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  • Oscar Ratings & ‘Red Sparrow’ Sunk By Hollywood’s Liberal Trump Bashers?

    03/08/2018 8:30:06 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 66 replies
    Deadline ^ | March 8, 2018 | Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr.
    FLEMING: Why were the Oscar ratings down 19% to the smallest viewership level of all time? I found it a most satisfying show. Jimmy Kimmel and producers Mike De Luca and Jennifer Todd did a fine job all the way to the finish line this time, owning last year’s gaffe and ensuring it didn’t happen with foolproof 100-point type on each envelope. Kimmel was hilarious; the film montages and special presenters infused the 90th Oscars with a sense of film history. Compared to the men-are-bad funereal atmosphere of the Golden Globes, this show was fun but still managed graceful moments...
  • Ratings Collapse: Early Numbers Show Oscar Telecast Hit All-Time Low

    03/05/2018 7:34:12 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 5, 2018 | John Nolte
    The ratings for Sunday night’s telecast of the 90th annual Academy Awards collapsed by a whopping 16 percent, which would mean an all-time low, according to early estimates. Variety reports that the “8 p.m.-11 p.m. portion of ABC’s telecast averaged an 18.9 household rating and 32 share in Nielsen’s metered market overnight ratings … That’s down about 16% from the 22.5/37 rating generated by the 2017 Oscars.” According to Deadline, the “18.9 appears to be an all-time low for the Oscars, below the previous low ratings point for the Oscars, logged with the 2008 telecast (21.9).” The ratings will be...
  • TV Ratings: Oscars Drop to All-Time Low 26.5 Million Viewers [-19%]

    03/05/2018 1:10:56 PM PST · by Red Badger · 56 replies ^ | 03-05-2018 | Michael O'Connell
    The telecast stumbles an unfortunate 19 percent from 2017. A comparatively uneventful Oscar telecast led the way on TV Sunday night — though updated numbers have the telecast somewhat predictably stumbling to an all-time low. The telecast, nearly four hours long, stumbled 19 percent from the previous year to 26.5 million viewers. That's easily the least-watched Oscars in history, trailing 2008 by more than 5 million. Overnight returns had the lengthy ABC telecast averaging a 18.9 rating among households between 8 and 11 p.m. ET. Compared to the same stat for 2017, the night the wrong best picture winner was...
  • Oscars Ratings Crash and Burn, Again

    03/05/2018 12:07:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 64 replies ^ | March 5, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    In case you missed the Oscars last night, host Jimmy Kimmel predictably lectured the country about politics, harped on leftism, went after Fox News and repeatedly made terribly unfunny jokes about Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump. “We don’t make films like ‘Call Me By Your Name’ for money. We make them to upset Mike Pence," Kimmel said.Ahead of the big show Sunday night, Kimmel made it known he would engage in activism from the stage but according to the numbers, it didn't pay off. From TheWrap:  Jimmy Kimmel’s return as Oscars host received an 18.9 rating in Nielsen’s overnight...
  • Oscars ratings at all-time low, early data indicates

    03/05/2018 10:46:13 AM PST · by davikkm · 34 replies
    Los Angeles (AFP) – Early ratings released Monday for ABC’s 90th Academy Awards telecast — one of the more uneventful shows of recent years — stumbled to an-all time low, US media reported. Overnight returns have the near four-hour show averaging an 18.9 overnight Nielsen rating — a number equating roughly to the percentage of America’s estimated 118.4 million households that tuned in — according to trade weeklies Variety and the Hollywood Reporter. That represents a 16 percent drop on last year’s telecast, which will go down in infamy for its disastrous climax, when the wrong movie was briefly awarded...
  • Oscar Ratings Down, Eye All-Time Low In Early Estimates

    03/05/2018 7:10:00 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 72 replies
    Last night’s ceremony drew a 18.9 Live+Same Day rating in the metered market households. That was off 16% from last year’s 22.4 rating, which was a nine-year low. The 18.9 appears to be an all-time low for the Oscars, below the previous low ratings point for the Oscars, logged with the 2008 telecast (21.9), hosted by Jon Stewart, when No Country For Old Men won Best Picture.
  • Study: NFL Needs to Rediscover Its Heart If It's to Overcome Ratings Slump

    02/16/2018 5:26:20 AM PST · by spintreebob · 22 replies
    ADage ^ | 2-16-2018 | Anthony Crupi
    the NFL's ongoing ratings slide has been an exercise in highly subjective interpretation. Ask 20 fans why they believe the league's popularity is on the wane, and you'll get 20 responses, ranging from political (players taking a knee during the anthem) to pragmatic (the specter of repetitive brain trauma). In the interest of trying to get at the heart of what's actually driving the ratings erosion ... Horizon Media began an investigation. While the NFL and its network partners may not find the data terribly reassuring, the good news is that many factors that have alienated fans appear to be...
  • Fox News is the Yuuge Victor in Tuesday's SOTU TV Ratings Contest

    02/01/2018 7:56:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/01/2018 | Peter Barry Chowka
    The Fox News Channel was the big winner in the live television coverage of President Trump’s first State of the Union address on Tuesday – adding weight to its claim of being the most popular source for television news in the U.S. Twelve channels – five on them on broadcast TV networks and the rest on cable – ran the speech. Fox News beat all of them by a very wide margin. When the final audience numbers came in, Fox News had the highest ratings in the history of cable television for a broadcast speech. Vice President Mike Pence,...
  • TV Ratings: 2018 Grammys Tumble to All-Time Demo Low, Pull 19.8 Million Viewers

    01/30/2018 1:47:31 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 21 replies
    hollywoodreporte ^ | JANUARY 29, 2018 | Michael O'Connell
    t's a demo low for the telecast, as it still skews young and the audience drops by 24 percent. Sunday's Bruno Mars-loving Grammy Awards took a dramatic ratings spill, fetching the smallest demo audience in the show's history. The telecast, which ran a bloated three-and-a-half hours, was off by 24 percent from 2017 with adjusted numbers. With time zone adjustments taken into account, the telecast averaged 19.8 million viewers and a 5.9 rating among adults 18-49. The second stat marked a low for the show. Among total viewers, that number was down even more than overnight returns from Nielsen Media...
  • Grammy Ratings Fall From 2017 As Politics Dominate Music’s Biggest Night

    01/29/2018 6:41:16 AM PST · by Strac6 · 52 replies
    Back in New York City for the first time since George W. Bush’s first term and drenched in the politics of the Donald Trump era, last night’s Grammy Awards tanked in the all-important ratings, was rockin’ with multiple wins for a very non-political Bruno Mars and a very very political Kendrick Lamar. The more than three-hour long CBS show also had an audio book audition cameo by Hillary Clinton a use or two of the censor button, a lot of U2 and Sting, a powerful Time’s Up speech by Janelle Monáe and an equally powerful performance by Kesha and a...
  • The NFL’s Ratings Woes Finally Hit Networks’ Ad Business

    01/26/2018 7:26:33 AM PST · by Red Badger · 41 replies ^ | 01/25/2018 | By Alexandra Bruell
    Ad revenue dipped 1.2% as lower ratings more than offset higher prices Advertising revenue from in-game NFL programming declined 1.2% to $2.42 billion during the 2017 regular season, according to Standard Media Index, as the league feels the impact of declining viewership. SMI’s figures include NFL advertising across NBC, CBS, FOX and ESPN, from Sept. 7 to Dec. 31. The price of 30-second spots increased 1.2% from $499,000 to $505,000, according to SMI. At the same time, the delivery of “make goods” grew from 21% to 23% of the units due to lower ratings. Media companies typically give advertisers make...
  • Ratings for NFL conference championships down 8 percent

    01/23/2018 5:00:32 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 23, 2018 4:23 PM EST | David Bauder
    More than 40 million people watched the NFL’s two preliminaries for the Super Bowl on Sunday, a drop of more than 8 percent compared to last year’s conference championship games. The Nielsen company said an average of 43.2 million people watched the games. While that’s down from the 47.1 million who watched the conference championships last year, it was a more heartening report than the NFL had gotten only a week earlier. This year’s divisional championship round had seen a 16 percent dip in audience size. […] After seeing viewership erosion all year, the NFL will be anxious to see...
  • NFL Ratings Crash for the Divisional Playoff Round

    01/15/2018 5:54:56 PM PST · by conservative98 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Jan 2018 | DYLAN GWINN
    According to SportsBusiness Daily, the ratings for all four games fell to the lowest level in nearly a decade.
  • Golden Globes TV Ratings Tank – Americans Turned Off by Hollywood Hypocrites

    01/09/2018 7:04:43 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 66 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | January 8, 2017 | Jim Hoft
    The Golden Globes ratings were down again this year. It probably didn’t help that the Hollywood hypocrites announced they would lecture the nation on sexual abuse at the annual festivities. @BuzzFeed This is how everyone looked at Oprah during her speech at the Golden Globes Oprah Winfrey led the way when she lectured the nation and white males for the monstrous sexual abuse culture in Hollywood during her Golden Globes speech. Most all of the men accused of abusive behavior against women in the past several months are liberal elites. The ratings were down by 5%. Variety reported: The 2018...
  • All Four NFL Playoff Games See Double-Digit Ratings Decrease

    01/09/2018 6:47:11 AM PST · by Zakeet · 138 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | January 8, 2018 | Jimmy Traina
    The NFL had a disastrous weekend when it came to ratings. Numbers have been down all season and it was more of the same for the wild-card games. The biggest surprise was that the best game (Panthers-Falcons) had the biggest decrease year over year. Yes, markets were a big factor, but that was a competitive and entertaining game. Here's the breakdown: Titans-Chiefs (14.7) was down 11 percent versus last year's Raiders-Texans game. Falcons-Rams (14.9) was down 10 percent versus last year's Lions-Seahawks game. Bills-Jaguars (17.2) was down 10 percent versus last year's Dolphins-Steelers game. Panthers-Saints (20.4) was down 21 percent...
  • 'Sunday Night Football' Ratings Fell 13 Percent in 2017

    12/29/2017 12:11:38 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | December 29, 2017 | Michael O'Connell
    The weekly NFL matchup is still No. 1 on broadcast, but its losses outpace the league's overall TV showings. Sunday Night Football wrapped another fall at No. 1 on the broadcast networks — but the higher they are, the harder they fall. So the NBC series was among the hardest hit of the NFL's broadcast franchises during another season of ratings declines. The weekly telecast finished the season with an average 18.2 million viewers tuning in live and a 6.1 rating among adults 18-49. Both of those numbers represent double-digit drops from the previous year, with drops of 10 percent...
  • Failing NFL Ratings Slump Continues

    11/26/2017 6:40:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 86 replies ^ | November 26, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Well, who would have thought that putting out a bad product and spitting on the American flag would be bad for ratings. The National Football League has seen its week eleven ratings and they’re not good: one million fewer viewers from last year. The NY Post reported that the ongoing battle between Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been the center of NFL coverage. Goodell has put up insane contract demands of a $50 million salary, along with free flights, and health care for his family—for life. This coming from a man who...
  • ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Steady With Season Low As Raiders Win

    11/06/2017 9:09:32 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 30 replies
    Deadline ^ | November 6, 2017 | Dominic Patten
    At the halfway point now in the NFL season, the much traveled Oakland Raiders pulled off a Sunday Night Football win against the Miami Dolphins as yet again protest stole much of the game’s thunder. The Raiders’ Week 9 27-24 victory saw the Dolphins’ Michael Thomas, Julius Thomas and wide receiver Kenny Stills kneel during the national anthem. That’s the first such protest by players for the Florida franchise since the team’s coach instituted a rule against such displays. It is also the first game for the Dolphins since their owner and the players put together an annual fund for...
  • GAME OVER: NFL Owners STUNNED as Ratings PLUNGE 25%

    10/30/2017 6:25:08 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 183 replies ^ | 10/30/2017 | Staff
    The National Football League continues to struggle with furious fans as player protests enter their second month, with ratings for the NFL’s flagship ‘Sunday Night Football’ down a staggering 25% from this time last week. According to Deadline Hollywood, television viewership for the troubled football association continued its free fall from previous weeks, with roughly one quarter fewer fans tuning in as the Detroit Lions faced off against the Pittsburgh Steelers. “With that, as the league and broadcasters have been losing ratings traction and snared in political controversy this season, last night’s Week 8 NFL game is down a hard...
  • World Series Game 5 Ratings Beat Declining ‘Sunday Night Football’

    10/30/2017 9:04:18 AM PDT · by Kazan · 21 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | 10/30/2017 | Dominic Paten
    There was a lot of All Out War action on the second episode The Walking Dead’s eighth season last night but the real life drama was on a tight Sunday Night Football and the roller coaster of a Game 5 in the 2017 World Series. A drama that saw the MLB Game 5 top the NFL for the second year in a row and SNF hit a season low. Just like they were back in 2016, the two games were up against each other with the Pittsburgh Steelers beating the Detroit Lions 20-15 last night and the Houston Astros taking...