via press note:
Up against all-original competition on the other nets including Fox’s 2-hour mostly repeat line-up (1 original half-hour) overshadowed NBC’s first-run schedule (including the series debut of Bent) by 1.7 million viewers and by 50% in Adults 18-49., ABC’s
At 8pm, ABC’s repeat delivered a 17% larger audience than NBC’s original Whitney.
Building on its lead-in at 8:30pm among young adults, ABC’s repeat beat its original NBC comedy competition by an ever larger margin, topping Are You There, Chelsea? by 26% in Total Viewers and essentially tying the first-run NBC comedy in Adults 18-49 (pacing within 1-tenth of a point and tied in audience share).
At 9pm, ABC’s repeat crushed NBC’s series debut of Bent, doubling the delivery of the new NBC comedy in both Total Viewers (+100%) and Adults 18-49 (+100%).
Like its lead-in, during the 9:30pm half-hour, ABC’stowered over a second original episode of NBC’s Bent, topping its comedy competition by 1.7 million viewers and by 100% in Adults 18-49. In addition, the ABC sophomore comedy finished as the #1 scripted show in its slot among hard-to-reach Men 18-34.
During the 10 o’clock hour, a replay of the Missing pilot built on its lead-in (+22%) and attracted 2.0 million more viewers than NBC’s original . In addition, the repeat ABC freshman drama beat out the first-run NBC newsmagazine by enormous margins in both Adults 25-54 (+89%) and Adults 18-49 (+86%). with Brian Williams
- · ABC’s Missing rebroadcast improved its time period week to week in Total Viewers (+14%) and Adults 18-49 (+8%), while drawing 11% more viewers to the hour year to year over original programming on the year-ago evening.