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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Hannibal’ Finale Up, ‘What Would You Do?’ Debuts Even

With the 2013-2014 season officially over and the summer shows not yet out in force, the TV tumbleweeds were rolling across primetime last night. On an encore dominated Friday, the lone original drama on last night was the Season 2 finale of Hannibal (1.0.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 13th, 2019

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Crossbones’ Debuts OK, ‘What Would You Do?’ Down

Last Friday the only original drama on television was the Season 2 finale of NBC’s Hannibal. Last night, the only original drama on television was also on NBC and it was the debut of Crossbones (1.1/4). Originally intended to premiere midseason and be p.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 3rd, 2019

‘Hannibal’ Recap: Should "Red Dragon" Have A Little More "Hannibal" In It?

You know what I could use a little more of in Hannibal? Hannibal. I love this show as much as the next rabid fan who hung on through appalling ratings and a switch to Saturday night, but the "Red D........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseAug 17th, 2015

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Finale Steady With Last Year’s Low, ‘Taxi Brooklyn’ & ‘Penn &

It was a reality skirmish on primetime Wednesday, the day before the 2014 NFL 2014 season kicks off. Unlike last year's finale, there was no announcement of a new season on So You Think You Can Dance (1.3/5), but there was a winner and a hell of a lot o.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineFeb 11th, 2015

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Utopia’ Down Again, ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ Finale Falls, NBC Tops Night

If the ratings are any indication, it might soon be time to call the show Dystopia. The first Friday airing of Utopia (0.7/3) saw the freshman Fox social experiment show fall 22% from its last broadcast on September 9. Even on one of the least watched nig.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineOct 7th, 2014

So It Ends Up That Fried "Rat" At KFC Was Actually…

Remember that KFC customer who claimed last week that his chicken tender was actually a fried rat? Skeptical, KFC had the remnants of Devorise Dixon's meal analyzed at a lab, where it was discovered to be non-rat. Of course, our amateur analysis showed it.....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonJun 22nd, 2015

Ratings Rat Race Update: ABC’s ‘Rising Star’ Launch Beat By NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ When Adjusted Ratings Arr

UPDATE: 11:13 AM: ABC’s Adjusted Fast National Ratings are in. Rather than the 1.5/5 demo rating original reported this morning with those unadjusted stats, the unveiling of its ambitious singing competition Rising Star last night scored a demo rati.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 23rd, 2014

RATINGS RAT RACE: ’24: Live Another Day’ Finale & ‘Under The Dome’ Rise, ‘Whose Line’ Down, ‘Bachelorette’ S

Jack was back, to paraphrase Fox’s hashtag for 24: Live Another Day (1.7/5), and now Jack is gone, again. The finale of the 12-episode limited event series that saw the return to action for Kiefer Sutherland’s super-agent Jack Bauer after four years .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 23rd, 2019

Critic"s Corner: "Hannibal" series finale

USA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews the television lineup for Friday, August 28. The final episode of 'Hannibal' marks the end of it's three season run, which was longer than expected.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 31st, 2015

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Food Fighters’ Jumps In Week 2, ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ Finale On Par

A promising (and rare) second-week lift for NBC’s new summer series Food Fighters (1.3). The 8 PM reality show hosted by Adam Richman was up 30% from its debut last week. America’s Got Talent (2.4, 10.5 million) was even with last week and onc.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 26th, 2019

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Gang Related’ Rises In Finale, ‘Big Brother’ Steady As CBS Ties Univision In Demo Win

Get in those last few days of kickin' back if you can because summer is coming to a close. It's not just the calendar slothing towards Labor Day but the fact that finales are popping up all over the place on primetime. In fact, last night saw three summer.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMar 30th, 2019

NBA Finals Help ABC Dominate Week’s Ratings Race; CBS and Fox Match All-Time Demo Lows

ABC used three games of the NBA Finals to slam-dunk its rivals in last week’s ratings race, helping send CBS and Fox — which have struggled early this summer — to historically low numbers. Fox has garnered modest ratings for original drama ̶.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 6th, 2019

RATINGS RAT RACE UPDATE: NBC’s NFL Opener Steady With 2013 Kickoff

UPDATE, 12:55 PM: The Seattle Seahawks may have had a clear 36-16 win over the Green Bay Packers last night in the NFL Kickoff game, but for NBC the ratings results ended up being good, though slightly mixed. With the final numbers now in, the network's f.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJan 2nd, 2015

RATINGS RAT RACE: CBS Lineup Steady To Top Night, ABC’s ‘Wipeout’ & ‘Rising Star’ Slip

CBS’ Sunday series went for an encore performance, repeating their fast nationals ratings from last week. Big Brother (2.1/8) was once again the highest rated program of the night in adults 18-49. Unforgettable (1.0/3), midseason-turned-summer dra.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 1st, 2019

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Crossbones’ & ’20/20′ Soar, NBC & ABC Tied For Top Rated Spot

It wasn’t literally the explosions of Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular of last week but the return of Crossbones (0.6/2) cut a path through the Friday ratings wilderness for NBC last night. In fact, it was a good night all round for NBC an.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 12th, 2014

Ratings Rat Race: First ‘Big Brother’ Elimination Of Season Tops Holiday-Eve TV

Fireworks in Boston, and a hurricane in the Carolinas, created challenges for stat spinners this morning. Big Brother‘s first elimination of its 16th season finished first in overall audience (5.12 million viewers) and, if ratings hold, in the demo .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 4th, 2014

DeadlineNow Morning Report: Jennifer Lopez’s World Cup Redirect, NBA Finals TV Ratings, Amazon And Warner Bros Clash (Video)

Click here to view the embedded video. Related: World Cup Preview: Studios & Networks Play Games Too RATINGS RAT RACE: NBA Finals Game 3 Inches Up Is Amazon Messing With Warner Bros Home Video Preorders?.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 17th, 2019

RATINGS RAT RACE: NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ Beats Combined Competition, ABC’s ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ Wraps Seaso

With the No. 1 and No. 2 shows of the night, NBC handily won Tuesday. The network’s America’s Got Talent was the only primetime program to top the 1′s in demo ratings, scoring a 2.8/10 for its two hours. AGT was so dominant it beat combined comp.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 29th, 2019

UPDATE: RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Under The Dome’, ‘Mistresses’ Finale & ‘Running Wild’ Down On Holiday, ‘MasterChef

UPDATE, 10:49 AM: While summer is not officially over for another 20 days, the season definitely turned a corner this Labor Day weekend in most people's minds. That's partially true on television as well as summer shows continue to end, wind down, get pre.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMar 14th, 2015

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Extant’ & ‘Motive’ Finale Up, ‘SYTYCD’ Surges, ‘America’s Got Talent’ Steady

It may have been an end of summer night but everyone had some skin in the primetime game on Wednesday. CBS had a full slate on Wednesday with the second week of a 2-hour Extant (1.1/4) and an 1-hour Big Brother (2.3/8) at 8 PM. Easily top rated show of th.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJan 28th, 2017

RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Black Box’ Finale Ticks Up, ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ & ‘Hollywood Game Night’ Closers Flat

As July is winding down, some late spring/early summer entries are wrapping their runs. Last night marked the finales of ABC’s freshman direct-to-series drama Black Box, Fox veteran Hell’s Kitchen and NBC utility player Hollywood Game Night. .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 4th, 2019