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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 […]

CONAN CONTINUES TO BEAT JAY AMONG YOUNGER VIEWERS

November 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One year ago, during the week of Nov. 16-20, 2009, Conan O’Brien’s ratings (1.0) among 18-49-year-old viewers while he still hosted the Tonight show were better than Jay Leno’s (0.9) were during the week of Nov. 15=19, 2010, the web site TVByTheNumbers observed on Monday. That was the same margin that separated O’Brien — on […]

HAWAII FIVE-0 OVERTAKES CASTLE IN FINAL RATINGS

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS and the producers of the revived Hawaii Five-0 series were no doubt “stoked,” as surfers say, to learn on Tuesday that final figures of Monday night’s episode put it ahead of ABC’s Castle, which had appeared to beat it in the overnight ratings. Nielsen explained that when it counted all of the viewers who […]

WILL VIEWERS WATCH AN 88-YEAR-OLD’S APPEARANCE ON “SNL”?

May 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Analysts will be keeping an eye on ratings for this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, which is being co-hosted (with singer Jay Z) by 88-year-old Betty White, who likely holds the record for the longest continuous career on U.S. television. (She started out as disk jockey Al Jarvis’s sidekick on a Los Angeles TV talk show […]