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[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.

[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.

[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).







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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.