via press release:
With its 8-9pm comedies (most-watched network overall on Friday and led the pack in Adults 18-49 for the 4th week in a row, beating CBS by 27%, NBC by 40% and Fox by 100%./ ), a repeat and , ABC qualified as the
At 8pm, ABC’sfinished a strong second to CBS’ special Frosty the Snowman, beating out by wide margins specials on both NBC (National Dog Show) and Fox (Happiness is a Warm Blanket CB).
- Despite airing on the holiday weekend, retained 100% of its Adult 18-49 delivery week to week.
At 8:30pm, ABC’s most-watched TV show in its half-hour.moved ahead of CBS’ Frosty Returns special to stand as the
- held 100% of its young adult audience from the prior week. retained all of its Adult 18-49 lead-in from and
During the 9 o’clock hour, ABC’s repeat registered as the most-watched TV show, while defeating its competition by double-digit margins in Adults 18-49 on NBC (+18% - National Dog Show) CBS (+30% - Hoops & Yo Yo Ruin Christmas/It’s a Christmas) and Fox (+44% - The /The ).
- ABC’s marked its most-watched repeat telecast ever.
Jumping over its lead-in, ABC’s #1 TV show in 10 o’clock hour in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54. In the hour, the ABC newsmagazine dominated NBC’s in head-to-head competition by 1.1 million viewers, by 50% in Adults 18-49 and by 50% in Adults 25-54. was up week to week in both Adults 18-49 (+7%) and Adults 25-54 (+5%).ranked as the
- ABC’s increased sharply over its year-ago performance in Total Viewers (+16%), Adults 18-49 (+25%) and Adults 25-54 (+24%). In fact, the show was up year to year in the key Adult 25-54 news demo for its 5th straight telecast.