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[05/23/13 - 02:02 PM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the May Sweep for the First Time in 13 Years in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC Ranks No. 1 in the May Sweep for the First Time in 13 Years in Adults 18-49

ABC's Dramas Dominate in May with 6 of the Top 10 Telecasts in Adults 18-49

The Net Airs 3 of May's Top 10 TV Shows in Adults 18-49, Including the No. 1 10 O'clock Series with "Scandal"

ABC is the No. 1 Network in May on Monday-Friday from 10-11pm in Key Adults

2013 May Sweep (4/25-5/22/13 - 28 Nights Complete - Live + Same Day)

ABC ranked No. 1 for the 2013 May Sweep in Adults 18-49 (1.8/5 - tied with CBS and Fox), while leading NBC by 6% (1.7/5). It was the Network's first No. 1 finish during May in 13 years - since 2000. ABC also led the month across all key Women demographics: W18-34 (1.7/6-tie), W18-49 (2.3/7) and W25-54 (3.0/7).

· ABC Dramas Dominate the May Sweep: With Thursday's combo of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal," ABC delivered 6 of the Top 10 drama telecasts during the May Sweep in Adults 18-49: "Scandal-5/16" and "Scandal-5/9" tied at No. 2, "Grey's-5/9" and "Grey's-5/16" tied at No. 4, "Grey's-5/2" - No. 8 and "Scandal-4/25" - No. 9. Dominating at 10:00 p.m., the Net aired each of the Top 7 highest rated 10 o'clock drama telecasts for the month in Adults 18-49, with "Scandal" claiming the Top 4 positions and "Castle" claiming the next 3 positions.

· Highest-Rated Series of the Month: ABC claimed 3 of the Top 10 TV shows during May in Adults 18-49 with "Modern Family" (No. 4), "Grey's Anatomy" (No. 8) and "Scandal" (No. 9). In fact "Scandal" was the month's No. 1 10 o'clock series in Adults 18-49. ABC's "DWTS" was the most-watched unscripted series overall, outdrawing both installments of Fox's "American Idol" and NBC's "The Voice."

· ABC is the Only Net to Improve its Local News Lead-in Audience and Ranks No. 1 in Key Adults: ABC was the only net to grow its overall audience year to year from 10:00-11:00 p.m. on Monday-Friday as a lead-in to affiliates' late-local news, gaining 4% over last May's average (7.9 million vs. 7.6 million). CBS and NBC were both down in the hour year to year. In addition, ABC stood as the No. 1 network during the month on Monday-Friday from 10:00-11:00 p.m. in Adults 18-49 (2.0/6) and Adults 25-54 (2.6/7), beating CBS (1.7/5 and 2.4/6) and NBC (1.5/4 and 1.9/5).

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings (4/25-5/22/13), unless stated otherwise.





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· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· SCANDAL (ABC)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)





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