Archive for the ‘TV Business’ Category

September 12th, 2008 at 10:29 am

Hugh Laurie, "Dr. House", Becomes Among Highest Paid TV Actors

Although this isn't about ratings, it's still about TV Numbers. TV Week is reporting that: Hugh Laurie is poised to become one

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September 5th, 2008 at 12:35 pm

Thursday Night 10pm Viewer Demographics for McCain's Acceptance Speech

38.933 million watched McCain's acceptance speech at 10pm, but where O'Bama had more female viewers than males, McCain had more male viewers.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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