ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda‘s highwire walk over Niagara Falls.
ABC’s “Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls,” a production of ABC News and hosted by Josh Elliott and Hannah Storm with contributions from Bill Weir and Sam Champion, was the most-watched non-sports summertime (Memorial Day to Labor Day) telecast since 2006 and gave ABC its best Friday night since November, 2007.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who will walk across Niagara Falls on a high wire Friday night practiced his balancing act on “Good Morning America” today. Sam Champion and Josh Elliott were his net outside Times Square studios. Wallenda’s ... Read Post
In addition to giving ABC its best Friday night in five years, “Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls” also scored on the other side of the Falls, in Canada. Canadian broadcaster CTV, which simulcast the ABC News production hosted... Read Post
ith coverage surrounding Nik Wallenda’s highwire walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls, ABC won Friday evening by huge margins over its nearest competitors with Total Viewers (+89% - 8.7 million vs. 4.6 million - CBS), A... Read Post