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Streaming TV

Top 10

Original, acquired, and movie viewing

Discover the top streaming programs in the U.S., including the most-watched streaming originals, movies and acquired titles. Ranked by total minutes viewed by persons 2+.

Week of Mar. 11 – 17, 2024

Program NameRankMinutes (Millions)# of EpisodesSVOD Provider
The Gentlemen (2024)
1
1,857
8Netflix
Damsel (2024)
2
1,542
1Netflix
Love Is Blind
3
1,438
83Netflix
Bluey
4
1,062
150Disney+
Grey's Anatomy
5
830
422Hulu / Netflix
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
6
819
152Netflix / Peacock
NCIS
7
797
443Netflix / Paramount+
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour
8
677
1Disney+
Turning Point: The Bomb and the Cold War
9
621
9Netflix
Young Sheldon
10
618
127Max / Netflix

Source: Nielsen Streaming Content Ratings (Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV+, Disney+, Hulu, Max, Paramount+, Peacock and Netflix), Nielsen National TV Panel, U.S., viewing through television.

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Methodology Overview

Learn more about how we measure streaming content and calculate the streaming Top 10 lists in this video with Nielsen SVP Brian Fuhrer.

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Streaming Content Ratings

Uncover the viewing habits of streaming audiences to gain a more comprehensive view of your video content’s reach, regardless of where consumers view it.

Traditional TV

Top 10

Broadcast and cable viewing

Discover what Americans are watching on TV, including the week’s top broadcast and cable telecasts and syndicated programming. Based on Nielsen National TV ratings and ranked by total viewers (persons 2+).

Week of January 15 – 21, 2024

PROGRAMRANKVIEWERS (000)RATINGNETWORK
AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF – KC at BUF
1
50,393
24.2CBS
FOX NFC PLAYOFF – GB at SF
2
37,539
17.8FOX
ABC NFL WILD CARD – PHI at TB
3
18,785
9.9ABC
FIRE COUNTRY SUN SPECIAL
4
7,198
3.9CBS
CHICAGO FIRE
5
7,002
4.2NBC
CHICAGO MED
6
6,927
4.2NBC
CHICAGO PD
7
5,817
3.5NBC
LAW AND ORDER:SVU
8
5,665
3.4NBC
LAW AND ORDER
9
5,315
3.2NBC
NCIS: SYDNEY
10
5,167
3.0CBS

Source: Nielsen National TV Ratings. U.S. audiences. Ranked by total viewers P2+. Ratings are the percentage of TV viewers in the U.S. that tuned into a specific television program.

Viewing by demographic

Dive deeper into the data with the top-ranked prime broadcast and cable TV programs for Hispanic viewers, Black viewers and viewers in households with same gender spouses or unmarried partners in the U.S.

Week of January 8 – 14, 2024

PROGRAMRANKVIEWERS (000)RATINGNETWORK
NBC NFL WILDCARD – LAR AT DET
1
3,260
8.8NBC
FOX NFC SUN WILDCARD POST-GAME
2
2,432
6.5FOX
NBC NFL WILDCARD PREKICK – LAR AT DET
3
2,047
5.5NBC
MINAS DE PASION FRI E
4
1,511
5.1UNI
MUJER 2 TUE
5
1,494
5.2UNI
MINAS DE PASION TUE
6
1,493
5.3UNI
MUJER 2 WED
7
1,475
5.1UNI
MUJER 2 THU
8
1,465
5.3UNI
MINAS DE PASION WED
9
1,450
5.2UNI
MUJER 2 MON
10
1,430
5.0UNI

Source: Nielsen. Primetime broadcast programs. Viewing estimates on this page include live viewing and DVR playback on the same day, defined as 3am-3am. Ratings are the percentage of TV viewers in the U.S. that tuned into a television program.

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Nielsen TV Ratings

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Ratings and Families

How do Nielsen ratings work? It starts with the Nielsen Families that help us measure what people watch on TV and listen to on the radio.

Advertising

Top 10

Learn which companies are leading the pack in advertising spending each month. Powered by Nielsen Ad Intel.

Advertising Spend – February 2024, P2+

PARENT COMPANYRANKDOLLARS (MM)IMPRESSIONS (B)INDUSTRY
ABBVIE INC
1
$100.1
8.9HEALTHCARE
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC
2
$58.1
5.1BUSINESS & CONSUMER SVCS
COMCAST CORP
3
$58.1
2.1ENTERTAINMENT & AMUSEMENTS
COSTAR GROUP INC
4
$55.3
2.2INSURANCE & REAL ESTATE
NATIONAL AMUSEMENTS INC
5
$55.3
3.0PUBLISHING & MEDIA
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
6
$54.6
0.8BUSINESS & CONSUMER SVCS
PROGRESSIVE CORP
7
$52.2
5.7INSURANCE & REAL ESTATE
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG
8
$50.0
3.2BUSINESS & CONSUMER SVCS
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO
9
$49.7
2.6HEALTHCARE
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO
10
$46.3
10.7TOILETRIES & COSMETICS

Source: Nielsen Ad Intel notes: Excludes PSAs. Spot TV Live+7 for P2+. Spot TV is inclusive of Nielsen’s top 10 Hispanic DMAs based on TV households. Political advertising pricing varies by station and is subject to change, therefore cannot be compared to previous time periods.

Note: Uncategorized promotional ad spend and impression data excluded from chart.

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Ad Intel

Set your brand apart from the competition with advertising intelligence across channels and platforms, including TV, print, digital, out-of-home, and cinema.

Video Games

Top 10

Discover the top video games Americans are looking to buy next.

Week ended April 13, 2024 | Console and PC

TITLERANKRankPrevious week's rankings
Grand Theft Auto VI
1
1
1
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds
2
2
5
Minecraft
3
3
7
Tekken 8
4
4
4
Fortnite
5
5
5
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
6
6
2
Grand Theft Auto V (PS5, Xbox Series X)
6
6
2
WWE 2K24
8
8
25
skate.
8
8
105
Elden Ring
10
10
13
Roblox
10
10
25

Source: Nielsen Video Games Tracking

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