Hitwise Top Visited Broadcast Network and TV Show Websites W/E 8/23

Categories: TV Network Websites,TV Show Websites

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August 27th, 2008

Swingtown Makes a Top 10 List: television viewing habits and web traffic do not always correlate. Plus, not including "The Olympics" or NBCOlympics.com as a TV Show probably skews the week's results dramatically.  That American Idol, Deal or No Deal, DWTS, Heroes, The Office and Lost perform so well even when they're not actually airing episodes is...something.  Nonetheless, outside of the Olympics, Big Brother was king of the Web universe, and by a very, very wide margin.

Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast Network TV Show Websites (Week ending August 23, 2008)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of Visits
1 CBS Big Brother 16.48%
2 FOX America's Most Wanted 6.11%
3 FOX American Idol 5.73%
4 NBC Deal or No Deal 4.37%
5 ABC Dancing with the Stars 4.37%
6 CBS CSI 2.67%
7 NBC Heroes 2.62%
8 NBC The Office 2.53%
9 ABC Lost 2.50%
10 CBS Swingtown 2.46%
Source: Rankings based on market share of U.S. visits among custom category of television network websites among six major commercial broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, The CW and MyNetwork) for the week ending August 23, 2008 (Sunday – Saturday) from the Hitwise sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users.
Source: Hitwise

Top US Broadcast Network TV Websites for the week ending August 23, 2008:

Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast Network TV Websites (Week ending August 23, 2008)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of Visits
1 CBS www.cbs.com 32.09%
2 NBC www.nbc.com 27.21%
3 ABC abc.go.com 21.19%
4 *FOX Aggregation *FOX Aggregation 14.08%
5 The CW Television Network www.cwtv.com 4.75%
6 MyNetworkTV www.mynetworktv.com 0.69%
Source: Rankings based on market share of U.S. visits among custom category of commercial broadcast networks websites (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, The CW and MyNetwork) for the week ending August 23, 2008 (Sunday – Saturday) from the Hitwise sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users. * includes traffic aggregated from stand alone websites americanidol.com, amw.com, familyguy.com, COPS.com, thelot.com and thesimpsons.com.
Source: Hitwise
 
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