[01/12/23 - 01:25 PM]
ABC Wins Tuesday in Adults 18-49 With New 3-Hour Drama Lineup
Excluding sports, ABC scored its most-watched Tuesday (6.6 million) with entertainment programming since November 2020 - since 11/24/20.

[via press release from ABC]

Ratings Report for Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023

National Live+7 Day Program Ratings/ABC Multiplatform+7 Day Ratings

ABC Wins Tuesday in Adults 18-49 With New 3-Hour Drama Lineup

'Will Trent' Is Network's Most-Watched Drama Debut Since 'Big Sky' in 2020

'The Rookie' Opens New Night as Tuesday's No. 1 Show in Adults 18-49 With Its Highest-Rated Telecast Since May 2021

'The Rookie: Feds' Returns With New Series Highs

ABC Tuesday Primetime (8:00-11:00 p.m. - 6.6 million Total Viewers and 0.8/7 rating in AD18-49):

With its new 3-hour drama lineup, ABC ranked No. 1 outright on Tuesday among Adults 18-49 (0.8/7), topping runner-up CBS with its 3-hour drama block by 14% (0.7/6).

Excluding sports, ABC scored its most-watched Tuesday (6.6 million) with entertainment programming since November 2020 - since 11/24/20. In addition, ABC delivered its highest-rated Tuesday since September with Adults 18-49 (0.8/7) - since 9/27/20.

"The Rookie" (8:00-9:00 p.m. - 7.3 million Total Viewers and 1.0/9 rating in AD18-49):

On part 1 of a 2-part crossover event with "The Rookie: Feds," "The Rookie" hit a new season high and outdelivered all 22 original telecasts of the prior season to deliver its highest-rated episode since its May 2021 season finale with Adults 18-49 (1.0/9) - since 5/16/21. In addition, the ABC drama drew its biggest audience this season (7.3 million) and its largest since May 2022 - since 5/1/22.

The mid-season return of "The Rookie" marked ABC's No. 1 entertainment series telecast in Total Viewers this season (7.3 million).

On its new night, ABC's "The Rookie" ranked as Tuesday's No. 1 program among Adults 18-49 (1.0/9).

After just seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "The Rookie" soared to 9.3 million Total Viewers, marking an increase of +4.6 million viewers over its initial Live+Same Day average. The ABC drama shot up to a 1.86 rating in Adults 18-49 to score its highest-rated multiplatform telecast since May 2021 - since 5/9/21.

"The Rookie: Feds" (9:00-10:00 p.m. - 6.0 million Total Viewers and 0.7/6 rating in AD18-49):

On part 2 of a 2-part crossover event with "The Rookie," "The Rookie: Feds" scored new series highs in both Total Viewers (6.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.7/6).

Shifting to the 9 o'clock hour, the mid-season return of ABC's "The Rookie: Feds" ranked No. 1 in its new time slot among Adults 18-49 (0.7/6) and placed among the night's Top 3 highest-rated programs (No. 3).

After seven days of multiplatform viewing, "The Rookie: Feds" jumped to 7.3 million Total Viewers and a 1.27 rating in Adults 18-49.

"Will Trent" (10:00-11:00 p.m. - 6.6 million Total Viewers and 0.6/7 rating in AD18-49):

"Will Trent" opened as ABC's No. 1 series debut this season in Total Viewers (6.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.6/7-tie). In fact, "Will Trent" ranked as ABC's No. 1 premiere telecast (new or returning) for any series so far this season in Total Viewers (6.6 million).

The series debut of "Will Trent" delivered ABC's largest audience (6.6 million) in the 10 o'clock hour with entertainment programming since April 2021 - since 4/13/21.

Despite airing in the final hour of primetime, "Will Trent" grew over its "The Rookie: Feds" lead-in by 10% in Total Viewers (6.6 million vs. 6.0 million).

ABC's "Will Trent" (0.6/7) tied CBS' "FBI: Most-Wanted" (0.6/6) and NBC's "New Amsterdam" (0.6/6) as the No. 1 program in the 10 p.m. hour.

After just seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, the series debut of "Will Trent" gained an additional +5.2 million viewers, bringing its seven-day multiplatform audience to nearly 9 million Total Viewers (8.8 million). In fact, "Will Trent" delivered the largest lift for any new ABC series so far this season in Total Viewers (+5.2 million).

With a seven-day multiplatform audience of 8.8 million Total Viewers, "Will Trent" ranks as ABC's most-watched series debut this season and as the network's most-watched drama debut since November 2020 - since "Big Sky" on 11/17/20.

Source: The Nielsen Company, preliminary National Live+7 Day Program Ratings and preliminary ABC Multiplatform+7 Day Ratings for 1/3/23.

  [january 2023]  


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