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[07/21/14 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Takes 2nd on Sunday in Viewers with "Wipeout" and "Rising Star" Improving Their Time Periods
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC Takes 2nd on Sunday in Viewers with "Wipeout" and "Rising Star" Improving Their Time Periods

ABC Sunday Prime (7-11pm - 4.1 million and 0.9/3 in AD18-49): With a repeat AFV at 7pm, originals of Wipeout at 8pm and Rising Star at 9pm and a repeat Castle at 10pm, ABC (4.1 million) finished as the 2nd-most-watched network on Sunday to CBS' all-original lineup.

America's Funniest Home Videos (7-8pm - 4.8 million and 0.9/4 in AD18-49): At 7pm, ABC's encore America's Funniest Home Videos took second in Total Viewers (4.8 million) and tied for #1 in Adults 18-49 (0.9/4).

Wipeout (8-9pm - 3.8 million and 1.0/4 in AD18-49): At 8pm, ABC's Wipeout took second to CBS' Big Brother among Total Viewers and improved its hour year to year by 27% (3.8 million vs. 3.0 million for an original Celebrity Wife Swap on 7/21/13).

Rising Star (9-10pm - 4.1 million and 1.0/3 in AD18-49): At 9pm, ABC's Rising Star built on its lead-in for 2nd place in its hour with Total Viewers (4.1 million). Rising Star boosted its slot over original programming on the year-ago night by 37% (3.0 million for Whodunnit? on 7/21/13). The ABC unscripted series was up for the 2nd-consecutive week with Kids 2-11 to a match a series high.

Castle (10-11pm - 3.6 million and 0.6/2 in AD18-49): At 10pm, ABC's repeat Castle tied CBS' original Reckless in Adults 18-49 (0.6/2).

Quick Take for Sunday, July 20, 2014 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Finishes as Sunday's 2nd-Most-Watched TV Network

"Wipeout" Takes Second to CBS' "Big Brother" from 8-9pm Among Viewers

ABC's "Rising Star" Improves its Hour by 37% Year to Year in Total Viewers

ABC Sunday Prime (7:00-11:00 p.m. - 4.1 million and 0.9/3 in AD18-49):

With a repeat "AFV" at 7:00 p.m., originals of "Wipeout" at 8:00 p.m. and "Rising Star" at 9:00 p.m. and a repeat "Castle" at 10:00 p.m., ABC (4.1 million) finished as the 2nd-most-watched network on Sunday to CBS' all-original lineup.

"America's Funniest Home Videos" (7:00-8:00 p.m. - 4.8 million and 0.9/4 in AD18-49):

At 7:00 p.m., ABC's encore "America's Funniest Home Videos" took second in Total Viewers (4.8 million) and tied for No. 1 in Adults 18-49 (0.9/4).

"Wipeout" (8:00-9:00 p.m. - 3.8 million and 1.0/4 in AD18-49):

At 8:00 p.m., ABC's "Wipeout" took second to CBS' "Big Brother" among Total Viewers and improved its hour year to year by 27% (3.8 million vs. 3.0 million for an original "Celebrity Wife Swap" on 7/21/13).

"Rising Star" (9:00-10:00 p.m. - 4.1 million and 1.0/3 in AD18-49):

At 9:00 p.m., ABC's "Rising Star" built on its lead-in for 2nd place in its hour with Total Viewers (4.1 million). "Rising Star" boosted its slot over original programming on the year-ago night by 37% (3.0 million for "Whodunnit?" on 7/21/13). The ABC unscripted series was up for the 2nd-consecutive week with Kids 2-11 to a match a series high.

"Castle" (10:00-11:00 p.m. - 3.6 million and 0.6/2 in AD18-49):

At 10:00 p.m., ABC's repeat "Castle" tied CBS' original "Reckless" in Adults 18-49 (0.6/2).

Source: The Nielsen Company (Fast Affiliate, Live + Same Day Ratings), 07/20/14.





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· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· BIG BROTHER (CBS)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· RECKLESS (CBS)
· RISING STAR (ABC)
· WHODUNNIT? (ABC)
· WIFE SWAP (ABC)
· WIPEOUT (ABC)





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