NBC Wins Week in adults 18 to 49, ‘Hit Me’ Top Show in Demo

Jun 8, 2005  •  Post A Comment

The first full post-May sweeps week was dominated by repeats, but NBC’s new music reality series “Hit Me Baby One More Time” helped the network take the top spot in the adults 18 to 49 demographic for the week ended June 5.

“Hit Me” scored a 4.7 in adults 18 to 49, according to Nielsen Media Research. The No. 2 show in the demo was also a premiering summer reality series, ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” which scored a 4.3. CBS’s “CSI” and a Monday special edition of “CSI: Miami” both scored a 4.1, followed by Fox’s animated comedy “Family Guy” and CBS’s “Without a Trace,” which both scored a 3.7.

In total viewers, “CSI” took the top spot for the week with 14.2 million, followed by “Dancing” (13.5 million), “CSI: Miami” (13.1 million), “Without a Trace” (12.6 million), and a special “Two and Half Men” (12.1 million).

NBC won the week in adults 18 to 49 with a 2.4, followed by ABC and Fox (both 2.3), CBS (2.2), The WB (1.0) and UPN (0.9).

CBS won the week in total viewers with 8.4 million, followed by NBC (7.1 million), ABC (6.5 million), Fox (5.2 million), UPN (2.5 million) and the WB (2.4 million).