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Trump-Clinton Debate Shatters All-Time Ratings Record

adage.com — The first televised skirmish between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump broke the all-time TV audience record for a presidential debate, averaging 84 million viewers across a dozen ad-supported broadcast and cable networks and PBS. Monday night's showdown between the former Secretary of State, U.S.

ABC Takes a Hit on Final Night of TV's Premiere Week

adage.com — After getting off to a promising start, the first official week of the 2016-17 broadcast TV season ended with a dull thud, as viewers on Sunday night largely ignored the networks' scripted efforts. ABC's Sunday night lineup took a particularly big hit, as the network's primetime (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

'Empire' Smaller but Still Big as Premiere Week Continues

adage.com — The third night of premiere week ratings were all over the map, as broadcast's biggest scripted series returned to a much smaller audience than its year-ago opener, while a trio of heavily-promoted newcomers put up solid, if unspectacular numbers.

Sean Moran Shakes Things Up at Viacom's Ad Sales Unit

CBS's 'Bull,' NBC's 'This Is Us' Draw Solid Sampling

TV Season Off to a Shaky Start as Veteran Series Stumble

adage.com — TV's most popular comedy got off to its slowest start in four years, as "The Big Bang Theory" on Monday night opened its tenth season on CBS with a not-insignificant ratings decline compared to its year-ago premiere.

On the Eve of a New Broadcast Season, Emmys Ratings Drop 22%

adage.com — As broadcasters and their big-tent hits continue to get elbowed out of a shot at Emmys glory by niche offerings from the cable networks and streaming services, ratings for TV's annual celebration of itself are showing no signs of recovery.

'Thursday Night Football' Ratings Sag; Twitter Feed a Hit

adage.com — Primetime NFL games continue to experience a bit of a ratings slump, as deliveries for CBS's first "Thursday Night Football" broadcast of the 2016 season were down significantly versus the year-ago results.

Moonves: CBS Pushing for Rights to Live-Stream NFL Games

NBC Makes $250 Million Profit on Rio Olympics

adage.com — While the ratings for the 2016 Summer Olympics didn't quite measure up to NBC's early projections, the Peacock still managed to strut away from Rio with a tidy profit of over a quarter-billion dollars.
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Sep 27, 2016

@Bro_Pair "I've been all over, and let me just tell you, as far as anthemic drug rock goes, nothing is more tremendous than the Buckcherry."

Sep 27, 2016

@kenwheaton Yup, which either speaks volumes about the NFL or MLB—I'm not sure which. Game 5 clincher barely beat last night's game w/ a 5.1

Sep 27, 2016

Monday Night Football fell to an all-time low vs debate, averaging 8.05M viewers/4.9 HH. Perspective: 4.9 beat Games 1-4 of the World Series

Sep 27, 2016

@SonOfTheBronx @PIUpdate What did you have for the final MNF HH rating? 4.7? 4.8?

Sep 27, 2016

I low-balled it by 6.2 million, which is why I bet someone else's kidney. Still: Nowhere near a Super Bowl number. https://t.co/w4M56sO8sy https://t.co/BZwgOg8fyi

Sep 27, 2016

Debate averaged 80.9 million viewers across 12 broadcast & cable networks, just beating out the previous record (80.6M, Carter-Reagan, 1980)

Sep 27, 2016

2016-17 Premiere Week ratings suggest that broadcast is a Calvinist construct. There's the Elect (CBS, NBC) and the Preterite (ABC, Fox)… https://t.co/MhfJvWMXgH

Sep 27, 2016

@AnneHummert @jpoggi I think people finally turned away from the medium when it dawned on them that the No. 1 radio star was a VENTRILOQUIST

Sep 27, 2016

@jpoggi Keep whistling past the graveyard, everybody!

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