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  • Billboard Music Awards Hit Record Low Ratings In Key Demo

    05/21/2018 12:17:17 PM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies ^ | 5/21/2018 | Katie Jerkovich
    The 2018 Billboard Music Awards hit a new low Sunday night in the coveted demographic of ages 18-49, dropping 10 percent from last year’s low in overnight numbers. According to Variety, the three-hour music award show broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas scored an average of 2.1/8 share in the key demographic with 7 million viewers. In comparison, the 2017 awards show, which aired on ABC, averaged a 2.3 in the 18-49 age group with 7.7 million people tuned in. Jennifer Lopez performs onstage during the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on...
  • Look what happened to CNN’s ratings when they focused on more anti-Trump stories. It’s not good.

    05/15/2018 12:04:09 PM PDT · by TBP · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 13, 2018 | Chris Enloe
    As CNN gives wall-to-wall coverage to stories negative to President Donald Trump, including the Stormy Daniels saga and the Russia collusion story, its ratings are taking a massive hit. Last May, CNN averaged about 1.12 million viewers during the primetime hours, according to Variety. That figure has dropped to just 859,000 this May, a whopping 23 percent decrease. In the daytime, CNN averaged 821,000 viewers last May, but has accumulated just an average of 649,000 viewers this May, marking a 21 percent decrease. In the coveted 25-54 age demographic, CNN averaged 399,000 last May, while garnering just 286,000 this May...
  • Megyn Kelly is $69 million ratings disaster for NBC

    04/26/2018 6:54:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 79 replies ^ | 4/25/2018 | unknown
    'They were hoping it was going to do better than this. She's a polarizing personality' NBC News believed former Fox News host Megyn Kelly would be ratings gold for its “Today” show after she dared to take on Donald Trump during the 2016 election, but after only six months, the $69 million gamble on the news personality is backfiring – big time. The network is rapidly losing viewers and ratings are in free-fall, according to the Wall Street Journal. NBC has a $69 million contract with Kelly that lasts for three years. Since September, she has hosted the 9 a.m....
  • NH Poll: Trump Approval Ratings Rising

    04/24/2018 5:18:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    brietbart ^ | 04/24/2018 | Tony Lee
    Never Trumpers like Ohio Governor John Kasich and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) are hoping they can derail President Donald Trump in New Hampshire in 2020, but Trump’s approval ratings are on the rise in the Granite State. According to the University of New Hampshire’s Granite State poll that was released on Monday, approval of Trump’s “overall job performance, handling of the economy and foreign affairs, and his personal favorability have all increased since February,” primarily because of the state’s key independent voters. The poll found that 41% of New Hampshire residents approve of Trump’s job performance, up from 35% in...
  • ESPN’s WokeCenter Collapsing Ratings Set Off Panic In Bristol

    04/06/2018 5:50:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 34 replies
    Outkick the Coverage ^ | April 5, 2018 | Clay Travis
    On Monday ESPN debuted a new morning show, “Get Up,” or as we prefer to call it on Outkick, WokeCenter AM. The show’s ratings were, to be put it mildly, a complete and total disaster. Only 283,000 people tuned in to watch the show’s debut, much less than the average viewership last April of 327,000 for SportsCenter AM. On Tuesday ratings fell again, dropping to 243,000 viewers, and the overnight ratings for Wednesday suggest viewership will fall once more, to around 200,000 viewers. (Peppa Pig did over 750,000 viewers on Monday going head to head with WokeCenter AM. But, to...
  • Nolte: Ratings Dud CNN Fails to Place in Top 20 Shows of Q1 2018

    04/04/2018 8:50:48 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 4, 2018 | John Nolte
    With the first quarter of 2018 behind us, the ratings show that CNN is already having a humiliating year. Not a single CNN program cracked the top 20 in cable news, and only two CNN programs managed to squeak out a million average total viewers.
  • Trump personally called Roseanne to congratulate her on huge ratings

    03/29/2018 5:12:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 56 replies
    President Trump phoned Roseanne Barr Wednesday to congratulate her on the revival of her “Roseanne” sitcom, which was a huge ratings success, according to a report. Trump wanted to personally reach out to Barr, after the reboot of her iconic ABC sitcom drew 18.2 million viewers in its debut on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the New York Times. A source said the president was impressed by the “huge” ratings of “Roseanne,” which features Barr playing her alter-ego Roseanne Conner – a Trump supporter, like the actress is in real life.
  • 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.