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  • 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...
  • Gaffes, TV ratings concerns dominated as NFL, players forged anthem peace (the boycott's working!)

    10/27/2017 7:04:46 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 37 replies
    ESPN Magazine ^ | October 27, 2017 | Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr.
    Morale was bad inside the league office, and the pressure was not letting up. There was the looming notion that sponsors would leave the NFL -- not just because of the protests but because of an array of challenges confronting the league, including the continuing decline in TV ratings. Nearly all of the league's longtime sponsors, from Papa John's to USAA, were rattled, and fissures within the league offices and teams, to say nothing of the players, were starting to expand. [Snip] Polls show that the protest issue has resonated with millions of fans who insist all players should stand...
  • Emmy Awards Ratings Hit Low On Trump-Bashing Night; ‘Sunday Night Football’ Dips

    09/18/2017 8:36:22 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 17 replies ^ | September 18, 2017 6:55am | by Dominic Patten
    <p>Near the beginning of the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night, host Stephen Colbert hauled former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer onstage to declare that the CBS-broadcast show would have “the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period — both in person and around the world.”</p>
  • Emmy Awards Ratings Hit Low On Trump Bashing Night; ‘Sunday Night Football’ Dips

    09/18/2017 7:39:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 59 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | September 18, 2017 | Dominic Patten
    Right near the beginning of the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night, host Stephen Colbert hauled former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer out on-stage to declared that the CBS broadcast show would have “the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period — both in person and around the world.”
  • NFL Ratings Down. LA Times Explains

    09/15/2017 11:05:27 AM PDT · by morphing libertarian · 79 replies
    There is an article in todays LA Times i'm not linking | self paraphrasing
    The LA Slimes cites the hurricane and the election for the lower ratings last week and last year. no mention of boycotts or fan displeasure at American values being shat upon
  • ‘It’s a woman!’ Finder of potential Amelia Earhart pics on his discovery

    07/07/2017 4:18:46 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 7/7/2017 | Staff
    The retired federal agent who discovered what he believes is the first photographic evidence of Amelia Earhart alive and well after crash-landing in the Pacific Ocean during her attempted round-the-world flight says he didn’t initially capture the significance of the image until years later. The black-and-white photo is of a group of people standing on a dock on Jaluit Atoll in the Marshall Islands, including one who seems to be a slim woman with her back to the camera. A new documentary airing Sunday on the History channel claims the figure is the famed aviator who disappeared 80 years ago...
  • The 2016–2017 TV Season in 5 Really Depressing Charts

    06/05/2017 8:53:14 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 67 replies
    Vulture ^ | May 14, 2017 | Josef Adalian and Jeni Zhen
    Almost every year since 2013, Vulture has published a chart illustrating the performance of veteran TV shows during the most recent season. We’ve labeled said charts “depressing” because they’ve consistently shown the vast majority of returning shows — whether they’ve been on the air for two years or two decades — losing ground in the key TV demographic of adults under 50. This season is no exception, and it’s arguably the most depressing year yet for those who follow network-TV trends. Last year, ten broadcast series were either up or flat versus the previous season. This season? Just one network...
  • TV Ratings: Donald Trump's RNC Speech Tops Romney With 32 Million Viewers, Falls Far Short of McCain

    07/23/2016 6:34:12 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 96 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 7/22/2016 | Michael O'Connell
    The Republican National Convention clearly reached its crescendo on Thursday night. The four-day run-up until Donald Trump's accepting of the nomination, while giving a strong ratings performance, did not bring any atypical highs for the political meetup. Trump's speech didn't change that narrative by much. With all three broadcast networks and cable news networks now tallied for the 10 p.m. hour, it appears just over 32 million viewers tuned into Trump's extended time on stage. On the broadcast networks alone Thursday night, Trump's time on the stage brought in 12.3 million viewers to the 10 o'clock hour on through the...
  • TV Ratings: Megyn Kelly Bests Bill O'Reilly in August, Topping Cable News in Key Demo

    09/01/2015 5:46:25 PM PDT · by bigbob · 37 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 9-1-15 | Michael O'Connell
    Buoyed by the GOP debate, Fox News' 'The Kelly File' enjoyed its third month ever at No. 1 among adults 25-54. Donald Trump might have issues with Megyn Kelly, but viewers evidently don't. If August is any indication, her Kelly File is shaping up to be the cable news destination for coverage of the 2016 election. Kelly had the highest-rated cable news show for the month, even with her weeklong vacation. Buoyed by the record-breaking showcase of Fox News Channel's GOP debate and her 11 p.m. telecast that night, she outpaced typical victor Bill O'Reilly for only the third full...
  • 'A.D.: The Bible Continues' Easter Sunday Premiere Draws 9.5 Million Viewers, Highest Rated Program

    04/06/2015 8:28:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Gospel Herald ^ | 04/06/2015 | By LEAH MARIEANN KLETT
    The highly anticipated series A.D.: The Bible Continues drew an impressive 9.5 million viewers on its Easter Sunday premiere, proving that there is indeed a massive audience hungry for faith-based programming. According to Variety, A.D.'s first episode, which focused primarily on the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, was night's top-rated program, making it the highest-rating premiere since 2011. "#ADtheseries was the #1 show in America last night! #ADtheseries great news!" producer Roma Downey tweeted on Monday morning. In 2013, Downey her husband, Mark Burnett, shocked Hollywood with the success of their 10 hour miniseries, The Bible, which featured the...
  • TV ratings see double-digit declines for fifth straight month

    03/15/2015 7:15:25 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 184 replies
    New York Post ^ | 3/25/2015 | Claire Atkinson
    February was another heartbreaker for the $65 billion television ad business. Commercial ratings — the viewing “currency” that determines what advertisers pay for TV time — cratered across broadcast and cable networks, marking the fifth straight month of double-digit declines for the industry. “It’s clear the downward spiral in TV ratings continues with no end in sight,” media analyst Michael Nathanson wrote in a research note on Friday. Overall prime-time broadcast network ratings were off 12 percent last month compared to a year ago, while cable networks dropped 11 percent, according to his report. Nathanson looked at so-called C3 ratings,...
  • Weather Channel Morning Show Beats CNN, MSNBC

    11/06/2014 3:30:24 PM PST · by PROCON · 15 replies
    breitbart ^ | Nov. 6, 2014 | John Nolte
    According to the Weather Channel, its 6am "Wake Up with Al Roker" beat both CNN's New Day" and MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this month:"Morning Joe" has been shedding viewers for about a year. "New Day" is shaping up to be one of television's all-time titanic disasters. In other words, it's not that Al Roker's numbers are so high, it's that CNN's and MSNBC's numbers are so low. Overall, this is another sign of the slow-motion fall of left-wing cable news networks. While -- thanks to great producing, on-air talent, and a willingness to cover news stories the left-wing MSM ignore --...
  • Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Tops Cable Kingpin Bill O’Reilly For First Time For Entire Week

    06/09/2014 6:22:47 PM PDT · by windcliff · 55 replies ^ | 6-9-14 | Dominic Patten
    It might be known as the week that saw an earthquake at Fox News Channel as Megyn Kelly beat the almost unbeatable Bill O’Reilly in the key news demo last week. Yes, the 9 PM The Kelly File has topped 8 PM’s The O’Reilly Factor on FNC before both on individual nights and even for a full week. However, those single nights were mainly around the time Kelly’s show debuted in early October last year and on Election Night 2013. The Kelly File beat The Factor during the week of May 5, but O’Reilly himself wasn’t hosting that week. Last...
  • TV Ratings: MSNBC Falls Below HLN in May, Rachel Maddow Hits Lows

    Fox News Channel maintains a handsome lead in primetime and total day, while primetime runner-up CNN continues a healthy climb from the lows of 2012. Averaging 539,000 viewers in primetime and 175,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demographic, MSNBC suffered double-digit drops from last May -- down a respective 20 and 19 percent.
  • FOX News Channel Beats all of the Broadcast/Cable Networks in Viewership for VP Debate Coverage

    10/12/2012 2:17:03 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    TV By The Numbers ^ | October 12, 2012 | By Amanda Kondolojy
    FNC secured over 10 million viewers from 9:00-10:30PM ET, surpassing CNN and MSNBC combined in total viewers (10.02 million vs. 4.15 million for CNN and 4.38 million for MSNBC). FNC also beat ABC, CBS and NBC in viewership. Below are the early viewership numbers: FNC: 10,019,827 in total viewers (3,057,099 in 25-54) MSNBC: 4,378,671 in total viewers (1,619,542 in 25-54) CNN: 4,145,951 in total viewers (1,523,882 in 25-54) CBS: 8,308,421 in P2+ (3,400,620) ABC: 8,287,610 in P2+ (2,995,352) NBC: 7,851,757 in P2+ (3,560,307)
  • Record TV viewership for first Romney-Obama debate

    10/04/2012 11:02:01 AM PDT · by AFPhys · 11 replies
    Rush ^ | 10/4/2012 | Rush
    Over 65 Million watched the debate yesterday! Fox Cable had more viewers than any other network including the ABCNNBCBS!
  • RNC Ratings Night Three: Romney Results In Ratings Rise,

    08/31/2012 2:21:28 PM PDT · by MNDude · 20 replies
    Night three of the Republican National Committee culminated in a speech from GOP nominee Mitt Romney, and the ratings rose accordingly. As was the case during the first two nights of the RNC, Fox News Channel was the most watched TV news outlet, besting the broadcast networks from 10-11PM. Last night, however, the gap between FNC and its competitors was even wider, as it topped the next two networks, NBC and ABC, combined in total viewers. Every outlet except NBC improved on its Tuesday night ratings in both total viewers and the adults 25-54 demo. Compared to the final night...
  • Does Obama Think Libya Is Less Important Than Dancing With The Stars?

    03/28/2011 3:13:31 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 42 replies
    Business Insider ^ | March 26, 2011 | Glynnis MacNicol
    President Obama's nationally televised address tonight on Libya is scheduled for 7:30pm. It is an odd time for a presidential address -- especially one dealing with America at war (yes, yes, technically not war, but still) -- it means most of the West Coast will still be at work or just coming home from school. Normally big addresses are scheduled for 8pm or 9pm so the West Coast is able to catch, too. It's possible the timing was a concession to network heads anxious not to lose valuable prime time advertising dollars. Except the only thing not on repeat tonight...
  • UPDATE: 4.2 Million Watch Conan's Debut Which Beats Leno, Letterman, Stewart & Colbert

    11/09/2010 6:16:33 PM PST · by STONEWALLS · 31 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | Tuesday November 9, 2010 | By NELLIE ANDREEVA
    2ND UPDATE: It was a great opening for Conan O'Brien on TBS last night. The comedian's eponymous talk show drew big 4.2 million viewers and massive 3.3 million adults 18-49 and 2.5 million in 18-34 to rank as the top-rated latenight show on TV - broadcast or cable - last night. This was an impressive 2/3+ of the audience he attracted for his debut on NBC's The Tonight Show in May 2009. Conan ranked as the No.1 latenight talk show telecast of all time on basic cable, beating The Daily Show's Oct. 29, 2008 edition. It also topped all other...
  • Gallup: Distrust in the Media Reaches Record High

    09/30/2010 12:45:59 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 14 replies · 1+ views
    TV Newser ^ | Sept. 30, 2010 | Alex Werpin
    A new poll released by Gallup shows that American distrust in the mass media has reached a record high. This is the fourth straight year that a majority of respondents have said that they have little or no trust in the media, but the 57% who say that this year is a new record for the poll. According to the poll, 48% of respondents say the media is too liberal, 15% say it is too conservative and 33% say it is “just right.” You can see how the responses have changed over the years here: (snip to picture of chart)...