With a 3.7 million Live+7 lift, the series premiere of CBS’s S.W.A.T. increased to 10.52 million viewers, the time period’s biggest lift since January 2016.
BBC One’s Howards End premiered to 6.8 million viewers on Sunday, versus an average 5 million viewers in the 9p timeslot. The series is expected to debut in the U.S. on Starz in early next year.
After holding steady at 1.2/5 in Live+3 ratings for 3 consecutive weeks, Fox’s Lucifer rose to 1.4/5, +40% versus Live+SD, for its highest-rated telecast since its season premiere.
ABC’s The Toy Box on Sunday grew 25% week to week among A18-49, to a season high .5/2. At 8p, America’s Funniest Home Videos rose 11% in the demo, for a season high 1.0/3.
Top 13 Live+7 Playback Rankers by actual gain for the week of October 23, 2017
Live+SD/Live+7/+7 Actual Gain
This Is Us (NBC) 2.8/5.0/2.2
The Good Doctor (ABC) 1.8/3.8/2.0
The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 2.8/4.4/1.6
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 1.8/3.3/1.5
Will & Grace (NBC) 1.8/3.3/1.5
Modern Family (ABC) 1.7/3.0/1.3
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC) .9/2.0/1.1
The Gifted (Fox) 1.0/2.1/1.1
The Orville (Fox) 1.2/2.3/1.1
Designated Survivor (ABC) .7/126.96.36.199
Criminal Minds (CBS) 1.0/2.0/1.0
Chicago PD (NBC) 1.1/2.1/1.0
Chicago Fire (NBC) 1.2/2.2/1.0
Based on the difference between Nielsen’s first-reported Live + Same Day and the final Live + 7 Day ratings (for regular, original programs only)
SHAREABLEE SOCIAL TV RATINGS: Top 10 U.S. Shows Overall by Engagement for the week of November 6, 2017
Program, Total Actions (000), Total Content, Actions per Content (000), Fans/Followers (000)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Warner Bros.) 17026, 150, 114, 153097
E! News (E!) 5826, 755, 8, 31282
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 5504, 90, 61, 30625
Riverdale (CW) 3532, 75, 47, 4525
Good Morning America (ABC) 2030, 746, 3, 12218
The Walking Dead (AMC) 1696, 69, 25, 49830
Today Show (NBC) 1684, 570, 3, 12268
America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC) 1333, 139, 10, 13375
Dancing With the Stars (ABC) 1309, 91, 14, 9211
The Flash (CW) 1236, 49, 25, 11216
Source: Shareablee. Based on Total Actions (reactions, comments, shares and retweets).
Live + Same Day Household Viewers (millions): Friday, November 10, 2017 time period averages.
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated. Live+SD
CBS: 8.80 million
MacGyver 7.27, Hawaii Five-o 9.21, Blue Bloods 9.94
NBC: 4.56 million
Blindspot 3.38, Dateline 5.16 million
FOX: 2.19 million
Hell’s Kitchen 3.11, The Exorcist 1.27
ABC: 2.16 million
Once Upon a Time 2.37, Inhumans 1.95, 20/20 2.17
TELEMUNDO: 1.14 million
El Cesar .61, Sin Senos si Hay Paraiso 1.02, Senora Acero 4: Coyote .87
UNIVISION: .83 million
Rosa de Guadelupe 1.09, Mi Marido tie Familia 1.17, Caer en Tentacion 1.00
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend .66, Jane the Virgin .65
Friday A18-49: CBS 1.0/5, NBC .8/3, FOX .6/3, ABC .5/2, UNI .5/2, TELE .5/2, CW .3/1
Michael Wright was named President of EPIX, effective December 4. Previously, Wright was CEO of Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners.
Australian content producer Essential Media and Entertainment appointed Kate Brady as Commercial Director. Brady joins the company from Network Ten, where she held the role of Network Business Affairs Manager.
TiVo named Enrique Rodriguez as President and CEO. Most recently, Rodriguez was EVP and Chief Technical Officer of AT&T’s Entertainment Group.
Dwayne Raupp has joined Huge Detroit as Executive Content Director. Raupp joins Huge from GTB, where he was Global Senior Vice President of the Invention Design Studio.
Roy Restivo was named Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy & Research, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution. Restivo has been with the company for over 16 years.
Troika appointed Damon Haley as Head of Sports Marketing. Previously, Haley spent 5 years at Nike as a global brand consultant.
This Day in History: 1986 – Ivan Boesky was fined $100 million by the SEC for insider trading.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which series’ pilot, part of an anthology series, was called “Love and the Television Set”? Happy Days (1974-1984) started on Love, American Style (1969-1974). Kudos to: Phyllis McQuillan-MSG Networks/NYC, Marc Wollis-Cadent Network/NYC, Robert Deason-INSP/Charlotte, NC, Rick Dascher-Turner Studios/Atlanta, John Kukla-KDFW/Dallas, Charlie Conner-KOKI/Tulsa, Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station, TX, Joe Leydon-Cowboys & Indians Magazine/Houston, Dan Whitford-WTTW/Chicago, Jim Katz-The Carney Awards/LA, Greg Stewart/LA, Kevin Moran-Blarney Productions/Pasadena, CA, Michael A. Lever-Fox Broadcasting/LA
Today’s Trivia Question: Which two TV westerns starred a future James Bond? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your answer and be sure to include your name, company, city and time zone. Unofficial rules: A limit of four correct answers from each time zone will be selected.).
Answer to Monday’s Anagram: Lava Ails King = Living Alaska. Kudos to: Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA
Long-time Talk Show Host Anagram: A Godlike Sum (Email email@example.com; first three respondents with the correct answer who aren’t in trivia will be posted in tomorrow’s newsletter.)