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AND COMBINE TO GIVE THE CW ITS LARGEST TUESDAY AUDIENCE IN A YEAR
Moving to Anchor Tuesday,Delivers Largest Audience in the
Time Period Since Oct. 09 and Best Demos since Dec. 09
Scored The CW’s Largest Audience Tuesday 9-10PM in A Year, and Reaches Time Periods Best Demo Delivery Since Nov. 09
Ranks #1 in the 8pm Hour in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Cleveland in Women 18-34
CW’s Stations in Atlanta and Orlando Rank #1 on Tuesday with Young Women
September 15, 2010 (Burbank, CA) – New nights, new time periods, The CW’s best Tuesday in a year! The new Tuesday combination of Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2010.and led The CW to its largest Tuesday night audience (2.0mil) in a year (best since 9/15/09), according to preliminary live plus same day Nielsen ratings for
Entering its eighth season, ONE TREE HILL continued to deliver, posting the network’s largest audience (2.2mil) in its new Tuesday 8:00-9:00p.m. lead-off position in almost a year (best since 10/20/09). And in key demos, ONE TREE HILL scored the time period’s best ratings since Dec. 2009 in women 18-34 (1.9/6), adults 18-34 (1.3/5) and adults 18-49 (1.1/4).
ONE TREE HILL was slightly above or on par with its season finale in May across all key categories, including total viewers (up 10%), adults 18-34 (flat), women 18-34 (flat), adults 18-49 (up 10%) and women 18-49 (flat). Compared to last year’s season 7 premiere (on Mondays), ONE TREE HILL’s debut last night retained 88% of its total audience and 92% of its adults 18-49 performance from last year.
delivered The CW’s largest total audience (1.7mil) in the Tuesday 9:00-10:00pm in a year (best since 9/15/09), and reached The CW’s best demos in this time period among women 18-34 (1.5/4) and adults 18-34 (1.0/3) since 11/17/09.
On the local level, ONE TREE HILL was number one in its time period among women 18-34 in such major markets as New York,Chicago, Philadelphia and Cleveland. The CW affiliates in Atlanta and Orlando ranked #1 on Tuesday among young women with the combination of ONE TREE HILL and LIFE UNEXPECTED.