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[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.

[04/02/24 - 02:49 PM]
LSU-Iowa on ESPN Is Most-Watched Women's College Basketball Game on Record
The NCAA Women's Elite Eight Matchup delivers 12.3 million viewers, the most-viewed college basketball game ever on ESPN platforms.

[04/02/24 - 09:07 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Mar. 25: "3 Body Problem" Is #1
Making their list debuts were the docudrama "Testament: The Story of Moses" in second (13.5M views), Season 2 of reality series "Buying Beverly Hills" in eighth place (1.9M views), and stand-up special "Dave Attell: Hot Cross Buns" in tenth (1.5M views).

[04/02/24 - 09:02 AM]
Viewership for ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" Season-Opener Up 17 Percent from Last Year
The St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers game averaged 1,821,000 viewers on March 31, peaking with 2,360,000 viewers at 9:45 p.m. ET.

[04/02/24 - 08:59 AM]
ESPN Scores Most-Watched NCAA Women's Sweet 16 on Record to Continue Championship Momentum
Through the Sweet 16, the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament has amassed 6.7 billion total minutes - a record high.

[04/01/24 - 09:36 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery - Driven by TNT Sports' Coverage of NCAA Men's March Madness - Dominated Primetime Cable Viewing the Week of March 18 Delivering Its Highest Share Week of 2024
WBD's popular lifestyle, entertainment and sports brands, which also include Discovery, HGTV, Adult Swim and OWN, garnered a 52 percent share on Friday, March 22, a 54 percent share on Saturday, March 23, and a 57 percent share on Sunday, March 24, among Adults 18-49.

[03/26/24 - 03:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers, Leading CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers"
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers (+1% - 925,000 vs. 912,000), posting its largest overall audience in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[03/26/24 - 10:04 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Mar. 18: "Irish Wish" and "The Gentlemen" Take the Top Spots
"3 Body Problem," the new sci-fi series from David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, and Alexander Woo, began its invasion in second place with 11M views over four days.

[03/26/24 - 10:04 AM]
ESPN Platforms Deliver Most-Watched Women's NCAA Tournament First Round on Record
First Round action amassed 1.5 billion total minutes viewed, making it the most-consumed First Round on record.

[03/26/24 - 09:42 AM]
Top Original Series on Discovery, HGTV, Food Network, Investigation Discovery and TLC Helped Drive Warner Bros. Discovery to Deliver a 40 Percent Share of Adult Viewing on Sunday, March 17
In addition, WBD's strong March 17 performance was bolstered by the HBO original series "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

[03/20/24 - 12:41 PM]
Epic Drama "9-1-1" Scores Big on New Broadcast Home, ABC
After three days of viewing on its new broadcast home - ABC - as well as on Hulu and digital platforms, "9-1-1" jumped to 8.85 million Total Viewers, marking its most-watched multiplatform telecast since November 2022.

[03/20/24 - 09:15 AM]
"The Oscars" Tops 21 Million Multiplatform Viewers to Hit 4-Year High
After seven days of viewing on ABC, Hulu and digital platforms, the 96th Oscars grew to 21.01 million Total Viewers and hit a 4.35 rating among Adults 18-49.

[03/19/24 - 05:22 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Hits 2-Year High in Total Viewers
"The Bachelor" skyrocketed +178% after just three days of multiplatform viewing (0.68 rating to 1.89 rating) and picked up an additional +2.44 million Total Viewers (3.82 million to 6.26 million).

[03/19/24 - 08:46 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Mar. 11: "Damsel" and "The Gentlemen" Continue Their Reigns at No. 1
Fan-favorite "Avatar: The Last Airbender" held strong in second place in its fourth week on the list with 5.2M views.

[03/19/24 - 07:19 AM]
ESPN's Most-Watched Season of "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" in Five Years
The 2023-24 campaign averaged 3,133,000 viewers, up 12 percent from last year (2,801,000).

[03/15/24 - 09:30 AM]
ABC's "Will Trent" Grows to New Series High in Total Viewers
The series catapulted by +219% among Adults 18-49 (1.15 rating vs. 0.36 rating) after seven days of multiplatform viewing and increased by +4.19 million Total Viewers (9.02 million vs. 4.83 million) over its initial Live+Same Day average.

[03/14/24 - 12:02 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows Week to Week by Double Digits in Women 25-54 and 18-49
"Tamron Hall" scored its best performance since May in Women 18-49 and hit an 8-week high in Women 25-54.

[03/14/24 - 11:30 AM]
Season Premiere of ABC's "The Bachelor" Marks Series' Strongest Multiplatform Telecast in Nearly 3 Years
The season premiere shot up more than 5 times over its initial Live+Same Day rating among Adults 18-49, skyrocketing by +432% after 35 days of multiplatform viewing to score its biggest delayed-viewing increase ever.

[03/12/24 - 03:36 PM]
ESPN Platforms Wrap Up Successful Women's College Basketball Regular Season Slate
The 2023-24 regular season averaged 476,000 viewers across games on ESPN and ABC.

[03/12/24 - 09:56 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Mar. 4: "Damsel" and "The Gentlemen" Take the Top Spots
"Avatar: The Last Airbender," which was recently renewed for two more seasons, held strong in second place with 9.1M views as the social fandom continues to heat up.

[03/11/24 - 04:30 PM]
Earlier Start Time Propels "The Oscars" on ABC to Hit 4-Year High in Viewers
Starting one hour earlier than usual, the 96th Oscars on ABC drew an average audience of 19.5 million Total Viewers and scored a 3.81 rating among Adults 18-49 based on Fast National Live+Same Day program data.

[03/11/24 - 11:52 AM]
"Rock the Block" Season Premiere Delivers Triple-Digit Ratings Gains for HGTV on Monday, March 4
The episode, which attracted 3.9 million total viewers, posted an impressive 104 percent lift from the prior six-week average and a 66 percent increase over year-ago levels.

[03/08/24 - 01:32 PM]
ABC News' Special Coverage of the 2024 State of the Union Address and Super Tuesday Wins in Total Viewers Among All Broadcast Television
ABC News' coverage of the State of the Union address was up +14% from the prior year in Total Viewers.

[03/07/24 - 08:00 AM]
"BMF" Season Three Premiere Delivers 5.1 Million Multiplatform Viewers for Starz
The third season, which premiered on Friday, March 1, achieved a series high growing season over season by 25%.

[03/06/24 - 02:30 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Hits 4-Week High in Households and Total Viewers
During the week of February 19, "Tamron Hall" improved week to week in Households (+6% - 0.68 vs. 0.64), Total Viewers (+9% - 1.008 million vs. 928,000) and Women 25-54 (+1% - 141,000 vs. 139,000).

[03/06/24 - 09:00 AM]
FX's "Shogun" Premiere Breaks Records with 9 Million Views Globally on Hulu and Disney+
Domestically, "Shogun" is the No. 1 FX premiere on Hulu, just ahead of "The Bear" Season 2, aided by viewership from Hulu on Disney+.

[03/05/24 - 04:30 PM]
ABC's "Abbott Elementary" Catapults More Than 5 Times Over Live+Same Day Among Adults 18-49
"Abbott Elementary" also picked up an additional +3.13 million Total Viewers after three days of cross-platform viewing (5.46 million vs. 2.33 million).

[03/05/24 - 03:31 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Hits Its Strongest Multiplatform Telecast in Nearly 2 Years
"The Bachelor" tripled its initial Live+Same Day rating among Adults 18-49, skyrocketing by +197% after just three days of multiplatform viewing (0.62 rating to 1.84 rating).

[03/05/24 - 09:14 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Feb. 26: "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Holds Onto #1; "Code 8: Part II" Debuts on Top
Cupid kept his hold on the English TV List, with Season 6 of fan-favorite dating experiment "Love Is Blind" claiming #2 (5.1M views) and "One Day," the limited series adapted from David Nicholls' beloved romance novel, taking #3 (4.8M views).

[03/05/24 - 09:09 AM]
CBS Wins Monday Night For Fourth Consecutive Week with #1 Show of the Night, "NCIS"
"NCIS" averaged 6.81 million viewers, retaining nearly 100% of its week ago average.

[03/04/24 - 07:33 AM]
"The Way Home" Tops Entertainment Cable Rankings as Season 2 Hits Midseason
For five consecutive episodes, "The Way Home" has ranked among the top two most-watched entertainment cable programs of the week with Women 18+.

[03/01/24 - 01:53 PM]
Lifetime Captivates 7.7 Million Total Viewers for Wendy Williams Programming Across Three Nights, Including the Debut of New Documentary "Where Is Wendy Williams?"
The project is Lifetime's best new non-fiction performance in two years with Total Viewers, W25-64 and A25-64.

[03/01/24 - 10:04 AM]
"The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live" Sets All-Time Viewership and Acquisition Records on AMC+ and Is the #1 Cable Drama Premiere of the 2023/24 Television Season in Key Demos
The episode delivered nearly 3 million premiere night viewers in Nielsen live+3 ratings, the biggest premiere night audience for a new AMC series in six years.

[02/29/24 - 09:01 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Hits 12-Week High in Total Viewers
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" ranked as the No. 1 late-night talk show in the key demo of Adults 18-49 (0.15 rating).

[02/29/24 - 08:01 AM]
"Tracker" Scores Nearly 13 Million Viewers in Multiplatform Viewing for Second Episode; The Premiere Episode Has Now Been Watched by 30 Million Viewers
During its premiere week, CBS launched 16 of its 19 primetime entertainment series, with 13 of its 15 returning series rising from their respective 2022-23 premiere week multiplatform audiences, and five scoring double-digit percentage increases.

[02/28/24 - 09:10 AM]
ABC's "Will Trent" Launches Second Season with Series High in Total Viewers
The season two premiere of "Will Trent" delivered a combined cumulative audience of 9.20 million Total Viewers across all platforms for its premiere telecast on February 20 and its rebroadcast on February 22.

[02/27/24 - 01:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers, posting its largest overall audience in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[02/27/24 - 10:37 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Feb. 19: "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and "Tyler Perry's Mea Culpa" Debut at #1
"One Day," the limited series adapted from David Nicholls' beloved romance novel, which recently returned to The Sunday Times Bestseller List, came in at #2 (7.5M views) on the English TV List.

[02/26/24 - 07:31 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Delivered Nearly a 60 Percent Share of Adult Viewing on Sunday, Feb. 18 and Nearly a 50 Percent Share on Saturday, Feb. 17 Driven by TNT Sports' Coverage of NBA All-Star Game
WBD's HBO also reported a strong Sunday performance for its original series "True Detective: Night Country," which attracted 3.2 million cross-platform viewers to the season finale - its most-watched episode this season.

[02/22/24 - 12:06 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Scores New Season Highs in Its Fourth Week
"The Bachelor" picked up an additional +2.40 million Total Viewers after just three days of multiplatform viewing (3.49 million to 5.89 million) to post its largest delayed-viewing lift so far this season.

[02/21/24 - 02:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers
"Nightline" posted gains week to week in Total Viewers (+9% - 808,000 vs. 739,000) and Adults 25-54 (+4% - 164,000 vs. 158,000), drawing its largest overall audience in 4 weeks.

[02/21/24 - 12:06 PM]
CBS Premiere Week Audience Rises +32% from 2022/2023
CBS also placed the top 16 broadcast primetime programs last week, the first time any network has accomplished this since at least 1987, when Nielsen first introduced People-Meters.

[02/21/24 - 11:05 AM]
Christopher Nolan's Global Cinematic Phenomenon "Oppenheimer" Has Record-Breaking Weekend Launch for Peacock
Over its launch weekend on the platform (February 16-19), "Oppenheimer" became the most-watched Pay 1 film premiere ever on Peacock.

[02/20/24 - 09:57 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Feb. 12: "One Day" Rises to #1; "Leave the World Behind" Climbs to Fifth on Most Popular List
Season 6 of "Love Is Blind" debuted at #2 with 6.3M views.

[02/16/24 - 11:17 AM]
"Puppy Bowl XX" Reaches 12.6 Million Viewers and Was #1 Non-Sports Cable Telecast for Sunday, February 11
Among Adults 25-54, Puppy Bowl delivered a 0.78, 0.54, 0.25, and 0.16 L3 rating on Animal Planet, TBS, Discovery and truTV respectively.

[02/16/24 - 10:45 AM]
CBS Premiere Week Growth Continues with Thursday Night Lineup Up Double Digits Over Last Season's Premieres
"Young Sheldon" averaged 7.78 million viewers last night, higher than any episode last season.

[02/15/24 - 10:45 AM]
ABC's "Abbott Elementary" Season 3 Opener Skyrockets +283% in Adults 18-49 to Score Its Strongest Multiplatform Premiere Ever
The season three premiere jumped to 5.91 million Total Viewers and hit a 1.84 rating among Adults 18-49, marking the series' strongest multiplatform season opener yet.

[02/14/24 - 01:45 PM]
CBS' Tuesday "FBI" Block Crushes Competition with Double-Digit Audience Growth Over Last Year's Premiere
The block was up +10% from its year ago Tuesday premieres and up +14% from the season finales.







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[06/15/24 - 03:40 PM]
NBC Sports Delivers Most-Watched U.S. Open Second Round Since 2012
Friday's second round broadcast window on NBC and Peacock (1-7 p.m. ET) produced a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 2.38 million viewers, up 18% vs. 2023 and up 54% vs. 2022.

[06/14/24 - 08:05 AM]
"Mind Your Business" Reaches More Than 2 Million Households, Becomes Bounce TV's Most-Watched Original Series Premiere
The first two episodes premiered back-to-back on Bounce on Saturday, June 1, and its initial airing burst included special presentations on Bounce's sister network ION and local owned & operated Scripps networks.

[06/13/24 - 02:00 PM]
Audience for NBA Finals Game 3 on ABC and ESPN Up Two Percent from 2023
The Boston Celtics victory over the Dallas Mavericks to take a commanding 3-0 averaged 11,426,000 viewers, peaking with 13,926,000 viewers at 10:45 p.m. ET.

[06/13/24 - 10:42 AM]
ABC's Thursday Dramas Deliver Stellar Season Finale Results
After seven days of viewing across ABC, Hulu and digital platforms, as well as strong linear performance, the "9-1-1" season finale earned an impressive 9.59 million Total Viewers and a 2.05 rating in Adults 18-49.

[06/11/24 - 04:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Key Target Demos vs. CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night With Seth Meyers," Leading in Overall Viewers for 3rd Consecutive Week
On Thursday (6/6/24), "Nightline" delivered its strongest telecast in Total Viewers (1.194 million), Adults 25-54 (410,000) and Adults 18-49 (290,000) in nearly 5 months.

[06/11/24 - 10:06 AM]
FOX MLB's "Baseball Night in America," Highlighted by Dodgers-Yankees, Averages 2.9 Million Viewers
It also ties as FOX MLB's most-watched regular season Saturday baseball telecast in six years.

[06/11/24 - 09:30 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jun. 3: "Hit Man" and "Under Paris" Score Killer Debuts; "Baby Reindeer" Enters the Most Popular List
Benedict Cumberbatch's "Eric" helped send the limited series to #1 on the English TV List this week, racking up 10.1M views.

[06/11/24 - 08:53 AM]
ESPN's Exclusive Coverage of Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Yankees on June 9 Draws Largest "Sunday Night Baseball" Audience in Two Years
The broadcast averaged 2,300,000 viewers and peaked with 2,620,000 viewers from 9:15-9:30 pm. ET.

[06/11/24 - 08:03 AM]
Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix Earns Its Largest Live U.S. Television Audience Ever
The audience peaked at 1.97 million viewers between 3-3:15 p.m.

[06/10/24 - 12:19 PM]
Most-Watched NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC in Five Years
Game 2 averaged 12,063,000 viewers and peaked with 14,106,000 viewers at 10 p.m. ET to make it the best since 2019.

[06/08/24 - 09:33 AM]
The 51st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Posts Largest Audience Since 2020 and Up +39% from Last Year
Said event averaged 2.82 million viewers, posting its largest fast national audience in four years.

[06/07/24 - 02:16 PM]
"NBA Finals Presented by YouTube TV" Draws Largest Game 1 Audience Share Ever on ABC with 20.3 Percent and Quadruples Viewership vs. Rest of Television with 11 Million Viewers
Additionally, the audience share in the coveted 18-34 demographic - 49.6 percent - is the largest ever for an NBA Finals Game 1 on ABC.

[06/05/24 - 04:01 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Increases Week to Week in All Key Target Demos
"Tamron Hall" also posted its highest performance in Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 in more than 1 year.

[06/05/24 - 07:59 AM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Capital One" Viewership Up Again
The June 2 edition featuring the St. Louis Cardinals at the Philadelphia Phillies averaged 1,653,000 viewers, up three percent from the comparable game last season.

[06/04/24 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 vs. CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Leading in Overall Viewers for 3rd Consecutive Week
On Thursday (5/30/24), "Nightline turned in its most-watched telecast (990,000) in 11 weeks - since 3/11/24.