Archives

Tips?

Got any tips? Send them here

Get in Touch

Comments/Suggestions?

Have a question or comment you'd like to send my way?

Send your e-mail here

I'll do my best to read and respond to your e-mails.

2012 Presidential Election

Click for www.electoral-vote.com

Broadcast TV Ratings for the Week Ending 5/13/2007

CBS takes first among households and viewers, while FOX takes top prize among adults 18-49.  ABC and The CW were the only networks to gain from last year’s same time frame (the later based on an average of the two former networks–UPN and The CW).  NBC down the most, roughly 30% on average across the main categories.

Compared to the year prior, CBS was down 12% among households, down 14% among viewers and down 20% among adults 18-49. ABC was up 15% among households, up 11% among viewers and down 3% among adults 18-49. FOX was down 3% among households, down 5% among viewers and down 12% among adults 18-49. NBC was down 29% among households, down 31% among viewers and down 31% among adults 18-49. And finally, The CW was up 2% among households, up 5% among viewers and up 1% among adults 18-49 (all compared against the combined averages of UPN and The WB).

CBS finished in first place with a 7.3/13 rating among households (8.10 million), was first among viewers with a 4.0/11 rating (11.30 million) and second among adults 18-49 with a 3.2/10 rating (4.23 million).

  • Last Week:
    • 7.3/12 household rating, 8.08 million households – [#1]
    • 4.0/11 person 2+ rating, 11.24 million total viewers – [#2]
    • 3.1/9 A18-49 rating – 4.03 million demo viewers – [#3]
  • Last Year (May 8-14, 2006):
    • 8.4/14 household rating, 9.21 million households – [#1]
    • 4.7/12 person 2+ rating, 13.20 million total viewers – [#1]
    • 4.0/11 A18-49 rating – 5.26 million demo viewers – [#2]
  • Top program
    • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
      • 12.1/19 HH Rating, 13.452M households – [#6]
      • 6.6 P2+ Rating, 18.751M viewers – [#6]
      • 5.5/15 A18-49 Rating, 7.161M demo viewers – [#6]

ABC followed in second place with a 6.4/11 rating among households (7.10 million), third among viewers with a 3.4/10 rating (9.61 million) and third among adults 18-49 with a 3.2/10 rating (4.19 million).

  • Last Week:
    • 7.0/12 household rating, 7.79 million households – [#2]
    • 3.8/10 person 2+ rating, 10.71 million total viewers – [#2]
    • 3.7/11 A18-49 rating – 4.84 million demo viewers – [#2]
  • Last Year (May 8-14, 2006):
    • 5.6/9 household rating, 6.18 million households – [#4]
    • 3.1/8 person 2+ rating, 8.69 million total viewers – [#4]
    • 3.3/9 A18-49 rating – 4.30 million demo viewers – [#4]
  • Top Program
    • Grey’s Anatomy
      • 13.0/21 HH Rating, 14.479M households – [#3]
      • 6.9 P2+ Rating, 19.581M viewers – [#4]
      • 7.8/21 A18-49 Rating, 10.217M demo viewers – [#4]

FOX finished in third for the week with a 6.3/11 rating among households (6.98 million), second among viewers with a 3.6/10 rating (10.25 million) and first among adults 18-49 with a 3.9/12 rating (5.11 million).

  • Last Week:
    • 6.1/10 household rating, 6.82 million households – [#3]
    • 3.6/10 person 2+ rating, 10.13 million viewers – [#3]
    • 3.9/12 A18-49 rating – 5.11 million demo viewers – [#1]
  • Last Year (May 8-14, 2006):
    • 6.5/11 household rating, 7.20 million households – [#2]
    • 3.8/10 person 2+ rating, 10.77 million viewers – [#2]
    • 4.5/13 A18-49 rating – 5.80 million demo viewers – [#1]
  • Top program
    • American Idol – Wednesday
      • 16.9/26 HH Rating, 18.848M households – [#1]
      • 9.9 P2+ Rating, 28.203M viewers – [#1]
      • 10.8/28 A18-49 Rating, 14.099M demo viewers – [#1]

NBC followed in fourth for the week among households with a 4.5/8 rating (5.07 million), a 2.4/7 rating among viewers (6.88 million) and a 2.3/7 rating among adults 18-49 (3.02 million).

  • Last Week:
    • 4.9/8 household rating, 5.49 million households – [#4]
    • 2.6/7 person 2+ rating, 7.50 million total viewers – [#4]
    • 2.6/7 A18-49 rating – 3.36 million demo viewers – [#4]
  • Last Year (May 8-14, 2006):
    • 6.5/11 household rating, 7.18 million households – [#3]
    • 3.6/9 person 2+ rating, 9.98 million total viewers – [#3]
    • 3.4/9 A18-49 rating – 4.36 million demo viewers – [#3]
  • Top Program
    • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
      • 7.4/12 HH Rating, 8.246M households – [#19]
      • 3.9 P2+ Rating, 10.944M viewers – [#22]
        • Heroes was the networks top-rated show in this category, with a 3.9 P2+ Rating, 11.137M viewers – [#21].
      • 3.8/11 A18-49 Rating, 4.908M demo viewers – [#21]
        • Heroes was the networks top-rated show in this category, with a 5.1/13 A18-49 Rating, 6.678M demo viewers – [#8].

The CW finished in fifth for the week among households with a 2.0/3 rating (2.27 million), a 1.1/3 rating among viewers (3.14 million) and a 1.3/3 rating among adults 18-49 (1.67 million).

  • Last Week:
    • 2.0/3 household rating, 2.22 million households – [#5]
    • 1.1/3 person 2+ rating, 3.10 million total viewers – [#5]
    • 1.3/4 adults 18-49 rating – 1.63 million demo viewers – [#5]
  • Last Year (on UPN — (May 8-14, 2006):
    • 2.0/3 household rating, 2.24 million households – [#5]
    • 1.1/3 person 2+ rating, 2.98 million total viewers – [#6]
    • 1.3/4 adults 18-49 rating – 1.68 million demo viewers – [#5]
  • Last Year (on The WB — (May 8-14, 2006):
    • 2.0/3 household rating, 2.22 million households – [#6]
    • 1.1/3 person 2+ rating, 3.01 million total viewers – [#5]
    • 1.2/3 adults 18-49 rating – 1.61 million demo viewers – [#6]
  • Top Program
    • America’s Next Top Model
      • 3.5/6 HH Rating, 3.872M households – [#68]
      • 1.7 P2+ rating, 4.917M viewers – [#68]
      • 2.4/8 A18-49 rating

Top 10 broadcast TV shows for the week of 5/7/2007 to 5/13/2007 in terms of viewers, households and adults 18-49.

Viewers
Person 2+ Rating, Total Viewers

  1. American Idol – Wednesday
    • 9.9, 28,203,000
  2. American Idol – Tuesday
    • 9.0, 25,473,000
  3. House
    • 7.5, 21,359,000
  4. Grey’s Anatomy
    • 6.9, 19,581,000
  5. Dancing With the Stars
    • 6.9, 19,443,000
  6. CSI: Crime Scene Investigationn
    • 6.6, 18,751,000
  7. CSI: Miami
    • 6.1, 17,181,000
  8. Dancing With the Stars: The Results
    • 5.9, 16,865,000
  9. Desperate Housewives
    • 5.7, 16,132,000
  10. Without A Trace
    • 5.0, 14,311,000

Households
Household Rating/Share, Total Households

  1. American Idol – Wednesday
    • 16.9/26, 18,848,000
  2. American Idol – Tuesday
    • 15.1/25, 16,835,000
  3. Grey’s Anatomy
    • 13.0/21, 14,479,000
  4. Dancing With the Stars
    • 12.8/20, 14,218,000
  5. House
    • 12.5/19, 13,930,000
  6. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
    • 12.1/19, 13,452,000
  7. CSI: Miami
    • 11.5/19, 12,766,000
  8. Dancing With the Stars: The Results
    • 11.0/17, 12,298,000
  9. Desperate Housewives
    • 10.3/16, 11,450,000
  10. Without A Trace
    • 9.8/17, 10,967,000

Adults 18-49
A18-49 Rating/Share, Total Demo Viewers

  1. American Idol – Wednesday
    • 10.8/28, 14,099,000
  2. American Idol – Tuesday
    • 9.3/28, 12,205,000
  3. House
    • 8.9/23, 11,579,000
  4. Grey’s Anatomy
    • 7.8/21, 10,217,000
  5. Desperate Housewives
    • 6.1/16, 8,014,000
  6. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
    • 5.5/15, 7,161,000
  7. CSI: Miami
    • 5.4/14, 7,072,000
  8. Heroes
    • 5.1/13, 6,678,000
  9. Lost
    • 5.0/13, 6,496,000
  10. Dancing With the Stars
    • 5.0/14, 6,478,000

For those interested in viewing a ratings list of television programs that aired in primetime last week on ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, NBC, TEL and UNI, follow this link to be directed to the Los Angeles Times’ CalendarLive.com writeup.

Source: Final Numbers data from Nielsen Media Research

Bookmark and Share