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‘CBS This Morning’ Takes a Ratings Hit Following Anchor Shakeup

Jun 27, 2019

A recent shakeup in the anchor lineup at “CBS This Morning,” with Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil joining Gayle King as Norah O’Donnell heads out for “CBS Evening News” and John Dickerson exits to “60 Minutes,” does not appear to…

‘Game of Thrones’ Sets Ratings Record

Apr 30, 2019

The bloody final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” has been on a ratings tear, and Sunday’s third episode of the season, with its massive battle, set a record. The AP cites Nielsen data saying the episode attracted 17.8 million…

Tiger’s Historic Masters Victory Pulls In Strong Ratings for CBS

Apr 15, 2019

Sunday’s final round of the Masters golf tournament, in which Tiger Woods completed a historic comeback that many fans have thought for years was impossible, delivered big numbers for CBS despite a broadcast schedule that was dampened by the threat…

CBS Tweaks Prime-Time Lineup After Show’s Soft Ratings

Apr 5, 2019

CBS is moving around some of its prime-time programming following a couple of soft ratings results for the new show “Million Dollar Mile.” Variety reports that the LeBron James-produced competition program, which has aired just two episodes, is leaving its…

Rachel Maddow’s Ratings Plummet Since Conclusion of Mueller Investigation. Meanwhile, a Competitor’s Ratings Soar

Mar 28, 2019

MSNBC show host Rachel Maddow “isn’t backing away from her coverage of President Donald Trump and any connection to Russia’s involvement in trying to influence the 2016 presidential campaign,” writes David Bauder for the Associated Press, adding, “The question is…

Big Ratings Jump for the Oscars

Feb 25, 2019

Sunday’s broadcast of the 91st Academy Awards on ABC saw the ceremony rebound from last year’s record low ratings. Nielsen reported that the telecast reached an audience of 29.6 million viewers. That number represents a 12% bump from the 2018…

Former Ratings Juggernaut Sinks to All-Time Low

Feb 20, 2019

A TV series that used to chalk up impressive viewer numbers on a regular basis just notched its all-time low in the ratings. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that AMC’s “The Walking Dead” “got dunked on” when it aired…

FX Chief Pokes Holes in Netflix’s ‘Ratings’

Feb 5, 2019

FX CEO John Landgraf offered his own version of the numbers Netflix has been pulling in for some of its hot series. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that after Netflix went public with estimates of around 40 million households…

Super Bowl Ratings: Lowest in a Decade — And In New Orleans? Don’t Ask

Feb 4, 2019

Sunday’s NFL title clash between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams was the lowest-rated Super Bowl in a decade, Yahoo Sports reports. “To some, Super Bowl LIII was enjoyable, a defensive battle that resulted in the lowest-scoring Super…

Report: Ratings Giant Nielsen Is on the Sales Block, Could Fetch up to $10 Billion

Jan 24, 2019

“Nielsen Holdings — the 95-year-old consumer research firm best known for its TV-ratings reports — has restarted a process to sell itself amid fresh interest from Blackstone Group, the private equity shop controlled by billionaire Stephen Schwarzman,” reports Josh Kosman…