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[06/16/23 - 02:15 PM]
"Cruel Summer" Season Two Premiere Marks Freeform's No. 1 Multiplatform Telecast in Total Viewers in 2 Years
The season two premiere of "Cruel Summer" scored 2.6 million total viewers across linear and digital platforms based on the first seven days available.

[06/16/23 - 10:51 AM]
Wednesday's New York Yankees vs. New York Mets Game Delivered ESPN's Second-Largest MLB Audience of 2023
The exclusive telecast averaged 1,903,000 viewers and peaked with 2,128,000 viewers at 9:30 p.m. ET.

[06/14/23 - 09:02 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Year to Year in Total Viewers, Women 25-54 and Women 18-49
In fact, "Tamron Hall" improved on the year-ago week in Total Viewers in 32 of the last 33 weeks.

[06/14/23 - 07:51 AM]
ESPN's 2023 Major League Baseball Game Viewership Up Seven Percent from Last Year
ESPN's MLB game telecasts are averaging 1,517,000 viewers, up from 1,419,000 viewers at this time in 2022.

[06/13/23 - 02:37 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Is No. 1 Across the Board in All Key Target Demos
"Nightline" posted its strongest numbers in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 in 5 months and delivered its best Adults 18-49 performance in 6 months.

[06/13/23 - 02:01 PM]
Average Audience for NBA Finals Game 5 on ABC Up From Last Year with 13,084,000 Viewers
The Denver Nuggets NBA Championship-clinching win over the Miami Heat peaked with 17,833,000 viewers in the final minutes of the ABC broadcast.

[06/13/23 - 02:00 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 5: "Manifest" Tops the English TV List, "Never Have I Ever" Debuts Its Final Season, "The Mother" Climbs on the Most Popular List
Fans can't get enough of Arnold Schwarzenegger as the action star holds two spots on the list with "FUBAR" pulling in an additional 42.28M hours viewed and new docuseries "Arnold" drawing 24.51M hours viewed.

[06/13/23 - 08:30 AM]
Investigation Discovery's "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" Reaches More Than 10 Million Viewers
"The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" is ID's highest-rated telecast in three years.

[06/12/23 - 11:49 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday Night with the Most-Watched Tony Awards Since 2019 and the Most Live-Streamed Tony Awards Ever
From 8:00-11:00 PM, said event scored a winning 4.31 million viewers, up +2% from last year's June 12, 2022 telecast, based on Nielsen fast national data and estimated out of home viewership.

[06/12/23 - 09:31 AM]
2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee Seen by 9.2 million viewers, Up 22% vs. 2022
Viewing of the finals was 60% higher than in 2022.

[06/08/23 - 03:01 PM]
2023 NBA Finals on ABC Continues to Generate Strong Viewership: Game 3 Draws Average Audience of 11,237,000 Viewers
Viewership for the 2023 NBA Playoffs on ESPN platforms is up seven percent year over year, averaging 6,090,000 viewers through 34 games.

[06/08/23 - 11:15 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Ranks Among the Week's and Season's Top 5 Syndicated Talk Shows in Households and Total Viewers
On average for the 2022-2023 season, "Tamron Hall" is improving over the same weeks last season in Total Viewers and Women 25-54.

[06/07/23 - 10:34 AM]
Second Season of ABC's "Abbott Elementary" Grows Its 35-Day Multiplatform Audience to 9.1 Million Total Viewers
"Abbott Elementary" ranks as ABC's No. 1 multiplatform series this season among Adults 18-49 (3.57 rating).

[06/07/23 - 10:01 AM]
"Tyler Perry's Sistas" Sixth Season Premiere Soars with 1.2 Million Total Viewers Tuned in Last Wednesday Night and Scores Viewership Gains Up +26%
The network also scored viewership lifts with the cable airing of BET+ original series "Tyler Perry's Zatima" and "First Wives Club" +8% and +13%, respectively.

[06/07/23 - 07:10 AM]
"June Weddings" Kickoff Lifts Hallmark Channel to #1 on Entertainment Cable for the Weekend
"Wedding Season" premiered as the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program on Saturday among Households, Women and Persons 18+, and Total Viewers, and the #2 most-watched entertainment cable program of the week among Households and Women 18+.

[06/06/23 - 02:07 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 29: "The Mother" Enters the Most Popular List; "FUBAR" Is the Most Viewed Title
The final episodes of "Manifest" had a successful landing as Season 4, Part 2 debuted on the English TV List with 39.4M hours viewed.

[06/06/23 - 01:00 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in all Target Demos - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
On Thursday (6/1/23), "Nightline" scored its strongest telecast in Adults 25-54 (315,000) and Adults 18-49 (247,000) in nearly 6 months.

[06/06/23 - 08:34 AM]
NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC Matched Last Year's Game 2 Average Audience with 11,910,000 Viewers
NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC was the highest-rated Denver Nuggets game ever on any network in the Denver market.

[06/05/23 - 02:12 PM]
ID's "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace" Reaches More Than Six Million Total Viewers Over Three Consecutive Nights
On Wednesday, May 31, the finale drove ID's highest rated telecast in three years among viewers 25-54 with a .99 and among women 25-54 with a 1.26.

[06/05/23 - 09:00 AM]
2023 NBA Finals on ABC Off to Strong Start as Game 1 Averages 11,580,000 Viewers Across ABC and ESPN2
The Denver Nuggets victory over the Miami Heat in Game 1 more than tripled its competition on television for the night of June 1, easily winning the night in viewership and in all key demographics.

[06/02/23 - 10:22 AM]
Season Two of "Home Town Takeover" Delivers Strong Performance for HGTV
The series delivered a standout performance for the network, attracting more than 14 million total viewers since it premiered on Sunday, April 23.

[06/01/23 - 09:33 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Networks Deliver Second Consecutive Week with Three Nights Over a 50 Percent Share of Viewing
Notably, WBD exhibited strong audience engagement on Thursday, May 25, surpassing competitors with six of the top 10 cable networks and 12 of the top 20 primetime cable programs among Adults 25-54.

[06/01/23 - 08:02 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Week to Week and Year to Year in Total Viewers and Women 25-54
"Tamron Hall" ranks among the season's Top 5 strongest syndicated talk shows in Households (0.7 rating - No. 5 tie) and Total Viewers (1.068 million - No. 5).

[05/31/23 - 01:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for 3rd Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers- (+3% - 899,000 vs. 871,000).

[05/31/23 - 11:36 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Is Up Week to Week and Year to Year in Total Viewers
"Live with Kelly and Mark" also stood as the No. 1 entertainment talk show of the week across all key Nielsen measures, topping all daytime and late-night entertainment talk shows.

[05/31/23 - 07:02 AM]
TNT Delivers Network's Most-Watched NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game Ever
The network's coverage of the seven-game series averaged 7.4 million viewers to garner TNT's most viewed ECF coverage in a decade, and a 6% lift in viewership vs. the same matchup in 2022.

[05/30/23 - 02:17 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 22: "FUBAR" and "The Mother" Top the Action-Packed English Lists
In its second week, "To All the Boys" spinoff "XO, Kitty" came in #2 with 63.78M hours viewed.

[05/30/23 - 12:22 PM]
Indy 500 Averages Nearly Five Million Viewers on NBC and Peacock, Up 2% vs. 2022
The "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" peaked at 5.8 million viewers (4:00-4:15 pm ET) during its thrilling conclusion.

[05/30/23 - 11:57 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Networks Dominate Cable the Week of May 15 with Three Nights Over a 50 Percent Share of Viewing
Additionally on Sunday, May 21, WBD outperformed competitors with seven of the top 10 cable networks and 13 of the top 20 primetime cable programs among Adults 25-54.

[05/30/23 - 10:00 AM]
"Succession" Finale Draws Series High 2.9 Million Viewers
The Emmy-award series is currently averaging 8.7 million viewers across the fourth season episodes, a jump of 1.5 million viewers when compared to season three.

[05/25/23 - 09:15 AM]
It's Official! CBS Wins the 2022-2023 Season
As previously announced, this ties broadcast television's longest winning streak on record, also held by CBS from 1955-1970.

[05/24/23 - 04:32 PM]
Penultimate Episode of "American Idol" Delivers 1-Year Highs
ABC's "American Idol" ranked as Sunday's No. 1 program in both Total Viewers (7.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.2/13).

[05/24/23 - 08:50 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Year to Year for the 4th Consecutive Week in Women 25-54
"Tamron Hall" ranks among the season's Top 5 strongest syndicated talk shows in Households (0.7 rating - No. 5 tie) and Total Viewers (1.069 million - No. 5).

[05/24/23 - 07:17 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Finishes TV Season as Primetime's No. 1 Show for Record 12th Consecutive Year; Tops Charts in Every Major Demo
"Sunday Night Football" also ranked as the No. 1 show in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic for the 13th consecutive TV season.

[05/23/23 - 03:59 PM]
Most-Watched NBA Playoffs on ESPN Platforms in 11 Years
Last night's series-clinching victory by the Denver Nuggets over the Los Angeles Lakers averaged 8,209,000 viewers, peaking with 11,482,000 viewers from 11-11:15 p.m. ET.

[05/23/23 - 12:30 PM]
"60 Minutes" Continues Its Reign as Television's #1 News Program for the 2022-2023 Season
Out of 30 airings, the newsmagazine made the top five 23 times and the top 10 29 times.

[05/23/23 - 11:31 AM]
For the Second Year in a Row, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine Across the Board - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 - for the Broadcast Season
Further, "20/20" outperformed NBC's "Dateline" in both key demos for the fourth time in the last five broadcast seasons.

[05/23/23 - 11:30 AM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Target 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 (+4% - 902,000 vs. 869,000).

[05/23/23 - 11:15 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 15: "The Mother" Is This Week's Most Viewed Title; Love Is in the Air with "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story" and "XO, Kitty"
Season 6 of "Selling Sunset," which had 22.78M hours viewed, and limited doc series "McGregor Forever" with 20.85M hours viewed both came out swinging, making the list in their debut weeks.

[05/23/23 - 08:30 AM]
NBA on ABC: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Series Delivered Most-Watched NBA Conference Finals Game 3 on Any Network Since 2011
The ABC broadcast generated an average audience of 8,384,000 viewers, peaking with 10,788,000 viewers from 10:45 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET, according to Nielsen.

[05/19/23 - 09:20 AM]
ABC's "Jeopardy! Masters" Series Debut Is Most-Watched Primetime "Jeopardy!" Telecast Since January 2020
"Jeopardy! Masters" premiered as the strongest unscripted series debut on any network on any night in Total Viewers (6.7 million) in nearly 2-1/2 years.

[05/17/23 - 10:15 AM]
ABC's "American Idol" Builds for 2nd Straight Telecast in Total Viewers to Draw Its Biggest Audience This Season
ABC's "American Idol" ranked as Sunday's No. 1 entertainment series among Adults 18-49 (1.1/10).

[05/16/23 - 12:15 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 (+4% - 905,000 vs. 872,000).

[05/16/23 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 8: "The Mother" Has Netflix's Biggest Opening Weekend for a Film in 2023; "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story" Continues Its Reign
"Firefly Lane" (31.9M hours viewed) and Seasons 1 and 2 of "Sweet Tooth" (11.01M hours viewed and 27.61M hours viewed), "The Night Agent" (20.34M hours viewed), and "The Diplomat" (18.37M hours viewed) returned to the list.

[05/16/23 - 08:01 AM]
Most-Watched NBA Playoffs Ever on ESPN Platforms Through First Two Rounds
The Boston Celtics 24-point rout of the Philadelphia 76ers on May 14 delivered the largest NBA Conference Semifinals Audience on ABC in 12 years (since 2011).

[05/15/23 - 03:00 PM]
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 6 on ESPN Was Most-Watched NBA Conference Semifinals Game in 12 Years
The ESPN broadcast delivered an average of 8,640,000 viewers, peaking with 9,295,000 viewers at 11 p.m. ET.

[05/15/23 - 11:43 AM]
Food Network's "Spring Baking Championship" Brings Sweet Success
This season now stands as the series' highest-rated season among P/W18+ since 2020 with ratings up double-digits from the prior run, +12% and +13% respectively.

[05/12/23 - 08:13 AM]
"Accused," "Special Forces: World's Toughest Test" and "Next Level Chef" Help Drive FOX to Win 2022-23 Season Among Adults 18-49 in Live + 7 Day Ratings
FOX is set to wrap the 2022-23 season as the #1 ranked broadcast network, averaging a 1.1 Live + 7 Day rating among Adults 18-49, outpacing the closest competition by 22%, the largest lead for a network in three years.

[05/11/23 - 09:04 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows Over the Year-Ago Week by Double Digits in Total Viewers and Households
"Tamron Hall" ranks among the season's Top 5 strongest syndicated daytime talk shows in Households (0.7 rating - No. 5 tie) and Total Viewers (1.069 million - No. 5).

[05/10/23 - 01:11 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Spring Into Love" Programming Event Propels Network to #1 in Weekend Primetime and #2 in Total Day
"Spring Into Love" delivered the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program every Saturday for seven straight weeks among Households, Women and Persons 18+, and Total Viewers.







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[07/18/24 - 01:13 PM]
Discovery's "Shark Week" Grows Reach Over Previous Year's Record-Breaking Performance; Network Ranked #1 in Primetime in Key Demos Through the Week of July 7-13
Delivering a strong performance among several key adult demos, including Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49, the popular programming event reached 25 million total viewers across Discovery Channel, Max and discovery+, a 10% increase over last year.

[07/16/24 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 7: "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F" Is #1 and Most Watched Title for Second Straight Week
The sci-fi drama series "Supacell" and its stunning cast of characters used their superpowers, all while maintaining their day jobs, to hold the top spot on the English TV List with 7.1M views.

[07/15/24 - 01:06 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Season Premiere Is the No. 1 Entertainment Program of the Night Across All Key Demographics
Hosted by late-night's Jimmy Kimmel, the series returned for a new season on Wednesday, July 10, and soundly ranked as the most-watched telecast of the night in Total Viewers (3.71 million).

[07/11/24 - 07:31 AM]
Peacock Original "Love Island USA" Becomes the #1 Reality Series in the U.S. Across All Streaming Platforms
The love and competition show has also ranked in the Top 10 SVOD Original Series since the sixth season debuted on June 11.

[07/09/24 - 12:06 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 1: "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F" Debuts at #1
The sci-fi drama series "Supacell" rose to the top of the English TV List, clocking 11.8M views.

[07/09/24 - 09:31 AM]
With Over 3 Million Viewers, "BET Awards" 2024 Reigns as the Most-Watched Black Event in America
The premiere milestone celebration of Black culture delivered timeline-shattering viral moments that captivated audiences across platforms, ranking as the #1 Most Social Program.

[07/09/24 - 08:16 AM]
ESPN Generated Largest "Sunday Night Baseball" Audience in Two and a Half Years with Boston Red Sox Victory Over New York Yankees: 2,359,000 Viewers
The broadcast peaked with nearly three million viewers (2,952,000) at 8:45 p.m. ET, according to Nielsen.

[07/09/24 - 08:00 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Expansive Content Lineup Delivered Two Nights with 60 Percent Share and Nine Nights with 50 Percent Share Among Adults in Second Quarter
Live sports, including TNT Sports' coverage of the 2024 NCAA Men's Final Four, 2024 NBA Playoffs and 2024 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, along with support from the networks' popular entertainment content, drove the viewership among Adults 18-49 during the quarter.

[07/03/24 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News Is the No. 1 News Network in America for the 2nd Quarter of 2024
"Good Morning America," "World News Tonight with David Muir," "The View" and "GMA3: What You Need to Know" all outdelivered broadcast and cable competition.

[07/02/24 - 03:45 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers vs. CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" for 6th Consecutive Week
"Nightline" also averaged 878,000 Total Viewers, 197,000 Adults 25-54 and 130,000 Adults 18-49 during the 2nd quarter of 2024.

[07/02/24 - 12:20 PM]
NBA Today Delivers ESPN's Most-Watched NBA Free Agency Special Ever Averaging 1,244,000 Viewers
It peaked with 1,436,000 viewers from 5:30-5:45 p.m. ET.

[07/02/24 - 12:01 PM]
Top 10 Week of June 24: All Three Seasons of "Bridgerton" in Most Popular List; "A Family Affair" Is the Most Watched Title
The sci-fi drama series "Supacell" debuted on the English TV List in second place with 6.4M views.

[07/01/24 - 02:41 PM]
Simone Biles Stars at U.S. Gymnastics Trials on NBC & Peacock in Most-Watched Olympic Trials Telecast Since 2016
Last night's audience peaked at 8.2 million viewers from 10-10:15 p.m. ET as the gymnasts completed their final rotations.

[06/28/24 - 01:01 PM]
ABC News' Special Coverage of the CNN Presidential Debate Wins Across the Board, Outdelivering Broadcast Networks by Double Digits
For the 4th straight presidential debate, ABC News was the most-watched broadcast network.

[06/28/24 - 12:38 PM]
"When Calls the Heart" Season 11 Closes as #1 Most-Watched Original Program on Entertainment Cable
What's more, the series was the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program every Sunday for 12 straight weeks with key demos.