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FOOTBALL IS THROWN FOR A RATINGS LOSS

December 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The most-watched television show last week was not NBC’s Sunday Night Football. In fact, the contest between Baltimore and San Diego ranked only fourth on the Nielsen ratings list for the week, presumably brought down by competition from the season finale of CBS’s Survivor: South Pacific. No, the No. 1 show was CBS’s eight-year-old drama […]

DID SURVIVOR BEAT FOOTBALL? MAYBE

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Overnight ratings for Sunday night were thrown into confusion today (Monday) after an afternoon NFL game on CBS ran more than 30 minutes into primetime in the Eastern and Central time zones. CBS initially claimed a win for the night, citing strong ratings out of the game for 60 Minutes plus a solid performance by […]

X FACTOR‘S RATINGS OK — BUT NOTHING MORE

October 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The X Factor neither gained nor lost ground Wednesday night, as it continued to produce solid if not outstanding ratings. The first hour at 8:00 p.m. attracted 11.2 million viewers and beat CBS’s always-strong Survivor: South Pacific with 10.5 million viewers. On ABC, The Middle performed better-than-middlin’ with 9 million viewers while the new Suburgatory […]

THE X FACTOR DIPS IN SECOND WEEK

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In its second outing, the U.S. edition of The X Factor on Fox dipped slightly in the ratings from its premiere but nevertheless was strong enough to give Fox another Wednesday-night victory among adults 18-49. Among total adults, Fox ran neck-and-neck with CBS. In the 8:00 p.m. hour, The X Factor drew 10.7 million viewers, […]