Ratings: Tony Awards Hit an All-Time Low, While NBA Finals Surge vs. 2014
CBS’ broadcast of the Tony Awards on Sunday night drew 6.9 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating, down 9 and 25 percent year over year and hitting an all-time low READ MORE
Ratings: American Pharoah's Triple Crown Feat Leads to a Belmont First
American Pharoah’s capturing of the Triple Crown on Saturday registered a 12.3/27 metered market rating for NBC — the third-best overnight for a Belmont Stakes on record (since 1988). READ MORE
Ratings: As NBA Finals Dominate, Aquarius Drops, Hannibal Returns Down
With the NBA Finals dominating the night, NBC’s Aquarius on Thursday drew 3.9 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating (per finals), dropping READ MORE
Ratings: Briefcase Is Lighter in Week 2
In the wake of assorted brouhahas and going up against Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, Week 2 of CBS’ The Briefcase on Wednesday drew READ MORE
Ratings: Battle Creek Flat With Series Finale, NASCAR Dominates Night
Leading out of a Madam Secretary rerun, the series finale of CBS’ Battle Creek on Sunday night drew 4.6 million total viewers and a 0.6 rating, down 11 percent in audience while steady in the demo. READ MORE
Bill Simmons to Exit ESPN This Fall, After Contract Talks Fall Through
Bill Simmons’ almost 15-year run with ESPN will end this October, after the renowned analyst/columnist/podcaster failed to strike a new deal with the cable sports outlet. READ MORE
Ratings: NCAA Final Surges vs. 2014, The Following Slips, Night Shift Rises
CBS’ coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game averaged 22.6 million total viewers and a 7.2 rating from 9 to 11 pm, rising 27 and 20 percent from last year’s numbers.
Elsewhere READ MORE
Ratings: Blacklist and Vampire Diaries Tick Up, Scandal Slips vs. NCAA Hoops
NBC’s The Blacklist this Thursday drew 8.4 million total viewers and a 1.8 demo rating, rising 12 percent and a tenth week-to-week.
Leading out of that, The Slap READ MORE
What to Watch: Girl Meets Scandal, NCAA Tourney, Reign and More
On TV this Thursday: Lena Dunham drops a Scandal on Olivia Pope’s doorstep, Mystic Falls’ finest attempt a supernatural prison break, the Blacklist team goes after an enemy known all too well and March Madness revs up on CBS. READ MORE
Super Bowl XLIX: Grade Katy Perry's Firework-Filled Halftime Show!
Baby, you really are a firework.
Pop songstress Katy Perry filled her Super Bowl XLIX halftime show with color, pageantry, whimsy and a too-much-isn’t-enough sensibility that meshed well with one of the most hyped sporting events of the year. READ MORE & GRADE IT