ABC, NBC and CBS delivered double digit year-over-year growth in total viewers and in the key news demo. Meet the Press grew the most and finished No. 1 overall.
Meet the Press won the week and delivered its best A25-54 audience in more than four years (since January 8, 2012). CBS and ABC also earned over 1 million viewers from the demo on debate day.
Way less people tuned in to watch Sunday's presidential debate compared to the first one on September 26, according to early ratings. Variety reports that Nielsen's 56 metered markets show that Sunday's debate averaged a 37.2 household rating and 53 share. Show More Summary
Face the Nation was sidelined this past week due to NFL action in London. Meet the Press was up 30 percent in the demo from last year.
Final broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 Outside of the NFL, only two shows had their ratings change from Sunday’s early numbers. “Family Guy” adjusted up a tenth of a point to a 1.7 on FOX, while CBS’ “60 Minutes” adjusted down a tenth to 1.3. Show More Summary
The new HBO show Westworld kicked off with strong ratings for its series premiere on Sunday night (October 2). 3.3 million viewers watched the first episode of the series across one of its first two airings, according to Entertainment Weekly. Westworld had the biggest debut for an HBO series since True Detective nearly three years [...]
This Week with George Stephanopoulos kicked off the new broadcast season as the top Sunday show in the news demo for the second straight year.
“Fear the Walking Dead” and “Power” were the two top-rated original shows on cable Sunday. “Fear” was down a tenth of a point in adults 18-49 week to week, but its 1.5 was still easily the day’s best performance. “Power” ended its third season with a 0.9, even with the previous week. Show More Summary
Final broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 Per usual, football scrambled the ratings for Sunday, with multiple adjustments. CBS’ “60 Minutes” (2.6) and the premiere of “NCIS: Los Angeles” (1.5) each adjusted up in adults 18-49 from their preliminary ratings. Show More Summary
Sunday was a fairly big night on the broadcast networks with “Sunday Night Football” and the Emmy Awards, but the two top cable shows held up pretty well. “Fear the Walking Dead” actually improved a little week to week, rising a tenth of a point to a 1.6 in adults 18-49. “Power” returned to Starz […]
Final broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 Live broadcasts on several networks meant lots of adjustments from Sunday’s early ratings to the finals. One show that didn’t change, however was CBS’ “The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey,” which held its solid 2.1 rating in adults 18-49. The Emmy Awards on ABC adjusted […]
Sunday’s broadcast of the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on ABC hit a record low for the ceremony, based on Nielsen ratings data. Media Life Magazine reports that the show delivered an average of 11.3 million total viewers, off 5% from....
The 2016 Emmy Awards ratings are in and they are down from 2015?s show. Sunday night’s ceremony was watched by 11.3 million viewers, which is a 5% dip from last year’s numbers, EW reports. It is presumed that many wound up watching the Sunday Night Football game and coverage of the New York City and [...]
Audiences for Sunday’s Emmy Awards show appeared to be slightly down from last year’s record low, according to early TV ratings data on Monday. The three-hour ceremony honoring the best in television and broadcast live on ABC television scored an 8.4 overnight rating in the biggest U.S. Show More Summary
The 2015 Emmys were the least-watched on record — until Sunday, when the 2016 Emmys became the least-watched on record. Updated figures from ABC put the show at 11.3 million viewers and a 2.8 rating among adults 18-49. That’s down from 11.87 million and a 3.6 for FOX’s telecast of the awards last year. The […]
USA Today recalls how Jimmy Kimmel's 2012 hosting gig at the Emmys didn't wow the masses, but the late-night host apparently redeemed himself Sunday at this year's awards show, earning an "affable" rating from the newspaper, which said "he hit the mark right all night" and had bits that were...
If the Emmys were strictly a popularity contest, the nominees would look substantially different each year. But as Sunday’s 68th annual ceremony played out, the more popular shows, as measured by ratings, in the series categories fared pretty well. Here are the winners (shown in bold italics) and their fellow nominees in each of the […]
This awards show is airing on Sunday on ABC, which hopes to buck a trend of falling ratings, even for big live events.
Meet the Press with Chuck Todd was the No. 1 Sunday public affairs show on 9/11, both in total viewers and in the key A25-54 demo.
The Sunday edition of “Big Brother” made the biggest ratings gains with three days delayed viewing in the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 4. The show made the biggest jump in both adults 18-49 (1.4 to 2.1, +0.7) and viewers, adding 1.65 million to its same-day total. ABC’s Sunday college football broadcast (3.3) remains tops overall in […]