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  • 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 games 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. Thats the first such protest by players for the Florida franchise since the teams 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 NFLs 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 nights 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 Deads 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...
  • Megyn Kelly tries dancing for ratings as her Today show continues to falter

    10/20/2017 5:58:29 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 20, 2017 | Travis M. Andrews
    Megyn Kellys slot of the Today show desperately needs a ratings boost after less than a month on the air. On Thursday, Hoda Kotb, the ever-upbeat popular Today host from another hour appeared as a guest. They chatted. They danced. They tried to get the audience on its feet dancing, too. Critics hated the moment. Ive never been so embarrassed, tweeted BuzzFeed Newss Kate Aurthur. I feel nothing but second-hand embarrassment for Megyn Kelly, chimed in media critic Ian Miles Cheong. Vulture called the clip 22 nearly unbearable seconds.
  • Falling NFL ratings are directly impacting CBS, Fox earnings

    10/17/2017 8:04:04 PM PDT · by TBP · 43 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 17, 2017 | Sarah Taylor
    CBS and Foxs projected earnings will suffer a hit, according to two separate reports by Credit Suisse, and falling NFL ratings will continue to impact network earnings so long as they are on a downward trend. Why are earnings suffering? CBS crashing NFL ratings will directly impact company earnings, Omar Sheikh, Credit Suisse analyst, said. Special: 3 foods to avoid in 2017 We expect third-quarter network advertising to decline 3 percent (previously +1 percent), driven by soft ratings for both the summer schedule and for the start of the NFL season, Sheikh said, according to CNBC. With only one of...
  • Monday Night Football Ratings Fall To Season Low As Titans Break Colts Streak

    10/17/2017 10:42:06 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 17 replies ^ | October 17, 2017 7:01am | by Dominic Patten
    It felt like a little bit of history was being made on Monday Night Football as the Tennessee Titans finally snapped their streak of 11 consecutive losses to the Indianapolis Colts. However, as social media sparked with ESPN not showing the playing of the national anthem, another type of history was also being made: Last nights primetime broadcast of the Titans 36-22 victory stumbled to a season low with a 6.1 in metered market results. In a season stained by overall ratings declines and political controversy, that NFL Week 6 rating is down 13% from the early numbers of the...
  • Dramatic Fox News Ratings Comeback

    10/11/2017 8:24:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/11/2017 | Peter Barry Chowka
    Fox News is back on top in the cable news wars.  Two weeks ago, Fox News began to introduce its new prime time schedule and the shift in programming, which will be complete on October 30 when Laura Ingraham and Shannon Bream launch their new shows. Now it has regained its previous position as the #1 cable news channel. The #1 prime time show in recent months, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow at 9 P.M. E.T., has on most nights since September 25 been relegated to second – sometimes a distant second – place by Sean Hannity. Last week, for example,...
  • Chiefs Still Unbeaten But Sunday Night Football Ratings Down Again On Politically Charged Day

    10/09/2017 8:22:56 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    Deadline ^ | October 9, 2017 | Dominic Patten
    On a day that saw the Vice-President of the United States walk out of the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers game because of players taking a knee during the national anthem, the Kansas City Chiefs had a very good night on Sunday Night Football. With their 42-34 victory over the Houston Texans in the Lone Star State, the Chiefs had the fifth win in a row and continued their unbeaten streak this season. However, with a 10.6/18 in metered market results, last night was not so stellar for NBC and the NFL. In what is a seemingly ever escalating...
  • The Glass House of the NFL

    10/05/2017 4:12:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies ^ | October 5, 2017 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The National Football League is a glass house that was cracking well before Donald Trump's criticism of players who refuse to stand during the national anthem. The NFL earned an estimated $14 billion last year. But 500-channel television, internet live streaming, video games and all sorts of other televised sports have combined to threaten the league's monopoly on weekend entertainment -- even before recent controversies. It has become a fad for many players not to stand for the anthem. But it is also becoming a trend for irate fans not to watch the NFL at all. Multimillionaire young players, mostly...
  • Seahawks Blowout Win Sees Sunday Night Football Ratings Down, Again

    10/02/2017 7:45:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 43 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | October 2, 2017 | Dominic Patten
    On a day that ended in gunfire and tragedy at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Sunday also saw continuing controversy with NFL players kneeling before games, more standing, locking arms, and some sitting during the national anthem. Several members of the Seattle Seahawks chose to sit before Sunday Night Football kicked off last night while the Indianapolis Colts decided to link arms in a show of unity for equality and racial justice. At the end of the game the result saw the Colts crushed as the Seahawks scored a blowout 46-18 win. Whether it was politics or the...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (45% Approval)

    09/30/2017 8:18:29 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 32 replies
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 45% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trumps job performance. Fifty-four percent (54%) disapprove. The latest figures include 29% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 46% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -17. (see trends). Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily email update). Most Americans continue to say their families regularly display the U.S. flag on holidays, and as in the previous survey, 85% of adults consider themselves,...
  • Packers Win As Thursday Night Football Ratings Drop In CBS Season Debut

    09/29/2017 8:47:51 AM PDT · by marstegreg · 58 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | September 29,2017 | Dominic Patten
    However, it still was not a good result for CBS and the NFL as the matchup went late and delivered 9.9/18 in metered market ratings. Thats down 13% from the 2016 TNF opener on CBS and NFL Network when the New York Jets beat the Buffalo Bills 37-31. In the first of five TNFs that CBS has this year, last nights game was shown on NFL Network and made its live debut on Amazon Prime.
  • Nielsen: Football Ratings Off 11 Percent this Year

    09/27/2017 6:28:43 AM PDT · by scooby321 · 39 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 09/27/17 | Breitbart News
    NEW YORK (AP) Through three weeks, viewership for national telecasts of NFL games is down 11 percent this season compared to 2016, the Nielsen company said on Tuesday. Nielsen said the games averaged 17.63 million viewers for the first three weeks of last season, and have dipped to 15.77 million this year. The 2017 figures dont include this weeks Monday night game between the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals.
  • Nielsen: Football ratings off 11 percent this year

    09/26/2017 9:24:52 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 72 replies
    Associated Depressed ^ | 9/26/17 | David Bauder
    NEW YORK (AP) Through three weeks, viewership for national telecasts of NFL games is down 11 percent this season compared to 2016, the Nielsen company said on Tuesday. Nielsen said the games averaged 17.63 million viewers for the first three weeks of last season, and have dipped to 15.65 million this year. The Nielsen figures dont include many of the Sunday afternoon games that are shown to a regional audience, but not a national one.
  • Was There a Boycott? Monday Night Football Posts Best Ratings Of The Season To Date

    09/26/2017 2:20:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 81 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/26/2017 | AllahPundit
    How to square this with the emerging “boycott is happening” narrative from Sunday’s NBC and Fox ratings? It’s possible that a bunch of casual fans who normally don’t watch tuned in last night to see if there’d be a pre-game protest, artificially inflating the ratings. But if that were true, Sunday’s ratings should have been up too.Imagine if NFL ratings ended up *increasing* this year after Trump attacked the league for being unpatriotic. That’d be the most embarrassing political own-goal since, uh, backing Luther Strange against a red-state populist when Strange was trailing consistently by 10 points in the...
  • Preliminary TV ratings for Sunday's games down from previous year

    09/25/2017 10:46:25 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    ESPN ^ | September 25, 2017 | Darren Rovell
    Preliminary television ratings for Sunday's NFL games finished lower as compared to the same week last year. CBS said its national games, which featured the Green Bay Packers' 27-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals and the Kansas City Chiefs' 24-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers, were down 1 percent in the overnight ratings as compared to its Week 3 national games for the 2016 season. Fox's game, which featured the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Eagles in many markets, was down 16 percent, compared to Week 3 of last season, which featured the Giants playing the Washington Redskins....
  • The NFL is praying for a ratings turnaround

    09/21/2017 7:48:12 AM PDT · by oh8eleven · 99 replies
    NY Post ^ | 20 September 2017 | Richard Morgan
    Ratings in Weeks 1 and 2 were down 12 and 15 percent, respectively, according to Nielsen. To be sure, saturation TV coverage of Hurricane Irma sapped some eyeballs from football during the first week of play Week 2 might have still been disrupted by carryover impacts from the hurricanes that hit Houston and Florida, UBS analyst Doug Mitchelson offered by way of explanation.
  • TV Ratings Sunday: Emmy Awards trending low again

    09/18/2017 8:41:10 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    Tvbythenumbers ^ | September 18, 2017 | Rick Porter
    The 69th Emmy Awards are looking as though theyll be at or near an all-time low in the ratings. CBS live telecast of the awards is currently showing a 2.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 9.58 million viewers, compared to 2.5 and 9.69 million in last years preliminary ratings. CBS has ordered time zone-adjusted ratings, and well update this post when they come in. Last years ceremony finished with a 2.8 and 11.3 million viewers and was the least-watched Emmy show on record. Elsewhere, The Orville is currently showing fairly steady numbers vs. its premiere, although it started after 8:30...
  • Chiefs-Patriots clash draws lowest TV ratings for an NFL opener since 2009

    09/08/2017 5:29:10 PM PDT · by Will88 · 88 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 9/8/2017 | Chuck Schilken
    The NFL opened the 2017 season Thursday night to its lowest television ratings in eight years. NBCs broadcast of the Kansas City Chiefs stunning 42-27 upset of the New England Patriots drew an overnight rating of 14.6. Thats down nearly 12% from the 16.5 posted by the Denver Broncos-Carolina Panthers season kickoff from a year ago. Thats bad news for the NFL since the ratings had also dropped for the 2016 opener, down approximately 7% from the 17.7 rating posted the previous year, when the Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers played in the first game of the season.