‘America’s Got Talent’ To Launch Live Tour

By | Friday September 10, 2010 @ 9:48am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

NBC’s America’s Got Talent is joining the other top-tier talent competition series by launching a nationwide tour. I was actually surprised the show, which ranks as the highest-rated summer series, had not done it already: American Idol, Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance have all … Read More »

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NBC Renews ‘America’s Got Talent’

Nellie Andreeva

No surprise here: NBC has renewed summer series America’s Got Talent for a 6th season. Celebrity judges Piers Morgan, who recently signed a multi-year deal with NBC, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel will return along with host Nick Cannon. This is … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: Solid Wednesday Debut for ‘Big Brother’, ‘Talent’ Tops Night

Nellie Andreeva

CBS’ Big Brother won the 8 PM in its Wednesday season premiere (2.3 rating/8 share in adults 18-49, 6.3 million viewers overall), which was up 10% from last year in the demo. It capped a solid return for the veteran reality series, which saw year-to-year gains for all 3 premiere episodes. Big Brother topped the first hour of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance (2.2/8) and NBC’s Minute To Win It (2.0/7), which was down 5% in its second week in 18-49 and won the hour in total viewers (6.6 million). Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Talent’, ‘Kitchen’ & ‘Wipeout’ Up; ‘Losing It’ & ‘Downfall’ Down

Nellie Andreeva

Veterans were up, newcomers down last night, which offered a slew of unscripted originals and scripted repeats.  NBC’s two-hour America’s Got Talent (3.4 rating/10 share in adults 18-49, 12.3 million viewers overall) was the top program of the night, up 17% in the demo from last week. Fox’s two-hour Hell’s Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: NBC Win With ‘Talent’

Nellie Andreeva

NBC’s America’s Got Talent dominated Wednesday night, which featured only one other first-run program, Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance. Talent at 9PM averaged a 3.4 rating/11 share among adults 18-49 and 12.8 million viewers overall, down 3% in the demo from last week. SYTYCD’s two-hour performance show (2.2/7, … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: Ratings Drop Across The Board Tuesday With ABC Hardest Hit

Nellie Andreeva

Ratings were in downfall last night, and nowhere was this more evident than with ABC’s new reality series Downfall (1.4/4), which  was down 26% from its soft premiere last week and lost almost half of its Wipeout lead-in. Wipeout (2.6/9) was also down, 16%, from its season premiere last week, … Read More »

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