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Animal Planet's 'Puppy Bowl' Dominates Cable Ratings

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2015 | Media

By Kevin Noonan LOS ANGELES ( - In what's no surprise for one of the premiere events in the puppy sports landscape, Animal...

Grimes: A True Clinton Dem

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

When Grimes says she is a Clinton Democrat, she is telling the truth, and when McConnell labels Grimes an Obama Democrat rather than a Clinton Democrat, he is bearing false witness. Shouldn't allegedly liberal-friendly media outlets such as MSNBC and the New Republic report this?


Posted 08.27.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera America launched last week with understandably soft ratings. The folks at TVNewser obtained Al Jazeera America's launch-week ratings fr...

MSNBC Chief Responds To Network's Rough Ratings Month

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.01.2013 | Media

MSNBC president Phil Griffin reacted to a month of disappointing ratings in a conversation with Variety's senior TV critic, Brian Steinberg. With t...

You Watch More Netflix Than Cable

Posted 04.11.2013 | TV

Netflix is more popular than cable, according to an analyst at BTIG Research. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings posted a public Facebook update touting tha...

'Duck Dynasty' Finale Nets Huge Ratings

Posted 12.07.2012 | TV

The "Duck Dynasty" season finale not only shattered ratings records for A&E, but it beat many broadcast shows in total viewers and key demographics. ...

Weather Channel Leads The Pack

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2012 | Media

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Viewers looking for an update as Hurricane Sandy approached the U.S. East Coast made ...

Viewers Turn To Cable News For 2012 Campaign Coverage

Posted 02.07.2012 | Media

More people are turning to cable news for information about the 2012 presidential campaign than other forms of media, according to Pew Research Center...

Cable News Ratings 2011: Top 30 Programs Of The Year

Posted 12.29.2011 | Media

2011 is drawing to a close, which means it is now time to report year-end ratings for cable news shows. As in previous months and years, Fox News dom...

Black People a.k.a 'Captain Save-An-O' (As in Oprah) to the Rescue

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 02.11.2012 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has been struggling as of late. That's not breaking news. Desperate times call for desperate measures and that too is not breaking news.

USA Network Trounces Rivals

Adweek | September 28 2010 | Posted 10.25.2011 | Media

Rival cable channels cannot conquer USA Network, they can only hope to contain it. With less than a week to go before the sun sets on another summe...

The Top 10 Cable Networks Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Now that 2010 is drawing to a close, everyone's reflecting on the year behind us--even cable networks, who are touting their total ratings for the las...

Top 10 Cable Networks For Q2: See Who Made The List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The second quarter of 2010 has come to a close, and that means rankings have been released for the top cable networks in primetime. Below are the top ...

Top 10 Cable Networks In Primetime For Q1 2010

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As March comes to an end, so does the first quarter of 2010. Below, see the 10 top-rated cable networks in primetime for Q1 and how they stacked up a...

Hannity Ousts O'Reilly As Top Cable News Telecast Of Week

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Hannity" ousted "The O'Reilly Factor" as the top cable news telecast of last week. Sean Hannity's Wednesday interview of Sarah Palin averaged 4.200 ...

Cable Ranker: USA, Fox News Back In Top Two Spots

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With the NBA playoffs off cable and on ABC, USA and Fox News reclaimed the top two spots in the primetime cable ratings last week (the week of June 1-...

May 2009 Cable Rankings: TNT #1 In Primetime, Fox News Top 5 In Primetime and Total Day

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News ranked #4 in total viewers among all cable channels in primetime for the month of May 2009, according to Nielsen Media Research. TNT rode NB...

Fox News Among Top 5 Cable Channels In NBA-Dominated Week

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News was the #4 ranked cable channel in primetime last week, a week dominated by the NBA playoffs. Fox News Channel averaged 1.89 million total v...

Cable Channels Gain On Broadcast Networks

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

AS the cable channels that populate the television dial conclude their advance advertising sales, they have something to celebrate: they made much gre...

Sen. Reed's Dem. Response Beats Bush Speech In Cable Ratings On Fox, CNN

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In what was billed as a major televised address on Iraq, President Bush last week "recycled tired rhetoric" and "mumbo jumbo" about staying the course...