Ratings Report for Sunday, April 24, 2022
National Live+7 Day Program Ratings/ABC Multiplatform+7 Day Ratings
Part One of Two-Part Event of ABC's 'The Rookie' Draws Series' Largest Audience This Season
'The Rookie' Emerges as Most-Watched Show in Sunday's 10 p.m. Hour
ABC Drama Quadruples in Delayed Multiplatform Viewing Among Adults 18-49
"The Rookie" (10:00-11:00 p.m. - 7.2 million Total Viewers and 0.8/7 in AD18-49):
Part one of a two-part event of "The Rookie" drew the show's largest audience this season (7.2 million). The ABC drama built for its 3rd consecutive telecast in Total Viewers (+7% - 7.2 million vs. 6.7 million) and also grew over the prior week by 14% among Adults 18-49 (0.8/7 vs. 0.7/6).
ABC's "The Rookie" emerged as the No. 1 show in the Sunday 10 p.m. hour with Total Viewers (7.2 million), topping runner-up CBS' "S.W.A.T." by 14% (6.3 million).
"The Rookie" stood as Sunday's No. 1 scripted series with Adults 18-49 (0.8/7), tying CBS' "The Equalizer" (0.8/6) and "S.W.A.T." (0.8/7).
After just seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "The Rookie" quadrupled its initial Live+Same Day rating in Adults 18-49 to hit a 1.6 rating (+300% - 0.4 rating). In addition, "The Rookie" scored 9.0 million Total Viewers after seven days of multiplatform viewing, marking an increase of +5.1 million viewers over its Live+Same Day average (3.9 million).
Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+7 Day Program Ratings and ABC Multiplatform+7 Day Ratings for 4/24/22.