Page Six TV, the pop culture strip from Endemol Shine North America and the New York Post, debuted Monday with 0.8/2, the highest overnight rating of any access magazine launch since TMZ premiered in 2007.
FOX’s premiere of The Orville earned a 7-day multi-platform audience of 12.2 million viewers. Marking the nets’ largest drama debut in two and a half years since Empire (15.6 million viewers), the series posted a +44% lift in multi-platform viewers from Live+SD. In Live+7, The Orville delivered a 3.7/12 rating.
The second season premiere of El Chapo reached 3.4 million Total Viewers 2+, who tuned in for all or part of the one-hour broadcast. The series averaged 1.5 million Total Viewers 2+, 714,000 A18-49 and 323,000 A18-34 and made Univision the and number 3 broadcast during the 10p hour among A18-49 and A18-34.
TV Land’s Younger achieved its highest rated season ever and is the number one original ad-supported cable sitcom with Women 18-49 and Women 25-54, year to date. In Live+3, season ratings saw double-digit increases with a .85 in A25-54 (+32% vs prior season); 1.31 with W25-54 (+31%); .72 with A18-49 (+32%); 1.13 with W18-49 (+31%); and 1.3 million Total Viewers (+29%).
Top 11 Broadcast Programs Among A18-49 ratings/share for the week of September 11, 2017
NBC: NBC Sunday Night Football (9/17) 7.1/25
CBS: Emmy Awards (9/17) 2.5/9
NBC: America’s Got Talent (9/12) 2.3/9
FOX: The Orville (9/17) 2.2/7
NBC: America’s Got Talent (9/13) 2.1/9
CBS: Big Brother (9/13) 1.8/8
NBC: Football Night America Part 3 (9/17) 1.8/6
CBS: Big Brother (9/14) 1.8/7
NBC: American Ninja Warrior (9/11) 1.6/6
ABC: Saturday Night Football (9/16) 1.6/7
Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of September 11, 2017
ABC World News Tonight 8,334,000 million total viewers; 1.5/7 and 1,806,000 A25-54
NBC Nightly News 8,003,000 million total viewers; 1.6/8 and 1,899,000 A25-54
CBS Evening News 6,083,000 million total viewers; 1.1/5 and 1,332,000 A25-54
Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of September 11, 2017
ABC: Good Morning America 4.30 million total viewers; 1.2/11 and 1,420,000 A25-54
NBC: Today 4.09 million total viewers; 1.3/12 and 1,522,000 A25-54
CBS: This Morning 3.53 million total viewers; 0.8/7 and 926,000 A25-54
Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of September 11, 2017
NBC: The Tonight Show 2.51 million total viewers; 0.58/4 among A18-49
ABC: Jimmy Kimmel Live 2.17 million total viewers; 0.44/3 among A18-49
CBS: The Late Show 1.96 million total viewers; 0.32/2 among A18-49
Broadcast Sunday Morning News Shows Ratings September 17, 2017
ABC: This Week 2.71 million total viewers; 769,000/0.6 A25-54
NBC: Meet The Press 3.00 million total viewers; 889,000/0.7 A25-54
CBS: Face The Nation 3.28 million total viewers; 760,000/0.6 A25-54
CBS: Face The Nation 2 1.83 million total viewers; 457,000/0.4 A25-54
FOX: Fox News Sunday 1.29 million total viewers; 441,000/0.4 A25-54
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions) Monday, September 20, 2017 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
ABC: 8.0 million
Dancing With the Stars 10.8, To Tell the Truth 5.2
NBC: 4.4 million
American Ninja Warrior 5.9, Midnight Texas 2.8
CBS: 4.3 million
The Big Bang Theory [r] 6.0, Kevin Can Wait [r] 4.5, Mom [r] 4.1, Life in Pieces [r] 3.4, Scorpion [r] 3.7
FOX: 2.2 million
So You Think You Can Dance 2.2
CW: 1.2 million
Supergirl [r] 1.3, Whose Line Is It Anyway? [r] 1.2, Whose Line Is It Anyway? [r] 1.2
Univision: 1.0 million
Enamorandome de Ramon 1.0, Mi Marido Tiene 1.2, Hoy Voy a Cambiar 0.8
Monday A19-49 Analysis: ABC 1.4/5, NBC 1.3/5, CBS 0.7/3, FOX 0.6/2, UNI 0.5/2, CW 0.3/1
John Pollak was upped to President, Worldwide Television and International at Electus. He had served as President since 2012.
Investigation Discovery hired Erica Diaz-Gant, previously an executive at NBC Universal’s Oxygen Media, as Senior Director of Development. In addition, Brent Hatherill was upped from Director to Senior Director of Development.
INNOCEAN Worldwide Americas named Kimberly Bates as Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Planning. She had been Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at Gyro.
Herb Scannell was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Mitu. He previously served as President of Nickelodeon, CEO and co-founder of Next New Networks and President of BBC Worldwide North America.
MediaLink hired Brian Offutt as Managing Director, People and Process. He joins from Combs Enterprises, where he was Chief Operating Officer.
Plimsoll Productions expanded its executive team. Rachel Morgan, formerly Commissioning Editor, Specialist Factual for BBC, was named Head of Specialist Factual and Documentaries. Jonathan Jackson, who last served as Group Managing Director at DRG, joined as Finance Director. Alison Bennett, previously Series Producer at BBC, was named Head of Community Outreach.
Zefr named Toby Byrne as President. He previously served as Head of Ad Sales for Fox Networks Group.
John Jenkinson joins Rural Media Groups news team as Markets Editor for RFD-TV and Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM. He had provided news coverage for KBUF in Garden City, KA, and KSN-TV in Kansas in Missouri.
This Day in History: 1984 – The Cosby Show premiered on NBC.
Answer to Our Last Trivia Question: Which actress played the character who replaced Caroline McWilliams’ character as the governor’s secretary on Benson (1979-1986)? Didi Conn. Kudos to: Roberto Perez-Motorsport Network Company/Miami, FL; Jeffrey Hira-Nickelodeon/NYC; Andrew Goldman-TVtibi/NYC; Dan Whitford-WTTW/Chicago, IL; Eric Litt-Tribune Broadcasting/Chicago, IL; Andy Pittman-TAMU/College Station, TX; Pat Brady-CESD/Los Angeles, CA; David Garber-Loyola Marymount University/Playa Vista, CA; Bob Telford-SAG/AFTRA/Valley Village, CA; Dale Warshaw-KMSB/KTTU/Tucson, AZ.
Today’s Trivia Question: What magazine appeared in Josh’s in box with his face on the cover, during the pilot episode of The West Wing (1999-2006)? (Email [email protected] 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 In Other Words: Predator Pond = Shark Tank. Kudos to: Ethan J. Tyler-Charter Communications/Stamford, CT; Michael Strauss-CoxReps/NYC
Switcheroo (two TV characters; one actor): Diane Cunningham (Email [email protected] with your answer; first three respondents with the correct answer who aren’t in trivia will be posted in tomorrow’s newsletter.)