via press release:
ABC’s Wednesday’s #1 TV show in Adults 18-49, outdelivering NBC’s special live results show for by 15% and Fox’s by 11%. Modern has now topped or tied Idol-Wed in each of its last 6 first-run airings. Out of Modern, (For the Rest of Your Life) improved its lead-in retention week to week and delivered better retention for ABC in the half-hour over the year-ago night (65% vs. 52%).continued to rank as
At 8pm, opposite a 3-way reality faceoff (Idol, 11-week high.and ), ABC’s tied in the half hour in Adults 18-34, while leading the CBS reality show by 31% in Women 18-34. The ABC family comedy held the #1 position in the half-hour in Teens 12-17, beating by 7%, Idol by 50% and by 67%. Despite the increased competition, paced within 2-tenths of an Adult 18-49 of the prior week. In addition, the show was up with Women 18-34 (+6%) to tie an
Nearly tripling its Adult 18-49 lead-in at 9pm (+182%), ABC’sranked #1 in its half-hour with a 24% advantage over its nearest scripted competition (CBS’ ).
During the 9:30pm half-hour, ABC’sdelivered strong retention of its week-ago telecast in Total Viewers (97%), Adults 18-49 (95%) and Adults 18-34 (100%). was the #1 scripted show in its slot with Men 18-34, growing for the 2nd straight week (+11%) to its best number in 4 weeks.
During the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s outdeliver its drama competition on CBS ( ) and NBC ( ) in Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34. The ABC freshman drama was up week to week in Total Viewers (+2%). Posting big increases via TV playback, season to date ’s Adult 18-49 rating for originals goes up 58% on average from L+SD to L+7.continued to