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May 21, 2009: Broadcast ends rough season; top nets down 16%
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At the close of the 2008-09 season, which officially ended Wednesday night, the major networks were down a collective 16%.

May 16, 2009: Finale ratings: 'Prison Break,' 'Flashpoint,' 'Ghost'
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With Fox picking up Friday night's "Dollhouse," which ended its run at a 1.0, what does that say about these shows?

May 14, 2009: Finale ratings: 'Lost,' 'Lie to Me,' 'Top Model'
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Fox won Wednesday night in the ratings aided by the first season finale of Lie to Me while ABC's Lost improved for its last episode of the year

May 6, 2009: Nielsen ratings delay continues
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Nielsen Media is continuing to research its processing issues as of Wednesday morning. Ratings for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday are still unavailable. "We’re experiencing server...

May 5, 2009: Ratings delayed, again ...
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Nielsen says Sunday ratings are still not ready... Monday ratings are delayed too ... "Not today. Maybe tomorrow."

May 2, 2009: CBS wins Friday; 'Dollhouse' slips
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Not again! The penultimate episode of Dollhouse dropped the series to another new low -- 1.1 preliminary adults 18-49 rating and 3.1 million viewers. Lead-in...

April 30, 2009: Obama's ratings slide: press conference down 29%
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Audience interest in Barack Obama’s news conferences seems to be falling, with Wednesday’s press event drawing the president’s smallest primetime audience since his inauguration. The...

April 27, 2009: ABC tops modest Sunday; 'Sit Down' slips
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ABC topped a modestly rated Sunday evening in the Nielsens, led by Desperate Housewives and Fox's Family Guy. With NBA playoffs continuing on cable, most...

April 23, 2009: Fox wins Wednesday, 'Lie to Me' drops
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Fox topped Wednesday night with Lie to Me and American Idol against a stacked deck of competitors' repeats. The singing competition's results show (23.3 million...

April 22, 2009: Fox wins Tuesday as special 'Unusuals' slips
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'The Unusuals' tries to be a comedy and drama at the same time ABC gave the freshman cop drama The Unusuals another shot to save...

April 21, 2009: Cable ratings: 'Gardens,' 'Sight,' 'Fake'
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-- The season premieres of USA's In Plain Sight (5.1 million, 1.7 rating among adults 18-49) and Law & Order: Criminal Intent (4.6 million, 1.3)...

April 15, 2009: Fox gains, 'Loser' climbs, 'Jim' returns
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Note: photo from Jim not Biggest Loser UPDATE: Idol rose to an 8.5 and Fringe dropped to 4.0 in the nationals. PREVIOUS: Fox seized additional...

April 14, 2009: Ratings: 'Rock of Love,' 'Nora Roberts,' 'Krod'
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The third-season finale of Rock of Love hit a series high for VH1, drawing 3.2 million viewers Sunday night, and ranked as the top-rated show...

April 13, 2009: NBC makes modest Sunday gain without 'Kings'
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On a sleepy Sunday evening in the ratings, NBC's lineup, led by Celebrity Apprentice (7.9 million, 2.9 preliminary adults 18-49 rating), enjoyed a slight gain....

September 30, 2008: ABC wins broadcast premiere week
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UPDATED: For the fourth year in a row, ABC has won the broadcast television premiere week. ABC led the week ending Sept. 28 fueled by...

September 4, 2008: Weekly Ratings: NBC stays on top with 'Talent'
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NBC narrowly managed to hold its broadcast lead post-Olympics last week thanks to resuming its reality hit "America's Got Talent" and winning coverage of the...

August 19, 2008: Weekly ratings: Olympics crush competitors
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NBC is running out of ways to describe its stellar Olympics ratings. During last week's Summer Games coverage, the network enjoyed the most-watched week in...

August 12, 2008: Weekly ratings: NBC takes the gold
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With its Olympics coverage annihilating repeat-laden competitors, NBC jumped into first place in the Nielsen ratings last week. Friday’s opening ceremony (34.9 million viewers, 10.3...

August 5, 2008: Weekly ratings: 'America's Got Talent' takes crown
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"America's Got Talent" overthrew summer chart-topper "Wipeout" to become the highest-rated show last week. NBC's "Talent" (13.9 million viewers and a 3.7 rating/10 share in...

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