or


[08/23/13 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's Thursday Lineup Posts Across-the-Board Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 22.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's Thursday Lineup Posts Across-the-Board Gains

Up for the 2nd straight week at 8pm in viewers (+21%) and young adults (+8%), ABC's Wipeout matched a season-high in Adults 18-49. In addition, the ABC unscripted series pulled in its 2nd-largest audience this summer.

During the 9 o'clock hour, ABC's Motive also posted its 2nd consecutive week of gains with Total Viewers (+16%) and Adults 18-49 (+38%), drawing its biggest audience in 8 weeks and hitting a 12-week high in young adults - since 6/27/13 and 5/30/13, respectively.

At 10pm, ABC's Rookie Blue ranked as the most-watched TV show in its time period for the 7th week running. The ABC drama grew for the 2nd consecutive week in Total Viewers (+13%) and Adults 18-49 (+10%) to equal its highest young adult number in 2 months - since 6/27/13. Rookie Blue was up over its performance on the same night last year by 26% in Total Viewers and by 10% in Adults 18-49. In fact, Rookie Blue is up 10% summer to summer in Total Viewers, delivering its most-watched season in 3 years - since Summer 2010.

Please Note: ABC's Thursday lineup was pre-empted in approximately 2.7% of the country for local NFL coverage.

Quick Take for Thursday, August 22, 2013 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

"Wipeout" Posts its 2nd-Most-Watched Telecast this Summer And Equals a Season High Among Adults 18-49

"Motive" Earns its Biggest Audience in 8 Weeks and a 12-Week High in Young Adults

"Rookie Blue" is the Most-Watched TV Show in its Slot for the 7th Straight Week, While Continuing to Improve Year to Year for its Strongest Season in 3 Years

Please Note: ABC's Thursday lineup was pre-empted in approximately 2.7% of the country for local NFL coverage.

"Wipeout" (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Up for the 2nd straight week at 8:00 p.m. in viewers (+21% - 4.5 million vs. 3.7 million) and young adults (+8% - 1.3/5 vs. 1.2/4), ABC's "Wipeout" matched a season high in Adults 18-49. In addition, the ABC unscripted series pulled in its 2nd-largest audience this summer.

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

During the 9 o'clock hour, ABC's "Motive" also posted its 2nd consecutive week of gains with Total Viewers (+16% - 5.0 million vs. 4.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (+38% - 1.1/3 vs. 0.8/3), drawing its biggest audience in 8 weeks and hitting a 12-week high in young adults - since 6/27/13 and 5/30/13, respectively.

"Rookie Blue" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

At 10:00 p.m., ABC's "Rookie Blue" ranked as the most-watched TV show in its time period for the 7th week running. The ABC drama grew for the 2nd consecutive week in Total Viewers (+13% - 5.3 million vs. 4.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (+10% - 1.1/3 vs. 1.0/3) to equal its highest young adult number in 2 months - since 6/27/13.

· "Rookie Blue" was up over its performance on the same night last year (4.2 million and 1.0/3 on 8/23/12) by 26% in Total Viewers and by 10% in Adults 18-49. In fact, "Rookie Blue" is up 10% summer to summer in Total Viewers (6.8 million vs. 6.2 million), delivering its most-watched season in 3 years - since Summer 2010.

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 48% currently, from 45% 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, 08/22/13.





  [august 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· MOTIVE (USA)
· ROOKIE BLUE (ABC)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Crossover Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[10/16/19 - 01:32 PM]
Critically-Acclaimed Limited Series "Unbelievable" Watched by 32 Million Member Households
Netflix details the show's viewership from its first 28 days.

[10/16/19 - 01:31 PM]
"Stranger Things" Season 3 Was the Most Watched Season to Date
The streaming service reveals 64 million member households watched in its first four weeks.

[10/16/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Stay on Top in Demos
The Peacock's lineup wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Crown
FOX - as well as ABC - got a boost from some local stations carrying Monday's NFL game.

[10/14/19 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Stay on Top
The Peacock once again wins the evening in all categories.

[10/13/19 - 08:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, ALCS Snap College Football Win Streak
The network's MLB telecast wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/12/19 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Holds Onto Demo Crown
FOX's telecast is still the adults 18-49 champ, but down over 28% from last week's network debut.

[10/11/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Stays on Top with "Thursday Night Football"
The network's NFL coverage continues its reign in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/10/19 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Rises in FOX Demo Victory
The network once again takes home the adults 18-49 crown while NBC remains the most-watched network.

[10/09/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Onto Demo Crown
CBS likewise remains the most-watched broadcaster on Tuesday nights.

[10/08/19 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Top Demo Race
The network pulls in front of NBC among adults 18-49.

[10/07/19 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another Victory for "Sunday Night Football"
NBC wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49 while FOX gets its own NFL boost.

[10/06/19 - 09:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Continues Reign for ABC
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/05/19 - 08:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Gets Boost from "WWE SmackDown"
The network's premiere installment leads the night among adults 18-49.