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TWO AND A HALF MEN/15 MILLION VIEWERS

December 6, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Despite competition from Fox’s telecast of the American Country Awards, which averaged 7.4 million viewers, CBS’s comedy lineup dominated the ratings Monday night, topped by Two and a Half Men, which drew 15 million viewers, followed by Mike & Molly, with 12.7 million. ABC’s A Charlie Brown Christmas at 8:00 p.m. scored with 9.1 million […]

RATINGS STRENGTHEN FOR TWO AND A HALF MEN

November 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings for CBS’s Two and a Half Men jumped back to where they were after Ashton Kutcher took over from Charlie Sheen at the beginning of the season. Monday’s episode drew the best ratings of any show of the night as 15.7 million viewers tuned in. It was the best performance for the sitcom since […]

BROADCAST NETWORKS MAKE STRONG SHOWING AT EMMYS

September 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After being trounced by the cable networks for years, the broadcast networks made a comeback Sunday night, collecting a slew of Emmy awards for such shows as ABC’s Modern Family, PBS’s Downton Abbey, and CBS’s The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly, and The Good Wife. One would be tempted to add DirecTV’s Friday Night […]

VIEWERS FLEE NETWORKS’ RERUNS

December 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

All of the major broadcast networks aired a full schedule of reruns Monday night — and their ratings reflected that fact. (ESPN, of course, aired its high-rated Monday Night Football, but figures for the cable telecast were not immediately available. The game, however, was likely to attract almost as many viewers as the Big Four […]

DANCING ON SHOES SCORES; ON SKATES, NOT SO MUCH

November 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The final performance episode of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars captured 23.28 million viewers Monday night, dominating the ratings in total adults and 18-49-year-old viewers. The 73-minute penultimate show of the season was followed by the series premiere of Skating with the Stars, which didn’t come close to equaling its lead-in’s numbers. While the first […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]