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ABC’s 'A Special Edition of 20/20: The Year with Katie Couric' is Up Year to Year

Finishes No. 1 During the Final Hour of the Night with Key Women http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/jpGyNvravik/

TV ratings: 'Fringe' rises a little Friday vs. softer competition

Fast National ratings for Friday, Dec. 14, 2012Reruns and specials dotted the networks' lineups Friday night, resulting in some lower-than-average ratings in the timeslots where they aired. Those shows that remained in originals, though, saw their ratings improve a little."Fringe" was up a bit over last week for FOX, as were "Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country" for ABC. CBS, NBC and ABC all aired news coverage of the Newtown, Conn., shootings at 10 p.m. CBS led the night overall with 6.1 million viewers and a 3.5 rating/6 share in households, narrowly beating ABC (5.8 million, 3.7/6) for the top spot. NBC (5.2 million, 3.3/6) was not far behind in third. FOX drew 3.1 million viewers and a 1.9/3, while The CW delivered 1.5 million people and a 1.0/2.ABC and CBS tied for the lead among adults 18-49 at 1.5. NBC was third at 1.3, followed by FOX, 1.1, and The CW, 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/12/tv-ratings-fringe-rises-a-little-friday-vs-softer-competition.html

Lindsay Lohan Pulls Out of 20/20 Interview

Lindsay Lohan  will not be sitting down with  Barbara Walters  after all. Lohan has pulled out of her  20/20  interview, which was  scheduled to air  on Nov. 16,  Deadline  reports. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Lindsay-Lohan-Pulls-Out-2020-Interview-1055767.aspx?rss=breakingnews

TV ratings: 'The Voice' rises again and 'Go On' holds steady Tuesday

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012As it did Monday, "The Voice" improved significantly on its ratings from a week ago. Tuesday's show grew by 2 million viewers and more than half a point among adults 18-49 over a week ago. "Go On" also held pretty steady -- it lost more of its lead-in but was only down by .1 in the 18-49 demographic vs. last week. That did not, however, translate into an across-the-board win for the night. NBC dominated the 18-49 demo but narrowly lost the total-viewer race to CBS.Elsewhere, a "20/20" special honoring fan-favorite TV shows and characters did fairly well in viewers (if not the demo), and the "So You Think You Can Dance" season finale was up from last week for FOX.CBS drew 8.8 million viewers and a 5.9 rating/9 share in households for the night, just beating the 8.7 million and 5.4/9 for NBC. ABC (6.3 million, 4.3/7)... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/tv-ratings-the-voice-rises-again-and-go-on-holds-steady-tuesday.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

TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' rises Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth special solid for ABC

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, May 29, 2012Facing less competition now that the main TV season has ended, "America's Got Talent" posted its best ratings this year on Tuesday night, leading NBC to a victory among adults 18-49. Elsewhere, ABC got solid numbers for a "20/20" special on Queen Elizabeth II, and "Cougar Town" ended its run on the network with a small bump over its most recent airing. The CW's new unscripted series "The Catalina" didn't make much noise, falling just short of a million viewers.CBS led the night in viewers with 7.6 million and a 5.0 rating/8 share in households. NBC (7.5 million, 4.6/7) finished a close second, and ABC took third with 5.7 million viewers and a 4.0/6. FOX (2.3 million, 1.5/2) came in fourth. The CW averaged 810,00 viewers and a 0.5/1.NBC led the 18-49 demographic with a 2.3 rating. CBS grabbed second with a 1.4, followed by ABC at 1.3.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/05/tv-ratings-americas-got-talent-rises-tuesday-queen-elizabeth-special-solid-for-abc.html

TV Ratings: '20/20' dominates Friday night with its best numbers in two years

Fast National ratings for Friday, March 30, 2012."20/20" dominated the night and placed ABC in a virtual tie with CBS on Friday night. The fact that the show had Barbara Walters covering the Mega Millions and lottery winners probably didn't hurt. ABC's "Shark Tank," though it was a repeat, tied FOX's "Kitchen Nightmares" at 8 p.m.CBS dominated the second hour with "CSI: NY," beating out "Primetime: What Would You Do?" with 9.8 million as opposed to 4.8 million, though it was a virtual tie in the 18-49 group. "Grimm" trailed behind in the nine o'clock hour with 4.1 million.The final hour of prime time was taken over by "20/20," which was Friday's number one show in the 18-49 age group. This puts ABC in its third straight week of growth. "20/20" was the number one show on Friday night with its highest numbers in two years with adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since October. ·... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/03/tv-ratings-2020-dominates-friday-night-with-its-best-numbers-in-two-years.html

TV Ratings: Lehigh's historic Duke upset good for a CBS win

Fast National ratings for Friday, March 16, 2012 The Friday night NCAA tournament games helped CBS eek out a win, though the numbers were just over half what CBS typically pulls down on a Friday. The end of the huge upset of Lehigh over Duke was the largest hour of the night across any networks, earning 8.4 million viewers, while in the other two hours of primetime, ABC actually beat the basketball games.CBS averaged 6.2 million viewers on its way to a win, with a 3.9 rating/7 share in households. ABC was close behind with original programming, earning an average of 5.8 million viewers and a 3.8/7. NBC followed at 4.08 million viewers, 2.8/5, then FOX at 2.6 million, 1.6/3. The CW trailed at 1.61 million, 1.0/2.The NCAA tournament got a wider margin in the 18-49 adults demographic, winning with an average of 2.2, followed by ABC's 1.5, FOX's 1.1, NBC at 0.8 and the... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/03/tv-ratings-lehighs-historic-duke-upset-good-for-a-cbs-win.html

TV Ratings: Whitney Houston '20/20' special gives ABC demo win, CBS wins viewers

Fast National ratings for Friday, Feb. 17, 2011CBS won Friday night on the back of its new programming, though ABC's special edition of "20/20" that was all about the life of Whitney Houston also scored well in the ratings.CBS averaged 10.3 million viewers and a 6.5 rating/11 share in households. ABC was right behind with 7.1 million viewers and a 4.6/8. NBC was third at 3.4 million, 2.3/4, followed by FOX at 3.05 million and a 1.9/3 and the CW at 1.6 million, 1.0/2ABC won the 18-49 demographic with a 1.9, followed by CBS (1.8), FOX (1.2), NBC (0.9) and the CW (0.6). Friday hour by hour: 8 p.m. CBS: "Undercover Boss" (10.7 million, 6.7/12) ABC: "Shark Tank" (5.7 million, 3.4/6) NBC: NAACP Image Awards (2.8 million, 2.0/3) FOX: "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.1 million, 1.9/3) The CW: "Nikita" (1.6 million, 1.0/2) 18-49 leader: "Undercover Boss" (2.4) 9 p.m. CBS: "A Gifted Man" (9.5 million, 6.1/10)ABC: "20/20"... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/02/tv-ratings-whitney-houston-2020-special-gives-abc-demo-win-cbs-wins-viewers.html
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