Online broadcast #1; 'LOST’ #1 in unique viewers

0 is the No. 1 Online Broadcast Site for January 2010, Growing 46% Over the Previous Month. Claims 7 of the Top 10 Spots in Unique Viewers in January 2010, Including No. 1 Ranked “Lost” and Freshman Series “The Deep End” at No. 2. 

ABC’s “The Bachelor” is January 2010’s No. 1 Program in Total Streams.

Based on data as reported from Nielsen VideoCensus for January 2010, (5.1 million UVs) ranked as the No. 1 online broadcast site for the month in Unique Viewers, representing the 3rd time in the 4 complete months of the 2009-10 TV season (Oct ’09 – Jan ‘10) that the ABC website has taken the top spot. beat by 19% (4.3 million UVs), CBS Television by 24% (4.1 million UVs), by 464% (904,000 UVs) and Fox Broadcasting by 552% (782,000 UVs) was up in Unique Viewers over the previous month by 46% (3.5 million UVs – December ‘09).

Program Highlights – Unique Viewers (January ‘10)
For viewing of full episodes and short-form content, claimed 7 of the Top 10 spots during January ’10, including the No. 1 series with “Lost” and freshman series “The Deep End” ranking No. 2.’s Top 10 entries include “Lost” (No. 1 – 1.176 million Unique Viewers) “The Deep End” (No. 2 – 1.158 million UVs), “The Bachelor” (No. 4 – 1.086 million UVs), “Grey’s Anatomy” (No. 5 – 1.085 million UVs), “Desperate Housewives” (No. 7 – 789,000 UVs), “All My Children” (No. 8 – 706,000 UVs) and “General Hospital” (No. 10 – 563,000 UVs).
Program Highlights – Total Streams (January ‘10)
For Total Streams, owned 6 of the Top 10 shows in January ’10, including the No. 1 Program. 

In Total Streams, “The Bachelor” (17.5 million Total Streams) qualified as the No. 1 show for the month.  In fact, ABC programs have held the No. 1 spot in 3 of the 4 complete months of the 2009-10 TV Season (“Grey’s Anatomy” was No. 1 in October ’09 and November ‘09)

The rest of Top 10 in Total Streams include “Lost” (No. 2 – 15.2 million Total Streams), “Grey’s Anatomy” (No. 3 – 11.8 million TS), “Desperate Housewives” (No. 4 – 10.3 million TS),  “General Hospital” (No. 5 – 8.5 million TS)  and “All My Children” (No. 8 – 6.4 million TS).

Broadcast Network WebsitesUnique Viewers (January ‘10)   
Name                           Unique Viewers
No. 1              5.1 million
No. 2              4.3 million
No. 3 CBS Television      4.1 million
No. 4                904,000
No. 5  Fox Broadcasting     782,000

Top 10 ProgramsUnique Viewers (January ‘10) 
Program                                  Net            Unique Viewers
No. 1 Lost                                ABC          1.176 million
No. 2 The Deep End                   ABC         1.158 million
No. 3 Tonight Show with Conan    NBC         1.097 million
No. 4 The Bachelor                     ABC         1.086 million
No. 5 Grey’s Anatomy                 ABC         1.085 million
No. 6 Saturday Night Live            NBC            869,000
No. 7 Desperate Housewives       ABC            789,000
No. 8 All My Children                  ABC            706,000
No. 9 The Jay Leno Show            NBC            697,000
No.10 General Hospital              ABC             563,000

Top 10 ProgramsTotal Streams (January ‘10)   
Program                               Net      Total Streams
No. 1 The Bachelor                 ABC    17.5 million
No. 2 Lost                             ABC    15.2 million
No. 3 Grey’s Anatomy             ABC    11.8 million
No. 4 Desperate Housewives    ABC    10.3 million
No. 5 General Hospital             ABC     8.5 million
No. 6 Heroes                          NBC     7.2 million
No. 7 24                                Fox      6.6 million
No. 8 All My Children               ABC     6.4 million
No.9t Tonight Show with Conan NBC     6.3 million
No.9t Chuck                           NBC     6.3 million’s Full Episode Player delivers a high-quality viewing experience to users and premium to advertisers, attracting a young, highly educated and loyal audience. Since Fall 2009, over 55 million episodes have been initiated through the Full Episode Player. Last fall launched a new short-form video player which allows users to embed videos throughout the web, including their own blogs and third-party social networking sites. The short form player is home to over 2000 pieces of content, including original webisodes, exclusive sneak peeks and interviews with the stars of ABC’s most popular series, as well as’s original daily online series “Start Now.” is available anytime, anywhere on mobile devices at

(Source: information provided by ABC – Nielsen Online, VideoCensus, January 2010)

RBR-TVBR observation: The internet grows by leaps that Superman could only perform and the current stats confirm that is the No. 1 online broadcast site for January 2010, growing 46% over the previous month and claims 7 of the Top 10 spots in unique viewers.If your eyes ever needed more proof that the internet with solid content is the new asset value to any broadcast company this report demonstrates this fact. Unique viewers in broadcast terms is the same as Reach and has some very expensive beach front real estate that is not being devalued in this economy.