• pretty little liars august 23 2016

    Tuesday cable ratings: ‘WWE Smackdown’ ticks up

    “WWE Smackdown” continued to hold the top spot in the Tuesday cable ratings this week, ticking up two tenths from its previous 0.8 to a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49. Meanwhile, “The Haves and the Have Nots” held steady with a 0.8 once again for OWN as well. Freeform’s “Pretty Little Liars” dropped one tenth […]

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    Tuesday final ratings: ‘Better Late Than Never,’ everything else unchanged

    Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 Tuesday’s fast national ratings in adults 18-49 all carried through to the finals. Updated viewer averages are below. Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (millions) 8 p.m. America’s Got Talent (NBC) (8-10 p.m.) 2.4/9 11.26 Bachelor in Paradise (ABC) 1.4/5 4.85 NCIS (CBS) – […]

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    Fall TV 2016: Sunday night forecast for ‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘Son of Zorn,’ ‘NCIS: LA’ and more

    The 2016-17 TV season starts in less than a month. As fall approaches, TV by the Numbers will be looking at each night of the broadcast networks’ schedule to identify competitive timeslots, see which newcomers have a real shot at success and which veteran shows will keep their ratings up. Sunday will once again be […]

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    ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ picked up for 4th season on Starz

    Starz has renewed “Survivor’s Remorse” for a fourth season. Currently in its third season, the show has seen sizable ratings growth this summer paired with “Power” (which is also up). It’s averaging a same-day 0.4 rating among adults 18-49, up from a mere 0.14 for Season 2. Across all platforms “Survivor’s Remorse” draws 2.9 million viewers per […]

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    Syndicated TV ratings, Aug. 8-14: ‘Judge Judy’ tops a slower Olympics week

    Ratings for daytime syndicated strips were largely down in the week of Aug. 8-14, as a number of shows were pre-empted for Olympics coverage. A week of “Judge Judy” reruns led the way with a 6.1 household rating, narrowly beating “Family Feud’s” 5.9. “Dr. Phil” and “Live with Kelly” tied for No. 1 among talk shows […]

  • better-late-than-never-ratings-aug-23-16

    TV Ratings Tuesday: ‘Better Late Than Never’ has solid premiere, ‘America’s Got Talent’ returns steady

    Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 The numbers for Tuesday have “America’s Got Talent” at its usual level following an Olympics hiatus and a series premiere on NBC also doing pretty well: Time Show Adults 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (millions) 8 p.m. America’s Got Talent (NBC) (8-10 p.m.) 2.4/9 11.07 Bachelor […]

  • wwe raw august 22 2016

    Monday cable ratings: ‘WWE Raw’ lands on top

    USA’s broadcast of “WWE Monday Night Raw” scored the top spots in the Monday cable ratings this week with a 1.3 peak rating in adults 18-49, two tenths higher than its previous peak rating of 1.1. Meanwhile, VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” dipped one tenth from a 1.3 to a 1.2. “T.I. and Tiny” […]

  • olympics august 13 2016

    Summer Olympics are the lowest-rated and least-watched since 2000

    NBC is touting its coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics as the “most successful media event in history.” And to be sure, the massive effort the company put into live streaming and digital efforts from Rio de Janeiro paid off pretty well. But in terms of TV ratings? Not so much. The games end as […]

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    Monday final ratings: ‘American Ninja Warrior’ adjusts up

    Final broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 The only change from Monday’s early ratings to the finals was an uptick for “American Ninja Warrior.” The NBC show adjusted up a tenth of a point in adults 18-49 to a season-high 2.0. Upward adjustments in adults 18-49 are in green; downward […]

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    Combined broadcast/cable weekly rankings, Aug. 15-21: Advantage, Olympics

    The final week of the Olympics takes up all of the top of the combined ratings rankings for Aug. 15-21, unsurprsingly. NBC’s previews of “The Voice” and “Superstore,” plus an extra episode of “Big Brother” on CBS, meant less room for cable shows further down the chart. Six cable shows made the Top 25 in […]