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[09/01/22 - 04:11 PM]
ESPN's Primetime Coverage Is the Most-Viewed US Open Early Round Telecast Ever on ESPN Networks
The audience averaged 2.3 million viewers for "PrimeTime at the US Open presented by IBM" (7:00pm - 12:31am), an increase of +289% over last year, versus Day Three of last year's primetime telecast.

[09/01/22 - 10:27 AM]
"Help! I Wrecked My House" Season Three Premiere Scores Solid Ratings Performance for HGTV
Attracting more than 3.1 million total viewers, the episode garnered a .51 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .63 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[08/30/22 - 07:05 PM]
Serena a Sensation: Average of 2.7 Million Viewers See Her Win First Round Match at US Open
The audience peaked in the last quarter-hour (9 - 9:15 p.m. ET) at 3.2 million.

[08/30/22 - 12:12 PM]
USA Network Delivers Viewership Milestones as Cable Home of NBC Sports
USA Network has delivered numerous viewership milestones since expanding its slate of premium sports properties and events this year across the Premier League, NASCAR, the Olympic Games, USGA and The R&A Golf Championships, horse racing, cycling, track & field and more.

[08/30/22 - 11:45 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of August 22: "Me Time" Tops the Films List; Limited Series "Echoes" Jumps to #1
Fan favorite, "The Sandman," kept viewers' attention as the series landed in the #2 spot with 53.79M hours viewed and in the Top 10 in 89 countries.

[08/30/22 - 11:15 AM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in 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.

[08/30/22 - 10:30 AM]
Season Two Premiere of "Farmhouse Fixer" Starring Jonathan Knight Delivers Stellar Wednesday Night Ratings for HGTV
The season two opener attracted more than 5.6 million total viewers when it premiered on Wednesday, August 24.

[08/30/22 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Ranks as Week's No. 1 Entertainment Network Outright in Adults 18-49
ABC grew week to week by 25% among Adults 18-49 (0.5/5 vs. 0.4/4) to deliver its highest-rated week this summer.

[08/29/22 - 02:54 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Season Premiere Posts Gains Over Prior Season Opener
After 35 days of viewing on linear and digital platforms, the July season premiere of ABC's "The Bachelorette" grew to 6.75 million Total Viewers and a 2.73 rating among Adults 18-49.

[08/24/22 - 08:00 AM]
"Secret Headquarters" Sets New Record as Most-Watched Paramount+ Original Movie
The film has set a new record for the service as the most-watched original movie in the first seven days since release.

[08/23/22 - 02:53 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of August 15: "The Sandman" and "Day Shift" Top English Lists, "Extraordinary Attorney Woo" Is the Most Viewed Title This Week
"Never Have I Ever" was in the #2 slot with 59.45M hours viewed.

[08/23/22 - 01:02 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the Second Straight Week
"Nightline" posted week-to-week gains in Adults 18-49 (+8% - 184,000 vs. 170,000), hitting a 9-week high in the demo.

[08/23/22 - 08:30 AM]
"Ugliest House in America: Ugly in Paradise" Starring Actress and Comedian Retta Delivers Triple-Digit Ratings Gains for HGTV
Attracting nearly 10 million total viewers since it premiered on Sunday, July 24, the season, which ended with the ugliest house in America getting a $150,000 renovation by Alison Victoria.

[08/22/22 - 02:46 PM]
"House of the Dragon" Marks Largest Series Premiere in HBO History with 10 Million Viewers
The premiere also marked the largest series launch on HBO Max across the U.S., LatAm, and EMEA, driving an unprecedented level of concurrent streams on the platform.

[08/22/22 - 09:12 AM]
"Better Call Saul" Series Finale Delivers Season-High Viewership, with the Largest Live/Same Day Audience in Total Viewers Since the Series Three Finale in 2017
Plus: since its season premiere on April 18, "Better Call Saul" has been the top performing title on AMC+ in both viewership and acquisition.

[08/19/22 - 10:40 AM]
ESPN's Most-Watched Little League Softball World Series
It averaged 294,000 viewers across ESPN and ESPN2, up 19 percent from last year and up 21 percent from 2019.

[08/16/22 - 03:13 PM]
Lifetime's Limited Series Event "Flowers in the Attic: The Origin" Blooms Ranking as Cable's #1 New Scripted Series in the 2022 TV Season-to-Date in Key Demos
To date, "Flowers in the Attic: The Origin" has been seen by 10 million total viewers on linear and digital platforms.

[08/16/22 - 02:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
For the second week in a row, "Nightline" improved on the previous week in Total Viewers (+2% - 739,000 vs. 727,000) and Adults 18-49 (+25% - 170,000 vs. 136,000), hitting an 8-week high in Adults 18-49.

[08/16/22 - 01:57 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of August 8: "The Sandman" Is This Week's Most Viewed Title, "Day Shift" Clocks in at #1
Season three of "Never Have I Ever" debuted at #2 with 55.01M hours viewed and within the Top 10 in 81 countries.

[08/16/22 - 12:59 PM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Wins Demo Derby Once Again
Against all original competition, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has now won three consecutive weeks in the 18-49 demo.

[08/15/22 - 11:48 AM]
ABC's "Press Your Luck" Scores Its Most-Watched Telecast Since July 2020
"Press Your Luck" also improved week to week by 20% among Adults 18-49 (0.6/6 vs. 0.5/6) to hit a new summer high.

[08/12/22 - 12:30 PM]
With Juggernaut "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" and "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Premieres, VH1 Scores Its Highest Monday Prime Rating and Share in Over Two Years
The duo led VH1 to its highest Monday prime rating and share in over two years and dominated the night across social with 2.6M views.

[08/10/22 - 11:22 AM]
6.8 Million Unique Viewers Have Watched "On Patrol: Live" Since the Series Launch on July 22
With growing momentum since the premiere, the Saturday, August 6 telecast set new series bests in prime with 422,000 among adults 25-54 and 309,000 among adults 18-49 from 9pm - 12am.

[08/10/22 - 07:00 AM]
"Star Trek: Strange New Worlds" Reaches New Heights as the Most-Watched "Star Trek" Original Series Debut on Paramount+ Ever
The series is also off to a strong start internationally, ranking as one the top two most-watched original series on Paramount+ in the U.K.

[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.

[08/09/22 - 06:01 AM]
Discovery Channel Delivers Year Over Year Ratings Growth Among Key Demos in July
"Shark Week 34" (July 24-30) did not disappoint as the summer's most anticipated programming event delivered double digit (+10%) year over year ratings gains, marking the first time in four years (2018) that "Shark Week" delivered ratings growth.

[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).

[07/25/22 - 04:06 PM]
"On Patrol: Live" Premiere Weekend Was #1 Most Watched Show on Cable Among Adults 25-54
The performance made Reelz the second most watched network among all ad-supported broadcast and cable networks when the show aired live on both Friday and Saturday night.

[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.







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[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.

[11/21/22 - 08:43 AM]
New Season of HGTV's Hit Series "Celebrity IOU" Premieres with Strong Ratings on Monday, Nov. 14
The premiere episode attracted more than 3.2 million total viewers and became a heartfelt tribute to the late Leslie Jordan who gifted a life-changing home renovation to his best friends of 40 years.

[11/18/22 - 03:32 PM]
Season Five Premiere of "Yellowstone" Shatters Records with Nearly 16 Million Viewers on L3
Said premiere was the most watched show across all of TV in 2022 and the most watched cable premiere since 2017's "The Walking Dead."

[11/16/22 - 01:30 PM]
Paramount+ Reaches New Heights with Most Subscriber Sign-Ups in a Single Day Since Launch
Sunday's success was fueled by the must-see premiere of "Tulsa King," starring Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone, and the continued year-over-year growth of the "NFL on CBS" with local market games streaming on Paramount+.

[11/15/22 - 02:44 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Delivers Its 2nd Most-Watched Week of the Season
"Tamron Hall" was one of only two daytime talk shows - network or syndicated - to deliver year-over-year growth this week in Households (+17%).