‘The Bachelorette,’ ‘Summer Fun & Games’ and ‘Highwire Live” Drive ABC to Its Longest Summertime Adult 18-49 Winning Streak in 14 Years

‘The Bachelorette,’ ‘Summer Fun & Games’ and ‘Highwire Live” Drive ABC to Its Longest Summertime Adult 18-49 Winning Streak in 14 Years
June 25, 2019

Prime Time Ratings Report for the Week of June 17, 2019
(Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)

Fueled by ‘The Bachelorette,’ ‘Summer Fun & Games’ and ‘Highwire Live,”
ABC Marks Its Longest Summertime Adult 18-49 Winning Streak in 14 Years

ABC Claims a Network-Leading 5 of the Week’s Top 10 TV Shows in Adults 18-49

Fueled by “The Bachelorette,” “Summer Fun & Games” and “Highwire Live,” ABC won its 4th straight week in Adults 18-49 (0.7/4), marking its longest summertime (Memorial Day-Labor Day) winning streak in 14 years– since a 5-week streak in 2005 during June and July (weeks of 6/6/05 – 7/4/05).

Rankings: ABC claimed a network-leading 5 of the Top 10 TV shows for the week in Adults 18-49, including 2 of the Top 4: “The Bachelorette” – No. 2, “Holey Moley” – No. 4, “Press Your Luck” – No. 6, while “Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda” and “Card Sharks” tied at No. 9. In addition, ABC’s “The Bachelorette” (No. 4), “Highwire Live in Time Square with Nik Wallenda” (No. 6) and “Holey Moley” (No. 8) each landed among the week’s Top 10 most-watched TV shows overall.

WEEK NO. 39:            ADULTS 18-49            TOTAL VIEWERS
            No.1   ABC  0.7            No.1  CBS       3,670,000
No.2   NBC  0.6           No.1  NBC      3,670,000
No.3   FOX  0.5            No.3  ABC      3,380,000
No.4   CBS   0.4            No.4  FOX      2,020,000
No.5   CW   0.2            No.5  CW          690,000

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings for week of 6/17/19.

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