‘THE VIEW,’ MAY 25 – 29





TERRY CREWS, ZACH BRAFF AND DONALD FAISON, ICE CUBE, DR. MICHAEL OSTERHOLM, THE LATEST UPDATES ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, HOT TOPICS AND MORE ON ABC’S ‘THE VIEW,’ MAY 25 – 29
TERRY CREWS, ZACH BRAFF AND DONALD FAISON, ICE CUBE, DR. MICHAEL OSTERHOLM, THE LATEST UPDATES ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, HOT TOPICS AND MORE ON ABC’S ‘THE VIEW,’ MAY 25 – 29

The Political View With Gov. Gavin Newsom, Friday, May 29

Encore Broadcast With Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds,

Monday, May 25

Celebrating season 23, “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 Brian Teta as executive producer. “The View” is directed by Sarah de la O. For breaking news and updated videos, follow “The View”  (@theview) and Whoopi Goldberg (@whoopigoldberg), Joy Behar (@joyvbehar), Sunny Hostin (@sunny) and Meghan McCain (@meghanmccain) on Twitter.  

Scheduled guests for the week of MAY 25-29 are as follows (subject to change):

Monday, May 25 (ENCORE BROADCAST – OAD: 4/28/2020) – Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) joined by her husband, John Bessler, who recently recovered from COVID-19; Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds on his recent battle with the coronavirus

Tuesday, May 26 – Terry Crews (“America’s Got Talent”); “View Your Deal” with hottest items at affordable prices

Wednesday, May 27 – Zach Braff and Donald Faison (Podcast, “Fake Doctors, Real Friends”)

Thursday, May 28 – Dr. Michael Osterholm (director, Center of Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota)

Friday, May 29 – The Political View with Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA); Ice Cube (“The High Note”)



‘The View’ Delivers Its Largest Overall May Sweep Audience in 6 Years





‘The View’ Delivers Its Largest Overall May Sweep Audience in 6 Years Improving on the Year-Ago Sweep in All Key Target Demos
Ratings Report for ABC’s ”The View”
For May 2020 Sweep

‘The View’ Delivers Its Largest Overall May Sweep Audience in 6 Years Improving on the Year-Ago Sweep in All Key Target Demos

‘The View’ Draws Its Largest Overall Sweep Audience in Over 2 Years Posting Gains Over the Previous Sweep Across the Board

ABC’s “The View” delivered 2.972 million Total Viewers, 415,000 Women 25-54 and 280,000 Women 18-49 during the May 2020 Sweep, based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research.

“The View” improved on the year-ago sweep (2.652 million, 409,000 and 278,000, respectively, for May 2019) in all key target demos: Total Viewers (+12%), Women 25-54 (+1%) and Women 18-49 (+1%). “The View” delivered its largest overall May sweep audience in 6 years – since May 2014.

“The View” posted gains versus the previous sweep (2.640 million, 366,000 and 257,000, respectively, for February 2020) across the board: Total Viewers (+13%), Women 25-54(+13%) and Women 18-49 (+9%), drawing its largest overall sweep audience in over 2 years – since February 2018.

Sweeps based on Live+7/Most Current: May 2020 (4/23 – 5/20/20), May 2019 (4/25-5/22/19) and February 2020 (1/30-2/26/20). Sweep periods (November, February, May and July). NOTE: Due to the digital transition, the 2009 February sweep was 3/5 – 4/1/09



ABC Is the Week’s No. 1 Network Among 18-49





ABC Is the Week’s No. 1 Network Among 18-49, Claiming Half of the Top 10 Broadcast Programs
May 22, 2020

Live+3 Day Ratings for the Week of May 11, 2020 (Week No. 34):

ABC Is the Week’s No. 1 Network Among 18-49,

Claiming Half of the Top 10 Broadcast Programs

During the week of May 11, 2020, ABC ranked as the No. 1 network among Adults (0.8/4), tying Fox, while leading CBS by 14% (0.7/4) and NBC by 33% (0.6/3). ABC won the final Thursday (1.1/6) and Friday (0.8/5) nights of the season and stood as the No. 1 broadcast network on the final Sunday (0.9/5) of the season in Adults 18-49.

ABC claimed 5 of the week’s Top 10 highest-rated broadcast programs in Adults 18-49, marking the most for any network (Fox – 4; NBC – 2, CBS – 1): the season finale of “Station 19” (1.3/7), the season finale of “American Idol” (1.2/6), the season finale of “The Goldbergs” (1.1/6), the series finale of “How to Get Away with Murder” (1.1/6) and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” (1.0/6).

ABC claimed the Top 2 comedies of the week with “The Goldbergs” and “American Housewife” (0.9/5-tie).

ABC had the Top 3 programs on Thursday with “Station 19,” “How to Get Away with Murder” and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” respectively; the No. 1 program on Friday with “Shark Tank” (0.9/6); and the No. 1 broadcast program on Sunday with “American Idol.”

Tuesday

The season finale of “For Life” grew over the prior week by 17% in Total Viewers (4.1 million vs. 3.5 million) to mark the series’ most-watched telecast in 2 months, and by 13% among Adults 18-49 (0.9/5 vs. 0.8/4) to score its highest-rated telecast in 4 weeks—since 3/10/20 and 4/14/20, respectively.

ABC’s “For Life” ranked as the No. 1 program in the Tuesday 10 o’clock hour with Adults 18-49 (0.9/5). In addition, “For Life” emerged as the night’s No. 2 program in Adults 18-49 (tie) in the L+3 numbers, standing behind only NBC’s “The Voice” and moving up from No. 11 in L+SD.

Thursday

With “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the season finale of “Station 19” and the series finale of “How to Get Away with Murder,” ABC won the final Thursday of the season among Adults 18-49 (1.1/6), ranking as the night’s No. 1 broadcast network for the 17th consecutive week. ABC increased its winning lead over runner-up CBS to 83% in the L+3 numbers (1.1/6 vs. 0.6/4), compared to a 33% advantage in L+SD. In addition, ABC was Thursday’s most-watched network (6.5 million). ABC claimed the night’s Top 3 shows in Adults 18-49, with “Station 19” (1.3/7), “How to Get Away with Murder” (1.1/6) and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” (1.0/6), respectively.

“Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” grew over the prior week in Total Viewers (+3% – 7.0 million vs. 6.8 million) to draw its largest audience since its April series premiere and held even week to week among Adults 18-49 (1.0/6) to match its highest-rated telecast since its premiere—since 4/8/20. ABC’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” won the Thursday 8 o’clock hour for the 2nd week in a row in Adults 18-49.

The third season finale of “Station 19” built over the previous week in both Total Viewers (+4% – 7.6 million vs. 7.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (+8% – 1.3/7 vs. 1.2/7) to hit 4-week highs—since 4/16/20. In addition, “Station 19” grew over its year-ago finale by 13% in Total Viewers (7.6 million vs. 6.7 million) to mark its most-watched finale ever. ABC’s “Station 19” ranked as Thursday’s No. 1 program for the 2nd straight week in Adults 18-49.

The series finale of “How to Get Away with Murder” marked the show’s biggest audience (4.7 million) since January 2019 (since 1/17/19) and matched its highest-rated telecast of the season in Adults 18-49 (1.1/6). ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder” stood as the No. 1 program in the 10 o’clock hour for the 3rd week in a row in Adults 18-49.

Friday

ABC ranked No. 1 on the final Friday of the season among Adults 18-49 (0.8/5), leading runner-up NBC by 14% (0.7/4). In fact, ABC won its 2nd night in a row with “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and the finales of “Station 19” and “How to Get Away with Murder,” giving the network the win on Thursday.

ABC’s season finale of “Shark Tank” stood as Friday’s No. 1 program in Adults 18-49 (0.9/6), topping NBC’s “The Blacklist” finale by 13% (0.8/5). “Shark Tank” grew over its year-ago finale by 8% in Total Viewers (5.2 million vs. 4.8 million) to mark its most-watched finale in 3 years—since 2017. “Shark Tank” held even with the prior week’s telecast in both Total Viewers (5.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.9/6).

Sunday

ABC ranked as the No. 1 broadcast network on the final Sunday of the season in Adults 18-49 (0.9/5), tying Fox. In fact, ABC stood as Sunday’s highest-rated broadcaster on each of the last 15 weeks of the season. In addition, ABC was Sunday’s most-watched broadcast network (6.2 million) for the 3rd consecutive week.

In its first-ever remote finale event, ABC’s “American Idol” stood as Sunday’s No. 1 broadcast program among Adults 18-49 (1.2/6), ranking as the night’s top-rated broadcast series on 13 of its 14 telecasts of the season (with ABC’s “The Rookie” taking the top spot on 5/3/20). With 8.2 million Total Viewers, “American Idol” closed out its third season on ABC with its largest audience in 7 weeks—since 3/29/20. In addition, “American Idol” held even with the prior week in Adults 18-49 to tie a 6-week high—since 4/5/20.

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The Rookie 6/13 (Rerun) on ABC





The Rookie: The Q Word (6/13) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 5/3/20)
May 22, 2020

OFFICERS NOLAN, CHEN AND WEST ARE IN THE FINAL STRETCH

ON PART ONE OF THE SEASON FINALE OF

ABC’S ‘THE ROOKIE’

“The Q Word” – In part one of the season finale, their rookie year is coming to an end and officers Nolan, Chen and West are about to be squeezed harder than ever before as their training officers evaluate whether they are truly ready for the job. Meanwhile, after one of their rookie classmates is involved in a shooting, the team uncovers some unsettling evidence on “The Rookie,” airing FRIDAY, JUNE 13 (10:02-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-14, LV) Episodes can also be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 5/3/20)

“The Rookie” stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Mekia Cox as Nyla Harper, Alyssa Diaz as Angela Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin Jr. as Jackson West, Melissa O’Neil as Lucy Chen and Eric Winter as Tim Bradford.

Guest starring in this episode is Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong, Ali Larter as Dr. Grace Sawyer, Brent Huff as Officer Smitty, Crystal Coney as Nurse Lisa, Jeff Pierre as Emmett Lang, Chris O’Shea as Officer Chris Rios, Hannah Kasulka as Officer Erin Cole and Greg Serano as T.O. Martinez.

“The Q Word” was written by Natalie Callaghan and Nick Hurwitz, and directed by David McWhirter.

Alexi Hawley is writer and executive producer. Mark Gordon, Nathan Fillion, Michelle Chapman, Jon Steinberg, Bill Norcross, Terence Paul Winter and Rob Bowman are executive producers on the series. “The Rookie” is a co-production with Entertainment One (eOne) and ABC Studios. ABC Studios is a part of Disney Television Studios, alongside Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios.



Modern Family 6/9 (2 Reruns) on ABC





Modern Family: Dead on A Rival (6/9) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 1/22/20)
ADVENTURE AWAITS ON ABC’S ‘MODERN FAMILY’

Benjamin Bratt, Josh Gad, Paul Dooley and Edward Asner Guest Star

“Dead on A Rival” – Mitchell learns a valuable life lesson when Murray (Paul Dooley), a former resident of the house, shows up unexpectedly. Meanwhile, the Dunphy’s old neighbor-turned-tech-titan, Kenneth (Josh Gad), comes to visit with a big surprise for Phil. Then, Manny’s dad, Javier (Benjamin Bratt), shows up with a big opportunity for his son on ABC’s “Modern Family,” TUESDAY, JUNE 9 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 1/22/20)

“Modern Family” stars Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-Pritchett, Jeremy Maguire as Joe Pritchett and Reid Ewing as Dylan Marshall.

Guest starring is Benjamin Bratt as Javier Delgado, Marsha Kramer as Margaret, Josh Gad as Kenneth, Paul Dooley as Murray and Edward Asner as Herschel.

“Dead on A Rival” was written by Jeffrey Richman and Ryan Walls, and directed by Jason Winer.

The series is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television in association with Steven Levitan Prods and Picador Productions. Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd are co-creators/executive producers. Danny Zuker, Paul Corrigan, Brad Walsh, Abraham Higginbotham, Jeffrey Richman and Jeff Morton also serve as executive producers. Twentieth Century Fox Television is a part of Disney Television Studios, alongside ABC Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios.

Modern Family: Spuds (6/9) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/19/20)
May 22, 2020

HALEY AND DYLAN GRAPPLE WITH THEIR PARENTING SKILLS ON

ABC’S ‘MODERN FAMILY’

“Spuds” – Phil and Claire take Haley and Dylan to dinner to reassure them they are not bad parents. While out to dinner, they run into Mitch and Cam who are chaperoning Lily’s first date, as well as Jay and Gloria after attending Joe’s school play, on ABC’s “Modern Family,” TUESDAY, JUNE 9 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/19/20)

“Modern Family” stars Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-Pritchett, Jeremy Maguire as Joe Pritchett and Reid Ewing as Dylan Marshall.

Guest starring is Caspian Diamant as Randy.

“Spuds” was written by Vali Chandrasekaran and Stephen Lloyd, and directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller.

The series is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television in association with Steven Levitan Prods and Picador Productions. Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd are co-creators/executive producers. Danny Zuker, Paul Corrigan, Brad Walsh, Abraham Higginbotham, Jeffrey Richman and Jeff Morton also serve as executive producers. Twentieth Century Fox Television is a part of Disney Television Studios, alongside ABC Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios.



Big Sky: Season 1 Lead Sheet





Big Sky: Season 1 Lead Sheet
BIG SKY

Premieres Fall 2020

From visionary storyteller David E. Kelley (“Big Little Lies”) comes “Big Sky,” a thriller created by Kelley, who will write multiple episodes and serve as showrunner in its premiere season. Private detectives Cassie Dewell and Cody Hoyt join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken.

Based on the series of books by C.J. Box, “Big Sky” is executive produced by David E. Kelley, Ross Fineman, Matthew Gross, Paul McGuigan and C.J. Box and is produced by A+E Studios in association with 20th Century Fox Television. A+E Studios is the award-winning studio unit of the global media company A+E Networks, LLC. 20th Century Fox Television is a part of Disney Television Studios, alongside ABC Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios.

The series stars Katheryn Winnick as Jenny Hoyt, Kylie Bunbury as Cassie Dewell, Brian Geraghty as Ronald Pergman, Dedee Pfeiffer as Denise Brisbane, Natalie Alyn Lind as Danielle Sullivan, Jesse James Keitel as Jerrie, with John Carroll Lynch as Rick Legarski and Ryan Phillippe as Cody Hoyt.



Call Your Mother: Season 1 Lead Sheet





Call Your Mother: Season 1 Lead Sheet
CALL YOUR MOTHER

Premieres Fall 2020

From Kari Lizer (“The New Adventures of Old Christine”), this multicamera comedy follows an empty-nester mom who wonders how she ended up alone while her children live their best lives thousands of miles away. She decides her place is with her family and as she reinserts herself into their lives, her kids realize they might actually need her more than they thought.

“Call Your Mother” is produced by Sony Pictures Television & ABC Studios. ABC Studios is a part of Disney Television Studios, alongside 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios.

The series stars Kyra Sedgwick as Jean Raines, Rachel Sennott as Jackie Raines, Joey Bragg as Freddie Raines, Patrick Brammall as Danny, Emma Caymares as Celia and Austin Crute as Lane.




ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,’ May 25–29





Lisa Kudrow, Howie Mandel, Dakota Johnson, Sean Penn and More Scheduled Guests on ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,’ May 25–29
May 22, 2020

LISA KUDROW, HOWIE MANDEL, DAKOTA JOHNSON, SEAN PENN AND MORE SCHEDULED GUESTS ON ABC’S ‘JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!,’ MAY 25-29

“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 May 25-29 (subject to change):

Monday, May 25 (O.A.D 5/13/20) (Rebroadcast at 11:35 p.m. EDT)

1. Bill Murray

Monday, May 25 (O.A.D 5/14/20) (Rebroadcast at 12:35 a.m. EDT)

1. Stephen Curry

Tuesday, May 26

1. Lisa Kudrow 2. Musical Guest Jacob Collier with Ty Dolla $ign & Mahalia

Wednesday, May 27

1. Howie Mandel

Thursday, May 28

1. Dakota Johnson

Friday, May 29

1. Sean Penn

Jimmy Kimmel and Sharon Hoffman serve as executive producers and Jill Leiderman serves as a consulting executive producer. David Craig, Douglas DeLuca, Erin Irwin, Molly McNearney and Jennifer Sharron serve as co-executive producers. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” is produced by 12 05 AM Productions LLC in association with Kimmelot and ABC Studios. (CLOSED-CAPTIONED)



Shark Tank 6/12 (Rerun) on ABC





Shark Tank: 1119 (6/12) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/3/20)
May 22, 2020

ENTREPRENEURS RETURN TO ABC’S ‘SHARK TANK’

“1119” – A group of entrepreneurs from Belleville, New Jersey, introduce their footwear brand dedicated to reinventing the traditional house slipper into your favorite sneaker. A former “Shark Tank” entrepreneur from San Diego, California, returns to the tank, this time pitching his online mentoring program that helps high school students and their parents navigate the college admissions process. An entrepreneur from Los Angeles, California, helps you make your bed in a fraction of the time with her bedding product, while a golfer from Pasadena, California, provides a fresh new twist on sports fashion with his apparel line on “Shark Tank,” FRIDAY, JUNE 12 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/3/20)

In a “Shark Tank” update, investor Rohan Oza joins husband and wife Stephen and Allison Ellesworth from Dallas, Texas, as they present their reinvented mother beverage with Poppi, an all-natural, sparkling probiotic drink made with apple cider vinegar and organic fruits and herbs.

The Sharks in this episode are Mark Cuban, Kevin O’Leary, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran and Daymond John.



Match Game 6/14 on ABC





Match Game: 501 (6/14)
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN ON THIS WEEK’S ‘MATCH GAME,’ AND IT DOES!

Alec Baldwin Hosts an All-New Episode With Celebrity Panelists Joel McHale, Amy Sedaris, Kevin Smith, Raven-Symoné, Ne-Yo and Malin Akerman, Sunday, June 14, on ABC

“Joel McHale, Amy Sedaris, Kevin Smith, Raven-Symoné, Ne-Yo, Malin Ackerman” – Stop what you are doing and BLANK because we’ve got a brand-new, pant-dropping episode of “Match Game” airing SUNDAY, JUNE 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-14, DL) Hosted by Alec Baldwin and produced by Fremantle, “Match Game” features four contestants each week vying for the chance to win $25,000, as they attempt to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-blank. Episodes can also be viewed the next day on demand and Hulu.

Celebrity panelists for June 14 include the following:

Joel McHale (host of ABC’s “Card Sharks”; podcast, “The Darkest Timeline”; “Becky”)

Amy Sedaris (“At Home with Amy Sedaris”; “Strangers with Candy”; “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)

Kevin Smith (writer, director and podcaster)

Raven-Symoné (“Raven’s Home”)

Ne-Yo (GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter and actor; judge, “World of Dance”)

Malin Akerman (“Billions”; “Rampage”)

Joining the celebrity panelists are contestants Kimberly Clark (hometown: Kansas City, Missouri), Jasmine DeGroat (hometown: Brooklyn, New York), Danielle Johnson (hometown: Wilmington, Delaware) and Nate Dicken (hometown: Chicago, Illinois).

“Match Game” is executive produced by Scott St. John, Alec Baldwin, Mallory Schwartz and Fremantle’s Jennifer Mullin.

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