ABC’s ‘DWTS: Juniors’ Ties Its Series High in Adults 18-49 and ‘Shark Tank’ Builds to New Season Highs

ABC’s ‘DWTS: Juniors’ Ties Its Series High in Adults 18-49 and ‘Shark Tank’ Builds to New Season Highs

Oct. 22, 2018

Quick Take for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC’s ‘DWTS: Juniors’ Gains Viewers and Ties Its Week-Earlier Series High

ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Grows for the 2nd Straight Week to Season Highs

ABC’s ‘The Alec Baldwin Show’ Builds on Its Week-Earlier Premiere

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ABC Sunday Prime Time (7:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.1 million and 0.7/3 in AD18-49):
Opposite NFL-driven competition on Sunday from CBS with a big prime-time overrun (Cowboys-Redskins) carrying through its night and NBC with Sunday Night Football coverage (Bengals-Chiefs), ABC posted week-to-week improvement in each hour from 8:00-11:00 p.m.

  • At 8:00 p.m., ABC’s “DWTS: Juniors” grew from the prior week in Total Viewers (+2% – 4.8 million vs. 4.7 million) and held at its series high set last week with Adults 18-49 (0.8/3).


  • In the 9 o’clock hour, ABC’s “Shark Tank” built for the 2nd straight week, gaining 11% in Total Viewers (4.0 million vs. 3.6 million) and 14% in Adults 18-49 (0.8/3 vs. 0.7/3) to deliver new season highson both counts. In fact, it was the ABC unscripted show’s most-watched telecast since last January, topping its final 4 episodes of last season – since 1/28/18.
  • At 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “The Alec Baldwin Show” grew over its week-ago premiere in the hour by 5% Total Viewers (2.2 million vs. 2.1 million) and by 33% in Adults 18-49 (0.4/2 vs. 0.3/1). 


Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 10/21/18. 

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