ABC’s Wipeout scores big


ABCShooting up week to week in viewers (+26%) and young adults (+27%) against stiff competition from Fox’s The X Factor and NBC’s season premiere, in its season finale ABC’s Wipeout drew its biggest audience in a month and equaled a 5-week high in the hour with Adults 18-49 – since 8/23/12 and 8/16/12, respectively. Jumping by 25% from its first half-hour to its second half-hour in Adults 18-49, Wipeout beat out NBC’s sophomore season premiere of Up All Night by 15% from 8:30-9pm.  In addition, the broad-appealing ABC unscripted series finished as the #2 broadcast program in its slot with Teens 12-17 and Kids 2-11, behind only The X Factor.