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[03/31/23 - 03:08 PM]
Viewership for 2023 MLB Opening Night on ESPN Draws Double-Digit Increases as Chicago White Sox Defeat Reigning World Series Champion Houston Astros
Last night's game was the most-watched regular-season Astros game in six years, dating back to 2017.

[03/31/23 - 01:01 PM]
"The Way Home" Season One Concludes as #1 Most-Watched Program on Entertainment Cable, Propelling Hallmark Channel to #1 on Weekends and #2 in Total Day
Season One reached 6.8 million Unduplicated Total Viewers.

[03/29/23 - 09:25 AM]
"Not Dead Yet" Premieres as ABC's Strongest Multiplatform Comedy Debut Since October 2018
In addition, the new ABC comedy picked up a massive +6.6 million Total Viewers after 35 days of multiplatform viewing.

[03/29/23 - 08:05 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Scores an 8-Week High in Total Viewers
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" matched single-day season highs on Monday with its "After Oscar Show" in Households (1.9 rating) and Women 25-54 (0.8 rating) and delivered its 2nd most-watched single-day telecast of the season in Total Viewers (2.873 million).

[03/28/23 - 01:15 PM]
"60 Minutes" Is Again Television's #1 Primetime Program for the Week
The CBS newsmagazine delivered 9.29 million total viewers, 9.09 million in adults 18+ and 1.82 million in adults 25-54.

[03/28/23 - 11:38 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of March 20: "The Night Agent" Is the Most Viewed Title This Week; "Luther" and "The Glory" Hold Onto Top Spots for Third Consecutive Week
New titles on the English TV List included Season 4 of "Love Is Blind" (25.52M hours viewed for the first five episodes) and "Waco: American Apocalypse" (21.51M hours viewed).

[03/28/23 - 11:35 AM]
Hallmark Channel Becomes #1 on Entertainment Cable for the Weekend with Launch of Annual "Spring Into Love" Programming Event
"A Picture of Her" became the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among Women and Persons 18+ and on Saturday among Households, Women and Persons 18+, Total Viewers, and Women 25-54.

[03/28/23 - 06:30 AM]
"Succession" Premiere Draws 2.3 Million Viewers, A New Series High for Its Fourth and Final Season
Total viewing for Sunday night was up 62% compared to last season's premiere (1.4M) and 33% compared to last season's finale (1.7M), with season 3 episodes going on to average 7.2 million viewers per episode across platforms.

[03/27/23 - 03:38 PM]
"Yellowjackets" Breaks Streaming Records on Showtime
The drama premiered its second season with nearly 2 million viewers across platforms, the best season two premiere for the network in more than 10 years and nearly double the series premiere audience.

[03/24/23 - 09:11 AM]
TLC's "MILF Manor" Wraps as the #1 Unscripted Freshman Cable Series in Key Demos
Impressively, the series has also accumulated more than 45 million video views across TLC's social platforms.

[03/23/23 - 10:15 AM]
95th Oscars on ABC Hits Nearly 20 Million Total Viewers After Seven Days of Multiplatform Viewing
"The Oscars" built for the 2nd straight year to 3-year highs in both Total Viewers (+8%) and Adults 18-49 (+1%) - since 2020.

[03/23/23 - 08:00 AM]
Starz's Hit Series "Power Book II: Ghost" Debuts with 5.8 Million Multiplatform Viewers, Becoming the Network's Biggest Premiere Ever
Season three of the hit series, which premiered on March 17, was also up approximately 30% from its season two debut in November 20211.

[03/21/23 - 01:45 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for 2nd Consecutive Week
In fact, "Nightline" took the top spot over CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in Total Viewers in 8 of the last 9 weeks.

[03/21/23 - 01:26 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of March 13: "The Glory" Is the Most Viewed Title for the Second Week in a Row; "Luther" Tops the English Films List
Season 4 of the murder-mystery "You" held the #1 spot on the English TV List with 64.06M hours viewed.

[03/21/23 - 11:30 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is Television's #1 Primetime Program for the Week
The CBS newsmagazine delivered 8.26 million total viewers, 8.08 million in adults 18+ and 1.62 million in adults 25-54.

[03/17/23 - 09:05 AM]
"The Idaho College Murders" Premiered as ID's Highest-Rated Sunday Telecast in Over Two Years and Drove ID to Be the #1 Cable Network Among Key Demos on Sunday, March 12
Attracting 2.3 million viewers on Sunday night, the special averaged a .68 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .84 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[03/16/23 - 11:19 AM]
ABC's "American Idol" Hits New Season High in Total Viewers
After seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "American Idol" soared to 8.1 million Total Viewers and hit a 1.37 rating in Adults 18-49.

[03/16/23 - 09:19 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Premieres with Its Highest-Rated Multiplatform Telecast in 1 Year Among Adults 18-49
After 35 days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "The Bachelor" season premiere shot up +268% among Adults 18-49 over its initial Live+Same Day rating, marking the show's biggest-ever delayed-viewing increase.

[03/14/23 - 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 (+6% - 910,000 vs. 856,000).

[03/14/23 - 10:33 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of March 6: "The Glory" Is the Most Viewed Title This Week and Enters Non-English TV Most Popular List; Joe Goldberg and John Luther Are Back!
On the English TV List, audiences explored the unsolved tragedy in docuseries "MH370: The Plane That Disappeared," which had 59.88M hours viewed and landed in the Top 10 in 86 countries.

[03/13/23 - 02:47 PM]
95th Oscars on ABC Draws 18.7 Million Total Viewers and Hits 4.0 Rating With Adults 18-49
"The Oscars" grew for the 2nd consecutive year to 3-year highs in both Total Viewers (+12%) and Adults 18-49 (+5%) - since 2020.

[03/13/23 - 02:28 PM]
"Jared from Subway: Catching a Monster" Premiered as ID's Highest-Rated Telecast in Over Two Years and Drove ID to Be the #1 Cable Network Among Key Demos on Monday, March 6
Attracting 3.7 million viewers on Monday night, the three-part docuseries averaged a .83 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a 1.02 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[03/13/23 - 01:30 PM]
"The Last of Us" Finale Draws Series High of 8.2 Million Viewers, Growing Consistently Throughout Season Against Enhanced Sunday Night Competition
The series is now averaging 30.4 million viewers across its first six episodes, with the first episode approaching 40 million viewers in the U.S.

[03/13/23 - 10:00 AM]
HGTV Mega-Hit "Rock the Block" Delivers its Highest-Rated Season Premiere Among W25-54 on Monday, March 6
Attracting more than 5.7 million total viewers, it also garnered a .84 L3 rating among upscale P25-54 and a 1.24 L3 rating among upscale W25-54.

[03/09/23 - 01:45 PM]
"Act Your Age" Reaches More Than Two Million Viewers in Debut, Becomes Most-Watched Series Launch in Bounce History
"Act Your Age" becomes the most-watched half-hour series launch in Bounce history.

[03/07/23 - 11:59 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Grows to Its Most-Watched Week in 5 Weeks
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" ranked as the No. 1 syndicated talk show for 24 consecutive weeks running across all key Nielsen measures.

[03/07/23 - 11:56 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds for the 2nd Straight Week in Total Viewers to a 6-Week High
On average for the 2022-2023 season, "Tamron Hall" is improving over the comparable weeks last season by 10% in Total Viewers (1.057 million vs. 961,000).

[03/07/23 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of February 27: "Outer Banks" and "We Have a Ghost" Remain Atop the English Lists
New to the list this week is Season 2 of love triangle drama "Sex/Life" with 43.89M hours viewed and Season 2 of fashion competition series "Next In Fashion" starring supermodel Gigi Hadid and designer Tan France with 16.2M hours viewed.

[03/07/23 - 10:54 AM]
Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers on ABC Draws Largest Non-Christmas Regular Season NBA Audience on Any Network in Four Years
According to Nielsen, the broadcast averaged nearly four million viewers (3,950,000), peaking with 5,411,000 viewers from 6-6:15 p.m. ET.

[03/06/23 - 01:33 PM]
"The Last of Us" Delivers New Series High of 8.1 Million Viewers on Sunday Night for Penultimate Episode
The average audience for the series' first five episodes is now approaching 30 million viewers across all platforms.

[03/06/23 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Most-Watched MLB Spring Training in Seven Years
The four-game afternoon slate averaged 378,000 viewers, up 29 percent from 2021.

[03/03/23 - 07:00 AM]
The CW Network and LIV Golf League Garner Over 3.2 Million Total Viewers Across All Platforms for First Three-Day Event of 2023
An indication of how new technology and capabilities are shaping consumer habits, new downloads of The CW App jumped by nearly 1,000,000 in February, a +40% month-to-month increase in the lead-up to LIV Golf's 2023 debut.

[03/02/23 - 10:15 AM]
Eight CBS Original Series Deliver 10 Million Viewers or More in Live Plus 35-Day Multiplatform Viewing
Said club includes "NCIS" (11.7m), "Ghosts" (11.6m), "FBI" (11.4m), "Blue Bloods" (11.3m), "Young Sheldon" (10.8m), "The Equalizer" (10.4m), "Fire Country" (10.3m) and "60 Minutes" (10.0m).

[03/02/23 - 08:42 AM]
"SportsCenter" with Scott Van Pelt Enjoys Strong Viewership Success in Early 2023
On average since August of 2022, "SportsCenter" with Scott Van Pelt has drawn larger audiences among younger demographics than other late-night talk shows on both broadcast and cable.

[03/01/23 - 04:49 PM]
ABC Hits Sunday Season-High in Total Viewers
With the return of "America's Funniest Home Videos," the two-hour season premiere of "American Idol" and the series debut of "The Company You Keep," ABC hit a new season high on the night in Total Viewers (5.7 million).

[03/01/23 - 11:07 AM]
BET's Star-Studded "54th NAACP Image Awards" Delivers Close to Three Million Total Viewers P2+ (EDAC) Across Thirteen Paramount Global Nets Live on Saturday, February 25
For the second time, it was also simulcast on CBS where it garnered 1.5 million total viewers.

[03/01/23 - 10:52 AM]
ESPN's Most-Watched MLB Spring Training Broadcast In Seven Years: New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals Averaged 423,000 Viewers on Monday Afternoon
The Mets vs. Cardinals game was up 44 percent from ESPN's 2021 spring training viewership average.

[03/01/23 - 09:34 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Loveuary" Programming Event Makes Network #1 on Weekends and #2 in Total Day and Primetime in February
The stunt, which featured an all-new original movie premiere every Saturday during the month of February, topped the entertainment cable charts, delivering the #1 most-watched program every Saturday of the month and the #1 most-watched program of the week for four consecutive weeks.

[02/28/23 - 01:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 6th Consecutive Week
In fact, "Nightline" outdelivered CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in Total Viewers in 12 of the last 13 weeks.

[02/28/23 - 11:03 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of February 20: Pogues 4 Life - "Outer Banks" Is the Most Viewed Title This Week; "We Have a Ghost" Tops the English Films List
New entrants on the English TV List included three-part docuseries "Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal" in the #2 spot with 40.5M hours viewed and Season 5 of "Formula 1: Drive to Survive" with 25.76M hours viewed.

[02/27/23 - 01:04 PM]
Premiere Episode of ABC's "Will Trent" Delivers Cumulative Audience of 18.2 Million Multiplatform Viewers Across All Airings
Plus: After 35 days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, the midseason premiere of ABC's "The Rookie" stood as the series' strongest telecast in Adults 18-49 (2.48 rating) in nearly 3 years and in Total Viewers (11.0 million).

[02/22/23 - 01:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 5th Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+8% - 912,000 vs. 848,000).

[02/21/23 - 02:58 PM]
"Not Dead Yet" Opens as ABC's Most-Watched Multiplatform Comedy Debut in Nearly 4 Years
Plus: After seven days of multiplatform viewing, "Abbott Elementary" shot up to 7.3 million Total Viewers and a 2.49 rating in Adults 18-49, marking new series highs in both Nielsen measures.

[02/21/23 - 01:15 PM]
"Animal Control" Delivers FOX's Most-Streamed Scripted Debut Ever
Posting 4.5 million multi-platform viewers, a lift of +114% from Live + Same Day, "Animal Control" registered 1.3 million streaming viewers on Hulu and FOX NOW.

[02/21/23 - 10:50 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of February 13: "Your Place or Mine" and "You" Hold Top Spots; "Perfect Match" Debuts at #2 on English TV List
Golf fans went behind the scenes of the PGA Tour in "Full Swing" as the documentary series entered the list with 17.1M hours viewed.

[02/15/23 - 12:21 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XIX" Was the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on Sunday, Feb. 12
Simulcast across Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, TBS, HBO Max and discovery+, "Puppy Bowl XIX" reached more than 13.2 million viewers.

[02/14/23 - 03:00 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 4th Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+7% - 910,000 vs. 847,000).

[02/14/23 - 03:00 PM]
Championship Final of ABC's "Celebrity Jeopardy!" Delivers New Series Highs
After seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, the season finale grew to 5.8 million Total Viewers and a 0.98 rating in Adults 18-49, also marking series highs in both Nielsen measures.

[02/14/23 - 01:20 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of February 6: "You" Is the Most Viewed Title This Week; "Your Place or Mine" Tops the English Films List
Seasons 1 & 2 of "Ginny & Georgia" were mainstays on the list, with 15.79M hours viewed and 25.71M hours viewed, respectively.

[02/14/23 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Leads in Laughs with 4 of 5 Top Comedy Series
"Young Sheldon" is the most-watched comedy this season with 9.27 million viewers, and "Ghosts" is a close second with 9.15 million viewers.







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[06/18/24 - 03:31 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Increases Week to Week in Households, Total Viewers and Women 25-54
For the week, "Tamron Hall" ranked as the No. 3 program among the syndicated talk shows in Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.

[06/18/24 - 03:21 PM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Surges to a 5-Month High in Adults 18-49
For the week, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" ranked 31% ahead of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and 62% ahead of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

[06/18/24 - 02:41 PM]
ABC's Exclusive Coverage of Boston Celtics Record-Setting NBA Finals Victory Wins Night Across All of Television and in All Key Demographics
NBA Finals Game 5 averaged 12,224,000 viewers and peaked with 13,280,000 viewers.

[06/18/24 - 01:31 PM]
"Power Book II: Ghost" Season 4 Part One Delivers Over 6.5 Million Multiplatform Viewers in Its Premiere Week Becoming One of Network's Biggest Premieres Ever
Additionally, the "Power" Universe series have now amassed a staggering 1.5 billion hours watched globally to date.

[06/18/24 - 01:02 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 4th Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers, posting its largest overall audience in 3 years.

[06/18/24 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 10: "Bridgerton" Shines at #1; "Under Paris" Enters Most Popular
The third and final season of the fantasy adventure series "Sweet Tooth" moved up the list ranking in second place (6M views) and Season 2 of the reality dating competition series "Perfect Match" made some (potentially questionable) moves to take third place (5.1M views).

[06/18/24 - 08:09 AM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Capital One" Draws More Than Two Million Viewers for Second Consecutive Week
ESPN's exclusive coverage of the Boston Red Sox decisive 9-3 victory over their longtime rivals the New York Yankees on June 16 averaged 2,070,000 viewers, peaking with 2,532,000 viewers at 9:15 p.m. ET, according to Nielsen.

[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.