ABC is No. 1 on the Night in Adults 18-49, Tying its Top Regular Sunday This Summer

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July 16, 2012

Quick Take for Sunday, July 15, 2012

(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

 

ABC is No. 1 on the Night in Adults 18-49, Tying its Top Regular Sunday This Summer

 

Posting Summer-Highs, ABC’s Repeat “AFHV” Ranks No. 1 at 7pm with Young Adults

 

ABC’s “Secret Millionaire” Matches the Prior Week’s Season-Best Performance

 

ABC’s “EM: Weight Loss Edition” Builds in Each Half-Hour of its 2-Hour Broadcast, Surging by 1.0 Million Viewers and 31% in Adults 18-49 From Start to Finish

 

Sunday Night (7:00-11:00 p.m.)

ABC ranked No. 1 on Sunday night among Adults 18-49 for the 2nd week running (1.4/4-tie), beating CBS (with the Sunday premiere of “Big Brother 14”) by 27% (1.1/3) and NBC (with a 2-hour “Dateline”) by 56% (0.9/3). ABC also won the night with Adults 25-54 and across all key Women demographics (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).

 

  • For the 2nd week in a row, ABC matched its strongest Sunday this summer with regular programming.

 

“America’s Funniest Home Videos” (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

ABC’s replayAmerica’s Funniest Home Videos” finished No. 1 in the 7 o’clock hour in Adults 18-49 (1.2/4), beating originals of CBS’ “60 Minutes” by 20% (1.0/4) and NBC’s “Dateline” by 71% (0.7/3). The broad-appealing ABC series also won its time period across all key Women demographics and Kids 2-11.

 

  • Launching over the prior week’s repeat by 16% in Total Viewers (5.2 million vs. 4.5 million) and 20% with Adults 18-49 (1.2/4 vs. 1.0/4), ABC’s “AFHV” delivered its best performance this summer to date. In addition, the veteran ABC video-clip show was upover its year-ago telecast by 4% and 9% with viewers and young adults, respectively (5.0 million and 1.1/4 on 7/17/11).

 

“Secret Millionaire” (8:00-9:00 p.m.)

Building sharply on its lead-in (+25%), ABC’s “Secret Millionaire” matched the prior week’s season-high in Adults 18-49 (1.5/5).

 

“EM: Weight Loss Edition” (9:00-11:00 p.m.)

From 9:00-11:00 p.m., ABC’s “EM: Weight Loss Edition” continued to grow during each half-hour of its broadcast, soaring by 1.0 million viewers (3.7 million to 4.7 million) and 33% in Adults 18-49 (1.2/3 to 1.6/5) from start to finish. In fact, the ABC unscripted series shot up to rank No. 1 during its second hour from 10:00-11:00 p.m. with Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.

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