ABC's 'Wipeout' is #1 in its Time Slot for the 5th Straight Week

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July 22nd, 2011

via press notes:

ABC took second on the night on Thursday to a Big Brother-fueled CBS in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.  ABC ranked #1 among the major nets on Thursday in Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11.

ABC’s Wipeout won the 8 o'clock hour in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the 5th straight week, topping its unscripted time period competition in the hour on Fox (So You Think You Can Dance) by 27% in Total Viewers and by 13% in young adults.  

  • The broad-appealing ABC series qualified as Thursday’s top-ranked broadcast show in Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11.  In fact, Wipeout hit a summer-high performance among Teens 12-17.

From 9-10pm, ABC’s Expedition Impossible took second in the hour in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, behind CBS’ Big Brother 13.

In the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s Rookie Blueoutperformed NBC’s original drama, Love Bites, by 3.6 million viewers and by 71% in the key young adult demo.

  • Rookie Blue built on ABC's performance in the hour on the same night last year by 18% in viewers and by 9% in Adults 18-49 (original airing of Boston Med on 7/22/10).
 
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