ABC’s ‘The Middle’ Spikes 19 Percent, ‘Modern Family’ is Up for the Second Week & ‘Nashville’ Hits a 6-Week High
via press release:
ABC Wednesday Prime (8-11pm – 5.8 million and 1.7/5 in AD18-49): ABC once again delivered Wednesday’s #1 TV program in Adults 18-49, with Modern Family ranking as the evening’s top-rated show for its 9th consecutive original airing. During primetime, ABC’s Modern Family (3.1/9) outdelivered the top shows on each of the other nets by double-digit percentages, topping CBS’ Criminal Minds finale by 15% (2.7/8), Fox’s American Idol by 48% (2.1/6) and NBC’s Chicago PD by 94% (1.6/5).
- Among Adults 18-49, ABC’s The Middle was up week to week by 19% to a 3-week high (since 4/23/14), the Suburgatory finale was up 15%, Modern Family was up 7% for its 2nd week of growth and the Nashville season finale was up 8% to a 6-week high (since 4/2/14).