ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ is Up as Wednesday’s #1 TV Show for its 6th Straight Original

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via press release:

With its comedy block returning to originals for the first time in 3 weeks and a Nashville: On the Record special, ABC earned second place on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 (1.7/5) and delivered the night’s highest-rated TV show with Modern Family.  In addition, ABC’s 2-hour comedy block tied Idol for #1 from 8-10pm in Adults 18-49 (2.1/6) and beat Idol head-to-head by 8% in Adults 18-34 (1.4/5 vs. 1.3/5).


·         Modern Family finished as Wednesday’s #1 TV show for its 6th straight first-run broadcast in Adults 18-49 (3.4/10), outdelivering runner-up CBS’ Survivor by 55% (2.2/7) and Fox’s American Idol by a 62% (2.1/6).  Modern Family also drew a larger overall audience than Idol on the night for its 3rd consecutive original (9.2 million vs. 8.9 million).


·         Modern Family was up over its last original in Adults 18-49 (+3% – 3.4/10 vs. 3.3/9 on 4/2/14).


·         In the 9:30pm half-hour, ABC’s Mixology surged 25% week to week in Adults 18-49 (1.5/4 vs. 1.2/3).

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