‘20/20’ Is Friday’s No. 1 Newsmagazine, Leading ‘Dateline’ in All Key Demos: Total Viewers, Adults 18–49 and Adults 25–54

‘20/20’ Is Friday’s No. 1 Newsmagazine, Leading ‘Dateline’ in All Key Demos: Total Viewers, Adults 18–49 and Adults 25–54

Nov. 17, 2020

 

** Ratings Report for ABC News’ “20/20”

For Nov. 13, 2020

 

‘20/20’ IS FRIDAY’S NO. 1 NEWSMAGAZINE, LEADING ‘DATELINE’ IN ALL KEY DEMOS: TOTAL VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54

 

Week to Week, ‘20/20’ Grows Across the Board, Hitting Season Highs in Both Key Adult Demos

 

‘20/20’ Builds on Year-Ago Telecast by Double Digits in All Key Demos

 

Season to Date, ‘20/20’ Is Up in Total Viewers Compared to Last Season

 

“20/20” stood as Friday’s No. 1 newsmagazine, leading NBC’s “Dateline” in all key target demos: Total Viewers (+9% – 3.6 million vs. 3.3 million), Adults 18-49 (+50% – 0.6/4 vs. 0.4/3) and Adults 25-54 (+29% – 0.9/4 vs. 0.7/4).

 

“20/20” improved week to week (vs. 11/6/20) in Total Viewers (+9% – 3.5 million vs. 3.3 million), Adults 18-49 (+20% – 0.6/4 vs. 0.5/3) and Adults 25-54 (+29% – 0.9/4 vs. 0.8/3), hitting season highs in both key Adults demos. In fact, “20/20” turned in its strongest performance in the key Adult news demo in 6 months – since 5/15/20.

 

“20/20” built on its year-ago telecast (vs. 11/15/19) by double digits across the board: Total Viewers (+29% – 3.6 million vs. 2.8 million), Adults 18-49 (+20% – 0.6/4 vs. 0.5/3) and Adults 25-54 (+13% – 0.9/4 vs. 0.8/3).          

 

Season to date, “20/20” is up in Total Viewers (+10% – 3.3 million vs. 3.0 million) compared to same point last season.                

 

The two-hour “20/20” reported on the disappearance of wife and mother Susan Powell, and the stunning twist involving her two sons that no one saw coming.

 

“20/20” is anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach. David Sloan is senior executive producer.

                                                        

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Ratings for 11/13/20, or as dated.  “20/20” premiered on 10/16/20.  2020 -2021 Season (9/21 – 11/15/19) and 2019 -2020 Season (9/23 – 11/17/19).  Beginning 8/31/20, national ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing.  Prior to 8/31/20, ratings do not include OOH viewing. 

 

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