ABC.com is No. 1 Online Broadcast Video Site for November ‘09

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December 14th, 2009

via press release:

ABC.com is No. 1 Online Broadcast Video Site for November ‘09 in UVs,

Marking its 3rd Straight Month of Gains and its Top Number Since May

ABC.com Claims 7 of the Top 10 Spots in UVs in November, Including

The Top 3 New Series with “V,” “FlashForward” and “Modern Family

ABC’s “Grey’s” and “V” Stand as November 2009’s Top 2 Programs in Total Streams

According to the latest data from Nielsen VideoCensus for November 2009, which included the November  Sweep period, ABC.com (5.8 million UVs) ranked as the No. 1 online broadcast video site for the month in Unique Viewers, beating second-place NBC.com by 34% (4.3 million UVs).  In fact, ABC.com has been the top broadcast site in UVs on each month during calendar year 2009.

  • ABC.com grew its Unique Viewers over the previous month for the 3rd straight month (5.6 million UVs – October ‘09), delivering the site’s largest UV count since May 2009.

Program Highlights – Unique Viewers (November ‘09)

For viewing of full episodes and short-form content, ABC.com delivered 7 of the Top 10 spots during November ’09, including the Top 3 freshman series with “V,” “FlashForward” and “Modern Family.”

  • ABC.com’s Top 10 entries included “V” (No. 2 – 1.572 million Unique Viewers),Dancing with the Stars (No. 3 – 1.503 UVs), Grey’s Anatomy (No. 4 – 889,000 UVs), “FlashForward” (No. 5 – 885,000 UVs), Desperate Housewives (No. 6 – 726,000 UVs),Modern Family (No. 8 – 433,000 UVs) and “Ugly Betty” (No. 10 – 401,000 UVs).

Program Highlights – Total Streams (November ‘09)

For Total Streams, ABC.com claimed 5 of the Top 7 shows in November ’09, including the Top 2 programs.

  • In Total Streams, “Grey’s Anatomy (17.2 million Total Streams) qualified as the No. 1 show for the month and ABC newcomer “V” (15.3 million TS) finished No. 2. In fact, ABC.com has placed the top entertainment program online in Total Streams for 11 consecutive months, every month in 2009.

Broadcast Network Websites – Unique Viewers (November ‘09)

Name Unique Viewers

No. 1 ABC.com                                         5.8 million

No. 2 NBC.com                                         4.3 million

No. 3 CBS Television                                    2.9 million

No. 4 Fox Broadcasting                               1.3 million

No. 5 Cwtv.com                                         1.1 million

Top 10 Programs – Unique Viewers (November ‘09)

Program Net Unique Viewers

No. 1 Saturday Night Live          NBC                    1.670 million

No. 2 V                         ABC                    1.572 million

No. 3 Dancing with the Stars     ABC                    1.503 million

No. 4 Grey’s Anatomy               ABC                      889,000

No. 5 FlashForward               ABC                      885,000

No. 6 Desperate Housewives          ABC                      726,000

No. 7 The Office                    NBC                      578,000

No. 8 Modern Family               ABC                      433,000

No. 9 Biggest Loser               NBC                      422,000

No.10 Ugly Betty                    ABC                      401,000

Top 10 Programs – Total Streams (November ‘09)

Program Net Total Streams

No. 1 Grey’s Anatomy               ABC                    17.2 million

No. 2 V                         ABC                    15.3 million

No. 3 The Office                    NBC                    12.8 million

No. 4 Desperate Housewives          ABC                    11.3 million

No. 5 Saturday Night Live          NBC                    10.0 million

No. 6 FlashForward               ABC                    9.5 million

No. 7 Dancing with the Stars     ABC                    9.4 million

No. 8 Glee                         Fox                    8.4 million

No. 9 Heroes                    NBC                    8.2 million

No.10 Vampire Diaries               CW                    7.9 million

ABC.com’s Full Episode Player delivers a high-quality viewing experience to users and premium to advertisers, attracting a young, highly educated and loyal audience. Since Fall 2008, over 215 million episodes have been initiated through the ABC.com Full Episode Player. Last fall ABC.com launched a new short-form video player which allows users to embed videos throughout the web, including their own blogs and third-party social networking sites. The ABC.com short form player is home to over 2000 pieces of content, including original webisodes, exclusive sneak peeks and interviews with the stars of ABC’s most popular series, as well as ABC.com’s original daily online series “Start Now.” ABC.com is available anytime, anywhere on mobile devices at m.abc.com.

Source: Nielsen Online, VideoCensus, November 2009.  Please Note:  Due to technical issues with Nielsen and/or CBS, CBS’ individual programs are currently unavailable.

 
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