‘Current Affair’ Down From Premiere

Mar 30, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Twentieth Television’s most recent version of the syndicated newsmagazine strip “A Current Affair” was down from its premiere date average in the metered markets.

On Monday, March 28, “Affair” scored a 2.9 weighted metered market household rating in its primary runs, according to Nielsen Media Research. That was down 26 percent from its lead-in average of 3.9 and 12 percent below its year-ago time period average. It was also off 17 percent from its Monday, March 21, premiere rating of 3.5.

In New York on WNYW-TV at 6:30 p.m. (ET), “Affair” scored 1.8 on March 28, down 28 percent from its premiere rating. In Los Angeles on KTTV-TV at 11 p.m. (PT), “Affair” scored a 1.8, a 14 percent drop from its L.A. premiere (2.1). On Chicago’s WFLD-TV at 4 p.m. (CT) “Affair” was down 50 percent from the previous Monday to a 0.6.