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RATINGS FOR THE VOICE TURN NO HEADS

May 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Voice appears to be on the verge of becoming the latest talent contest to be hit by exiting viewers. It dropped to its lowest ratings ever Monday night, giving NBC executives another reason to fret. The Voice is the network’s highest-rated entertainment series and when it’s on, it often keeps NBC out of the […]

RATINGS FOR THE VOICE TURN NO HEADS

May 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Voice appears to becoming the latest talent contest to be hit by exiting viewers. It dropped to its lowest ratings ever Monday night, giving NBC executives another reason to fret. The Voice is the network’s highest-rated entertainment series and when it’s on, it often keeps NBC out of the ratings cellar. On Monday night […]

THE VOICE AGAIN LIFTS NBC

May 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Thanks in large measure to the continued ratings rise of The Voice, NBC was the only broadcast network to post higher ratings last week than it did during the comparable week a year ago. CBS, although remaining the leader among both total adults and the key 18-49 age group, nevertheless was down 13 percent from […]

THE VOICE ENCOUNTERS “ISSUES,” STRONGER IDOL

May 9, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC acknowledged on Wednesday that its hit music competition show The Voice encountered “issues” with some of the online votes cast on Tuesday. During Wednesday’s telecast host Carson Daly said that the show’s producers “noticed some inconsistencies with this week’s texting and online voting.” Neither he nor the network nor the producers of the show […]

AT HALF-WAY POINT, NBC IS NO. 1 FOR THE SEASON

January 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

No one would have predicted it at the beginning of the season, but now, at the midpoint of the 2012-13 season, NBC has risen to No. 1 in the ratings among the key 18-49 age group, thanks to Sunday Night Football on Sundays, The Voice on Mondays and Tuesdays, and Chicago Fire on Wednesdays. According […]

SNF SCORES ANOTHER RATINGS TD

December 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC’s Sunday Night Football, whose average audience had dipped 2 percent to below 20 million thus far this season, saw its numbers rise to 21.4 million for last Sunday’s Detroit Lions/Green Bay Packers contest. (On cable the No. 1 show for the week was ESPN’s Monday Night Football game between the New England Patriots and […]

RATINGS PLUMMET FOR AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS

December 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Perhaps it was simply a case of viewers becoming inundated with awards shows. Perhaps it was the strong competition. But Fox’s telecast of the American Country Awards saw its audience decline by almost a third from last year, according to overnight Nielsen ratings. The awards telecast attracted just 5.2 million viewers. In the first hour […]

RATINGS DOWN FOR ALL TV NETWORKS

November 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s still not clear to what extent continued electrical outages on the East Coast may be affecting television ratings. But the overnight numbers for the broadcast networks on Monday night were down across the board. That is particularly unfortunate for the networks given the fact that this is a sweeps month. Once again ABC’s Dancing […]

NBC HAS ITS BEST SEASON START IN TEN YEARS

October 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC dominated the ratings among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week last week — the first time it has done so since the Must-See-TV days of 2002 when its Thursday night comedy lineup and ER dominated the Nielsen top ten. However, while the network overwhelms on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, thanks primarily to Sunday […]

NBC AGAIN TRIUMPHS ON MONDAY AMONG YOUNGER VIEWERS

October 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It was another rigorous ratings battle between ABC, NBC and CBS Monday night, with ABC winning it among total viewers; NBC, among younger viewers; and CBS placing second in both categories. Two hours of Dancing with the Stars and an hour of Castle made ABC the most-watched network with an average of 12.41 million viewers. […]

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