ABC is #1 on Friday for the 2nd Week in a Row with AD18-49 - Shark Tank Scores a Season High in Viewers
ABC Friday Prime (8-11pm - 6.0 million and 1.2/5 in AD18-49): ABC ranked #1 on Friday night for the 2nd week in a row with Adults 18-49 (1.2/5-tied w/CBS), outdelivering NBC by 50% (0.8/3) and doubling Fox (+100% - 0.6/2). ABC's Last Man Standing and Shark Tank tied as Friday's #1 TV show (1.3/5 - tied w/CBS' Blue Bloods).
· Winning from 8-10pm and coming off last week's season highs, ABC's Last Man Standing (1.3/5), Dr. Ken (0.9/4-tie) and Shark Tank (1.3/5-tie) each turned around with their 2nd highest Adult 18-49 ratings this season. In addition for the 2nd week running, Shark Tank delivered a new season high in Total Viewers (5.8 million).
· At 10pm, ABC's 20/20 stood as Friday's top newsmagazine across the board, dominating NBC's Dateline head to head in the hour by 66% in Total Viewers (5.8 million vs. 3.5 million), by 57% in Adults 18-49 (1.1/4 vs. 0.7/3) and by 60% in Adults 25-54 (1.6/5 vs. 1.0/3). After last week's season-best performance, 20/20 followed up with its 3rd strongest results of 2016-17 with viewers and key adults. In a special edition of 20/20, Diane Sawyer connected with thousands of Americans to hear the realities they face in their daily lives, trying to make ends meet.