Tuesday, July 23, 2019

DANCING WITH THE STARS MAKES SOLID SEASON DEBUT

March 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC’s Dancing With the Stars returned for its 12 season Monday night, attracting an impressive 22.27 million viewers for the two-hour opener, down 8 percent from the 24.19 million viewers who tuned in to the 2010 season premiere. The big lead-in also boosted ratings for ABC’s Castle, which won the 10:00 p.m. hour with 12.70 […]

FOX RUNS OFF WITH RATINGS AS OTHER NETS RERUN

March 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

As far as the TV networks are concerned, March did not come in like a lion. With the exception of Fox, which continued to record huge ratings for American Idol (24 million viewers on Wednesday, 22 million on Thursday) despite the absence of Simon Cowell, ratings were down significantly from a year ago. Fox also […]

OSCARS BRING ABC FIRST VICTORY OF SEASON

March 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It wasn’t among the worst ratings results for an Oscar show nor was it among the best, but the 37.9 million viewers — the final official tally — who tuned in helped lift ABC to No. 1 on the weekly Nielsen list among total adults, the first time it has reached that position this season. […]

FOX MAY USE WEBSITES FOR MAKEGOODS

November 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox Broadcasting, whose ratings this season have fallen 20 percent below what the network had guaranteed sponsors, has offered inventory on the network’s streamed online shows as “makegoods,” Adweek reported today (Monday). If they agree, Fox would be able to solve a vexing dilemma: it has little unsold inventory available to use for makegoods, given […]

FOX TV STILL DARK IN MOST OF NEW YORK AREA

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Talks between Cablevision and Fox TV over a new retransmission consent agreement are not following the previous scenario for such bargaining, in which last-minute deals are announced after only a few hours, at the most, of service disruption. Indeed, the two sides broke off negotiations on Monday after a three-day stalemate and scheduled no new […]

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 […]