CBS, ABC Win for TV Network Watch-Time

CBS captured a 7.27% viewership share across Feb. 19-25, per Inscape.

CBS, ABC Win for TV Network Watch-Time

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 February 19-25 — head over to TVREV to see the program ranking and get insights about the top shows by watch-time.

CBS takes first place yet again, although its 7.27% viewership share represented a decrease from the previous week’s 8.09%. Top programming by watch-time included The Price Is Right, men’s college basketball, CBS Mornings, The Young and the Restless and Let’s Make a Deal

A few more insights about the week’s most-watched networks: 

  • ABC stays steady at No. 2 week-over-week, but increased its watch-time from 6.20% to 6.89% thanks in part to NBA games. Other top programming on the network included Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight With David Muir and American Idol.
  • Although NBC, Fox News and Fox maintain ranking positions week-over-week, each increased its viewership share. 
  • Reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Andy Griffith Show and The King of Queens, helped TV Land move up four spots to No. 16. 
  • Bravo was the sole week-over-week ranking newcomer, landing at No. 23 with 0.98% of minutes watched. 

Check out the week's most-watched TV programs over on TVREV.