via press note:
With increasing numbers for Top 2 TV shows on Friday with young adults. Season to date, ABC is Friday’s #1 network in Adults 18-49, gaining 13% year to year with its top delivery on the night in 4 years – since the 2008-09 season., and , ABC won Friday in Adults 18-49, leading CBS by 23%, NBC by 78% and Fox by 167%. ABC’s (best number since November) and (best number since its premiere in September) finished as the
At 8pm, ABC’swas up over its week-ago premiere by 22% in Adults 18-49, and at 8:30pm the second episode was up 43% from its premiere in the half-hour. Based on the first 3 days of TV playback (Live+3), last week’s back-to-back episodes of increased by 44% and 57% in Adults 18-49, respectively, over their first-reported Live + Same Day numbers.
Friday’s #1 show in Adults 18-49, ABC’s shot up to dominate the 9 o’clock hour over original dramas, beating NBC’s by 40%, CBS’ time-period premiere of Vegas by 133% and Fox’s by 250%. The ABC unscripted show was Friday’s highest rated TV series in Adults 18-49 for the 4th time in its last 5 original telecasts. Spiking 17% week to week, earned its highest since November 9, 2012, equaling the series’ 2nd highest rating ever.
In the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s more than doubling the number for NBC’s with Brian Williams (+157%). also beat its NBC newsmagazine competition by 2.3 million viewers and by 100% in Adults 25-54. 20/20 has defeated in all 9 head-to-head matchups in both key Adult demos. 20/20 reported on people who are reportedly melting down, acting up and otherwise losing it. Growing 29% week to week in Adults 18-49, ABC’s 20/20 delivered a best-since-premiere rating, marking a 7-month high going back to September 14, 2012.ranked a definitive #1 in Adults 18-49, outdelivering CBS’ by 29% and