Nielsen ratings http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27544/all en Obama inauguration TV viewership down by 17.2 million from 2009 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/obama-inauguration-tv-viewership-down-172-million-2009 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Some 20.6 million Americans watched President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony and related events on television, according to ratings data on Wednesday. That's down sharply from his first inauguration in 2009.</p> <p>TV ratings company Nielsen said 18 U.S. television networks and cable channels carried live coverage over about six hours of Monday's swearing-in ceremony, speech and parade in Washington.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/obama-inauguration-tv-viewership-down-172-million-2009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Inauguration of Barack Obama Nielsen ratings Politics Survivors Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:16:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738453 at http://www.globalpost.com A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for April 22-28 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130430/list-the-top-20-prime-time-programs-the-nielsen-ratings-apri <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for April 22-28. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.</p> <p>1. "NCIS," CBS, 17.33 million.</p> <p>2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 15.1 million.</p> <p>3. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 14.22 million.</p> <p>4. "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 14.15 million.</p> <p>5. "Dancing with the Stars," ABC, 13.77 million.</p> <p>6. "Person of Interest," CBS, 13.22 million.</p> <p>7. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 12.78 million.</p> <p>8. "Dancing With the Stars Results," ABC, 12.65 million.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130430/list-the-top-20-prime-time-programs-the-nielsen-ratings-apri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CBS CBS Corp Human Interest Nielsen ratings Television The Canadian Press Tue, 30 Apr 2013 20:30:57 +0000 The Canadian Press 5828872 at http://www.globalpost.com A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Apr. 29-May 5 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130507/list-the-top-20-prime-time-programs-the-nielsen-ratings-apr- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for April 29-May 5. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.</p> <p>1. "NCIS," CBS, 18.29 million.</p> <p>2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 16.29 million.</p> <p>3. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 13.45 million.</p> <p>4. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 13.07 million.</p> <p>5. "Person of Interest," CBS, 12.96 million.</p> <p>6. "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 12.67 million.</p> <p>7. "Two and a Half Men," CBS, 12.12 million.</p> <p>8. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 11.84 million.</p> <p>9. "American Idol" (Thursday), Fox, 11.27 million.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130507/list-the-top-20-prime-time-programs-the-nielsen-ratings-apr-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CBS CBS Corp Human Interest Nielsen ratings Television The Canadian Press Tue, 07 May 2013 23:26:06 +0000 The Canadian Press 5833223 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama's Syria address attracts 32 million U.S. viewers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130911/obamas-syria-address-attracts-32-million-us-viewers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - More than 32 million U.S. television viewers watched President Barack Obama outline his policy toward Syria in a speech aired live on 13 broadcast and cable networks, according to Nielsen ratings data on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Tuesday night address attracted a smaller audience than the 56 million who tuned in to see the president announce the killing of Osama bin Laden in May 2011.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130911/obamas-syria-address-attracts-32-million-us-viewers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nielsen ratings War Thomson Reuters Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:47:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5931503 at http://www.globalpost.com ABC's comic book franchise 'Marvel's Agents' gets off to strong start in ratings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130925/abcs-comic-book-franchise-marvels-agents-gets-strong-start-r <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - The action franchise "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is off to a fast start for ABC. "Lucky 7" is not so lucky.</p> <p>Marvel's was seen by 12.2 million people in its series debut on Tuesday, the Nielsen company said. More importantly for ABC, it had the best ratings of any new broadcast drama in four years on all of broadcast television among the 18-to-49-year-old demographic that executives consider most important.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130925/abcs-comic-book-franchise-marvels-agents-gets-strong-start-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Broadcasting Company Nielsen ratings S.H.I.E.L.D. Technology The Canadian Press Thu, 26 Sep 2013 00:32:02 +0000 The Canadian Press 5944731 at http://www.globalpost.com ABC TV's 'S.H.I.E.L.D' opens big with 12.2 million viewers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130925/abc-tvs-shield-opens-big-119-million-viewers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - New ABC drama "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." garnered strong ratings in its Tuesday debut, grabbing 12.2 million viewers overall and ranking first in its time slot among viewers ages 18 to 49, the group most prized by advertisers, according to Nielsen ratings data.</p> <p>Ratings for the one-hour show, which aired opposite CBS drama "NCIS" and NBC singing contest "The Voice," were the highest for a drama debut in nearly four years, ABC said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130925/abc-tvs-shield-opens-big-119-million-viewers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ABC NCIS Nielsen ratings Television Thomson Reuters Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:31:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5944446 at http://www.globalpost.com Nielsen: Football and other fancy footwork ruled in prime time last week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131205/nielsen-football-and-other-fancy-footwork-ruled-prime-time-l <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Fancy footwork ruled in the ratings last week, both on the gridiron and on the dance floor.</p> <p>The Nielsen company says NBC's Thanksgiving Day NFL clash between Pittsburgh and Baltimore seized the top spot in prime time, drawing 21 million viewers. Other football games and related sportscasts took four more of the week's Top 10 slots.</p> <p>Meanwhile, ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" ranked fifth and sixth for the week, Nielsen says.</p> <p>The zombies of "The Walking Dead" claimed 10th place, scaring up 12 million viewers for AMC.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131205/nielsen-football-and-other-fancy-footwork-ruled-prime-time-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Nielsen ratings The Canadian Press Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:19:52 +0000 The Canadian Press 6009688 at http://www.globalpost.com A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for March 3-9 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140311/list-the-top-20-prime-time-programs-the-nielsen-ratings-marc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen ratings company for March 3-9. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.</p> <p>1. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 18.09 million.</p> <p>2. "NCIS," CBS, 17.85 million.</p> <p>3. "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 15.62 million.</p> <p>4. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 14.53 million.</p> <p>5. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 14.37 million.</p> <p>6. "Resurrection," ABC, 13.9 million.</p> <p>7. "The Walking Dead," AMC, 12.65 million.</p> <p>8. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 12.03 million.</p> <p>9. "The Millers," CBS, 11.58 million.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140311/list-the-top-20-prime-time-programs-the-nielsen-ratings-marc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CBS CBS Corp Human Interest Nielsen ratings Television The Canadian Press Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:20:25 +0000 The Canadian Press 6093091 at http://www.globalpost.com A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for March 17-23 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140325/list-the-top-20-prime-time-programs-the-nielsen-ratings-marc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.</p> <p>1. "NCIS," CBS, 17.11 million.</p> <p>2. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 15.44 million.</p> <p>3. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 14.21 million.</p> <p>4. "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 13.52 million.</p> <p>5. "The Walking Dead," AMC, 13.47 million.</p> <p>6. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 13.29 million.</p> <p>7. "60 Minutes," CBS, 11.31 million.</p> <p>8. "The Black List," NBC, 10.97 million.</p> <p>9. "Person of Interest," CBS, 10.94 million.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140325/list-the-top-20-prime-time-programs-the-nielsen-ratings-marc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CBS CBS Corp Human Interest Nielsen ratings Television The Canadian Press Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:04:36 +0000 The Canadian Press 6104641 at http://www.globalpost.com Team USA World Cup match scores with American viewers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140624/team-usa-world-cup-match-scores-american-viewers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sunday's dramatic World Cup match between the United States and Portugal may have ended in a disappointing 2-2 draw for Team USA, but it was a ratings winner on US television.</p> <p>Cable sports network ESPN said Monday the late-afternoon game scored a 9.1 in preliminary overnight Nielsen ratings -- meaning about one in 11 US households tuned in, according to showbiz trade journal Variety.</p> <p>That's the highest overnight rating so far in the ongoing tournament in Brazil which has overall seen a 26 percent increase in US viewership as compared to the 2010 World Cup.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140624/team-usa-world-cup-match-scores-american-viewers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Audience measurement Broadcasting Nielsen ratings AFP Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:25:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6185668 at http://www.globalpost.com