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WILL ANYONE CATCH A FALLING (LONE)STAR?

September 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox’s Lone Star, one of the best-reviewed new shows of the season, was canceled Tuesday after a second week of dismal audience numbers. The show attracted just 3.79 million viewers, making it the lowest-rated show on any of the major networks on Monday night. It faced impossible competition during the 9:00 p.m. hour, however. On […]

LONE STAR FALLS AGAIN

September 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox’s hopes that word of mouth might save the critically praised Lone Star, which bombed in the ratings in its debut last week, were dashed today (Tuesday), when Nielsen released results for the show’s second week indicating that the ratings had actually fallen 11 percent from week one. According to Nielsen’s overnight numbers, the show […]

NEW SEASON GETS OFF TO SLOW START

September 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A massive effort by the broadcast networks to roll out new and returning shows during the first week of the new season failed to pay off, the Wall Street Journal indicated today (Monday). Citing Nielsen data, the newspaper reported that an average of 9.7 million viewers tuned in to the four major networks during primetime […]

DANCING TRIPS NEW SHOWS

September 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

An array of new shows entered the ratings competition Monday night, officially the first night of the new season. But it was the two-hour season premiere of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars that danced away with honors as it averaged 21.01 million viewers from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Despite strong competition, the show outperformed […]