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[10/31/22 - 01:00 PM]
NBC Sports and Peacock Post Most-Watched Week 8 "Sunday Night Football" Game Since 2015, with 21.0 Million Viewers for Packers-Bills
The 21.0 million viewers, based on preliminary data, across NBC TV, Peacock, NBC Sports Digital, and NFL Digital platforms tops last year's Week 8 "SNF" game by 24% (Cowboys-Vikings, 16.9 million).

[10/31/22 - 12:30 PM]
Season 2 of Emmy Winner "The White Lotus" Debuted to 1.5 Million Viewers Sunday Night, Up 63% vs Season 1 Premiere
Season 1 went on to average 9.3M viewers per episode across platforms in the U.S.

[10/31/22 - 11:48 AM]
ABC's "The Rookie: Feds" Delivers Biggest Audience Since Its Series Debut
The new ABC drama also grew over the prior week by 25% among Adults 18-49 (0.5/5 vs. 0.4/4).

[10/28/22 - 10:53 AM]
ESPN's Most-Watched NBA Regular Season Weeknight Early Game in Four Years
The game generated 2,001,000 viewers across ESPN and ESPN2 combined.

[10/26/22 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "The Rookie" Hits New Season High Among Adults 18-49
After just seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "The Rookie" picked up +5.2 million Total Viewers, tying the prior week's increase (+5.2 million for 10/9) as its biggest delayed-viewing lift this season.

[10/25/22 - 04:15 PM]
Season-to-Date: "Monday Night Football" Averaging 15.3 Million Viewers through First Seven Weeks of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman's Debut Season, Up Double-Digits Year-Over-Year
Across all networks (ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes), nearly 12 million viewers tuned into the Bears-Patriots presentation, outpacing five of the last six "MNF" Week 7 matchups (2016-22).

[10/25/22 - 02:17 PM]
Highly Anticipated "Countdown to Christmas" Launch Elevates Hallmark Channel to Be Most-Watched Network of the Week and Weekend
In addition, the network's Saturday night premiere, "We Wish You a Married Christmas," reigned as the most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among Households, Women 18+, and Total Viewers.

[10/25/22 - 02:14 PM]
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, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.

[10/25/22 - 01:30 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of October 17: "The Watcher" and "The School for Good and Evil" Take the Top Spots on the English Lists
"DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story" had 69.11M hours viewed and held its standing as the #2 series on the Most Popular List with 856.2M total hours viewed.

[10/25/22 - 12:33 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Is the Only Syndicated Talk Show to Grow Over the Prior Week in Households
On average for the 2022-2023 season, "Live with Kelly and Ryan" is the No. 1 syndicated talk show across all key Nielsen measures.

[10/25/22 - 10:30 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is Television's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program for the Sixth Consecutive Week
The broadcast delivered 7.966 million viewers, 7.869 million adults 18+ with 1.153 million adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Sunday, October 23.

[10/25/22 - 09:55 AM]
ESPN Scores Six of Top 10 Most-Viewed College Football Games of Week 8, Continues Year-Over-Year Viewership Growth
ABC aired the top two games of Week 8 and the most-viewed game in the noon and afternoon windows.

[10/24/22 - 01:31 PM]
"House of the Dragon" Sees Biggest HBO Finale Audience Since Series Finale of "Game of Thrones"
The series concluded its first season with 9.3 million viewers Sunday night across all platforms, based on a combination of Nielsen and first party data.

[10/20/22 - 08:00 AM]
Hit Series "My Lottery Dream Home" Delivers Impressive Season Performance for HGTV
Excluding news and sports, "My Lottery Dream Home" ranked as a Top 3 cable program among P25-54, upscale P25-54, W25-54 and upscale W25-54 in its Friday 9-9:30 p.m. timeslot.

[10/19/22 - 12:30 PM]
ABC's "Alaska Daily" Delivers Largest L+7 Increase for Any New Series Debut This Season in Total Viewers
Jumping to 6.3 million Total Viewers after a week of delayed linear viewing, the series debut of "Alaska Daily" gained an additional +2.4 million viewers via streaming platforms to bring its seven-day multiplatform audience to 8.7 million Total Viewers.

[10/18/22 - 12:41 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of October 10: Ryan Murphy Takes the Top Two Spots on the English TV List With "The Watcher" and "DAHMER - Monster"
Ryan Murphy ruled the Top 10 once again this week, with three titles on the Netflix charts.

[10/18/22 - 12:15 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Ties a 4-Month High in Total Viewers
"Tamron Hall" delivered its 2nd-most-watched telecast so far this season on Tuesday (1.094 million Total Viewers on 10/4/22).

[10/18/22 - 11:45 AM]
"60 Minutes" Reigns as Television's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program for Fifth Week in a Row
As America's #1 news program for the fifth straight week, the CBS newsmagazine was additionally the week's #4 primetime broadcast in total viewers, adults 18+ and adults 25-54.

[10/18/22 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Sports Delivers Massive Weekend Viewership Across All Platforms
Sunday's highly anticipated Bills-Chiefs rematch averaged 25.407 million viewers, the most-watched Week 6 NFL on CBS game window in 15 years.

[10/18/22 - 08:11 AM]
"Good Bones: Risky Business" Starring Mina Starsiak Hawk Delivers Strong Tuesday Night Ratings For HGTV
It averaged a .51 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .71 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[10/17/22 - 12:30 PM]
NBC Sports and Peacock Post Most-Watched Week 6 "Sunday Night Football" Game Since 2015, with 22.2 Million Viewers for Cowboys-Eagles
Cowboys-Eagles is the most-watched primetime show on any network since Week 1 (NBC Sports' presentation of Buccaneers-Cowboys on September 11).

[10/13/22 - 10:31 AM]
ABC's "The Good Doctor" Premieres as No. 1 Entertainment Series Outright in Monday's 10 O'Clock Hour Among Adults 18-49
"The Good Doctor" season premiere held even with the show's May finale (on 5/16/22) in both Total Viewers (6.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.7/6).

[10/11/22 - 03:27 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Delivers Nearly 16 Million Viewers; "MNF's" Best Week 5 Audience Since 2011 and Up a Significant 39% Year-Over-Year
The 15.9 million viewers boosted "MNF" to its best Week 5 audience since 2011 and the franchise's third best during ESPN's "MNF" era (2006 - present).

[10/11/22 - 02:44 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of October 3: "DAHMER - Monster" Skyrockets to #2 on the Most Popular List with Over 700M Hours Viewed
"The Midnight Club" (18.79M hours viewed), Mike Flanagan's latest horror series which recently broke the Guinness World Record for most jump scares in a premiere episode, also reached the Top 10.

[10/11/22 - 02:25 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows to a 16-Week High in Total Viewers
Monday's broadcast of "Tamron Hall" (on 9/26/22) marked the show's most-watched telecast (1.129 million Total Viewers) on any day in four months.

[10/11/22 - 12:15 PM]
"60 Minutes" Is the #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program for Fourth Consecutive Week
The CBS newsmagazine additionally took the title of #1 news program, which the broadcast has earned every week this season.

[10/11/22 - 11:22 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Ties Its Top-Rated Week Since April in Households
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" ranked as the No. 1 daytime talk show - syndicated or network - for the 2nd consecutive week in Households (1.6 rating), Total Viewers (2.304 million) and Women 25-54 (0.6 rating).

[10/11/22 - 10:16 AM]
Home Run! Viewership for ESPN's Exclusive Coverage of 2022 MLB Wild Card Series Presented By Hankook Tire Up 64 Percent From 2020 Wild Card Series
Game 3 of the San Diego Padres vs. New York Mets series generated nearly four million viewers (3,961,000), peaking with 4.73 million viewers from 8-8:15 p.m. ET on Sunday, October 9.

[10/11/22 - 09:00 AM]
Series Debut of "The Rookie: Feds" Jumps Nearly 5x in Adults 18-49 After Delayed Multiplatform Viewing
In addition, "The Rookie: Feds" picked up more than +4.0 million viewers over its Live+Same Day average (+4.1 million - 6.3 million vs. 2.2 million).

[10/07/22 - 12:13 PM]
"Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire" Is #1 with Fans on All Platforms
The premiere makes "Interview with the Vampire" the #1 new drama on ad-supported cable in 2022, giving AMC two of the top three series in that category, along with "Dark Winds."

[10/06/22 - 12:49 PM]
2022 ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Viewership Up Year Over Year
This season's 25 telecasts averaged 1,486,000 viewers, an increase of one percent from 1,473,000 viewers last year.

[10/06/22 - 08:56 AM]
FOX Wins Fourth Consecutive Premiere Week in L7 Ratings
Additionally, FOX's dramas "The Cleaning Lady" and "Monarch" each more than doubled in Total Viewers in 7-Day Multi-Platform measurement, delivering 4.8 million and 3.7 million viewers, respectively.

[10/05/22 - 10:16 AM]
Season Premiere of ABC's "The Rookie" Jumps More Than 4.5x Among Adults 18-49 After Delayed Multiplatform Viewing
"The Rookie" catapulted to 8.2 million Total Viewers after seven days of multiplatform viewing, marking an increase of almost +5.0 million viewers over its Live+Same Day average (+4.8 million - 8.2 million vs. 3.4 million).

[10/04/22 - 04:37 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Generates 12.6 Million Viewers for Rams-49ers
The "Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli" telecast generated 1.6 million viewers, matching the offering's fourth-best audience in 13 editions of the show.

[10/04/22 - 01:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 in All Key Demos for 2nd Week Straight
For the fourth week running, "Nightline" posted gains on the year-ago week in all key target demos.

[10/04/22 - 12:29 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Builds to a 4-Month High in Total Viewers
"Live" delivered the largest weekly growth of any daytime talk show - network or syndicated - in Total Viewers (+13%) and stood as the only daytime talker to post week-to-week gains across all three key Nielsen measures.

[10/04/22 - 12:15 PM]
"60 Minutes" Is on Top Again as the Week's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program
The broadcast posted its best audience since January 16, delivering 10.27 million total viewers, 9.98 million in adults 18+ and 2.37 million in adults 25-54.

[10/04/22 - 11:39 AM]
After Just 12 Days "Dahmer - Monster" by Ryan Murphy Enters Netflix's Most Popular TV Top 10 with Almost 500M Hours Viewed
Season 2 of "Fate: The Winx Saga" remained on the list with 26.4M hours viewed while Season 1 had 9.56M hours viewed.

[10/04/22 - 10:54 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Returns to Brooklyn to Rank as Week's No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show in Adults 18-49
On its first airing of the week (Monday, 9/26/22), "Kimmel" opened with its strongest telecast broadcasting from Brooklyn since 2018 among Adults 18-49 (501,000) - since Friday, 10/19/18.

[10/04/22 - 07:15 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Continues Record-Setting Start to Season Across All Platforms
This season, CBS Sports is averaging 18.559 million viewers, the network's best start since 2010.

[10/04/22 - 06:00 AM]
"Hocus Pocus 2" Is the #1 Film Premiere on Disney+ Domestically to Date
It's been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th-century sisters, and they are looking for revenge.

[10/03/22 - 02:00 PM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Premieres with Its Most-Watched Telecast Since January
"Shark Tank" improved over its year-ago season opener (on 10/8/21) by 4% in Total Viewers (4.7 million vs. 4.5 million).

[10/03/22 - 12:25 PM]
ESPN Delivers Multi-Year Viewership Highs Across "Sunday NFL Countdown," "NFL Live" and "NFL Rewind" in September, as ESPN's NFL Portfolio Scores to Start the Season
"Sunday NFL Countdown" is averaging 1.4 million viewers per show (10 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET, weekly), up double digits from each of the first three shows of the previous two seasons, including a healthy 15% increase from 2021.

[10/03/22 - 09:44 AM]
Season 2 Premiere of ABC's "Abbott Elementary" Skyrockets to a 2.38 Rating in Adults 18-49 with Multiplatform Delayed Viewing
"Abbott Elementary" delivered its largest-ever delayed-viewing lift with Total Viewers (+4.1 million) and its 2nd-biggest-ever increase among Adults 18-49 (+318%).

[09/30/22 - 10:00 AM]
"Finding Happy" Reaches 2.6 Million Viewers in Series Premiere On Bounce
Centering around the Black female experience through the eyes of protagonist Yaz Carter, "Finding Happy" is a dramedy about the unfulfilled life of Yaz, beginning with her unhappy 36th birthday.

[09/30/22 - 09:21 AM]
FOX Wins Fourth Consecutive Premiere Week in L3 Ratings
Additionally, the 34th season premiere of "The Simpsons" ranked as Premiere Week's #1 entertainment series for the fourth straight year, while FOX's new drama "Monarch" ranks as this season's #1 scripted debut.

[09/28/22 - 12:05 PM]
NBC Wins Premiere Week in Both the 18-49 Demo and Total Viewers for All Programming
As for individual series, NBC had six of the top 10 shows in total viewers - "Sunday Night Football" at #1 and two scripted programs ("Chicago Fire" and "Chicago Med") as well as one unscripted ("The Voice").

[09/28/22 - 07:12 AM]
"101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time" Premiere Is Shudder's Most Watched Title of the Year
The eight-episode series premiered on September 7 with new episodes released weekly through October 26.

[09/27/22 - 06:57 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Delivers Another Record-Shattering Viewership, as More Than 19.3 Million Viewers Watch Cowboys-Giants
The audience of more than 19.3 million viewers bested ESPN's previous "MNF" Week 3 audience high by 11% (17.5 million viewers for Green Bay at Chicago, Sept. 27, 2010).

[09/27/22 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 During Premiere Week
In fact, "Nightline" took the top spot across the board during premiere week for the 2nd time in the last 3 years.







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[11/28/22 - 11:44 AM]
NBC Sports Delivers Its Most-Watched NFL Thanksgiving Weekend Since 2015, with Two-Game Average of 23.4 Million Viewers
Last night's game, a 40-33 Eagles victory over the Packers, averaged approximately 21.0 million viewers.

[11/28/22 - 08:00 AM]
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Fall Finale Ties Season High Among Adults 18-49
In addition, "Grey's Anatomy" built week to week by 16% in Total Viewers (5.9 million vs. 5.1 million) to draw its largest audience since its season opener - since 10/6/22.

[11/28/22 - 07:45 AM]
Series Debut of ABC's "Alaska Daily" Grows Its 35-Day Multiplatform Audience to 12.3 Million Viewers
"Alaska Daily" scored the largest lift of any ABC premiere so far this season in both Total Viewers (+8.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (+844%).

[11/25/22 - 01:02 PM]
NBC's Telecast of the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Earned a 7.2 Rating in the 18-49 Demo and 27.7 Million Viewers
Said figures include digital, streaming on Peacock and encore viewing - up from last year and resulting in the most total viewers in five years.

[11/22/22 - 02:11 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Posts Its 2nd-Biggest Audience of the Season
For the 4th straight week, "Tamron Hall" improved over the same week last year in Households and Total Viewers.

[11/22/22 - 01:46 PM]
Hallmark Channel Original Holiday Film, "Three Wise Men and a Baby," Ranks as Most-Watched Movie Across Ad-Supported Cable in 2022 To-Date
The movie stars three of Hallmark Channel's most-beloved male actors, Andrew Walker, Tyler Hynes, and Paul Campbell, as hilariously bickering brothers who find themselves caring for a baby anonymously left at the firehouse.

[11/22/22 - 01:26 PM]
Formula 1 Season Smashes U.S. Television Viewership Records
The season averaged 1.21 million viewers per race across ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC, a 28 percent increase over the previous U.S. television record of 949,000 average viewers that was set in 2021.

[11/22/22 - 01:16 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Scores Its Most-Watched Week Since May
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" ranked as the No. 1 syndicated talk show for the 9th week running across all key Nielsen measures.

[11/22/22 - 01:03 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of November 14: All Hail "The Crown"; "Falling for Christmas" Tops the English Films List
"1899," the multi-language German series, debuted on the English TV List with 79.27M hours viewed.

[11/22/22 - 11:45 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is Television's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program
The series remains America's #1 news program and a top 10 series for 10 consecutive weeks.

[11/22/22 - 10:38 AM]
ESPN College Football: ABC Airs Most-Watched November Saturday Since 2016
ABC and ESPN won every window (noon, afternoon, primetime, late prime) on the penultimate Saturday of the 2022 regular season, and ESPN won the night as the most-viewed network in primetime among all viewers and all key male and adult demos.

[11/22/22 - 10:00 AM]
Nielsen Live +35-Day Ratings Reveal CBS Has 5 of the Top 6 Premieres with Over 10 Million Viewers
CBS also has 15 of the top 25 premieres in the 35-day metric.

[11/22/22 - 07:40 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Continues to Deliver Record Viewership Across All Platforms
CBS Sports is delivering its best season viewership since 2015, averaging 18.005 million viewers through Week 11.

[11/21/22 - 03:23 PM]
ABC's "The 56th Annual CMA Awards" Grows to 3-Year Highs
"The 56th Annual CMA Awards" gained an additional +2.2 million Total Viewers after 7 days of multiplatform viewing and increased by +73% among Adults 18-49 from its initial Live+Same Day rating to its Multiplatform+7 Day rating.

[11/21/22 - 12:00 PM]
Series Debut of ABC's "The Rookie: Feds" Skyrockets +755% in Adults 18-49 After 35 Days of Multiplatform Viewing
ABC's "The Rookie: Feds" hit 9.2 million Total Viewers after 35 days of multiplatform viewing, gaining an additional +7.0 million Total Viewers.