Tag archive for ‘Nielsen ratings’
By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

WGN cancels ‘Manhattan’ after two seasons

After quite a delay, WGN America has opted not to order a third season of its period drama series Manhattan, a move which comes after the network cut season two down from 13 episodes to 10. Deadline reported the More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Debbie Wasserman Schultz defends schedule as ratings for ‘Madam Secretary’ tops Democratic debate

Sunday night’s Democratic debate had 8.72 million viewers, according to Nielsen, but 11.34 million people watched CBS’s Madam Secretary, which aired at the same time. Over 20 million watched CBS’s More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

‘Under the Dome’ season 3 will be the last as ‘answers’ emerge

CBS is now confirming that the season 3 finale of Under the Dome will be the series finale, offering up a conclusion with answers. “Two years ago, Under The Dome broke new ground in the summer and became an instant More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ opens with record 10.1 million viewers

Like the parent show, The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead, garnered incredible viewership numbers for the premiere and pushes the brand forward for AMC. The debut reported 10.1 million viewers, with 6.3 million More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Discovery Channel approves ‘Deadliest Catch’ season 12 as ratings with women soars

Discovery Channel announced today that it has renewed its massively popular series DEADLIEST CATCH for a 12th season.  From Original Productions, the 13-time Emmy Award-winning series follows the real-life adventures More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

‘AD The Bible Continues’ opens with 9.5 million viewers, ‘Killing Jesus’ strong for Fox

The premiere of NBC’s A.D.: The Bible Continues earned a healthy 2.3 rating and 9.5 million viewers, blowing the rest of its competition out, but fell short of the original Bible miniseries’ numbers. Fox finds More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 6th, 2015

‘Gold Rush’ pushes Discovery Channel’s record first quarter in 2015

Discovery Channel had its best quarter in the history of the network during Prime Time in 1Q15 in both Total Viewers P2+ delivery and Persons 25-54 rating. Discovery also showed increases in a wide range of demos More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

‘Killing Jesus’ breaks Nat Geo records, to replay on Good Friday, Easter

National Geographic Channel’s Sunday night premiere of KILLINGJESUS — hailed by critics as “gritty and moving,” “beautifully subtle,” “compelling” and “thoughtful” — set record ratings for More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Discovery Channel’s ‘Gold Rush’ still top Friday show for men, check out new clips

Discovery Channel’s GOLD RUSHwas #1 in ALL OF TELEVISION in Men 25-54 for the second consecutive week, #1 in Men 18-49 in ALL OF TELEVISION and earned a season best in Persons 25-54 and viewership on Friday More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Willie Robertson discusses future of ‘Duck Dynasty,’ previews ‘Before the Dynasty’

Duck Dynasty may have been a huge hit for A&E, but the reality show is strugging after subpar ratings in season 6. Willie Robertson and wife Korie are speaking out about the show’s future.   Willie and More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Discovery gets highest ratings for ‘Shark Week’ in its 27 year history

Discovery’s SHARK WEEK 2014 broke viewership records pulling in the highest ratings in its 27-year history on Sunday August 10, earning a historic 2.27 P25-54 rating and delivering 3.64 million total viewers P2+ More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

‘The Walking Dead’ season 4 returns to beat Olympics, watch previews for next episode

AMC’s The Walking Dead returned in a big way, crushing the competition. More specifically, AMC zombie drama outperformed NBC’s Sochi Winter Olympics coverage, CBS’ Beatles tribute special and Downton More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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No surprises, AMC sets up ‘The Walking Dead’ season 5 as ratings dominance continues

No worries for rabid fans as news arrives that AMC has renewed the hit show, The Walking Dead, for a fifth season. “We are very happy to make what has to be one of the most anti-climactic renewal announcements More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, October 11th, 2013

‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD’ gets full season pick up by ABC

ABC is investing in a full first season of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, after the first three episodes of the action drama drew impressive ratings. The news takes the season 1 episode count to 22 and gives the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, September 5th, 2013
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‘Under the Dome’ and ‘Big Brother 15’ leads CBS to big ratings week

CBS won its 10th consecutive week in viewers and placed first in adults 25-54 (tie), according to live plus same day ratings in the Labor Day holiday week ending Sept. 1. Under the Dome was #1 Broadcast in Viewers, More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, March 4th, 2013

‘The Bible’ starts strong on History Channel with over 13 million viewers, ‘Vikings’ gets 6 million

History Channel had a big Sunday night with the first episode of The Bible, the 10-hour miniseries, which debuted with 13.1 million viewers and 4.6 million adults 25-54 to rank as the No.1 cable entertainment telecast More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, February 11th, 2013

‘Walking Dead’ midseason return draws record 12.3 million viewers

AMC’s The Walking Dead is an incredibly popular show and Sunday’s midseason premiere scored a staggering 12.3 million viewers, which is the series’ largest audience to date. The episode also proved More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, November 18th, 2012

‘Big Bang Theory’ hits all-time high in ratings, surprises fans with flash mob

The CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory had a great Thursday night, as it hit an all-time high of 17.4 million viewers and a rating of 5.5 in the 18-49 demo, up 8% from last week’s 5.1 rating. This is an impressive More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Nielsen sued for manipulating TV ratings, taking bribes

New Delhi Television Limited, India’s oldest and largest news network, has lobbed a legal grenade at The Nielsen Company. photo/Infrogmation of New Orleans via wikimedia commons In a 194-page lawsuit filed More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, March 18th, 2012

NBC’s ‘Grimm’ gets renewed for second season

NBC has renewed drama Grimm for a second season with a 22-episode order, according to a new report by Deadline. Grimm is the first NBC series to get a renewal for next season.   “Grimm has held its own, More...

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