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Broadcast TV Ratings for Saturday, June 6, 2009

060609piechart-viewersComplete ratings and breakdown’s, including week-to-week comparisons, etc., follows after the jump.

Note: “Last Week” numbers in this week’s reports are based on final national data. Additionally, HH rating/share data was not available for this evening.

NBC finished in first place for the evening with 4.28 million viewers and a 1.6/6 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

2.4/5 HH rating [#3]
viewers [#1]
A18-49 rating [#1]

  • Note: Due to the live sporting event the following numbers, for NBC only, will be updated with the final nationals as soon as they are released.
  • 8:00 p.m.: NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 5: Pittsburgh Penguins at Detroit Red Wings (4.28M viewers, 1.6/6 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers (NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 1: Pittsburgh Penguins at Detroit Red Wings):

Households – 2.4/5 to x.x/x
Viewers – 4.36M to 4.28M (-2%/-0.08M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.7/7 to 1.6/6 (-6%)

CBS followed in second place for the evening with 4.15 million viewers, but was tied for third among adults 18-49 with a 0.9/3 rating/share.

Last Week:

2.9/6 HH rating [#1]
4.29M viewers [#2]
0.9/3 A18-49 [#3]

  • 8:00 p.m.: The New Adventures of Old Christine-REPEAT (2.21M viewers, 0.5/2 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 8:30 p.m.: The first season/series finale of Worst Week (1.91M viewers, 0.5/2 A18-49 rating/share).

Episode-to-episode numbers (MON; 2/16/2009):

Households – 5.4/8 to x.x/x
Viewers – 8.70M to 1.91M (-78%/-6.79M)
Adults 18-49 – 2.6/6 to 0.5/2 (-81%)

  • 9:00 p.m.: Harper’s Island (3.61M viewers, 0.9/3 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 2.4/5 to x.x/x
Viewers – 3.62M to 3.61M (-0%/-0.01M)
Adults 18-49 – 0.9/3 to 0.9/3 (n/c)

  • 10:00 p.m.: 48 Hours Mystery-REPEAT (5.95M viewers, 1.2/4 A18-49 rating/share).

FOX finished in third place for the evening with 4.07 million viewers, but managed a second place finish among adults 18-49 with a 1.2/5 rating/share.

Last week:

2.6/5 HH rating [#2]
4.09M viewers [#3]
A18-49 rating [#2]

  • 8:00 & 8:30 p.m.: Cops-REPEAT & Cops (3.38M viewers, 1.0/4 A18-49 rating/share).

Last week’s numbers (Cops-REPEAT – 8:00pm):

Households – 2.1/5
Viewers – 3.22M
Adults 18-49 – 1.1/5

Last week’s numbers (Cops – 8:30pm):

Households – 2.5/5
Viewers – 3.92M
Adults 18-49 – 1.2/5

  • 9:00 p.m.: America’s Most Wanted (4.76M viewers, 1.4/5 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers:

Households – 2.9/6 to x.x/x
Viewers – 4.61M to 4.76M (+3%/+0.15M)
Adults 18-49 – 1.3/4 to 1.4/5 (+8%)

ABC finished in first place for the evening with 2.76 million viewers and a 0.9/3 rating/share among adults 18-49.

Last Week:

1.6/3 HH rating [#4]
2.49M viewers [#4]
0.8/3 A18-49 rating [#4]

  • 8:00 p.m.: Wipeout-REPEAT (3.73M viewers, 1.2/5 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 9:00 p.m.: Here Come the Newlyweds-REPEAT (2.27M viewers, 0.8/3 A18-49 rating/share).
  • 10:00 p.m.: Pushing Daisies (2.29M viewers, 0.8/3 A18-49 rating/share).

Week-to-week numbers (time slot premiere):

Households – 1.5/3 to x.x/x
Viewers – 2.32M to 2.29M (-1%/-0.03M)
Adults 18-49 – 0.7/2 to 0.8/3 (+14%)


Notes: Network average numbers from the week prior are based on fast affiliate data. Comparison’s from the week prior (or episode-to-episode, etc.) on specific shows are based on final national data. Ratings for the current day are based on fast affiliates. (Expect all three scenarios to be the case at all times, unless otherwise noted). The final rating for first-run episodes that aired this evening will be reported the following week. So for example, the final rating for tonight’s episode of “America’s Most Wanted” will be reported in next weeks report for Saturday, June 13, 2009. Also keep in mind that because these are fast affiliate numbers, when the finals are released there may be noticeable changes.

Also, there may be some errors in the data due to rounding/human error. I’ll do my best to limit those mistakes and correct them in time for the next week’s report.

Sources: Fast Affiliate/Final National Ratings Data from Nielsen Media Research. Daily ratings figures can be found at Zap2It, PI Feedback, and TV by the Numbers.