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NCIS BEATS OUT TALENT CONTESTS

March 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS’s NCIS was back on top of the Nielsen ratings chart again last week, beating out such formidable competitors as ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, Fox’s American Idol and NBC’s The Voice. Its margin of victory was slight — and insignificant statistically. It drew 19.06 million viewers (an 11.9 rating and a 19 share) to […]

TALENT-SHOW FACE-OFF; BOTH SIDES LOSE

March 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC’s The Voice and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars fought it out between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Monday night, and each of them ended up bloodied by the other. The premiere of DWTS captured 18.47 million viewers, but that was down 18 percent from the 22.66 million viewers who tuned in a year ago. […]

DANCING WALTZES OFF WITH RATINGS VICTORY

November 30, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Dancing with the Stars’s final two broadcasts of the season landed at the top of the Neilsen ratings list for total households last week, but only one episode — Tuesday’s results show — landed on Nielsen’s separate list for adults 18-49 — at No. 8. (Each episode drew nearly identical numbers of viewers — about […]

NBC: FIRST WITH FOOTBALL, LAST WITH EVERYTHING ELSE

November 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Once again NBC’s Sunday Night Football ranked No. 1 for the week with 20.3 million viewers tuning in — but football was all she wrote for the struggling network, whose second-highest-rated show, Law and Order: SVU, came in at No. 40. CBS’s NCIS captured nearly as many viewers as the NFL — 20 million, at […]

DWTS SEASON FINALE TRIPS UP

November 23, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

It’s hard to call any TV show that attracts 19.5 million viewers a disappointment, but that’s the case with entertainment reporters’ assessments of Tuesday night’s season finale of Dancing with the Stars. That figure, most of them noted, represented the smallest number of viewers to watch a fall finale of the dance contest to date. […]

WORLD SERIES IS AN MVP FOR FOX

October 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Game 5 of the World Series, in which the Texas Rangers beat the St. Louis Cardinals, aided by a spectacular bat-and-glove performance by Rangers catcher Mike Napoli, averaged 14.3 million viewers Monday night, peaking in the final 10 minutes with 19.7 million, according to Nielsen Research. The game also gave Fox a win for the […]

NCIS SHOWS ITS MIGHT AGAIN

October 19, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Defying tough competition, CBS’s NCIS emerged as the most-watched television show last week, beating such rivals as NBC’s Sunday Night Football, ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and CBS’s Two and a Half Men. The long-running drama landed 18.98 million viewers, two million more than its closest rival, ABC’s performance telecast of Dancing. Indeed, second place […]

TWO AND A HALF MEN‘S RATINGS FALL AGAIN

October 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Once again, CBS’s Two and a Half Men slipped in the ratings Monday night — this time by a whopping 12 percent — but it nevertheless remained the most-watched primetime show of the night on broadcast TV. Ratings for most network shows were up after taking a beating last week from the baseball playoffs. ABC’s […]

TIM ALLEN RETURNS TO TV, IMPROVES ABC’S RATINGS

October 12, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Last Man Standing, Tim Allen’s new sitcom for ABC, landed on its feet Tuesday — yet another new comedy that appears to have caught on with viewers. Two half-hour episodes airing back-to-back at 8:00 p.m. averaged 13 million viewers, even though it aired opposite CBS’s hit NCIS, which averaged 18.7 million viewers. Third place in […]

KUTCHER’S MEN SLIPS TO FOURTH PLACE

October 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Two and a Half Men with Ashton Kutcher slipped slightly in the ratings again last week, but still managed to remain in the top four and continue as television’s highest-rated sitcom. It was beaten by NBC’s Sunday Night Football contest between Green Bay and Atlanta, CBS’s always-strong NCIS, and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Among […]

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