Definition of "viewership" []

  • The people who watch a television program or motion picture: a largely male viewership. (noun)
  • A person who views something, esp television (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any optical device by means of which something is viewed, esp one used for viewing photographic transparencies (noun)
  • A person appointed by a court to inspect and report upon property, etc (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "viewership" in a sentence
  • "They can just keep heading back towards Earth, encountering new and different kind of aliens, and having turmoil within the “crew” of the ship, for, I would say, at least 10 seasons if the viewership is there to sustain it."
  • "And every year we complain about the fact that the Nielsen ratings system which tracks viewership is outdated and the networks need a new way to determine the success or failure of a show."
  • "Ratings-wise, the series made a big splash with its debut, but saw significant drop-off in viewership across its second and third episodes (though it edged back up a bit this week)."