or


[08/06/14 - 08:20 AM]
ABC Wins Tuesday with the CMA Music Festival Hitting Its 2nd-Highest Numbers in 5 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 5.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC Wins Tuesday with the CMA Music Festival Hitting Its 2nd-Highest Numbers in 5 Years

CMA Music Festival (8-11pm - 7.2 million and 1.8/6in AD18-49): With its 3-hour broadcast of the CMA Music Festival, ABC ranked #1 on Tuesday across all key Adult demos: AD18-34 (1.4/6), AD18-49 (1.8/6) and AD25-54 (2.3/7-tie).

· In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, the CMA Music Festival earned its 2nd-highest numbers in the last 5 years - since 2009. In addition, the program equaled an 8-year high in Adults 18-34 - since 2006. Please Note: Last year's telecast aired on Monday (8/12/13) and did not face competition from America's Got Talent.

· In viewers and young adults, ABC delivered its strongest non-sports summer Tuesday since 2010 (Memorial Day-Labor Day) - since 6/1/10 and 8/31/10, respectively.

Quick Take for Tuesday, August 5, 2014 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC is No. 1 in Adults 18-49 with its Top Non-Sports Summer Tuesday Since 2010

ABC's "CMA Music Festival" Earns its 2nd-Highest Numbers in 5 Years In Viewers and Adults 18-49, while Equaling an 8-Year High in Adults 18-34

"CMA Music Festival" (8:00-11:00 p.m. - 7.2 million and 1.8/6 in AD18-49):

With its broadcast of the "CMA Music Festival," ABC ranked No. 1 on Tuesday across all key Adult demos: AD18-34 (1.4/6), AD18-49 (1.8/6) and AD25-54 (2.3/7-tie).

· In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, the "CMA Music Festival" earned its 2nd-highest numbers in the last 5 years - since 2009. In addition, the program equaled an 8-year high in Adults 18-34 - since 2006. Please Note: Last year's telecast aired on Monday (8/12/13) and did not face competition from NBC's "America's Got Talent."

· In viewers and young adults, ABC delivered its strongest non-sports summer Tuesday since 2010 (Memorial Day-Labor Day) - since 6/1/10 and 8/31/10, 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 49% currently, from 48% at the same point in 2013. 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 for 08/05/14.





  [august 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/26/16 - 09:16 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Historic Fifth Consecutive TV Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/26/16 - 08:58 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SVU" Top Final Night of May Sweeps
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Empire" No. 1 Broadcast Series of 2015-2016 Season
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Low Key Demo Race
"20/20 Saturday" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:46 AM]
"SNL" Ranks #1 for the Night in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos as "20/20" Rises
The Alphabet's perennial newsmagazine and the season finale of "Shark Tank" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Wins Season's Final Friday with the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/21/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since March 18
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.