ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Draws Biggest Audience in 1 Month - "20/20 - The Royal Baby: Heir to the Throne" Boosts the 10pm Hour
From 8-10pm, ABC's Extreme Weight Loss gained audience for the 2nd straight week to deliver its most-watched telecast in 1 month - since 6/25/13. In addition, the show held even week to week in Adults 18-49 and grew to a season-high in Adults 25-54, tying the series' highest rating since last July - since 7/15/12. Opposite stiff unscripted competition from NBC's America's Got Talent and Fox's So You Think You Can Dance in the 9pm hour, Extreme Weight Loss built from its first hour to its second hour in viewers (+3%) and young adults (+9%).
Building on its lead-in at 10pm (+14%), ABC's Special Edition of 20/20 - The Royal Baby: Heir to the Throne anchored by Barbara Walters drew 1.2 million more viewers than NBC's special Dateline coverage in Monday's 10pm hour. The ABC newsmagazine delivered the Net's strongest numbers in the hour since the NBA Finals on 6/18/13 in Total Viewers and key Adults (AD18-49/AD25-54).