‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Monday, July 13, 2015, ESPN finished #1 as ‘‘MLB Home Run Derby’‘ was the top program. ITV finished #1 in the UK as ‘‘Rookies’‘ was the top program. Network Nine finished #1 in Australia as ‘‘The Voice Australia’ was the top program. TUESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)
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For Monday, July 13, 2015 (Posted on July 14, 2015)
The Sports and Entertainment Network finished #1 on Monday with Major League Baseball’s ‘Home Run Derby’ which finished with an average 7.126 million viewers.
The Alphabet Network finished #1 for the second straight night as an all original programming schedule prevailed. At 8P, ‘The Bachelorette’ was again the top program on broadcast for the evening with an average 6.96 million viewers and a 5.2/9. At 10P, ‘The Whispers’ finished poorly with an average 3.68 million viewers and a 2.3/4.
The Peacock Network finished with an all original programming evening. At 8P, ‘American Ninja Warrior’ finished with an average 5.90 million viewers and a 3.7/6. Then at 10P, the season premiere of ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ returned with an average 3.83 million viewers and a 2.4/4.
The Tiffany Network presented a bunch of reruns, as is usual for Mondays in the Summer. At 8P, a rerun of ‘2 Broke Girls’ finished with an average 4.56 million viewers and a 3.0/5. At 830P, a rerun of ‘Mike & Molly’ finished with an average 4.57 million viewers and a 3.1/5. At 9P, a rerun of ‘Scorpion’ finished with an average 4.90 million viewers and a 3.3/5. And at 10P, a rerun of ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ again was #1 in its time slot with an average 5.65 million viewers and a 3.7/7, tops for Black Rock on Monday.
The Animal Network of Broadcast finished #4 on Monday with all original programming. At 8P, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ finished with an average 3.25 million viewers and a 2.7/4. It was 40% less than it did a year ago on this date with ‘Jack’ and ’24: Live Another Day’. Think about it Minions. Jack is better than dancing.
The Little Network That Couldn’t was all original on Monday and finished very strong except for the last show. And it began with a very good start. At 8P, ‘Penn & Tell: Fool Us’ drew an average 1.99 million viewers and a 1.4/5. At 9P, ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ finished with an average 1.57 million viewers and a 1.0/2. Then at 930P, another episode of ‘Cedric’s Barber Battles’ finished with an average 1.08 million viewers and a 0.6/1.
For The Record
ESPN finished #1 on Monday with an average 6.434 million viewers. ABC finished #2 on Monday as it finished with an average 5.963 million viewers and a 4.2/7. NBC finished with an average 5.207 million viewers and a 3.3/6. CBS finished with an average 5.038 million viewers and a 3.3/6. USA Network finished with 3.531 million viewers. FOX finished with an average 3.245 million viewers and a 2.7/4. Univision finished with an average 2.016 million viewers and a 1.1/2. The CW finished with an average 1.655 million viewers and a 1.1/2. Telemundo finished with an average 1.2 million viewers and a 0.7/1.
Today in TV History
On this date in 1989, Cyndi Lauper released the first closed-captioned video. The video was for the song ‘My First Night Without You’.
Cable Top Ten Programs on Monday
#1 ‘MLB Home Run Derby’ ESPN 7.126 million viewers @ 812P
#2 ‘Major Crimes’ TNT 4.198 million viewers @ 9P
#3 ‘Home Run Derby Pre ESPN 4.060 million viewers @ 754P
#4 ‘WWE Entertainment’ USA 3.647 million viewers @ 10P
#5 ‘WWE Entertainment’ USA 3.514 million viewers @ 9P
#6 ‘WWE Entertainment’ USA 3.432 million viewers @ 8P
#7 ‘MLB:Celebrity SoftballESPN 2.972 million viewers @ 1042P
#8 ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ FOXN 2.597 million viewers @ 8P
#9 ‘Street Outlaws’ DISC 2.325 million viewers @ 9P
#10 ‘Swamp People’ HIST 2.280 million viewers @ 9P
How Often Do US Smartphone Owners Check Their Devices?
Roughly half (52%) of US smartphone owners say they check their phone a few times an hour (41%) or every few minutes (11%), according to recently-released survey results from Gallup, with that figure rising to almost three-quarters (73%) of young (18-29) smartphone owners. Besides the age skew, the survey also finds men slightly more likely than women to frequently check their smartphones, and iPhone users similarly slightly more likely than Android owners.
Overall, about 8 in 10 device owners surveyed said they keep their smartphone near them almost all the time during their waking hours.
Box Office Results July 10-12, 2015 (Domestic)
#1 ‘Minions’ $115.20 Million in 4,301 theaters
#2 ‘Jurassic World’ $ 18.10 Million in 3,441 theaters
#3 ‘Inside Out’ $ 17.11 Million in 3,644 theaters
#4 ‘Terminator: Genisys’ $ 13.70 Million in 3,783 theaters
#5 ‘The Gallows’ $ 10.02 Million in 2,720 theaters
#6 ‘Magic Mike XXL’ $ 9.64 Million in 3,376 theaters
#7 ‘Ted 2’ $ 5.60 Million in 2,171 theaters
#8 ‘Self/Less’ $ 5.78 Million in 2,353 theaters
#9 ‘Baahubali:Beginning’ $ 3.58 Million in 236 theaters
#10 ‘Max’ $ 3.42 Million in 2,088 theaters
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The Independent One finished #1 in the UK on Monday as ‘Rookies’ was the most-watched program outside of soaps. But at 8P, ‘Vet School’ finished with an average 2.30 million viewers (10.9%). Then at 9P, ITV’s new police documentary was watched by an average 3.20 million viewers (16.1%).
The Big One finished second on Monday. At 730P, ‘How Safe Is Your House?’ brought in the network’s top viewership of the evening as it finished with an average 2.83 million viewers (14.2%). At 830P, ‘NHS: The Perfect Storm’ finished with an average 2.20 million viewers (10.7%). At 9P, ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ finished with 2.78 million viewers (14.0%).
The Little Two at 7P had ‘Antiques Road Trip’ and it brought in 1.00 million viewers (5.2%). At 8P, ‘University Challenge’ finished with an average 2.41 million viewers (11.5%). At 830P, ‘Only Connect’ was seen by 2.02 million viewers (9.5%). At 9P, Laurence Llewelyn Bowen: ‘Cracking China’ averaged 1.31 million viewers (6.6%). At 10P, ‘Hair’ followed with 720,000 viewers (4.2%).
The Big Four at 9P presented ‘How to Get a Council House’ as it averaged 1.60 million viewers (8.0%). At 10P, ‘Inside the Ku Klux Klan’ was Four’s top draw on Monday with an average 1.74 million viewers (11.4%).
The Viacom Five had at 9P, ‘Big Brother’ as it continued with 1.12 million viewers (5.6%). At 10P, CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’ drew 491,000 viewers (3.1%).
The Indy Two was all about sweat and love at 9P as ‘Love Island’ is closer to a winner as it is in its final week as relatives drop in and it drew an average 455,000 viewers (2.9%).
Murdoch’s Water Bird at 9P presented HBO’s ‘True Detective’ and it brought in 112,000 viewer (0.6%).
The National Nine Network finished #1 as it dominated Monday television in Australia with a powerful 32.8% share of the available audience. #1 was again ‘The Voice Australia’ which finished with a 1.671 million viewers. #2 was ‘Nine News’ with 1,326,000 viewers. #3 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with an average 1.311 million viewers. #4 was ‘A Current Affair’, finishings the top four with an average 1,144,000 viewers. #8 was ‘Lip Sync Battle’ with an average 1,036,000 viewers. In fact, all five of the Nine Top Ten programs on Monday delivered in excess of 1,000,000 viewers per program.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 22.9% share. The network’s top program was #5, ‘Seven News’ with 1,105,000 viewers. #6 was ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ with 1,091,000 viewers. #10 was ‘House Rules’ with 866,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished third with a 19.9% share, barely edging ABC. #7 was ‘MasterChef Australia’ with 1,065,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #4 with a 19.7% share, just 0.2% of a share behind Ten. The only program it had in the Top Ten on Monday was #9, ‘ABC News’ with 884,000 viewers.
The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished #5 with a 4.7% share of the available audience.
*TUESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
The National Nine Network finished #1 again with a 30.7% share of the available audience. On Tuesday, again ‘The Voice Australia’ was #1 with 1.598 million viewers. #2 was ‘Nine News’ with 1.188 million viewers dan the top newscast in the nation. #3 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with an average 1,135,000 viewers. #5 was ‘A Current Affair’ with 1,034,000 viewers.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 27.0% share. #6, ‘Seven News’ finished with 1,033,000 viewers. #7, ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ finished with an average 1,006,000 viewers. #8 was ‘House Rules’ with 1,002,000 viewers. And #10 was ‘Home and Away’ with 791,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #4 with a 15.3% share. #9 was ‘ABC News’ with 861,000 viewers
The Special Broadcast Service finished fifth with a 5.6% share of the available audience.
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