ABC’s ‘Castle’ Season Finale is Up to Rank a Strong #1 at 10pm in AD18-49

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With the Dancing semi-finals and the season finale of Castle, ABC ranked as Monday’s most-watched TV network for the 4th week in a row, topping all 6 half-hours and outdrawing runner-up NBC by 3.1 million viewers.  DWTS was Monday’s most-watched TV show for the 3rd week runningCastle was Monday’s most-watched scripted series for its 9th consecutive broadcast to finished out as the 2012-13 season’s top scripted show on the nightCastle won the 10 o’clock hour by double-digit margins in Adults 18-49 over its drama competition, beating NBC’s The Voice-led Revolution by a best-ever 16% and CBS’ Hawaii Five-0 by a best-ever 22%.


From 8-10pm in head-to-head competition, ABC’s Dancing with the Stars widened its lead over NBC’s The Voice to a season-best 2.0 million viewers and continued to narrow the gap in Adults 18-49.  The ABC unscripted series held even week to week as the NBC show continued to decline.


Up week to week in viewers (+5%) and young adults (+10%), ABC’s season finale of Castle finished a strong #1 in the 10 o’clock hour on both measures.  Building on its lead-in, Castle was the #1 TV series in the time period in Adults 18-49 on each of its last 6 originals this season.  Castle drew its 3rd largest audience of the season.


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