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  • Friday's Numbers (Cable news ratings)

    08/22/2005 2:12:32 PM PDT · by Ravi · 15 replies · 1,752+ views
    Inside Cable News ^ | 8/22/05 | Spud
    Once again FOX’s 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 pm programs beat all the competition combined. But what happened with Newsnight? It came in fourth behind FOX, HLN and MSNBC’s shows. Thursday The Situation Room topped 500,000 for the first time. Friday, it dipped below 400,000 for the first time. With Rita now doing at least above 300,000 every night, the new prime time low show on MSNBC seems to be Countdown…which has been hanging around in the under 300,000 range the past week and a half. Katie Couric’s comments nonwithstanding, Deutsch continues to scratch on a regular basis and...
  • Freep this Poll: What is your favorite cable news station?

    08/09/2005 7:10:06 AM PDT · by Kryptonite · 38 replies · 979+ views
    What is your favorite cable news station? CNN Fox News MSNBC Don't watch cable news
  • Wednesday Ratings (Cable News)

    08/05/2005 10:58:10 AM PDT · by Ravi · 33 replies · 1,214+ views
    Inside Cable News ^ | 8/4/5 | Spud
    Another big night for FOX. Its entire Primetime lineup averaged over 2.3 million viewers. FOX beat CNN 3:1 in Prime Time and the Prime Time 25-54 demo. CNN was flat. Even Larry King didn’t do better than Nancy Grace and Grace was just doing average for her. MSNBC had a better than usual night thanks to The Situation doing over 250,000. HLN beat CNN in the Primetime Demo. (numbers courtesy of FOX News) P2+ Total Day FNC - 1,023,000 viewers CNN - 398,000 viewers HLN - 210,000 viewers MSNBC - 196,000 viewers CNBC - 130,000 viewers 25-54 Total Day FNC...
  • Wednesday’s Numbers…(Cable News Ratings); Fox News on top

    08/04/2005 12:27:28 PM PDT · by Ravi · 16 replies · 940+ views
    Inside Cable News ^ | 8/3/5 | Spud
    A big night for FOX. All its prime time shows were over 2.2 million viewers. MSNBC’s decision to go on with wall to wall Toronto Air France coverage with Chris Jansing and Dan Abrams paid off for it as it got significantly higher ratings than it would have if it had run Hardball at 7 pm. And the viewer interest continued on throughout the evening for MSNBC (except for The Situation). Newsnight with Aaron Brown had a big night with over 800,000 viewers. (Numbers Courtesy of FOX News) P2+ Total Day FNC - 1,036,000 viewers CNN - 491,000 viewers HLN...
  • July’s Numbers: A big month for FOX…

    08/02/2005 2:22:10 PM PDT · by Ravi · 25 replies · 1,273+ views
    Inside Cable News ^ | 8/2/5 | Spud
    Another big month for FOX News Channel. For the 43rd consecutive month FOX came in first place. On The Record with Greta Van Susteren was the big ratings winner in July, with a viewership increase of 58% to 2,158,000 viewers. This was the second month in a row she came in second behind The O’Reilly Factor. FOX widened the gap between itself and CNN, an increase of 85% in Prime Time viewership since Jan 2005 and an increase of 46% in Total Day since Jan. 2005. FOX’s total advantage over CNN is 168% in Primetime and 127% in Total Day....
  • The Human Cost of 24-Hour News

    07/27/2005 9:57:15 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 12 replies · 911+ views
    Newhouse News ^ | 7/27/2005 | Bruce Taylor Seeman
    This giant television screen is along a busy thoroughfare in the Washington suburb of Arlington, Va. (Photo by Tyrone Turner) HEALTH AND MEDICINEThe Human Cost of 24-Hour News BY BRUCE TAYLOR SEEMAN  More Stories by Bruce Taylor Seeman It's opinion. It's conjecture. It's a tidbit from the newest poll or another alarming image -- delivered with rising drumbeats -- from the day's top story. It's today's 24-hour news. But as Americans bathe in constant reports from CNN or Fox, the Internet, satellite radio, newspapers and magazines, is there a price to pay for living in a world where the...
  • Tuesday Numbers (Cable News Ratings) - FoxNews dominates, really dominates last nite

    07/27/2005 2:41:57 PM PDT · by Ravi · 24 replies · 1,174+ views
    Inside Cable News ^ | 7/27/05 | Spud
    FOX had another huge evening. For starters FOX’s Demo beat CNN’s Total Viewer number in Primetime. On the Record broke another record for 2005 by coming within a whisker of 3,000,000 viewers. O’Reilly’s demo numbers beat Zahn’s total viewer number for the second night in a row. And, in what is getting dangerously close to going from being an occasional trend to becoming the norm, Grace beat Zahn. Larry King was flat last night considering the levels of the prior two CNN shows. MSNBC cratered in daytime. Not even the Shuttle launch was enough to keep MSNBC from 4th place....
  • 2005 First Quarter Numbers (Cable News Ratings)

    07/26/2005 12:36:31 PM PDT · by Ravi · 11 replies · 934+ views
    me and ted against the world ^ | 7/26/05 | meandted
    It’s been a long time since I did numbers on the competing cable news networks. They’ve been reasonably constant and there’s nothing I can do to change them, so I’ve just let it be. This week, Broadcasting&Cable produced a first quarter report that is worth a comment or two. First, it shows Fox News in 8th place among all ad-supported cable networks, with CNN at 25th. Fox averaged 700,000 households per quarter hour and CNN 400,000. That gives Fox a 7-4 edge over CNN, slightly more then the 8-5 I used to report. In percentage that’s 63.6% vs. 36.4% for...
  • Cable News Ratings (Wednesday Nite): 1 FoxNews = 2.8 CNN = 10.9 MSNBC

    07/15/2005 6:50:26 AM PDT · by Ravi · 25 replies · 1,179+ views
    Inside Cable News ^ | 7/14/05 | Spud
    Big night for FOX. On The Record came within 70,000 of beating O’Reilly (it did beat its Demo). On The Record’s Demo number beat CNN’s entire Primetime show lineup’s Demo numbers added together. Relatively flat day for MSNBC in primetime. The Situation continues to struggle hard. (numbers courtesy of FOX News) Total Day FNC - 1,025,000 CNN — 463,000 HLN — 238,000 MSNBC — 194,000 CNBC — 134,000 Total Day P25-54 FNC — 297,000 CNN — 135,000 HLN — 106,000 MSNBC — 65,000 CNBC — 42,000 Primetime FNC — 2,582,000 CNN — 916,000 HLN — 455,000 MSNBC — 236,000
  • Cable News Ratings Monday July 11th (1 Foxnews = 3.1 CNN = 7.3 MSNBC

    07/13/2005 8:48:36 AM PDT · by Ravi · 43 replies · 4,109+ views
    Media Bistro ^ | 7/13/05 | Brian Stelter
    The Scoreboard: Monday, July 11 Total viewers: Total day: FNC: 1,037,000 / CNN: 450,000 / HLN: 209,000 / MSNBC: 194,000 / CNBC: 144,000 Primetime: FNC: 2,355,000 / CNN: 763,000 / HLN: 344,000 / MSNBC: 323,000 / CNBC: 145,000 25-54 demographic: Total day: FNC: 265,000 / CNN: 141,000 / HLN: 81,000 / MSNBC: 72,000 / CNBC: 49,000 Primetime: FNC: 506,000 / CNN: 192,000 / HLN: 101,000 / MSNBC: 124,000 / CNBC: 82,000 The hourlies: 7pm: Shep: 1,494,000 / Cooper: 521,000 / Showbiz: 88,000 / Hardball: 278,000 8pm: O'Reilly: 2,666,000 / Zahn: 565,000 / Grace: 458,000 / Countdown: 299,000 / CNBC: 191,000...
  • Bush Finds No Friends at Networks

    07/11/2005 10:10:47 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 79 replies · 2,874+ views
    Washington Times ^ | July 11, 2005 | Jennifer Harper
    President Bush just can't win with the broadcast networks. More than two-thirds of the news stories on ABC, NBC and CBS covering the first 100 days of Mr. Bush's second term were negative, according to an analysis released today by the District-based Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA). It's actually a slight improvement: During the first 100 days of his initial term in office, the coverage was 71 percent negative, according to a similar CMPA study conducted in 2001. In comparison, President Clinton's first-term news coverage was 59 percent negative in 1993. The three networks also seem to be...
  • Missing White People's News Network

    07/04/2005 8:16:25 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 4 replies · 342+ views
    OK, I definitely think I'm dreaming this week, but after a spring of having the news canceled on the 24/7 cable channels because of: - Terry Schiavo - CNN breaking an arm patting itself on the back for 25 years and dropping news - Runaway Bride - Michael Jackson - Crime Week/Special Report Documentary Repackages/CSI: Rehash Now it's clear the news has been completely canceled because of missing white people. If it isn't the girl gone missing on Aruba which Fox is absolutely addicted to covering (Greta "owns this story," much to the annoyance of Bill O'Reilly whose now #2...
  • Al-Jazeera Launching All-English Channel

    07/04/2005 10:58:07 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 24 replies · 478+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 7/4/05 | AP
    DOHA, Qatar -- Al-Jazeera is nothing if not bold. It has fought repeatedly with Washington, which says its exclusive broadcasts of Osama bin Laden speeches show an anti-American, pro-terrorist bias. Its freewheeling broadcasts have decimated state-run TV stations across much of the Arab world, leading some countries to close its bureaus down. So what does such a network do next? Plan a massive expansion. By March, the network will launch Al-Jazeera International, a satellite channel that will beam English-language news to the United States - and much of the rest of the world - from its base in tiny Qatar....
  • Staff Shifting At CNN & HLN (Layoffs in loserland)

    07/01/2005 10:08:00 AM PDT · by Ravi · 12 replies · 885+ views
    Media Bistro ^ | 7/1/5 | Brian Stelter
    Following up on yesterday's rumors of CNN layoffs, and subsequent reports that the rumors were exaggerated, here's what a few tipsters and e-mailers have said: > "One look at our electronic bulletin board on Inews, and there's nothing BUT goodbye's in there...With movements, shiftings, and rearranging (including those fired) the staffing in Atlanta is down CONSIDERABLY. For example, in just the last couple of months, we've lost six line producer positions and three executive producer positions. And word from managers is 'we're not through yet.'" > "It's not just the layoffs, schedules are being completely retooled and several people were...
  • Wednesday Cable News Ratings: Greta Back On Top; 1 FoxNews = 3.8 CNN = 7.6 MSNBC

    07/01/2005 6:07:52 AM PDT · by Ravi · 25 replies · 740+ views
    Media Bistro ^ | 7/1/05 | Brian Stelter
    Wednesday Ratings: Greta Back On Top; CNBC Beats MSNBC In Total Day Total viewers: Total day: FNC: 1,105,000 / CNN: 389,000 / HLN: 186,000 / MSNBC: 154,000 / CNBC: 168,000 Primetime: FNC: 2,585,000 / CNN: 678,000 / HLN: 397,000 / MSNBC: 339,000 / CNBC: 249,000 25-54 demographic: Total day: FNC: 348,000 / CNN: 120,000 / HLN: 85,000 / MSNBC: 55,000 / CNBC: 67,000 Primetime: FNC: 638,000 / CNN: 199,000 / HLN: 159,000 / MSNBC: 139,000 / CNBC: 143,000 The hourlies: 7pm: Shep: 1,458,000 / Cooper: 536,000 / Showbiz: 127,000 / Hardball: 349,000 / Conan: 133,000 8pm: O'Reilly: 2,582,000 / Zahn:...
  • Rumors Of CNN Layoffs In Atlanta...(CNN is a corpse)

    06/30/2005 12:28:55 PM PDT · by Ravi · 75 replies · 2,566+ views
    Media Bistro ^ | 6/30/05 | Brian Stelter
    I'm hearing a variety of reports of layoffs at CNN in Atlanta. Here are the e-mails and anonymous tips: > "CNN is getting rid of a chunk of employees in Atlatna. Two old friends, who so far have survived, just called to say it's as bad as the 2001 layoffs, which were really, really awful. It went beyond depressing, it was so unprofessional how they handled it, spreading the layoffs over a 3-5 day period. Now they're doing it before a holiday weekend when they think people won't notice which is awful because it's SO pre-meditated. Jonathan Klein continues to...
  • Axe Falls in Atlanta

    06/30/2005 10:08:22 AM PDT · by Politics4Fun · 45 replies · 2,072+ views
    From the inside: "The axe fell at CNN Atlanta on Wednesday, with producers, directors, and copy editors being shown the door due to staffing cuts. Newsroom and control room morale is the lowest ever, with employees wondering who is next on the list. Union-forming rumors are beginning as Atlanta staff tries to combat management's horrible handling of the latest round of Atlanta downsizing. "
  • Cable News Ratings (Wednesday Nite): 1 FoxNews = 3.9 CNN = 12.8 MSNBC

    06/24/2005 6:18:37 AM PDT · by Ravi · 26 replies · 1,312+ views
    Media Bistro ^ | 6/23/05 | Brian Stelter
    Wednesday Ratings: Greta #1 In Cable News; CNBC Beats MSNBC In Prime Total viewers: Total day: FNC: 1,012,000 / CNN: 330,000 / MSNBC: 153,000 / HLN: 194,000 / CNBC: 150,000 Primetime: FNC: 2,409,000 / CNN: 617,000 / MSNBC: 188,000 / HLN: 377,000 / CNBC: 200,000 25-54 demographic: Total day: FNC: 289,000 / CNN: 99,000 / MSNBC: 55,000 / HLN: 101,000 / CNBC: 42,000 Primetime: FNC: 602,000/ CNN: 153,000 / MSNBC: 67,000 / HLN: 126,000 / CNBC: 57,000 The hourlies: 5pm: Gibson: 1,118,000 / Blitzer: 370,000 / Connected: 73,000 / HLN: 147,000 / Kudlow: 229,000 6pm: Hume: 1,286,000 / Dobbs: 415,000...
  • Cable News Ratings (Tuesday): 1 FoxNews = 3.5 CNN = 12.5 MSNBC

    06/23/2005 6:03:27 AM PDT · by Ravi · 26 replies · 799+ views
    Media Bistro ^ | 6/22/05 | Brian Stelter
    Tuesday Ratings: P2+ & 25-54 Demo It was a huge night for Fox News, but not for anyone else. Here are the numbers (with more to come later tonight): Total viewers: Total day: FNC: 1,032,000 / CNN: 417,000 / MSNBC: 174,000 / HLN: 194,000 / CNBC: 123,000 Primetime: FNC: 2,460,000 / CNN: 707,000 / MSNBC: 196,000 / HLN: 351,000 / CNBC: 77,000 25-54 demographic: Total day: FNC: 303,000 / CNN: 122,000 / MSNBC: 61,000 / HLN: 80,000 / CNBC: 30,000 Primetime: FNC: 581,000 / CNN: 191,000 / MSNBC: 52,000 / HLN: 125,000 / CNBC: 31,000 The hourlies: 5pm: Gibson: 1,166,000...
  • All Tuckered Out- Do Viewers Really Want More Tucker Carlson?

    06/15/2005 9:43:24 AM PDT · by ScoopandDizzy · 7 replies · 495+ views
    The Radio Equalizer ^ | June 15 2005 | Brian Maloney
    From the universe of annoying liberal habits, here are two that consistently jump off the page: --- When our viewpoints are intentionally misrepresented, to suit their cartoonish horns-on-heads images of conservatives. --- When they use their still-considerable mainstream media muscle to hire phony, weak, or otherwise ineffective "conservatives" for radio, television and newspaper gigs, in order to make our side look foolish. That likely explains how lightweight pundit Tucker Carlson has landed yet another TV talk show