ABC's OSCARS Broadcast is Sweep's No. 1 Entertainment Telecast Overall
ABC's "The Oscars" is February's No. 1 Entertainment Telecast: In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, ABC's "The Oscars" ranks as the No. 1 entertainment telecast for both the February Sweep and the 2012-13 season to date. In fact, it is TV's most-watched entertainment broadcast in 3 years - since 3/7/10.
ABC Ranks No. 1 in February During the 10 o'clock hour in Adults 18-49: In the 10 o'clock hour on Monday-Friday as a lead-in to affiliates' late-local news, ABC (1.9/6) is the No. 1 network in Adults 18-49 (tied w/CBS). While ABC retained 100% of its delivery in The Hour year to year, CBS declined -21% and NBC declined -29%.
Source: The Nielsen Company, 1/31-2/24/13. Network Standings and TV Series Rankings based on Most Current Program Ratings. Individual telecast ranks, 10 o'clock rank and year to year comparisons based on Live + Same Day Program Ratings.