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TV Ratings Friday: Flashpoint Leads The Night, Few Watch Miley Cyrus In London

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June 19th, 2010


Scoreboard CBS NBC ABC FOX CW
Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 1.1/4 1.1/4 0.9/4 0.8/3 0.4/2
Total Viewers (million) 5.45 4.93 3.32 2.54 1.08


Flashpoint lead the 18-49 ratings on Friday, but weighed down by a Medium repeat and Miami Medical, CBS could manage only a tie with NBC.

ABC's Miley Cyrus In London special was watched by few, drawing just a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. A 37% drop from last Friday's taped World Cup concert. 20/20 rose 18% vs. last week to a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.

Leading the night, CBS' Flashpoint was up 16% from last Friday to a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating, while Miami Medical fell 21% to a 1.1 rating.

NBC's Friday Night Lights fell a tenth of a rating point to a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (Millons)
8:00 NBC Friday Night Lights 1.0 4 3.44
FOX House (repeat) 0.9 4 2.78
CBS Medium (repeat) 0.7 3 3.48
ABC Miley Cyrus In London 0.7 3 2.71
CW Smallville (repeat) 0.5 2 1.11
9:00 CBS Flashpoint 1.4 5 6.95
NBC Dateline NBC (9-11p) 1.2 5 5.68
ABC Wife Swap (repeat) 0.8 3 2.38
FOX The Good Guys (repeat) 0.8 3 2.30
CW Supernatural (repeat) 0.4 2 1.05
10:00 ABC 20/20 1.3 4 4.87
CBS Miami Medical 1.1 4 5.93

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2010 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved. Source: Marc Berman/Mediaweek.

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Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.

Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time. (See also, Rating, which represents tuning or viewing as a percent of the entire population being measured.)

Time Shifted Viewing – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs which are currently in approximately 24.4% of all U.S. TV households. Live+Same Day (Live+SD) include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

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