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With Three 10pm Jackson Specials, ABC Comes Out on Top

All three broadcast networks aired 10pmET/PT Michael Jackson specials last night and ABC’s “Primetime: Family Secrets” – “The Children of Michael Jackson” came out on top. It was the second most-watched show of the night behind NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” at 9pmET/PT.

ABC’s 10pm show got a boost from the Barbara Walters-anchored “20/20: Remembering Michael Jackson” at 9pmET/PT.

Total Viewers: (L +SD)
ABC (Primetime: Family Secrets): 8.6 Million
NBC (Dateline): 6.3M
CBS (48 Hours: Michael Jackson: The Last Dance): 5.6M

A25-54 demo: (L +SD)
ABC (Primetime: Family Secrets): 3.2 Million
NBC (Dateline): 2.7M
CBS (48 Hours: Michael Jackson: The Last Dance): 2.0M

Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

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