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August 23rd, 2008 at 2:44 pm

Beijing Nears Atlanta Record for Most-Watched Television Event in U.S. History

With one more night of coverage and the closing ceremonies left, NBC needs just over 300,000 to set the record for most-watched


August 22nd, 2008 at 4:12 pm

Late Night TV Ratings: August 11-15, 2008

NBC didn't air the Tonight Show due to Olympic coverage and that's probably why I couldn't find the usual bountiful late-night ratings


August 22nd, 2008 at 3:51 pm

Cable News Ratings for Thursday, August 21

Laura Ingraham, or Bill O'Reilly, FNC still dominates. Since I personally watch none of the shows listed below, I am basing it


August 22nd, 2008 at 3:44 pm

NBC Olympics Reach 207 Million in U.S. Through 14 Days

The Beijing Olympics now trail the 1996 Atlanta Games -- the most viewed event in television history -- by a mere two


August 22nd, 2008 at 11:56 am

Will Swingtown Be Cancelled or Resurrected?

Update 1/14/09: CBS has confirmed that Swingtown is cancelled. Click here for more information. While it certainly does not appear likely that


August 22nd, 2008 at 9:34 am

Nielsen Ratings Thursday, August 21: Olympics and Flashpoint

Scoreboard Total Viewers (million) 22.14 6.88 4.37 3.85 3.18 1.56 Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 7.2/21 1.9/6 1.5/5 1.6/5 1.1/ 0.5/2 NBC's Olympic dominance


August 21st, 2008 at 3:32 pm

Cable News Ratings for Wednesday, August 20

It appears that even without O'Reilly being on The O'Reilly Factor, FNC still easily bested Olbermann and the CNN documentary. Live +


August 21st, 2008 at 3:15 pm

NBC: Three Million to Go to Surpass Atlanta and Break Record for Olympic Viewing

Here's the latest from NBC, Beijing games are already the second most-viewed games of all time, now surpassing Lillehammer Winter Olympics of

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