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ABC Pulls "Secret Millionaire" for "Once Upon a Time," "Castle" Repeats

The show's six remaining episodes this season have been tabled by the Alphabet. //www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2012/08/16/abc-pulls-secret-millionaire-for-once-upon-a-time-castle-repeats-601011/9923/

Secret Millionaire Season 3: “Sean Belnick”

Secret Millionaire  "Sean Belnick" (Season 3) airs tonight Sunday August 12 on ABC (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET). Episode Synopsis : 24-year-old entrepreneur Sean Belnick, the series’ youngest "Secret Millionaire" yet, moves to Brooklyn, NY to volunteer over the course of a week and find unsung heroes  in the days leading up to anniversary of 9/11. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/08/12/secret-millionaire-season-3-sean-belnick/  

TV ratings: Olympics close with more big numbers for NBC

Fast National ratings for Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012The final night of the 2012 Olympics gave NBC one last night of huge ratings, closing out the London games with an audience of close to 27 million people.Elsewhere Sunday, ABC's reality lineup ticked up a little opposite the closing ceremony. "Big Brother," on the other hand, fell a bit for CBS.NBC averaged 26.9 million viewers and a 15.1 rating/26 share in households for the night, once again blowing away the other broadcast networks. CBS took the top non-Olympic spot with 4.7 million viewers and a 3.1/5. ABC (3.5 million, 2.2/4) came in third, and FOX (2.8 million, 1.6/3) trailed with an all-rerun lineup.The Peacock earned a 7.8 rating among adults 18-49 for its Olympic finale. FOX took second in the demographic with a 1.3, edging CBS' 1.2. ABC posted a 0.9.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/08/tv-ratings-olympics-close-with-more-big-numbers-for-nbc.html

Secret Millionaire Season 3: “Marcus Lemonis”

Secret Millionaire  "Marcus Lemonis" (Season 3) airs tonight Sunday August 5 on ABC (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET). Episode Synopsis : CEO & Chairman of Camping World  and Good Sam  touches the lives of  many when he returns to a very disadvantaged community of his Miami childhood hometown to secretly seek out those most in need. Over the course of seven days, this billion dollar business owner leaves his luxurious Chicago lifestyle and moves into a rundown trailer at welfare level wages. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/08/05/secret-millionaire-season-3-marcus-lemonis/  

TV ratings: Olympics still dominant Sunday but down from last week

Fast National ratings for Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012With the ratings engines of swimming (over) and gymnastics (winding down) not as prominent in NBC's Olympics coverage Sunday, ratings were down a good amount from a week ago. But they still blew everything else away for the night.Elsewhere, ABC continued to struggle with original episodes of its reality shows opposite the Olympics, but CBS' "Big Brother" rebounded some after some down episodes last week.NBC scored 29.2 million viewers and a 16.5 rating/27 share in households for the night. CBS (4.6 million, 3.0/5) finished a very distant second. ABC (3.2 million, 1.9/3) came in third, and FOX (2.7 million, 1.6/3) trailed.The Olympics scored a 9.3 rating among adults 18-49 for NBC. FOX was the best of the rest in the demo with a 1.2, edging CBS' 1.1. ABC posted a 0.8.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/08/tv-ratings-olympics-still-dominant-sunday-but-down-from-last-week.html

TV ratings: Olympics pull more huge numbers Sunday

Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 29, 2012NBC's coverage of the Summer Olympics continued its huge ratings roll Sunday night, as swimming and gymnastics events delivered massive audiences for the network.ABC and FOX went will full lineups of repeats for the night, but CBS tried its hand with original programming and got smacked. "Big Brother" and "60 Minutes" were both below average, and "3" fell from its already weak premiere.NBC averaged 35.45 million viewers and a 19.5 rating/32 share in households for the night, up from 27.4 million for the primetime portion of Saturday's Olympics coverage. CBS (4 million, 2.6/4) was the best of the rest, followed by FOX (2.5 million, 1.5/3) and ABC (2.4 million, 1.6/3).NBC scored an 11.4 rating among adults 18-49 for the night, a significant bump from Saturday's 8.2. FOX, 1.2, finished second in the demographic. CBS drew a 0.9 and ABC a 0.6.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/tv-ratings-olympics-pull-more-huge-numbers-sunday.html

Secret Millionaire Previews "Sean Belnick"

What happens when the 1% mingle with the 99%?  Secret Millionaire , of course.  ABC has been bridging the divide between the haves and the have nots with humbling results for three seasons now, so if you have a little cynicism you've been looking to get rid of, tune in to Secret Millionaire Sundays on ABC.  These previews were originally for an episode airing this Sunday, but the episode has now been moved to August 12th. Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/tvovermind/tvnews/~3/7PKYNj9fnLk/

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' tops Sunday for CBS as ABC and FOX split demo title

Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 15, 2012The Sunday debut of "Big Brother 14" fell some from Thursday's season premiere, but it still drew Sunday's best adults 18-49 ratings. It was not, however, big enough to give CBS an overall win in the demographic -- ABC's unscripted lineup and FOX's animation reruns shared that honor.CBS led the night in total audience, averaging 5.4 million viewers and a 3.5 rating/6 share in households. ABC (4.8 million, 2.9/5) beat out NBC (4.6 million, 2.9/5) for second place. FOX brought up the rear in viewers with 3.1 million, and a 1.8/3.ABC and FOX each drew a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49 to lead the demo. CBS posted a 1.1 and NBC a 0.9.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-tops-sunday-for-cbs-as-abc-and-fox-split-demo-title.html

Secret Millionaire Season 3: “Jeff Usner”

Secret Millionaire  "Jeff Usner" (Season 3) airs tonight Sunday July 15 on ABC (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET). Episode Synopsis : On this week’s episode of "Secret Millionaire ," self-made millionaire Jeff Usner will travel not far from his luxury home and loving family to an impoverished area of San Antonio, TX. During his weeklong stay, he will try to survive on the equivalent of welfare assistance. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/07/15/secret-millionaire-season-3-jeff-usner/  

TV ratings: '60 Minutes' and 'Family Guy' lead a weak Sunday night

Fast National ratings for Sunday, July 8, 2012A lackluster Sunday in the Nielsen ratings followed its usual pattern. CBS scored the night's biggest total audience thanks to "60 Minutes," and a pair of "Family Guy" reruns on FOX scored the highest adults 18-49 numbers, although ABC led the demographic for the whole night.CBS averaged 5.5 million viewers and a 3.6 rating/6 share in households in primetime. ABC (4.8 million, 3.0/5) finished second, a little bit ahead of NBC (4.5 million, 2.8/5). FOX trailed in viewers, drawing 2.9 million people and a 1.7/3.ABC finished first among adults 18-49 with a 1.4 rating, edging FOX's 1.3. NBC posted a 1.0 in the demo and CBS a 0.7.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/tv-ratings-60-minutes-and-family-guy-lead-a-weak-sunday-night.html