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.
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.
A sizable number of syndicated strip shows were left licking their wounds during the week ended May 30 in the Nielsen national syndication barter rankings , which overlaps with the final three days…
While NBC made headlines with its coverage of the NBA playoffs and CBS shook up the evening news race by adding Connie Chung to its anchor desk, ABC quietly snuck into first for the prime time…
ABC came within a hair's breadth of catching CBS' daytime lineup in Nielsen fringe ratings for the week of May 24-28, threatening an undefeated, untied win streak that goes back to the early days of…
If the Nielsen national syndication rankings are any indication, a number of major strips could be in trouble when the final local-market May sweeps results are tallied.
With the Memorial Day weekend officially ushering in the summer ratings doldrums, ABC and its "Daytime Emmy Awards" were more than strong enough to walk off with May 24-30 prime time Nielsen honors.
KABC-TV swept the early evening news derby while KNBC-TV won its first major sweeps late news crown since February 1992, according to final Nielsen results for the May sweeps.
CBS ... 17 PBS ... 9
Summer's still a couple months off, but most syndie shows were in the summer doldrums for the week ended April 11.
The webs ended the 1992-93 prime time Nielsen season with a whimper, setting an all-time record for lowest weeklong three-network share (55) in the regular season.