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[01/14/16 - 12:57 PM]
"Fixer Upper" Breaks HGTV Ratings Records on Tuesday, January 12
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/14/16 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Top Tight Demo Race
The network edges second place ABC by a tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[01/13/16 - 03:05 PM]
Freeform's "Showdowhunters" Launches to Strong Ratings
Freeform spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/13/16 - 02:10 PM]
CBS News Delivers the Most-Watched Coverage of President Barack Obama's Final State of the Union Address
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/13/16 - 12:16 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the State of the Union Address
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/13/16 - 11:49 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Maintains 100% of Last Week's First Original Telecast of the Season in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/13/16 - 10:25 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Up for the 3rd-Straight Week to New Season Highs
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 1.

[01/13/16 - 08:57 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Chris Harrison Spikes by Double Digits, Scoring New Season Highs in Homes, Total Viewers and Key Adult Demos
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 1.

[01/13/16 - 08:55 AM]
"FABLife" Builds to Its Most Watched Week Ever and Ties a High in Homes
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 1.

[01/12/16 - 02:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Latest Original Premiere Makes Network #1 Among Household and Total Viewer Delivery in Saturday Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/16 - 01:00 PM]
MTV's "The Shannara Chronicles" Premiere Reaches 7.5 Million Total Viewers, Leaps +71% in L+3 Ratings
MTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/12/16 - 12:46 PM]
HGTV Ranks as a Top Five Cable Net Among P25-54 Audiences the Week of January 4
HGTV spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/16 - 09:26 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Drops the Mic - Shatters Ratings Records for Spike
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/12/16 - 09:07 AM]
CBS Dominates the Most-Watched List in Era of "Peak TV"
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/12/16 - 09:05 AM]
CBS's Primetime Lineup Delivers More Viewers Than 15 Years Ago
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/12/16 - 09:00 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Sparks Adults 18-49 Victory for ABC
The Alphabet's reality franchise however is down nearly 14% from last week's premiere.

[01/12/16 - 08:38 AM]
"Superstore" Finishes Within 12% of Last Week's Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/16 - 08:24 AM]
"The Bachelor" Is Monday's No. 1 Series in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and All Key Women Demos for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/16 - 08:14 AM]
College Football Playoff National Championship: ESPN's Third Highest Overnight Ever across All Sports; WatchESPN Sets New Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/16 - 08:05 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Captures NBC's Third-Biggest L+3 Viewer Increase Ever for a Series Premiere
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/12/16 - 06:34 AM]
CNBC in Primetime Breaks New Records in 2015
Building on that success and momentum, CNBC is expanding its programming slate adding two new original primetime series to the lineup: "Billion Dollar Buyer" and "Follow the Leader."

[01/11/16 - 03:05 PM]
Disney XD Delivers Near Record Primetime Ratings in 2015
Disney XD spins the numbers for 2015.

[01/11/16 - 02:28 PM]
Discovery Channel's First-Ever True Crime Series "Killing Fields" Debuts as Network's Most-Watched Tuesday New Series Since "Alaskan Bush People"
Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/11/16 - 01:22 PM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Golden Globe Awards" Scores Year Over Year Growth Among P18-49 and W18-49
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 10.

[01/11/16 - 12:47 PM]
FOX NFL Wild Card Match-Up Is TV's Top Program Since 2015 Super Bowl
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 10.

[01/11/16 - 12:41 PM]
Series Ratings Highs on FXX for Season Premieres of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "Man Seeking Woman"
FXX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/11/16 - 11:45 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: "American Idol" Posts Best Premiere Versus Premiere Retention in 6 Years
FOX further spins the numbers for January 4-6.

[01/11/16 - 11:25 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Delivers Record-Breaking Rating Among P25-54 on Thursday, January 7
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/11/16 - 11:04 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: "American Crime" Jumps 38% Over Its Year-Ago Finale in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/11/16 - 09:27 AM]
ABC's New Year's Eve Coverage Reaches 59.2 Million Unique Viewers
ABC further spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, December 31.

[01/11/16 - 09:23 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 in Total Viewers for 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 28-January 1.

[01/11/16 - 08:57 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rides NFL Overrun to Victory
Over 75 minutes of primetime coverage gives FOX the top numbers for the night.

[01/11/16 - 07:16 AM]
Seahawks-Vikings Game on NBC Hits 22-Year High
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 10.

[01/11/16 - 06:45 AM]
"The Golden Globes" Grow Year-to-Year in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 10.

[01/10/16 - 10:18 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates Competition with Wild Card Game
Coverage of the Steelers/Bengals showdown leads the night by a wide margin.

[01/10/16 - 08:51 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Matches Its High Encore Demo Rating Since May
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 9.

[01/10/16 - 08:02 AM]
NFL Wild Card Game on ESPN and ABC: Overnight Rating Up 23 Percent Versus 2015
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 9.

[01/09/16 - 09:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "MasterChef Junior"
The network sees big gains from its cooking franchise among adults 18-49.

[01/09/16 - 09:47 AM]
"Undateable" Matches Its 18-49 High Since Oct. 16, Hits a Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 8.

[01/08/16 - 02:26 PM]
Star-Studded Premiere of TLC's "Long Island Medium" Brings in 2.6M P2+ Viewers
TLC further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/08/16 - 09:43 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and "The Royals" Deliver Season Highs on Sunday, January 3
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/08/16 - 08:50 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Sparks Victory for FOX
Plus: NBC gets a boost with the launch of "Shades of Blue" at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/08/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Beyond the Tank" Boosts Its Hour Year to Year by Double Digits in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/08/16 - 08:13 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Is NBC's Most-Watched Thursday Debut in Nearly Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/07/16 - 08:56 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Returns on Top for FOX
The show's swan song however is down nearly 10% among adults 18-49 from last year's launch.

[01/06/16 - 03:16 PM]
Hallmark Channel's First Annual "Winterfest" Programming Event Kicks Off to a Sizzling Start
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 3.

[01/06/16 - 11:53 AM]
VH1 Original Movie "The Breaks" Scores 2.6 Million Total Viewers on Monday Night
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, January 4.

[01/06/16 - 09:00 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans" post big gains from their previous originals among adults 18-49.

[01/05/16 - 11:36 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Sets New Television Record for the Largest Live +7-Day Viewer Lift
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of December 14-20.

[01/05/16 - 11:33 AM]
ESPN's NBA Viewership Up Across TV & Digital Platforms
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA coverage to date this season.







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