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Nielsen ratings are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States. [1]

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Advertising Age

Ad Age (or Advertising Age) is a global media brand publishing analysis, news and data on marketing and media.

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Adweek

Adweek is a weekly American advertising trade publication that was first published in 1978.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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All in the Family

All in the Family is an American sitcom TV-series that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network for nine seasons, from January 1971 to April 1979.

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American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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American Idol

American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the newspaper of record in the U.S. state of Arkansas, printed in Little Rock with a northwest edition published in Lowell.

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Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts

Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (also known as Talent Scouts) was an American radio and television variety show which ran on CBS from 1946 until 1958.

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Arthur Nielsen

Arthur Charles Nielsen Sr. (September 5, 1897June 1, 1980) was an American businessman, electrical engineer and market research analyst who founded the ACNielsen company, a market research company.

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Audience

An audience is a group of people who participate in a show or encounter a work of art, literature (in which they are called "readers"), theatre, music (in which they are called "listeners"), video games (in which they are called "players"), or academics in any medium.

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Audience measurement

Audience measurement measures how many people are in an audience, usually in relation to radio listenership and television viewership, but also in relation to newspaper and magazine readership and, increasingly, web traffic on websites.

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Ballantine Books

Ballantine Books is a major book publisher located in the United States, founded in 1952 by Ian Ballantine with his wife, Betty Ballantine.

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Bar

A bar (also known as a saloon or a tavern or sometimes a pub or club, referring to the actual establishment, as in pub bar or savage club etc.) is a retail business establishment that serves alcoholic beverages, such as beer, wine, liquor, cocktails, and other beverages such as mineral water and soft drinks and often sell snack foods such as crisps (potato chips) or peanuts, for consumption on premises.

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Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.

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Bill Carter

Bill Carter (born 1966) is a writer and director.

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Bonanza

Bonanza is an NBC television western series that ran from 1959 to 1973.

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Brian Stelter

Brian Patrick Stelter (born September 3, 1985) is an American journalist who is the senior media correspondent for CNN and host of the CNN program Reliable Sources.

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Broadcast programming

Broadcast programming is the practice of organizing and/or ordering of broadcast media programs (Internet, television, radio, etc.) in a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or season-long schedule.

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Broadcasting & Cable

Broadcasting & Cable is a weekly television industry trade magazine published by NewBay Media.

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BuddyTV

BuddyTV is an entertainment-based website based in Seattle, Washington, which generates content about television programs and sporting events.

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C. E. Hooper

The C. E. Hooper Company was an American company which measured radio and television ratings during the "Golden Age" of radio.

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CBS

CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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CBS Corporation

CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.

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Chase Carey

Chase Carey (born 22 November 1953) is an Irish-American executive.

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Cheers

Cheers is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 30, 1982, to May 20, 1993, with a total of 275 half-hour episodes for eleven seasons.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Chief operating officer

The chief operating officer (COO), also called the chief operations officer, is one of the highest-ranking executive positions in an organization, comprising part of the "C-Suite".

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CNBC

CNBC is an American basic cable, internet and satellite business news television channel that is owned by NBCUniversal News Group, a division of NBCUniversal, with both being ultimately owned by Comcast.

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CNNMoney

CNNMoney.com is a financial news and information website, operated by CNN.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Crossley ratings

The Crossley ratings (or Crossleys) were an audience measurement system created to determine the audience size of radio broadcasts beginning in 1930.

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, also referred to as CSI and CSI: Las Vegas, is an American procedural forensics crime drama television series which ran on CBS from October 6, 2000, to September 27, 2015, spanning 15 seasons.

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CW Now

CW Now is a news program/news magazine series which premiered on The CW on September 23, 2007.

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Dallas (1978 TV series)

Dallas is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from April 2, 1978, to May 3, 1991.

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Deadline Hollywood

Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.

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Demography

Demography (from prefix demo- from Ancient Greek δῆμος dēmos meaning "the people", and -graphy from γράφω graphō, implies "writing, description or measurement") is the statistical study of populations, especially human beings.

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Digital video recorder

A digital video recorder (DVR) is an electronic device that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device.

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Dormitory

In United States usage, the word dormitory means a building primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for large numbers of people, often boarding school, college or university students.

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Dynasty (1981 TV series)

Dynasty is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to May 11, 1989.

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Eastern United States

The Eastern United States, commonly referred to as the American East or simply the East, is a region roughly coinciding with the boundaries of the United States established in the 1783 Treaty of Paris, which bounded the new country to the west along the Mississippi River.

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ER (TV series)

ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist and medical doctor Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009, with a total of 331 episodes spanning over 15 seasons.

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Financial Times

The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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Fox Broadcasting Company

The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

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Fox Entertainment Group

The Fox Entertainment Group is an American entertainment company that operates through four segments, mainly filmed entertainment, television stations, television broadcast networks, and cable network programming.

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Friends

Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons.

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Gannett Company

Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC.

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Glee (TV series)

Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.

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Graham Holdings Company

Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company) is a diversified American conglomerate, best known for formerly owning the newspaper for which it was once named, The Washington Post, and Newsweek.

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Grey's Anatomy

Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on March 27, 2005, on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement.

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Habit

A habit (or wont) is a routine of behavior that is repeated regularly and tends to occur subconsciously.

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Happy Days

Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974, to September 24, 1984 on ABC, with a total of 255 half-hour episodes spanning eleven seasons.

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Horizon (UK TV series)

Horizon is an ongoing and long-running British documentary television series on BBC that covers science and philosophy.

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HTTP referer

The HTTP (originally a misspelling of referrer) is an HTTP header field that identifies the address of the webpage (i.e. the URI or IRI) that linked to the resource being requested.

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Hulu

Hulu (stylized as hulu) is an American entertainment company that provides over-the-top media services owned by Hulu LLC, a joint venture with The Walt Disney Company (through Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International) (30%), 21st Century Fox (30%), Comcast (through NBCUniversal) (30%),Although NBC Universal is also a major shareholder (30%) of Hulu, by the Federal Communications Commission, NBC Universal and Comcast are required not to exercise any right to influence the conduct or operation of Hulu.

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I Love Lucy

I Love Lucy is a landmark American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley.

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Internet

The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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ITunes

iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.

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Latino

Latino is a term often used in the United States to refer to people with cultural ties to Latin America, in contrast to Hispanic which is a demonym that includes Spaniards and other speakers of the Spanish language.

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Laverne & Shirley

Laverne & Shirley (originally Laverne DeFazio & Shirley Feeney) is an American television sitcom that ran for eight seasons on ABC from January 27, 1976, to May 10, 1983.

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Leslie Moonves

Leslie Roy "Les" Moonves (born October 6, 1949) is Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation.

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List of most watched television broadcasts

The following content contains the tentative list of the most watched television broadcasts around the world in selected countries, with the corresponding peak viewership (or ratings share) records, the corresponding year of such broadcast, and the mentioned media research organizations tallying nationwide viewership records.

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List of most watched television broadcasts in the United States

The following is a list of most watched television broadcasts in the United States based on average viewership of the broadcasts by Nielsen.

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Marcus Welby, M.D.

Marcus Welby, M.D. is an American medical drama television program that aired Tuesdays at 10:00–11:00 p.m. (EST) on ABC from September 23, 1969, to July 29, 1976.

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Margin of error

The margin of error is a statistic expressing the amount of random sampling error in a survey's results.

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Market research

Market research (also in some contexts known as industrial research) is any organized effort to gather information about target markets or customers.

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McEnroe (talk show)

McEnroe was a talk show on CNBC hosted by tennis player John McEnroe.

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Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote is an American crime drama television series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher.

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NBC

The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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NBC Sunday Night Football

NBC Sunday Night Football (abbreviated as SNF) is a weekly television broadcast of National Football League (NFL) games on NBC in the United States.

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NCIS (TV series)

NCIS is an American action police procedural television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which investigates crimes involving the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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Netflix

Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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NewBay Media

NewBay Media, LLC is a magazine and website publisher founded in 2006 and headquartered in New York City.

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News Corporation

The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.

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Nielsen Audio

Nielsen Audio (formerly Arbitron) is a consumer research company in the United States that collects listener data on radio broadcasting audiences.

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Nielsen Media Research

Nielsen Media Research (NMR) is an American firm that measures media audiences, including television, radio, theatre films (via the AMC Theatres MAP program) and newspapers.

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Nova (TV series)

Nova (stylized NOVΛ) is an American popular science television series produced by WGBH Boston.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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People meter

A people meter is an audience measurement tool used to measure the viewing habits of TV and cable audiences.

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Prison

A prison, also known as a correctional facility, jail, gaol (dated, British English), penitentiary (American English), detention center (American English), or remand center is a facility in which inmates are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state.

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Psychographics

Psychographics can be defined as a qualitative methodology used to describe consumers on psychological attributes.

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Public relations

Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public.

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Response bias

Response bias is a general term for a wide range of tendencies for participants to respond inaccurately or falsely to questions.

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Roseanne

Roseanne is an American television sitcom starring Roseanne Barr.

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Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (often simply referred to as Laugh-In) is an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968, to March 12, 1973, on the NBC television network.

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Seinfeld

Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that ran for nine seasons on NBC, from 1989 to 1998.

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Slate (magazine)

Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.

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Smartphone

A smartphone is a handheld personal computer with a mobile operating system and an integrated mobile broadband cellular network connection for voice, SMS, and Internet data communication; most, if not all, smartphones also support Wi-Fi.

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Super Bowl XLVII

Super Bowl XLVII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2012 season.

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Survivor: The Australian Outback

Survivor: The Australian Outback (also referred to as Survivor: Australia in later seasons) is the second season of the American CBS competitive reality television series Survivor.

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Tablet computer

A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a portable personal computer, typically with a mobile operating system and LCD touchscreen display processing circuitry, and a rechargeable battery in a single thin, flat package.

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Texaco Star Theatre

Texaco Star Theatre was an American comedy-variety show, broadcast on radio from 1938 to 1949 and telecast from 1948 to 1956.

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The $64,000 Question

The $64,000 Question was an American game show broadcast from 1955 to 1958, which became embroiled in the 1950s quiz show scandals.

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The Andy Griffith Show

The Andy Griffith Show is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from October 3, 1960, to April 1, 1968, with a total of 249 half-hour episodes spanning over eight seasons—159 in black and white and 90 in color.

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The Beverly Hillbillies

The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom originally broadcast on CBS from 1962 to 1971.

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The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the series, along with Steven Molaro.

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The Buffalo News

The Buffalo News is the daily newspaper of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area, located at 1 News Plaza in Downtown Buffalo, New York.

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The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992.

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The CW

The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.

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The Good Doctor (TV series)

The Good Doctor is an American medical drama television series based on the 2013 award-winning South Korean series of the same name.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The New York Times Company

The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.

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The New York Times International Edition

The New York Times International Edition is an English-language newspaper printed at 38 sites throughout the world and sold in more than 160 countries and territories.

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The Office (U.S. TV series)

The Office is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013, lasting nine seasons.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Time shifting

In broadcasting, time shifting is the recording of programming to a storage medium to be viewed or listened to after the live broadcasting.

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TiVo

TiVo is a digital video recorder (DVR) developed and marketed by TiVo Corporation and introduced in 1999.

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Top-rated United States television programs by season

This article presents the top-rated American primetime television series by season from 1950 to the present according to Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1951–52

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1951-52 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1952–53

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1952-53 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1953–54

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1953-54 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1954–55

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1954-55 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1955–56

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1955-56 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1956–57

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1956-57 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1957–58

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1957-58 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1958–59

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1958-59 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1959–60

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1959-60 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1960–61

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1960-61 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1961–62

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1961-62 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1962–63

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1962-63 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1963–64

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1963-64 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1964–65

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1964-65 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1965–66

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1965-66 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1966–67

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1966-67 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1967–68

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1967-68 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1968–69

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1968-69 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1969–70

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1969-70 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1970–71

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1970-71 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1971–72

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1971-72 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1972–73

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1972-73 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1973–74

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1973-74 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1974–75

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1974-75 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1975–76

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1975-76 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1976–77

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1976-77 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1977–78

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1977-78 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1978–79

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1978-79 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1979–80

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1979-80 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1980–81

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1980-81 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1981–82

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1981-82 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1982–83

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1982-83 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1983–84

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1983-84 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1984–85

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1984-85 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1985–86

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1985-86 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1986–87

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1986-87 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1987–88

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1987-88 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1988–89

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1988-89 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1989–90

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1989-90 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1990–91

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1990-91 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1991–92

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1991-92 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1992–93

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1992-93 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1993–94

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1993-94 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1994–95

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1994-95 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1995–96

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1995-96 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1996–97

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1996-97 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1997–98

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1997-98 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1998–99

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1998-99 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 1999–2000

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 1999-2000 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2000–01

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2000-01 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2001–02

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2001–02 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2002–03

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2002-03 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2003–04

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2003-04 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2004–05

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2004-05 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2005–06

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2005-06 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2006–07

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2006-07 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2007–08

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2007-08 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2008–09

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2008-09 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2009–10

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2009-10 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2010–11

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2010-11 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2011–12

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2011-12 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2012–13

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2012-13 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2013–14

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2013-14 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2014–15

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2014–15 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2015–16

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2015–16 season as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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Top-rated United States television programs of 2016–17

This table displays the top-rated primetime television series of the 2016–17 season, as measured by Nielsen Media Research.

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USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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Viacom

Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.

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Video on demand

Video on demand is a programming system which allows users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content such as movies and TV shows whenever they choose, rather than at a scheduled broadcast time, the method that prevailed with over-the-air programming during the 20th century.

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Wagon Train

Wagon Train is an American Western series that aired on NBC 1957–62 and then on ABC 1962–65.

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Watermark

A watermark is an identifying image or pattern in paper that appears as various shades of lightness/darkness when viewed by transmitted light (or when viewed by reflected light, atop a dark background), caused by thickness or density variations in the paper.

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (U.S. game show)

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (often informally called Millionaire) is an American television game show based on the same-titled British program and developed for the United States by Michael Davies.

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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60 Minutes

60 Minutes is an American newsmagazine television program broadcast on the CBS television network.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nielsen_ratings

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