via press release:
With Splash, DWTS: The Results Show and another winning performance by Body of Proof, ABC was the 2nd-most-watched net on Tuesday, outdrawing NBC’s The Voice-led original line up by 2.6 million viewers. ABC’s Body of Proof won Tuesday’s 10pm hour in Total Viewers (5th week in a row) and Adults 18-49 with its 2nd highest numbers this season.
In the 8pm hour against CBS’ NCIS and NBC’s The Voice, ABC freshman Splash gained audience from start to finish and delivered more viewers than Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen for the 6th week in a row. The new show held even week to week in Adults 18-49, while growing 17% in Adults 18-34.
Jumping from its lead-in, ABC’s DWTS: The Results Show took second place in the 9 o’clock hour with viewers and young adults. Victor Ortiz was the fifth celebrity to leave the competition this season. The ABC dancing results program was up over its comparable fifth telecast of Season 15 by 7% in Total Viewers and by 11% in Adults 18-49.
During the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s Body of Proof ranked #1, outdelivering runner-up CBS’ Golden Boy by 1.3 million viewers, by 10% in Adults 25-54 and by 7% in Adults 18-49. It was the ABC drama’s 5th straight Tuesday to rank as the most-watched TV show in its slot. Building week to week in Total Viewers (+4%), Adults 25-54 (+15%) and Adults 18-49 (+7%), Body of Proof marked its 2nd strongest performance this season.