or


[02/26/15 - 01:41 PM]
ABC's Primetime Grows the Most During the 2015 February Sweep, Winning Monday, Thursday and Friday During the Month in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[via press release from ABC]

2015 February Sweep - ABC Primetime (Based on Live + Same Day and/or Most Current Program Ratings)

ABC's Primetime Grows the Most During the 2015 February Sweep, Winning Monday, Thursday and Friday During the Month in Adults 18-49

The Net Airs 5 of the Top 15 Broadcast Series in February in Adults 18-49, Including the Sweep's No. 1 10pm Series with "How to Get Away with Murder"

ABC Ranks No. 1 for the Month in the Monday-Friday 10pm Hour in Adults 18-49

2015 February Sweep (28 Nights Complete):

ABC finished as the No. 2 network during February in Adults 18-49 (2.0/6) to a Super Bowl-led NBC, outdelivering CBS by 11% (1.8/5) and Fox by 33% (1.5/5). Excluding sports, ABC ranked a solid No. 1 in Adults 18-49 (2.0/6) for the sweep, leading CBS by 11% (1.8/5), NBC by 25% (1.6/5) and Fox by 33% (1.5/5).

· ABC is Up the Most from February to February: ABC's primetime delivery was up the most among the broadcasters during the 2015 February Sweep, spiking 64% in Total Viewers (7.2 million vs. 4.4 million) and 67% in Adults 18-49 (2.0/6 vs. 1.2/3) from February 2014.

· Wins Each Thursday and Friday in February for First Time in 8 and 20 Years, respectively: On average, ABC ranked No. 1 on Monday, Thursday and Friday during the sweep in Adults 18-49. In fact, the Net won all 4 Thursdays of the February Sweep for the first time in 8 years and each Friday for the first time in 20 years - since 2007 and 1995, respectively. In addition, on average, ABC won Monday during the sweep in Adults 18-49 for the first time since 2009.

· Highest-Rated TV Series in February: Based on Nielsen's Most Current ratings to include all available TV playback, ABC claimed 5 of the Top 15 broadcast series during February in Adults 18-49, landing 4 in the Top 10: "Scandal" - No. 4, "Modern Family" and "How to Get Away with Murder" tie at No. 7, "Grey's Anatomy" - No. 9 and "The Bachelor" - No. 15.

· Wins the 10pm Hour in February with "HTGAWM" as the Top Show in Adults 18-49: In the 10 o'clock hour on Monday-Friday as a lead-in to affiliates' late-local news, ABC was the No. 1 network during February in Adults 18-49 (1.6/5) by double digits over CBS (+14% - 1.4/5) and NBC (+23% - 1.3/4). In fact, ABC's delivery was up 50% in the hour year to year, while CBS was up 5% and NBC dropped -67%. ABC's "Murder" was February's No. 1 10pm series in Adults 18-49.

· ABC's "The Oscars" is February's No. 1 Entertainment Telecast: In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, ABC's "The Oscars" ranked as the No. 1 entertainment telecast for both the February Sweep and the 2014-15 season to date. In fact, it was TV's biggest entertainment broadcast in 1 year - since 3/2/14.

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings 1/29-2/25/15 vs. 1/30-2/26/14. TV Series Rankings based on Most Current Program Ratings. Individual telecast ranks, 10 o'clock rank and year to year comparisons based on Live + Same Day Program Ratings.





  [february 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· SCANDAL (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/18/19 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Powers ABC to Demo Victory
The Alphabet claims top adults 18-49 honors while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[03/17/19 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Honors
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" helps the Alphabet split the adults 18-49 crown.

[03/16/19 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Honors with ABC
The Eye's mainstay "Blue Bloods" is the night's most-watched program.

[03/15/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Tops Viewers
FOX gets a boost among adults 18-49 with its coverage of the "iHeartRadio Music Awards."

[03/14/19 - 08:54 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "Empire" Return
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[03/13/19 - 09:57 AM]
TLC's Breakout Hit "Dr. Pimple Popper" Wraps Most Recent Season with the Finale Garnering a Series Ratings High
New episodes return this coming summer.

[03/13/19 - 08:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Snap NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock had won every Tuesday night among adults 18-49 thus far in 2019.

[03/12/19 - 08:08 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Finale Puts ABC in Front
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[03/11/19 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 honors while CBS is the most-watched network.

[03/10/19 - 10:34 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown
The Peacock leads the night in total viewers, splits adults 18-49 honors with ABC.

[03/09/19 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Home Top Honors in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's "The Gayle King Interview with R. Kelly" special leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/08/19 - 01:38 PM]
E!'s "Very Cavallari" Earns Highest-Rated Season Premiere of the Series; Up Double Digits Among All Key Demos
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 3.

[03/08/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Puts CBS on Top
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/07/19 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Special Gives ABC a Boost
The Alphabet takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/06/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Claim Top Spots
The Peacock and its reality entry hold off ABC and its "The Bachelor" special.