Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Live +7 Ratings: 1/29 - 2/4/2018

NBC's post-Super Bowl edition of 'This is Us' topped the raw Live+7 gains for the week ending February 4, 2018. The show gained 2.3 in the demo to 11.6, and jumped 6.44 million viewers up to 33.43 million. CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory' ranked second in the raw gains, up 1.7 in the demo (to 4.6) and up 4.88 million to 19.58 million viewers. In percentage gains, NBC's 'Blindspot' rose 117% in the 18-49 demo from 0.6 to 1.3, and the CW's 'Jane the Virgin' jumped 90% in the viewership gains, rising from 672,000 to 1.28 million viewers in L+7. On the cable side, FX's 'American Crime Story: Versace' topped in both the demo gains (up 0.7 to 1.1), and viewership gains (up 1.94 million to 3.2 million).

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: 1/22 - 1/28/2018

CBS's coverage of 'The Grammy Awards' topped the week ending January 28, 2018 in African-American viewing, hitting a 17.4 rating (corresponding to 3.9 million AA viewers). The 'Grammy's Red Carpet' had a 5.4 rating with 1.12 million viewers. On the scripted side, ABC put four shows into the top 10 this week, led by 'Scandal' which had an 8.1 with 1.49 million. Following 'Scandal' was a 6.9 rating for 'How to Get Away with Murder' (1.34 million), a 6.2 for 'The Good Doctor' (1.18 million), and a 6.2 for 'Grey's Anatomy' (1.13 million). 

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 1/22 - 1/28/2018

Ratings highlights for the week of January 22, 2018 - January 28, 2018 on U.S. cable. 

Three hours of USA Network's 'WWE Entertainment' led all of cable for the week ending January 28, 2018, averaging between a 1.63 and 1.8 in adults 18-49 rating (2.13 - 2.26 in men 18-49, and 1.74 - 1.84 in males 12-34) and 4.15 million to 4.8 million viewers. Also on that net was 'WWE Smackdown' which had a 0.94 in M18-49, a 0.67 in M12-34 and 2.58 million viewers. 'Falling Water' managed a 0.13 adults 18-49 rating with 424,000 viewers on a little-watched Saturday. Monday's 'Love & Hip Hop' (1.42 rating in women 18-49, 1.13 rating in females 12-34, and 1.85 million viewers) led the week for VH1, followed closely by 'Love & Hip Hop Miami' (1.35, 1.04, 1.72 million), 'Black Ink Crew' (0.97, 0.82, 1.32 million), and 'America's Next Top Model' (0.57, 0.49, 878,000). 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' also on VH1, seemed to have performed slightly better in M18-49 (0.47 rating) than W18-49 (0.45 rating), though it did lead in F12-34 (0.40) over M12-34 (0.36); it averaged 895,000 viewers.

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 1/22 - 1/28/2018

Ratings highlights for the week of January 22, 2018 - January 28, 2018 in the U.S.

CBS's coverage of 'The Grammy Awards' (6.0/21, 19.8 million) propelled it to victory for the week ending January 28, 2018 in both the 18-49 demo (1.7 rating/7 share) and in total viewers (8.6 million). ABC (1.1/4, 4.6 million) took second, while NBC (0.9/3, 4.2 million) took third and FOX (0.8/3, 3.0 million) fourth. Outside of the awards show, CBS found moderate success with 'NCIS' (1.5/6, 14.0 million), 'Bull' (1.3/5, 11.1 million), and 'Kevin Can Wait' (1.3/5, 7.4 million). 

ABC's week was led by impressive showings of 'Grey's Anatomy' (2.3/9, 8.6 million), 'The Bachelor' (1.8/6, 6.4 million), 'The Good Doctor' (1.7/7, 9.6 million), and 'The Goldbergs' (1.7/7, 6.1 million). Over at NBC, 'This Is Us' (2.6/9, 9.4 million) led the week, followed by 'Ellen's Game of Games' (1.8/7, 7.6 million), and 'Chicago Med' (1.3/5, 6.85 million). '9-1-1' (1.7/7, 6.6 million) and 'The Four' (1.2/5, 3.9 million) were the sole bright spots for FOX, as 'The Resident' faded to 1.1/4 with 4.7 million viewers. 'The Flash' (0.7/3, 2.1 million) and 'Supernatural' (0.6/2, 1.9 million) led the week for the CW, while 'Valor' (0.15/1, 967,000), and 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' (0.2/1, 648,000) were on the bottom. 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

2018 Winter Olympics Local Market Ratings

The Olympics were a West Coast and mid-west affair! West Coast markets dominated the Olympic ratings, led almost daily by Salt Lake City, Utah, which brought in a 29.6 local rating/55 share for the opening ceremonies, and averaged a 21.1/39 over the course of all 17 days. Other west coast cities with high weekly averages include Denver, Colorado (20.2/36), San Diego, California (17.0/32), and Seattle, Washington (16.7/31). In the mid-west, Minneapolis, Minnesota (17.5/32 average) Milwaukee, Wisconsin (17.1/28), and Kansas City, Missouri (16.8/27)  brought in big numbers during Olympic week. On the East Coast, the only markets to consistently make the top 10 each day were West Palm Beach, Florida (15.5/24 on average), Buffalo, New York (15.1/24), and Washington, DC (14.5/26). 

Monday, February 26, 2018

The Americans (FX): Ratings Recap

Updated: FX's 'The Americans' premiered in 2013 to a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating with 3.22 million viewers. It dropped to a 0.6 rating with 1.74 million viewers by its inaugural season finale, and averaged 1.79 million viewers. A second season premiered in 2014 averaging 1.34 million viewers, a third season premiered in 2015 averaging 1.08 million viewers, a fourth season premiered in 2016 averaging 909,000 viewers, and a fifth season premiered in 2017 averaging 758,000 viewers. A sixth and final season premiered in 2018 to a 0.14 rating with 642,000 viewers, but never reached over 1 million viewers in the course of its 10-episode run. The series concluded to a 0.22 rating with 922,000 viewers. 

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Tales from the Tour Bus (Cinemax): Ratings Recap

Cinemax's 'Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus' premiered September 22, 2017 to a 0.02 adults 18-49 rating with 69,000 viewers, and achieved an identical result in its second episode a week later. It hit a season-high 0.04 rating with 125,000 viewers in its sixth outing, but concluded its first season down to a 0.02 rating with 45,000 viewers. It was renewed for a second season to premiere in 2018.

Live +7 Ratings: 1/22 - 1/28/2018

Another week, another Live +7 victory by NBC's 'This is Us' and ABC's 'The Good Doctor.' 'This is Us' posted a huge 2.6 18-49 demo gain (up to 5.2) in the week ending January 28, 2018, and rose 7.1 million viewers, up to 16.58 million, leading all other shows in raw gains. 'The Good Doctor' took second in raw gains, up 1.9 to 3.6 in the demo and 6.91 million viewers to 16.53 million. Topping the percentage gains was CW's 'Jane the Virgin' which rose 200% in the demo from 0.2 to 0.6, and up 106% in viewership from 676,000 to 1.39 million in L+7. Looking at scripted cable, History's 'Vikings' led in L+7 demo increases, up 0.7 to 1.2, while FX's 'American Crime Story: Versace' topped in demo percentage gains (up from 0.4 to 1.1), and raw viewership gains (up 1.98 million viewers to 3.41 million). IFC's 'Portlandia' led the viewership percentage increases, up 160% from 807,000 to 2.1 million.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

U.S. Social Content Ratings: 1/15 - 1/21/2018

Both the AFC and NFC Championship games dominated the social ratings for the week ending January 21, 2018; however, since they are considered sports-related, they do not appear in the list below. The Jaguars/Patriots game averaged 27.162 million total interactions (21.329M on Facebook and 5.833M on Twitter), while the Vikings/Eagles game had 23.207 million (19.220M on Facebook and 3.986M on Twitter). Outside of sports, the '24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards' had in a respectable 1.1 million interactions, leading the week, followed by 'WWE Monday Night RAW' (658,000) and 'Grey's Anatomy' (458,000). 

Cable Network Ratings: 1/15 - 1/21/2018

FOX News topped the week ending January 21, 2018 on cable, averaging 2.73 million viewers in primetime, over 700K more than second-ranked MSNBC (2.01 million), and almost double HGTV (1.49 million), which took third. Twelve networks broke 1 million average viewers for the week, and it was the usual suspects atop the rankings. Just behind HGTV was fourth ranked USA Network (1.46 million). Fifth-ranked TNT (1.35 million) edged ahead of History (1.31 million) though both held a sizable lead over seventh-ranked Investigation Discovery (1.21 million). ESPN and TBS were tied down to the thousands (1.106 million), but both were ahead 11th-ranked FX (1.053 million), and 12th-ranked CNN (1.046 million).

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: 1/15 - 1/21/2018

FOX's coverage of the NFC Championship game dominated the week among African-American viewing, scoring a huge 23.4 rating in that demographic, corresponding to about 5.46 million viewers. The postgame had a 15.0 rating (3.39 million viewers), and drama series 'The Resident,' which aired immediately after the game, scored an 8.2 (1.71 million). Outside of Sunday, ABC's entire Thursday night lineup made the top 10 this week, led by an 8.3 rating for 'Scandal' (1.57 million), then a 7.3 for 'How to Get Away with Murder' (1.34 million), and a 6.7 for 'Grey's Anatomy' (1.29 million). 

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 1/15 - 1/21/2018

Ratings highlights for the week of January 15, 2018 - January 21, 2018 on U.S. cable.

TNT's 'NBA: Warriors/Cavaliers' game topped all of cable for the week ending January 21, 2018 averaging a 1.86 rating in adults 18-49 (including a 2.66 in men 18-49, a 2.34 in males 12-34, and 1.93 in adults 25-54) with 4.68 million viewers. Three hours of USA's 'WWE Entertainment' ranked second through fourth on the week, notching between a 0.96 - 1.12 rating in adults 18-49 (1.25, 1.36, 1.34 in men 18-49) and between 2.81 million and 3.57 million viewers. On Bravo, 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' notched a 1.3 rating in women 18-49 with 2.23 million viewers, 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' notched a 0.94 rating in that demo with 1.8 million viewers, and 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' notched 0.82 with 1.39 million viewers.  

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 1/15 - 1/21/2018

Ratings highlights for the week of January 15, 2018 - January 21, 2018 in the U.S.

With help from Sunday's primetime 'NFC Championship' (13.4/42, 42.3 million viewers), FOX led the week in both the 18-49 demo (3.3/12) and total viewers (10.6 million). CBS took second in total viewers (6.92 million), while ABC took second in the demo (1.2/4), while NBC (1.0/4, 4.69 million) took fourth in both. Outside of NFL Football, FOX saw success this week with dramas '9-1-1' (1.8/6, 6.21 million) and 'The Resident' (2.6/10, 8.65 million), as well as competition series 'The Four' (1.15/4, 3.47 million). 


CBS found it's usual success with 'The Big Bang Theory' (2.9/12, 14.92 million), 'Young Sheldon' (2.4/9, 13.33 million), and 'Mom' (1.6/6, 9.26 million), while ABC did well with thanks to 'The Bachelor' (1.8/6, 6.61 million), 'The Good Doctor' (1.7/6, 9.33 million), 'Grey's Anatomy' (2.3/9, 8.27 million), and 'Modern Family' (1.8/6, 6.24 million). 'Law & Order: SVU' (1.4/5, 6.19 million) and 'Will & Grace' (1.3/5, 4.39 million) led a slow week for NBC. 

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Live +7 Ratings: 1/15 - 1/21/2018

NBC's 'This is Us' led the L+7 timeshifted 18-49 demo increases for the week ending January 21, 2018, rising 2.5 to 5.0, and up 6.35 million viewers to 16.18 million. ABC's 'The Good Doctor' ranked second in the demo increases, up 1.8 to 3.5, but led the week in viewership increases, up 6.67 million viewers to 16.0 million. Among percentage gains, ABC's 'Agents of SHIELD' led in the demo, up 133% from 0.6 to 1.4, while CW's 'Riverdale' led in viewership, rising 79% from 1.44 million to 2.59 million in L+7. Looking at scripted cable series, FX's 'American Crime Story: Versace' led in both 18-49 demo increases (up 0.6 to 1.3) and in viewership increases, up 1.76 million to 3.99 million. 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Cable Network Ratings: 1/8 - 1/14/2018

Recap of top basic cable networks in primetime for the week ending January 14, 2018. 

ESPN took the primetime victory for the week, averaging 4.683 million viewers. Outside of cable news, HGTV took the fourth spot on the week (1.476 million), and USA Network took fifth (1.269 million). 


Other networks averaging over 1 million viewers include: Investigation Discovery (1.179 million), History (1.178 million), Discovery (1.08 million), TNT (1.062 million), TBS (1.051 million), and A&E (1.038 million). 

Among cable news networks, FOX News ranked second on the week (2.212 million), MSNBC was in third (1.992 million), CNN was 13th (960,000), CNBC was 42nd (364,000), HLN was 51st (279,000), and FOX Business was 83rd (93,000).

U.S. Social Content Ratings: 1/8 - 1/14/2018

CNN's Thursday 'Anderson Cooper 360' led a slow week on the social ratings, averaging 689,000 interactions, including 399,000 from Facebook and 290,000 from Twitter. Another CNN entry, Thursday's 'CNN Tonight' took the fifth spot on the week with 505,000 interactions.

The 'Critics Choice Awards' took the second spot on the week with 596,000 interactions, and USA's 'WWE Monday Night RAW' (580,000) was in third, and 'WWE Smackdown' (230,000) took seventh. Other notables this week include: NBC's 'This Is Us' (559,000), ABC's 'The Bachelor' (484,000), 'Saturday Night Live' (221,000), 'Love & Hip Hop Miami' (197,000), and 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' (144,000). 

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: 1/8 - 1/14/2018

FOX's 'NFC Divisional Round' post game on Sunday ranked the highest in African-American viewing for the week ending January 14th in primetime. It had a 16.0 rating in that demographic, equating to 3.517 million viewers. CBS's Saturday 'AFC Divisional Game' had a 15.3 AA rating with 3.42 million viewers, about 12.8% of its 26.69 million total. 

Also on FOX, both 'The Simpsons' and 'The Four' did well in the African-American demo, ranking third and fourth respectively on the week. 'The Simpsons' had a 7.1 rating with 1.535 million AA viewers (19.1%), while 'The Four' had a 6.1 AA rating with 1.271 million viewers (38.6%). NBC's only spot on the list belonged to 'Chicago PD' which had a 5.4 rating and 1.094 million AA viewers (15.9%).

CBS dramas took the other five spots on the list: SWAT (1.138 million, 17.8%), 'NCIS Los Angeles' (1.118 million, 12.2%), 'Blue Bloods' (1.108 million, 10.9%), 'NCIS New Orleans' (1.062 million, 12.2%), and 'NCIS' (1.029 million, 7.2%). 

Source: Nielsen Media Research

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 1/8 - 1/14/2018

Ratings highlights for the week of January 8, 2018 - January 14, 2018 on U.S. cable. 

ESPN's 'Alabama/Georgia' college football championship game on Monday, took the top spot on cable for the week, scoring a huge 8.68 adults 18-49 rating with 27.38 million total viewers. The game also had an 11.5 rating in men aged 18-49 and an 8.88 rating in males 12-34, in the corresponding female demos, the game had a 5.9 and 4.27 rating. The game scored much better in the older demos, notching a 12.58 in adults 50+, a 9.61 in people 25-54, and a 7.37 in adults 18-34. As would be expected in the local markets, the game performed best in the South: hitting its highest household ratings in Birmingham, AL (57.6), Atlanta (47.8), Greenville (31.9), Jacksonville (29.0), Nashville (28.3), Knoxville (28.0), and New Orleans (27.5). 

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 1/8 - 1/14/2018

Ratings highlights for the week of January 8, 2018 - January 14, 2018 in the U.S.

NFL Divisional Round football led CBS and FOX to the top of the ratings for the week ending January 14. CBS took victory in both adults 18-49 (2.1 rating/8 share) and total viewers (10.74 million), while FOX took second in both (2.0/8, 6.65 million). On the scripted side, CBS found its usual success with 'The Big Bang Theory' (3.1/13, 15.93 million), 'Young Sheldon' (2.6/10, 14.17 million), and 'NCIS' (1.5/6, 14.24 million). FOX had success with 'The Simpsons' (3.3/11, 8.04 million), 'Bob's Burgers' (2.1/7, 4.76 million), and week two of '9-1-1' (1.5/6, 5.55 million). 


Over at the alphabet, 'The Good Doctor' (1.6/6, 8.3 million), 'The Goldbergs' (1.5/6, 6.05 million), and 'Modern Family' (1.6/6, 5.81 million) led the week, while the 'Truth and Lies: Tonya Harding' special (1.5/6, 6.65 million) found moderate success. On NBC, 'This Is Us' (2.7/10, 9.65 million) led the week in the demo. The only scripted series on the CW this week was Friday's 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' which found 660,000 viewers. 

Sunday, February 11, 2018

I'm Dying Up Here (Showtime): Ratings Recap

Showtime's 'I'm Dying Up Here' premiered June 4, 2017 to a 0.03 adults 18-49 rating with 167,000 viewers. The first season did not put up promising numbers, hitting a high of 0.07 with 215,000 for its season finale, and only averaging a 0.04 with 143,000 for the season as a whole. Despite this, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered in 2018 to a 0.04 rating with 168,000 viewers. The second season fared slightly better than the first, hitting a series-high 232,000 viewers in its second episode, and averaging 35K more viewers than the first season (178,000). 

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Guerilla (Showtime): Ratings Recap

Showtime's miniseries 'Guerilla' premiered April 16, 2017 to a minuscule 0.06 adults 18-49 rating with 182,000 viewers. The show saw steadily declines episode-by-episode, dropping over 50K viewers from week one to week two and shedding 0.04 down to 0.02. It held its 0.02 for one additional week before falling to three straight weeks of 0.01s, and finishing its short 6-episode run with a mere 43,000 viewers. 

Friday, February 9, 2018

Live +7 Ratings: 1/8 - 1/14/2018

NBC's 'This is Us' returned atop the L+7 18-49 raw gains for the week ending January 14, 2018, rising a huge 2.3 in the demo (to 5.0), as well as 6.34 million viewers, second on the week in that metric. ABC's 'The Good Doctor' led the week in viewership L+7 gains, up a massive 7.11 million viewers to a total of 15.41 million viewers; in the demo it was up 1.8 to 3.4. In percentage gains, NBC's 'The Brave' topped the 18-49 increases, up 140% from its L+SD average of 0.5 to a L+7 total of 1.2. 'The Brave' also topped in viewership percent increases rising 110% from 2.93 million viewers to 6.16 million. 

The Librarians (TNT): Ratings Recap

TNT's 'Librarians' premiered in late 2014 to a 1.27 adults 18-49 rating and 5.35 million viewers. It dropped to a 0.71 rating with 3.03 million viewers by its first season finale and averaged a 0.91 rating and 3.77 million viewers in its first 10 episodes. A second season premiered in 2015 averaging a 0.53 rating with 2.08 million viewers, and a third season premiered in 2016 averaging a 0.47 rating with 1.81 million viewers. A fourth season premiered in 2017 and averaged a 0.29 rating with 1.45 million viewers, concluding with a 0.27 rating and 1.44 million viewers. The show was cancelled in March 2018 after airing 42 episodes. 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Top U.S. Shows for African-Americans: 1/1 - 1/7/2018

NBC's Saturday 'NFL Playoff Game' notched a 16.1 African-American rating with 3.585 million viewers, approximately 15.7% of its 22.815 million total viewers. The post game of FOX's NFC Wildcard Game was second on the week with a 15.2 AA rating and 3.39 million viewers in that demographic.

Sunday's 'Golden Globe Awards' had a 9.1 AA rating with 1.886 million viewers, about 9.9% of its total audience (19.007 million). FOX's premiere of 'The Four' took the seventh spot on the week with a 6.2 rating and 1.286 million AA viewers (34.3%). 

Five scripted series made the top 10 this week, including FOX's premiere of '9-1-1' (1.599 million AA viewers, 23.4%), 'The Simpsons' (1.525 million, 22%), 'Blue Bloods' (1.168 million, 11.7%), 'NCIS' (1.167 million, 8.3%), and 'Hawaii Five-0' (1.11 million, 11.1%). 

Source: Nielsen Media Research

U.S. Cable TV Ratings: 1/1 - 1/7/2018

Ratings highlights for the week of January 1, 2018 - January 7, 2018 on U.S. cable.

ESPN's 'Rose Bowl' game between Georgia and Oklahoma topped the week on cable with a 7.55 adults 18-49 rating and 25.85 million viewers. It also topped the week in men 18-49 (9.73 rating), women 18-49 (5.4), males 12-34 (6.95), females 12-34 (3.91), adults 18-34 (6.15), adults 25-54 (8.75), adults over 50 (12.5), and households (13.11). The 'Sugar Bowl' took second in all of those demos including adults 18-49 (6.32 rating), men 18-49 (8.09), males 12-34 (6.19), and total viewers (20.407 million). In third was the 'Peach Bowl' which had a 2.43 18-49 rating, 3.17 men 18-49 rating, 2.11 males 12-34 rating, and 8.38 million viewers.

U.S. Primetime Broadcast TV Ratings: 1/1 - 1/7/2018

Ratings highlights for the week of January 1, 2018 - January 7, 2018 in the U.S.

NBC topped the week ending January 7, 2018 in both the 18-49 demo (2.4/9) and total viewers (9.7 million). FOX took second in the demo (1.7/6) while CBS took third (1.0/4); they swapped places in total viewers with CBS (7.54 million) in second, and FOX in third (5.77 million). NBC was led by both Saturday Night Football (7.0/26, 22.82 million viewers), 'The Golden Globe Awards' (5.0/17, 19.01 million), and two episodes of 'Ellen's Game of Games' (2.2/8 & 2.4/9, 8.84M & 8.88M). 


ABC found moderate success with the season premiere of 'The Bachelor' (1.5/5, 5.49 million), 'The Middle' (1.5/6, 6.36 million), 'The Goldbergs' (1.5/6, 5.9 million), and 'Modern Family' (1.7/6, 5.91 million). CBS did well with thanks for 'The Big Bang Theory' (3.1/12, 16.16 million), 'Young Sheldon' (2.6/9, 14.7 million), 'Mom' (1.7/6, 9.88 million), and 'NCIS' (1.5/6, 14.11 million). On FOX, the premiere of 'LA to Vegas' (1.1/4, 3.76 million) premiered to solid numbers and saw great retention from its 'Lethal Weapon' (1.2/4, 4.55 million) lead-in. The highlight for FOX this week; however, was the premiere of '9-1-1' which bowed to a huge 1.8/6 rating/share with 6.83 million viewers, gaining 0.45 from its 'X Files' (1.3/5, 5.15 million) lead-in. The CW only aired two originals this week: 'Valor' (0.2/1, 672,000) and 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' (0.2/1, 685,000).

Cable Network Ratings: 1/1 - 1/7/2018

Recap of top basic cable networks in primetime for the week ending January 7, 2018. 

ESPN again took the top spot on the week, averaging 4.908 million viewers in primetime. Outside of cable news, HGTV took the fourth spot on the week (1.480 million), and USA Network took fifth (1.333 million). 


Other networks averaging over 1 million viewers include: Discovery (1.315 million), Investigation Discovery (1.207 million), History (1.186 million), TNT (1.083 million), TBS (1.065 million), A&E (1.014 million), and FX (1.003 million). 

Among cable news networks, FOX News ranked second on the week (2.020 million), MSNBC was in third (1.597 million), CNN was 16th (823,000), CNBC was 42nd (400,000), HLN was 50th (308,000), and FOX Business was 86th (93,000).

U.S. Social Content Ratings: 1/1 - 1/7/2018

NBC's 'The Golden Globe Awards' topped the week in the social content ratings, notching over 13.2 million interactions, including over 5.6 million from Facebook and 7.5 million from Twitter. Taking second was USA's 'WWE Monday Night RAW' with 545,000, and ABC's 'The Bachelor' took the third spot with 516,000.

On FOX, 'The X Files' had 345,000 interactions, and 'The Four' had 164,000, ranking fifth and tenth on the week; '9-1-1' had 90,000 interactions. Freeform's 'grown-ish' took the ninth spot with 187,000, VH1's 'Love & Hip Hop Miami' was in fourth with 430,000, and USA's 'WWE Smackdown' took the sixth spot with 242,000. 

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Rosehaven (Sundance TV): Ratings Recap

Sundance's 'Rosehaven' premiered September 27, 2017 with a double episode, both averaging a 0.01 adults 18-49 rating with 59,000 and 50,000 viewers. The first season of the series aired two episodes per night over four weeks, and concluded to double 0.00 ratings with 26,000 and 19,000 viewers. A second season premiered on October 25, 2017 to a 0.00 rating with 17,000 viewers, but skyrocketed to 0.04 with 164,000 viewers the following week. The second season ultimately concluded to a 0.02 rating with 98,000 viewers and has yet to be renewed for a third season. 

Super Bowl LII Local Market Ratings

Below are the local market ratings for the 27 markets in which local data was made available for 'Super Bowl LII.' The top market for game surprisingly belonged to Buffalo, NY (56.4 rating), which was just two-tenths higher than competing city Philadelphia, PA (56.2), and five-tenths higher than other competing city Boston, MA (55.9). Host city Minneapolis, MN tied Pittsburgh, PA (54.9) for fourth place. Both Atlanta, GA and Birmingham, AL experienced high drops from last year to this year, both falling about 10 percentage points from last year's Super Bowl. Outside of the host city and competing cities, Miami, FL and New Orleans, LA were the only markets to experience growth from last year, the former rising slightly from 37.8 to 38.7, and the latter up from 48.4 to 53.0. Salt Lake City, UT had the lowest ratings of all major markets (37.7, 56th ranked), while newly NFL-less St. Louis, MO ranked fourth from last (41.6, 53rd).

Billions (Showtime): Ratings Recap

UPDATED: Showtime's 'Billions' premiered January 26, 2016 to a 0.24 adults 18-49 rating with 904,000 viewers. Including the same-night replay (~0.5M) and viewership across numerous streaming outlets (~1.6M), due to be released online prior to its premiere, the first episode averaged 2.99 million viewers. The first season concluded to a 0.32 rating with 1.01 million viewers and averaged 0.33 with 1.05 million viewers across its 12 episodes. A second season premiered in 2017 to a 0.2 rating with 753,000 viewers, and averaged 0.26 with 878,000 viewers. The third season was on par with the second season, averaging 875,000 viewers, and down only 0.03 in the demo to 0.23. A fourth season is expected to premiere in 2019.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Homeland (Showtime): Ratings Recap

Showtime's 'Homeland' premiered October 2, 2011 to a 0.4 rating with 1.08 million viewers, ticked town to 938,000 viewers, but rose to a 0.7 rating with 1.71 million viewers by its inaugural season finale. The series rose in its next two seasons, airing in 2012 and 2013, averaging 1.92 million viewers in the former, and 1.95 million viewers in the latter; however, dropped to 1.65 million viewers and a 0.55 rating in its fourth season, airing in 2014. A fifth season premiered in 2015 and averaged a 0.50 rating with 1.53 million viewers, and a sixth season premiered in 2016 and averaged a 0.42 with 1.28 million. The seventh season aired in 2017, and lost, averaging a 0.30 rating with 1.23 million viewers. An eighth and final season is scheduled to premiere in 2019. 

Sunday, February 4, 2018

The Affair (Showtime): Ratings Recap

Showtime's 'The Affair' premiered October 12, 2014 to a 0.14 rating with 507,000 viewers. The first season saw incredible growth as it went on, concluding to a 0.25 rating with 951,000 viewers, and averaging a 0.19 and 719,000 viewers over 10 episodes. The second season of the series was by far its most successful, pulling a 0.34 rating with over 1.11 million viewers for its finale, and averaging a 0.24 rating with 846,000 viewers. A third season, which premiered in 2016, halted the pattern of growth, premiering to 0.17 with 599,000 viewers and only averaging a 0.18 rating with 649,000 viewers over the course of the season. In 2018, the fourth season of the series premiered and the nearly 2-year break between seasons didn't help the ratings; the season fell by half in the demo from the previous season, to 0.09, and managed only 517,000 viewers.

Good Behavior (TNT): Ratings Recap

TNT's 'Good Behavior' premiered a sneak peek episode on November 13, 2016, notching a 0.14 rating among adults 18-49 with 573,000 viewers. The regular-timeslot premiere on November 15, 2016 doubled its 18-49 rating, up to 0.8, and rose to 813,000 viewers. The first season concluded to a solid 0.21 rating with 895,000 viewers, and averaged a 0.19 rating with 743,000 viewers over its first 10 episodes. A second season premiered in late-2017 to a 0.19 rating with 686,000 viewers, on par with its second season, and remained relatively steady throughout the season ultimately concluding up to 0.22 with 724,000 viewers. It has not yet been renewed for a third season. 

Friday, February 2, 2018

Murder in the First (TNT): Ratings Recap


Season 1 Ratings (2014)
Episode #
Viewers (millions)
18-49 rating
101
3.76
0.6
102
2.90
0.5
103
2.65
0.4
104
2.49
0.4
105
2.55
0.4
106
2.67
0.4
107
2.52
0.4
108
2.74
0.5
109
2.69
0.4
110
3.39
0.5
season 1 average
2.84
0.45



Season 2 Ratings (2015)
Episode #
Viewers (millions)
18-49 rating
201
2.38
0.34
202
2.09
0.28
203
2.19
0.31
204
2.15
0.32
205
1.96
0.23
206
2.00
0.33
207
1.93
0.34
208
2.19
0.32
209
2.10
0.36
210
2.02
0.32
211
1.88
0.33
212
1.83
0.28
season 2 average
2.06
0.31



Season 3 Ratings (2016)
Episode #
Viewers (millions)
18-49 rating
301
1.38
0.28
302
1.39
0.22
303
1.34
0.29
304
1.29
0.20
305
1.47
0.27
306
1.31
0.15
307
1.10
0.17
308
1.31
0.25
309
1.50
0.22
310
1.61
0.27
season 3 average
1.37
0.23



Thursday, February 1, 2018

Live +7 Ratings: 1/1 - 1/7/2018

CBS's 'The Big Bang Theory topped all Broadcast L+7 ratings for the week ending January 7, 2018, up 1.87 in the 18-49 demographic to 4.97 and up 4.94 million viewers to 21.1 million. 'Modern Family' rose 1.45 in the demo, but only 3.515 million viewers, putting it second in raw demo gains, but 14th in raw viewership gains. In percentage gains, FOX's 'The Gifted' rose 132%in the demo from 0.69 to 1.6 (up 0.91), and 88% in viewership from 2.54 million to 4.76 million (up 2.22 million); both led the week.

Monday Mornings (TNT): Ratings Recap

TNT's 'Monday Mornings' premiered February 4, 2013 to a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating with 1.34 million viewers. It stayed remarkably stable throughout its short run, not falling below a 0.3 rating or 1.2 million viewers, and even hitting a zero-eshigh of 0.4 with 1.86 million viewers. The series concluded to a 0.3 rating with 1.37 million viewers, and despite averaging a 0.3 rating with 1.39 million viewers over the course of its 10-episode season, it was not renewed for a second season. 

Mob City (TNT): Ratings Recap

TNT's Mob City' premiered December 4, 2013 to a 0.6 rating with 2.29 million viewers for its double episode. The show only aired for a total of three weeks, airing its six episodes two at a time. It fell to 0.4 with 1.39 million viewers in week 2, and ticked down to 0.4 with 1.35 million viewers in its final week. The show averaged a 0.5 rating with 1.68 million viewers, but wasn't renewed for a second season.