It was up a big 1.3 million week to week and easily surpassed the show’s previous high of 5.92 million for its season premiere on Aug. 11, according to Nielsen.
“Breaking Bad” also did very well in demos, drawing 4.05 million adults 18-49 — or nearly two-thirds of its total audience.
Through six episodes in Live+Same Day estimates from Nielsen, this year’s “Breaking Bad” is averaging 5.2 million total viewers and 3.3 million adults 18-49, more than double its year-ago numbers in both categories.
According to Trendrr, “Breaking Bad” was the No. 1 television show of the night in social activity, and the No. 1 cable show for the full week.
ABC announced its midseason premiere dates for the 2019-2020 season on Thursday. The third season of ABC’s iteration of “American Idol” will launch on Feb. 16 at 8 p.m., while the freshman legal drama “For Life” will debut Feb. 11 at 10 p.m. The latter series hails from executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and [...]
Dom Bird will head up a new unscripted division for MGM in the U.K. Bird is a former head of formats for Channel 4 and creative director at the BBC. The new unit at MGM will handle development of formats locally as well as working up original ideas on the ground. Bird and Mark Burnett, [...]
Amazon has renewed the adult animated series “Undone” for a second season. The news comes a couple months after season 1 dropped on the streamer, and Amazon Studios has also announced an overall deal with the show’s co-creator and executive producer Kate Purdy. “Undone” is a half-hour dramedy that explores the elastic nature of reality [...]
Joe Jonas is going on an adventure. The singer, who is of course one third of the Jonas Brothers, is set to host and executive produce a travel series titled “Cup of Joe,” inspired by his Instagram account. “Cup of Joe” will follow Jonas as he travels around the world for the trio’s Happiness Begins [...]
The Bodega Boys are coming back, baby! Showtime has renewed “Desus & Mero,” the network’s first-ever late-night talk show, for a second season of pop culture, sports, music and politics banter. Season 2 will premiere Monday, Feb. 3 and will continue to air every Monday and Thursday night at 11 p.m. ET/PT. The renewal announcement [...]
Christine Baranski, “Power” creator and showrunner Courtney Kemp and ABC Entertainment chief Karey Burke are among the five recipients set for the 2020 Brandon Tartikoff Awards, to be handed out in January as part of the annual NATPE conference in Miami. Jeff Zucker, chairman of news and sports for WarnerMedia and president of CNN Worldwide, [...]
After sinking to a series low last week, “The Masked Singer” bounced back in the Wednesday night TV ratings. The Fox show jumped 15% among adults 18-49 from a 1.65 rating to a 1.9, and gained over 1 million total viewers from last time around to end up with 6.7 million. However, it remains to [...]