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ABC’s Live Episode of ‘The Conners’ Marks the Series’ Most-Watched Telecast of the Season

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Quick Take for Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020

(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

L-R: Michael Fishman, Jayden Rey, Lecy Goranson, Sara Gilbert, Emma Kenney, Ames McNamara, John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf

ABC’s Live Episode of ‘The Conners’ Marks the Series’
Most-Watched Telecast of the Season

“The Conners” (8:00-8:30 p.m. – 6.3 million and 1.1/6 in AD18-49):

    • In a first for the show, a special live episode of ABC’s “The Conners” shot up over its last original telecast two weeks ago by 19% in Total Viewers (6.3 million vs. 5.3 million) to deliver its most-watched telecast this season. In addition, “The Conners” jumped over its most-recent original by 22% in Adults 18-49 (1.1/6 vs. 0.9/5).
    • “The Conners” ranked No. 1 in its 8:00 p.m. half-hour among Adults 18-49, topping CBS’ “NCIS” by 10% (1.0/5) and NBC’s “Ellen’s Game of Games” by 38% (0.8/4).
    • The ABC comedy stood as Tuesday’s No. 2 TV show with Adults 18-49, behind only NBC’s “This Is Us.” In fact, “The Conners” virtually tied “This Is Us” in Total Viewers (6.34 million vs. 6.37 million).

 

Live taping of The Connors – John Goodman, Lecy Goranson, Emma Kenney and Ames McNamara

The live episode of “The Conners” marked the series’ most-social telecast this season, with nearly 40,000 total social interactions (39,877) across Instagram (57%), Twitter (23%) and Facebook (19%). Writers note: the East and West coast broadcasts were both performed live. Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 2/11/20. Nielsen Social Content Ratings: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram total interactions based total linear interactions for 2/11/20.