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[01/18/23 - 01:00 PM]
Starz's Hit Drama Series "BMF" Draws Over Four Million Multiplatform Viewers for Season Two Premiere and Earns Early Third Season Renewal
Fans have been anxiously awaiting the return of "BMF" as it ranked as the #1 most socially engaged drama across all networks over premiere weekend.

[01/18/23 - 11:24 AM]
"Night Court" Is the #1 Broadcast Premiere of the 2022-23 Season in Both the 18-49 Demo and Total Viewers
It's the highest total viewers for any comedy premiere since "The Connors" in 2018 and the best on NBC since "Will & Grace" in 2017.

[01/18/23 - 10:58 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Delivers Its Most-Watched Single-Day Telecast Since May 2021
For the 12th consecutive week, "Tamron Hall" grew year over year in Total Viewers.

[01/17/23 - 06:07 PM]
The Walt Disney Company Delivers Its Most-Watched NFL Playoff Game since 1999, Drawing 30.6 Million Viewers for Cowboys-Buccaneers Super Wild Card Game
The viewership is up 32 percent from Disney's Super Wild Card game concluding the 2021-22 season (Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams), the first Monday night Super Wild Card game.

[01/17/23 - 11:44 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of January 9: "The Pale Blue Eye" #1 on the Films List; "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" Continues to Climb the Most Popular List; "Ginny & Georgia" Holds on to the Top Spot on the TV List
Plus: "Wednesday" remains a fan favorite and comes in #3 with 57.82M hours viewed.

[01/17/23 - 05:03 AM]
Series Premiere of HBO Drama "The Last of Us" Draws 4.7 Million Viewers Sunday Night
Sunday night viewership for an HBO series typically represents 20%-40% of the show's total gross audience per episode.

[01/13/23 - 02:56 PM]
FOX's "Alert: Missing Persons Unit" Premieres as '22-'23 Season's #1 Series Debut
It posted a 1.1 L3 among Adults 18-49 and 6.0 million multi-platform viewers.

[01/13/23 - 11:16 AM]
"Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches" and "Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire" Are the Top Two New Series Premieres Ever on AMC+
This second series in a growing Anne Rice Immortal Universe on AMC and AMC+ also delivered 1.7 million viewers on the company's linear networks in Nielsen live+3 ratings.

[01/12/23 - 01:25 PM]
ABC Wins Tuesday in Adults 18-49 With New 3-Hour Drama Lineup
Excluding sports, ABC scored its most-watched Tuesday (6.6 million) with entertainment programming since November 2020 - since 11/24/20.

[01/11/23 - 01:01 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows Year to Year for the 11th Consecutive Week in Total Viewers
"Tamron Hall" averaged over 1 million Total Viewers on all 5 days of the week.

[01/11/23 - 11:59 AM]
You Can Bet on "Will Trent" - New Crime Drama Debuts as ABC's Most-Watched Series Premiere This Season
The premiere telecast tripled its initial Live+Same day Adult 18-49 rating after just three days of multiplatform viewing to hit a 1.15 rating (+203%) and grew to 7.4 million Total Viewers to stand as ABC's most-watched series debut this season.

[01/11/23 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Closes Out 2022 as Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Network of the Year Across Key Demos
Two original holiday movies were seasonal standouts - "Haul Out the Holly," headlined by fan favorites, Lacey Chabert and Wes Brown, and "Three Wise Men and a Baby," starring Paul Campbell, Tyler Hynes, and Andrew Walker, both of which earned bragging rights as the #1 most-watched cable movies of the year.

[01/10/23 - 03:42 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 6th Straight Week
On Monday (1/2/23), "Nightline" delivered its most-watched telecast (1.046 million) in more than 3 months.

[01/10/23 - 01:56 PM]
College Football Playoff Semifinals and National Championship Up Nine Percent Year-Over-Year - Three-Game CFP Averages 20.6 Million Viewers
17.2 million viewers tuned into the National Championship on Monday.

[01/10/23 - 01:21 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of January 2: "Ginny & Georgia" and "Kaleidoscope" Top TV List; "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" Jumps to #5 on Most Popular List
Season 2 of "Ginny & Georgia" debuted in the #1 spot on the English TV List with 180.47M hours viewed, making it the most viewed title this week.

[01/10/23 - 12:12 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Original Movie Premiere, "Wedding Veil Expectations," Dominates Entertainment Cable
Additionally, the movie elevated Hallmark Channel to be the most watched entertainment cable net of the week in both Total Day and Primetime.

[01/10/23 - 11:30 AM]
"60 Minutes" Delivers Its Best Audience of the Season with 11.2 Million Viewers on Jan. 8
Since its season premiere, "60 Minutes" has been the #1 non-sports primetime program 14 times in 16 broadcasts.

[01/10/23 - 09:32 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Concludes Season on Pace to Be TV's #1 Primetime Show for Unprecedented 12th Consecutive Year - Doubling Prior Record
NBC's "SNF," in the most competitive time slot in media, extended its record for the most consecutive years atop the charts (since 1950) and now doubles the show with the second-longest run atop primetime.

[01/10/23 - 08:45 AM]
CBS Sports Delivers Its Most-Watched NFL Regular Season in 7 Years, Averaging 18.487 Million Viewers
Viewers consumed 105.2 billion minutes watching the "NFL on CBS" during the regular season.

[01/05/23 - 09:31 AM]
FOX's "Special Forces: World's Toughest Test" Launches as Mid-Season's #1-t New Series
The premiere delivered a 0.4 Live + Same Day rating among Adults 18-49, which is tied for the #1 new series for midseason.

[01/05/23 - 08:15 AM]
US Networks Group at Warner Bros. Discovery Closes Out 2022 with 6 of Top 10 Networks and 17 of Top 30 Freshman Series in Prime
Together, the networks in the group accounted for nearly 31% of all P25-54/P18-49 primetime cable viewing and outperformed competitors with 17 of the top 30 top-rated unscripted freshman series in primetime.

[01/04/23 - 04:00 PM]
2022 College Football Playoff Semifinals on ESPN Score Most-Watched Non-New Year's Day Semifinals of CFP Era with 22.1 Million Viewers
The audience is the best in the past five years and becomes the third-most watched Semifinals in the CFP era.

[01/04/23 - 03:00 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 5th Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.

[01/04/23 - 02:47 PM]
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023" Hits 4.1 Rating among Adults 18-49 in Late-Night
ABC's annual New Year's Eve special drew in 17.8 million Total Viewers and hit a 5.3 Adult 18-49 rating in the midnight quarter-hour.

[01/04/23 - 01:21 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Scores Its Most-Watched Week Since February 2021
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" ranked as the No. 1 syndicated talk show for the 15th week running across all key Nielsen measures: Households (1.8 rating), Total Viewers (2.628 million) and Women 25-54 (0.7 rating).

[01/04/23 - 10:30 AM]
"60 Minutes" Brings in the New Year as the Week's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program on Television and Remains in the Top 5
"60 Minutes" remains America's #1 news program in viewers with all 15 broadcasts this season, placing in the top 10 with top five finishes for 10 broadcasts.

[01/03/23 - 12:50 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of December 26: "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" Enters the Most Popular List
Plus: "Wednesday" held on to the #1 spot with 103.96M hours viewed and has had six consecutive weeks with over 100+M hours viewed on the English TV List.

[01/02/23 - 07:32 AM]
2022 College Football Playoff Semifinals Deliver 21.7 Million Viewers - Best in Five Years and Most-Watched Non-New Year's Day Semifinals of CFP Era
The Peach Bowl scored 22.1 million viewers, the most-watched primetime CFB Playoff Semifinal since Year 1.

[12/28/22 - 01:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 Across the Board for the 2nd Consecutive Week
For the 2nd week in a row, "Nightline" posted gains year to year in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.

[12/28/22 - 12:05 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Posts Its Highest-Rated Single-Day Telecast Since May 2021 in Households
Monday was also the show's 2nd-most-watched of the season (1.222 million Total Viewers).

[12/28/22 - 10:50 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Delivers Its Strongest Week Since March in Total Viewers and Women 25-54
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" ranked as the No. 1 syndicated talk show for the 14th week running across all key Nielsen measures.

[12/27/22 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of December 19: "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" Debuts at #1 and "Emily in Paris" Season 3 Is #2
Plus: five of its top 10 most popular English language series of all time premiered this year: "Stranger Things 4," "Wednesday" and "Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story" (all of which crossed the 1 billion hours viewed mark), "Bridgerton" Season 2 and "Inventing Anna."

[12/27/22 - 07:38 AM]
Swish! Viewership for ESPN and ABC's NBA Christmas Games Up Five Percent from 2021
The five-game holiday slate averaged 4,271,000 viewers, compared to 4,082,000 viewers from last year.

[12/22/22 - 12:00 PM]
CBS News Scores Four #1 Broadcasts in 2022 with "60 Minutes," "CBS Sunday Morning," "Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan" and "48 Hours"
The division is on track to hit more than 250 billion minutes of viewing of news content in 2022.

[12/20/22 - 03:49 PM]
ABC's "Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration" Grows Its 3-Day Multiplatform Audience to 6.3 Million Viewers
The special also jumped to a 1.40 rating among Adults 18-49 after three days of cross-platform viewing, marking an increase of +77% over its initial Live+Same Day rating.

[12/20/22 - 01:00 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across All Key Target Demographics
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+8% - 901,000 vs. 831,000) and Adults 18-49 (+3% - 157,000 vs. 152,000).

[12/20/22 - 12:15 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of December 12: "Wednesday" Is the Most Viewed Title This Week; "Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio" Is the #1 Film
In just four weeks, the series holds the record for the second Most Popular English-language series on Netflix with 1.19 billion total hours viewed.

[12/20/22 - 12:15 PM]
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Final on FOX Scores Most-Watched Men's Telecast in English-Language History With 16,783,000 Viewers
The historic finish on penalties powered a surge in FOX NFL Week 15 lead-in viewership.

[12/20/22 - 11:00 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is the #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program on Television and Remains in the Top 5
In the last 14 weeks (since the season premiere), "60 Minutes" has been the #1 non-sports primetime program 12 times.

[12/20/22 - 10:47 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Hits Its Most-Watched Week Since May
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" ranked as the No. 1 syndicated talk show for the 13th consecutive week across all key Nielsen measures.

[12/19/22 - 10:01 AM]
TLC Will Finish 2022 as the #1 Primetime Ad-Supported Cable Network with Women for the Third Year in a Row
TLC is in the top 5 ad-supported cable network on 5 nights of the week with W25-54 and 4 nights of the week with W18-49 in 2022.

[12/16/22 - 12:18 PM]
FOX Takes #1 Spot for Comedy, Broadcast Drama and Unscripted Program for Fall 2022
"The Masked Singer" is fall's #1 unscripted entertainment series for a fourth consecutive year.

[12/14/22 - 11:39 AM]
"Christmas with the Campbells" Rings in the Season as the #1 Acquisition Driver of Any Film on AMC+ This Year
The film, which premiered in theaters and on AMC+ on Friday, December 2, was also among iTunes Top 10 movies in its premiere week and was a Top 20 title on all digital platforms.

[12/13/22 - 03:45 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.

[12/13/22 - 03:06 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of December 5: "Wednesday" Crosses 1 Billion Hours Viewed; "Harry & Meghan" Is Biggest Documentary Debut; "Troll" Ascends to the Top of the Most Popular List
In its third week, the comedy mystery starring Jenna Ortega has crossed 1 billion hours viewed with a total of 1.02 billion total hours viewed, becoming only the third title to cross this milestone within its first 28 days.

[12/13/22 - 01:00 PM]
"60 Minutes" Is in the Top 5 Again and Has Been a Top 10 Broadcast Series for 13 Straight Weeks
The series remains America's #1 primetime news program in viewers and has been a top 10 broadcast series for 13 consecutive weeks.

[12/13/22 - 12:59 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Continues to Be Viewers' #1 Home for the Holidays in Its Eighth Week
This past weekend's original holiday movie premieres, "The Most Colorful Time of the Year," "Christmas Class Reunion," and "The Holiday Sitter," propelled Hallmark Channel to be the #1 entertainment cable network of the week in Total Day and Weekend Total Day among key demos.

[12/13/22 - 11:41 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Delivers Its 2nd Most-Watched Week of the Season
"Tamron Hall" averaged over 1 million Total Viewers on all five days of the week.

[12/13/22 - 08:54 AM]
Viewership for "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" Season Debut Up Five Percent Averaging 3,140,000 Viewers
The NBA Finals rematch, in which the Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics, generated an average audience of 3,140,000 viewers.

[12/08/22 - 10:08 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows to New Season Highs in Households and Total Viewers
"Tamron Hall" delivered two of its three most-watched telecasts of the season with its Tuesday (1.164 million Total Viewers on 11/22/22) and Monday (1.158 million Total Viewers on 11/21/22) broadcasts, respectively.







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[06/11/24 - 04:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Key Target Demos vs. CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night With Seth Meyers," Leading in Overall Viewers for 3rd Consecutive Week
On Thursday (6/6/24), "Nightline" delivered its strongest telecast in Total Viewers (1.194 million), Adults 25-54 (410,000) and Adults 18-49 (290,000) in nearly 5 months.

[06/11/24 - 10:06 AM]
FOX MLB's "Baseball Night in America," Highlighted by Dodgers-Yankees, Averages 2.9 Million Viewers
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[06/11/24 - 09:30 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jun. 3: "Hit Man" and "Under Paris" Score Killer Debuts; "Baby Reindeer" Enters the Most Popular List
Benedict Cumberbatch's "Eric" helped send the limited series to #1 on the English TV List this week, racking up 10.1M views.

[06/11/24 - 08:53 AM]
ESPN's Exclusive Coverage of Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Yankees on June 9 Draws Largest "Sunday Night Baseball" Audience in Two Years
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[06/11/24 - 08:03 AM]
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[06/10/24 - 12:19 PM]
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[06/08/24 - 09:33 AM]
The 51st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Posts Largest Audience Since 2020 and Up +39% from Last Year
Said event averaged 2.82 million viewers, posting its largest fast national audience in four years.

[06/07/24 - 02:16 PM]
"NBA Finals Presented by YouTube TV" Draws Largest Game 1 Audience Share Ever on ABC with 20.3 Percent and Quadruples Viewership vs. Rest of Television with 11 Million Viewers
Additionally, the audience share in the coveted 18-34 demographic - 49.6 percent - is the largest ever for an NBA Finals Game 1 on ABC.

[06/05/24 - 04:01 PM]
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[06/05/24 - 07:59 AM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Capital One" Viewership Up Again
The June 2 edition featuring the St. Louis Cardinals at the Philadelphia Phillies averaged 1,653,000 viewers, up three percent from the comparable game last season.

[06/04/24 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 vs. CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Leading in Overall Viewers for 3rd Consecutive Week
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[06/04/24 - 09:18 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 27: "Atlas" and "Bridgerton" Hold Onto the Top Spots; "Damsel" Enters the Most Popular List
Three new series made their debut on the English TV List this week: "Dancing for the Devil: The 7M TikTok Cult" (8.8M views); "Eric" (6.8M views); and "Geek Girl" (3.4M views).

[05/31/24 - 10:31 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Was the #1 Entertainment Series Across Broadcast and Cable for the 2023-24 Season in the 18-49 Demo
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[05/31/24 - 09:30 AM]
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[05/29/24 - 05:28 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Is the No. 1 Daytime Talk Show Among Total Viewers, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54
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