via press release:
Against strong sports-driven competition from NBC’sand an NFL overrun-fueled CBS, ABC drew 15% more viewers than Fox on Sunday night. ABC’s was Sunday’s #1 drama in Adults 18-49, outdelivering CBS’ NFL-boosted The and The .
More than quadrupling its repeat lead-in at 8pm (+317% - over an encore of last week’s premiere episode), ABC’s
During the 9 o’clock hour, ABC’s topped Fox’s comedies by nearly 2.0 million viewers ( / ) and beat out its non-sports competition with Women 18-49. L+3 Day Ratings: Last week’s premiere gained a full Adult 18-49 rating point in the L+3 numbers (+43%) and the percentage increase was considerably higher for this year’s premiere than for last year’s opener (+43% vs. +28%). was also Sunday’s biggest overall gainer in L+3, adding on another +2.5 million viewers to its L+SD tally.
During the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’sdefeated its CBS drama competition ( / ) with Women 18-34.