ABC’s ‘AFHV’ Hits a 6 Week High/GCB Vaults Over its Lead-in to Tie CBS’ Debut of ‘NYC 22’
via press release:
During the 7 o’clock hour, ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos ranked #1 in Adults 18-49, leading original newsmagazines on CBS (60 Minutes) and NBC (Dateline) by 7% and 15%, respectively.
- Spiking 25% over its last original with young adults, AFHV drew its biggest audience in 5 weeks and its top Adult 18-49 rating in 6 weeks – since 3/11/12 and 3/4/12, respectively.
ABC’s repeat Once Upon a Time beat out its original NBC drama competition in the 8 o’clock hour, outdelivering Harry’s Law by 22% in Adults 18-49.
From 9-10pm, the conclusion of the ABC Premiere Event: Titanic was up by 13% over its average on Saturday night in Adults 18-49.
Jumping over its lead-in by 67% in Adults 18-49, ABC’s GCB moved up to tie CBS’ highly promoted series debut of NYC 22, as the new CBS drama dropped -17% from its lead-in coming out of The Good Wife. Exhibiting a much younger skew, ABC’s GCB defeated NYC 22 by 57% in Adults 18-34.