Tag Archives: NBC

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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Today Show Lends a Hand in Memphis

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy This morning, the NBC Today Show weatherman Al Roker was live in Memphis with his annual Lend a Hand series.  The New Ballet Ensemble and School was the local … Continue Reading

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Conan O’Brien Joins TBS Late Night in November

Conan O’Brien found a new home on TBS.  The jump from network television – NBC – to basic cable should be seamless.  The trend in television has moved to viewers watching programs, instead of being loyal to stations.  Beginning in November 2010, O’Brien … Continue Reading

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Good Things Happening in Memphis

Updated 3/24/10:  Last night was the opening of South Pacific at the Orpheum Theatre.  I thought it was a wonderful show that kept me entertained from beginning to end.  And Rodgers and Hammerstein’s music is synonymous with a classic Broadway … 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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Deidra Shores of Memphis Wins Today Show’s Kid Reporter Contest

Update 11/12/09    Deidra Shores was selected to become the Today Show’s Kid Reporter this morning.  Congratulation Deidra!  Follow this link to her winning announcement. Original Post  10/29/09     This morning on NBC’s Today Show, they announced Memphis Colonial Middle School student Deidra Shores … 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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Beale Street Flippers Wowed America’s Got Talent Judges

The Beale Street Flippers from Memphis impressed the judges last night on America’s Got Talent as they flipped and danced to Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”.  Needless to say, the Beale Street Flippers are advancing to the next round of competition in Las Vegas.  … 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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