ABC’s ‘Extreme Wight Loss’ Opens 17 Percent Higher than Last Season’s Finale in Viewers with its Top Numbers Since Early July
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Moving from Sunday to Tuesday this season, ABC’s season opener of Extreme Weight Loss gained young adult audience during each half-hour from 8-10pm, building by 30% from start to finish despite facing The Voice and the second hour of a 2-hour So You Think You Can Dance from 9-10pm. The show was up from last season’s finale by 17% in Total Viewers and held even in Adults 18-49, delivering the series’ most-watched telecast and equaling its top young adult number since the early July – since 7/8/12 and 7/15/12, respectively. In addition, Extreme Weight Loss drew the Net’s biggest non-sports summertime audience in the time period in nearly 1 year and its top Adult 18-49 number since July 2012 – since 6/5/12 and 7/10/12, respectively.
ABC’s series finale of Body of Proof was the #1 series in the 10 o’clock hour, beating CBS’ debut of Brooklyn D.A.