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Solid Start for ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season-Opener on ABC

'So You Think You Can Dance' Closes Season on Fox with Minimal Interest

What follows are the metered market (overnight) results in households by network and by half-hour for Monday, September 12:

Household Rating/Share
ABC: 7.0/12, NBC: 3.2/ 5, CBS: 3.1/ 5, Fox: 1.8/ 3, CW: 0.8/ 1

Percent Change From Saturday 7/04/15:
ABC: – 4, CBS: – 9, Fox: -14, NBC and CW: -20 each

Dancing with the Stars” season opener: 8.6 rating/14 share in the overnight households from 8-10 p.m. Comparably, this was five percent below the 9.1/14 for the year-ago season premiere. That 9.1 rating in the household overnights translated into 13.21 million viewers and a 2.1 rating/7 share in adults 18-49, based on the Live + Same Day data.

Note: The complete overnight analysis will be returning next Tuesday.

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Dancing With the Stars” (season premiere): 8.3/14 (#1)
CBS – “The Big Bang Theory” (R): 4.1/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior” (season finale): 3.4/ 6 (#3)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance” (season finale): 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CW – “Supergirl” (R): 0.7/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Dancing With the Stars” (season premiere): 8.6/14 (#1)
CBS – CBS Fall Preview: 3.2/ 5 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior” (season finale): 3.7/ 6 (#2)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance” (season finale): 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CW – “Supergirl” (R): 0.8/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Dancing With the Stars” (season premiere): 8.8/14 (#1)
CBS – “The Big Bang Theory” (R): 3.4/ 6 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior” (season finale): 3.7/ 6 (#2)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance” (season finale): 1.7/ 3 (#4)
CW – “Supergirl” (R): 0.8/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Dancing With the Stars” (season premiere): 8.7/14 (#1)
CBS – “Mom” (R): 2.6/ 6 (#3)
NBC – “American Ninja Warrior” (season finale): 3.8/ 6 (#2)
Fox – “So You Think You Can Dance” (season finale): 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CW – “Supergirl” (R): 0.8/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid” (season finale): 4.0/ 7 (#1)
CBS – “Scorpion” (R): 2.5/ 4 (#1)
NBC – “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”: 2.4/ 4 (#3)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid” (season finale): 3.4/ 7 (#1)
CBS – “Scorpion” (R): 2.6/ 5 (#1)
NBC – “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”: 2.3/ 4 (#3)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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