September 26, 2022 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

CBS Tops Prime-Time Ratings For Eighth Victory In Latest Nine-Week TV Season:

CBS returned to the top of the prime-time ratings last week after a one-week absence, thanks to the network’s usual dominance in scripted programming along with the return of its regular Friday lineup and football.

CBS averaged 10.55 million viewers for its prime-time television programming between Nov. 17 and Sunday to score its eighth victory in the nine-week-old television season.

NBC, which was first a week earlier, finished second, averaging 8.46 million, followed by ABC (8.2 million) and Fox (3.17 million), according to live-plus-same-day figures released today by Nielsen.

CBS’ viewership was up 22 percent from its 8.64 million average a week earlier. And its viewership was up 155 percent on Friday with the return of its lineup of “The Amazing Race,” “Hawaii Five-O” and “Blue Bloods.”

CBS devoted its previous Friday to the inaugural broadcast of the Hollywood Movie Awards and a 52-minute post-ceremony party broadcast, averaging 3.61 million viewers for the night vs. 9.21 million a week later.

CBS had nine of the 11 most-watched scripted programs, topped by

“NCIS,” which was third overall with 18.1 million viewers.

CBS also benefited from a 41-minute runover of its Sunday afternoon coverage into prime time, which it did not have a week earlier. The runover, which averaged 30.95 million viewers, is not considered a separate program but is included in the weekly average.

For the ninth time in 11 weeks, NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” was the most-watched prime-time program, with the Dallas Cowboys’ 31-28 victory over the New York Giants averaging 22.38 million viewers.

The week’s only premiere, the NBC drama “State of Affairs,” was fourth in its Monday 10-11 p.m. time slot and 29th for the week, averaging 8.69 million viewers.

NBC finished first among viewers ages 18-49, the group ABC and Fox also target and advertisers covet.

“Sunday Night Football” was the week’s most-watched program among the group, averaging 10.31 million viewers, followed by the AMC horror drama “The Walking Dead” (8.86 million); the nine-minute “Sunday Night Football” kickoff show (6.59 million); ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans (5.75 million); and “The Big Bang Theory” (5.15 million).

ESPN was the most-watched cable network for the 11th consecutive week, averaging 3.39 million viewers. “The Walking Dead,” ninth overall, was the most-watched cable program with 13.33 million viewers.

The week’s most-watched Spanish-language prime-time program was Univision’s coverage of the Latin Grammy Awards which averaged 4.76 million viewers, putting it 62nd among all prime-time broadcast and cable programs.

As usual, Univision was the most-watched Spanish-language network, averaging 3.25 million viewers, followed by Telemundo (1.2 million), UniMas (430,000), Estrella TV (330,000), MundoFox (190,000) and Azteca America (130,000).

The “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” was the most-watched network nightly newscast for the 271st consecutive week and 318th of the past 319, averaging 9.79 million viewers, followed by ABC’s “World News Tonight with David Muir” (9.25 million). The “CBS Evening News” averaged 7.62 million viewers, its largest audience since the week of March 24-28.

The week’s 10 most-watched prime-time programs were NBC’s “Sunday Night Football”; CBS’ “NCIS,” “60 Minutes” and “NCIS: New Orleans”; the nine-minute “Sunday Night Football” kickoff show; CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory”; ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”; AMC’s “The Walking Dead”; and ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.”

in News
Related Posts

Framing Nearly Complete on Lincoln Blvd 47 Unit Mixed Use Building: Santa Monica Real Estate Report – September 26th, 2022

September 26, 2022

September 26, 2022

Property, Developments, and Listings on the Westside.* Framing Nearly Complete on Lincoln Blvd 47 Unit Mixed Use Building* City of...

Renderings Released for Santa Monica Library-Adjacent Affordable Housing

September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022

38 units planned to at 1333 7th Street By Dolores Quintana The Foundation For Affordable Housing has proposed a new...

Kim Kardashian Buys Cindy Crawford’s Former Malibu Estate for $70 Million

September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022

Sale priciest residential transfer in Malibu of 2022 and is also the year’s fourth-priciest sale in the state By Dolores...

Santa Monica Mayor and City Council Call for an End to Needle Exchange Program at Reed Park

September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022

By Dolores Quintana Santa Monica Mayor Sue Himmelrich has formally requested that Los Angeles County end the Harm Reduction Syringe...

City of Malibu Continues Opposition to County Action to Move Juvenile Prisoners to Santa Monica Mountains Near Malibu

September 23, 2022

September 23, 2022

By Matt Myerhoff, Media Information Officer for the City of Malibu   The City of Malibu continued its strong opposition to...

Student Hospitalized Following Fight Near Santa Monica High School

September 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

Olympic High School student taken, discharged from hospital following Monday fight in alley behind Samohi By Sam Catanzaro A student...

Film Review: “The Woman King”

September 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

FILM REVIEWTHE WOMAN. KINGRated PG-13135 Minutes The Woman King is a drama and a superb action film based on the...

New Orleans Fried Chicken Institution Willie Mae’s Now Open for Delivery in LA With Venice Location Coming Soon

September 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

By Dolores Quintana While Willie Mae’s Scotch House Restaurant has not yet opened their sit-down restaurant in Venice, the company...

Santa Monica Hotel Hosting Monthly Drag Brunch

September 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

Drag Me to Brunch at Lowes Santa Monica Beach Hotel on the third Sunday of every month By Dolores Quintana...

Famous Italian Singer Zucchero to Play Beverly Hills Theatre on Sept. 30

September 21, 2022

September 21, 2022

Zucchero will play at Beverly Hills’ Saban Theatre, one of several American stops on his World Wide Tour  By Susan...

‘Sameday Health’ Launches Monkeypox Testing at Venice Beach Location

September 21, 2022

September 21, 2022

Get a same day appointments and 48 hour test results for covid-19, Flu, and Monkeypox testing now available at the...

Downbeat 720 Returns to In-Person Performances at the Virginia Avenue Park Teen Center

September 21, 2022

September 21, 2022

Downbeat 720, the City’s long-running open-mic for high school performers, returns in-person beginning Tuesday, September 27, 2022. It will be...

Critically Endangered Frogs Raised at the Aquarium of the Pacific Released Back Into the Wild

September 20, 2022

September 20, 2022

Tadpoles released into local mountains September 15  Critically endangered mountain yellow-legged frogs that were raised and cared for at the...

Legal Wrangling Continues Following LASD Search of Supervisor Sheila Kuehl’s Santa Monica Home

September 19, 2022

September 19, 2022

Hearing set for Thursday relating to LASD corruption investigation By Sam Catanzaro Last Wednesday, The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department...