ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: The Results" Hits Season Highs in Viewers and Key Demos
Early info on ABC's Tuesday, ahead of the regular press release.
With an encore Dancing special, DWTS: All-Stars -- The Results Show and Private Practice, ABC ran as the 2nd-most-watched TV network on Tuesday for the 3rd straight week this season to CBS (NCIS/NCIS: LA/Vegas). ABC topped NBC by 1.6 million viewers (The Voice/Go On/The New Normal/Parenthood) and continued to more than double Fox's 2-hour comedy block on the night (+130% ahead of Raising Hope/Ben and Kate/New Girl/The Mindy Project).
Vaulting over its lead-in at 9pm in viewers (+61%) and young adults (+75%) against strong competition, ABC's DWTS: All-Stars -- The Results Show took 2nd place in its hour with Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and key Women (W18-49/W25-54). In fact, from 9:30-10pm in Adults 18-49, DWTS defeated Fox's The Mindy Project by 16% and NBC's The New Normal by 10%. In a double-elimination show, Drew Lachey and Helio Castroneves were the next celebrity dancers to leave the competition this season.
· Tuesday's most-watched unscripted show for the 3rd week in a row, ABC's DWTS: All Stars -- The Results outdrew NBC's The Voice on the night by 1.3 million viewers.
· Building its overall audience for the 2nd straight week to hit a season high, ABC's The Results jumped week to week by 1.2 million viewers. The program also posted season-high ratings with Adults 25-54 and key Women (W18-49/W25-54).
During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's Private Practice outdelivered NBC's Parenthood for the 3rd week running, leading the NBC drama by 1.1 million viewers.
· ABC's Private Practice grew week to week in Total Viewers (+2%) and Adults 18-34 (+10%), while holding 100% of its Adult 18-49 audience.
· Based on early DVR playback for the new season, Private Practice is seeing big spikes from its Live + Same Day numbers to Live + 3 Day numbers, shooting up by 1.8 million viewers and by 50% in Adults 18-49 on its most recent telecast.