Modern Family (9-9:30pm – 10.9 million and 3.7/11 in AD18-49): Modern Family dominated the 9pm half-hour in Adults 18-49, topping its May finale in viewers (+4% – 10.9 million vs. 10.5 million) and holding even in Adults 18-49 (3.7/11), drawing its largest audience in nearly 1 year and matching its best young adult number since November – since 10/16/13 and 11/13/13, respectively.
Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 09/24/14.
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The Dunphys of “Modern Family” might not eat at “Bob’s Burgers” — and fans of the shows might not eat at the same restaurants, either.
The two comedies are at opposite ends of the spectrum in terms of their average viewers’ median incomes. The median “Modern Family” viewer in the 18-49 demographic rakes in $81,100 annually, according to Nielsen data. “Bob’s Burgers” watchers in the demo, on the other hand, earn around $48,000 per year.
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Earlier this season “Modern Family” was the highest-rated comedy on TV. But CBS’ Thursday king The Big Bang Theory has since climbed to top the weekly chart hitting recent season highs, and Modern Family has slipped to No. 2 and relinquished its crown.
What’s behind the slippage? EW thinks it might be the lead-in show Neighbors , the competition with Fox’s American Idol, and Modern Family’s rather ambitious and creatively complex with a large cast.
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He knows he will be in trouble with his staff but the boss of CBS has admitted his favorite comedy is “Modern Family” — broadcast by rival ABC.
“I’m going to get in big trouble with Chuck Lorre next week,” Moonves said, referring to the producer of successful CBS comedy hits such as “Two and a Half Men,” “The Big Bang Theory” and “Mike and Molly.”
Wednesday’s dominant #1 scripted show in Adults 18-49, ABC’s Modern Family beat out Idol for the 2nd week in a row with Men 18-34 to stand as the night’s #1 show in the hard-to-reach male demo.
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For the 3rd straight week of the new season, ABC’s Modern Family registered as the biggest gainer via time-shifted viewing in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, picking up an additional 4.82 million viewers and 2.4 rating points from its originally reported Live + Same Day numbers. With Modern Family and Grey’s Anatomy leading the pack, it was the 3rd week in a row for ABC to claim the Top 2 gainers in Adults 18-49.
Source: TV by the Numbers.
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”, said on ‘The Talk’ (weekdays, syndicated on CBS). “I could never wear like really fashionable things … I couldn’t even pick a color or a designer.” Vergara was advised to lose weight.
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Fox won Wednesday night, though Idol took a noticeable hit in the numbers. Modern Family returned big, giving a boost to Mr. Sunshine. Not to be outdone, the dramas of CBS had their best night of 2011 so far.
The number two show of the night was ABC’s ‘Modern Family’. The Valentine’s Day episode scored a 5.0 (+0.4, 3 weeks), the highest rating the sophomore comedy has received since its Halloween episode. The premiere of ‘Mr. Sunshine’ benefited from this boost, scoring an impressive 3.7 with 10.57 million watching.
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The “giant” winner for the night was ABC’s quartet of comedies, each of which saw upticks of about 10 percent. In fact, ‘Modern Family’ delivered an all-time high in viewers (13.07 million) and matched its best-ever demos (5.1).
- ABC Wednesday Comedies Hit Highs Against World Series (tvbythenumbers.com)
Qualifying as Wednesday’s definitive No. 1 TV show for the 4th time in 4 weeks this season, ABC’s “Modern Family” took full control of its 9:00 p.m. time slot, beating out second-place CBS’ “Criminal Minds by a season-best 34% in Adults 18-49 (4.7/13 vs. 3.5/9).
· Bettering its year-ago performance for the 4th straight week, the ABC sophomore comedy surged over its delivery on the same night last year by 1.9 million viewers (11.3 million vs. 9.4 million) and 31% in Adults 18-49 (4.7/13 vs. 3.6/10). On average in its sophomore year, “Modern Family’s” numbers are up over the same point last season by 16% in Total Viewers and by 24% in Adults 18-49.
· Growing week to week, “Modern Family” posted the series’ 2nd-highest-ever numbers among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (behind only its three-week-ago season premiere), while hitting a series high with Women 18-34.
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