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Ratings: 'Chasing Life' Christmas Special Hits Series High in Adults 18-34, 'Pretty Little Liars' Wins Young Females for 108th Consecutive Episode

The Chasing Life Christmas episode airs December 9 on ABC Family. Photo courtesy of ABC Family.
With its Christmas special, "How the A Stole Christmas," Pretty Little Liars ranked as Tuesday's #1 cable TV telecast at 8 o'clock for the 108th-consecutive original telecast in Females 12-34 (1.2 million/2.6 rating) - each telecast since its June 2010 series debut - 60th in Adults 18-34 (878,000/1.3 rating), 67th in Women 18-34 (726,000/2.1 rating) and 71st in Viewers 12-34 (1.4 million/1.5 rating).

Overall, the special stood as Tuesday's #1 scripted TV telecast in Females 12-34 and was the #2 cable TV telecast in Women 18-34 and Viewers 12-34, behind only the series finale of FX's Sons of Anarchy.

With a strong 328,348 tweets, Pretty Little Liars was Tuesday's #2 most tweeted TV series telecast, coming in just behind the series finale of Sons of Anarchy (330,415). Further, a Twitter TV audience of 3.0 million people saw the tweets, which were sent by nearly 118,000 unique authors, generating 13.0 million impressions.

Pretty Little Liars accounts for the Top 5 most tweeted scripted TV series telecasts on record. On Instagram, Pretty Little Liars, which launched on May 2, 2014, is the #1 most followed scripted show with nearly 1.5 million followers.

At 9 o'clock, a special Christmas episode of Chasing Life surged to a series high in Adults 18-34 (531,000/0.8 rating) and delivered its #2 telecast on record in Adults 18-49 (684,000/0.5 rating) and Viewers 12-34 (740,000/0.8 rating).

Chasing Life qualified as cable TV's #1 series in its time period for its third original telecast in Women 18-34, Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34 (621,000/1.4 rating). In fact, the show has won its time period in 10 of its 11 original airings to date in Viewers 12-34.

Source: NTI, 12/9/14, Live + Same Day. PLL L+7 ratings, Season 5A: 6/10/14-8/26/14; "Chasing Life" L+7 ratings, Season 1A: 6/10/14-8/12/14. Social Media Sources: SocialGuide/Nielsen Twitter TV ratings. Instagram: ListenFirst.

RELATED:
* ABC Family Reveals January Premiere Dates: 'Switched at Birth' Follows 'Pretty Little Liars' on Its New Night, Tuesday, January 6
* ABC Family Renews 'Chasing Life' for Second Season
* Keegan Allen Previews the 'Pretty Little Liars' Christmas Special (Transcript)

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