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First Quarter Viewership Stats

5/09/2004 08:00:00 PM Eastern
Top 20 Programs, Adults 18-49
Rank Date Program NET. Viewers (000)
1 2/15 2004 NBA All-Star Game TNT 4,586
2 2/15 NBA All-Star Pregame Show TNT 3,737
3 2/7 NFL Pro Bowl ESPN 3,232
5 1/21 Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica MTV 3,223
6 3/9 Real World XIV MTV 3,120
7 1/27 Real World XIV MTV 3,097
8 1/19 American Chopper Discovery 3,077
9 3/22 WWE Spike 3,068
10 2/3 Real World XIV MTV 3,035
11 2/14 NBA All-Star Sat Night TNT 3,028
12 1/26 WWE Spike 2,980
13 2/24 Real World XIV MTV 2,977
14 3/22 WWE Spike 2,960
15 2/16 American Chopper Discovery 2,958
16 3/8 WWE Spike 2,924
17 2/2 American Chopper Discovery 2,903
18 1/30 Monk USA 2,902
19 1/26 American Chopper Discovery 2,894
20 2/17 Real World XIV MTV 2,890
Top 20 Programs, Adults 25-54
Rank Date Program NET. Viewers (000)
1 2/15 2004 NBA All-Star Game TNT 4,348
2 2/7 Budweiser Shootout TNT 3,955
3 1/30 Monk USA 3,679
4 2/15 NBA All-Star Pregame Show TNT 3,529
5 1/16 Monk USA 3,166
6 3/5 Monk USA 3,151
7 2/8 NFL Pro Bowl ESPN 3,093
8 2/6 Monk USA 3,067
9 2/13 Monk USA 3,066
10 1/23 Monk USA 3,063
11 12/30 Holiday Bowl ESPN 3,056
12 1/19 American Chopper Discovery 3,048
13 3/8 WWE Spike 2,869
14 2/2 American Chopper Discovery 2,714
15 2/27 Monk USA 2,689
16 2/14 NBA All-Star Sat. Night TNT 2,662
17 1/1 Outback-Bowl ESPN 2,632
18 1/26 American Chopper Discovery 2,630
19 1/19 WWE Spike 2,570
20 3/22 WWE Spike 2,569
Top 20 Programs, Adults 25-54
Top 20 Programs, Total Viewers
Rank Date Program NET. Viewers (000)
Source: Nielsen Media Research
1 2/15 2004 NBA All-Star Game TNT 8,190
2 2/15 NBA All-Star Pregame Show TNT 6,845
3 2/7 Budweiser Shootout TNT 6,563
4 2/8 NFL Pro Bowl ESPN 6,359
5 12/30 Holiday Bowl ESPN 6,286
6 1/30 Monk USA 6,267
7 3/5 SpongeBob Nick 5,957
8 1/16 Monk USA 5,952
9 1/19 SpongeBob SquarePants Nick 5,659
10 3/22 WWE Spike 5,658
11 3/22 WWE Spike 5,628
12 1/23 Monk USA 5,613
13 2/13 Monk USA 5,596
14 1/1 Outback Bowl ESPN 5,557
15 2/6 Monk USA 5,517
16 3/5 Monk USA 5,506
17 3/5 SpongeBob SquarePants Nick 5,398
18 1/20 State of the Union Analysis Fox News 5,326
19 1/20 State of the Union Fox News 5,181
20 2/22 Fairly Odd Parents Nick 5,117
Total Viewers 2+ (000)
Network 2004 2003 Chg.
USA 2426 1900 28%
TNT 2410 2332 3%
Nick 2289 2170 5%
TBS 1927 1945 -1%
Lifetime 1659 1835 -10%
Cartoon 1589 1661 -4%
Fox News 1394 2165 -36%
Discovery 1367 1078 27%
ESPN 1360 1143 19%
Sci Fi 1297 1190 9%
Adults 18-34 (000)
Network 2004 2003 Chg.
MTV 532 484 10%
TBS 492 489 1%
TNT 481 467 3%
USA 412 415 -1%
Discovery 387 232 67%
Comedy 343 309 11%
TLC 315 320 -2%
Nick 308 263 17%
Spike 297 293 1%
ESPN 272 234 16%
Adults 18-49 (000)
Network 2004 2003 Chg.
TNT 1105 1105 0%
USA 1038 918 13%
TBS 1025 1020 0%
Discovery 776 537 45%
TLC 690 727 -5%
MTV 677 617 10%
Lifetime 675 707 -5%
Spike TV 615 580 6%
ESPN 605 504 20%
Sci Fi 592 607 -2%
Adults 25-54 (000)
Network 2004 2003 Chg.
TNT 1201 1177 2%
USA 1165 927 26%
TBS 1014 1020 -1%
Discovery 775 571 36%
Lifetime 730 831 -12%
Sci Fi 699 689 1%
TLC 696 756 -8%
ESPN 610 509 20%
Spike 592 541 9%
History 559 456 23%
Kids 2-11 (000)
Network 2004 2003 Chg.
Nick 1204 1086 11%
Cartoon 942 945 -6%
TBS 138 151 -9%
Toon Disney 131 138 -5%
ABC Family 107 82 30%
TNT 100 100 0%
Spike 88 92 -4%
Animal Planet 86 104 -17%
Sci Fi 84 68 24%
USA 83 131 -37%
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