The ‘2018 AMAs’ Boosts ABC to No. 1 on Tuesday and a 6-Month High on the Night

The ‘2018 AMAs’ Boosts ABC to No. 1 on Tuesday and a 6-Month High on the Night

Quick Take for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
‘2018 AMAs’ Drives ABC to No. 1 on Tuesday at a 6-Month High on the Night

ABC Tuesday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 6.5 million and 1.8/7 in AD18-49): 
With its 3-hour telecast moving from Sunday in November for the first time in more than a decade, ABC ranked No. 1 on Tuesday night among Adults 18-49 with the “2018 American Music Awards” (1.8/7), tying NBC’s lineup of “The Voice,” “This Is Us” and “New Amsterdam.” In addition, ABC straight-out won the night with Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, all key Men (M18-34/M18-49/M25-54) and Teens 12-17.

  • In viewers and young adults, the “2018 American Music Awards” delivered ABC’s strongest Tuesday in more than 6 months– since 4/3/18.


Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 10/9/18.

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