ABC Wins Friday with "Shark Tank" at #1 and "Last Man Standing" at Season Highs
ABC Friday Prime (8-11pm - 6.5 million and 1.4/5 in AD18-49): ABC won Friday in Adults 18-49 by 17% over its nearest competitor (1.4/5 vs. 1.2/4 - NBC tied). It was the Net's 3rd straight November Sweep Friday to lead the pack in young adults. ABC was also the night's most-watched network overall (6.5 million)
· ABC's Shark Tank (100th episode) was Friday's #1 TV show in Adults 18-49 (1.7/6), delivering the top series rank on the evening for the 8th straight week this season.
· The Network was up over the same Friday last November in viewers and young adults (6.0 million and 1.3/5 on 11/15/13). Season to date, ABC's Friday is growing by double digits in Total Viewers (+12%) and Adults 18-49 (+12%), marking a 7-year high on the night with young adults - since the comparable weeks of 2007-08.
Last Man Standing (8-8:30pm - 7.1 million and 1.5/6 in AD18-49)
At 8pm, Last Man Standing was #1 in Adults 18-49 (1.5/6) to rank as the night's top-rated scripted show. LMS was up for the 2nd week in Adults 18-49 (+15%) to a new season high. In fact, the ABC comedy drew its biggest audience and highest Adult 18-49 number since last January - since 1/10/14 and 1/31/14, respectively.
Cristela (8:30-9pm - 5.2 million and 1.1/4 in AD18-49)
At 8:30pm, Cristela was up 10% to a 4-week high in Adults 18-49 (1.1/4) and spiked 38% over the year-ago The Neighbors in the half-hour (0.8/3 on 11/15/13).
Shark Tank (9-10pm - 7.6 million and 1.7/6 in AD18-49)
Surging over its lead-in at 9pm (+55%), ABC's 100th episode of Shark Tank led its hour by 42% in Adults 18-49 over its closest competition (1.7/6 vs. 1.2/4 - NBC's Grimm). Shark Tank jumped by 1.1 million viewers over its year-ago telecast (6.5 million and 1.7/5 on 11/15/13) and held steady in Adults 18-49.
20/20 (10-11pm - 5.7 million and 1.2/4 in AD18-49) At10pm, ABC's 20/20 won its hour in Total Viewers (5.7 million), Adults 25-54 (1.7/5) and Adults 18-49 (1.2/4). Dominating in Adults 18-49 in the hour, 20/20 beat NBC's Constantine by 50% (0.8/3) and tripled CBS' Hollywood Film Awards coverage (0.4/1).