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[02/16/24 - 11:17 AM]
"Puppy Bowl XX" Reaches 12.6 Million Viewers and Was #1 Non-Sports Cable Telecast for Sunday, February 11
Among Adults 25-54, Puppy Bowl delivered a 0.78, 0.54, 0.25, and 0.16 L3 rating on Animal Planet, TBS, Discovery and truTV respectively.

[02/16/24 - 10:45 AM]
CBS Premiere Week Growth Continues with Thursday Night Lineup Up Double Digits Over Last Season's Premieres
"Young Sheldon" averaged 7.78 million viewers last night, higher than any episode last season.

[02/15/24 - 10:45 AM]
ABC's "Abbott Elementary" Season 3 Opener Skyrockets +283% in Adults 18-49 to Score Its Strongest Multiplatform Premiere Ever
The season three premiere jumped to 5.91 million Total Viewers and hit a 1.84 rating among Adults 18-49, marking the series' strongest multiplatform season opener yet.

[02/14/24 - 01:45 PM]
CBS' Tuesday "FBI" Block Crushes Competition with Double-Digit Audience Growth Over Last Year's Premiere
The block was up +10% from its year ago Tuesday premieres and up +14% from the season finales.

[02/14/24 - 10:46 AM]
What a Month: ESPN's "Postseason NFL Countdown," "NFL Live" and "NFL Primetime" Each Achieve Multi-Year Viewership Highs During 2024 NFL Playoffs Run
ESPN's NFL studio shows each delivered multi-year viewership highs during the NFL postseason.

[02/14/24 - 09:31 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds for 2nd Consecutive Week in Women 25-54 and 18-49
"Tamron Hall" increased over the previous week in Women 25-54 and Women 18-49 for the second week in a row.

[02/13/24 - 01:45 PM]
CBS Premiere Week Kicks Off with Double-Digit Network and Streaming Growth for Monday Night Lineup
"NCIS" averaged 7.32 million viewers, up +26% from last season and the #1 show of the night.

[02/13/24 - 12:00 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Hits New Season Highs in Its Third Week
In its third week, ABC's The Bachelor" hit new season highs in both Total Viewers (5.51 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.62 rating) after three days of viewing on ABC, Hulu and digital platforms.

[02/13/24 - 11:22 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Feb. 5: "Griselda" #1 Again; "Society of the Snow" Moves Up on Most Popular List
"One Day," the critically acclaimed new limited series starring Ambika Mod and Leo Woodall and adapted from David Nicholls' beloved romance novel, debuted in third place with 5.3M views and reached the Top 10 in 75 countries.

[02/13/24 - 08:38 AM]
Post-Super Bowl "Tracker" Premiere Amassed 18.4 Million Viewers, Expected to Surpass 25 Million Viewers by End of the Week
In late night, "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" with guests John Krasinski, Ryan Gosling and a special appearance by Jon Stewart posted its largest audience since 2021.

[02/12/24 - 06:34 PM]
CBS Sports' Presentation of Super Bowl LVIII Is Most-Watched Telecast in History with 123.4 Million Viewers Across Platforms
More than 200 million viewers (202.4) watched all or part of Super Bowl LVIII across networks, the highest unduplicated total audience in history and up +10% vs. last year's Super Bowl (184 million).

[02/10/24 - 11:24 AM]
Winter 2024 TCA Press Tour Performance Highlights
In 2023, The Walt Disney Company generated nearly 54 billion hours of viewing on TV sets across its linear networks and streaming platforms in the U.S.

[02/09/24 - 02:35 PM]
"Knuckles" Smashes Record for a Paramount+ Trailer Debut in First 24 Hours
The trailer also trended #1 yesterday on YouTube and #2 on Twitter in the U.S.

[02/06/24 - 12:21 PM]
Across All Platforms, The Season 11 Premiere of Bravo's "Vanderpump Rules" Drew 3.2 Million Total Viewers, Up 68% from the Season 10 Premiere
In the 18-49 demo, the show drew 1.8 million viewers, which is up 85% (L+3).

[02/06/24 - 10:42 AM]
Viewership for ESPN's "NBA Countdown," "NBA Today" Shows Up in January 2024
"NBA Countdown" averaged 1,039,000 viewers on ESPN and ABC, up 42 percent from January 2023.

[02/06/24 - 09:04 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 29: "Griselda" Most Watched Title of the Week Again; "Fool Me Once" Enters Most Popular List; "The Greatest Night in Pop" Debuts at #1
New entrants on the list included the docuseries "Alexander: The Making of a God" at #2 (7.1M views) in second place (7.1M views) and "NASCAR: Full Speed" in ninth place (1.5M views).

[02/05/24 - 01:39 PM]
Arsenal-Liverpool on Peacock Is Most-Streamed Premier League Match in U.S. History
The Sunday, February 4 broadcast had an Average Minute Audience (AMA) of 1.15 million viewers across English and Spanish-language presentations.

[02/05/24 - 12:58 PM]
"The 66th Annual Grammy Awards" Up +34% from Last Year, Averaging 16.9 Million Viewers, Its Largest Audience Since 2020
The show peaked in the 9:45 PM quarter-hour with 18.25 million viewers during the In-Memoriam segment with performances by Stevie Wonder, Annie Lennox, Jon Batiste and Fantasia Barrino.

[02/01/24 - 10:09 AM]
Record-Setting Month Continues for ESPN's Studio Shows in January
In January, "Get Up," "First Take" and "The Pat McAfee Show" all marked their most-watched month ever.

[01/31/24 - 03:00 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Season Premiere Soars by +219% with Adults 18-49 After Just 7 Days of Multiplatform Viewing
The series also grew over its year-ago premiere (on 1/23/23) by 2% in Total Viewers (3.96 million vs. 3.90 million) and also improved over last season's average by 5% (3.96 million vs. 3.79 million) based on National Live+7 Day data.

[01/31/24 - 01:22 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Hits Series Highs in Households and Total Viewers and Delivers Franchise's Strongest Week in Nearly 3 Years
With 2.673 million Total Viewers, "Live" delivered the most-watched week of any syndicated talk show in 2 years.

[01/31/24 - 09:21 AM]
HGTV Delivers Its Largest-Ever Month-Over-Month Ratings Gains in January 2024 and Touts Double-Digit Ratings Increases Over the Prior Six Weeks
Multiple series garnered double-digit ratings growth this month, including "My Lottery Dream Home" which boasted a 72 percent increase over the prior six weeks and scored a .63 live-plus-three-day rating among Adults 25-54 for its Jan. 26 episode.

[01/30/24 - 12:31 PM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers vs. NBC and CBS
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, posting its strongest numbers in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[01/30/24 - 10:21 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 22: "Griselda" Debuts at #1; "Leave the World Behind" and "Berlin" Enter the Most Popular Lists
"American Nightmare," the docuseries that investigates a case the press dubbed "the real-life Gone Girl," came in at #2 on the English TV List with 13M views.

[01/30/24 - 10:00 AM]
Los Angeles Lakers Victory Over Golden State Warriors on ABC Draws Largest Regular-Season NBA Audience Across Platforms in Four Years (Non-Christmas)
The Lakers vs. Warriors audience peaked on ABC at 11:45 p.m. ET with 5,235,000 viewers.

[01/26/24 - 12:58 PM]
"The Way Home" Returns as #1 Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Program of the Day
The premiere was also the #2 most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among Women 18+ and 55+, second only to Hallmark Channel's all-new original movie premiere, "Betty's Bad Luck in Love," on Saturday.

[01/26/24 - 10:00 AM]
Debut Season of ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" Reaches More Than 43 Million Multiplatform Viewers
In addition, "The Golden Bachelor" hit a 2.65 rating among Adults 18-49 in delayed cross-platform viewing, marking the highest-rated ABC unscripted series since "The Bachelorette" during the 2021 summer season.

[01/25/24 - 02:01 PM]
Peacock Original Series "The Traitors" Becomes the #1 Unscripted Series in the U.S. Across All Streaming Platforms
This marks the first time Peacock will have two original series in the Nielsen top 10 originals list - "The Traitors" and Seth McFarlane's comedic event series "Ted," which launched on January 11 as Peacock's most-watched original title through its first 13 days on the platform.

[01/25/24 - 01:00 PM]
Television's #1 New Series/Drama "NCIS: Sydney" Season Finale Wins the Night
The series has reached nearly 24 million unique viewers in its first season.

[01/24/24 - 11:30 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wins the Week in Late-Night in Adults 18-49
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" stands as the No. 1 late-night talk show this season (9/25/23-1/21/24) in the key demo of Adults 18-49 (0.18 rating).

[01/24/24 - 11:12 AM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 vs. NBC and CBS
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers (+6% - 955,000 vs. 900,000) and Adults 25-54 (+5% - 233,000 vs. 222,000), posting its strongest numbers in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[01/24/24 - 06:01 AM]
ABC's New Year's Day Broadcast of "The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony" Reaches 13 Million Multiplatform Viewers
Airing for the first time on a broadcast network, the 2023 telecast was the strongest-ever ceremony among Total Viewers (based on available data) and highest-rated among Adults 18-49 in nearly 20 years (since 2004).

[01/23/24 - 10:22 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 15: "Lift," "Society of the Snow" and "BERLIN" Continue to Shine; "American Nightmare" Debuts at #1
Harlan Coben's latest crime thriller adaptation "Fool Me Once" continued to impress at #2 (11.2M views).

[01/23/24 - 06:50 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Scores the Most-Watched NFL Divisional Playoff Game Ever with More Than 50 Million Viewers
Sunday's game peaked with more than 56 million viewers (56.250).

[01/22/24 - 02:39 PM]
Bucs-Lions on NBC and Peacock Is NBC Sports' Most-Watched NFL Divisional Playoff Game Since 1994, Averaging More Than 40 Million Viewers
Led by Peacock, Bucs-Lions delivered NBC Sports' third consecutive NFL Playoff simulstream audience of at least 3 million viewers.

[01/22/24 - 08:28 AM]
One for the Record Books: Texans at Ravens Delivers Nearly 32 Million Viewers, Becoming ESPN's Most-Watched NFL Game Ever
The record viewership joins "Monday Night Football" in cementing a landmark season for the NFL on ESPN.

[01/19/24 - 02:02 PM]
#OneChicago and "Law & Order" Series Open Strong with All Six Shows Showing Substantial Year-Over-Year Gains Across All Platforms
"Chicago Fire" led all of said series with 7.0 million viewers.

[01/19/24 - 08:00 AM]
"Home Town" and "My Lottery Dream Home" Deliver Stellar Ratings in January for HGTV
The ratings boasted triple-digit gains of 115 percent among Adults 25-54 and 105 percent among Women 25-54 over the prior six weeks.

[01/18/24 - 02:55 PM]
"The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard" Captures 9.8 Million Total Viewers on Lifetime's Linear and Digital Platforms
On premiere night, social media, "The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard" was the #1 program and #1 Doc and Special Interest Series across all of TV in total social interactions.

[01/18/24 - 10:28 AM]
Record-Setting Day: ESPN's Weekday Studio Show Lineup Sets New Viewership Highs on Jan. 15
The weekday lineup, led by an industry-leading roster of signature personalities, all far-surpassed previous viewership highs, setting new all-time records across the schedule.

[01/17/24 - 02:30 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Increases Versus the Previous Week in Households and Total Viewers for 2nd Consecutive Week
In fact, "Tamron Hall" hit a season high in Households with its strongest performance in 7 months and drew its largest overall audience in 14 weeks.

[01/17/24 - 01:30 PM]
29th Annual Critics Choice Awards Delivers Ceremony's Largest Audience on The CW Network in Four Years
The broadcast peaked with more than 1.14 million total viewers at the 9:00-9:30 p.m. half hour during the awards given for best Comedy and Drama Series.

[01/16/24 - 03:33 PM]
Super Wild Card Monday Night Finale: Eagles at Buccaneers Draws More than 28.6 Million Viewers, ESPN's Second Most-Watched NFL Playoff Game Ever
When the final audience is reported, Eagles-Buccaneers is expected to surpass 29 million viewers; last season's record-setting game drew 31,201,000 viewers.

[01/16/24 - 02:30 PM]
ABC's "The Golden Wedding" Grows to 7.13 Million Total Viewers in Its First Seven Days Across Platforms
In addition, the ABC special event more than doubled its initial Live+Same day rating among Adults 18-49, jumping +105% after seven days of multiplatform viewing (0.63 rating to 1.29 rating).

[01/16/24 - 12:54 PM]
Rams-Lions NFC Wild Card Thriller on NBC and Peacock Is Most-Watched Primetime Show Since Super Bowl LVII, Averaging 35.8 Million Viewers
Sunday night's viewership peaked at 38.3 million viewers between 9-9:15 p.m. ET, as the Rams and Lions traded touchdowns and Detroit pulled ahead 21-17 with four minutes remaining in the first half.

[01/16/24 - 10:46 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 8: "Lift" Lands at #1 and Most Watched Title of the Week; "Society of the Snow" Enters the Most Popular List
Making their list debuts were the family drama "Boy Swallows Universe" starring Phoebe Tonkin, Simon Baker and Sophie Wilde at #5 (3.6M views), stand-up special "Pete Davidson: Turbo Fonzarelli" at #8 (2.3M views), reality competition series "The Trust" at #9 (2.1M views) and Season 3 of "Sonic Prime" at #10 (2.1M views).

[01/14/24 - 07:00 PM]
Peacock Exclusive AFC Wild Card Game Is Biggest Live-Streamed Event in U.S. History & Drives Internet Usage to Single Day U.S. Record
The Peacock Exclusive AFC Wild Card reached 27.6 million total viewers, according to Nielsen.

[01/12/24 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" Reaches Over 10 Million Viewers Across Linear and Streaming
The new season ranked as the #1 series on Max in its premiere week and among the most successful returning series in Max platform history.

[01/12/24 - 09:07 AM]
TBS & TNT All Elite Wrestling Programming Delivered Banner Year
AEW programs across TBS and TNT in 2023 ranked in the top 10 of all cable programs among adults under-50 72 times, including 50 times with a top-5 program in that coveted demo.

[01/12/24 - 06:56 AM]
ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" Achieves Its Most-Watched Regular Season Since 2019 & All NFL on ESPN Studio Shows Increased Viewership in Key Demos, Highlighting the 2023 Success
"Sunday NFL Countdown" earned its most-watched regular season since 2019 and its second best since 2016, as the weekly pregame show elevated its audience to 1,335,000 viewers per show.







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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).