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September 26, 2008: Debate expectations
Comments: 1 | Categories: Barack Obama , John McCain
>> Ratings expectations are high for tonight's debate. The most-watched presidential debate was the first Reagan-Carter round in 1980, which drew a Super Bowl-level 80.6...

September 25, 2008: Thursday premieres; McCain vs. late-night; Web ratings
Comments: 0 | Categories: Barack Obama , John McCain , Late Night , Survivor
>> Fox yanked ailing comedy "Do Not Disturb" off its schedule after its third episode, replacing it next week with a second episode of "Til...

September 24, 2008: Agency power list; McCain & Bush; CW's skinny stars
Comments: 1 | Categories: 90210 , Barack Obama , John McCain , Knight Rider
>> The Knight Rider series reviews are coming in harsh. Current Metacritic score is 21 out of 100. Tim Goodman gave it a zero (and...

September 22, 2008: Video: Politics on the red carpet
Comments: 2 | Categories: Barack Obama , Emmy , Sarah Palin , Video
From the Emmy Awards red carpet, Bill Maher (“as a loyal American, I hope the next four years are boring and the Obama presidency leaves...

September 19, 2008: Murdoch: Obama's economic policies are 'naive'
Comments: 523 | Categories: Barack Obama , John McCain , NBC
News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch said he doesn't regret the New York Post endorsing John McCain, even as some say the Republican ticket...

September 11, 2008: 'Late Show' wins with Obama appearance
Comments: 0 | Categories: Barack Obama , CBS
By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK -- "Late Show With David Letterman" soared Wednesday with appearances by Sen. Barack Obama and Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron...

September 9, 2008: Obama vs. Obama on cable news
Comments: 0 | Categories: Barack Obama , Fox News
By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK -- On Monday night's cable TV news war, it was Obama vs. Obama. And Barack Obama won. Sort of....

September 5, 2008: Updated: McCain beats Obama. Unless ...
Comments: 1368 | Categories: Barack Obama , John McCain , Ratings , Republican National Convention
UPDATED: If election night is half as close and contested as Thursday's ratings race, we're in for a heckuva evening. John McCain's speech was watched...

August 29, 2008: Obama's speech sets viewership record; CNN tops
Comments: 8 | Categories: Barack Obama , Democratic National Convention , Ratings
UPDATED: Barack Obama's historic acceptance speech for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night was seen by 38.4 million viewers -- 57% more than watched John...

August 7, 2008: Assessing Obama and McCain's TV picks
Comments: 11 | Categories: Barack Obama , John McCain
The self-proclaimed favorite TV shows of Barack Obama and John McCain don't tell you who the candidates are. They tell you who they believe they...

August 7, 2008: Olympics; Shawn Ryan; 'Hole in the Wall'
Comments: 0 | Categories: Barack Obama , Olympics
-- Dish Network is partnering with NBC to give viewers the option of watching Olympics coverage on six screens at once -- an enjoyably familiar...

July 18, 2008: CBS defends Barack Obama trip coverage
Comments: 0 | Categories: Barack Obama , CBS , Katie Couric , TCA
TCA -- The CBS News team defended their plans to extensively cover Barack Obama's trip to the Middle East and Europe next week, sending their...

July 14, 2008: Fox News defends hiring Karl Rove
Comments: 0 | Categories: Barack Obama , Fox News , TCA
Fox News faced heated questions from the Television Critics Association about tapping White House deputy chief of staff Karl Rove to join their election coverage...

July 7, 2008: Frakin' Kevin Smith; Obama's venue switch; column
Comments: 3 | Categories: Barack Obama , Battlestar Galactica
-- Column: "If you don't prepare for it, then it will overtake us, and it will be a huge crisis." That’s a U.S. senator talking...

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