‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, NBC finished #1 as ‘‘America’s Got Talent’‘ was the top program. BBC One #1 in the UK as ‘New Tricks’ was the top program. Seven finished #1 in Australia as ‘‘Nine News’ was the top program. WEDNESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)
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For Tuesday, September 15, 2015 (Posted on September 16, 2015)
The Peacock Network won on Tuesday, perhaps the only Tuesday it will ever win again this year. But on this Tuesday, ‘America’s Got Talent’ finished with an average 11.33 million viewers and a 7.5 rating/12 share. And at 10P, the series premiere of ‘Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris’ finished with an average 6.79 million viewers and a 4.7 rating/8 share in households. It may be the last time this program ever sees the top position again this year after the premiere of the other network’s entries into this time slot.
The Tiffany Network was tarnished this Tuesday as it performed way below their normal level due in part to the failure of their freshman entry, ‘Zoo’, which has underperformed all summer long. At 8P, ‘Big Brother, not a major competitor to ‘AGT’ finished with 6.09 million viewers and a 4.2/7. At 9P, ‘The Zoo’ season finale finished with an average 4.81 million viewers, well below expectation, and a 3.5/6. At 10P, a rerun of ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ does not have enough longevity to muster a following in reruns as it finished with an average 4.78 million viewers and a 3.3/6. Let’s face it, CBS summer programming has been less than spectacular and has not found a match to compete with NBC’s reality dominated programming.
The Alphabet Network fell from Monday’s power lineup and finished third. At 8P, a rerun of ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ finished with an average 3.45 million viewers and a 2.6/5. At 830P, another rerun of ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ finished with 3.45 million viewers and again, a 2.6/5. At 9P, a two-hour recap show of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ was not a waste of time as many predicted as it finished with an average 5.70 million viewers and a 3.9/7 as it won it’s 9P hour. Go figure.
The #1 Hispanic Network in America finished #4 on Tuesday, ahead of FOX, Telemundo and The CW. At 8P, ‘Amores con Trampa’ finished with a 1.2/2 household rating. At 9P, ‘Lo Imperdonable’ finished with a 1.4/2, peaking at 1.5/2 at 930P. At 10P, ‘Yo no Creo en los Hombres’ dropped with only a 1.1/2 household rating to finish the evening, as it was beaten by Telemundo’s ‘El Señor de los Cielos’ which finished with a 1.2/2, that network’s top program.
The Animal Network of Broadcast finished badly on Tuesday. It decided to run ‘Tuesday Night At The Movies’ by airing ‘Scary Movie’ which drew an average 1.49 million family and friends. Murdoch’s Minions are numb. They do not have a clue to what America wants. However, we can all say in unison, nobody wants to see ‘Scary Movie’ night. All you have to do is look at the trailer above. Minions. Get a clue. Look at it BEFORE you put it on your schedule.
The Little Network That Couldn’t tried and failed. At 8P, it began an all ‘Flash’ evening as the first rerun of ‘The Flash’ finished with an average 1.33 million viewers and an 0.8/1. At 9P, another rerun of ‘The Flash’ finished with an average 1.20 million viewers and an 0.8/1. btw…if you want to hear great audio engineering and sound design, take a look and listen to the above link.
At 1135P, NBC’s ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’, with guest Robert De Niro, Ariana Grande and musical guest Duran Duran finished #1 with 3.0/8; CBS’ ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ finished with 2.3/6; and ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ finished #3 with 2.1/6.
At 1235A, NBC’s ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ with guests Josh Brolin, Governor Martin O’Malley and Judd Winick finished with a 1.4/5 in metered-market households, and produced a classic called ‘Back In My Day’. ABC’s ‘Nightline’ finished with a 1.3/4. beat CBS’s “Late Late Show” (1.1/4) and CBS’ ‘Late Late Show with James Corden’ with guests Alice Cooper and Pauley Perrette finished with a 1.1/4. At 135A, without competition, NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ finished with an average 0.8/4.
For The Record
NBC finished #1 Tuesday with an average 9.760 million viewers and a 6.6/11. CBS finished #2 with an average 5.340 million viewers and a 3.7/6. ABC finished with an average 5.015 million viewers and a 3.5/6. Univision finished #4 with a 1.3/2. FOXNC finished as the #1 cable network Tuesday and #5 overall with an average 2.345 million viewers. TBS finished as the #2 cable network Tuesday and #6 overall, with an average 2.187 million viewers. FX finished #7 with an average 1.947 million viewers. Telemundo finished #8 with an average 1.700 million viewers and a 1.1/2. FOX finished #9 with an average 1.489 million viewers and a 1.1/2. The CW finished #10 with an average 1.264 million viewers and a 0.8/1. The Food Network finished #11 with an average 1.202 million viewers. HGTV finished #12 with an average 1.198 million viewers. For the record, Broadcast Network’s drew 25.93 million viewers in prime time. The top 100 Cable Programs delivered 17.013 million viewers in prime time.
Tuesday’s Top Ten Cable Programs
#1 ‘Haves & The Have Nots’ OWN 3.135 million viewers @ 9P
#2 ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ FOXNC 2.955 million viewers @ 8P
#3 ‘The Kelly File’ FOXNC 2.519 million viewers @ 9P
#4 ‘The Big Bang Theory’ TBS 2.438 million viewers @ 10P
#5 ‘The Big Bang Theory’ TBS 2.418 million viewers @ 930P
#6 ‘The Big Bang Theory’ TBS 2.404 million viewers @ 1030P
#7 ‘The Big Bang Theory’ TBS 2.117 million viewers @ 9P
#8 ‘Bastard Executioner’Debut FX 2.116 million viewers @ 10P
#9 ‘The Big Bang Theory’ TBS 2.005 million viewers @ 830P
#10 ‘Game Plan’ DSNY 1.921 million viewers @ 8P
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Cinema Box Office Weekend September 11-13 2015 (Domestic)
#1 ‘The Perfect Guy’ $26.7 million at 2,220 theaters
#2 ‘The Visit’ $25.7 million at 3,069 theaters
#3 ‘War Room’ $ 7.4 million at 1,647 theaters
#4 ‘A Walk in the Woods’ $ 4.7 million in 2,139 theaters
#5 ‘Mission: Impossible RN’ $ 4.2 million in 2,649 theaters
#6 ‘Straight Outta Compton’ $ 4.1 million in 2,806 theaters
#7 ‘No Escape’ $ 2.9 million in 3,022 theaters
#8 ‘The Transporter Refueled’ $ 2.7 million in 3,434 theaters
#9 ’90 Minutes in Heaven’ $ 2.2 in 1,354 theaters
#10 ‘Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos’ $ 1.9 million in 616 theaters
Cinema Box Office Weekend September 11-13 2015 (Worldwide)
#1 ‘Mission:Impossible RN’ $95.5 million
#2 ‘The Visit’ $29.5 million
#3 ‘Minions’ $27.7 million
#4 ‘Maze Runner’ $26.8 million
#5 ‘The Perfect Guy’ $26.7 million
#6 ‘Fack ju Gohte 2’ $20.0 million
#7 ‘Straight Outta Compton’$8.4 million
#8 ‘The Transporter Refueled’$7.9 million
#9 ‘War Room’ $7.7 million
#10 ‘Inside Out’ $6.8 million
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Across The Pond
The Big One had new tricks up their sleeves and was the #1 television network in the UK on Tuesday. At 9P, ‘New Tricks’ topped the night outside soaps with an average audience of 5.0 million viewers (24.9%).
The Independent One couldn’t keep the lead it had Monday and finished second on Tuesday. At 8P, ‘Parking Wars’ was seen by an average 2.06 million viewers (10.2%). It was followed at 9P by ‘Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls’ which brought in an average 1.36 million viewers (6.8%).
The Little Two at 8P had ‘The Hairy Bikers’ Northern Exposure and it brought in an average 1.76 million viewers (8.8%) as it was the top program of the evening on Two. Then at 9P, the premiere of a new Daniel Radcliffe GTA movie, ‘The Gamechangers’ died as it could only draw half as much as ‘Hairy Bikers’ as 886,000 viewers (4.7%) bothered to watch. The days of Daniel Radcliffe are coming to an end, it would seem.
The Big Four at 8P presented ‘Battle of Britain’ and it was the network’s high water mark on Tuesday as it finished with an average 1.64 million viewers (8.2%). At 9P, ‘Educating Cardiff’ continued with an average 1.39 million viewers (6.9%).
The Viacom Five began at 8P with a new series, ‘The Yorkshire Vet’ and it brought in 1.11 million viewers (5.6). Then at 9P, the latest ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ double eviction brought in an overnight audience of 1.49 million viewers (7.4%), well above its normal average as the show begins to hit its stride. At 10P, ‘The Hotel Inspector Returns’ dropped nearly half of the audience of ‘CBB’ as only 749,000 viewers watched (5.0%).
Seven won again, this time on Tuesday as it was #1 with a solid 32.5% share of the available audience with five of the top ten programs. #2 was ‘800 Words’ as it pulled in an average 1.219 million viewers. #4 was ‘The X Factor Australia’ with an average 1.136 million viewers. #5 was ‘Seven News’ with an average audience of 1,064,000 viewers. #6, ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ finished with an average 980,000 viewers. And, #10 ‘Home and Away’ finished with an average 815,000 viewers.
Network Nine finished second with a 24.7% share. The #1 program was ‘Nine News’ with 1.223 million viewers. #3 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with an average 1.116 million viewers. #7, ‘A Current Affair’ finished with an average 980,000 viewers. And #9 was ‘The Block’ with an average 838,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #3 with a 19.3% share of the available audience.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished fourth with a 18.1% share. #8 was ‘ABC News’ with an average 908,000 viewers.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with 5.3% share of the available audience.
*WEDNESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
*WEDNESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished #1 again on Wednesday, with a 27.8% share of the available audience. Besides the news programs, the big program was another reality show. #4 was ‘Seven News’ with an average 1.012 million viewers. #5 was ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ with an average 988,000 viewers. #7, ‘The X Factor’ finished with an average 934,000 viewers. And, #10 was ‘Home and Away’ with an average 820,000 viewers.
Network Nine finished second with a 25.5% share on Wednesday. #1 program in the nation, ‘Nine News 6:30’ was the country’s top newscast on Wednesday with an average 1.053 million viewers. It drew 332,000 viewers in Melbourne and 331,000 viewers in Sydney. #3 was ‘Nine News’ with an average 1.028 million viewers. #6 was ‘A Current Affair’ with an average 988,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #3 with a 21.3% share of the available audience. The #2 program in the country on Wednesday was ‘The Bachelor Australia’ with an average of 1.050 million viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished fourth with a 19.4% share. #8 was ‘Gruen’ with an average 915,000 viewers. And, #9, ‘ABC News’ with an average of 863,000 viewers.
The Special Broadcast Service finished fifth again, on Wednesday with a 5.9% share of the available audience.
As you can see, no matter where you are, people were ‘Switching Channels’.
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