Tag Archives: CBS

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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Pau Gasol on CSI: Miami

  Did you see CSI: Miami tonight on WREG / CBS?  Pau Gasol, former Memphis Grizzly and current Los Angeles Laker guest starred.  Gasol played a person of interest as the CSI: Miami team investigated a hit and run car accident.”   … Continue Reading

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Big News Day 6.25.09–Herenton, Fawcett & Jackson…TV Ratings

Yesterday, June 25, 2009, was a big news day in Memphis, and the world.  At 11:30am cdt, Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton announced that he was resigning from mayor to run for the 9th Congressional Seat.  About that same time, news … Continue Reading

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Household Ratings for GLEE & Finales on Tuesday 5/19

Did GLEE live up to the hype?  According to the GP post on 4/28 about GLEE’s unique marketing strategy, last night was the world’s largest grassroots screening.  For weeks now, FOX has been advertising GLEE in American Idol.  Here are last night’s numbers: National Household Ratings … Continue Reading

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Memphis Tigers – 2009 NCAA Tournament TV Ratings

Update 3/27/09:  The University of Memphis Tigers ended their NCAA Tournament run last night with a loss to the Missouri Tigers.  It looked like a large number of fans attended the game in Glendale, AZ, and according to Nielsen Media, … Continue Reading

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Joaquin Phoenix : Painful Appearance on David Letterman

Last night on the Late Show with David Letterman, Joaquin Phoenix made a strange guest appearance to discuss his new movie, “Two Lovers“.  During his appearance on Letterman, Phoenix was in not only hard to understand, but also painful to watch.  … Continue Reading

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Memphis Moments at the Grammys – Timberlake, Green, Freeman & King

  At the 2009 51st Annual Grammy Awards presentation last night on CBS, there were several Memphis/Mid-South moments.  One special moment (on this video) is Justin Timberlake and Reverend Al Green singing “Let’s Stay Together” with Keith Urban and Boyz II Men. Also, … 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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A Busy Week for Memphis Sports

For all of you sports fans, there’s  plenty of live sporting events in Memphis this week.  If you can’t get to the game, you can watch most on TV or cable. Sunday 12/28 at 12 noon, stay home and watch the … Continue Reading

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