via press note:
Building on its lead-in at 9pm against the Olympics, ABC’sran a competitive #2 against its non-sports competition in the hour to with young adults, while beating the CBS unscripted series with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11.
- · shot up week to week by nearly 1.0 million viewers and by 21% with young adults. ’s numbers
- · Although facing the Olympics this year, big year-over-year time period improvement for ABC in Total Viewers (+26%) and Adults 18-49 (+55%), up sharply over original programming in the hour on the year-ago evening (Expedition Impossible on 8/11/11). delivered
During the 10pm hour, ABC’s most-watched series in its slot in for its 2nd consecutive original telecast.finished as the
- · Hitting a season high for its 2nd straight first-run broadcast despite facing the Olympics, equaled its highest Adult 18-49 – since 6/23/11. In fact, since last June was up over its year-ago telecast by an impressive 1.0 million viewers and by 50% in Adults 18-49.