First week total viewer results for new ABC daytime talker The Revolution should be available later in the week. But based on the week one metered market (overnight) results (Jan. 16-20), The Revolution was stalled at the gate with a 1.5 rating/5 share, according to Nielsen. Comparably, that dipped by 25 percent from the lead-in average (2.0/ 6). The lead-out time period average popped right back up to a 2.0/ 6. And One Life to Live in January 2011 was considerably stronger at a 2.3/ 6. Percent-wise, The Revolution in week one dropped by 35 percent from One Life to Live in the overnights.
Friday, January 20 overnight results for The Revolution was a 1.4/ 4 out of a 2.0/ 6 for the lead-in.
As a basis for comparison, the first five days of The Chew averaged a 1.8/ 6 for the week of Sept. 26. The lead-in average was 2.8/ 9, and All My Children in the year-ago time period was a 2.1/ 7.
Next up at TVMI: The week one total viewer results for The Revolution.