Broadcast network NBC rose out of the ratings basement for the first time in eight years to claim third place among 18- to 49-year-olds – the age group prized by advertisers, according to ratings data released on Thursday.
Viewership is down across the broadcast networks this spring, with the primary culprit being the different ways people are experiencing television, researchers say.
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – CBS scored an overall win on a Tuesday night when ratings were down almost across the board and several shows, including the night’s top-rated show, “NCIS,” hit season lows, according to preliminary numbers. CBS was first in ratings and total viewers, averaging a 2.7 rating/8 share in the […]
More than 39 million people watched the Oscars Sunday night on ABC, an increase of 1.4 million over the Oscar numbers a year earlier.
The high-rated Grammy Awards on CBS Sunday night probably siphoned off viewers from a host of competing TV shows, but not from “The Walking Dead.” The AMC zombie series lurched, lumbered, stumbled and staggered its way back onto TV Sunday night after a hiatus of several months to resume its second season (with the season’s […]
Ricky Gervais gave NBC a respectable non-football audience Sunday night, but the Golden Globes nevertheless declined by 3 million viewers compared to last year. Complete Sunday ratings.
ABC’s “Pan Am” lost altitude Sunday night – shedding more than a quarter of its audience from a week earlier, according to Nielsen overnights. The high-flying ’60s series about sexy stewardesses and Pan Am pilots drew 7.749 million viewers Sunday night at 10/9c in the overnights – down from 11.063 million in the national Nielsens […]
A lot more people were interested in watching Charlie Sheen’s “funeral” on “Two and a Half Men” than seeing him celebrated as “guest of honor” on Comedy Central’s Roast Monday night. For weeks (if not months), it was widely anticipated as the Night of Charlie Sheen – Sept. 19, the first “official” night of the […]
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – Diane Sawyer’s interview with kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard on ABC’s “Primetime” received Sunday night’s biggest ratings, while NBC’s “The Marriage Ref” plummeted to a new low, according to preliminary numbers. “Primetime” at 9 p.m. received a 3.7 rating/10 share in the adults 18-49 audience group and 14.7 million […]
Oprah Winfrey’s high-energy final season is starting to pay off in the ratings. The queen of daytime, who’s stepping down from her talk-show throne in May after she launches a new cable network in January, scored some of her best audience numbers in three years earlier this month. The viewership figures, just released for the […]