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February 22, 2021

ABC Wins Monday in Adults 18-49 With Biggest Non-Sports Audience on the Night in Nearly 3 Months

Feb. 22, 2021


Quick Take for Monday, Feb. 15, 2021

(National Live+3 Day Program Ratings)


ABC Wins Monday in Adults 18-49 With Biggest

Non-Sports Audience on the Night in Nearly 3 Months


‘The Bachelor’ Is No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49 for 5th Consecutive Telecast


‘The Good Doctor’ Hits 3-Month High in Total Viewers


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ABC Monday Primetime (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 6.9 million and 1.6/9 in AD18-49):

With “The Bachelor” and “The Good Doctor,” ABC won Monday night among Adults 18-49 (1.6/9) in the Live+3 Day ratings, beating original lineups on Fox by 7% (1.5/8) and on NBC by 167% (0.6/4). Excluding sports programming, ABC delivered its biggest audience (6.9 million) on the night in nearly 3 months – since 11/23/20.


“The Bachelor” (8:00-10:00 p.m. – 6.5 million and 1.8/10 in AD18-49):

ABC’s “The Bachelor” stood as Monday’s No. 1 show in Adults 18-49 (1.8/10). In fact, “The Bachelor” ranked as the night’s No. 1 program on 6 of its 7 telecasts this season, including its last 5 consecutive telecasts.


“The Good Doctor” (10:00-11:00 p.m. – 7.5 million and 1.1/8 in AD18-49):

“The Good Doctor” grew for its 2nd straight original telecast in Total Viewers (+1% – 7.5 million vs. 7.4 million) to deliver its most-watched episode in 3 months – since 11/16/20.


ABC’s “The Good Doctor” ranked as the No. 1 program in the Monday 10 p.m. hour in both Total Viewers (7.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.1/8).


Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+3 Day Program Ratings, 2/15/21. Beginning 8/31/20, National Program Ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing.


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Salima Merchant


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