Bruce Jenner's revealing interview with U.S. newswoman DIANE SAWYER was ratings gold for TV network ABC after 16.9 million viewers tuned in to hear the former Olympic champion confirm reports suggesting he is transitioning from male to female. The show was also a big talking point on social media - on, 403,000 users posted a total of 972,000 messages following the Friday night (24Apr15) broadcast, while video footage of the candid chat on Facebook has attracted more than 350,000 views and hits have soared past 2.2 million.