or


[07/09/08 - 01:26 PM]
Quick Take for Tuesday, July 8, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 8.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Tuesday, July 8, 2008 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Ranks No. 1 on Tuesday in Adults 18-49, and for the 5th Week in a Row Delivers the No. 1 Position on the Evening Across All Key Men Demographics

In Key Men, Net Posts its Top-Rated Non-Sports Summer Tuesday in Close to 8 Years

Achieving New Series Highs, "Wipeout" Beats its Closest Competition in The 8 O'clock Hour by 2.0 Million Viewers and by 100% in Adults 18-49

"Wipeout" Produces ABC's Best Summer Numbers in the Time Slot with Regular Programming Since August '01 in Viewers and Since August '00 in Adults 18-49

Against Stiff Competition, Including Fox's "Hell's Kitchen" and NBC's "America's Got Talent," ABC's "I Survived a Japanese Game Show" Grows Week to Week

Drawing its Largest Audience Yet, ABC News' "Primetime: The Outsiders" Ranks No. 1 in the 10pm Hour with Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49 and All Key Men Demos

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

ABC ranked No. 1 on Tuesday night among Adults 18-49 (3.0/9 � tie w/Fox) and Adults 25-54 (3.4/9). It was the 4th time in the past 5 weeks for the Net to hold the top position in the key young adult sales demo. For the 5th consecutive week, the Net delivered the No. 1 position on Tuesday across all key Men demographics: M18-34 (2.3/8 � tie w/Fox), M18-49 (2.9/9) and M25-54 (3.3/9).

� Among Men 18-49 and Men 25-54, the Net turned in its highest-rated non-sports summer Tuesday in close to 8 years � since 8/29/00.

� Compared to the same night last year (7/10/07), ABC improved its Tuesday performance by nearly 3.0 million viewers (8.2 million vs. 5.3 million) and by 67% in Adults 18-49 (3.0/9 vs. 1.8/5).

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

Hitting new series highs on its third telecast, ABC's "Wipeout" continued to take full command of Wednesday's 8 o'clock hour, winning its slot in Viewers, all key Adults and Kids. "Wipeout" bested its nearest competitor in the hour by 2.0 million viewers (10.6 million vs. 8.6 million - CBS) and by 100% in Adults 18-49 (4.0/13 vs. 2.0/6 � NBC and Fox tied).

� "Wipeout" generated ABC's best viewer and young adult numbers in the time period with regular programming since November 2006 (11/14/06). In terms of regular programming during a summer frame, it was the Net's largest audience in the slot since August '01 and its top Adult 18-49 rating since August '00 � since 8/28/01 and 8/29/00, respectively.

� For the 3rd straight week, "Wipeout" registered as Tuesday's No. 1 TV program among Adults 25-54, Men 18-49 and Men 25-54. With just one-tenth of a rating point separating the two programs, "Wipeout" nearly tied Fox's season finale of "Hell's Kitchen" as the night's highest-rated TV show in Adults 18-49. The new ABC unscripted series drew the biggest audience share of any show on the night in the key young adult sales demo, topping Fox's "Kitchen" finale by 2 shares (4.0/13 vs. 4.1/11).

� Achieving best-yet numbers, "Wipeout" was up week to week by 1.1 million viewers and by 11% in Adults 18-49 (9.5 million and 3.6/12 on 7/1/08). The new hit unscripted series also marked new highs in Adults 25-54 (4.6/14), Teens 12-17 (2.4/10) and Kids 2-11 (3.1/12).

"I Survived a Japanese Game Show" (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Opposite stiff competition including the season finale of Fox's "Hell's Kitchen" and NBC's "America's Got Talent," ABC's "I Survived a Japanese Game Show" took second place in the 9 o'clock hour with Men 18-34 (2.4/8) and Men 18-49 (2.7/8).

� Despite the increased competition in the time period from the "Hell's Kitchen" season ender, "Japanese Game Show" was up over the prior week by 8% in Total Viewers (6.8 million vs. 6.3 million) and by 8% in Adults 18-49 (2.8/8 vs. 2.6/7).

� On average in its first 3 weeks, "I Survived a Japanese Game Show" has improved ABC's performance in the hour by 2.6 million (7.1 million vs. 4.5 million) and by 65% in Adults 18-49 (2.8/8 vs. 1.7/5) versus the comparable year-ago weeks (6/26 � 7/10/07).

"Primetime: The Outsiders" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Drawing its largest audience so far this season (7.1 million), ABC News' "Primetime: The Outsiders" ranked No. 1 during the 10 o'clock hour in Adults 25-54 (2.8/7), Adults 18-49 (2.3/6) and across the key Men demographics: M18-34 (1.6/5), M18-49 (2.2/7) and M25-54 (2.7/7).

� In addition to posting a season high in Total Viewers, "Primetime: The Outsiders" also marked season-best results in Adults 25-54 (tie), Men 18-49 and Men 25-54.

� On average, "Primetime: The Outsiders" is delivering increases for ABC in the hour of 3% in Total Viewers (6.4 million vs. 6.2 million) and 10% in Adults 18-49 (2.3/6 vs. 2.1/6) over the same nights last year (6/26 � 7/10/07).

A note about increasing DVR penetration and year-to-year rating comparisons: Year-to-year rating trends based on the Live + Same Day data stream may be somewhat distorted by the level of DVR penetration in the Nielsen sample, which has jumped from 17% at the same point in 2006-07, up to 25% currently. 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: Nielsen Media Research (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings), 7/8/08.





  [july 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· HELL'S KITCHEN (FOX)
· I SURVIVED A JAPANESE GAME SHOW (ABC)
· PRIMETIME: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? (ABC)
· WIPEOUT (TBS)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/01/22 - 10:59 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Hits Its Most-Watched Week Since January with Over 1 Million Viewers on All 5 Days of the Week
Thursday's broadcast tied the show's highest-rated telecast on any day so far this season in Households (0.8 rating) and stood as the show's 2nd most-watched telecast (1.135 million) of the season.

[12/01/22 - 10:00 AM]
Season Premiere of HGTV Series "My Lottery Dream Home" on Nov. 25 Delivers Strong Ratings for the Network
The premiere also performed well among upscale viewers, generating a .67 L3 rating among P25-54 and a .76 L3 rating among W25-54.

[12/01/22 - 09:00 AM]
Viewers Have Watched More Than 215 Billion Minutes of CBS This Season - Far More Than Any Other Broadcaster
CBS time spent also surpasses the combined minutes spent watching SVOD originals on Nielsen-rated streaming services Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and HBO Max by +252%.

[11/30/22 - 01:00 PM]
ESPN Platforms Deliver Most-Watched Rivalry Week Since 2016
ABC recorded its most-watched Rivalry Week since 2016, averaging 4.1 million viewers for six games on the broadcast slate.

[11/30/22 - 12:33 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Merry Thanksgiving Weekend Makes Network #1 for 10th Consecutive Year Among Women 18+
Saturday night's "Haul Out the Holly" became ad-supported cable's #1 most-watched movie of the year to-date among key demos.

[11/30/22 - 11:30 AM]
"60 Minutes" Continues Its Reign as Television's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program
The series has remained America's #1 news program and a top 10 series for 11 consecutive weeks.

[11/30/22 - 08:20 AM]
Fall's #1 Reality Series, FOX's "The Masked Singer" Ranks as Thursday's Highest-Rated Entertainment Original Across Both Broadcast and Cable in Over Three Years
"The Masked Singer" also matched "Yellowstone's" season premiere as 2022/23's highest-rated entertainment telecast.

[11/29/22 - 11:07 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of November 21: "Wednesday" Breaks English TV Record; "Slumberland" Jumps to #1
"Wednesday" debuted in the #1 spot with a record breaking 341.23M hours viewed, with 50M+ households who have seen the series (341M hours viewed divided by 6.8 hours).

[11/28/22 - 11:44 AM]
NBC Sports Delivers Its Most-Watched NFL Thanksgiving Weekend Since 2015, with Two-Game Average of 23.4 Million Viewers
Last night's game, a 40-33 Eagles victory over the Packers, averaged approximately 21.0 million viewers.

[11/28/22 - 08:00 AM]
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Fall Finale Ties Season High Among Adults 18-49
In addition, "Grey's Anatomy" built week to week by 16% in Total Viewers (5.9 million vs. 5.1 million) to draw its largest audience since its season opener - since 10/6/22.

[11/28/22 - 07:45 AM]
Series Debut of ABC's "Alaska Daily" Grows Its 35-Day Multiplatform Audience to 12.3 Million Viewers
"Alaska Daily" scored the largest lift of any ABC premiere so far this season in both Total Viewers (+8.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (+844%).

[11/25/22 - 01:02 PM]
NBC's Telecast of the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Earned a 7.2 Rating in the 18-49 Demo and 27.7 Million Viewers
Said figures include digital, streaming on Peacock and encore viewing - up from last year and resulting in the most total viewers in five years.

[11/22/22 - 02:11 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Posts Its 2nd-Biggest Audience of the Season
For the 4th straight week, "Tamron Hall" improved over the same week last year in Households and Total Viewers.

[11/22/22 - 01:46 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Holiday Film, "Three Wise Men and a Baby," Ranks as Most-Watched Movie Across Ad-Supported Cable in 2022 To-Date
The movie stars three of Hallmark Channel's most-beloved male actors, Andrew Walker, Tyler Hynes, and Paul Campbell, as hilariously bickering brothers who find themselves caring for a baby anonymously left at the firehouse.

[11/22/22 - 01:26 PM]
Formula 1 Season Smashes U.S. Television Viewership Records
The season averaged 1.21 million viewers per race across ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC, a 28 percent increase over the previous U.S. television record of 949,000 average viewers that was set in 2021.