ABC’s DWTS: All-Stars finished tops in its hour


ABCShifting back into its new 8pm slot, ABC’s DWTS: All-Stars – The Results Show finished as the most-watched TV show in its hour, beating NBC’s The Voice in head-to-head competition and ranking as Tuesday’s top unscripted series for the 4th week in a row.   In addition, the ABC dancing results program earned 2nd place in the hour across all key Adult demos (AD18-34/AD18-49/AD25-54).  Bristol Palin was the next celebrity dancer to be eliminated from the competition this season.  From 8-9pm, ABC’s DWTS: The Results Show beat out Fox’s comedy block (Raising Hope/Ben & Kate) by a resounding 40% in Adults 18-49.  Additionally, Dancing outdelivered Fox’s “young skewing” comedies among Adults 18-34 (+8%).  Despite its earlier time slot with lower overall TV usage levels, The Results Show exhibited strong retention of its week-ago 9pm telecast in Total Viewers (95%), Adults 18-49 (95%) and Adults 18-34 (100%).  DWTS: All Stars – The Results Show drew ABC’s largest audience in the hour in over 1 year and its top Adult 18-49 rating in 8 months – since 10/11/11 and 2/7/12, respectively.

(source: ABC)