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[06/16/22 - 02:14 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Scores Best Performance Since September 2020 in Adults 18-49
The series also delivered the strongest weekly performance for any late-night talk show on any network since November 2021 among Adults 18-49 (443,000).

[06/15/22 - 06:31 AM]
2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee Programming Seen by 7.5 Million Viewers, Including Most-Watched Finals Since 2015
The live finals broadcast on ION, Bounce, Laff and TrueReal combined to reach 3.7 million viewers, while the semifinals on June 1 reached 3.1 million viewers - the highest audience ever for the semis.

[06/14/22 - 03:00 PM]
NTT IndyCar Series Viewership Off to Best Start Since 2017 Across NBC Sports
Last month's 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 was the most-streamed IndyCar race ever with an AMA of 218,800 viewers.

[06/14/22 - 02:27 PM]
NBA Finals Game 5 on ABC Averages 13 Million Viewers, Up 30 Percent from Last Year
Last night's Game 5 peaked with 15,352,000 viewers at 11:15 p.m. ET and propelled ABC to win the night across all of television, including in every key demographic.

[06/14/22 - 02:16 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 6: "Hustle" Scores Big, "Stranger Things 4" Is Netflix's Most Popular English TV Series
Plus: "Peaky Blinders" returned with its final season, debuting with 45.71M hours viewed and appeared in the Top 10 in 76 countries.

[06/14/22 - 01:16 PM]
For Third Week in a Row, ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Adults 18-49
In fact, "Nightline" turned in its strongest performance in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 in 16 months and best Adults 18-49 number in 20 months.

[06/14/22 - 07:48 AM]
"Celebrity IOU" Delivers More Robust Ratings for HGTV at Mid-Season Finale
Eight fresh episodes are slated to premiere in late 2022.

[06/13/22 - 03:08 PM]
NBA Finals on ABC Viewership Grows with an Average of 12.1 Million for Game 4
The four most-watched programs of the month across all of television are each of the first four NBA Finals games.

[06/13/22 - 09:36 AM]
"Lil Jon Wants to Do What?" Season One Delivered Solid Ratings for HGTV
The season garnered a .45 live plus-three day rating among P25-54 and a .61 live plus-three day rating among W25-54, marking double-digit increases of 25 percent for P25-54 and 24 percent for W25-54 versus year-ago benchmarks.

[06/10/22 - 07:55 AM]
HGTV Competition Series "Battle on the Beach" Premieres with Double-Digit Gains in Key Demos
The episode garnered a .59 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .75 live plus three-day rating among W25-54, reflecting an increase of 59 percent and 67 percent respectively over the prior six weeks.

[06/09/22 - 02:21 PM]
NBA Finals Viewership on ABC Up 28 Percent from Last Year Through Three Games
Game 3 of the NBA Finals averaged 11,522,000 viewers, peaking with 13,245,000 viewers at 11:15 p.m. ET.

[06/09/22 - 09:41 AM]
Starz's Critically-Acclaimed "P-Valley" Sets Record as Largest Season Over Season Growth in Starz History Up 1,018% Over Series Debut on Tte Starz App
With several platforms yet to report and additional territories globally to debut the series, it drew 4.5 million multiplatform viewers for its season two premiere weekend in the U.S. alone.

[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).







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[04/22/24 - 09:05 AM]
Smash Hit Home Renovation Competition Series "Rock the Block" Delivers Strong Season Ratings for HGTV
Attracting 13.6 million total viewers since it premiered on Monday, March 4, the seven-episode season boasted strong double-digit ratings gains of 53 percent among Adults 25-54 and 58 percent among Women 25-54 over the prior six weeks.

[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.