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INDOOR FIREWORKS A HIT ON 4TH OF JULY

July 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps it’s a sign of the growing number of big-screen HDTV sets that have been installed in households throughout the country, but Macy’s annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on NBC drew its biggest audience in 11 years Sunday night. The telecast averaged 8.65 million viewers, peaking in the second half-hour with 10.37 million. A […]

UNSPECTACULAR RATINGS ON THE FOURTH

July 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Except for a couple of Fourth of July specials, everything else on primetime TV Sunday night was a repeat and drew minuscule ratings. (Fox’s Sons of Tucson attracted just 1.12 million viewers). However, NBC’s coverage of the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular averaged 7.11 million viewers at 9:00 p.m. and CBS’s Boston Pops Fireworks […]