or


[05/23/13 - 02:02 PM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 in the May Sweep for the First Time in 13 Years in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC Ranks No. 1 in the May Sweep for the First Time in 13 Years in Adults 18-49

ABC's Dramas Dominate in May with 6 of the Top 10 Telecasts in Adults 18-49

The Net Airs 3 of May's Top 10 TV Shows in Adults 18-49, Including the No. 1 10 O'clock Series with "Scandal"

ABC is the No. 1 Network in May on Monday-Friday from 10-11pm in Key Adults

2013 May Sweep (4/25-5/22/13 - 28 Nights Complete - Live + Same Day)

ABC ranked No. 1 for the 2013 May Sweep in Adults 18-49 (1.8/5 - tied with CBS and Fox), while leading NBC by 6% (1.7/5). It was the Network's first No. 1 finish during May in 13 years - since 2000. ABC also led the month across all key Women demographics: W18-34 (1.7/6-tie), W18-49 (2.3/7) and W25-54 (3.0/7).

· ABC Dramas Dominate the May Sweep: With Thursday's combo of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal," ABC delivered 6 of the Top 10 drama telecasts during the May Sweep in Adults 18-49: "Scandal-5/16" and "Scandal-5/9" tied at No. 2, "Grey's-5/9" and "Grey's-5/16" tied at No. 4, "Grey's-5/2" - No. 8 and "Scandal-4/25" - No. 9. Dominating at 10:00 p.m., the Net aired each of the Top 7 highest rated 10 o'clock drama telecasts for the month in Adults 18-49, with "Scandal" claiming the Top 4 positions and "Castle" claiming the next 3 positions.

· Highest-Rated Series of the Month: ABC claimed 3 of the Top 10 TV shows during May in Adults 18-49 with "Modern Family" (No. 4), "Grey's Anatomy" (No. 8) and "Scandal" (No. 9). In fact "Scandal" was the month's No. 1 10 o'clock series in Adults 18-49. ABC's "DWTS" was the most-watched unscripted series overall, outdrawing both installments of Fox's "American Idol" and NBC's "The Voice."

· ABC is the Only Net to Improve its Local News Lead-in Audience and Ranks No. 1 in Key Adults: ABC was the only net to grow its overall audience year to year from 10:00-11:00 p.m. on Monday-Friday as a lead-in to affiliates' late-local news, gaining 4% over last May's average (7.9 million vs. 7.6 million). CBS and NBC were both down in the hour year to year. In addition, ABC stood as the No. 1 network during the month on Monday-Friday from 10:00-11:00 p.m. in Adults 18-49 (2.0/6) and Adults 25-54 (2.6/7), beating CBS (1.7/5 and 2.4/6) and NBC (1.5/4 and 1.9/5).

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings (4/25-5/22/13), unless stated otherwise.





  [may 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· SCANDAL (ABC)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
"The Simpsons" Soars on FXX - Day 1 of 12-Day Marathon Delivers Record-Breaking Numbers for Nascent Channel
FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 24
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Big Brother" to Top Spots
The Eye is the night's most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Season Closer Is Up 22% to Tie a Season High and Tops Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
GSN's Third Episode of Body-Painting Competition Show, "Skin Wars," Delivers Series-High Ratings
GSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 11:07 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Sets Nine-Week Highs in 18-49 Demo and Total Viewers for Week of Aug. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 11-15.

[08/21/14 - 08:39 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Is the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 in Total Viewers and Wins Its Time Period in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with "Big Brother"
The show's latest installment is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[08/21/14 - 08:25 AM]
"Motive" Builds to 6-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/20/14 - 02:15 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Is Top of the Charts
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/20/14 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy's "Wizard Wars" Makes Magic -- Conjures Up Over One Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 12:11 PM]
4.5 Million Viewers Turn to WE tv on Night of "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premieres
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/20/14 - 08:39 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 08:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock once again leads the night among both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/19/14 - 02:19 PM]
Summer Finales of ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" and "The Fosters" Garner Multi-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demos
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, August 18.