Archive for the ‘TV Business’ Category

August 30th, 2008 at 10:22 am

Nielsen Ratings Friday, August 29: Fox Wins Slow Night

Fox won an extremely lightly viewed holiday weekend Friday with 5.29 million average viewers [edging out CBS with 5.11 million] and was


August 13th, 2008 at 1:39 pm

NBC Continues Crushing Olympic Dominance: 168 Million Have Viewed So Far, Tuesday Night Most-Viewed Night Yet

It's rare we get to say great things about NBC, but what can I say? There are great things to say. 168


August 6th, 2008 at 8:17 am

Would a Network Accept a Loss?

Reader Chris Merrill left a comment regarding some of the continued discussion of Mad Men and its ratings. Wrote Mr. Merill: As


August 4th, 2008 at 11:59 am

Everything Always "On-Demand"

We're starting to get whiffs of the future I've been dreaming of. Our friend Brian Stelter at TVDecoder just wrote a post


July 17th, 2008 at 9:26 am

Over 36 Million DVRs In US Homes - July, 2008

Nielsen now estimates that 28 million homes have DVRs and that 30% have more than one. That means the installed base of DVRs


July 8th, 2008 at 9:53 am

TV Usage Still Increasing, Particularly Time-shifting

Nielsen released a report today that shows that overall TV use by US households continued to increase in the year ending in


July 8th, 2008 at 9:38 am

CBS' Les Moonves and NBC's Jeff Zucker, Goofus and Gallant

We're usually pretty hard on NBC's Jeff Zucker, because our primary focus is on TV ratings, and broadcast prime-time ratings at that,


June 27th, 2008 at 10:54 am

Are You Older Than A CBS Viewer?

I'm not, but I am older [47] than the typical Fox and CW viewer according to a new study released by MAGNA

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