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[07/05/23 - 05:06 PM]
Great American Family Hits New Ratings-Growth Milestones to Close Out Second Quarter 2023
According to Nielsen Media Research, Great American Family finished the quarter as TV's fastest-growing network among Women 25-54, Households and Total Viewers.

[07/05/23 - 01:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
For the second week in a row, "Nightline" was up on the year-ago week in Total Viewers.

[07/05/23 - 12:22 PM]
Networks at Warner Bros. Discovery Boast Three Nights with 60 Percent Share of Viewing in Second Quarter
Since March, the network group, which includes Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, TBS, TNT, TLC, Adult Swim, OWN and others, also delivered 16 nights with more than a 50 percent share of cable viewing among Adults 18-49 - outperforming other network groups in second quarter.

[07/04/23 - 10:39 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 26: "The Witcher" Season 3 Debuts at #1 on TV, "Extraction 2" Reigns as #1 Film for Third Straight Week
Returning favorites this week included "Black Mirror" Season 6 at #2 (5.4M views), "Catching Killers" Season 3 at #3 (4.1M views), "Glamorous" at #4 (3.5M views), "Our Planet II" at #5 (2.9M views), and "Never Have I Ever" Season 4 at #6 (2.9M views).

[07/03/23 - 02:54 PM]
Chicago Cup Series Street Race Is NBC Sports' Most-Watched NASCAR Race In Six Years
Said coverage averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 4.795 million viewers (6:32-9:45 p.m. ET) on NBC and Peacock, resulting in numerous viewership milestones.

[06/28/23 - 10:09 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "June Weddings" Stunt Concludes, Driving Network to Be #1 in Weekend Prime
Throughout the month-long event, the four new original movie premieres delivered the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program every Saturday in June among key demos.

[06/28/23 - 08:01 AM]
NASCAR Cup Series from Nashville Is NBC Sports' Most-Watched Season Opener in Three Years, Up 9% vs. 2022
Won by Trackhouse Racing's Ross Chastain, the Ally 400 (7:00-10:15 p.m. ET) was NBC Sports' most-watched season opener since Indianapolis (4.375 million) during the 2020 pandemic and its second-best opener since Daytona in 2017 (5.440 million).

[06/27/23 - 02:20 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Target Demos - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 - for 4th Straight Week
In addition, "Nightline" finished No. 1, beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the 7th week in a row.

[06/27/23 - 12:10 PM]
"BET Awards 2023" Takes #1 Spot as Best Performing Cable Award Show This Year Among All Audiences (P18-49) Approaching 3 Million Total Live Viewers Across Nine Paramount Networks
Said event drew 2.8 MM Total Viewers P2+ (EDAC), simulcast live across nine Paramount networks, including BET, BET Her, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV2, Pop, Nick at Nite, TV Land, and VH1, up +2% vs last year in ratings.

[06/27/23 - 11:41 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 19: "Extraction 2" Dominates Films List, "Black Mirror" Season 6 Tops TV
Season four of "Never Have I Ever" was #2 with 5M views for the week.

[06/27/23 - 10:32 AM]
Season 2 of FX's Hulu Exclusive "The Bear" Claws Its Way to a Record Opening
The season two launch posted significant year-over-year gains in viewership with a +70% increase in total hours streamed over the first season after the first four days of viewing.

[06/23/23 - 02:34 PM]
Most-Watched NBA Draft Ever on Any Network
Overall, the NBA Draft averaged 3,743,000 viewers across ESPN (both rounds) and ABC (first round-only).

[06/23/23 - 01:48 PM]
"The Walking Dead: Dead City" Is the #1 Season Premiere in the History of AMC+ - Across All New or Returning Series, Including "The Walking Dead"
In linear viewership, the first episode of the new series attracted a total premiere audience of 2 million viewers, including 768k adults 25-54 and 573k adults 18-49 in Nielsen live+3 ratings.

[06/22/23 - 09:03 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Week to Week in Total Viewers and Women 18-49
On average for the 2022-2023 season, "Tamron Hall" is improving over the same weeks last season in Total Viewers and Women 25-54.

[06/21/23 - 12:51 PM]
ABC's Telecast of Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix Attracts F1's Fourth-Largest Live U.S. Audience Ever
Three of the four largest live U.S. F1 television audiences in history have occurred in 2023.

[06/21/23 - 12:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Target Demos - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+3% - 901,000 vs. 878,000).

[06/21/23 - 05:53 AM]
"1883" Linear Premiere on Paramount Network Dominates Sunday Night with Nearly 4 Million Total Viewers
Said launch marks the #1 scripted series premiere on cable in three years.

[06/20/23 - 12:54 PM]
NBC Sports' 2023 U.S. Open Coverage Is Most Watched Since 2019; Final Round Audience Peaks at 10.2 Million Viewers on NBC and Peacock
Full final round coverage on NBC, Peacock and NBC Sports Digital (1-10:09 p.m. ET) delivered an average of 6.2 million viewers, to rank as the most-watched U.S. Open final round since 2019 at Pebble Beach.

[06/20/23 - 11:53 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 12: Chris Hemsworth's "Extraction 2" Tops All Views
Season four of "Never Have I Ever" starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan jumped into the #1 spot on the English TV List with 11.5M views.

[06/20/23 - 07:12 AM]
Prime Video Scores Biggest International Audiences Ever for Non-English Language Originals
Following its worldwide release on June 8, Spanish local original "My Fault" has become the biggest travelling non-English language movie launch in Prime Video history.

[06/16/23 - 02:15 PM]
"Cruel Summer" Season Two Premiere Marks Freeform's No. 1 Multiplatform Telecast in Total Viewers in 2 Years
The season two premiere of "Cruel Summer" scored 2.6 million total viewers across linear and digital platforms based on the first seven days available.

[06/16/23 - 10:51 AM]
Wednesday's New York Yankees vs. New York Mets Game Delivered ESPN's Second-Largest MLB Audience of 2023
The exclusive telecast averaged 1,903,000 viewers and peaked with 2,128,000 viewers at 9:30 p.m. ET.

[06/14/23 - 09:02 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Year to Year in Total Viewers, Women 25-54 and Women 18-49
In fact, "Tamron Hall" improved on the year-ago week in Total Viewers in 32 of the last 33 weeks.

[06/14/23 - 07:51 AM]
ESPN's 2023 Major League Baseball Game Viewership Up Seven Percent from Last Year
ESPN's MLB game telecasts are averaging 1,517,000 viewers, up from 1,419,000 viewers at this time in 2022.

[06/13/23 - 02:37 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 Across the Board in All Key Target Demos
"Nightline" posted its strongest numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 in 5 months and delivered its best Adults 18-49 performance in 6 months.

[06/13/23 - 02:01 PM]
Average Audience for NBA Finals Game 5 on ABC Up From Last Year with 13,084,000 Viewers
The Denver Nuggets NBA Championship-clinching win over the Miami Heat peaked with 17,833,000 viewers in the final minutes of the ABC broadcast.

[06/13/23 - 02:00 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 5: "Manifest" Tops the English TV List, "Never Have I Ever" Debuts Its Final Season, "The Mother" Climbs on the Most Popular List
Fans can't get enough of Arnold Schwarzenegger as the action star holds two spots on the list with "FUBAR" pulling in an additional 42.28M hours viewed and new docuseries "Arnold" drawing 24.51M hours viewed.

[06/13/23 - 08:30 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" Reaches More Than 10 Million Viewers
"The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" is ID's highest-rated telecast in three years.

[06/12/23 - 11:49 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday Night with the Most-Watched Tony Awards Since 2019 and the Most Live-Streamed Tony Awards Ever
From 8:00-11:00 PM, said event scored a winning 4.31 million viewers, up +2% from last year's June 12, 2022 telecast, based on Nielsen fast national data and estimated out of home viewership.

[06/12/23 - 09:31 AM]
2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee Seen by 9.2 million viewers, Up 22% vs. 2022
Viewing of the finals was 60% higher than in 2022.

[06/08/23 - 03:01 PM]
2023 NBA Finals on ABC Continues to Generate Strong Viewership: Game 3 Draws Average Audience of 11,237,000 Viewers
Viewership for the 2023 NBA Playoffs on ESPN platforms is up seven percent year over year, averaging 6,090,000 viewers through 34 games.

[06/08/23 - 11:15 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Ranks Among the Week's and Season's Top 5 Syndicated Talk Shows in Households and Total Viewers
On average for the 2022-2023 season, "Tamron Hall" is improving over the same weeks last season in Total Viewers and Women 25-54.

[06/07/23 - 10:34 AM]
Second Season of ABC's "Abbott Elementary" Grows Its 35-Day Multiplatform Audience to 9.1 Million Total Viewers
"Abbott Elementary" ranks as ABC's No. 1 multiplatform series this season among Adults 18-49 (3.57 rating).

[06/07/23 - 10:01 AM]
"Tyler Perry's Sistas" Sixth Season Premiere Soars with 1.2 Million Total Viewers Tuned in Last Wednesday Night and Scores Viewership Gains Up +26%
The network also scored viewership lifts with the cable airing of BET+ original series "Tyler Perry's Zatima" and "First Wives Club" +8% and +13%, respectively.

[06/07/23 - 07:10 AM]
"June Weddings" Kickoff Lifts Hallmark Channel to #1 on Entertainment Cable for the Weekend
"Wedding Season" premiered as the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program on Saturday among Households, Women and Persons 18+, and Total Viewers, and the #2 most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among Households and Women 18+.

[06/06/23 - 02:07 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 29: "The Mother" Enters the Most Popular List; "FUBAR" Is the Most Viewed Title
The final episodes of "Manifest" had a successful landing as Season 4, Part 2 debuted on the English TV List with 39.4M hours viewed.

[06/06/23 - 01:00 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in all Target Demos - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
On Thursday (6/1/23), "Nightline" scored its strongest telecast in Adults 25-54 (315,000) and Adults 18-49 (247,000) in nearly 6 months.

[06/06/23 - 08:34 AM]
NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC Matched Last Year's Game 2 Average Audience with 11,910,000 Viewers
NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC was the highest-rated Denver Nuggets game ever on any network in the Denver market.

[06/05/23 - 02:12 PM]
ID's "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" Reaches More Than Six Million Total Viewers Over Three Consecutive Nights
On Wednesday, May 31, the finale drove ID's highest rated telecast in three years among viewers 25-54 with a .99 and among women 25-54 with a 1.26.

[06/05/23 - 09:00 AM]
2023 NBA Finals on ABC Off to Strong Start as Game 1 Averages 11,580,000 Viewers Across ABC and ESPN2
The Denver Nuggets victory over the Miami Heat in Game 1 more than tripled its competition on television for the night of June 1, easily winning the night in viewership and in all key demographics.

[06/02/23 - 10:22 AM]
Season Two of "Home Town Takeover" Delivers Strong Performance for HGTV
The series delivered a standout performance for the network, attracting more than 14 million total viewers since it premiered on Sunday, April 23.

[06/01/23 - 09:33 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Networks Deliver Second Consecutive Week with Three Nights Over a 50 Percent Share of Viewing
Notably, WBD exhibited strong audience engagement on Thursday, May 25, surpassing competitors with six of the top 10 cable networks and 12 of the top 20 primetime cable programs among Adults 25-54.

[06/01/23 - 08:02 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Week to Week and Year to Year in Total Viewers and Women 25-54
"Tamron Hall" ranks among the season's Top 5 strongest syndicated talk shows in Households (0.7 rating - No. 5 tie) and Total Viewers (1.068 million - No. 5).

[05/31/23 - 01:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for 3rd Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers- (+3% - 899,000 vs. 871,000).

[05/31/23 - 11:36 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Is Up Week to Week and Year to Year in Total Viewers
"Live with Kelly and Mark" also stood as the No. 1 entertainment talk show of the week across all key Nielsen measures, topping all daytime and late-night entertainment talk shows.

[05/31/23 - 07:02 AM]
TNT Delivers Network's Most-Watched NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game Ever
The network's coverage of the seven-game series averaged 7.4 million viewers to garner TNT's most viewed ECF coverage in a decade, and a 6% lift in viewership vs. the same matchup in 2022.

[05/30/23 - 02:17 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 22: "FUBAR" and "The Mother" Top the Action-Packed English Lists
In its second week, "To All the Boys" spinoff "XO, Kitty" came in #2 with 63.78M hours viewed.

[05/30/23 - 12:22 PM]
Indy 500 Averages Nearly Five Million Viewers on NBC and Peacock, Up 2% vs. 2022
The "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" peaked at 5.8 million viewers (4:00-4:15 pm ET) during its thrilling conclusion.

[05/30/23 - 11:57 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Networks Dominate Cable the Week of May 15 with Three Nights Over a 50 Percent Share of Viewing
Additionally on Sunday, May 21, WBD outperformed competitors with seven of the top 10 cable networks and 13 of the top 20 primetime cable programs among Adults 25-54.

[05/30/23 - 10:00 AM]
"Succession" Finale Draws Series High 2.9 Million Viewers
The Emmy-award series is currently averaging 8.7 million viewers across the fourth season episodes, a jump of 1.5 million viewers when compared to season three.







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[05/14/24 - 02:08 PM]
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[05/13/24 - 09:08 AM]
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[05/07/24 - 09:44 AM]
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[05/06/24 - 10:36 AM]
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[05/06/24 - 10:02 AM]
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In the same month, ESPN's total day audience was its highest in 12 years, dating back to 2012, as ESPN averaged 781,000 viewers in any given hour.

[05/05/24 - 02:06 PM]
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Viewership peaked at 20.1 million viewers from 7-7:15 p.m. ET, as Mystik Dan edged second-place Sierra Leone and third-place Forever Young in the Kentucky Derby's first three-horse photo finish since 1947.

[05/02/24 - 03:45 PM]
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[05/02/24 - 09:31 AM]
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[05/02/24 - 08:39 AM]
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[05/02/24 - 08:36 AM]
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[04/30/24 - 01:01 PM]
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Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers (916,000 vs. 914,000), posting its largest overall audience in 3 years.

[04/30/24 - 09:31 AM]
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"Dead Boy Detectives," the new supernatural detective series, debuted in second place with 3.1M views.

[04/25/24 - 10:37 AM]
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