ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Grows to a Best-Since-Premiere Adult 18-49 Rating

ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Grows to a Best-Since-Premiere Adult 18-49 Rating

Nov. 18, 2019

Quick Take for Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

(National Live +3 Day Program Ratings)


ABC is Monday’s Most-Watched Broadcast Network 

‘Dancing with the Stars’ Grows to a Best-Since-Premiere Adult 18-49 Rating

ABC’s ‘The Good Doctor’ Ranks as Monday’s Most-Watched Series  

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ABC Monday Prime (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 8.3 million and 1.2/5 in AD18-49):

With the 2019 season of “Dancing with the Stars” and “The Good Doctor,” ABC stood as the most-watched broadcast network on Monday (8.3 million). ABC grew for the 2nd straight week in Total Viewers (+5% – 8.3 million vs. 7.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (+9% – 1.2/5 vs. 1.1/5) to its most-watched Monday in 4 weeks—since 10/14/19.

“Dancing with the Stars” (8:00-10:00 p.m. – 7.6 million and 1.1/4 in AD18-49):

ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” grew week to week by 4% with Total Viewers (7.6 million vs. 7.3 million) to a 4-week high and by 10% with Adults 18-49 (1.1/4 vs. 1.0/4) to match its strongest telecast since its season premiere—since 10/14/19 and 9/16/19, respectively.


“The Good Doctor” (10:00-11:00 p.m. – 9.7 million and 1.5/7 in AD18-49):

ABC’s “The Good Doctor” spiked over the previous week by 8% in Total Viewers (9.7 million vs. 9.0 million) and by 7% with Adults 18-49 (1.5/7 vs. 1.4/7) to draw its largest audience in 4 weeks – since 10/14/19. After ranking No. 4 in L+SD, “The Good Doctor” emerged as Monday’s No. 1 series in Total Viewers in L+3, moving ahead of Fox’s “9-1-1” (9.6 million), NBC’s “The Voice” (9.0 million) and ABC’s “DWTS” (7.6 million). In the Monday 10:00 p.m. hour, “The Good Doctor” ranked as the No. 1 series in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, dominating NBC’s “Bluff City Law” (5.5 million and 0.7/4).


·       Through the first seven weeks of the season, ABC’s “The Good Doctor” is the season’s No. 1 gainer in delayed viewing in Total Viewers, soaring by +3.96 million viewers after three days of TV playback. In addition, the ABC drama is Monday’s No. 1 playback gainer this season among Adults 18-49 with a lift of +0.8 rating points from L+SD to L+3.


Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live +3 Day Program Ratings, 11/11/19.


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