Skip to main content

Ratings: 'Revenge' Up 12% From Last Week to 4.6 Million

Revenge was up 12% over last week.

Opposite Sunday Night Football (Patriots-Chargers) on NBC and another big NFL primetime overrun on Fox (Seahawks-Eagles), ABC built week to week in Total Viewers (+2% - 5.1 vs. 5.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (+8% - 1.4/4 vs. 1.3/3).

At 8 p.m., Once Upon A Time finished as Sunday’s #1 drama in Adults 18-49 (2.0/5) and held steady with its week-ago Fast Affiliate number (2.0/5).

At 9 p.m., Resurrection was up week to week in viewers (+7% - 3.9 million vs. 3.7 million) and young adults (+11% - 1.0/3 vs. 0.9/2)

During the 10 o'clock hour, Revenge posted double-digit increases from the prior week in Total Viewers (+12% - 4.6 million vs. 4.1 million) and Adults 18-49 (+20% - 1.2/3 vs. 1.0/3). Revenge continued to deliver substantial time-period improvement for ABC from the same night last year (3.1 million and 0.7/2 on 12/8/13) in viewers (+48%) and young adults (+71%).

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.

Sunday Night (12/07/14) - ABC Total Viewer and Adult 18-49 Projections
AFHV: Live + 3 = 6.1 million/1.3 rating and Live + 7 = 6.2 million/1.3 rating
Once Upon A Time: Live + 3 = 8.7 million/2.7 rating and Live + 7 = 9.3 million/2.9 rating
Resurrection: Live + 3 = 5.7 million/1.5 rating and Live + 7 = 6.1 million/1.6 rating
Revenge: Live + 3 = 7.1 million/1.8 rating and Live + 7 = 7.7 million/2.0 rating

Projections Rationale:
Lifts vs. L+SD are based on the 2013-14 season for premiere telecast or an average for originals (excluding the premiere).
Returning shows: Profile based on same show (either premiere or averages for originals).
New Series: Based on similar series.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 12/07/14.


Popular posts from this blog

The Complete Story of 'The Doctors' (1963-1973)

Daytime TV covered the world of soap operas for decades before finally folding in the 1990s. In the mid-70s, the magazine did an excellent series titled "The Complete Story of..." recounting the history of a soap opera from its inception. Below is the historical feature on the first 10 years of NBC's The Doctors (1963-1973), which is currently being aired on Retro TV. Some of the interesting tidbits include: * The Doctors did not start as a serial; it began as a "half-hour anthology series of medical dramas, set in the large metropolitan Hope Memorial Hospital, and with the four principals alternating daily in the lead role, according to NBC's original announcement. The roles were Dr. William Scott (played by Jock Gaynor), Dr. Jerry Chandler (portrayed by Richard Roat), Dr. Elizabeth Hayes (played by Margot Moser) and Rev. Samuel Shafer, a hospital chaplain (played by Fred J. Scollay). * Later in the first season, Herb Kenwith and Paul Lammers became

'Days of Our Lives' Livestream Event on September 8 Promotes 'Beyond Salem'

To celebrate the premiere of the Peacock Original limited series, Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem , Xfinity and Peacock today announced an exclusive Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem livestream event only for Xfinity Reward Members. The event reunites an all-star cast including Lisa Rinna, Deidre Hall, Drake Hogestyn, James Reynolds, and Eileen Davidson on Wednesday, Sept. 8th at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT. Viewers will enjoy a conversation with the stars - giving fans a chance to view exclusive content, hear stories from the set, and even have the chance to ask their favorite stars questions. This special event is only for Xfinity Rewards members and is just one of the many benefits available through the Xfinity Rewards program. If you’re not yet a member of Xfinity Rewards, signing up is free and simple to do through the Xfinity app or online at From there, members can view and redeem all rewards currently available to them. “Xfinity Rewards is all about creating u

Melody Thomas Scott Memoir 'Always Young And Restless' Out This Summer

Emmy Award-nominated Melody Thomas Scott admits she is nothing like her The Young and the Restless role, which has seen it all in her forty-one-year tenure on America’s highest-rated daytime serial. But the high drama, angst, and catastrophes aren’t confined to her character’s plotlines. In her first-ever book, the captivating memoir "Always Young And Restless" (Diversion Books; July 14, 2020, available for pre-order now; $26.99, Hardcover; ISBN 978-1635-766943), Melody reveals the intimate and complicated truths of her upbringing as well as behind-the-scenes tales of her own riveting journey to becoming an icon and searching for “normal.” “Even though I have spent almost my entire life as an actress and performer, I have kept my private life well behind the scenes,” said Scott. “Now, I am ready to share these stories of survival and success that have shaped me into who I am today.” As Nikki Newman went from impoverished stripper to resourceful, vivacious heroine—with m