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RATINGS FADE FOR PRO-BOWL TELECAST

January 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

As football telecasts go, the annual Pro Bowl game has never grabbed big ratings. Sunday’s contest was no exception, as the contest averaged 9.9 million viewers, peaking in the 8:00 p.m. hour with 12.1 million, but fizzling to 7.1 million by the time the 10:00 p.m. hour came around, when it was overtaken by CBS’s […]

PRO BOWL RATINGS DA KINE

February 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Scheduling the much-maligned Pro Bowl game (it’s generally regarded as a Hawaiian holiday gift to the players at the end of the season) before the Super Bowl instead of after has certainly paid off for the television networks that take turns carrying it. The 2010 and 2011 games each drew 12.3 million viewers. This year’s […]

FOX TAKES OVER FIRST PLACE

February 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox returned to the head of the class last week, displacing CBS’s hold on the No. 1 spot in both total adults and the 18-49 demo. Wednesday’s edition of American Idol topped the Nielsen ratings list as it drew 25.33 million viewers. Thursday’s installment of the talent show came in second with 22.48 million viewers. […]

PRO BOWL RATINGS REMAIN HIGH

January 31, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings for the often joked-about AFC-NFC Pro Bowl drew an average of 12.35 million viewers to Fox Sunday night. The figure was flat with last year when the matchup aired on ESPN — also in primetime. The previous year on NBC, the game drew just 8.8 million. The results underline the heady surge of interest […]