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Election Night Ratings

The Election Ratings Are In

Posted 01.07.2013 | Media

NBC and CNN came out on top on Election Night. Though ratings were down overall from President Obama's first victory in 2008, the two networks will...

'Dancing' Lifts ABC To #1 In Broadcast On Election Night, But Fox News Still Tops

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Dancing with the Stars" boosted ABC News to the top of the broadcast election night ratings, but it still wasn't enough to out-rate cable news jugger...

Fox News Owns Election Night Ratings

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The 2010 midterm elections were a great night for Fox News ratings. The network averaged 6.975 million total viewers in primetime Tuesday night to ea...

Broadcast News Blues

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

Ted Turner's old mantra was that the "news is the star." No more. Today cable news is driven largely by brash personalities unabashedly expressing their views and opinions.

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...