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June 28, 2022

ABC Ties as Week’s No. 1 Entertainment Network in Adults 18-49

ABC Ties as Week’s No. 1 Entertainment Network in Adults 18-49


Network Jumps Week to Week to Hit Summer Highs


ABC Delivers Half of Week’s Top 10 Broadcast Entertainment Programs


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Excluding sports during the week of June 13, 2022, ABC ranked as the No. 1 entertainment network among Adults 18-49 (0.4/4), tying NBC (0.4/4), while leading CBS (0.3/3) and Fox (0.3/3) by 33% each.


ABC stood as the No. 1 entertainment network on 4 of the 7 days of the week with Adults 18-49: Monday (0.5/5), Thursday (0.5/5), Friday (0.4/4) and Sunday (0.4/4).


ABC jumped week to week by 16% in Total Viewers (2.9 million vs. 2.5 million) and by 33% with Adults 18-49 (0.4/4 vs. 0.3/3) to deliver its strongest performance so far this summer.


ABC delivered 5 of the week’s Top 10 highest-rated broadcast entertainment programs among Adults 18-49, marking the most for any network (Fox – 2, Univision – 2, NBC – 1, CBS – 0): “Holey Moley” (0.5/5), “Jimmy Kimmel Live: NBA Finals Game Night 5” (0.5/5), “Jimmy Kimmel Live: NBA Finals Game Night 6” (0.5/5), “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (R-OAD: 10/10/21) (0.5/5) and “Celebrity Family Feud” (R-OAD: 6/27/21) (0.5/5).


Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+7 Day Program ratings, week of 6/13-6/19/22 and summer 2022=5/30-6/19/22, excludes programs < 5 minutes. Entertainment excludes sports programming.


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Salima Merchant

Media Relations

Salima Merchant


Chelsie Tanamachi

Director, Unscripted and Alternative Entertainment Publicity

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