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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 […]

NBC: LEAST-SEEN TV?

July 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC, which once attracted 25-30 million viewers or more on Thursday nights with its Must-See TV comedy lineup and E.R., barely drew a tenth of that audience this week. Reruns of its comedies between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. averaged just 2.16 million viewers, while a repeat of Law and Order: SVU at 10:00 p.m. […]

IDOL FLIES; NBC SINKS

March 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Wednesday’s edition of American Idol averaged 22.18 million viewers, peaking in the 9:30 p.m. half-hour with 24.11 million and once again attracting more viewers than all of the competition combined, according to Nielsen Research. Meanwhile, struggling NBC continued to wage a losing battle. Its Minute to Win It had a minute audience of just 3.25 […]

MNF MOVES THE GOAL POST

October 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For the first time ever, a weekly sports telecast appears to have a lock on first place in the weekly Nielsen ratings. Indeed, the audience for NBC’s Sunday Night Football appears to be growing each week — with Sunday night’s Week 7 contest between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers averaging 25.7 million […]