via press note:
Please Note: ABC’s Thursday lineup was pre-empted in Philadelphia for local NFL coverage.
Building week to week in viewers (+47%) and young adults (+33%) the season finale of ABC’s Wipeout (8-9pm) drew the show’s biggest audience in 7 weeks and equaled its highest Adult 18-49 number since its season premiere in early May – since 8/1/13 and 5/9/13, respectively. Versus its year-ago finale, Wipeout was up year to year by 13% in Total Viewers and held even in Adults 18-49.
One week before its season premiere (on Thursday, 9/26/13 from 9-11pm), ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy marked its most-watched repeat telecast in 3 years and its best young adult number in 1-1/2 years – since 9/16/10 and 3/8/12, respectively.
In the 10pm hour among Adults 18-49, ABC’s repeat Scandal beat an NBC News Special by 20% and CBS’ repeat Elementary by 20%. In viewers and young adults, Scandal earned its 2nd-highest-ever repeat numbers.