ABC News’ ‘The Con’ Builds Its Audience by Double Digits Week-to-Week Across the Board

‘The Con’ Is Most-Watched 10:00 p.m. Broadcast Series for Wednesday, Oct. 21

‘The Con’ Scores ABC’s Best Time Slot Performance in All Key Measures With Regular Series Programming in Nearly Six Months


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ABC News’ “The Con” posted double-digits increases from its series premiere the previous week across the board: Total Viewers (+13% – 2.7 million vs. 2.4 million), Adults 18-49 (+67% – 0.5/3 vs. 0.3/2) and Adults 25-54 (+40% – 0.7/5 vs. 0.5/2). In fact, “The Con” delivered ABC’s best performance in the Wednesday 10:00-11:00 p.m. time slot with regular series programming in nearly 6 months – since 4/29/20.

“The Con” (2.7 million) ranked No. 1 in the 10:00 p.m. hour in Total Viewers versus CBS’ encore “SWAT” by 58% (1.7 million) and NBC’s time period premiere of “American Ninja Warrior by 8% (2.5 million).

“The Con” examined a woman claiming to be an Irish heiress who swindles thousands of dollars before her best friend discovers the truth.

Source: The Nielsen Company, National; Live + Same Day Program Ratings for 10/21/20, or as dated. Beginning 8/31/20, national ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing.

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October 23, 2020 12:00am ET by Pressparty  


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