tv.broadwayworld.com

RATINGS WATCH Articles
Click Here for More Articles on RATINGS WATCH...

ABC's AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS Hits Season HIgh

Related: AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS, ABC

Opposite another Sunday of substantial sports competition from Fox 2012 World Series Game 4 and NBC's Sunday Night Football (Denver Broncos-New Orleans Saints), as well as storm coverage of Hurricane Sandy, ABC held all of its delivery week to week and beat out CBS on the night by 21% in Adults 18-49.

Hitting season highs during the 7 o'clock hour, ABC's AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS built week to week in viewers (+12%) and young adults (+23%), generating its strongest performance since the beginning of May on both measures - since 5/6/12. In addition, AFV hit its highest Teen 12-17 number in nearly 8 months - since 3/4/12.

Leaping over its lead-in by 113% in Adults 18-49 and building from start to finish, ABC's Once Upon a Time registered as Sunday's #1 scripted broadcast series for the 5th week in a row. Once Upon a Time beat out its non-sports competition from 8-9pm, drawing a larger overall audience than Amazing Race XXI and beating the CBS unscripted series by a resounding 42% in Adults 18-49. The Disney-owned drama once again finished #1 straight out in its hour with key Women (W18-34/W18-49).

· Season to date in the L+7 ratings, Once Upon a Time jumps by 3.0 million viewers and by 1.3 Adult 18-49 rating points (+37%) over its initially-reported Live + Same Day ratings.

· Building for the 2nd week in a row, ABC's Once Upon a Time grew week to week in Adults 18-49 (+3%) to equal a best-since-season-premiere number - since 9/30/12. In addition the show spiked over the prior week with Adults 18-34 (+19%) and Women 18-34 (+30%).

During the 9 o'clock hour, ABC's Revenge towered over CBS' competing drama, The Good Wife, by 50% Adults 18-49. The ABC sophomore drama also dominated the CBS veteran drama across all key Women demos (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54).

· Spiking in DVR playback, on average this season Revenge surges from its L+SD to L+7 numbers by 2.8 million viewers and by 1.2 Adult 18-49 rating points (+43%). During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC freshman 666 Park Avenue defeated CBS' veteran The Mentalist in Adults 18-34 (+9%), Men 18-34 (+14%) and Women 18-34 (+14%), while tying in Adult 18-49 audience share. In fact, the new ABC drama stood as the #1 broadcast series in its time slot for the 5th week in a row with Women 18-34.

· Placing among the biggest freshman series this season in DVR playback, on average 666 Park Avenue sees its Live + 7 Day Adult 18-49 rating jump by 50% (+0.9 rating) and adds on another 2.1 million viewers over its Live + Same Day numbers.

· Holding steady, the ABC freshman drama retained all of its Total Viewer count from the prior week for the 2nd straight week.

Related Articles



BLOGS
Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Season Seven Premiere Recap; Updating Live!Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Season Seven Premiere Recap; Updating Live! BWW Interview: Rita Wilson Chats Following in Stritch's Shoes at Cafe Carlyle
BWW Interview: Rita Wilson Chats Following in Stritch's Shoes at Cafe Carlyle
But, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Monday, September 22nd 8:00-10:00pm: DANCING WITH THE STARS | ABC

9:00-10:00pm: SLEEPY HOLLOW | FOX

10:00-11:00pm: THE BLACKLIST | NBC

Click here for full picks & previews!

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber