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via press release:

 

ABC Thursday Prime (8-11pm – 7.1 million and 2.0/7 in AD18-49):  ABC ranked #1 on Thursday in Adults 18-49 (2.0/7), tying CBS and more than doubling NBC (0.9/3) and Fox (0.9/3).  It was Net’s first time to rank #1 on the opening night of May Sweep in 6 years – since 2009.  In fact, it was ABC’s 3rd straight sweep this season to lead the opening night, also winning the first nights of the November 2014 and February 2015 Sweeps.

 

ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy (2.8/10) and Scandal (2.3/7) were Thursday’s Top 2 dramas in Adults 18-49, while ranking as the night’s #2 and #3 TV shows, respectively, behind only CBS’ The Big Bang Theory. In addition, Grey’s and Scandal were Thursday’s Top 2 TV shows with Women 18-34, outdelivering Big Bang Theory.  Grey’s was also the night’s top-rated show with Adults 18-34 (tie).

 

At 8pm against CBS’ top-rated The Big Bang Theory and The Odd Couple, ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy won its hour in Adults 18-49 (2.8/10 vs. 2.7/10).   Grey’s spiked by double digits week to week in Total Viewers (+24% – 9.4 million vs. 7.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (+33% – 2.8/10 vs. 2.1/8), drawing its biggest audience and matching its best young adult number since its season premiere – since 9/25/14.   The ABC drama was also up sharply over its year-ago May Sweep telecast in the 9pm hour (7.7 million and 2.3/7 on 4/24/14) in viewers (+23%) and young adults (+22%).

 

 

Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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