via press release:
With a mix of original and repeat programming, ABC ranked #2 on Thursday in Adults 18-49 to an Idol-led Fox, outperforming NBC’s all-original lineup on the night by 54%.
More than doubling its Adult 18-49 lead-in (+150%) and building week to week at 9pm, ABC’s’s won its hour to finish as Thursday’s #1 drama. During the 9 o’clock hour, ’s moved past Fox’s Idol-driven by 11% and beat NBC’s original comedies by 88% (The / ). ’s was up over last week’s Fast Affiliate numbers in Total Viewers (+2%) and Adults 18-49 (+3%). In addition, the ABC drama gained among Women 18-34 (+5%) to deliver its highest since October 4, 2012 .
A repeat of ABC’s 6th consecutive broadcast with young adults. In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, marked its highest repeat numbers ever. Continuing to improve its time period year to year, the replay more than doubled the year-ago repeat in viewers (+104%) and young adults (+125%).won the 10 o’clock hour among Adults 18-49, besting CBS’ replay by 20% and NBC’s first-run with Brian Williams by 125%. In fact, was the #1 series in its slot for its