Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Modern Family" Is the #1 DVR Gainer, Ranks as TV's #1 Scripted Show of the Week
Live + 7 Day Ratings for the week of 4/8/13 (Week #29):
Based on Live + 7 Day ratings among Adults 18-49, ABC's Modern Family (5.7 rating) further established itself as Wednesday's #1 TV program, building on its advantage over Fox's American Idol-Weds (3.8) to 50% with young adults (versus 19% in the initial Live + Same Day ratings).
Based on Nielsen's TV playback data for the week, ABC aired the biggest broadcast gainer via time-shifted viewing among Adults 18-49 with Modern Family gaining +1.9 rating points from its L+SD number. Modern Family was also the week's biggest overall comedy gainer in time-shifted viewing, picking up +3.98 million viewers.
· ABC had 3 shows add more than 2 million viewers over their initially reported totals: Modern Family (+3.98 million), Body of Proof (+2.65 million) and Nashville (+2.09 million).
Please note: Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and Revenge were in repeats this week. Once Upon a Time aired a clip show.
Season-to-Date TV Playback (9/24/12-4/14/13):
Based on TV playback data for the 2012-13 season, ABC's Modern Family is the season's biggest gainer via time-shifted viewing in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, adding on +4.54 million viewers and +2.3 rating points. The ABC sitcom is Wednesday's #1 TV show this season with Adults 18-49, defeating Fox's American Idol-Weds by 32% (6.6 rating vs. 5.0 rating). In addition, Modern Family leads NBC's The Voice by 25% (5.3) and The Voice-Tues by 38% (4.8) this season to date.
Grey's Anatomy is this season's #1 broadcast drama in the key young adult demo (4.8 rating).
Source: The Nielsen Company, as dated. Based on regular, original telecasts only.