The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Series Finale Hits 14 Month High

Secret Life of the American Teenager 5x24The last episode of The Secret Life of the American Teenager aired last night and hit a 14 month high in the key female demo. The first episode of The Fosters also did well, according to ABC Family.

Here are the details:

Ratings Highlights for Monday, June 3, 2013 Final National Ratings

Series Finale of Critically-Acclaimed “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” is Cable’s TV #2 Scripted Telecast at 8 P.M. in Target 18-34s, 12-34s and Women 18-49; Hits 14 Month High in Women 18-34/18-49; Near 7 Month High in Viewers

Launch of “The Fosters” Ranks as Cable TV’s #2 Scripted Show at 9 O’Clock in Key 18-34s/12-34s; Generates Massive Triple Digit Growth Over Year Ago Time Period

“The Secret Life of the American Teenager” (8:00 – 9:00 p.m.)

In its series finale, ABC Family’s award-winning and longest running series ever, “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” ranked as Tuesday’s #2 scripted cable TV telecast at 8 o’clock in Adults 18-34 (681,000/1.0 rating), Women 18-34 (581,000/1.7 rating), Women 18-49 (830,000/1.3 rating), Viewers 12-34 (885,000/1.0 rating) and Females 12-34 (776,000/1.7 rating).

· Monday’s closer stood as the series’ most-watched telecast in more than 1 year in Women 18-34 and Women 18-49 – since 4/16/12 and 3/26/12, respectively – and in nearly 7 months in Total Viewers (1.5 million) and Females 12-34 – since 11/19/12.

· Versus year-ago, “Secret Life” posted solid gains in target demos, including by 5% in Total Viewers (1.50 million vs. 1.43 million), by 25% in Adults 18-34 (681,000 vs. 545,000), by 51% in Women 18-34 (581,000 vs. 384,000), by 29% in Adults 18-49 (981,000 vs. 759,000) and by 46% in Women 18-49 (830,000 vs. 569,000).

“The Fosters” (9:00 – 10:00 p.m.)

At 9 p.m., the series’ premiere of “The Fosters” stood as cable TV’s #2 scripted telecast in the hour in Adults 18-34 (445,000/0.7 rating), Women 18-34 (376,000/1.1 rating), Women 18-49 (611,000/1.0 rating), Viewers 12-34 (719,000/0.8 rating) and Females 12-34 (636,000/1.4 rating).

· “The Fosters” towered over year ago time period levels by solid margins, including by 190% in Total Viewers (1.42 million vs. 489,000), by 297% in Adults 18-34 (445,000 vs. 112,000), by 296% in Women 18-34 (376,000 vs. 95,000), by 175% in Viewers 12-34 (719,000 vs. 261,000) and by 166% in Females 12-34 (636,000 vs. 239,000).

· “The Fosters” out-delivered last June’s premiere of “Bunheads” (6/11/12) by 9% in Adults 18-34 (445,000 vs. 407,000), by 15% in Women 18-34 (376,000 vs. 326,000), by 4% in Viewers 12-34 (719,000 vs. 693,000) and by 11% in Females 12-34 (636,000 vs. 575,000).

Source: NTI, U.S. ratings. 6/3/13 and 6/4/12, Live +SD;

What do you think? Did you tune in to watch the Secret Life finale? How about the start of The Fosters?

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  2. Carolynne says

    Our family did not tune into either shows as they do not reflect the type of viewing we select for our household. We are patiently waiting for the renewal of Bunheads which is the only drama on ABC Family that we watch.

  3. Natassja says

    I’m so upset about the finally of secret life that was my favorite show I was devoted for five years I was very hurt how it ended no wedding it shoulda been Amy and Ricky I woulda been happy with Ben and Amy Im just truly upset plus what happen with Ethan and Katy plus they coulda shown Ashley for the last ep

    • Anonymous says

      I really think it should be another season because I feel like theirs more to it they should have season 6 when amy goes ti college and returns home and get back with ricky and decided to get married with him

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