Definition of viewership in English:

viewership

noun

  • treated as singular or plural The audience for a particular television programme or channel.

    ‘the glory days of 90 per cent viewership’
    in singular ‘a potential viewership of 18 million people’
    • ‘While certainly the cable channels boasted spikes in viewership, a swell of Web news users clicked offshore.’
    • ‘Other deals are tied to the development of interactive television and ITV viewership measurement.’
    • ‘News channels get more viewership as people not watch them merely to catch headlines, but also because of their other non-fiction content.’
    • ‘Now, if public support dwindles with viewership, PBS could slowly starve.’
    • ‘A lot of these problems would solve themselves if the public would vote with their viewership.’
    • ‘Indeed, can one imagine the reaction among the television viewership across Central America?’
    • ‘In comparing media usage, online traffic growth coincided most closely with the rapid decline in television viewership.’
    • ‘I would venture to say that television viewership would grow substantially.’
    • ‘If anything, it will push up piracy and television viewership.’
    • ‘A South African company will soon be engaged to monitor the channel's viewership.’
    • ‘There is little evidence to suggest increased television viewership is killing off reading.’
    • ‘Prime time programmes in various channels are vying for viewership.’
    • ‘Since its viewership has dwindled, ABC had to depend on something other than ABC to get the word out on its new shows.’
    • ‘It too heralded great critical response but low audience viewership.’
    • ‘The race telecast also kept pace with 2005's average viewership with an audience of nearly a quarter-million people.’
    • ‘The channel's viewership is ageing, and attempts to attract younger watchers have yet to bear fruit.’
    • ‘Even among Fox's core audience of conservatives, CNN has an edge in total viewership.’
    • ‘Television and televangelism usually work through viewership.’
    • ‘His speech held the audience in the palm of his hand, including the wider television viewership.’
    • ‘But even if not as many people could watch the games in person, the good news is that television viewership continued to grow.’
    market, public, following, clientele, patronage, listenership
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Pronunciation

viewership

/ˈvjuːəʃɪp/