Ratings Rat Race: ‘Blacklist’ Ends Fall Run On High Note, ‘Almost Human’ Slips Again

By | Tuesday December 3, 2013 @ 9:15am PST
Nellie Andreeva

blacklistfinale2It was an encouraging finish for NBC‘s new drama The Blacklist. Part 2 of its fall closer (3.5 in adults 18-49) tied its lead, The Voice, for the first time in the demo. (It actually built on the … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘X Factor’ Finale Down From Season 1, ‘CMA Country Christmas’ Falls

By | Friday December 21, 2012 @ 9:08am PST

Thursday saw The X Factor (3.1/9) wrapping its second season with country singer Tate Stevens declared the winner of a $5 million recording contract. Watched by 9.646 million viewers, the 8-10 PM live finale was up 29% from last Thursday’s show. However, like Wednesday’s performance finale, X Factor’s season-ender last night was down 18% from the 3.8/11 for its Season 1 finale December 22, 2011. Despite the boost expected from the addition of Britney Spears and Demi Lovato to the judges’ panel this year, X Factor found itself battered in the ratings during its second season. NBC’s The Voice, which went to its first fall season this year, drew a 4.9/13 for its two-hour Season 3 finale on Tuesday. Last night’s X Factor was not even the night’s most-watched show: An 8 PM repeat of The Big Bang Theory on CBS pulled in 10.923 million viewers. Fox did win Thursda night in total viewers and the adults 18-49 demo. Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Community’ & ‘Prime Suspect’ Rise, ‘Parks & Recreation’ Slips

Nellie Andreeva

Against lighter competition, The X Factor‘s Top 7 results show last night (3.1/9) was even with its last Thursday episode two weeks ago and up 19% from last week’s results edition, which aired on Wednesday. Bones (2.8/7) was up a … Read More »

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ABC Signs 10-Year Deal For CMA Awards

By | Wednesday November 9, 2011 @ 2:42pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

In a competitive situation, ABC has signed a new 10-year deal with the Country Music Association to keep the CMA Awards on the network through 2021. The announcement was made hours before tonight’s broadcast of the 45th Annual CMA Awards … Read More »

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