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

Reality, Soap/Mystery and News Magazine dominated viewing on television throughout the world on Wednesday.
The Daily Diary Of Screens #dailydiaryofscreens 🇺🇸🇬🇧🇦🇺💻📱📺🎬🌎🗺️🇮🇳. For Wednesday, May 16, 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 program with 7.445 million viewers.
In the UK, ITV #1 broadcast network as ‘Innocent‘ series premiere was the top non-soap program with 4.600 million viewers and ‘Coronation Street‘ was the top program/soap with 6.5 million viewers..
In Australia, Seven #1 broadcast network as Nine’s ‘A Current Affair‘ was the top broadcast program and ‘Seven News‘ #1 newscast.
Avengers: Infinity War‘ was the #1 film at the domestic box office this weekend. See Below.
Avengers: Infinity War‘ was the #1 film at the international box office this weekend. See Below.
In Canada, CTV Total #1 network week of 16-22 April 2018 as ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ with 3.192 million viewers was the #1 program in Canada.
In Canada, TVA #1 network week of 16-22 April 2018 as ‘La Voix‘ with 1.784 million viewers was the #1 program in Québec
In Argentina (AR), Telefe #1 broadcast network as ‘100 dias‘ was the top program 10 May 2018.
In Uruguay (UL), Canal 10 was the #1 broadcast networks as ‘Uruguayos En El Mundo‘ was the top program 10 May 2018.
In Chile (CL), MEGA #1 broadcast network as ‘PNP‘ was the top program 14 May 2018.
In Perú (PE), ‘AméricaTV‘ #1 broadcast network as ‘Ojitos hechiceros‘ top program 9 May 2018 with 1.2 million viewers.
In Colombia (CO), Caracol #1 broadcast network as ‘Noticias Caracol‘ top program 14 May 2018.
In México (MX), Las Estrellas #1 broadcast network as ‘Futbol‘ finale was the top Méxican program 13 May 2018 with 4.6 million viewers.
In India (IN), Star Sports 1 Hindi #1 Hindi broadcast network as ZEE TV’s ‘Kundali Bhagya‘ was the top program with 6.892 million impressions and ‘Comedy Central‘ was the #1 English broadcast network (341,000 impressions) during week #17 on 21-27 April 2018.

Avengers:Infinity War‘ #1 at the U.S. box office weekend 4-6 May 2018. Complete box office Top Ten this weekend listed below.

Rampage #1 at the International box office weekend 4-6 May 2018. Complete box office Top Ten this weekend listed below.

This Weekend in 1943, ‘Above Suspicion‘ directed by Richard Thorpe and starred Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Ownen and Conrad Veidt.This film marked the end of Crawford’s 18-year career with MGM before signing with Warner Bros, and the last for character actor Conrad Veidt who died of a heart attack a few weeks after shooting ended. At the box office, ‘Above Suspicion’ finished with $2.6 million (Adjusted to today, $77.3 million) finishing #117th highest box office for the year.

This weekend in 1943, ‘‘I’ve Heard That Song Before’‘ Harry James and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest was the #1 record. This was the Eleventh of 12 straight weeks 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 6 million new members sign up in Q1 2018. It now has 336 million monthly active users. 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.

Twitter Releases Major Events Calendar for May to Assist with Strategic Planning. May is here already? To help with your strategic planning, and enable you to tap into relevant events, Twitter has released its latest monthly calendar, which outlines all the major dates to be aware of, along with their relative tweet volume, showing you where the platform’s audience is most engaged.

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, May 16, 2018 (Posted on May 17, 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 Wednesday again as ‘Survivor’ was the top program on all of television.

The Tiffany Network Les Built finished once again #1 Wednesday in prime time with ‘Survivor’ leading the way.

8P ‘Survivor‘ finished #1 program in prime time with an average 7.445 million viewers.

9P ‘SEAL Team‘ season finale finished #1 in the time slot with an average 6.145 million viewers. Must See TV/One Demand/Streaming episode.

10P ‘Code Black‘ finished #1 in the time slot with an average 5.845 million viewers.

The Alphabet Network

8P ‘The Goldbergs‘ season finale finished with an average 5.142 million viewers.
830P ‘Alex, Inc.‘ series finale finished with an average 3.346 million viewers.
9P ‘Modern Family‘ finished with an average 4.960 million viewers.
930P ‘American Housewife‘ finished with an average 4.144 million viewers.
10P ‘Designated Survivor‘ series finale finished with an average 3.559 million viewers.

The Peacock Network

8P ‘The Blacklist‘ season finale finished with an average 5.128 million viewers.
9P ‘Law & Order:SVU‘ finished with an average 5.277 million viewers.
10P ‘Inside The Royal Wedding‘ finished with an average 3.729 million viewers.

The Animal Network of Broadcast

8P ‘Empire‘ finished with an average 5.103 million viewers.
9P ‘Star‘ finished with an average 3.875 million viewers.

The CW
The Little Network That Couldn’t …

8P ‘Riverdale‘ finished with an average 1.294 million viewers.
9P ‘The Originals‘ finished with an average 813,000 viewers.

For The Record

CBS finished #1 Wednesday in prime time with an average 6.478 million viewers.
NBC finished with an average 4.711 million viewers.
FOX finished with an average 4.489 million viewers.
ABC finished with an average 4.118 million viewers.
The CW finished with an average 1.054 million viewers.

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

Today In Communication History
On this date in 1939 the 1st televised baseball game is broadcast on NBC, with Princeton defeating Columbia 2-1

Quote Of The Day

‘Play Ball’
some umpire somewhere

Cinema News

Box Office Weekend 4-6 May 2018 Domestic

#1 ‘Avengers:Infinity War’ $114,6774,810 in 4,474 theaters
#2 ‘Overboard’ $ 14,711,101 in 1,623 theaters
#3 ‘A Quiet Place’ $ 7,763,085 in 3,413 theaters
#4 ‘I Feel Pretty’ $ 5,050,520 in 3,232 theaters
#5 ‘Rampage’ $ 4,637,400 in 3,151 theaters
#6 ‘Tully’ $ 3,282,610 in 1,353 theaters
#7 ‘Black Panther’ $ 3,254,977 in 1,641 theaters
#8 ‘Truth Or Dare’ $ 1,887,970 in 1,904 theaters
#9 ‘Super Troopers 2’ $ 1,871,303 in 2,118 theaters
#10 ‘Blockers’ $ 1,751,340 in 1,672 theaters

Box Office Weekend 27-29 April 2018 (International)

#1 ‘Avengers:Invinity War’ $382,700,000 in 52 markets
#2 ‘Rampage’ $ 16,200,000 in 61 markets
#3 ‘Ready Player One’ $ 8,600,000 in 63 markets
#4 ‘A Quiet Place’ $ 6,600,000 in 57 markets
#5 ‘Peter Rabbit’ $ 5,700,000 in 55 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 Wednesday evening as ‘Corrie’/’Innocent’ were the top programs.

The Independent One #1 broadcast network Wednesday evening in the UK with an average 5.2 million viewers.

7P ‘Emmerdale‘ finished with an average 5.6 million viewers.
730P ‘Coronation Street‘ finished #1 program/soap with an average 6.5 million viewers.
8P ‘Heathrow: Britain’s Busies Airport‘ finished with an average 3.9 million viewers.
830P ‘Coronation Street‘ finished with an average 6.0 million viewers.
9P ‘Innocent‘ finished #1 non-soap program with an average 4.6 million viewers.

The Big One finished with an average 2.433 million viewers Wednesday evening.

7P ‘The One Show‘ finished with an average 2.1 million viewers.
8P ‘Watchdog‘ finished with an average 2.5 million viewers.
9P ‘Panorama‘ finished with an average 2.7 million viewers

The Little Two

7P ‘Back to the Land with Kate Humble
8P ‘The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes’
9P ‘Love In The Countryside

Channel 4
The Big Four

8P ‘The Secret Life Of The Zoo
9P ‘24 Hours In A&E

Channel 5
The Viacom Five or Sherri (Sumner’s Daughter) Berries network

7P ‘Police Interceptors
8P ‘GPs:Behind Closed Doors
9P ‘Rich House Poor House

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.

The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished with an estimated average 631,667 viewers and a 27.0% share.

7P ‘Home and Away‘ finished with an average 659,000 viewers.
730P ‘House Rules‘ finished with an average 651,000 viewers.
845P ‘Young Sheldon‘ finished with an average 703,000 viewers. 677
915P ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ finished with an average 590,000 viewers. 647
945P ‘Grey’s Anatomy‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs. 505

The Alphabet Network in Australia finished an estimated average 625,600 viewers with a 20.9% share.

730P ‘7.30 Report‘ finished with an average 591,000 viewers.
801P ‘Gruen‘ finished with an average 798,000 viewers.
833P ‘The Weekly with Charles Pickering‘ finished with an average 673,000 viewers.
903P ‘Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery‘ finished with an average 638,000 viewers.
933P ‘Instinct‘ finished with an average 428,000 viewers.

The CBS Commercial Network in Australia finished with an estimated average 616,167 viewers and a 19.6% share.

7P ‘The Project‘ finished with an average 550,000 viewers.
730P ‘MasterChef AU‘ finished with an average 762,000 viewers.
844P ‘Britain’s Got Talent‘ finished with an average 516,000 viewers. 639
945P ‘NCIS:Los Angeles‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs. 468

The First Commercial Network in Australia finished with an estimated average 561,000 viewers and a 26.2% share.

7P ‘A Current Affair‘ finished #1 program in Australia Wednesday evening with an average 825,000 viewers.
731P ‘Eat Well For Less?‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
855P ‘Meghan Markle: The First 100 Days‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished with a 6.3% share.

730P ‘Who Do You Think You Are?‘ (‘Justine Clarke’) did not finish in the top 20 programs.
830P ‘Insight‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
930P ‘Dateline‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

Top Newscasts

#1 SEVEN NEWS Seven 998,000 viewers #1 in Adelaide & Perth
#2 NINE NEWS Nine 978,000 viewers #1 in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane
#3 SEVEN NEWS/TT Seven 971,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#4 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 965,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 ABC NEWS-EV ABC 713,000 viewers Melbourne top market

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