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CNN LOSES MORE VIEWERS DURING 8:00 P.M. HOUR

March 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

What does the new hour-long show that replaced CNN’s Parker Spitzer look like now that Parker is gone? Well, as it turns out, there haven’t been a lot of people curious enough to find out. Indeed, instead of the usual “curiosity boost” for a new show, ratings have fallen for In the Arena, which has […]

PARKER SPITZER: ANY DALLAS NEWSCAST GETS MORE VIEWERS

December 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN’s hope that the audience for Parker Spitzer will grow as viewers become more engaged with the dueling pair seemed more forlorn than ever this week as Nielsen reported that on Tuesday night, the primetime show attracted just 86,000 viewers in the 25-54 demo, the key demo for news programs. That’s about the same number […]

CNN’S RATINGS COLLAPSE

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The rescue of the Chilean mine workers is no doubt being cheered as loudly by CNN executives and staff as by those at the scene. CNN’s coverage on Tuesday night preempted its regular programming, which on Monday collected the worst ratings that the cable news network has recorded in more than ten years. The second […]

CNN SAYS IT’S SATISFIED WITH PARKER SPITZER

October 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite last-place ratings among the four cable news networks at 8:00 p.m., CNN is vowing to stand by its newly launched Parker Spitzer. Bart Feder, senior vice president of programming at CNN/US, told today’s (Monday) Wall Street Journal: “We’re in this to launch and to let it grow. And we’re confident it will.” The Journal […]

PARKER SPITZER RATINGS DECLINE

October 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings for CNN’s Parker Spitzer slid again on Wednesday, its third day on the air. The new Crossfire-type show drew 501,000 viewers, versus 513,000 on Tuesday and 454,000 on Monday. It remained in last place among the cable TV shows at 8:00 p.m., with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly leading the pack with 3.47 million viewers, […]

SANCHEZ: “I SCREWED UP”

October 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rick Sanchez made his first television appearance this morning (Friday) since being fired by CNN last week for calling Jon Stewart a bigot and implying that Jews controlled the news media. What he had intended to focus on, he said during an interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s Good Morning America, was that cable and […]

PARKER SPITZER DRAWS MORE VIEWERS — BUT REMAINS IN LAST PLACE

October 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Without the intense competition from broadcast TV and Monday Night Football on cable’s ESPN, the second night of CNN’s Parker Spitzer on Tuesday saw a small bump in the average number of viewers sampling the new “Crossfire”-type show; however, it remained in fourth place among the four news channels. According to Nielsen Research, Parker Spitzer […]

PARKER SPITZER LOOKS LIKE CNN’S LATEST DISASTER

October 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN’s Parker Spitzer, which received scathing reviews after its debut Monday night, flopped in the ratings as well, according to figures released Tuesday by Nielsen Research. The premiere attracted just 454,000 viewers, versus 3,112,000 for Bill O’Reilly on Fox News and 1,115,000 for Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. Even Nancy Grace on CNN’s sibling network HLN […]