via ABC press note:
ABC ranked #2 to an Idol-led Fox on the opening night of the February Sweep in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). In viewers and young adults, ABC posted its strongest Thursday in 3 weeks.
At 8pm, despite going up against Winter in Total Viewers (+4%) and Adults 18-49 (+4%). The ABC unscripted series dominated NBC’s original comedies ( grew week to week / ) in the hour, leading by 4.2 million viewers and by 47% in Adults 18-49. Building audience throughout its telecast, ranked #2 to Idol at 8:30pm with Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11.and CBS’ original comedies ( /$#*! ), ABC’s
- Although facing increased competition year to year, in viewers(+55%) and young adults (+92%). improved the hour for ABC over the year-ago night by wide margins
On its first original telecast in 3 weeks, ABC’s #1 series in the slot for its 13th consecutive original telecast this season. In its time period, ’s beat out Fox’s Idol-fueled by 27%, NBC’s comedies (The /Parks and Recreation) by 35% and CBS’ by 40%.’s turned in a dominant victory in Thursday’s 9 o’clock hour among Adults 18-49, qualifying as the
- On its return to first run, ABC’s 2nd-highest Adult 18-49 number since mid-October – since 10/14/10. ’s matched its
Returning to original for the first time in 4 weeks, ABC’s 12th straight original telecast this season, the ABC drama stood as the #1 scripted TV show in the 10 o’clock hour with key Women (W18-34/W18-49).beat out NBC’s comedies ( / ) in the 10pm hour by 2.8 million viewers and by 24% in Adults 18-49. In addition, for its