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RATINGS FOR THE CHEW HARD TO SWALLOW

October 7, 2011 by · 7 Comments 

ABC on Thursday issued a press release boasting that the first week of The Chew, the talk show that replaced All My Children, had surpassed rival talk show. ABC’s The Talk, by double-digit percent margins. The website TVbytheNumbers, which tracks TV ratings, posted the ABC press release but appended this disclaimer: “The Chew’s results for […]

THURSDAY NIGHT: VIEWERS CAME, SAW, LEFT

September 30, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Thursday night — which generally draws more television viewers than any other night of the week — saw a big drop in viewers versus the first Thursday night of the season last week. In particular, Fox’s The X Factor saw its numbers drop 12 percent from last Thursday, while NBC’s Whitney plummeted 24 percent and […]

TWO MORE LONG-RUNNING SOAPS GO DOWN THE DRAIN

April 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC has canceled One Life to Live, which debuted in 1968, and All My Children, which debuted two years later. The demise of the two shows continues the slow fade of daytime drama, a television staple since the medium’s inception. All My Children, which was once the highest-rated show on daytime television, will end its […]