via press release:
On Tuesday, August 27, the summer finale of ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars soared to season highs, standing as the series’ #1 summer season finale on record in Total Viewers and across target 158-34, 18-49 and 12-34 demos, and placing #2 overall among its seven finales to date. Moreover, it became the series’ #3 telecast of all time in Women 18-34 and Women 18-49, and is now the #4 telecast in ABC Family history in Women 18-34. Pretty Little Liars ranked as the #1 TV series of summer 2013 in Females 12-34 and was the #1 cable TV series in Women 18-34. Based on full week viewing levels, Pretty Little Liars surges to 4 million Total Viewers and 2.3 million Adults 18-49. Pretty Little Liars once again broke social media records, qualifying as the #1 ‘most tweeted’ series telecast in TV history, amassing nearly 1.9 million tweets, peaking at an impressive 70,000 tweets in the show’s final minute (**Please see attached inforgraphic for additional details**). And, based on L+3 ratings, Pretty Little Liars summer 2013 season wrapped as the network’s most watched season for any of its 43 original series to date.
At 9 o’clock, Twisted’s finale stood as the series’ #2 telecast on record in key measures, rising to 10 week highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, and across its core female demos. Twisted ranked as cable TV’s #1 in the hour for the 11th straight original telecast in Females 12-34 and was #1 for the fifth time this season in Women 18-34. Twisted wrapped as cable TV’s #2 new series of the summer in Females 12-34, behind only The Fosters, and spikes to over 2 million Total Viewers and more than 1 million Adults 18-49, based on full week viewing numbers.