8.5 Million Tune In For ABC’s Amanda Knox Interview

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Diane Sawyer’s primetime interview with Amanda Knox averaged 8.5 million viewers and a 2.4 rating / 6 share in the A25-54 demographic at 10pmET Tuesday, according to Nielsen Fast Affiliate data. Knox’s first interview was the most-watched program in total viewers during the 10pmET timeslot, beating CBS’ “Golden Boy” by +9% and NBC’s “Grimm” by +42%.

With a strong lead-in audience from “Dancing with the Stars,” the Knox interview was the highest-rated program in the A25-54 demographic for ABC in 12 weeks. “#AmandaKnoxABC” was also a trending topic on Twitter Tuesday night.