RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘The X Factor’ Finale Down From Last Year, ‘Sing Off’ Slips More

By | Friday December 20, 2013 @ 8:44am PST
Nellie Andreeva

the-x-factor-season-3-finaleThe third-season finale of Fox’s The X Factor drew a 1.7 rating in adults 18-49 last night. That was up 42% from last Thursday and the series’ best showing in two months, and helped Fox win the night in 18-49. But the closer was down sharply — by 45% from last season’s finale — mirroring the performance finale’s 48% year-to-year drop. In most current ratings, Season 3 of The X Factor averaged a 2.1 in 18-49, down 42% from Season 2. (In total viewers, its average was 6.7 million, down 32%). Yet, Fox is in negotiations for a fourth season and X Factor honcho Simon Cowell already is plotting changes for next fall. Read More »

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ABC Inks Deal To Keep ‘Peanuts’ Specials Until 2020

A-Charlie-Brown-Christmas-imageThere’s going to be more Charlie Brown on ABC for the next few years. The network announced today that its finalized an an additional 5-year agreement with Peanuts Worldwide LLC and Lee Mendelson Film Productions to continue showing the Charles M. … Read More »

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