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For 1st month ever, streamers rule broadcast, cable networks

Aug. 18, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This summer has been a breakthrough for streaming, with the time viewers spent watching services like Netflix and Hulu outpacing broadcast and cable television networks in July for the first month ever. Viewers spent 35% of their time with streamers, 34% on cable...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 8

Aug. 16, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the week of Aug. 8-14, the top 20 prime-time shows, their networks and viewerships: 1. “America's Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.45 million. 2. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 5.95 million. 3. “America's Got Talent” (Wednesday), NBC,...

More than 3.1 million TV viewers for 'Field of Dreams' game

Aug. 12, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 3.1 million viewers watched Fox Sports' broadcast of Major League Baseball's second “Field of Dreams” game, about half of the audience for the 2021 game. The Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Thursday night at a throwback ballpark in eastern...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 1

Aug. 09, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.24 million. 2. “60 Minutes Presents,” CBS, 5.93 million. 3. NFL Pre-Season Hall of Fame Game (Raiders vs. Jaguars), NBC, 5.48 million. 4. “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC, 4.73...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of July 25

Aug. 02, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

1. “America's Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.47 million. 2. “60 Minutes Presents,” CBS, 6.04 million. 3. “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC, 4.53 million. 4. “Big Brother” (Sunday), CBS, 4.07 million. 5. “America's Funniest Home...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of July 18

Jul. 26, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the week of July 18-24, the top 20 prime-time shows, their networks and viewerships: 1. Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Fox, 7.51 million. 2. “America's Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.15 million. 3. “60 Minutes...

Track looks to pump up US fan base ahead of 2028 LA Olympics

Jul. 24, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — When international track and field officials wanted to place their world championships in the U.S. for the first time, the running mecca that embedded Nike into American culture was the easy choice. But pictures of half-empty stands in a sparkling new...

Nielsen says 17.7 million watched Thursday's Jan. 6 hearing

Jul. 23, 2022 10:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 17.7 million viewers watched Thursday night's hearing of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. The Nielsen Company said that is second to the 20 million who saw the first committee hearing on June 9, the only...

MLB All-Star Game wins night but draws record low ratings

Jul. 20, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Major League Baseball's Midsummer Classic remains the most-watched all-star game in the major professional sports, even though it drew record lows in viewership for the fifth time since 2015. Tuesday night's game from Los Angeles — which the American League won...

Soledad O'Brien show makes impression in off-hours time slot

Jul. 20, 2022 11:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — You've got to wake up early on a weekend to catch Soledad O'Brien. Say 4:30 a.m. Saturday in Chicago. Or 5 a.m. on Sunday in New York and Houston. It's 6:30 a.m. Saturday in Washington, D.C. — almost sleep-in territory. Those are some of the time...