Flash Forward, Dancing With the Stars no match for SpongeBob on Internet

Categories: TV Network Websites,TV Show Websites

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September 30th, 2009

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All data and editorial via Hitwise:

BROADCAST & CABLE

  • Nickelodeon's SpongeBob was the #1 ranked TV show website among broadcast and cable networks.  ABC's Dancing with the Stars was the #2 most visited site, followed by Comedy Central's South Park ranking at #3. 
  • Moves among the top 25 websites included ABC's Dancing with the Stars ranked #2 from #28, ABC's Greys Anatomy ranked #7 from #21, NBC's Heroes ranked #8 from #36, FOX's House ranked #15 from 53, CBS's The Good Wife ranked #16 from #116, Cartoon Network's Star Wars: The Clone Wars ranked #17 from #27, CBS's CSI: Miami ranked #19 from #47, CBS's NCIS: Los Angeles ranked #21 from #79 and CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation ranked #24 from #51. 
Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast and Cable Network TV Show Websites Overall (Week ending September 26, 2009)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of U.S. Visits
1 Nick SpongeBob 5.27%
2 ABC Dancing with the Stars 4.88%
3 Comedy Central South Park 3.55%
4 ABC FlashForward 3.02%
5 Cartoon Network The Clone Wars 2.63%
6 CBS NCIS 2.19%
7 ABC Greys Anatomy 1.91%
8 NBC Heroes 1.79%
9 CBS Survivor 1.75%
10 Bravo The Real Housewives of Atlanta 1.61%
Source: Rankings based on market share of U.S. visits among custom category of television network websites from among six major commercial broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, The CW and MyNetwork) and cable television network websites from 30 leading commercial cable networks (A&E, ABC Family, Adultswim, AMC, BET, Bravo , CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Network, E!, Food Network, FOX News, FX, Hallmark, HGTV, History Channel, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, Nick at Nite, Nickelodeon, SciFi, Spike, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, TruTV, TVLand, USA, VH1) excluding sports networks for the week ending September 26, 2009 (Sunday – Saturday) from the Hitwise sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users.
Source: Experian Hitwise    

CABLE 

  • Comedy Central's South Park was the #1 ranked TV show website among the cable networks (adults only).  Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta was the #2 most visited site followed by BET's 106 & Park at #3.
  • Moves among the top 25 websites included AMC's Mad Men ranked #13 from #40, MTV's America's Best Dance Crew ranked #15 from #25, USA's Psych ranked #18 from #29 and Food Network's Everyday Italian ranked #24 from #34.
Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Cable Network TV Show Websites Overall (Week ending September 26, 2009)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of U.S. Visits
1 Nick SpongeBob 8.67%
2 Comedy Central South Park 5.84%
3 Cartoon Network The Clone Wars 4.32%
4 Bravo The Real Housewives of Atlanta 2.65%
5 BET 106 & Park 2.54%
6 Comedy Central The Daily Show 2.08%
7 Food Network Paula's Home Cooking 1.87%
8 Cartoon Network Star Wars: The Clone Wars 1.74%
9 Cartoon Network Total Drama Action 1.70%
10 Cartoon Network Ben 10: Alien Force 1.43%
Source: Rankings based on market share of U.S. visits among custom category of cable television network websites from 30 leading commercial cable networks (A&E, ABC Family, Adultswim, AMC, BET, Bravo , CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Network, E!, Food Network, FOX News, FX, Hallmark, HGTV, History Channel, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, Nick at Nite, Nickelodeon, SciFi, Spike, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, TruTV, TVLand, USA, VH1) excluding sports networks for the week ending September 26, 2009 (Sunday – Saturday) from the Hitwise sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users.
Source: Experian Hitwise
       
Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Cable Network TV Websites - Excluding Children's Programming (Week ending September 26, 2009)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of U.S. Visits
1 Comedy Central South Park 8.30%
2 Bravo The Real Housewives of Atlanta 3.77%
3 BET 106 & Park 3.62%
4 Comedy Central The Daily Show 2.96%
5 Food Network Paula's Home Cooking 2.66%
6 Food Network Barefoot Contessa 1.78%
7 MSNBC Countdown with Keith Olbermann 1.66%
8 MSNBC Rachel Maddow Show 1.54%
9 Fox News O'Reilly Factor 1.45%
10 FX Sons Of Anarchy 1.44%
Source: Rankings based on market share of U.S. visits among custom category of cable television network websites from 30 leading commercial cable networks (A&E, ABC Family, Adultswim, AMC, BET, Bravo , CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery, Disney Network, E!, Food Network, FOX News, FX, Hallmark, HGTV, History Channel, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, Nick at Nite, Nickelodeon, SciFi, Spike, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, TruTV, TVLand, USA, VH1) excluding sports networks for the week ending September 26, 2009 (Sunday – Saturday) from the Hitwise sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users.
Source: Experian Hitwise

BROADCAST

  • ABC was #1 among the Broadcast network rankings, moving up from the #3 rank. CBS is #2.
  • ABC's Dancing with the Stars was the #1 ranked TV show website among the broadcast networks.  ABC's FlashForward was the #2 most visited site followed by CBS's NCIS at #3.
  • Moves among the top 25 websites included ABC's FlashForward ranked #2 from #29, FOX's House ranked #8 from #19, CBS's The Good Wife ranked #9 from #39, CBS's NCIS: Los Angeles ranked #12 from #28, CBS's The Big Bang Theory ranked #19 from #41, CBS's CSI: NY ranked #22 from #35.
Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast Network TV Show Websites (Week ending September 26, 2009)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of Visits
1 ABC Dancing with the Stars 12.44%
2 ABC FlashForward 7.68%
3 CBS NCIS 5.57%
4 ABC Greys Anatomy 4.86%
5 NBC Heroes 4.56%
6 CBS Survivor 4.46%
7 FOX America's Most Wanted 3.31%
8 FOX House 2.89%
9 CBS The Good Wife 2.88%
10 CBS CSI: Miami 2.58%
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 September 26, 2009 (Sunday – Saturday) from the Hitwise sample of 10 million U.S. Internet users.
Source: Experian Hitwise
       
Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast Network TV Websites (Week ending September 26, 2009)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of Visits
1 ABC www.abc.com 31.23%
2 CBS www.cbs.com 30.53%
3 NBC www.nbc.com 15.89%
4 *FOX Aggregation *FOX Aggregation 12.87%
5 The CW Television Network www.cwtv.com 9.31%
6 MyNetworkTV www.mynetworktv.com 0.17%
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 September 26, 2009 (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: Experian Hitwise
       
Including PBS
Hitwise Custom Report for Top Visited U.S. Broadcast Network TV Websites (Week ending September 26, 2009)
Rank Network Website Market Share Of Visits
1 ABC www.abc.com 28.43%
2 CBS www.cbs.com 27.80%
3 NBC www.nbc.com 14.47%
4 *FOX Aggregation *FOX Aggregation 11.72%
5 PBS Online www.pbs.org 8.95%
6 The CW Television Network www.cwtv.com 8.48%
7 MyNetworkTV www.mynetworktv.com 0.15%
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 September 26, 2009 (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: Experian Hitwise
 
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