ESPN #1 Cable & Overall Net Friday. CBS #1 Broadcast Net in the U.S. ITV #1 in the UK. Seven #1 in AU.

Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions title defeating Liverpool FC 3-1 Saturday in Kiev.




Basketball/Drama, Soap/Comedy and Home & Gardens dominated viewing on television throughout the world on Friday.
The Daily Diary Of Screens #dailydiaryofscreens 🇺🇸🇬🇧🇦🇺💻📱📺🎬🌎🗺️🇮🇳. For Friday, May 25, 2018. This is your North America, Central America, South America, India, UK and Australian Daily Television Ratings Platform.
In the U.S., ESPN #1 cable network & #1 network overall Friday in prime time as ‘NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs’ Game #6 was the top program.
In the U.S., CBS #1 broadcast network but ‘Blue Bloods‘ rerun was the top program with an average 4.505 million viewers.
In the UK, ITV #1 broadcast network as BBC One’s ‘Have I Got News For You‘ was the top non-soap program but ‘Coronation Street‘ was the top program/soap with nearly 6.2 million viewers.
In Australia, Seven #1 broadcast network as ‘Better Homes & Gardens‘ was the top broadcast program and ‘Seven News‘ #1 newscast.
Deadpool 2‘ was the #1 film at the domestic box office this weekend. See Below.
Deadpool 2‘ was the #1 film at the international box office this weekend. See Below.
In Canada, CTV Total #1 network week of 7-13 May 2018 as ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ with 3.930 million viewers was the #1 program in Canada.
In Canada, TVA #1 network week of 7-13 May 2018 as ‘Artis, Le Gala‘ with 1.765 million viewers was the #1 program in Québec
In Argentina (AR), Telefe #1 broadcast network as ‘100 dias‘ was the top program 23 May 2018.
In Uruguay (UL), Canal 10 was the #1 broadcast networks as ‘Subrayado‘ was the top program 24 May 2018.
In Chile (CL), MEGA #1 broadcast network as ‘PNP‘ was the top program 24 May 2018.
In Perú (PE), ‘AméricaTV‘ #1 broadcast network as ‘Ojitos hechiceros‘ top program 23 May 2018 with 1.1 million viewers.
In Colombia (CO), Caracol #1 broadcast network as ‘La Mama del 10‘ top program 24 May 2018.
In México (MX), Las Estrellas #1 broadcast network as ‘La Rosa‘ finale was the top Méxican program 23 May 2018 with 3.3 million viewers.
In India (IN), Zee Animal #1 Hindi broadcast network as ‘Kundali Bhagya‘ was the top program with 13.366 million impressions and ‘Comedy Central‘ was the #1 English broadcast network (279,000 impressions) during week #20 on 12-20 May 2018.
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Deadpool 2‘ #1 at the U.S. box office weekend 18-20 May 2018. Complete box office Top Ten this weekend listed below.

Deadpool 2 #1 at the International box office weekend 18-20 May 2018. Complete box office Top Ten this weekend listed below.

This Weekend in 1943, ‘Guadalcanal Diary‘ directed by Lewis Seiler, featuring Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte, Anthony Quinn and the film debut of Richard Jaeckel. The film recounts the fight of the United States Marines in the Battle of Guadalcanal, which occurred only a year before the movie’s release. While the film has notable battle scenes, its primary focus is on the characters and back stories of the Marines. It did $3.0 million at the box office.

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 12th 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 Friday, May 25, 2018 (Posted on May 26, 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.

ESPN #1 Cable & Overall Network Friday as ‘NBA Eastern Conference Gm#6’ was #1 program. CBS #1 broadcast network as ‘Blue Bloods’ tops.


ESPN
Mickey’s Sporting Channel won Friday evening as the #1 cable and overall network Friday.

7P ‘NBA Playoff Pre-Game‘ TV ratings delayed. Will be posted when available.
8P ‘NBA Eastern Conference Playoff‘ featuring the Cleveland Cavs vs Boston Celtics finished #1 cable and overall program Friday with an average 8.089 million viewers and a 6.0 HH rating.
9P ‘NBA Eastern Conference Playoff‘ featuring the Cleveland Cavs vs Boston Celtics finished with an average 8.089 million viewers and a 6.0 HH rating. It was ESPN’s most-watched NBA Conference Finals Game 6 since 2012.

CBS
The Tiffany Network

8P ‘Undercover Boss‘ finished with an average 3.379 million viewers.
9P ‘Hawaii Five-0‘ rerun finished with an average 3.869 million viewers.
10P ‘Blue Bloods‘ rerun (‘Brushed Off’) finished #1 program on broadcast networks Friday with an average 4.505 million viewers.

NBC
The Peacock Network

8P ‘Champions‘ finished with an average 2.277 million viewers.
830P ‘Champions‘ finished with an average 1.643 million viewers.
9P ‘Dateline NBC‘ (‘Mystery on the Mississippi’) finished with an average 3.634 million viewers.
10P ‘Dateline NBC‘ finished with an average 4.345 million viewers.

ABC
The Alphabet Network

8P ‘Quantico‘ finished with an average 2.670 million viewers.
9P ‘Shark Tank‘ rerun finished with an average 2.147 million viewers.
10P ‘20/20‘ finished with an average 2.944 million viewers.

FOX
The Animal Network of Broadcast

8P ‘Phenoms‘ finished with an average 813,000 viewers.
9P ‘Phenoms‘ finished with an average 511,000 viewers.

The CW
The Little Network That Couldn’t …

8P ‘My Last Days‘ finished with an average 546,000 viewers.
9P ‘Life Sentence‘ finished with an average 381,000 viewers.

For The Record

ESPN finished #1 cable & overall network Friday with a 6.0 HH rating. Final ratings will be posted when available.
CBS finished #1 broadcast network Friday with an average 3.918 million viewers.
NBC finished with an average 3.313 million viewers.
ABC finished with an average 2.587 million viewers.
FOX finished with an average 662,000 viewers.
The CW finished with an average 463,500 viewers.

Broadcast (Big Five) Networks finished with an estimated 10.944 million viewers.

Today In Communication History

On this date in 1963, the 15th Emmy Awards: ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ won top program, E G Marshall won top actor & Shirley Booth won top actress.

Quote Of The Day

‘Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.’
George S. Patton


Television News

29.2 Million U.S. Viewers Tuned Into 2018 Royal Wedding
It made Saturday one of the biggest Saturday viewing days of all time. 29.185 million people tuned into the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle (now officially the Duke and Duchess of Sussex) on Saturday May 19, per Nielsen data. Viewership of yesterday’s festivities was significantly up from the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011 (22.8 million). In the U.S., while coverage varied by network the wedding ceremony of was carried live from approximately 7A to 815A EST on 15 networks. The networks carrying live coverage of the ceremony included ABC (inclusive of Freeform simulcast), BBC America, CBS, CNN, CNNe, E!, Fox News Channel, HLN, MSNBC, NBC, PBS, Telemundo, TLC and Univision. Comparatively, 11 networks carried the 2011 Royal Wedding in the U.S.: ABC, CBS, NBC, TEL, UNI, BBCA, CNN, E!, FOXNC, MSNBC, TLC

From 6A-9A,
NBC delivered 6,417,000 total viewers
ABC delivered 6,348,000 total viewers
CBS delivered 4,786,000 total viewers
Fox News delivered 1,941,000 total viewers
CNN delivered 1,793,000 total viewers
MSNBC delivered 994,000 total viewers

Cinema News

Box Office Weekend 18-20 May 2018 Domestic

1 ‘Deadpool 2’ $125,507,153 in 4,349 theaters
2 ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ $ 29,452,903 in 4,002 theaters
3 ‘Book Club’ $ 13,582,231 in 2,781 theaters
4 ‘Life of the Party’ $ 7,603,850 in 3,656 theaters
5 ‘Breaking In’ (2018) $ 6,826,385 in 2,537 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

Coming Soon….

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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 Friday in the UK as ‘Corrie’/’HIGNFY’ top programs.


ITV
The Independent One finished #1 broadcast network Friday evening in the UK.

7P ‘Emmerdale’ finished with an average 5.4 million viewers.
730P ‘Coronation Street’ finished with an average 6.1 million viewers.
8P ‘Countrywise’
830P ‘Coronation Street’ finished #1 program/soap Friday evening with an average 6.2 million viewers.
9P ‘Lethal Weapon’ (‘The Odd Couple’) finished with an average 1.9 million viewers.

BBC One
The Big One

7P ‘The One Show’
730P ‘RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018′
8P ‘EastEnders’ finished with an average 5.1 million viewers.
830P ‘The Button’
9P ‘Have I Got News For You’ finished #1 non-soap program Friday evening in the UK with an average 3.5 million viewers.
930P ‘Home from Home’ finished with an average 1.4 million viewers.

BBC Two
The Little Two

7P ‘Wild Escapes’
730P ‘Extreme Wales with Richard Parks’
8P ‘RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018′
9P ‘The Bridge’ finished with an average 1.0 million viewers.

Channel 4
The Big Four

730P ‘Unreported World’
8P ‘How To Get Fit Fast’ finished with an average 1.0 million viewers.
9P ‘Googlebox’ finished with an average 2.9 million viewers.

Channel 5
The Viacom Five

7P ‘Cricket on 5′ Day #2 England v Pakistan
8P ‘World’s Greatest Mountains’
9P ‘The Story of Cliff Richard’ finished with an average 1.1 million viewers.


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.

Seven #1 broadcast network in Australia Friday as ‘Better Homes & Gardens’ top program.


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

7P ‘Better Homes & Gardens‘ finished with an average 556,000 viewers.
730P ‘AFL Friday Night Football‘ finished with an average 504,999 viewers.
930P ‘Star Wars:The Force Awakens‘ finished with an average 310,000 viewers.

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

7P ‘A Current Affair‘ finished with an average 552,000 viewers.
730P ‘Friday Night NRL Live‘ finished with an average 398,000 viewers.

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

7P ‘The Project‘ finished with an average 405,000 viewers.
730P ‘The Living Room‘ finished with an average 463,000 viewers.
9P ‘The Graham Norton Show‘ rerun finished with an average 335,000 viewers.

ABC
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished with a 1% share.

730P ‘Gardening Australia‘ finished with an average 393,000 viewers.
801P ‘Endeavor‘ finished with an average 495,000 viewers.

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

Top Australian Newscasts Friday

#1 SEVEN NEWS Seven 900,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth
#2 SEVEN NEWS/TT Seven 833,000 viewers #1 in Melbourne
#3 NINE NEWS Nine 784,000 viewers #1 in Sydney
#4 NINE NEWS 6:30 Nine 763,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#5 ABC NEWS-EV ABC 544,000 viewers Melbourne top market
#6 EYEWITNESS NEWS Ten 415,000 viewers Melbourne top market

SATURDAY AUSTRALIAN OVERNIGHT TV RATINGS
Saturday Australian Overnight TV Ratings
SATURDAY 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.

ABC #1 Broadcast network in Australia Saturday as ‘Father Brown’ top program.


ABC
The Alphabet Network in Australia finished with an estimated average 413,000 viewers and a 18.4% share.

731P ‘Father Brown‘ (‘The Flower Of The Fairway’) finished #1 program Saturday evening with an average 649,000 viewers.
818P ‘Jonathan Creek: Daemons’ Roost‘ finished with an average 312,000 viewers. 481
948P ‘Burton And Taylor‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs. 311

Nine
The First Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 25.2% share.

7P ‘Talking About Your Generation‘ finished with an average 315,000 viewers.
812P ‘Jurassic Park‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs

Seven
The Second Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 34.8% share.

7P ‘AFL Live Pre-Game’ finished with an average 305,000 viewers.
730P ‘AFL Live‘ featuring Rnd 10: Gws V Essendon finished with an average 401,000 viewers watch Essendon’s big win.

Ten
The CBS Commercial Network in Australia finished with a 15.0% share.

630P ‘David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities‘ finished with an average 215,000 viewers.
730P ‘Ambulance‘ finished with an average 316,000 viewers.
845P ‘The Big Short‘ did not finish in the top 20 programs.

SBS
The Special Broadcast Service in Australia finished with a 6.5% share.

735P ‘Origins: The Journey Of Humankind’ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
830P ‘Origins: The Journey Of Humankind’ did not finish in the top 20 programs.
925P ‘The New World’ did not finish in the top 20 programs

Top Australian Newscasts

#1 SEVEN NEWS–SAT Seven 810,000 viewers #1 in Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth

#2 NINE NEWS SAT Nine 741,000 viewers #1 in Sydney & Melbourne

#3 ABC NEWS-SA ABC 685,000 viewers Melbourne top market

#4 EYEWITNESS NEWS Ten 308,000 viewers Sydney top market

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