Thursday's a clean sweep for ABC

Kissell, Rick
May 2007
Daily Variety;5/21/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 35, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the ratings of selected television programs in the United States during the May 2007 season. It discusses the victory of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy." For ABC, the move of "Grey's Anatomy" to the key advertiser night of Thursday last fall was a gamble that paid off. CBS was second in 18-49 on the night for the season and first in 25-54 and total viewers.


Related Articles

  • Lessons of the Fall. Grossman, Ben // Broadcasting & Cable;10/30/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 43, p6 

    The article analyzes the 2006 fall television season on the brink of the November sweeps period. Reality programs are seen as the most successful genre, while serialized dramas and situation comedies are cited for poor ratings performance. ABC's decision to move the medical drama "Grey's...

  • Top cablers trend down for year. Kissell, Rick // Variety;6/4/2012, Vol. 427 Issue 4, p38 

    The article discusses the television ratings of broadcast and cable networks including CBS, Fox, and ESPN during the 2011 and 2012 season that ended May 28, 2012, mentioning the programs "The Walking Dead" and "Hatfields and McCoys."

  • Preemptions make syndie sector suffer. Paskin, Willa // Daily Variety;7/14/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 8, p10 

    Reports on the ratings of several television programs from various networks in the U.S. Percentage ratings of each programs.

  • Going to mat for audience. Block, Valerie // Crain's New York Business;11/22/99, Vol. 15 Issue 47, p3 

    Highlights the initiatives of Channel 9, the United Paramount Network (UPN) affiliate in New York, to improve its ratings. Shows that boost the station's prime time viewership; Nielsen ratings for the first two weeks of sweeps November 1999; Projected decline of station's 1999 revenue.

  • Ratings:.  // CableFAX Daily;5/25/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 102, p2 

    Presents updates on the ratings of cable television networks in the U.S. Household rating of SportsNet NY for its baseball telecast in May 2006; Increase in the overall ratings of the second round of the National Basketball Association playoff coverage of TNT in 2006.

  • FOX HITS A HOMERUN. Kissell, Rick // Daily Variety;10/24/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 18, p4 

    The article presents the ratings of television programs in the U.S. Fox is enjoying a victory in the primetime ratings due to its coverage of the final games of baseball's Red Sox-Indians playoff series. The coverage of the sporting event earned the network 19.15 million viewers. However, ABC...

  • ABC flashes to win with Thursday duo. Kissell, Rick // Daily Variety;9/28/2009, Vol. 304 Issue 60, p4 

    The article reports on the strong ratings of television programs "FlashForward" and "Grey's Anatomy" that contributed to the dominance of ABC Television Network in the U.S. on September 24, 2009. The author reveals that "FlashForward" garnered 4.0 rating/12 share in adults 18-49 while "Grey's...

  • Everyone's down, but it's not all bad. Hibberd, James // Hollywood Reporter;10/23/2008, Vol. 407 Issue 4, p28 

    The article analyses the performances of six broadcast networks in the U.S. It is stated that all major cable television networks are suffering year-over-year declines. CBS Television Network has a 11.2 million viewers, which is a decline of 6% from the previous year. ABC Television Network...

  • England match gives ITV 61% share. Murphy, Claire // Marketing (00253650);6/15/2000, p3 

    Reports on findings by Zenith Media on the market share of British network ITV during the England versus Portugal Euro 2000 football game on June 12, 2000. Market share; Number of viewers of games through ITV and British Broadcasting Corp.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics