Tuesday’s America’s Got Talent delivered 14.3 million viewers and a 3.0/12 rating among A18-49, the NBC show’s most-watched telecast in 6 years and highest-rated in 3.
During the week of September 4, syndicated Live with Kelly and Ryan kicked off the new season with a new 14-week high in Households and 16-week high in W25-54. In addition, Live drew its largest overall audience in 18 weeks, since the debut week of Ryan Seacrest as co-host. Dr. Phil, still in repeats, remained the top talker and rose 11% from last year, while Ellen DeGeneres rose 40% over the prior week’s reruns to hit 2.1.
Top 12 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 9/4/17 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.5 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 6.0 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 5.4 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 5.1 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 4.7 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 3.0 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.9 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 2.7 AA
Modern Family (2/T) 2.7 AA
Live With Kelly & Ryan (DAD) 2.2AA
Hot Bench (CTD) 2.2
Two And A Half Men (WB) 2.2 AA
Top 11 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 9/4/17 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.0 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 1.6 AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.4 AA
Modern Family (2/T) 1.4 AA
Family Guy (2/T) 1.2 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.1 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 0.9 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 0.8 AA
Two And A Half Men (WB) 0.8 AA
The Cleveland Show (2/T) 0.7 AA
Dr. Phil Show (CTD) 0.7AA
NIELSEN SOCIAL CONTENT RATINGS: Top Series and Specials by Total Interactions for the week of September 11, 2017
Program, Total Interactions (000), Facebook (000), Twitter (000)
Primetime Emmy Awards (CBS) 5973, 1964, 4009
Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief (TV event) 803, 363, 440
Big Brother (CBS) 470, 162, 308
Big Brother (CBS) 359, 185, 174
WWE Monday Night RAW (USA) 340, 155, 185
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC) 326, 65, 261
11th Annual ACM Honors (CBS) 312, 273, 39
Bachelor in Paradise (ABC) 287, 38, 249
Teen Wolf (MTV) 254, 16, 238
WWE SmackDown! (USA) 250, 73, 177
Source: Nielsen. Uniques and Interactions are a measure of total relevant U.S. social media activity grossed across Facebook and Twitter from three hours before through three hours after broadcast, local time. Includes primetime and late fringe programming with metrics available across social platforms on Broadcast and National Cable and excludes sports events.
Top 10 U.S. Primetime Shows Video Power Index: Week of September 11, 2017
Teen Wolf (MTV) 3081, 1.5M, 885K, 4.4M
American Horror Story (FX) 1124, 439K, 1.2M, 1.2M
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC) 570, 96K, 1.7M, 403K
Outlander (Starz) 417, 163K, 3M, 560K
Tucker Carlson Tonight (Fox News) 332, 74K, 1.5M, 74K
America’s Got Talent (NBC) 290, 623K, 23.9M, 1.6M
So You Think You Can Dance (Fox) 251, 273K, 6.2M, 338K
Life of Kylie (E!) 240, 282K, 1.9M, 301K
Impractical Jokers (truTV) 226, 101K, 3.4M, 117K
Cake Boss (TLC) 212, 41K, 3.1M, 42K
Based on Shareablee’s Video Power Index, which combines viewing, consumer interactions and audience scale across all active platforms and includes the video performance of primetime TV shows.
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions): Tuesday, September 19, 2017 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
NBC: 11.41 million
America’s Got Talent 14.70, The Paley Center Salutes the Best of Will & Grace
CBS: 5.93 million
NCIS 6.60, Bull 5.55, NCIS: New Orleans 5.65
ABC: 2.29 million
The Middle 3.27, Fresh Off the Boat 2.26, black-ish 2.21, black-ish 2.24, Somewhere Between 1.88
FOX: 1.79 million
Lethal Weapon 1.95, The Orville 1.62
UNIVISION: 1.49 million
Primer Impacto 1.85, Terremoto en Mexico 1.39, Terremoto en Mexico 1.24
TELEMUNDO: 1.12 million
Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio 1.00, Sin Senos si Hay Paraiso 1.12, El Senor de los Cielos 1.25
CW: .66 million
The Flash .69, Legends of Tomorrow .62
Tuesday A18-49 Rating: NBC 2.4/10, UNI .9/4, TELE .7/3, CBS .6/3, ABC .6/3, FOX .5/3, CW .2/1
Otto Bell was elevated to the position of Chief Creative Officer for CNN’s Courageous, where he will continue to lead CNN’s brand studio. Before joining Turner to launch Courageous, Bell was the Creative Director and a founding member of OgilvyEntertainment.
National Geographic Channels tapped Christian Drobnyk to serve as Executive Vice President, Programming Strategy and Acquisitions. Drobnyk joins from A+E Networks, where he was SVP, Programming, Strategy, Acquisitions.
Abbey MacDonald has been promoted to Vice President of Original Programing for Katz Networks’ Bounce, Escape, Grit and Laff. MacDonald joined Katz in 2015 as Director of Comedy Acquisitions for Laff.
Neha Tiwari has joined Fandom as Vice President of Video Strategy and Operations. Tiwari had served as Strategic Partnerships and Programming Manager at YouTube.
Cross MediaWorks has expanded its executive team with the addition of Paul Alfieri as CMO, Cross MediaWorks and Madhusudhan Reddy as SVP, Head of Engineering, Cadent. Previously, Alfieri was the SVP of Worldwide Marketing for the Turn Platform, and Reddy was VP of Global Engineering at Nielsen.
fuboTV appointed Yale Wang as Vice President, Head of North American Marketing. Most recently, Wang was VP and Head of Marketing for OTT network DramaFever.
This Day in History: 1938 – A hurricane walloped parts of New York and New England, claiming over 600 lives.
Answer to Our Last 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)? George. Kudos to: Holly Hearn-H2 Concierge Marketing/Sarasota, FL, Beth Krinock-Discovery/NYC, Paul Blutter-Walk and Talk Production Rentals/Burbank, Gretchen Brady-KTVT/Dallas, David Garber-Loyola Marymount University/Playa Vista, CA, Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg-M and S Entertainment/LA, David Westberg-SAG-AFTRA Federal Credit Union/Burbank,
Today’s Trivia Question: Which actress starred as a waitress and a ghost in 2 1980s-era sitcoms? (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 Yesterday’s Switcheroo: Diane Cunningham = Edie Falco played Diane Whittlesey on Oz and Celeste Cunningham on 30 Rock. Kudos to: Tom Moore-Kalt Productions/LA
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