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[07/20/22 - 04:03 PM]
World Track & Field Championships Oregon22 Delivers Opening Weekend Viewership Milestones Across NBCUniversal
Sunday afternoon's (2:12-4:34 p.m. ET) coverage of the championships on NBC averaged 2.235 million TV-only viewers, making it the most-watched Track & Field event on the network in 18 years, excluding the Olympics and U.S. Team Trials.

[07/20/22 - 12:33 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Season Premiere Triples in Multiplatform Viewing to Hit 2.1 Rating in Adults 18-49
In addition, "The Bachelorette" jumped to 5.5 million Total Viewers after seven days of multiplatform viewing, marking an increase of +2.5 million viewers over its Live+Same Day average (3.0 million).

[07/19/22 - 03:37 PM]
Viewership for "T-Mobile Home Run Derby" Across ESPN and ESPN2 Draws Average of 6.9 Million Viewers
Viewership for the event was up nine percent from 2019 and up 15 percent vs. 2018.

[07/19/22 - 02:00 PM]
"Nightline" Is No. 1 in Total Viewers
Season to date, "Nightline" is beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 7th consecutive year - since the 2015-2016 season.

[07/19/22 - 01:33 PM]
150th Open Championship at St. Andrews Is Second Most-Watched Open Championship in Nearly a Decade
Overall viewership for the 150th Open Championship was up 16% vs. 2021 (2.174 million TAD) and up 27% vs. 2019 (1.983 million TAD).

[07/19/22 - 01:22 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 11: "The Sea Beast" Breaks Records; The Power of "Stranger Things 4" Lives On
In its eighth week, the series pulled in an additional 102.33M hours viewed, making it the most viewed title of the week.

[07/19/22 - 11:38 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Returns with a 6-Week High Among Women 25-54
The series ranked as the week's No. 1 daytime talk show - network or syndicated - in Households (1.5 rating), Total Viewers (2.081 million) and Women 25-54 (0.6 rating).

[07/19/22 - 10:31 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Family Feud" Premieres with Its Strongest Telecast Since June 2021 in Total Viewers
Plus: "Final Straw" opened as the No. 2 series debut so far this summer in Total Viewers.

[07/18/22 - 12:03 PM]
ABC's "Generation Gap" Ranks as Summer's No. 1 Series Debut in Total Viewers
In fact, "Generation Gap" ranked as the strongest unscripted debut for any summer series in 2 years in Total Viewers.

[07/18/22 - 08:49 AM]
"Battle on the Beach" Delivers Strong Ratings for HGTV
The sophomore season averaged a .61 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .76 live plus three-day rating among W25-54 - an increase of 33 percent across both demos over year-ago benchmarks.

[07/14/22 - 09:30 AM]
HGTV's "Unsellable Houses" Wraps Third Season with Stellar Ratings
The 13-episode season averaged a .58 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .79 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[07/13/22 - 07:44 AM]
ESPN's Fortnight of Wimbledon Viewership Climbs 26 Percent
Wimbledon climbed 26 percent from 2021 to an average of 647,000 viewers (P2+) over its nearly 150 hours of English-language coverage.

[07/12/22 - 02:08 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 4: "The Sea Beast" Commands the #1 Spot on the Films List, "Stranger Things 4" Continued to Rock Out
"Stranger Things" has now amassed 1.26Bn hours viewed on the Most Popular List.

[07/12/22 - 01:19 PM]
NBC Sports Delivers Largest Audience in 13 Years for American Century Celebrity Golf Championship
Sunday's coverage on NBC and Peacock averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 1.4 million viewers - marking the highest final-round viewership for the event since 2009 and up 17% from last year (1.2 million).

[07/12/22 - 12:47 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "Christmas in July" Propelled the Network to Be #1 Most-Watched for the Week in Total Day and Primetime
Highlights include "My Grown-up Christmas List," which averaged 2.1 million Total Viewers and 242K Women 25-54.

[07/12/22 - 10:11 AM]
Boston Red Sox Victory Over New York Yankees on "Sunday Night Baseball" Delivered 2,175,000 Viewers Across ESPN and ESPN2
Viewership for the telecasts was up 11 percent from the same matchup last year and up 24 percent from last season's Yankees vs. Red Sox three-game average.

[07/07/22 - 06:16 AM]
First Season of the College Thriller Series "In the Vault" Breaks 3.4 Million Views in the First Month on Crackle, Making It the Most-Watched New Release of the Year
Season two of the show will premiere as a Crackle Original later this year, with exciting new cast members joining the student body of Woodlawn College.

[07/06/22 - 10:56 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Dominates Friday Nights as the #1 Newsmagazine Across the Board for the 2nd Quarter
"Dateline" averages 4.357 million total viewers, topping ABC by +733,000 (+20%) and growing +8% in total viewers compared to the last quarter, as well as the same time last year.

[07/05/22 - 01:56 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 27: "Stranger Things 4" Returns with Epic Rockstar Finale, "The Man from Toronto" Tops the Films List
The record-breaking series pulled in 301.28M hours viewed, making it the most viewed title this week and appearing in the Top 10 in 93 countries.

[07/01/22 - 06:50 AM]
ESPN's Second Quarter Up 22% in Prime Time, Best Since 2014
For the overall audience (P2+), ESPN was up 4% to an average of 612,000, a high-water mark for the network since 2016.

[06/29/22 - 12:20 PM]
Hallmark Channel Claims #1 Most-Watched Network During Weekend Total Day and Weekend Primetime for the Month of June
The June 25 premiere of "Two Tickets to Paradise" starring Ashley Williams and Ryan Paevey delivered especially strong results with 2.2 million total viewers and 235,000 women 25-54.

[06/29/22 - 10:35 AM]
"BET Awards": Culture's Biggest Night Claims #1 Spot as Best Performing Cable Award Show
The event premiered Sunday, June 26, and drew 3.2 million total viewers, as it was simulcast live across 10 Paramount Global networks.

[06/28/22 - 05:05 PM]
"Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area" Pockets Global Top Spot
In the new Top 10 list released today, which covers global audiences from June 20 - June 26, "Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area" debuted at #1 with 33.7M hours viewed.

[06/28/22 - 02:18 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 20: "The Umbrella Academy" Is This Week's Most Viewed Title, "The Man from Toronto" Is the #1 Film
Ahead of the Volume 2 premiere, "Stranger Things 4" came in second with 76.91M hours viewed, while Seasons 1 to 3 held steady on the list with 29.21M hours viewed, 31.19M hours viewed and 32.23M hours viewed, respectively.

[06/28/22 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Ties as Week's No. 1 Entertainment Network in Adults 18-49
ABC jumped week to week by 16% in Total Viewers (2.9 million vs. 2.5 million) and by 33% with Adults 18-49 (0.4/4 vs. 0.3/3) to deliver its strongest performance so far this summer.

[06/28/22 - 10:02 AM]
"No Demo Reno" Season Two Premieres with Solid Ratings for HGTV
Attracting more than 3.2 million total viewers, the season premiere delivered a .62 L3 rating among upscale P25-54 and a .88 among upscale W25-54.

[06/27/22 - 06:36 AM]
Viewership for "2022 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm" Up 33% From Last Year
The first round across ABC and ESPN averaged nearly four million viewers (3,988,000), up 32 percent from last year's NBA Draft first round, which also aired on ABC and ESPN.

[06/23/22 - 06:00 AM]
"Chrissy's Court" Season 2 Reigns Supreme as the Most Watched Unscripted Roku Original Premiere of All Time
In addition to the strong opening weekend results, Roku also announced that the popular series will exclusively return to The Roku Channel for a third season on Friday, October 21.

[06/21/22 - 12:13 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 13: "Hustle" Remains the English Films Champ, "Squid Game" Re-Enters the Non-English TV List
After four weeks, "Stranger Things 4" remained in the top spot on the English TV List with 102.26M hours viewed and appeared in the Top 10 in 93 countries.

[06/21/22 - 10:33 AM]
NBC Sports Delivers Most-Watched Final Round for East Coast U.S. Open Since 2013
Viewership of Sunday's final round peaked at 9.2 million viewers from 6:30-6:45 p.m. ET on NBC.

[06/21/22 - 10:00 AM]
"Windy City Rehab" Delivers Big Ratings for HGTV and Scores New Season Order
HGTV has ordered a new eight-episode season, just as the series wrapped a successful nine-episode run on June 16.

[06/17/22 - 02:13 PM]
Viewership for 2022 NBA Finals on ABC Finishes Up 22 Percent from Last Year
The Golden State Warriors victory in Game 6 generated an average of nearly 14 million viewers (13,992,000), up 10 percent from last year's Game 6.

[06/16/22 - 02:14 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Scores Best Performance Since September 2020 in Adults 18-49
The series also delivered the strongest weekly performance for any late-night talk show on any network since November 2021 among Adults 18-49 (443,000).

[06/15/22 - 06:31 AM]
2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee Programming Seen by 7.5 Million Viewers, Including Most-Watched Finals Since 2015
The live finals broadcast on ION, Bounce, Laff and TrueReal combined to reach 3.7 million viewers, while the semifinals on June 1 reached 3.1 million viewers - the highest audience ever for the semis.

[06/14/22 - 03:00 PM]
NTT IndyCar Series Viewership Off to Best Start Since 2017 Across NBC Sports
Last month's 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 was the most-streamed IndyCar race ever with an AMA of 218,800 viewers.

[06/14/22 - 02:27 PM]
NBA Finals Game 5 on ABC Averages 13 Million Viewers, Up 30 Percent from Last Year
Last night's Game 5 peaked with 15,352,000 viewers at 11:15 p.m. ET and propelled ABC to win the night across all of television, including in every key demographic.

[06/14/22 - 02:16 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 6: "Hustle" Scores Big, "Stranger Things 4" Is Netflix's Most Popular English TV Series
Plus: "Peaky Blinders" returned with its final season, debuting with 45.71M hours viewed and appeared in the Top 10 in 76 countries.

[06/14/22 - 01:16 PM]
For Third Week in a Row, ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Adults 18-49
In fact, "Nightline" turned in its strongest performance in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 in 16 months and best Adults 18-49 number in 20 months.

[06/14/22 - 07:48 AM]
"Celebrity IOU" Delivers More Robust Ratings for HGTV at Mid-Season Finale
Eight fresh episodes are slated to premiere in late 2022.

[06/13/22 - 03:08 PM]
NBA Finals on ABC Viewership Grows with an Average of 12.1 Million for Game 4
The four most-watched programs of the month across all of television are each of the first four NBA Finals games.

[06/13/22 - 09:36 AM]
"Lil Jon Wants to Do What?" Season One Delivered Solid Ratings for HGTV
The season garnered a .45 live plus-three day rating among P25-54 and a .61 live plus-three day rating among W25-54, marking double-digit increases of 25 percent for P25-54 and 24 percent for W25-54 versus year-ago benchmarks.

[06/10/22 - 07:55 AM]
HGTV Competition Series "Battle on the Beach" Premieres with Double-Digit Gains in Key Demos
The episode garnered a .59 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .75 live plus three-day rating among W25-54, reflecting an increase of 59 percent and 67 percent respectively over the prior six weeks.

[06/09/22 - 02:21 PM]
NBA Finals Viewership on ABC Up 28 Percent from Last Year Through Three Games
Game 3 of the NBA Finals averaged 11,522,000 viewers, peaking with 13,245,000 viewers at 11:15 p.m. ET.

[06/09/22 - 09:41 AM]
Starz's Critically-Acclaimed "P-Valley" Sets Record as Largest Season Over Season Growth in Starz History Up 1,018% Over Series Debut on Tte Starz App
With several platforms yet to report and additional territories globally to debut the series, it drew 4.5 million multiplatform viewers for its season two premiere weekend in the U.S. alone.

[06/08/22 - 08:33 AM]
ESPN Scores Big in May, Biggest Total-Day Audience for the Month in Seven Years
Overall, ESPN averaged 742K viewers (P2+) on a 24-hour basis, up 34% from May 2021.

[06/08/22 - 07:30 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Grows to New Season High in Adults 18-49
The Thursday broadcast (on 6/2/22) marked the strongest late-night telecast on any night on any network so far this year with Adults 18-49 (588,000).

[06/07/22 - 02:45 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 30: "Stranger Things 4" Sets New Records, Reaches #3 on Netflix's Most Popular List
The series hit #1 on the Top 10 lists in 91 countries, a first for an English TV series.

[06/07/22 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
On Thursday, "Nightline" delivered its top telecast in Total Viewers (1.178 million) in nearly 1 1/2 years.

[06/07/22 - 01:02 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Summer Nights" Kicks Off, Making the Network #1 Most-Watched in Weekend Total Day and Primetime
Original movie premiere "Hidden Gems" was the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program of the day among Households, Women 18+, Women 25-54 and Total Viewers.

[06/07/22 - 09:00 AM]
Court TV Sets Network Viewership Record as More Than Half a Million Viewers Tune in for Depp vs. Heard Verdict
Viewing peaked at 3:27 p.m. with 558K viewers P2+.







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[08/09/22 - 09:02 AM]
"Love Island USA" Becomes Most Streamed Unscripted Original Series on Peacock
In its first three weeks, Peacock's steamier and streamier version of "Love Island USA" has officially been crowned the most streamed original unscripted series on Peacock, and the third largest original launch overall on the platform.

[08/09/22 - 08:56 AM]
ABC Ties as No. 1 Network for 2nd Time in 3 Weeks in Adults 18-49
Driven by "The Bachelorette" and "Claim to Fame," ABC's Monday was the highest-rated night of the week in Adults 18-49 (0.8/8), tying NBC's Tuesday night (0.8/8).

[08/09/22 - 06:38 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of August 1: "The Gray Man" Enters Most Popular List; "The Sandman" Tops the TV List
Starring Tom Sturridge, the dark fantasy series appeared in the Top 10 in 89 countries.

[08/02/22 - 02:01 PM]
"Nightline" Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 3rd Straight Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 7th consecutive year - since the 2015-2016 season.

[08/02/22 - 01:07 PM]
"Christmas in July" Makes Hallmark Channel the #1 Most-Watched During Total Day and Primetime for the Month
The stunt's three all-new original movie premieres delivered the #1 most-watched original entertainment cable program every Saturday for three consecutive weeks among Households, Women 18+ and Total Viewers.

[08/02/22 - 11:01 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Delivers Week-to-Week Increases Across the Board
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" ranked as the week's No. 1 syndicated talk show in Households (1.5 rating-tie) and Women 25-54 (0.6 rating).

[08/02/22 - 09:07 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 25: "The Gray Man" and "Virgin River" Stay Atop the Film and TV Lists
"Stranger Things 4" and the Hawkins crew held on strong in the second spot with 57.72M hours viewed.

[07/29/22 - 10:34 AM]
Shark Week 34 Premiere Night Grabs Ratings Gains and Double Digit Viewership Increases vs. Shark Week 33
Discovery was also the #1 network in all of television in Prime Time among Persons 12-17, #1 cable network in Prime Time among Men 25-54 and owned the top two cable telecasts for the night among Men 25-54.

[07/29/22 - 08:52 AM]
HGTV Scores Ratings Success with Season Premieres of "Ugliest House in America" and "Renovation Island" on Sunday, July 24
"Renovation Island" delivered a .64 L3 rating among P25-54 and a .86 L3 rating among W25-54 during its season premiere.

[07/27/22 - 08:25 AM]
Oregon22 Is Most-Watched World Track & Field Championships on Record
The 18.7 million total viewers surpass NBC Sports' previous record for the event by 65% (London 2017, 11.3 million).

[07/27/22 - 08:24 AM]
3.5 Million Viewers Watched "On Patrol: Live" Over the Weekend
The huge audience turnout for "On Patrol: Live" made it the #1 most watched show on cable among adults 25-54 on Friday and Saturday night.

[07/26/22 - 02:18 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 18: "The Gray Man" Tops the Films List, Sequel and Spin-off in the Works; "Virgin River" Enters TV List at #1
Emotions were at an all time high as Season 4 of "Virgin River" returned at #1 with 105.44M hours viewed.

[07/26/22 - 01:31 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 beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 7th consecutive year - since the 2015-2016 season.

[07/26/22 - 12:19 PM]
Shark Week 34 Dominated Cable on Sunday July 24 with Triple Digit Increases vs. Same Night in 2021
"Shark Week" pushed Discovery to be the #1 network in prime time across all of television among Men and Teens (Men 25-54, Persons 12-17), no exclusions.

[07/26/22 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Ties as Week's No. 1 Network in Adults 18-49
ABC built for the 2nd straight week in Total Viewers (+4% - 2.7 million vs. 2.6 million) and also grew week to week by 33% among Adults 18-49 (0.4/4 vs. 0.3/4).