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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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Nov 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

The Overnight Household Ratings for the November 2011 sweeps are in. At 6am – WREG increased their rating and share, but have not achieved the higher ratings from 08 & 09.  WMC has their lowest rating in 4 years.  WPTY … Continue Reading

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May 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, was the last day of the May Sweeps.  I’ve included 4 years for comparison. May 2011 brought many unique news stories to Memphis and the Mid-South which became national news.  The severe weather, deadly tornadoes and the massive Mississippi River … Continue Reading

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February 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Here it is….the 2011 February Sweep household news ratings from the Nielsen overnight data.  I’ve included 4 years as comparison, since the last 2 were not typical.  See the notes below the chart. WMC leads the news programming ratings in … Continue Reading

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November 2010 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Wednesday, November 24, was the final day of November 2010 sweeps which began on October 28, 2010.  The chart below compares the current 2010 preliminary overnight household news ratings to 2009 & 2008.   These are the 4 major Monday through … Continue Reading

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July 2010 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

July 2010 sweeps are over and the preliminary household ratings and shares are in.  The chart below compares the current 2010 overnight household news ratings to 2009 & 2008.   These are the 4 major Monday through Friday news dayparts. WMC … 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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Memphis TV Household News Ratings for November 09 Sweeps

November 2009 sweeps ended on 11/25.  The chart below compares Memphis November 2009 household ratings and shares to November 2008 during the major news dayparts airing Monday – Friday.    And the time period winners are….. WREG  Channel 3 –  6-7am … Continue Reading

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Memphis TV Household News Ratings for July 09 Sweeps

Yesterday was the final day of July 2009 sweeps.  The chart below compares Memphis July 09 overnight household ratings and shares to July 08.  These are the 4 major news dayparts, Monday-Friday. WREG wins at 6am and 10pm with the largest household rating … 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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