On the Internet, NBC Leads All Broadcast Nets

Categories: Internet TV,TV Network Websites,TV Show Websites

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October 22nd, 2008

at least according to Hitwise, if you lump PBS in with the big five, PBS is #1 and NBC number 2 (see third table below). Heroes, The Office and Dancing with the Stars were the top three show websites last week, but America's Most Wanted was fourth, coming in ahead of CSI.

Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast Network TV Show Websites (Week ending October 18, 2008)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of Visits
1 NBC Heroes 7.42%
2 NBC The Office 5.63%
3 ABC Dancing with the Stars 5.50%
4 FOX America's Most Wanted 4.84%
5 CBS CSI 3.10%
6 NBC The Biggest Loser 2.88%
7 NBC Deal or No Deal 2.84%
8 FOX Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles 2.69%
9 CBS NCIS 2.68%
10 ABC Grey's Anatomy 2.66%
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 October 18, 2008 (Sunday – Saturday) from the Hitwise sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users.
Source: Hitwise
Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast Network TV Websites (Week ending October 18, 2008)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of Visits
1 NBC www.nbc.com 29.64%
2 ABC abc.go.com 26.16%
3 CBS www.cbs.com 20.98%
4 *FOX Aggregation *FOX Aggregation 14.25%
5 The CW Television Network www.cwtv.com 7.86%
6 MyNetworkTV www.mynetworktv.com 1.10%
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 October 18, 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
Including PBS
Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast Network TV Websites (Week ending October 18, 2008)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of Visits
1 PBS Online www.pbs.org 38.52%
2 NBC www.nbc.com 18.22%
3 ABC abc.go.com 16.08%
4 CBS www.cbs.com 12.90%
5 *FOX Aggregation *FOX Aggregation 8.76%
6 The CW Television Network www.cwtv.com 4.83%
7 MyNetworkTV www.mynetworktv.com 0.68%
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) plus PBS for the week ending October 18, 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.
 
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