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December 6, 2021

‘The Bachelorette’ Marks ABC’s 2nd-Highest-Rated Premiere This Season in Adults 18-49 After Delayed Multiplatform Viewing

Tuesday Primetime, Oct. 19, 2021

Multiplatform+35 Day Ratings

 

‘The Bachelorette’ Marks ABC’s 2nd-Highest-Rated Premiere This Season in Adults 18-49 After Delayed Multiplatform Viewing

 

‘Queens’ Grows Nearly 5 Times Over Live+Same Day Rating

 

New ABC Drama More Than Triples Initial Total Viewer Average After 35 Days of Viewing Across All Platforms

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After 35 days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, “The Bachelorette” catapulted to a 2.59 rating among Adults 18-49 to rank as ABC’s 2nd-highest-rated premiere this season, behind only “Grey’s Anatomy.” “The Bachelorette” season premiere more than tripled its initial rating with a lift of +228% from Live+Same Day to Multiplatform+35 Day (0.79 rating to 2.59 rating).

 

“The Bachelorette” grew to 6.5 million Total Viewers after delayed multiplatform viewing, more than double its Live+Same Day average (+117% – 6.5 million vs. 3.0 million)

 

After 35 days of cross-platform viewing, the series debut of ABC’s “Queens” grew nearly 5 times over its initial Live+Same Day rating with Adults 18-49, marking a +361% jump (1.66 rating vs. 0.36 rating).

 

The “Queens” series debut more than tripled its initial Live+Same Day average in Total Viewers, soaring by +211% after 35 days of multiplatform viewing (5.6 million vs. 1.8 million).

 

Source: ABC Multiplatform+35 Day Ratings for 10/19/21. ABC Multiplatform+35 Day numbers begin with the 2017/2018 season on 9/25/17.

 

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