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BIG BANG SHOOTS DOWN AMERICAN IDOL

February 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS’s Thursday-night lineup returned with original episodes and easily polished off all the competition, including Fox’s American Idol. Although its ratings were clearly affected by the battle with Idol, The Big Bang Theory nevertheless drew 17.51 million viewers to Idol‘s 13.73 million. NBC’s 30 Rock finale wound up with 4.80 million viewers. At 8:30 p.m. […]

THURSDAY NIGHT: NBC’S NOT SEEN TV

December 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC may be making a marked comeback in the ratings between Sunday and Wednesday, but it is losing badly on Thursday night, a night that it once commanded with a Must See TV lineup that averaged more than 20 million viewers weekly. Last Thursday’s lineup, by contrast averaged just 3.2 million viewers, with its comedy […]

THURSDAY RATINGS PLUNGE ACROSS THE BOARD

July 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Ordinarily Thursday is television’s biggest night of the week. It’s also the night when advertisers spend the most. But those advertisers will likely be unhappy with what they got for their money on Thursday of this week. as audiences declined across the board. ABC aired the live finale of its singing-competition series Duets but drew […]