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With a series re-cap of #1 non-sports program in Adults 18-49., leading into its sophomore season premiere, followed by the sophomore opener of and the debut of , up against NBC’s and an NFL-overrun boosted Fox, ABC beat out CBS’ season premiere Sunday by 29% in Adults 18-49. ABC’s sophomore season opener of stood as the night’s
- · Despite airing a clip show in the 7pm hour, ABC was the only net to grow over season-premiere Sunday last year in Adults 18-49 (+8%).
2012-13 Season Premiere Week Adult 18-49 Rankings: ABC will finish season premiere week with the #1 scripted series/comedy in , the #1 drama in ’s and the #1 new comedy in .
More than doubling its lead-in (+111%), ABC’s season opener of dominated its non-sports competition in the 8 o’clock hour in Adults 18-49 to emerge as Sunday’s top-rated entertainment show. In its time period, ABC’s defeated Fox’s NFL-driven animated comedy premieres (The /Bob’s ) by 23% and CBS’ season premiere of The by 52%. The Disney-owned drama ranked as the #1 TV program of the night overall across all key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54)
- · Once Upon a Time paced well ahead of its freshman season finale in May, pulling in its biggest audience since November and equaling its best Adult 18-49 number since last October – since 11/13/11 and 10/30/11. In addition the show hit series highs with Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34, while marking its 2nd-highest-ever with Teens 12-17.
Leading its entertainment competition in the 9 o’clock hour among Adults 18-49, ABC’s sophomore season premiere of beat out CBS’ time-period established The season premiere by 78%.topped Fox’s animated comedy openers ( / ) by 10% and impressively
- · Up sharply from its first season closer, 2nd-highest ratings ever in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, while earning new series highs with Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34. scored the series’
Ranking as the #1 non-sports program in the 10pm hour, ABC’s series debut of defeated CBS’ premiere of veteran The by 25% in Adults 18-34 and by 5% in Adults 18-49.
- · topped ABC’s 2011-12 season averages in the time period by 25% in Total Viewers and by 22% in Adults 18-49.