Listed below are averages RATING DEMO for each ABC sequence (including Live + 7 DVR playback, as the network considers that metric at the time of renewal/cancellation). Along that column you will find TOTAL AUDIENCE for each program, as well as any PERFORMANCE NOTE.
Every program PLACES (far left) represents what is perhaps the most important metric – how does it perform in the coveted 18-49 demo vs. other shows on ABC, since the spring gables have to roll to make room for shiny and new pilots. (Any relationship in the demo is “broken” by the total viewership, because I decided it was.)
TV BOTTOM LINE: ABC desperately needs a big, new hit (or several) – and Years of Wonders and Queens not them. Its highest-rated show is fading (and forever bogged down by “final season” speculation), while audiences for the most-watched TV series rank The 16th between all networks. (CBS alone there are seven more watched TV series.)
Is a sitcom for freshmen rated well? Abbott Elementary School scared some Ghost-like buzz, paired on Tuesdays with black peoplefarewell of running? Is the movie about the Latino family? Promised land enough foam to keep the light transparent good doctorHow many months long vacation? There will be miniseries on Thursday Women of the Movement (Emmett Till’s mother story) get any foothold facing NBC’s Olympics panel? None of these answers are as easy as ABC.
Which ABC rating surprised or delighted you the most?
https://tvline.com/2021/12/29/ratings-2021-2022-tv-season-best-worst-abc/ ABC’s Best and Worst Rated Shows – 2021-2022