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[01/04/24 - 02:31 PM]
ABC News Stands as the No. 1 News Network in 2023 for the 11th Consecutive Year
For 2023, "20/20" stands as Friday's No. 1 newsmagazine and led NBC's "Dateline" in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54.

[01/04/24 - 09:05 AM]
The CW Network's Broadcast of the 2023 Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl Delivers More Than 1.1 Million Total Viewers
The broadcast ranks among the network's top three telecasts of the past two years in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 (320,000) with viewership peaking at 1.9 million Total Viewers during the final quarter hour.

[01/04/24 - 07:30 AM]
ESPN's "NBA Today" Viewership for December 2023 Up Nine Percent from December 2022
The 14 editions on ESPN in December averaged 313,000 viewers, compared to 286,000 viewers the previous December.

[01/04/24 - 07:24 AM]
"First Take's" Viewership Success Continues with Most-Watched Year Ever in 2023
Featured commentator and executive producer Stephen A. Smith and host Molly Qerim marked the show's most-watched year ever, averaging 496,000 viewers.

[01/04/24 - 07:09 AM]
ESPN's "Get Up" Records Most-Viewed Year Ever in 2023
The morning show - which debuted in April 2018 - finished 2023 as the show's most-viewed year ever with an average of 379,000 viewers.

[01/03/24 - 03:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across the Board for the Week - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
On Monday (12/25/23), "Nightline" delivered its most-watched telecast (1.386 million) in more than 3 years.

[01/02/24 - 05:02 PM]
Rose Bowl Game Presented by Prudential and Allstate Sugar Bowl Deliver Most-Watched College Football Playoff Semifinals in Six Years - New Year's Six Scores Highest Audience Since 2018-19
27.2 million viewers tuned in for the Rose Bowl while 18.4 million watched the Sugar Bowl.

[01/02/24 - 12:31 PM]
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024" Jumps Over Prior Year by 30% to Hit 3-Year Highs in Primetime
Part 2 was the evening's No. 1 entertainment program in primetime in both Total Viewers (10.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.93 rating).

[01/02/24 - 12:22 PM]
Prime Video's "Thursday Night Football" Finishes 2023 Season with Record Audience Gains
According to Nielsen, "TNF" on Prime Video registered a +24% increase among total viewers over the previous season (11.86 million vs. 9.58 million).

[01/02/24 - 10:04 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec. 25: "Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire" is Most Watched Title of the Week; "Berlin" Debuts on Top
"Ricky Gervais: Armageddon" debuted at #1 with 8M views, "Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer" opened at #5 one day after its premiere (2.2M views) and "Trevor Noah: Where Was I" landed at #8 (1.7M views).

[01/01/24 - 08:40 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Generates Audience of 25.7 Million Viewers for Lions-Cowboys, as the 2023 Season Continues to Deliver the Iconic Television Franchise's Most-Watched Games in 26 Seasons
The Lions-Cowboys audience of 25,663,0000 viewers (ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPN+, and NFL+) joins Eagles-Chiefs (November 22) and Ravens-49ers (December 25) from this season as the three most-watched "Monday Night Football" games since 1997.

[12/28/23 - 11:59 AM]
Bills-Chargers Thriller in Peacock Holiday Exclusive Delivered Primetime's Largest Audience on Saturday Night
The Peacock Holiday Exclusive - Peacock's first exclusive NFL game - reached 9.9 million total viewers.

[12/27/23 - 06:26 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec. 18: "Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire" Debuts at #1 and Most Watched Title of the Week
The recently renewed coming-of-age drama "My Life with the Walter Boys" spent another week on top of the English TV List with 7.6M views and the sixth and final season of "The Crown" stayed strong at #2 with 5.7M views.

[12/26/23 - 03:55 PM]
ESPN's Ravens-49ers Draws More than 27.2 Million Viewers, the Second Most-Watched "Monday Night Football" Game Since 1996
"Monday Night Football" has now aired the two most-watched games in 27 years in the span of five weeks.

[12/21/23 - 09:29 AM]
The Tribe Has Spoken... "Survivor" Season 45 Achieves Year-Over-Year Multiplatform Growth
Last night's three-hour season finale was the #1 show, watched by 4.53 million viewers across broadcast and streaming, a +6% increase from season 44 finale, according to fast national and internal data.

[12/21/23 - 09:01 AM]
ESPN and ABC NBA Game Viewership Up 16 Percent From Last Season
Game viewership across ESPN and ABC is also up 26 percent in the P18-34 demo and up 37 percent amongst Hispanic viewers from this time last season.

[12/19/23 - 02:31 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Hits Double-Digit Increase Versus the Previous Week in Key Women Demos 18-49 and 25-54
In addition, "Tamron Hall" saw its 3rd consecutive week of growth and scored its 3rd most-watched week of the season.

[12/19/23 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 13th Consecutive Week
"Nightline" took the top spot in leading CBS' "Comics Unleashed" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in both measures for the 2nd straight week.

[12/19/23 - 10:17 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec. 11: "Leave the World Behind" Stays on Top; "My Life with the Walter Boys" Rises to #1
The sixth and final season of "The Crown" rose to #2 with 5.8M views following the release of the drama's final six episodes.

[12/15/23 - 04:23 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Is No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show in Key Demo of Adults 18-49 for 9th Time in 10 Weeks
"Kimmel" improved over the comparable week last season (w/o 11/28/22) by 8% in Total Viewers (1.59 million vs. 1.47 million), building year over year for the 9th consecutive week.

[12/13/23 - 10:56 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Grows to Its 2nd Strongest Week This Season in Households and Total Viewers
For the 3rd week in a row, "Live with Kelly and Mark" stood as the week's No. 1 daytime talk show - network or syndicated - in Total Viewers (2.478 million), while also ranking No. 1 in Households (1.66 rating) and Women 25-54 (0.52 rating).

[12/12/23 - 03:26 PM]
"To All a Good Night" Earns #1 Original Movie Premiere of the Year To-Date on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Starring Kimberley Sustad and Mark Ghanimé, the film ranked as the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program on Thursday among key demos.

[12/12/23 - 12:02 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 12th Consecutive Week
Season to date, and for the first time ever in the 10 years in its time period, "Nightline" ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 versus CBS and NBC.

[12/12/23 - 11:34 AM]
What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report
This is a comprehensive report of what people watched on Netflix over a six month period.

[12/12/23 - 09:40 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec. 4: "Leave the World Behind" Debuts at #1 and Most Watched Title of the Week
The thrills kept coming over on the English TV List, with fans sending the raunchy, action-packed comedy "Obliterated" to #1 with 9M views in its second week on the list.

[12/12/23 - 08:00 AM]
Inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game on ABC and ESPN2 Is Most-Watched Non-Christmas Game During Regular Season on Any Network in Nearly Six Years
Saturday's Los Angeles Lakers victory over the Indiana Pacers in the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game from Las Vegas, Nevada averaged 4,580,000 viewers on ABC and ESPN2.

[12/11/23 - 02:20 PM]
ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" Season Finale Earns Largest Audience in "The Bachelor" Franchise Since March 2020
"The Golden Bachelor" built over the prior week by 11% in Total Viewers (7.13 million vs. 6.44 million), posting six consecutive weeks of growth and delivering its biggest week-to-week increase.

[12/11/23 - 02:07 PM]
Eagles-Cowboys Averages 26.3 Million Viewers on NBC and Peacock to Rank as Most-Watched December "SNF" Game Since 2016
The Average Minute Audience (AMA) for last night's live stream via Peacock, NBC Sports Digital platforms, and NFL Digital platforms, was 2.3 million viewers - marking NBC Sports' largest streaming audience ever for a regular-season Sunday NFL game.

[12/07/23 - 12:26 PM]
NewsNation and The CW Network Deliver More Than 4 Million Viewers for GOP Presidential Primary Debate
The CW Network, which simulcast the debate, delivered more than 2.5 million viewers and nearly 500,000 viewers among adults 25 to 54, making the debate The CW's most watched primetime program since 2018.

[12/06/23 - 03:12 PM]
ESPN Platforms Boast Banner Year for College Football, as ABC Leads the Way with Most Total Minutes Watched and ESPN+ Streams the Platform's Most-Watched Season Ever
ABC led the way across all networks and media companies with more total minutes watched than any other individual network, as 24% of the sport's viewers tuned in to ABC.

[12/06/23 - 12:20 PM]
"25 Days of Christmas" Delivers Freeform's Most-Watched Week of the Year
Friday's opening night run of "Home Alone" (7 p.m.) was cable's No. 1 movie of the week among Adults 18-49 and Men 18-49.

[12/06/23 - 09:15 AM]
"Candy Cane Lane" Becomes Prime Video's Most-Watched Amazon MGM Studios-Produced Movie Debut Ever in the U.S.
Additionally, according to titles tracked by Screen Engine/ASI, "Candy Cane Lane" debuted with the highest reported viewership among streaming (PVOD & SVOD) movie releases for the weekend ending December 3.

[12/06/23 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Grows to Its Most-Watched Multiplatform Telecast on the Network Since Its September 2021 Season Premiere with "A Celebration of Taylor Swift"
Said installment jumped to 7.81 million Total Viewers after seven days of viewing on linear and streaming platforms, delivering its most-watched multiplatform telecast on the network since its September 2021 season premiere.

[12/06/23 - 08:00 AM]
Season Finale of ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" Delivers Biggest Audience in "The Bachelor" Franchise Since March 2020
"The Golden Bachelor" grew over the prior week by 12% in Total Viewers (6.95 million vs. 6.18 million), building for the 6th straight week and posting its biggest week-to-week growth.

[12/05/23 - 11:45 AM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across the Board for Third Week in a Row and Posts Double-Digit Gains Year to Year in All Key Demos for Second Consecutive Week
Season to date, and for the first time ever in the 10 years in its time period, "Nightline" ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 versus CBS and NBC.

[12/05/23 - 10:20 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Nov. 27: "Leo" and "Squid Game: The Challenge" Hold Onto the Top Spots
Fans went under the knife with Season 1 of "Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife" which debuted on the English TV List at #2 with 7.4M views.

[12/04/23 - 05:01 PM]
NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Draws 7.0 Million Viewers Across All Platforms in L3
It was the most-watched program that night, drew its highest audience since the 2020 special and was up 7% from a year ago.

[12/04/23 - 01:22 PM]
Chiefs-Packers on NBC and Peacock Is Most-Watched Week 13 "SNF" Game Ever, Averaging Nearly 26 Million Viewers
Chiefs-Packers is the fifth NBC Sports' NFL game this season to top 25 million viewers - the most at this point in the season since 2015.

[11/30/23 - 06:27 AM]
Hallmark Channel Reigns as #1 Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Network in the Fourth Quarter To-Date
Notably, "A Biltmore Christmas" starring Bethany Joy Lenz and Kristoffer Polaha was the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among key demographics.

[11/29/23 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across the Board for Second Week in a Row and Posts Double-Digit Gains Week to Week and Year to Year in All Key Demos
"Nightline" took the top spot, beating CBS' "Comics Unleashed" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" across the board for the 2nd week in a row.

[11/29/23 - 11:44 AM]
Formula 1 2023 Season on ESPN Platforms Ends as Second Most-Viewed Ever on U.S. Television
An average of 1.11 million viewers watched the 22 race telecasts on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC during the season, second only to last year's record-setting average of 1.21 million.

[11/29/23 - 07:15 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Delivers Record-Setting Viewership on Thanksgiving Weekend Across All Platforms
Dallas' 45-10 win over Washington averaged 41.760 million viewers, making it the most-watched program on any network since Super Bowl LVII and the second-most watched regular season game in NFL history.

[11/28/23 - 02:30 PM]
NBA In-Season Tournament Viewership on ESPN Up 20 Percent from Last Year's Comparable Games
ESPN's eight-game November slate averaged 1,522,000 viewers, up from 1,269,000 viewers last season.

[11/28/23 - 09:08 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Nov. 20: "Leo" and "Squid Game: The Challenge" Debut at #1
Part 1 of the sixth and final season of "The Crown" ruled its way into the second spot on the English TV List with 8.8M views.

[11/27/23 - 11:30 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Jeopardy!" and "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Grow to New Season Highs
After three days of viewing on linear and streaming platforms, the former's November 15 episode grew to 4.83 million Total Viewers and a 0.64 rating among Adults 18-49 to score its strongest multiplatform telecast so far this season.

[11/24/23 - 03:07 PM]
Nearly 27 Million Viewers for 49ers-Seahawks on NBC, Peacock and Telemundo Deportes, Ranking as 2nd-Most Watched Primetime Thanksgiving Game Ever
In addition, 49ers-Seahawks is the fourth NBC Sports' NFL game this season to top 25 million viewers - the most at this point in the season since 2015.

[11/22/23 - 09:21 AM]
Premiere Episode of ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" Delivers Cumulative Audience of 13.9 Million Multiplatform Viewers
After 35 days of viewing across linear and streaming platforms, the premiere episode of "The Golden Bachelor" hit a combined cumulative multiplatform audience of 13.90 million Total Viewers for its debut telecast on September 28 and its rebroadcast on October 3.

[11/21/23 - 03:45 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Marks 7 Straight Weeks as No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show in Key Demo of Adults 18-49
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" grew week to week by 13% in the key demo of Adults 18-49 (0.17 rating vs. 0.15 rating).

[11/21/23 - 03:41 PM]
Best "Monday Night Football" Audience in More than 25 Seasons! ESPN's Eagles-Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Rematch Draws 29 Million Viewers, the Most-Watched "MNF" Game Since 1996
With the record-breaking ESPN "MNF" audience, ESPN has now delivered its two most-watched "Monday Night Football" games ever during the 2023 season.

[11/21/23 - 03:33 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "A Merry Scottish Christmas" Starring Lacey Chabert and Scott Wolf Claims #1 Most-Watched Cable Movie of the Year
The premiere delivered the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program last Saturday - even beating all other cable and broadcast programs among key demos.







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[04/22/24 - 09:05 AM]
Smash Hit Home Renovation Competition Series "Rock the Block" Delivers Strong Season Ratings for HGTV
Attracting 13.6 million total viewers since it premiered on Monday, March 4, the seven-episode season boasted strong double-digit ratings gains of 53 percent among Adults 25-54 and 58 percent among Women 25-54 over the prior six weeks.

[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.