NBC #1 Saturday in the U.S. ITV #1 in the UK. Nine #1 in AU.


Winter Olympics, Variety and Drama dominated viewing on television throughout the world on Saturday.
The Daily Diary Of Screens #dailydiaryofscreens 🇺🇸🇬🇧🇦🇺💻📱📺🎬🌎🗺️🇮🇳. For Saturday, February 24, 2018. This is your North America, Central America, South America, India, UK and Australian Daily Television Ratings Platform.
In the U.S., NBC #1 broadcast network as ‘Winter Olympics‘ was the top broadcast program.
In the UK, ITV #1 broadcast network as ‘Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway‘ was the top soap/program.
In Australia, Nine #1 broadcast network as ABC’s ‘Death In Paradise‘ was the top broadcast program and ‘Seven News‘ #1 newscast.
Black Panther‘ was the #1 film at the domestic box office this weekend. See Below.
Black Panther‘ was the #1 film at the international box office this weekend. See Below.
In Canada, CTV Total #1 network week of 15-21 January 2018 as ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ was the #1 program in Canada.
In Argentina, El Trece #1 broadcast network as ‘Simona‘ was the top program 22 February 2018.
In Chile, CHV #1 broadcast network as ‘Festival de Viña‘ premiere was the top program 21 February 2018.
In Perú, ‘AméricaTV‘ #1 broadcast network as ‘Ojitos‘ series premiere top program 20 February 2018.
In Colombia, Caracol #1 broadcast network as ‘Tarde lo conocí‘ top program 22 February 2018.
In México, Las Estrellas #1 broadcast network as ‘La Rosa‘ was the top Méxican program 21 February 2018 with 3.3 million viewers.
In India, Sun TV #1 Hindi broadcast network as ZEE TV’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya‘ was the top program week and ‘Comedy Central‘ #1 English broadcast network during #4 on 20-26 January 2018.


Black Panther‘ #1 at the U.S. box office weekend 16-19 February 2018. Complete box office Top Ten this weekend listed below.

Black Panther #1 at the International box office weekend 9-11 February 2018. Complete box office Top Ten this weekend listed below.

This Weekend in 1943, ‘Keeper Of The Flame‘ was directed by George Cukor, and starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. Very controversial film when it came out, although the film was held over for a fourth week at Radio City Music Hall (most films lasted a week), it did not do well at the box office nationally and is considered the least successful of the Hepburn-Tracy films. It earned $2,190,000 in the United States and Canada and $1,032,000 elsewhere, making an overall profit of $1,040,000.

This weekend in 1943, ‘‘There Are Such Things’‘ Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra was the #1 record. This was the first and only week at #1 on Billboard.


The latest social media stats include this: Americans spend 25% of their time on social media.YouTube has viewers now watch 1 billion hours of video each day. 85% of digital video viewers will be YouTube viewers as daily usage of YouTube, is estimated the video-sharing platform will reach 185.9 million monthly US users in 2017. YouTube overall, and even YouTube on mobile alone, reaches more 18-34 and 18-49 year-olds than any cable network in the U.S. Facebook having 2.047 billion monthly active users watching 8 billion videos each day. 100 million hours of video content are watched on Facebook daily. In addition, 81% of all shares come from Facebook. 41% of Millennials use Facebook every day. And, there are now 5 million active advertisers on its platform, up from 4 million in September 2016 and 2 million in February 2015. Instagram has 700 million users of which 250 million are daily users. 51% of Instagram users access the platform daily and 35% say they look at the platform several times per day. Most Instagram users are between 18-29 years old. 88% of Twitter users are on mobile. An average of 500 million tweets are sent every day with 330 million active users. Twitter had 9 million new members sign up in Q1 2017. 81% of millennials check Twitter at least once per day. The Google+1 button is hit 5 billion times per day. 80% of Internet users on Pinterest are female. Eighty-one percent of US consumers use Facebook regularly, compared with Google (79%), Twitter (43%) and Instagram (40%), System1 Research reported.

Pinterest has 110 million monthly active users. 93% of Pinterest users use the platform to plan or make purchases. Pinterest drives 25% of all retail website referral traffic. LinkedIn has 450 million registered members with 100 million active users who spend 17 minutes per month on the site. Tumblr has 555 million users and Weibo has 100 million daily users. Skype has 300 milllion active users and there are 1.000 billion users on Whatsapp. With 900 million active users on Facebook Messenger, 60 billion messages are sent via Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp every day, each with over 1 billion daily users. Netflix now has 75 million streaming subscribers. QQ has 853 million active users. WeChat has 697 million active users while QZone has 640 million. Baidu Tieba has 300 million active users while Viber has 249 million. Sina Weibo has 222 million active users while Line has 215 million. Snapchat has 200 million users and 150 million users are active each day, watching 10 billion videos each day. Over 400 million snaps are shared on Snapchat per day, and almost 9,000 photos are shared every second. YY has 122 million active users; VKontakte has 100 million active users as does BBM and Telegram. Of note, Almost 80% of time spent on social media platforms happens on mobile.

Google Sets Trials For Upgraded Version Of SMS For Businesses. Select retail, travel, food and delivery businesses in the US will soon have a chance to sample Google‘s new Rich Communication Services. Sign-ups are underway for the upgraded version of SMS, offering features such as branding, interactivity, rich media and analytics. For more, go to:http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-rcs-messaging-available-businesses/

Remember, social media marketing isn’t always the tech. It’s the people.

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 Saturday, February 24, 2018 (Posted on February 25, 2018)
According to Nielsen’s National Television Household Universe Estimates, there are 119.6 million TV homes in the U.S. for the 2017-18 TV season.

NBC #1 Saturday as ‘Winter Olympics’ tops


NBC
The Peacock Network

8P ‘Winter Olympics‘ finished with an average 9.921 million viewers.
9P ‘Winter Olympics‘ finished with an average 9.720 million viewers.
10P ‘Winter Olympics‘ finished with an average 8.657 million viewers.

CBS
The Tiffany Network

8P ‘Big Brother Celebrity Edition‘ finished with an average 3.505 million viewers.
9P ‘48 Hours‘ finished with an average 2.592 million viewers.
10P ‘48 Hours‘ finished with an average 3.221 million viewers.

ABC
The Alphabet Network

8P ‘NBA Countdown‘ finished with an average 2.153 million viewers.
830P ‘NBA Oklahoma City v Golden State‘ finished with an average 2.762 million viewers.
9P ‘NBA Oklahoma City v Golden State‘ finished with an average 3.285 million viewers.
10P ‘NBA Oklahoma City v Golden State‘ finished with an average 3.471 million viewers.

FOX
The Animal Network of Broadcast

8P ‘UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Stephens‘ finished with an average 1.670 million viewers.
9P ‘UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Stephens‘ finished with an average 1.974 million viewers.

For The Record

NBC finished #1 Saturday in prime time with an average 9.433 million viewers.
CBS finished with an average 3.106 million viewers.
ABC finished with an average 3.071 million viewers.
FOX finished with an average 1.822 million viewers.

Broadcast (Big Four) Networks finished with an estimated 17.432 million viewers.

Today In Communication History

On this date in 1940, the New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens played in the first hockey game to be televised in the U.S. The game was aired on W2WBS in New York with one camera in a fixed position.

Quote Of The Day

‘Hockey players wear numbers because you can’t always identify the body with dental records.’
Author Unknown

Cinema News

Box Office Weekend 16-19 February 2018 Domestic

#1 ‘Black Panther’ $218,000,000 in 4,020 theaters
#2 ‘Peter Rabbit’ $ 22,500,000 in 3,275 theaters
#3 ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ $ 18,000,000 in 3,768 theaters
#4 ‘Jumanji:Welcome To The Jungle’ $ 10,000,000 in 2,800 theaters
#5 ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ $ 9,600,000 in 3,042 theaters
#6 ‘The Greatest Showman’ $ 6,300,000 in 1,936 theaters
#7 ‘Early Man’ $ 4,200,000 in 2,494 theaters

Box Office Weekend 16-19 February 2018 (International)

#1 ‘Black Panther’ $168,700,000 in 48 markets
#2 ‘The Shape Of Water’ $ 12,300,000 in 40 markets
#3 ‘Maze Runner:The Death Cure’ $ 11,000,000 in 66 markets
#4 ‘The Greatest Showman’ $ 9,600,000 in 31 markets
#5 ‘Ice’ $ 8,700,000 in 1 market
#6 ‘Jumanji:Welcome To The Jungle’ $ 4,800,000 in 93 markets
#7 ‘3 Billboards’ $ 4,500,000 in 40 markets
#8 ’15:17 To Paris’ $ 2,800.000 in 27 markets
#9 ‘Ferdinand’ $ 2,700,000 in 34 markets
#10’Phantom Thread’ $ 2,200,000 in 27 markets

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In the UK, Peak time is defined as Early Peak is 17:30 to 20:00 and Late Peak is 20:00 to 23:00.
Across The Pond

ITV #1 broadcast network in the UK Saturday as ‘Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’ was the top program.


ITV
The Independent One #1 broadcast network in the UK Saturday evening with an estimated average 6.356 million viewers..

7P ‘Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway‘ finished #1 program Saturday evening in the UK as it finished with an average 7.5 million viewers, peaking with 8.6 million viewers.
830P ‘The Voice UK‘ finished with an average 5.5 million viewers.
950P ‘Through The Keyhole‘ finished with an average 2.9 million viewers.

BBC One
The Big One

715P ‘All Together Now‘ finished with an average 2.8 million viewers.
820P ‘Casualty‘ finished with an average 3.9 million viewers.
910P ‘Troy:Fall Of A City‘ finished with an average 2.1 million viewers.

BBC Two
The Little Two

7P ‘Winter Olympics
8P ‘David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities
830P ‘Dad’s Army
9P ‘Judi Dench: All the World’s Her Stage

Channel 4
The Big Four

7P ‘Penelope Keith’s Coastal Villages
8P ‘Britain At Low Tied
9P ‘The Take

Channel 5
The Viacom Five

7P ‘Cruising With Jane McDonald
8P ‘Secrets of the Royal Yachts
9P ‘Football On 5:The Championship


DOWN UNDER
NOTE: While Australian considers Prime Time 6P-Midnight, we use the US prime time system to measure television effectiveness in Australia. Thus 7P-10P is the standard from which this rating is based. Newscasts are considered only as newscasts and not television programs inside or outside of this period except in special periods. The % share is based on the Australian Prime Time 6P-Midnight period.

Nine #1 broadcast network Saturday in Australia as ABC’s ‘Death In Paradise’


Nine
The First Commercial Network in Australia finished with an estimated average 474,000 viewers and a 30.2% share.

7P ‘David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II‘ finished with an average 686,000 viewers.
809P ‘Back To The Future‘ finished with an average 339,000 million viewers. 455

Seven
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished with an estimated average 463,500 viewers and a 31.5% share.

7P ‘Winter Olympics‘ finished with an average 465,000 viewers.
930P ‘The Front Bar‘ finished with an average 456,000 viewers.

Ten
The CBS Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 10.9% share.

7P ‘Bondi Rescue‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
730P ‘Bondi Rescue‘ finished with an average 205,000 viewers.
8P ‘NCIS‘ (‘Double Down’) did not finish in the top 20 programs.
9P ‘Star Trek‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

ABC
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished with a 19.8% share.

730P ‘Death In Paradise‘ finished #1 program Saturday evening with an average 753,000 viewers.
831P ‘Delicious‘ finished with an average 464,000 viewers.
919P ‘River‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

SBS
The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished with a 7.6% share.

735P ‘Giant Cruise Ship:Building Giants‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
830P ‘Super Tunnel: Building Giants‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
925P ‘Heston’s Feasts‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

Top Newscasts In Australia

#1 SEVEN NEWS–SAT Seven 823,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth

#2 NINE NEWS SAT Nine 804,000 viewers #1 in Sydney & Melbourne

#3 ABC NEWS-SA ABC 688,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 EYEWITNESS NEWS Ten 262,000 viewers Melbourne top market

SUNDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
Sunday Australian Overnight TV Ratings
SUNDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS

DOWN UNDER
NOTE: While Australian considers Prime Time 6P-Midnight, we use the US prime time system to measure television effectiveness in Australia. Thus 7P-10P is the standard from which this rating is based. Newscasts are considered only as newscasts and not television programs inside or outside of this period except in special periods. The % share is based on the Australian Prime Time 6P-Midnight period.

Nine #1 broadcast network in Australia as ‘Married At First Sight’ top program.


Nine
The First Commercial Network in Australia finished #1 Sunday evening with an average 1.122 million viewers and a 35.9% share.

7P ‘Married At First Sight‘ finished with an average 1.536 million viewers.
834P ‘60 Minutes‘ finished with an average 846,000 viewers.
943P ‘Born To Kill? Class Of Evil‘ finished with an average 427,000 viewers.

Seven
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 29.8% share.

7P ‘Home and Away‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
830P ‘Winter Olympics Countdown‘ finished with an average 580,000 viewers.
930P ‘Winter Olympics‘ (‘Closing Ceremonies’) finished with an average 528,000 viewers.

Ten
The CBS Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 15.4% share.

630P ‘The Project‘ finished with an average 404,0000 viewers.
730P ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!‘ finished with an average 707,000 viewers.
9P ‘NCIS‘ (‘High Tide’) finished with an average 388,000 viewers.

ABC
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished with a 12.8% share.

741P ‘Grand Designs‘ finished with an average 615,000 viewers.
830P ‘Riot‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

SBS
The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished with a 6.2% share.

735P ‘Eight Days That Made Rome‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
830P ‘Easter Island: The Truth Revealed‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

Top Newscasts In Australia

#1 NINE NEWS SUNDAY Nine 1,084,000 viewers #1 in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide
#2 SEVEN NEWS – SUN Seven 1,015,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane & Perth
#3 ABC NEWS SUNDAY-EV ABC 714,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 EYEWITNESS NEWS SUN Ten 348,000 viewers Sydney top market

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