Thursday, December 12, 2019

BIG BANG THEORY HITS ALL-TIME HIGH IN RATINGS

January 4, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Ratings for The Big Bang Theory continue to explode. Returning with new episodes after weeks of reruns in December, the CBS sitcom drew 18.98 million viewers Thursday night, equaling a series high. Just about every other program on the network posted terrific numbers as well, several of them season highs, including Two and a Half […]

THE VOICE BEATS AMERICAN IDOL — AGAIN

March 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox’s American Idol is no longer the top-rated talent contest on the air. NBC’s The Voice is. For the fifth time in the last six weeks, The Voice came out on top among viewers 18-49, the age group that advertisers primarily spend their money on. Idol, however, led among total adults — counting 18.69 million […]

X FACTOR: AUDIENCES PREFER THE ORIGINAL

September 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Like the series premiere on Wednesday, the second night of Simon Cowell’s The X Factor produced good ratings for Fox on Thursday, but they were well below the network’s — and TV columnists’ — expectations and about half of those for American Idol. For the first 90 minutes of the two-hour telecast, they failed to […]

CBS YANKING CSI FROM THURSDAY SLOT

May 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS is taking a big gamble by knocking CSI: Crime Scene Investigation out of its Thursday-night time period in the fall and moving in J.J. Abrams’s new Person of Interest to take its place. CSI ratings have been dropping steadily in recent years, but nevertheless remain near the top of the heap. It will move […]