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[04/18/24 - 10:11 AM]
ABC's "9-1-1" 100th Episode Propels Series to No. 1 Drama in Primetime in Adults 18-49
The milestone 100th episode was the top program of the night, scoring a season-high on linear after 7 days of viewing in Adults 18-49 (0.91 rating), marking the show's best L7 rating since its season finale last year.

[04/17/24 - 01:03 PM]
Sunday Night's "Billy Joel: The 100th - Live at Madison Square Garden" Wins Its Time Period and Hits a High Note Scoring 5.73 Million Viewers
It originally aired Sunday, April 14 and due to the overwhelming demand from his legion of fans, will have a special encore airing this Friday, April 19 and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[04/17/24 - 07:20 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Celebrates One-Year Anniversary, Continuing Its Reign as Television's Number One Entertainment Talk Show
The series has increased in Total Viewers by 3% year over year (2.288 million vs. 2.229 million).

[04/16/24 - 04:45 PM]
2024 WNBA Draft Delivers Largest Viewership Ever
2.45 million viewers on average tuned into Monday's event, peaking with 3.09 million.

[04/16/24 - 01:30 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows Week to Week in Households and Total Viewers Hitting 11-Week High in Both Key Measures
In fact, "Tamron Hall" hit 11-week highs in Households and Total Viewers and a 5-week best in Women 25-54 - since weeks of 1/15/24 and 2/26/24, respectively.

[04/16/24 - 12:00 PM]
CBS Leads Broadcast with 14 of Top 20 Non-Sports Programs
CBS has led the four broadcasters since its February new season premieres, winning six nights a week (Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Sunday).

[04/16/24 - 08:56 AM]
San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Is Most-Watched Non-New York Yankees or Boston Red Sox ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Game in Six Years
The San Diego Padres 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 14 delivered an average audience of nearly two million viewers (1,961,000) on ESPN, according to Nielsen.

[04/16/24 - 08:53 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Apr. 8: "3 Body Problem" Spends Third Week at #1
"The Gentlemen" claimed third place (3.7M views) in its sixth week and sent sales for posh fashion skyrocketing.

[04/16/24 - 07:02 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Hits Highest Prime Viewership This Year - Driven by TNT Sports' NCAA Men's Final Four Coverage - with Nearly a 70 Percent Share Among Adults on Saturday, April 6
In total TV primetime that night, WBD's popular lifestyle, entertainment, sports and news brands secured a 54 percent share among Adults 18-49 and a 51 percent share among Adults 25-54.

[04/13/24 - 02:35 PM]
ESPN Has Largest Two-Day Viewership Average for Masters Tournament 3 p.m. ET Telecasts Since 2018
A two-day average of 3.4 million viewers watched the live coverage from Augusta National Golf Club, including 3.2 million for the first round on Thursday and 3.6 million for the second round on Friday.

[04/12/24 - 03:04 PM]
Masters Tournament First Round Thursday Viewership on ESPN Averages 3.2 Million Viewers, Highest Since 2015
Last year's first round of the Masters Tournament averaged 2.5 million viewers on ESPN.

[04/12/24 - 11:49 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Fan-Favorite Series "When Calls the Heart" Returns for Season 11 as #1 Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Program of the Week and Day
The season premiere reached 2.8 million Unduplicated Total Viewers on a L+3 Basis.

[04/11/24 - 09:44 AM]
ABC News and National Geographic Delivered 4.8 Million Viewers for "Eclipse Across America" Special
The ABC News special anchored by David Muir and Linsey Davis, featuring National Geographic talent and Explorers, ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (4.448 million), Adults 25-54 (920,000) and Adults 18-49 (744,000) among the broadcast and cable networks.

[04/10/24 - 04:03 PM]
"9-1-1" Hits Season High in Third Week Delivering Best Telecast Since December 2021
After seven days of viewing across ABC, Hulu and digital platforms, ABC's hit drama "9-1-1" continues to build momentum hitting a season high in Total Viewers (10.72 million).

[04/10/24 - 10:02 AM]
ESPN Platforms Deliver Unprecedented Viewership Success During NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Season
Sunday's clash scored an impressive 18.9 million viewers, becoming the most-watched women's college basketball game ever.

[04/09/24 - 01:36 PM]
WrestleMania XL Sets Peacock Record as Top Entertainment Event of All Time
WrestleMania XL, which took place April 6-7 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, is now Peacock's most-streamed entertainment event ever with 1.3 billion live minutes across both nights.

[04/09/24 - 10:09 AM]
2024 NCAA Women's Championship and Final Four on ESPN Platforms Is Most Watched on Record
With final Nielsen reporting completed, Sunday's epic title bout between No. 1 women's seeds Iowa and South Carolina scored 18.9 million viewers, becoming the most-viewed women's college basketball game ever and ESPN platforms' most-viewed college basketball game (men's or women's) on record.

[04/09/24 - 09:09 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Apr. 1: "3 Body Problem" Holds Strong at #1
Also retaining their spots in second and third place were the docudrama "Testament: The Story of Moses" (5.7M views) and Guy Ritchie's aristocratic gangster series "The Gentlemen" (5.6M views).

[04/08/24 - 02:01 PM]
2024 NCAA Women's Championship Delivers 18.7 Million Viewers on ABC & ESPN, Peaks at 24 Million - Based on Nielsen Fast Nationals
Iowa/South Carolina clash becomes second most-watched non-Olympic women's sporting event ever on U.S. television behind 2015 Women's World Cup Final.

[04/08/24 - 10:01 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery Claimed Five Nights of More Than a 50 Percent Share of Primetime Cable Viewing Among Adults During First Quarter
Ratings drivers included TNT Sports' coverage of the 2024 NCAA Men's Tournament in March as well as Investigation Discovery's "Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV," Food Network's "Tournament of Champions" and "Wildcard Kitchen" and Adult Swim's "Ninja Kamui."

[04/08/24 - 06:05 AM]
"The Way Home" Season Two Wraps as the #1 Most-Watched Original Series on Entertainment Cable Among Women 18+
The show's second season reached 5.7 million unduplicated total viewers.

[04/06/24 - 01:23 PM]
NCAA Semifinals on ESPN Shatter Viewership Records - UConn-Iowa Delivers 14.2 Million Viewers, Friday's NCAA Women's Final Four Scores Average Audience of 10.8 Million
UConn-Iowa, NC State-South Carolina peaked with 17 million viewers and 9 million viewers, respectively.

[04/05/24 - 10:21 AM]
"Elsbeth" and CBS Thursday Originals Returned Strong After College Men's Basketball Tournament
CBS was the #1 network last night with the top three shows - "Young Sheldon," "Ghosts" and "Elsbeth."

[04/05/24 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Series Soar in L35 Multiplatform Viewing from Premiere Week Episodes
Five network series delivered audiences of 12 million or more viewers: "Tracker," "Young Sheldon," "NCIS," "Ghosts" and "FBI."

[04/03/24 - 10:33 AM]
ESPN's "NBA Today" Viewership Up Eight Percent in March
"NBA Today" averaged 267,000 viewers and peaked on March 27 with 354,000 viewers.

[04/02/24 - 02:49 PM]
LSU-Iowa on ESPN Is Most-Watched Women's College Basketball Game on Record
The NCAA Women's Elite Eight Matchup delivers 12.3 million viewers, the most-viewed college basketball game ever on ESPN platforms.

[04/02/24 - 09:07 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Mar. 25: "3 Body Problem" Is #1
Making their list debuts were the docudrama "Testament: The Story of Moses" in second (13.5M views), Season 2 of reality series "Buying Beverly Hills" in eighth place (1.9M views), and stand-up special "Dave Attell: Hot Cross Buns" in tenth (1.5M views).

[04/02/24 - 09:02 AM]
Viewership for ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" Season-Opener Up 17 Percent from Last Year
The St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers game averaged 1,821,000 viewers on March 31, peaking with 2,360,000 viewers at 9:45 p.m. ET.

[04/02/24 - 08:59 AM]
ESPN Scores Most-Watched NCAA Women's Sweet 16 on Record to Continue Championship Momentum
Through the Sweet 16, the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament has amassed 6.7 billion total minutes - a record high.

[04/01/24 - 09:36 AM]
Warner Bros. Discovery - Driven by TNT Sports' Coverage of NCAA Men's March Madness - Dominated Primetime Cable Viewing the Week of March 18 Delivering Its Highest Share Week of 2024
WBD's popular lifestyle, entertainment and sports brands, which also include Discovery, HGTV, Adult Swim and OWN, garnered a 52 percent share on Friday, March 22, a 54 percent share on Saturday, March 23, and a 57 percent share on Sunday, March 24, among Adults 18-49.

[03/26/24 - 03:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers, Leading CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers"
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers (+1% - 925,000 vs. 912,000), posting its largest overall audience in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

[03/26/24 - 10:04 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Mar. 18: "Irish Wish" and "The Gentlemen" Take the Top Spots
"3 Body Problem," the new sci-fi series from David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, and Alexander Woo, began its invasion in second place with 11M views over four days.

[03/26/24 - 10:04 AM]
ESPN Platforms Deliver Most-Watched Women's NCAA Tournament First Round on Record
First Round action amassed 1.5 billion total minutes viewed, making it the most-consumed First Round on record.

[03/26/24 - 09:42 AM]
Top Original Series on Discovery, HGTV, Food Network, Investigation Discovery and TLC Helped Drive Warner Bros. Discovery to Deliver a 40 Percent Share of Adult Viewing on Sunday, March 17
In addition, WBD's strong March 17 performance was bolstered by the HBO original series "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

[03/20/24 - 12:41 PM]
Epic Drama "9-1-1" Scores Big on New Broadcast Home, ABC
After three days of viewing on its new broadcast home - ABC - as well as on Hulu and digital platforms, "9-1-1" jumped to 8.85 million Total Viewers, marking its most-watched multiplatform telecast since November 2022.

[03/20/24 - 09:15 AM]
"The Oscars" Tops 21 Million Multiplatform Viewers to Hit 4-Year High
After seven days of viewing on ABC, Hulu and digital platforms, the 96th Oscars grew to 21.01 million Total Viewers and hit a 4.35 rating among Adults 18-49.

[03/19/24 - 05:22 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelor" Hits 2-Year High in Total Viewers
"The Bachelor" skyrocketed +178% after just three days of multiplatform viewing (0.68 rating to 1.89 rating) and picked up an additional +2.44 million Total Viewers (3.82 million to 6.26 million).

[03/19/24 - 08:46 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Mar. 11: "Damsel" and "The Gentlemen" Continue Their Reigns at No. 1
Fan-favorite "Avatar: The Last Airbender" held strong in second place in its fourth week on the list with 5.2M views.

[03/19/24 - 07:19 AM]
ESPN's Most-Watched Season of "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" in Five Years
The 2023-24 campaign averaged 3,133,000 viewers, up 12 percent from last year (2,801,000).

[03/15/24 - 09:30 AM]
ABC's "Will Trent" Grows to New Series High in Total Viewers
The series catapulted by +219% among Adults 18-49 (1.15 rating vs. 0.36 rating) after seven days of multiplatform viewing and increased by +4.19 million Total Viewers (9.02 million vs. 4.83 million) over its initial Live+Same Day average.

[03/14/24 - 12:02 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows Week to Week by Double Digits in Women 25-54 and 18-49
"Tamron Hall" scored its best performance since May in Women 18-49 and hit an 8-week high in Women 25-54.

[03/14/24 - 11:30 AM]
Season Premiere of ABC's "The Bachelor" Marks Series' Strongest Multiplatform Telecast in Nearly 3 Years
The season premiere shot up more than 5 times over its initial Live+Same Day rating among Adults 18-49, skyrocketing by +432% after 35 days of multiplatform viewing to score its biggest delayed-viewing increase ever.

[03/12/24 - 03:36 PM]
ESPN Platforms Wrap Up Successful Women's College Basketball Regular Season Slate
The 2023-24 regular season averaged 476,000 viewers across games on ESPN and ABC.

[03/12/24 - 09:56 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Mar. 4: "Damsel" and "The Gentlemen" Take the Top Spots
"Avatar: The Last Airbender," which was recently renewed for two more seasons, held strong in second place with 9.1M views as the social fandom continues to heat up.

[03/11/24 - 04:30 PM]
Earlier Start Time Propels "The Oscars" on ABC to Hit 4-Year High in Viewers
Starting one hour earlier than usual, the 96th Oscars on ABC drew an average audience of 19.5 million Total Viewers and scored a 3.81 rating among Adults 18-49 based on Fast National Live+Same Day program data.

[03/11/24 - 11:52 AM]
"Rock the Block" Season Premiere Delivers Triple-Digit Ratings Gains for HGTV on Monday, March 4
The episode, which attracted 3.9 million total viewers, posted an impressive 104 percent lift from the prior six-week average and a 66 percent increase over year-ago levels.

[03/08/24 - 01:32 PM]
ABC News' Special Coverage of the 2024 State of the Union Address and Super Tuesday Wins in Total Viewers Among All Broadcast Television
ABC News' coverage of the State of the Union address was up +14% from the prior year in Total Viewers.

[03/07/24 - 08:00 AM]
"BMF" Season Three Premiere Delivers 5.1 Million Multiplatform Viewers for Starz
The third season, which premiered on Friday, March 1, achieved a series high growing season over season by 25%.

[03/06/24 - 02:30 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Hits 4-Week High in Households and Total Viewers
During the week of February 19, "Tamron Hall" improved week to week in Households (+6% - 0.68 vs. 0.64), Total Viewers (+9% - 1.008 million vs. 928,000) and Women 25-54 (+1% - 141,000 vs. 139,000).

[03/06/24 - 09:00 AM]
FX's "Shogun" Premiere Breaks Records with 9 Million Views Globally on Hulu and Disney+
Domestically, "Shogun" is the No. 1 FX premiere on Hulu, just ahead of "The Bear" Season 2, aided by viewership from Hulu on Disney+.







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[05/24/24 - 01:01 PM]
For the 3rd Year Straight, "20/20" Is Friday's No. 1 Newsmagazine for the Broadcast Season Across Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
"20/20" grew its overall audience versus the 2022-2023 broadcast season (+1%/+40,000 - 3.882 million vs. 3.842 million).

[05/24/24 - 11:53 AM]
#1 Show of the Night "Elsbeth" Finale Up +12% from Its Season-to-Date Average
CBS won Thursday night for the 13th consecutive week averaging 3.63 million viewers.

[05/23/24 - 01:50 PM]
"Survivor" Is #1 Entertainment Show in 2023/24 Season Among Adults 18-34, A18-49 and A25-54
This marks the first time it has won all three demos in a season since its second season in 2000-2001.

[05/23/24 - 11:24 AM]
"American Idol" Wraps Season 22 Delivering Season Highs in Both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
The season finale delivered season highs in Total Viewers (5.64 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.65 rating).

[05/23/24 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix: What We Watched the Second Half of 2023
Today the streamer published its second edition of "What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report," capturing Netflix viewership from July to December 2023.

[05/22/24 - 03:03 PM]
Boston Celtics Victory Over Indiana Pacers on ESPN Delivered Largest NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 Audience Since 2018
Game 1 averaged 6,433,000 viewers across ESPN and ESPN2, up eight percent from last year's Eastern Conference Finals Game 1.

[05/22/24 - 11:31 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Finishes TV Season as Primetime's No. 1 Show for Record 13th Consecutive Year, with Best Viewership Since 2015
"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]
"Tracker" Was Television's #1 Show in 2023-24
The series averages 11.58 million viewers with live plus 7-day viewing.

[05/22/24 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Wins Tuesday Night with "FBI" Block Finales
The "FBI" (8pm) season finale was the #1 broadcast of the night with averaged 6.06m viewers, up +5% from last week.

[05/21/24 - 03:00 PM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows Week to Week in Households and Total Viewers
"Tamron Hall" hit a 10-week high in Women 25-54 and delivered a 4-week best in Households and Women 18-49- since weeks of 2/26/24 and 4/8/24, respectively.

[05/21/24 - 10:24 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Television History - The CBS Newsmagazine Is America's #1 News Show for the 50th Straight Season
This is the first time any program on television has reigned as #1 for five decades.

[05/21/24 - 09:47 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 13: "Bridgerton" Season 3 Crowned #1
Richard Gadd's breakout series "Baby Reindeer" took the #3 spot in its sixth week with 7.4M views.

[05/20/24 - 11:52 AM]
CBS Wins Sunday Night for the 15th Out of Last 16 Weeks with Its Season Finales
The "Tracker" season finale was the #1 broadcast of the night with 7.36m viewers.

[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.