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The Voice, Ncis Take Top Ratings

1st May 2013

NBC's The Voice took top honors as the top-rated show among the key 18-49 age group last week, but, with 17.33 million viewers, CBS's NCIS retained the title of the most-watched show among total adults....

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Viewers Not Turning Their Backs On The Voice

24th April 2013

NBC nowadays rarely plants an entertainment show at the top of the Nielsen ratings list -- but it did this week with the Tuesday edition of The Voice. The singing competition also tied for third...

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Hoops Win Week; Idol Falls Again

18th April 2013

CBS's coverage of the final game of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championships between Louisville and Michigan easily topped the weekly Nielsen ratings list with 23.4 million total viewers, 10.6 million of whom were in...

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Idol Falls Out Of The Top Ten

10th April 2013

Only a very few hit television shows go out on top, and it looks like American Idol is not going to be one of them. Although no one is talking about canceling the series, both...

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Unusual Week In The Ratings

3rd April 2013

It was a week that saw lowly NBC rise up to take the top two positions among the 18-49 age group on the Nielsen ratings list, while CBS's NCIS, which went on the air nearly...

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Brian Williams Angry With Nbc Over Rock Center's Switch To Fridays?

By Michael West | 14th February 2013

Brian Williams is angry with NBC over changes to his Rock Center show, which has moved three times since debuting in November 2011, from Monday to Wednesday, to Thursday and now to Friday night. The...

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Grammys Down But Still Tops For The Week

12th February 2013

CBS's telecast of the Grammy Awards may have fallen steeply from a year ago when it aired one day following the death of Whitney Houston, but it was nevertheless the highest rated program of last...

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Nbc Says Goodbye To Nfl For 20012-13 Season

9th January 2013

It was NBC's last week of the season with NFL football. And it was a doozy. Saturday night's playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers attracted 30.8 million viewers, while its...

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Today Vet Asked To Restore It To No. 1

15th November 2012

Just days after NBC announced that Alexandra Wallace had been appointed executive in charge of NBC's Today show, the network announced that Don Nash had been handed the job of executive producer of the morning...

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Nbc Remains No. 1 For 7th Week

14th November 2012

It was another very good week for NBC. For the seventh week in a row, it wound up as No. 1 among the key 18-49 age group. Its ratings soared in larger measure because of...

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Report: Nbc To Oust Producer Who Ousted Ann Curry

13th November 2012

NBC is preparing to oust Jim Bell as the executive producer of the Today show and replace him with Alexandra Wallace, a veteran news exec who currently produces the primetime newsmagazine Rock Center with Brian...

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Ratings: Something For Everybody

7th November 2012

Just about every network had something to boast about following the release of last week's ratings results. NBC could brag that it was once again the No. 1 network among the key 18-49 age group...

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Hurricane Sandy: The Boss To The Rescue!

By Hayley Avron | 1st November 2012

Bruce Springsteen has been confirmed as one of the major US acts to play a benefit concert for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, which has blighted the East coast of the United States this week....

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Ncis Is Week's Most-watched Show

31st October 2012

CBS's NCIS edged out NBC's Sunday Night Football as the most-watched television show last week. The long-running drama drew 17.78 million viewers, while the football telecast landed 17.30 million (a statistically insignificant difference). The...

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Ncis Is Week's Most-watched Show

31st October 2012

CBS's NCIS edged out NBC's Sunday Night Football as the most-watched television show last week. The long-running drama drew 17.78 million viewers, while the football telecast landed 17.30 million (a statistically insignificant difference). The...

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Nbc Has Its Best Season Start In Ten Years

24th October 2012

NBC dominated the ratings among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week last week -- the first time it has done so since the Must-See-TV days of 2002 when its Thursday night comedy lineup and...

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Nbc Has Its Best Season Start In Ten Years

24th October 2012

NBC dominated the ratings among adults 18-49 for the fourth consecutive week last week -- the first time it has done so since the Must-See-TV days of 2002 when its Thursday night comedy lineup and...

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Football+voice+revolution Add Up To #1 For Nbc

26th September 2012

It's probably a given that between now and the Super Bowl in February: football will hold the top spot in the weekly Nielsen ratings. Last weekend's NBC coverage of the game between Baltimore and New...

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Football+voice+revolution Add Up To #1 For Nbc

26th September 2012

It's probably a given that between now and the Super Bowl in February: football will hold the top spot in the weekly Nielsen ratings. Last weekend's NBC coverage of the game between Baltimore and New...

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Peacock Lays An Egg On Thursday

21st September 2012

NBC, which got off to one of its best starts in years at the beginning of the week, had its feathers plucked ruthlessly on Thursday as it unveiled its much-promoted comedy lineup ahead of its...

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Nbc Takes Nine Of Top-ten Rated Shows

19th September 2012

NBC managed to place nine shows in the Nielsen top ten last week, including the series premiere of Go On (at No. 10) and the season premiere of The Voice (at No. 4), but CBS,...

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Nbc Scores Biggest Ratings Win In Years

12th September 2012

The beginning of the football season dominated the Nielsen ratings chart for last week, with NFL-related programs on NBC accounting for six of the top ten programs. With NBC's America's Got Talent accounting for two...

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Will Networks Be Covering The Rnc Or Isaac?

23rd August 2012

The anchors of the three major evening newscasts -- Brian Williams of NBC, Diane Sawyer of ABC, and Scott Pelley of CBS -- are set to command the troops of network reporters who will be...

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No Olympics -- But Nbc Still Tops Ratings Chart

22nd August 2012

After two weeks of Olympics domination, the latest Nielsen ratings list returned to normal -- "summer" normal, that is -- last week. And NBC still had three shows among the top ten, including the top...

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For Nbc, Olympics Were Like Must-see-tv All Over Again

15th August 2012

NBC's second-week coverage of the Olympics was down somewhat from the opening week, but by adding the Sunday wrap-up show London Gold to its schedule, the network managed to win the top eight positions on...

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Nbc Claims Top Five Ratings Spots

1st August 2012

NBC's coverage of the Summer Olympic Games accounted for only three nights of the Nielsen weekly ratings for last week, and they grabbed the top three rankings. Next week, no doubt, they'll take over the...

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Is Nbc News Shilling For Nbc Olympics?

27th July 2012

NBC News is being taken to task for devoting an unprecedented amount of coverage on its newscasts to the Olympic Games as its associated network entertainment, cable and Internet siblings blanket the games with coverage...

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Bachelorette Finale Wins Week

25th July 2012

The season finale of ABC's The Bachelorette was the top-rated show among the key 18-49 age group last week, but NBC's summer stalwart America's Got Talent remained the winner among total adults. Nielsen reported that...

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Thursday Ratings Plunge Across The Board

20th July 2012

Ordinarily Thursday is television's biggest night of the week. It's also thenight when advertisers spend the most. But those advertisers will likely beunhappy with what they got for their money on Thursday of this week....

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George Michael Wanted Amy Winehouse Duet

19th July 2012

George Michael wrote a song for Amy Winehouse before she died. The 'White Light' hitmaker says he was ''so in awe'' of the 'Rehab' singer's ability and is devastated that he never got around to...

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