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[05/22/14 - 01:29 PM]
Final: ABC Wins May Sweep by Double Digits for First Victory in 14 Years
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC Wins the May Sweep in Adults 18-49 for the First Time in 14 Years

The Net Tops Each Friday and Sunday in May in Adults 18-49, Hitting a 7-Year May Sweep High on Friday Night

ABC Delivers 7 of the Top 20 Broadcast Series in May with Adults 18-49

2014 May Sweep (4/24-5/21/14 - 28 Nights Complete - Live + Same Day)

ABC won the 2014 May Sweep by double-digit percentages in Adults 18-49 (1.7/5), beating CBS and NBC by 13% each (1.5/5-tied) and Fox by 31% (1.3/4). The Net also ranked No. 1 for the month in Adults 18-34 (1.2/5), Adults 25-54 (2.2/6 - tied w/CBS) and across all key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54), while standing as the top-rated broadcaster with Teens 12-17.

· First May Sweep Adult 18-49 Win in 14 Years and Longest Winning Streak in 7-1/2 Years: The Net delivered its first May Sweep victory in 14 years among Adults 18-49 - since 2000. In fact, ABC has been building competitive momentum since the Winter Olympics concluded in February and has now finished No. 1 in Adults 18-49 for each of the last 5 Nielsen weeks to mark its longest winning streak in 7-1/2 years - since Fall 2006.

· ABC Wins Each Friday and Sunday of the May Sweep in Adults 18-49 - Top Friday in 7 Years: ABC took first place on each Friday during the May Sweep in Adults 18-49, building year over year by 14% to its highest number on the night in 7 years - since May 2007. ABC's "Shark Tank" and "20/20" stood as Friday's Top 2 TV shows of the May Sweep. In addition, ABC won all 4 Sundays in Adults 18-49, growing 5% year to year. The Net delivered Sunday's No. 1 broadcast series in May with "Once Upon a Time."

· Highest-Rated Series of the Month: ABC claimed 7 of the Top 20 broadcast series during May in Adults 18-49, placing 3 of the Top 10: "Modern Family" - No. 2, "Grey's Anatomy" - No. 6, "DWTS" - No. 10, "Once Upon a Time" - No. 12, while "S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Resurrection" and "Bachelorette" tied at No. 18. In addition, ABC's "DWTS" was May's most-watched unscripted series overall, outdrawing both installments of Fox's "American Idol" and NBC's "The Voice."

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings (4/24-5/21/14).





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· 20/20 (ABC)
· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· BACHELORETTE, THE (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· ONCE UPON A TIME (ABC)
· RESURRECTION (ABC)
· SHARK TANK (ABC)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)





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