Summer vacation doldrums were apparent in Nielsen national syndication rankings for the week of June 14-20, with most talkshows and access magazines exhibiting ratings declines.
With the NBA playoffs and their ratings impact fading immediately into the past, the prime time Nielsens returned to business as usual last week -- CBS won in households, ABC won in adults 18-49 and…
David Letterman got a going-away present his last night on NBC: Big ratings. Friday's "Late Night," with guest Tom Hanks and a surprise appearance by Bruce Springsteen, won roughly double Letterman's…
The highest-rated NBA final series ever has launched NBC to a spectacular prime time Nielsens win for the June 14-20 week, the web's fifth triumph in the last eight weeks.
"KTLA Morning News" crushed KTTV's new "Good Day L.A." in their first head-to-head competition Monday.
What could be called "The Michael Jordan Show" has become prime time's top-rated hit, as Game 4 of the Chicago Bulls-Phoenix Suns series shot down the second-best rating ever for an NBA Finals…
CBS opened up some distance between itself and ABC in posting its 223rd consecutive weekly daytime win during the June 7-11 Nielsen week, while ABC continued to look strong in fringe dayparts like…
With the May sweeps over and thoughts turning to the sun over the Memorial Day holiday, most syndie shows looked fairly gloomy in the Nielsen national barter rankings.
Prime Ticket's coverage of the Los Angeles Kings' five appearances in the Stanley Cup finals averaged a 7.6 rating in the market, the highest local rating ever for hockey.
A triple-overtime thriller lifted NBC to monster numbers for its NBA Finals shootout in Nielsen overnight markets Sunday, while national results for Friday's game two also remained well ahead of last…
ABC had another good week in Nielsen daytime and fringe ratings for May 31 to June 4, winning in early morning and late night while again finishing within a tenth of CBS in the daytime derby.