or


[05/16/13 - 08:53 AM]
"Modern Family" Is First-Ever Show to Top "American Idol" Wednesday Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 15.

[via press release from ABC]

"Modern Family" Is First-Ever Show to Top "American Idol"-Wednesday Finale/ABC's "Middle," "Modern" and "Nashville" Grow

Wednesday's #1 TV Show, ABC's Modern Family became the first ever show to outdeliver a Wednesday finale of American Idol on the night in Adults 18-49, leading by a definitive 21%. In fact, Modern beat or tied Idol-Wed in each of its last 7 first-run airings. The Net took second place on the night in Adults 18-49, topping CBS by 5% and NBC by 25%. Each of ABC's Wednesday returning series were up on the night in Adults 18-49.

Taking second to the Idol finale at 8pm, ABC's The Middle was up 6% over the prior week in Adults 18-49. For the 2nd week in a row, the ABC family comedy held the #1 position in the half-hour in Teens 12-17, tying the Idol finale.

Almost tripling its Adult 18-49 lead-in at 9pm (+192%), ABC's Modern Family dominated its half-hour, beating runner-up Criminal Minds by 40%, Fox's Idol-led So You Think You Can Dance by 52% and NBC's L&O: SVU by 150%. Modern Family was up week to week in viewers (+8%) and young adults (+6%).

The biggest week-to-week gainer in the 10 o'clock hour week to week, ABC's Nashville grew 13% in Adults 18-49 to equal its highest rating in nearly 4 months - since 1/23/13. In addition, the ABC freshman increased its overall audience for the 2nd week running (+4%) to deliver its most-watched telecast in 5 weeks - since 4/10/13.





  [may 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· NASHVILLE (CMT)
· SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (FOX)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/16/17 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Off Competition
The Eye edges NBC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/15/17 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Thursday Night Football" Keep Demo Crown
The Peacock tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/14/17 - 09:32 AM]
CMT Wraps 2017 with 53 Straight Weeks of Growth, Besting Every Channel in Ad-Supported Cable to Notch the Longest Active Growth Streak
CMT further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/14/17 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos in Fall Finale Showdown
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS tops the charts in total viewers.

[12/13/17 - 08:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Off the Demo Competition
The Peacock's reality franchise is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[12/12/17 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock holds off the competition in both categories last night.

[12/11/17 - 08:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "Sunday Night Football" to Another Victory
The Peacock cruises to the top spot among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/10/17 - 08:21 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Edges Competition with Holiday Mix
A rebroadcast of "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" is the night's most-watched program.

[12/09/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Rise in Latest Victory
The Eye's trio of dramas is up from last week among adults 18-49.

[12/08/17 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/07/17 - 08:31 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, CBS Leads Total Viewers
A tight race last night sees "Empire" and "Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers" both share the adults 18-49 crown.

[12/06/17 - 08:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "The Voice"
The Peacock's reality franchise wins the evening in both categories.

[12/05/17 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "The Voice"
The Peacock tops both adults 18-49 and total viewers last night.

[12/04/17 - 12:06 PM]
Science Channel Scores with Its Highest Rated November Since 2010 in Primetime
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/04/17 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Continue Reign
The Peacock cruises to another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.