French Admissions Rise By 9% In First Half

By | Wednesday July 14, 2010 @ 4:25am PDT

French_flagTicket sales in France reached 104.2 million between January and June this year, according to state body Centre National de la Cinématographie. Box office hit €640 million ($813 million).

The admissions rise was choked off in June though, partly because of the … Read More »

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Record Ratings For Final Game; World Cup Finishes As The Most Watched Ever

Nellie Andreeva

2010_logo_largeHave Americans finally embraced the biggest sporting event in the world, the FIFA Men’s World Cup? It looks that way. Yesterday’s 2010 FIFA World Cup Final on ABC, in which Spain won over the Netherlands with an extra-time goal – was … Read More »

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Ratings Rat Race: USA-Ghana Sets Record

By | Sunday June 27, 2010 @ 2:47pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

2010_logo_largeTeam USA couldn’t deliver another comeback win but their loss to Ghana in Round 16 delivered blockbuster ratings for ABC. The Saturday match, which Ghana won 2-1 in overtime, is now the most-watched FIFA World Cup game with 14.9 million viewers. As it … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: World Cup Up With Team U.S. Heroics, ‘Hot In Cleveland’ Down

Nellie Andreeva

ESPN’s Wednesday morning World Cup match between the U.S. and Algeria set records as the highest-rated and most-watched soccer telecast in the history of the ESPN networks, while ESPN3.com drew the largest U.S. audience for a sports event on the Web with 1.1 million unique viewers watching the match for an average of 43 minutes.

Meanwhile, the second episode of the TV Land original sitcom Hot In Cleveland averaged 3.4 million viewers, down 29% from  the record-setting heights of the show’s premiere last week. The number is still pretty solid for TV Land. Read More »

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