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Each of ABC’s Tuesday Series Advance Week to Week, as ‘The Conners’ Leads Off With a 4-Week High in Viewers

ABC Tuesday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.5 million and 0.9/4 in AD18-49):

Facing competition from NBC’s fall finales for “This Is Us” and “New Amsterdam” on the night, each of ABC’s Tuesday series posted week-to-week improvement with Total Viewers and/or Adults 18-49.

The Conners (Photo ABC-Eric McCandles)

At 8:00 p.m., ABC’s “The Conners” rose 6% week to week in Total Viewers (7.3 million vs. 6.9 million) and held even with Adults 18-49 (1.4/6), marking its most-watched telecast in 4 weeks – since 10/30/18.

 

The Kids Are Alright (Photo ABC/Richard Cartwright)

At 8:30 p.m., ABC freshman comedy “The Kids Are Alright” grew 12% week to week in Total Viewers (4.7 million vs. 4.2 million) and held even with Adults 18-49 (0.9/4), drawing its biggest audience in 4 weeks – since 10/30/18.

At 9:00 p.m. opposite the start of “This Is Us,” ABC’s “black-ish” improved 13% week to week in Adults 18-49 (0.9/3 vs. 0.8/3).

At 9:30 p.m., ABC sophomore comedy “Splitting Up Together” increased week to week by 4% in Total Viewers (2.8 million vs. 2.7 million) and by 17% in Adults 18-49 (0.7/3 vs. 0.6/3).

 

Building on its lead-in by 1.5 million viewers and 14% with young adults at 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “The Rookie” grew for the 2nd straight week in Total Viewers (+5% – 4.3 million vs. 4.1 million) and jumped 14% in Adults 18-49 (0.8/3 vs. 0.7/3), posting its best numbers in 1 month – since 10/30/18.  

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 11/27/18.