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July 13th, 2009 at 12:50 pm

Video On Demand usage still relatively puny, lags DVR and online video viewing

Video On Demand services are now fairly widely available but are not being used as much to view programs as DVRs or


July 13th, 2009 at 9:26 am

Sunday Ratings: Big Brother Slips; Meteor Tops Merlin; And Fox Wins The Night

Big Brother slipped a bit from its debut, but was by far the strongest new show on Sunday night, while animated repeats


July 13th, 2009 at 8:37 am

Nielsen On NFL Commerical Ratings: "“We did have a few bumps along the road"

Even in summer, the Nielsen conspiracy grist mill can run low of fodder. How nice of them to fill it up. And


July 13th, 2009 at 6:39 am

“It is sort of vampire time”; The True Blood Meme Reaches the NYT

The New York Times catches up with the True Blood meme, and brings along some interesting numbers. [...]


July 12th, 2009 at 11:27 am

Saturday Ratings: Harper's Island & Eli Stone Bow Out With A Whimper, As Fox Crime Wins

Their few remaining fans bid adieu to both Harper's Island and Eli Stone on Saturday night. Emphasis on few. Kings has even


July 11th, 2009 at 9:43 am

Friday Ratings: Fifth Grader Smartest Of A Very Slow Class

On a Friday night when Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?'s 1.3 adults 18-49 demo rating towered over the competition, Fox


July 11th, 2009 at 8:10 am

SpongeBob Turns 10; Still A Yellow, Porous Ratings Absorber

The President's favorite television character turns 10 this year. And Nickelodeon, which owes a substantial portion of its fixture atop the total


July 10th, 2009 at 4:22 pm

NBC's Parenthood Delayed Until Mid-Season, Mercy Will Get Fall Debut

NBC's new fall drama series "Parenthood" has been pushed to midseason because of an illness of one of the stars, Maura Tierney.[...]

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