via press release:
ABC won Friday in Adults 18-49 over season premiere/series debut programming on the other nets, outdelivering NBC by 14%, CBS by 23% and Fox by 60%. ABC’s #1 TV show of the night in Adults 18-49. Up 7% week to week, the Net matched its top-rated Friday since November 9, 2012.was the
At 8pm, ABC’swon its half-hour in viewers and young adults over CBS’ series debut of and Fox’s season premiere of . Building week to week in Total Viewers (+6%) and Adults 18-49 (+14%), earned its best numbers since November – since 11/9/12 and 11/30/12, respectively.
Like its lead-in, ABC’sbeat out premiere programming on CBS and Fox in the 8:30pm half hour with Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. Gaining over the prior week (+3%/+8%), drew its biggest audience since December 14, 2012 and its highest Adult 18-49 number since January 11, 2013. Through the most recent season-to-date Nielsen data (19 complete weeks), ABC’s is now TV’s most-watched new comedy, surpassing NBC’s -boosted .
Surging from its lead-in by 46% to stand as Friday’s top-rated show, ABC’swon the 9 o’clock hour in Adults 18-49, beating CBS’ : NY by 19%, the second hour of NBC’s 2-hour by 27% and the second hour of Fox’s 2-hour premiere by 111%.
During the 10pm hour, ABC’sdefeated NBC’s time-period premiere of with Brian Williams in the Adult 25-54 news demo (+6%).