CBS #1 Wednesday in the U.S. ITV #1 in the UK. Nine #1 in AU.

Reality and Soaps dominated viewing on television throughout the world on Wednesday.
The Daily Diary Of Screens #dailydiaryofscreens 🇺🇸🇬🇧🇦🇺💻📱📺🎬🌎🗺️🇮🇳. For Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
6, 2018. This is your North America, Central America, South America, India, UK and Australian Daily Television Ratings Platform.
In the U.S., CBS #1 broadcast network as ‘Survivor‘ was the top broadcast program.
In the UK, ITV #1 broadcast network as ‘Coronation Street‘ was the top program/soap.
In Australia, Nine #1 broadcast network as ‘Married At First Sight‘ was the top broadcast program with over 1.25 million viewers and ‘Nine 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 23-25February 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:

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 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 (Posted on March 1, 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.

CBS #1 broadcast network Wednesday as ‘Survivor’ was the top program.

The Tiffany Network

8P ‘Survivor‘ finished #1 program Wednesday in prime time with an average 8.588 million viewers.
9P ‘Survivor‘ finished #1 in the time slot with an average 7.700 million viewers.
10P ‘Seal Team‘ (‘Callout’) finished with an average 4.986 million viewers.

The Alphabet Network

8P ‘The Goldbergs‘ finished with an average 5.419 million viewers.
830P ‘Speechless‘ finished with an average 4.065 million viewers.
9P ‘Modern Family‘ finished with an average 4.921 million viewers.
930P ‘American Housewife‘ finished with an average 4.108 million viewers.
10P ‘Designated Survivor‘ (‘Grief’) finished with an average 3.733 million viewers.

The Peacock Network

8P ‘The Blacklist‘ finished with an average 5.673 million viewers.
9P ‘Law & Order:SVU‘ (‘Chasing Demons’) finished with an average 5.557 million viewers.
10P ‘Chicago PD‘ finished #1 in the time slot with an average 6.067 million viewers.

The Animal Network of Broadcast

8P ‘The X-Files‘ (‘Rm9sbG93ZXJz’) finished with an average 3.230 million viewers.
9P ‘9-1-1‘ (‘Full Moon (Creepy AF)’) finished with an average 5.918 million viewers.

The CW
The Little Network That Couldn’t …

8P ‘Riverdale‘ rerun finished with an average 695,000 viewers.
9P ‘Penn & Teller:Fool Us‘ rerun finished with an average 839,000 viewers.

For The Record

CBS finished #1 broadcast network Wednesday in prime time with an average 7.091 million viewers.
NBC finished with an average 5.766 million viewers.
FOX finished with an average 4.574 million viewers.
ABC finished with an average 4.330 million viewers.
The CW finished with an average 767,000 viewers.

Broadcast (Big Five) Networks finished with an estimated 22.528 million viewers.

Today In Communication History

On this date in 1949, the popular radio series ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not‘, which was based on the syndicated newspaper column by Robert L. Ripley, made its TV debut on NBC. The half-hour program was hosted by Ripley, and featured Ripley’s familiar mix of stories chronicling the bizarre and unusual.

Quote Of The Day

‘A man will work and slave in obscurity for ten years and then become famous in ten minutes.’
Robert Ripley

Cinema News

Box Office Weekend 23-25 February 2018 Domestic

#1 ‘Black Panther’ $111,658,835in 4,020 theaters
#2 ‘Game Night’ $ 17,005,332 in 3,488 theaters
#3 ‘Peter Rabbit’ $ 12,760,382 in 3,707 theaters
#4 ‘Annihilation’ $ 11,071,584 in 2,012 theaters
#5 ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ $ 7,147,285 in 3,265 theaters
#6 ‘Jumanji:Welcome To The Jungle’ $ 5,650,497 in 2,519 theaters
#7 ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ $ 3,573,259 in 2,752 theaters
#8 ‘The Greatest Showman’ $ 3,411,649 in 1,601 theaters
#9 ‘Every Day’ $ 3,016,149 in 1,667 theaters
#10’Early Man’ $ 1,773,963 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 Wednesday as ‘Coronation Street’ top program.

The Independent One finished #1 broadcast network in the UK Wednesday with an average 5.259 million viewers.

7P ‘Emmerdale‘ finished with an average 6.9 million viewers.
730P ‘Coronation Street‘ finished with an average 7.6 million viewers.
8P ‘Britain’s Brightest Family‘ finished with an average 3.4 million viewers.
830P ‘Coronation Street‘ finished with an average 6.0 million viewers.
9P ‘Benidorm‘ season 10 premiere finished with an average 4.3 million viewers.

The Big One finished with an average 4.300 million viewers.

7P ‘The One Show‘ finished with an average 4.7 million viewers.
8P ‘Holby City‘ finished with an average 3.9 million viewers.
9P ‘Shetland‘ finished with an average 4.3 million viewers.

The Little Two

7P ‘Sea Cities‘ season 1 premiere
8P ‘The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes‘ season 2 premiere
9P ‘American Crime Story‘ season 2 premiere

Channel 4
The Big Four

8P ‘The Supervet‘ season 11 premiere
9P ‘The £1 Houses: Britain’s Cheapest Street‘ season finale

Channel 5
The Viacom Five

7P ‘Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away
8P ‘GPs: Behind Closed Doors
9P ‘My Violent Child‘ season 3 premiere

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 Wednesday as ‘Married At First Sight’ was the top program.

The First Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 33.2% share.

7P ‘A Current Affair‘ finished with an average 825,000 viewers.
730P ‘Married At First Sight‘ finished #1 program Wednesday evening with an average 1.315 million viewers.
902P ‘20 To One‘ finished with an average 593,000 viewers.

The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 29.0% share.

7P ‘Home and Away‘ finished with an average 624,000 viewers.
730P ‘My Kitchen Rules‘ finished with an average 981,000 viewers.
9P ‘2018 Australian Swimming Championships‘ finished with an average viewers.

The CBS Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 10.7% share.

7P ‘The Project‘ finished with an average 497,000 viewers.
730P ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!‘ finished with an average 614,000 viewers.
830P ‘This Is Us‘ (‘Deja Vu’) did not finish in the top 20 programs.
930P ‘Madam Secretary‘ (‘Mitya’) did not finish in the top 20 programs.

The Alphabet Network in Australia finished with a 15.5% share.

730P ‘7.30 Report‘ finished with an average 527,000 viewers.
801P ‘Hard Quiz‘ finished with an average 526,000 viewers.
832P ‘Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell‘ finished with an average 561,000 viewers.
901P ‘Squinters‘ finished with an average 343,000 viewers.
927P ‘Adam Hills:The Last Leg‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished with a 6.9% share.

730P ‘Great Continental Railway Journeys‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
840P ‘Colombia With Simon Reeve‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
940P ‘Shaun Micallef’s Stairway To Heaven‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

Top Newscasts In Australia

#1 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 925,000 viewers #1 in Sydney, Brisbane & #1T Melbourne

#2 SEVEN NEWS Seven 906,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide & Perth

#3 NINE NEWS Nine 900,000 viewers #1T Melbourne

#4 SEVEN NEWS/TT Seven 881,000 viewers Melbourne top market

#5 ABC NEWS-EV ABC 661,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#6 EYEWITNESS NEWS Ten 430,000 viewers Melbourne top market

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