Ratings: ABC’s “Quantico,” “Secrets And Lies,” “OUAT” Fall To New Series Lows

Again facing tough competition, ABC’s Sunday dramas “Quantico,” “Secrets and Lies,” and “Once Upon A Time” all fell to new live+same-day series lows.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, “Quantico” drew a mere 0.6 adults 18-49 rating and 2.43 million total viewers in the 10PM hour. Last week’s episode, which at the time ranked as the series’ worst-performing episode, drew a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating and 2.79 million total viewers.

9PM drama “Secrets and Lies” also drew a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating this week; it meanwhile reached 2.71 million total viewers. The series low numbers trail the 0.7 rating and 3.07 million viewer mark garnered last week.

8PM veteran “Once Upon A Time” posted a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating and 3.04 million total viewers, marking the first time it has gone below a 1.0 in the demo. Last week’s episode drew a 1.0 and 3.40 million.

ABC’s night opened with “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (0.8, 4.54 million vs. 0.8, 4.42 million last week).

The 8-11PM portion of ABC’s lineup faced competition from game five of the World Series and Sunday Night football. 9PM drama “Secrets and Lies” was also up against AMC’s juggernaut “The Walking Dead.”

Written by Brian Cantor

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