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[08/25/23 - 11:25 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Season Five Debuts to Double-Digit Viewership Gains a Whopping +70% with Delayed Viewing (L+3)
On the heels of its soaring viewership growth, VH1 will launch a "Reclaim Your Vote" special hosted by political strategist and commentator Angela Rye.

[08/25/23 - 10:40 AM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Earns the Series' Highest Rated Season Premiere in a Decade with Key Demographics
TLC was cable's #1 network of the week with W25-54/18-49; #1 non-sports cable network with A25-54/18-49 & W18-34, securing 4 of the top 5 cable telecasts of the week.

[08/23/23 - 09:05 AM]
2023 MLB Little League Classic Viewership on ESPN Up 15 Percent Vs. Last Year
The audience peaked with 1,738,000 viewers at 8 p.m. ET.

[08/22/23 - 01:02 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Key Adult Demo - Adults 25-54 - for 15th Week Straight
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+2% - 881,000 vs. 862,000).

[08/22/23 - 10:21 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Aug. 14: "Extraction 2" Enters the Most Popular List, "Heart of Stone" and "Depp V Heard" Take #1
Documentary series "Depp V Heard" debuted in the top spot on the English TV List with 16.2M views, while "Painkiller" held strong for a second week at #2 with 10.9M views.

[08/21/23 - 01:50 PM]
TLC Delivers Top Two Cable Shows Among Women on Monday, August 14 with "90 Day: The Last Resort" and "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way"
The two series drove TLC to have its highest rated Monday night since 2020 with key demos.

[08/15/23 - 03:16 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Hits New Summer Highs
The ABC unscripted series grew over the prior week by 9% in Total Viewers (3.5 million vs. 3.2 million) and shot up week to week by 29% among Adults 18-49 (0.71 rating vs. 0.55 rating).

[08/15/23 - 03:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for 14th Week Straight
"Nightline" was up over the previous week in Total Viewers (+4% - 735,000 vs. 708,000).

[08/15/23 - 09:40 AM]
Top 10 Week of Aug. 7: "Heart of Stone" and "Painkiller" Debut at #1 on the English Film and Series Lists
"The Lincoln Lawyer" Season 2 (5.2M views) took second place with Season 1 coming in eighth place (2.2M views).

[08/11/23 - 08:30 AM]
"Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge" Helped HGTV Rank as a Top 5 Non-News/Sports Cable Network Among Key Adult and Female Demos on Sunday Nights
The Sunday, August 6 finale delivered the season's best performance with a .56 A25-54 and .81 W25-54 live plus three-day rating, a 33 percent and 40 percent lift over the prior six weeks.

[08/10/23 - 01:56 PM]
Discovery Channel Ranks #1 in Cable Among Men on Wednesdays with "Expedition Unknown" Franchise
Airing through July 12, the eight-episode season was the highest-rated in three years, increasing 14% over the prior season and securing the second consecutive year of viewership growth.

[08/10/23 - 11:35 AM]
ABC's Sunday Game Shows Draw Their Biggest Audiences This Summer
"Celebrity Family Feud" and "The $100,000 Pyramid" jumped week to week by 17% and 13% in Total Viewers, respectively, to attract their largest audiences this summer.

[08/08/23 - 03:01 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 growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+2% - 884,000 vs. 864,000).

[08/08/23 - 10:06 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 31: "The Lincoln Lawyer" and "Heartstopper" Return Atop the English TV List
Returning favorites rounded out the list with "The Witcher" Season 3 at #3 (5.4M views), "Sweet Magnolias" Season 3 at #4 (2.9M views), "Fatal Seduction" at #7 (1.9M views), "Too Hot to Handle" at #8 (1.9M views) and "CoComelon" at #10 (1.6M views).

[08/07/23 - 12:07 PM]
TLC Ranks as the #1 Cable Network on Monday Night with Key Demos
"90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" was the number one cable program of the night with Women 25-54, Women 18-49 and Women 18-34, including a season high 1.52 L3 rating among Women 25-54.

[08/07/23 - 10:00 AM]
Great American Family Reigns as TV's Fastest-Growing Network for Nine Consecutive Months
Great American Family also retained its position as TV's fastest-growing network in 2023 to-date with the largest gains in Total Day Households (+165%) and Total Viewers (+161%); and Primetime Households (+141%) and Total Viewers (+139%).

[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.







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[04/23/24 - 11:22 AM]
Viewership for April 21 Edition of ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" - Texas Rangers vs. Atlanta Braves - Up 24 Percent From Last Year
The reigning World Series Champion Texas Rangers 6-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves averaged 1,623,000 viewers, up from 1,309,000 viewers for last New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants game.

[04/23/24 - 11:04 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Apr. 15: "Rebel Moon - Part Two: The Scargiver" Debuts at #1; "Baby Reindeer" Rises to the Top
List mainstays included "3 Body Problem," which spent its fifth week on the list in third place (3.2M views), and Guy Ritchie's aristocratic gangster series "The Gentlemen," which spent its seventh week on the list in sixth place (2.9M views).

[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.