Definition of viewership
: a television audience especially with respect to size or makeup
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Those cable networks have seen sharp viewership declines.
If viewership continues to shift toward subscription TV, where there are no (or far fewer) ads, that money has to go somewhere.
The network’s viewership was down 11 percent from last year.
Fox News’ viewership has also surged from a year earlier, but the channel, which appeals to conservatives, has been criticized for avoiding news stories that paint Trump in a negative light and for promoting conspiracy theories.
The Kansas City market ranked second nationally in NCAA Tournament viewership on CBS and Turner, third in college basketball on ESPN and 52nd in NBA regular-season telecasts.
Per Showtime, Twin Peaks now has the most streaming viewers ever for an original series debut — with the highest percentage of streaming viewership of any Showtime original to date.
But the efforts have struggled to gain sustained viewership, and Facebook has faced criticism for allowing its live-video technology to be used to broadcast violence and crimes.
The show has a reliable viewership of 300,000 per video, and the team posts two, sometimes more, each week.
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