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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Friday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.25.2019

Posted January 28, 2019 by Mitch Metcalf

        NETWORK FINALS:  DYNASTY sank 0.1 in final numbers.         Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  A&E’s LIVE PD topped Friday cable, up 0.09 to 0.66, with the lead-in hour at 0.28.  On Discovery, GOLD RUSH ticked up to 0.63, and the lead-out hour gained […]

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NIELSENWAR Full Season Network Report Cards: NBC

Posted May 9, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  Has there ever been a #1 network as screwed up as this year’s edition of NBC? Full Season To Date (through May 3) 18-49 Rating Average:  2.04 (#1), Down 13.7% From Last Season Season Grade:  D+ What Happened:  Sunday:  NBC is at the top of the broadcast networks for one and a half reasons.  […]

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The Sked: THURSDAY RATINGS April 26 — The May Sweep Begins

Posted April 27, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

>The May Sweep kicked off last night.  Fast national ratings for Adults 18-49 follow.  Highlights to come.                    Nightly Adult 18-49 Rating Thursday     FOX    NBC    CBS    ABC   04.26.2012   2.9    1.4    2.6    2.2   THIS WEEK 04.19.2012   3.1 […]

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The Sked: Official Nationals for Wednesday — World Series Ties Record Low for Game 1

Posted October 25, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Updated tables throughout. Game 1 of the World Series last night (Detroit at San Francisco) posted a 3.6 rating with Adults 18-49 in the official nationals, still giving FOX a nightly victory but tying the record low 18-49 rating for Game 1 (2006’s Detroit-St Louis series). World Series Game 1 Track.  Game 1 tied the […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY MONDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 10.12.2015

Posted October 13, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND didn’t shake anything up. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares) and total viewership (thousands of people over the age of 2). Ratings analysis and comparisons follow […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 25 Wednesday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 12.31.2014

Posted January 5, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

  NETWORK UPDATE:  The only changes from last week’s preliminary New Year’s Eve network ratings were extra 0.1s for both parts of NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN EVE and for the 8PM rerun of BLUE BLOODS. Ratings in key demos for the Top 25 original cable telecasts (plus a few other lower-rated but noteworthy programs): All the […]

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UPDATED — WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Knockout Stage Opens Big

Posted July 1, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Ratings for Sunday’s ESPN matches show that the Knockout Stage (starting with the Round of 16) is off to a great start.  The Netherlands vs Mexico match at 11:30 am Sunday averaged 5.7 million persons 2+ watching ESPN on television, while the 3:30 pm Costa Rica vs Greece match (settled by a shoot-out) hit 5.9 […]

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UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Sunday Cable Originals & Network Update: 12.20.2015

Posted December 22, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

    NETWORK UPDATE:  SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL adjusted to 6.1 in final numbers, down 0.9 from last Sunday’s game.  FOX’s MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT lost 0.1.  After adjustments for the late afternoon NFL overrun, 60 MINUTES gained 0.1, and UNDERCOVER BOSS climbed 0.2. Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart     CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:   Either Showtime or […]

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