ABC Is Monday’s No. 1 Entertainment Net in Viewers and Adults 18-49

ABC Is Monday’s No. 1 Entertainment Net in Viewers and Adults 18-49

Jan. 19, 2021


Quick Take for Monday, Jan. 11, 2021

(National Live+3 Day Program Ratings)


ABC Is Monday’s No. 1 Entertainment Net in Viewers and Adults 18-49


Network Hits a Monday Season High in Adults 18-49


ABC Has Night’s Top Entertainment Show in Adults 18-49 With ‘The Bachelor’

and in Viewers With ‘The Good Doctor’ Winter Premiere


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ABC Monday Primetime (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 6.4 million and 1.4/8 in AD18-49):

With “The Bachelor” and the winter premiere of “The Good Doctor,” ABC ranked as the No. 1 entertainment network on Monday in Total Viewers (6.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.4/8) in the Live+3 Day numbers. ABC nearly doubled its nearest competition on the night in Total Viewers (+94% – 6.4 million vs. 3.3 million for NBC) and more than doubled among Adults 18-49 (+125% – 1.4/8 vs. 0.6/3 for NBC).


Excluding sports programming, ABC scored its highest-rated Monday of the season among Adults 18-49 (1.4/8).


“The Bachelor” (8:00-10:00 p.m. – 5.9 million and 1.6/8 in AD18-49):

“The Bachelor” stood as Monday’s No. 1 entertainment series among Adults 18-49 (1.6/8) and No. 2 in Total Viewers (5.9 million), behind only ABC’s “The Good Doctor.”


“The Good Doctor” (10:00-11:00 p.m. – 7.3 million and 1.1/6 in AD18-49):

ABC’s “The Good Doctor” winter premiere emerged as Monday’s No. 1 entertainment program in Total Viewers in Live+3 (7.3 million), jumping from No. 4 in Live+Same Day.


The ABC drama stood as the night’s No. 1 scripted program with Adults 18-49 (1.1/6) and as the No. 2 entertainment series, behind only ABC’s “The Bachelor.”


On its first telecast in six weeks, “The Good Doctor” held even with its November winter finale in both Total Viewers (7.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.1/6).


Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+3 Day Program Ratings, 1/11/21. Beginning 8/31/20, National Program Ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing.


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