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

Fast affiliate ratings for Monday 12.28.2015 broadcast prime will be released a few hours later than normal, currently scheduled for 10A (PT)/1P (ET) due to change in ratings mythodology.

'Star Wars' hits $1.090  Billion in first week.

‘Star Wars’ hits $1.090 Billion in first week.

‘It’s All About Screens.’ This is the Daily Diary of Screens. On Sunday, December 27, 2015, NBC finished #1 broadcast network as ‘Sunday Night Football‘ was the top program. BBC One finished #1 in the UK as ‘Countryfile‘ finale was the top program. Network Nine finished #1 Tuesday as ‘Nine News Sunday‘ was #1 newscast and ‘2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES SES3 was the top non-news program. ‘Star Wars‘ #1 box office in the U.S. & Internationally. 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 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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Due to the holiday season, ratings may be delayed. They will be posted when available.
For Sunday, December 27, 2015 (Posted on December 28, 2015)

NBC finished #1 Sunday as 'Sunday Night Football' was the top program with over 16 million viewers.

NBC finished #1 Sunday as ‘Sunday Night Football’ was the top program with over 16 million viewers.


7P ‘Football Night In America‘ finished with an average 6.505 million viewers.
8P ‘Kick Off‘ finished with an average 12.743 million viewers.
830P ‘Sunday Night In America‘ finished with an average 16.348 million viewers as the Minnesota Vikings demolished the New York Football Giants 49-17.

7P ‘60 Minutes’ finished with an average 10.498 million viewers.
8P ‘Undercover Boss‘ finished with an average 7.894 million viewers.
9P ‘CSI‘ finished with an average 6.003 million viewers.

7P ‘NFL’ overrun with Arizona beating Green Bay finished with 16.285 million viewers.
730P ‘NFL/OT’ finished with an average 11.408 million viewers.
8P ‘The Simpsons‘ rerun finished with an average 4.983 million viewers.
830P ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘ rerun finished with an average 2.631 million viewers.
9P ‘Family Guy‘ rerun finished with an average 2.361 million viewers.
930P ‘Last Man On Earth‘ rerun finished with an average 1.725 million viewers.

7P ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos‘ rerun finished with an average 4.401 million viewers.
8P ‘The Muppets‘ rerun finished with an average 1.912 million viewers.
830P ‘The Muppets‘ rerun finished with an average 1.287 million viewers.
9P ‘The Muppets‘ rerun finished with an average 963,000 viewers.
930P ‘The Muppets‘ rerun finished with an average 961,000 viewers.
10P ‘Shark Tank‘ rerun finished with an average 1.912 million viewers.
NOTE: The Muppet numbers are some of the lowest of the year, equal to some The CW numbers.

For The Record

NBC finished #1 Sunday with an average 13.30 million viewers. CBS finished #2 with an average 7.60 million viewers. FOX finished with an average 6.57 million viewers. ABC finished with an average 2.22 million viewers.

Today In Communication History

On this date in 1968 – Spanky & Our Gang performed “Yesterday’s Rain” on ‘American Bandstand’.

Mobile News
Smartphones Continue to Drive Mobile Video Consumption
Mobile video viewing is growing as a share of all digital video viewing. And the overall mobile share of online video starts continues to grow in large part due to the increase of smartphone viewing. Adobe Digital Index revealed that in Q3 2015, the share of smartphone digital video starts worldwide was 18.1%, an increase from the year before where the share was 13.6%. The share of digital videos viewed on a smartphone was up 33.0% year over year. Tablet video viewing, on the other hand, saw a slight decrease. For example, in Q3 2015, the tablet share of digital video starts was at 12.6%. A year prior, it was at 13.5%. Overall, the share of digital videos viewed on a tablet was down 7%.
Separate research from Ooyala also found that the share of mobile phone digital views worldwide has increased, from September 2013 through September 2015. In fact, in September 2013, the share of mobile phone digital video views worldwide was at 7%. Fast-forward to September 2015 and that share was at 39%. Tablet share has remained relatively flat.

Cinema News
Top Ten Box Office 18-20 December 2015 (Domestic Only thru Saturday)

#1 ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’$153.52 million in 4,134 theaters
#2 ‘Daddy’s Home’ $ 38.80 million
#3 ‘Joy’ $ 17.50 million
#4 ‘Sisters’ $ 13.88 million
#5 ‘Concussion’ $ 11.00 million
#6 ‘Alvin & The Chipmunks’ $ 12.70 million
#7 ‘The Big Short’ $ 10.52 million
#8 ‘Point Break’ $ 10.22 million
#9 ‘Hunger Games:Mock2’ $ 5.30 million
#10 ‘The Hateful Eight’ $ 4.54 million

International Box Office 18-20 December 2015 (Thru Saturday)

#1 ‘Star Wars’ $133.30 million
#2 ‘Devil and Angel’ $ 55.00 million
#3 ‘Morin:The Lost Legend’ $ 44.00 million
#4 ‘Mr. Six’ $ 27.29 million
#5 ‘The Peanuts Movie’ $ 25.00 million
#6 ‘The Himalayas’ $ 14.50 million
#7 ‘Alvin & The Chipmunks’ $ 8.10 million
#8 ‘The Good Dinosaur’ $ 8.00 million
#9 ‘Hunger Games:Mock1’ $ 6.40 million
#10 ‘Spectre’ $ 5.60 million (See Critique@ https://www.facebook.com/cinemacritique/?fref=ts)

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Across The Pond

BBC One #1 Sunday as 'Countryfile' top program

BBC One #1 Sunday as ‘Countryfile’ top program

BBC One The Big One

630P ‘Countryfile‘ finished with an average 5.68 million viewers (29.4%).
8P ‘Still Open All Hours‘ finished with an average 4.95 million viewers (24.4%).
9P ‘And Then There Were None‘ finished with an average 5.14 million viewers (24.1%).

BBC Two The Little Two
8P ‘Dragons’ Den‘ finished with an average 1.94 million viewers (9.5%).
9P ‘Gorilla Family & Me‘ finished with an average 1.40 million viewers (6.6%).
10P ‘U2: Innocence and Experience Live in Paris‘ HBO special finished with an average 419,000 viewers (3.2%).

Channel 4 The Big Four
8P ‘Walking the Himalayas’ finished with an average 1.66 million viewers (8.1%).
9P ‘Homeland‘ Showtime’s drama finished with an average 936,000 viewers (4.4%).
10P ‘Eight Out of Ten Cats Does Countdown Christmas Special finished with an average 707,000 viewers (4.4%).
ITV The Independent One
7P ‘Jekyll and Hyde‘ finished with an average 1.17 million viewers (6.0%).
9P ‘Harry Pride: Ghost Hunter” finished with an average 1.39 million viewers (7.6%).

Channel 5 The Viacom Five
8P ‘On Benefits”Cashing In For Christmas‘ finished with an average 1.09 million viewers (5.3%).
9P ‘Shocking Celebrity Moments 2015‘ for three hours finished with an average 1.07 million viewers (6.05%).

6P ‘Fungus the Bogeyman‘ finished with an average 696,000 viewers (3.6%).

Down Under

Network Nine was #1 Sunday in Australia as 'Nine News Sunday' was top newscast & '2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES Session 3' #1 non-news program.

Network Nine was #1 Sunday in Australia as ‘Nine News Sunday’ was top newscast & ‘2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES Session 3’ #1 non-news program.

Network Nine finished #1 in Australia Sunday with an average 25.9% share of the available audience.
Seven finished #2 Sunday in Australia with an average 24.1% share.
ABC & Ten tied for #3 Sunday in Australia with an average 20.8% share of the available audience.
SBS finished #5 on Sunday in Australia with an average 8,5% share.

Top Ten Non-Newscast Programs In Australia Sunday
#1 2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES SES3 Nine 1,094,000 Viewers #1 everywhere except Brisbane
#2 2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES SES2 Nine 991,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane
#3 2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES SES1 Nine 711,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 THE CRICKET SHOW Nine 697,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 60 MINUTES -SUMMER Nine 696,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#6 VERA ABC 684,000 viewers Sydney top market
#7 SUNDAY NIGHT-SUMMER Seven 623,000 viewers Sydney top market
#8 GRAND DESIGNS (R) ABC 591,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#9 Cricket:BigBash Gm10SES2 TEN 574,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#10 THE FORCE – BEHIND THE LINE Seven 528,000 viewers Sydney top market

Top Newscast In Australia Sunday
#1 NINE NEWS SUNDAY Nine 1,050,000 viewers #1 everywhere except Brisbane & Perth
#2 SEVEN NEWS Seven 940,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane & Perth
#3 ABC NEWS SUNDAY ABC 704,000 viewers Melbourne top market


Network Nine finished #1 Monday with a 30.2% share of the available audience.
Seven finished #2 with a 23.9% share.
Ten finished #3 Monday in Australia with a 21.6% share.
ABC finished #4 Monday in Australia with a 17.7% share.
SBS finished #5 with a 6.6% share of the available audience on Monday.

Top Ten Non-Newscast Programs in Australia Monday

#1 2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES SES3 Nine 994,000 #1 in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane
#2 2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES SES2 Nine 950,000 viewers #1 in Perth
#3 A CURRENT AFFAIR Nine 869,000 viewers #1T in Brisbane
#4 THE CRICKET SHOW Nine 719,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 TO CATCH A SMUGGLER Nine 682,000 viewers Sydney top market
#6 2ND TEST–AU V W INDIES SES 1 Nine 669,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#7 CRICKET:BigBash Gm#11–SES 2 TEN 635,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide
#8 BACK ROADS ABC 632,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#9 BORDER SECURITY–AU FRONT LINE Seven 596,000 viewers Sydney top market
#10 QI (R) ABC 519,000 viewers Sydney top market

Top Newscast In Australia Monday

#1 NINE NEWS Nine 1,153,000 viewers #1 in Sydney & Melbourne
#2 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 1,119,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#3 SEVEN NEWS Seven 974,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth
#4 SEVEN News/TodayTonight Seven 898,000 viewers Sydney top market
#5 ABC NEWS ABC 713,000 viewers Melbourne top market

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