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[10/04/21 - 01:03 PM]
Tom Brady's Return to New England Is Most-Watched NBC "Sunday Night Football" Game Since 2012 and Second-Most Watched All-Time
Buccaneers-Patriots on NBC delivered a 34 share (percentage of televisions in use tuned to the game) - the highest for any game in the history of the NBC "SNF" package.

[10/04/21 - 11:23 AM]
ABC Wins Tuesday in Adults 18-49 as "Bachelor in Paradise" Ties as No. 1 Show
The ABC series has ranked or tied as the No. 1 program of the night on 9 of its 10 telecasts this season in Adults 18-49.

[10/04/21 - 11:16 AM]
HGTV Series "Good Bones" Delivers Strong Season Performance in Key Demos
"We've found that HGTV stalwarts like 'Good Bones' perform exceptionally well and attract tons of new viewers," said Jane Latman.

[10/04/21 - 10:58 AM]
ABC Ties as Monday's No. 1 Entertainment Network in Adults 18-49
ABC ranked as Monday's No. 1 entertainment network with Adults 18-49 (0.9/6), jumping into a tie with NBC for first place after standing two-tenths of a rating point behind in Live+Same Day.

[10/01/21 - 03:15 PM]
"The Wonder Years" Scores Biggest MP+7 Numbers for ABC Comedy Debut in Two Years
Across linear and streaming platforms, "The Wonder Years" premiere episode reached 13 million Total Viewers.

[10/01/21 - 09:19 AM]
FOX's "The Masked Singer" to Win Third Consecutive Premiere Week
The series posted the largest lift in ratings among Adults 18-49 for an unscripted series in six months.

[09/30/21 - 08:46 AM]
FOX's "The Resident" & "Our Kind of People" More Than Double Year Ago Tuesday Premiere Week Delivery in L7 Viewership
"The Resident" more than doubled its Live + Same Day audience in 7-day multiplatform with 6.3 million viewers.

[09/29/21 - 11:24 AM]
"9-1-1" & "The Big Leap" Drive FOX to Post Most-Watched Fall Monday in L7 Since 2019
For entertainment programming only, FOX ranks #1 for all of premiere week.

[09/29/21 - 10:47 AM]
ESPN's 2021 Season of "Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell" Up 18 Percent in Viewership from 2020
The franchise saw significant growth in the coveted 18-34 demos compared to last year.

[09/28/21 - 03:36 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Delivers Franchise's Most-Watched Week 3 Game Since 2012 with 14.9 Million Viewers
Plus: "Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli" on ESPN2 delivered an audience of 1.9 million viewers, the game presentation's third straight week of viewership growth.

[09/28/21 - 01:19 PM]
ESPN and ABC Win the Night for Third Straight College Football Saturday
Saturday's "SNF" matchup between West Virginia and Oklahoma was the second-most-viewed game across all networks in Week 4 with 4,502,000 average viewers, peaking with 6,273,000 viewers in the final moments of the game.

[09/28/21 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Comes Out of the Gate Hot with Biggest Premiere Week Win in 20 Years
Excluding 1988 due to the Winter Olympics, both figures are the largest difference between first and second place networks for Premiere Week in measurement history.

[09/28/21 - 09:43 AM]
FOX Makes Network History on Thursday of Premiere Week
Excluding post-NFL telecasts, "The Masked Singer" was FOX's most-watched Thursday unscripted series telecast in more than five years.

[09/27/21 - 03:33 PM]
"The Wonder Years" Ranks as No. 1 New Series Debut This Season
With 3 days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, the series debut of "The Wonder Years" spiked to a 1.55 rating among Adults 18-49.

[09/27/21 - 01:44 PM]
Packers-49ers Thriller Is Most-Watched Week 3 NBC "Sunday Night Football" Game Since 2015, with Total Audience Delivery of 21 Million Viewers
For the first time since 2016, NBC Sports has presented an NFL game averaging 20+ million viewers in each of the season's first three weeks

[09/21/21 - 03:22 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Delivers 13.8 Million Viewers, The Second-Most-Watched "MNF" Week 2 Telecast Since 2014
"Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli's" audience increased by 138% in week 2, as 1.9 million viewers watched their alternate telecast of Lions-Packers, up from 800,000 viewers in Week 1.

[09/21/21 - 11:06 AM]
Auburn-Penn State Registers 7.6 Million Viewers for ABC's "Saturday Night Football," ABC/ESPN Win the Night in Week 3
ABC's telecast averaged 7,606,000 viewers, the second-most-watched Week 3 game across all networks and fifth-best game of the year.

[09/21/21 - 09:31 AM]
NBC Wins 52-Week Season in 18-49 and Total Viewers for First Time Since 2018
"In an era with no shortage of viewing options, the reach and impact of broadcast television is still undeniable," said Frances Berwick.

[09/21/21 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Sports' Presentation of Alabama-Florida Delivers Massive Viewership
The game peaked with 11.587 million viewers from 6:45 to 7:00 PM, ET.

[09/21/21 - 08:47 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Continues Strong Start to Season with Impressive Week 2 Viewership
Highlighted by Dallas' last-second win over the L.A. Chargers and Tennessee's overtime win over Seattle, the 4:25 PM, ET game window is CBS' most-watched national game window in September since 2014.

[09/20/21 - 02:09 PM]
Chiefs-Ravens Thriller Is Most-Watched Week 2 NBC "Sunday Night Football" Game Since 2018, With Total Audience Delivery of Nearly 21 Million Viewers
The Average Minute Audience (AMA) for last night's live stream via Peacock, NBC Sports Digital platforms, NFL Digital platforms, Chiefs and Ravens mobile properties, and Yahoo Sports mobile properties was approximately 630,000 viewers.

[09/14/21 - 03:28 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Season-Opening MegaCast: 15.3 Million Viewers, Delivering "MNF's" Most-Watched Week 1 Game Since 2013
"Monday Night Football" also helped ESPN and ABC become the most-watched networks (broadcast and cable) in prime time among households, viewers and the same key male and people demos.

[09/14/21 - 02:14 PM]
US Open Viewership Up 33% in Prime Time, 13% Overall
Coverage totaled 153 hours across ESPN and ESPN2, an increase of 15% over the 133 that had been scheduled.

[09/14/21 - 09:46 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Delivers Massive Week 1 Audience
The combined average viewership for Sunday's doubleheader windows totaled 33.472 million viewers.

[09/10/21 - 12:39 PM]
Cowboys-Buccaneers on NBC and Peacock Is Most-Watched NFL Kickoff Game Since 2015 with Total Audience Delivery of 26 Million Viewers
With an average of approximately 24.4 million viewers on NBC, the NFL Kickoff Game is television's most-watched show since Super Bowl LV in February.

[09/08/21 - 01:40 PM]
ABC's "Saturday Night Football" and "Sunday Kickoff" Are Two Most-Watched Games of the Week, Multi-Year Viewership Highs in Week 1 as ESPN Platforms Welcome CFB Viewers Home
College football fans flocked to ESPN networks over the six-day stretch, including on the first full CFB Saturday of the season.

[09/07/21 - 08:41 AM]
"Renovation Island" Season Two Performance Bolsters HGTV Sunday Night Ratings
HGTV's breakout hit attracted more than 17 million total viewers during its 10-week run on Sundays at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/25/21 - 03:11 PM]
BET Continues Its Winning Ratings Streak with Over 2.6 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to the Midseason Finale of "Tyler Perry's Sistas" Season Three and "The Tyler Perry Show: The Sistas After-Show Edition" Last Wednesday Night
BET and Tyler Perry now have the top three scripted series on cable this season with African Americans 18-49.

[08/24/21 - 02:59 PM]
"Paw Patrol: The Movie" Proves Its Pedigree with Fans
The film, which premiered on the service the same day it hit theaters on August 20, ranked as one of the service's most-watched originals.

[08/24/21 - 01:38 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Latest "Aurora Teagarden Mysteries" Premiere Boosts Network to Be #1 in the Sunday 9P-11P Time Slot and #2 Most-Watched in Total Day
"Honeymoon, Honeymurder" - the 17th world premiere of the series - averaged 1.9 million Total Viewers, 1.6 million Homes, 88,000 Women 25-54, and reached over 2.2 million Total Viewers.

[08/20/21 - 10:14 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Season Finale Is Week's No. 1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of August 9-15.

[08/20/21 - 08:54 AM]
"Battle on the Beach" Is a Strong First Season Ratings Winner for HGTV
HGTV's beach house renovation competition series, watched by more than 13 million viewers, averaged a .64 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .78 L3 rating among W25-54.

[08/16/21 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Season Finale Is Summer's No. 1 Entertainment Telecast
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 9.

[08/16/21 - 06:47 AM]
BET Delivers Triple-Digit Viewrship Growth, Up +104% Versus a Year Ago with the 36th Annual "Stellar Gospel Music Awards" Presented by AT&T Dream in Black
The "Stellar Awards" was the #1 program for the night on all TV for Black viewers P2+ excluding sports with, 867 K Total Viewers during premiere night (Live+3, simulcast across BET and BET Her on 8/1/21).

[08/12/21 - 06:16 AM]
"Going from Broke" Exceeds 5 Million Views on Crackle Since Launch of Season 2
"We are excited that Going From Broke season 2 continues to delight our viewers," said Philippe Guelton, president of Crackle Plus. "The reaction is gratifying and shows the importance of the spotlight we have put on the problem of student loan debt."

[08/09/21 - 03:01 PM]
NBC's Tokyo Olympics Presentation - The Largest Media Event Ever - Delivers Massive Audiences & Dominates Media Landscape
Said coverage had a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 15.5 million primetime viewers, according to Nielsen and Adobe Analytics.

[08/08/21 - 02:02 PM]
NBC's Tokyo Olympics Dominates Primetime Viewership Rankings in 2021
NBC's Tokyo Olympics competition coverage delivered 11 of primetime TV's 25 most watched shows in 2021.

[08/06/21 - 12:12 PM]
Hulu Announces "The Handmaid's Tale" Season Four Performance
The season four finale, which debuted on Wednesday, June 16, was the most watched episode of any series on Hulu on premiere day.

[08/05/21 - 11:55 AM]
"Johnson" Reaches More Than Two Million Viewers in Series Premiere, New Episodes Seen Sunday Nights at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Bounce
"Johnson" becomes the most-watched half-hour series launch in Bounce history.

[08/04/21 - 03:17 PM]
NBC Delivers First Tuesday Week-Over-Week Olympics Viewership Increase Since 1988
NBC Olympics' primetime coverage is averaging a Total Audience Delivery of 16.8 million viewers through Tuesday night.

[08/02/21 - 08:02 AM]
"Celebrity IOU" Delivers a Standout Sophomore Season Performance on HGTV
"'Celebrity IOU' consistently ranks as a top cable program among all of our key demos," said Jane Latman, president, HGTV.

[07/30/21 - 03:39 PM]
NBC Olympics' Thursday Primetime Coverage Delivers Highest-Rated Night of Tokyo Olympics
Since the beginning of the Tokyo Olympics, NBCUniversal coverage has reached more than 100 million TV viewers.

[07/28/21 - 03:52 PM]
NBC's Tokyo Olympics Averaging 17.5 Million Primetime Viewers, Pacing to Rank with "Sunday Night Football" as Top Two Primetime Shows of 2020-21
With 15.7 million TV viewers last night, it marks the first time since the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics on NBC that any network delivered an average viewership of at least 15 million on four consecutive nights.

[07/26/21 - 02:40 PM]
NBC's Tokyo Olympics Momentum Continues as Primetime Viewership Increases from Opening Ceremony Through First Two Competition Nights for First Time Since 1992
Last night's TV-only audience of approximately 19.2 million viewers tripled the combined viewership for the other broadcast networks and marks the largest viewership for any primetime show since Super Bowl Sunday.

[07/25/21 - 04:13 PM]
Peacock Records Best Saturday Usage Ever & NBC Sports Digital Sets Primetime Streaming Record
Through Saturday, viewers have streamed 371 million total minutes of Tokyo Olympics content - up 21% from the comparable time period for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

[07/21/21 - 04:54 PM]
Starz Original Series "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" Sets Records as Network's Most Highly Engaged Series Premiere Ever and Biggest Multiplatform Premiere in 2021
The series debuted as the network's most highly engaged series premiere ever with the best series premiere completion rate across OTT platforms, and dominated social media on premiere night ranking #1 most social series.

[07/21/21 - 02:29 PM]
Viewership for the 2021 NBA Finals on ABC Up 32 Percent from Last Year
Tuesday's title clinching Game 6 broadcast was up 50 percent and was the most-watched game of the series.

[07/20/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Releases Viewership Figures for "Shadow and Bone," "Sweet Tooth," "Army of the Dead," "Fatherhood," More
The streamer details its top films and series for the second quarter of 2021.

[07/16/21 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Delivers Highest-Rated Week for Any Network Since February in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of July 5-11.

[07/15/21 - 02:35 PM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 4 on ABC Up 35 Percent from Last Year
The ABC broadcast averaged 10,254,000 viewers, peaking with 12,559,000 viewers from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET.







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[11/22/22 - 02:11 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Posts Its 2nd-Biggest Audience of the Season
For the 4th straight week, "Tamron Hall" improved over the same week last year in Households and Total Viewers.

[11/22/22 - 01:46 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Holiday Film, "Three Wise Men and a Baby," Ranks as Most-Watched Movie Across Ad-Supported Cable in 2022 To-Date
The movie stars three of Hallmark Channel's most-beloved male actors, Andrew Walker, Tyler Hynes, and Paul Campbell, as hilariously bickering brothers who find themselves caring for a baby anonymously left at the firehouse.

[11/22/22 - 01:26 PM]
Formula 1 Season Smashes U.S. Television Viewership Records
The season averaged 1.21 million viewers per race across ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC, a 28 percent increase over the previous U.S. television record of 949,000 average viewers that was set in 2021.

[11/22/22 - 01:16 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Scores Its Most-Watched Week Since May
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" ranked as the No. 1 syndicated talk show for the 9th week running across all key Nielsen measures.

[11/22/22 - 01:03 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of November 14: All Hail "The Crown"; "Falling for Christmas" Tops the English Films List
"1899," the multi-language German series, debuted on the English TV List with 79.27M hours viewed.

[11/22/22 - 11:45 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is Television's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program
The series remains America's #1 news program and a top 10 series for 10 consecutive weeks.

[11/22/22 - 10:38 AM]
ESPN College Football: ABC Airs Most-Watched November Saturday Since 2016
ABC and ESPN won every window (noon, afternoon, primetime, late prime) on the penultimate Saturday of the 2022 regular season, and ESPN won the night as the most-viewed network in primetime among all viewers and all key male and adult demos.

[11/22/22 - 10:00 AM]
Nielsen Live +35-Day Ratings Reveal CBS Has 5 of the Top 6 Premieres with Over 10 Million Viewers
CBS also has 15 of the top 25 premieres in the 35-day metric.

[11/22/22 - 07:40 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Continues to Deliver Record Viewership Across All Platforms
CBS Sports is delivering its best season viewership since 2015, averaging 18.005 million viewers through Week 11.

[11/21/22 - 03:23 PM]
ABC's "The 56th Annual CMA Awards" Grows to 3-Year Highs
"The 56th Annual CMA Awards" gained an additional +2.2 million Total Viewers after 7 days of multiplatform viewing and increased by +73% among Adults 18-49 from its initial Live+Same Day rating to its Multiplatform+7 Day rating.

[11/21/22 - 12:00 PM]
Series Debut of ABC's "The Rookie: Feds" Skyrockets +755% in Adults 18-49 After 35 Days of Multiplatform Viewing
ABC's "The Rookie: Feds" hit 9.2 million Total Viewers after 35 days of multiplatform viewing, gaining an additional +7.0 million Total Viewers.

[11/21/22 - 08:43 AM]
New Season of HGTV's Hit Series "Celebrity IOU" Premieres with Strong Ratings on Monday, Nov. 14
The premiere episode attracted more than 3.2 million total viewers and became a heartfelt tribute to the late Leslie Jordan who gifted a life-changing home renovation to his best friends of 40 years.

[11/18/22 - 03:32 PM]
Season Five Premiere of "Yellowstone" Shatters Records with Nearly 16 Million Viewers on L3
Said premiere was the most watched show across all of TV in 2022 and the most watched cable premiere since 2017's "The Walking Dead."

[11/16/22 - 01:30 PM]
Paramount+ Reaches New Heights with Most Subscriber Sign-Ups in a Single Day Since Launch
Sunday's success was fueled by the must-see premiere of "Tulsa King," starring Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone, and the continued year-over-year growth of the "NFL on CBS" with local market games streaming on Paramount+.

[11/15/22 - 02:44 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Delivers Its 2nd Most-Watched Week of the Season
"Tamron Hall" was one of only two daytime talk shows - network or syndicated - to deliver year-over-year growth this week in Households (+17%).