[12/24/20 - 11:06 AM]
ABC Is Fall's No. 1 Entertainment Net in Adults 18-49, Marking Network's First Win in 5 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[via press release from ABC]

2020-2021 Season - Primetime: National Most Current Program Ratings

ABC Is Fall's No. 1 Entertainment Net in Adults 18-49, Marking Network's First Win in 5 Years

ABC Ranks as Most-Watched Entertainment Network for First Time in 20 Years

ABC Primetime (9/21-12/20/20 - National Most Current Program Ratings):

Excluding sports programming, ABC ranks as the No. 1 entertainment network this fall among Adults 18-49 (1.0/6), leading Fox by 11% (0.9/5), NBC by 25% (0.8/5) and CBS by 43% (0.7/4), and marking the first time ABC has ranked No. 1 during the fall in 5 years - since the 2015-2016 season. ABC is also the season's No. 1 entertainment network in Total Viewers (5.1 million) for the first time in 20 years - since the 2000-2001 season.

ABC ranked or tied as the No. 1 entertainment broadcast network in 9 of the 13 weeks of the season to date in Adults 18-49, up from its 2 weekly wins at this point last season.

ABC stands as the No. 1 entertainment network this fall on 4 of the 7 days of the week among Adults 18-49: Monday (1.1/6), Tuesday (1.5/9), Thursday (1.3/8-tie) and Friday (0.6/4).

· ABC claims 2 of the fall's Top 5 entertainment programs with Adults 18-49, tying NBC for the most: "Grey's Anatomy" (2.2/13) - No. 3 and "The Bachelorette" (1.8/10) - No. 4.

· ABC delivers 5 of the season's Top 10 scripted programs among Adults 18-49, tying NBC for the most: "Grey's Anatomy" (2.2/13) - No. 2, "Station 19" (1.4/8) - No. 6, while "Big Sky" (1.3/9), "The Good Doctor" (1.3/8) and "The Conners" (1.3/7) tie for No. 7.

· ABC has 2 of the Top 4 comedies this fall in Adults 18-49, including the No. 1 comedy: "The Conners" (1.3/7) - No. 1 and "The Goldbergs" (1.1/6) - No. 4.

· ABC delivers the No. 1 series in the 10 o'clock hour this season on Monday with "The Good Doctor" (1.3/8), on Tuesday with "Big Sky" (1.3/9) and on Thursday with "A Million Little Things" (1.2/8) among Adults 18-49.

· ABC claims 2 of the Top 3 new series this fall with Adults 18-49, including the No. 1 new series: "Big Sky" (1.3/9) - No. 1 (tie) and "Supermarket Sweep" (1.0/5) - No. 3.

· ABC's "The Bachelorette" ranks as the No. 1 show on TV this fall among Women 18-34 (2.5/20).

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Most Current Program Ratings for 2020-2021 season (9/21-12/20/20), entertainment excludes sports programming. Network averages exclude programs < 5 minutes. Series rankings excludes specials, breakouts, sustainers, programs < 5 minutes. Beginning 8/31/20, National Program Ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing.

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