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TV ratings: 'Under the Dome' opens strong and Stanley Cup scores for NBC Monday

Fast National ratings for Monday, June 24, 2013CBS packed a lot of people "Under the Dome" Monday, as the premiere of the series based on Stephen King's novel opened to more viewers than any summer series since 2007. It was big enough, to give CBS a win in viewers for the night, but the adults 18-49 honors go to NBC thanks to Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals, which saw the Chicago Blackhawks win the Cup. "The Bachelorette" also rose for ABC, hitting a season high in viewers and matching its best performance in the 18-49 demographic.CBS drew 8.2 million viewers and a 5.2 rating/9 share in households in primetime. NBC (7.9 million, 4.6/7) finished a close second, pending updates for the live hockey telecast. ABC (5.3 million, 3.8/6) came in third. FOX was a fairly distant fourth with 1.7 million viewers and a 1.1/2. The CW (690,000, 0.4/1) trailed.NBC led the 18-49 demographic... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/06/tv-ratings-under-the-dome-opens-strong-and-stanley-cup-scores-for-nbc-monday.html

Video: The Vampire Diaries' Kat Graham Performs on the Finale of Oh Sit!

It's finale week on The CW's Oh Sit! ,and what better way to go out than with a performance from the network's own star, The Vampire Diaries ' Kat Graham ?  In the video below, Graham sings her hit song "Heartkiller." Her performance is the culmination of the show's weekly guest artists, which have included Far East Movement , Neon Hitch and Orianthi, among others. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Kat-Graham-Oh-Sit-1054133.aspx?rss=breakingnews

'Oh Sit!' and 'Breaking Pointe' renewed for Season 2 by The CW

The CW's summer reality experiment went well, because the network is bringing back two of its unscripted series for new seasons. Both the "Wipeout"-style musical chairs competition "Oh Sit!" and the ballet docuseries "Breaking Pointe" have been renewed for Season 2.The network hasn't announced premiere dates for the new seasons, so you'll have to wait a little longer to find out when you'll be able to watch 12 people run through obstacle courses in an attempt to grab a seat and a cash prize.PHOTOS: What to expect from fall TV"Breaking Pointe" follows Salt Lake City's competitive Ballet West company as its dancers attempt to become the Prima Ballerina and Premier Danseur. It splits time between their gorgeous dances and their personal lives.Are you excited that "Oh Sit!" and "Breaking Pointe" are coming back? Did you watch their first seasons?... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/oh-sit-and-breaking-pointe-renewed-for-season-2-by-the-cw.html

TV ratings: 'The X Factor' improves in week 2 while 'Survivor' is up over last year

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012Ratings for "The X Factor" improved some Wednesday over last week's modest premiere, giving FOX a demographic victory for the night. The premiere of "Survivor: Philippines" on CBS, meanwhile, improved on its total-viewer numbers from both of last season's premieres -- although it was down a bit in adults 18-49 -- and beat "The X Factor" head-to-head in viewers. The "Big Brother" season finale was off a bit from last year, though.FOX brought in 9.4 million viewers and a 5.5 rating/9 share in households for the night, narrowly beating CBS (9.3 million, 5.5/9) for the top spot. NBC was a fairly distant third with 4.9 million viewers and a 3.3/5. ABC (3.6 million, 2.5/4) finished fourth, and The CW trailed with about 950,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.FOX also led the 18-49 demographic with a 3.5 rating. CBS came in second with a 2.8. NBC grabbed third with a... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/tv-ratings-the-x-factor-improves-in-week-2-while-survivor-is-up-over-last-year.html

TV Ratings: 'X Factor' premiere down, loses to 'The Voice' and 'America's Got Talent' in viewers

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012"The X Factor" Season 2 premiere averaged 8.5 million viewers, down over 3.5 million from last year's premiere. And it turns out Simon Cowell was right to be irritated about going up against "The Voice" -- NBC's singing competition program beat FOX's singing competition program by over 3 million viewers. Once "The Voice" was off the air, "X Factor" did fare better against the "America's Got Talent" finals, only trailing by 1.5 million. The "AGT" finals were up over 2 million viewers over the previous week, but were down 2 million viewers over the 2011 finals.Also on NBC, the series premiere of "Guys With Kids" lost a good bit of its lead-in from "AGT," earning 6.3 million viewers.NBC averaged 8.9 million viewers and a 5.6 rating/9 share in households, with FOX hot on its heels with 8.5 million and a 5.2/8. The rest of the field was in... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/tv-ratings-x-factor-premiere-down-loses-to-the-voice-and-americas-got-talent-in-viewers.html

TV ratings: Cowboys-Giants draws big numbers for NBC Wednesday

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012The kickoff to the NFL season didn't score ratings quite as big as it did last year, but Wednesday night's game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants was still a big winner for NBC.Despite the big numbers for the NFL game, "Big Brother" and "So You Think You Can Dance" held up reasonably well for CBS and FOX. NBC averaged 20.6 million viewers and a 12.7 rating/20 share in households in primetime, numbers that will likely go up some when the live telecast is taken into account. CBS (5.1 million, 3.3/5) was the best of the rest, beating FOX's 4.1 million and 2.6/4. ABC came in fourth with 3.6 million viewers and a 2.5/4. The CW trailed with just under a million viewers and a 0.5/1.NBC posted an 8.2 rating among adults 18-49, down from a 9.5 for last year's NFL kickoff but still dominant for... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/tv-ratings-cowboys-giants-draws-big-numbers-for-nbc-wednesday.html

TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' results and 'Big Brother' rise Wednesday

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012Network coverage of the Republican National convention (and a couple of NFL preseason games) affected Wednesday night's ratings some, so the numbers may change in the final nationals. But as things stand now, "America's Got Talent" and "Big Brother" both posted gains over last week. "So You Think You Can Dance" was also up a little for FOX.NBC averaged 6.5 million viewers and a 4.2 rating/7 share in households for the night, leading CBS (5 million, 3.4/5) by a comfortable margin. FOX took third with 4.3 million viewers and a 2.7/4. ABC (3.4 million, 2.3/4) came in fourth, and The CW (1.15 million, 0.7/1) trailed.NBC also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.7 rating, edging FOX's 1.6. CBS scored a 1.4 in the demo, followed by ABC, 1.0, and The CW, 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/08/tv-ratings-americas-got-talent-results-and-big-brother-rise-wednesday.html

TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' rises and leads Wednesday, 'So You Think You Can Dance' soft

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012Wednesday's ratings played out pretty much according to form for this summer, with "America's Got Talent" -- which was up a little from last week -- leading NBC to a win for the night. "Big Brother" was steady for CBS, but "So You Think You Can Dance" dropped a little for FOX.NBC drew 6.3 million viewers and a 4.0 rating/7 share in households in primetime, beating out CBS' 5.7 million and 3.7/6. FOX (4.5 million, 2.8/5) came in third. ABC finished fourth with 3.7 million viewers and a 2.6/4, and The CW (934,000, 0.6/1) trailed.None of the networks got over the 2.0 mark in the 18-49 demographic. NBC finished on top with a 1.7, and CBS and FOX tied for second at 1.5. ABC posted a 1.0 and The CW a 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/08/tv-ratings-americas-got-talent-rises-and-leads-wednesday-so-you-think-you-can-dance-soft.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' and CBS lead an NFL-inflated Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012FOX aired an NFL preseason game in primetime Thursday night, giving the network a boost over its usual summer numbers. NFL games in a few local markets also gave a bump to NBC and CBS. The latter led the night in viewers thanks also to "Big Brother" and "The Big Bang Theory."ABC, meanwhile, debuted a cooking competition called "Time Machine Chefs," although not that many people noticed. Nor did many people tune into The CW's singing competition "The Next."CBS averaged 6.25 million viewers and a 4.1 rating/7 share in households for the night, pending updates for the NFL. FOX (5 million, 3.3/6) came in second, a little ahead of ABC (4.6 million, 2.9/5). NBC took fourth with 4.2 million viewers and a 2.9/5 (again, pending updates), and The CW delivered a little less than 900,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.FOX and CBS tied for the lead among adults 18-49,... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/08/tv-ratings-big-brother-and-cbs-lead-an-nfl-inflated-thursday.html

TV ratings: 'Oh Sit' does OK for The CW while 'America's Got Talent' leads Wednesday

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012The premiere of The CW's goofy game show "Oh Sit" pulled down decent ratings Wednesday night -- at least by the standards of The CW in the summer, which is to say it was still near the back of the pack."America's Got Talent" once again gave NBC the night's top-rated program, as the results show matched its pre-Olympic rating in adults 18-49. "Big Brother" was also steady for CBS.NBC drew 6.2 million viewers and a 3.8 rating/7 share in households for the night, beating out CBS (5.55 million, 3.7/6) for the top spot. FOX took third with 4.7 million viewers and a 2.9/5. ABC (3.6 million, 2.5/4) came in fourth, and The CW (967,000, 0.6/1) trailed.FOX led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.7 rating, edging NBC's 1.6. CBS came in third with a 1.4, followed by ABC, 1.2, and The CW, 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/08/tv-ratings-oh-sit-does-ok-for-the-cw-while-americas-got-talent-leads-wednesday.html
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