Archive for the ‘TV Ratings Reference’ Category

October 2nd, 2008 at 8:08 am

Major League Baseball Playoff Ratings, 1976-2007

As our historical ratings chart shows, the trend is definitely not baseball's friend, but significant year to year fluctuations occur based on


October 1st, 2008 at 2:09 pm

Primetime Network TV Trends 1954-2008

Our chart has been updated with the data for the 2007-2008 season. Among English broadcast networks only Fox recorded an increase and


September 25th, 2008 at 12:07 pm

Nielsen Examines TV Viewers to the Political Conventions, September 2008

An interesting report was released by  Nielsen analyzing some of the viewership trends for the Republican and Democratic conventions. Here are a


September 23rd, 2008 at 4:24 pm

Emmy Awards Ratings & Ad Cost 1986-2008

2006-8 viewers are Live+SD. Update: The final 2008 Nielsen numbers are in, and at 12.339 million viewers, Sunday's Emmy broadcast TV audience


September 12th, 2008 at 9:35 am

UPDATED: US Tennis Open TV Ratings, 1972-2008

Updated with 2008 ratings: Viewership fell again, but with the rain delays and rescheduling of the finals its hard to compare the


September 10th, 2008 at 1:46 pm

Nielsen Local Television Market Universe Estimates

These are Nielsen estimates of local television market size as of January 1, 2009 and used throughout the 2008-2009 television season effective


August 28th, 2008 at 11:48 pm

Nielsen Announces Updated Estimates for 2008-2009 Season

Total television households grew to 114.5 million, a 1.5% increase over last year. Total people aged two and older grew to


August 8th, 2008 at 11:09 am

Historical Nielsen TV Ratings for Summer Olympics

...and a couple of other viewing data snippets (including the number of people who watched TV during primetime -- total, not averages

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