ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars: The Results' Tops the 8pm Hour with the Net's Biggest Audience in 1 Year

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October 17th, 2012

via press note:

Shifting back into its new 8pm slot, ABC’s DWTS: All-Stars – The Results Show finished as the most-watched TV show in its hour, beating NBC’s The Voice in head-to-head competition and ranking as Tuesday’s top unscripted series for the 4th week in a row. In addition, the ABC dancing results show earned 2nd place in the hour across all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54). Bristol Palin was the next celebrity dancer to be eliminated from the competition this season.


  • · From 8-9pm, ABC’s DWTS: The Results beat out Fox’s comedy block (Raising Hope/Ben & Kate) by a resounding 40% in Adults 18-49. Additionally, Dancing outdelivered Fox’s “young skewing” comedies among Adults 18-34 (+8%).


  • · Despite moving back into an earlier time slot with lower overall TV usage levels, The Results exhibited strong retention of its week-ago 9pm telecast in Total Viewers (95%), Adults 18-49 (95%) and Adults 18-34 (100%).


  • · DWTS: All Stars – The Results drew ABC’s largest audience in the hour in over 1 year and its top Adult 18-49 rating in 8 months – since 10/11/11 and 2/7/12, respectively.
  • glen

    Don’t you love network press releases. Talk about PR. I checked and ‘Stars’ had 12.69 million viewers versus ‘Voices’ at 12.08 million. The 18-49 rating for Stars was 2.1 versus 4.6 for the Voice. Hardly anything to crow about.

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