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[09/26/23 - 02:15 PM]
CBS News Finishes 2022-2023 Broadcast Year with Four #1 Broadcasts and Competitive Growth Throughout Its Lineup
"60 Minutes" remains the #1 news broadcast for the 2022-2023 broadcast season, a title held for 49 consecutive years.

[09/26/23 - 02:02 PM]
"20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine for the 2022-2023 Season Across Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
In fact, "20/20" outdelivered "Dateline" in Total Viewers for the first time in 13 years since the two programs aired on Fridays during a full television season since the 2009-2010 season.

[09/26/23 - 02:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across the Board in Time Slot - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
On Monday (9/18/23), "Nightline" delivered its strongest telecast in Adults 25-54 (440,000) in eight months.

[09/26/23 - 10:21 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Sept. 18: "Sex Education" Debuts at #1; "Love at First Sight" and "Dear Child" Continue First Place Reigns
Docuseries "Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal" returned to the list with Season 2 debuting at #2 (7.6M views) while Season 1 re-entered the list landing in the #10 spot (2.4M views).

[09/25/23 - 01:21 PM]
TLC's "90 Day: The Last Resort" and "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" Lead as #1 and #2 Non-Sports Telecasts on Monday Night with Key Women Demos
"90 Day: The Last Resort" earned a 1.53 L3 rating among W25-54, and "90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way" earned a 1.35 L3 rating among W25-54.

[09/25/23 - 11:44 AM]
FOX's "Krapopolis" Posts Most-Watched Animation Series Debut in a Decade
Last night's premiere delivered a 1.2 Live + Same Day rating among Adults 18-49 and 3.6 million Total Viewers.

[09/22/23 - 01:19 PM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Reaches a Season High and Continues to Rank as the #1 Cable Program of the Week with Women 25-54 with 2.5 Rating
Combined, both "Sister Wives" and "90 Day Fiancé: Before The 90 Days" reached over 4.7 million total linear viewers on Sunday, September 17.

[09/21/23 - 03:31 PM]
NBC Triumphs in Summer for Ninth Straight Year
"America's Got Talent" continued its reign as the most-watched entertainment show of the summer for the 10th straight year.

[09/20/23 - 12:06 PM]
HBO Documentaries Delivered Record Highs This Summer
"Hard Knocks" scores its largest series audience in 13 years while "Telemarketers" is the most-watched HBO documentary series (non-sports) in more than two years.

[09/19/23 - 03:12 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Averages 21.8 Million Viewers across ESPN Platforms during More Than Two Hours of Overlapping Games
The 21,757,000 viewers, which includes fans watching on NFL+, is an increase of 6% from the similar MNF staggered starts in Week 2 of the 2022 season (20.6 million viewers across the same networks).

[09/19/23 - 02:15 PM]
ABC News' 'Nightline' Ranks No. 1 in All Key Demos
"Nightline" surged from the previous week in Total Viewers (+20% - 764,000 vs. 635,000), Adults 25-54 (+62% - 222,000 vs. 137,000) and Adults 18-49 (+100% - 146,000 vs. 73,000), turning in its strongest numbers across the board in 3 months.

[09/19/23 - 12:34 PM]
ESPN/ABC Airs Four of the Top Five Most-Watched Games of Week 3; College GameDay Crushes in Colorado
For the third consecutive week, ESPN platforms presented the most-viewed college football game of the week, as Colorado State/Colorado delivered 9.3 million viewers on ESPN in the late prime window.

[09/19/23 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Dominates Sunday from Sunrise Through Primetime
On Sunday, September 17, CBS had an average-minute audience of 12.3 million viewers across the total day.

[09/19/23 - 10:38 AM]
F1 Singapore Grand Prix Gets Largest Live U.S. Television Audience on Record
The race audience peaked at 1.347 million viewers between 9:45-9:59 a.m. ET.

[09/19/23 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Sept. 11: "Love at First Sight" Debuts at #1; "Dear Child" and "ONE PIECE" Lead TV
"Virgin River" Season 5 reclaimed #2 with 9.6M views, the UK thriller "Who Is Erin Carter?" stayed strong at #3 with 3.8M views and UK comedy series "Top Boy" Season 3 remained at #4 with 3.7M views.

[09/18/23 - 02:16 PM]
"Elemental" Is the Most Viewed Movie Premiere on Disney+ of 2023
"Elemental" is the most watched movie premiere of the year on Disney+ and among its Top 10 movie premieres of all time, earning 26.4 million views in its first five days of streaming.

[09/15/23 - 03:24 PM]
Prime Video Sets NFL Streaming Record with Vikings-Eagles "TNF" Opener
Prime Video averaged 16.6 million viewers (AMA) across all media platforms during last night's Vikings-Eagles showdown, as the defending NFC Champions notched their second win of the season.

[09/15/23 - 07:00 AM]
TMC (Total Minutes Consumed) and Social Media Interactions for 2023 VMAs Biggest Ever on the Heels of MTV's Best VMAs Performance in Four Years on Linear
MTV scored its highest rated VMAs since 2019 on P18-34 (1.14) and since 2020 on P18-49 (1.03).

[09/13/23 - 11:09 AM]
NBC Sports Delivers Most-Watched NTT IndyCar Series Season in 12 Years
Half of the season's 16 races on television delivered a TAD of more than 1 million viewers, tying last year for the highest mark since 2008.

[09/12/23 - 02:47 PM]
Record Breaker: With More than 22.6 Million Viewers, ESPN Delivers Its Most-Watched "Monday Night Football" Game Ever
The record audience peaked at 25.2 million viewers in the first half (9-9:15 p.m. ET), when Buffalo took a 10-3 lead late in the second quarter.

[09/12/23 - 02:14 PM]
Food Network's "BBQ Brawl" Boasts Best-Ever Season
The series has been picked up for a fifth season that will air summer 2024.

[09/12/23 - 10:16 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Sept. 4: "ONE PIECE" and "You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah" Hold Onto the #1 Spots
Viewers cozied up to the return of "Virgin River" with Season 5 debuting at #2 with 9M views.

[09/12/23 - 07:13 AM]
NBC Sports Posts Largest Two-Game NFL Kickoff Weekend Audience Since 2015, Averaging Nearly 25 Million Viewers Across NBC and Peacock
Despite the most-lopsided shutout in NBC's "Sunday Night Football" history (since 2006), the Cowboys' 40-0 win over the Giants on Sunday averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 21.8 million viewers - up 4% from the teams' last meeting on "SNF."

[09/11/23 - 01:17 PM]
"The Little Mermaid" Breaks Records on Disney+ as One of the Most Viewed Disney Movie Premieres Ever, Garnering 16 Million Views in Its First Five Days Streaming
The movie - which was directed by Rob Marshall and opened over Memorial Day weekend to $118.6 million in North America - was one of the top five highest-grossing films of the summer domestically with nearly $300 million.

[09/11/23 - 05:06 AM]
Great American Family Reigns as TV's Fastest-Growing Network for Ten Consecutive Months
The network also retained its position as TV's fastest-growing network in 2023 to-date with the largest gains in Total Day Households (+161%) and Total Viewers (+161%); and Primetime Households (+138%) and Total Viewers (+136%).

[09/08/23 - 02:40 PM]
Lions-Chiefs in NFL Kickoff Game on NBC and Peacock Is Media's Most-Watched Show Since Super Bowl LVII, Averaging Nearly 27 Million Viewers
NBC Sports' coverage peaked at 29.1 million viewers between 9:15-9:30 p.m. ET in the second quarter.

[09/08/23 - 01:22 PM]
TLC Ranks as the Number One Cable Network of the Week with Women 25-54 for the 5th Consecutive Week
"Sister Wives," "90 Day: The Last Resort," "90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days" and "90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way" were four of the top five cable telecasts excluding sports of the week with Adults 25-54.

[09/06/23 - 03:50 PM]
ESPN Platforms Deliver Most-Watched Game of Week 1 - LSU vs. Florida State Reaches 9.5 Million Viewers on Labor Day Sunday
The Sunday night showcase was the top game of the week across all networks and is ABC's second-best regular season game in the past five years, excluding conference championships.

[09/06/23 - 11:02 AM]
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 (+2% - 877,000 vs. 857,000).

[09/05/23 - 10:07 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Aug. 28: "ONE PIECE" and "You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah" Nab the Top Spots
The UK thriller "Who Is Erin Carter?" also had a strong second week with 15.8M views, ranking second.

[09/04/23 - 12:16 PM]
"B1G Saturday Night" Opener on NBC and Peacock Ranks as NBC's Second-Most Watched Labor Day Saturday Primetime Show Since 2015
No. 7 Penn State's 38-15 victory over West Virginia averaged 3.7 million viewers across NBC, Peacock and NBC Sports Digital, ranking as the second most watched Labor Day Saturday primetime show on NBC since 2015.

[08/29/23 - 12:57 PM]
NBC Sports' Navy-Notre Dame Game Is Most-Watched of Rivalry in Nine Years
Viewership peaked at nearly 3.97 million TV-only viewers from 3:30-3:45 p.m.

[08/29/23 - 12:45 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Key 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 (+2% - 879,000 vs. 860,000).

[08/29/23 - 10:56 AM]
"First Take's" Viewership Streak Continues, Reaching 13 Consecutive Months of Year-Over-Year Growth
August saw an increase of 21 percent from 2022, averaging 391,000 viewers.

[08/29/23 - 10:28 AM]
"Ahsoka" Draws 14 Million Views for First Episode
A view is defined as total stream time divided by runtime available.

[08/29/23 - 10:17 AM]
Most-Watched Little League Baseball World Series on ESPN Platforms Since 2015
The 2023 Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game on Sunday, August 27, averaged nearly three million viewers (2,944,000) on ABC, making it the most-watched since 2019.

[08/29/23 - 10:11 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Aug. 21: "Who Is Erin Carter?" and "The Monkey King" Claim the #1 Spots
Documentary series "Depp V. Heard" had a strong second week coming in at #2 (8.3M views), while "Painkiller" moved to #3 (5.6M views).

[08/29/23 - 09:40 AM]
Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants on ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Up 50 Percent From Last Year's Comparable Game Averaging 1,717,000 Viewers
Through 26 games, Major League Baseball viewership on ESPN is up from last year, averaging 1,496,000 viewers, compared to 1,483,000 viewers at this point in 2022.

[08/29/23 - 09:02 AM]
"NFL Draft: The Pick Is In" Scores with the #1 Roku Original Documentary Premiere
The new and returning users that streamed the documentary also skewed younger and outperformed the average 18-44 age audience for The Roku Channel.

[08/25/23 - 11:25 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Season Five Debuts to Double-Digit Viewership Gains a Whopping +70% with Delayed Viewing (L+3)
On the heels of its soaring viewership growth, VH1 will launch a "Reclaim Your Vote" special hosted by political strategist and commentator Angela Rye.

[08/25/23 - 10:40 AM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Earns the Series' Highest Rated Season Premiere in a Decade with Key Demographics
TLC was cable's #1 network of the week with W25-54/18-49; #1 non-sports cable network with A25-54/18-49 & W18-34, securing 4 of the top 5 cable telecasts of the week.

[08/23/23 - 09:05 AM]
2023 MLB Little League Classic Viewership on ESPN Up 15 Percent Vs. Last Year
The audience peaked with 1,738,000 viewers at 8 p.m. ET.

[08/22/23 - 01:02 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Key Adult Demo - Adults 25-54 - for 15th Week Straight
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+2% - 881,000 vs. 862,000).

[08/22/23 - 10:21 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Aug. 14: "Extraction 2" Enters the Most Popular List, "Heart of Stone" and "Depp V Heard" Take #1
Documentary series "Depp V Heard" debuted in the top spot on the English TV List with 16.2M views, while "Painkiller" held strong for a second week at #2 with 10.9M views.

[08/21/23 - 01:50 PM]
TLC Delivers Top Two Cable Shows Among Women on Monday, August 14 with "90 Day: The Last Resort" and "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way"
The two series drove TLC to have its highest rated Monday night since 2020 with key demos.

[08/15/23 - 03:16 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Hits New Summer Highs
The ABC unscripted series grew over the prior week by 9% in Total Viewers (3.5 million vs. 3.2 million) and shot up week to week by 29% among Adults 18-49 (0.71 rating vs. 0.55 rating).

[08/15/23 - 03:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for 14th Week Straight
"Nightline" was up over the previous week in Total Viewers (+4% - 735,000 vs. 708,000).

[08/15/23 - 09:40 AM]
Top 10 Week of Aug. 7: "Heart of Stone" and "Painkiller" Debut at #1 on the English Film and Series Lists
"The Lincoln Lawyer" Season 2 (5.2M views) took second place with Season 1 coming in eighth place (2.2M views).

[08/11/23 - 08:30 AM]
"Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge" Helped HGTV Rank as a Top 5 Non-News/Sports Cable Network Among Key Adult and Female Demos on Sunday Nights
The Sunday, August 6 finale delivered the season's best performance with a .56 A25-54 and .81 W25-54 live plus three-day rating, a 33 percent and 40 percent lift over the prior six weeks.

[08/10/23 - 01:56 PM]
Discovery Channel Ranks #1 in Cable Among Men on Wednesdays with "Expedition Unknown" Franchise
Airing through July 12, the eight-episode season was the highest-rated in three years, increasing 14% over the prior season and securing the second consecutive year of viewership growth.







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[06/18/24 - 03:31 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Increases Week to Week in Households, Total Viewers and Women 25-54
For the week, "Tamron Hall" ranked as the No. 3 program among the syndicated talk shows in Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.

[06/18/24 - 03:21 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Surges to a 5-Month High in Adults 18-49
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[06/18/24 - 02:41 PM]
ABC's Exclusive Coverage of Boston Celtics Record-Setting NBA Finals Victory Wins Night Across All of Television and in All Key Demographics
NBA Finals Game 5 averaged 12,224,000 viewers and peaked with 13,280,000 viewers.

[06/18/24 - 01:31 PM]
"Power Book II: Ghost" Season 4 Part One Delivers Over 6.5 Million Multiplatform Viewers in Its Premiere Week Becoming One of Network's Biggest Premieres Ever
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[06/18/24 - 01:02 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 4th Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers, posting its largest overall audience in 3 years.

[06/18/24 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 10: "Bridgerton" Shines at #1; "Under Paris" Enters Most Popular
The third and final season of the fantasy adventure series "Sweet Tooth" moved up the list ranking in second place (6M views) and Season 2 of the reality dating competition series "Perfect Match" made some (potentially questionable) moves to take third place (5.1M views).

[06/18/24 - 08:09 AM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Capital One" Draws More Than Two Million Viewers for Second Consecutive Week
ESPN's exclusive coverage of the Boston Red Sox decisive 9-3 victory over their longtime rivals the New York Yankees on June 16 averaged 2,070,000 viewers, peaking with 2,532,000 viewers at 9:15 p.m. ET, according to Nielsen.

[06/15/24 - 03:40 PM]
NBC Sports Delivers Most-Watched U.S. Open Second Round Since 2012
Friday's second round broadcast window on NBC and Peacock (1-7 p.m. ET) produced a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 2.38 million viewers, up 18% vs. 2023 and up 54% vs. 2022.

[06/14/24 - 08:05 AM]
"Mind Your Business" Reaches More Than 2 Million Households, Becomes Bounce TV's Most-Watched Original Series Premiere
The first two episodes premiered back-to-back on Bounce on Saturday, June 1, and its initial airing burst included special presentations on Bounce's sister network ION and local owned & operated Scripps networks.

[06/13/24 - 02:00 PM]
Audience for NBA Finals Game 3 on ABC and ESPN Up Two Percent from 2023
The Boston Celtics victory over the Dallas Mavericks to take a commanding 3-0 averaged 11,426,000 viewers, peaking with 13,926,000 viewers at 10:45 p.m. ET.

[06/13/24 - 10:42 AM]
ABC's Thursday Dramas Deliver Stellar Season Finale Results
After seven days of viewing across ABC, Hulu and digital platforms, as well as strong linear performance, the "9-1-1" season finale earned an impressive 9.59 million Total Viewers and a 2.05 rating in Adults 18-49.

[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
It also ties as FOX MLB's most-watched regular season Saturday baseball telecast in six years.

[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
The broadcast averaged 2,300,000 viewers and peaked with 2,620,000 viewers from 9:15-9:30 pm. ET.