Friday's #1 TV Show, ABC's "Shark Tank" Hits a Series High in Total Viewers and a Season High in Adults 18-49
At 9pm, Shark Tank drew its biggest audience ever (7.5 million) and equaled a season high in Adults 18-49 (2.0/6). It was Friday's #1 TV show on both counts.
At 8pm, Last Man Standing was up 17% from its last telecast two weeks ago in Adults 18-49 (1.4/5 vs. 1.2/4) to match a best-since-premiere rating - since 9/20/13.
At 8:30pm, The Neighbors was up for its 2nd straight telecast in Adults 18-49 (+11% - 1.0/3 vs. 0.9/2) to also tie a best-since-premiere rating - since 9/20/13.
At 10pm, 20/20 was up 22% week to week in Adults 18-49 (1.1/3 vs. 0.9/3)
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ABC Wins Friday with Gains Across its Lineup - Shark Tank Posts a Series High in Total Viewers
ABC Friday Prime (8-11pm - 6.0 million and 1.4/4 in AD18-49): ABC ranked #1 on Friday in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 (tie). The Net's Shark Tank was Friday's most-watched TV show overall and once again finished as the #1 program in Adults 18-49.
· Up for its 2nd straight telecast in Total Viewers (+6%) and Adults 18-49 (+11%), Shark Tank drew the series' biggest audience ever and equaled a season high in young adults.
Last Man Standing (8-8:30pm - 6.3 million and 1.4/5 in AD18-49): At 8pm, Last Man Standing was up 17% from its last telecast two weeks ago in Adults 18-49 to match a best-since-premiere rating - since 9/20/13.
The Neighbors (8:30-9pm - 4.0 million and 1.0/3 in AD18-49): At 8:30pm, The Neighbors was up for its 2nd consecutive telecast in Adults 18-49 (+11%) to tie a best-since-premiere rating - since 9/20/13.
Shark Tank (9-10pm - 7.5 million and 2.0/6 in AD18-49): Doubling its lead-in at 9pm in Adults 18-49, ABC's Shark Tank posted a dominant win in its hour, beating runner-up NBC's Grimm by 25% (2.0/6 vs. 1.6/5). Season to date, Shark Tank has gained 14% in Adults 18-49 over the same point last year to the series' best performance ever.
20/20 (10-11pm - 5.1 million and 1.1/3 in AD18-49): ABC's 20/20 ranked #1 in the 10 o'clock hour with Adults 18-49 (tie) and Adults 25-54 (tie). 20/20 featured a celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela, including details of his passing, world-wide reaction, plans for his funeral and images of the day. The ABC newsmagazine surged week to week by 22% in Adults 18-49 and by 14% in Adults 25-54.