‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ & ‘Hart of Dixie’ Bring the Funny and Big Friday Gains to The CW
via press release:
Last night’s season premiere of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? on its new night was The CW’s most watched (1.9M) regularly scheduled show in its time period (Friday 8-830 pm) in nearly three years, since the season finale of SUPERNATURAL on 5/20/11.
It was the most watched program of any kind since a special encore of the highly-rated ARROW pilot on 10/12/12.
With a special original episode of WHOSE LINE rounding out the hour from 8:30-9, The CW tied with ABC for #3 in the hour among A18-34 (0.5/2), beating Fox, and also beat Fox in the hour in A18-49 (0.6/2).
The second episode of WHOSE LINE also drew more total viewers (1.9M) than Foxfrom 8:30-9
Versus its last original episode on Tuesday 9/24, the premiere of WHOSE LINE was up +46% in total viewers, and up +24% in A18-49 (0.6/2).
HART OF DIXIE also returned with gains on its new night and time, up +19% in total viewers (1.23M) versus its last Monday night original on 2/10/14, up +33% in A18-34 (0.4/2), up +25% in W18-34 (0.5/2), and up +33% in A18-49 (0.4/2).
HART OF DIXIE finished ahead of Fox in the hour in A18-34 and tied Fox in A18-49.
HART OF DIXIE gave The CW it’s most watched program and highest-rated in the time period since the AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL finale on 11/15/13.
For the night, The CW beat Fox in A18-34 (0.4/2) and tied among A18-49. It was The CW’s most watched Friday night since 10/12/12.