[10/08/21 - 10:42 AM]
Season Premiere and 700th Episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" Builds by Double Digits Over Season Finale in Total Viewers
"Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" and "Supermarket Sweep" were also up from last week's season premieres.

[via press release from ABC]

Quick Take for Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021 (National Live+3 Day Program Ratings)

Season Premiere and 700th Episode of 'America's Funniest Home Videos' Builds by Double Digits Over Season Finale in Total Viewers

'Celebrity Wheel of Fortune' and 'Supermarket Sweep' Grow Over Week-Earlier Season Premieres

'The Rookie' Is Sunday's No. 1 Playback Gainer in Total Viewers

"America's Funniest Home Videos" (7:00-8:00 p.m. - 5.1 million and 0.6/4 in AD18-49):

The season premiere and 700th episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" soared over its May season finale by 13% in Total Viewers (5.1 million vs. 4.5 million on 5/23/21) and outdrew its final four telecasts of the prior season.

"America's Funniest Home Videos" improved over its prior season average by 4% in Total Viewers (5.1 million vs. 4.9 million).

"Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" (8:00-9:00 p.m. - 4.9 million and 0.6/4 in AD18-49):

"Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" built over its week-earlier season premiere by double digits in both Total Viewers (+17% - 4.9 million vs. 4.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (+20% - 0.6/4 vs. 0.5/3).

"Supermarket Sweep" (9:00-10:00 p.m. - 3.3 million and 0.6/3 in AD18-49):

"Supermarket Sweep" grew over its week-ago season premiere by 10% in Total Viewers (3.3 million vs. 3.0 million) and held even week to week among Adults 18-49.

ABC's "Supermarket Sweep" was the No. 1 entertainment series in Sunday's 9 p.m. hour in Total Viewers (3.3 million).

"The Rookie" (10:00-11:00 p.m. - 5.7 million and 0.6/4 in AD18-49):

ABC's "The Rookie" stood as the No. 1 entertainment program in the Sunday 10 p.m. hour in both Total Viewers (5.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.6/4).

After three days of TV playback, "The Rookie" spiked by +2.57 million Total Viewers over its Live+Same Day average to stand as Sunday's No. 1 gainer. In addition, the ABC drama soared by +100% among Adults 18-49 from L+SD to L+3 to rank as the night's biggest broadcast gainer.

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+3 Day Program Ratings, 10/3/21.

  [october 2021]  


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