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April 11th, 2009 at 3:49 pm

The infamous SpongeBob Squarepants Burger King commercial

I posted about the SpongeBob Squarepants / Burger King commercial yesterday.  Some find it scandalous.  Some just find the King creepy.   Below


April 11th, 2009 at 11:03 am

Pilot Prospects for the 2009-2010 season

Bill and Robert have both stated on several occasions that they don't follow pilot prospects very closely, or at all. But from


April 11th, 2009 at 10:28 am

Versus looks to carry NHL ratings momentum into the playoffs

via MultiChannel News: The Comcast-owned sports network continued its Nielsen advance with the puck sport with significant double-digit growth during the 2008-09


April 11th, 2009 at 9:19 am

Updated Friday Ratings: Terminator: TSCC goes out with a whimper

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles ended its season (and almost certainly, series) on a flat note with 3.6 million viewers and a


April 10th, 2009 at 11:33 pm

Follow TVbytheNumbers on Facebook

A few people have asked to run our feed through Facebook and there is a simple "networked blog" feature, that allows you


April 10th, 2009 at 7:22 pm

Spending model for new shows is changing for the broadcast nets

Variety writes about how broadcast nets are trying to be more thrifty, both due to the econony and changes to the broadcast


April 10th, 2009 at 6:11 pm

Lie to Me likely to return, according to FOX exec

Broadcasting & Cable has an interesting read on how the  networks' mid-season shows have fared (mostly, not all that well!).  It won't


April 10th, 2009 at 4:45 pm

TV's Biggest Moneymaking shows according to Forbes and TNS has Heroes making more than House

Forbes ran a story a couple of days ago that ranked which shows make the most money solely based on advertising spending

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