ABC's Wins Final Complete Week of 2013-14 Season
ABC won the final complete week of the 2013-14 season (w/o 5/12/14) by 20% in Adults 18-49 over runner-up CBS (1.8/6 vs. 1.5/5), finishing No. 1 for the 5th week in a row and continuing its longest winning streak in 7-1/2 years - since a six-week stretch at the start of the 2006-07 season. The Net grew week to week in Total Viewers (+14%) and was up for the 3rd straight week in Adults 18-49 (+6%), delivering its most-watched non-Oscar week since November and earning a 9-week high in young adults - since w/o 11/18/13 and 3/10/14, respectively.
Wins May Sweep for 1st time Since 2000: With just three nights left to count (25 of 28 nights - through Sunday), ABC leads the 2014 May Sweep in Adults 18-49 by 7% over runner-up CBS and is on track for its first May Sweep victory in 14 years among Adults 18-49 - since 2000.
Catches NBC for the Season in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages: Based on non-sports programming (to account for the inflated averages from sports/Olympics coverage), ABC finished No. 2 for the season in Adults 18-49 (2.2/6 tied w/ NBC in rating), beating FOX by 10% (2.0/6) and pacing just 1-tenth out of a tie for first place with CBS (2.3/7). The Net held the No. 1 non-sports position this season with Adults 18-34 (tie), Women 18-34 and Women 18-49 (tie).
Season's Highest-Rated TV Series: ABC aired 7 of the Top 20 entertainment series on broadcast TV this season with Adults 18-49 (more than any other net), delivering 5 of the Top 10 and the No. 1 drama with "Grey's Anatomy:" "Modern Family" - No. 3, "Grey's" - No. 4 (No. 1 drama), "Scandal" - No. 7, "Resurrection" - No. 9, "Once Upon a Time" - No. 10, while "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "The Bachelor" tied at No. 16.