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TV Ratings: NBC's NFL match-up eclipses the Emmys

The 63rd annual Emmy broadcast may have been a hit with the 10 million viewers who tuned in for all or part of the show, but the TV love-fest was utterly crushed by NBC's Sunday night football matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons. In Emmy's defense, the game was of particular interest because it marked quarterback Michael Vick's return to his old home town for the first time since he was fired by the Falcons in the wake of that whole dog-fighting scandal.The Eagles/Falcons game drew 17.8 million viewers with a 10.9 rating/17 share for the night. FOX's Emmy broadcast trailed way behind with 10.3 million viewers (6.4/10). We should also point out that Emmy's numbers were down from last year, too -- when the broadcast drew 13.5 million viewers. CBS' came in third with 8.7 million (5.6/9), while ABC finished last with 5.1 million viewers (3.3/5).It's no surprise that football also... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/09/tv-ratings-nbcs-nfl-match-up-eclipses-the-emmys.html

TV Ratings: NBC scores with Sunday night football

Fast National ratings for Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011America, it turns out, is totally ready for some football. Sunday evening's watching was totally dominated by NBC's "Football Night in America" match-up between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Jets.NBC averaged 19 million viewers and an 11.4 rating, 18 share in primetime households, more than double the totals logged by every other network. CBS (9.3 million, 5.9/9) was a distant second with a night of 9/11 memorial programming. FOX (7.3, 4.3/7) and ABC (4.8 million, 3.1/5) trailed with re-runs and more 9/11-related programming, respectively.NBC and football, not surprisingly, dominated the 18-49 demographic with a 7.8 rating.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/09/tv-ratings-nbc-scores-with-sunday-night-football.html

TV Ratings: Saints-Raiders NFL pre-season game scores a win for NBC

Fast national ratings for Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.The NFL pre-season continues apace and Sunday night's match-up between the Oakland Raiders and the New Orleans Saints led the evening's ratings in both viewers and the 18-49 demographic. NBC averaged 7.3 million viewers for the evening with a 4.5 rating/7 share in households.ABC followed with 6 million viewers and 3.6/6. CBS (5.9 million, 3.8/6) was next. FOX came in last with a low-ish 2.3 million viewers (1.4/2).In the adults 18-49 demographic, the order was the same: NBC led with 2.5, followed by ABC (1.5), CBS (1.4) and FOX (1.1).Sunday hour-by-hour:7 p.m.CBS: "60 Minutes" (7.9 million, 5.2/9)ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" re-run (6.3 million, 3.7/7) NBC: "NBC Sports" (4.1 million, 2.6/5)FOX: "American Dad"/"Bob's Burgers" re-runs (1.7 million, 1.0/2)18-49 leader: "America's Funniest Home Videos" (1.4)8 p.m.NBC: "NBC NFL Pre-Season" coverage (8.6 million, 5.3/9) CBS: "Big Brother 13" (7.7 million, 4.6/8)ABC: "Extreme Home Makeover" re-run (5.5 million, 3.3/5)FOX: "The Simpsons"/"The... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/08/tv-ratings-saints-raiders-nfl-pre-season-game-scores-a-win-for-nbc.html

Ratings: Chargers-Cowboys NFL preseason wins for NBC Sunday night

Fast National ratings for Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 The NFL preseason is in full swing and the Chargers-Cowboys match-up Sunday night led NBC to a win in both the total viewers and the adults 18-49 demographic. The Peacock averaged 8.9 million viewers and a 5.4 rating/9 share in households.CBS was second with 6.7 million, 4.2/7, followed by ABC at 5.4 million, 34/6 and FOX at 2.6 million, 1.5/3.In the adults 18-49 demographic, the order was the same. NBC won with 2.9, followed by CBS (1.7), ABC (1.3) and FOX (1.2) Sunday hour by hour: 7 p.m. CBS: "60 Minutes" (8.5 million viewers, 5.4/10 households)NBC: "Dateline" (6.8 million, 4.3/8) ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" rerun (5.2 million, 3.0/6) FOX: "American Dad" rerun (1.7 million, 1.0/2) /"Bob's Burgers rerun (2.05 million, 1.2/2) 18-49 leader: "Dateline" (1.5) 8 p.m. NBC: NFL Preseason football: Chargers at Cowboys (9.8 million, 5.9/10) CBS: "Big Brother" (8.8 million, 5.1/9) ABC: "Extreme Makeover:... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/08/ratings-chargers-cowboys-wins-for-nbc-sunday-night.html

Ratings: CBS steady in the lead, 'Same Name' premieres to 5 million viewers

Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 24, 2011Ratings remained extremely steady across the board this week, without much change for the line-up led by CBS's "60 Minutes" and "Big Brother." The one notable difference this week is the introduction of "Same Name," which premiered with comedian Kathy Griffin switching lives with a woman who shares her name. "Same Name" showed a slight boost over last week's "Undercover Boss" rerun.CBS had an average of 6.4 million viewers with a 4.0 rating/7 share in households, easily beating ABC's 4.3 million viewers with a 2.6/5 share. NBC followed (4.1 million, 2.6/5) and FOX trailed (2.8 million, 1.7/3).The adult demo was led by CBS with a 1.5 rating, followed by FOX with 1.4, NBC with 1.0, and ABC with 0.9. Sunday hour by hour: 7 p.m. CBS: "60 Minutes" (8.2 million viewers, 5.2/10 households) ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" rerun (5.1 million, 2.8/6) NBC: "Dateline" (4.3 million, 2.9/6) FOX:... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/ratings-cbs-steady-in-the-lead-same-name-premieres-to-5-million-viewers.html

TV Ratings: 'Big Brother 13' leads rerun-heavy summer Sunday

Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 10, 2011"Big Brother 13" continues to rule Summer Sundays for CBS, easily knocking out the competition's reruns. Meanwhile, "The Marriage Ref" on NBC had a boost in viewership this week, though it remained in last place for its timeslot.CBS had an average of 6.3 million viewers with a 4.0 rating/7 share in households, easily beating ABC's 4/1 million viewers with a 2.6/5 share. NBC followed (3.9 million, 2.5/4) and FOX rounded out the bunch (2.9 million, 1.6/3).The adult demo was led by CBS with a 1.5 rating, followed by FOX with 1.3, and ABC and NBC, which tied with 0.9. Sunday hour by hour: 7 p.m. CBS: "60 Minutes" (8.4 million viewers, 5.5/11 households) ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" rerun (4.9 million, 2.8/5) NBC: "Dateline" (3.6 million, 2.4/6) FOX: "American Dad" rerun (1.7 million, 1.1/2)/"Bob's Burgers" rerun (1.7 million, 1.0/2) 18-49 leader: "America's Funniest Home Videos" and "60 Minutes"... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-13-leads-rerun-heavy-summer-sunday.html

TV Ratings: Jaycee Dugard's first interview wins the night for ABC

Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 10, 2011Now that the Casey Anthony trial has drawn to a close, Americans are looking for their true crime fix elsewhere -- and ABC certainly tapped into that when kidnapping and rape victim Jaycee Dugard gave Diane Sawyer her first interview since being reunited with her family. Viewers came in droves.ABC averaged 10.1 million viewers and a 6.3 rating/11 share in households for the night. CBS (5.9 million, 3.8/7) came in second. Trailing behind were NBC (2.8 million, 1.9/3) and FOX (2.8 million, 1.6/3)The adult demo was led by ABC with a 2.5 rating, followed by CBS and FOX, who tied with 1.4, and NBC, with a 0.7. Sunday hour by hour: 7 p.m. CBS: "60 Minutes" (8.1 million viewers, 5.4/10 households) ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" rerun (5.3 million, 3.1/6) NBC: "Dateline" (4.7 million, 3.1/6) FOX: "American Dad" rerun (1.8 million, 1.0/2)/"Bob's Burgers" rerun (1.7 million, 1.0/2)... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/tv-ratings-jaycee-dugards-first-interview-wins-the-night-for-abc.html

TV Ratings: Miss USA pageant, U.S. Open give NBC a comfortable bump

Fast affiliate ratings for Sunday, June 19, 2011.Sunday night's broadcast of the 60th "Miss USA Pageant", combined with the tail end of golf's U.S. Open, boosted NBC's Sunday ratings -- pushing past the other networks to win the night.Overall, NBC averaged 6.6 million viewers and scored a 3.9 rating/7 share in households. CBS, with its broadcast of the Daytime Emmys, came in second with 5.3 million viewers and a 3.7 rating/7 share. Next, ABC followed with 3.9 million viewers (2.4/4) and FOX finished last with its night of reruns at 2.8 million viewers (1.6/3).NBC also won the 18-49 demographic with 1.8, followed by FOX with CBS and ABC tied at 0.7.Sunday hour-by-hour:7 p.m.CBS: "60 Minutes" (7.3 million, 5.0/10)NBC: U.S. Open Golf/"Minute to Win It" (7.1 million, 4.3/9)ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" re-run (4.7 million, 2.6/5)FOX: "American Dad" re-run/"Bob's Burgers" re-run (1.6 million, 1.0/2)18-49 leader: U.S. Open Golf (2.2)8 p.m.CBS: Daytime Emmys (5.2 million, 3.6/7)NBC: "America's... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/06/tv-ratings-miss-usa-pageant-us-open-give-nbc-a-comfortable-bump.html

TV Ratings: NBA Finals, Tony Awards up over last year

Fast affiliate ratings for Sunday, June 12, 2011.Note: Because ABC aired Game 6 of the 2011 NBA Finals live in all timezones, these fast affiliate ratings are skewed.Though official ratings aren't in yet, we do know that ABC's broadcast of the Heat/Mavs game swept the competition, including The Tony Awards on CBS. Both the NBA finals and The Tony Awards showed improvements over last year's broadcasts.Overall, ABC averaged 17.9 million viewers and scored a 10.1 rating/17 share in households.CBS  followed with 7.4 million and a 4.8/8 share, with NBC in third (4.1 million, 2.4/4) and FOX (3.0 million, 1.7/3) in fourth. ABC won the18-49 demo, with a 7.3, followed far behind by FOX (1.4), CBS (1.1), and NBC (1.0).... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/06/tv-ratings-nba-finals-tony-awards-up-over-last-year.html

Ratings: Miami Heat beat Dallas Mavericks, and ABC's competition

Fast affiliate ratings for Sunday, May 22, 2011.Note: Because ABC aired Game 3 of the 2011 NBA Finals live in all timezones, these fast affiliate ratings are skewed.Regardless of the live event ratings issues, though, one thing is clear: ABC easily won the night with its broadcast of the Heat/Mavericks game. Up against mostly reruns and news shows, the game slam-dunked the competition.Overall, ABC averaged 11.6 million viewers and scored a 7.0 rating/12 share in households.CBS  followed with 6.4 million and a 4.1/7 share, with NBC in third (4.2 million, 2.7/5) and FOX (3.2 million, 1.3/3) in fourth. ABC won the18-49 demo, with a 4.6, followed by FOX (1.5), and a tie between NBC and CBS (1.0). Sunday hour by hour:7 p.m. CBS: "60 Minutes" (9.3 million, 6.0/11) ABC: "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Pre-Game" (5.4 million, 3.3/6) / "Buick Regal NBA Countdown" (6.4 million, 3.9/7) NBC: "Dateline: NBC" (3.7 million, 2.7/5) FOX: "American Dad" rerun (2.2... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/06/ratings-miami-heat-beat-dallas-mavericks-and-abcs-competition.html
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