Posts Tagged ‘weekly network ratings’


NIELSENWAR: The Value of Giant Sports Events

  Thanks to the NCAA Tournament, CBS had a strong week, while the continuing decline of the new dramas on ABC and NBC dragged them down.  CBS had the weekly win (Live + Same Day, 5 days actual + 2 days overnights) with 2....
by Mitch Salem


NIELSENWAR: The Olympics Crush Primetime and Comcast Takes Over the Universe

  THE WINTER OLYMPICS have been doing what they were meant to do for NBC.  In the first full week of ratings to include the Sochi Winter Games, NBC completely dominated the (mostly sleeping) broadcast competition with a 5...
by Mitch Salem



NIELSENWAR: The Olympics Kick In, and The Woes of FOX

  We’re 3 days into the 18 of the WINTER OLYMPICS, and the games are already paying ratings dividends for NBC.  (However, it’s critical to note that the Olympics are like the NFL, only more so:  the rights an...
by Mitch Salem