Thursday, December 14, 2017

Killjoys (Syfy): Ratings Recap




Season 1 Ratings (2015)
Episode #
Viewers (millions)
18-49 rating
101
0,966
0,26
102
1,030
0,22
103
0,915
0,21
104
0,975
0,22
105
0,956
0,24
106
1,004
0,25
107
0,841
0,23
108
1,083
0,26
109
0,897
0,20
110
0,885
0,21
season 1 average
0,955
0,23



Season 2 Ratings (2016)
Episode #
Viewers (millions)
18-49 rating
201
0,765
0,24
202
0,706
0,21
203
0,618
0,18
204
0,490
0,12
205
0,771
0,19
206
0,554
0,13
207
0,631
0,18
208
0,598
0,17
209
0,677
0,20
210
0,627
0,18
season 2 average
0,644
0,18



Season 3 Ratings (2017)
Episode #
Viewers (millions)
18-49 rating
301
0,552
0,15
302
0,605
0,16
303
0,638
0,17
304
0,579
0,17
305
0,722
0,22
306
0,655
0,16
307
0,644
0,19
308
0,623
0,15
309
0,628
0,16
310
0,589
0,15
season 3 average
0,624
0,17




Helix (Syfy): Ratings Recap


Season 1 Ratings (2014)
Episode #
Viewers (millions)
18-49 rating
101/102
1,82
0,6
103
1,34
0,4
104
1,39
0,4
105
1,13
0,4
106
1,33
0,5
107
1,17
0,3
108
1,48
0,4
109
1,29
0,4
110
1,28
0,4
111
1,18
0,5
112
1,24
0,4
113
1,38
0,4
season 1 average
1,37
0,4



Season 2 Ratings (2015)
Episode #
Viewers (millions)
18-49 rating
201
1,003
0,30
202
0,697
0,29
203
0,634
0,22
204
0,484
0,14
205
0,443
0,13
206
0,474
0,10
207
0,465
0,13
208
0,522
0,15
209
0,547
0,19
210
0,570
0,18
211
0,519
0,15
212
0,540
0,16
213
0,438
0,12
season 2 average
0,564
0,17


Saturday, December 9, 2017

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: 10/30 - 11/5/2017

Another week without 'Empire', pushed 'Sunday Night Football' to the top of the ratings for African Americans (AA). 'Sunday Night Football' notched an 11.8 AA rating (2.445 million AA viewers) representing about 17% of its 14.36 million viewership total. Saturday Night Football between LSU and Alabama scored a 6.2 AA rating (1.316 million) representing 19.6% of its total 6.73 million viewers.

On the scripted side, ABC's 'Scandal' had 1.509 million AA viewers for its Nov. 2nd episode, about 30.9% of its total viewership (4.89M). On the same night, 'How to Get Away with Murder' had 1.277 million AA viewers which represents 35.8% of its 3.56 million total viewers. Finally, 'The Good Doctor' had 1.329 million AA viewers for its episode on Monday. That figure is 12.5% of its 10.6 million total viewers. 

Games 6 and 7 of the World Series on FOX, had 1.632 million and 1.991 million AA viewers respectively. The former figure was 7.3% (22.29M) and the latter was 7.1% (28.24M). Finally, CBS's '60 Minutes' brought in 1.821 million African-American viewers, approximately 12.1% of the 15.09 million total. 

Source: Nielsen Media Research

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 10/30 - 11/5/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 30, 2017 - November 5, 2017 on U.S. cable.

MONDAY
ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' led all of television with a 3.51 adults 18-49 rating and 10.42 million viewers. It had a monstrous 5.0 rating in males 18-49 and a 2.0 in women. The game between the Broncos and Chiefs also led all of cable in adults 18-34 (2.96), adults 25-54 (4.06), and adults over 50 (4.63). VH1's 'Love & Hip Hop' had a 1.62 rating in females 18-49 & 2.22 million total viewers, 'Scared Famous' had a 0.95 rating in that demo with 1.22 million viewers, and 'Martha & Snoop Potluck' had a 0.77 rating & 1.02 million. Three hours of 'WWE Entertainment', on USA, ranged between 0.87 and 0.98 in adults 18-49 (1.13 - 1.69 in males) and between 2.52M and 3.1M viewers. On the scripted side, Ovation's 'The Halcyon' had an invisible 0.01 rating and 104,000 viewers.

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 10/30 - 11/5/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 30, 2017 - November 5, 2017 in the US.

On Monday, ABC took victory in both the 18-49 demo (1.6/5) and total viewers (10.15M) with help from 'Dancing with the Stars' (1.4/5, 9.93M) and 'The Good Doctor' (1.9/7, 10.6M). NBC's coverage of 'The Voice' (1.9/7, 9.62M) aided it towards a second-place finish. CBS's line-up severely underperformed, scoring its best numbers with 'Kevin Can Wait' (1.2/5, 6.35M) and its worst with 'Me, Myself, and I' (0.7/2, 3.91M). The season premiere of 'Superior Donuts' managed a 0.8/3 and 4.76 million viewers. On FOX, 'The Gifted' (1.1/4, 3.43M) gained 0.2 from its 'Lucifer' (0.9/3, 3.37M) lead-in. 

Top 15 Shows in Top 15 Markets: 10/30 - 11/5/2017

The World Series Games 6 and 7 dominated every major market in the United States. In Los Angeles, game 6 notched a 18.5/56 persons 2+ rating/share with 2.95 million viewers, and in Houston, the game had a 25.2/58 rating/share with 1.72 million viewers. In nearby markets, Game 6 had a 9.2/35 (596,000) in San Francisco and a 9.2/27 (656,000) in Dallas. In game 7, Los Angeles hit a huge 22.8/56 rating with 3.63 million viewers and Houston was at 28.0/63 with 1.91 million viewers. In San Francisco, game 7 had a 12.1/41 (814,000) and in Dallas, it had a 12.1/35 (862,000). 

Performance in"home" markets: in Los Angeles, 'The Big Bang Theory' had 507,000 viewers, and 'This Is Us' had 284,000 (166,000 in Pittsburgh). In Seattle, 'Grey's Anatomy' had 123,000 viewers, 'Young Sheldon' had 348,000 in Dallas (226,000 in Houston), and 'The Goldbergs' had 230,000 in Philadelphia. In Chicago, 'Chicago Fire' had 268,000 viewers, and in New York, 'Blue Bloods' had 581,000, 'Will & Grace' had 567,000. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: 10/23 - 10/29/2017

With no 'Empire' airing this week, the highest-rated airing among African-Americans (AA) belonged to NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' which averaged approximately 2.634 million AA viewers on Oct. 29th, accounting for 19% of its 13.862 million viewership total. 

CBS & NFL Network's 'Thursday Night Football' averaged 1.953 million AA viewers on Oct. 26th, accounting for 17.3% of its 11.363 million viewers. In other sports news, FOX's coverage of game 5 of the World Series had 1.584 million AA viewers, which was only about 8.3% of its total viewers (18.94M). 

On the scripted side, 'Scandal' had about 1.416 million AA viewers for its Oct. 26th broadcast, and 'How to Get Away with Murder' had about 1.204 million AA viewers for its episode on that same day. The figure for 'Scandal' represents 29% of its total viewership (4.875M), and the figure for 'Murder' represents 33.8% of its total (3.562M).

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Versailles (Ovation): Ratings Recap

'Versailles' premiered on Ovation on October 1, 2016 with 2 episodes. The beginning two episodes were at 0.05 and 0.03 in the 18-49 demo and had 260,000 and 212,000 viewers respectively. The first season concluded with a double episode again, averaging 0.04 & 0.02 and 173,000 & 139,000. The second season premiered in 2017 to a 139,000 viewers and concluded with 160,000. Note: The ratings for the first season come directly from a source with Nielsen ratings access and are not available publicly anywhere else.

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 10/23 - 10/29/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 23, 2017 - October 29, 2017 in the US.

On Monday, NBC led the day in the 18-49 demo (1.8/7), but ABC took victory in total viewers (9.56 million). CBS's 'The Big Bang Theory' (2.8/10, 13.2M) led the night, but that was the lone bright spot for the network: '9JKL' (1.4/5, 7.17M) lost almost half of its lead-in, and 'Scorpion' (0.8/3, 5.15M) had the lowest demo for the net. ABC's 'The Good Doctor' (1.8/7, 10.39M) gained 0.5 from its 'Dancing with the Stars' (1.3/5, 9.15M) lead-in, but NBC's 'The Brave' (1.0/4, 5.19M) lost 1.2 from its 'The Voice' (2.2/8, 10.1M) lead-in. 

Saturday, December 2, 2017

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 10/23 - 10/29/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 23, 2017 - October 29, 2017 on U.S. cable.

MONDAY
ESPN's coverage of 'Monday Night Football' between the Redskins and Eagles led all of television on Monday with a 3.89 18-49 rating, and beating everything except 'The Big Bang Theory' in total viewers, with 11.26 million. The game notched a 10.1/24 persons 2+ rating/share on ESPN (736,000 viewers), and an 8.9/22 rating/share (649,000) on the local affiliate WPHI IND. In Washington DC, the game had a 5.6/16 rating/share (363,000 viewers) on ESPN, and a 5.5/16 (353,000) on the local ABC affiliate. VH1's 'Love and Hip Hop Hollywood' trailed only 'Monday Night Football' in the female 18-49 demo (1.59), and was fourth on cable in the adults 18-49 demo (1.09); it had 2.14 million viewers. Three hours of 'WWE Entertainment' all made the top 10 on cable in adults 18-49 (1.15, 1.09, 0.94 respectively), and notched 3.33M, 2.97M, and 2.56M respectively in total viewers. In males 18-49, it did 1.45, 1.28, and 1.18. The season premiere episodes of Disney XD's 'Pickle and Peanut' were at 0.01 and 0.02 at 7AM & 7:30AM respectively, and at 71,000 & 65,000 viewers.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

New Zealand TV Ratings: Week of 11/17 - 11/23/2017

Quick recap of Top Shows in New Zealand for the Week Ending November 23, 2017 (reruns excluded): 

1. Hyundai Country Calendar (TVNZ1): 662,700
2. DNA Detectives (TVNZ1): 286,600
3. 7 Days (Three): 241,300
4. The Brokenwood Mysteries (PRIME): 128,000
5. Q+A (TVNZ1): 91,600
6. The Barefoot Bandits (TVNZ2): 75,600
12. Praise Be (TVNZ1): 39,800
16. Tagata Pasifika (TVNZ1): 34,900
18. The Nation (Three): 30,500
19. The Adam & Eve Show (TVNZ2): 30,300

Source: New Zealand On Air

Friday, November 24, 2017

Top 15 Shows in Top 15 Markets: 10/23 - 10/29/2017

Game 1 of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros aired on October 24th, and notched 1.15 million viewers in Houston. Game 2 had 2.47 million viewers in Los Angeles and 1.13 million in Houston. All five games of the series that aired this week notched huge ratings in both cities, with game 5 hitting a 53% share in Los Angeles and 50% share in Houston. The top game in LA was game 5 with 3.28 million viewers, and the top game in Houston was game 3 with 1.41 million viewers (55% share). 

Performance in "home" markets: ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy' had a 2.9/8 persons 2+ rating/share and 132,000 viewers in Seattle. In Chicago, 'Chicago PD' had 304,000 viewers (barely missing the top 15), and 'Chicago Fire' had 293,000 viewers. In Los Angeles, 'This Is Us' had 483,000 viewers (176,000 in Pittsburgh), and 'Big Bang Theory' had 434,000. In New York, 'Will & Grace' had 751,000, and 'Blue Bloods' had 528,000. In Philadelphia, 'The Goldbergs' had 201,000, in San Francisco, 'The Good Doctor' had 155,000, and in Washington D.C. 'Scandal' had 152,000. 

U.S. Social Content Ratings: 10/16 - 10/22/2017

AMC's 'The Walking Dead' led social media for the week ending Oct. 22. The season premiere brought in 2.539 million interactions from 1.513 million unique social media accounts. The show was Facebook-heavy, with 1.971 million interactions & 1.371 million uniques coming from that platform versus 569,000 & 142,000 from Twitter.

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: 10/16 - 10/22/2017

FOX's 'Empire' again led the week in total African-American viewers, averaging 3.611 million for its Oct. 18th episode. This accounted for 64% of its total audience (5.646 million). 'Star,' which immediately follows it, had approximately 2.822 million AA viewers; which was 67% of its total 4.217 million viewers. 

Also on the scripted side was ABC's 'Scandal' and 'The Good Doctor.' The Oct. 19th episode of 'Scandal' attracted 1.334 million AA viewers, 28% of its audience (4.704 million). 'The Good Doctor' averaged 1.291 million AA viewers which was 12% of its 10.595 million. On CBS, '60 Minutes' had 1.978 million AA viewers for the Oct. 22 telecast, 14% of its total.

On the sports side, 'Sunday Night Football' beat out 'Thursday Night Football' by over 1 million AA viewers. 'Sunday' averaged about 3.387 million, while 'Thursday' had 2.379 million. The former represented 18% and the latter 17% of its audience.

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Thursday, November 23, 2017

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 10/16 - 10/22/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 16, 2017 - October 22, 2017 in the US.

On Monday, NBC won the night in the 18-49 demo (1.9/7), but CBS took victory in total viewers (6.61 million). NBC was propelled by 'The Voice' which averaged a 2.4 rating and 10.37 million viewers, and 'The Brave' (1.0/4, 4.97M). CBS was led by 'The Big Bang Theory' (2.8/11, 13.07M), which was followed by: '9JKL' (1.2/5, 6.66M), 'Kevin Can Wait' (1.1/4, 5.96M), 'Me, Myself and I' (0.9/3, 4.28M), and 'Scorpion' (0.8/3, 4.84M). ABC was propelled by 'The Good Doctor' which had a 2.0/8 rating/share, and 10.6 million viewers.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 10/16 - 10/22/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 16, 2017 - October 22, 2017 on U.S. cable.

MONDAY
ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' between the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans notched a 2.89 18-49 rating and 8.38 million viewers. In the 18-49s, it was the top airing for the whole day on both broadcast and cable. The game led the entire day in adults 18-34 (2.38), and trailed only 'The Big Bang Theory' in adults 25-54 (4.0 vs. 3.3). Coverage on the MLB ALCS between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros was second on cable for the day with a 1.28 18-49 rating (1.71 in males), and 5.11 million viewers. In New York City, the game had 1.39 million viewers, and in Houston, the game notched 471,000. The season finale of VH1's 'Love & Hip Hop Hollywood' had a 1.6 females 18-49 rating and 2.12 million viewers; and part 1 of the 'Reunion' special followed at a 1.71 females 18-49 rating and 2.25 million viewers. The season 2 premiere of 'Martha and Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party' found 1.35 million viewers and a 0.94 in females 18-49. 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Top 15 Shows in Top 15 Markets: 10/16 - 10/22/2017

The MLB American League Championship between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros dominated local TV ratings in both networks for the week ending Oct. 22, with all 5 games in the top 6 for both markets. Game 3 on Oct 16. with 1.394 million viewers in New York City and 471,000 in Houston. Game 7 notched 2.107 million New York viewers and 903,000 in Houston. 13.2% of all people in Houston were watching the game, and 11.2% of New Yorkers were. Only the final 3 games of the NLDS between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers aired this week, with the Dodgers wrapping things up in five games. The deciding game on Oct. 19, registered 1.122 million Angelenos (7%), which was actually fewer than Game 3 (1.226 million) and Game 4 (1.231 million). In Chicago, the deciding game had 668,000 viewers (7.7%), which, in a similar fashion, was lower than Game 3 (891,000) and Game 4 (968,000). 

Performance in "home" markets: 'The Good Doctor' made the top 30 this week in San Francisco (not in the list below), with 138,000 viewers in the Bay area. In Los Angeles, 'The Big Bang Theory' had 505,000 viewers, 'This Is Us' had 394,000 (178,000 in Pittsburgh), 'Modern Family' had 325,000, and 'NCIS: LA' had 298,000. In New York City, 'Will & Grace' had 561,000, 'Blue Bloods' had 531,000, 'Empire' had 530,000, and 'Law & Order: SVU' 420,000. In Chicago, 'Chicago Fire' had 300,000 and 'Chicago PD' had 233,000; in Atlanta, 'Star' had 212,000. Finally, in Washington D.C., 'Scandal' had 135,000 viewers. 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Cable Network Ratings: 10/9 - 10/15/2017

Recap of the top basic cable networks in primetime for the week ending October 15, 2017.

Coverage of MLB Baseball pushed TBS and Fox Sports 1 to the top of the basic cable networks for the week ending Oct. 15. TBS took victory with 3.315 million viewers on average in primetime, and FS1 was close behind averaging 2.923 million viewers for the week. That pushed ESPN to third-ranked with 2.722 million viewers over the course of 7 days. Other channels that averaged over 1 million viewers this week were: Fox News (2.170 million), MSNBC (1.565M), USA Network (1.322M), HGTV (1.177M), Discovery (1.040M), and History (1.001M). 

Monday, November 6, 2017

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: Week of 10/9 -10/15/2017

FOX's 'Empire' and Star' both topped the week with African-American viewers. 'Empire' brought in 3.862 million AA viewers for its October 11th telecast, representing about 62% of its total 5.931 million viewers. Following 'Empire,' 'Star' had about 3.043 million AA viewers, representing about 67% of its total 4.513 million viewers. The only other scripted series to make the top 10 this week was ABC's 'Scandal' which had 1.497 million AA viewers - about 30% of its 4.995 million viewer total.

In Sports, both NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' and CBS's 'Thursday Night Football' again made the list this week. Both were practically even, with 'Sunday' narrowly edging out 'Thursday' in total AA viewers, 2.967 million to 2.913 million. The figure for 'Thursday Night' represented 20% of its total audience (14.585M), while the figure for 'Sunday Night' represented 18% (16.158M). 

'60 Minutes' had 1.796 million viewers for its Oct. 15th telecast, 13% of its audience.

Source: Nielsen Media Research

U.S. Social Content Ratings: 10/9 - 10/15/2017

BET's '2017 Hip Hop Awards' dominated the social content ratings for the week of October 9, with a massive 5.802 million total interactions coming from 2.566 million unique social media accounts. In terms of total interactions, the show leaned more towards Facebook (3.203M) than Twitter (2.599M). The CW's 'Riverdale' was second on the week with 515,000 interactions from 209,000 unique accounts, and in contrast to the 'Hip Hop Awards,' was almost exclusively interacted with on Twitter (424,000 vs. 91,000). Rounding out the top 3 is USA Network's 'WWE Monday Night RAW' with 509,000 interactions and 209,000 uniques. It was practically even between Facebook and Twitter at 237,000 and 272,000 respectively.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 10/9 - 10/15/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 9, 2017 - October 15, 2017 on U.S. cable. 

MONDAY
ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' led the entire night (including Broadcast) in the 18-49s (3.71), and was third on the night (highest on cable) in total viewers, with 10.28 million. It hit huge numbers in households (6.13), adults 25-54 (4.09), and adults 50+ (4.24). It led the entire night in males 18-49 (5.36), males 18-34 (3.74), males 12-34 (3.74), and adults 18-34 (3.02). The MLB ALDS game, on FS1, had a 2.68 household rating and 4.49 million viewers. It was second on cable in males 18-49 (1.63), males 18-34 (1.35), males 12-34 (1.22), adults 18-34 (1.03), adults 18-49 (1.24), adults 25-54 (1.42), and adults 50+ (2.32). The MLB NLDS (Dodgers/Diamondbacks), on TBS, had a 1.33 rating in households and 2.21 million viewers. It did a 0.66 in adults 18-49 (0.91 in males), a 0.56 in 18-34 (0.73 in males), a 0.50 in people 12-34 (0.70 in males), and a 0.76 in adults 25-54. On VH1, 'Love and Hip Hop Hollywood' had a 1.62 in females 18-49 with 2.08 million viewers, and 'Black Ink Crew Chicago' had a 0.87 in females 18-49 with 1.12 million viewers. Ovation's 'The Halcyon' had a minuscule 0.01 in the 18-49s and 58,000 viewers.

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 10/9 - 10/15/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 9, 2017 - October 15, 2017 in the US.

On Monday, 'The Big Bang Theory' was not enough to save CBS from dropping to third among the big 4 networks in the 18-49 ratings (1.3/5). NBC (2.0/7) beat out ABC (1.5/5) in the demo, but ABC won the night in total viewers (9.72 million). The highest airing on the broadcast networks was 'The Big Bang Theory' (2.9/11, 13.13M) and the lowest belonged to CW's premiere of 'Valor' (0.3/1, 1.2M). NBC's demo win was propelled by 'The Voice' (2.4/8, 10.91M), while ABC's viewership win was made possible with help from both 'Dancing with the Stars' (1.3/4, 9.25M), and 'The Good Doctor' (2.0/7, 10.69M). CBS's comedy block of '9JKL' (1.4/5, 7.04M), 'Kevin Can Wait' (1.2/4, 6.01M), and 'Me, Myself & I' (0.9/3, 4.33M) continued to underperform in week 3. The season premiere of 'Supergirl' on the CW, brought in 1.87 million viewers and a 0.5/2 18-49 rating/share. 

Friday, November 3, 2017

Crow's Blood (El Rey): Ratings Recap

'Crow's Blood' is a Japanese horror drama miniseries that aired in the summer of 2016 in Japan. In the United States, it aired all 6 episodes on El Rey Network from 6pm - 12am on October 28, 2017. It premiered to a 0.01 18-49 rating and 46,000 viewers. It ended with 24,000 viewers from 11pm - 12am. 

SEASON 1 (2017)
EPISODE #
DATE
TIME
VIEWERS
1
OCTOBER 28, 2017
6:00PM
46,000
2
OCTOBER 28, 2017
7:00PM
38,000
3
OCTOBER 28, 2017
8:00PM
22,000
4
OCTOBER 28, 2017
9:00PM
23,000
5
OCTOBER 28, 2017
10:00PM
29,000
6
OCTOBER 28, 2017
11:00PM
24,000

Source: Nielsen Media Research, @SonoftheBronx

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Episodes (Showtime): Ratings Recap

'Episodes' premiered on January 9, 2011 on Showtime in the United States. It began with a 0.4 18-49 rating and 768,000 viewers, and ended its run on October 8, 2017 with a 0.07 18-49 rating and 263,000 viewers. Its series low in viewers (239,000) occurred 3 times - July 29, 2012, August 20, 2017, and August 27, 2017. Its series-low in 18-49s was a 0.04 which occurred on August 27, 2017 and September 10, 2017. Over the course of 5 seasons, the show aired 41 episodes. 

Monday, October 30, 2017

Top 15 Shows in Top 15 Markets: 10/9 - 10/15/2017

MLB Playoff Baseball won in many markets across the United States. Game 4 between the Yankees and the Indians had 1.32 million viewers in New York and 482,000 in Cleveland; Game 5 had 1.54 million in New York and 620,000 in Cleveland. Game 1 against the Astros had 1.39 million viewers in New York and 533,000 in Houston; Game 2 had 404,000 in New York (TBS), but didn't make the Top 30 in Houston. The Dodgers' series win over the Arizona Diamondbacks notched 793,000 viewers in Los Angeles and 286,000 in Phoenix. The first 2 games of the NLCS against the Chicago Cubs had 986,000 & 1.14 million viewers respectively in LA, and 1.06M & 1.13M in Chicago. Games 4 and 5 of the Cubs' series versus the Nationals had 695,000 & 1.18M viewers in Chicago and 317,000 & 479,000 in Washington D.C. respectively. 

Performance in "Home" Markets: In Seattle, 'Grey's Anatomy' had 137,000 viewers, in Chicago, 'Chicago PD' had 240,000, in Philadelphia, 'The Goldbergs' had 246,000 viewers, and in Atlanta, 'Star' had 202,000. In Washington D.C., 'NCIS' had 229,000 viewers,  and 'Scandal' had 120,000. In New York City, 'Will & Grace' had 578,000, and 'Empire' had 615,000. In Los Angeles, 'The Big Bang Theory' had 496,000, 'NCIS: LA' had 400,000, 'This Is Us' had 372,000 (162,000 in Pittsburgh), and 'Modern Family' had 253,000, 'The Good Doctor' did not make the top 30 in the San Francisco/San Jose area.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Cable Network Ratings: 10/2 - 10/8/2017

Recap of the top basic cable networks in primetime for the week ending October 8, 2017.

ESPN again led all of the basic cable networks in primetime this week, with an average of 3.744 million viewers over the course of 7 days. Other networks that did over 1 million viewers were, in order: Fox News (2.451 million), TBS (2.382 million), Fox Sports 1 (1.618 million), Nickelodeon (1.528 million), MSNBC (1.480 million), CNN (1.175 million), USA Network (1.139 million), and HGTV (1.133 million). TNT took rank #11 with 912,000 (tied with Food Network), FX took was #16 with 809,000, Freeform was #28 with 485,000, and FXX was #57 with 233,000. With the MLB Playoffs in full force, 'MLB Network' was ranked #24 with 597,000 viewers; by comparison, NFL Network was ranked #21 with 648,000, and NBA-TV was #67 with 151,000. 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 10/2 - 10/8/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 2, 2017 - October 8, 2017 on U.S. cable.

MONDAY
ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' coverage between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins led the entire day (broadcast & cable) in the 18-49s, and beat everything in total viewers except for 'The Big Bang Theory'. The game averaged a 4.27 18-49 rating with 11.94 million viewers on ESPN, and an additional 129,000 on ESPN Deportes (61K), and ESPN 2 (68K). In metered markets, the game averaged a 23.2 rating in Washington D.C. and a 42.1 rating in Kansas City. In Richmond, the game had a 17.0, and in Baltimore, it had an 11.5. The game also had the day's highest ratings in males 18-49 (6.2), adults 18-34 (3.6), males 18-34 (5.3), and adults 25-54 (4.7). In adults 50+, it averaged a 5.1 rating. 

On VH1, 'Love and Hip Hop Hollywood' had a 1.5 rating in females 18-49 and had 1.98 million total viewers. Three episodes of 'Hip Hop Squares' averaged a 0.9/1.24M, 0.84/1.11M, and 0.75/933,000. 'Teen Mom II', on MTV, averaged a 0.88 in females 18-49 (0.87 in females 12-34), and 1.05 million viewers; 'Siesta Key' had 520,000 viewers, and 'TRL' averaged 166,000. News coverage was especially heavy on Monday due to the terrorist attack in Las Vegas, see the table at the bottom.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

U.S. Social Content Ratings: 10/2 - 10/8/2017

In week 2 of the 2017-18 TV season, the winner was .... Pay-Per-View. 'WWE Hell in a Cell' won the entire week in both Uniques (186,000) and total interactions (645,000). Among all interactions, 435,000 of them came from Twitter, and 211,000 from Facebook. 'WWE Monday Night RAW', on USA Network, was second on the week in Uniques (151,000) and Interactions (362,000), with 211,000 of those interactions coming from Twitter, and 151,000 from Facebook. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 10/2 - 10/8/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 2, 2017 - October 8, 2017 in the US.

On Monday, NBC won the evening in the 18-49 demo (2.1/7), and ABC won in total viewers (9.68 million). NBC was bumped up by 'The Voice' (2.6/9, 11.04M), while ABC was enjoyed success from its new hit drama 'The Good Doctor' (2.2/8, 10.93M). On CBS, everything that aired after 'The Big Bang Theory' (3.2/12, 14.06M) fell completely flat. The new comedy series '9JKL' lost more than 50% of 'Big Bang's' 18-49 demo (3.15 vs. 1.56), and lost almost 6 million viewers - notching 8.21 million for its premiere. Fox saw the season premieres of both 'Lucifer' and 'The Gifted'. 'The Gifted' (1.5/5, 4.9M) surprisingly gained almost 35% of it's 'Lucifer' (1.1/4, 3.92M) lead-in. 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: Week of 10/2 - 10/8/2017

FOX's 'Empire' led the week ending October 8th among African-American viewers with 3.88 million total African-American viewers. That is 66% of the show's total 5.89 million total viewers Wednesday. 'Star', which airs immediately after it was second on the week with 3.2 million AA viewers, 70% of it's 4.56 million viewer total. 

Other non-sports shows which made the Top 10 include ABC's 'Scandal' and 'Blackish'. 'Scandal' brought in 1.68 million AA viewers, 30% of it's 5.52 million total, and 'Blackish' had 1.58 million AA viewers, which was 33% of its 4.71 million total. 

Both primetime broadcast NFL games made the top 10 for the week. NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' had 2.94 million AA viewers, good for 18% of its 16.73M total. Finally, CBS's 'Thursday Night Football' saw 2.67 million AA viewers out of its 15.43M total (17%). 

Source: Nielsen Media Research

United Kingdom Ratings: 10/2 - 10/8/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 2, 2017 - October 8, 2017 in the UK. 

BBC1
'EastEnders' was the top show on BBC1 on Monday, Thursday and Friday. The show had 6.70 million, 6.48 million, and 6.47 million viewers respectively. Although it wasn't the highest rated show on Tuesday, it still did relatively well, notching 6.57M. Tuesday's highest rated show; however, was 'Doctor Foster' which had 9.78 million viewers (#2 on the week for the network). On Wednesday, 'The Apprentice' had 6.49 million. 'Strictly Come Dancing' and 'Strictly Come Dancing: The Results' were the highest airings on both Saturday and Sunday respectively. The show itself scored the highest numbers for the week on BBC1, with 11.15 million viewers tuning in to watch. The Results show on Sunday was slightly lower at 9.64M. 

French Ratings: 10/2 - 10/8/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 2, 2017 - October 8, 2017 in France.

MONDAY
The top show of the night belonged to TF1, with 2 airings of 'Camping Paradis' which were seen by 4.48 million and 4.2 million viewers respectively (~17% share). On France 2, 'Rizzoli & Isles' had 3.87 million (15%), and on France 3, 'Thalassa' brought in 1.86M. 'L’amour est dans le prĂ©' had 4.18 million and 3.7 million viewers for its 2 episodes on M6 (16.5% & 18.9%), and 'American Pickers' brought in 142,000 on CSTAR. 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Australian Ratings: 10/2 - 10/8/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of October 2, 2017 - October 8, 2017 in Australia.

MONDAY
Nine's 'The Block' led Monday, averaging 1.404 million viewers across Australia (643K in 18-49 demo), with 463,000 of those coming from Melbourne (385K from Sydney). Also on Nine was 'Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders' which had 687,000 viewers and 'Hot Seat' which did 460,000. On Seven Network, 'Home and Away' notched 685,000 viewers (almost even between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane), 'The Chase' had 619,000 & 392,000, and 'Criminal Minds; Beyond Borders' had 254,000 viewers. On TEN, 'Have You Been Paying Attention?' brought in 721,000 viewers (409K in demo), 'Australian Survivor' had 617,000 (333K in demo), 'The Project' was at 542,000/348,000, and 'Man with a Plan' had 330,000. 

Canadian Ratings: 10/2/17 - 10/8/17

Ratings highlights from the week of October 2, 2017 - October 8, 2017 in Canada:

On Monday, CTV led with both 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'The Good Doctor.' 'Big Bang' brought in approximately 3.11 million viewers across Canada for its initial airing, and 'The Good Doctor' had 2.65 million. Also airing on that network was 'The Gifted', which had 1.56 million. Other Monday shows in the top 30 were CBC's 'Murdoch Mysteries' (1.25M), and Global's 'The Brave' (1.22M).

U.S. Broadcast & Cable Timeshifted Ratings: 9/25 -10/1/2017

Ratings highlights of seven-day time shifting for various U.S. broadcast and cable shows. Three-day time-shift information is included for all broadcast shows on the main weekly article. 

BROADCAST
ABC's 'The Good Doctor' has cemented it's place as this season's first new hit series. The show surprised with 11.35M live+same day (L+SD) viewers for its premiere Monday Sept. 25, and that number grew to over 19.21 million in live+7 day viewing (L+7). Its 7.86M viewer increase was the highest among all shows for the week. NBC's 'This Is Us' rose 6.94M viewers in L+7 to 19.87M, and rounding out the top 3 was ABC's 'Designated Survivor' which rose 5.84M to 11.34 million. 

Sunday, October 22, 2017

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 9/25 - 10/1/2017

Ratings highlights for the week of September 25, 2017 - October 1, 2017 on US cable. 

MONDAY
The top show of the night on cable was ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' which featured the Dallas Cowboys vs. the Arizona Cardinals  The game had a 5.1 18-49 rating and 13.691 million US viewers, as well as a 7.0 in males 18-49 (3.1 in females). It also had an 8.2 household rating and a 4.2 18-34 rating (5.8 males vs. 2.6 females). In Dallas, it notched a 29.0 rating and in Phoenix it did a 22.2. In San Antonio, the game did a 20.9 and in Austin it was at 20.3.

'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood' (VH1) did a 1.1 with 2 million viewers, and 3 episodes of 'Hip Hop Squares' were at 0.64/1.18M, 0.6/1.08M, and 0.53/955,000. 'Teen Mom II' (MTV) had a 0.73 with 1.21 million viewers, and 'Siesta Key' did 0.38/598,000. On Bravo, 'Real Housewives of OC' had a 1.61 & 1.59M viewers while 'Real Housewives of Dallas' was almost half of that at only 0.35 & 832,000. Comedy Central saw the series premiere of 'The Opposition' which notched a 0.24 and 532,000 viewers. By comparison, that timeslot's previous owner, 'The Nightly Show,' premiered to 0.45/963,000 back in January 2015 was at 0.21/625,000 for its series finale. 'The Daily Show' had 995,000. Other shows of note include: 'I Am Frankie' (Nickelodeon) which had 1.17 million viewers, 'Fatal Attraction' (TV One) which did 294,000, and 'It Takes a Killer' (Oxygen) which found 187,000.