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[11/19/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Earns Season Highs on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 18.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC Earns Season Highs on Monday

ABC Monday Prime 8-11pm (13.7 million and 2.3/6 in AD18-49): ABC was Monday's most-watched broadcaster for the 3rd week in a row (13.7 million). ABC's Dancing once again delivered more viewers than NBC's The Voice (14.5 million vs. 10.5 million) to lead by its biggest margin this season. In addition among Adults 18-49, ABC (2.3/6) tied Fox on the night and beat CBS (2.0/5). ABC's Castle (12.0 million) stood as the night's most-watched scripted TV show for the 5th time in its last 6 telecasts and outdrew its drama competition on the evening by wide margins, including Monday premiere of Fox's Almost Human (6.6 million), Sleepy Hollow (7.1 million) and CBS' Hostages (4.5 million).

· The Network posted Monday season-highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 (tie).

Please Note: ABC's Monday line-up was pre-empted in Boston and Charlotte for local NFL coverage (3.1%).

DWTS 8-10pm (14.5 million and 2.3/6 in AD18-49): Building its numbers in the semi-finals, ABC's Dancing with the Stars was Monday's most-watched entertainment show for the 4th week in a row. Leah Remini was the next celebrity dancer eliminated this season. Growing week to week in Total Viewers (+15%) and Adults 18-49 (+35%), DWTS drew its biggest audience since its season premiere and hit an 8-week high with young adults - since 9/16/13 and 9/23/13, respectively.

Castle 10-11pm (12.0 million and 2.3/6 in AD18-49): During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's Castle stood as the most-watched show, topping the final hour of NBC's The Voice (12.0 million vs. 10.2 million). Castle was up week to week to season highs in Total Viewers (+19%) and Adults 18-49 (+15%), with its biggest audience since May 2012 and its best young adult number since April 2013 - since 5/7/12 and 4/22/13, respectively.

Quick Take for Monday, November 18, 2013 (Fast Affiliate Live +Same Day Ratings)

ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Broadcaster for the 3rd Straight Week

ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" is Monday's Most-Watched Entertainment Show, Tops NBC's "The Voice" by Its Largest Margin of the Season

"Castle" Hits Season-Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, And Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Scripted Program for the 5th Time in Last 6 Telecasts

Monday Night 8:00-11:00 p.m. (13.7 million and 2.3/6 in AD18-49):

ABC was Monday's most-watched broadcaster for the 3rd week in a row (13.7 million). ABC's "Dancing" once again delivered more viewers than NBC's "The Voice" (14.5 million vs. 10.5 million) to lead by its biggest margin this season (4.0 million). In addition among Adults 18-49, ABC (2.3/6) tied Fox on the night and beat CBS (2.0/5). ABC's "Castle" (12.0 million) stood as the night's most-watched scripted TV show for the 5th time in its last 6 telecasts and outdrew its drama competition on the evening by wide margins, including the Monday premiere of Fox's "Almost Human" (6.6 million), "Sleepy Hollow" (7.1 million) and CBS' "Hostages" (4.5 million).

· The Network posted Monday season-highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 (tie).

Please Note: ABC's Monday line-up was pre-empted in Boston and Charlotte for local NFL coverage (3.1% of the U.S.).

"Dancing with the Stars" (8:00-10:00 p.m. - 14.5 million and 2.3/6 in AD18-49):

Building its numbers in the semi-finals, ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" was Monday's most-watched entertainment show for the 4th week in a row. Leah Remini was the next celebrity dancer eliminated this season.

· Growing week to week in Total Viewers (+15%) and Adults 18-49 (+35%), "DWTS" drew its biggest audience since its season premiere and hit an 8-week high with young adults - since 9/16/13 and 9/23/13, respectively

"Castle" (10:00-11:00 p.m. - 12.0 million and 2.3/6 in AD18-49):

During the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's "Castle" stood as the most-watched show, topping the final hour of NBC's "The Voice" (12.0 million vs. 10.2 million). "Castle" was up week to week to season highs in Total Viewers (+19%) and Adults 18-49 (+15%), with its biggest audience since May 2012 and its best young adult number since April 2013 - since 5/7/12 and 4/22/13, respectively.

A note about increasing DVR penetration and year-to-year rating comparisons: Year-to-year rating comparisons based on the Live + Same Day data stream are distorted by the level of DVR penetration in the Nielsen sample, which has jumped up to 48% currently, from 46% at the same point in 2012. More viewers are watching shows on their own timetables, which may not be reflected in the overnight next day numbers. The only truly valid year-to-year comparison would be one based on the Live + 7 Day metric, once those stats are released by Nielsen.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Program Ratings, 11/18/13.





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· ALMOST HUMAN (FOX)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· HOSTAGES (CBS)
· MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (ESPN)
· SLEEPY HOLLOW (FOX)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)











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