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Two shows premiered last night: CBS’ new reality series The Job and the return of Fox’s Kiefer Sutherland drama Touch. Both did about the same. Neither did well.

The two-hour Touch debut had 3.8 million viewers and a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49. It’s probably unfair to compare this Friday premiere to the show’s series series opener on a Thursday after American Idol last year — that rating was… Continue reading Friday ratings: ‘The Job,’ ‘Touch’ disappoint

“Community” saw a ratings increase for the Season 4 premiere. Seriously.

Sometimes, the ratings surprise us. That makes sense, considering that virtually none of us (including me) understand exactly how these silly things work. But there are reasons why “Community” should have had its ratings rise for the premiere. Here are four such reasons.

It’s not that much of an increase.

Although any increase in audience numbers is a good thing, the jump… Continue reading 'Community' ratings rise for Season 4: Wait, what?

The final episode of Fringe delivered the drama’s biggest audience of the season.

Sure, it still wasn’t very much. The two-hour series closer had only 3.2 million viewers and a 1.0 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic, on par with its fourth season finale.

But that’s part of the Fringe story — a show Fox liked enough to keep on the air long past its ratings expiration date. In fact… Continue reading ‘Fringe’ ratings up for finale: How the show survived

Fast National ratings for Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

On a night dominated by holiday specials and a few reruns, NBC scored a soft win with an airing of the classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” CBS repeats and a night of “Shrek” movies on ABC performed well too.

There was no new, regularly scheduled programming on any of the major networks on the night before Christmas, but CBS and FOX did air… Continue reading 'It's a Wonderful Life' gives NBC a ratings win on a holiday-filled Christmas Eve

anncrybattle TODAY Show Vs GMA: A Look Back At 2012s Morning Show Ratings War

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By radio detection and ranging Staff

Instead of the expected mix of entertainment and news coverage the network TV morning shows delivered up a huge portion of drama in 2012.

With surprise oustings, historic ratings wins, ever growing egos and allegations of backstabbing, the TODAY show and its rival Good Morning America were making the news for a change instead of reporting… Continue reading TODAY Show Vs GMA: A Look Back At 2012's Morning Show Ratings War