ABC's 'Duets' Dominates Fox's 'Touch' Finale; 'Rookie Blue' Holds 100 Percent of its Premiere in Adults 18-49 Ratings

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June 1st, 2012

via press note:

From 8-10pm, ABC’s Duets beat out Fox by 13% in Adults 18-49 with the season’s final two episodes of Touch. The new ABC singing competition stood as the #1 series in its 2-hour slot across all key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).

 

  • · Gaining audience throughout its broadcast, Duets surged by double digits from its first to second hour in Total Viewers (+11%) and Adults 18-49 (+21%). In fact from 9-10pm, Duets beat the season closer of Fox’s Touch by a resounding 31% in Adults 18-49.

 

  • · Duets scored strong retention of its week-ago series debut across key measures: W18-34 (100%), AD18-34 (92%), W18-49 (92%), AD18-49 (88%) and Total Viewers (87%).

 

In the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s Rookie Blue finished as the 2nd-most-watched series in its slot for the 2nd week running.

 

  • · Similarly to its lead-in, Rookie Blue exhibited impressive retention of its week-earlier premiere. In fact the ABC drama spiked week to week by 13% in Men 18-49, while holding 100% of its opening numbers in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34.
 
  • Nick

    Duets needs to die. Painfully.

  • AD! Fan

    LMFAO @ dominating. ABC’s PR department is always good for a laugh.

  • a p garcia

    I keep on wishing Jack Bauer comes to the rescue in Touch.

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