News Shorts - Ratings

RATINGS Netflix switches the way it measures viewership of its shows. Changes from: the number of accounts that watch a show for at least two minutes within its first 28 days on Netflix. Changes to: the total number of hours a show is watched in its first 28 days.
Comments | 20 Oct 2021 13:02
RATINGS K-drama thriller Squid Game becomes Netflix's biggest ever series launch. According to the streamer, it was watched by 111 million users in its first 28 days, in contrast to No. 2 Bridgerton which attracted 82 million in its first month. Netflix counts a view as anyone who's watched at least two minutes of an episode. See comments for more on this >>
1 Comment | 13 Oct 2021 17:45
RATINGS According to, House of Zwide premiered with 4.2-million viewers on 19 July.
Comments | 28 Jul 2021 17:58
RATINGS Sunday's Game of Thrones Season 5 premiere attracted 8 million viewers in the US.
Comments | 15 Apr 2015 12:08
RATINGS Parks and Recreation played out the show's final ever episode in the US on Tuesday night. Attracted 4.2 million viewers.
Comments | 26 Feb 2015 14:06
RATINGS Oscar ratings fall to six-year low in the US.
Comments | 24 Feb 2015 11:43
RATINGS Empire ratings up for a sixth consecutive week in the US. Series premieres on Fox in South Africa on Wednesday, 4 March at 21h00.
Comments | 13 Feb 2015 15:59
RATINGS Sunday's Super Bowl smashes records to become the most watched TV show in US history. Over 114 million American viewers tuned in.
Comments | 03 Feb 2015 14:52
RATINGS Obama's State of the Union ratings the lowest in 15 years.
Comments | 22 Jan 2015 14:27
RATINGS Lifetime's TV movie Whitney pulls in 4.5 million viewers in the US. Airs in South Africa (also on Lifetime) on Sunday, 22 February at 20h00.
Comments | 20 Jan 2015 16:15
RATINGS Sunday's American Music Awards down 16% on last year's viewership ratings.
Comments | 25 Nov 2014 14:26
RATINGS Nielsen's plans to measure Netflix viewership has many holes say insiders.
Comments | 20 Nov 2014 13:44
RATINGS US ratings for Homeland 4 continue to rise.
Comments | 19 Nov 2014 13:29
RATINGS Nielsen to report Netflix and Amazon video viewing - but only part of it.
Comments | 19 Nov 2014 13:23
RATINGS Season 2 of Sleepy Hollow hits an all-time low in the US ratings. Season premiered on M-Net Edge on 20 October.
Comments | 29 Oct 2014 16:17
RATINGS BBC's Strictly Come Dancing season debut beats X Factor UK in the ratings.
Comments | 08 Sep 2014 13:56
RATINGS The Emmy Awards attracted an audience of 15.6 million viewers in the US.
Comments | 27 Aug 2014 16:01
RATINGS Sharknado 2 sets Syfy record with nearly 4 million viewers in America. It aired on Studio Universal in South Africa, a few hours after the US.
Comments | 01 Aug 2014 13:07
RATINGS America's most popular show on Sunday nights right now: Big Brother 16.
Comments | 29 Jul 2014 16:55
RATINGS Sunday's World Cup final set an all-time ratings record in Germany. An average of 34.65 million people tuned in on average.
Comments | 14 Jul 2014 17:28
RATINGS Nielsen to introduce mobile TV ratings in the US to measure viewership on tablets and phones.
Comments | 09 Jul 2014 01:01
RATINGS Under the Dome Season 2 premieres with a dip in the ratings in the US but still remains dominant. Season premiered on M-Net on Tuesday night (1 July).
Comments | 02 Jul 2014 00:54
RATINGS True Blood attracts 5.8 million viewers in the US for it's seventh and final season premiere.
Comments | 25 Jun 2014 17:02
RATINGS The two top US series on Twitter over the past season: Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead. (Nielsen)
Comments | 03 Jun 2014 14:17
RATINGS What's been the top show in the US over the past year? NFL Sunday Night Football. Big Bang Theory makes #2, with NCIS at #3. See the Top 50.
Comments | 26 May 2014 01:18
RATINGS The stars of Netflix series hit a fee negotiation problem: no-one knows how much a show on the network is worth.
Comments | 02 May 2014 15:29
RATINGS Stars of Netflix series hit fee negotiation problems because of the lack of viewership ratings for Netflix shows. No one knows how much a show is worth.
Comments | 02 May 2014 15:23
RATINGS Ratings for American Idol, Dancing with the Stars and The Amazing Race all down in the US. The Bachelor and Survivor remain stable.
Comments | 26 Mar 2014 12:00
RATINGS Lindsay Lohan's new reality show on OWN lost 24% of viewers in week 2. Let's hope it doesn't drive her back to the bottle!
Comments | 19 Mar 2014 12:31
RATINGS The Kickstarter-funded Veronica Mars movie earns $2 million in it's opening weekend.
Comments | 17 Mar 2014 12:15
RATINGS The Ellen DeGeneres Show reached the series' highest ever ratings in the US in the week ending on 2 February.
Comments | 12 Feb 2014 10:20
RATINGS Tyler Perry's soapie The Haves and the Have Nots is currently the most popular scripted show on Oprah's network. Series airs on Mzansi Magic on Saturdays.
Comments | 06 Feb 2014 08:41
RATINGS Kylie Minogue makes her judging debut on The Voice UK and helps boost the season premiere ratings by more than 2 million viewers.
Comments | 13 Jan 2014 14:51
RATINGS Victoria's Secret 2013 fashion show beats The Voice and Agents of SHIELD in the US ratings. Show will air here on on Monday, 16 December at 20h30.
Comments | 12 Dec 2013 08:44
RATINGS Rob Lowe in the TV movie Killing Kennedy attracts the highest total viewership in National Geographic Channels history.
Comments | 13 Nov 2013 12:14
RATINGS CNN continues to deliver dismal ratings in the US. Last week the channel recorded the lowest primetime ratings in over a year.
Comments | 05 Nov 2013 15:11
RATINGS The Walking Dead (currently airing on FOX) outperforms Sunday night football in the US ratings. Rock on zombies!
Comments | 05 Nov 2013 14:56
RATINGS Ratings for the second episode of the new Walking Dead 4 drop after the season's record premiere.
Comments | 22 Oct 2013 15:42
RATINGS American Horror Story: Coven drew record ratings for it's US premiere on Wednesday. The episode beat the Season 2 premiere by 40%.
Comments | 12 Oct 2013 13:36
RATINGS The new UK seasons of Strictly Come Dancing and The X Factor are at war on Saturday nights. SCD beat X Factor this Saturday by over 1.5 million viewers.
Comments | 30 Sep 2013 16:04
RATINGS Nielsen to start releasing TV viewership figures for American viewers watching shows on tablets and smartphones.
Comments | 20 Sep 2013 12:29
RATINGS The final season of Breaking Bad has broken all records for network AMC. Aaron Paul's Twitter followers surpass a million.
Comments | 17 Sep 2013 14:24
RATINGS First he won Celebrity Apprentice and now Arsenio Hall's ruling the ratings with his new late night talk show. The premiere beat Letterman, Kimmel and Leno.
Comments | 11 Sep 2013 11:08
RATINGS Approximately 11 million Americans watched the verdict of the George Zimmerman murder trial on Saturday.
Comments | 16 Jul 2013 09:22
RATINGS Proof of how desperate the Brits were for a Wimbledon title: Andy Murray's win on Sunday attracted more viewers than all Olympic events except one.
Comments | 08 Jul 2013 15:09
RATINGS A&E's docu-soap reality series Duck Dynasty shatters ratings records, beating even American Idol.
Comments | 26 Apr 2013 10:44
RATINGS A&E's docu-soap reality series Duck Dynasty shatters ratings records, beating even American Idol.
Comments | 26 Apr 2013 10:44
RATINGS The Walking Dead Season 3 finale shattered more ratings records in the USA. With a kill count of 27 in the episode, it's no wonder.
Comments | 03 Apr 2013 10:15
RATINGS The Walking Dead Season 3 finale shattered more ratings records in the USA. With a kill count of 27 in the episode, it's no wonder.
Comments | 03 Apr 2013 10:15
RATINGS Oscar Pistorius documentary wins U.K. ratings.
Comments | 13 Mar 2013 10:59


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