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[06/08/22 - 08:33 AM]
ESPN Scores Big in May, Biggest Total-Day Audience for the Month in Seven Years
Overall, ESPN averaged 742K viewers (P2+) on a 24-hour basis, up 34% from May 2021.

[06/08/22 - 07:30 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Grows to New Season High in Adults 18-49
The Thursday broadcast (on 6/2/22) marked the strongest late-night telecast on any night on any network so far this year with Adults 18-49 (588,000).

[06/07/22 - 02:45 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 30: "Stranger Things 4" Sets New Records, Reaches #3 on Netflix's Most Popular List
The series hit #1 on the Top 10 lists in 91 countries, a first for an English TV series.

[06/07/22 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
On Thursday, "Nightline" delivered its top telecast in Total Viewers (1.178 million) in nearly 1 1/2 years.

[06/07/22 - 01:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Summer Nights" Kicks Off, Making the Network #1 Most-Watched in Weekend Total Day and Primetime
Original movie premiere "Hidden Gems" was the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program of the day among Households, Women 18+, Women 25-54 and Total Viewers.

[06/07/22 - 09:00 AM]
Court TV Sets Network Viewership Record as More Than Half a Million Viewers Tune in for Depp vs. Heard Verdict
Viewing peaked at 3:27 p.m. with 558K viewers P2+.

[06/03/22 - 01:15 PM]
"RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Makes Herstory as Paramount+' Most-Watched Original Unscripted Season Premiere Ever
The season seven premiere broke a new record, becoming the most-watched original reality series in its first week on the service with viewership up nearly 60% over last season's premiere.

[06/03/22 - 08:25 AM]
"Home Town Kickstart Presented by People" Delivers Strong First Season Performance for HGTV
The six-episode season averaged a .51 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .65 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[06/01/22 - 02:20 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Is Week's No. 1 Late-Night Talker in Adults 18-49
The series also scored its 2nd-strongest week of the season with Adults 18-49 (291,000) with its best weekly performance in over 4 months.

[06/01/22 - 01:55 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Is One of Only Two Daytime Talk Shows to Post Weekly Growth in Households
In addition, "Tamron Hall" grew over the prior week by 50% among Women 25-54 (0.3 rating vs. 0.2 rating).

[06/01/22 - 12:50 PM]
Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix Averages Record 1.4 Million Viewers on ESPN Despite Rain Delay
Excluding the rain delay, the race telecast averaged 1.6 million viewers from 10 a.m. until noon ET as Mexico's Sergio PĂ©rez drove to victory.

[06/01/22 - 07:56 AM]
Boston Celtics-Miami Heat Game 7 Is Most-Watched Conference Finals Game on ESPN in Four Years
The telecast averaged 9,875,000 viewers, peaking with 12,171,000 viewers at 11 p.m. ET.

[06/01/22 - 07:30 AM]
Season Nine of Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Concludes, Becoming the #1 Most-Watched Original Scripted Series in 2022 To-Date
On a L+3 basis, the season averaged 2.9 million Total Viewers, 291,000 Women 25-54, and reached over 8.6 million Unduplicated Total Viewers.

[05/31/22 - 11:59 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 23: "Stranger Things 4" Breaks Record and Clocks In at #1
The new season skyrocketed to a record breaking 286.79M hours viewed, making it the biggest premiere weekend ever for an English language TV show on Netflix.

[05/31/22 - 10:30 AM]
"Better Call Saul" Ends First Half of Its Sixth and Final Season as the #1 Acquisition Driver in the History of AMC+, with Strong Linear Ratings and Lalo Levels of Social Intensity
The mid-season finale on May 23 delivered more than 2.2 million viewers in Nielsen live+3 ratings.

[05/26/22 - 11:21 AM]
VH1's "Level Up" Mondays Achieves Double Digit Growth in Key 18-49 Demo
May 16 marked VH1's highest rated Monday prime in three months and scores best Monday prime share in eight months thanks to big season premieres of "Basketball Wives" and "Couples Retreat."

[05/25/22 - 08:07 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Finishes TV Season as Primetime's No. 1 Show for Record 11th Consecutive Year
The latest season posted a Total Audience Delivery average of 19.3 million viewers in 2021, according to official live plus same day data released by Nielsen, and digital data from Adobe Analytics.

[05/24/22 - 01:15 PM]
For the First Time in Three Years "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine Across the Board - for the 2021-2022 Broadcast Season
"20/20" improved on the previous season in Total Viewers (+5% - 4.210 million vs. 4.010 million), seeing its largest overall audience in 3 years - since the 2018-19 season.

[05/24/22 - 12:48 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 16: "The Lincoln Lawyer" and "Who Killed Sara?" Nab Top Spots on the TV Lists
"Ozark" Season 4 came in at #2 with 31.4M hours viewed, appearing in 50 countries.

[05/24/22 - 11:05 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the 27th Time This Season, Ends the 2021-2022 Television Season with Seven #1 Finishes in Viewers
The program was television's #1 primetime broadcast in viewers seven times and made the top five in viewers 18 times this season.

[05/24/22 - 09:33 AM]
NBC Sports Registers 2nd-Most Watched Premier League Season Ever, with Record 12 Matches Topping 1 Million Viewers
For the ninth consecutive year, all 10 Premier League matches on the season's final Sunday were presented live, simultaneously (11 a.m.-1 p.m. ET) across Peacock and the networks of NBCUniversal.

[05/24/22 - 08:53 AM]
NBA on ESPN: Most-Watched Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 Since 2018
The ABC broadcast averaged 6,805,000 viewers, up 19 percent from last year's Eastern Conference Finals Game 3, and up 71 percent from 2020, according to Nielsen.

[05/23/22 - 05:29 PM]
More than 2 Million Watch ESPN's PGA Championship Second Round Coverage
The second round telecast, which aired from 2- 8 p.m. ET, averaged 2.1 million viewers, peaking at 2.6 million at 7:15 p.m.

[05/20/22 - 03:29 PM]
ESPN's PGA Championship First Round Telecast Earns Largest Viewership in 20 Years
The telecast, which aired from 2-8 p.m. ET, peaked at 1.7 million viewers at 4:45 p.m.

[05/20/22 - 03:06 PM]
NBA on ESPN: Most-Watched Eastern Conference Finals Game 2 Since 2018
The ESPN telecast averaged 6,049,000 viewers, peaking with 6,878,000 viewers at 9:30 p.m. ET.

[05/19/22 - 01:50 PM]
"Dateline" Is the #1 Most-Watched Newsmagazine for the 2021-2022 Broadcast Primetime Season with Over 115 Million Total Viewers Across All of TV
Additionally, over 89 billion minutes of "Dateline" were consumed across TV and digital platforms, which includes NBC, cable and broadcast syndication and Peacock's Dateline 24/7 channel.

[05/18/22 - 02:42 PM]
NBA on ESPN: Most-Watched Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 Since 2018
The ESPN telecast averaged 6,070,000 viewers, peaking with 6,914,000 viewers at 10:30 p.m. ET.

[05/17/22 - 02:32 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 9: "Senior Year" Tops the Films List, "Welcome to Eden" Grabs the Most Views This Week
"Ozark" season four held on to the #1 spot on the English TV list with 48.62M hours viewed.

[05/17/22 - 08:56 AM]
Boston Celtics Game 7 Victory Over Milwaukee Bucks on ABC Is Most-Watched Eastern Conference Semifinals Game in 10 Years: Average Audience of 7,481,000 Viewers
The broadcast averaged 7,481,000 viewers, peaking with 9,559,000 viewers at 6 p.m. ET.

[05/13/22 - 08:15 AM]
Viewers Have Watched More Than 752 Billion Minutes of CBS This Season - Far More Than Any Other Broadcaster
This aggregate viewership includes over 255 billion minutes watched of CBS primetime entertainment programming - nearly 90 billion more than the closest competitor.

[05/10/22 - 02:13 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 2: "Ozark" Tops the English TV List and Is the Week's Most Viewed Title
The series was the most viewed title this week and was in the Top 10 in 81 countries.

[05/10/22 - 01:42 PM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Viewership Up Four Percent from 2021
Through five weeks, ESPN's exclusive, national MLB game of the week is averaging 1,730,000 viewers.

[05/10/22 - 09:55 AM]
Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix on ABC Attracts Record 2.6 Million Viewers; Largest Live F1 U.S. TV Audience Ever
Through five races, the 2022 F1 season is averaging 1.4 million viewers per race, up 49 percent over the 2021 season average (949,000 viewers) and up 131 percent over the 2020 season average (609,000 viewers).

[05/10/22 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Sports' Presentation of the Kentucky Derby Averages 16 Million Viewers - Topping 15 Million Mark for 8th Consecutive Year, Excluding Pandemic-Impacted Events
Plus: the debut of "MLB Sunday Leadoff" on Peacock and NBC averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 1.34 million viewers, marking the most-watched regular-season Sunday day game since 2019.

[05/09/22 - 09:05 AM]
"Lil Jon Wants to Do What?" Monday Night Series Premiere Delivered Rock Solid Ratings for HGTV
The series premiere on May 2 attracted more than 3 million total viewers and garnered a .50 live plus-three day rating among P25-54 as well as a .66 live plus-three day rating among W25-54.

[05/03/22 - 02:23 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of April 25: The Byrdes Say Goodbye, "The Marked Heart" Is the Most Viewed Title
Building on the success of Season 4, Part 1, the final episodes of "Ozark" topped the English TV list with 78.4M hours viewed and was in the Top 10 in 73 countries.

[05/03/22 - 12:15 PM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top Five in Viewers and Is #1 in Adults 18+
This is the 16th time this season the show has made the top five in viewers, and the 24th time it has made the top 10 program out of 25 airings.

[05/03/22 - 11:16 AM]
Part One of Two-Part Event of ABC's "The Rookie" Draws Series' Largest Audience This Season
After just seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "The Rookie" quadrupled its initial Live+Same Day rating in Adults 18-49 to hit a 1.6 rating (+300% - 0.4 rating).

[05/03/22 - 08:47 AM]
Most-Watched First-Round of NBA Playoffs on ESPN Since 2014
The eight games on ESPN averaged 3,346,000 viewers, and were up 28 percent from 2021 and up 69 percent from 2020.

[05/03/22 - 08:45 AM]
CBS Will Finish the 2021-2022 Season as America's Most-Watched Network for 14th Straight Year
This will be CBS' 19th win in the last 20 years.

[05/02/22 - 09:14 AM]
"100 Day Dream Home" Season Three Delivers Robust Ratings for HGTV
The season, which premiered Monday, February 21, averaged a .52 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .67 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[05/02/22 - 08:32 AM]
"Bel-Air" Shatters Peacock Records; Crowned Most-Streamed Original Series on Peacock
Peacock's critically-acclaimed drama series has been crowned as the platform's most-streamed original series reaching 8 million accounts to date.

[04/29/22 - 09:15 AM]
"Home Town Kickstart Presented by People" Debuts with Standout Performance Among Key Demos
The episode garnered a .58 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .73 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[04/27/22 - 11:50 AM]
Based on Live, Delayed and Digital Viewing, "The Thing About Pam" Is Now NBC's #1 New Show of the Season in the 18-49 Demo
The pilot episode currently ranks as NBC's top digital launch in network history.

[04/27/22 - 10:45 AM]
HGTV's "Windy City Rehab" Returned with Strong Ratings on Thursday, April 21
The episode delivered a .69 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .80 L3 rating among W25-54, resulting in double-digit ratings gains of 50 percent and 33 percent respectively over the prior six weeks.

[04/26/22 - 02:34 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of April 18: "Anatomy of a Scandal" Is the Week's Most Viewed Title, "The Marked Heart" Tops Non-English TV List
With 75.56M hours, it was the most viewed Netflix title this week.

[04/21/22 - 02:45 PM]
ABC's "Abbott Elementary" Season Finale Ties a Series High in Adults 18-49
"Abbott Elementary" picked up an additional +3.1 million viewers over its initial Live+Same Day average to deliver 5.9 million Total Viewers on its season one finale with delayed multiplatform viewing.

[04/19/22 - 12:45 PM]
Season Six Premiere of "Better Call Saul" Delivers Biggest Day of New Subscriber Sign-Ups in AMC+ History
The first episode of the premiere event, "Wine and Roses," is now the #1 cable drama premiere of 2022, delivering 1.4 million total viewers in Nielsen live/same day ratings and more than 500,000 adults 25-54.

[04/19/22 - 10:50 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of April 11: "Elite" Is the Most Viewed Title of the Week, "Bridgerton" Takes the Top 2 Spots on the Most Popular List
"Bridgerton" Season 2 is now the Most Popular English language series of all time with 627.11M hours viewed, ahead of "Bridgerton" Season 1 in second place.

[04/19/22 - 09:28 AM]
ESPN and ABC's Most-Watched NBA Playoffs Opening Weekend in 11 Years
The five-game slate across Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17, averaged 4,170,000 viewers, up 32 percent from last year and the most since 2011.







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[04/19/24 - 06:45 AM]
ESPN Delivered Top Two Most-Watched SoFi NBA Play-In Tournament Eastern Conference Games Ever on April 17
The 76ers 105-104 victory over the Heat averaged 3,403,000 viewers, peaking with 5,490,000 viewers at 9:30 p.m. ET.

[04/18/24 - 10:11 AM]
ABC's "9-1-1" 100th Episode Propels Series to No. 1 Drama in Primetime in Adults 18-49
The milestone 100th episode was the top program of the night, scoring a season-high on linear after 7 days of viewing in Adults 18-49 (0.91 rating), marking the show's best L7 rating since its season finale last year.

[04/17/24 - 01:03 PM]
Sunday Night's "Billy Joel: The 100th - Live at Madison Square Garden" Wins Its Time Period and Hits a High Note Scoring 5.73 Million Viewers
It originally aired Sunday, April 14 and due to the overwhelming demand from his legion of fans, will have a special encore airing this Friday, April 19 and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[04/17/24 - 07:20 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Celebrates One-Year Anniversary, Continuing Its Reign as Television's Number One Entertainment Talk Show
The series has increased in Total Viewers by 3% year over year (2.288 million vs. 2.229 million).

[04/16/24 - 04:45 PM]
2024 WNBA Draft Delivers Largest Viewership Ever
2.45 million viewers on average tuned into Monday's event, peaking with 3.09 million.

[04/16/24 - 01:30 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows Week to Week in Households and Total Viewers Hitting 11-Week High in Both Key Measures
In fact, "Tamron Hall" hit 11-week highs in Households and Total Viewers and a 5-week best in Women 25-54 - since weeks of 1/15/24 and 2/26/24, respectively.

[04/16/24 - 12:00 PM]
CBS Leads Broadcast with 14 of Top 20 Non-Sports Programs
CBS has led the four broadcasters since its February new season premieres, winning six nights a week (Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Sunday).

[04/16/24 - 08:56 AM]
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Is Most-Watched Non-New York Yankees or Boston Red Sox ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Game in Six Years
The San Diego Padres 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 14 delivered an average audience of nearly two million viewers (1,961,000) on ESPN, according to Nielsen.

[04/16/24 - 08:53 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Apr. 8: "3 Body Problem" Spends Third Week at #1
"The Gentlemen" claimed third place (3.7M views) in its sixth week and sent sales for posh fashion skyrocketing.

[04/16/24 - 07:02 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Hits Highest Prime Viewership This Year - Driven by TNT Sports' NCAA Men's Final Four Coverage - with Nearly a 70 Percent Share Among Adults on Saturday, April 6
In total TV primetime that night, WBD's popular lifestyle, entertainment, sports and news brands secured a 54 percent share among Adults 18-49 and a 51 percent share among Adults 25-54.

[04/13/24 - 02:35 PM]
ESPN Has Largest Two-Day Viewership Average for Masters Tournament 3 p.m. ET Telecasts Since 2018
A two-day average of 3.4 million viewers watched the live coverage from Augusta National Golf Club, including 3.2 million for the first round on Thursday and 3.6 million for the second round on Friday.

[04/12/24 - 03:04 PM]
Masters Tournament First Round Thursday Viewership on ESPN Averages 3.2 Million Viewers, Highest Since 2015
Last year's first round of the Masters Tournament averaged 2.5 million viewers on ESPN.

[04/12/24 - 11:49 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Fan-Favorite Series "When Calls the Heart" Returns for Season 11 as #1 Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Program of the Week and Day
The season premiere reached 2.8 million Unduplicated Total Viewers on a L+3 Basis.

[04/11/24 - 09:44 AM]
ABC News and National Geographic Delivered 4.8 Million Viewers for "Eclipse Across America" Special
The ABC News special anchored by David Muir and Linsey Davis, featuring National Geographic talent and Explorers, ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (4.448 million), Adults 25-54 (920,000) and Adults 18-49 (744,000) among the broadcast and cable networks.

[04/10/24 - 04:03 PM]
"9-1-1" Hits Season High in Third Week Delivering Best Telecast Since December 2021
After seven days of viewing across ABC, Hulu and digital platforms, ABC's hit drama "9-1-1" continues to build momentum hitting a season high in Total Viewers (10.72 million).