via press release:
ABC won Friday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 (2nd week in a row). The Net’s season finales ofand stood as Friday’s Top 2 most-watched TV shows overall, while and tied as the night’s #1 show in Adults 18-49. In fact season to date, ABC is Friday’s #1 network in Adults 18-49, gaining 13% year to year with its strongest delivery on the night in 4 years – since the 2008-09 season.
Friday’s #1 TV show, ABC’s season closer of best-since premiere numbers, drew its biggest audience and matched its highest Adult 18-49 since its season opener on November 2, 2012. Last Man Standing also topped its year-ago Tuesday finale by 18% in Total Viewers (on 5/8/12) and was within 1-tenth of a rating point in Adults 18-49.built week to week by 22% in viewers and by 14% in Adults 18-49. Earning
TV’s most-watched new comedy this season, ABC’s season finale of ranked #1 in the 8:30pm half hour, surging week to week by 25% in Total Viewers and by 27% in Adults 18-49. closed out with its most-watched telecast since November 9, 2012 (series’ 3rd largest audience ever) and equaled its top Adult 18-49 rating since December 14, 2012.
In the 9pm hour among Adults 18-49, ABC’s repeat 2nd-most-watched repeat telecast ever.tied NBC’s original and doubled the number for Fox’s first-run (+100%). In addition for the 2nd week in a row, ABC’s encore finished as the most-watched TV program in the 9 o’clock hour, pacing well ahead of its original competition. delivered its
Spiking week to week, ABC’s best numbers since December 14, 2012.won the 10 o’clock hour in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54. The ABC newsmagazine defeated with Brian Williams by 2.4 million viewers, by 78% in Adults 18-49 and by 83% and Adults 25-54, winning every head-to-head matchup in the time period in the two key adult demos. reported on the Steubenville, Ohio court case. Building week to week in Total Viewers (+15%), Adults 18-49 (+14%) and Adults 25-54 (+10%), delivered its