ABC is #1 for the 5th Straight Friday with Shark Tank as the #1 TV Show - 20/20 Tops Dateline for 4th Week Running
ABC Friday Prime (8-11pm - 5.3 million and 1.1/4 in AD18-49): ABC ranked #1 Friday for the 5th straight week in Adults 18-49 (1.1/4-tied w/CBS), dominating original lineups on NBC by 57% (0.7/3) and on Fox by 120% (0.5/2).
Among Adults 18-49, ABC's Shark Tank stood as Friday's #1 TV show for the 3rd week running (1.3/5), ABC's Last Man Standing ranked as the night's #1 scripted show for its 6th straight original airing (1.2/5-tied w/CBS Blue Bloods) and ABC's 20/20 finished as the night's #1 newsmagazine with a 43% advantage over NBC's Dateline at 10pm (1.0/4 vs. 0.7/3).
· Head to head in the 10 o'clock hour, ABC's 20/20 beat NBC's Dateline across the board, leading by strong double-digit margins with Total Viewers (+24% - 4.6 million vs. 3.7 million), Adults 18-49 (+43% - 1.0/4 vs. 0.7/3) and Adults 25-54 (+27% - 1.4/5 vs. 1.1/3), drawing more viewers than the NBC newsmagazine for the 4th week in a row. 20/20 grew week to week in Adults 18-49 (+25%) and Adults 25-54 (+8%) to deliver 3-week highs on both measures - since 1/13/17.