via press release:
ABC Sunday Prime (7-11pm – 4.3 million and 1.1/4 in AD18-49): Opposite Fox’s NFL preseason game (St. Louis-Tennessee), ABC was #2 on Sunday in Adults 18-49 (1.1/4-tied w/ CBS) with a 4-week high on the night – since 7/19/15.
Bachelor in Paradise (8-10pm – 4.2 million and 1.3/4 in AD18-49): Facing original competition from Fox’s NFL coverage and CBS’ Big Brother, ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise was up for the 3rd straight Sunday in Total Viewers (+5% – 4.2 million vs. 4.0 million) and held even in Adults 18-49 (1.3/4) to deliver its most-watched telecast on the night and tying a Sunday high in young adults. The ABC unscripted series was #1 in its 2-hour slot for the 2nd week in a row across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54)
Bachelor in Paradise continued to grow its 2-hour time period by double digits year to year for ABC, jumping 63% in Adults 18-49 from the year-ago night with original programming (Wipeout/Rising Star = 0.8/3 on 8/24/14).
After 3 days of TV playback, last Sunday’s telecast of Bachelor in Paradise grew to a 1.9 rating among Adults 18-49 (up from a 1.3 in L+SD), coming within 1-tenth of its series high and growing for the 3rd straight week (+6%) to score a season high on the night in the L+3 numbers.
Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm with Robin Roberts (10-11pm – 3.8 million and 0.6/2 in AD18-49): At 10pm, Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm with Robin Roberts drew ABC’s biggest non-sports audience (3.8 million) to the time period this summer.