Ratings: NBC's About a Boy Samples Well, Olympics Hit a New Low
Saturday night’s all right for fightin’, at least according to Elton John, but it’s not your typical spot to find a network series premiere.
Of course, with NBC airing its penultimate night of Winter Olympics coverage from Sochi, Russia, the Peacock net used the opportunity to launch its small-screen adaptation of About a Boy. The gamble resulted in … READ MORE
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 15?
Is it terrible to admit that when I turned on coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia, today, I treated coverage of the Ladies’ 30KM Mass Start cross-country ski race as little more than background noise?
My initial lack of respect, however, quickly gave way to something close to awe …READ MORE
Ratings: Olympics Hit Low, Shark Tank Drops
NBC’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Friday averaged 14.6 million total viewers and a 3.5 demo rating, dropping …READ MORE
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 14?
Imagine careening down a frozen mountain, trying to maintain control as your skis fly over not only the natural terrain but a host of obstacles placed in your path.
Now imagine doing it with a bunch of competitors hot on your booted heels, and you’ve got a sense of what ski cross is like — and possibly a newfound respect for …READ MORE
Ratings: Olympics Dip, Idol Hits an All-Time Low
NBC’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Thursday averaged 20 million total viewers and a 4.9 demo rating, down just a tenth from the night prior but …READ MORE
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 13?
The Iceberg Skating Palace erupted in cheers and an array of all things red and white, as Russia’s own Adelina Sotnikova skated her way to an Olympic upset Thursday, beating out a field that included South Korean favorite Yuna Kim and American hopefuls Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner. READ MORE
Ratings: Super Fun Night Ends on a Low Note, Olympics Tick Up, Idol Boys on Par With Girls
ABC’s Super Fun Night wrapped its freshman run with numbers that were so far from super.
In its second week facing the Winter Olympics and with a repeat for a lead-in, the Rebel Wilson-starrer drew …READ MORE
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 12?
With two excellent runs down the giant slalom course Wednesday at the Winter Olympics, American Olympic skiier Ted Ligety split from his competition and secured his place as the event’s gold medal finisher. READ MORE
Ratings: Killer Women Ends on a Low Note, Winter Olympics Drop, Special Idol Steady
ABC’s Killer Women rode off into the sunset on Tuesday night with a final audience of 3.17 million total viewers and a 0.6 rating — dipping a tenth in the demo opposite the Olympics to hit a series low. READ MORE
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 11?
First-time jitters were nowhere to be seen on Tuesday when the United States, Canada and France skied to victory in the Winter Olympics‘ inaugural men’s freestyle skiing halfpipe event.