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[08/04/23 - 12:22 PM]
"When Calls the Heart" Returns with Knockout #1 Program and Network Rankings of the Day, Weekend, and Week
The season 10 premiere was the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program on Sunday among Households, Women and Persons 18+, and Total Viewers; #3 with W18-49 and W18-34.

[08/03/23 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery's Shark Week Makes History with All Seven Nights Outperforming the Previous Year
Throughout the week, Discovery ranked as the #1 primetime cable network with Adults, Men and Women 25-54 and Adults, Men and Women 18-49 and the #2 primetime network across all of television with Men 25-54 and Men 18-49.

[08/02/23 - 11:29 AM]
"Christmas in July" Gifts Hallmark Channel #1 Spot as Most-Watched Network of the Month and on Weekends
The stunt's two all-new original movie premieres garnered knockout ratings as well, both crowned the #1 most-watched program of the day on entertainment cable among key demos.

[08/01/23 - 01:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+2% - 887,000 vs. 866,000).

[08/01/23 - 11:04 AM]
TLC's "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" Reaches Over 6.3 Million Viewers Since Its Premiere & Leads TLC to Rank as the #1 Cable Network on Monday, July 24
To date, Season 5 of "The Other Way" has reached more than 6.3 million total viewers across TLC, Max and discovery+ since its season premiere on Monday, July 10.

[08/01/23 - 09:43 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 24: "The Witcher" Season 3 Returns with a Vengeance, German Sci-Fi Thriller "Paradise" Starts Strong
To date, Season 3 has amassed 47.7M views since premiering on June 29.

[07/28/23 - 12:14 PM]
TLC Dominates Cable Network Television on Sunday Nights with Record-Breaking Ratings & Leading Series
TLC was the #1 ad supported cable network in prime for the week ending Sunday, July 23 among W25-54, 18-49 and 18-34.

[07/28/23 - 09:52 AM]
Discovery's Shark Week Premiere on Sunday, July 23 Delivers Highest Ratings in Three Years
The highest-rated Shark Week premiere night in three years, the programming event reached more than 5.3 million total viewers across Discovery Channel, discovery+ and Max on its first night.

[07/27/23 - 04:29 PM]
"Suits" Sets Nielsen Record as Most Viewed Acquired Title for a Single Week Ever
Today, Nielsen reported that hit series "Suits" has set a record as streaming's most viewed acquired title for a single week ever with over 3 billion viewing minutes for the week of June 26-July 2, 2023.

[07/27/23 - 02:42 PM]
Food Network's Summer Is Off to a Sizzling Start
"When you look at Food Network this summer, with more than half a dozen series performing strongly in primetime and time spent viewing on the rise, they have good momentum going into the fall and holiday seasons," said Marybeth Strobel.

[07/25/23 - 12:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 In Total Viewers And Adults 25-54
"Nightline" took the top spot, beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in both demos for the 11th straight week.

[07/25/23 - 10:52 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 17: "Queen Charlotte" Enters the Most Popular List; "Bird Box Barcelona" Is the Most-Viewed Title
Fans poured themselves some sweet tea and celebrated the return of best friends Maddie, Helen and Dana Sue by sending "Sweet Magnolias" to the top of the English TV List with 4.6M views.

[07/21/23 - 08:51 AM]
Series Premiere of "Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge" Delivered a Strong Performance for HGTV on Sunday, July 16
The first episode of the four-part event series delivered a .77 live-plus-three-day rating among Women 25-54 and a .55 L3 rating among Adults 25-54, a substantial lift of 75 percent and 67 percent over year-ago levels, respectively.

[07/18/23 - 12:30 PM]
ABC News' 'Nightline' Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+2% - 891,000 vs. 870,000).

[07/18/23 - 10:22 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 10: "The Out-Laws" Is #1 Film for Second Straight Week, "The Lincoln Lawyer" Leads TV
"The Witcher" Season 3 stayed strong at #2 (6.7M views) and "Is It Cake, Too?" returned to the list at #8 (2.6M views), while South Africa's "Fatal Seduction" reached a new peak at #3 (6.6M views).

[07/17/23 - 09:00 AM]
"Battle on the Beach" Season Three Delivers a Winning Performance for HGTV
HGTV's popular oceanfront home renovation and design competition, delivered a strong performance for the network, attracting more than 14 million total viewers across linear and streaming since it premiered on Sunday, June 4.

[07/13/23 - 04:30 PM]
ABC's "Generation Gap" Premieres with Its Most-Watched Telecast Since August
After seven days of viewing across linear and streaming platforms, the season 2 premiere of "Generation Gap" grew to 3.8 million Total Viewers.

[07/11/23 - 12:18 PM]
NBC Sports Delivers Most-Watched U.S. Women's Open Since 2014
Across 20 hours of linear coverage on NBC and USA Network, the U.S. Women's Open averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 895,000 viewers, up 118% vs. 2022 on NBC/USA (410,000 viewers) and up 47% vs. 2021 on NBC/GOLF (608,000 viewers).

[07/11/23 - 08:55 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 3: "The Out-Laws" Debuts at #1 on Film, "The Witcher" Reigns as Top of TV for Second Week
New entrants included the stand-up special "Tom Segura: Sledgehammer" at #3 (4.5M views) and unscripted competition "Is It Cake, Too?" at #4 (4M views).

[07/07/23 - 11:00 AM]
US Networks Group at Warner Bros. Discovery Delivered Nearly a 35 Percent Share of Primetime Cable Viewing on Sunday, July 2
The network group also delivered nearly a 33 percent share of viewing among Adults 18-49 across ad-supported cable that night - more than any other network group.

[07/05/23 - 05:06 PM]
Great American Family Hits New Ratings-Growth Milestones to Close Out Second Quarter 2023
According to Nielsen Media Research, Great American Family finished the quarter as TV's fastest-growing network among Women 25-54, Households and Total Viewers.

[07/05/23 - 01:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
For the second week in a row, "Nightline" was up on the year-ago week in Total Viewers.

[07/05/23 - 12:22 PM]
Networks at Warner Bros. Discovery Boast Three Nights with 60 Percent Share of Viewing in Second Quarter
Since March, the network group, which includes Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, TBS, TNT, TLC, Adult Swim, OWN and others, also delivered 16 nights with more than a 50 percent share of cable viewing among Adults 18-49 - outperforming other network groups in second quarter.

[07/04/23 - 10:39 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 26: "The Witcher" Season 3 Debuts at #1 on TV, "Extraction 2" Reigns as #1 Film for Third Straight Week
Returning favorites this week included "Black Mirror" Season 6 at #2 (5.4M views), "Catching Killers" Season 3 at #3 (4.1M views), "Glamorous" at #4 (3.5M views), "Our Planet II" at #5 (2.9M views), and "Never Have I Ever" Season 4 at #6 (2.9M views).

[07/03/23 - 02:54 PM]
Chicago Cup Series Street Race Is NBC Sports' Most-Watched NASCAR Race In Six Years
Said coverage averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 4.795 million viewers (6:32-9:45 p.m. ET) on NBC and Peacock, resulting in numerous viewership milestones.

[06/28/23 - 10:09 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "June Weddings" Stunt Concludes, Driving Network to Be #1 in Weekend Prime
Throughout the month-long event, the four new original movie premieres delivered the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program every Saturday in June among key demos.

[06/28/23 - 08:01 AM]
NASCAR Cup Series from Nashville Is NBC Sports' Most-Watched Season Opener in Three Years, Up 9% vs. 2022
Won by Trackhouse Racing's Ross Chastain, the Ally 400 (7:00-10:15 p.m. ET) was NBC Sports' most-watched season opener since Indianapolis (4.375 million) during the 2020 pandemic and its second-best opener since Daytona in 2017 (5.440 million).

[06/27/23 - 02:20 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Target Demos - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 - for 4th Straight Week
In addition, "Nightline" finished No. 1, beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the 7th week in a row.

[06/27/23 - 12:10 PM]
"BET Awards 2023" Takes #1 Spot as Best Performing Cable Award Show This Year Among All Audiences (P18-49) Approaching 3 Million Total Live Viewers Across Nine Paramount Networks
Said event drew 2.8 MM Total Viewers P2+ (EDAC), simulcast live across nine Paramount networks, including BET, BET Her, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV2, Pop, Nick at Nite, TV Land, and VH1, up +2% vs last year in ratings.

[06/27/23 - 11:41 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 19: "Extraction 2" Dominates Films List, "Black Mirror" Season 6 Tops TV
Season four of "Never Have I Ever" was #2 with 5M views for the week.

[06/27/23 - 10:32 AM]
Season 2 of FX's Hulu Exclusive "The Bear" Claws Its Way to a Record Opening
The season two launch posted significant year-over-year gains in viewership with a +70% increase in total hours streamed over the first season after the first four days of viewing.

[06/23/23 - 02:34 PM]
Most-Watched NBA Draft Ever on Any Network
Overall, the NBA Draft averaged 3,743,000 viewers across ESPN (both rounds) and ABC (first round-only).

[06/23/23 - 01:48 PM]
"The Walking Dead: Dead City" Is the #1 Season Premiere in the History of AMC+ - Across All New or Returning Series, Including "The Walking Dead"
In linear viewership, the first episode of the new series attracted a total premiere audience of 2 million viewers, including 768k adults 25-54 and 573k adults 18-49 in Nielsen live+3 ratings.

[06/22/23 - 09:03 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Week to Week in Total Viewers and Women 18-49
On average for the 2022-2023 season, "Tamron Hall" is improving over the same weeks last season in Total Viewers and Women 25-54.

[06/21/23 - 12:51 PM]
ABC's Telecast of Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix Attracts F1's Fourth-Largest Live U.S. Audience Ever
Three of the four largest live U.S. F1 television audiences in history have occurred in 2023.

[06/21/23 - 12:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Target 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 (+3% - 901,000 vs. 878,000).

[06/21/23 - 05:53 AM]
"1883" Linear Premiere on Paramount Network Dominates Sunday Night with Nearly 4 Million Total Viewers
Said launch marks the #1 scripted series premiere on cable in three years.

[06/20/23 - 12:54 PM]
NBC Sports' 2023 U.S. Open Coverage Is Most Watched Since 2019; Final Round Audience Peaks at 10.2 Million Viewers on NBC and Peacock
Full final round coverage on NBC, Peacock and NBC Sports Digital (1-10:09 p.m. ET) delivered an average of 6.2 million viewers, to rank as the most-watched U.S. Open final round since 2019 at Pebble Beach.

[06/20/23 - 11:53 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 12: Chris Hemsworth's "Extraction 2" Tops All Views
Season four of "Never Have I Ever" starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan jumped into the #1 spot on the English TV List with 11.5M views.

[06/20/23 - 07:12 AM]
Prime Video Scores Biggest International Audiences Ever for Non-English Language Originals
Following its worldwide release on June 8, Spanish local original "My Fault" has become the biggest travelling non-English language movie launch in Prime Video history.

[06/16/23 - 02:15 PM]
"Cruel Summer" Season Two Premiere Marks Freeform's No. 1 Multiplatform Telecast in Total Viewers in 2 Years
The season two premiere of "Cruel Summer" scored 2.6 million total viewers across linear and digital platforms based on the first seven days available.

[06/16/23 - 10:51 AM]
Wednesday's New York Yankees vs. New York Mets Game Delivered ESPN's Second-Largest MLB Audience of 2023
The exclusive telecast averaged 1,903,000 viewers and peaked with 2,128,000 viewers at 9:30 p.m. ET.

[06/14/23 - 09:02 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Year to Year in Total Viewers, Women 25-54 and Women 18-49
In fact, "Tamron Hall" improved on the year-ago week in Total Viewers in 32 of the last 33 weeks.

[06/14/23 - 07:51 AM]
ESPN's 2023 Major League Baseball Game Viewership Up Seven Percent from Last Year
ESPN's MLB game telecasts are averaging 1,517,000 viewers, up from 1,419,000 viewers at this time in 2022.

[06/13/23 - 02:37 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 Across the Board in All Key Target Demos
"Nightline" posted its strongest numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 in 5 months and delivered its best Adults 18-49 performance in 6 months.

[06/13/23 - 02:01 PM]
Average Audience for NBA Finals Game 5 on ABC Up From Last Year with 13,084,000 Viewers
The Denver Nuggets NBA Championship-clinching win over the Miami Heat peaked with 17,833,000 viewers in the final minutes of the ABC broadcast.

[06/13/23 - 02:00 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 5: "Manifest" Tops the English TV List, "Never Have I Ever" Debuts Its Final Season, "The Mother" Climbs on the Most Popular List
Fans can't get enough of Arnold Schwarzenegger as the action star holds two spots on the list with "FUBAR" pulling in an additional 42.28M hours viewed and new docuseries "Arnold" drawing 24.51M hours viewed.

[06/13/23 - 08:30 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" Reaches More Than 10 Million Viewers
"The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" is ID's highest-rated telecast in three years.

[06/12/23 - 11:49 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday Night with the Most-Watched Tony Awards Since 2019 and the Most Live-Streamed Tony Awards Ever
From 8:00-11:00 PM, said event scored a winning 4.31 million viewers, up +2% from last year's June 12, 2022 telecast, based on Nielsen fast national data and estimated out of home viewership.

[06/12/23 - 09:31 AM]
2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee Seen by 9.2 million viewers, Up 22% vs. 2022
Viewing of the finals was 60% higher than in 2022.







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[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).

[04/10/24 - 10:02 AM]
ESPN Platforms Deliver Unprecedented Viewership Success During NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Season
Sunday's clash scored an impressive 18.9 million viewers, becoming the most-watched women's college basketball game ever.

[04/09/24 - 01:36 PM]
WrestleMania XL Sets Peacock Record as Top Entertainment Event of All Time
WrestleMania XL, which took place April 6-7 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, is now Peacock's most-streamed entertainment event ever with 1.3 billion live minutes across both nights.

[04/09/24 - 10:09 AM]
2024 NCAA Women's Championship and Final Four on ESPN Platforms Is Most Watched on Record
With final Nielsen reporting completed, Sunday's epic title bout between No. 1 women's seeds Iowa and South Carolina scored 18.9 million viewers, becoming the most-viewed women's college basketball game ever and ESPN platforms' most-viewed college basketball game (men's or women's) on record.

[04/09/24 - 09:09 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Apr. 1: "3 Body Problem" Holds Strong at #1
Also retaining their spots in second and third place were the docudrama "Testament: The Story of Moses" (5.7M views) and Guy Ritchie's aristocratic gangster series "The Gentlemen" (5.6M views).