via press release:
Live + 7 Day Ratings for the week of 2/18/13 (Week #22):
Based on Nielsen’s TV playback data for the week, ABC’s 15th time in its 15 weeks of original telecasts, adding on +2.2 points this week to its originally reported Live + Same Day number. The ABC sitcom also registered as the week’s biggest overall gainer, picking up another +4.54 million viewers in the Live + 7 Day statistics. After matching its most competitive finish ever with Fox’s as Wednesday’s #1 show in Adults 18-49 in the previously reported L+SD ratings (coming within 1-tenth of a rating point), towered over Idol-Weds by more than a full rating point in the final L+7 numbers (+1.2 rating points – 6.2 rating vs. 5.0 rating). also improved its advantage over Idol-Thurs to +1.5 Adult 18-49 rating points (6.2 vs. 4.7) in the Live + 7 Day statistics (from one-tenth of a rating point in the L+SD ratings originally).was the biggest gainer via time-shifted viewing in Adults 18-49 for the
ABC’s red-hot biggest time-shifted gains yet with Adults 18-49, adding on +1.2 rating points to its initially L+SD number to rank among the week’s Top 10 biggest broadcast gainers with young adults. In fact, the sophomore ABC show placed among the Top 5 biggest drama gainers on the broadcast networks this week.scored its
- Among Adults 18-49, ABC had 3 series register substantial ratings increases more than a full rating point: (+2.2 rating points), ’s (+1.5 rating points) and (+1.2 rating points).
- ABC had 5 telecasts add on at least 2.5 million viewers over their originally reported L+SD numbers: (+4.54 million), (+3.26 million), ’s (+3.21 million), (+2.94 million) and (+2.56 million).
Please note: ABC’swas pre-empted this week for Mad About Oscar with Katie Couric, while and were pre-empted for the Oscars.
Season-to-Date TV Playback (9/24/12-2/24/13):
Based on TV playback data for the 2012-13 season, ABC’s Modern Family is the season’s biggest gainer via time-shifted viewing in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, adding on +4.57 million viewers and +2.3 rating points.
- ’s is the season’s #1 broadcast drama in Adults 18-49 (4.9 – tied with NBC’s ), while picking up +1.7 rating points on average this season.
Source: The Nielsen Company, as dated.. Based on regular, original telecasts only