ABC’s Monday ‘Idol’ Adds Viewers and Beats NBC’s ‘The Voice’ in Adults 18-34

ABC’s Monday ‘Idol’ Adds Viewers and Beats NBC’s ‘The Voice’ in Adults 18-34

April 9, 2019

Quick Take for Monday, April 8, 2019
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC’s Monday ‘Idol’ Adds Viewers and Beats NBC’s ‘The Voice’ in Adults 18-34

ABC’s ‘The Fix’ Jumps 11% Week to Week Among Total Viewers

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“American Idol” (8:00-10:00 p.m. – 6.4 million and 1.0/4 in AD18-49):
Despite airing against CBS’ broadcast of the men’s NCAA Basketball Championship from 8:00-10:00 p.m., ABC’s “American Idol” rose week to week with Total Viewers (+3% – 6.4 million vs. 6.2 million) and held steady with Adults 18-49 (1.0/4 vs. 1.1/5), narrowing the Adult 18-49 gap with “The Voice” to just 2-tenths of a rating point versus 5-tenths the prior week for its closest finish this season with the NBC unscripted series. In addition, ABC’s “American Idol” beat NBC’s “The Voice” for the first time this season in Adults 18-34, leading by 17%.

  • Monday’s Night 2 of “American Idol: All-Star Duets” grew from the prior night’s Sunday telecast by 5% in Total Viewers and held even in Adults 18-49.


  • ABC’s “American Idol” continued its run as the No. 1 most social prime-time series on Monday night with 741,000 social interactions

“The Fix” (10:00-11:00 p.m. – 3.3 million and 0.5/2 in AD18-49):
In the 10 o’clock hour, ABC’s “The Fix” improved week to week by 11% in Total Viewers (3.3 million vs. 3.0 million) and held even with Adults 18-49 (0.5/2).

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 4/8/19. Nielsen Social Content Ratings: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram total interactions based on total linear interactions, for 4/8/19.

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