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Tops ABC’s “20/20” By Double-Digits in Total Viewers, A25-54 & A18-49
Marks 5th Consecutive Quarter Win
June 30, 2020– is the #1 Friday newsmagazine during the 2nd quarter, topping ABC’s by double-digits across the board in all key measurements, including total viewers, the key news demo A25-54 and the key primetime demo A18-49. This marks the fifth consecutive quarter win across the board.
averages 4.442 million total viewers, topping ABC by +507,000 (+13%). Among the key A25-54 news demo, averages 1.3 million viewers, topping by +178,000 (+16%).
The broadcast also notches 970,000 viewers in A18-49, leading 20/20 by +169,000 (+21%).
Source: Nielsen, Most Current, 3/30/2020-6/28/2020 vs. comparable year ago period. Average audience, Dateline Friday vs. 20/20 Friday, including repeats, specials, and retitles.According to Nielsen, “Dateline” also wins across the board with regular titles and excluding repeats and specials, for the same time period.
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is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 28th season. is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/9p.m. CT, is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 17 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. Additionally, closed out 2019 as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.