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With the Start of the 2009-10 TV Season, is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site in September 2009

ABC’s “FlashForward” Draws the Most Unique Viewers for the Month Holds 6 of the Top 10 Series in Unique Viewers in September 2009

ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” is the No. 1 Program in Total Streams

According to the latest data from Nielsen VideoCensus for September 2009, with the last week of the month marking the start of the 2009-10 TV season, (5.5 million UVs) stood as the No. 1 online broadcast site for the month in Unique Viewers, beating CBS Television by 15% (4.8 million UVs), by 49% (3.7 million UVs), by 206% (1.8 million UVs) and Fox Broadcasting by 224% (1.7 million UVs).

  • was up over the previous month by 2.3 million Unique Viewers (3.2 million UVs – August 09), delivering the site’s largest UVs count in 4 months – since May 09.

Program Highlights – Unique Viewers (September ‘09)

For viewing of full episodes and short-form content, owned 6 of the Top 10 programs during September ’09, including the No. 1 program with freshman drama “FlashForward.”

  • Among Unique Viewers, No. 1 ranked “FlashForward” (1.501 million Unique Viewers) held the highest UV number for any program on an online broadcast site in 4 months – since May 09. In addition, has had the No. 1 broadcast entertainment show online in every month of 2009.
  • The rest of the Top 10 include “Dancing with the Stars” (No. 2 – 1.085 million Unique Viewers), “Modern Family” (No. 4 – 723,000 UVs), “Grey’s Anatomy” (No. 5 – 682,000 UVs), “ABC Start Now” (No. 7 – 565,000 UVs) and “the forgotten” (No. 10 – 477,000 UVs).

Program Highlights – Total Streams (September ‘09)

For Total Streams, owned 3 of the Top 4 shows in September ’09 with “Grey’s Anatomy” (No. 1 – 10.0 million Total Streams), “Dancing with the Stars” (No. 2 – 7.8 million TS) and “FlashForward” (No. 4 – 7.0 million TS).

Broadcast Network Websites – Unique Viewers (September ‘09)

Name Unique Viewers

No. 1                                         5.5 million

No. 2 CBS Television                                    4.8 million

No. 3                                         3.7 million

No. 4                                         1.8 million

No. 5 Fox Broadcasting                               1.7 million

Top 10 Programs – Unique Viewers (September ‘09)

Program Net Unique Viewers

No. 1 FlashForward               ABC                    1.501 million

No. 2 Dancing with the Stars     ABC                    1.085 million

No. 3 The Jay Leno Show          NBC                      899,000

No. 4 Modern Family               ABC                      723,000

No. 5 Grey’s Anatomy               ABC                      682,000

No. 6 American’s Got Talent          NBC                      631,000

No. 7 ABC Start Now               ABC                      565,000

No. 8 The Vampire Diaries          CW                      532,000

No. 9 Saturday Night Live          NBC                      525,000

No.10 the forgotten               ABC                      477,000

Top 10 Programs – Total Streams (September‘09)

Program Net Total Streams

No. 1 Grey’s Anatomy               ABC                    10.0 million

No. 2 Dancing with the Stars     ABC                    7.8 million

No. 3 The Office                    NBC                    7.0 million

No. 4 FlashForward               ABC                    6.8 million

No. 5 Glee                         Fox                    6.5 million

No. 6 Heroes                    NBC                    5.6 million

No. 7 Vampire Diaries               CW                    5.4 million

No. 8 America’s Got Talent          NBC                    4.3 million

No.9t gossip girl               CW                    4.1 million

No.9t Days of Our Lives          NBC                    4.1 million’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 Full Episode Player. Last fall 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 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’s original daily online series “Start Now.” is available anytime, anywhere on mobile devices at

Source: Nielsen Online, VideoCensus, September 2009

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