via ratings notes from ABC:
ABC posted a solid second-place finish on Friday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 to CBS, while ranking #1 on the night with Women 18-34. Among Adults 18-49, ABC led NBC by 36% and Fox by 67%.
- ABC posted its 2nd-highest Friday numbers this season with viewers and young adults.
Growing year to year, the 7th-season opener of ABC’s earned second place in the 8 o’clock hour with viewers and young adults.
- boosting the hour by 33% in viewers and by 20% in Adults 18-49 over the Net’s season-to-date averages.was up from its year-ago season opener (10/23/09) in Total Viewers (+7%) and Adults 18-48 (+9%). The veteran unscripted series also generated strong time-period improvement for ABC,
Growing its overall audience by 6% from its week-ago season premiere in the 9 o’clock hour, ABC’s Primetime:? ranked as the #2 show in its time slot to CBS’ slot-regular : NY. Among Adults 18-49, ABC’s defeated the opening hour of NBC’s by 42% and Fox’s by 113%. Drawing a younger audience in the hour, the ABC hidden-camera show topped CBS’ : NY in Adults 18-34 for the 2nd week in a row.
- Primetime: biggest audience in the time period in nearly 6 months – since 5/14/10 .? attracted ABC’s
In the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s #1 in the hour with key Women (W18-34/W18-49).defeated the second hour of NBC’s 2-hour by 14% in Adults 18-49 and paced within 1-tenth of a point of tying CBS’ for the lead in the slot. ranked
The ABC newsmagazine hit its 2nd-highest numbers this season in key Adults (AD18-49/AD25-54) and tied a season-high with Women 18-49.