or


[08/21/14 - 08:25 AM]
"Motive" Builds to 6-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's "Motive" is Up to 6-Week Highs and ABC's Repeat Comedies Beat Fox's Original SYTYCD

ABC Wednesday Comedy Block (8-10pm - 3.4 million and 1.0/4 in AD18-49): From 8-10pm, ABC's 2-hour repeat comedy block beat Fox's original So You Think You Can Dance by 11% in Adults 18-49 (1.0/4 vs. 0.9/3), leading for the 2nd week in a row. In addition from 9-10pm, ABC's back-to-back repeats of Modern Family beat CBS' first-run Extant special by 20% in Adults 18-49 (1.2/4 vs. 1.0/3).

Motive (10-11pm - 3.8 million and 0.8/3 in AD18-49): In the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's Motive grew week to week in Total Viewers (+3% - 3.8 million vs. 3.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (+14% - 0.8/3 vs. 0.7/2) and was up for the 3rd straight telecast among Adults 25-54 (+9% - 1.2/3 vs. 1.1/3). The ABC drama hit 6-week highs in viewers and young adults (tie), while equaling a 9-week high in Adults 25-54 - since 7/9/14 and 6/18/14. Among Adults 18-49 in the hour, Motive ran neck-and-neck with NBC's America's Got Talent-led Taxi Brooklyn (0.9/3) and CBS' Extant (0.9/3). Motive tied Taxi Brooklyn in Adults 25-54.

Quick Take for Wednesday, August 20, 2014 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC's 8-10pm Repeat Comedy Block Beats Fox's Original "SYTYCD" in Adults 18-49

"Motive" Builds to 6-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Young Adults And Improves its Time Period by Solid Margins Year to Year for ABC

ABC Wednesday Comedy Block (8:00-10:00 p.m. - 3.4 million and 1.0/4 in AD18-49):

From 8:00-10:00 p.m., ABC's 2-hour repeat comedy block outdelivered Fox's original "So You Think You Can Dance" by 11% in Adults 18-49 (1.0/4 vs. 0.9/3), leading for the 2nd week in a row. In addition from 9:00-10:00 p.m., back-to-back repeats of ABC's "Modern Family" beat CBS' first-run "Extant" special by 20% in Adults 18-49 (1.2/4 vs. 1.0/3).

"Motive" (10:00-11:00 p.m. - 3.8 million and 0.8/3 in AD18-49):

In the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's "Motive" grew week to week in Total Viewers (+3% - 3.8 million vs. 3.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (+14% - 0.8/3 vs. 0.7/2) and was up for the 3rd straight telecast among Adults 25-54 (+9% - 1.2/3 vs. 1.1/3). The ABC drama hit 6-week highs in viewers and young adults (tie), while equaling a 9-week high in Adults 25-54 - since 7/9/14 and 6/18/14, respectively.

· Among Adults 18-49 in the hour, "Motive" (0.8/3) ran neck and neck with NBC's "America's Got Talent"-led "Taxi Brooklyn" (0.9/3) and CBS' "Extant" (0.9/3). "Motive" tied "Taxi Brooklyn" in Adults 25-54 (1.2/3).

· "Motive" improved its hour for ABC over original programming on the same night last year ("Lookout" on 8/21/13 = 2.9 million, 0.7/2 and 0.9/3) in Total Viewers (+31%), Adults 18-49 (+14%) and Adults 25-54 (+33%).

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 08/20/14.





  [august 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· EXTANT (CBS)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· MOTIVE (ABC)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)
· TAXI BROOKLYN (NBC)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/28/15 - 08:53 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Continues Its Reign for CBS
The Eye once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/28/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Grimm" Is Currently Reporting Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since January 23
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 27.

[03/27/15 - 01:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 11:11 AM]
E!'s "The Royals" Shows Significant Audience Growth in Its Second Week
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 08:49 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds by 60% on Its 18-49 Lead-In Versus Round Three of the NCAA Basketball Tournament
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:43 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Scores a New Series High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Enters Week Two on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/27/15 - 08:22 AM]
"Scandal" and "Grey's" Rank as Thursday's Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:08 AM]
2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers for Sweet 16 Thursday and Tournament Coverage-to-Date
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/26/15 - 11:06 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for Second Straight Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 16-20.

[03/26/15 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Outdelivers ABC, CBS Competition in All Key Ratings Measures for Week of March 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 16-20.

[03/26/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Wins the 10 P.M. ET Hour Among the ABC-CBS-NBC Dramas
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 25.

[03/26/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Modern Family" Dominates at 9pm and Ranks as Wednesday's No. 1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 25.

[03/26/15 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Night in Viewers, Demos
FOX, absent "Empire," falls to a second place tie with ABC among adults 18-49.

[03/25/15 - 03:32 PM]
OWN Delivers Most-Watched Night in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.