• la clippers vs portland april 29 2016

    Friday cable ratings: NBA Playoffs land on top

    It was sports-heavy in the Friday cable ratings this week with ESPN’s coverage of the LA Clippers vs. Portland NBA playoff game landing the top spot with a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49. The network’s broadcast of the second round of the NFL Draft followed closely behind  with a 1.0 for the night. The Disney […]

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    Cable Live +7 ratings, April 11-17: ‘Orphan Black’ premiere triples

    The Season 4 premiere of “Orphan Black” was not the biggest gainer in terms of raw numbers for the week of April 11-17, but it was the runaway percentage-gain leader. The BBC America show tripled its adults 18-49 rating (0.1 to 0.3), tying for the top spot with “Banshee” in that measure. It also more […]

  • shark-tank-ratings-april-29-16

    Friday final ratings: ‘Shark Tank’ adjusts up, ‘Grimm’ adjusts down

    Final broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Friday, April 29, 2016 Two Friday shows saw their adults 18-49 ratings change a bit from the fast nationals to the finals. ABC’s “Shark Tank” adjusted up a tenth of a point to 1.5, its best performance in 10 weeks. NBC’s “Grimm,” meanwhile, adjusted down a tenth to a 0.8. […]

  • blacklist-ratings-april-14-16

    Broadcast Live +7 ratings: ‘Empire’ and ‘Blacklist’ have biggest gains, 4 shows double

    “Empire” once again had the biggest gain in adults 18-49 in the Live +7 ratings for April 11-17. The FOX show grew by 1.9 points in the demo (3.8 to 5.7), just beating the 1.8-point bump for “Modern Family” (2.2 to 4.0). “The Blacklist” added the most viewers, growing from 6.74 million to 11.06 million. Four […]

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    The hidden DVR bump: Live viewing brings less than half of top shows’ ratings

    That episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” you watched a couple weeks ago? Or “Empire”? Or the finale of “The Walking Dead”? Chances are you didn’t watch it live. With the growth of DVR use and the proliferation of streaming sites, it’s common knowledge that a lot of TV viewing — a majority of it, for some […]

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    TV Ratings Sunday: ‘Little Big Shots’ leads another soft night, ‘Carmichael Show’ and ‘Elementary’ rise

    Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, May 1, 2016 The numbers for Sunday, which once again find the broadcast networks limping toward the end of the season: Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (millions) 7 p.m. America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC) 1.3/5 5.71 60 Minutes (CBS) 1.0/4 10.18 Little Big Shots (NBC) – R […]

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    Cable Live +3 ratings, April 18-24: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ lead

    The Season 6 premiere of “Game of Thrones” was the No. 1 show on cable in the same-day ratings for April 18-24, and it keeps that spot in the Live +3 rankings. It’s not, however, the biggest beneficiary of three days of DVR playback. Somewhat surprisingly, “Game of Thrones” was only the fourth-biggest gainer of […]

  • nhl playoffs april 30 2016

    TV Ratings Saturday: NHL Playoffs win the night

    Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Saturday, April 30, 2016 Note: Live sports telecasts on NBC (NHL) and FOX (Boxing) could result in greater than usual adjustments in the final nationals. The numbers for Saturday: Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (millions) 8 p.m. NHL Playoffs (NBC) (8-11 p.m.) 0.9/3 2.47 NCIS (CBS) – R 0.5/2 […]

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    Broadcast Live +3 ratings, April 18-24: ‘Empire’ leads, ‘Big Bang Theory’ grows the most

      “Empire” sits atop the Live +3 adults 18-49 ratings for the week of April 18-24 with a 5.2. That’s 0.4 ahead of “The Big Bang Theory,” which scored a 4.8 in Live +3. “Empire” also reigns as the No. 1 Live +3 show on all of TV, topping the “Game of Thrones” premiere (4.8) […]

  • hell's kitchen april 29 2016

    TV Ratings Friday: ‘Amazing Race’ dips, ‘Shark Tank’ ticks up

        Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Friday, April 29, 2016 The numbers for Friday: Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (millions) 8 p.m. The Amazing Race (CBS) 0.9/3 5.55 Shark Tank (ABC) – R 0.8/3 4.07 Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon (NBC) 0.7/3 3.69 Hell’s Kitchen (FOX) – R 0.5/2 3.07 […]