Posts Tagged ‘ratings’
 

 

The Sked: Olympic Ratings through 12 Nights — Updated Chart

Updated London Summer Olympic ratings chart.  Preliminary 9.3 Adult 18-49 rating last night (back on track and higher than previous recent summer games on this night). Average through 12 nights now 10.3 rating, down a tenth fr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Olympics Ratings — Into the Final Week

One week to go for the Summer Olympic Games in London, which end with the greatest anti-climax of all:  the Closing Ceremony Sunday night.  The ratings in the final week suffers from viewer fatigue and a dearth of marquee eve...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Olympics Ratings through Ten Days

NBC changed format a bit Sunday night and aired Michael Phelps: America’s Golden Champion from 7-8 pm, followed by traditional Olympic coverage from 8 pm-midnight, including the men’s 100M dash, gymnastics individ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Olympics Ratings — Averages through Eight Nights

And so it begins.  As the competition turns away from the pool and the gymnastics arena to the track & field stadium, the nightly ratings begin to drift down.  Last night looks like an 8.1 rating with Adults 18-49 in the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Olympics Ratings — One Full Week

Updated Olympic nightly ratings track and Olympics averages through Thursday, Aug 2.
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Olympics Ratings through Six Days

“Only” a 9.7 rating with Adults 18-49 for NBC in prime time last night — a little better than the same night in Beijing but actually lagging behind the same night in Athens.  But they’ll be back into th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Olympics Ratings Day 5 — NBC Hoping Closing Ceremony Never Happens

Last night’s coverage of the fifth night of the London Summer Olympics averaged a 12.2 rating with Adults 18-49 on NBC in prime time.  The highlights of the night were the team competition for women’s gymnastics an...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Cable Ratings Roundup July 24-30

The top cable programs of the week that competed against the early nights of the London Summer Olympics (True Blood on HBO Sunday, Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E! Sunday, VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta on Monda...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Summer Olympics through Day 4

Monday night’s Olympics coverage on NBC scored a solid 10.5 rating with Adults 18-49, just a tenth of a point off Beijing’s pace but well ahead of Athens and Sydney. FOX went with repeats of Hell’s Kitchen M...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

Broadcast Network Weekly & Summer Averages: The Amazing Power of the Olympics

Based on fast nationals for Friday-Sunday and official national ratings for Monday-Thursday, the week of July 23-29 of course goes to NBC by a mile — but the network’s weekly average this past week is just a taste o...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Day 3

Last night, NBC averaged a preliminary 11.4 rating with Adults 18-49 in prime time.  This edges the Beijing rating for the same night, which itself towered over the other recent summer Games.  Last night the NBC rating peaked...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Night 2 — Solid But Not Record Breaking

The second night of the London Summer Olympics (and the first night of competition featuring Beach Volleyball, Men’s Gymnastics Qualifying, and Swimming — including the official changing of the guard as Michael Phel...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Olympic Opening Ceremony Ratings: Early Fast Nationals Indicate Huge Success for NBC

The prime time portion of the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics averaged a stunning 12.4 rating with Adults 18-49, blowing away last year’s 10.3 rating from Beijing (which was very good for an Olympics not hosted by...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

THE SKED: “The Killing” Is Mortally Wounded

  Not many people will mourn THE KILLING.  AMC’s serialized mystery saga began with a great head of steam, and seemed poised to become the network’s next big show, but it became increasingly frustrating to wat...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

The Sked: Summer Olympics Ratings Forecast

Tonight the Summer Olympics from London kicks off with the Opening Ceremony on NBC at 7:30 pm ET and PT.  The first night is generally one of the higher-rated nights of the entire Olympics and sets the tone for the 17-night sp...
by Mitch Metcalf