via press release:
Growing week to week, ABC stood as Monday’s most-watched TV network, topping CBS by a season-best 4.4 million viewers (HIMYM/ / /Mike & / ), Fox by 8.2 million viewers ( / ) and NBC by 11.8 million viewers ( / with Brian Williams). ABC finished as Monday’s #1 network in Total Viewers for the 8th week running this season. In addition among Adults 18-49, ABC once again beat out Fox by a strong margin on Monday (+15%) and continued to more than double NBC’s young adult delivery on the evening (+138%).
- ABC drew its biggest audience on the evening in 7 weeks and equaled its top Adult 18-49 number in 6 weeks – 9/19/11 and 9/26/11, respectively.
Building audience from its first to second hour, 8th consecutive week. ABC’s broad-skewing dance performance show, finished as the #2 broadcast in the slot in AD18-49, AD25-54 and key Women (W18-34/W18-49), while ranking #1 with Women 25-54 and Kids 2-11. ABC’s Dancing qualified as Monday’s most-watched TV show overall for its 5th consecutive broadcast.made ABC the most-watched net in its time slot for the
- Surging week to week in viewers (+10%) and young adults (+21%), DWTS marked best-since premiere results on both counts.
For the 8th week in a row this season, ABC’s ran as the most-watched scripted show during Monday’s 10 o’clock hour. overshadowed NBC’s with Brian Williams in the hour, more than tripling the NBC newsmagazine in Total Viewers (+223%) and more than doubling its Adult 18-49 number (+150%). once again registered as Monday’s most-watched drama series, outdrawing CBS’ by 13%, Fox’s by 51% and Fox’s by 47%.
- The fourth season ABC drama grew its overall audience year to year 6th time in 8 broadcasts this season.