ABC Claims the Week's Top 2 Scripted Series in Adults 18-49
DVR Playback for the week of 3/21/11 (Week #27):
Based on Nielsen's final rankings for the week, ABC claimed the Top 2 scripted shows in Adults 18-49 with "Modern Family" and "Grey's Anatomy." Initially in the Live + Same Day statistics, CBS' "NCIS" edged out "Grey's Anatomy" by one-tenth of a rating point to rank as the week's #2 scripted show in young adults.
· Solidifying its rank as TV's #1 scripted show in Adults 18-49 based on Nielsen's final rankings for the week, ABC's "Modern Family" soared to a 6.2 rating in the playback finals.
· ABC's "Grey' Anatomy" (5.2) emerged as TV's #2 scripted show for the week in young adults, behind only "Modern Family." Initially in the Live + Same Day statistics, "Grey's" ranked as TV's #3 scripted show moving up to #2 based on Nielsen's final rankings, topping third-place "NCIS" (4.9) by three-tenths of a rating point.
· ABC broadcasted 2 of the week's Top 3 biggest overall gainers in Total Viewers: "Modern Family" - #1 (+3.54 million) and "Grey's Anatomy" - #3 (+2.96 million).
Source: The Nielsen Company, as dated. Based on original, regular telecasts only.