‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Friday, July 17, 2015, CBS finished #1 as ‘‘Blue Bloods’‘ was the top program. BBC One finished #1 in the UK as ‘‘Celebrity MasterChef’‘ was the top program. Nine finished #1 in Australia as ‘‘Nine News’ was the top program. SATURDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)
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For Friday, July 17, 2015 (Posted on July 18, 2015)
The Tiffany Network put our their Friday night lineup and topped the evening once again. At 8P, a rerun of ‘Elementary’ finished with an average 3.315 million viewers. At 9P, a rerun of ‘Hawaii Five-0’ finished with an average 4.76 million viewers and #1 in its time slot. Then at 10P, the heavyweight champion of the world on Friday was a rerun of ‘Blue Bloods’ titled ‘Burning Bridges’ finished with an average 5.245 million viewers, good for #1 in its time slot and #1 on the night. As Frank Reagan said, “What my men and women do in private is their own business.”. And Thomas Magnum Reagan Selleck can’t be all wrong, outside of water rustling, that is.
The Alphabet Network finished just behind the Tiffany Network on Friday, less than 111,000 viewers behind. At 8P, a rerun of ‘Shark Tank’ finished with an average 4.14 million viewers, which gave Walt’s World the top spot in the first hour of prime time. At 9P, ‘What Would You Do?’ finished with an average 4.26 million viewers and dropped back more than a half million viewers in the time slot. At 10P, ’20/20′ finished with an average 4.58 million viewers, well behind the cop’s family at One PP, to loose the time slot and the evening.
The Peacock Network finished in third less than 10% behind CBS. AT 8P, a rerun of ‘America’s Got Talent’ finished with an average 3.718 million viewers. Then at 10P, ‘Dateline’ finished with 4.625 million viewers, insuring the loss for the evening.
The Animal Network of Broadcast had a couple of reruns on Friday. At 8P, a rerun of ‘MasterChef’ finished with an average 1.81 million viewers. Then at 9P, a rerun of ‘Gotham’ finished with an 1.03 million average viewers.
The Little Network That Couldn’t just didn’t have it on Friday as it created its own version of ‘The Slide’. At 8P, ‘Master of Illusion’ finished with an average 1.33 million viewers and pointed to a promising start. But then at 830P, a rerun of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ finished with an average 1.04 million viewers. At 9P, ‘The Messengers’ finished the evening for The CW with only 770,500 viewers.
For The Record
CBS finished #1 on Friday with an average 4.44 million viewers. ABC finished #2 with an average 4.33 million viewers. NBC finished #3 with an average 4.02 million viewers. FOX finished with an average 1.42 million viewers. The CW finished with an average 977,000 viewers.
Today In TV History
An this date in 1964, Terry Stafford performed ‘I’ll Touch a Star’ on ‘American Bandstand’.
Netflix Huge Jump In Q2 Subscribers
Netflix added 3.3 million new members worldwide in the second quarter of 2015, a company record for the historically weak period. The company’s net gain of 3.3 million new streaming members brought it to 65.6 million total subscribers.
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.
Social Media Top Ten Television Programs for the Week of July 6 2015
(From Shareablee, which monitors the Facebook shares and Twitter retweets)
1. “Teen Wolf” (MTV) – 277,286 (6,141 Facebook shares; 271,145 retweets)
2. “Beyond Scared Straight” (A&E) – 37,244 (37,244 shares)
3. “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” (VH1) – 28,018 (28,018 shares)
4. “The Soup!” (E!) – 27,772 (27,461 shares; 311 retweets)
5. “The Fosters” (ABC Family) – 27,496 (10,107 shares, 17,389 retweets)
6. “The Strain” (FX) – 26,055 (21,361 shares; 4,694 retweets) – season premiere
7. “Hannibal” (NBC) – 24,315 (3,103 shares; 21,212 retweets)
8. “Scream” (MTV) – 18,030 (4,085 shares; 13,945 retweets)
9. “Power” (Starz) – 18,009 (13,717 shares; 4,292 retweets)
10.“Key & Peele” (Comedy Central) – 17.528 (16,214 shares, 1.314 retweets)
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
Coming This Weekend To A Theater Near You
‘Trainwreck’ starring Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, John Cena, Tilda Swinton & LaBron James
‘Antman’ starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas & Evangeline Lilly
‘Mr. Holmes’ starring Ian McKellen and Laura Linney
‘Lila & Eve’ starring Jennifer Lopez and Viola Davis
‘A Hard Day’ starring Lee Sun-kyun and Cho Jin-woong
‘All Creatures Big & Small’ starring Martin Sheen and Amy Grant
‘Ardor’ starring Alice Braga and Gael García Bernal
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The Big One had the big cooking competition on Friday as it was #1 in the UK. At 7P, ‘The One Show’ finished with an average 2.86 million viewers (17.2%). At 730P, ‘A Question of Sport’ drew 2.37 million viewers (13.3%). AT 830P-10P, as the finals approach, the cooking competition, ‘Celebrity MasterChef’ finished #1 on the evening as it drew an average audience of 4.06 million viewers (21.8%). At 1035P, ‘Room 101-Extra Storage’ drew an average 2.16 million viewers (17.4%). At 1115P, it was followed by ‘Pretty woman’ and drew an average 1.11 million viewers (17.5%).
The Independent One finished #2 on Friday as at 8P, With 2.53 million viewers (14.2%), ‘Gino’s Italian Escape: A Taste of the Sun’ was ITV’s highest-rated show outside of soaps with an average 2.53 million viewers (14.2%). It was followed at 9P by ‘Doc Martin’ which finished with an average 2.17 million viewers (11.8%).
The Big Four began at 8P with ‘Location, Location, Location’ and it was seen by 970,000 viewers (5.2%). Then at 9P, ‘8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown’ brought in the network high on Friday with an average 1.25 million viewers (6.8%). At 10P, ‘The Last Leg’ continued with an average 1.13 million viewers (7.6%).
The Little Four at 9P brought out ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll America’ and it drew an average 931,000 viewers (5.1%).
The Viacom Five at 9P presented ’20 Moments That Rocked Talent Shows’ as it tried to fill the void left by the absence of ‘Big Brother’ as it drew an average audience of only 805,000 viewers (4.5%). At 1030P, ‘Lip Sync Battle: The Rock vs Jimmy Fallon’ finished with an average 395,000 viewers (2.8%).
The Little Two began with one of the great summer events in the world, at 8P, as the ‘First Night of the Proms’ played to an average 800,000 viewers (4.3%). Later, ‘The Perfect Morecambe & Wise’ followed with an average 640,000 viewers (3.9%).
The National Nine Network finished #1 with a huge 36.5% share of the available audience. The #1 program in ‘Nine News’ with an average 1,078,000 viewers. #3, ‘Nine News 6:30’ finished with an average 916,0000 viewers. #7, ‘A Current Affair’ finished with an average 628,000 viewers. #10 was ‘Hot Seat’ with an average 581,000 viewers.
The Second Commercial Network finished second with a 27.0% share. #2 was ‘Seven News’ with an average 972,000 viewers. #4, ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ finished with an average 862,000 viewers. #5 was ‘Better Homes and Gardens’ finished with 705=6,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network finished #3 with 16.5% share of the available audience. #8 was ‘Ten Eyewitness News First At Five’ with an average 598,000 viewers. #9 was ‘Family Feud’ with 584,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished fourth with a 14.4% share. #6 was ‘ABC News’ and it finished with an average 648,000 viewers.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with a 5.5% share of the available audience.
*SATURDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
The National Nine Network won again as it finished #1 on Saturday with an overwhelming 33.2% share of the available audience. It had cricket. #3 was ‘Nine News Saturday’ with an average 885,000 viewers. #5, ‘The Mid-Year Ashes: Second Test England vs Australia Session 2’ drew 611,000 viewers. #6 was ‘Session 1’ with an average 581,000 viewers. #7 was ‘The Cricket Show’ with 555,000 viewers.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second again on Saturday with a 26.6% share. The #1 program was ‘Seven News Saturday’ with an average 960,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #3 with an 18.9% share with five programs in the Top Ten. #2 was ‘ABC News Saturday’ with an average 885,000 viewers. #4 was ‘Father Brown’ which was the top drama in Australia on Saturday with an average 709,000 viewers. #8 was ‘Gardening Australia’ with an average 553,000 viewers. #9, a rerun of ‘News Tricks’ finished with 528,000 viewers. And, #10 was a rerun of ‘Doc Martin’ with an average 470,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished fourth with a 14.2% share of the available audience.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with a 7.1% share of the available audience.
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