ABC Wins Friday with Shark Tank and LMS as the Top Shows
ABC Friday Prime (8-11pm - 6.3 million and 1.3/5 in AD18-49): ABC won Friday in Adults 18-49 (1.3/5) with Shark Tank as the top-rated TV show (1.8/6) and Last Man Standing as the #1 scripted show (1.3/5). In fact, Shark Tank marked its 20th straight original telecast as Friday's #1 series in the key young adult sales demo. The Net was also Friday's leader in Total Viewers (6.3 million) with Shark Tank (7.5 million) and Last Man Standing (7.1 million) finishing as the Top 2 most-watched shows overall.
Last Man Standing (8-8:30pm - 7.1 million and 1.3/5 in AD18-49) At 8pm, ABC's Last Man Standing won its half-hour in Adults 18-49 and was up 8% week to week (1.3/5 vs. 1.2/5). The ABC comedy was also the most-watched show in the half-hour (7.1 million).
Cristela (8:30-9pm - 5.5 million and 1.0/4 in AD18-49) At 8:30pm, ABC's Cristela stood as the most-watched show in its slot and grew week to week in Total Viewers (+10% - 5.5 million vs. 5.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (+11% - 1.0/4 vs. 0.9/3).
Shark Tank (9-10pm - 7.5 million and 1.8/6 in AD18-49) Spiking 80% over its lead-in among Adults 18-49 at 9pm, ABC's Shark Tank won its hour by 64% over its nearest regular competition (1.8/6 vs. 1.1/4 - NBC's Dateline). The ABC unscripted series built week to week in viewers (+4% - 7.5 million vs. 7.2 million) and steady with young adults.
20/20 (10-11pm - 5.1 million and 1.1/4 in AD18-49) At 10pm, ABC's 20/20 gained viewers week to week (+4% - 5.1 million vs. 4.9 million) and held steady in Adults 18-49 (1.1/4) and Adults 25-54 (1.6/5).