ABC News' ‘20/20’ Is Friday’s No. 1 Program in Adults 18-49 and Is No. 1 From 9:00-11:00 p.m. in Adults 25-54

ABC News' ‘20/20’ Is Friday’s No. 1 Program in Adults 18-49 and Is No. 1 From 9:00-11:00 p.m. in Adults 25-54

Jan. 19, 2021

 

** Ratings Report for ABC News’ “20/20”

For Jan. 15, 2021

 

‘20/20’ IS FRIDAY’S NO. 1 PROGRAM IN ADULTS 18-49 AND IS NO. 1 FROM 9:00-11:00 P.M. IN ADULTS 25-54

 

Week to Week ‘20/20’ Improves by Double Digits in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 and Hits Season Highs

 

‘20/20’ Grows by Double Digits Year to Year in All Key Demos: Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

 

Season to Date, ‘20/20’ Is Up in Total Viewers

 

“20/20” stood as Friday’s No. 1 program in Adults 18-49, tied with ABC’s “Shark Tank.” In addition, “20/20” ranked No. 1 in its 9:00-11:00 p.m. time period in Adults 25-54 (0.9/5). 

 

For the 2nd week in a row, “20/20” improved week to week (vs. 1/8/21) in Total Viewers (+14% – 4.2 million vs. 3.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (+17% – 0.7/4 vs. 0.6/4), hitting season highs in both measures. In fact, “20/20” drew its largest overall audience and matched its best Adults 18-49 performance in 10 months – since 3/20/20.

 

“20/20” grew by double digits year to year (vs. 1/17/20) in Total Viewers (+31% – 4.2 million vs. 3.2 million), Adults 18-49 (+40% – 0.7/4 vs. 0.5/3) and Adults 25-54 (+13% – 0.9/5 vs. 0.8/3).

 

Season to date, “20/20” is up in Total Viewers (+3% – 3.1 million vs. 3.0 million) compared to same point last season.                

 

“20/20” provided new insight into the murder of JonBenét Ramsey through the eyes of legendary detective Lou Smit, who dedicated his life to substantiating the Ramsey family’s innocence.

 

ABC News’ “20/20” is an award-winning primetime program anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach. A proven leader in the long-form newsmagazine for over 40 years, “20/20” features hard-hitting investigative reports, in-depth coverage of high-profile trials, unforgettable, character-driven stories and exclusive newsmaker interviews. In conjunction with ABC Audio, “20/20” produced top true crime podcasts “A Killing on the Cape” and “Cutthroat Inc.” “20/20” airs Fridays from 9:00-11:00 p.m. EST on ABC and is available to stream on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu. David Sloan is senior executive producer, and Janice Johnston is executive producer.

                                                        

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Ratings for 1/15/21, or as dated. “20/20” premiered on 10/16/20. 2020 -2021 Season (9/21/20 – 1/17/21) and 2019-2020 Season (9/23/19 – 1/19/20). Beginning 8/31/20, national ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing. Prior to 8/31/20, ratings do not include OOH viewing. 

 

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