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THE X FACTOR DIPS IN SECOND WEEK

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In its second outing, the U.S. edition of The X Factor on Fox dipped slightly in the ratings from its premiere but nevertheless was strong enough to give Fox another Wednesday-night victory among adults 18-49. Among total adults, Fox ran neck-and-neck with CBS. In the 8:00 p.m. hour, The X Factor drew 10.7 million viewers, […]

FOX FIRST AMONG YOUNG VIEWERS, LAST AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS

July 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox’s highest-rated show among total adults last week was the Wednesday edition of So You Think You Can Dance, which came in at No. 23 in the overall weekly ratings. Nevertheless, among the key demographic group of adults 18-49, Fox was the top-rated network for the week, followed by CBS, which attracted far more overall […]

CSI HAS NEW LEASE ON LIFE ON WEDNESDAYS

July 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It looks like CBS’s old warhorse CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is going to do just fine in its new time slot, 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Even as a rerun on Wednesday night the drama was the highest-rated show of the hour, against all-new competition. Nevertheless, the highest-rated show Thursday night was NBC’s America’s Got Talent, […]

THE VOICE GOES OUT A WINNER

June 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Confirming its status as NBC’s biggest hit in many a day, the final results show of The Voice averaged 10.77 million viewers Wednesday night and also ranked first among adults 18-49 in the 8:00 p.m. hour. The winning contestant, Javier Colon, is due to receive $100,000 and a recording contract. His victory margin over runner-up […]

NBC OWNS HALF OF TOP-TEN RATED SHOWS

June 29, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Time was when NBC’s Thursday lineup alone would provide five contenders or more for Nielsen’s list of the top ten television shows of the week. These days, however, it is extraordinary when any five NBC shows land in the top-ten. But that’s what happened last week. Of course three shows were titled America’s Got Talent, […]

PEACOCK ROOSTS ATOP RATINGS AGAIN

June 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In her TV column in today’s (Wednesday) Washington Post, Lisa de Moraes writes, “Once upon a time, when NBC did not win a week, it was big news. Now, NBC’s winning a week is the big news. Like last week.” NBC returned to the winner’s circle — at least among the key demo group of […]

CBS RULES ALL-RERUN NIGHT

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

All four major networks aired a full schedule of reruns Thursday night. The somewhat surprising result is that CBS managed to do quite well with its mix of comedies and dramas, taking first place in total adults in every half hour of primetime — as well as first in adults 18-49 in every half hour […]