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[02/01/24 - 10:09 AM]
Record-Setting Month Continues for ESPN's Studio Shows in January
In January, "Get Up," "First Take" and "The Pat McAfee Show" all marked their most-watched month ever.

[01/31/24 - 03:00 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Season Premiere Soars by +219% with Adults 18-49 After Just 7 Days of Multiplatform Viewing
The series also grew over its year-ago premiere (on 1/23/23) by 2% in Total Viewers (3.96 million vs. 3.90 million) and also improved over last season's average by 5% (3.96 million vs. 3.79 million) based on National Live+7 Day data.

[01/31/24 - 01:22 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Hits Series Highs in Households and Total Viewers and Delivers Franchise's Strongest Week in Nearly 3 Years
With 2.673 million Total Viewers, "Live" delivered the most-watched week of any syndicated talk show in 2 years.

[01/31/24 - 09:21 AM]
HGTV Delivers Its Largest-Ever Month-Over-Month Ratings Gains in January 2024 and Touts Double-Digit Ratings Increases Over the Prior Six Weeks
Multiple series garnered double-digit ratings growth this month, including "My Lottery Dream Home" which boasted a 72 percent increase over the prior six weeks and scored a .63 live-plus-three-day rating among Adults 25-54 for its Jan. 26 episode.

[01/30/24 - 12:31 PM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers vs. NBC and CBS
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, posting its strongest numbers in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[01/30/24 - 10:21 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 22: "Griselda" Debuts at #1; "Leave the World Behind" and "Berlin" Enter the Most Popular Lists
"American Nightmare," the docuseries that investigates a case the press dubbed "the real-life Gone Girl," came in at #2 on the English TV List with 13M views.

[01/30/24 - 10:00 AM]
Los Angeles Lakers Victory Over Golden State Warriors on ABC Draws Largest Regular-Season NBA Audience Across Platforms in Four Years (Non-Christmas)
The Lakers vs. Warriors audience peaked on ABC at 11:45 p.m. ET with 5,235,000 viewers.

[01/26/24 - 12:58 PM]
"The Way Home" Returns as #1 Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Program of the Day
The premiere was also the #2 most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among Women 18+ and 55+, second only to Hallmark Channel's all-new original movie premiere, "Betty's Bad Luck in Love," on Saturday.

[01/26/24 - 10:00 AM]
Debut Season of ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" Reaches More Than 43 Million Multiplatform Viewers
In addition, "The Golden Bachelor" hit a 2.65 rating among Adults 18-49 in delayed cross-platform viewing, marking the highest-rated ABC unscripted series since "The Bachelorette" during the 2021 summer season.

[01/25/24 - 02:01 PM]
Peacock Original Series "The Traitors" Becomes the #1 Unscripted Series in the U.S. Across All Streaming Platforms
This marks the first time Peacock will have two original series in the Nielsen top 10 originals list - "The Traitors" and Seth McFarlane's comedic event series "Ted," which launched on January 11 as Peacock's most-watched original title through its first 13 days on the platform.

[01/25/24 - 01:00 PM]
Television's #1 New Series/Drama "NCIS: Sydney" Season Finale Wins the Night
The series has reached nearly 24 million unique viewers in its first season.

[01/24/24 - 11:30 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wins the Week in Late-Night in Adults 18-49
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" stands as the No. 1 late-night talk show this season (9/25/23-1/21/24) in the key demo of Adults 18-49 (0.18 rating).

[01/24/24 - 11:12 AM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 vs. NBC and CBS
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers (+6% - 955,000 vs. 900,000) and Adults 25-54 (+5% - 233,000 vs. 222,000), posting its strongest numbers in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[01/24/24 - 06:01 AM]
ABC's New Year's Day Broadcast of "The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony" Reaches 13 Million Multiplatform Viewers
Airing for the first time on a broadcast network, the 2023 telecast was the strongest-ever ceremony among Total Viewers (based on available data) and highest-rated among Adults 18-49 in nearly 20 years (since 2004).

[01/23/24 - 10:22 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 15: "Lift," "Society of the Snow" and "BERLIN" Continue to Shine; "American Nightmare" Debuts at #1
Harlan Coben's latest crime thriller adaptation "Fool Me Once" continued to impress at #2 (11.2M views).

[01/23/24 - 06:50 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Scores the Most-Watched NFL Divisional Playoff Game Ever with More Than 50 Million Viewers
Sunday's game peaked with more than 56 million viewers (56.250).

[01/22/24 - 02:39 PM]
Bucs-Lions on NBC and Peacock Is NBC Sports' Most-Watched NFL Divisional Playoff Game Since 1994, Averaging More Than 40 Million Viewers
Led by Peacock, Bucs-Lions delivered NBC Sports' third consecutive NFL Playoff simulstream audience of at least 3 million viewers.

[01/22/24 - 08:28 AM]
One for the Record Books: Texans at Ravens Delivers Nearly 32 Million Viewers, Becoming ESPN's Most-Watched NFL Game Ever
The record viewership joins "Monday Night Football" in cementing a landmark season for the NFL on ESPN.

[01/19/24 - 02:02 PM]
#OneChicago and "Law & Order" Series Open Strong with All Six Shows Showing Substantial Year-Over-Year Gains Across All Platforms
"Chicago Fire" led all of said series with 7.0 million viewers.

[01/19/24 - 08:00 AM]
"Home Town" and "My Lottery Dream Home" Deliver Stellar Ratings in January for HGTV
The ratings boasted triple-digit gains of 115 percent among Adults 25-54 and 105 percent among Women 25-54 over the prior six weeks.

[01/18/24 - 02:55 PM]
"The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard" Captures 9.8 Million Total Viewers on Lifetime's Linear and Digital Platforms
On premiere night, social media, "The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard" was the #1 program and #1 Doc and Special Interest Series across all of TV in total social interactions.

[01/18/24 - 10:28 AM]
Record-Setting Day: ESPN's Weekday Studio Show Lineup Sets New Viewership Highs on Jan. 15
The weekday lineup, led by an industry-leading roster of signature personalities, all far-surpassed previous viewership highs, setting new all-time records across the schedule.

[01/17/24 - 02:30 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Increases Versus the Previous Week in Households and Total Viewers for 2nd Consecutive Week
In fact, "Tamron Hall" hit a season high in Households with its strongest performance in 7 months and drew its largest overall audience in 14 weeks.

[01/17/24 - 01:30 PM]
29th Annual Critics Choice Awards Delivers Ceremony's Largest Audience on The CW Network in Four Years
The broadcast peaked with more than 1.14 million total viewers at the 9:00-9:30 p.m. half hour during the awards given for best Comedy and Drama Series.

[01/16/24 - 03:33 PM]
Super Wild Card Monday Night Finale: Eagles at Buccaneers Draws More than 28.6 Million Viewers, ESPN's Second Most-Watched NFL Playoff Game Ever
When the final audience is reported, Eagles-Buccaneers is expected to surpass 29 million viewers; last season's record-setting game drew 31,201,000 viewers.

[01/16/24 - 02:30 PM]
ABC's "The Golden Wedding" Grows to 7.13 Million Total Viewers in Its First Seven Days Across Platforms
In addition, the ABC special event more than doubled its initial Live+Same day rating among Adults 18-49, jumping +105% after seven days of multiplatform viewing (0.63 rating to 1.29 rating).

[01/16/24 - 12:54 PM]
Rams-Lions NFC Wild Card Thriller on NBC and Peacock Is Most-Watched Primetime Show Since Super Bowl LVII, Averaging 35.8 Million Viewers
Sunday night's viewership peaked at 38.3 million viewers between 9-9:15 p.m. ET, as the Rams and Lions traded touchdowns and Detroit pulled ahead 21-17 with four minutes remaining in the first half.

[01/16/24 - 10:46 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 8: "Lift" Lands at #1 and Most Watched Title of the Week; "Society of the Snow" Enters the Most Popular List
Making their list debuts were the family drama "Boy Swallows Universe" starring Phoebe Tonkin, Simon Baker and Sophie Wilde at #5 (3.6M views), stand-up special "Pete Davidson: Turbo Fonzarelli" at #8 (2.3M views), reality competition series "The Trust" at #9 (2.1M views) and Season 3 of "Sonic Prime" at #10 (2.1M views).

[01/14/24 - 07:00 PM]
Peacock Exclusive AFC Wild Card Game Is Biggest Live-Streamed Event in U.S. History & Drives Internet Usage to Single Day U.S. Record
The Peacock Exclusive AFC Wild Card reached 27.6 million total viewers, according to Nielsen.

[01/12/24 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" Reaches Over 10 Million Viewers Across Linear and Streaming
The new season ranked as the #1 series on Max in its premiere week and among the most successful returning series in Max platform history.

[01/12/24 - 09:07 AM]
TBS & TNT All Elite Wrestling Programming Delivered Banner Year
AEW programs across TBS and TNT in 2023 ranked in the top 10 of all cable programs among adults under-50 72 times, including 50 times with a top-5 program in that coveted demo.

[01/12/24 - 06:56 AM]
ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" Achieves Its Most-Watched Regular Season Since 2019 & All NFL on ESPN Studio Shows Increased Viewership in Key Demos, Highlighting the 2023 Success
"Sunday NFL Countdown" earned its most-watched regular season since 2019 and its second best since 2016, as the weekly pregame show elevated its audience to 1,335,000 viewers per show.

[01/10/24 - 08:44 AM]
ESPN Delivers Record Viewership Across College Football Playoff and New Year's Six
The complete seven-game College Football Playoff and New Year's Six averaged 15.1 million viewers, the best in five years and fifth highest in the 10-year history of the College Football Playoff, up 12% year-over-year.

[01/09/24 - 03:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 2nd Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, posting its strongest numbers in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[01/09/24 - 01:27 PM]
"Sunday Night Football" on NBC and Peacock Delivers Best Viewership Since 2015 & Pacing to Be Primetime's #1 Show for Unprecedented 13th Consecutive Year
"Sunday Night Football" averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 21.4 million viewers for the 2023 season - the show's best viewership since 2015 and up 8% from last season (19.9 million).

[01/09/24 - 11:25 AM]
TLC's "90 Day: The Single Life" Draws the Series' Highest Rated Season Premiere Among Key Demos & Over 3M Viewers Across Linear and Streaming
Continuing the network's momentum on Monday nights, TLC ranked as the #1 cable network without sports for the 26th consecutive week among W25-54/W18-49 on New Years night.

[01/09/24 - 09:05 AM]
Rewrite the Record Books: ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Achieves Its Best Viewership Since the 2000 Season, Surpassing Five Years on Broadcast Television and All Previous Years on ESPN En Route to Reaching More than 124 Million Fans
ESPN averaged 17,363,000 viewers a game (22 games including Doubleheader Saturday in Week 18), up 29% from the 2022 "MNF" season.

[01/09/24 - 08:35 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 1: "Society of the Snow" and "Fool Me Once" Debut at #1; "Lupin: Part 3" Enters Most Popular
On the English TV List, stand-up special "Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer" climbed its way to #2 (10.2M views) while coming-of-age teen drama "My Life With the Walter Boys" spent its fifth week on the list at #4 (4.4M views).

[01/08/24 - 01:15 PM]
The "81st Annual Golden Globe Awards" Averages 9.4 Million Viewers, Up +50% from Last Year
Said event reached the largest live-streaming audience for an awards show across Paramount+ and other CBS platforms since "The 65th Annual Grammy Awards" aired in February 2023.

[01/08/24 - 08:28 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Networks Premiered 20 of the 25 Highest-Rated Freshman Series in 2023 - The Most of Any Cable Portfolio
TLC's spinoff series "90 Day: The Last Resort" ranked as the #1 unscripted freshman series in prime among Adults 25-54 and Women 25-54.

[01/05/24 - 01:22 PM]
"The Pat McAfee Show" Sees Steady Growth in December Garnering 886,000 Average Viewers Per Episode Across Live Channels
ESPN's linear audience alone has ballooned by 20% since the first four weeks (Sept 7 to 29) now averaging 332,000 viewers per episode in the month of December.

[01/05/24 - 10:03 AM]
ESPN Rang in 2024 with the Fourth Most-Watched Day in the Network's History
ESPN averaged 8.5 million viewers throughout the day, led by the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Prudential and the Allstate Sugar Bowl, with a trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship on the line.

[01/05/24 - 09:28 AM]
"SportsCenter" Sees Year-Over-Year Viewership Growth for All Editions
"SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt," which airs at midnight ET or late night following live games, led the way with an average viewership of 741,000 per episode, a four percent increase over the 2022 average of 710,000.

[01/05/24 - 09:17 AM]
Hallmark Channel Closes Out 2023 as Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Network of the Year Among Key Demos
The network's standout original holiday movie premiere, "A Merry Scottish Christmas" starring "Party of Five" costars Lacey Chabert and Scott Wolf, set records across the cable industry as the #1 most-watched cable movie of the year in 2023.

[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.







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[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).

[04/08/24 - 02:01 PM]
2024 NCAA Women's Championship Delivers 18.7 Million Viewers on ABC & ESPN, Peaks at 24 Million - Based on Nielsen Fast Nationals
Iowa/South Carolina clash becomes second most-watched non-Olympic women's sporting event ever on U.S. television behind 2015 Women's World Cup Final.

[04/08/24 - 10:01 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Claimed Five Nights of More Than a 50 Percent Share of Primetime Cable Viewing Among Adults During First Quarter
Ratings drivers included TNT Sports' coverage of the 2024 NCAA Men's Tournament in March as well as Investigation Discovery's "Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV," Food Network's "Tournament of Champions" and "Wildcard Kitchen" and Adult Swim's "Ninja Kamui."

[04/08/24 - 06:05 AM]
"The Way Home" Season Two Wraps as the #1 Most-Watched Original Series on Entertainment Cable Among Women 18+
The show's second season reached 5.7 million unduplicated total viewers.

[04/06/24 - 01:23 PM]
NCAA Semifinals on ESPN Shatter Viewership Records - UConn-Iowa Delivers 14.2 Million Viewers, Friday's NCAA Women's Final Four Scores Average Audience of 10.8 Million
UConn-Iowa, NC State-South Carolina peaked with 17 million viewers and 9 million viewers, respectively.

[04/05/24 - 10:21 AM]
"Elsbeth" and CBS Thursday Originals Returned Strong After College Men's Basketball Tournament
CBS was the #1 network last night with the top three shows - "Young Sheldon," "Ghosts" and "Elsbeth."

[04/05/24 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Series Soar in L35 Multiplatform Viewing from Premiere Week Episodes
Five network series delivered audiences of 12 million or more viewers: "Tracker," "Young Sheldon," "NCIS," "Ghosts" and "FBI."

[04/03/24 - 10:33 AM]
ESPN's "NBA Today" Viewership Up Eight Percent in March
"NBA Today" averaged 267,000 viewers and peaked on March 27 with 354,000 viewers.