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August 17th, 2008 at 9:00 pm

NBC Olympics Ratings Success Makes Les Moonves Smile

From the New York Times: He  [Zucker] also argued that the success of the Games showed the future of network television might

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August 17th, 2008 at 2:32 pm

Nielsen Ratings Saturday, August 16: All Beijing, All The Time...

Scoreboard Total Viewers (million) 29.25 4.32 3.77 3.04 Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 9.5/29 1.2/4 1.3/5 0.9/3 ...and apparently every footstep of the women's

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August 17th, 2008 at 12:40 pm

Forty Million in USA Watch Phelps Record-Breaking Eighth Medal; Total US Reach up to 191 Million People

Michael Phelps was but a four year old lad the last time NBC had such a good Saturday night. Although I haven't

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August 16th, 2008 at 8:49 pm

Michael Phelps Shines in Record Gold; But Not Live in California

Michael Phelps raced for gold a bit after 11pm on the east coast, and what did we get on the West Coast?

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August 16th, 2008 at 6:31 pm

For Dr. Daniel Jackson Fans: Michael Shanks on Burn Notice

I just watched this past Thursday's episode of Burn Notice and while somehow the news of Tricia Helfer having a minor recurring

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August 16th, 2008 at 5:11 pm

Lots More Olympic Viewing if You Have High Definition?

Billionaire blogger, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and hopefully someday soon, the owner of the Chicago Cubs, Mark Cuban, blogged about how

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August 16th, 2008 at 12:56 pm

185 Million Watch Olympics on TV in U.S. Through Eight Days

Here's the latest numbers dispatch from NBC. The Beijing games are still on pace to be the most watched Olympics ever, surpassing

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August 16th, 2008 at 10:44 am

Nielsen Ratings Friday August 15: Over 30 million see Michael Phelps Tie Mark Spitz

Scoreboard Total Viewers (million) 25.46 4.46 4.34 4.08 3.31 Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 8.2/26 1.0/3 1.3/4 1.3/4 1.2/4 Viewing of NBC's Summer Olympic

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