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TV Ratings: ‘Big Bang’ Returns Bigger, Menendez Brothers Special Scores for ABC
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TV Ratings: ‘Big Bang’ Returns Bigger, Menendez Brothers Special Scores for ABC

Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. “The Big Bang Theory” came back Thursday night to some of the bigger numbers it’s seen in a while. In the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, “Big Bang” drew a 3.6 rating in Nielsen’s preliminary ratings, and 16.66 million viewers. While that demo rating is slightly lower […]

TV Ratings: ‘Star’ Comes Back to Earth, ‘Sherlock’ Debuts Strong
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TV Ratings: ‘Star’ Comes Back to Earth, ‘Sherlock’ Debuts Strong

YouTube ABC’s comedies and the perhaps not-so-surprisingly decent return of “Match Game” boosted the Alphabet to a win Wednesday night in Nielsen’s preliminary ratings. “The Goldbergs” started up from its last new episode with a 1.9 in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and 6.71 million viewers, as did “Speechless,” with a […]

TV Ratings: ‘Undercover Boss,’ Foster Farms Bowl, Final ‘Monday Night Football’ Numbers
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TV Ratings: ‘Undercover Boss,’ Foster Farms Bowl, Final ‘Monday Night Football’ Numbers

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP/REX/Shutterstock A quiet TV ratings week continued Wednesday evening, with the only new programs on the broadcast dial being CBS’ “Undercover Boss” and Fox’s telecast of the Foster Farms Bowl. “Undercover Boss” on CBS drew 6.25 million viewers and a 1.1 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic; the […]

2016 TV Ratings: ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Walking Dead,’ NFL, OWN Among Winners and Losers
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2016 TV Ratings: ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Walking Dead,’ NFL, OWN Among Winners and Losers

AMC, Fox, NBC, REX/Shutterstock ‘Tis the season for year-end ratings press releases, most of which categorize their respective networks as No. 1. For a channel like USA, that means being the number one ad-supported entertainment cable network in total viewers for the 11th consecutive year, thanks in no small part […]

TV Ratings: Oprah’s FLOTUS Interview Tops Total Audience, Falls to ‘America’s Got Talent’ in Demo
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TV Ratings: Oprah’s FLOTUS Interview Tops Total Audience, Falls to ‘America’s Got Talent’ in Demo

Courtesy of CBS The setting: A bone-chilling December night for much of the country. The contest: Oprah Winfrey and First Lady Michelle Obama on one network; an “America’s Got Talent” holiday special on the other. The result: CBS’ telecast of FLOTUS’ last interview in the White House drew the larger […]