ABC finished #2 on Sunday evening among Adults 18-49 and ranked #1 for the 3rd time in 4 weeks with Women 18-49. The Network improved its results over the year-ago Sunday by 10% in Adults 18-49 (on 6/28/09).
ABC’s repeat airing of America’s Funniest Home Videos ranked #1 in the 7 o’clock hour, against original competition on the other nets across all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54). In addition, the replay of the broad-appealing ABC video clip-show took first place opposite its network competitors with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11. With the replay AFV, ABC was up in the hour over the year-ago night by 7% in Total Viewers and by 10% in Adults 18-49.
Building on its lead-in at 8pm, ABC’s rebroadcast Extreme Makeover: Home Edition earned second place in its time period with Total Viewers and Adults 18-49. The rebroadcast ABC unscripted series delivered the #1 position in the hour among Adults 25-54 and Women 18-49. Versus the same night last summer, Home Edition’s numbers surged year to year by 1.0 million viewers and by 30% in Adults 18-49.
During the 9 o’clock hour, ABC’s Scoundrels beat the opening hour of The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and NBC’s original Law & Order: Criminal Intent among Women 18-34, Men 18-49 and Men 25-54.
From 10-11pm, ABC’s The Gates ran #1 against the Daytime Emmys and Criminal Intent with Women 18-34 and #2 with Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49.