CBS #1 Saturday in the U.S. BBC One #1 in the UK. Seven #1 in Australia.

26 July 2015 overtheshouldermedia
‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Saturday, July 25, 2015, CBS finished #1 as ‘’48 Hours’‘ was the top program. BBC One finished #1 in the UK as ‘‘Casual+y’‘ was the top program. Seven finished #1 in Australia as ‘‘Seven News Saturday’ was the top program. ‘Ant-Man’ tops at box office. SUNDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)

Today, traditional TV still accounts for the lion’s share of video viewing, but online and mobile are where the growth is. When managed together, TV/digital/mobile hold the potential to drive real impact for advertisers—enabling them to maximize the customers they reach and/or reinforce key messaging across screens. After all, ‘It’s all about screens’.

The Home Of #dailydiaryofscreens

For Saturday, July 25, 2015 (Posted on July 26, 2015)

CBS was #1 on Saturday. '48 Hours' top program.

CBS was #1 on Saturday. ’48 Hours’ top program.


The Tiffany Network was again the top network on Saturday with an entire schedule of reruns. At 8P, a rerun of ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ finished #1 in the time slot with an average 3.49 million viewers. At 9P, a rerun of ‘Scorpion’ finished #1 in its time slot with an average 3.35 million viewers. Then at 10P, the top program of the night, a rerun of ’48 Hours’ finished with an average 4.11 million viewers.


The Animal Network of Broadcast, which has the rights to Major League Baseball, on a night when Cole Hamels pitch a no-hitter as the Phillies beat the Cubs in Wrigley, instead aired cage fighting. At 8P, ‘UFC Fight Night’ brought in 2.29 million viewers. Murdoch’s Minions guesses wrong…again and didn’t win.


The Alphabet Network had one strange night of programming. At 8P, a rerun of ‘BattleBots’ finished with an average 1.79 million viewers. Then, at 9P Walt’s Wizards give us another rerun of ‘BattleBots’ and it finished with an average 2.12 million viewers. Finally at 10P, the series premiere of ‘Boston EMS’ brought the audience up as it finished with an average 2.97 million viewers with some of the worst lead in programming of all time. Great continuity as Disneyville.


The Peacock Network died on Saturday as not a single program finished above The Mendoza Line, which may be a new record for Peacockville. At 8P, a rerun of ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ finished with an average 1.29 million viewers, the lowest in its time slot, even lower than ‘BattleBots’. But at 9P, an original airing of ‘Aquarius’ died with 1.19 million viewers. Nobody cares about Charles Manson, 30 Rock…not even with David Duchovny chasing him. At 10P, taps were played as an original airing of ‘Hannibal’ finished with an average 1.00 million viewers.

For The Record

CBS finished #1 on Saturday with an average 3.65 million viewers. FOX finished #2 Saturday with an average 2.294 million viewers. ABC finished #3 with an average 2.293 million viewers. NBC finished last with an average 1.16 million viewers. They have now officially entered The CW Zone.

Today In TV History

On this date in 1984, NBC began shooting 15-minute episodes of ‘Punky Brewster’. The short episodes were used when football games spilled over into the show’s time slot.

Top Ten Box Office Weekend of 24-26 July 2015 (Domestic)

#1 ‘Ant-Man’ $24,765,000 in 3,868 theaters
#2 ‘Pixels’ $24,000,000 in 3,723 theaters
#3 ‘Minions’ $22,100,000 in 4,066 theaters
#4 ‘Trainwreck’ $17,300,000 in 3,171 theaters
#5 ‘Southpaw’ $16,500,000 in 2,772 theaters
#6 ‘Paper Towns’ $12,500,000 in 3,031 theaters
#7 ‘Inside Out’ $ 7,356,000 in 2,717 theaters
#8 ‘Jurassic World’ $ 6,900,000 in 2,645 theaters
#9 ‘Mr. Holmes’ $ 2,849,000 in 686 theaters
#10 ‘Terminator:Gen’ $ 2,400,000 in 1,440 theaters

Coming To A Theater Near You This Weekend July 24-24 2015
‘American Heist’ starring Adrien Brody and Hayden Christensen

‘Paper Towns’ starring Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne

‘Pixels’ starring Kevin James, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage and Adam Sandler

‘The Vatican Tape’ starring Michael Pena, Djimon Hounsou, Dougray Scott and Kathleen Robertson

‘Irrational Man’ starring Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey, Emma Stone and Jamie Blackley

‘Mad Woman’ starring Reed Birney and Kelsey Lynn Stokes

‘ SMOSH: The Movie ‘ starring Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox

‘Samba’ starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and Omar Sy

Coming Soon

Coming November 20, 2015

Coming December

Coming For Christmas from Quentin Tarantino

‘Joy’ They’re back. Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper


Welcome to new viewers in all 50 States of the U.S., all of the Provinces in Canada, all of the States in Mexico, the UK, Iceland, Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, the Russian Federation, Belarus, Ukraine, Republic of Moldova, Georgia, Poland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Gibraltar, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia the former Yugoslave Republic, Albania, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, State of Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Mauritius, Zambia, United Republic of Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Egypt, Malta, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Mozambique, Uganda, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvadore, Belize, Curaçao, Aruba, St. Lucia, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Martinique, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Bahamas and Puerto Rico (144). We are thankful to all of you with more than 28,000 views.

For The World Who Needs A Little

Think Sunshine!

Think Sunshine!

Think Sunshine!💮

Across The Pond


The Big One was #1 in the UK on Saturday because it had ‘Casual+y’. At 7P, Emma Willis’s ‘Prized Apart’ concluded with nearly 3 million viewers last night as it averaged 2.93 million viewers (19.3%), as Kennedy and Julia took the crown.
Then, ‘The National Lottery: Five Star Family Reunion’ brought in an average 3.49 million viewers (20.8%). At 9P came the champ, as ‘Casual+y’ was the top program with an average 4.15 million viewers (22.7%).


The Independent One had at 7P, ‘Despicable Me’ as Minion lovers averaged 2.26 million viewers (14.3%). Then, ‘The Nation’s Favourite ’80s Number One’ brought in 1.86 million viewers (10.4%).

Channel 4

The Big Four presented at 9P, the Anna Kendrick film, ‘Pitch Perfect’ and it drew very well with an average 1.83 million viewers (10.9%).


The Little Two at 840P had a rerun of ‘Dad’s Army’ but it still brought in 1.31 million viewers (7.4%). Then at 910P, ‘Dancing Through the Blitz: Blackpool’s Big Band Story’ averaged 1.43 million viewers (8%) until 1040P.


The Indy Three presented at 9P, ‘Midsomer Murders’ and it brought in a surprisingly large audience of 828,000 viewers (4.9%).

Channel 5

The Viacom Five died on Saturday, finishing on the bottom. At 8P, a rerun of ‘Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away’, always a positive way to begin a Saturday, drew 750,000 viewers (4.5%). Then at 9P, the ‘Transporter: The Series’, a Luc Beason original and one of the best television series, brought in a disappointing 394,000 viewers (2.2%).

Down Under

Seven #1 in Australia on Saturday as 'Seven News Saturday' top program.

Seven #1 in Australia on Saturday as ‘Seven News Saturday’ top program.


The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished #1 for the second straight day with a 27.7% share of the available audience. ‘Seven News’ was #1 on Saturday with 1.003 million viewers, the only program to draw over 1 million Saturday. #10 was ‘Seven’s AFL: Saturday Afternoon Football’ with 420,000 viewers.


The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #2 with a 22.5% share of the available audience. The network had five of the Top Ten programs in the nation on Saturday. #2 was ‘ABC News Saturday’ with 879,000 viewers. #4 was ‘Father Brown’, with 835,000 viewers and was the top drama of the night. #5, a rerun of ‘New Tricks’ finished with 632,000 viewers. #6 was ‘Gardening Australia’ with 573,000 viewers. #7 was a rerun of ‘Doc Martin’ with 499,000 viewers.


The National Nine Network finished third in Australia with a 21.5% share. #3 was ‘Nine News Saturday’ with 839,000 viewers.


The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #4 with a 19.5% share. #8, ‘The Croods’ finished with an average 486,000 viewers. #9 was a rerun of ‘Jack Reacher’ which drew 422,000 viewers.


The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished fifth with an 8.7% share of the available. audience.


Nine was #1 in Australia on Sunday as 'The Voice Australia' was the  top program.

Nine was #1 in Australia on Sunday as ‘The Voice Australia’ was the top program.

Network Nine

The National Nine Network was back as #1 on Sunday in Australia with a 29.9% share of the available audience on a very competitive night. The #1 program was ‘The Voice Australia’ and it finished with a 1.472 million viewers. #2, ‘Nine News Sunday’ finished as the #1 newscast in the nation with an average 1.413 million viewers. #6 was ’60 Minutes’ with 845,000 viewers.


The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 23.6% share. #4 was ‘Seven News Sunday’ with an average 1,303,000 viewers. #9 was ‘Dancing with the Stars’ which finished with 710,000 viewers.


The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #3 with a 23.2% share of the available audience. #3 was ‘MasterChef Australia-Grand Final Part 1’ with an average 1,389,000 viewers. #10 was a rerun of ‘Modern Family’ which finished with an average 663,000 viewers.


The Alphabet Network in Australia finished fourth with a 17.2% share with three programs finishing in the Top Ten. #5 was ‘ABC News Sunday’ which finished with an average 881,000 viewers. #7, ‘Grand Designs’ finished with an average 821,000 viewers. #8 was a rerun of ‘Inspector George Gently’ with an average 761,000 viewers.


The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished #5 with a 6.1% share of the available audience.

No matter where you were located, people were…Switching Channels!

For updates throughout the day, FOLLOW us on Twitter @overtheshoulde2 and LIKE us on Facebook at and on Google+ Thank you for allowing us to surpass 46,400+ views at Google+ Sophis1234.

For continual updates on all things ‘screens’, go to:


In this week’s Media Notes Canonical, go to: 🆕💭📝📎 It’s FREE.

Media Notes Briefs, ‘Wake Up If You Want To Continue In Business’ 💬: 🆕💭


New This Week: Mobile Optimized Sites A Must For Local Business 💬 –


Weekly Retail Media Notes. This week: Wake Up Before Your Brick & Mortar Dies💭:📱💡.@cnasophis


Why Don’t You Use Mobile Now?


Today’s featured ‘Music To Read overtheshouldermedia By’ down at the bottom of the page:

Ramsey Lews

This entry was posted in Audience Analysis, Audience Behavior, Audience Management, Broadcast TV Ratings in Australia, Broadcast TV Ratings in the UK, Broadcast TV Ratings in US, Cable TV Ratings, Cinema, Daily Broadcast Ratings, Data, Digital, Direct, Hispanic TV Ratings, Late Night TV Ratings, Media, Media Analysis, Media Management, Mobile, Music To Read By, Music To Read overtheshouldermedia by, Saturday Night TV Ratings, Television Program Renewals, Television Ratings, Today In TV History, Uncategorized, Weekend Box Office and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s