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August 25th, 2008 at 3:56 pm

Beijing Closing Ceremonies Have Best U.S. Ratings Since 1976 Games in Montreal

Well this will be one of the last of the NBC press-release fodder posts from the Olympic games in Beijing.  Particular thanks to the


August 25th, 2008 at 3:25 pm

Cable News Ratings for Friday, August 22

Live + Same Day Cable News Daily Ratings for August 22 2008 P2+ Total Day FNC – 1,045,000 viewers CNN – 776,000


August 25th, 2008 at 3:09 pm

Olympics Opening Ceremony Leads DVR Viewing

Olympic Opening Ceremony Viewed By 3.2 Million on DVRs For the week of telecasts that included the first 2 nights of the


August 25th, 2008 at 2:25 pm

Nielsen Ratings Sunday, August 24: Goodbye Beijing!

Scoreboard Total Viewers (million) 23.64 5.60 4.53 2.84 .79 Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 6.9/19 1.5/4 1.5/4 1.2/3 0.3/1 The Closing Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics included


August 25th, 2008 at 9:41 am

Watching the Olympics Outside the US

I'm just back from Italy where I spent the entire 2008 Olympics. Our hotel system had TV networks from all over, but


August 25th, 2008 at 9:28 am

Great Olympic Success for NBC; Some Disappointment for Me

I mostly enjoyed the Summer Olympic games in Beijing. I know many people have bones to pick with the way the coverage


August 25th, 2008 at 9:16 am

Dancing With the Stars Contestants Announced

A little more Misty May-Treanor could get me to look at this Fall's Dancing with the Stars. Though I know my favorite


August 25th, 2008 at 7:26 am

Nielsen Ratings Saturday, August 23: More Beijing

Scoreboard Total Viewers (million) 16.82 4.82 4.43 3.31 Rating/Share: Adults 18-49 5.1/16 1.5/5 1.5/5 0.9/3 First, sorry about the weekend delays, but

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