‘Secret Life’ Has Stellar Return for ABC Family

Jan 7, 2009  •  Post A Comment

The return of ABC Family’s “Secret Life of the American Teenager” debuted Monday with the network’s best delivery in total viewers, adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and viewers 12-34 in its history.
“Teenager” drew 4.4 million total viewers during its 8-9 p.m. telecast. The show drew 1.9 million viewers ages 18-49, 1.2 million viewers ages 18-34 and 2.8 million viewers ages 12-34.
The cable program scored more viewers than a broadcast show aimed at teenagers and young women, The CW’s “Gossip Girl.” During the same time period, “Teenager” had 47% more total viewers (4.4 million vs. 3.0 million), 6% more viewers 18-49 (1.9 million vs. 1.8 million), 10% more female viewers 18-34 (966,00 vs. 881,000) and 71% more viewers 12-34 (2.8 million vs. 1.6 million).
“Teenager” also ranked as the top show in all of cable for the day among various demographic groups, including women 18-34, women 18-49, viewers 12-34 and female viewers 12-34. The show was the No. 1 scripted telecast on cable for the day among total viewers, adults 18-34 and adults 18-49.


  1. Whoa good for Secret life! I love that show, i’m not surprised that it got such good ratings, i feel like it appeals to a wide range of people.. And i know i was wanting to know if they would actually go through with the wedding, still cant believe they did! Looking forward to next weeks episode…

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