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NBC CRUSHES RIVALS WITH OLYMPICS COVERAGE

July 31, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

NBC’s Olympics coverage on Monday averaged 31.4 million viewers in primetime. By contrast, ABC, CBS, and Fox averaged 9.5 million viewers — combined!. The only competing show on any of the other networks to attract more than 4 million viewers was CBS’s rerun of Two and a Half Men at 9:00 p.m. Virtually every show […]

GLASS HOUSE SHATTERS IN DEBUT

June 19, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

After an expensive and stormy legal battle with CBS, ABC finally debuted its The Glass House Monday night. But CBS, which had claimed that the show ripped off the format of its own Big Brother but could not get a federal judge to accept that view, no doubt took satisfaction with the ratings results. Glass […]

CBS THROWS LEGAL ROCKS AT ABC’S GLASS HOUSE; MISSES

June 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Federal Judge Gary Feess indicated today (Friday) that he is not likely to grant CBS’s request for a temporary injunction that would block ABC’s upcoming reality series The Glass House from debuting on Monday. CBS had argued that the show was a virtual copy of its own long-running reality series Big Brother and that it […]