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December 11th, 2009 at 3:24 pm

Are You Smarter Than A Variety Writer: Why Are Shows Taking Long Hiatuses This Season?

Many broadcast shows are taking longer than usual hiatuses this season, but Variety misses the obvious reason why. [...]


December 11th, 2009 at 3:08 pm

Cable News Ratings for Thursday, December 10, 2009

The day's cable news TV ratings.


December 11th, 2009 at 2:25 pm

Video previews: The Manning Brothers on "The Simpsons" and Snoop Dogg on "Brothers"

Petyon, Eli and Cooper (yes, Cooper!) Manning on "The Simpsons" Snoop Dogg (and Jimmy Johnson) visit on "Brothers"


December 11th, 2009 at 1:52 pm

Amidst Focus On Offensive Content, MTV's Jersey Shore's Ratings improve

Over two million viewers for Jersey Shore in its second week, improving on last week's 1.4 million.


December 11th, 2009 at 1:52 pm

Broadcast Finals: Survivor, CSI, Mentalist, Community, Parks, Office, 30 Rock, Leno All Down

Thursday broadcast finals via @TravisYanan. As expected, the NFL game broadcast locally in Cleveland (NBC) and Pittsburgh (CBS) whacked those network's ratings


December 11th, 2009 at 1:49 pm

ABC Nixes A FlashForward Repeat For A Grey's Anatomy Repeat on Dec 17

As relatively badly as Grey's Anatomy does in repeats, last night's FlashForward repeat had only a preliminary 1.0 rating, and so next


December 11th, 2009 at 11:39 am

Jay Leno Leads TV... in Product Placement

The Jay Leno show was number 1 out of all prime-time shows (broadcast and cable) when it came to product placement.


December 11th, 2009 at 11:28 am

The Internet Didn't Kill TV Viewing, But Cable Crushed Broadcast Nets in the 2000s

Our song remains the same: Internet is not killing television, but over the last decade cable networks overtook the major broadcast

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