‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, CNN finished as the #1 cable network and overall network as the 5th ‘Republican Presidential Candidate Debate‘ was the top program. CBS finished #1 broadcast network as ‘NCIS’‘ was the top program. BBC One finished #1 in the UK as ‘Luther‘ was the top program. Seven finished #1 Tuesday as ‘Seven News & Seven News/Today Tonight‘ were #1 newscasts and ‘7.30 was the top non-news program. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2‘ #1 on weekend 11-13 December 2015 (Domestic) ‘Surprise-Journey To The West‘ #1 on weekend 11-13 December 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. WEDNESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS (*SEE BELOW)
Today, traditional TV still accounts for the lion’s share of video viewing, but online and mobile are where the growth is. When managed together, TV/digital/mobile hold the potential to drive real impact for advertisers—enabling them to maximize the customers they reach and/or reinforce key messaging across screens. After all, ‘It’s all about screens’.
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For Tuesday, December 15, 2015 (Posted on December 16, 2015)
Ted’s News Network pulled out the fifth ‘Republic Presidential Candidate Debate‘ on Tuesday and was the #1 cable network in prime time. From 815P, it averaged 18.04 million viewers and an 11.6 household rating/19 share, up sharply from the 9.1 generated for the most recent GOP debate on Fox Business Network in November, which translated into about 13.5 million viewers. It was the 3rd highest presidential candidate debate ever.
The Tiffany Network had its Tuesday lineup and finished as the #1 broadcast network on Tuesday. At 8P, the world’s leading drama, ‘NCIS‘ continued to dominate Tuesdays with an average 15.45 million viewers (9.6/16) with one of the best episodes in its history, titled ‘Spinning Wheel’. Ilya Kuryakin was never this good as Ducky proved on Tuesday. Must See TV ON DEMAND episode. Then at 9P, ‘NCIS:New Orleans‘ finished with an average 11.97 million viewers and a 7.5/12, dropping behind ‘The Voice’. Then at 10P, the rookie program, ‘Limitless‘ died as ‘The Voice’ crushed it. It only averaged 6.63 million viewers and a 4.2/7.
The Peacock Network was all voice on Tuesday as a new winner was crowned. At 8P, ‘The Voice Clips Show‘ began the evening in prime time with an average 8.46 million viewers and a 5.3/9. Then the season finale of ‘The Voice‘ finished with an average 12.55 million viewers and a 7.9/13.
The Alphabet Network finished somewhere well off the lead on Tuesday. At 8P, ‘Toy Story That Time‘ finished with an average 3.63 million viewers and a 2.1/4. Then at 830P, ‘Shrek The Halls‘ finished with an average 3.34 million viewers and a 1.8/3. At 9P, ‘I Want A Dog For Christmas‘ finished with an average 3.28 million viewers and a 0.9/1. Then at 10P, ‘Shark Tank‘ finished with an average 2.48 million viewers and a 0.3/2.
The Animal Network of Broadcast held a double header of sorts on Tuesday. And it didn’t work. At 8P, a rerun of ‘Grandfathered‘ finished with an average 2.06 million viewers and a 1.3/2. Then at 830P, a rerun of ‘The Grinder‘ finished with an average 1.60 million viewers and a 1.0/2. Then at 9P, another rerun of ‘Grandfathered‘ drew an average 1.32 million viewers and a 0.9/1. At 930P, yet another rerun of ‘The Grinder‘ finished with an average 1.17 million viewers and a 0.7/1.
The Little Network That Couldn’t did the same as The Animal Network and died as well. At 8P, a rerun of ‘The Flash‘ finished with an average 1.17 million viewers and an 0.8/1. Then at 9P, a rerun of ‘iZombie‘ died with only 582,000 viewers and a 0.4/1.
At 1135P, NBC’s ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ finished with a 3.4/9; CBS’ ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ finished with a 1.9/5 with Quintin Tarantino guest star; and ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ finished with a 1.7/4. At 1235A, NBC’s ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers finished with a 1.7/6; ABC’s ‘Nightline’ finished with a 1.4/4. CBS’s ‘Late Late Show’ finished with a 0.9/3. At 135A, NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ finished with a 1.0/4. This marks a rare time when NBC beat CBS or any other network with a 135A program beating a 1235A program. All results were in metered market households.
For The Record
CNN finished as the #1 network Tuesday with an average 12.11 million viewers and a 11.6 rating and a 19 share of the available audience. CBS finished #1 broadcast network Tuesday with an average 11.347 million viewers and a 7.1/12. NBC finished as the #2 broadcast network on Tuesday with an average 11.217 million viewers and a 6.9/11. ABC finished with an average 3.077 million viewers and a 1.8/2. Univision finished with an average 1.70 million viewers and a 1.1/2. FOX finished with an average 1.538 million viewers and a 1.0/2. Telemundo finished with an average 1.30 million viewers and a 1.0/2. The CW finished with an average 871,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.
Today In Communication History
On this date in 1951, NBC-TV debuted ‘Dragnet’ in a special preview on “Chesterfield Sound Off Time”. The show began officially on January 3, 1952. “Ladies and gentlemen: the story you are about to hear is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent.”
TNT Cancels ‘Agent X’ and ‘Legend’
Two of the best television programs, first year program ‘Agent X’ starring Sharon Stone and second year program, ‘Legend’ starring Sean Bean, were cancelled by TNT. They were dogged because they did not perform in the 18-39 same-day demo ratings. Both were very popular ON DEMAND.
Top Ten Box Office 11-13 December 2015 (Domestic Only)
#1 ‘HungerGames:Mockingjay2’$11.30 million in 3,651 theaters
#2 ‘In The Heart Of The Sea’$11.01 million in 3,103 theaters
#3 ‘The Good Dinosaur’ $11.00 million in 3,606 theaters
#4 ‘Creed’ $10.12 million in 3,502 theaters
#5 ‘Krampus’ $ 8.01 million in 2,919 theaters
#6 ‘Spectre’ $ 4.00 million in 2,640 theaters (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#7 ‘The Night Before’ $ 3.90 million in 2,674 theaters
#8 ‘The Peanuts Movie’ $ 2.65 million in 2,653 theaters
#9 ‘Spotlight’ $ 2.51 million in 1,089 theaters
#10 ‘Brooklyn’ $ 1.98 million in 947 theaters
International Box Office
#1 ‘Surprise-Journey’ $17.00 million in 1 territory
#2 ‘Mockingjay2’ $ 15.40 million in 93 territories
#3 ‘The Good Dinosaur’ $ 14.30 million in 48 territories
#4 ‘Spectre’ $ 12.90 million in 95 territories (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#5 ‘In The Heat Of The…’$ 12.60 million in 53 territories
#6 ‘Point Break’ $ 12.30 million in 8 territories
#7 ‘The Martian’ $ 8.10 million in 11 territories
#8 ‘Bridge of Spies’ $ 6.70 million in 47 territories (Critique:https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/)
#9 ‘Inside Many’ $ 5.00 million in 3 territories
#10 ‘The Master’ $ 4.20 million in 1 territory
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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The Big One brought ‘Luther’ back. First at 8P, ‘Holby City‘ finished with an average 4.3 million viewers and a 20%. At 9P, ‘Luther‘ returned to kick crime 4.91 million viewers (22%) on Tuesday night.
The Little Two presented at 8P the semi-finals of ‘MasterChef: The Professionals’ finished with an average 3.15 million viewers (14.5%). At 915P, ‘Back in Time for Christmas‘ finished with 2.16 million viewers (10.4%). At 1015P, ‘Mock the Week‘ finished with 1.06 million viewers (6.6%).
The Independent One presented ‘Midsomer Murders‘ and it finished with an average 2.1 million viewers.
The Big Four had at 8P, ‘Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas‘ and it brought in 1.4 million viewers and a 7% share. At 9P, ‘World’s Most Expensive Christmas‘ finished with an average 2.06 million viewers (9.4%). At 10P, ‘That’s So Last Century‘ finished with an average 1.05 million viewers (6.7%).
The Viacom Five at 8P presented ‘The Dog Rescuers at Christmas‘ and it finished with an average 1.15 million viewers (5.4%).
Murdoch’s Bird brought the latest episode of The CW’s ‘The Flash‘ and it finished with an average 396,000 viewers (1.9%)
Network Nine finished #1 Tuesday with a 31.2% share of the available audience. The network finished with both of the top category programs, #1 non-news program, ‘A Current Affair‘ with an average 828,000 viewers and the #1 newscast in the nation, ‘Nine News 6:30‘ with an average 946,000 viewers.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished #2 Tuesday with a 23.7% share. ‘The Chase Australia‘ is the top non-newscast program on the network Tuesday with an average 576,000 viewers.
The Third Commercial network in Australia finished #3 with a 18.8% share of the available audience. ‘Family Feud‘ was the top program on the network with an average 522,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #4 with a 17.7% share. The network’s top program was ‘7.30‘ which drew an average 603,000 viewers, the #1 program in Adelaide.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 in Australia with an 8.6% share of the available audience.
Top Ten Non-Newscast Programming in Australia on Tuesday
#1 A CURRENT AFFAIR Nine 828,000 viewers #1 in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane
#2 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) Nine 729,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#3 THE BIG BANG THEORY (R) Nine 722,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 LITTLE FOCKERS Nine 604,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 7.30 ABC 603,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide
#6 THE CHASE AUSTRALIA Seven 576,000 viewers #1 in Perth
#7 BETTER HOMES & GARDENS
COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS Seven 527,000 viewers Sydney top market
#8 FAMILY FEUD TEN 522,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#9 THE PROJECT 7PM TEN 515,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#10 TERRITORY COPS (R) TEN 454,000 viewers Melbourne top market
Top Newscasts In Australia Tuesday
#1 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 946,000 viewers #1 in Sydney & Melbourne
#2 SEVEN NEWS Seven 945,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide & Perth
#3 NINE NEWS Nine 915,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane
#4 SEVEN News/TodayTonight Seven 864,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 ABC NEWS ABC 711,000 viewers Sydney top market
#6 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS @5P TEN 468,000 viewers Melbourne top market
*WEDNESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
*WEDNESDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
Network Nine won for the second consecutive night in Australia with a 28.2% share of the available audience. ‘A Current Affair‘ finished #1 non-newscast program in Australia on Wednesday.
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished second with a 25.6% share. ‘Seven News‘ was the #1 newscast in Australia on Wednesday.
The Third Commercial Network in Australia finished #3 with a 19.3% share of the available audience. The network’s top program finished #12 non-news was a rerun of ‘Jamie’s Cracking Christmas‘ with 521,000 viewers.
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished #4 with a 18.0% share. The network’s top program was ‘7.30‘ which drew an average 626,000 viewers.
The Special Broadcast Service finished #5 with an 8.9% share.
Top Ten Non-Newscast Program in Australia on Wednesday
#1 A CURRENT AFFAIR Nine 742,000 viewers #1 in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane
#2 7.30 ABC 626,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide
#3 BETTER HOMES & GARDENS –
COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS Seven 616,000 viewers #1 in Perth
#4 Yearly Charlie PickeringABC 592,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 HIGHWAY PATROL (R) Seven 578,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#6 RBT Nine 573,000 viewers Sydney top market
#7 THE CHASE AUSTRALIA Seven 570,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#8 BANGKOK AIRPORT Nine 560,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#9 MOTORWAY PATROL (R) Seven 557,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#10 READY FOR TAKEOFF Nine 556,000 viewers Melbourne top market
Top Newscast In Australia on Wednesday
#1 SEVEN NEWS Seven 1,042,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide & Perth
#2 SEVEN News/TodayTonight Seven 983,000 viewers #1 in Melbourne
#3 NINE NEWS Nine 983,000 viewers #1 in Sydney & Brisbane
#4 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 934,000 viewers Sydney top market
#5 ABC NEWS ABC 752,000 viewers Sydney top market
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