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2012 Summer Olympics – Memphis & National Ratings

The 2012 Summer Olympics from London are over.  It was a great run, both in Memphis and nationally.  Below are the numbers from Memphis – WMC/NBC broadcast and the averages from the National Metered Markets. The first chart compares the household … Continue Reading

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2011 Super Bowl XLV – Memphis & National Ratings

(photo by Charlie Riedel) Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011 ended with the Green Bay Packers beating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31 – 25. According to TV by the Numbers, FOX scored a 47.9 household rating and 71 share with … Continue Reading

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2010 Winter Olympics – Memphis & U.S. Viewership

The 2010 XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver opened on 2.12.10 and closed on 2.28.10.  With the success of the United States and Canadian athletes at the games, the national viewership reached 190 million viewers making the 2010 Winter Olympic broadcast the 2nd most watched behind the … Continue Reading

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Super Bowl Fact & Figures – Updated 2010

Last January, this GP post gave Super Bowl Facts & Figures….and now, here’s the update to that post. It seems every year records are broken and 2010 Super Bowl XLIV was no exception, breaking their fair share of records.  Super … Continue Reading

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2010 Super Bowl XLIV Memphis & National Ratings

Early reports say the 2010 Super Bowl XLIV broadcast, where the New Orleans Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts 31 to 17, was the most watched TV show in television history.  TV by the Numbers reports, “Based on time-zone adjusted (but still … Continue Reading

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Jay Leno Show Debuts with Impressive Ratings

The Jay Leno Show debuted last night on NBC with impressive ratings both nationally and locally on WMC-TV in Memphis.  His guests were Jerry Seinfeld, Kanye West, Jay-Z & Rihanna.  By now, the segment with Kanye West apologizing for his interruption on … Continue Reading

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Super Bowl Facts & Figures

 The 2009 Super Bowl 43 between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals will be held in Tampa, FL on February 1, 2009.  The television broadcast is on NBC at 6pm ET/5pm CT.  Here’s a previous GP News & Notes post about why … Continue Reading

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Barack Obama Inauguration TV Ratings, Viewers & Word Cloud

The image above is the President Barack Obama Inauguration Speech Word Cloud.  It is a weighted list of words in a visual design.  The word sizes are based on the number of times a word is used.  This particular cloud was created by … Continue Reading

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Barack Obama’s 30 Minute Ad: National & Memphis Viewers

Barack Obama roadblocked a 30 minute advertisement last night on CBS, Fox, NBC and Univision.  According to Media Life Overnights, “Obama€™s biggest audience came on NBC, which averaged 9.85 million viewers. CBS drew 8.65 million, Fox 7.92 million and Univision … Continue Reading

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Presidential Debate #2 Viewership – Memphis Ratings Winner

The 2nd Presidential Debate held on Tuesday, 10/7/08 between John McCain and Barack Obama at Belmont College in Nashville drew about 38.1 million viewers on the Big 4 Networks, with ABC attracting the largest number of viewers.  Media Life has … Continue Reading

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