The Super Series™ Wraps Season Six As the Highest-rated Primetime Show in Hispanic Media for its Entire Run Among Adults 18-49
Telemundo Ranks as the #1 Broadcast Network at 10pm, Regardless of Language, Among Adults 18-34 During the Series’ Full Run
MIAMI – September 25, 2018 – The sixth season finale of Telemundo’s Emmy Award-winning Super Series™ “El Señor de los Cielos” ranked last night as the #1 program in Spanish-language television among total viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34. According to Nielsen, the finale averaged 2,061,000 total viewers, 1,125,000 adults 18-49 and 475,000 adults 18-34.
The sixth season of “El Señor de los Cielos” full run averaged 1,878,000 total viewers, 1,058,000 adults 18-49 and 467,000 adults 18-34 placing Telemundo as the #1 network Monday-Friday at 10pm, in English or Spanish, among adults 18-34, and #2 (excluding sports and specials) among all networks behind NBC, among adults 18-49. Throughout its full run, "El Señor de los Cielos" (Season 6) was the #1 regularly-scheduled Spanish-language program in primetime among adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.
During its full run, the Super Series™ generated 18,000,000 global actions across social platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). Instagram powered social engagement with a total of 13,000,000 actions, 76% of the season total and +195% year-over-year growth.
Locally, the finale ranked as the #1 broadcast program in its time period regardless of language, in Miami, among total viewers, and was the #1 Spanish-language show in its time slot, in Los Angeles, New York, Houston, Chicago, San Francisco, Sacramento, Orlando, Philadelphia, Denver, Washington, Tampa and Boston among total viewers and adults 18-49, and in Phoenix among adults 18-49.
“El Señor de los Cielos” is an original Telemundo Studios production filmed in Mexico by Argos Televisión. Luis Zelkowicz wrote the script and Danny Gavidia and Victor Herrera direct, while Mariana Iskandarani serves as executive producer.
Source: Nielsen NPM, 9/24/18, Live+SD; Full Run Average and Rank based on Most Current (Live+7 5/8/2018-9/9/2018; Live+SD through 9/21/18), Proj (000), M-F 10-11pm strict daypart (excluding sports events & specials); NSI, 9/24/18, Live+SD, Rank based on A18-49 & P2+ (000) for M-F 10-11pm ET/PT daypart among TEL, UNI, UMA, AZA, ETV, NBC, ABC, CBS & FOX; Nielsen Social Content Ratings, 9/24/18. Shareablee Global Data, S6: 5/8/18- 9/24/18; S5: 6/20/17-11/2/17; S4: 3/28/16-7/18/16; 4/21/15-9/21/15.
About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Noticias, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 28 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.