ABC’s ‘Scandal’ Builds in Its New 10 p.m. Slot and Boosts the Hour Year to Year
On its second week at 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “Scandal” grew over the prior week by 5% in Total Viewers (3.9 million vs. 3.7 million) and by 13% in Adults 18-49 (0.9/4 vs. 0.8/4).
“Scandal” delivered double-digit improvement to the hour for ABC from the same night last year (3.4 million and 0.7/3 for “The Catch” on 4/6/17) in Total Viewers (+15%) and Adults 18-49 (+29%).
[Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 4/5/18.]
ABC’s Scandal, “Standing in the Sun” Airs Thursday, April 12th
Celebrating Season 21, “The View” (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EDT) is the place to be heard with live broadcasts five days a week. Hilary Estey McLoughlin serves as senior executive producer with Candi Carter and Brian Teta as executive producers.
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Scheduled guests for the week of APRIL 9–13 are as follows (subject to change):
Monday, April 9 – Tyra Banks (author, “Perfect Is Boring: 10 Things My Crazy, Fierce Mama Taught Me About Beauty, Booty, and Being a Boss”); “View Your Deal” with hottest items at affordable prices
Tuesday, April 10 – The Political View with Madeleine Albright (author, “Fascism: A Warning”)
Wednesday, April 11 – Katie Couric (“America Inside Out with Katie Couric”); Dr. Ian Smith (“The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation”)
Thursday, April 12 – The Political View with Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina and Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, 4th District, (“Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country”); John Krasinski (“A Quiet Place”)
Friday, April 13 – Nathan Lane (Broadway’s “Angels in America”); “View Your Deal” with hottest items at affordable prices
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EDT and features a diverse lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human-interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band.
Following are the episodes scheduled to air the week of April 9–13 (subject to change):
Monday, April 9
- Zooey Deschanel (“New Girl”) 2. Snoop Dogg (“Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild”) 3. Musical Guest Snoop Dogg
Tuesday, April 10
- Eva Longoria (“Overboard”) 2. Sebastian Maniscalco (Radio City Music Hall Special) 3. Musical Guest Daniel Caesar ft. H.E.R
Wednesday, April 11
- Anna Faris (“Overboard”) 2. Chris Hardwick (“Talking Dead”) 3. Musical Guest The Regrettes
Thursday, April 12
- Shia LaBeouf (“Borg Vs. McEnroe”) 2. Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”) 3. Musical Guest First Aid Kit
Friday, April 13
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format. Jimmy Kimmel and Jill Leiderman serve as executive producers. Jason Schrift, Douglas DeLuca, Erin Irwin, David Craig and Jennifer Sharron serve as co-executive producers. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is shot live in front of a studio audience and produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios. (CLOSED-CAPTIONED)
The following report highlights the programming of ABC’s “Good Morning America” during the week of April 9–13. “Good Morning America” is a two-hour, live program anchored by Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Michael Strahan, Lara Spencer, Amy Robach; and Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist. The morning news program airs MONDAY-FRIDAY (7:00-9:00 a.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
Highlights of the week include:
Monday, April 9 – Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“Rampage”); author and nanny Connie Simpson (“The Nanny Connie Way: Secrets to Mastering the First Four Months of Parenthood”)
Tuesday, April 10 – Actress Lecy Goranson (“Roseanne”); Dr. Ian Smith (“The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation”); author Joanna Coles (“Love Rules: How to Find a Real Relationship in a Digital World”)
Wednesday, April 11 – Actress Kerry Washington (“Scandal”); actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (“Rampage”)
Thursday, April 12 – Clothing designer Diane von Furstenberg; Deals and Steals with ABC contributor Tory Johnson
Friday, April 13 – “Dancing with the Stars: Athletes” cast reveal; actor and comedian Jim Gaffigan (“Chappaquiddick”)