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[08/29/23 - 12:57 PM]
NBC Sports' Navy-Notre Dame Game Is Most-Watched of Rivalry in Nine Years
Viewership peaked at nearly 3.97 million TV-only viewers from 3:30-3:45 p.m.

[08/29/23 - 12:45 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Key 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 (+2% - 879,000 vs. 860,000).

[08/29/23 - 10:56 AM]
"First Take's" Viewership Streak Continues, Reaching 13 Consecutive Months of Year-Over-Year Growth
August saw an increase of 21 percent from 2022, averaging 391,000 viewers.

[08/29/23 - 10:28 AM]
"Ahsoka" Draws 14 Million Views for First Episode
A view is defined as total stream time divided by runtime available.

[08/29/23 - 10:17 AM]
Most-Watched Little League Baseball World Series on ESPN Platforms Since 2015
The 2023 Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game on Sunday, August 27, averaged nearly three million viewers (2,944,000) on ABC, making it the most-watched since 2019.

[08/29/23 - 10:11 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Aug. 21: "Who Is Erin Carter?" and "The Monkey King" Claim the #1 Spots
Documentary series "Depp V. Heard" had a strong second week coming in at #2 (8.3M views), while "Painkiller" moved to #3 (5.6M views).

[08/29/23 - 09:40 AM]
Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants on ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Up 50 Percent From Last Year's Comparable Game Averaging 1,717,000 Viewers
Through 26 games, Major League Baseball viewership on ESPN is up from last year, averaging 1,496,000 viewers, compared to 1,483,000 viewers at this point in 2022.

[08/29/23 - 09:02 AM]
"NFL Draft: The Pick Is In" Scores with the #1 Roku Original Documentary Premiere
The new and returning users that streamed the documentary also skewed younger and outperformed the average 18-44 age audience for The Roku Channel.

[08/25/23 - 11:25 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Season Five Debuts to Double-Digit Viewership Gains a Whopping +70% with Delayed Viewing (L+3)
On the heels of its soaring viewership growth, VH1 will launch a "Reclaim Your Vote" special hosted by political strategist and commentator Angela Rye.

[08/25/23 - 10:40 AM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Earns the Series' Highest Rated Season Premiere in a Decade with Key Demographics
TLC was cable's #1 network of the week with W25-54/18-49; #1 non-sports cable network with A25-54/18-49 & W18-34, securing 4 of the top 5 cable telecasts of the week.

[08/23/23 - 09:05 AM]
2023 MLB Little League Classic Viewership on ESPN Up 15 Percent Vs. Last Year
The audience peaked with 1,738,000 viewers at 8 p.m. ET.

[08/22/23 - 01:02 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Key Adult Demo - Adults 25-54 - for 15th Week Straight
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+2% - 881,000 vs. 862,000).

[08/22/23 - 10:21 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Aug. 14: "Extraction 2" Enters the Most Popular List, "Heart of Stone" and "Depp V Heard" Take #1
Documentary series "Depp V Heard" debuted in the top spot on the English TV List with 16.2M views, while "Painkiller" held strong for a second week at #2 with 10.9M views.

[08/21/23 - 01:50 PM]
TLC Delivers Top Two Cable Shows Among Women on Monday, August 14 with "90 Day: The Last Resort" and "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way"
The two series drove TLC to have its highest rated Monday night since 2020 with key demos.

[08/15/23 - 03:16 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Hits New Summer Highs
The ABC unscripted series grew over the prior week by 9% in Total Viewers (3.5 million vs. 3.2 million) and shot up week to week by 29% among Adults 18-49 (0.71 rating vs. 0.55 rating).

[08/15/23 - 03:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for 14th Week Straight
"Nightline" was up over the previous week in Total Viewers (+4% - 735,000 vs. 708,000).

[08/15/23 - 09:40 AM]
Top 10 Week of Aug. 7: "Heart of Stone" and "Painkiller" Debut at #1 on the English Film and Series Lists
"The Lincoln Lawyer" Season 2 (5.2M views) took second place with Season 1 coming in eighth place (2.2M views).

[08/11/23 - 08:30 AM]
"Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge" Helped HGTV Rank as a Top 5 Non-News/Sports Cable Network Among Key Adult and Female Demos on Sunday Nights
The Sunday, August 6 finale delivered the season's best performance with a .56 A25-54 and .81 W25-54 live plus three-day rating, a 33 percent and 40 percent lift over the prior six weeks.

[08/10/23 - 01:56 PM]
Discovery Channel Ranks #1 in Cable Among Men on Wednesdays with "Expedition Unknown" Franchise
Airing through July 12, the eight-episode season was the highest-rated in three years, increasing 14% over the prior season and securing the second consecutive year of viewership growth.

[08/10/23 - 11:35 AM]
ABC's Sunday Game Shows Draw Their Biggest Audiences This Summer
"Celebrity Family Feud" and "The $100,000 Pyramid" jumped week to week by 17% and 13% in Total Viewers, respectively, to attract their largest audiences this summer.

[08/08/23 - 03:01 PM]
ABC News' 'Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in All Key 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 (+2% - 884,000 vs. 864,000).

[08/08/23 - 10:06 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 31: "The Lincoln Lawyer" and "Heartstopper" Return Atop the English TV List
Returning favorites rounded out the list with "The Witcher" Season 3 at #3 (5.4M views), "Sweet Magnolias" Season 3 at #4 (2.9M views), "Fatal Seduction" at #7 (1.9M views), "Too Hot to Handle" at #8 (1.9M views) and "CoComelon" at #10 (1.6M views).

[08/07/23 - 12:07 PM]
TLC Ranks as the #1 Cable Network on Monday Night with Key Demos
"90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" was the number one cable program of the night with Women 25-54, Women 18-49 and Women 18-34, including a season high 1.52 L3 rating among Women 25-54.

[08/07/23 - 10:00 AM]
Great American Family Reigns as TV's Fastest-Growing Network for Nine Consecutive Months
Great American Family also retained its position as TV's fastest-growing network in 2023 to-date with the largest gains in Total Day Households (+165%) and Total Viewers (+161%); and Primetime Households (+141%) and Total Viewers (+139%).

[08/04/23 - 12:22 PM]
"When Calls the Heart" Returns with Knockout #1 Program and Network Rankings of the Day, Weekend, and Week
The season 10 premiere was the #1 most-watched entertainment cable program on Sunday among Households, Women and Persons 18+, and Total Viewers; #3 with W18-49 and W18-34.

[08/03/23 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery's Shark Week Makes History with All Seven Nights Outperforming the Previous Year
Throughout the week, Discovery ranked as the #1 primetime cable network with Adults, Men and Women 25-54 and Adults, Men and Women 18-49 and the #2 primetime network across all of television with Men 25-54 and Men 18-49.

[08/02/23 - 11:29 AM]
"Christmas in July" Gifts Hallmark Channel #1 Spot as Most-Watched Network of the Month and on Weekends
The stunt's two all-new original movie premieres garnered knockout ratings as well, both crowned the #1 most-watched program of the day on entertainment cable among key demos.

[08/01/23 - 01:01 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 (+2% - 887,000 vs. 866,000).

[08/01/23 - 11:04 AM]
TLC's "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" Reaches Over 6.3 Million Viewers Since Its Premiere & Leads TLC to Rank as the #1 Cable Network on Monday, July 24
To date, Season 5 of "The Other Way" has reached more than 6.3 million total viewers across TLC, Max and discovery+ since its season premiere on Monday, July 10.

[08/01/23 - 09:43 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 24: "The Witcher" Season 3 Returns with a Vengeance, German Sci-Fi Thriller "Paradise" Starts Strong
To date, Season 3 has amassed 47.7M views since premiering on June 29.

[07/28/23 - 12:14 PM]
TLC Dominates Cable Network Television on Sunday Nights with Record-Breaking Ratings & Leading Series
TLC was the #1 ad supported cable network in prime for the week ending Sunday, July 23 among W25-54, 18-49 and 18-34.

[07/28/23 - 09:52 AM]
Discovery's Shark Week Premiere on Sunday, July 23 Delivers Highest Ratings in Three Years
The highest-rated Shark Week premiere night in three years, the programming event reached more than 5.3 million total viewers across Discovery Channel, discovery+ and Max on its first night.

[07/27/23 - 04:29 PM]
"Suits" Sets Nielsen Record as Most Viewed Acquired Title for a Single Week Ever
Today, Nielsen reported that hit series "Suits" has set a record as streaming's most viewed acquired title for a single week ever with over 3 billion viewing minutes for the week of June 26-July 2, 2023.

[07/27/23 - 02:42 PM]
Food Network's Summer Is Off to a Sizzling Start
"When you look at Food Network this summer, with more than half a dozen series performing strongly in primetime and time spent viewing on the rise, they have good momentum going into the fall and holiday seasons," said Marybeth Strobel.

[07/25/23 - 12:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 In Total Viewers And Adults 25-54
"Nightline" took the top spot, beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in both demos for the 11th straight week.

[07/25/23 - 10:52 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 17: "Queen Charlotte" Enters the Most Popular List; "Bird Box Barcelona" Is the Most-Viewed Title
Fans poured themselves some sweet tea and celebrated the return of best friends Maddie, Helen and Dana Sue by sending "Sweet Magnolias" to the top of the English TV List with 4.6M views.

[07/21/23 - 08:51 AM]
Series Premiere of "Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge" Delivered a Strong Performance for HGTV on Sunday, July 16
The first episode of the four-part event series delivered a .77 live-plus-three-day rating among Women 25-54 and a .55 L3 rating among Adults 25-54, a substantial lift of 75 percent and 67 percent over year-ago levels, respectively.

[07/18/23 - 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 (+2% - 891,000 vs. 870,000).

[07/18/23 - 10:22 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 10: "The Out-Laws" Is #1 Film for Second Straight Week, "The Lincoln Lawyer" Leads TV
"The Witcher" Season 3 stayed strong at #2 (6.7M views) and "Is It Cake, Too?" returned to the list at #8 (2.6M views), while South Africa's "Fatal Seduction" reached a new peak at #3 (6.6M views).

[07/17/23 - 09:00 AM]
"Battle on the Beach" Season Three Delivers a Winning Performance for HGTV
HGTV's popular oceanfront home renovation and design competition, delivered a strong performance for the network, attracting more than 14 million total viewers across linear and streaming since it premiered on Sunday, June 4.

[07/13/23 - 04:30 PM]
ABC's "Generation Gap" Premieres with Its Most-Watched Telecast Since August
After seven days of viewing across linear and streaming platforms, the season 2 premiere of "Generation Gap" grew to 3.8 million Total Viewers.

[07/11/23 - 12:18 PM]
NBC Sports Delivers Most-Watched U.S. Women's Open Since 2014
Across 20 hours of linear coverage on NBC and USA Network, the U.S. Women's Open averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 895,000 viewers, up 118% vs. 2022 on NBC/USA (410,000 viewers) and up 47% vs. 2021 on NBC/GOLF (608,000 viewers).

[07/11/23 - 08:55 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of July 3: "The Out-Laws" Debuts at #1 on Film, "The Witcher" Reigns as Top of TV for Second Week
New entrants included the stand-up special "Tom Segura: Sledgehammer" at #3 (4.5M views) and unscripted competition "Is It Cake, Too?" at #4 (4M views).

[07/07/23 - 11:00 AM]
US Networks Group at Warner Bros. Discovery Delivered Nearly a 35 Percent Share of Primetime Cable Viewing on Sunday, July 2
The network group also delivered nearly a 33 percent share of viewing among Adults 18-49 across ad-supported cable that night - more than any other network group.

[07/05/23 - 05:06 PM]
Great American Family Hits New Ratings-Growth Milestones to Close Out Second Quarter 2023
According to Nielsen Media Research, Great American Family finished the quarter as TV's fastest-growing network among Women 25-54, Households and Total Viewers.

[07/05/23 - 01:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
For the second week in a row, "Nightline" was up on the year-ago week in Total Viewers.

[07/05/23 - 12:22 PM]
Networks at Warner Bros. Discovery Boast Three Nights with 60 Percent Share of Viewing in Second Quarter
Since March, the network group, which includes Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, TBS, TNT, TLC, Adult Swim, OWN and others, also delivered 16 nights with more than a 50 percent share of cable viewing among Adults 18-49 - outperforming other network groups in second quarter.

[07/04/23 - 10:39 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of June 26: "The Witcher" Season 3 Debuts at #1 on TV, "Extraction 2" Reigns as #1 Film for Third Straight Week
Returning favorites this week included "Black Mirror" Season 6 at #2 (5.4M views), "Catching Killers" Season 3 at #3 (4.1M views), "Glamorous" at #4 (3.5M views), "Our Planet II" at #5 (2.9M views), and "Never Have I Ever" Season 4 at #6 (2.9M views).

[07/03/23 - 02:54 PM]
Chicago Cup Series Street Race Is NBC Sports' Most-Watched NASCAR Race In Six Years
Said coverage averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 4.795 million viewers (6:32-9:45 p.m. ET) on NBC and Peacock, resulting in numerous viewership milestones.

[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.







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[05/23/24 - 11:24 AM]
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[05/23/24 - 10:01 AM]
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[05/22/24 - 03:03 PM]
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[05/22/24 - 11:31 AM]
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"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).

[05/22/24 - 11:00 AM]
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[05/22/24 - 09:30 AM]
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[05/21/24 - 10:24 AM]
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[05/21/24 - 09:47 AM]
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