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NETWORK RATINGS REBOUND

April 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On Sunday — the same day that the New York Times reported that ratings for TV network shows had plummeted — ratings for all of the network shows zoomed up, particularly among the 18-49 age group, the demographic that advertisers prefer. “The broadcast networks were granted a small reprieve on Sunday,” the Times allowed, noting […]

FOX TAKES OVER FIRST PLACE

February 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox returned to the head of the class last week, displacing CBS’s hold on the No. 1 spot in both total adults and the 18-49 demo. Wednesday’s edition of American Idol topped the Nielsen ratings list as it drew 25.33 million viewers. Thursday’s installment of the talent show came in second with 22.48 million viewers. […]

PRO BOWL RATINGS REMAIN HIGH

January 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings for the often joked-about AFC-NFC Pro Bowl drew an average of 12.35 million viewers to Fox Sunday night. The figure was flat with last year when the matchup aired on ESPN — also in primetime. The previous year on NBC, the game drew just 8.8 million. The results underline the heady surge of interest […]

RATINGS PLUMMET FOR ONCE-MIGHTY “HALLMARK HALL OF FAME”

April 26, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Sunday night’s two-hour Hallmark Hall of Fame drama, When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story, drew disappointing ratings on CBS, averaging just 7.1 million viewers. The figure was especially unfortunate given the fact that it followed two No. 1-rated shows, 60 Minutes, which averaged 11.2 million viewers, and The Amazing Race, which averaged […]