday's #1 TV Show, ABC's Modern Family became the first ever show to outdeliver a Wednesday finale of American Idol on the night in Adults 18-49, leading by a definitive 21%. In fact, Modern beat or tied Idol-Wed in each of its last 7 first-run airings. The Net took second place on the night in Adults 18-49, topping CBS by 5% and NBC by 25%. Each of ABC's Wednesday returning series were up on the night in Adults 18-49.

Taking second to the Idol finale at 8pm, ABC's The Middle was up 6% over the prior week in Adults 18-49. For the 2nd week in a row, the ABC family comedy held the #1 position in the half-hour in Teens 12-17, tying the Idol finale.

Almost tripling its Adult 18-49 lead-in at 9pm (+192%), ABC's Modern Family dominated its half-hour, beating runner-up Criminal Minds by 40%, Fox's Idol-led So You Think You Can Dance by 52% and NBC's L&O: SVU by 150%. Modern Family was up week to week in viewers (+8%) and young adults (+6%).

The biggest week-to-week gainer in the 10 o'clock hour week to week, ABC's Nashville grew 13% in Adults 18-49 to equal its highest rating in nearly 4 months - since 1/23/13. In addition, the ABC freshman increased its overall audience for the 2nd week running (+4%) to deliver its most-watched telecast in 5 weeks - since 4/10/13.





  [may 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· NASHVILLE (ABC)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/28/14 - 08:25 AM]
Seahawks-49ers Delivers the Best-Ever Rating for Thanksgiving Primetime Game in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 26 and Thursday, November 27.

[11/28/14 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Closes November Sweeps on Top
The Eye's "Criminal Minds" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/28/14 - 07:59 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Thanksgiving Day Game Rates as Highest in 16 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 27.

[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.