NBC #1 on Monday in the U.S. BBC One #1 in the UK. Nine #1 in Australia.

This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Monday, June 15, 2015, NBC was the #1 network in the U.S. as ‘Stanley Cup Final Match‘ was the top program. BBC One finished #1 in the UK as ‘The Met: Policing London‘ was the top program. Nine finished #1 in Australia as ‘Nine News‘ was the top program. TUESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)

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For Monday, June 15, 2015 (Posted on June 16, 2015)

NBC #1 on Monday as 'Stanley Cup Final Match' was the top program.

NBC #1 on Monday as ‘Stanley Cup Final Match’ was the top program.


The Peacock Network presented Hockey Night In America as the winners of the Stanley Cup preside in the Windy City. At 8P, the ‘Stanley Cup Final’, this season in Game #6, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 0 in the United Center in Chcicago, 2-0 and with it won Lord Stanley’s trophy and lifted NBC to a Monday night victory with an estimated 7.59 million viewers and a 5.4 rating/9 share in the household overnights. The famed Blackhawks with one of the most recognizable jerseys in the world, won the Cup for the first time at home since 1938 as 22,424 fans in the stand understood that they were witnessing a dynasty in this sport. One of the Original Six, they have now won the biggest trophy in hockey three times in the past six years (2010, 2013 & 2015).


The Alphabet Network wasn’t on ice Monday but finished second none the less. At 8P, ‘The Bachelorette’ in its two hour run averaged 6.23 million viewers and a 4.9/8. Then at 10P, ‘The Whispers’ finished with an average 4.04 million viewers and a 2.6/4. No ice but this program is slipping and sliding away.


The Tiffany Network was not a factor on Monday is it was Rerun City. At 8P, a rerun of ‘Broke Girls’ finished #3 in its time slot with an average 5.17 million viewers and a 3.4/6. At 830P, a rerun of ‘Mike & Molly’ finished #3 with an average 5.29 million viewers and a 3.3/5. At 9P, a rerun of ‘Scorpion’ finished #3 with an average 5.02 million viewers and a 3.4/5. At 10P, you guessed it, another rerun of ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ delivered the biggest ratings and share of the night for Les’ Legion and finished #2 in its time slot with an average 5.87 million viewers and a 3.8/6.


The Animal Network of Broadcast finished #4 on the evening as it was all about the light fantastic. AT 8P, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ actually increased by 10% in the overnight ratings from one week earlier, but it finished with an average 4.24 million viewers and a 3.2/5.

The CW

The Little Network That Couldn’t absolutely did nothing to change that moniker as its entire prime time evening finished well below The Mendoza Line. At 8P, a rerun of ‘The Originals’ finished. It drew an average 1.10 million friends and family and a 0.6/1. And at 9P, another rerun of the program nobody watches, ‘Jane the Virgin’ actually drew 1.28 million friends and family and a 0.5/1.

For The Record

NBC finished #1 on Monday with an average 7.592 million viewers and a 5.4 rating and 9 share of the available audience. ABC finished #2 with an average 5.501 million viewers and a 4.1/7. CBS finished #3 with an average 5.374 million viewers and a 3.5/6. FOX finished #4 with an average 4.234 million viewers and a 3.2/5. USA Network finished #5 and #1 cable network with an average 4.114 million viewers. Univision finished #6 with an average 2.1 million viewers. FOXNC finished #7 with an average 1.95 million. VH1 finished #8 with an average 1.981 million viewers. Discovery Channel finished #9 with an average 1.716 million viewers. HGTV finished #10 with an average 1.602 million viewers. Telemundo finished #11 with an average 1.4 million viewers and a 0.7/1. FX finished #12 with an average 1.092 million viewers. The CW finished with an average 1.190 million viewers and a 0.5/1. Broadcast finished with an average 25.583 million viewers (in prime time). Cable averaged 21.492 million viewers in prime time (averaging Top 100 cable programs). Total Viewership: 47.023 million viewers.

Today In TV History

On this date in 1952, ‘My Little Margie’ debuted on CBS-TV.

Top Ten Cable Programs on Monday

#1 ‘WWE Raw’ USA 4.249 million viewers @ 9P
#2 ‘WWE Raw’ USA 4.095 million viewers @ 8P
#3 ‘WWE Raw’ USA 3.997 million viewers @ 10P
#4 ‘Major Crimes’ TNT 3.814 million viewers @ 9P
#5 ‘Love&Hip Hop ATL 4’VH1 2.678 million viewers @ 8P
#6 ‘Street Outlaws’ DISC 2.615 million viewers @9P
#7 ‘O’Reilly Factor’ FOXNC 2.545 million viewers @ 8P
#8 ‘Texas Rising’ HIST 2.359 million viewers @ 9P
#9 ‘The Kelly File’ FOXNC 2.297 million viewers @ 9P
#10 ‘House Hunters’ HGTV 2.018 million viewers @ 10P

Cinema News

Top Ten Box Office This Weekend of June 12-14, 2015 (Domestic)
#1 ‘Jurassic World’ $204,596,380 in 4,274 theaters
#2 ‘Spy’ $ 16,000,000 in 3,715 theaters
#3 ‘San Andreas’ $ 11,010,000 in 3,535 theaters
#4 ‘Insidious 3’ $ 7,300,000 in 3,014 theaters
#5 ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ $ 5,969,710 in 2,677 theaters
#6 ‘Entourage’ $ 4,340,000 in 3,108 theaters
#7 ‘Mad Max:Fury Road’$ 4,130,000 in 2,234 theaters
#8 ‘Avengers: Ultron’ $ 3,641,000 in 2,156 theaters
#9 ‘Tomorrowland’ $ 3,417,000 in 2,540 theaters
#10 ‘Love & Mercy’ $ 1,765,000 in 573 theaters
#11 ‘Aloha’ $ 960,000 (for review: https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique)
‘Jurassic World’ scored the second-biggest domestic debut in history with $204.8 million.

Top Five Box Office This Weekend June 12-14 2015 (International)
#1 ‘Jurassic World’ $307,200,000 Worldwide Total:$511,800,000
#2 ‘San Andreas’ $ 42,500,000
#3 ‘Spy’ $ 13,500,000
#4 ‘Insidious 3 $ 6,700,000
#5 ‘Mad Max:Fury Road’$ 5,400,000
#6 ‘Tomorrowland’ $ 4,600,000
#7 ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahaani’ $ 4,100,000
#8 ‘Stand by Me Doraemon’ $ 4,000,000
#9 ‘Avengers: Ultron’ $ 2,000,000
#10 ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ $ 2,000,000

Jurassic World‘ opened to a staggering $511.8 million worldwide, the highest global bow of all time. It is the first time a film has ever grossed more than $500 million in a single weekend. Internationally, the results were boosted by a huge $100+ million opening in China. Other openings of note include the United Kingdom and Ireland with $29.6 million, Mexico with $16.2 million, Korea with $14.4 million, France with $12.5 million, Australia with $12.1 million and Germany with $11 million. The only major territory remaining is Japan, where ‘Jurassic World’ will roar on Aug. 5th.

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Television Cable News

In an effort increase its audience on Friday, and least for one night this summer, The CW will rebroadcast the upcoming two-hour second season premiere of Michael Bay’s TNT drama ‘The Last Ship’ on Friday, July 26 (which debuts on TNT on Monday, June 21 at 9P). ‘The Last Ship’ was one of the top cable programs last summer. It stars Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra and Alfre Woodard.

Mobile/Digital News
Customer Service Satisfaction, By Channel
American adults are most likely to rate companies’ customer service via phone (90%) and online chat (85%) as meeting or exceeding expectations, according to a Northridge Group survey. According to a The Northridge Group report, that result is likely related to these being the only channels through which a majority of respondents expect their issue to be resolved the first time they contact the company. The phone is still the preferred method of customer service contact for half of respondents, ahead of email (27%) and online chat (14%). 77% reach first for the phone when they have an urgent customer service issue or inquiry, though email (47%) is a more common first touchpoint than the phone (24%) when it comes to a non-urgent issue. Just 2% of respondents reported that social media is their preferred method to contact a company with a customer service issue or inquiry. Fully one-third said they usually get no response when contacting a company via social media.

France’s Web Users Wary of Sharing Information with Brands
It’s generally agreed that consumers in Western Europe may be more concerned than internet users elsewhere about online security and keeping their personal information safe in the digital era. And a recent Microsoft report, “The Consumer Data Value Exchange,” appears to confirm that. The report drew on survey results provided by marketing solutions firm Sentient Decision Science, which sampled 16,500 internet users ages 16 and older around the world in April 2015, including 2,400 each in China, France and the US.
Specifically, respondents were asked what kinds of information they would be willing to share with brands. These included their activities and preferences, their online social identity—such as social media posts, images, friend lists and so forth—their demographic profile, personal details such as birthdates, income and addresses, GPS location data, and biometrics—such as fingerprints or data collected by a fitness app or band. In almost every case, web users in France were more reluctant than those in China and/or the US to divulge information. For example, internet users in China were nearly twice as likely as their counterparts in France to reveal anything of their activities and preferences, by a margin of 84% to 44%. (In the US, 57% said they would share such data.)

In France, 26% said they would be willing to share social networking details, compared with 32% in China and 68% in the US. Similarly, 32% of web users in China said they would volunteer individual details such as a birthdate, credit card number or address—nearly three times the percentage (11%) in France. Web users in France were especially hesitant about sharing personal communications and information as well as physiological information.
That said, consumers in France weren’t blind to the potential advantages of letting brands have some of this data. Virtually all of those polled said they would share some sensitive information in exchange for cash rewards, and 92% would do so for significant discounts. The prospect of loyalty points applicable to services and products also appealed to 87%. More than half of respondents said they would be motivated to share if a brand offering connected with all their devices and simplified their lives, or—like several sports or fitness brands—supported their goals and encouraged their progress.

Despite such incentives, most web users in France still have some reservations about releasing information, because they’re never sure exactly how—or whether—the recipient is selling it on, as well as making commercial use of it. Of the internet users in France polled for Symantec’s “State of Privacy Report 2015,” only 12% said they were happy with the idea of companies sharing their data with third parties.


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The Big One had the police on their side on Monday. First at 830P, ‘Stolen Childhoods’ brought in 1.88 million viewers (9.3%). But then the police showed up. At 9P, ‘The Met’ topped the night outside soaps with an average 3.47 million viewers (16.8%).


The Independent One began at 8P with ‘Johnny Kingdom’ and it drew an average 2.60 million viewers (13.2%). Then at 9P, Sir Ian McKellen’s comedy ‘Vicious’ finished with the top performance of the night on ITV as it finished with 2.39 million viewers (11.5%). At 930P, Jason Manford’s ‘It’s a Funny Old Week’ fell to 1.22 million viewers (6.0%).


The Little Two at 8P had ‘100k House’ and it brought in 1.47 million viewers (7.4%). It was followed at 9P by ‘Japan: Earth’s Enchanted Island’ with 2.60 million viewers (12.6%). At 10P, HBO’s ‘Episodes’ drew 922,000 viewers (5.4%).

Channel 4

The Big Four at 830P presented ‘Gadget Man’ and it pulled in an average 606,000 viewers (3.0%). At 9P, it was followed by ‘Escape to the Wild’ with an average 1.40 million viewers (6.8%). Then at 10P, ‘Man Down’ finished with 534,000 viewers (3.2%).

Sky Atlantic

Murdoch’s Big Bird at 9P brought season five’s finale of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and it attracted a huge audience for Sky Atlantic as the action-packed hour-long episode shocked an average 1.34 million viewers (6.6%).

Channel 5

The Viacom Five at 8P had ‘Caught on Camera’ and it brought in 774,000 viewers (3.9%), At 9P, ‘Inside Manchester’s Midland Hotel’ didn’t do much better as it drew only 875,000 viewers (4.2%). Then at 10P, ‘Big Brother’ continued with the network high on Monday of 1.10 million viewers (7.2%).


The Indy Two at 9P had the next episode of ‘Love Island’ and it brought in an average 382,000 viewers (1.9%).


The Little E at 8P, a special reunion episode of ‘Made in Chelsea’, hosted by Rick Edwards. brought in 258,000 viewers (1.3%). Then at 9P had the 100th episode of ‘Made in Chelsea’ and it drew 355,000 viewers (1.7%).

Other UK TV News

US cable network AMC, the broadcaster of shows including Breaking Bad and Mad Men, is to exclusively launch on BT this September, making it accessible to UK audiences for the first time. And, coming soon to AMC,

Down Under
Network Nine

The National Nine Network finished #1 on Monday with a 28.7% share of the available audience. The #1 program was ‘Nine news’ with 1.201 million viewers. #2 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with 1,148,000 viewers. #3 was ‘Married At First Sight’ with 1,079,000 viewers. #5, ‘A Current Affair’ finished with an average 1,035,000 viewers, slightly above its average viewership level.


The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 24.2% share. Seven had three programs in the Top Ten on Monday with #6, ‘Seven News’ with 990,000 viewers. #7 was ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ with 953,000 viewers. #8 was ‘House Rules’ with 907,000 viewers.


The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #3 with a 21.8% share. #9 was ‘Australian Story’ with 900,000 viewers. #10 was ‘ABC News’ with 882,000 viewers.


Jamie is eliminated in 'MasterChef Australia' on Monday.

Jamie is eliminated in ‘MasterChef Australia’ on Monday.

The Third Commercial Network finished with a 20.6% share of the available audience. #4 was ‘MasterChef Australia’ with 1,078,000 viewers

The Special Broadcast Service in Australia on Monday finished with a 4.8% share of the available audience.


Seven #1 in Australia on Tuesday but 'Nine News' top program.

Seven #1 in Australia on Tuesday but ‘Nine News’ top program.


In one of the closest contested night of the years, the Second Commercial Network in Australia finished #1 on Tuesday with a 26.6% share of the available audience. #4 was ‘Seven News’ which finished with an average 1,005,000 viewers. #5, ‘House Rules’ drew an average 1,004,000 viewers. #8, ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ finished with 949,000 viewers. And, #10 was ‘Home and Away’ with 814,000 viewers.

Network Nine

The National Network Nine finished #2 with a strong 25.7% share. #1 again was ‘Nine News’ with 1.241 million viewers, slightly larger then on Monday. #2 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with 1,126,000 viewers. #6, ‘A Current Affair’ finished with an average 983,000 viewers.


The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #3 with a 22.4% share. #3 was ‘MasterChef Australia’ finished with an average 1,096,000 viewers.


The Alphabet Network in Australia finished fourth with a strong 20.4% share. #7, ‘The Killing Season’ finished with an average 968,000 viewers. #9 was ‘ABC News’ with 889,000 viewers.


The Special Broadcast Service in Australia on Tuesday finished with a 4.8% share.

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