ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Grows to a New Season High, While ‘Kids Say’ and ‘The Rookie’ Hit 4-Week Highs in Adults 18-49

ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Grows to a New Season High, While ‘Kids Say’ and ‘The Rookie’ Hit 4-Week Highs in Adults 18-49

Quick Take for Thursday, Nov. 10, 2019
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC’s ‘Kids Say the Darndest Things’ Scores a 4-Week High in Adults 18-49

‘Shark Tank’ Grows to a New Season High Among Adults 18-49

‘The Rookie’ Builds for the 2nd Consecutive Week to a 5-Week High in Viewers

“Kids Say the Darndest Things” (8:00-9:00 p.m. – 4.0 million and 0.7/3 in AD18-49):
ABC’s “Kids Say the Darndest Things” shot up over the prior week by 17% among Adults 18-49 (0.7/3 vs. 0.6/3) to hit a 4-week high (since 10/13/19) and also improved over “DWTS: Junior” in the hour on the year-ago night by 17% (0.6/2 on 11/11/18). ABC’s “Kids Say the Darndest Things” topped CBS’ “God Friended Me” in the 8:00 p.m. hour by 17% in Adults 18-49 (0.7/3 vs. 0.6/2).

“Shark Tank” (9:00-10:00 p.m. – 3.5 million and 0.8/3 in AD18-49):
“Shark Tank” grew week to week in Total Viewers (+3% – 3.5 million vs. 3.4 million) to deliver its most-watched telecast in 4 weeks (since 10/13/19) and soared over the prior week by 33% with Adults 18-49 (0.8/3 vs. 0.6/3) to score a new season high. ABC’s “Shark Tank” ranked as the No. 1 non-sports program in the 9:00 p.m. hour in Adults 18-49 (tied with Fox’s animated comedies), beating CBS’ “NCIS: Los Angeles” by 33%.

“The Rookie” (10:00-11:00 p.m. – 3.7 million and 0.6/3 in AD18-49):
“The Rookie” grew for the 2nd straight week in Total Viewers (+6% – 3.7 million vs. 3.5 million) to a 5-week high and spiked by 20% week to week in Adults 18-49 (0.6/3 vs. 0.5/3) to a 4-week high – since 10/6/19 and 10/13/19, respectively. ABC’s “The Rookie” dominated CBS’ “Madam Secretary” by 100% with Adults 18-49 (0.6/3 vs. 0.3/2).  

  • On average through the first 5 weeks of the season, ABC’s “The Rookie” stands as 1 of only 3 broadcast programs this season to more than double its L+SD Total Viewer average with 7 days of playback (+106%), along with ABC’s “Emergence” (+108%) and “Stumptown” (+103%). In addition, the sophomore ABC drama more than doubles its L+SD Adult 18-49 rating, spiking by +117% with 7 days of playback. In fact, “The Rookie” is Sunday’s No. 1 broadcast gainer in TV playback this season in both Total Viewers (+106%) and Adults 18-49 (+117%).

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 11/10/19.

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