or


[07/28/21 - 03:52 PM]
NBC's Tokyo Olympics Averaging 17.5 Million Primetime Viewers, Pacing to Rank with "Sunday Night Football" as Top Two Primetime Shows of 2020-21
With 15.7 million TV viewers last night, it marks the first time since the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics on NBC that any network delivered an average viewership of at least 15 million on four consecutive nights.

[via press release from NBC Sports]

NBC'S TOKYO OLYMPICS AVERAGING 17.5 MILLION PRIMETIME VIEWERS, PACING TO RANK WITH "SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" AS TOP TWO PRIMETIME SHOWS OF 2020-21

NBC's Tuesday Night Tokyo Olympics Coverage Averages Total Audience Delivery of 16.2 Million Viewers & Ranks as Most-Watched Tuesday Since Presidential Debate Last September

Tuesday Marks Fourth Consecutive Night with At Least 15 Million Tokyo Olympics Viewers - Longest Streak for Any Network since 2018 PyeongChang Olympics on NBC

Peacock Records Best Tuesday Usage Ever; NBC Sports Digital has Delivered Four Most-Streamed Olympic Primetime Nights Ever in First Four Nights of Tokyo Olympic Competition

STAMFORD, Conn. - July 28, 2021 - NBCUniversal continues to deliver large Tokyo Olympic audiences throughout the day and across all platforms.

NBC Olympics' primetime coverage highlights that trend, averaging a Total Audience Delivery of 17.5 million viewers through Tuesday night -- pacing to rank with NBC's Sunday Night Football as the two most-watched primetime shows in 2020-21.

Tuesday night's primetime show, which featured swimming, women's gymnastics, and indoor volleyball, averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 16.2 million viewers, based on official live plus same day data provided by Nielsen and digital metrics from Adobe Analytics.

With 15.7 million TV viewers last night, it marks the first time since the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics on NBC that any network delivered an average viewership of at least 15 million on four consecutive nights.

In addition, last night's Tokyo Olympics viewership more than tripled the combined primetime viewership of ABC, CBS and FOX (4.3 million) and marks the most-watched Tuesday night since the Presidential Debate on Sept. 29, 2020 (17.9 million on Fox News).

NBC Sports Digital delivered an Average Minute Audience (AMA) of 571,000 viewers on Tuesday night, highlighted by Peacock's most-consumed Tuesday ever. NBC Sports Digital has delivered the four most-streamed primetime nights in Olympics history over the first four nights of competition.

Additional viewership and consumption highlights:

· Tuesday morning's Tokyo Olympics coverage on USA Network and NBCSN (8 a.m.-Noon ET) averaged 1.48 million viewers - up 24% from opening Tuesday cable viewership for the Rio Olympics (1.20 million).

· NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, which is live in Tokyo, averaged 8.5 million viewers on Sunday - the show's largest Sunday audience since February - and was the week's most-watched non-sports broadcast.

· NBC Olympics has registered 102.5 million Twitter video views through Tuesday night - more than doubling the number of Twitter video views during the entire PyeongChang Olympics (50.2 million), based upon data provided by Shareablee.

ABOUT NBC OLYMPICS

A division of NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal's coverage of the Olympic & Paralympic Games. NBC Olympics is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history. NBCUniversal owns the U.S. media rights on all platforms to all Olympic Games through 2032. NBC Olympics also produces thousands of hours of Olympic & Paralympic sports programming throughout the year, which is presented on NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, Peacock and NBC Sports digital platforms.

--NBC OLYMPICS-





  [july 2021]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NBC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/27/22 - 06:43 AM]
MotorTrend's "Mecum Auctions Kissimmee" Coverage Breaks Ratings Record
On MotorTrend TV, 6.3 million people watched - the largest TV audience ever for a Mecum Kissimmee auction and a viewership increase of 76-percent versus last year's January 2021 telecast on NBC Sports Network.

[01/25/22 - 07:29 AM]
CBS Sports' Best Postseason Start in 10 Years Continues with Massive Audiences for Divisional Playoffs
The network's presentation of Kansas City's win over Buffalo on Sunday, January 23 is the most-watched Divisional Playoff game on any network in five years, averaging 42.736 million viewers.

[01/19/22 - 02:48 PM]
ESPN's MegaCast Draws More Than 23.1 Million Viewers for the Los Angeles Rams' Decisive Victory Over the Arizona Cardinals
The audience peaked at 27.9 million viewers as the Rams led 21-0 in the second quarter (9:30 - 9:45 p.m.).

[01/19/22 - 08:02 AM]
"Yellowjackets" Completes Smashing First Season on Showtime
The series has averaged over 5 million weekly viewers across platforms.

[01/14/22 - 11:18 AM]
Fast Start for ESPN in 2022 in Viewership and Social Media Engagements
The network led cable in viewership and in the key P18-49 demo by wide margins in both prime time and total day and took total ownership of the list of cable's most-watched 10 shows in that demo.

[01/13/22 - 09:12 AM]
"Ugliest House in America" Starring Actress and Comedian Retta Delivers Powerful Ratings Performance for HGTV
Series ratings among both P25-54 and W25-54 reflected more than an 84 percent increase over the prior six weeks.

[01/12/22 - 10:12 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 Entertainment Network for 2nd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49
"The Rookie" was the week's No. 1 broadcast gainer in TV playback in both Total Viewers (+3.5 million) and Adults 18-49 (+133%).

[01/11/22 - 03:30 PM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Concludes Season on Pace to Be TV's #1 Primetime Show for Unprecedented 11th Consecutive Year
NBC's "SNF" extended its record for the most consecutive years atop the charts (since 1950).

[01/11/22 - 02:25 PM]
2022 College Football Playoff National Championship Nets 22.6 Million Viewers, Cable's Top Telecast in Two Years
The Dawgs' thrilling 33-18 victory over the SEC Champion Crimson Tide was up 19 percent from last year's national championship contest between Alabama and Ohio State.

[01/11/22 - 09:10 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football: Doubleheader Saturday" Debut Registers Viewership of 20.3 Million for Cowboys-Eagles and 19.1 Million for Chiefs-Broncos, ESPN's Most-Watched NFL Regular Season Games in More than a Decade
The Cowboys and Eagles generated an audience of 20.3 million viewers on ESPN, ABC, ESPN Deportes, while the Chiefs-Broncos delivered 19.1 million viewers across the same networks.

[01/11/22 - 08:48 AM]
CBS Sports Delivers Its Most-Watched NFL Regular Season in Six Years, Concluding with Strong Week 18 Viewership
"The NFL on CBS" averaged 21.588 million viewers for its 10 national Sunday game windows, which is more than any primetime television sports, entertainment or news series on any network this season.

[01/11/22 - 08:06 AM]
"Dexter: New Blood" Shatters Viewership Records for Showtime
For its 10-episode run, the series is averaging over 8 million weekly viewers across all platforms, becoming the most-watched series in Showtime history.

[01/10/22 - 02:53 PM]
"Euphoria's" Season 2 Premiere Tallied 2.4 Million Viewers Across All Platforms Sunday Night
Said debut marked the strongest digital premiere night performance for any episode of an HBO series since HBO Max's launch and a series-record more than double the season 1 premiere.

[01/07/22 - 10:12 AM]
HGTV Hit "Home Town" Already on Track to Deliver Strong Ratings in Current Season
In its 8-9 p.m. timeslot on January 2, "Home Town" was a top 5 cable program among P25-54 and W25-54.

[01/07/22 - 09:37 AM]
FOX & Gordon Ramsay's "Next Level Chef" Posts Season's #1 Series Premiere
Across platforms, "Next Level Chef" marks Gordon Ramsay's most-streamed telecast ever and FOX's most-streamed debut of the season.