Cable news against Trump are receiving ‘retribution’

U.S. 03/13/21, 12:26

According to a VIP report, former President Donald Trump's exit from the White House coincided with a sharp decrease in ratings for a variety of primetime cable news shows. The average audience for "CNN Tonight With Don Lemon" between March 1 and 5 was down by -32.5% relative to the average ...

NBC, NHL encouraged about ratings heading into Cup Final

Basketball 05/26/19, 15:19

The television ratings for this year's Stanley Cup playoffs have been steady despite many top markets not having teams qualify and finalists from the past two years eliminated in the first round.Going into the start of Monday's final between the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins, television ratings for all ...

Michigan State-Duke helps boost NCAA Tournament TV ratings

Sports 04/01/19, 10:53

Michigan State's dramatic NCAA Tournament victory over Duke drew a 10.5 television rating, the highest for a late Sunday regional final in 14 years.CBS Sports and Turner Sports say Nielsen ratings for the entire tournament are up 8% from last year at 6.7, heading into Saturday's Final Four.Ratings represent the ...

Duke-UCF thriller helps boost TV ratings for NCAA Tournament

Sports 03/25/19, 10:40

CBS Sports and Turner Sports say television ratings for the NCAA Tournament across four networks that broadcast the first week of games were up 8 percent over last year.Tournaments games drew an average Nielsen rating of 6.4, up from 5.9 last year. The rating got a boost from the dramatic ...

New Year’s Eve television viewership takes a dip

Football 01/02/19, 17:41

Television ratings for New Year's Eve celebrations took a tumble this year — and you can probably partly blame the weather.Contrary to what the soggy celebrants in New York's Times Square might think, it is because of good weather. Last year's ABC's "New Year's Rockin' Eve" had its biggest audience ...

Lopsided games, schedule drag down CFP television ratings

Sports 12/30/18, 12:53

Television ratings for the College Football Playoff on ESPN dropped from last season, dragged down by lopsided games and not being playing on New Year's Day.ESPN says Alabama's 45-34 victory against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl on Saturday night drew a 10.4 overnight rating, peaking at 11.8 early in the ...

NBC, CBS fighting for television ratings dominance

Sports 11/13/18, 16:39

Score one week for NBC in what's becoming an intriguing battle with CBS for dominance in the television ratings this season.NBC's victory in the most recent measurements provided by the Nielsen company means it has won bragging rights for three weeks so far this fall, with CBS also winning three ...

NFL television ratings see increase for most packages

Sports 11/09/18, 04:13

After years of declines, NFL television ratings are showing modest gains.Three of the league's television partners have shown increases after the first nine week of the season while one remains flat. That is welcome news after ratings decreased 9.7 percent last season and 8 percent in 2016."I'm glad the league ...

Alabama-LSU on CBS draws best TV rating of college season

Football 11/04/18, 13:42

CBS says Alabama-LSU in prime time Saturday drew the best overnight television rating for any college football game this season.The top-ranked Crimson Tide's 29-0 victory against the Tigers, who came into the game ranked No. 4 in the AP Top 25, earned a 6.7 rating. That was up 81 percent ...

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