Thursday Night Football Spikes Rihanna Song After Public Clash With Singer
CBS is permanently dropping a Jay-Z/Rihanna song from Thursday Night Football‘s opening credits, after Rihanna publicly lambasted the network’s decision to pull the song from last week’s telecast. READ MORE
Ratings: Thursday Night Football Is a Big Win for CBS, Loser Returns Down
CBS’ premiere telecast of Thursday Night Football on Thursday night drew a 20.8 million total viewers and a 7.5 demo rating (per finals). READ MORE
Ratings: Sunday Night Football Has Huge Kick-Off, Big Brother Rises
NBC’s Sunday Night Football on Thursday night kicked off its new season with big numbers READ MORE
Ratings: Big Brother Slips as NBC's Preseason NFL Tops Night
NBC’s coverage of the Hall of Fame preseason NFL game between the Bills and Giants led Sunday night in both total viewers (with 7.6 million of ‘em) as well as in the demo (scoring a 2.5 rating).
Facing off against football, CBS’ Big Brother READ MORE
Ratings: MLB All-Star Game Hits 4-Year High, Night Shift Finale Dips
Fox’s coverage of the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night drew 11.3 million total viewers and a 3.2 rating, hitting a four-year high in audience while READ MORE
Ratings: Believe Finale Drops Vs. NBA Finals; Enlisted Steady
NBC’s Believe wrapped up its one-and-done run with a total of 3.1 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating, dropping 28 and 22 percent going up against the NBA Finals.
The antepenultimate episode of fellow freshman Crisis in turn READ MORE
Ratings: Undateable Adds Viewers Vs. NBA Finals -- Worthy of Renewal?
Is Undateable worthy of a proper courtship?
NBC’s freshman comedy this Thursday night drew 3.3 million total viewers and a 1.0 rating with its first outing, followed by 3 mil/0.9 — on par with READ MORE
Ratings: Talent Dips Versus NBA Finals, Night Shift Holds Steady
ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals Game 3 on Tuesday drew 14.8 million total viewers and a 5.9 rating (per finals), dominating the night in the demo and on par with Sunday’s Game 2.
Going up against the hoops action READ MORE
Ratings: Belmont Makes Hay, Stanley Cup Hits a High, Crossbones Dips
NBC’s Saturday-evening broadcast of the 146th Belmont Stakes — in which Tonalist (and others) thwarted California Chrome’s Triple Crown bid — averaged 20.6 million total viewers, the second-largest audience ever for the event (trailing only READ MORE
Ratings: NBA Finals Game 1 Up Vs. 2013, Undateable Hit Hardest By Hoops
ABC’s broadcast of the NBA Finals Game 1 between the Heat and Spurs on Thursday night drew 14.9 million total viewers and a 6.0 demo rating (per finals), up 5 percent in each measure from last year’s series opener.
Opening ABC’s night READ MORE