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COURIC’S DEPARTURE GOES UNREPORTED BY CBS

April 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Viewers of the CBS Evening News Tuesday night would not have learned that Katie Couric will be stepping down as anchor of the nightly newscast at the end of next month. They would have heard about it if they had watched the other two network newscasts. On his report on NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams […]

IDOL, DANCING TIE FOR FIRST PLACE

April 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

For the first time in memory, two shows have tied for first place in the weekly Nielsen ratings. Each show, Fox’s American Idol and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, ended up with identical 12.7 ratings and 20 shares. But Wednesday’s Idol came out ahead in the actual viewer count with 22.5 million versus 20.1 million […]

NBC SCORES AGAIN WITH SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

January 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Thanks to its coverage of two Sunday Night Football telecasts — one of which was played on Tuesday — NBC shot to the front as the most-watched network among 18-49-year-old viewers last week. The Tuesday game, postponed from the previous Sunday because of blizzard conditions in the Philadelphia area, attracted 23.74 million viewers. The regular […]

NBC RATINGS CHAMP AGAIN

December 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With 24 million viewers tuning in to the game itself and another 17 million watching the “Pre-Kickoff” telecast, Sunday Night Football gave NBC its second consecutive ratings victory among the key 18-49 demographic last week, according to Nielsen Research. The network didn’t have a single scripted show in Nielsen’s top 25 and only The Biggest […]

SAWYER NARROWS GAP WITH WILLIAMS

June 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Among the nightly newscasts last week, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer continued to cut into the lead of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams last week. ABC said that compared to the same week a year ago when the newscast was anchored by Charles Gibson, it delivered 400,000 additional total viewers. Based on a […]

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