ABC’s ‘DWTS: Juniors’ Opens Well Against Big Sunday Night Competition

ABC’s ‘DWTS: Juniors’ Opens Well Against Big Sunday Night Competition

Quick Take for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC’s 2-Hour ‘DWTS: Juniors’ Opens Well Against Big Sunday Competition

ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Premiere Ties for the Entertainment Lead at 10 p.m.
 
ABC Sunday Prime Time (7:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.4 million and 0.7/3 in AD18-49):

  • At 8:00 p.m., against broadcast competition from NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” (Cowboys-Texans) and an NFL overrun-driven Fox (Vikings-Eagles), as well as AMC’s “The Walking Dead” season premiere on cable, ABC’s 2-hour inaugural telecast of “DWTS: Juniors” built on its “America’s Funniest Home Videos” lead-in (+6% – 5.0 million vs. 4.7 million) and gained viewers from its first hour to second hour (+6% – 4.8 million to 5.1 million).
  • At 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “Shark Tank” season opener tied CBS’ season premiere of “Madam Secretary” for the entertainment lead in the hour among Adults 18-49 (0.6/2). 

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 10/7/18. 

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