FOX #1 Sunday in the U.S. BBC One #1 in the UK. Nine #1 in Australia.

‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Sunday, November 1, 2015, FOX finished #1 as ‘The OT’‘ was the top program. BBC One was #1 in the UK as ‘Strictly Come Dancing‘ was the top program. Network Nine finished #1 in Australia as ‘The Block’ was the top program; ‘Nine News Sunday‘ top newscast. ‘The Martian‘ #1 at Cinema weekend 30 October-1 November 2015 (Domestic) ‘Spectre‘ #1 International. There are 3.734 Billion Unique Mobile 68% Social Ad Clicks Are Now Mobile. Users as of this quarter, account for a 51% worldwide penetration. Direct uploads of user videos to Facebook now exceed YouTube. 88% of Twitter users are on mobile. The Google+1 button is hit 5 billion times per day. 80% of Internet users on Pinterest are female. LinkedIn has 347 million registered members. 600 million users on Whatsapp. MONDAY AUSTRALIA OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)

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For Sunday, November 1, 2015 (Posted on November 2, 2015)

FOX #1 Sunday as a complete day of LIVE sports aired.

FOX #1 Sunday as a complete day of LIVE sports aired.

Nobody goes into the 12th without a little Colon

Nobody goes into the 12th without a little Colon

On a huge night of television, with one of the highest HUT levels of the season, The Animal Network of Broadcast finished #1 on Sunday as it had the Fall Classic in prime time. But before that, it had at 7P, ‘The OT’ which drew 29.39 million viewers. At 730P, ‘The OT’ finished the football coverage on the network which had been going since 1030A, with 22.24 million viewers. Then at 8P, ‘MLB 2015 World Series Game #5’, with a thrilling 12 inning game, the Kansas City Royals won the Crown with a 7-2 victory over the New York Mets, in City Field, News York, as it delivered an average 17.21 million viewers, with a peak of 17.55 million viewers at 830P. This World Series ended with a 12-year viewership high on Sunday. Game #5 of the Royals/Mets World Series had a 10.0 rating and 17.2 million viewers on FOX Sunday night, per Nielsen fast-nationals, up 37% in ratings and 36% in viewership from Royals/Giants last year (7.3, 12.6M) and up 12% and 19%, respectively, from Red Sox/Cardinals on a Monday night in 2013 (8.9, 14.4M). Fox Deportes added 296,000, bringing the combined total to approximately 17.5 million. The Royals’ championship-clinching win, which peaked at 19.4 million viewers from 1130-1145P, ranks as the highest rated Game #5 of the World Series since Yankees/Phillies in 2009 (10.6) and the most-watched since Yankees/Marlins in 2003 (19.9). It also ranks as the highest rated and most-watched Sunday night World Series game since Yankees/Phillies Game 4 in 2009 (13.5, 22.8M) and the top game opposite NFL Sunday Night Football since Giants/Angels Game 7 in 2002 (17.9, 30.8M). In local markets, home markets Kansas City finished with an astounding 60.0% share of the available audience and New York delivered a superb 25.5% share for Sunday’s game. St. Louis was the top neutral market with a 20.4, followed with Hartford (15.3), Tulsa (14.7), Portland (13.8) and Phoenix (13.7).

Note on the NFL telecasts on Sunday, on FOX, the Seattle Seahawks at the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas in Week 8 drew a 19.5 overnight rating on FOX Sunday afternoon, up 50% from coverage on CBS featuring Colts/Steelers last year (13.0) and up 11% from coverage on FOX featuring Washington/Broncos in 2013 (17.5). The 19.5 overnight is the highest of the season for an NFL telecast, topping the previous high of 17.8 for Cowboys/Eagles on FOX in Week 2.


The Peacock Network had competition from all sides but had a trophy game Sunday night. At 7P, ‘Football Night In America’ finished with an average 9.45 million viewers. At 830P, ‘Sunday Night Football’, featuring the Green Bay Packers against the Denver Broncos finished with an average 23.01 million viewers.


The Tiffany Network presented its regular schedule on Sunday. At 7P, ’60 Minutes’ finished with an average 11.00 million viewers. At 8P, ‘Madam Secretary’ finished with an average 9.47 million viewers. At 9P, ‘The Good Wife’ finished with an average 7.55 million viewers. And at 10P, ‘CSI: Cyber’ finished with an average 5.44 million viewers.


The Alphabet Network finished Sunday. At 7P, ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ finished with an average 4.95 million viewers and remained the top program of the evening at Disneyville. At 8P, ‘Once Upon A Time’ finished with an average 4.83 million viewers. At 9P, ‘Blood & Oil’ has sprung a huge leak and finished with an average 3.25 million viewers. Then at 10P, one of the hottest new shows of the year, ‘Quantico’ finished with an average 4.05 million viewers.

For The Record

FOX finished #1 Sunday with an average 18.09 million viewers. NBC finished second with an average 16.87 million viewers. AMC finished as the top cable network on Sunday and the #3 overall as it finished with an average 8.463 million viewers. CBS finished #4 with an average 8.42 million viewers. ABC finished #5 with an average 4.25 million viewers. TBS finished with an average 2.085 million viewers. Univision finished with 1.70 million viewers and a 1.1/2 share. Telemundo finished with a 0.4/1

Today In TV History

On this date in 1998, CBS debuted the television series ‘Becker’.

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Only 8% said they didn’t want to receive marketing, while each respondent cited a preferred way of discovering new products. More than one-third of those surveyed said they preferred to get email from brands on their smartphones.

Box Office Weekend of 30 October-1 November 2015 (Domestic Only)

#1 ‘The Martian’ $11.40 million in 3,218 locations
#2 ‘Goosebumps’ $10.20 million in 3,618 locations
#3 ‘Bridge of Spies’ $ 8.06 million in 2,873 locations
#4 ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ $ 5.80 million in 2,962 locations
#5 ‘Burnt’ $ 5.04 million in 3,003 locations
#6 ‘The Last Witch Hunter’$ 4.75 million in 3,082 locations
#7 ‘Paranormal Activity’ $ 3.45 million in 1,530 locations
#8 ‘Our Brand Is Crisis’ $ 3.43 million in 2,202 locations
#9 ‘Crimson Peak’ $ 3.11 million in 2,112 locations
#10 ‘Steve Jobs’ $ 2.58 million in 2,493 locations

Box Office Weekend of 30 October-1 November 2015 (International Only)

#1 ‘Spectre’ $80.40 million in 6 territories
#2 ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ $33.60 million in 83 territories
#3 ‘The Last Witch Hunter’$18.60 million in 78 territories
#4 ‘The Witness’ $18.50 million in 4 territories
#5 ‘The Martian’ $17.00 million in 56 territories
#6 ‘Paranormal Activity’ $13.50 million in 47 territories
#7 ‘Ant-Man’ $11.00 million in 3 territories
#8 ‘Goosebumps’ $ 7.10 million in 45 territories
#9 ‘Pan’ $ 6.30 million in 62 territories
#10 ‘The Intern’ $ 5.65 million in 67 territories

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BBC One #1 Sunday as 'Strictly Come Dancing' was the top program with over 40% share.

BBC One #1 Sunday as ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ was the top program with over 40% share.


The Big One powered through to finished #1 in the UK Sunday. At 6P, ‘Countryfile’s Children in Need’ special brought in 5.92 million viewers (30.3%). Then at 7P, ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ results show rose to its highest ratings of 2015, bringing in 9.70 million viewers with a huge 40.8% share of the available audience. It peaked at 745P with 9.91 million viewers (41.1%). At 8P, ‘Antiques Roadshow’ finished with an average 5.86 million viewers (24.7%). At 9P, David Attenborough’s new nature series ‘The Hunt’ finished with an average 4.44 million viewers (19.5%).


The Independent One gave it a shot on Sunday but fell a bit short. At 7P, ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ finished with an average 2.14 million viewers (9.4%). At 8P, ‘The X Factor’ had its first live results show and did much better than Saturday night’s lowest-rated episode of the series, reclaiming around a million viewers on Sunday. It attracted an average overnight audience of 6.47 million viewers (27.3%). It peaked with an average 7.28 million viewers (30.0%). At 9P, ‘Downton Abbey’ continuing with it final season drew an average 7.54 million viewers (33.5%).

Channel 4

The Big Four at 8P, ‘Great Canal Journeys’ finished with an average 1.54 million viewers (6.5%). At 9P, Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ continued with an average 948,000 viewers (4.2%).


The Little Two at 9P, presented ‘Britain’s Ultimate Pilot’ finished with 1.15 million viewers (5.0%). At 10P, it was followed by ‘Match of the Day 2’ with 1.73 million viewers (11.3%).


The IndyBe at 10P presented ‘TOWIE’ and it finished with an average 450,000 viewers (2.8%).

Down Under


Network Nine finished #1 Sunday in Australia with a strong 33.6% share of the available audience. It finished with the top non-news program, ‘The Block’ with an average 1.209 million viewers and the #1 newscast in the nation as ‘Nine News Sunday’ delivered an average 1.135 million viewers.


The Second Commercial Network IN Australia finished second with a 28.6% share.


The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #4 with a 17.2% share of the available audience.


The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #4 with a 13.7% share.


The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with a 6.8% share of the available audience.

Top Ten non-news Programs in Australia Sunday
#1 THE BLOCK Nine 1,209,000 Top program in every market in Australia
#2 SUNDAY NIGHT Seven 972,000 Tops in Sydney 301,000 viewers
#3 60 MINUTES Nine 948,000 Tops in Sydney 294,000 viewers
#4 BEACH COPS Seven 716,000 Tops in Sydney 223,000 viewers
#5 TBL FAMILIES TEN 576,000 Tops in Sydney 197,000 viewers
#6 FAMILY FEUD TEN 525,000 Tops in Sydney 152,000 viewers
#7 QUANTICO Seven 516,000 Tops in Sydney 158,000 viewers
#8 RUGBY WORLD CUP FINAL Nine 501,000 Tops in Sydney 219,000 viewers
#9 VIDEOS CHANGED WORLD Nine 494,000 Tops in Sydney 159,000 viewers
#10 DOCTOR WHO ABC 430,000 Tops in Melbourne 155,000 viewers

Top News Programs in Australia Sunday
#1 NINE NEWS SUNDAY Nine 1,135,000 Tops in Sydney & Melbourne
#2 SEVEN NEWS Seven 1,110,000 Tops in Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth
#3 ABC NEWS SUNDAY ABC 732,000 Melbourne top market


Seven #1 Monday in Australia as 'The X Factor' was the #1 non-news program and 'Seven News' was #1 newscast

Seven #1 Monday in Australia as ‘The X Factor’ was the #1 non-news program and ‘Seven News’ was #1 newscast


The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished back in the #1 spot after one day missing the top rung with a 28.6% share of the available audience.


Network Nine finished #2 with a 26.8% share.


The Alphabet Network in Australia on Monday finished #3 with a 19.5% share of the available audience.


The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #4 with a 19.0% share.


The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished #5 with a 5.9% share of the available audience.

Top Ten non-news Programs in Australia Monday
#1 THE X FACTOR Seven 1,005,000 Sydney 296,000
#2 A CURRENT AFFAIR Nine 962,000 Melbourne 286,000
#3 THE BLOCK Nine 962,000 Melbourne 285,000
#4 AUSTRALIAN STORY ABC 807,000 Sydney 248,000
#5 7.30 ABC 783,000 Sydney 235,000
#6 HOME AND AWAY Seven 777,000 Sydney 226,000
#7 FOUR CORNERS ABC 696,000 Sydney 202,000
#8 YOU BEEN PAYING ATTENTION? TEN 661,000 Melbourne 201,000
#9 THE CHASE AUSTRALIA Seven 631,000 Melbourne 200,000
#10 MEDIA WATCH ABC 627,000 Sydney 190,000

Top News Programs in Australia Mondday
#1 SEVEN NEWS Seven 1,016,000 Melbourne 318,000 Adelaide 94,000 Perth 189,000
#2 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Seven 997,000 Melbourne 327,000
#3 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 983,000 Melbourne 333,000 Sydney 259,000 Brisbane 219,000
#4 NINE NEWS Nine 936,000 Melbourne 323,000
#5 ABC NEWS-EV ABC 765,000 Sydney & Melbourne 212,000

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