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Ratings: The Voice Dips in Demo Opposite NBA Finals, Draws Its Largest Finale Audience Ever

Ratings The Voice Season 4 Finale

NBC’s The Voice on Tuesday night wrapped Season 4 with a total audience of 15.3 million viewers — its most-watched coronation ceremony to date.

Facing off against the NBA Finals for a first time, however …READ MORE

Ratings: True Blood Premiere Dips Opposite NBA Finals, Miss USA Hits a Low

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HBO’s True Blood drew 4.5 million total viewers with its Season 6 premiere on Sunday night, and grew that audience to 5.6 mil with an encore airing.

Year over year, that’s a decline of 13 percent — keeping in mind that the supernatural drama’s previous opener …READ MORE

Thursday Ratings: NBA Clincher a Slam-Dunk, Bieber Down, Take Me Out Up, Saving Hope Drops

SAVING HOPE -- "Blindness" Episode 103 -- Pictured: (l-r) -- Erica Durance as Alex Reid, Michael Shanks as Charles Harris (Photo by: Caitlin Cronenberg/NBC)

The deciding game of this year’s NBA Finals Heated up the Nielsens, drawing at the very least 15.5 million total viewers and a 6.4 demo rating on Thursday night, based on very preliminary numbers.

While Fox’s The Choice (4.2 mil/1.5) weathered that Thunder storm, dipping just a tenth in the demo, NBC’s Saving Hope …READ MORE

Ratings: NBA Finals Still Hot, Catalina Warms Up, Love in the Wild at Low, Plus Bunheads Rises

BUNHEADS - "Better Luck Next Year" - Michelle tries out a new living arrangement that gives her some distance from her new mother-in-law. And Fanny is beside herself when the Joffrey Ballet threatens to move Summer Program auditions to another city because the dance floor studio is not up to par. Meanwhile, Boo tries to convince her mom that she'll nail her audition, on an all-new episode of ABC Family's original series "Bunheads," airing Monday, July 9th (9:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT). (ABC FAMILY/ERIC MCCANDLESS)

ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals remains as hot as the Heat themselves, with Tuesday’s Game 4 drawing at the very least 14 million total viewers and a 6.0 demo rating, based on preliminary numbers that suggest gains of 4 and 9 percent from Game 3.

Beyond the NBA contest …READ MORE

Ratings: As NBA Finals Open Strong, MasterChef Holds Steady But Talent Drops


ABC’s coverage of Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night averaged 13.2 million total viewers and a 5.6 demo rating, based on preliminary numbers. That marks an improvement of 2 percent over last year’s Mavericks/Heat series opener, while of course easily trouncing all other comers.

Amongst the competition …READ MORE

Ratings: Tony Awards Inches Up (Watch NPH's Recap Rap Here!), NBA Finals Goes Out Big

Neil Patrick Harris performs THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre, Sunday, June 12 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET; delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.The awards honor theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. Photo: John FiloCBS©2011CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

CBS’ broadcast of the 65th annual Tony Awards — awesomely hosted by Neil Patrick Harris — veritably matched last year’s audience of 7 million total viewers while drawing a 1.2 demo rating (up 6 percent). That is not too shabby, considering that … READ MORE

Ratings: America's Got Talent and The Voice Hit Highs, NBA Finals Scores Demo Win

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT -- "Los Angeles Auditions" -- Pictured: (l-r) Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel -- Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

The Peacock’s feathers are in full bloom this morning.

The Season 6 premiere of NBC’s America’s Got Talent played to 15 million total viewers on Tuesday night, while scoring a 4.2 rating in the coveted 18-49 demo. That total audience marks an all-time high for an AGT opener, while the demo number is 17 percent higher than last year’s premiere.

In turn, The Voice … READ MORE