ABC Kicks Off Summer as Thursday’s No. 1 Network

ABC Kicks Off Summer as Thursday’s No. 1 Network

May 26, 2020

Quick Take for Thursday, May 21, 2020

(National Live+3 Day Program Ratings)

ABC Kicks Off Summer as Thursday’s No. 1 Network

‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ Is Thursday’s Most-Watched Show

‘Holey Moley’ Opens With Its Biggest Audience Since Series Debut

‘To Tell the Truth’ Premieres With Its Top-Rated Telecast Since June 2019

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ABC Thursday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 5.3 million and 0.9/5 in AD18-49):

With “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” hosted by Jimmy Kimmel at 8:00 p.m. leading into the season premieres of “Holey Moley” and “To Tell the Truth” from 9:00-11:00 p.m., ABC kicked off the summer season as Thursday’s No. 1 network in Total Viewers (5.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.9/5).

ABC’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” stood as Thursday’s No. 1 show in Total Viewers (6.5 million).

The 2nd season premiere of ABC’s “Holey Moley” ranked as Thursday’s No. 1 program among Adults 18-49 (1.0/6). “Holey Moley” topped its final 9 telecasts of the prior season in Total Viewers (5.0 million) to draw its biggest audience since its series debut and its last 7 telecasts with Adults 18-49 (1.0/6) to deliver its highest-rated episode since July 2019 – since 6/20/19 and 7/11/19, respectively.

The 5th season premiere of ABC’s “To Tell the Truth” won Thursday’s 10 o’clock hour with Total Viewers (4.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.8/5). “To Tell the Truth” outdelivered its final 8 telecasts of the prior season in Total Viewers to score its most-watched episode since July 2019 and its last 10 episodes among Adults 18-49 to match its highest-rated broadcast since June 2019 – since 7/14/19 and 6/9/19, respectively.

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+3 Day Program Ratings, 5/21/20.

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