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Cbs Keeps Eye On First Place

The CBS summer drama Under the Dome remained the most-watched television show of the week last week. With 11.12 million total viewers, it was also the only TV show what exceeded 10 million viewers, although...

Cbs Has Best Ratings Of Summer Despite Blackout

CBS not only won last week's ratings race among both total adults and adults in the 18-49 age group, it posted its best numbers of the entire summer, despite the fact that it couldn't be...

Cbs Stays At No. 1 Despite Blackout

The blackout of CBS stations in Time Warner Cable areas, including New York, Los Angeles and Dallas, failed to impact the Nielsen ratings again last week as CBS remained far and away the most-watched network,...

Blackout? What Blackout?

With the exception of preseason football, in the form of the Hall of Fame game between Dallas and Miami, getting into the mix, the weekly Nielsen primetime ratings were about the same last Sunday as...

Brian Williams To Leave Nightly News For Surgery

One day after the latest Nielsen ratings indicated that ABC World News with Diane Sawyer had overtaken NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams among 18-49-year-old viewers the first time in 243 weeks and was barely...

Under The Dome Remains On Top Of Ratings

There was little change in the make-up of the top 10 shows on the Nielsen ratings list last week, nor in the number of viewers for each of them. The Stephen King/Steven Spielberg sci-fi drama...

Three-way Tie For First Place In Ratings Race

In a ratings rarity, there was a virtual three-way tie for first place in the Nielsen ratings for total adults last week. Topping the list were Fox's coverage of baseball's All-Star Game, the Wednesday (9:00...

Under The Dome: It's Summer's Biggest Hit

CBS's Stephen King/Steven Spielberg miniseries Under the Dome clearly became the hit of the summer last week as it topped the Nielsen ratings list for the third week in a row among total adults. The...

Under The Dome On Top Of The Ratings

The premiere of the Stephen King/Steven Spielberg sci-fi drama Under the Dome crushed the competition last week as it attracted 13.53 million viewers, according to Nielsen results for the week. It was the only show...

Abc Remains Ratings Champ For Second Week

It was a slam dunk for ABC's coverage of the NBA Finals in the Nielsen weekly ratings. Game 7 finished on top of the list with 26.3 million viewers, while Game 6 drew 20.6 million....

Nba Finals Dominate Week's Ratings

The NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat, heated up the ratings for ABC, helping to give the network a rare win for last week. Game 4 was the highest rated...

Will Abc's Newscast Topple Nbc's?

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer beat NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams on two nights, Monday and Friday, last week but remained in second place for the week with an average of about a...

Cbs's Pelley: Brian Williams Has A Problem: Us

On the second anniversary of his ascension to the anchor's chair at the CBS Evening News, Scott Pelley paid his NBC rival Brian Williams a lefthanded compliment. In an interview with TVNewser.com, Pelley said, Brian...

Tv's Summer Doldrums Strike

It certainly looked as if summer had arrived last week as the two weekly editions of NBC's The Voice topped the ratings chart among total viewers and those 18-49. Among the younger demo, Fox's Hell's...

Three Networks Tie In Ratings Race

As the broadcast TV networks transitioned to summer schedules, ABC, NBC and Fox ended up in a dead heat for first place, while CBS came in close behind among the key 18-49 age group. Among...

Fox's American Idol Finale Collapses In Ratings

How the mighty has fallen -- Fox's American Idol, that is. For most of its history, the season finale of the talent contest has drawn more viewers than any regular weekly TV show, averaging around...

Nbc Installs Brit As Nbc News President

NBC confirmed today (Monday) that it has gone outside its own news organization to hire a new president of NBC News. She is Deborah Turness, former editor of Britain's ITV News, who replaces Steve Capus....

The Voice Again Lifts Nbc

Thanks in large measure to the continued ratings rise of The Voice, NBC was the only broadcast network to post higher ratings last week than it did during the comparable week a year ago. CBS,...

Same Top Ten Shows -- But More Viewers

The list of the top ten television shows for last week was virtually identical to the previous week's list -- although there was a noticeable increase in the number of viewers among most of them....

The Voice, Ncis Take Top Ratings

NBC's The Voice took top honors as the top-rated show among the key 18-49 age group last week, but, with 17.33 million viewers, CBS's NCIS retained the title of the most-watched show among total adults....

Viewers Not Turning Their Backs On The Voice

NBC nowadays rarely plants an entertainment show at the top of the Nielsen ratings list -- but it did this week with the Tuesday edition of The Voice. The singing competition also tied for third...

Hoops Win Week; Idol Falls Again

CBS's coverage of the final game of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championships between Louisville and Michigan easily topped the weekly Nielsen ratings list with 23.4 million total viewers, 10.6 million of whom were in...

Idol Falls Out Of The Top Ten

Only a very few hit television shows go out on top, and it looks like American Idol is not going to be one of them. Although no one is talking about canceling the series, both...

Unusual Week In The Ratings

It was a week that saw lowly NBC rise up to take the top two positions among the 18-49 age group on the Nielsen ratings list, while CBS's NCIS, which went on the air nearly...

Brian Williams Angry With Nbc Over Rock Center's Switch To Fridays?

Brian Williams is angry with NBC over changes to his Rock Center show, which has moved three times since debuting in November 2011, from Monday to Wednesday, to Thursday and now to Friday night. The...

Grammys Down But Still Tops For The Week

CBS's telecast of the Grammy Awards may have fallen steeply from a year ago when it aired one day following the death of Whitney Houston, but it was nevertheless the highest rated program of last...

Nbc Says Goodbye To Nfl For 20012-13 Season

It was NBC's last week of the season with NFL football. And it was a doozy. Saturday night's playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers attracted 30.8 million viewers, while its...

Today Vet Asked To Restore It To No. 1

Just days after NBC announced that Alexandra Wallace had been appointed executive in charge of NBC's Today show, the network announced that Don Nash had been handed the job of executive producer of the morning...

Nbc Remains No. 1 For 7th Week

It was another very good week for NBC. For the seventh week in a row, it wound up as No. 1 among the key 18-49 age group. Its ratings soared in larger measure because of...

Report: Nbc To Oust Producer Who Ousted Ann Curry

NBC is preparing to oust Jim Bell as the executive producer of the Today show and replace him with Alexandra Wallace, a veteran news exec who currently produces the primetime newsmagazine Rock Center with Brian...

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