ABC's "Body of Proof" Wins at 10pm with its 2nd Largest Audience this Season
ABC was the 2nd-most-watched TV network on Tuesday night, outdrawing NBC with The Voice and the debut of Ready for Love by 1.8 million viewers and Fox by 4.7 million viewers.
Gaining in viewers (+8%) and young adults (+9%) from start to finish in the 8pm hour against NBC's The Voice and CBS' top-rated NCIS, ABC freshman Splash attracted a larger audience than Fox's Hell's Kitchen (+18%) for the 3rd straight week.
Surging over its lead-in at 9pm, ABC's DWTS: The Results Show took second place in the hour with Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers. Among Adults 18-49, ABC's dancing results show beat out the opening hour of NBC's The Voice-led debut of Ready for Love by 6% and Fox's comedies by 6% (New Girl/The Mindy Project). Lisa Vanderpump was the third celebrity to leave the competition this season.
For the 3rd Tuesday in a row, ABC's Body of Proof was the most-watched TV show in the 10pm hour, beating CBS' Golden Boy by 1.2 million viewers and nearly tripling the second hour of NBC's Ready for Love opener (+194%). The ABC drama also ranked #1 in the hour for the 3rd consecutive week with Adults 25-54 and outdelivered the NBC unscripted premiere in Adults 18-49 (+8%). Building week to week in Total Viewers (+6%) and Adults 25-54 (+5%), Body of Proof drew its 2nd-biggest audience this season.