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[06/28/23 - 10:09 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "June Weddings" Stunt Concludes, Driving Network to Be #1 in Weekend Prime
Throughout the month-long event, the four new original movie premieres delivered the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program every Saturday in June among key demos.

[06/28/23 - 08:01 AM]
NASCAR Cup Series from Nashville Is NBC Sports' Most-Watched Season Opener in Three Years, Up 9% vs. 2022
Won by Trackhouse Racing's Ross Chastain, the Ally 400 (7:00-10:15 p.m. ET) was NBC Sports' most-watched season opener since Indianapolis (4.375 million) during the 2020 pandemic and its second-best opener since Daytona in 2017 (5.440 million).

[06/27/23 - 02:20 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Target Demos - Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 - for 4th Straight Week
In addition, "Nightline" finished No. 1, beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for the 7th week in a row.

[06/27/23 - 12:10 PM]
"BET Awards 2023" Takes #1 Spot as Best Performing Cable Award Show This Year Among All Audiences (P18-49) Approaching 3 Million Total Live Viewers Across Nine Paramount Networks
Said event drew 2.8 MM Total Viewers P2+ (EDAC), simulcast live across nine Paramount networks, including BET, BET Her, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV2, Pop, Nick at Nite, TV Land, and VH1, up +2% vs last year in ratings.

[06/27/23 - 11:41 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 19: "Extraction 2" Dominates Films List, "Black Mirror" Season 6 Tops TV
Season four of "Never Have I Ever" was #2 with 5M views for the week.

[06/27/23 - 10:32 AM]
Season 2 of FX's Hulu Exclusive "The Bear" Claws Its Way to a Record Opening
The season two launch posted significant year-over-year gains in viewership with a +70% increase in total hours streamed over the first season after the first four days of viewing.

[06/23/23 - 02:34 PM]
Most-Watched NBA Draft Ever on Any Network
Overall, the NBA Draft averaged 3,743,000 viewers across ESPN (both rounds) and ABC (first round-only).

[06/23/23 - 01:48 PM]
"The Walking Dead: Dead City" Is the #1 Season Premiere in the History of AMC+ - Across All New or Returning Series, Including "The Walking Dead"
In linear viewership, the first episode of the new series attracted a total premiere audience of 2 million viewers, including 768k adults 25-54 and 573k adults 18-49 in Nielsen live+3 ratings.

[06/22/23 - 09:03 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds Week to Week in Total Viewers and Women 18-49
On average for the 2022-2023 season, "Tamron Hall" is improving over the same weeks last season in Total Viewers and Women 25-54.

[06/21/23 - 12:51 PM]
ABC's Telecast of Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix Attracts F1's Fourth-Largest Live U.S. Audience Ever
Three of the four largest live U.S. F1 television audiences in history have occurred in 2023.

[06/21/23 - 12:15 PM]
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 (+3% - 901,000 vs. 878,000).

[06/21/23 - 05:53 AM]
"1883" Linear Premiere on Paramount Network Dominates Sunday Night with Nearly 4 Million Total Viewers
Said launch marks the #1 scripted series premiere on cable in three years.

[06/20/23 - 12:54 PM]
NBC Sports' 2023 U.S. Open Coverage Is Most Watched Since 2019; Final Round Audience Peaks at 10.2 Million Viewers on NBC and Peacock
Full final round coverage on NBC, Peacock and NBC Sports Digital (1-10:09 p.m. ET) delivered an average of 6.2 million viewers, to rank as the most-watched U.S. Open final round since 2019 at Pebble Beach.

[06/20/23 - 11:53 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 12: Chris Hemsworth's "Extraction 2" Tops All Views
Season four of "Never Have I Ever" starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan jumped into the #1 spot on the English TV List with 11.5M views.

[06/20/23 - 07:12 AM]
Prime Video Scores Biggest International Audiences Ever for Non-English Language Originals
Following its worldwide release on June 8, Spanish local original "My Fault" has become the biggest travelling non-English language movie launch in Prime Video history.

[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.







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[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.

[02/14/24 - 10:46 AM]
What a Month: ESPN's "Postseason NFL Countdown," "NFL Live" and "NFL Primetime" Each Achieve Multi-Year Viewership Highs During 2024 NFL Playoffs Run
ESPN's NFL studio shows each delivered multi-year viewership highs during the NFL postseason.

[02/14/24 - 09:31 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Builds for 2nd Consecutive Week in Women 25-54 and 18-49
"Tamron Hall" increased over the previous week in Women 25-54 and Women 18-49 for the second week in a row.