[07/02/21 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Ties as No. 1 Entertainment Net for 3rd Time in 4 Weeks with Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of June 21-27.

[via press release from ABC]

Live+3 Day Ratings for Week of June 21, 2021 (Summer Week No. 4): (National Live+3 Day Program Ratings)

ABC Ties as No. 1 Entertainment Net for 3rd Time in 4 Weeks With Adults 18-49

'The Bachelorette' Is No. 1 Entertainment Series for 2nd Straight Week

ABC Has More of Week's Top 15 Highest-Rated Series Than Any Other Network

'Celebrity Dating Game' and 'When Nature Calls' Tie as Week's Top New Series

Excluding sports during the week of June 21, 2021, ABC stood as the No. 1 entertainment network among Adults 18-49 (0.5/4) in the Live+3 Day ratings, tying NBC and Fox. In fact, ABC tied as the No. 1 entertainment network for the 3rd time in 4 weeks with Adults 18-49.

ABC was the week's No. 1 network on Monday (1.0/7) and the No. 1 entertainment network on Thursday (0.5/4-tie), Friday (0.5/4-tie) and Sunday (0.5/4) in Adults 18-49.

For the 2nd week in a row, ABC's "The Bachelorette" was the No. 1 entertainment series among Adults 18-49 (1.2/8). ABC claimed 5 of the week's Top 15 highest-rated entertainment series, tying NBC, Fox and CBS combined (NBC - 3, Fox - 2, CBS - 0, cable - 6): "The Bachelorette" (1.2/8) - No. 1, "Celebrity Family Feud" (0.7/5) - No. 5 (tie), while "The Celebrity Dating Game" (0.6/5), the series debut of "When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren" (0.6/4) and "Holey Moley 3D in 2D" (0.6/4) all tied for No. 8.

ABC's "The Celebrity Dating Game" (0.6/5) and "When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren" (0.6/4) tied as the No. 1 new series of the week among Adults 18-49.


Fueled by "The Bachelorette" and week two of "The Celebrity Dating Game," ABC won Monday in Adults 18-49 (1.0/7) in the Live+3 Day ratings, dominating all-original lineups on NBC (0.6/4) and on Fox (0.6/4) by 67% each. ABC was also Monday's most-watched network (3.8 million), leading runner-up NBC with Olympic Trials coverage by 6% (3.6 million).

· ABC's "The Bachelorette" was Monday's No. 1 program among Adults 18-49 (1.2/8), beating its nearest competition on the night by 33% (0.9/6 for Fox's "Hell's Kitchen"). "The Bachelorette" was also the night's No. 1 show in Total Viewers for the 2nd week in a row (4.2 million).

· ABC's "The Celebrity Dating Game" emerged as the No. 1 program outright in Monday's 10 p.m. hour in Adults 18-49, moving out of a tie with NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" in Live+Same Day to lead by 20% in Live+3 (0.6/5 vs. 0.5/4). "The Celebrity Dating Game" held 100% of its week-earlier series debut among Adults 18-49.


"When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren" (8:00-9:00 p.m. - 4.1 million and 0.6/4 in AD18-49):

ABC's "When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren" opened as the most-watched series debut (4.1 million) on any network so far this summer. In fact, ABC claims the Top 2 most-watched debuts this summer with "When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren" (4.1 million) and "The Celebrity Dating Game" (3.4 million), respectively.

The series debut of "When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren" ranked as Thursday's No. 1 entertainment series in Adults 18-49 (0.6/4), tying ABC's "Holey Moley 3D in 2D."

"When Nature Calls with Helen Mirren" stood as the No. 1 entertainment program in the Thursday 8 p.m. hour in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.


Driven by its Summer Fun & Games lineup, ABC ranked as Sunday's No. 1 entertainment network in Total Viewers for the 2nd straight week (4.2 million) and among Adults 18-49 for the 4th consecutive week (0.5/4) in the Live+3 Day numbers.

· ABC's "Celebrity Family Feud" was the night's No. 1 entertainment series for the 4th week in a row with Adults 18-49.

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+3 Day Program Ratings, summer week No. 4 = 6/21-6/27/21, excludes programs < 5 minutes. Entertainment excludes sports programing. Beginning 8/31/20, National Program Ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing.

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