“What Kate Does” – Kate finds herself on the run, while Jack is tasked with something that could endanger a friend’s life, on “Lost,” TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
ABC’s Lost opened up its 6th season on a new night against stiff original competition (CBS’ NCIS: LA/NBC’s Biggest Loser/Fox’s Idol-fueled Kitchen Nightmares), with a definitive Adult 18-49 victory, beating out its nearest time-period competition from 9-11pm by 51% (5.6/14 vs. 3.7/9 – NBC’s Biggest Loser).
Lost dominated all 4 of its half-hours in the key young adult sales demo. In a good sign for future viewing, Lost held steady in audience share through its first 3 half hours (14), and then grew a share in its final half-hour (15).
ABC’s Lost stood as Tuesday’s #1 scripted TV show in across the key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54).
Lost was up from its year ago season opener (on Tuesday, 1/21/09) by 6% in Total Viewers (12.1 million vs. 11.4 million), by 12% in Adults 18-49 (5.6/14 vs. 5.0/12) and by 20% in Adults 18-34 (5.5/15 vs. 4.6/13). The Lost premiere produced the series’ highest-rated telecast with Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 in nearly 2 years – since 2/21/08 and 2/7/08, respectively.
“Lost” stars Naveen Andrews as Sayid, Nestor Carbonell as Richard Alpert, Emilie de Ravin as Claire, Michael Emerson as Ben, Jeff Fahey as Frank Lapidus, Matthew Fox as Jack, Jorge Garcia as Hurley, Josh Holloway as Sawyer, Daniel Dae Kim as Jin, Yunjin Kim as Sun, Ken Leung as Miles, Evangeline Lilly as Kate, Terry O’Quinn as Locke and Zuleikha Robinson as Ilana.