‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Sunday, August 16, 2015, CBS finished #1 as ‘‘2015 PGA Championship’‘ was the top program. UK TV ratings delayed. Will be posted when available. Nine finished #1 in Australia while ‘‘The Voice Australia’ was the top program. MONDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)
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For Sunday, August 16, 2015 (Posted on August 17, 2015)
The Tiffany Network got an assist from an Australian Sunday. At 7P, the overrun of the 2015 PGA Championship from Whistling Straights in Wisconsin, brought Jason Day the Championship, his first major win of his career, brought an average 10.830 million viewers. At 730P, a rerun of ’60 Minutes’ finished with an average 9.035 million viewers. At 830P, ‘Big Brother’ finished with an average 6.720 million viewers. At 930P, a rerun of ‘Madam Secretary’ finished with an average 3.985 million viewers. And at 1030P, a rerun of ‘CSI: Cyber’ finished with an average 2.82 million viewers.
The Alphabet Network finished second on Sunday. At 7P, a rerun of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ finished with an average 4.855 million viewers. At 8P, ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ finished with an average 3.96 million viewers. At 10P, ‘Save My Life: Boston Trauma’ finished with an average 3.32 million viewers.
The Peacock Network did something completely different on Sunday in the Summer. At 7P, a rerun of ‘Hollywood Game Night’ finished with an average 2.23 million viewers. At 8P, ‘Ed Sheeran: Live At Wembley Stadium’ finished with an average 2.09 million viewers. Then at 9P, a two-hour rerun of ‘American Ninja Warriors’ finished with an average 3.07 million viewers.
The Animal Network of Broadcast also decided to do something completely different on its usual ‘Animation Domination’ Sunday. At 7P, a rerun of ‘Family Guy’ was familiar enough as it finished with an average 1.46 million viewers. Then at 730P, it had another rerun of ‘Family Guy’ and it drew an average 1.89 million viewers. Then at 8P, ‘Teen Choice 2015’ finished with an average 2.61 million viewers. While earning an ‘A’ for effort, it still couldn’t get past NBC on Sunday.
For The Record
CBS finished #1 on Sunday with an average 6.77 million viewers. ABC finished #2 with an average 4.03 million viewers. NBC finished with an average 2.61 million viewers. Fox finished with an average 2.29 million viewers.
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Top Ten Movies At The Box Office This Weekend (Aug 14-16 2015) Domestic Only
#1 Straight Outta Compton $56,091,165
#2 Mission: Impossible $17,000,000
#3 Man From U.N.C.L.E. $13,535,000
#4 Fantastic Four $8,000,000
#5 The Gift $6,500,000
#6 Ant-Man $5,517,000
#7 Vacation $5,330,000
#8 Minions $5,161,200
#9 Ricki And The Flash $4,570,000
#10 Trainwreck $3,836,160
Top Ten Movies At The Box Office This Weekend ()Aug 14-14 2015) International
#1 Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation $46.1 million
#2 Go Away Mr. Tumor $21.5 million
#3 Veteran $18.2 million
#4 Fantastic Four $16.2 million
#5 Pixels $15.4 million
#6 Minions $15.0 million
#7 Inside Out $13.4 million
#8 Brothers: Blood Against Blood $13.0 million
#9 Brothers: Blood Again $13.0 million
#10 Man From U.N.C.L.E. $12.0 million
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UK TV overnight ratings have been delayed. They will be posted when available.
Twitter TV Ratings in the UK This Past Week
The arrival of two new dating shows on British TV have caused a stir on Twitter. First, with 10,110 tweets and almost 1.9 million impressions, the interactive show ‘Young, Free and Single’ started on E4 on Monday 10th August. Viewers are encouraged to get involved by Tweeting along using the Hashtags #(name)Ditch or #(name)Date to help shape the love lives of the brave contestants. The show’s interactive premise drew a fairly engaged audience, with an average of 11.6 unique authors per 1,000 TV viewers. 64.9% of Tweets came from women.
On Tuesday 11th August, it was the return of MTV’s ‘Ex on the Beach’. The first episode of the third series generated 16,143 Tweets from 9,896 Unique Authors (64.1% of which were female). Viewers were extremely engaged – it saw a live TV viewing audience of 123,000, with an average of 60.3 unique authors for every 1,000 viewers. The show also generated over 4.2 million impressions, with an average of 265.4 impressions per Tweet. It was the most Tweeted about show on Tuesday, taking a 23.6% share of Twitter TV activity for the entire day.
Elsewhere, ‘The One Show’ episode on Tuesday 10th August where it was announced that celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott will be a contestant on this year’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ became the the third most Tweeted broadcast of ‘The One Show’ ever tracked. While the controversial episode of ‘Songs of Praise’ filmed in a Calais migrant camp was the biggest episode of that show ever tracked, with Tweets up 800% compared to the series’ average.
Finally, the top sporting moment of the week was the’ Premier League’ game Sunday between Manchester City v Chelsea (355,436 Total Tweets). Fernandinho’s goal in the 85th minute lead to a mammoth 8,776 Tweets Per Minute. Man U defeated Chelsea 3-0.
G’Day. Jason Day wins the 2015 PGA Title, his first Major, at Whistling Straights in Wisconsin
The National Nine Network finished #1 with a 32.7% share of the available audience on Sunday. The #1 program in the nation on Sunday was ‘The Voice Australia’ which finished with an average 1.381 million viewers as it was the top program in Sydney (454,000 viewers) and Adelaide (156,000 viewers). #2 was ‘Nine News Sunday which was the top newscast in the nation and finished with an average 1.324 million viewers as it was the top program in Melbourne (387,000 viewers) and Brisbane (285,000 viewers). #5 was ’60 Minutes’ with an average of 874,000 viewers.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 29.3% share. #3 was ‘Seven News Sunday’ as it finished with an average 1.295 million viewers and it was the top program in Perth (255,000 viewers). #4 was ‘Sunday Night’ with 1.152 million viewers. #8 was ‘Dancing With The Stars’ as it finished with 736,000 viewers. And, #10 was ‘Seven’s AFL: Sunday Afternoon Football’ with 509,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #3 Sunday with a 15.8% share of the available audience. #6 was ‘Grand Designs Revisited’ with an average 863,000 viewers. #7 was ‘ABC News Sunday’ with an average 819,000 viewers. And, #9 was ‘The Politician’s Husband’ with an average 581,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #4 with a 14.9% share.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with a 7.4% share of the available audience.
*MONDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
The National Nine Network finished #1 on Monday with a 27.8% share of the available audience as the top network in the nation finished with three of the top five programs. #1 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with an average 1.204 million viewers. #2 was ‘Nine News’ with an average 1.182 million viewers. #3 was ‘A Current Affair’ with a average 1.128 million viewers. #7 was ‘Hotplate’ with 902,000 viewers. And #10 was ‘House Husbands’ with an average of 813,000 viewers.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 27.3% share. #4 was ‘Seven News’ with an average 1.078 million viewers. #5 was ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ with an average 1.073 million viewers. #9 was ‘Highway Patrol’ with an average 837,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #3 on Monday with a 21.7% share of the available audience. #6 was ‘ABC News’ as it finished with an average 912,000 viewers. #8 was ‘Australian Story’ with an average 886,000 viewers.
The Nation’s Third Commercial Network finished fourth with a 17.6% share.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with a 5.8% share of the available audience.
As you can see, no matter where you are, people were ‘Switching Channels’.
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