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Memphis TV Household News Ratings for Feb 2010 Sweeps

February 2010 Sweep Notes:  Last year, 2009, the sweep was moved to March due to the analog to digital transition originally scheduled for 2/17/09.  The transition deadline was delayed until June, but the sweep was still measured in March.  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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Memphis TV Household News Ratings for May 09 Sweeps

The May 2009 Sweeps are over.  The chart below compares Memphis May 09 overnight preliminary household ratings and shares to May 08.  These are the 4 major news dayparts, Monday-Friday. May 2009 Sweeps – 4/23-5/20/09 Overnight Nielsen Ratings / Shares … 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 TV Household Ratings for March 09 Sweeps

The March Nielsen rating sweeps are over and it’s time to see how the Memphis stations stack up.  But first, March 09 Sweep Notes:  1. The February sweeps were moved to March due to the analog to digital transition scheduled … Continue Reading

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John Calipari. Memphis Tigers? Kentucky Wildcats?

Is John Calipari posturing to receive more from the University of Memphis, or is he ready to kiss Memphis good-bye?  There has been so much buzz today in the sports world, locally and nationally.  Will John Calipari stay at the … Continue Reading

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2009 81st Academy Awards Ratings

The 81st Academy Awards telecast is now over, the Oscars have been awarded and the ratings have been tabulated.  The preliminary national numbers show an increase in the 2009 Academy Award telecast over 2008.  According to Nielsen Media overnights, ABC scored a … Continue Reading

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Memphis Website Visitor Counts & Advertising Info

This week, 2 Memphis TV stations launched new website designs, WREG.com and MyFoxMemphis.com.  All media outlets have found their companion website to be a source for significant advertising income with annual revenue growth potential.  Below is a chart that will … Continue Reading

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