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SNF SURVIVES SURVIVOR FINALE

December 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Football once again dominated the Sunday-night ratings, with a 7:00 p.m. overrun on CBS capturing 24.7 million viewers and NBC’s Sunday Night Football (Green Bay vs. New England) averaging 20.84 million. Despite the huge numbers, CBS piled up some impressive ratings for the night in primetime, too, as its 60 Minutes recorded 18.73 million in […]

NBC’S LAW & ORDER FRANCHISE TAKES RATINGS HIT

November 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Now, even NBC’s only two scripted shows that have been producing decent ratings are sinking. Wednesday night’s Law and Order: SVU and Law and Order: Los Angeles fell to season lows, with the latter drawing 8 million viewers and the former, 7.7 million. Earlier, its drama Undercovers, which has perched on the brink of cancellation […]

SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA A BONA FIDE HIT ON WEDNESDAY

October 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Survivor: Nicaragua continued to shine in its new time period on Wednesdays. The long-running reality series captured 11.83 million viewers — a big jump from the numbers pulled in by the previous occupants of the 8:00 p.m. time period, The New Adventures of Old Christine (6.86 million) and Gary Unmarried (6.84 million). If was also […]

LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES MAKES SOLID DEBUT

September 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC drew solid numbers Wednesday night for the series debut of Law & Order: Los Angeles, which attracted 10.52 million viewers in the 10:00 p.m. time slot, to edge out CBS’s new drama The Defenders with 10.38 million. The opening episode of the NBC series even topped lead-in Law & Order: SVU, which drew 9.25 […]

SURVIVOR BUILDS RATINGS ON WEDNESDAY

September 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS’s Survivor not only survived the move to Wednesday nights this season but prospered. The reality show warhorse attracted 12.47 million viewers in its season debut (Survivor: Nicaragua), a 7 percent improvement over the 11.66 million it drew last year on Thursday night. It was also a 78-percent increase over the 7.01 million who watched […]

WEDNESDAY TV VIEWING SWELLS

September 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On a night that saw the season finale of two television hits and the season debut of another, overall TV viewing during primetime on Wednesday rose to prodigious levels. Topping the ratings for the night was NBC’s big summer hit America’s Got Talent, which averaged 16.05 million viewers, peaking in the final half hour at […]