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YOU ARE WATCHING BIG BROTHER

September 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NFL preseason games televised on cable in local markets probably drew viewers away from broadcast television Thursday night — because of the holiday, ratings for the games may not be disclosed until next week — but CBS recorded solid numbers anyway, leading in total adults and in the 18-49 demo in every half hour, peaking […]

RATINGS FOR ENTERTAINMENT SHOWS FALL BELOW NEWSCASTS’

August 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

For the second week in a row, television executives might have been wishing that their entertainment programs were drawing the sizable audiences that their evening newscasts were. While NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams averaged 7.87 million viewers, NBC’s primetime programming averaged 4.56 million (the average was ballooned by high ratings for America’s Got Talent; […]

NEWS BEATS ENTERTAINMENT IN RATINGS

August 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

More TV viewers were watching reports about the budget crisis last week than most entertainment programs. NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams averaged 7.9 million viewers for the week. That would have put it at seventh place on the Nielsen primetime ratings list. ABC World News with Diane Sawyer with an average of 7.4 million […]