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BBC America Closes Out 2017 with Most-Watched Year Ever BBC America Closes Out 2017 with Most-Watched Year Ever
by TV News Desk - January 12, 2018

BBC AMERICA closed out 2017 with its most-watched year across every daypart, growing viewership +15% in Primetime and +12% in Total Day from prior year.... (more...)
LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Builds By Double Digits to 1-Year Highs LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Builds By Double Digits to 1-Year Highs
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2018

During the week of December 25, 2017, Builds By Double Digits to 1-Year Highs shot up over the prior week by 13% in Households (2.6 rating vs. 2.3 rating), while growing for the 3rd straight week in Total Viewers... (more...)
CMT's NASHVILLE Final Season Debuts on Ratings High Note CMT's NASHVILLE Final Season Debuts on Ratings High Note
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2018

The final season oF NASHVILLE premiered strongly Thursday night on CMT, notching a .80 rating among Adults 18-49 and 1.6 million viewers, which is the best since the S5 Midseason Premiere (.81) and up +20% (ratings) and +7% (viewers), respectively, over the prior cycle average. (L+3)... (more...)
NBC's THIS IS US is No. 1 for the Night in Key 18-49 Demo NBC's THIS IS US is No. 1 for the Night in Key 18-49 Demo
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2018

NBC wins the night among the Big 4 in adults 18-49 and every other key demographic, sweeping six of six half-hours in adults 18-49 to generate a nightlong +62% margin of victory (2.1 vs. 1.3 for #2 CBS). Note that some NBC, ABC and CW stations carried ACC college basketball.... (more...)
ABC's THE VIEW Opens First Week of 2018 with Season Highs in All Key Target Demos ABC's THE VIEW Opens First Week of 2018 with Season Highs in All Key Target Demos
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2018

ABC's THE VIEW averaged 3.138 million Total Viewers, 539,000 Women 25-54 and 379,000 Women 18-49, during the week of January 1, 2018, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. The View opened the first week of 2018 with season highs across all key target demos. In fact,... (more...)
BIG BANG THEORY is Week's Top Scripted Program Delivering Largest Audience Since Season Premiere BIG BANG THEORY is Week's Top Scripted Program Delivering Largest Audience Since Season Premiere
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2018

THE BIG BANG THEORY was the week's most-watched scripted program with 16.16 million viewers (up +18% from 13.74m) and was also #1 among scripted series among adults 25-54 (+18%, 4.7/14 from 4.0/14). Both were the show's best numbers in these demos since its Sept. 25, 2017 season premiere.... (more...)
MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD is Most-Watched Sunday Show for 4th Straight Broadcast MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD is Most-Watched Sunday Show for 4th Straight Broadcast
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2018

MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD (MTP) was the most-watched Sunday show across the board this past Sunday, January 7, according to Nielsen Media Research data, marking its 4th consecutive broadcast at #1.... (more...)
TONIGHT SHOW Encores Win the Week in 18-49 Against Original Competition TONIGHT SHOW Encores Win the Week in 18-49 Against Original Competition
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2018

An encore week of TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON has won the week of Jan. 1-5 in the key adult 18-49 demographic versus all original nights of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Note that Monday results are excluded from these weekly averages due to the New Year's holi... (more...)
CBS's THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS & More Post Largest Audiences in a Year CBS's THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS & More Post Largest Audiences in a Year
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2018

For the week ending Jan. 5, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS (which just celebrated 29 consecutive years as daytime's #1 drama) delivered 4.82 million viewers, its largest weekly audience in a year (since the week of Jan. 6, 2017). The daytime series, currently in its 44th season, began its winning streak... (more...)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Starts 2018 With a New Season High JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Starts 2018 With a New Season High
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2018

ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE kicked off the first week of 2018 (week of 1/1/18) with a new season high in Adults 18-49 (652,000) and its 2nd largest audience of the season (2.405 million). In fact, Kimmel delivered its best performance with Adults 18-49 in more than 6 months since the NBA Finals-led ... (more...)
LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Posts Largest Weekly Audience Since 2015 Premiere LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Posts Largest Weekly Audience Since 2015 Premiere
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2018

For the week ending Jan. 5, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT posted its largest weekly audience (3.54m) since Stephen Colbert's premiere week (week ending Sept. 11, 2015) and matched its season-best demo deliveries, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings.... (more...)
NBC's TODAY Wins the Week in Total Viewers and Key Demo NBC's TODAY Wins the Week in Total Viewers and Key Demo
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2018

TODAY was the number-one morning show outright last week topping the competition in total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49. TODAY has been the number-one morning show across the board for six straight weeks, its longest streak since 2/27/2012 4/8/2012. TODAY has now won the key demo A25-54 for 106 strai... (more...)
GROWN-ISH Opens as Freeform's Biggest Series Launch in Two Years GROWN-ISH Opens as Freeform's Biggest Series Launch in Two Years
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2018

The debut of grown-ish (Jan. 3, 2018, 8:00-8:31 p.m. EST) ranked as Freeform's biggest series launch in 2 years among Total Viewers (1.562 million), Adults 18-49 (917,000/0.71 rating), Women 18-49 (658,000/1.01 rating), Women 18-34 (340,000/0.98 rating) and Females 12-34 (448,000/0.96 rating) s... (more...)
ABC's 'AFV' and SHARK TANK Surge to Season Highs Against 'Golden Globes' ABC's 'AFV' and SHARK TANK Surge to Season Highs Against 'Golden Globes'
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2018

Opposite NBC's Golden Globes coverage and an NFL-overrun driven Fox on Sunday evening, ABC's America' Funniest Home Videos and Shark Tank returned for their first original telecasts in more than 1 month (since 12/3/17) with big gains and season highs.... (more...)
Ratings for NBC's Broadcast of GOLDEN GLOBES Grow for 3rd Year in a Row Ratings for NBC's Broadcast of GOLDEN GLOBES Grow for 3rd Year in a Row
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2018

NBC's telecast of 75th Annual GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS hosted by Seth Meyers (13.4 rating, 21 share in households in the 56 markets metered by Nielsen Media Research) is up versus last year in metered-market households by +1%... (more...)
Disney/ABC's '25 Days of Christmas' Reaches Over 150 Million Total Unique Viewers Disney/ABC's '25 Days of Christmas' Reaches Over 150 Million Total Unique Viewers
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2018

The nation spent the merriest time of the year with the Disney ABC Television Group's 25 Days of Christmas holiday-themed programming that included festive specials, classic holiday movies and returning favorites across ABC, Freeform, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior. Disney ABC Televis... (more...)
CBS Sweeps Fourth Quarter Ratings in Primetime, Daytime & Late Night CBS Sweeps Fourth Quarter Ratings in Primetime, Daytime & Late Night
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2018

In the recently completed fourth quarter of 2017, CBS was the most-watched broadcast network in primetime, daytime and late night, winning all three key dayparts for the first time since 2009.... (more...)
Comedy Central Ends 2017 With Highest-Rated Week of the Year Comedy Central Ends 2017 With Highest-Rated Week of the Year
by TV News Desk - January 04, 2018

Comedy Central closed out 2017 with its highest-rated week of the year. The #1 brand in comedy registered a 0.23 Adult 18-49 rating for the week ending on December 31, which represented a +10% gain in the demo vs. year ago... (more...)
LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Scores Program's Largest 4th Quarter Audience Since 2009 LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Scores Program's Largest 4th Quarter Audience Since 2009
by TV News Desk - January 04, 2018

In the fourth quarter of 2017, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT delivered CBS' largest viewer total in late night in eight years (3.88m) while increasing over its year-ago numbers by an impressive +30% (3.88m vs. 3.0m). The quarter also marks the first time THE LATE SHOW has beat The Tonight Show... (more...)
ABC's MATCH GAME Opens 50% Above Its May Finale to Its Best Results Since February ABC's MATCH GAME Opens 50% Above Its May Finale to Its Best Results Since February
by TV News Desk - January 04, 2018

With its comedies returning for their first telecasts of the new year and the season premiere of MATCH GAME, ABC ranked No. 2 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 (1.2/5-tie) to Fox with its premiere/debut lineup... (more...)
NBC's CHICAGO P.D. Equals Its Regular-Slot High Since January 2017 NBC's CHICAGO P.D. Equals Its Regular-Slot High Since January 2017
by TV News Desk - January 04, 2018

NBC wins the highly competitive night in total viewers. CHICAGO P.D. (1.3/5 in 18-49, 6.8 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) is close to rounding up to a 1.4 (currently reporting a 1.348 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings). Equals the show's highest regular-slot 18-49 rating since Jan.... (more...)
MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD Wins December as Most-Watched Sunday Show Across the Board MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD Wins December as Most-Watched Sunday Show Across the Board
by TV News Desk - January 04, 2018

MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD (MTP) was the #1 most-watched Sunday show across the board for the month of December, according to Nielsen Media Research data.... (more...)
DATELINE NBC Finishes 2017 as No. 1 Friday Newsmagazine Across the Board DATELINE NBC Finishes 2017 as No. 1 Friday Newsmagazine Across the Board
by TV News Desk - January 03, 2018

DATELINE NBC closed out 2017 as the #1-ranked newsmagazine across-the-board on Fridays, averaging 4.6 million total viewers while outperforming ABC's 20/20 by +987,000 viewers (+27%). This marks Dateline's first back-to-back wins since 2003, improving its lead over 20/20 by +625,000 (+173%) vi... (more...)
CBS's LET'S MAKE A DEAL Delivers Most Viewers in Almost Two Years CBS's LET'S MAKE A DEAL Delivers Most Viewers in Almost Two Years
by TV News Desk - January 03, 2018

LETS MAKE A DEAL 1 delivered 3.46 million viewers, and LET'S MAKE A DEAL 2 delivered 4.02 million viewers for the week ending Dec. 29 both episodes posting their best weekly live plus same day averages in almost two years... (more...)
NBC's TONIGHT SHOW Wins Ratings Week In Key A18-49 Demo NBC's TONIGHT SHOW Wins Ratings Week In Key A18-49 Demo
by TV News Desk - January 03, 2018

NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON has won the ratings week of Dec. 25-29 in the key adult 18-49 demographic.... (more...)