Monday, June 21, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending August 29, 1999

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 50th week of the 1998-99 television broadcast season; most reruns are excluded from the list. The bottom charts have ratings for programs that aired on cable during the week.

Broadcast ratings:
ShowNetDayTimeRating/
Share
Viewers
(millions)
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?ABC8/29/999:0014.0/2222.41
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?ABC8/26/998:3010.9/1916.76
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?ABC8/24/998:3010.4/1816.30
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?ABC8/27/998:3010.1/1015.27
60 MinutesCBS8/29/997:0011.0/2215.26
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?ABC8/25/998:3010.4/1815.20
NFL Preseason: Broncos/PackersABC8/23/998:009.1/1613.12
DatelineNBC8/23/9910:009.8/1712.98
Movie: Ellen FosterCBS8/29/999:008.5/1411.95
Best Commercials Never SeenABC8/26/999:007.6/1311.59
NFL Preseason: Broncos/CowboysFOX8/29/998:007.9/1411.36
Miss Teen USACBS8/24/999:007.5/1310.84
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?ABC8/28/998:307.1/1410.82
DatelineNBC8/24/9910:007.9/1410.76
Movie: Something to Talk AboutCBS8/25/998:308.0/1310.75
20/20ABC8/27/9910:007.3/1410.10
20/20ABC8/25/9910:007.1/129.55
DatelineNBC8/27/9910:007.0/139.21
DatelineNBC8/27/999:006.9/139.19
DatelineNBC8/25/998:006.6/128.77
Movie: Cruel JusticeNBC8/29/999:006.0/108.54
Whose Line is it Anyway?ABC8/26/998:005.9/118.20
You Asked For ItNBC8/29/998:005.3/97.98
Movie: Major PayneABC8/28/999:005.0/97.96
ThanksCBS8/23/998:305.7/107.93
Nightline in PrimetimeABC8/26/9910:005.9/117.92
Movie: Honey We Shrunk OurselvesABC8/29/997:004.9/97.75
48 HoursCBS8/23/9910:005.7/107.59
World's Most Amazing VideosNBC8/25/999:005.6/97.58
America's Most WantedFOX8/28/999:004.8/97.10
NFL Preseason: Chiefs/JaguarsCBS8/26/998:005.1/96.81
CopsFOX8/28/998:004.6/106.75
WWE SmackdownUPN8/26/998:004.2/76.21
Fox FilesFOX8/24/999:004.1/75.77
U.S. Gymnastics ChampionshipNBC8/29/997:004.2/85.66
Paley Center for Media SpecialCBS8/27/998:003.8/85.45
The World's FunniestFOX8/27/998:003.3/74.88
America's Funniest Home VideosABC8/28/998:003.6/84.87
Grown-UpsUPN8/23/998:302.9/54.43
MoeshaUPN8/23/998:002.7/53.96
U.S. Gymnastics ChampionshipNBC8/28/998:002.8/63.70
Mad TV PrimetimeFOX8/27/999:002.4/53.44
Katie JoplinWB8/23/999:301.1/21.49

Cable viewership ratings:
ShowNetViewers
(millions)
Wrestling (Mon, 10pm)USA6.63
Wrestling (Mon, 9pm)USA6.60
Cher: LiveHBO6.03
Wrestling (Sun, 7pm)USA4.64
Wrestling (Mon, 8pm)TNT4.06
Sex and the CityHBO3.88
MLB: Braves/CardinalsESPN3.57
OzHBO3.44
Ever AfterHBO3.42
Wrestling (Mon, 10pm)TNT3.34

Cable household ratings:

Source: USA Today, Variety, Broadcasting Magazine, and The Los Angeles Times

No comments:

Post a Comment