ABC's THE GOLDBERGS Builds 7% to Equal 9-Week High in A18-49
Leading off ABC's Wednesday at 8:00 p.m., "The Goldbergs" grew 7% over the prior week in Adults 18-49 (1.5/6 vs. 1.4/6) to equal a 9-week high - since 10/4/17. At 8:30 p.m., ABC's "Speechless" held even with the previous week in Adults 18-49 (1.1/4). At 9:00 p.m., ABC's "Modern Family" moved up to rank No. 1 in its half-hour among Adults 18-49 (1.7/6). The ABC comedy improved 6% week to week in Adults 18-49 (1.7/6 vs. 1.6/6) to match a 2-month high - since 10/11/17.
In the 9:30 p.m. half-hour, ABC's "American Housewife" surged 20% week to week in Adults 18-49 (1.2/5 vs. 1.0/4).
In the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's "Designated Survivor" held even week to week with Live + Same Day Adults 18-49 (0.7/3).
"Designated Survivor" is the Only Show to More than Double Its Audience in Playback:
Spiking by +111% in Live + 7 Day, ABC's "Designated Survivor" is the only broadcast series this season to more than double its Total Viewer count from L+SD ratings to L+7 and jumps +138% in L+7 Adults 18-49 to stand as the season's top gainer on the major nets with young adults.
Projections Rationale: Lifts vs. L+SD are based on 2017-18 season averages for originals (excluding the premiere). Returning shows: Profile based on same show (either premiere or averages for originals).
New Series: Based on similar series.
Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 12/6/17.