‘Barbara Walters: Her Story’ Delivers Two-Year Friday High for ABC


By Jordan Chariton Comment

Walters specialLast night, ABC’s “Barbara Walters: Her Story” was the highest-rated show in total viewers and A25-54 demo viewers, delivering ABC’s highest total viewer audience on Friday from 9-11pmET in two years.

9.3 million viewers and 2.3 million demo viewers watched as Walters answered questions about her life and career.

Throughout the special, there were flashbacks to her most memorable interviews with presidents, celebrities, and more. Viewers saw footage from Walters’ work on “The Today Show,” “ABC Evening News,” “20/20,” various Barbara Walters Specials, the “10 Most Fascinating People” specials, and “The View.”