With Elizabeth Vargas’ return as co-anchor of “20/20” after treatment for alcohol addiction, the ABC News magazine hit a four-year high, reports TVNewser.
The show drew 8.3 million viewers Friday evening, its biggest audience in almost four years, the story reports. It also earned the highest numbers in the 18-49 and 25-54 demographics in almost two years, the story says.
“It’s great to be back,” Vargas said to co-anchor David Muir. “Thank you for all your support and thank you to all our viewers, as well. It really meant a lot to me.”
The show ended its hour with Vargas’ story, the piece adds.