Hitwise: Dancing with the Stars Dancing Up the Charts

According to Hitwise, ABC and CBS again maintained their positions as the top-ranked broadcast-network Websites for the week ending March 6.

Fox’s American Idol remained the top broadcast-network-show Website, while ABC’s Dancing with the Stars leaped into the No. 2 spot, followed at No. 3 by fellow ABC show The Bachelor.

The top two spots for cable networks (adults only) were unchanged from the previous week: Comedy Central’s South Park, and Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club. Bravo’s The Real Housewives of NYC grabbed the third slot.

When combining broadcast and cable networks, Idol and Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants claimed the top two spots, followed by Dancing with the Stars, which bumped South Park out of third place.

Fast risers on the broadcast list were Dancing with the Stars (to No. 2 from No. 30), and NBC’s Law and Order: SVU (22 from 43).

Cable’s fast risers were The Real Housewives of NYC (3 from 32), Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker (4 from 21), MSNBC’s Morning Joe (10 from 39), and SyFy’s Ghost Hunters (15 from 57).

Fast risers among the top 25 Websites were Dancing with the Stars (3 from 73), NBC’s The Office (9 from 20), The Real Housewives of NYC (10 from 69), Millionaire Matchmaker (11 from 47), and Morning Joe (20 from 85).

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