ABC Leads Inscape’s Ranking of Most-Watched Networks for July 24-30

ABC captured 6.19% of all live, linear minutes watched on TV last week.

ABC Leads Inscape’s Ranking of Most-Watched Networks for July 24-30

Each week, we highlight the most-watched shows and networks using insights from Inscape, the currency-grade smart TV ACR data provider and data technology division of Vizio. Data is linear, live TV only and includes all episode types (new and reruns). Rankings are by percent share duration (i.e., time spent watching). Here's a look at the top 25 networks by viewership share for July 24-30 — head over to TVREV to see the program ranking and insights about the top shows by watch-time.

ABC moves from second to first place week-over-week, capturing 6.19% of minutes watched. Programs driving viewership included Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight With David Muir and The View.

Additional insights around the most-watched networks from July 24-30:

  • CBS takes second place (up from third) with 6.17% of watch-time, fueled in part by PGA Tour golf. NBC slips from first to third week-over-week (5.97%).
  • Thanks to Shark Week programming, Discovery jumps from No. 20 to No. 11, capturing a 1.73% viewership share.
  • Networks that maintain their chart positions but increased watch-time compared to the previous week include Fox News, Fox and TBS.
  • Bravo was the sole week-over-week ranking newcomer, with watch-time driven by The Real Housewives of Orange County, Below Deck Down Under and The Real Housewives of Atlanta.