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    ‘Roots’ has strong premiere for History

    The premiere of History’s new take on “Roots” scored solid ratings for the cable channel Monday night. The opening installment of the four-part miniseries drew 5.3 million viewers across its four-channel premiere (History, A&E, Lifetime and LMN). That’s the best same-day debut for a miniseries on cable since “Bonnie & Clyde” opened to nearly 10 million people […]

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    Thursday cable ratings: NHL Conference Finals tick up, WWE Smackdown dips

    TNT’s broadcast of the Oklahoma City vs. Golden State NBA playoff game dominated over the rest of the shows in last week’s Thursday cable ratings after scoring a 4.0 rating in adults 18-49 for the night. An “Inside the NBA Playoffs” special came in second for the network as well after raking in a 2.0. […]

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    Friday cable ratings: NBA Playoffs continue to dominate

    The NBA playoffs continued to show their dominance over the ratings last Friday, as ESPN’s broadcast of the Cleveland vs. Toronto game landed the top spot with a 2.2 rating in adults 18-49. A late-night edition of “SportsCenter” performed well for the network also, raking in the second-best rating of the night with a 1.3. […]

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    Cable Live +7 ratings, May 9-15: ‘Game of Thones’ and ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ stay on top

    “Fear the Walking Dead” and “Game of Thrones” once again had the biggest gains in Live +7 viewing for the week of May 9-15. “Fear the Walking Dead” added 1.5 points to its adults 18-49 rating (1.9 to 3.4), edging the 1.4-point bump for “Game of Thrones” (3.9 to 5.3). The two switched places in […]

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    Friday final ratings: ‘Caught on Camera’ and ‘Masters of Illusion’ adjust down

    Final broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Friday, May 27, 2016 There were two minor adjustments from Friday’s fast national ratings to the final adults 18-49 numbers. NBC’s “Caught on Camera” (0.6) and the first of two reruns of “Masters of Illusion” (0.3) each adjusted down a tenth of a point. Upward adjustments in […]

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    Warriors-Thunder Game 7 sets an all-time ratings record for TNT

    The deciding game in the NBA’s Western Conference Finals set a ratings record for TNT on Monday. Game 7 of the series between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder — a 96-86 win by the defending champion Warriors — drew an average of 15.9 million viewers. That’s the most-watched show in TNT’s history […]

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    Broadcast Live +7 ratings: ‘Big Bang Theory’ finale and ‘Empire’ share lead for May 9-15

    The season finale of “The Big Bang Theory” and the next-to-last episode of “Empire” shared the No. 1 spot in the Live +7 18-49 ratings for May 9-15. Both shows added 2.1 points in adults 18-49, with “Big Bang” going from 3.4 to 5.5 and “Empire” growing from 3.7 to 5.8. The two shows also […]

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    TV Ratings Monday: ‘Bachelorette’ falls, ‘SYTYCD’ and ‘Mistresses’ premieres down

    Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Monday, May 30, 2016 Note: NBC’s live coverage of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals may result in greater adjustments than usual in the final nationals. The numbers for Monday: Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (millions) 8 p.m. The Bachelorette (ABC) (8-10 p.m.) 1.6/5 5.86 NHL Stanley Cup […]

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    TV Ratings Sunday: NASCAR and ‘American Ninja Warrior’ set the pace

    Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, May 29, 2016 Note: FOX’s live coverage of NASCAR could result in greater adjustments than usual in the final ratings. The numbers for Sunday: Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (millions) 7 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup (FOX) (7-10 p.m.) 1.3/6 5.57 60 Minutes (CBS) 0.6/3 6.33 America’s Funniest […]

  • game-of-thrones-ratings-may-22-16

    Cable Live +3 ratings, May 16-22: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ tie for most growth

    “Game of Thrones” scored a three-day season high with its May 22 episode, earning a 5.1 rating in adults 18-49. The show also tied its biggest three-day increase, set the week before, growing 1.1 points from its same-day 4.0. “Fear the Walking Dead” also grew by 1.1 points (1.9 to 3.0). NBA playoff games occupied […]