‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Sunday, September 6, 2015, NBC finished #1 as ‘‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’‘ was the top program. ITV #1 in the UK as ‘The X Factor’ was the top program. Nine finished #1 in Australia as ‘‘Nine News Sunday’ was the top program. MONDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)
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For Sunday, September 6, 2015 (Posted on September 7, 2015)
The Peacock Network was NASCAR ready on Sunday. At 7P, ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup: Countdown To Green’ finished with an average million viewers. At 730P, ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’, from Darlington, NC, finished with 8.82 million viewers as Carl Edwards won the Bojangles Southern 500.
The Tiffany Network had its usual Sunday line up. At 7P, a rerun of ’60 Minutes’ finished with an average 6.72 million viewers. At 8P, ‘Big Brother’ finished with an average 5.52 million viewers. At 9P, a rerun of ‘Madam Secretary’ finished with an average 3.13 million viewers. And, at 10P, a rerun of ‘CSI: Cyber’ finished with an average 3.02 million viewers.
The Alphabet Network did what it does on Sunday. At 7P, a rerun of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ finished with an average 4.08 million viewers. At 8P, ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ finished with an average 3.81 million viewers. At 10P, a rerun of ‘Castle’ finished with an average 2.50 million viewers.
The Animal Network finished with few watching the network as the entire schedule finished below The Mendoza Line. At 7P, a rerun of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ finished with an average 1.03 million viewers. At 730P, another rerun of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ finished with an average 1.05 million viewers. At 8P, a rerun of ‘The Simpsons’ finished with an average 1.51 million viewers. At 830P, a rerun of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ finished with an average 1.25 million viewers. At 9P, a rerun of ‘Family Guy’ was the top program on the network on Sunday with an average of 1.70 million viewers. Then at 930P, another rerun of ‘Last Man On Earth’ finished with an average 1.33 million viewers.
For The Record
NBC finished #1 on Sunday with an average 5.67 million viewers. CBS finished #2 with an average 4.60 million viewers. ABC finished #3 with an average 3.55 million viewers. FOX finished #4 with an average 1.31 million viewers.
Today In TV History
On this date in 1979, ESPN, the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, made its debut on cable TV.
Monday NBC Fall 2015-16 Schedule:
8P ‘The Voice’
Monday CBS Fall 2015-16 Schedule
8P ‘The Big Bang Theory’
830P ‘Life In Pieces’
10P ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’
Monday ABC Fall 2015-16 Schedule
8P ‘Dancing With The Stars’
Monday FOX Fall 2015-16 Schedule
9P ‘Minority Report’
Monday The CW Fall 2015-16 Schedule
8P ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’
9P ‘Jane The Virgin’
Top Ten At The Box Office This Weekend September 4-7 2015 (Domestic Only) thru Sunday
#1 ‘War Room’ $9.450 million in 1,526 locations
#2 ‘Straight Outta Compton’ $8.850 million in 3,094 locationa
#3 ‘A Walk in the Woods’ $8.250 million in 1,960 locations
#4 ‘The Transporter Refueled’ $7.220 million in 3,494 locations
#5 ‘Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation’ $7.180 million in 2,849 locations
#6 ‘No Escape’ $5.448 million in 3,415 locations
#7 ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ $3.445 million in 2,102 locations
#8 ‘Sinister 2’ $3.432 million in 2,651 locations
#9 ‘Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos’ $3.421 million in 395 locations
#10 ‘Inside Out’ $3.226 million in 2,967 locations
At A Theater Near You This Weekend
‘The Transporter Refueled’ starring Ed Skrein
‘Dragon Blade’ starring Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrien Brody
‘Before We Go’ starring Alice Eve and Chris Evans
‘Chleo & Theo’ starring Dakota Johnson and Mira Sorvino
‘The Martian’ starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Sean Bean
Coming November 20, 2015
Coming For Christmas from Quentin Tarantino
‘Joy’ They’re back. Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper
‘Legend’ Tom Hardy, Emily Browning
‘The Revenant’ Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy
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Across The Pond
The Independent One finally got ‘The X Factor’ on top on Sunday. At 8P, ‘The X Factor’ finally enjoyed a more successful second Sunday episode in the ratings this series as the fourth auditions compilation attracted an average audience of 6.68 million viewers (29.6%). This is up by almost 700,000 from last Sunday.
The Big One doesn’t like coming in second place. But on this Sunday it did. At 7P, ‘Countryfile’ finished with an average 5.63 million viewers (30.1%). At 8P, ‘Antiques Roadshow’ finished with an average 5.31 million viewers (23.2%). Then at 9P, ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ finished with an average 4.86 million viewers (24.2%).
The Little Two at 8P had ‘Dragons’ Den’ and it brought in 1.92 million viewers (8.4%). At 9P, ‘Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week’ was seen by an average 1.32 million viewers (6.2%).
The Big Four presented at 8P, ‘Time Crashers’ as it continued with 535,000 viewers (2.3%). It was followed at 9P by ‘Iron Man 2’ which drew an audience of 1.68 million viewers (9.9%).
The Viacom Five at 9P presented ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ and it finished with an average 1.17 million viewers (5.5%).
At 9P, ‘Xtra Factor’ brought in an average 517,000 viewers (2.4%).
Network Nine finished #1 on Sunday with a 30.0% share of the available audience. The #1 program in the nation was the top newscast as ‘Nine News Sunday’ finished with an average 1.284 million viewers. #3 was ’60 Minutes’ with an average 1.137 million viewers. #4 was ‘The Block’ which finished with an average 1.074 million viewers. And, #10 was ‘Inside The Ku Klux Klan’ with an average 594,000 viewers.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished with an average 29.9% share. #2 was ‘Seven News Sunday’ as it finished with an average 1,178,000 viewers. #5 was ‘Sunday Night’ with an average 1,049,000 viewers. #6 was ‘Dancing With The Stars’ which drew an average 867,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #3 with a 17.6% share of the available audience. #7 was ‘Grand Designs’ with an average 866,000 viewers. #8 was ‘ABC News Sunday’ with an average 808,000 viewers. #9 was ‘Vera’ with an average 666,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network finished with a 15.6% share.
The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished with a 6.9% share of the available audience.
*MONDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
*MONDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
The Second Commercial Network edged in front of Nine by 1/10th of 1% as it finished #1 on Monday with a 27.1% share of the available audience. Mysteriously, with only 2 programs in the top six programs on Monday, it finished #1. #4 was ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ with 1.042 million viewers. And, #5 was ‘Seven News’ with an average 1.036 million viewers. #8 was the Grand Final of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ which drew 883,000 viewers.
Network Nine finished second with a 27.0% share. And again, ‘Nine News’ was the #1 program and newscast in the nation with 1.218 million viewers. #2 was ‘A Current Affair’ which finished with an average 1.214 million viewers. #3 was ‘A Current Affair’ with an average 1.088 million viewers. And, #6 was ‘The Block’ with 932,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network finished #3 on Monday with an average 22.6% share of the available audience. #7 was ‘ABC News’ with an average 915,000 viewers. #9 was ‘7.30’ which finished with an average 877,000 viewers. #10 was ‘Australia Story’ with an average 837,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished fourth with a 18.1% share.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with a 5.2% share of the available audience.
As you can see, no matter where you are, people were ‘Switching Channels’.
AUSTRALIANS ARE WATCHING LESS TELEVISION AS THEY USE TO DURING THE Q2 2015
Australians are watching 6:10hrs less than they were a year ago, according to the latest findings of the Multi Screen Report from Regional TAM, OzTAM and Nielsen. Between April – June 2015, Australians watched on average 90 hours and 53 minutes of broadcast TV per month, down from 97:03 hrs for the same time last year.
Live viewing continues to dominate at 91% (82:42hrs per month), but has dropped gradually each of the past five years. However, Timeshifted viewing is at 9%, up 13 minutes a month. 88% (90:53hrs per month) of all video viewing is on the traditional TV set, down from 89.1%.
12% of all video viewing takes place on screens other than the TV. This includes includes catch-up, streaming sites and apps as well as non-broadcast content:
o 7:32 per month online via PCs/laptops (7.3%)
o 2:47 per month on smartphones (2.7%)
o 2:03 per month on tablets (2%)
100% of Australian television homes can access digital terrestrial television.
57% of homes have PVRs, up by 2%.
30% of homes have internet-capable TVs, up by 3%.
47% of homes have tablets, up by 5%
75% of Australians aged 16+ own a smartphone, up by 5%.
OzTAM CEO Doug Peiffer said: “It’s fascinating to see how Australians are spreading their TV consumption across various platforms and devices. Though live TV watched through the TV set still accounts for the vast majority of viewing, people are increasingly taking control. “There is more time-shifted viewing, including 8-28 day playback (which isn’t reported in Consolidated ratings); people are using on-demand services including broadcasters’ catch-up and streaming apps and services, along with other video; and there is more ‘binge viewing’. “Together such activities are taking a few minutes each day away from live TV viewing. We will continue to monitor this progressive change.”
The data has been released in the latest Multi-Screen Report (Q2 2015) from Regional TAM, OzTAM and Nielsen (numbers and methodology have not been supplied).
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