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TV Ratings: ‘Yellowstone’ Premiere Surges to All-Time High

The season four premiere of Yellowstone on Sunday set records for Paramount Network and delivered one of the best on-air performances by a scripted series this season. The return of Dexter

‘Maid’ Makes Big Jump, Dave Chappelle’s ‘Closer’ Debuts in Streaming Rankings

Netflix’s Maid took a big jump in the streaming rankings for Oct. 4-10, and Dave Chappelle’s controversial stand-up special The Closer debuted among the top 10 original titles. Squid Game

TV Ratings: World Series Ends With Second Smallest Audience Ever

The World Series ended Tuesday with its biggest audience of the six-game contest and posted substantial games over last year’s pandemic-altered series. But aside from last year, the series goes…

NFL, Baseball Dominate 3-Day Ratings

The top of the three-day Nielsen ratings for the week of Oct. 18-24 is heavier on sports than usual, at least among adults 18-49. Eight of the top 10 shows in the key ad demographic for the week

‘Squid Game’ Climbs Higher on Streaming Chart

Squid Game posted substantial growth in Nielsen’s streaming chart for the second straight week, passing 3 billion minutes of viewing time and far outdistancing any other title in the week of Sept…

TV Ratings: World Series Opens Higher for Fox

The 2021 World Series began with a sizable ratings boost over last year’s all-time low — but Tuesday’s opening game still ranked behind any other in recent history. Fox’s telecast of Atlanta’s…

TV Ratings: ‘Good Doctor’ Hits Season High, ‘Voice’ Rebounds

The Good Doctor gathered its largest audience of the season Monday, and The Voice recovered some after hitting a season low a week ago. The CW’s All American and 4400 premiered to decent numbers…

TV Ratings: ‘Law & Order: SVU’ 500th Episode Tops Scripted Fare

Law & Order: SVU celebrated its 500th episode on NBC Thursday by putting up the night’s top adults 18-49 rating among entertainment programming. CBS’ Young Sheldon captured the night’s…

TV Ratings: ‘Survivor’ Tops ‘Masked Singer’ With 4-Week Demo High

For the second time in three weeks, CBS’ Survivor led Fox’s The Masked Singer among adults 18-49, taking the demographic crown on the broadcast networks Wednesday night. NBC’s Chicago Fire was…

‘Squid Game’ Rockets to No. 1, ‘Ted Lasso’ Joins Streaming Charts

Netflix’s Squid Game made a big jump up the streaming charts for Sept. 20-26, claiming the No. 1 overall spot with a huge week-to-week increase. Nielsen’s weekly chart also features an Apple…

TV Ratings: ‘911,’ ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Edge ‘The Voice’ in Demo

After leading the first four Mondays of the season among adults 18-49, The Voice slipped to third place in the key ad demographic on the broadcast networks. Fox’s 911 and ABC’s Dancing With the…

Netflix to Change How It Measures a Title’s Viewers Post-‘Squid Game’

Netflix again touted the runaway success of Squid Game in its quarterly earnings report — while at the same time saying it will change the way it publicly reveals viewing data. In the…