Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Album Ratings: Week Ending May 6, 2021

Albums achieve their positions on the weekly Billboard & Rolling Stone lists based on total units sold; a metric which is the sum of of pure album sales (sales of the entire actual album), streaming-equivalent album units (SEA), and track-equivalent album units (TEA). One SEA unit is equal to 1,250 premium (paid) streams, or 3,750 free streams, and one TEA unit is equal to 10 purchased tracks. There are three charts below: the first one has the top 10 albums based on total weekly units sold according to both Billboard and Rolling Stone. The two sites have different sources of data, hence why their numbers are different (but close). A second chart includes the top 10 albums of the week according to Billboard based on pure album sales, and the third chart includes the top 25 albums of the week, according to Alpha Data, with breakdowns of pure albums, SEA units, and TEA units.

John From Cincinnati (HBO): Ratings Recap

HBO's 'John From Cincinnati' premiered June 10, 2007 to a strong 1.5/4 adults 18-49 rating/share and over 3.42 million viewers. Unfortunately it fell by nearly two-thirds in week 2 down to 1.21 million but it stabilized at that number for the rest of its season, falling as low as only 1.05 million. It concluded its run to 1.2 million viewers and averaged just under 1.5 million for its 10-episodes. It was not renewed for a second season. 

John Adams (HBO): Ratings Recap

HBO's limited series 'John Adams' premiered March 16, 2008 to a solid 0.6/2 adults 18-49 rating/share and 2.52 million viewers, and hit a high of 0.7/2 with 2.8 million viewers in its second week. It wasn't able to hold those numbers, but it stabilized at 0.5/1 in the demo and ~1.6 million viewers for its final 3 episodes, and averaged 2.05 million viewers over all 7.

The Starter Wife (USA): Ratings Recap

USA's 'The Starter Wife' began as a limited series in 2007, scoring a strong 2.2/6 adults 18-49 rating/share and 5.39 million viewers in its 2-hour debut. It dropped as low as 1.0/3 and 2.8 million viewers and averaged 3.76 million viewers in its inaugural six hours. It was renewed for a second season which aired in the fall of 2008, but scored much lower ratings, averaging just 1.9 million viewers and concluding to 2.1 million. It was not renewed for a third season. 

Shear Genius (Bravo): Ratings Recap

Bravo's 'Shear Genius' premiered April 11, 2007 to 1.1 million viewers and was reported to have averaged about 972,000 viewers and 641,000 adults 18-49 (0.5 rating) over the course of its first seven episodes. Its first season concluded on a high-note with a 0.7 rating & 1.3 million viewers and averaged just over 1 million viewers. A second season aired in 2008 where it delivered its best numbers: averaging 1.8 million viewers and hitting a series-high 1.3/4 adults 18-49 rating/share and 2.54 million viewers for its finale. A third and final season aired in 2009 but fell back down to its first season numbers, pulling in a 0.5 rating and 1.06 million viewers on average. Note: averages in the season one table come from official published sources and reflect the entire season.

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending September 21, 2008

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 52nd and final week of the 2007-08 television broadcast season; most reruns are excluded from the list. Final household, adults 18-49, adults 25-54, and viewership figures are providedThe second chart includes data for cable programs that aired this week. The final chart includes time-shifted DVR ratings for select broadcast programs. Note: the viewership data presented in the first two charts is in Live+Same Day (the Nielsen standard) while the DVR chart present viewership in Live and Live+7 day. The Live figures will not match the Live+Same Day figures.

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending December 26, 2004

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 14th week of the 2004-05 television broadcast season; most reruns are excluded from the list. Final household (HH) ratings, 18-49 ratings, and viewership (in millions) are provided in the first chartThe second chart includes data for cable programs that aired this week.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending September 14, 2008

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 51st week of the 2007-08 television broadcast season; most reruns are excluded from the list. Final household, adults 18-49, adults 25-54, and viewership figures are providedThe second chart includes data for cable programs that aired this week. The final chart includes time-shifted DVR ratings for select broadcast programs. Note: the viewership data presented in the first two charts is in Live+Same Day (the Nielsen standard) while the DVR chart present viewership in Live and Live+7 day. The Live figures will not match the Live+Same Day figures.

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending December 19, 2004

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 13th week of the 2004-05 television broadcast season; most reruns are excluded from the list. Final 18-49 ratings, and viewership (in millions) are provided in the first chart, but HH data was unavailable for this weekThe second chart includes data for cable programs that aired this week.

Friday, May 7, 2021

Top 10 Streaming (SVOD) Ratings: w/e March 15, March 22, March 29, 2020

Nielsen didn't officially began releasing the weekly streaming (SVOD) ratings until the week ending August 9, 2020; however, this data was also made public for the first three weeks of the COVID-19 quarantine last year, so below are the top 10 lists for the weeks ending March 15, March 22, and March 29, 2020. As far as I know, there is no other data available after March 29 until the August 9 list.