ABC Posts Ratings Gains as ‘Modern Family’ Trounces ‘American Idol’ in Viewers 18-34

Feb 23, 2012  •  Post A Comment

ABC posted ratings improvement Wednesday night over its year-ago numbers for the third week in a row in total viewers (up 3%) and adults 18-49 (up 4%), and was the only broadcast network to post year-to-year improvement in the 18-49 demo, TVbytheNumbers.com reports.

The network came in second for the night to Fox in the 18-34 demo, with ABC’s “Modern Family” beating Fox’s “American Idol” by a best-ever 27% in adults 18-34. The ABC sitcom was the top show of the night in women 18-34, men 18-34 and men 18-49.

“The Middle” also performed well for ABC, beating CBS’s “Survivor” by 23% in adults 18-34.

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