Tag Archives: tv ratings

  • Patti LaBelle, Michael Sam Begin ‘DWTS’ Run; Ratings Down (Watch)

    Mar 17, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Patti LaBelle was praised for her elegance and Michael Sam had some footwork issues during Monday’s season premiere of “Dancing With the Stars.” Season 20 kicked off its 10-year anniversary with an introduction of the new season’s cast from returning hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews. A new, 14-karat-gold-plated Mirror Ball trophy as revealed, and […]

  • Jussie Smollett Can No Longer Go to Whole Foods in Peace

    Mar 12, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *At this point, who hasn’t watched “Empire?” Even folks who believe the series perpetuates the same ol’ stereotypes of African Americans have at least seen one episode before refusing to watch any further. For breakout star Jussie Smollett, the unprecedented week-to-week growth in ratings is not taken for granted. “It’s been a huge, huge, huge […]

  • ‘Empire’ Ratings Rise Again for Record 8th Straight Week

    Mar 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *“Empire” does it again. Ratings for Wednesday’s penultimate episode rose in total viewers from the previous episode for an eighth consecutive week. However, the show did finally halt its nearly unprecedented growth streak in the key demo. Wednesday’s outing brought in a 5.6 rating among adults 18-49, per Fast National Nielsen returns. That’s off a […]

  • ‘Empire’ Extends Record Growth Spurt for 8th Straight Week

    Mar 5, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Fox’s “Empire” extends its week-to-week ratings climb and continues to defy the conventional wisdom that scripted series can no longer pack live ratings punch in an era of online and DVR viewing. Wednesday’s ninth episode posted a 5.7 in adults 18-49 and 14.2 million total viewers in the fast nationals, according to Deadline.com. This represents […]

  • Savannah Guthrie Filling In for Lester Holt Monday on ‘NBC Nightly News’

    Mar 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *“Today” co-anchor Savannah Guthrie is expected to anchor “NBC Nightly News” Monday evening, a source tells Variety, as Lester Holt deals with a family medical emergency. Holt is expected to return to the program, which he has commanded since NBCUniversal suspended Brian Williams for six months in the wake of his admission that he falsified […]

  • ‘Empire’ Dominates Wednesday, Continues Week-to-Week Climb

    Feb 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *The ratings streak for “Empire” continues. Fox’s smash hit grew again on Wednesday night, with 13.8 million total viewers and a 5.3 rating among 18- to 49-year-olds, according to Nielsen. As previously reported, each week’s episode of “Empire” has drawn more viewers than the one before, an extremely rare occurrence on broadcast television. Usually, hordes […]