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HBO Max Broken Out in Nielsen Streaming Estimates for First Time, Notches 1% Share of April TV Viewing

For the first time, Nielsen reported HBO Max estimates for TV time spent viewing — with the Warner Bros. Discovery-owned service coming in with a 1% share for…

‘This Is Us’ Farewell to Mandy Moore’s Rebecca Scores Second-Highest Ratings of Final Season

“This Is Us” said goodbye to Mandy Moore’s Rebecca Pearson Tuesday — and so did many, many NBC viewers. The second-to-last episode of the Dan Fogelman-created family drama…

YouTube Upfront Trots Out MrBeast, Lizzo and Other Big Creators, Platform Announces New Ad Frequency-Capping Solution

The TV upfronts are usually a dog-and-pony show where networks unveil their new content slates. At YouTube’s Brandcast presentation for brands and agencies, held for the first time…

‘The Boys’ Are Back In Action-Packed, Bloody Season 3 Trailer (TV News Roundup)

After a two year wait, “The Boys” is amping up for a bloody return. Amazon Prime Video has released the first full trailer for the popular satirical superhero…

‘Welcome to Flatch’ Renewed for Season 2 at Fox

The Paul Feig-produced comedy “Welcome to Flatch” has been renewed for Season 2 at Fox, Variety has learned. Inspired by BBC Studios’ BAFTA-winning BBC format “This Country,” “Welcome…

Nielsen’s Defiant CEO Says Company Stands Ready to Count, Despite TV Network ‘Noise’

How did the simple act of counting TV viewers become so controversial? David Kenny thinks he knows. The CEO of Nielsen has been under fire for months, ever…

TV Networks’ Scramble to Launch Nielsen Rivals Creates Measurement Mess

TV’s most intense drama isn’t showing on any particular network and doesn’t stream on any specific screen. Even so, some of the industry’s most influential executives can’t stop…

‘Pivoting’ Canceled After One Season at Fox

Comedy “Pivoting” has been canceled after just one season at Fox, Variety has confirmed. The midseason single-cam sitcom starring Eliza Coupe, Ginnifer Goodwin and Maggie Q, concluded its…

Nielsen Streaming Top 10: ‘The Ultimatum’ Takes No. 1 Spot From ‘Bridgerton’ After Season Finale

“Bridgerton” spent weeks in the No. 1 spot on Nielsen’s streaming rankings, but finally fell back to No. 3 in the April 11-17 viewing windoe after reality dating…

‘Good Sam,’ ‘How We Roll’ Canceled After One Season Each at CBS

Sophia Bush’s “Good Sam” and Pete Holmes’ “How We Roll” have been canceled after just one season each at CBS, Variety has learned. “Good Sam” was a medical…

How US became the top fanbase for Formula 1, after years of not caring

Since the Netflix series “Drive to Survive” debuted in 2019, the American audience for Formula 1 has skyrocketed. According to a recent Nielsen study, Formula 1 is on track to top a billion worldwide fans this year, with 77 percent of those new fans under 35 years old.

Nielsen Streaming Top 10: ‘Better Call Saul’ on Netflix Takes No. 2 Spot Ahead of Season 6 Premiere

Though the sixth and final season of “Better Call Saul” didn’t debut until April 18, the show took the No. 2 position on Nielsen’s streaming rankings for the…