‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Saturday, November 28, 2015, FOX finished #1 broadcast network as ‘Stanford defeats Notre Dame’‘ was the top program. BBC One #1 in the UK as ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ top program. Nine finished #1 in Australia as ‘Third Test Australia vs New Zealand Session 3’ was the top non-news program and ‘Seven News’ was the nation’s top newscast. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2‘ #1 on weekend 27-29 November 2015 (Domestic) ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2‘ #1 on weekend 27-29 November 2015 (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. AUSTRALIA’S SUNDAY TV RATINGS & AUSTRALIA’s TOP 2015 TELEVISION PROGRAMS (*SEE BELOW)
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For Saturday, November 28, 2015 (Posted on November 29, 2015)
The Animal Network had a big time, intersectional college football game on Saturday evening and it won prime time because of it. At 8P, the ‘University of Notre Dame vs Stanford University Cardinal’ faced off in a thriller which had big time implications for the final four. In the very end, Stanford defeated Notre Dame in Palo Alto, CA, 39-37, and drew an average 6.34 million viewers, for the top program in prime time. It reached a peak at 10P with 7.80 million viewers to watch the finish. Stanford moves onto the Pac 12 Championship game against the University of Southern California. Notre Dame is not left out in the cold.
The Alphabet Network also featured college football but this time it was Big 12 football. At 8P, ‘Oklahoma vs Oklahoma State’ which drew an average 4.683 million viewers from Stillwater, OK, as Oklahoma won 58-23 to win the Big 12 Championship. It peaked at 9P with 5.38 million viewers.
The Tiffany Network had holiday reruns and a mystery. At 8P, ‘Frosty The Snowman’ finished with an average 5.03 million viewers, to rank #1 on the evening at Black Rock. At 830P, ‘Frosty Returns’ finished with an average 4.43 million viewers. At 9P, ‘The Story of Santa Claus’ finished with an average 3.25 million viewers. Then at 10P, ’48 Hours’ finished with an average 4.40 million viewers.
The Peacock Network had an entire evening of the same. First at 8P, a rerun of ‘Dateline’ finished with an average 4.495 million viewers. Then at 10P, a rerun of ‘Saturday Night Live’ in prime time finished with an average 2.99 million viewers.
For The Record
FOX finished #1 with an average 6.34 million viewers. ABC finished #2 with an average 4.683 million viewers. CBS finished with an average 4.127 million viewers. NBC finished with an average 3.817 million viewers.
Today In Communication History
On this date in 1944, American Forces Network (AFN) establishes its French headquarters in the Herald Tribune building in the rue de Berry, Paris. The French government provides a 15 kW transmitter. AFRS was now producing 40 hours of original programming a week from its studios in Hollywood, California.
Traditional Media Consumption From Online Adults
Among online US adults, Baby Boomers (46-65) spend almost twice as much time on a daily basis with TV, radio and print as do Millennials (16-34) per newly-released data from a TNS study. In fact, while Baby Boomers report spending more than double the time with TV (3.4 hours per day) as with TV and video online (1.3 hours), Millennial estimate spending more time with digital than offline TV (2.7 vs. 1.9 hours per day).
For comparison, Nielsen figures suggest that while youth watch substantially less traditional TV than their older counterparts, traditional TV viewing among Millennials is in excess of 2 hours per day, surpassing 3 hours per day for the 25-34 demographic.
Baby Boomers in the U.S. is estimated to be 75+ million. Aside from the sheer size of the boomer population, they are also affluent. Some estimates have them controlling 70% of the disposable income in the U.S. Also, boomers are tech savvy. They are heavy consumers of television programming, and they spend as much or more time online.
A Google/Ipsos study of consumers 45 and over found that the amount of time spent on the Internet and traditional television viewing were comparable. They found that the Internet is the top source for gathering information on topics of interest. In the DMN3 Study, the top three online activities of Boomers are: 1) Using search engines (96%); 2) Using email (95%); and 3) Shopping for products or services (92%).
Top Ten Box Office 27-29 November 2015 Weekend (Domestic Only)
#1 ‘HungerGames:Mockingjay2’$51.60 in 4,175 theaters
#2 ‘The Good Dinosaur’ $39.19 in 3,749 theaters
#3 ‘Creed’ $30.12 in 3,404 theaters
#4 ‘Spectre’ $12.80 in 2,940 theaters (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#5 ‘The Peanuts Movie’ $ 9.70 in 3,089 theaters
#6 ‘The Night Before’ $ 8.20 in 2,960 theaters
#7 ‘Secret in their Eyes’ $ 4.50 in 2,392 theaters
#8 ‘Spotlight’ $ 4.50 in 897 theaters
#9 ‘Brooklyn’ $ 3.83 in 845 theaters
#10 ‘The Martian’ $ 3.30 in 1,420 theaters
International Box Office
#1 ‘The Hunger Games’ $63.00 million in 93 territories
#2 ‘The Martian’ $ 51.35 million in 19 territories
#3 ‘Spectre’ $ 30.40 million in 94 territories (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#4 ‘The Good Dinosaur’ $ 28.70 million in 40 territories
#5 ‘Our Times’ $ 13.00 million in 8 territories
#6 ‘Victor Frankenstein’ $ 10.00 million in 34 territories
#7 ‘Inside Men’ $ 9.70 million in 1 territory
#8 ‘Bridge of Spies’ $ 7.00 million in 45 territories (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#9 ‘The Vanished Murderer’$ 6.00 million in 1 territory
#10 ‘Spanish Affair 2’ $ 5.70 million in 1 territory
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‘Legend’ Tom Hardy, Emily Browning
‘The Revenant’ Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy
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Across The Pond
The Big One pulled out its big gun to take #1 Saturday in the UK. ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ continued to draw 10.2 million viewers with a tremendous 45.3% share of the available audience on Saturday night (November 28), according to overnight figures. ‘Doctor Who’ in an episode titled ‘Heaven Sent’ brought in an average 4.51 million viewers (20.7%). Then at 9P, ‘Casual+y’ finished with an average 3.97 million viewers (18%).
The Independent One had ‘The X Factor’ which lagged with an average 6.36 million viewers (28.9%). Then the network’s #1 program, ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ finished with an average 7.35 million viewers (35.6%). ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’ finished with an average 2.25 million viewers (17.6%).
The Little Four at 9P presented ‘The Bridge’ and it drew an average 856,000 viewers (3.9%).
Network Nine finished #1 with a whopping 36.8% share of the available audience on Saturday.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished #2 with a 24.6% share.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #3 with 17.1% share of the available audience.
The Third Commercial Network finished #4 with 17.0% share.
The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished #5 with a 4.5% share.
Top Ten Non-News Programs In Australia Saturday
#1 THIRD TEST–AU V NZ SES3 Nine 1,019,000 viewers #1 in all markets except Sydney
#2 THIRD TEST–AU V NZ SES2 Nine 948,000 viewers #1 in Sydney
#3 NEW TRICKS ABC 778,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 THIRD TEST–AU V NZ SES1 Nine 672,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 FROZEN Seven 518,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#6 FOOTY SHOW FIGHT NIGHT Nine 498,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#7 THE SOUND OF MUSIC (R) TEN 418,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#8 SNOW WHITE & HUNTSMAN Seven 397,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#9 BREATHLESS ABC 303,000 viewers Sydney top market
#10 SHREK FOREVER AFTER NetworkGO 302,000 viewers Melbourne top market
TOP NEWSCASTS IN AUSTRALIA SATURDAY
#1 NINE NEWS SATURDAY Nine 1,033,000 viewers #1 in all markets
#2 SEVEN NEWS – SAT Seven 851,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#3 ABC NEWS-SAT ABC 685,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 WEEKEND TODAY–SATURDAY Nine 298,000 viewers Sydney top market
#5 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS SAT TEN 291,000 viewers Melbourne top market
AUSTRALIA’S 2015 TELEVISION FINAL TOP PROGRAMS
Results for 5 city metro:
#1 AFL On Seven: The Grand Final Seven 2,645,000
#2 State Of Origin Rugby League Qld V NSW 2nd – Match Nine 2,517,000
#3 Rugby League Grand Final Nine 2,458,000
#4 State Of Origin Rugby League NSW V Qld 1st – Match Nine 2,349,000
#5 State Of Origin Rugby League Qld V NSW 3rd – Match Nine 2,255,000
#6 AFL On Seven: The Grand Final: Presentations Seven 2,215,000
#7 Masterchef Australia – The Winner Announced Ten 2,203,000
#8 My Kitchen Rules – Winner Announced Seven 2,180,000
#9 My Kitchen Rules – Grand Final Seven 2,142,000
#10 The Melbourne Cup – The Race Seven 2,130,000
#11 The Block Triple Threat – Winner Announced Nine 2,054,000
#12 AFL On Seven: Grand Final: On The Ground Seven 2,054,000
#13 The Block Triple Threat – Auctions Nine 2,000,000
#14 Masterchef Australia – Grand Final Part 2 Ten 1,896,000
#15 Rugby League Grand Final Presentation Nine 1,824,000
*SUNDAY AUSTRALIAN TV RATINGS
*SUNDAY AUSTRALIAN TV RATINGS
Top Non-News TV Programs In Australia Sunday
#1 The X Factor Seven 1.506 million viewers
#2 Peter Allen—Not The Boy Next Door Part 1 Seven 1.333 million viewers
#3 The Block Nine 1.037 million viewers
#4 60 Minutes Nine 738,000 viewers
#5 Grand Designs ABC 706,000 viewers
#6 Rugby League FinalSeries Nine 672,000 viewers
#7 Seven’s AFL: Sunday Afternoon Football Finals Seven 668,000 viewers
#8 TBL: Families Ten 646,000 viewers
Top Newscasts In Australia Sunday
#1 Seven News Seven 1.382 million viewers
#2 Nine News Sunday Nine 1.278 million viewers
#3 ABC News Sunday ABC 808,000 viewers
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