Thursday, May 8, 2014

Boston and Miami's most watched shows

Up north in Boston, hockey rules in the ratings race. The NHL semi final game May 1st was the most watched show in the market, delivering 656,000 viewers to NBC Sports last week.  Besides the line up of CBS/WBZ sitcoms and dramas and ABC/WCVB reality shows rounding out the top 10, one stand out was ABC/WCVB's "Shark Tank'' reality show, which was #4 with 322,000 viewers. 

And HBO's "Game of Thrones" captivated (or decaptivated) 258,000 viewers or 12th place and tying with NBC/WHDH's "The Voice".)

Here's a look at Boston's most watched for the week of April 28 through May 4:

  1. NBCS NHL Semi Final (May 1st) 656,000  total viewers
  2.  WBZ-CBS Big Bang Theory 391,000
  3.  WBZ-CBS NCIS 377,000 
  4. WCVB-ABC Shark Tank 322,000
  5.  WCVB-ABC Dancing w/ Stars 317,000
  6.  WBZ-CBS 60 Minutes  286,000 
  7.  WBZ-CBS NCIS:LA     283,000
  7. WCVB-ABC The Middle 281,000
  9.  WCVB-ABC Modern Family 268,000
  9. WBZ-CBS Survivor 268,000
11. WHDH-NBC The Voice 264,000
12. WHDH-NBC The Voice 259,000
12. HBO Game of Thrones 258,000

source: Nielsen

And in Miami...

'Sal y Pimienta' hosts Lourdes Stephen and Rodner Figueroa.

 "Sal y Pimienta" (Salt and Pepper entertainment/gossip show) on Univision was the most watched show last week in Miami/Fort Lauderdale, even beating the Miami Heat games during the NBA playoffs. 


The entertainment show grew from its lead-in, a beauty queen reality show called "Nuestra Belleza." (Think: America's Next Top Model, Latin style.)  Besides the Heat games, the top English-language program was ABC's "Dancing with The Stars" and "Resurrection."

Here's a look at the most watched shows in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market for the week of April 28-May  4.


  1.  WLTV-Univision Sal y Pimienta (gossip show)  214,000  total viewers
  2.  WLTV-Univision Nuestra Belleza (beauty reality show) 212,000
  3.  SUN-FOX Sports NBA playoff  198,000 
  4.  TNT NBA Playoffs 194,000
  5.  TNT NBA Playoffs 170,000
  5.  WPLG-ABC Dancing with Stars 166,000
  7.  WSCV-TEL Voz Kids 159,000
  8.  WSCV-TEL Lo Que La Vida Me Robo (telenovela) 147,000
  9.  WPLG-ABC Resurrection 135,000
10.  TNT NBA Playoffs 132,000
10.  WSCV-TEL La Impostora (telenovela) 131,000
12.  WSCV-TEL En Otra Piel (telenovela) 127,000
12.  WLTV-UNI Lo Que La Vida Me Robo 126,000