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[01/10/24 - 08:44 AM]
ESPN Delivers Record Viewership Across College Football Playoff and New Year's Six
The complete seven-game College Football Playoff and New Year's Six averaged 15.1 million viewers, the best in five years and fifth highest in the 10-year history of the College Football Playoff, up 12% year-over-year.

[01/09/24 - 03:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 2nd Consecutive Week
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, posting its strongest numbers in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[01/09/24 - 01:27 PM]
"Sunday Night Football" on NBC and Peacock Delivers Best Viewership Since 2015 & Pacing to Be Primetime's #1 Show for Unprecedented 13th Consecutive Year
"Sunday Night Football" averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 21.4 million viewers for the 2023 season - the show's best viewership since 2015 and up 8% from last season (19.9 million).

[01/09/24 - 11:25 AM]
TLC's "90 Day: The Single Life" Draws the Series' Highest Rated Season Premiere Among Key Demos & Over 3M Viewers Across Linear and Streaming
Continuing the network's momentum on Monday nights, TLC ranked as the #1 cable network without sports for the 26th consecutive week among W25-54/W18-49 on New Years night.

[01/09/24 - 09:05 AM]
Rewrite the Record Books: ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Achieves Its Best Viewership Since the 2000 Season, Surpassing Five Years on Broadcast Television and All Previous Years on ESPN En Route to Reaching More than 124 Million Fans
ESPN averaged 17,363,000 viewers a game (22 games including Doubleheader Saturday in Week 18), up 29% from the 2022 "MNF" season.

[01/09/24 - 08:35 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Jan. 1: "Society of the Snow" and "Fool Me Once" Debut at #1; "Lupin: Part 3" Enters Most Popular
On the English TV List, stand-up special "Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer" climbed its way to #2 (10.2M views) while coming-of-age teen drama "My Life With the Walter Boys" spent its fifth week on the list at #4 (4.4M views).

[01/08/24 - 01:15 PM]
The "81st Annual Golden Globe Awards" Averages 9.4 Million Viewers, Up +50% from Last Year
Said event reached the largest live-streaming audience for an awards show across Paramount+ and other CBS platforms since "The 65th Annual Grammy Awards" aired in February 2023.

[01/08/24 - 08:28 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Networks Premiered 20 of the 25 Highest-Rated Freshman Series in 2023 - The Most of Any Cable Portfolio
TLC's spinoff series "90 Day: The Last Resort" ranked as the #1 unscripted freshman series in prime among Adults 25-54 and Women 25-54.

[01/05/24 - 01:22 PM]
"The Pat McAfee Show" Sees Steady Growth in December Garnering 886,000 Average Viewers Per Episode Across Live Channels
ESPN's linear audience alone has ballooned by 20% since the first four weeks (Sept 7 to 29) now averaging 332,000 viewers per episode in the month of December.

[01/05/24 - 10:03 AM]
ESPN Rang in 2024 with the Fourth Most-Watched Day in the Network's History
ESPN averaged 8.5 million viewers throughout the day, led by the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Prudential and the Allstate Sugar Bowl, with a trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship on the line.

[01/05/24 - 09:28 AM]
"SportsCenter" Sees Year-Over-Year Viewership Growth for All Editions
"SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt," which airs at midnight ET or late night following live games, led the way with an average viewership of 741,000 per episode, a four percent increase over the 2022 average of 710,000.

[01/05/24 - 09:17 AM]
Hallmark Channel Closes Out 2023 as Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Network of the Year Among Key Demos
The network's standout original holiday movie premiere, "A Merry Scottish Christmas" starring "Party of Five" costars Lacey Chabert and Scott Wolf, set records across the cable industry as the #1 most-watched cable movie of the year in 2023.

[01/04/24 - 02:31 PM]
ABC News Stands as the No. 1 News Network in 2023 for the 11th Consecutive Year
For 2023, "20/20" stands as Friday's No. 1 newsmagazine and led NBC's "Dateline" in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54.

[01/04/24 - 09:05 AM]
The CW Network's Broadcast of the 2023 Barstool Sports Arizona Bowl Delivers More Than 1.1 Million Total Viewers
The broadcast ranks among the network's top three telecasts of the past two years in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 (320,000) with viewership peaking at 1.9 million Total Viewers during the final quarter hour.

[01/04/24 - 07:30 AM]
ESPN's "NBA Today" Viewership for December 2023 Up Nine Percent from December 2022
The 14 editions on ESPN in December averaged 313,000 viewers, compared to 286,000 viewers the previous December.

[01/04/24 - 07:24 AM]
"First Take's" Viewership Success Continues with Most-Watched Year Ever in 2023
Featured commentator and executive producer Stephen A. Smith and host Molly Qerim marked the show's most-watched year ever, averaging 496,000 viewers.

[01/04/24 - 07:09 AM]
ESPN's "Get Up" Records Most-Viewed Year Ever in 2023
The morning show - which debuted in April 2018 - finished 2023 as the show's most-viewed year ever with an average of 379,000 viewers.

[01/03/24 - 03:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across the Board for the Week - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
On Monday (12/25/23), "Nightline" delivered its most-watched telecast (1.386 million) in more than 3 years.

[01/02/24 - 05:02 PM]
Rose Bowl Game Presented by Prudential and Allstate Sugar Bowl Deliver Most-Watched College Football Playoff Semifinals in Six Years - New Year's Six Scores Highest Audience Since 2018-19
27.2 million viewers tuned in for the Rose Bowl while 18.4 million watched the Sugar Bowl.

[01/02/24 - 12:31 PM]
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024" Jumps Over Prior Year by 30% to Hit 3-Year Highs in Primetime
Part 2 was the evening's No. 1 entertainment program in primetime in both Total Viewers (10.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.93 rating).

[01/02/24 - 12:22 PM]
Prime Video's "Thursday Night Football" Finishes 2023 Season with Record Audience Gains
According to Nielsen, "TNF" on Prime Video registered a +24% increase among total viewers over the previous season (11.86 million vs. 9.58 million).

[01/02/24 - 10:04 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec. 25: "Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire" is Most Watched Title of the Week; "Berlin" Debuts on Top
"Ricky Gervais: Armageddon" debuted at #1 with 8M views, "Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer" opened at #5 one day after its premiere (2.2M views) and "Trevor Noah: Where Was I" landed at #8 (1.7M views).

[01/01/24 - 08:40 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Generates Audience of 25.7 Million Viewers for Lions-Cowboys, as the 2023 Season Continues to Deliver the Iconic Television Franchise's Most-Watched Games in 26 Seasons
The Lions-Cowboys audience of 25,663,0000 viewers (ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPN+, and NFL+) joins Eagles-Chiefs (November 22) and Ravens-49ers (December 25) from this season as the three most-watched "Monday Night Football" games since 1997.

[12/28/23 - 11:59 AM]
Bills-Chargers Thriller in Peacock Holiday Exclusive Delivered Primetime's Largest Audience on Saturday Night
The Peacock Holiday Exclusive - Peacock's first exclusive NFL game - reached 9.9 million total viewers.

[12/27/23 - 06:26 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec. 18: "Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire" Debuts at #1 and Most Watched Title of the Week
The recently renewed coming-of-age drama "My Life with the Walter Boys" spent another week on top of the English TV List with 7.6M views and the sixth and final season of "The Crown" stayed strong at #2 with 5.7M views.

[12/26/23 - 03:55 PM]
ESPN's Ravens-49ers Draws More than 27.2 Million Viewers, the Second Most-Watched "Monday Night Football" Game Since 1996
"Monday Night Football" has now aired the two most-watched games in 27 years in the span of five weeks.

[12/21/23 - 09:29 AM]
The Tribe Has Spoken... "Survivor" Season 45 Achieves Year-Over-Year Multiplatform Growth
Last night's three-hour season finale was the #1 show, watched by 4.53 million viewers across broadcast and streaming, a +6% increase from season 44 finale, according to fast national and internal data.

[12/21/23 - 09:01 AM]
ESPN and ABC NBA Game Viewership Up 16 Percent From Last Season
Game viewership across ESPN and ABC is also up 26 percent in the P18-34 demo and up 37 percent amongst Hispanic viewers from this time last season.

[12/19/23 - 02:31 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Hits Double-Digit Increase Versus the Previous Week in Key Women Demos 18-49 and 25-54
In addition, "Tamron Hall" saw its 3rd consecutive week of growth and scored its 3rd most-watched week of the season.

[12/19/23 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 13th Consecutive Week
"Nightline" took the top spot in leading CBS' "Comics Unleashed" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in both measures for the 2nd straight week.

[12/19/23 - 10:17 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec. 11: "Leave the World Behind" Stays on Top; "My Life with the Walter Boys" Rises to #1
The sixth and final season of "The Crown" rose to #2 with 5.8M views following the release of the drama's final six episodes.

[12/15/23 - 04:23 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Is No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show in Key Demo of Adults 18-49 for 9th Time in 10 Weeks
"Kimmel" improved over the comparable week last season (w/o 11/28/22) by 8% in Total Viewers (1.59 million vs. 1.47 million), building year over year for the 9th consecutive week.

[12/13/23 - 10:56 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Grows to Its 2nd Strongest Week This Season in Households and Total Viewers
For the 3rd week in a row, "Live with Kelly and Mark" stood as the week's No. 1 daytime talk show - network or syndicated - in Total Viewers (2.478 million), while also ranking No. 1 in Households (1.66 rating) and Women 25-54 (0.52 rating).

[12/12/23 - 03:26 PM]
"To All a Good Night" Earns #1 Original Movie Premiere of the Year To-Date on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Starring Kimberley Sustad and Mark Ghanimé, the film ranked as the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program on Thursday among key demos.

[12/12/23 - 12:02 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 12th Consecutive Week
Season to date, and for the first time ever in the 10 years in its time period, "Nightline" ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 versus CBS and NBC.

[12/12/23 - 11:34 AM]
What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report
This is a comprehensive report of what people watched on Netflix over a six month period.

[12/12/23 - 09:40 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec. 4: "Leave the World Behind" Debuts at #1 and Most Watched Title of the Week
The thrills kept coming over on the English TV List, with fans sending the raunchy, action-packed comedy "Obliterated" to #1 with 9M views in its second week on the list.

[12/12/23 - 08:00 AM]
Inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game on ABC and ESPN2 Is Most-Watched Non-Christmas Game During Regular Season on Any Network in Nearly Six Years
Saturday's Los Angeles Lakers victory over the Indiana Pacers in the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Championship Game from Las Vegas, Nevada averaged 4,580,000 viewers on ABC and ESPN2.

[12/11/23 - 02:20 PM]
ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" Season Finale Earns Largest Audience in "The Bachelor" Franchise Since March 2020
"The Golden Bachelor" built over the prior week by 11% in Total Viewers (7.13 million vs. 6.44 million), posting six consecutive weeks of growth and delivering its biggest week-to-week increase.

[12/11/23 - 02:07 PM]
Eagles-Cowboys Averages 26.3 Million Viewers on NBC and Peacock to Rank as Most-Watched December "SNF" Game Since 2016
The Average Minute Audience (AMA) for last night's live stream via Peacock, NBC Sports Digital platforms, and NFL Digital platforms, was 2.3 million viewers - marking NBC Sports' largest streaming audience ever for a regular-season Sunday NFL game.

[12/07/23 - 12:26 PM]
NewsNation and The CW Network Deliver More Than 4 Million Viewers for GOP Presidential Primary Debate
The CW Network, which simulcast the debate, delivered more than 2.5 million viewers and nearly 500,000 viewers among adults 25 to 54, making the debate The CW's most watched primetime program since 2018.

[12/06/23 - 03:12 PM]
ESPN Platforms Boast Banner Year for College Football, as ABC Leads the Way with Most Total Minutes Watched and ESPN+ Streams the Platform's Most-Watched Season Ever
ABC led the way across all networks and media companies with more total minutes watched than any other individual network, as 24% of the sport's viewers tuned in to ABC.

[12/06/23 - 12:20 PM]
"25 Days of Christmas" Delivers Freeform's Most-Watched Week of the Year
Friday's opening night run of "Home Alone" (7 p.m.) was cable's No. 1 movie of the week among Adults 18-49 and Men 18-49.

[12/06/23 - 09:15 AM]
"Candy Cane Lane" Becomes Prime Video's Most-Watched Amazon MGM Studios-Produced Movie Debut Ever in the U.S.
Additionally, according to titles tracked by Screen Engine/ASI, "Candy Cane Lane" debuted with the highest reported viewership among streaming (PVOD & SVOD) movie releases for the weekend ending December 3.

[12/06/23 - 08:45 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Grows to Its Most-Watched Multiplatform Telecast on the Network Since Its September 2021 Season Premiere with "A Celebration of Taylor Swift"
Said installment jumped to 7.81 million Total Viewers after seven days of viewing on linear and streaming platforms, delivering its most-watched multiplatform telecast on the network since its September 2021 season premiere.

[12/06/23 - 08:00 AM]
Season Finale of ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" Delivers Biggest Audience in "The Bachelor" Franchise Since March 2020
"The Golden Bachelor" grew over the prior week by 12% in Total Viewers (6.95 million vs. 6.18 million), building for the 6th straight week and posting its biggest week-to-week growth.

[12/05/23 - 11:45 AM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 Across the Board for Third Week in a Row and Posts Double-Digit Gains Year to Year in All Key Demos for Second Consecutive Week
Season to date, and for the first time ever in the 10 years in its time period, "Nightline" ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 versus CBS and NBC.

[12/05/23 - 10:20 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Nov. 27: "Leo" and "Squid Game: The Challenge" Hold Onto the Top Spots
Fans went under the knife with Season 1 of "Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife" which debuted on the English TV List at #2 with 7.4M views.

[12/04/23 - 05:01 PM]
NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Draws 7.0 Million Viewers Across All Platforms in L3
It was the most-watched program that night, drew its highest audience since the 2020 special and was up 7% from a year ago.

[12/04/23 - 01:22 PM]
Chiefs-Packers on NBC and Peacock Is Most-Watched Week 13 "SNF" Game Ever, Averaging Nearly 26 Million Viewers
Chiefs-Packers is the fifth NBC Sports' NFL game this season to top 25 million viewers - the most at this point in the season since 2015.







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[05/17/24 - 10:05 AM]
Bazinga! Televisions #1 Comedy for Five Consecutive Years "Young Sheldon" Series Finale Is Most Watched Episode in Four Seasons
The series finale (8:30pm) was the #1 show of the night with 8.95 million viewers.

[05/15/24 - 03:26 PM]
Indiana Fever at Connecticut Sun Most-Watched WNBA Game on ESPN Platforms Ever
The game peaked at 2.3 million viewers in the 7:45 p.m. - 7:59 p.m. window.

[05/14/24 - 02:08 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 6: "The Roast of Tom Brady" Rises to #1
The special claimed the #1 spot on the English TV List, racking up 13.8M views.

[05/13/24 - 09:08 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday Night with #1 Show "Tracker" Amassing 7.03M Viewers, Beating the Combined Competion in the 9PM Hour
CBS won every half hour last night.

[05/07/24 - 09:44 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Apr. 29: "Baby Reindeer" Holds Strong; "Heeramandi" Breaks Records; Katt Williams and Tom Brady Live Events Bring the Laughs
"Katt Williams: Woke Foke" had viewers nationwide (and beyond) on his side, taking fourth place (4M views), and "The Roast of Tom Brady" took sixth place (2M views).

[05/06/24 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Thursday Dramas Dominate as "9-1-1," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Station 19" Deliver Stellar Multiplatform Audiences for Season Premieres
The "9-1-1" season debut also marked ABC's top MP+35 premiere in Total Viewers for the 2023-2024 season to date.

[05/06/24 - 10:02 AM]
A Record-Setting Month! ESPN Earns Its Highest April Prime Time Audience on Record, Averaging 2.1 Million Viewers Each Night
In the same month, ESPN's total day audience was its highest in 12 years, dating back to 2012, as ESPN averaged 781,000 viewers in any given hour.

[05/05/24 - 02:06 PM]
NBC and Peacock Deliver Most Watched "Run for the Roses" Since 1989, as Mystik Dan Wins in Thrilling Photo Finish in 150th Kentucky Derby
Viewership peaked at 20.1 million viewers from 7-7:15 p.m. ET, as Mystik Dan edged second-place Sierra Leone and third-place Forever Young in the Kentucky Derby's first three-horse photo finish since 1947.

[05/02/24 - 03:45 PM]
"American Idol" Is the No. 1 Entertainment Program of the Night in Adults 18-49 for Second Week of Live Coast-to-Coast Telecasts
The show reached season highs in week 2 of live, coast-to-coast telecasts in Total Viewers (5.31 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.64 rating) on Sunday night with its strongest numbers since last season's finale.

[05/02/24 - 09:31 AM]
"Knuckles" Knocks Out New Global Records with Paramount+ Debut
In addition to its overall record, the series marks Paramount+'s most-watched kids-and-family title ever.

[05/02/24 - 08:39 AM]
456 Billion Minutes of CBS Programming Watched in the First Four Months of 2024
This is +30% higher than the total time spent with Netflix originals and +231% higher than with originals on all other streaming competitors combined.

[05/02/24 - 08:36 AM]
CBS to Win the 2023-2024 Season for 16th Straight Year; Breaking TV's Longest Winning Streak on Record
This breaks broadcast television's longest winning streak on record, also previously held by CBS, from 1955-1970.

[04/30/24 - 01:01 PM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Key Target Demos vs. NBC and CBS
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers (916,000 vs. 914,000), posting its largest overall audience in 3 years.

[04/30/24 - 09:31 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Apr. 22: "Baby Reindeer" and "Rebel Moon - Part Two: The Scargiver" Hold Onto the Top Spots
"Dead Boy Detectives," the new supernatural detective series, debuted in second place with 3.1M views.

[04/25/24 - 10:37 AM]
ABC's "Will Trent" Continues Momentum as Series Logs Highest Total Viewer Audience to Date and Highest Adults 18-49 Rating in Over a Year
After 35 days of viewing on ABC, Hulu and digital platforms, "Will Trent" continues its ratings climb in episode three of season two, growing to 11.23 million Total Viewers and marking its highest multiplatform telecast to date.