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DANCING DANCES AWAY WITH HONORS AGAIN

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Dancing with the Stars continued to dominate Monday night’s ratings on broadcast TV, attracting 19.29 million viewers for the evening, peaking in the final half-hour with 20.55 million. The show faced strong competition, including ESPN’s Monday Night Football on cable, whose ratings will be released later today (Tuesday), but which has been averaging 15 million […]

HAWAII FIVE-0 RAPIDLY LOSING VIEWERS

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Uh-0 — CBS’s Hawaii Five-0, which started out the season looking like a bona fide hit, now looks like it has encountered some rough seas. After attracting more than 14 million viewers when it premiered on Sept. 20, it has been shedding viewers ever since, dropping to 10.52 million on Monday night. ABC’s Castle took […]

DANCE FEVER HEATS UP

May 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A two-hour edition of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars dominated Monday viewing, easily capturing every half hour of primetime between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. as it averaged 19 million viewers. Some 18 million viewers tuned in to the first hour, surging to 20 million in the second hour. Despite a night of stiff competition, […]

“ROMANTICALLY CHALLENGED” A CHALLENGE FOR ABC

April 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ordinarily, any TV series that debuts with 11.56 million viewers would be regarded as potentially a big new hit. Unless that show’s lead-in was Dancing with the Stars with 21.56 million viewers. That was the case Monday night as Romantically Challenged premiered on ABC. Making its numbers appear even more embarrassing — if not outright […]

LIST OF THE TOP TEN TV SHOWS

April 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten shows of the week according to Nielsen Research:1. Dancing with the Stars (Monday), ABC, 14.4/23; 2. American Idol (Tuesday), Fox, 12.4/20; 3. American Idol (Wednesday), Fox, 11.7/19; 4. Dancing with the Stars (Tuesday), ABC, 9.3/15; 5. NCAA Basketball (Saturday): West Virginia vs. Duke, CBS, 9.2/17; 6. Castle, ABC, 8.8/15; 7. The Mentalist, […]

“DANCING” STARTS ABC OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT

March 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC, which had been languishing in last place in the ratings for most of the season, appeared revitalized last week, thanks to its competition series Dancing with the Stars, its resurging drama Castle, and its long-running Grey’s Anatomy.. Last week, Dancing edged out Fox’s American Idol for the top spot on the Nielsen ratings chart. […]

ABC TAKES OVER OWNERSHIP OF MONDAY NIGHT

March 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC’s Dancing with the Stars wiped the floor with its rivals Monday night, clobbering the usual Monday-night winners on CBS soundly. A two-hour edition averaged 22.56 million viewers, peaking in the final half hour at 9:30 p.m. with 24.89 million. Ratings for the show were up 9 percent from a year ago and 12 percent […]

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