ABC’s ‘Last Man Standing’ is TV’s Biggest 8pm Comedy Debut in over 7 Years
via ABC press note:
Some early points on ABC’s Tuesday numbers…
- Drawing an average audience of 13.0 million viewers and a 3.5/10 in Adults 18-49, ABC’s debut of Last Man Standing qualifies TV’s most-watched comedy series opener with an 8pm start on any night of the week since September 2004 and as the top-rated among Adults 18-49 since September 2006 – since 9/9/04 and 9/18/06, respectively.
- Last Man Standing produced ABC’s highest Adult 18-49 rating in Tuesday’s 8 o’clock hour with regular programming in close to 2 years – since 11/10/09.
- Taking advantage of its strong lead-in, ABC’s DWTS: The Results hit season highs with viewers (16.6 million) and young adults (3.2/8).