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WHICH SHOW WAS REALLY THE MOST-WATCHED OF THE SEASON?

May 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC and CBS are squabbling over which show was the most watched during the past season — Sunday Night Football or NCIS. In today’s (Thursday) Washington Post, TV columnist Lisa de Moraes explained that while CBS’s crime drama, with an average of 21.3 million viewers, was the most-watched program during the official season that began […]

THE VOICE AGAIN LIFTS NBC

May 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Thanks in large measure to the continued ratings rise of The Voice, NBC was the only broadcast network to post higher ratings last week than it did during the comparable week a year ago. CBS, although remaining the leader among both total adults and the key 18-49 age group, nevertheless was down 13 percent from […]

SAME TOP TEN SHOWS — BUT MORE VIEWERS

May 8, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The list of the top ten television shows for last week was virtually identical to the previous week’s list — although there was a noticeable increase in the number of viewers among most of them. The No. 1 show, CBS’s NCIS, attracted 18.3 million viewers this week, versus 17.3 million during the prior week. No. […]

NBC’S SMASH CRASHES IN SEASON DEBUT

February 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS executives, who had continued to sing the praises of its lets-put-on-a-show series Smash, even while no one else was doing so, were no doubt chagrined and chastened when they checked the overnight ratings for the season premiere. The two-hour opener drew just 4.47 million viewers. While the first hour attracted 5.21 million, only 3.96 […]

NCIS RENEWED FOR 11TH SEASON

February 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Marking a new milestone for a television series that has marked plenty of them over more than a decade, CBS has ordered an 11th season of NCIS. In a statement, CBS chief Les Moonves said, “In a world gone niche, NCIS keeps getting bigger and Mark Harmon continues to define the role of leading man […]

FOOTBALL, NCIS PROPEL CBS TO BIG RATINGS WIN

January 23, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

It may have paled in comparison with the 57.6 million viewers who tuned in to last year’s NFC Championship game, which aired in primetime during the comparable weekend, but Sunday night’s audience of 47.71 million for the AFC Championship was nevertheless the biggest audience for any television program since last year’s Super Bowl. Coming in […]

FOR NBC, THE STRUGGLE RETURNS

January 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NFL football again scored first place in the ratings last week — but NBC didn’t carry it. The Green Bay Packers/San Francisco 49ers NFC playoff was broadcast by Fox, and it attracted 30.89 million viewers. NBC also didn’t have The Voice to prop up its ratings, either. In fact, aside from its coverage of the […]

NCIS DRAWS BEST RATINGS OF SEASON

January 10, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS’s long-running NCIS crossed the 20-million-viewer mark to 20.87 million Tuesday night as it posted its biggest audience of the season. With a 13.0 rating and a 20 share among total households and a 3.5/10 among adults 18-49, it was easily the top-rated show of the night and will likely end up as the top-rated […]

AT HALF-WAY POINT, NBC IS NO. 1 FOR THE SEASON

January 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

No one would have predicted it at the beginning of the season, but now, at the midpoint of the 2012-13 season, NBC has risen to No. 1 in the ratings among the key 18-49 age group, thanks to Sunday Night Football on Sundays, The Voice on Mondays and Tuesdays, and Chicago Fire on Wednesdays. According […]

RATINGS VICTORY A SLAM DUNK FOR ABC ON XMAS DAY

December 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Spending Christmas Day watching five basketball games may sound a bit excessive to some, but apparently millions of viewers did just that on Tuesday as two NBA games on ABC and three on sibling cable channel ESPN drew big ratings during the day and well into primetime. The second half of an NBA doubleheader on […]

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