ABC’s ‘Schooled’ Opens at No. 1 in Its Slot With 100% Retention of Its ‘The Goldbergs’ Lead-In and a 1-Year High in the Half-Hour

ABC’s ‘Schooled’ Opens at No. 1 in Its Slot With 100% Retention of Its ‘The Goldbergs’ Lead-In and a 1-Year High in the Half-Hour

Jan. 10, 2019

Quick Take for Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)      

ABC’s ‘Schooled’ Opens at No. 1 in Its Slot With 100% Retention of Its
‘The Goldbergs’ Lead-In and a 1-Year High in the Half-Hour

‘The Goldbergs’ Returns Up 18% in 2019, Equaling a Best-Since-Premiere Rating

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“Schooled” (8:30-9:00 p.m. – 4.8 million and 1.3/5 in AD18-49): 
Holding a best-ever 100% of “The Goldbergs’” lead-in at 8:30 p.m. (tied with the “Speechless” debut retention), the premiere of “Schooled” topped ABC’s most recent series debut in the half-hour by 18% in Adults 18-49, besting last year’s midseason opener of “Alex, Inc.” (1.1/5 on 3/28/18). In addition, the new ABC comedy delivered the Net’s best series performance in the half-hour in 1 year – since 1/24/18. “Schooled” opened at No. 1 in its time slot among Adults 18-49 (tied w/NBC’s “Chicago Med”).

  • Leading into “Schooled” at 8:00 p.m., ABC’s “The Goldbergs” returned in 2019 (first original telecast in 1 month – since 12/12/18) with an 18% jump in Adults 18-49 (1.3/6 vs. 1.1/5), equaling a best-since-premiere rating – since 9/26/18. “The Goldbergs” ranked No. 1 in its half-houramong Adults 18-49 (tie).

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 1/9/19.

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