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NBC EXPERIENCES ITS WORST THURSDAY

July 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In another demonstration of how far the mighty have fallen, the series finale of NBC’s 100 Questions Thursday night drew just 1.89 million viewers. In the 1990s, NBC’s programs airing on Thursday — “Must See TV” night — regularly averaged $20 million viewers. Thursday night’s result, however, may have represented a historic low for the […]

JUNE MADNESS ARRIVES

June 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s nothing like a basketball matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers to lift TV ratings — and Thursday’s coverage on ABC did just that in spades. Game 1 of the NBA finals, played in Los Angeles, averaged 11.7 million viewers and won every half-hour in primetime between 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 […]

SUMMER STARTS OFF WITH THE BLAHS

May 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The summer season got off to an inauspicious start on Thursday as Fox’s summer powerhouse, So You Think You Can Dance, averaged 7.49 million viewers. While that was good enough to beat the competition, it was nevertheless down from 9.15 million for last year’s season opener. Meanwhile, NBC, trying to revive its Thursday-night comedy lineup, […]