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NBC News Hosts Second Highest-Rated Democratic Debate

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.18.2016 | Media

Sunday's Democratic debate, hosted by NBC, was the party's second-most watched this election cycle, with about 10.2 million viewers tuning into the ch...

'SNL 40' Was A Ratings Juggernaut

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment

Live from New York, it was a night of record-breaking ratings for NBC. The 40th anniversary "Saturday Night Live" event, which clocked in at three-and...

'Peter Pan Live!' Was Not A Big Hit

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment

"Peter Pan Live!" fell hard in the ratings on Thursday night when compared to last year's "Sound of Music Live!" According to early reports, the three...

The Ratings Are In

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

The ratings for NBC's first day of primetime Olympics coverage are in, and things are looking pretty good for the network. NBC drew a total of 25....

'Sound Of Music Live!' Ratings Are RIDICULOUS

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.06.2013 | TV

The ratings are in for NBC's much-hyped "The Sound of Music Live!" broadcast. Despite the hate-watchers and snarky tweets, the network's three-hour...

More Bad News For David Gregory

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.28.2013 | Media

The ratings challenges facing NBC News were thrown sharply into focus on Friday, as the network received two pieces of bad news about their viewing fi...

How 'The Critic' Predicted The Future

Posted 04.08.2013 | TV

Well, this is pretty impressive: "The Critic" predicted NBC's ratings woes back in 1994. In Season 1, Episode 9, titled "LA Jay" (which originally ...

'Smash' Bombs On Saturday

Posted 04.07.2013 | TV

"Smash" bombed in the ratings in its first Saturday outing. NBC's musical drama was shipped off to Saturday nights to finish Season 2 after strugg...

Hey, People Are Watching NBC Again

Posted 03.27.2013 | TV

Viewers have found NBC's programming -- like "Go On," whose ratings were way up -- again thanks to "The Voice." "The Voice" was down compared to it...

The Peacock Is Back, Baby!

Posted 03.26.2013 | TV

"The Voice" returned with strong ratings, boosting NBC to a win. Preliminary "Voice" ratings have the series pulling in a 4.7 rating in the 18-49 d...

NBC's Sweeps Disaster

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

More bad news for NBC: The one-time No. 1 network has fallen to fifth place in the Nielsen TV ratings during the important February sweeps period, acc...

The Lessons Television Is Teaching Us In 2013

Ed Martin | Posted 04.22.2013 | TV
Ed Martin

The first few weeks of 2013 are proving to be highly educational as far as broadcast television is concerned. One can't help but learn something about the medium with each passing day.

It Gets Worse For 'Community'

Posted 02.15.2013 | TV

"Community" ratings took a sharp drop during its second week of Season 4. Preliminary numbers for "Paranormal Parentage" had the NBC comedy pullin...

NBC's Peacock Gets Plucked

Stu Kreisman | Posted 04.12.2013 | Media
Stu Kreisman

I used to be proud to work for NBC. The peacock network stood for quality. Now it's just a joke.

'Smash' Bombs In Its Second Go 'Round

Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

The "Smash" ratings are in ... and it could be lights out for the Broadway musical drama. The second season of "Smash" premiered to very low number...

Classic Christmas Movie Lends A Hand To NBC | Posted 12.25.2012 | TV


Leno Agrees To Huge Pay Decrease As NBC Downsizing Continues

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.10.2012 | Money

New details of NBC's "The Tonight Show" budget cuts from August reveal that late-night host Jay Leno agreed to a 50 percent pay cut, single-handedly s...

NBC 'Nightly News' Draws Record Ratings

Posted 08.07.2012 | Media

NBC's "Nightly News" delivered ratings gold last week. The network's evening broadcast has been covering the 2012 Olympic games and reported record...

Ann Curry Returns To 'Today'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.20.2012 | Media

Ann Curry returned to NBC's air and on Friday, reporting live from Aurora, Colorado in her first appearance since she left "Today." Curry spoke to ...

WATCH: 'Today' Airs Wrong Footage During Michael Vick Interview

Posted 07.18.2012 | Media

The "Today" show hosted Michael Vick on Tuesday but aired footage of a different quarterback during the interview. Vick sat down with "Today" co-h...

'GMA' Beats Guthrie's Debut On 'Today'

Posted 07.10.2012 | Media

Savannah Guthrie's debut as co-anchor was not enough to give "Today" a ratings victory on Monday. Early numbers show that ABC rival "Good Morning ...

WATCH: 'Today's Professionals' On Cooper

Posted 07.04.2012 | Media

During Tuesday's "Today" show, host Natalie Morales asked her panel of "Today's Professionals" to respond to recent news that Anderson Cooper publicly...

NBC Ratings Revival? Numbers For New Shows "Surprisingly Strong"

Los Angeles Times | Scott Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Cue those NBC chimes. Some viewers may snicker, but it's possible -- just possible -- that a few glimmers of hope are shining for the network whose tr...

Anthony Edwards Lifts "ER" To Largest Audience In Over A Year

Hollywood Reporter | James Hibberd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A guest appearance by former cast member Anthony Edwards on "ER" helped boost the Thursday night medical drama to its highest rating in five weeks and...

Election Night 2008 Ratings: 71.5 Million Watch Obama Victory, ABC, CNN Tops

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Over 71 million people watched the Election Night coverage, making it the most viewed event of the political season and the most watched television ev...