Monday, August 30, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending September 18, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 52nd and final 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.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending May 14, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 34th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending May 7, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 33rd week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

News Ratings: Week Ending August 22, 2021

Below are the ratings for the evening news telecasts on the three major broadcast networks: ABC (World News Tonight), CBS (CBS Evening News), and NBC (NBC Nightly News), as well as the daily ratings for six hours of evening/night ratings (6pm-12am) on four cable news networks: CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and NewsNation. The chart below has three columns of data: the first includes 18-49 ratings, the second includes viewership among adults 25-54 (presented in thousands), and the final column includes total viewership (also in thousands),  Data only goes from Monday-Friday as I do not track weekend news ratings.

Cable TV Ratings: Week Ending August 22, 2021

Below is a recap of the cable TV ratings for the week ending August 22, 2021. This is merely a selection of original airings and does not include every single program that aired in the week. Syndicated programming, sports news, and non-original movies are not included in these charts. A second chart includes the ratings for various sports programming that aired during the week, and there is a separate post with cable news ratings from this week.

"Stand Up to Cancer" Nets 2.8 Million Viewers in 2021

"Stand Up to Cancer" is a yearly fundraising special that airs across a number of TV networks including the Big 4 broadcast nets and a litany of cable networks. On the four broadcast networks the program logged a combined 0.39 adults 18-49 rating with 2.496 million viewers on Saturday August 21st, and on cable it nabbed an additional 135,000 adults 18-49 (0.10 rating) and 350,000 viewers. Among all rated networks, it scored a 0.49 rating with just about 2.85 million viewers.

Broadcast TV Ratings: Week Ending August 22, 2021

Below is a recap of the broadcast TV ratings for the week ending August 22, 2021. With a few exceptions this chart includes programs that aired in primetime (8pm-11pm) on the broadcast networks in the week. All reruns and theatrical movies are excluded.  

Top 200 Cable Reruns: Week Ending August 22, 2021

Below are the Nielsen ratings for top 200 cable programs listed as reruns for the week ending August 22, 2021. Reruns are excluded from the regular weekly cable post, but since there is still value in how these programs perform, this data will be posted whenever it is made available to me. Chart is sorted by 18-49 rating and viewership is presented in thousands.

Top Program on Each Cable Network: Week Ending August 22, 2021

I'm doing something new this week that I've been wanting to try for a while now. The chart below includes highest-rated program on each of the 112 cable networks (whose ratings I have access to) for the week ending August 22, 2021. This is based off of a program's total number of viewers aged 18-49 with reruns included and labeled as such.

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending April 30, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 32nd week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending April 23, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 31st week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending September 11, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 51st 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.

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending September 4, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 50th 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.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending April 16, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 30th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending April 9, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 29th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Song Ratings: Week Ending August 19, 2021

Music ratings are divided into two weekly posts: one for albums, and one for individual songs; this is the song post. Songs achieve their positions on the weekly Billboard & Rolling Stone lists based on three major metrics: sales, streaming, and airplay. Below are three charts: the top 25 songs of the week based on total U.S. sales and streaming consumption (using Rolling Stone points methodology), the top 40 songs of the week based on U.S. pop radio airplay according to Nielsen, and an additional radio chart with the top 50 songs of the week according to Mediabase. 

Album Ratings: Week Ending August 19, 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.

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending August 28, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 49th 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.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending August 21, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 48th 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.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending April 2, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 28th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending March 26, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 27th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

News Ratings: Week Ending August 15, 2021

Below are the ratings for the evening news telecasts on the three major broadcast networks: ABC (World News Tonight), CBS (CBS Evening News), and NBC (NBC Nightly News), as well as the daily ratings for six hours of evening/night ratings (6pm-12am) on four cable news networks: CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and NewsNation. The chart below has three columns of data: the first includes 18-49 ratings, the second includes viewership among adults 25-54 (presented in thousands), and the final column includes total viewership (also in thousands),  Data only goes from Monday-Friday as I do not track weekend news ratings.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Cable TV Ratings: Week Ending August 15, 2021

Below is a recap of the cable TV ratings for the week ending August 15, 2021. This is merely a selection of original airings and does not include every single program that aired in the week. Syndicated programming, sports news, and non-original movies are not included in these charts. A second chart includes the ratings for various sports programming that aired during the week, and there is a separate post with cable news ratings from this week.

Top 200 Cable Reruns: Week Ending August 15, 2021

Below are the Nielsen ratings for top 200 cable programs listed as reruns for the week ending August 15, 2021. Reruns are excluded from the regular weekly cable post, but since there is still value in how these programs perform, this data will be posted whenever it is made available to me. Chart is sorted by 18-49 rating and viewership is presented in thousands.

Evening News Ratings: 2008

Below are the weekly average viewership and 25-54 data for the evening news programs that aired on ABC, CBS, and NBC in 2008. Note that 25-54 data is provided in both viewership form (in millions) and in ratings form.

Broadcast TV Ratings: Week Ending August 15, 2021

Below is a recap of the broadcast TV ratings for the week ending August 15, 2021. With a few exceptions this chart includes programs that aired in primetime (8pm-11pm) on the broadcast networks in the week. All reruns and theatrical movies are excluded.  

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Evening News Ratings: 2007

Below are the weekly average viewership and 25-54 data for the evening news programs that aired on ABC, CBS, and NBC in 2007. Note that 25-54 data is provided in both viewership form (in millions) and in ratings form, but there are a few scattered weeks where 25-54 viewership was unavailable.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending March 19, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 26th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending March 12, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 25th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Song Ratings: Week Ending August 12, 2021

Music ratings are divided into two weekly posts: one for albums, and one for individual songs; this is the song post. Songs achieve their positions on the weekly Billboard & Rolling Stone lists based on three major metrics: sales, streaming, and airplay. Below are three charts: the top 25 songs of the week based on total U.S. sales and streaming consumption (using Rolling Stone points methodology), the top 40 songs of the week based on U.S. pop radio airplay according to Nielsen, and an additional radio chart with the top 50 songs of the week according to Mediabase. 

Album Ratings: Week Ending August 12, 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.

Friday, August 20, 2021

Evening News Ratings: 2006

Below are the weekly average viewership and 25-54 ratings for the evening news programs that aired on ABC, CBS, and NBC in 2006. Note that no data was available for the weeks ending June 30th or September 15th.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending August 14, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 47th 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.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending March 5, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 24th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending February 26, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 23rd week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending August 7, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 46th 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.

Black Monday (Showtime): Ratings Recap

Showtime's 'Black Monday' premiered January 20, 2019 to a relatively low 0.08 adults 18-49 rating with 327,000 viewers, hit a series-high 0.11/334K in its second week, and then remained around that 0.08 figure & ~290,000 viewers for the remainder of its first season. A second season premiered nearly a year later in March 2020, but the numbers plummeted: bowing to just a 0.02 rating & 81,000 viewers and only reaching as high as 0.03 & 156,000 over its 10 episodes. A third season aired in the summer of 2021 and remained at that level, averaging just a 0.02 rating with ~100,000 viewers. There is no word yet on a fourth season.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending February 19, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 22nd week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending February 12, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 21st week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

The End (Showtime): Ratings Recap

Showtime's 'The End' premiered July 18, 2021 to a dismal 0.01 adults 18-49 rating and 61,000 viewers and really never was able to find an audience. It hovered just over 40K viewers throughout its run and concluded to series-low numbers (29K & 30K viewers). There is no word yet on whether it will be renewed for a second season.

News Ratings: Week Ending August 8, 2021

Below are the ratings for the evening news telecasts on the three major broadcast networks: ABC (World News Tonight), CBS (CBS Evening News), and NBC (NBC Nightly News), as well as the daily ratings for six hours of evening/night ratings (6pm-12am) on four cable news networks: CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and NewsNation. The chart below has three columns of data: the first includes 18-49 ratings, the second includes viewership among adults 25-54 (presented in thousands), and the final column includes total viewership (also in thousands),  Data only goes from Monday-Friday as I do not track weekend news ratings.

Cable TV Ratings: Week Ending August 8, 2021

Below is a recap of the cable TV ratings for the week ending August 8, 2021. This is merely a selection of original airings and does not include every single program that aired in the week. Syndicated programming, sports news, and non-original movies are not included in these charts. A second chart includes the ratings for various sports programming that aired during the week, a third chart includes ratings for Olympics programming, and there is a separate post with cable news ratings from this week.

Broadcast TV Ratings: Week Ending August 8, 2021

UPDATED WITH A18-34 AND A25-54: Below is a recap of the broadcast TV ratings for the week ending August 8, 2021. With a few exceptions this chart includes programs that aired in primetime (8pm-11pm) on the broadcast networks in the week. All reruns and theatrical movies are excluded.  

Monday, August 16, 2021

Top 200 Cable Reruns: Week Ending August 8, 2021

Below are the Nielsen ratings for top 200 cable programs listed as reruns for the week ending August 8, 2021. Reruns are excluded from the regular weekly cable post, but since there is still value in how these programs perform, this data will be posted whenever it is made available to me. Chart is sorted by 18-49 rating and viewership is presented in thousands.

2020 Tokyo Olympics Nielsen Ratings

Below is a detailed breakdown of the Nielsen ratings for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics which aired from July 23rd through August 8th. The top two charts include detailed demographic breakdowns of the primetime Olympic broadcasts that aired on NBC, and the third chart includes a breakdown of all broadcast dayparts including the morning, daytime, and late-night broadcasts. Olympics ratings on the cable networks can be found in the weekly cable roundup posts.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending July 31, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 45th 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.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending February 5, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 20th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending January 29, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 19th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Song Ratings: Week Ending August 5, 2021

Music ratings are divided into two weekly posts: one for albums, and one for individual songs; this is the song post. Songs achieve their positions on the weekly Billboard & Rolling Stone lists based on three major metrics: sales, streaming, and airplay. Below are three charts: the top 25 songs of the week based on total U.S. sales and streaming consumption (using Rolling Stone points methodology), the top 40 songs of the week based on U.S. pop radio airplay according to Nielsen, and an additional radio chart with the top 50 songs of the week according to Mediabase. 

Album Ratings: Week Ending August 5, 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.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending January 22, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 18th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending January 15, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 17th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

News Ratings: Week Ending August 1, 2021

Below are the ratings for the evening news telecasts on the three major broadcast networks: ABC (World News Tonight), CBS (CBS Evening News), and NBC (NBC Nightly News), as well as the daily ratings for six hours of evening/night ratings (6pm-12am) on four cable news networks: CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and NewsNation. The chart below has three columns of data: the first includes 18-49 ratings, the second includes viewership among adults 25-54 (presented in thousands), and the final column includes total viewership (also in thousands),  Data only goes from Monday-Friday as I do not track weekend news ratings.

Cable TV Ratings: Week Ending August 1, 2021

Below is a recap of the cable TV ratings for the week ending August 1, 2021. This is merely a selection of original airings and does not include every single program that aired in the week. Syndicated programming, sports news, and non-original movies are not included in these charts. A second chart includes the ratings for various sports programming that aired during the week, a third chart includes ratings for Olympics programming, and there is a separate post with cable news ratings from this week.

Broadcast TV Ratings: Week Ending August 1, 2021

UPDATED WITH A18-34 AND A25-54: Below is a recap of the broadcast TV ratings for the week ending August 1, 2021. With a few exceptions this chart includes programs that aired in primetime (8pm-11pm) on the broadcast networks in the week. All reruns and theatrical movies are excluded.  

Top 200 Cable Reruns: Week Ending August 1, 2021

Below are the Nielsen ratings for top 200 cable programs listed as reruns for the week ending August 1, 2021. Reruns are excluded from the regular weekly cable post, but since there is still value in how these programs perform, this data will be posted whenever it is made available to me. Chart is sorted by 18-49 rating and viewership is presented in thousands.

Friday, August 6, 2021

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending January 8, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 16th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending January 1, 1989

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 15th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Song Ratings: Week Ending July 29, 2021

Music ratings are divided into two weekly posts: one for albums, and one for individual songs; this is the song post. Songs achieve their positions on the weekly Billboard & Rolling Stone lists based on three major metrics: sales, streaming, and airplay. Below are three charts: the top 25 songs of the week based on total U.S. sales and streaming consumption (using Rolling Stone points methodology), the top 40 songs of the week based on U.S. pop radio airplay according to Nielsen, and an additional radio chart with the top 50 songs of the week according to Mediabase. 

Album Ratings: Week Ending July 29, 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.

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending July 24, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 44th 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.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

The Chi (Showtime): Ratings Recap

Showtime's 'The Chi' premiered January 7, 2018 to a decent 0.19 adults 18-49 rating with 533,000 viewers and saw impressive growth throughout its first season, rising in each of its next three episodes, and concluding to a 0.32 rating with 872,000 viewers. The ratings for this season were certainly helped by its strong 'Shameless' lead-in which it did not have for the following seasons. The second season aired in spring 2019 where it averaged a 0.13 rating with 398,000 viewers, and a third season aired in summer 2020 where it averaged a near-identical 0.13 rating & 399,000 viewers. A fourth season aired in summer 2021, but was unable to sustain those numbers, falling to just 0.08 in the demo & 278,000 viewers for its run. Nevertheless, it was renewed for a fifth season to air in 2022. 

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending December 25, 1988

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 14th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending December 18, 1988

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 13th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Little Birds, Death and Nightingales, & Men in Kilts (Starz): Ratings Recaps

Below are the Nielsen ratings for three of Starz's miniseries' that aired in the first half of 2021. 'Men in Kilts' premiered February 14, 2021 to an OK (for Starz) 0.03 adults 18-49 rating with 322,000 viewers, but was completely unable to maintain that number, falling to 137,000 in its second week, and to a 0.01 with 105,000 viewers by its conclusion. There is no word yet on whether or not it will receive a second season. 'Little Birds' premiered June 6th and averaged a 0.01 rating & 55,000 viewers over 6 episodes, and 'Death and Nightingales' premiered May 16th and averaged a zero rating & 59,000 viewers over 3 episodes. 

The Luminaries, The Gloaming, & Confronting a Serial Killer (Starz): Ratings Recaps

Below are the Nielsen ratings for three of Starz's miniseries' that aired in the winter and spring of 2021. 'The Luminaries' premiered February 14, 2021 to a minuscule 0.01 adults 18-49 rating with 154,000 viewers, but still managed to tumble to a dead zero in the demo and 63,000 viewers by the conclusion of its 6 episodes. 'The Gloaming' didn't perform much better: debuting to a 0.02 rating & 137,000 viewers, but remaining well below 100K viewers for the rest of its 8 episode run, and averaging just 75,000 & a 0.01. Finally, 'Confronting a Serial Killer' aired its 5 episodes in April & May where it averaged 0.01 & 59,000. 

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending December 11, 1988

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 12th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending December 4, 1988

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 11th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Top Streaming (SVOD) Ratings: Week Ending June 27, 2021

Netflix's 'Manifest' again dominated the streaming ratings, logging over 2.06 billion minutes of watch-time in the week ending June 27th. 'Manifest' aside, movies ran supreme this week, taking 3 of the top 5 spots on the chart. Disney+'s 'Luca' led with 1.71 billion, followed by Netflix's 'Fatherhood' (885 million) and 'The Ice Road' (714 million) ranking third and fourth on the week. 'Loki' from Disney+ was the lone original program to make the top 5 with 713 million minutes of watch-time while Netflix's 'Lucifer' (603 million) and Amazon's 'Bosch' (423 million) also performed well.

Monday, August 2, 2021

Broadcast & Cable Nielsens: Week Ending July 17, 2005

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 43rd 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.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending November 27, 1988

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the 10th week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

Nielsen Ratings: Week Ending November 20, 1988

Below are the Nielsen ratings for the ninth week of the 1988-89 television broadcast season. The chart below includes viewership and both household (HH) ratings & shares for every broadcast program that aired during the week with reruns included.

News Ratings: Week Ending July 25, 2021

Below are the ratings for the evening news telecasts on the three major broadcast networks: ABC (World News Tonight), CBS (CBS Evening News), and NBC (NBC Nightly News), as well as the daily ratings for six hours of evening/night ratings (6pm-12am) on four cable news networks: CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and NewsNation. The chart below has three columns of data: the first includes 18-49 ratings, the second includes viewership among adults 25-54 (presented in thousands), and the final column includes total viewership (also in thousands),  Data only goes from Monday-Friday as I do not track weekend news ratings.

Cable TV Ratings: Week Ending July 25, 2021

Below is a recap of the cable TV ratings for the week ending July 25, 2021. This is merely a selection of original airings and does not include every single program that aired in the week. Syndicated programming, sports news, and non-original movies are not included in these charts. A second chart includes the ratings for various sports programming that aired during the week, a third chart includes ratings for Olympics programming, and there is a separate post with cable news ratings from this week.

Broadcast TV Ratings: Week Ending July 25, 2021

UPDATED WITH A18-34 AND A25-54: Below is a recap of the broadcast TV ratings for the week ending July 25, 2021. With a few exceptions this chart includes programs that aired in primetime (8pm-11pm) on the broadcast networks in the week. All reruns and theatrical movies are excluded.  

Top 200 Cable Reruns: Week Ending July 25, 2021

Below are the Nielsen ratings for top 200 cable programs listed as reruns for the week ending July 25, 2021. Reruns are excluded from the regular weekly cable post, but since there is still value in how these programs perform, this data will be posted whenever it is made available to me. Chart is sorted by 18-49 rating and viewership is presented in thousands.