Quick Take for Monday, Sept. 28, 2020
(National Live+Same Day Program Ratings)
ABC Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Broadcast Network in Adults 18-49
Disney Night of 'Dancing with the Stars' Is Monday's Top Entertainment Show
'Dancing with the Stars' Improves Year Over Year for 3rd Straight Week
ABC Monday Primetime (8:00-11:00 p.m. - 5.9 million and 0.9/5 in AD18-49):
ABC ranked as Monday's No. 1 broadcast network in Adults 18-49 (0.9/5), topping runner-up NBC with the Stanley Cup Finals by 13% (0.8/4). .
"Dancing with the Stars" (8:00-10:00 p.m. - 6.9 million and 1.1/6 in AD18-49):
· On Disney Night, ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" ranked as Monday's No. 1 entertainment program in Total Viewers (6.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.1/6), standing as the night's top entertainment show for its 3rd straight telecast. In addition, the ABC unscripted series was Monday's No. 1 broadcast program in both in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, leading NBC's coverage of the Stanley Cup Finals (2.9 million and 0.8/4, respectively).
· "Dancing with the Stars" improved over week 3 of the prior season by 13% among Adults 18-49 (1.1/6 vs. 0.8/4), building year over year for the 3rd consecutive week. In addition, compared to the year-ago Disney Night telecast (on 10/14/19), "Dancing with the Stars" grew by 22% (1.1/6 vs. 0.9/4).
· "Dancing with the Stars" grew over the prior week by 13% in Total Viewers (6.9 million vs. 6.1 million) and held even week to week among Adults 18-49 (1.1/6).
Editor's note: A Live+3 Day ratings release to include the debut of ABC's "Emergency Call" will be issued next Monday, 10/5.
Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+Same Day Program Ratings, 9/28/20. Beginning 8/31/20, National Program Ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing.