20/20 Dominates 2-Hour Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
20/20 is Night's #1 Newsmagazine, Beating out NBC's Dateline at 10 pm in Head-to-Head Competition by 4.2 Million Viewers and More than Doubles in Adults 25-54 (+113%) and Adults 18-49 (+109%)
From 9-11pm on Friday night, ABC's 20/20 dominated its 2-hour time period in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, leading runner-up CBS by 33% and 22%, respectively. During its final hour from 10-11pm, ABC's 20/20 outdrew NBC's Dateline by 4.2 million viewers and more than doubled its newsmagazine competition in Adults 25-54 (+113%) and Adults 18-49 (+109%). ABC's 20/20, "One Moment in Time: The Life of Whitney Houston," anchored by Chris Cuomo with reporting from Deborah Roberts, Jim Avila and Chris Connelly, took an in-depth look at the voice of the century, from her record-setting achievements and musical legacy, to her rocky personal life and battle with addiction, as well as the latest developments about the superstar's final days.
ABC won Friday among Adults 18-49, posting a season high and finishing #1 against its network rivals on the evening for the 4th time in 5 weeks.