ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 4 TV Shows in AD18-49
ABC Friday Prime (8-11pm - 5.7 million and 1.4/5 in AD18-49): ABC dominated Friday in Adults 18-49 with a 56% lead over its nearest competition (1.4/5 vs. 0.9/4 for CBS). It was the Net's 11th Friday in a row this season rank #1 on the evening or finish as the non-sports leader in the key young adult sales demo.
· ABC's lineup returned to all originals and delivered the night's Top 4 TV shows in Adults 18-49 with Shark Tank (1.6/6), Last Man Standing (1.3/6), 20/20 (1.2/5) and Dr. Ken (1.2/5). Shark Tank was Friday's #1 entertainment series for its 10th-straight original telecast this season.
Last Man Standing (8-8:30pm - 6.6 million and 1.3/6 in AD18-49): At 8pm, Last Man Standing won its half-hour in viewers (6.6 million) and young adults (1.3/6). Coming off last weeks' repeat, LMS was up 8% from its most recent telecast to tie a season high in Adults 18-49.
Dr. Ken (8:30-9pm - 5.3 million and 1.2/5 in AD18-49): At 8:30pm, ABC's Dr. Ken won its half-hour among Adults 18-49 (1.2/5). The ABC freshman comedy held steady with its most recent telecast two weeks ago and improved its half-hour by 33% year to year (1.2/5 vs. 0.9/3 for on original Cristela on 12/5/14).
Shark Tank (9-10pm - 6.1 million and 1.6/6 in AD18-49): Jumping from its lead-in at 9pm, ABC's Shark Tank doubled its closest competition in the hour in Adults 18-49 (+100% - 1.6/6 vs. 0.8/3 = NBC's Grimm). Coming off last week's repeat, Shark Tank returned within 1-tenth of tying the season high of its last original with young adults (1.6/6 vs. 1.7/6).
20/20 (10-11pm - 5.0 million and 1.2/5 in AD18-49): ABC's 20/20 ranked #1 in the 10 o'clock hour with Adults 18-49 (1.2/5) and Adults 25-54 (1.7/5), beating NBC's Dateline (0.9/4 and 1.3/4) by 33% and 31%, respectively. 20/20 built week to week in Total Viewers (+6% - 5.0 million vs. 4.7 million), Adults 18-49 (+9% - 1.2/5 vs. 1.1/4) and Adults 25-54 (+21% - 1.7/5 vs. 1.4/4).