ABC’s ‘2014 Rose Parade’ Grows to Its Largest Audience in 10 Years

2014 Rose Parade

via press release:

ABC’s “2014 Rose Parade” Grows to Its Largest Audience in 10 Years,
With a 5-Year High in Adults 18-49 and a 12-Year High in Kids 2-11


ABC is No. 1 in the 2-Hour Slot, Beating NBC’s Broadcast of the Parade


“2014 Rose Parade” (11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)

On New Year’s Day 2014, ABC’s annual broadcast of the “2014 Rose Parade” attracted an average audience of 7.643 million Total Viewers and 2.005 million Adults 18-49


  • In viewers and young adults, the “2014 Rose Parade” grew year over year for the 2nd-straight year to deliver its biggest overall audience in 10 years and its strongest Adult 18-49 performance in 5 years – since 2000 and 2009, respectively.


  • Up for the 2nd-consecutive year, this year’s Rose Parade shot up 16% over the prior year in Kids 2-11 (661,000) to score a 12-year high – since 2002.


  • From 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., ABC’s broadcast of the “2014 Rose Parade” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, topping NBC’s coverage of the parade (7.573 million Viewers and 1.757 million Adults 18-49, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) for the 4th year in a row in Viewers and in 3 of the last 4 years in young adults.



Source: The Nielsen Company, National, Live + Same Day Program Ratings for 01/01/14.


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